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Sawdust Festival
Jun
28
to Sep 1

Sawdust Festival

Art enthusiasts, collectors, and novice artists have come to the Sawdust since our beginning in 1966 for our mix of fine art and craft. Media include hand-blown and fused glass, painting, jewelry, surf art, ceramics, clothing and textiles, wood and metal sculpture, scrimshaw, photography, and so much more.

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Skate | Create: The Art of Skateboarding
Aug
27
to Oct 5

Skate | Create: The Art of Skateboarding

  • Golden West College Art Gallery (map)
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The GWC Art Gallery is pleased to present a monumental exhibition exploring the art and culture of skateboarding with “Skate | Create: The Art of Skateboarding.” This exhibition will highlight the historic and contemporary art and artists that have been contributing to this major sub-culture in Southern California since the 1960s.

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Water Lantern Festival - Dana Point
Oct
5
3:30 PM15:30

Water Lantern Festival - Dana Point

Experience the beauty as thousands of lights illuminate the water at the first-ever 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival at Dana Point Harbor, in partnership with Dana Point Harbor Partners.
Enjoy local food, music, and entertainment prior to the lantern launch at sunset. Kids are free.

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First Thursday Art Walk - Laguna Beach
Jun
6
5:00 PM17:00

First Thursday Art Walk - Laguna Beach

First Thursdays Art Walk Laguna Beach celebrates the diverse cultural art scene of Laguna Beach and is free to the public with participation by more than 30 member galleries.
The museum offers free admission from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and docents are available for tours.
On June 6, enjoy a live performance by classical guitarist Nicholas Yrizarry.
Now on view, "Self-Help Graphics, 1983-1991" highlights a selection of prints from the East LA printmaking workshop and arts center that emerged from the Chicano movement of the 1960s.

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Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month
Jun
1
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month

  • pin Downtown Santa Ana 200 N Main St, Santa Ana, California 92701 (map)
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Have a great time exploring DTSA First Saturday Artwalk! Downtown Santa Ana will be full of energy with art vendors and live music setup on the Artists Village Promenade, Calle Cuatro Plaza Night Market, Spurgeon Paseo Dancing in the Streets, Artwalk Alleys and holiday celebrations throughout! Not to mention sourrounding restaurants and brewpubs.

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Balboa Island Artwalk
May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Balboa Island Artwalk

Over a Mile of Art & Live Music! The Balboa Island Artwalk is the premier showcase for talented local artists and marks the start of the Island's summer season. The 25th Annual Balboa Island Artwalk will take place along the South Bay front Promenade. Admission is free. This fine art show features 90 artists exhibiting paintings, fine jewelry, blown glass, sculpture, and photography. Spectators will enjoy live music throughout the day on six stages along the walk.

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Joshua Tree Music Festival
May
16
to May 19

Joshua Tree Music Festival

  • Joshua Tree Lake Campground (map)
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A growing family of music and art lovers convene in the Mojave desert twice a year - each May and October. This 4 day event features continuous live music, yoga from sunrise to sunset, kids activities, magical visual arts, healthy food options, inspiring play-shops, world market, Astronomy Theater + so much more. Leave inspired, rejuvenated, refreshed and full of LOVE.

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Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month

  • pin Downtown Santa Ana 200 N Main St, Santa Ana, California 92701 (map)
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Have a great time exploring DTSA First Saturday Artwalk! Downtown Santa Ana will be full of energy with art vendors and live music setup on the Artists Village Promenade, Calle Cuatro Plaza Night Market, Spurgeon Paseo Dancing in the Streets, Artwalk Alleys and holiday celebrations throughout! Not to mention sourrounding restaurants and brewpubs.

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Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month
Apr
6
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month

  • pin Downtown Santa Ana 200 N Main St, Santa Ana, California 92701 (map)
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Have a great time exploring DTSA First Saturday Artwalk! Downtown Santa Ana will be full of energy with art vendors and live music setup on the Artists Village Promenade, Calle Cuatro Plaza Night Market, Spurgeon Paseo Dancing in the Streets, Artwalk Alleys and holiday celebrations throughout! Not to mention sourrounding restaurants and brewpubs.

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Musink Music Festival & Tattoo Convention
Mar
8
to Mar 10

Musink Music Festival & Tattoo Convention

  • OC Fair & Events Center (map)
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MUSINK will feature hundreds of world-renowned tattoo artists, music performances from top rock and punk artists including Suicidal Tendencies, Limp Bizkit, Travis Barker (drum & DJ set), Fear, Hatebreed, Dead Kennedys, Sick Of It All, T.S.O.L. and more, as well as the Low 'N' Slow Car Show presented by Famous Stars and Straps. .

