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July 2019 Events

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20th Anniversary Special at Bayside Through Nov. 30
Bayside Restaurant is celebrating 20 years of business, and we invite you to join the celebration! As a thank you for your support, Bayside is offering a special anniversary menu running until the end of November. For just $20, enjoy a glass of wine paired with your choice of New York steak, yellowfin tuna tataki, or shrimp scampi, while enjoying live entertainment from local musicians every night. Menu items are subject to change. For more information, visit www.baysiderestaurant.com.

Independence Day Celebrations July 4
List of 4th of July fireworks and events in Orange County.
https://www.orangecounty.net/html/Weekend_eventsJuly.html

Annual Brea Country Fair July 4
Day-long festivities begin with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at 7 a.m. followed by the Brea Ministerial Association Morning Service. The Fair opens at 10 a.m. and continues until 3 p.m. with live entertainment, kiddie parade, food, games, exhibits, teen
fun area, and Market Place craft area. Swimming at the Plunge begins at 11 a.m. for $3. Admission is free! http://www.cityofbrea.net/

Festival of the Arts July 5 – Aug. 31
Come discover the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach- a juried fine art show featuring 140 of Orange County’s top artists in an openair gallery setting. A world-renowned art destination, visitors can take tours of the exhibit, catch an art demonstration, dine at one of the onsite restaurants, create their own masterpiece, or simply sit back and
enjoy the creative atmosphere. Weekends are jam-packed with live music and special events providing entertainment for all. https://www.foapom.com/summer-art-show/

Pageant of the Masters July 7-Aug. 31
This summer, the Pageant of the Masters celebrates 85 years of living pictures in Laguna Beach. This iconic, long-running Orange County tradition combines art-fully costumed people, extravagant sets and theatrical illusion to re-create famous works of art on
stage. In the 2018 production, “Under the Sun,” the Pageant will honor Laguna’s own and other artistic pioneers from around the world who left their studios in search of new inspiration. https://www.foapom.com/pageant-of-the-masters/

Savoir Faire Vintage Market July 7
The market takes place on Sunday, July 7 across from the Cal State Fullerton main campus and features goods from local crafters, artists, and merchants.
https://www.savoirfairevintagemarket.com/

Free Movie Monday’s July 8, 15, 22, and 29
Enjoy free family fun this summer with the return of Movie Mondays on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza! Set-up begins at 5:30 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Guests may bring their own snacks, chairs, blankets or picnics
but tables, BBQs or large food set-ups will not be permitted. Food trucks will be on-site for food purchases. https://scfta.org/moviemondays

Orange County Fair July 12-Aug. 11
The annual Orange County Fair is the premier family attraction in Southern California offering a wide variety of exhibits, foods, entertainment, rides and hands-on activities. There is something for everybody at the Fair including the summer headline concert
series, working farm and petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, and games. https://ocfair.com/oc-fair/

German Heritage Day & Weiner Dog Races July 14
Come celebrate the many Germans who migrated to the United States in the 1600’s or just come have fun and party like a German! Admission will be FREE all day long and the 1st 500 guests will receive a FREE meal. This is a Family event, the dress is casual, and everyone is welcome. It’s an old fashioned fun filled FAMILY DAY with Donau Schwaben Folk Dancers, German American Brass Band all Day, Carnival Games, Face Painting,
and Wiener Dog Races. Under 21 you must be accompanied by your parents. No exceptions. https://www.oldworld.ws/blog/event/german-heritage-day-wienerdog-races/

Ocean Festival July 20-21
Celebrating over 40 years of “The Greatest Show on Surf!”. Competitions, Beach runs, Bodysurfing clinics, Fishing Derby, Woody Car Exhibit, Ocean Art Show, Children’s Events and much more! https://www.oceanfestival.org/

Taste of Yorba Linda July 26
The Taste of Yorba Linda features cuisine and beverages from 60 restaurants, breweries, and wineries. Savor the flavors of SoCal and enjoy live entertainment at this exciting event! https://tasteofyl.com/

Vans U.S. Open of Surfing July 27 – Aug. 4
Known as the largest surfing competition in the world, the Van’s US Open of Surfing attracts over half a million people to the beaches of Huntington Beach. These nine days are free to attend and include vigorous competition among the world’s top
surfers, as well as, skateboarding, and BMX biking competitions.
https://www.surfcityusa.com/events/signature-events/us-open-ofsurfing/

