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August

Sharifah Hardie - 'Ya Done Made Me Made Comedy Tour' - Westminster
August 23, 2016
Doors Open: 7:00 PM
Show Starts: 8:00 PM
After Party: 10:00 PM

Sharifah Hardie kicks off the Ya Done Made Me Mad Stand Up Comedy Tour at Bleu Nightclub in Westminster on Tuesday, August 23rd. Attendees will laugh until it hurts at this raw, unfiltered, no-holds-barred, politically incorrect comedy show hosted by Sharifah Hardie, featuring Antonio Rucker AKA “Bring the Ruckus," Mike Sandoval alias “The White Mexican," Graig Agop, Big Mickey Tha Comedian, Mellroz UnnCutt, Malcolm Hall and more.

Presale Tickets: $15.00 At The Door: $25.00 VIP: $100.00 2 Drink Minimum. This event is hosted by R&G Productions.

LOCATION:
Bleu Nightclub
14160 Beach Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683

INFORMATION:
Purchase your tickets at: www.AskSharifah.com

Art, Jazz, Wine & Chocolate featuring Charged Particles - Laguna Beach
Thursday, August 25, 2016
5:30 – 7:30pm

Chocolate, wine, and all that jazz sweetens up the Festival of Arts this summer! On Thursday nights, indulge your senses at the 'Art, Jazz, Wine and Chocolate' series. Sample a wide variety of wines expertly selected to compliment and enhance the nuanced flavor of high-end chocolates. The Festival’s casual and classy outdoor setting, together with the soulful sounds of jazz surrounded by fine art, creates an ideal evening for friends, sweethearts, and family.

Concerts are free. Wine and Chocolate pairings (21 and over) are $20 in addition to Festival of Arts admission.

LOCATION:
Laguna Beach Festival of Arts
650 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach

INFORMATION:
Limited seating available in reserved section for an additional $25 per person by calling (800) 487-3378.

Harvest Crusade - Anaheim
August 26–28, 2016

Annual Harvest Crusade event, designed to be opportunities for Christians to invite family members, coworkers, friends, and acquaintances to hear the life-changing message of the gospel in an entertaining environment.

LOCATION:
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Anahiem, California

INFORMATION:
(714) 638-0981

Huge Queen Mary Dine & Dance - Long Beach
Saturday, August 27, 2016

Enjoy the Queen Mary party in a special ballroom with large private deck surrounded by water at the end of the ship. Inside or "deck dining available for the dinner dance. Hundreds throughout Southern California attend the HUGE annual party on this romantic floating palace. Men change tables multiple times after dessert (this is not speed dating....it's rotational tables). Non-rotational tables for couples.

OUTSIDE DANCE DECK - Live Band featuring Rory Seldon with InnerSession. They will be playing R & B, Funk, Old School, some Latin & more for romantic dancing "under the stars" with spectacular ocean views....HUGE dance floor at tail end of ship.

INSIDE THE BRITANNIA SALON - Popular LA DJ Sweat will play a variety of music (Tasteful Top 40s, line dances, oldies, salsa, swing& more) for dancing inside the beautiful Britannia Salon.

A seminar by Rosie Anaya in the Victoria Salon will also be available from 1-4 pm. People who attend Rosie Anaya’s seminars want to release their inner brilliance and increase their relational intelligence.

TICKETS
SEMINAR ONLY (1-4pm): $20 prepaid or $25 at door
DINNER-DANCE & AFTER-PARTY (6pm-1am): $58 by 7/1; $68 after 7/1; $75 at door

LOCATION:
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802

INFORMATION / RESERVATIONS:
For prepaid discount tickets, call 714/622-4977 or pay online.
Questions?? Contact by email

Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo - San Juan Capistrano
August 27 & 28, 2016

This Annual Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo is good ol' entertainment for the entire family, not to mention the richest 2-day rodeo in the nation. Proclaimed as the richest 2-day rodeo in the nation, this year's Rodeo features saddle bronc, bareback, steer wrestling, calf roping, tie down roping and bull riding. You won't want to miss this year's excitement.

