Costa Mesa

Sept. 29, 2021

Boo Ha Ha -- A Haunted Oktoberfest

The OC Fair and Events grounds is hosting Boo Ha Ha -- A Haunted Oktoberfest. Put on by Brew Ha Ha Productions, this event will be open Friday and Saturday, October 29th and 30th, from 6pm to midnight.  The event will be three hours of unlimited beer tastings from across the nation, from 6pm to 9pm. There will be live music throughout the event. The focus will be Oktoberkfest and German style lagers. Costumes are encouraged. This is a 21 and over event. They will be open rain or shine. For more information, see their website at, https://ocfair.com/event/boo-ha-ha-a-haunted-oktobeerfest/?wcs_timestamp=1635530400 orhttps://www.theboohaha.com/.

 

Newport Beach was incorporated in 1906, making it one of the oldest cities in Orange County. The population of Newport Beach is 85,000 residents. Located at 2523 East 16thStreet 8, this 1,500 square foot condo is part of the Newport Heights community.This two-bedroom, three-bedroom home was built in 1978.The condo has a loft, which can be converted into a third bedroom. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, fireplace, and extra storage. The newly remodeled kitchen has white shaker cabinets, quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances. Outdoors, there is a private patio for owners to enjoy the outdoors. Students living in the Newport Heights area attend Newport Heights Elementary School, a blue-ribbon school.

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach. The city is 16 square mile city, which is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean, at its southern most end. Located at 1800 Jamaica Road, this 3,100 square foot home is part of the Mesa Verde Collection in the Mesa Verde section of the Costa Mesa. This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1967. Attention to detail can be seen the brick arches, wood shutters and brick arched fireplace. The gourmet kitchen features coffered ceilings, large center island and professional grade appliances. There are views of the foliage of the Mesa Verde Country Club and Golf Course. This home sits on a 11,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, deck, and well-maintained backyard. Mesa Verde is home to 30 different residential neighborhoods.

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Aug. 31, 2021

California Bridal and Wedding Expo

The California Bridal and Wedding Expo is taking place at the OC Fair and Event Center on Sunday, September 12th. The show will begin at 10am and continue until 6pm. From finding the perfect dress, to honeymoon destinations, reception venues, bands, DJ’s, photographers, and many other wedding musts. They will have ideas from black tie affairs to barefoot beach ceremonies, there will be something for everyone. This will be taking place in the Costa Mesa Building. There is free admission with advanced registration, parking is $10.  For more information, see their website at: https://ocfair.com/event/california-bridal-wedding-expo/?wcs_timestamp=1631449800 or https://www.cabridalshows-of.com/free-pass.

 

Shady Canyon is a group of three luxury communities in the Turtle Rock Village in the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is an 800-acre development with three developments, Shady Canyon Country Club and Golf Course, and dedicated green spaces. Located at 35 Salt Bush, this 9,400 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom community. This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2007. There are far reaching views of surrounding hillsides, city night lights, Shady Canyon and Strawberry Farms golf courses. This home sits on a 24,000 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners can relax by the Koi pond, in the swimming pool, by the fireplaces and in the cabana. Among the many amenities offered in Shady Canyon are tennis courts, trails, swimming pool, security, and a clubhouse. 

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach. This is a 16 square mile city which is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean at its southern most end. Located at 2558 Yale Place, this 2,800 square foot home is part of the College Park Collection in Central Costa Mesa. This five-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1957.  This is the first time this home has been for sale in over 60 years. The home has been recently remodeled. The chef’s Kitchen features a 36-inch Dacor range, Viking Refrigerator, and secondary Thermador cooktop. In addition, there is a refrigerated wine closet with display area. This home sits on 6,300 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a patio and swimming pool.  College Park was the first master planned community in Costa Mesa. Central Costa Mesa is home to the Tewinkle Park, Orange County Fair Grounds and Orange Coast College. 

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July 30, 2021

"Toy Story" performed by The Pacific Symphony

The OC Fairgrounds and Events Center is hosting a performance of “Toy Story.”  The Pacific Symphony will perform “Toy Story in Concert,” as a special post fair concert. Follow the story as toy cowboy, Woody and space ranger, Buzz Lightyear, vie for their owner’s heart. The movie was won three Academy Awards including one for the song “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” by Randy Newman. The concert will be held at the Pacific Amphitheatre.  The concert will take place on August 21 at 8:15pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, see either of these websites: https://ocfair.com/events-calendar-view/# or https://www.pacificsymphony.org/.