Cypress Community Festival July 27
One of the largest one-day festival in Orange County that attracts over 20,000 people annually. This event includes an early morning 5K/ 10K run, a pancake breakfast, car show, chili cook-off, family games, food booths, the Chamber of Commerce business expo, children’s rides, arts and crafts booths and four stages with continuous
entertainment. The admission is FREE! https://www.cypressfestival.com/

Vegan Faire July 27
Presented with love by Healthy Junk, our award winning vegan restaurant, the Vegan Faire is an annual one day festival showcasing a full spectrum of healthy lifestyle goods and services with booths and workshops focusing on food, environment, local
artisans and wellness. Admission is FREE! http://www.veganfaire.com/

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June 2019 Events

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FREE Trivia Night First Monday Each Month
Free Trivia Night at Old World German Restaurant is a fun way to relax and test your trivia skills. https://www.oldworld.ws/blog/event/trivia-night/all/

Newport Beach Jazz Festival 2019 Through June 2
Jazz music at the beach instead of some fancy concert hall in the middle of the big city? Surely, you jest! Jazz music is going seaside in Newport Beach, California, with an assortment of performances to put some soul into the sands. The Newport Beach Jazz Festival is the ideal environment for catching sun and catching soul.
http://festivals.hyattconcerts.com/partners/artistsannounced/

Rare Vintage Air VW Car Show June 1
Bring your VW to the Rare Vintage Air VW d’Elegance to kick off the Prado & Classic weekends. There will be raffles, tasty food vendors, cold drinks, and much more!
https://www.oldworld.ws/blog/event/rare-vintage-air-vw-car-show/

Dana Point ArtFest 2019 June 2
The Dana Point ArtFest is an outdoor, top-quality juried art and music event that brings artists and community together in and around the Dana Point, CA area. Join us from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 2, and celebrate The Arts at the Summer 2019 Dana Point ArtFest! A free community festival of fine art, live music, food and more, taking place in the city’s always evolving Lantern District www.dpartfest.com/

Tustin Street Fair & Cook-Off June 2
The event features a one-day Chili Cook-Off, salsa competitions, craft booths, non-profit food vendors, commercial vendors, entertainment, kids area, music, family friendly contests, wine & beer booths, family plaza and carnival attractions.
https://www.tustinca.org/456/Street-Fair-Chili-Cook-Off

Annual Pier Swim June 8
The 69th Annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each division. The Gene Belshe Memorial Perpetual Trophy will be awarded to the top team. Pre-Registration includes a t-shirt (April 10 – May 17) Late Registration on June 8, will be taken on the beach only and starts at 7:00 a.m. Late Registration does not include a t-shirt but shirts will be available for purchase.
https://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/government/departments/community_services/events/event.cfm?id=36

Rancho Family Fest 2019 June 8-9
Kick off the summer with a fun-filled weekend for the entire family featuring Live Music & Entertainment, a Kids’ Fun Zone, Beer & Wine Garden, Multiple Food Booths, Local Business Vendors as well as Local School and Group Performances!
http://www.rsmchamber.org/RanchoFamilyFest2019

World Record Attempt: Huntington Peach June 9
In collaboration with the City of Huntington Beach and Miracles for Kids; The Next Fun Thing and The Emovation Project will unite over 1,000 people on June 9, 2019 to beat the world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as a fruit or vegetable. This world record attempt will be benefiting the children and families affiliated with, Miracles for Kids. Miracles for Kids helps support families who are living at (or below) the poverty line who also have a child that has been diagnosed with a critical illness.
https://www.huntingtonpeach.org/

Annual Fête de La Musique June 15
The festival is celebrated worldwide on, or near, the beginning of summer. LBSCA has crafted its Fête de la Musique to promote Laguna Beach performing arts through live music by singers and musicians. www.lagunabeachsistercities.com

Summer of Mud Run 2019 June 15
Celebrate summer by running (or come cheer on the runners!) the approximate +5k course beginning and ending at Irvine Lake. The course is partially on the road and partially on trails and includes hills, water, professionally built obstacles and over a dozen mud pits. You asked for it and you got it! Prepared to get muddy and bring a change of clothes! http://irvinelakemudrun.com/

BIG Irish Fair and Music Fest 2019 June 15-16
Irish pubs are cool and all here in the United States, but the culture is way too contained within one little space. Irvine Irish Fair and Music Fest lets Irish culture explode way beyond the walls of a dinky, little pub. Packed with Irish food, music and pride, this fair is the place to be to get your fix for something different. https://www.theirishfair.org/

