Orange County

Weekend roundup

August 11-14


Meteor Shower Viewing in Peters Canyon

Aug. 13. Watch the evening night sky light up with cascading flashes of meteors. This year will be washed out a bit by the full moon’s glow, but with a quick eye, you may still catch a flash of light streaking across the sky. Hear astronomy folklore, search for different constellations and discover
nocturnal critters that call the canyon home. Bring your own blankets and chairs to sit and enjoy the nighttime show. 7:30-9:30 p.m. 8548 E Canyon View Ave, Orange, 714.973.6611.

The Makers Hive Market

Aug. 14. Bring your friends & family for a fun afternoon of shopping and supporting your local small businesses. Featuring over 20 vendors, live music from Chelsey Sanchez, a kid’s slime bar, photo ops, food vendors, and more. Admission is free, and pets are welcome at this wonderful local gathering. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Camp, 2937 Bristol St., Costa Mesa.

OC Day Party Volume 10

Aug. 14. The biggest “Sunday Funday” in all of Orange County lands at Time Nightclub. The event is only open to those 21 years of age or older. Bottle service options are available by sending a direct message to @OCDayParty. Tickets, dress code, and additional information can be found here. Sunday from 4-10 p.m. 1875 Newport Boulevard #B245, Costa Mesa.

Food + Drink

Talay Pop-up at Montage

Now Open. Montage in Laguna Beach is bringing its acclaimed Thai restaurant from Montage Los Cabos’ for a one month pop-up. Talay will delight guests with creative Thai dishes, stunning platings from renowned chefs, and sensational flavors. Do not miss your chance to enjoy this phenomenal experience. Available for dinner only, from 5-9 p.m. Please call 949.715.6420 for reservations. 30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach.

Hye-Land Time at Strong Water

Aug. 11. Strong Water is teaming up with their friends over at Garrison Brothers to present Hye-Land Time. They will be serving up some delicious bourbon-based tropical cocktails paired with mouthwatering tacos. You’ll be able to sample some award-winning bourbon on their Shoreside Outdoor Patio for this special evening. 5-11 p.m. Reservations required. 270 S. Clementine Blvd., Anaheim, 714.829.4060.

Comedor Rebrands as Upscale Lounge for Summer

Now Open. One of Laguna Beach’s most iconic locations is getting a makeover for summer. The restaurant’s redesign comes in collaboration with resort-wear brand Dandy Del Mar. The newly designed menus, refreshed venue, and lively entertainment offer all the ingredients for an unforgettable and leisure-filled summer in Laguna Beach. Reservations are highly recommended and will be available through Resy. 1289 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, 949.376.9718.

Mutt’s Eastbluff Launches Brunch

Now Available. Weekend brunch has been reinvented with all-new dishes and drinks. The Newport Beach hotspot loved by locals for its welcoming atmosphere, larger-than-life Schooners of beer, and approachable American cuisine has a new culinary team bringing savory eats, sweet treats, and lively morning libations to its popular weekend menus. Saturdays and Sundays from 8-11 a.m. 2531 Eastbluff Dr, Newport Beach, 949.719.0635.

Arts + Culture

Create Your Own Masterpiece with Festival of Arts

Now Available. Unleash your inner artist with a series of classes for all ages. The Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach is encouraging guests to immerse themselves in the arts with daily art activities, classes, and art workshops this summer. Drop in to create your own masterpiece at the Festival’s Art Center, or let your creativity run wild with special art classes and experiences. More information and a list of events can be found here. 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach.

Makers Market and Art Night

Aug. 13. Browse galleries and enjoy offerings from various vendors as this wonderful pop-up showing in Mission Viejo’s Kaleidoscope. This family-friendly event is free to attend but must be registered for and can be done so here. Enjoy food and drink offerings as well as various activities at this one-of-a-kind evening. 27741 Crown Valley Pkwy, Mission Viejo, 949.542.2759.

Photo credits: Mutt’s Eastbluff courtesy of Outshine Public Relations. Hye-Land Time in courtesy of Strongwater Anaheim. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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