Orange County in January is many local resident’s favorite time of the year. It’s a time when the infamous busy buzz of the coastal towns die down for a bit after a summer of packed beaches and the holiday snow birds from much colder states have come and gone. January was made for the Orange County locals who get to call this place their home. So what’s happening in Orange County this time of year?
If you like music.….
America’s Got Talent, Diavolo, is coming to Irvine. The dancers create daredevil stunts and the cast of performers, who all have backgrounds in arts like modern dance, stage combat, acrobatics, ballet and more, perform high-flying stunts and tricks with Hulk-like strength. It’s most definitely a crowd-pleasing show. Get ready for it.
Date: Friday, January 19th at Irvine Barclay Theatre.
If you like art….
The Huntington Beach Art Afaire takes place on Wednesdays and Fridays year-round at the Pier Plaza and is free for anybody who joins to observe local photography, woodwork, sculptures, and jewelry. Over 50 vendors display their handcrafted items for both tourists and locals to purchase.
The Griffith Observatory in Las Angeles is a place to look through telescopes off into space. You can explore the exhibits that take you one step closer to becoming an expert on astronomy. The admission is free so no need to worry about emptying your pockets. To learn more about the Griffith Observatory, visit their website here.
If you like good food…
If you’re near Tustin on a Sunday morning, don’t hesitate to go to brunch at the Black Marlin. The omelets are to die for, the atmosphere is adorable and we promise you won’t regret it.
If you have kids…
The Centennial Farm at the OC Fair and Event Center is great if you want to teach your kids about livestock, gardening and farming. The center is open Monday through Friday from 1-4 p.m. and on the weekends from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit ocfair.com