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Orange County Weekend Events Roundup June 28-July 1

Andrei's Conscious Cuisine Summer Menu photo provided by Ajenda Public Relations
Indulge in Wild-Caught Lingcod and other dishes from Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine’s new summer menu.

From new summer menus to annual art festivals, check out the top Orange County weekend events for June 28-July 1.

Edited by Whitney Lauren Han.


Bistango x Saddleback College Jazz Program photo provided by Shout PRBistango x Saddleback College Jazz Program
June 28. Sway to live jazz music by Saddleback students on Bistango’s open-air patio. While enjoying the music, savor entrees such as mushroom crusted Alaskan halibut and pan-roasted New Zealand lamb chops, plus choose from a selection of wine from all around the world to pair perfectly with your meal. Every Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 19100 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, 949.752.5222.




LA Greek FestA Taste of Greece
June 29-July 1. Join more than 12,000 guests for this annual Greek festival. Enjoy traditional cuisine and pastries, Greek folk dancing lessons, church tours and cooking demonstrations. F 5-10 p.m.; Sa noon-10 p.m.; Su noon-9 p.m. $3 GA; free for children under 10; free on Saturday from noon-5 p.m. for seniors age 65+. St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, 4949 Alton Parkway, Irvine, 949.733.2366.  




Mars-Insight-Roadshow-photo-by-NASAMars InSight Roadshow
June 29-July 1. Can’t get to Mars? No problem, Discovery Cube Orange County is bringing Mars to you! Scientists and engineers with NASA’s next mission to Mars will be visiting the Cube with the Mars InSight Roadshow. You can stop by to chat with scientists and engineers, see exhibits, view models of the InSight spacecraft and learn about marsquakes. See website for hours and ticket prices. Discovery Cube Orange County, 2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 714.542.2823.



Tikiland-Trading-Co.-Marketplace-photo-by-Tikiland-Trading-Co.Tikiland Trading Co. Marketplace
June 30. Get into the Hawaiian spirit at Tikiland Trading Co.’s second marketplace event. Expect over 40 Tiki artists, makers and vendors; Dole Whips by Hula Girls Shave Ice; food from Belly Bombz; live music by Ukulena and Keanuenue Polynesian Entertainers; and a book signing by pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., book signing 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 14988 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine.




"The Magic of Adam Trent" photo by Matt Christine“The Magic of Adam Trent”
July 1. Broadway and TV star Adam Trent brings his signature brand of magic and illusion to Costa Mesa in a high-tech stage spectacle. Produced by the creative team behind The Illusionists, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, The Magic of Adam Trent is an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy and music designed to entertain the entire family. 3 p.m. $49+. Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787.





Andrei's-Conscious-Cuisine-Summer-Menu-photo-provided-by-Ajenda-Public-RelationsAndrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails New Summer Menu
Now Available. To celebrate the start of summer, Executive Chef Porfirio Gomez utilizes the season’s freshest produce to create new lunch and dinner dishes, as well as a new dessert. New menu items include Eggplant Caponata and Wild-Caught Lingcod. Joining the current lineup of specialty cocktails is the Back in Black Snow Cone, made with Ketel Vodka, blackberry purée and X-Rated Liqueur. M-F 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 2607 Main St., Irvine, 949.387.8887.



New Refreshed Dinner Menu and Summer-Inspired Cocktails photo provided by The ACE AgencyRefreshed Dinner Menu and Summer-Inspired Cocktails
Now Available. Bring some friends to the exclusive Foundation Room at House of Blues Anaheim to try the refreshed dinner menu and summer-inspired libations. New dinner menu highlights include Honey Glazed Pork Belly, Butter Lettuce Salad and Kimchi-brined chicken wings. Sip on all-new cocktails such as the Grapefruit Pisco Sour or the Cucumber Zen. Anaheim GardenWalk, 400 W. Disney Way, Suite 337, Anaheim, 714.520.2375.




Salt Creek Grille Summer Menu photo by Whitney Lauren HanSalt Creek Grille Summer Menu
Now Available. Situated just above Pacific Coast Highway, this iconic SoCal dining destination brings a new summer menu featuring American classics with a contemporary twist. New menu highlights include the Watermelon Salad, Garlic-Soy Steak & Mango Salad and Citrus-Glazed Jumbo Shrimp. Sip on one of three new cocktails including the Basil Greyhound, Cucumber Basil Cooler and Stumptini. M-F 4-10 p.m.; Sa 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Su 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy., Dana Point, 949.661.7799.



Mosaic-Bar-and-Grille-Alfresco-Nightly-Dining-photo-provided-by-Marguarite-Clark-Public-RelationsMosaic Bar and Grille Alfresco Nightly Dining
June 29-Sept. 2. Kick off your summer nights with craft cocktails, carefully selected wines and beers, and a new summer dinner menu at Mosaic Bar and Grille. Try libations like Frosé All Day and El Jimador, and indulge in starters such as Local Rockfish Ceviche, Crispy Calamari or Queso Fundido. Light fare entrees include Mosaic Tacos, Seafood Platter, Steak Frites and more. End the night with Crème Brûlée, Salted Caramel Blondie Ice Cream Cake or housemade ice cream and sorbets. 5-9 p.m. Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.6000.



"A Midsummer Night’s Dream" at Casa Theater photo provided by Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Casa Theater
June 28-29. The course of true love never runs smoothly in Shakespeare’s comical story of magic and romance A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Performed by the Southern California Shakespeare Festival Guild, this play revisits an enduring tale with a striking new production. 7 p.m. $20-$25. Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, 949.498.2139.




Laguna Art-A-Fair photo provided by Stefanee FreedmanLaguna Art-A-Fair
June 29-Sept. 2. Jump into the art scene at this annual juried festival that includes works by 125 artists in painting, drawing, photography, digital art, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, glass and wood. Live entertainment on weekends. Su-Th 10 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (closes 6 p.m. on July 4 and Sept. 2). $7-$9. 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.494.4514.




Sawdust-Art-Festival-photo-provided-by-DB&M-MediaSawdust Art Festival
June 29-Sept. 2. View works by 200 Laguna Beach artists—glass, painting, jewelry, ceramics, clothing and textiles, sculpture, scrimshaw, photography—plus demos, kids activities, outdoor cafes and live music in a eucalyptus grove. Daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (closes 6 p.m. on July 4). $4-$9. 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.494.3030.




Sephora-at-The-Market-Place-photo-provided-by-Cornerstone-CommunicationsSephora at The Market Place
Now Open. With its newest Orange County location finally open, Sephora brings their unrivaled selection of makeup, skin care, fragrance and more to The Market Place. Guests can shop from classic and emerging brands such as Urban Decay, Drunk Elephant and Nars to the new inclusive Fenty Beauty by Rihanna. M-F 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 2999 El Camino Real, Tustin, 714 669 7746.



Bistango x Saddleback College Jazz Program photo provided by Shout PR. Mars Insight Roadshow photo by NASA. Tikiland Trading Co. Marketplace photo by Tikiland Trading Co. “The Magic of Adam Trent” photo by Matt Christine. Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine Summer Menu photo provided by Ajenda Public Relations. New Refreshed Dinner Menu and Summer-Inspired Cocktails photo provided by The ACE Agency. Salt Creek Grille Summer Menu photo by Whitney Lauren Han. Mosaic Bar and Grille Alfresco Nightly Dining photo provided by Marguarite Clark Public Relations. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Casa Theater photo provided by Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens. Laguna Art-A-Fair photo provided by Stefanee Freedman. Sawdust Art Festival photo provided by db&m Media. Sephora at The Market Place photo provided by Cornerstone Communications.

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