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Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month

  • pin Downtown Santa Ana 200 N Main St, Santa Ana, California 92701 (map)
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Have a great time exploring DTSA First Saturday Artwalk! Downtown Santa Ana will be full of energy with art vendors and live music setup on the Artists Village Promenade, Calle Cuatro Plaza Night Market, Spurgeon Paseo Dancing in the Streets, Artwalk Alleys and holiday celebrations throughout! Not to mention sourrounding restaurants and brewpubs.

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Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month
Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month

  • pin Downtown Santa Ana 200 N Main St, Santa Ana, California 92701 (map)
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Have a great time exploring DTSA First Saturday Artwalk! Downtown Santa Ana will be full of energy with art vendors and live music setup on the Artists Village Promenade, Calle Cuatro Plaza Night Market, Spurgeon Paseo Dancing in the Streets, Artwalk Alleys and holiday celebrations throughout! Not to mention sourrounding restaurants and brewpubs.

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Elton John Farewell Tour
Jan
22
to Jan 23

Elton John Farewell Tour

“Performing live fuels me and I’m ecstatic and humbled to continue to play to audiences across the globe,” said Elton. “I plan to bring the passion and creativity that has entertained my fans for decades to my final tour. After the tour finishes, I’m very much looking forward to closing off that chapter of my life by saying farewell to life on the road. I need to dedicate more time to raising my children.”

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LA Zoo Lights
Dec
27
6:00 PM18:00

LA Zoo Lights

Glowing animals welcome you on an unforgettable nighttime journey that includes giant illuminated snowflakes, a disco ball forest, a whimsical herd of animated elephants, and a twinkling tunnel filled with dynamic swirls of color. Make unforgettable holiday memories as you explore this wild wonderland of light under the stars at the beautiful L.A. Zoo. Along the way, view real reindeer, visit with Santa on select dates, and enjoy seasonal treats and goodies.

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Christmas in the Canyons
Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

Christmas in the Canyons

Plan to spend the day in Historic Downtown Silverado with a day of Fun,Food and Holiday music. Santa arrives at 10 am leading the annual Holiday Un-Parade. Photos with him from 10am-3:30pm. Come into town on the free wagon hayride. Do you holiday shopping choosing from the hand items from over 60 craft vendors. Food, music and wine tasting. Something for everybody.

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Dana Point Harbor Parade of Lights
Dec
7
to Dec 15

Dana Point Harbor Parade of Lights

The 44th Annual Boat Parade of Lights will take place on December 7, 8, 14 and 15 and feature the theme “A Western Wonderland.” On each evening of the parade, OC Parks will host free family activities throughout Dana Point Harbor including games, crafts, live entertainment and selfies with Santa, all with a western twist. Festivities begin each day at 4:30 p.m. and the Boat Parade of Lights starts at 7:30 p.m.

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Trader Santa's: TikiLand Trading Co.
Dec
2
9:00 AM09:00

Trader Santa's: TikiLand Trading Co.

  • 777 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, California 92651 (map)
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Greetings fellow TikiLanders! We're going to be in Laguna Beach again, this time for "Trader Santa's TikiLand Trading Co." marketplace of over 60 Tiki artists, makers, and vendors.
Feel the ocean breeze as you stroll and indulge in Dole Whips, by Hula Girls Shave Ice, tiki cocktails and cuisine at the on-site pop-up by Royal Hawaiian, our grand sponsor.

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Winter Fantasy - Sawdust Festival
Nov
17
to Dec 16

Winter Fantasy - Sawdust Festival

Winter Fantasy features 175 artists and makers, three stages of live music and entertainment, thousands of lights and decorations, glassblowing and art demos, hands-on pottery wheel and art classes, falling snow and holiday photo-ops with Santa, outdoor eateries and cafes, festive saloon offerings, and so much more! Experience Sawdust’s magical 3-acre art village during the holiday season, transformed into a picture perfect winter wonderland in the heart of Laguna Beach for five weekends only.

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Casa Wellness: Succulent Wreath Making
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Casa Wellness: Succulent Wreath Making

In this interactive workshop led by our Garden Director, participants create a living wreath using succulents grown in the Casa gardens. These handmade wreaths are perfect for the holidays and last all year long with easy care.

Casa Wellness Wednesdays are made possible with the support of Maggie and Eddie Chang.

