Orange County

Weekend roundup

February 23-26


South OC Cars and Coffee

Feb. 25. The US’s largest weekly car meet that attracts a mix of 700-1000 plus hypercars, supercars, exotics, vintage, classic, muscle and sports cars, hot rods, rat rods, pickups, 4×4 and motorcycles. Saturday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. The Outlets, 101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente.

Baby Goat Yoga

Goat Yin Yoga

Feb. 26. Awaken and align your body, mind, and spirit while participating in this relaxing Yin Yoga class. Goat mom Lani will guide you through long easy movements to ease your body into deep stretches as our little Goats wander around, climb on* and cuddle you. To book your session, visit this website. 29458 Trabuco Creek Rd, San Juan Capistrano.

Earthquake Live at the Irvine Improv

Feb. 24-25. Comedian, actor and voice artist, Earthquake earned a strong fan base in stand-up comedy via programming platforms fueled by BET, HBO, Comedy Central, Showtime and more. Now is your chance to see this comedy legend live at the renowned Irvine Improv. Information on showtimes and tickets can be found here. 527 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine.

Food + Drink

Glasspar Debuts New Menu Items

Now Available. On the heels of Glasspar’s third anniversary, Chef-Owner Rob Wilson debuts a new dinner menu highlighting seasonal seafood and brought to life with bold ingredients that boast the bounty of coastal California. From salmon tartare to charred Spanish octopus, and more now is the time to dive into a meal at Glasspar. Times vary. 24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point.

Free Gin Tasting

Feb. 25. Come taste some unique gin expressions from Vietnamese distiller, Sông Cái Distillery. The Mixing Glass & Market in Costa Mesa will be hosting the tasting, giving guests a chance to try some wonderful spirits from the world’s first Vietnamese gin. The tasting is for attendees 21 and over only. Free. Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. 1500 Adams Ave 104 A, Costa Mesa.

Paint and Sip at OC Wine Mart

Feb. 26. Come enjoy an afternoon of painting and instruction from Sarah Lower as you sip on a mimosa. As an option, guests can also use their OC Wine Mart wine cards to enjoy 34 different wine samples. Food items will also be available for purchase. $45 – includes canvas, paint, brushes, and a mimosa. Sunday at 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. 1691 E. Lincoln Ave, Orange.

New Happy Hour at Scarlet Kitchen

Now Available. Neighborhood darling, Scarlet Kitchen and Lounge, has recently launched all new happy hour options for guests to enjoy. Come shake off the day and relax in the intimate atmosphere of the space. Different days of the week also have different happy hour themes, so see their website for full details. 30865 Gateway Pl, Rancho Mission Viejo.

Arts + Culture

Bowers’ Books for Kids

Feb. 25. Join two-time best-selling author Sharifa Anozie for a reading of her books It’s In You: Book For Big Dreamers and Sibling Love in celebration of Black History Month. Reading in the galleries will be followed by a simple, fun art project that kids will love. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana.

Black Beach Culture

Feb. 26. Join historian Alison Rose Jefferson for a presentation where she will share stories about how African Americans from the 1900s to 1960s created recreational and relaxation spaces at Southern California beaches and other places. In the process, African Americans were able to form communities and create business projects at these sites. Sunday, 1 p.m. 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach.

Photo credits: Goat Yoga, Goods and Goats Market (Pinterest), Glasspar courtesy of Outshine Public Relations. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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