Things to Do in Orange County This Weekend

By Alice Sun
Alice Sun
Alice Sun
June 23, 2022 Updated: June 23, 2022

2022 OC Parks Sunset Cinema

The annual Sunset Cinema film series features 12 free movies in parks across the county. Sunset Cinema is on Friday evenings at Craig Regional Park. This week the park will be showing the iconic romance movie The Princess Bride. Craig Regional Park. 3300 State College Boulevard, Fullerton. Friday from 6–8 p.m. Free admission. For more information.

Pro Musica Stars of Tomorrow Concert

The Irvine Classical Players Seraphim Symphony and 10 soloists will perform works by Vivaldi, Bach, Händel, Telemann, Hoffmeister, Piazzolla, Copland, and other composers. Jacob Sustaita will be the orchestra conductor. Irvine United Congregational Church. 4915 Alton Parkway, Irvine. Friday 5–7 p.m. Free admission. RSVP here.

A Taste of Greece

The 42nd annual Greek Festival is a three-day event and features live performances, church tours, kids’ play, and authentic Greek food. Visitors not only can experience the traditional Greek food and songs but can also discover the history and theology of icons in the church. Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church in Irvine. 4949 Alton Parkway, Irvine. Friday through Sunday. Times vary. Admission $3, children under 10 are free. For more information.

Sawdust Art Festival

The 56th annual Sawdust Art Festival features works from over 150 Laguna Beach artists, live music, and entertainment, complimentary art classes, glassblowing, and art demonstrations. Outdoor dining is available onsite; visitors can grab a bite at any of the six food concessions. 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. June 24 to Aug. 28. Times vary. Tickets start at $10. Free for children ages 5 and under. Get your tickets here.

OC Pet Adoption

Bob from Skechers and Petco Love is hosting an adoption event to help the animal welfare organization’s shelter pets find a permanent home. Cats and dogs from OC Animal Care will be available for adoption at the Santa Ana Skechers store. 1715 North Bristol Street, Santa Ana. Saturday. For more information.

Summer Concert Features Local Band

The Trade marketplace place is hosting a summer concert performed by the local band One Less Guest. The band originated in Duluth, Minnesota. One Less Guest band members are Ren Cooper, Nick Muska, Cody Thoreson, and Nick Glass. They began regularly performing around Southern California after relocating to Anaheim in 2021. Trade Marketplace. 222 Michelson Drive, Irvine. Saturday from 6–9 p.m. Free admission. To learn more.

Title IX 50th Anniversary 5K Run/Walk

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Title IX legislation, the Richard Nixon Foundation will host the Nixon 5K Run/Walk. This course begins at the Nixon Library and will follow Yorba Linda’s El Cajon Trail. This is accessible for runners of all levels, strollers are welcome and dogs are allowed. The Richard Nixon Library & Museum. 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard Yorba Linda. Saturday starts at 7 a.m. Tickets range from $25-40. Get your tickets here.

Come From Away Musical

The musical “Come from Away” is based on the events in the Newfoundland town of Gander after the 9/11 attacks, when approximately 7,000 passengers were stranded in the airport. It is a story about love, trust, and humanity. The running time is approximately 1 hour and 42 minutes. Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Saturday and Sunday. Times vary. Tickets start at $40. For more information.

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