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Sunday, April 28 – Sunday Brunch (10:00-2:00)
Tuesday, April 30 – Taco Tuesday (5:00-8:00)
Sunday, May 12 – Mother’s Day Brunch *Reservations Required* (10:00-2:00)
Mother’s Day Events
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Mother’s Day Events
Newport Beach Film Festival
When: Thursday, April 25 – Thursday, May 2
Where: Various theaters in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa & Santa Ana
Set in beautiful Newport Beach, a few blocks away from spectacular coastline and less than an hour from Hollywood, the Festival annually host several premieres and galas for a singular festival experience. This year’s festival will be screening over 300 features and short films and welcoming over 500 filmmakers and 50,000 film fans to Orange County.
When: Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April, 28
Where: OC Fair & Event Center – 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa
A giant animal entertainment and education festival. It’s the largest pet and pet product expo in the world. Over 1,000 animals will entertain you in stage shows, competitions and demonstrations including dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, rodents, goats, pigs, llamas, rabbits, miniature horses and more. There will also be pet adoptions, pet products for sale, petting zoo, how-to workshops and advice from animal experts. It is presented by a nonprofit organization to promote responsible pet care. Please do not bring your pets.
When: Saturday, April 27 from 6:00 – 9:00
Where: Norman P. Murray Center – 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo
Put on your cowboy boots and hat and come to our Country Music event in the Sycamore Room at Norman P. Murray. A night of country music and dancing, join us early to learn line dancing. Dinner catered by Outback chicken and ribs for $10 with bottle water. Beer and wine available for an additional fee. All proceeds benefiting the Mission Viejo Friends of the Arts.
ACES Hot Rod Resurrection Car Show
When: Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 – 3:00
Where: Old World Village – 7561 Center Ave. Huntington Beach
Doheny Wood Woodie & Car Show
When: Saturday, April 27
Where: Doheny State Beach
Taste of Huntington Beach
When: Sunday, April 28 from 12:00 – 4:00
Where: Sports Complex at Talbert and Goldenwest – 18100 Goldenwest, Huntington Beach
A unique sampling of favorite local restaurants in Huntington Beach, paired with the finest wines in California, all in the name of charity! Proceeds benefit the children’s wing of the Huntington Beach Library
Beach Club Opening Day Celebration
When: Saturday, May 4 from 1:00 – 3:00
Where: 21472 Avenida De Los Fundadores, Rancho Santa Margarita
Celebrate the opening of the Beach Club summer season! Enjoy music, games and activities at the beautiful Lago Santa Margarita Beach Club. Register at link below.
When: Through April
Where: 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.
You can book cruises at the following locations:
Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Safari
34451 Ensenada Place, Dana Point
Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching
34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point
Davey’s Locker Whale Watching
400 Main Street, Newport Beach
309 Palm – Suite A, Newport Beach