Orange County Weekend Events Roundup 7.7.16

Find the best Orange County things to do for the weekend of 7.7.16

Edited by Laura Okey

2015 MLL AllStar GameEVENTS
Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game
July 9. For the first time in Major League Lacrosse history, the all-star game is hitting Orange County. See top professional lacrosse players from across the country compete in a showcase game, and provide tips to youth players during a seven-on-seven tournament. The event also features a fan fest, youth tournament and live musical performance by hip-hop artist Kid Ink at Titan Stadium this Saturday. Pre-game activities include clinic access, photo opportunities and giveaways. 2 p.m. $30-$100. Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College, Fullerton, 855.842.7575.


The BungalowThe Bungalow Grand Opening
Opens July 8. Head to Huntington Beach for the highly anticipated grand opening of The Bungalow at Pacific City. This will be the second outpost for the hot spot, which continues to lead the lounge scene in Santa Monica. Enjoy refreshing cocktails and seasonal bites from culinary partner Bear Flag Fish Co., set against expansive ocean views, sweeping decks and rustic interior designs. 5 p.m. 21058 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 310.374.3099.


the ocean instituteBioluminescence Cruises
July 8-9. Jump aboard a fascinating bioluminescence cruise on an RV Sea Explorer to see the remarkable ability of some marine animals to glow in the dark. 8-10 p.m. $25-$45. Reservations required. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274.




oliverStory Time at Rancho Wildlife
July 7. Rancho Wildlife features a children’s animal adventure story time where they will get to meet the animal featured in the book. The event features a story, crafts and picnic. This week, kids will meet the parrot. Reservations required. 10 a.m. $5. Rancho Wildlife Foundation, 19191 Lawrence Canyon, Silverado, 949.888.3080.



FOA-15-020-WEB-OLD-MODULE-700x400-Comp05Festival of Arts
Through Aug. 31. The Festival of Arts showcases a wide variety of media such as paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, handcrafted wood, ceramics, glass and more—all from 145 of South Orange County’s finest artists. Enjoy nightly live music, jazz concerts, guided art tours, demonstrations and art workshops. Visit website for hours and events. $5-$12/pp. 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.494.1145.


Pageant of the mastersPageant of the Masters
July 7-Aug. 31. Arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world, you will be amazed by 90 minutes of tableaux vivants (“living pictures”). In the incredibly faithful re-creations of classical and contemporary works of art, real people pose to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. This summer’s production is themed, Partners. A live narrator guides you through the story of each living picture accompanied by a full orchestra. 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $20. 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.494.1145.


Laguna Art A FairLaguna Art-A-Fair
Through Aug. 28. Discover 125 distinguished artists at Laguna’s fine art summer destination. See an exciting variety of two- and three-dimensional art including oils, watercolors, pastels, acrylics, pencil, mixed media, photography, sculpture, jewelry, glass, wood, gourds and ceramics. Enjoy artist demonstrations, daily adult art workshops, live entertainment and the outdoor cuisine of Tivoli Too! conveniently located on the grounds. $5.50-$7.50. 777 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna, 949.494.4514.


Rancho Las LomasDown Towne Dog
July 10. Unroll your yoga mat every Sunday this summer for an invigorating yoga session exploring the fundamental principles of vinyasa yoga. Set to inspiring tunes, all levels are welcome to attend. Bring your mat, a bottle of water and a towel—valet parking and mimosas are included. 9 a.m. $20. Rancho Wildlife Foundation, 19191 Lawrence Canyon, Silverado, 949.888.3080.


Urban SpoonUrban Produce Farm Store Grand Opening
Opens July 9. The opening celebration of the new organic indoor vertical farm store offers a variety of organic, made-to-order superfood shots, wheatgrass shots and more. Chef Bill Bracken of Bracken’s Kitchen will be on-site serving a nutritious lunch, with all proceeds benefiting Orange County’s hungry. Additionally, shop a variety of USDA-certified organic produce available at exclusive wholesale pricing. Open to the public every Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 1 Marconi, Suite F, Irvine, 949.600.9888.


kings fish houseFOOD + DRINK
Lobster Fest
King’s Fish House celebrates its annual lobster festival by offering the early season Maine lobsters served four ways. Choose from lobster bisque, New England lobster roll, whole live American hard shell lobster or a New England clam bake. 7691 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, 714.793.1177; 24001 Avenida de la Carlota, Laguna Hills, 949.586.1515; 1521 West Katella, Orange, 714.771.6655; 100 W. Broadway Ave., Long Beach, 562.432.7463.



selena gomezARTS + CULTURE
Selena Gomez
July 9. Multi-platinum singer and actress, Selena Gomez will rock the Honda Center with her worldwide Revival Tour. Hear hits such as “Same Old Love” and “Hands to Myself” from her latest album, Revival. Special guest Charlie Puth will also hit the stage. 7:30 p.m. $35.50-$125. Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.778.2583.



wylandWyland 60th Anniversary
July 10. Celebrate Wyland’s 60th birthday with a free art show and the opportunity to meet the artist. 1-4 p.m. Free. Wyland Galleries, 509 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, 1.800.995.263.




wizard of ozThe Wizard of Oz
July 9. 
Join Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion on a trip down the Yellow Brick Road in the beloved Oscar-winning film The Wizard of Oz. The film is accompanied by San Diego Symphony performing Harold Arlen’s score, with classic melodies such as “Over the Rainbow” and “We’re Off to See the Wizard.” 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787. 



pepe aguilarPepe Aguilar
July 9-10. See multi-platinum singer, songwriter and producer perform his unique brand of Mexican music at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Acclaimed for his fusion of mariachi and pop music, Aguilar has received nine Grammy Awards and 15 number one hits on Billboard’s chart. 7:30 p.m. $69. 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787.



July 9-10. The reggae-influenced alternative rock band hits Pacific Ampitheatre in Costa Mesa in support of their latest full-length album, Hotting Up. Presented by KROQ, this special pre-OC Fair show includes free admission to the 2016 OC Fair with ticket stub. 5 p.m. $22.50-$45. 100 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa.


blink inc

Blink Inc.
Ongoing. Put on your sleekest suit and brightest smile or grab your favorite prop, pet or person for a professional yet modern, editorial-style fashion shoot. Whether you are looking to update your professional profiles or just have a little fun, brand new photo studio Blink Inc. has opened its doors at Fashion Island. Packages start at $25. 401 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, 949.706.0903.