Things To Do This Weekend | Orange County Weekend Roundup

Orange County Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best Orange County things to do this weekend.

St. Regis Monarch Beach
Celebrate dad this Father’s Day with a five-star, five-diamond brunch. Highlights include a bespoke Bloody Mary Bar where you can craft your own cocktail with a three-level DIY bar complete with ice luge, four different juice styles (from mild to spicy and smoky), 20 different exotic garnishes and unique hot sauces for that extra kick ($10 per Bloody Mary). The brunch also includes unlimited champagne, carving station, fresh seafood, sushi, Asian BBQ and wok station, omelet and pancake station and more. $115 adults, $36 children ages 5-12. 1 Monarch Beach Resort N., Dana Point, 949.234.3200.

21OceanfrontSurfTurf21 Oceanfront
Treat dad to a scrumptious meal at 21 Oceanfront for their Father’s Day Surf n’ Turf special which includes lobster tail with filet mignon, garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables. $59. Arrive early for drinks in their bar and listen to live entertainment while taking in the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Bar lounge opens at 4 p.m.; dinner service begins at 5 p.m. 2100 W. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, 949.673.2100.


PizzeriaOrticaPizzeria Ortica
Executive Chef Justin Miller will be serving a pork-centric a la carte dinner menu of dishes made from an American Kunekune pig, which Chef Miller will handpick from Old Reminisce Farms in Mira Loma. Dishes include fennel sausage stuffed trotters and local cherries, grilled bone-in pork chops with baby tomatoes and salsa verde, bruschetta with borletti beans, braised ribs and agrodolce sausage and sliced whole roasted ham with braised cabbage, apple cider vinegar and grilled nectarines. 650 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, 714.445.4900.


DanaWharfDana Wharf Father’s Day Cruise
Step aboard the Dana Pride for a special Father’s Day dinner cruise. Enjoy a unique evening of fun on the water, complete with live music and a delicious barbeque dinner including barbeque chicken and beef brisket while taking in the views of Laguna Beach and the California sunset. $49 adults, $29 children ages 3-12, under two are free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794.


AgoraChurrascariaAgora Churrascaria
Is your dad a meat and potatoes kind of guy? Indulge his craving this Father’s Day at Irvine’s premier Brazilian steakhouse restaurant for a meat lover’s feast. Enjoy a non-stop supply of 16 delectable cuts of meat, which are carved table-side. With selections ranging from filet wrapped in bacon to Picanha, a traditional Brazilian cut of sirloin served with rock salt, all fathers will be sent home happy, satiated and with a $15 gift certificate, good on their next visit. 1830 Main St., Irvine, 949.222.9910.


MuldoonsEggsBenedictMuldoon’s Irish Pub
Celebrate with dad over brunch or dinner. Arrive early to enjoy the beautiful summer weather in the cozy courtyard while feasting on Galway eggs Benedict with Scottish smoked salmon, blue crab or oak-smoked bacon, and Muldoon’s signature homemade corned beef hash. For dinner, dine on fish n’ chips and Sindi Rae’s dark chocolate pudding. The first 50 fathers for brunch and dinner will receive a Muldoon’s logo cap. Brunch 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; dinner  3-9 p.m. 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 92660, 949.640.4110.

Check out our complete Orange County Father’s Day Guide.

David Stone Martin: Jazz Album Covers 1946-1962
Opening June 13. View newly released, limited-edition artwork by acclaimed modernist jazz illustrator David Stone Martin during his 100th birthday commemoration. Even through Martin has never played a note, he’s one of the most collected artists in the Jazz world, leaving an indelible mark on jazz culture and modern art and design. His signature hand-sketched graphics perfectly capture the energy and spontaneity of the jazz idiom and post war America. Martin created the artwork for over 400 record album covers from the late ’40s to the early ’60s including Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday, John Coltrane and many other jazz giants. JAZZARTZ Gallery, 1452 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.813.8134.


Juan TocayoJumping the Shark Exhibit at As Issued Gallery
June 15. View new works by Juan Tocayo, an accomplished illustrator and graphic designer from Orange County, as he showcases pieces inspired by his childhood collection of comic books, cartoons and pop culture elements. This exhibit features a mix of B movie posters and favorite comeback kings and queens of the past 60 years. 7-10 p.m. Exhibition will be available for viewing until July 14. As Issued Gallery and Bookstore at The Lab, 2930 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 949.300.7118.


RPHWednesday Evening Art & Wine Walk
June 12. Discover the resort’s collection of plein air paintings, Renaissance tapestries, antiques, Palladian architecture and Italian landscape with a glass of Prosecco in hand during this 45 minute guided walking tour. Departs from Concierge Gallery at 5 p.m. The Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 Pelican Hill Road S., Newport Coast, 949.467.6800.


Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice
June 11-23. Sit in on the latest class in the sinfully funny Catechism series. The convent needs a new roof so the order has decided that Sister (with her extensive gambling experience running the Church Bingo for the last 25 years) will organize a Las Vegas night. Sister will tackle topics ranging from magicians and show girls to live animal acts and the dangers of drive-though marriage chapels. Tickets start at $35. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.497.2787.


Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. New York Yankees
June 14-16. Watch Angel’s CJ Wilson and Yankee’s Derek Jeter battle it out in the three-game series. Look for fireworks on the field and in a real fireworks display after the opening game Friday night in this East-West matchup. Angel Stadium, 800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim. 714.464.2901.


Cooking Demonstration: Indo-Peruvian Cooking with Chef Geeta Bansal of The Clay Oven
June 15. Join Chef Geeta from the award-winning restaurant, The Clay Oven, as she shares her passion for food centered around her recent trip cooking with chefs in Lima and Cusco, Peru. Using her originality and access to fresh, local fare, Chef Geeta continues to create exciting new recipes and change the face of modern Indian cuisine. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Surfas, 3309 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 714.453.2665.


OC Parks Summer Concert Series
June 13. OC Parks welcomes back its annual outdoor summer concert series under the summer sky with ’80s sensation Flashback Heart Attack with DJ Velvet Touch. All of the OC Parks Summer Concerts are part of The World Famous KROQ’s ROQ N’ Surf summer series. Foodtrucks will be onsite. 6-8 p.m. Free admission and parking. Craig Regional Park, 3300 State College Blvd., Fullerton, 714.973.3180.


TheyMightBeGiantsThey Might Be Giants
June 15. Catch the Brooklyn originals in their new show highlighting tracks from their latest album Nanobots. Their boundless creativity, rowdy and spontaneous performance, combined with their infectious alternative/indie melodies, built up a huge following on college campuses during the late 80’s and continues today. Moon Hooch opens. 8 p.m. House of Blues, 1530 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, 714.778.2583.


Children’s Book and Craft Party
June 15. Bring the whole family for a fun-filled morning with local children’s author Alva Sachs. She’ll read from her award-winning books, including Circus Fever and I’m 5, plus she’ll lead a clown puppet craft and other creative projects. Kid-friendly snacks will be provided. 10-11:30 a.m.; readings begin at 10:15 a.m. Space is limited ; RSVP at  Room & Board South Coast Plaza Village, 1661 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana, 714.549.5995.


Gretchen Rossi Personal Appearance
June 13. Meet the Real Housewives of Orange County reality star and swim designer Lisa Vogel as they celebrate their swimsuit collection collaboration sold exclusively at SwimSpot. Enjoy small bites, sips, swim and fun at SwimSpot at The Shops at Mission Viejo. 6-8 p.m. The Shops at Mission Viejo, #202A, Mission Viejo, 949.364.0000.