Orange County Weekend Events Roundup June 7-10

Family Hike in Trabuco Rose Canyon

Get a breath of fresh air with a family hike in Trabuco Rose Canyon.

From outdoor family-friendly activities to new art exhibitions, check out the top Orange County weekend events for June 7-10.

Edited by Whitney Lauren Han.

EVENTS

Eat Fresh-Healthy-CleanEat Fresh-Clean-Healthy
June 7. Learn about sustainable food and clean eating with chef Adam Navidi—owner and founder of Oceans & Earth and Future Food Farms. International bestselling author and plant-based chef Jenny Ross will also be in attendance as the guest MC. Validated self-parking. 6-8 p.m. $50. Fisher and Paykel Experience Center, 695 Town Center Dr., Suite 180, Costa Mesa, 714.403.1980. thewholepurpose.com

 

 

 

Wooden-Boat-FestivalNewport Beach Wooden Boat Festival
June 8-10. Come see 50 of the best wooden hull boats on the West Coast at the Balboa Yacht Club. Enjoy a day filled with fun on the waterfront in appreciation of the timeless beauty and craftsmanship of privately owned boats of all sizes, power and sail. F 5-6:30 p.m. VIP reception; Sa 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Su 11 a.m. for the parade and 1 p.m. for Heritage Sail-By. Free. Parade and sail-by viewable around the harbor, 1801 Bayside Dr., Corona del Mar, 949.673.3515. newportbeachwoodenboatfestival.com

 

 

Purina-Pro-Plan-Incredible-Dog-ChallengePurina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge
June 8-9. Watch canines catch some waves at the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge. The Western Regional event features a variety of dog breeds competing in several Olympic-style events, including high-flying disc routines, a fetch-it competition, large and small dog agility courses, dog diving into a 19,000-gallon pool of water and dog surfing competition. See website for schedule. F 9 a.m., Sa 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Huntington Beach State Park, Route 39 and Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. proplan.com

 

 

Russo-and-Steele-Collector-Automobile-Auctions-photo-courtesy-of-Evolve-Pr-&-MarketingRusso and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions
June 8-10. For one weekend only, car enthusiasts can view more than 400 highly collectable European sports, American muscle, hot rod and custom cars spanning the block. Russo and Steele places buyers, sellers and enthusiastic spectators up close and personal with the vehicles. Gates open 9 a.m., auction 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. F-Sa $20, Su $10. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay Dr., Newport Beach, 602.252.2697. russoandsteele.com

 

 

 

Summer Tabletop WorkshopSummer Holiday Tabletop Workshop
June 8. Led by O.C.’s garden guru and style-maker Molly Wood, this workshop is the perfect opportunity to pick up tips that will get your tabletop ready for Southern California’s summer season. 1-3 p.m. Free, RSVP required. Molly Wood Garden Design, 1660 Orange Ave., Costa Mesa, 949.548.1611. mollywoodgardendesign.com

 

 

 

Family-Hike-in-Trabuco-Rose-CanyonFamily Hike at Trabuco Rose Preserve
June 9. Lace up your hiking shoes and enjoy the great outdoors on this family-friendly hike. Children can look forward to activities such as nature-related crafts and educational lessons about the surrounding protected lands. All ages are welcome to attend, but no strollers are permitted on the trail. All participants are required to sign a liability waiver and minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 10 a.m. Free. Trabuco Canyon. preservingourlegacy.org

 

 

Life-Time-Athletic-Laguna-NiguelLife Time Athletic Laguna Niguel’s WTRX “Ultimate Pool Party”
June 9. Kick off summer at Life Time Athletic Laguna Niguel with a specialty 60-minute bootcamp-style workout in the pool followed by an after party with food and drinks provided by Life Time’s on-site LifeCafe. Each participant will receive a pair of Speedo goggles and a WTRX-branded mesh bag. 11:45 a.m. $20. 25600 Rancho Niguel Road, Laguna Niguel, 949.238.2719. lifetime.life

 

 

 

socoSecond Saturdays at the SOCO Farmers Market
June 9-Aug. 11. On the second Saturday of each month, over 30 vendors will showcase the best that California farmers and local food artisans have to offer. Listen to live music, watch chef demos and take part in a variety of family-friendly activities while enjoying the newly-expanded market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. SOCO and The OC Mix, 3315 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 949.760.9150. socoandtheocmix.com

 

 

 

FOOD + DRINK

Tackle Box at SOCOTackle Box at SOCO and The OC Mix
Now Open. Grab some grub at Tackle Box’s newest location in Costa Mesa. Indulge in a variety of soups, salads, snacks, rolls, poké and the wildly popular Tackle Box Daily Special. Daily 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 3321 Hyland Ave., Suite E, Costa Mesa, 714.496.3301. tackleboxoc.com

 

 

 

 

Dads-Eat-Free-at-Grasslands-Meat-MarketDads Eat Free at Grasslands Meat Market
Through June 30. Treat dad to a complimentary family platter brimming with a selection of meats and sides at Grasslands Meat Market—with the purchase of one family platter. Free parking available for first hour, validation provided for second hour. Su-Th 4-10 p.m., F-Sa 4 p.m.-midnight. Anaheim GardenWalk, 400 W. Disney Way, Suite 199, Anaheim, 657.208.1133. grasslandsusa.com

 

 

ARTS + CULTURE

Bistango-Galleria-roomArt Opening Reception at Bistango Restaurant
June 9. Come to Bistango’s art opening reception to view works by local artists that will be displayed in the restaurant through October. Meet the artists while enjoying a glass of white wine and pizzas provided by Bistango’s culinary and beverage teams. Full menu is available for purchase as well. All art is available for acquisition for interested collectors. 3-5 p.m. Bistango Restaurant, 19100 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, 949.752.5222. bistango.com

 

 

 

“California-Bounty--Image-and-Identity,-1850-1930”“California Bounty: Image and Identity, 1850-1930”
Opens June 11. Come see the first public display of many specially selected paintings—most of which had spent years in storage. Guests can view works by early artists documenting the Mission and Rancho periods; landscapes by plein air painters portraying California’s coasts and canyons; sumptuous portraits and still-life paintings of flowers and paper-wrapped fruit by Alberta and William McCloskey; and a small selection of works indicating California as a continued place of possibility. Tu-Su 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10-$15 GA, free for children under 12. Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 714.567.3600. bowers.org

 

 

Clybourne Park“Clybourne Park”
Through June 24. A spinoff of Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking drama A Raisin in the Sun, this Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning satire examines race and real estate in a fictional Chicago neighborhood. See website for show times and prices. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.497.2787. lagunaplayhouse.com

 

 

Eilo’s Kitchen Sunday Brunch Series at The Ecology Center photo by Britney Jay. Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions photo courtesy of Evolve Pr & Marketing. Summer Holiday Tabletop Workshop photo provided by Kitchen Table Marketing + PR. Dads Eat Free at Grasslands Meat Market photo provided by The ACE Agency.

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