Winter Fest Transforms OC Fair & Event Center into Southern California’s Ultimate Winter Experience

Winter Fest at the OC Fair & Event Center is Southern California’s largest winter experience. Features include ice tubing, a two million light walk-through show, ice skating, Snow Play with real snow blown in daily, nightly Christmas tree lighting ceremony, carnival rides, festive entertainment, seasonal eateries, visits with Santa and so much more. “From high-speed […]

Paris in a Cup Tea Salon and Boutique

Cheryl Turner, owner of Paris in a Cup, shares her personal vision and inspiration behind her immensely popular tea salon and boutique based in historic Old Town Orange … in her own words and just in time for the holidays. Visitors to my Tea Salon frequently ask me why I chose a French theme for […]


Pacific Symphony Pops THE TEN TENORS Friday–Saturday, Dec. 16–17, 8 p.m. “Home for the Holidays” is a magical experience for the whole family that will dazzle, delight and captivate audiences. Join Australia’s rockstars of the opera as they amaze and enthrall with their unique selection of traditional and contemporary seasonal favorites. With soaring versions of […]

Monster Jam Returns To Orange County!

Celebrating 25 years of car-crushing, dirt-flying action, the infamous 2,000 horsepower engines are revving up again and ready to roar full throttle back into SoCal as Monster Jam®, the most adrenaline charged motorsports experience for families on the planet, returns to Anaheim in 2017 with more action and more trucks than ever before for fans, […]

HB Pier Snowflake Lighting Ceremony and Main Street Holiday Parade to Benefit At-Risk Youth

To kick off the holiday season, thousands of community members will countdown to the Huntington Beach giant snowflake lighting during the 20th annual “Light a Light of Love” holiday celebration and fundraiser to benefit nonprofit Community Service Programs (CSP) Huntington Beach Youth Shelter, a “safe haven” for homeless, runaway, abused and at-risk youth. The festivities, […]

Family-Friendly Fun Island-Style

Each year in Hawaii as the winter temperatures drop to a lovely 81 degrees, the groundswell charges the shores of Oahu with monstrous waves, sometimes reaching 60 feet tall. For many, the spectacle is overwhelming – the only chance most of us have to see the terrifying immensity of nature up close.  For others, it […]

Discover Graphic Novels at the Orange Public Library

Orange Public Library recently unveiled is new collection of Graphic Novels for Adults.  On Saturday, January 28, 2017 the Orange Public Library & History Center will be hosting a program so you can explore the new collection and join a discussion of your favorite graphic novels and learn more about this popular literary form. The […]

Holiday Happenings in Huntington Harbour

This December, you’ll experience the magic of the holiday season in Huntington Harbour. First, there’s the annual boat parade. This is the 54th year the Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Committee presents a breathtaking parade enjoyed by thousands of spectators. “Symphony of Lights” is the theme this year. Dozens of boats will wind around Harbour waterways on […]

Have an Absolutely Fabulous Holiday at OC’s Most Unique Gifts & Décor Boutique

Diane Silverstein had never heard of the show “Absolutely Fabulous” when she named her aptly-titled gifts and décor boutique in central Huntington Beach. But the fun-loving, irreverent, blonde, champagne-promoting show does give a glimpse into what makes Absolutely Fabulous such a treasure. Absolutely Fabulous is not your run-of-the-mill, Hallmark-style gift shop; they are as fun […]

Wine Cork Pumpkin

If you have a jar of old wine corks lying around, we’ve got the perfect fall décor project for you! Celebrate the start of the season and put those corks to good use with our DIY Wine Cork Pumpkin! Steps: Using the orange craft paint and foam brush, paint the tops of 24 wine corks. […]