Things To Do This Weekend | Orange County Weekend Events Roundup 9.11.14

Orange County Weekend Events Roundup

Find the best Orange County things to do this weekend.

Katy-PerryEVENTS
Katy Perry at Honda Center
Sept. 16-17. Get ready for an evening full of fun as the pop singer arrives at Honda Center for her Prismatic World Tour. Perry will be performing hits including “Roar,” “Dark Horse,” “Firework,” “Wide Awake” and more. With a state-of-the-art stage and a one-of-a-kind set design, fans will get a truly magical experience from every angle in the arena. Tegan and Sara open. $29-$154. Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.704.2500. hondacenter.com

 

Styleweek-OCStyle Week Orange County
Sept. 10-20. Enjoy runway shows, fashionable fun, celebrity guests and more at Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum Center and The Marketplace. Watch as the students from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising compete in a design challenge showcasing their resort-wear looks inspired by Celebrity Cruises’ exotic destinations. styleweekoc.com

 

Ballet-MemphisLaguna Dance Festival with Ballet Memphis
Sept. 11. See contemporary ballet company, Ballet Memphis perform the West Coast premiere of Julia Adam’s Devil’s Fruit, a psychedelic and sexy ballet showcasing the company’s raw strength and easy elegance. The company also hits the stage with Trey McIntyre’s In Dreams, and Matthew Neenan’s Party of the Year. 7:30 p.m.  $60. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.497.2787. lagunadancefestival.org

 

FerrariWine Tasting and Classic Car Show at Bayside
Sept. 14. Spend the afternoon perusing rare cars like the red Ferrari Daytona Spyder that Kris Kristofferson drove in A Star Is Born, as well as a modern yellow 1995 355 GTS Ferrari and a red 1973 12-cylinder Jaguar Roadster, among others. Bayside’s Executive Chef Paul Gstrein will prepare hors d’oeuvres to accompany the wines of Free Run Juice and other award-winning wines. Proceeds benefit Tias Arms, a nonprofit that provides services to South African children affected by HIV/AIDS. $75. 3-6 p.m. 900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, tiasarms.org

 

Pascal-OlhatsFarming it Forward
Sept. 14. Partake in a fun and unique evening at this red carpet event on the farm. Mingle with celebrities while enjoying a tableside three-course resident chef’s dinner prepared by Pascal Olhats, John Ledbetter and Foster Harmon. Proceeds benefit American Soldier Network and Kitty Katchers. 5-7 p.m. $125. Manassero Farms Marketplace at Irvine Valley College, Jeffrey Road, between Barranca and Irvine Valley, Irvine. manaserrofarms.com

 

BardotSip, Shop & Style
Sept. 11. Meet stylist Lori Gladstone as she shares Dos and Don’ts of the season, provides individual style consultations and helps you shop for the right pieces. Enjoy wine and champagne while you peruse the latest collection from Pam & Gela and get a chance to win some great raffle prizes 4-8 p.m. Bardot, 2043 Westcliff Drive, Newport Beach, 949.515.2710. bardot.com

 

The-MuckSunday Social at The Muckenthaler
Sept. 14. Celebrate the Muckenthaler Villa’s 90th birthday with 1920s panache complete with vintage cars on display, food, cocktails, beer and live music. Try your hand in a game of croquet or badminton, browse the vendor’s booths with period jewelry, art and the finest bathtub gin. 12-4 p.m. Free. 1201 W. Malvern Ave., Fullerton, 714.738.6595. themuck.com

 

Julius-JrJulius Jr. Experience at The Shops at Mission Viejo and Westminster Mall
Sept. 13. Step into the box and out of this world for a day of splendifferous Julius Jr. themed activities. Kids can get creative while making character masks and will have the chance to dance and sing along in the viewing area with screenings of an upcoming episode. 10-12 p.m. Upper Level Play Area at The Shops at Mission Viejo, 555 The Shops at Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo, 949.364.1771; Target Court at Westminster Mall, 1025 Westminster Mall, Westminster, 714.898.2558. simon.com

 

Del-FriscosGrilleEAT | DRINK
Catwalk Cravings Menu at Del Frisco’s Grille
Sept. 10-20. Select from a range of runway ready dishes before or after attending the many Style Week OC events at Irvine Spectrum. Try ahi tacos paired with a 160-calorie margarita or a glass of premium sauvignon blanc for $29.50 or opt for the kale and brussel sprouts salad, tossed with roasted marcona almonds, dried cranberries, orange segments, and shaved manchego, then drizzled with a Creole mustard vinaigrette paired with a skinny cosmo or a glass of premium sauvignon blanc for $25.50. 620 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine, 949.341.0376. delfriscosgrille.com

 

Mendocino-FarmsMendocino Farms
Try new artisan sandwiches including the smoked turkey romesco on pretzel, Peruvian steak sandwich and house smoked pastrami. Mendocino Farms focuses on in-house, old-school style and never cuts corners when it comes to flavor and craftsmanship. 450 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, 949.548.2500. mendocinofarms.com

 

Little-SparrowLittle Sparrow
Beginning Sept. 16. Stop by this neighborhood gem to taste new French menu items for the next month. Chef Eric Samaniego offers up dishes such as steak Au Poivre, steak tartare, skate Grenobloise, Moules Frites, cassoulet, Coq Au Vin and more. 300 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 714.265.7640. littlesparrowcafe.com

 

Creamistry-pic.---Irvine-photoshootCreamistry
The super cool make-your-own ice cream shop just opened their second Orange County location in Cerritos. Choose your flavors, toppings and more and watch as liquid nitrogen transforms your chosen ingredients into a delicious treat. Fountain Plaza, 11442 South St., Cerritos; 3972 Barranca Pkwy., Irvine, 949.777.6627. creamistry.com

 

Coffee-BeanCoffee Bean & Tea Leaf
In celebration of Better Breakfast Month this September, customers are invited to start their day right with $1.50 bakery items with purchase of a large beverage. Try new seasonal bakery item Harvest Cranberry Walnut Toast and pair it with one of the new fall beverages including Butter Pecan or Pumpkin Lattes, and Butter Pecan and Pumpkin Chai Ice Blended drinks. See website for participating locations. coffeebean.com

 

Maya-BeiserMUSIC
Maya Beiser
Sept. 13. See the cellist who The New Yorker calls a “cello goddess” as she performs music from her new album Uncovered. Joined by Gyan Riley and Matt Kilmer, Beiser takes classic rock tunes from Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana and more and re-imagines and re-contextualizes them into her own riffs on songs that are familiar yet different. $10. 8:15 p.m. Logan Creative, 800 E. Washington Ave., Santa Ana, santaanasites.com

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