Orange County

Weekend roundup

February 3-6


Lunar New Year at District Tustin Legacy

Feb. 5. Celebrate with lucky red envelope giveaways, kids’ crafts, lion dancing, culinary delights, and festive photo backdrops. The center will be handing out lucky red envelopes filled with $2 bills to the first 500 guests, while supplies last. Lunar New Year festivities will be held at the AMC Tustin 14 courtyard. Participating restaurants and shops will be offering Lunar New Year specials as well. 12-2 p.m. 2437 Park Ave, Tustin. 714.259.9090.

Farm School Kindergarten Readiness Program

Enrolling Now. Let your little one(s) dive into the wonderful world of animals at Zommars at River Ranch Street, presented by Magic Steps Studios. Parents can register here for a program designed to teach critical educational milestones while utilizing the heartwarming animals at Zoomars’ to teach social interaction skills and provide a sense of wonder while reducing the natural stress of learning. Every Monday, from 10:30-1:30 p.m. Ages 3 1/2 – 5 years of age. Class location – Zoomars at River Ranch Street, 31791 Los Rios St. San Juan Capistrano, 949.831.6550. Magic Step Studios, 949.573.3332.

Honeypot Meadery Anniversary Party

Feb. 5. After not being able to celebrate last year due to, well, obvious reasons, come join in on the festivities this year in a big way! Dozens of drinks on tap, special anniversary collaborations, various food vendors rotating through all day, live DJ sets, and more. It will be a great day with lots to enjoy and celebrate. For more details, food vendor schedules, and more, stay tuned to Honeypot Meadery’s social media. 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. 5120 E. La Palma #104, Anaheim, 714.312.0911.

Food + Drink

Special Wine Dinner Tickets On Sale Now

Available Now. Don’t miss out on this opportunity for a truly stunning evening of food and wine. Oliver’s Osteria, one of Orange County’s best, is hosting a wine dinner featuring the wines of Azienda Vinicola Frescobaldi. The restaurant is consistently regarded as the home to some of the finest Italian cooking in the area, and if interested in the dinner, highly recommends moving quickly to procure tickets. February 22. 7 p.m. $80 per person (tax and gratuity not included). 853 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.715.0261.

Twenty02 Pop-up

Feb. 5. Experience one of Orange County’s best-kept secrets as Chef Anthony Latteri brings his Twenty02 Barbecue for a pop-up this weekend. Featuring their remarkable burgers, as well as pozole, and their pulled pork. Running from 1-7 p.m., or until they sell out. Enjoy beers as well from Salty Bear Brewing Co., as the host of the event. 2948 Randolph Ave, Costa Mesa, 714.486.2165. (Please note this is the contact information for Salty Bear Brewing Co., as Twenty02 has no contact information available at this time.)

Plan Ahead For Gameday At Tavern + Bowl

Feb. 13. Offering 26 large screen TVs throughout the restaurant and boutique bowling alley, making it a local favorite, Tavern + Bowl is popular with both college and NFL team fan clubs. With its vast assortment of beer on tap, handcrafted cocktails, and scratch kitchen with a menu of burgers, flatbreads, and more, it is the perfect place to settle in for this year’s Super Bowl. Before or after the game, you can also enjoy bowling on one of Tavern + Bowl’s 10 state-of-the-art bowling lanes. 1875 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, 949.438.2320.

Arts + Culture

Sacre By Circa Barclay

Feb. 3. Seen by over one million people in 39 countries, the Australia-based performance troupe Circa is at the forefront of contemporary circus. Inspired by Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, 10 fearless acrobats will weave together powerful acrobatics with poetic tenderness and raw emotion, while highlighted by a technically and artistically stunning lighting design and set to a stirring new composition. This first-ever circus setting of The Rite of Spring, was created by Yaron Lifschitz and the Circa Ensemble. 8 p.m. 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, 949.854.4646.

You’ve Got A Friend At Laguna Playhouse

Feb. 24-27. Celebrate the music and legacy of Carole King and James Taylor. Two long-time friends and collaborators, hit songwriter, Kirsti Manna (Blake Shelton’s “Austin”, among others), and national recording artist Jonathan Birchfield, capture the essence of friendship through music with their dynamic performances. Enjoy the greatest hits of King and Taylor through the duo’s innate chemistry. $56-$71. 606, Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.497.2787.

Photo credits: The District Tustin Legacy courtesy of FWD Public Relations. Tavern + Bowl courtesy of Jane Gillespie Public Relations. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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