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October 6-9


Sip ‘n Schuck 2022

Oct. 9. The Deck on Laguna Beach, Driftwood Kitchen and Hendrix, together with The Bungalows at Pacific Edge Hotel, will host “Sip & Shuck.” This will benefit CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Orange County. Admission will include champagne, wine, cocktails, live entertainment and more. Tickets purchased here. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 627 Sleepy Hollow Lane, Laguna Beach, 949.755.8788.


Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch

Now Open. The season of The Great Pumpkin is here so take your opportunity now to bring the family and grab your own Jack-o’-lantern. Tanaka Farms is one of the only places to experience this delight. Parking passes are FREE Monday-Thursday and Fridays until 11:30am. A $10 parking fee is required beginning at 12pm on Friday and all day Saturdays and Sundays. 5380 3/4 University Dr., Irvine, 949.653.2100.

Cars and Coffee

Cars and Coffee

Oct. 8. A good cup of coffee is always a jump-start to the day, but paired with rows and rows of great cars takes it up a notch. South OC Cars and Coffee is 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. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Outlets at San Clemente, 101 W Avenida Hermosa.

Food + Drink

Celebrate National Pasta Month With Brunos Italian Kitchen

Now Available. October is National Pasta Month and where better to celebrate than at the local neighborhood gem, Brunos Italian Kitchen. The Italian eatery best known for its original homestyle recipes straight from the heart of Venice is hosting a variety of specials in honor of National Pasta Month throughout the month of October. Various specials are running all month long, so make reservations now.

Oktoberfest at Los Molinos

Oct. 8. Willkommen zum Oktoberfest. Come spend a splendid Saturday with music, games & awards, and German fare at the Oktoberfest celebration at Los Molinos Beer Co. Sunday, From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., you can laugh over lager and soak in the San Clemente sun with friends. 151 Calle De Los Molinos, San Clemente, 949.599.5029.

New Autumn Menu Items Premier

Now Available. Chef Paige Riordan embraces the flavors of fall in delicious ways at her restaurant Scarlet Kitchen & Lounge. Originally from the east coast, Riordan knows the flavors of Fall better than most having grown up with them her whole life. While Orange County residents may be waiting for the weather to match the time of year, they don’t have to wait to experience the taste of it. 30865 Gateway Pl, Mission Viejo, 949.503.3086.

Celebrate National Curry Week

Begins Oct. 10. National Curry Week is observed annually in October, this year falling October 10-16, to celebrate the rich and globally beloved dish which originated in the Indian subcontinent. This year, Downtown Fullerton’s Khan Saab Desi Craft Kitchen offers Southern California locals the opportunity to explore traditionally-founded renditions of the culturally significant dish. 229 East Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton, 714.853.1081.

Arts + Culture

Orange County Museum of Art

Oct. 8-9. Join a 24-hour celebration as the doors open for the first time at OCMA at their new permanent home—designed by Thom Mayne of Morphosis Studio—on the Segerstrom Center for the Arts campus. From 5 p.m. on Saturday through 5 p.m. on Sunday, come experience the grandeur and beauty in this staggering new space. Free and open to the public, no tickets or rsvp required. 3333 Avenue of The Arts, Costa Mesa.

ADYA introduces Diwali Candle Collection

Now Available. ADYA Executive Chef & Partner Shachi Mehra has introduced three all-natural, reiki, and crystal-infused candles in conjunction with Diwali, or the “festival of lights,” an ancient Hindu holiday celebrated in India every fall. They are available for purchase at, and will soon retail at ADYA and online at during the month of October. ADYA at the Anaheim Packing District, 440 S. Anaheim Blvd #201, Anaheim, 714.533.2392.

Photo credits: Kahn Saab and Brunos courtesy of Ajenda Public Relations. Sip ‘n Shuck and ADYA courtesy of Moxxe Public Relations. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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