Monthly Archives: September 2016

Orange County October 2016 Events


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Fall Boutique & Crafts Faire Oct 1
Don’t miss this popular annual event! More than seventy-five vendors will be selling unique, handcrafted items. A great opportunity to buy gifts, home décor, jewelry and a variety of beautifully crafted items. Free admission! Food will be available for purchase. Additional parking available on Yosemite St. See flyer link for details.

Movies In The Park ‘The Lego Movie’ Oct 1
Parks make life better by bringing families together, so please join us for this free movies in the park series. Movies begin at dusk. Drop off blankets and chairs early. Refreshments are available along with fun games and music.

Dana Hills Football Golf Tournament & Dinner Oct 1
This year Dana Hills Football and the 12th Man Booster Club is bringing back our annual golf tournament!  We have slots for 120 golfers and those slots are filling up fast.  Dinner is included for all golfers with additional dinner tickets available if you would like your significant other to join you afterwards.

San Clemente Seafest Oct 2
The Seafest features a Chowder Cook-off, Fisherman’s Lobster, Business Exposition, Arts & Craft Show, Surf Contest, Children & Teen Contests, Children’s Complementary Arts & Crafts, Entertainment and a U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo Operation all taking place at the historic San Clemente Pier area.

Performing Arts Family Fun Night: Michael Mezmer “Haunted Hypnotism Show”  Oct 7
The Phenomenist will be presenting his award winning “BrainStorm” magic phenomena show. Embark on this spine-chilling journey as he makes contact with Sarah Winchester of The Winchester Mystery House and many other mind-blowingly frightening mysteries. Michael has performed in 25 countries around the world, come and see this intimate performance of unique magic and get the entire family into the spooktacular spirit. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis

2016 Huntington Beach Green Expo Oct 8
The Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the 9th Annual Green Expo, an event in conjunction with the Green Forum and co-sponsored by the City of Huntington Beach

2nd Annual Shopping Extravaganza Oct 8
Support 25 local charities and save on your favorite brands.  Join us for a simply wonderful day of exclusive experiences and deep discounts at the 2nd Annual Shopping Extravaganza.  The event will take place Saturday, October 8th at The Outlets at San Clemente.

Dana Point State BBQ Championship Oct 8
Enjoy delicious bbq samplings, a bbq competition, live music, and a variety of beer selections!  The Dana Point State BBQ Championship is named 1 of 6 must attend BBQ events by USA Today.

Autumn Harvest Festival Oct 8
Lake Forest | Heritage Hill Historical Park | 25151 Serrano Rd.
$5 per person

18th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational  Oct 8-16
This event showcases the nation’s top plein air landscape painters who compete for prestigious prizes and participate in a 9-day plein air celebration that includes public paint-outs, painting demonstrations, PleinTalk conversations, and educational events and activities.

Haunt at Heritage Hill   Oct 14-15
Lake Forest | Heritage Hill Historical Park | 25151 Serrano Rd.
$8 per person

Dana Point Oktoberfest Oct 15
Enjoy a wide variety of beers, delicious food and entertainment at the Dana Point Oktoberfest!

Spooktacular Fun Days Oct 15, 16, 22, 23
Enjoy traditional family-friendly fall activities such as a pumpkin patch, treats, games, crafts, gourmet food trucks and much more. Come in costume! Scare away hunger by bringing nonperishable food items to support local food banks. Registration required for each child ages 1 month to 12 years; space is limited. Free admission and parking.

San Clemente Surf Classic Oct 16
The 2nd Annual San Clemente Surf Classic is a competition dedicated to San Clemente youth.

Hallow’s Eve Bowl Jam Oct 22
Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest | 20028 Lake Forest Dr.
$20 entry fee

Walk4ALZ – Laguna Niguel Park Oct 22
Walk4ALZ is Orange County’s largest fundraising event for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  Every year, over 12,000 people participate in our Walks.  Thanks to the incredible support and participation of our community, our events have grown more successful year after year.

Dana Point Lantern District Car Show Oct 23
There will be great entertainment, hundreds of custom and classic cars on display, along with awards such as Best in Show, Mayor’s Cup and more. This event is free for spectators and open to all ages.

Pumpkin Pickin’ & Carvin’ Oct 28
Enjoy tasty snacks and delicious hot chocolate while you create your own masterpiece with helpful patterns and suggestions from staff. Cost of $18 per family includes one pumpkin; additional pumpkins $5 each. If registering online, click on the “Details” button under costs prior to check out to add pumpkins. Ages 2+. Registration required; enroll online in course #171816(link is external) at