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Orange County Weekend Events Roundup January 24-27

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago performs at Musco Center for the Arts.

Autographs at Angel Stadium, mind-blowing choreography, a onesie-themed pub crawl … Check out our top Orange County weekend picks for January 24-27.

Edited by Laura Okey.


Angels’ Moving Day
Jan. 26. Get ready for spring training with the Angels’ annual Moving Day event. Enjoy autograph sessions with current and former Angels players, interactive games, fun photo opportunities and the chance to purchase your season tickets or single game tickets. Also on-site, the Angels Yard Sale features game-used merchandise, autographed items, stadium banners and promotional items. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Angel Stadium, 2000 E. Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, 888.796.4256.


OC Yoga Festival Winter Edition
Jan. 26. Relax and restore yourself by the seaside, just in time for the new year. The annual OC Yoga Festival offers a day of wellness dedicated to yoga, meditation, sound healing, workshops and beyond. Also enjoy music, healthy food items, artwork and a variety of vendors. All ages and levels welcome. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See website for ticket prices. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach.



Official Huntington Beach Onesie Crawl
Jan. 26. Explore the eclectic and lively restaurants and bars of downtown Huntington Beach in the second-annual onesie-themed pub crawl. Enjoy specials on featured cocktails and beers at each stop plus prizes for the best onesies across five categories. A portion of the profits benefit German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County. Check-in 2-5 p.m. $5-$80. Legends Surf City, 301 Main St., Huntington Beach. Tickets



Snowfest 2019
Jan. 26. Hit the slopes at Lake Forest’s Pittsford Park, transformed into a snow-filled playground for the day. Kids and families can enjoy snow play areas, sledding, and additional attractions and games. Drinks and snacks available for purchase. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $7 per sledder. Pittsford Park, 21701 Pittsford Drive, Lake Forest, 949.273.6960. Info



Amigo Guitar Show 
Jan. 26-27. Two-day guitar show and international music swap meet, featuring the mecca of all guitar collections and opportunities to trade, buy and sell. Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $20; $8 parking. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.708.1500.




Salsa Workshop
Jan. 27. Learn how to salsa like a pro in one day during a three-hour, high-spirited guided workshop. First learn the basics, then how to combine moves and complete side passes. No partner or experience required. 5-8 p.m. $30 advance; $45 at door. OC Salsa Dance Studio, 2980 McClintock Way, Costa Mesa, 949.813.0412. Tickets





Za’atar Shrimp Bowl
Now Available. For a limited time, the popular casual Greek restaurant Daphne’s features the Za’atar Shrimp Bowl with a house-herb, za’atar-crusted shrimp skewer over a bed of mixed greens, roasted vegetables and seasoned basmati rice. Available at Tustin and Irvine locations through March 31. $12.99. The District at Tustin Legacy, 2360 Park Ave., Tustin, 714.258.8867.



New-Cocktails-at-Oak-Grill-and-Aqua-Lounge-photo-courtesy-of-Marguarite-Clark-Public-RelationsAquarius Affair at Aqua Lounge
Jan. 26. Celebrate the beginning of 2019—the year of the Aquarius—with crafted cocktails and zodiac-themed decor amidst a lively nightlife scene. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Free. Fashion Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.760.4920.




Chef-Shachi-Mehra-from-ADYACooking Class with Chef Shachi
Jan. 26. Discover how to create healthy Indian meals in a cooking class with Chef Shachi Mehra of ADYA Anaheim, with special guests from Melissa’s Produce. The class will include lunch and a glass of beer, wine or chai. 11 a.m. See website for ticket prices. Adya, Anaheim Packing House, 440 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, 714.533.2392. RSVP



Oyster Eating Competition
Jan. 26. Ways & Means Oyster House presents its 4th annual oyster eating competition. Team of local lifeguards, fire personnel and police officers will have 60 seconds to eat as many raw oysters as they can while spectators cheer on their favorite team. After the competition, spectators can stay for brunch; a portion of proceeds benefit the winning team’s charity of choice. 10 a.m. 21022 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.960.4300.



Sweet Rolled Tacos Grand Opening
Jan. 26. Taco and ice cream lovers are invited to indulge in a fantastical culinary union—tacos and ice cream—at Sweet Rolled Tacos’ grand opening celebration in Huntington Beach. The first 50 guests will receive gift card for a free sweet rolled taco; all customers throughout the day will enjoy a ‘buy one, get one’ offer. 11:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. 17425 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. Info




Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Jan. 24. The innovative contemporary Hubbard Street troupe, now in its 41st season, makes its Musco Center debut with a diverse program of works by internationally recognized living artists including Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, Alejandro Cerrudo and Crystal Pite. 7:30 p.m. $35-$65. Musco Center for the Arts, 415 N. Glassell St., Orange, 844.626.8726.



The Branford Marsalis Quartet
Jan. 25. Enjoy an evening of jazz featuring Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis and fellow quartet members Joey Calderazzo on the piano, Eric Revis on bass and Justin Faulkner on drums. Opening the program is pianist Yuko Mabuchi, whose trio includes Del Atkina on bass and Bobby Breton on drums. 8 p.m. $59+. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787.



Masters of Pop Art
Opens Jan. 25. This new exhibition features work from Keith Haring—including his exuberant character Andy Mouse, Haring’s interpretation of his two heroes Andy Warhol and Mickey Mouse. Also on display is the contemporary art of Ben Charles Weiner and Helen Rebekah Garber, both celebrated in the U.S. and abroad.
M-F 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Free. Martin Lawrence Galleries, South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa, 949.759.0134.


Bernadette Peters
Jan. 26. See Broadway performer Bernadette Peters, three-time Tony Award recipient known for her renditions of Stephen Sondheim’s songs. The illustrious entertainer will also share a lullaby she wrote for her rescue dog. 8 p.m. $49+. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787.




Aroos Magazine Bridal Show
Jan. 27. The 10th annual Aroos Magazine luxury bridal show features a fashion show, expo, and more  than $15,000 in raffle prizes. 1-6 p.m. $20. Fashion Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. 310.753.9622. Info




Photos: Angels’ Moving Day courtesy @angels/Instagram. Onesie Pub Crawl courtesy @hbonesiecrawl/Facebook. OC Yoga Festival courtesy @ocyogafestival/Instagram. Snowfest courtesy City of Lake Forest Special Events. Salsa Workshop courtesy OC Salsa. Pop Art courtesy Martin Lawrence Galleries, artist Keith Haring. Branford Marsalis Quartet and Bernadette Peters courtesy Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

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