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Orange County Weekend Events Roundup January 3-6

Monster Energy AMA Supercross arrives at Angel Stadium this Saturday.

Start the new year right with yoga and healthy eats or indulge with beer and hot wings. Check out our top Orange County weekend events for January 3-6.

Edited by Laura Okey.


Bride-World-ExpoCosta Mesa Bride World Expo
Jan. 5. Shop, compare and connect with 150 Orange County wedding vendors at the biggest and best OC bridal show of the year. Vendor offerings include florists, wedding venues, photo booths, photographers, disc jockeys, bridal gowns, tuxedos, entertainers, bridal beauty, custom invitations, vintage decor and romantic honeymoons. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $6 presale online; $12 GA; free ages 12 and under. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.


Monster Energy AMA Supercross
Jan. 5. The world’s premier off-road motorcycle championship series returns to kick off the 2019 season. Arrive early for the pre-race FanFest for an opportunity to get an autograph and see the riders, the teams and their bikes, plus a virtual reality experience. See website for full event schedule. Doors open noon.  $25+. Angel Stadium of Anaheim, 2000 E. Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, 800.352.0212.



Mixed Comedy Show
Jan. 5-6. The rotating Mixed comedy show at Rec Room features surprise comics and guaranteed laughs. 21+. Two drink minimum. Doors 7 p.m.; showtime 8 p.m. $15. Rec Room (Inside Glow Zone), 7227 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. Tickets




SoCo Farmers Market
Jan. 5. Start your new year fresh with seasonal produce, local meats, eggs, juices, sweets, ready-made foods, pastries and breads. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. SoCo, 3315 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 949.760.9150.




Align With Your New You
Jan. 6. Renew your energy in 2019 with Kaya Yoga Remedy’s two-hour introductory kundalini yoga workshop. As traditional with this style of movement, wearing white and a head covering (bandana, scarf, beanie) as a gesture to protect energy are approved). 1-3 p.m. $33. Kaya Yoga Remedy, 15052 Edwards St., Huntington Beach. Info





Slater’s 50/50 Diet-Friendly Menu
Now Available. Our favorite gourmet burger destination now serves new bun-less burger bowls and expanded veggie items in honor of new year resolutions to eat healthier. New menu highlights include the cheeseburger bowl and the turkey harvest bowl. 6362 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim Hills, 714.602.8115; 17071 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, 714.594.5730.



National Spaghetti Day
Jan. 4. Celebrate National Spaghetti Day at Brunos Italian Kitchen with a special promotion in honor of the holiday—buy one get one free on any pasta entree. Choose between entrees like spaghetti and meatballs or the winter squash ravioli—or try both. 210 W. Birch St., Brea, 714.257.1000.




NFL Playoffs Watch Party
Jan. 5. Begin your countdown to Super Bowl LIII surrounded by large TV screens so you never miss a moment of any game, along with a wide selection of craft beer, 50-cent wings and specials on cocktails and shots. 1-8 p.m. Hurricanes Bar & Grill, 200 Main St., Suite 201, Huntington Beach, 714.374.0500.




Oak Grill's Chef Dinner series photo courtesy of Marguarite Clark Public RelationsOak Grill’s Chef Dinner Series
Jan. 6-7. Executive Chef Brittany Valles will showcase three-course seasonal dinner menus featuring her personal favorites on Sundays and Mondays through the month. Dishes include king crab with red curry, potatoes, heirloom carrots, charred onion and cilantro, and bone-in pork chop with charred cabbage, whole grain mustard pork jus, apple chutney and mustard frill. $65. Oak Grill, Fashion Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.760.4920.


SAJJ Mediterranean
Through Jan. 6. The fast-casual healthy restaurant is offering $2 off customizable salad bowls, featuring a blend of mixed greens, wild arugula and baby kale. Protein options are free of hormones and antibiotics. Ingredients used to make SAJJ’s chutneys, sauces, and spreads are locally-sourced whenever possible. 6636 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, 949.336.4404; 22245 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, 949.709.7779.



Singer-Songwriter Sundays
Jan. 6. Relax this Sunday afternoon with soulful acoustic music from Americana-style singer/songwriters Chris Cruz and Tim Ehrreich Indulge with one of Beach Hut Deli’s signature deli sandwiches, with a variety of craft beers to choose from. 4-6 p.m. Free. Beach Hut Deli, 19025 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach.




Urth Caffé at the Plaza
Jan. 6. Celebrate the grand opening of award-winning, sustainable Urth Caffé, opening its newest location in the city of Orange this Sunday. Following the ceremony, guests are invited to stay for a reception of food and drink. 11 a.m. Free. 100 W. Chapman Ave., Orange.





Pageant of the Masters Casting Call 
Jan. 4-6. The iconic Pageant of the Masters seeks volunteers for next summer’s show, themed The Time Machine. Individuals of all shapes and sizes are invited to try out to be a cast member in the world’s most famous presentation of tableaux vivants. Make sure to hold as still as possible for 90 seconds. Free. F-Sa 7-9 p.m., Su 2-5 p.m. Irvine Bowl Park, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach.



“Dear Evan Hansen”
Through Jan. 13. The Tony Award-winning Best Musical tells the story of Evan Hansen and his journey to fulfill a lifetime dream of finally fitting in. It’s a personal and profound portrayal of life and the way we live it. See website for show times and ticket prices. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787.



Photos: Monster Energy AMA Supercross courtesy Feld Entertainment, Inc. The Rec Room courtesy @recroomhb/Instagram. SoCo Farmers Market courtesy South Coast Collection. Urth Caffé courtesy @urthcaffe/Facebook. Singer-Songwriter Sundays courtesy @beachhutdeli/Instagram. “Dear Evan Hansen” courtesy Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

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