Celebrate Father’s Day June 16
Here’s a collection of the best restaurants to treat dad this Father’s Day.
https://www.gayot.com/restaurants/best-orangecounty-ca-top10-fathers-day_6oc.html

Wags n Wine June 16
Great Food, Terrific Wine, Silent & Live Auction, Opportunity Drawings, Live Entertainment, Dancing, Dog Adoptions, Pooch Pageant & More! http://www.wagsnwine.com/

Summerfest June 20-23
Carnival rides, vendors, food booths and the famous FV Classic Car Show, great entertainment, and beer garden.
http://fvsummerfest.com/903/FV-Summerfest

Summer Suds Brewfest June 22
Summer Suds Brewfest brings you 35+ craft breweries with over 70 beers to taste. Festival will include live performances from The Microphone Doctors, Outerwave, & Casey Sullivan and Friends. Visit our giant party game arena for some friendly competition and feast on some of Southern California’s best food vendors cuisine.
https://summersudsbrewfestfv.com/

A Taste of Greece June 28-30
This is a fun-filled Festival for the whole family! Pastries, dancing, full-Scale carnival, boutique & delicious Greek food including a wine taverna. There will also be cooking demonstrations, Greek folk dancing lessons, church tours and opportunity drawings
http://irvinegreekfest.com/

Sawdust Festival June 28-Sept 1
Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the wonderful atmosphere. https://sawdustartfestival.org/

May 2019 Events

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Spring Citrus Fair May 3-5
The La Habra Chamber of Commerce will produce its Annual Spring Citrus Fair — full of period charm — showcasing the history of the La Habra Valley. Event will include entertainment, carnival rides, local food, exhibits & character mascots. Free Admission. http://www.citrusfair.com/default.aspx

Annual Cinco De Mayo Fiesta May 4
2019 will mark the 29th year of celebrating Mexican culture in our Spanish Village by the Sea. The Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration showcases live entertainment featuring traditional Mariachi’s and Ballet Folklorico to Cumbias, Tex Mex, and Salsa dancers. Community groups will be serving up authentic Mexican food fare and other activities will include an Art Contest, Carnival Game booths and a vendor area.
http://www.san-clemente.org

OC Marathon May 5
The SDCCU OC Marathon Course will start in front of our Official Start Line Hotel, the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa just south of Santa Barbara Drive. You will run through the beautiful coastal communities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Santa Ana finishing off at the OC Fair and Event Center conveniently located just off the 55 freeway in the heart of Costa Mesa.
https://ocmarathon.com/sdccu-oc-marathon-orange-county-ca/

Open Garden Day May 11
Experience the inviting neighborhoods of West Floral Park and Jack Fisher Park in North Santa Ana. This one day community event offers an array of activities: lovely gardens to tour, water-wise front yard sidewalk tour, garden expert talks & demonstrations, vintage cars to peruse, a street full of vendors selling unique garden treasures, and gourmet food trucks with plenty of tasty treats. http://www.opengardenday.com/

Like Totally Music Festival May 11
Bringing music, style and memories to the beach! This event features national 1980’s bands, tons of vendors for shopping, lots food trucks and a full bar. The festival also includes celebrity impersonators, an 80s themed costume contest and so much more! http://www.liketotallyfestival.com/

Irvine Korean Cultural Festival 2019 May 11
2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the Irvine Korean Cultural Festival, an event designed to celebrate and share Korean cultural heritage and artistic traditions with the broader Irvine community and Orange County. This community event is a culture-filled extravaganza replete with fine Korean cuisine, games, art, music, and entertainment. www.irvinekoreanfestival.com/

Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch May 12
Join us at Old World Huntington Beach for Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch! There will be a breakfast buffet with unlimited champagne, orange juice and coffee. To make a reservation, please call 714.895.8020 or visit the event website.
https://www.oldworld.ws/blog/event/mothers-day-champagne-brunch/

OC Greek Food Festival 2018 May 17-19
The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music; an outdoor marketplace and expansive “Kidz Zone” with carnival rides & games and other children’s activities, and much more. https://ocgreekfest.com/

Tustin LobsterFest May 18
An afternoon of FUN for the family – enjoy entertainment, games, music and prizes. http://www.tustinlobsterfest.com/

Anaheim Children’s Festival May 18
Fun for the whole family with free arts and crafts, dance lessons and performing arts classes. Over 50 organizations, city departments and more bring art projects to the Park atmosphere and invite the kids to “try art”. All art activities are FREE to the participants and include: arts, crafts, dancing lessons, art lessons, plus performing opportunities.
http://muzeo.org/?event=the-anaheim-childrens-festival-2019

