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Orange County Weekend Events Roundup January 10-13

Monster Jam hits Angel Stadium this Saturday


It’s a weekend for both wellness and destruction—from free yoga classes to Monster Jam, check out our top Orange County weekend events for January 10-13.

Edited by Laura Okey.


Waves of Wellness 
Jan. 11-13. Pamper your mind, body and soul with workout classes led by celebrity fitness gurus, wellness seminars, sound-bath meditation and oceanfront glow yoga, among many other activities scheduled. See website for full schedule and ticket prices. F 6-9 p.m., Sa 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Su 7:30-11:30 a.m. 21080 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.698.6100. Info



Hairiest Man ContestFiesta Association Hairiest Man Contest Sign-Up
Jan. 12. Get ready for one of the wackiest competitions you’ve ever seen with the Fiesta Association’s Hairiest Man Contest. Show up with a clean-shaven face—or shave on site—to be photographed and to mark the beginning of your 10-week facial-hair-growing period. After nine weeks of your best attempt at growing a beard or moustache, head to the annual Fiesta Grande where you will be judged and a winner will be announced. 1-3 p.m. $5 entry fee. The Swallow’s Inn, 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1976.


Glow Hot Yoga Open House 
Jan. 12. In time for new year resolutions, Glow Hot Yoga hosts a day of yoga with several complimentary classes, including hot pilates, glow hot flow, glow kids yoga and hot sculpt yoga. See website for full schedule . 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Glow Hot Yoga, 16360 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 562.592.4569. Info




Monster Jam
Jan. 12. It’s all mayhem and destruction with the biggest, baddest monster trucks in the business. Monster Jam, one of the country’s premier live motorsport events, features drag racing and freestyle contests in which trucks face death-defying jumps and other obstacles. 6:30 p.m. $36+. Angel Stadium, 2000 Gene Autry Way, Anaheim. Tickets



Wellness Weekend at Bella Terra
Jan. 12–13. Kick off your new year with a weekend of wellness at the Bella Terra outdoor shopping center. Enjoy fun giveaways, delicious healthy treats and mini classes around the fountain with Orangetheory and CorePower Yoga. 10 a.m.–noon. Free. Bella Terra, Pavilion Event Plaza, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach.



Animal Tracking in Fremont Canyon 
Jan. 13. Embark on a guided family adventure in search of evidence and signs of animals in nature. Explore hidden Fremont Canyon and learn basic tracking techniques, such as searching for fur, bones and footprints. Recommended for older children and parents. Registration required. 9 a.m.–noon. Free. Fremont Canyon Nature Preserve (staging area at Irvine Regional Park, Lot 15), 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange.



Beginning Archery Class
Jan. 13. Enjoy the open outdoors at Mile Square Park with an introductory archery class for first-time archers. Archery equipment will be provided. Ages 12+, under 18 must be accompanied by adult. Rain will cancel the event. 9-10:30 a.m. Free. Mile Square Park, 16801 Euclid St., Fountain Valley, 714.973.6600.




Sherman Library Lunch & Learn Series 
Jan. 11. Sherman Library and its Cafe Jardin come together for a monthly series featuring a guest horticulture speaker and a delicious meal prepared by chef Pascal Olhats. This month, Shawn Maestretti talks about climate-appropriate plants, gardening tips and best practices. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $25+ Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.673.2261.



Board & Brew Anniversary Celebration
Now Available. Celebrate Huntington Beach Board and Brew’s two-year anniversary with $3 beers all day long, every day through February—best enjoyed alongside its signature deli sandwiches. 10 a.m.–9 p.m. 19720 Beach Blvd., Suite 103, Huntington Beach, 714.377.7100.




MRC OC: HB Beach Path + Beers 
Jan. 12. Join Mikkeller Running Club Orange County for a running and beer-drinking experience. Meet at the American Dream where you can store your personal belongings, followed by a group run where you pick the distance. At the end of the run, your first beer is free courtesy of the American Dream. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. The American Dream at Pacific City, 21058 Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite M130, Huntington Beach, 714.374.1330. Info



Beer and Cigar Pairing 
Jan. 13. Kick back on the outdoor patio at O.C.’s first cider house with a fine cigar and craft beer . The pairing event features a new-release brew from Barley Forge—a Belgian-style dark ale aged in cognac barrels. 7-9 p.m. $20. Tree Branch Cider House, 6953 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach.





The Magic Flute for Kids
Jan. 12. Pacific Symphony presents a version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute featuring life-sized puppets and a cast of singers from Chapman University. Arrive early for a musical carnival featuring instruments for kids to use, themed crafts and the opportunity to interact with members of Pacific Symphony and Pacific Youth Orchestra Ensembles. 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. $15+. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets




Svn Space CBD + Hemp Pop-Up 
Jan. 12. Svn Space launches its latest pop-up shop at Prism Boutique, featuring a curated line of premium CBD and hemp products among the selection of boho-chic clothing. Sample CBD-infused chocolates and drinks while learning the basics about the product from a panel of industry experts, including the founder of a hemp-based fashion-lifestyle brand and a CBD-chocolatier. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Prism Boutique, 406 Termino Ave., Long Beach, 562.433.4341.



Photos: Waves of Wellness courtesy Pasea Hotel & Spa. Hairiest Man Contest courtesy Fiesta Association. Monster Jam courtesy Feld Motor Sports. Mile Square Park courtesy OC Parks. Sherman Library Lunch & Learn courtesy Sherman Library & Gardens. Board & Brew courtesy @BoardandBrew/Instagram. Mikkeller Running Club Orange County courtesy @Mikkeller Running Club Orange County/Facebook. The Magic Flute courtesy Pacific Symphony.

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