Tuesday, January 29, 2013

free: celebrate the coming lunar new year with Bower's Museum this Sunday, Feb 3rd!

Sunday, February 3rd from 12-noon to 3:30pm Bower's Museum is hosting a cultural celebration where attendees can learn about the asian lunar new year through music, food, dancing, and smiles.

check out the event details here.

Bower's Museum
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

get hoppin'! Brew Hub's OC Microbrewery Tour on Sat Jan 26th

get ready for a tasty ride this Saturday, January 26th with BrewHub's OC Microbrewery Tour, where beer adventurers take a tour of 3 OC breweries with a taste of at least 4 beers at each stop.

learn about the craft beer brewing process from hops to hootch (well, make that beer).

check out all the details at OC Microbrewery Tour's page.

get hoppin'!

it's "clay time" for the family at Irvine Fine Arts Center

Saturday, January 26th from 10am to 11:30am you and the family can get your hands dirty with clay art at the Irvine Fine Arts Center (IFAC).
every Saturday you and your tikes can learn about art at the IFAC with Family Art Time.  here's the description of the series from their website:

"Parents and children experiment with different media including drawing and painting, mixed media, clay, printmaking and more with guidance from an art instructor. Parent must enroll and participate with enrolled child. Ages 5+. Parent participation required. Both parent and child need to enroll in the class."

it's just $8 per person to have some fun with creative techniques across a range of media.  click here to visit the reservations page and get your family on the sign-up sheet.

Irvine Fine Arts Center
14321 Yale Avenue
Irvine, CA

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get your art on!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Dinner, with a Deadly Twist! The Dinner Detective's Murder Mystery Dinner, OC Edition

The Dinner Detective - Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show (OC) is hosting one of their hit macabre meals this Saturday, January 26th at the Embassey Suites Hotel, in Santa Ana.

expect: a deliciously titillating, entertaining evening

purchase your tickets in advance & check their website for pricing.  if you can't make this show, check out their other up-coming events on the complete schedule.

Embassey Suites Hotel
1325 East Dyer Road
Santa Ana, CA

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live it up!


Sunday, January 20, 2013

What's on the Menu? Newport Beach Restaurant Week is in Full Swing

it's that time of year again, Newport Beach Restaurant Week is here and in full swing.

get your grub on! go ahead and treat yourself to some great cuisine at a new places, and old favorites, in Newport Beach.

there are amazing deals on gourmet chow that you won't see ever again - or until next year, ha.  3-course prix fixe menus start at $10 for lunch and $20 for dinner.

check out what's on the menu at all the participating locations: 2013 NBRW Menu

make your reservation at the Open Table event page.  don't wait too long, the festivities (and deals) end January 27th.

check in via Foursquare and maybe you will see me at the same restaurant!  feel free to say "hi". =)

Thursday, January 17, 2013

so cute! Disney 3D Toy Story Alien iPhone 5 Case on Amazon

whilst shopping on Amazon, i came across this adorable Disney® iPhone 5 Case:

how cute is this? it's under $10 (shipping included)! one of the LGM's eyes hinges to reveal the camera, too. genius... just adorable, pure-genius...