Orange County

Weekend roundup

July 7-10


Pop-Up Shoppes Presents The Night Market

July 7. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of The Night Market presented by The Pop-Up Shoppes. Entry is free to enjoy shopping boutique, local businesses, live music, raffles, a full bar and cocktail lounge, photo-ops, and more. 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Hosted by the Inn at the Mission, 31692 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano. More Info

Friday Night Munchies

July 8. Got munchies? Then feast this Friday to your hearts content as Friday Night Munchies returns. With countless street food vendors, drinks, merchandise, music, and more all on hang to welcome the weekend the right way. Admission and parking are both free. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 1301 S. Bristol St., Santa Ana. More Info

Yoga in the Park

July 9. Come to a sweet and scenic gathering of other yoga enthusiasts as you flow into the weekend. The event is supported through donations – suggested amounts are $10-$20 and can be donated through Venmo to “Dharmayogahouse.” 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Treasure Island Park (next to The Montage Resort) 30799 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach. More Info

Food + Drink

Dough Exchange Farewell Tour

July 10. While it is sad to have to start to say goodbye to one of Orange County’s very best breakfast spots, if Dough Exchange has taught us anything, it’s that they are going out in style, and in their own way. The DX Farewell Tour kicks off this Sunday with special offerings exclusive to this Sunday including their “Krunchwrap Supreme” bagel sandwich. Times vary. 220 East 4th Street #105, Santa Ana.

Philly’s Best Heats Up Summer

Now Available. Home to California’s most authentic cheesesteaks, Philly’s Best is adding a spicy Southern Kick to its summer menu with the launch of its new Nashville Hot Chicken Cheesesteak. Saucy and spicy, the Nashville Hot Chicken adds an extra sizzle to each bite and can also be added to Cheesesteak Fries or Neighborhood Salads. More information and locations can be found here.

Boil and Bake Soft Opens

July 7-8. The pop-ups are over. Come see what all the fuss as one of Orange County’s most anticipated new spots finally opens the doors to its brick and mortar. A limited menu is being offered as the team gets their feet underneath them and ready for full service. Be sure to be one of the first to enjoy the traditional east-coast style deli. Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. 270 E Bristol St, Costa Mesa. More info

Byblos Café Re-Opening

July 7. A path for the future has been secured for this beloved neighborhood restaurant by honoring its past. Byblos Café will be re-opening its doors to the public this Thursday after coming under new ownership. Guests can enjoy traditional Mediterranean dishes such as their baked kibbi and hummus with beef shaworma and roasted pinenuts. 5 p.m. 129 West Chapman Avenue, Orange, 714.538.7180.

Arts + Culture

Pageant of The Masters Returns

Starts July 7. It is once again time to enjoy the stunning, orchestral visuals that only the Pageant of The Masters can deliver. The staggering, vivd displays of this timeless event are back to stun audiences once again. Running through the next few months, this is an experience not to be missed. Tickets may be purchased here. Times vary. 650 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, 800.487.3378.

SNT JMS at Kitsch Bar

July 9. Renowned MC, designer, advocate, and musician SNT JMS returns to the beloved Kitsch Bar in Costa Mesa this Saturday. Don’t miss your chance to come enjoy as he fills the space with his sounds. Drink specials from Copalli Rum and Patron Tequila will be featured all evening. 9 p.m. start time. 891 Baker St., Costa Mesa, 714.546.8580.

Photo credits: Philly’s Best courtesy of Powerhouse Communications. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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