California Strawberry Festival May 18-19
36th annual strawberry jubilee dozens of food booths serving strawberry everything — kebabs, nachos, pizza, flan, funnel cake, cotton candy, beer and margaritas. For dessert? Chocolate-dipped strawberries, of course. Contests include pie-eating and best-dressed babies. www.castrawberryfestival.org

Santa Ana’s Zoo Party for the Planet May 19
Open to the public, Party for the Planet is a fun-filled day that celebrates wildlife while promoting conservation and educating Zoo guests about the different ways they can explore and help protect the environment. The event is FREE for FOSAZ Members and included in the price of general admission.
http://www.santaanazoo.org/

Strawberry Festival May 24-27
The festival is a parade and carnival celebrating the city’s strawberry-growing history. Free admission! http://strawberryfestival.org/

Scottish Fest May 25-26
The 87th Annual Scottish Fest is Southern California’s largest Scottish and Celtic Festival! The event features hundreds of bagpipers and drummers, Scottish and Irish food and vendors, Scottish clans, Highland dancing and traditional Scottish feats of strength like the hammer throw, putting the stone and caber toss. Part of the United Scottish Society, the festival was established in 1932 and was called a Highland Games in the tradition of Scottish heritage. http://www.scottishfest.com

Veterans of War Memorial Day Event May 27
Dana Point Veterans of War Post 9934 presents this annual Memorial Day Event held at Pines Park in Capistrano Beach. A special part of this program is the “Boots and Rifle” ceremony conducted by officers of Post 9934, and the bugle call, TAPS played by that master of the trumpet, David Longoria. This Memorial Day Service for 2019 will include special recognition for those family members who support members of the military services while they are deployed to combat operations. http://www.vfwpost9934.org/

April 2019 Events

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Mission Fine Art Gallery Artist Studio Sale Apr. 5-7
Mission Fine Art Gallery artists are bringing in their sketches and small hidden treasures for sale at greatly reduced prices. Be among the early birds to pick out your favorites! Don’t miss this great opportunity to find a little gem for your home or office at a great price! http://missionfineart.gallery/

Walk MS: Irvine Apr. 6
The National MS Society’s mission is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. They are currently accepting registrations via, email, mail or over the telephone for this walk. After the two-mile walk enjoy a fun, festival-like event including food, drinks, and entertainment! https://www.nationalmssociety.org/

Literary Orange Apr. 6
Orange County’s premier literary event featuring headlining authors and thought provoking keynote addresses. The day offers attendees and fans the opportunity to listen and engage with an exciting array of authors, have books signed, ask questions, and learn about the writing process. Included are morning refreshments, a delicious lunch, and a yummy dessert. https://literaryorange.org/

Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival Apr. 6-7
Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival, headlined by The Offspring & Flogging Molly is a weekend filled with craft beer, tasty gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre style wrestling and live music! The festival will feature 150 craft beers and craft tacos from taco trucks and local restaurants! https://sabrosotacofest.com/dana-point/

Wild West Steamfest Apr. 6-7
Wild West Steam Fest serves to celebrate two worlds merged – The Old West & Steampunk. This concert event which will include a beer garden and vendors, panels, Faro, Tea Dueling Blacksmith, costume contest, gold mining and living history tours. https://www.wildweststeamfest.com/

Spring Egg Hunt Apr. 6-7
Crafts, Face Painting, Activities, Egg hunt for children 4-11, Special Activity Area for ages 0-3 plus visits with the Easter Bunny (Please, don’t forget your camera!). Don’t be late, this event starts at 10:30 SHARP at Oak Knoll Park! https://www.cypressca.org

Green Scene Plant & Garden Show Apr. 6-7
Green Scene is the perfect place for any gardener looking for new ideas to improve their gardens or outdoor habitats. This is the only major outdoor sales event in Orange County focused exclusively on the home gardener, garden accessories, environmental education programs and products. http://fullertonarboretum.org/event_green.php

Annual ‘Gardenfest’ Apr. 13
Hosted by the San Clemente Garden Club. Admission is FREE! Families are welcome. The event includes exhibits, demonstrations, water conservation information, local art, contests, kids gardening activities, and MUCH more! http://www.sanclementegardenclub.com

