Things To Do This Weekend | Orange County Weekend Roundup

Orange County Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best Orange County Things things to do this weekend.

The Rite of Spring
June 6-8. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’s foremost orchestral achievement as Pacific Symphony—led by music director Carl St. Clair—spotlights the iconic masterwork. Stravinsky broke all the rules and defied convention with this particular movement, and when its shocking primal rhythms, dissonances, choreography, costumes and scenery premiered in Paris, it caused the audience to riot. 8 p.m. $62-$185. Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787.


BochelliAndrea Bocelli
June 9. Spend an unforgettable evening listening to the tenor as he supports his latest release, Passione, a collection of Mediterranean love songs during his June tour. Joining him are his orchestra, choir and guest vocalists, including American Idol winner and eight-time Grammy nominee Fantasia and Grammy Award-winning producer David Foster, who produced Bocelli’s 2006 release, Amore, which sold more than 4.2 million copies. $75-$375. Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.704.2500.


MuckRon Eschete Quartet at the Muckenthaler Jazz Festival
June 6. Listen to Ron Eschete, one of the top jazz guitarists and guitar instructors around as he performs straight-ahead mainstream jazz with his quartet, including Joe Bagg on organ, Kendall Kay on drums and Glenn Cashman on saxophone. Entering its 8th season, the Muckenthaler Jazz Concert Series has emerged from its inception to being a recognized force in the Southern California jazz scene. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 7:30 p.m. Muckenthaler Cultural Center, 1201 W. Malvern Ave., Fullerton, 714.738.6366.


Artwalk at Inn at Laguna Beach
June 6. Enjoy an exclusive evening with award-winning Los Angeles-based photographer Gray Malin at the Inn at Laguna Beach as part of the Laguna Beach ArtWalk. Stop by the Inn’s Pacific Terrace to mingle with the artist, best known for his colorful, bird’s-eye-view images of some of the world’s most famous beachscapes. Enjoy art, fine wine and craft beer tastings, artisanal coffee from Bar Nine Coffee Collective and live music from folk rock artist Mo Emmett. Free. Complimentary self-parking. 5-9 p.m. 211 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.497.9722.


TsarsThe Tsars’ Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Decorative Arts
Opens June 8. Be transported to a majestic era of progressive politics and dynamic social change with this exhibition that highlights 200 years of decorative arts under the Romanovs, from the time of Peter the Great in the early eighteenth century to that of Nicholas II in the early twentieth century. Porcelain, glass, enamel, silver gilt and other alluring materials make this extensive exhibition dazzle and the objects provide a rare, intimate glimpse into the everyday lives of the tsars. This collection brings together a political and social timeline tied to an understanding of Russian culture. $13-$15 adults, children under 12 are free. Tu-Su, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Bowers Museum, 2002 N. main St., Santa Ana, 714.567.3600.


PieSocietyFOOD + DRINK
Pie Society
Opens June 8. Experience the long-awaited speakeasy bar that is located at the back of the 17th Street Pitfire Artisan Pizza restaurant. After many months of mystery and anticipation, Pie Society will provide imbibers with a one-of-a-kind neighborhood saloon serving innovative, handcrafted cocktails by Steve Garcia, who headed up the cocktail programs at Mesa and Broadway by Amar Santana. Chef Jason Neroni (of Venice Beach’s beloved Superba Snack Bar) heads up a menu that offers favorites such as Superba fried chicken, cheeseburger hot pocket and crispy dum sum shrimp. 5 p.m.-close, Th-Su. 353 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, 949.313.6333.


Ritual1Ritual JuiceBox Grand Opening
June 8. Get a jump start on summer with cold-pressed fruit, nut, vegetable juices and cleanses (that are 100% USDA certified organic and raw) from Ritual JuiceBox’s newest location in Corona Del Mar. Ritual’s devoted clientele range from celebrities and fitness experts to multitasking parents and busy professionals. Enjoy giveaways and healthy Ritual mixers, plus 15% off everything on June 8-9 during their grand opening celebration. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2841 E. Coast Hwy., Corona Del Mar, 714.786.8922.


CoffeeBeanCoffee Bean & Tea Leaf 50th Birthday BOGO Week
Through June 7. Welcome the warm weather season with the oldest and largest family-run specialty coffee retailer in the U.S. and their new summer Ice Blended flavors including birthday cake, mocha and rocky road. In honor of their 50th birthday, all three flavors will be available for buy one, get one free at participating stores across California. 2-6 p.m. Check website for store locations.


Between The Sheets Warehouse Sale
June 7-8. Take advantage of huge markdowns on some of the finest linens in town. Known for their exquisite and luxurious bedding, the shop carries a selection of the best linens and home furnishings available and a plethora of items will be available for up to 70% off. Quantities are limited, so shop early for the best selection. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 17302 Daimler St., Ste. B, Irvine, 949.752.0999.


SanLorenzoSan Lorenzo Bikinis Store Opening
June 8. Get summer ready and be the first to shop the latest from San Lorenzo’s illustrious assortment of Brazilian bikinis, including mix and match separates as well as custom pieces, at the store’s first location on the mainland. Celebrate their grand opening summer extravaganza with complimentary drinks, Hawaiian appetizers, photobooth and live music. Receive 20% off storewide. 2-5 p.m. Fashion Island Shopping Center, 271 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.


SEESEE Eyewear Grand Opening
June 6. Shop for trendy luxury eyewear without the ridiculously absurd price tag. SEE’s exclusive collection includes the world’s foremost frame makers, in addition to up-and-coming styles from Belgium, Austria, Spain and Germany. At the opening event, enjoy tasty bites and libations by Old Vine Café, in addition to a gift bag valued at over $125 (while supplies last). 6-9 p.m. Fashion Island Shopping Center, 213 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.629.9099.


BulagariBulgari South Coast Plaza Reopening
June 6. After an extensive three-month renovation, you’ll want to check out the store’s brand new look. The entire interior is a play of contrasting shapes and chromatic patterns, evoking classic Bulgari jewelry design that combines unexpected elements and color combinations. To celebrate the reopening, a group of special jewels from Bulgari’s High Jewelry Collection will be displayed, and two new jewelry collections will make their debut in the South Coast Plaza store. 3333 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.751.7833.


Sunsets at the Zoo
June 9. Spend the evening at the Santa Ana Zoo enjoying live music by Ritmo, Sabor y Estilo, art by local artisans, zoo animals, train and carousel rides and an exclusive beer garden tasting from Stone Brewing & Tustin Brewing Co. Bring a picnic, blanket, family and friends while relaxing and taking in the sunset. $10; free for children under three. 1801 E. Chestnut Ave., Santa Ana, 714.835.4000.