Lido Isle is part of Newport Beach. Lido Isle is one of the oldest master planned communities in California, having been begun in the 1920’s. Located at 112 Via Dijon, this 2,700 square foot home has five bedrooms and five bathrooms. This home was designed by Urban Arena and was built in 2021. Attention to detail can be seen in the wood burning fireplace, hardwood floors and two courtyards. The gourmet kitchen features a center island, stainless steel appliances and a built-in wine refrigerator. The rooftop deck has views of the Newport Beach coastline, Saddleback Mountains, white water, and city night lights. This home sits on a 3,500 square foot piece of property, with a 40-foot-wide parcel. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a covered verandah. Lido Isle offers many amenities including a private beach, tennis courts, a clubhouse and yacht club.

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city which is 16 square miles and is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean. The city was incorporated in 1953, it has a population of approximately 110,000 residents. Located at 222 Costa Mesa Street, this 2,900 square foot home is part of the Eastside Costa Mesa community. This five-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2010.  The gourmet kitchen features a 6-burner free standing Viking range, travertine countertops and opens to the great room.  There is a main floor bedroom suite with a fireplace, clerestory windows and private porch. This home was built in 2010.  This home sits on a 7,400 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a patio overlooking the gardens. There is also a detached casita with one bedroom, one bath, living area and kitchen. Residents are just a short drive from local beaches and shopping and dining options on 17th Street. 

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June 28, 2021

2021 Orange County Fair

The 2021 Orange County Fair is back and open from July 16th to August 15th. The OC Fair competitions are back.  There will be several concerts to choose from this year.  General admission is $12 on Wednesday and Thursdays and $14 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Parking is $10. If you purchased a 2020 Super Pass, and did not get a refund, it will be honored in 2021. All tickets will need to be purchased in advance this year due to limited capacity. 

For more information or to pre-purchase tickets, see their website at: https://ocfair.com/.

 

Shady Canyon is an 800-acre community with three luxury residential developments, a golf course and country club.  There are approximately 400 homes and 1,000 residents in Shady Canyon. Located at 46 Copper Creek, this 7,400 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom community. This six-bedroom, eight-bathroom home was built in 2005.  Attention to detail can be seen in the central courtyard, wet bar and elevator. The chef’s kitchen features a butler’s pantry, double ovens and built-in wine storage with a tasting area. This home sits on a very large 30,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy entertaining in the cabana or under the covered terrace. Among the many amenities offered Shady Canyon are a swimming g pool, spa, tennis courts and clubhouse. 

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city which is 16 square miles and is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean. The city was incorporated in 1953 and has a population of approximately 110,000 residents. Located at 3484 Windsor Court, this 2,500 square foot home is part of the Wimbledon Village in South Coast Metro area of Costa Mesa. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1979. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, recessed lighting and brick fireplace. The gourmet kitchen features a breakfast counter, custom cabinetry and granite counter tops.  This home sits on a 4,700 square piece of property, with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a covered patio, wrap around front courtyard, mature landscaping with custom planters and a vegetable garden. Wimbledon Village offers many amenities including tennis courts, swimming pool, spa and green spaces for the community to use. South Coast Plaza is just a short drive away.

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May 27, 2021

Farmers Market at OC Fairgrounds has a New Location

The OC Fair and Events Center is hosting the regular farmers market in a new location.  The new location is in Lot G, enter at Gate 8 off Arlington. This is your opportunity to shop an OC Farm Bureau certified farmers’ market for fresh produce, flowers, fish, honey and much more. There will be vendors selling hot food for lunch including tamales, tacos and burritos. The farmers market is open every Thursday from 9am to 1pm. Admission and parking is free. For more information, see their website at: https://ocfair.com/event/farmers-market/?wcs_timestamp=1622710800.

 

Shady Canyon is a group of luxury communities in the Turtle Rock Village of the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is an 800-acre development with a Country Club, Golf Course, 400 homes and 1,000 residents. Located at 23 Needle Grass, this 13,000 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom development. This six-bedroom, ten-bathroom estate was built in 2010.Attention to detail can be seen in the coffered ceilings, recessed lighting and custom drapery. The chef’s kitchen features a Sub-Zero refrigerator, stainless steel appliances and a secondary kitchen with an open pantry. In addition, the home has a wine room, gym and a twelve-car garage. There are wonderful views of the surrounding canyons and hills, and city night lights. This home sits on a very large 30,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool and spa. 

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine and Newport Beach. The city was incorporated in 1953 and has a population of 110,000 residents. Located at 924 Evergreen Place, this 2,700 square foot home is part of the Freedom Homes development in the  Southwest section of Costa Mesa. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 2016. Attention to detail can be seen in the polished concrete floors, high volume ceilings and custom LED lighting. The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel farmhouse sink, stainless steel appliances and a large center island. This home overlooks Canyon Park. This home sits on a 7,200 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outside homeowners will enjoy a covered patio, projector and screen and built-in workout area. Residents have direct access to the Canyon and easy access to the Santa Ana River Trail. Local beaches are just a bike ride away.