LOCATION:
30753 La Pata Road
San Juan Capistrano

Turtle and Tortoise Show - La Habra
August 28, 2016
10 am - 4 pm

See, touch and feel turtles and tortoises of all sizes, take pictures with giant tortoises, care and adoption information, raffle prizes, snacks for sale.

Why you should bring your troop, family, club, or group: Great learning experience, chance to see unique animals up close, this is not a sale - this is about education, a low priced day out for all ages!

Adults and those over 12 = $3 each
Seniors = $2 each
5 and under free
6-12= $1 each
Free on site parking

LOCATION:
La Habra Community Center
101 W. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631

*Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and active military members in uniform will be admitted at no charge.

Sawdust Festival - Laguna Beach
June 24 - August 28, 2016

Outdoor arts and craftes festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the wonderful atmosphere.

LOCATION:
935 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Laguna Beach

INFORMATION:
949-494-3030

Festival of Arts - Laguna Beach
July 5 – August 31, 2016
Open daily 10am – 11:30pm

For over 80 years, the Festival of Arts has offered this breathtaking showcase for artists and art lovers in Laguna Beach. The Festival's prestigious juried art show includes a wide variety of media such as paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, handcrafted wood and furniture, ceramics, glass and more - all by 140 of Orange County's finest artists.

Visitors can take an art tour, catch an artist demonstration, grab a bite to eat, create their own work of art or just sit back and enjoy the creative atmosphere. Weekends are jammed packed with live music and other special events.

LOCATION:
650 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach

INFORMATION:
(949) 497-6582

Pageant of the Masters - Laguna Beach
July 7 – August 31, 2016

The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. Audiences are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants ("living pictures"), incredibly faithful re-creations of classical and contemporary works of art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. A live narrator serves as a guide through the story of each living picture accompanied by the music of a professional orchestra.

LOCATION:
650 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach

INFORMATION:
949-494-1145

Whale Watching - Dana Point & Newport Beach

Gray Whales migrate annually along the west coast of North America. They can be seen from the Orange County coast from December through early April.

Since the Gray Whales migrate just a few miles off the coast, simple cruises from Dana Point and Newport Beach enable you to see these spectacular creatures in their natural habitat.

LOCATIONS:
You can book cruises at the following locations:

DANA POINT:
NEWPORT BEACH:
Captain Dave's Dolphin & Whale Safari
34451 Ensenada Place
Dana Point, CA 92629
Davey's Locker Whale Watching
400 Main Street
Newport Beach, Ca 92661
Dana Wharf
Sportfishing

34675 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
Newport Landing Whale Watching
309 Palm - Suite A
Newport Beach, CA. 92661

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September

International Street Fair - Orange
September 2-4, 2016

International foods, crafts, folk dancing and music. Many different ethnic foods and costume. The Street Fair has become known for the variety of food reflecting cuisine from around the world. They provide food, drink, entertainment and crafts to the visitors.

LOCATION:
Street Fair is located in a four-square block area radiating out from the center of the Orange Plaza, which is the intersection of Chapman and Glassell.

Parking can be found at several public parking lots in the surrounding area for a fee charged by local non-profit organizations. Please be prepared to walk several blocks to get into the event.

CaterCon - Anaheim
Thursday, September 8, 2016
4 – 8 PM

CaterCon 2016 is a unique expo for ANYONE planning events, including Professional Meeting and Event Planners, Wedding Coordinators, Party Planners, Corporate Planners, Hotels/Venues, Videographers, Photographers, Production Companies, Event Suppliers, and Food Enthusiasts.

Come to taste the delectable food from popular restaurants and caterers, enjoy wine and craft beer samples, discover local venues and hotels, meet with event professionals, learn the latest trends in producing successful events all while you experience the great music of local entertainers.

Tickets range from $35-$55.

LOCATION:
Business Expo Center
1960 S Anaheim Way
Anaheim, CA

INFORMATION:
For tickets or more information, please visit CaterCon.com

Seal Beach Arts & Craft Fair - Seal Beach
September 10-11, 2016
Saturday: 9am – 6pm
Sunday: 9am – 5pm

More than 90 artisans with original handmade art: Painters, Jewelry makers, Stained Glass, Ceramics, Clothing, Novelties, Recycled Art, Free Face Painting Free Sidewalk Chalk Drawing along the pier.