San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest Apr. 13
Presented by Left Coast Brewing Co., is an exciting event which features Mico-Brews from all over Southern California – Enjoy Micro-Brew sampling, home-made food provided by various non-profit organizations and live entertainment. VIP guests enjoyed tours of the Left Coast Brewery and premier samplings. This Tasting is one you won’t want to miss! http://www.scchamber.com/

Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration Apr. 13
Join us in celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day at Cordova Park. Visit the Green Expo to learn about environmental programs offered by the City and exhibitors. Volunteer to plant new landscape at the park. Free hot dogs and ice cream while supplies last. http://cityofmissionviejo.org

Easter Sunday AYCE Champagne Brunch Apr. 21
Holiday Brunches are a tradition at the Old World family restaurant. Our Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch is one of our most popular brunches! https://www.oldworld.ws/

Silverado Firefighter’s Easter Pancake Breakfast Apr. 21
Come enjoy a wonderful pancake breakfast at the Silverado Community Center. This yummy breakfast is put on by the Silverado Volunteer Firefighters. http://smrpd.org

Newport Beach Film Festival Apr. 25-May 2
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Orange County’s largest film and food event! Celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States, NBFF seeks to bring Orange County the best of contemporary film making from over 50 countries all around the world. https://newportbeachfilmfest.com/

America’s Family Pet Expo 2019 Apr. 26-29
With more than 1,000 animals onsite—dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, goats, horses, sheep, llamas, pigs, turtles and so many more— Pet Expo truly has something for animal lovers of all kinds. Over three jam-packed days, attendees are treated to exciting competitions, demonstrations and stage shows; breed clubs looking to educate the public on their dogs, informational Q&A sessions with animal experts, veterinarians, breeders, trainers and hobbyists; adoptable animals looking for forever families; and a comprehensive showcase of pet products and services. http://www.petexpooc.org

Doheny Wood Woodie & Car Show Apr. 27
Start your springtime Southern California style by visiting the annual Woodie Club and Car Show at Doheny State Beach! Woodies start lining up in the north day-use area at dawn and begin departing in the mid-afternoon. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled day! https://sites.google.com/site/socalwoodieclub/

Dachshund Races Apr. 28
Great Family Fun! Come see these short legged but swift ‘wiener dogs’ race to the finish line once a month at Old World Village. Arrive early and stay for lunch on their dog friendly patio.  http://www.oldworld.ws/dachshund-races.html

Taste of Huntington Beach Apr. 28
A unique sampling of favorite local restaurants in Huntington Beach, paired with the finest wines in California, all in the name of charity! http://www.tastehb.com/

Orange County March 2019 Events

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Lantern Festival Mar. 2
Bring the entire family for Pacific Symphony’s annual Lantern Festival, celebrating the Year of the Pig! The Lantern Festival, which can be traced back 2,000 years, takes place 15 days after the Lunar New Year—on the first full moon night in the lunar calendar—and marks the return of spring, representing the reunion of family. Admission is FREE, but tickets are required. https://www.pacificsymphony.org/

Festival of Whales Mar. 2-3 & 9-10
The annual Dana Point Festival of Whales celebrates the return
of the once-endangered California Gray Whale with a leviathan size event. http://festivalofwhales.com/

Lord of the Strings: Laurence Juber Mar. 3
Two-time Grammy winner and former lead guitarist for Paul McCartney’s WINGS band, Laurence Juber is performing at SOCO and The OC Mix. Tickets are $30.
http://socoandtheocmix.com/events-page/

OC Restaurant Week Mar. 3-9
Dine on specially priced prix-fixe menus across Orange County. The prix fixe menus are priced at $10, $15, $20 and $25 per person for lunch, and $20, $30, $40 and $50 per person for dinner. The only thing to make for dinner during Restaurant Week
are reservations! www.ocrestaurantweek.com

South County Pet EXPO Mar. 9
It’s time for the 4th Annual South County Pet Expo at the Lake Forest Sports Park. This family and pet friendly event will also feature rescue groups with many loving animals available for adoption, fun and exciting canine demonstrations, local vendors
providing all manner of pet products and services, food trucks and giveaways. Admission, parking, and shuttles to the event are FREE! http://adoptocpets.org/events/

Newport Beach Luck of the Irish Pub Crawl Mar. 16-17
The warm weather is just around the corner and the green clovers are the sign of great things to work. Follow the rainbow with us this St. Paddy’s weekend and ring in the Spring season with the best bars and drink specials in Newport Beach!
https://pubcrawls.com/events/saint-paddys/newport-beach/luck-of-the-irish-pubcrawl/

