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Things To Do This Weekend: May 3 – 5, 2013


Here are our top picks for things to do this weekend in Orange County!


Cinco de Mayo

Cinco-de-Mayo2When: May 5, 2013
All over Orange County!
Here is a list of Cinco de Mayo activities happening in Orange County! Annual Cinco de Mayo Barranda: Hosted by The OC Hispanic Bar Association, this event will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 6:00pm.  Come enjoy tacos, tequila tasting, and margaritas! Cinco @ SOL Newport Beach: It will be slightly more sophisticated than your typical tequila-slinging, beer-guzzling party that Orange County has come to know as Cinco de Mayo, but there are no guarantees that some tequila-slinging won’t take place! More Info…


“Gems of Medici” at The Bowers Museum

gems of the medici2When: April 16 – September 15, 2013
2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA
Click here for pricing.
In the mid-1400s, many celebrated artists, goldsmiths, silversmiths and engravers were attracted by the abundance of wealth in the city of Florence, but the most important factor in this gathering of talent was the presence of the Medici family. Gems of the Medici, a world premier exhibition, highlights some of the oldest and most unique pieces of the Medici collections including antiquities dating from the 1st Century BCE as well as a cornelian which was part of the Seal of Nero. More info…



Huntington Beach Farmers’ Market & Art A-Fair

huntington-beach-farmers-marketWhen: Friday
315 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach

Cost: Free!
The Farmers Market in Huntington Beach is one of hundreds of Farmers Markets throughout California. Pier Plaza Farmer’s Market – A Part of the Friday Afternoon Experience at Huntington Beach, California. Huntington Beach Farmer’s Market held every Friday offers one of the most scenic seaside locations for shopping and treasure hunts in all of California. More info…



Orange County Food & Wine Festival

OC food and wine2When: Saturday, May 4, 2013
Location: Lyon Air Museum
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At the event you will enjoy food and wine from top Orange County restaurants and California wineries from Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles and the Santa Barbara area. You will also find an interesting variety of gifts, products, travel and entertainment items in our silent and live auctions. More info…



Calle Cuatro’s Cinco de Mayo

calle Cuarto3When: Saturday, May 4th & Sunday May 5th
Downtown Santa Ana, CA
Calle Cua­tro cel­e­brates Cinco de Mayo and Fies­tas Patrias (Mexico’s Inde­pen­dence Day) by cre­at­ing the biggest and most antic­i­pated His­panic fes­ti­val in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia! Calle Cuatro’s Cinco de Mayo has about 275,000 attendees and features great food, car­ni­val rides and games, Latin Grammy and Bill­board artist per­for­mances, com­mu­nity enter­tain­ment and more!More info…



Arts ALIVE Festival

Arts aliveWhen: Saturday May 4th & Sunday, May 5th
Oso Viejo on the GreenMission Viejo
Creativity fills the Oso Viejo Park on the Village Green with hands-on activities like ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, gardening tips, live entertainment and so much more. Master “Street Painting” artists will demonstrate life-size vibrant chalk pastel drawings on pavement. More info…


Visit our Calendar of Events for a full list of weekend happenings!

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