Produced by Seal Beach Lions Foundation.

LOCATION:
Eisenhower Park in Seal Beach
Seal Beach Pier/Ocean Blvd.

Tall Ships Festival - Dana Point
September 10-11, 2016

The festival features a spectacular array of family-fun activities including live music, art shows and a variety of tasty food. Interactive living-history encampments including blacksmiths, scrimshaw artists, and the infamous Port Royal Privateers are sure to entertain and amaze guests of all ages and are not to be missed. Additionally, you can explore the historic tallships and listen to the crew share tails of adventure and life at sea.

LOCATION:
Dana Point Harbor / Ocean Institute
Shuttle service from Salt Creek Beach Park at Pacific Coast Highway and Selva Road & from Dana Hills High School)

INFORMATION:
949-496-2274

9/11: Day of Remembrance at Pretend City Children's Museum - Irvine
September 11, 2016
11 am - 5 pm

September 11th is an important day in any American’s life, no matter how old they are. At Pretend City they are remembering this day and honoring the lives that were lost. There will be different activities available for children to show their patriotism and learn more about the day in a kid-friendly way.

1/2 price admission for military personnel

LOCATION:
Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618

Dachshund Races - Huntington Beach
September 11, 2016
3 pm (doors open at 2 pm)

Great Family Fun! Come see these short legged but swift 'wiener dogs' race to the finish line once a month at Old Wold Village. Arrive early and stay for lunch on their dog friendly patio.

Upcoming dates:
Sept 18, 25 Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & Dec 4

LOCATION:
Old World Village
7561 Center Ave.
Huntington Beach

Oktoberfest - Huntington Beach September 11 - October 30, 2016

Eat, Drink, Dance & be Merry at Southern California’s BEST & Most DIVERSE OKTOBERFEST (voted by German World Magazine) with live Oom-Pah-Pa Bands directly from Germany. Come get your prost on with one of your favorite Imported German Beers, Bratwurst, Rotisserie Chicken, Hamburgers, Pork Sandwiches, Strudel, Pretzels & more....

Guests can enter the Beer Drinking & Stein Holding Contests, and of course do the Chicken Dance! Enjoy tasty shots served by their beautiful shot hostesses. This is the party capitol of the OC Don’t miss the fun Wednesday through Saturday is our adult nights & Sunday’s are family day and Dachshund Races.

LOCATION:
Old World Festival Hall
7561 Center Avenue
Huntington Beach

INFORMATION:
714-696-TAP1 (8271)

Brea Jazzestival - Brea
Third Weekend in September

The Jazz Festival is a crowd favorite from people in and around Orange County. The outdoor event draws well over 12,000 people during the four-weekend musical jazz extravaganza in the month of September. A prime seating area is set up for visitors. People can also bring their chairs and watch the festival from their vantage point, as Brea Downtown sets the ambiance.

There is a beer and wine garden, VIP seating area, fine arts & craft show and kid’s zone. Attendees can plan a grand Jazz night out by including dining and shopping at the various choices of restaurants and retail shops in Brea Downtown. General admission and parking is free.

LOCATION:
Downtown Brea

INFORMATION:
714-674-0801

St NorbertFest - Orange
Friday, September 16, 2016
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The annual St. Norbertfest (formerly Oktoberfest) continues to grow and helps to build the parish, school, and the Orange community. There will be great food fun games such as Sumo Mania, bingo, raffles, exciting ridesand awesome entertainment for everyone—it’s a perfect time for fellowship!

LOCATION:
St. Norbert Catholic Church
300 E. Taft Avenue
Orange, CA 92865

INFORMATION:
(714) 637-4360

Annual Southern California Brain Tumor Walk - Anaheim
September 17, 2016

The Southern California Brain Tumor Walk is an inspirational, all-ages fundraising walk and community day to support the brain tumor cause.

Form a team of family, friends and co-workers and help make a difference in the fight against brain tumors!

LOCATION:
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Anaheim, CA

Surf City Days - Huntington Beach
September 17 & 18, 2016

A great way to end the summer! Spend this weekend at Huntington Beach Downtown and engage in your favorite activities as a participant or spectator.

