Orange County Weekend Events Roundup 3.3.16

Find the best Orange County things to do for the weekend of 3.3.16

Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival
March 4-6.
Travis Barker brings 300 of the world’s finest tattoo artists together for a tattoo convention, car show and music festival. Some of this year’s performers include Snoop Dogg, Deftones, Circa Survive and more. F 3-10 p.m.; Sa-Su noon-10 p.m.; Su noon-9 p.m. $45-$120, VIP $299. Children ages seven and younger free. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.


whaleFestival of Whales
March 5-6. Celebrate the migration of the California gray whale with a parade, street fairs, concerts, crafts, marine-mammal cruises, sand sculpting and more. Free. See website for full list of events. Dana Point Harbor, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.1045.



OC Restaurant Week
March 6-12. Dine on specially priced prix-fixe menus at 140 Orange County restaurants, ranging from casual and family friendly to upscale fine dining. New to this year’s event is an $80 “luxe” menu offering wine or cocktail pairings. Options for $10-$20 lunches and $20-$50 dinners are endless at restaurants like Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails, Fig & Olive, Matador Cantina, The Winery, Red O, Selanne Steak Tavern, Slapfish, Skyloft, Sushi Roku and more. See website for list of restaurants and menus.


volleyballEndless Summer Volleyball Tour
March 6. Weather you’re participating or watching, head down to Huntington Beach State Beach volleyball courts for the Endless Summer Volleyball Tour. Designed to eliminate the off season, the courts allow volleyball players to compete year round. Register online. See website for breakdown of admission fees. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Huntington State Beach Volleyball Courts, Beach Blvd. and Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach.


Community-Yard-Saletop-bannerCommunity Yard Sale
March 5. Shop this weekend at downtown Anaheim’s Community Yardsale. Rummage through pre-owned collections of unique furniture, antiques, household items, electronics, clothing and more. The yard sale will stretch from Clementine Street to Anaheim Blvd. along Center Street Promenade. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 201 Center Street Promenade, Anaheim, 714.956.3586.


Easter-BunnyEaster Bunny at Fashion Island
March 4-26. Snap a springtime picture with everyone’s favorite rabbit as the Easter Bunny returns to Fashion Island. The Easter Bunny can be found in his spring garden on the Atrium Lawn. M-Th 11 a.m.-8 p.m., F 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Photo packages $22-$48. Fashion Island, 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport,  949.721.2000.


eureka_huntington_Eureka! Turns Two
March 3. Celebrate Eureka’s second birthday in Surf City as they tap into exclusive beers from local breweries such as The Bruery, Four Sons and Bottle Logic. Enjoy live music from local rock/alternative band Naked Walrus throughout the night. Beer tap 6 p.m., live music 7 p.m. Free. Eureka!, Bella Terra Shopping Center, 7631 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, 714.230.3955.


bill_maherBill Maher
March 5. See comedian Bill Maher with his signature brand of politically charged stand-up comedy this weekend at the City National Grove of Anaheim. Bill is well known for television shows such as ABC’s and Comedy Central’s Politically Incorrect and for the last thirteen years on HBO’s Real Time. 8 p.m. $65. City National Grove of Anaheim, 2200 East Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.712.2700.


WursthausFOOD + DRINK
Bring a Brat, Get a Brat
March 5. Stop by downtown Santa Ana’s popular European-style sausage and beer hall, Wursthaus, as they celebrate their one-year anniversary with “Bring a Brat, Get a Brat.” Bring a brat (a sibling, a friend, a child, etc.), purchase a brat, then enjoy a free brat. 5 p.m.-12 a.m. 305 E. 4th St., Santa Ana, 714.760.4333.


Louis-and-KeeleyARTS + CULTURE
Louis and Keely: Live at the Sahara
Louis Prima and Keely Smith were an American musical sensation in the ’50s and ’60s, pioneering the lounge act in Las Vegas. Featuring many of the duo’s greatest hits including That Ol’ Black Magic,” “Hey Boy Hey Girl,” “What is This Thing Called Love,” even Frank Sinatra appears in this new American musical play, featuring a hot seven-piece band that is guaranteed to bring down the house. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.497.2787.

goingtoaplaceprodpageGoing to a Place Where You Already Are
March 6-27. 
A family ponders the existence of an afterlife when the grandmother claims to have gone to heaven and back. South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.708.5555.




jazz-in-the-chapelJazz in the Chapel
March 3. Join Cooks Chapel for Jazz in the Chapel featuring local group Scott Martin Latin Soul Band. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. 7-10 p.m. $7/pp + tax.  Anaheim Packing House, Cooks Chapel, 440 S. Anaheim Blvd., 714.533.7225.




yogasmogaSTYLE + BEAUTY
Zen & Juice + Full Body Interval Class
March 5, 6. Unroll your yoga mat with CorePower Yoga for an invigorating full-body flow exploring the postures and fundamental principles of Vinyasa yoga. Afterwards, enjoy complimentary juice. Come back on Sunday for a full body interval class led by Newport Strength. Prepare to sweat with full body training including cardio and body weight movement. Sa 9-10 a.m., Su 10-11 a.m. Free. Fashion Island, 1119 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 888.990.9642.