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The Idle Hour - Museum Collection at Casa Romantica
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

The Idle Hour - Museum Collection at Casa Romantica

Casa Romantica will showcase some of the most significant holdings of The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine in Casa Romantica’s stunning Spanish Revival exhibition space and cultural center by the sea. The Idle Hour captures the beauty of the Southern California landscape as it was painted by the West Coast’s most renowned plein air artists between 1850 and 1930, and includes works by Joseph Kleitsch, Colin Campbell Cooper, Arthur Rider, Franz Bischoff, Granville Redmond, and Laguna Art Museum co-founder Anna Hill.

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The Idle Hour - Museum collection on display at Casa Romantica
Nov
7
2:00 PM14:00

The Idle Hour - Museum collection on display at Casa Romantica

FREE TO THE PUBLIC - The Idle Hour: The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine curated by Berenika Schmitz. The exhibition, which is on view from November 9, 2018 through March 10, 2019, is a prominent collection of California Impressionist art. Among The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine, select works will be hung at Casa Romantica featuring still-lifes, landscapes and human subjects. Some of the exhibition’s highlights include works from Joseph Kleitsche, Colin Campbell, Aurthur Rider, Franz Bischoff and John Rich.

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Newport Beach Art in the Park - Free Admission
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Newport Beach Art in the Park - Free Admission

  • 100 Civic Center Drive Newport Beach, CA, 92660 United States (map)
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The Newport Beach Cultural Arts are presented by the Newport Beach City Arts Commission. Offering enriching programs and varied community events.
- More than 100 artists and 1,800 visitors in 2017.
- Located on the Civic Green in the Newport Beach Civic Center
- New features added in 2018

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Irvine Valley Global Village Festival - The Great Park
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Irvine Valley Global Village Festival - The Great Park

  • Orange County Great Park, 8000 Great Park Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92618 (map)
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Founded in 1998 by a group of Irvine residents to help promote understanding and build harmony within Irvine’s many diverse cultures, the day-long Global Village Festival is now Irvine’s signature event, featuring more than 100 performances on five stages; international cuisine and food from more than 50 restaurants; an international marketplace filled with unique crafts and textiles; interactive, educational and entertaining cultural displays, demonstrations, and performances; and an international village just for kids.

More than 40 local restaurants and gourmet food trucks serve up samples of regional and international specialties from boba smoothies, miso soup, falafel, Mexican fusion tacos and German pretzels to Japanese dumplings, Hawaiian shaved ice and the all-American bacon-wrapped hot dog. Please be prepared with cash for food and beverage purchases.

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Balboa Island Carnival & Taste of the Island
Sep
16
1:00 PM13:00

Balboa Island Carnival & Taste of the Island

  • Balboa Island - 200 Block of Marine Ave (map)
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The event, which will take place on Marine Ave., the main island thoroughfare, will offer fun for the entire family. The Balboa Island Carnival & Taste of the Island will be a celebration of the charming beach community. - Carnival games -  Rides - Dunk tank - Bungee jump - Pie-eating contest - Food stations - Raffles - Beer and wine garden

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Casa Cinema - Charade - Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn - Free
Aug
14
8:00 PM20:00

Casa Cinema - Charade - Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn - Free

Audrey Hepburn and Carey Grant star in this comedic-yet-suspenseful whodunit film about a wealthy woman being pursued by several strangers who seek a fortune that her murdered husband had stolen. Often described as “the best Hitchcock film that Hitchcock didn’t make,” the film received numerous Oscar and Golden Globe nominations
Casa Cinema is a luxury screening experience with wine, Casa Cafe plates, popcorn, and lounge furniture seating. This film will be shown outdoors in the historic Casa Courtyard.

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Casa Up Close - The History of Baja
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

Casa Up Close - The History of Baja

Learn about the history, culture, and legends of Baja California with self-described “Baja buff” Greg Niemann, the author of nonfiction books Baja Fever and Baja Legends. Nieman has been visiting Baja California all his life, and has written award-winning articles for several regional travel publications.

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Pageant of the Masters
Jul
7
to Sep 1

Pageant of the Masters

On each evening of the Festival of Arts summer schedule, ticket holders are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants (living pictures), incredibly faithful re­creations of classical and contemporary works of art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.  An outdoor amphitheater, professional orchestra, original score, live narration, intricate sets, sophisticated lighting, expert staff and hundreds of dedicated volunteers have won recognition for the Pageant of the Masters as the best presentation of its kind.

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Sawdust Festival
Jun
29
to Sep 2

Sawdust Festival

The Sawdust will feature the fine art and craft of over 200 Laguna Beach artists and is sure to be the highlight of your summer adventures.  Media include hand-blown and fused glass, painting, jewelry, surf art, ceramics, clothing and textiles, wood and metal sculpture, scrimshaw, photography, and so much more.

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