Orange County

Weekend roundup

June 27-30


Quad Cup

June 29. That’s right – the Rollerskating event of the year is back. Skating, tunes, community, competition, and more is on display this Saturday at the Quad Cup comes to the world-renowned Etines Skatepark. Skaters of all ages and talent levels will bring their moxie to compete in one of the biggest events of the year. Etines Skatepark, 20028 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest.

VidCon Anaheim 2024

Through June 29. The world’s largest event featuring digital video and online creators takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center. Attendees enjoy live performances, panels, interactive experiences, fan-creator meet-and-greets and innovative brand activations. See website for full schedule and prices. Hours vary.800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim.


South OC Cars and Coffee

June 29. South OC Cars And Coffee attracts between 1500 and 3500 vehicles attend each week, including hypercars, supercars, exotics, vintage, classic, muscle and sports cars, hot rods, rat rods, pickups, 4×4’s and motor cycles. There is no registration required and spectators are welcome. Begins at 9 a.m. 101 W. Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente

Food + Drink

Desert Door + Chaak

June 27. Experience flavors like never before while learning all about one of the biggest emerging spirits on the market. CHAAK they are in full summer mode – sip some Sotol and learn about the process with the Desert Door team. They’re featuring their sotol tastings, cocktails, and their new summer bar menu. Thursday, 4-6 p.m. at No tickets necessary. 215 El Camino Real, Tustin.

A Tour of Italian Wines + Antipasto

June 28. Join the talented team at The Mixing Glass for a night of all things Italy. This Friday, you can join them sipping on fun wines from Italian wine country paired with some of Gaby’s delicious takes on antipasti. Learn and taste from some of the best. Space is limited – sign up here. Friday at 6 p.m. 1500 Adams Ave 104A, Costa Mesa.

Ed and June’s Returns

June 28. One of Orange County’s best-kept-secrets is popping up again.The team behind Boil and Bake is bringing a new dinner experience to guests. Enjoy some amazing small plates, fine wine, and a great time. Guests can enjoy a fun, limited menu during this exclusive event. Friday, from 5-10 p.m. 270 Bristol Street, Suite 114, Costa Mesa.

Mo Mi Mei Opens

Now Open. The recently opened Mo Mi Mei is a labor of love for so many of the team, and they are delighted to share that have officially opened. Taste the flavors of their chef’s childhood, growing up in Kaiping, China, with their fantastic renditions of Cantonese street food, and much more. Hours vary. 1170 Baker St., Costa Mesa. More Information

Mario's Butcher Shop & Delicatessen meats and cheese photo by Max Milla

Mario’s Butcher Celebrates Three Years

June 29.  To give thanks to all who have supported them, one of OC’s best are smoking ribs, briskets, pork butts, and more. Their dear friend Fede is flying in from Guadalajara again this year to serve up a few specials, including his empanadas. They will have giveaways of course – including $100 gift cards, steaks, butcher shop t-shirts. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 1000 Bristol Street, Newport Beach.

Arts + Culture

TehrAngeles: A Musical Play

June 30. TehrAngeles is a deeply moving dramedy that delves into the heart and soul of the Iranian immigrant experience in Los Angeles during the 1980s. The play unveils the intricate tapestry of hope, struggle, and resilience that characterizes the lives of its characters. The play will use both English and Farsi. Sunday at 6 p.m. 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine.

Sticks and Stone

June 29. Don’t miss this opportunity to listen in on a conversation between groundbreaking Los Angeles artists and friends, Chuck Arnoldi and Woods Davy. Art Critic Shana Nys Dambrot brings wit, wisdom and context as she moderates the discussion and helps us all explore the genesis of artistic form and meaning. Saturday at 3. p.m. 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach.

Photo credits: All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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