Collective2one9 Grand Opening
Nov. 5. Collective2one9 features 25 vendors ranging from art, gifts, plants, clothing and vintage fashion, pop-culture inspired products, jewelry, coffee, and more along with ample space to host community programming and events. A truly unique and all-encompassing shopping experience brought to you by a team of local leaders. Open at 11 a.m. with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony slated for 5 p.m. 219 E 4th Street, Santa Ana. More Info
2022 Blading Cup
Nov. 4-6. Arguably the largest inline skating event in North America returns to Santa Ana as the 2022 Blading Cup sets to kick off. Featuring a full weekend lineup of events not to be missed – including over fifty vendors. Over 300 athletes from nearly 20 countries, with intermediate and professionals competing across men’s and women’s divisions, will be putting it all on the line all weekend. For a full schedule of events and information, go to bladingcup.com
Food + Drink
Roquette Soft Opening
Nov. 3. The newest addition to the Orange County dining scene is set to premiere this week as Roquette Cafe and Bistro soft opens. Guests can enjoy Chef Samuel Geffroy and his team’s fabulous offerings as he puts a lifetime of cooking and passion into this new venture. Chef Samuel strives to create balance in the menu, combining various textures and fresh flavors for customers of any age. Opens Thursday, From 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. 201 Sandpointe Ave Ste 150, Santa Ana. roquetteoc.com
New Locations for Rye Goods
Nov. 5 & 6. Rye Goods – the beloved organic sourdough bakery and deli, living in each season – is set to open the first of its two new locations this weekend. The brand-new Tustin location will be opening its doors for guests to come see the magic that is formed from the freshly milled heritage grains and wild yeast. Saturday and Sunday, opens at 8 a.m. 15771 Red Hill Ave, Tustin. ryegoods.com
Wind and Sea Celebrates 50 Years
Nov. 3. Guests can celebrate this southern Orange County institution – around since 1972 – with a menu priced at the same prices as the day it opened its doors. That means steak, lobster, and various seafood specials. There are no reservations available for this event, and it is first come, first serve, so don’t miss your chance to experience Wind and Sea for yourself. Thursday, 5 p.m. until close. 34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, 949.496.6500. windandsearestaurant.com
Happy Hour at Paradise Dynasty
Now Available. The work week just got easier as Paradise Dynasty has launched happy hour. Guests can now enjoy appetizers starting at $5, including Salt Baked Edamame and more, or delectable bites for under $10, including Jing Du Sweet & Sour Pork Chop and more. Paradise Dynasty is located at Bloomingdale’s South Coast Plaza. Open Daily, times vary per day. 3333 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, 714.617.4630. southcoastplaza.com
Arts + Culture
Pop the Champagne for Moulin Rouge! The Musical!
Starts Nov. 9. Moulin Rouge! The Musical, the winner of 10 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, makes its OC premiere at Segerstrom Center for the Arts Nov 9 – 27. Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a theatrical celebration of Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and — above all — Love. 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787. scfta.org
The Casa Classic Series
Nov. 3. Southern California’s premier arts destination and cultural center are hosting three back-to-back weeks of highly-anticipated musicians. Award-winning cellist, composer, and San Clemente-native, Paul Wiancko returns to Casa Romantica for a chamber music performance, joined by his musical partner to perform as duo Ayane & Paul. Limited tickets available from $25 – $30. Thursday, at 7 p.m. 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, 949.498.2139. casaromantica.org
First Thursdays Art Walk
Nov. 3. Celebrate the diverse cultural art scene of Laguna Beach at the First Thursdays Art Walk, with participation by more than 30 member galleries. Art & Nature’s featured outdoor installation Pyramidion will be on display all day and during the First Thursdays Art Walk. Robert Young’s The Big One will also open for display. Laguna Art Museum will offer free admission from Thursday at 6 p.m – 9 p.m. More information can be found at this link.
Photo credits: Casa Romantica courtesy of Jennifer Larsen Photography. Paradise Dynasty courtesy of FWD Public Relations. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.