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April 30, 2021

May’s Tuesday Night Dance Class at Segerstrom Center

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts is offering a variety of online virtual events and in-person events. Tuesday night dance classes are back and are in-person and outdoors. May’s Tuesday Night Dance Class will be Bollywood themed. Classes will be taught by Bollywood dance instructor Apra Bhandari. Classes will meet May 4th through May 25th, classes start at 6:30pm.  The class will be held in the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza. No dance experience is required for these fun classes.  For more information, or to reserve your spot, see their website at: https://www.scfta.org/events/2021/oc-tuesday-night-dance-bollyw.

 

Pelican Hill is part of the Newport Coast section of Newport BeachPelican Hill is made-up of five luxurious developments: Pelican Hill, Pelican Crest, Pelican Point, Pelican Ridge and Pelican Ridge Estates. Located at 3 Rim Ridge, this 11,000 square foot home is part of the Pelican Hill development. This six-bedroom, eight-bathroom home was built in 2001. Attention to detail can be seen in the ornamental ironwork, rock crystal chandeliers and artisan ceilings.This home sits on a very large 29,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. The property has 225 feet of unimpeded views of the Pacific Ocean, whitewater, sandy beaches, Catalina Island, Back Bay and the Pelican Hills Resort Golf Courses. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy 2,200 square foot of covered loggias, swimming pool, spa and half sports court.

 

Costa Mesa is part Orange County and has a population of approximately 110,000 residents. Known as ‘The City of the Arts,” Costa mesa is home to the South Coast Repertory Theater, Orange County Performing Arts Center and the Segerstrom Concert Hall. Located at 1523 Orange Avenue, this 3,300 square foot home is part of the Eastside Heights neighborhood in the Eastside section of Costa Mesa. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2015, by architect Marc Scheurer. The home is built to LEED standards with Lutron lighting, Nest climate control and Sun Power solar panels. Attention to detail can be seen in the wood paneled ceilings, Ecosmart fireplaces and custom built-ins. The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, an island and wine refrigerator. This home sits on a 6,100 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa and covered loggia with a fireplace. Eastside Costa Mesa is bordered by Newport Beach, giving residents a short drive to the beach.

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March 31, 2021

Virtual Imaginology

Imaginology will be going virtual in 2021. All the S.T.E.A.M. fun that Imaginology offers will be online for students, parents and teachers to view from Monday, April 19th through Sunday, April 25th. Imaginology will continue to free and open to all. Imaginology offers science, engineering, arts and math to students of all ages.  There will be activities and hands on learning projects offered. Student competitions are still going on in the following areas collage, cosplay, digital art, drawing, painting, photography, poetry and 3D creations.  For more information or to reserve a spot, see their website at: https://ocfair.com/event/2021-imaginology-goes-virtual/?wcs_timestamp=1618822800.

 

Newport Beach is a beach side city ideally located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Newport Beach offers real estate options for everyone from upscale mobile home parks to one-of-a-kind ocean front estates. Located at 9 Seabluff, this 4,500 square foot home is part of the Wyndover Bay development in Bonita Canyon.This five-bedroom, six-bathroom home was built in 1998. The home has been recently remodeled including all new doors such as Dutch Doors, bi-fold doors and French doors. The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, stone countertops and a large center island. This home sits on an 8,100 square foot home with a cul-de-sac setting. Bonita Canyon is a 24-hour guard gated community. Balboa Island beaches are close by for residents to enjoy. Wyndover Bay was built by Taylor Woodrow with 103 single family homes. 

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine and Newport Beach. This 16 square mile city is just one mile from the beach and has the city slogan, “The City of Arts.” Located at 1989 Kornat, this 1,800 square foot home is part of the Balearic Park neighborhood in the Mesa Verde section of Costa Mesa. This four-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 1964. This ranch style home has vinyl plank floors, an open floor plan and a fireplace. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and quartz counter tops. This home sits on a 6,900 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy manicured gardens, built-in bar and fire pit. Mesa Verde is bordered by the 405 Freeway, Harbor Boulevard, Adams Boulevard, Fairview Park and the Santa Ana River Trail.

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March 1, 2021

Outdoor Vintage Market

The Orange County Fairgrounds and Event Center is hosting an Outdoor Vintage Market. This is Orange County’s premiere vintage event. There will be over 150 vendors with tons of options for shopping.  There will be vintage items, antique items, repurposed materials, European, farmhouse, industrial and handcrafted items for sale. This is a completely outdoor event, enter at gate 3, off of Fairview at Merrimac Way.  The sale is open for one day only of Saturday, March 13th from 9am to 4pm. Admission is free, parking is $7. For more information see either of these websites: https://ocfair.com/event/flying-miz-daisy-vintage-market/?wcs_timestamp=1615626000 or https://www.flyingmizdaisy.com/.

