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Orange County Weekend Events Roundup May 31-June 3

Treat yourself to a seven-course pop-up dinner hosted by Trap Door Dining.

From Grammy Award-winning singers to beachside festivities, check out the top Orange County weekend events for May 31-June 3.

Edited by Whitney Lauren Han.


Hyatt-Newport-Jazz-FestivalNewport Beach Jazz Festival
June 1-3. Sway through the weekend at this annual jazz fest that features a lineup of nearly 20 jazz artists including The Commodores, Brian Culbertson, Will Downing, Peter White & Euge Groove and many more. The festival also features an international food court with eclectic dishes and shopping in the surrounding vendor village. F 6 p.m.; Sa-Su 10:30 a.m. Single day tickets, weekend pass or VIP pass available, $70-$310. Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, 949.360.7800.



Sugarland-at-Honda-Center-photo-by-Shervin-Lainez.Sugarland at Honda Center
June 1. Award-winning country duo Sugarland returns to the stage with their highly-anticipated Still The Same Tour. With numerous Grammy, ACM and CMA Awards as well as chart-topping hits and multi-platinum sales, the pair will bring their show to Orange County and feature opening acts Brandy Clark and Clare Bowen. 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.704.2500.




Tony-BennettTony Bennett
June 1. With a whopping 20 Grammys under his belt and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, legendary singer Tony Bennett takes center stage at Segerstrom Hall with special guest and daughter Antonia Bennett. 7:30 p.m. $79+. 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787.





beachfront cinemaBeachFront Cinema
June 2, 16. Bring friends and family to experience movie night on the beach. This month, the event screens flicks Spider-Man: Homecoming (June 2) and Wonder Woman (June 16) on one of the largest inflatable outdoor movie screens in California. Arrive early for pre-movie festivities, live entertainment, games and contests. Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase from food booths and the beach bar. Pre-movie activities begin at 5 p.m., show time 8 p.m. $10-$45, free for children 3 and under. VIP package includes jumbo two-person bean bag. Huntington State Beach, lifeguard tower 14, Huntington Beach.



Rare-Vintage-Air-VW-ShowRare Vintage Air VW Show
June 2. Show off your VW at the Rare Vintage Air VW d’Elegance. Throughout the day, spectators can view old-school bugs, buses, special interest VWs and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $40 to register car for show, free for spectators. Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, 714.895.8020.







New Patio Menu at Las Brisas
Now Available. Try the all-new Las Brisas patio menu while enjoying a view of the Pacific. Entrees include shrimp and quinoa salad, grilled salmon burger and taco trios with options such as ahi tuna, roasted portobello, chicken tinga or short rib. Su-Th 8 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 8 a.m.-11 p.m. 361 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach, 949.497.5435.




Trap-Door-Dining-2Trap Door Dining Pop-Up Dinner
June 2. Indulge in Trap Door Dining’s seven-course pop-up dinner themed “Fire + Grain” at a residence in Laguna Beach. The menu features California-grown ancient grains, local seafood and boutique rosé wines. Highly stylized courses include buckwheat and carrot; kamut risotto and sea urchin; and polenta and prawns, all paired with unique wines. 21+. $125. Location TBD.




Soft-Surroundings-photo-by-Soft-SurroundingsGrand Opening of Soft Surroundings
Opens June 1. This women’s lifestyle brand opens its third California location at The Shops at Mission Viejo. Guests can enjoy complimentary sweet treats, drinks and specialized beauty treatments. The first 100 guests will receive a gift bag filled with an assortment of products. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 555 The Shops at Mission Viejo, Suite #044B, Mission Viejo, 949.364.1832.




Dinosaurs-Around-the-WorldDino Summer at Discovery Cube
Now Open. Prehistoric creatures take over two O.C. Discovery Cube locations with Dinosaurs Around the World at Discovery Cube Orange County and Sea Monsters: Prehistoric to Modern Day Ocean Predators at Discovery Cube Ocean Quest. In Dinosaurs Around the World, visitors will experience the Age of Reptiles through advanced animatronics, fossils and authentic casts. At Ocean Quest, learn about everything from prehistoric marine reptiles to modern day behemoths. $17.95 adults; $12.95 children; $14.95 seniors. Discovery Cube Orange County, 2500 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, 714.542.2823,; Discovery Cube’s Ocean Quest, 600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach, 714.913.5030,



The-Sisters-Rosenweig“The Sisters Rosensweig”
Through June 2. In a witty look at the quest for love, acceptance and self-fulfillment, three sisters from Brooklyn gather in London for a birthday party with the men in their lives. See website for showtimes. $58+. South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, 714.708.5555.





James-Ehnes-&-Max-LevinsonJames Ehnes and Max Levinson
June 3. Canadian violinist James Ehnes and pianist Max Levinson team up for an afternoon of formidable technique and chemistry at Samueli Theater. 3 p.m. $38+. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787.




Grand Opening of Soft Surroundings photo provided by Soft Surroundings. Sugarland at Honda Center photo by Shervin Lainez. New Patio Menu at Las Brisas photo by Janelle O’Keeffe.

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