Join the 46th Annual Surf Competition, CBVA Volleyball Tournament, HSS/Surfline Demo Days, Old Skool Skate Demo, CrossFit Surf City Competition and Surfin' Sundays concert.

LOCATION:
Huntington Beach Pier & Downtown locations
Huntington Beach, CA

Dozynki Harvest Festival - Yorba Linda
September 17 & 18, 2016

Celebrating Polish culture with food, music dancing and exhibits. Dozynki is a celebration of thanksgiving after a bountiful harvest that dates back to 16th century Poland. It remains a long-standing tradition in Polish communities throughout the world, including the United States and Canada.

The Dozynki will feature Polish folk dancers in traditional costumes plus delicious polish food such as freshly prepared stuffed cabbage, traditional pierogi, authentic Polska Kielbasa and Polish beer.

LOCATION:
Pope John Paul II Polish Center
3999 Rose Dr
Yorba Linda, CA

INFORMATION:
714-996-8161

Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair - Anaheim
Saturday, September 24, 2016
9 am - 4 pm

Visit the Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair to shop for one of a kind handmade items from local crafters. No multi-tiered marketers. Real art and handmade items! Attention foodies! Food will be sold, including Eastern European favorites, baked goods and homemade jam! Free balloon animals! All day raffle!

Church tours, that will include viewing hand painted icons, at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Vespers Liturgy at 5:00pm. All are welcome. Stop on by and have a great time!

LOCATION:
Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church
995 N. West St.
Anaheim, CA 92801

Cruisin' For A Cure Car Show
Costa Mesa

September 24, 2016

The world's largest one day car show dedicated to helping find a cure for Prostate Cancer.

Live music, food and vendors.

LOCATION:
OC Fair and Expo Center
Costa Mesa

J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Annual BBQ and Family Faire - San Juan Capistrano
September 24, 2016
Gates open at 4 pm

Traditional family barbecue in a casual setting featuring live country western entertainment, activities for children, live and silent auctions and riding demonstrations throughout the evening. Country western wear is encouraged!

All proceeds benefit the programs of the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center dedicated to improving the lives of persons with disabilities through horsemanship.

LOCATION:
The J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center
26284 Oso Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
949-240-8441

Irvine Global Village Festival - Irvine
September 24, 2016
10 am - 6 pm

Boasting artistic cultural performances on five stages, the Festival's live entertainment is a mosaic of music and dance representing more than 50 cultures from Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America. Immerse yourself in cultural displays, world religion and demonstrations, indulge in international cuisine, explore the world marketplace and keep the little ones in motion with hands-on art projects, games and activities in a giant, interactive Kids Village.

Festival admission and parking are free.

LOCATION:
Bill Barber Park
4 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92618

INFORMATION:
949-724-6606

Orange County Craft Beer Festival - Silverado
September 24, 2016

This year there will be over 90 breweries serving over 200 craft & import beers plus awesome food, live entertainment, beer seminars, all at the best location in Orange County. This is one beer fest where you won’t feel like you are choosing from the same brands you can get in your grocery store. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted.

This event raises thousands of dollars for the Fallen Fire Fighters Relief Fund

LOCATION:
Oak Canyon Park
5305 Santiago Canyon Road
Silverado, CA

INFORMATION:
949-363-1774

Orange County Children's Book Festival - Costa Mesa
Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016
9:30 am to 4:30 pm

The Orange County Children’s Book Festival is designed specifically for children of all ages. This family-fun festival attracts more than 30,000 visitors who will be entertained and delighted by authors, illustrators, booksellers, animals, storytellers, costumed characters, train rides, crafts, food and entertainment and much, much more.

Admission and parking are free.

LOCATION:
Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa

INFORMATION:
(714) 838-4528

Tiller Days- Tustin
September 30 - October 2, 2016

Tustin Tiller Days has been a regular event in Tustin since 1957. The event provides an opportinity for Tustin to celebrate Orange County's agricultural heritage. Features Parade (on Saturday at 10 am), carnival, rides, food and entertainmnet

LOCATION:
17522 Beneta Way
Tustin, CA 92780

INFORMATION:
714-573-3326

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