 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar is known locally as the CDM. Corona del Mar is Spanish for the “Crown of the Sea.” Located at 3521 Lilac Avenue, Unit #6 is 1,800 square feet and part of the Terracesdevelopment. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 1986. Guests enter the home through a gated courtyard. This condo unit is a one level home. The updated kitchen features white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and an island. Outdoors, homeowner will enjoy a view deck. There is an attached two car garage. The Terraces is a 55+ community. The Oasis Senior Center is next door, The Villages of Corona del Mar, Fashion Island golf and the beaches are just minutes away. 

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach.  This is a 16 square mile city which was incorporated in 1953. Located at 1617 Aliso Avenue, this 1,800 square foot home is part of the Ranch development in Eastside Heights. This four-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 1969. This home features a formal living room and dining room. The updated kitchen has stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops and newer cabinetry. This home sits on a 5,000 square foot piece of property, with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a large brick patio and enclosed and private back yard. Residents are just south of 17th Street, which offers wonderful dining and shopping options. The beach is just a ten-minute bike ride from this home. Students living here, attend Newport Heights Elementary School, Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School.

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Feb. 2, 2021

Jurassic Quest

The Orange County Fairgrounds and Event Center is hosting Jurassic Quest. This is a drive thru experience with over 70 moving and roaring dinosaurs, including their 50-foot Megalodon, T. Rex, Spinosaurus and Tricertops. There is an online accompanying audio tour that will guide you through the exhibit. In addition to the land-based dinosaurs there is an additional exhibit focusing on marine creatures. Jurassic Quest is open February 5th through the 14th, they are closed on Monday and Tuesday, hours vary, check their website for further details. Ticket prices are per vehicle and start at $49.  For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://ocfair.com/event/jurassic-quest-drive-thru/?wcs_timestamp=1612522800 or at 

https://www.jurassicquest.com/events/drive-thru-costa-mesa-ca.

 

Laguna Beach is just south of Newport Beach in Orange County. Laguna Beach has a population of approximately 23,000 residents. Located at 2,200 square foot home is part of The Canyon development. This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1944. This home sits on a large 13,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, there are multiply patios, gardens and two outbuildings, an artist studio and a loft style room. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, surrounding canyons and city night lights. The Canyon is at the top of Laguna Beach just off of Highway 18. Beaches are a ten-minute drive. 

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine and Newport Beach. Costa Mesa is ideally located 37 miles south of Los Angles and 88 miles north of San Diego. Located at 2721 Skylark Circle, this 2,600 square foot home is part of the Buccola development in the Mesa Verde section of Costa Mesa. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1972. This home is in the upper bird streets on a street with only eight homes. This home sits on a 6,800 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy swimming pool, hot tub and waterfall. There are not any Mello Roos or HOA fees in this neighborhood. Buccola is home to the highly desirable bird streets. This is a very family-oriented area with a fabulous library. Residents are three miles to the beach and close to golf, Fairview Park and Tanager Park. 

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Dec. 30, 2020

Centennial Farm

Centennial Farm is open and ready for visitors again.  Centennial Farm is asking people to make a reservations, no walk ups are being taken at this time.  Simply make a reservation online or by phone, their hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 11am to 3pm. There are education programs available and interactive exhibits with chickens and pigs and in the three-acre garden. This is a working garden and much of what is done here can be duplicated in a home garden. Both the animal educators and their two-legged human counterparts are ready to show you around and answer your questions. Admission and parking are free. For more information or to make your reservations, see their website at: https://ocfair.com/centennial-farm/public-reservations/.

 

Newport Beach is one of the oldest cities in Orange County, being incorporated in 1906. The population of Newport Beach is approximately 85,000 residents. Located at 2561 Bayshore Drive, this 4,000 square foot home is part of the Bayshores community. This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 1997. Designed by Cynthia Childs and Barclay Butera, this home has great attention to detail which can be seen in the use of French doors, stone finishes and white oak plant floors. There are beautiful views of the Back Bay and Newport Harbor. This home sits on a 4,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a fire pit, wood veranda and well-maintained gardens. Bayshores is located in Lower Newport Bay and the Balboa Island area of the Newport Beach. This development has 250 homes, and it is a 24-hour guard gated area. Bayshores residents have access to two private beaches. 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach.This 16 square mile city has the city slogan of “The City of Arts.” The city is home to The Orange County Performing Arts Center, The South Coast Repertory Theater and Segerstrom Concert Hall. Located at 1833 Peninsula Place, this 2,400 square foot home is part of the California Seabreeze development in the Southwest section of Costa Mesa. This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1990. Attention to detail can be seen in the spiral staircase, travertine floors and two-story entry. There is one bedroom and bathroom on the main floor. The updated kitchen has granite countertops. This home sits on a 3,500 square foot piece of property. The California Seabreeze community has peek-a-boo views of the Pacific Ocean, residents are a just a bike ride from the beach.

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