Shamrock ‘n Run Mar. 17
REACH Foundation’s 2019 Shamrock ‘n Run with St. Jude Medical Center benefits the Placentia-Yorba Linda Middle School Track Meet and other REACH Foundation Healthy
Lifestyle Initiatives within the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District. This fun community wide event is open to the public. Early bird registration is through Feb. 17, 2019. https://www.reach4pylusd.org/

St. Patrick’s Day at Pretend City Mar. 17
It’s the luck of the Irish! Join us for this fun-filled day as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with story time, art, and fun activities. Wear your greenest outfit for our Irish heading home parade at the end of the day. https://www.pretendcity.org/

Cherry Blossom Festival Mar. 17
A FREE day of fun for the whole family filled with Japanese food, music, dance, cultural performances, and games and crafts for the kids. This festival is in support of the over 30 year student exchange relationship Huntington Beach shares with their sister
city of Anjo, Japan. http://www.hbcbfest.com/

St. Joseph’s Day at the Mission Mar. 19
Live mariachi music, community presentations, Special Guest “Swallows Speakers”, Mission Basilica School performances, ringing of the historic bells and History of St. Joseph’s Day and Swallows Legend. https://www.missionsjc.com

German Style Carnival Fasching Mar. 19
Families with children ages 4 -17 are welcome to join an afternoon filled with activities, dances and games lead by teachers of GermanSchoolCampus.com. A family fun event with traditional Fasching’s delicatessens like the famous “Berliner”, Krapfen, and
Currywurst. This event is FREE to attend. https://www.oldworld.ws/blog/events/

Irvine International Film Festival 2019 Mar 22-28
With a focus on creative expression, cultural differences and global issues, The IIFF celebrates the power of film as a language that transcends all geographical boundaries. Screenwriters, directors, cinematographers, producers, actors and artists from
all over the world gather in Orange Country to showcase rare films to the community and enhance public awareness. http://irvinefilmfest.com

Foam Glow Run Mar. 23
As the runners/walkers reach the Foam Glow™ Zones, They they will run through different color foam that Glows in the Dark under our high intensity black lights. All products are 100% natural and non-toxic. At the end of the race there will be a Foam Glow 5K™ after party filled with Music pumping from the stage, Foam Glow™
and tons of black lights! Whether you are a long term runner or a walk around the park stroller, the 3 miles of the Foam Glow 5K™ course will have you shining bright and waiting for the next run. http://www.foamglow.com

Swallows Day Fiesta Grande Mar. 23
The 61st Annual Swallows Day Parade and Mercado Street Faire will be held in downtown San Juan Capistrano. The Parade is part of the Fiesta de las Golondrinas, which celebrates the return of the songbird on St. Joseph’s Day. The festival includes a plethora of community activities including a Kids Pet Parade, a Hairiest
Man Contest, food, entertainment and much more. www.swallowsparade.com/

WonderCon 2019 Mar. 29-31
WonderCon in Anaheim, California, is a pop culture and comic book expo explosion. The three-day jubilee features celebrity meet and greets, film and television cast and crew panel discussions, comic book author autograph sessions, exhibits, booths selling
collectibles and memorabilia, a dance party masquerade ball and all things nerd culture.
https://www.comic-con.org/wca/purchasebadges

Glitterfest Mar. 31
This event features a collection of creative folks who express their talent through mixed media art. It includes handmade jewelry, sculpture, primitive dolls, paper whimsy and much more! https://www.glitterfest.com

Orange County February 2019 Events

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Orange County Farmers Markets Ongoing
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Valentine’s Day Events & Ideas
A list of Valentine’s Day events and ideas to share with your significant other.
https://www.orangecounty.net/html/Weekend_valentines.html

Rotary/CARE Car Show Feb. 2 (Rain Date is Feb. 9)
The Car Show once again promises a fabulous display of over 400 antique and classic cars and trucks. The return of the popular New-Car Row will show the latest models from local dealers. This show is to benefit Capistrano Animal Rescue. Bring your family and four-legged friends to this event!  https://sjcrotary.org/Page/carshow

Monster Jam Feb. 2
Get ready for mayhem and destruction with the biggest, baddest monster trucks in the business. Monster Jam, one of the country’s premier live motorsport events, features drag racing and freestyle contests in which trucks face death-defying jumps and other obstacles. This event will be held at Angel Stadium and tickets are on sale now! www.monsterjam.com

Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon Feb. 1-3
This exclusive oceanfront course is a California Dream! Run on Pacific Coast Highway past the famous Huntington Beach pier and wind through the legendary surfing beaches of Southern California. Retro surf bands entertain along the way and the Finish Line Party includes a beach-side beer garden in the California sun. Finishers receive bodacious surfboard medals! www.runsurfcity.com

Annual Monarch Butterfly Day Feb. 2
OC Parks invites children and families to learn all about Monarch Butterflies and their natural habitat with an up-close look at the magnificent creatures. Children can assist in planting plants to attract Monarch Butterflies. http://www.ocparks.com/parks/mile

Laguna Beach Music Festival Feb. 6-10
This festival is dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation, featuring an internationally acclaimed Mentor Musician or Ensemble along with other talented artists in a week long blend of performances and education. www.lagunabeachmusicfestival.com

Tet Festival Feb. 8-10
Celebrate the year of the pig at the largest Tet Festival in the country! This Vietnamese jubilee celebrates the Lunar New Year with traditional customs and cuisine. Located at the Orange County Fairgrounds, this event includes live entertainment, festive games & rides, a variety of ethnic foods, and a spectacular firecrackers show celebrating the new year over the three-day weekend event. https://tetfestival.org/

Trail Love 5K, 10K, and Love Bugs 1 Mile Feb. 9
Join us for a beautiful 5K, 10K, or 1 Mile Kids’ Race on Saturday February 9, 2019 at Irvine Regional Park. The 5K is especially good for first-time trail runners. The 10K is a relatively fast trail course with only a few brief hills and a few technical sections. Both courses are beautiful and show you the back country of Irvine Regional Park. The Kids’ 1 Mile Race is a timed out-and-back course on a relatively flat (and uneven) trail. https://www. raceplace.com/events/44141/trail-love-5k-10k-and-love-bugs-1-mile-kids-run

Timberwolf 5K Run/Walk Feb. 9
Celebrate the Timberwolf 5K’s 10th anniversary with more than 1,100 athletes and 25 teams! Enjoy breathtaking views and a yummy pancake breakfast following the race.
https://www.timberwolf5k.com/

OC Vegan Festival Feb. 9
This all-vegan event is bringing you all things vegan on Saturday, February 9! Head over to the Blue Lot in Santa Ana to visit some of your favorite vendors! This event is FREE to attend. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oc-vegan-fest-tickets-47043520436https://www.timberwolf5k.com/

Valentine’s Dinner Feb. 14
Wine and dine your Valentine at THE RANCH– an upscale fine dining restaurant with amazing views of Disney Land Resort and downtown Anaheim. Known for its rustic culinary masterpieces and wine pairings, THE RANCH is featuring a special romantic menu that will take your significant other’s breath away. https://www.theranch.com/restaurant/events

Scots Festival & International Highland Games Feb. 16-17
The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back the annual Scots Festival & International Highland Games XXVI February 16 & 17 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.). Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine, paying homage to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy. https://www.queenmary.com/calendar-of-events/scotsfestival/home/

Kids’ Pet Parade Feb. 16 (Rain Date is Feb. 23)
The Kids’ Pet Parade is the ultimate bonding experience for kids and their furry friends. Children between the ages of five and 12 can enter contests for: Best Team Costume, Best Domestic/Household Pet, Best Exotic Pet, Best Barnyard/Farm Animal, and Best Bird. There is a $5 entry fee and all pets must be leashed, haltered, or caged, and an adult must accompany children. http://www.swallowsparade.com/portfolio/kids-pet-parade/

Harlem Globetrotters Feb. 23
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, with some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, feature a star-studded roster that is sure to go beyond expectations. See ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, comedy and unequaled fan interaction. Catch the Harlem Globetrotters at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. http://hondacenter.com/

Irvine Park Railroad Anniversary Celebration Feb. 23-24
To celebrate its 23rd year of business and to show our appreciation to all our loyal customers, the Irvine Park Railroad is rolling back to our original 1996 prices! That’s right, for just $2 .00 per ticket, you can enjoy train rides, panning for gold, carnival games, and much more! Promotion only valid during the Anniversary Celebration Weekend. https://www.irvineparkrailroad.com/

Orange County January 2019 Events

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Orange County Farmers Markets Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County
www.orangecounty.net/html/farmersmarkets.html

