Things To Do This Weekend | Orange County Weekend Roundup

Orange County Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best Orange County things to do this weekend.

Knott’s Scary Farm
Through Nov. 2. Get ready to scream as Knott’s Scary Farm returns for its 41st season with 12 haunted attractions, including five new mazes, four terrifying scare zones, six shows and more than 1000 monsters, ghosts, ghouls, goblins, freaks, mutants and other beasts lurking in the fog to scare you. Elvira Mistress of the Dark performs in “Elvira’s Sinema Séance” through Oct. 31. Pre-scare dinner available for $24.99 in advance or $29.99 day of and includes early park entry and a VIP dinner. Hotel packages start at $149 and include a hotel night and two tickets. $38-$62. Check website for schedule. Knott’s Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, 714.220.5200.


RA-SushiRA Sushi Boo Bash
Oct. 31. Have a freakishly fun time as you party the night away with spooktacular food and drink specials, a costume contest and a ghoulishly good playlist. Enjoy a variety of “Boo Bites” including Vampire Chicken and the spider roll. Cast a spell with one of their “Potent Potions” such as Grape Ghoulade or Frozen Swampwater. 7 p.m. to close. The District at Tustin Legacy, 2401 Park Ave., Tustin, 714.566.1700; The Strand in Huntington Beach, 155 5th St., Huntington Beach, 714.536.6390.


social_halloween_2013Healthy Halloween at Greenleaf
Oct. 31-Nov. 3. Encourage your kids to eat well instead of filling up on candy. Bring in your little devil in their Halloween costume and their meal is free. Children 12 and under only and must have costume; parent must be present. Dine in only.  234 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, 949.200.3950; 3321 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 714.862.2480.


BooritoBoorito Fundraiser at Chipolte
Oct. 31. Costume-clad Chipolte fans will be treated to $3 burritos, tacos, salads or bowls from 4 p.m. to closing, with proceeds of $1 million benefitting the Chipolte Cultivate Foundation. Check website for locations throughout Orange County.



MozambiqueHalloween at Mozambique
Oct. 31. Don your favorite costume and spend Halloween at Mozambique, South African-style. Enjoy DJs, dancing, a costume party, prizes and more. $5. 6 p.m. 1740 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.7777.



Pageant-of-the-MonstersPageant of the Monsters
Oct. 31. Back by popular demand, the Pageant of the Monsters returns to Laguna Beach at the Festival of Arts. Discover a family-friendly haunted house complete with a sinking luxury liner on the Pageant of the Masters backstage. Experience a haunted house, fortune tellers, an alien autopsy, pumpkin printmaking, mask making, a demented chef side show, wandering zombies and live music. Halloween themed snacks will be available for purchase from Gina’s Alfresco. 6-9:30pm. $15 adults, children 12 and under $10. 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 800.487.3378.

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Freaktober Brewfest at The Wine Lab
Oct. 30. Join The Wine Lab at The CAMP as it becomes the Evil Laboratory for its Freaktober Brewfest. Enjoy fine brews such as Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest from Germany, Rogue The Dead Guy Ale from Helles Bock, Oregon, Manzanita Witch’s Hair Pumkin Spiced Ale from San Diego and Clown Shoes Blaecorn Unidragon Russian Imperial Stout from Massachusetts. $13 or $20 with tapas pairings. 6-9 p.m.The Wine Lab, 2937 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.850.1780.


Whitney-Port-1Whitney Port Personal Appearance at Briana Rene
Nov. 1. Meet designer and The Hills star Whitney Port as she debuts The Whitney Eve Fall collection at new Briana Rene boutique at Fashion Island. Located in the new building next to Macy’s, the shop carries a well-edited collection of women’s clothing and accessories with many jewelry pieces handmade by the owner. Enjoy cocktails, cupcakes and shopping from 6-9 p.m. 133 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.395.6862.


Joie-Fashion-Island-(2)La Bella Moda Fashion Show Luncheon: Date Night Chic
Nov. 2. Ready yourself for a romantic night out with the latest designer fashions from Ella Moss, Joie, Trina Turk, Vince and Z Collection, and an alluring exhibition from Lamborghini Newport Beach. Delight in a three-course prix fixe prosecco lunch menu at Andrea Ristorante and enjoy an exclusive personal shopping experience in the fashion lounge for wardrobe consultations featuring the season’s hottest trends and suggestions for this year’s must-have gifts.  $49. 12-2:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of Joie Fashion Island. The Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 S. Pelican Hill Road, Newport Coast, 949.467.6800.

colinhayK93.5 Festival of Music
Nov. 2. Listen to indie folk troubadour Matt Costa, Colin Hay from ‘80s group Men at Work, folk singer Carly Ritter and indie duo Trapdoor Social while enjoying food and drink available from local food trucks and beverage companies, a live auction and more. $35 for general admission; $150 for VIP access which includes complimentary cocktails, dinner from Tivoli Terrace, gift bags, entrance to the pre-show on Nov. 1, reserved seating and a meet and greet with radio hosts and talent. All funds will benefit future programs for non-profits KX 93.5, the Mauli Ola Foundation, the Tony Hawk Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach. 5:30-9:30 p.m.


Sarah Brightman
Nov. 2. Since hitting the stage as the original Christine in Phantom of the Opera, Sarah Brightman has become the best selling soprano of all time. Hear her perform popular favorites such as “Phantom of the Opera” and “Time to Say Goodbye” as well as songs supporting her latest album, Dreamchaser at the Honda Center. 8 p.m. $64-$255. Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.704.2500.


Fallen Angels
Through Nov. 3. For an evening full of wit, charm and high comedy, this classic Noël Coward farce is a play that shouldn’t be missed. Best friends each had a torrid affair with a certain charming Frenchman before marriage. Years later, their husbands are away on a golfing trip and guess who’s back in town? Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.497.2787.