Science of Gingerbread Through Jan. 6
Aprons on, scientists! You’ll head into the world of the classic holiday dessert and find out how science plays a crucial role in the kitchen. Our favorite goodies don’t come together magically though. We use heat, math, engineering and other important components in order to bake and create the confections everyone loves.https://oc.discoverycube.org/event/science-of-gingerbread/

Knott’s Merry Farm Through Jan. 6
Guests of all ages can embrace the joy of Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm, with classic shows like the Holiday Ice Show featuring Snoopy, the Peanuts Gang and a cast of world class ice skaters, the nightly tree lighting ceremony and The Christmas Carol. Plus stroll through the merry streets of Calico for unique seasonal treats, Santa’s Christmas Cabin, traditional live Christmas Carolers, a Christmas Crafts Village, an enchanting Snow and Glow show with nightly falling snow, and so much more.
https://www.knotts.com/play/merry-farm/attractions

African Twilight: Vanishing Rituals & Ceremonies Through Jan. 6
Bowers Museum proudly presents a masterpiece of historic story-telling that captures Africa’s vanishing cultural landscape through video and images that illuminate diversity and power of ancient tribes and traditions. https://www.bowers.org/index.php/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/503-african-twilight-vanishing-rituals-ceremonies

Art Colony: The Laguna Beach Art Association, 1918-1935 Through Jan. 13
This exhibition is part of a year-long celebration of the museum’s history and legacy, honoring the artists of a hundred years ago whose organization eventually became Laguna Art Museum. http://lagunaartmuseum.org/

Annual Surf City Splash & Pancake Breakfast Jan. 1
Celebrate the New Year with a dip in the chilly Pacific Ocean. No wetsuits – that’s cheating! The Surf City Splash also features a pancake breakfast (ends at 11 a.m.) and vendor booths all day.  http://www.hbsurfcitysplash.com/

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 5K – Anaheim Jan. 9
January 9, 2019 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! To honor law enforcement we are hosting a virtual race. We will be donating at least 15% of every registration to Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), whose mission is “Rebuilding shattered lives of survivors and co-workers affected by line of duty deaths, through partnerships with law enforcement and the community.”
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-law-enforcement-appreciation-day-5k-10k-anaheim-tickets-52345609126

Rock it in Aliso & Wood Canyons 5K and 17K Trail Race Jan. 12
The 5K is a fast out and back course along the Aliso Creek Trail (East) to Wood Canyon. The 17K (yes 17K, almost 11 miles) offers a few challenging climbs, including Rock it Trail, technical terrain, and nice long flat stretches. Both distances are almost entirely on trails except for one brief paved road crossing.
http://www.rockitracingoc.com/aliso–wood-canyons.html

Irvine Half Marathon Jan. 12
Formerly known as the Southern California Half & 5K, the Irvine Half Marathon is taking place on Saturday, January 12. The race will begin at 20 Lakeview Drive and will conclude at Mike Ward Park. https://www.irvinehalf.com/

Super Warrior 5K Jan. 17
The Super Warrior 5K, is hosted by Stripes of a Warrior, a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit that originated in Anaheim, California. It will be held at Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim Hills. Our mission is to help cancer Warriors FIGHT cancer financially. We provide financial assistance to those that have been diagnosed with cancer and are unable to afford their medical bills, housing, medication, or food expenses, etc.
http://stripesofawarrior.com/super-warrior-5k/

Amigo Guitar Show Jan. 26-27
This tradeshow has tons of international appeal with vintage, new and rare products. Attendees may bring their own items too the show to sell and trade.
https://10times.com/socal-world-guitar-show

Gray Whale Migration Off Newport Beach Winter/Spring  Through April
The Gray Whale makes the most spectacular and longest mass migration of any marine mammal. Tens of thousands of gray whales migrate annually along the Newport/Laguna Beach coastline from the summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea to the winter grounds of the Baja California lagoons and travel along the Newport Beach coast during the months of December, January, February, March, & April. During the gray whale migration it is not uncommon to view 5 or more gray whales a cruise making for excellent viewing opportunities. Other varieties of whales including finback whales, humpback whales, and minke whales can also be viewed along with several species of dolphin.  www.newportwhales.com/newport_beach_whale_watch_offer_16.html

Events Resources
www.visittheoc.com/events
www.orangecounty.net/html/events.html
www.visitanaheim.org/explore/events
www.visitsjc.com
www.missionsjc.com
www.lakeforestca.gov
www.destinationirvine.com
www.pretendcity.org
www.ocfair.com/ocf2
www.newportwhales.com
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