Best Things To Do This Weekend In Orange County – August 4

If you were wondering how to piece together your course of action in Orange County this weekend, look no further. From classic cars to craft beer to life lessons with Adam Carolla, the options for a quality weekend are aplenty. Let’s start creating your agenda.
August 4, 2017
Fullerton Art Walk
Downtown Fullerton
Harbor Blvd. and Commonwealth
Fullerton, CA 92832
www.downtownfullerton.com

Boasting small-town charm and an environment that genuinely nurtures artistic expression the community of Fullerton is an ideal place for an art walk. The small shops and cafés within the downtown area augment the existing galleries all showcases artistry on a local level. The SOCO district also offers a host of restaurants and local watering holes so that visitors can refresh before going back out to explore. Already a lively hub within North Orange County, the Fullerton Artwalk gives visitors added incentive to enjoy a nighttime stroll.

August 5, 2017
Adam Carolla
Irvine Improv
527 Spectrum Center Dr.
Irvine, CA 92616
(949) 854-5455
www.improv.com

Making his mark as comedy’s last real voice of reason, Adam Carolla is the blue-collar champion of the entertainment world. The host of his own successful podcast, a staple on television, and an accomplished author, Carolla tastefully Incorporates common sense into his comedic performance in a way that imparts wisdom and splits your side. Just this week, Carolla was tasked with addressing Congress and will now spend the weekend on the stand up stage at the Irvine Improv. Armed with a keen sense of observation and pragmatic approach, Carolla’s signature is barrage of hilariously insightful jabs that everyone can relate to.
 
The Fab Four: Sgt. Peppers 50th Anniversary Celebration
Pacific Amphitheatre
100 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(800) 745-3000
www.thefabfour.com

The OC Fair always has a diverse roster of live entertainment. From contemporary chart-toppers to a wide variety of tribute acts, the music is an important component to the fair’s popularity. At the top of the latter category is where you will find the Fab Four. This sincere tribute to the Beatles is a re-creation in both sight and sound of each distinct era of the rock band’s timeless catalog. For this particular performance the Fab Four will focus strictly on the Sgt. Pepper’s era to commemorate the seminal album’s 50th anniversary. From the wardrobe to the stage show, an evening with the Fab Four is the closest you’ll get to experiencing the actual Beatles.

August 6, 2017
Free Concert & Classic Car Show
Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary
1702 E. Fairhaven Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 633-1442
www.fairhavenmemorial.com

No summertime experience would be complete without taking in at least one car show. This Sunday, Fairhaven Memorial Park will stage dozens of classic cars and host a free concert from Americana veteran, James Intveld. This is a free, family-friendly event that’s tailor-made for a picnic basket and a blanket laid out on the grass. Between the cars, the music, and the good company, Fairhaven is situated perfectly for a picturesque Sunday in the sun.
 
The High & Mighty Festival
Village Green Park
12732 Main St.
Garden Grove, CA
www.highandmightyfestival.com

While both worlds are fundamentally connected, it took reggae-punk pioneers Sublime to finally figure out how best to marry a music festival with a craft beer festival. The inaugural High and Mighty Festival is a two-day party that features two-dozen of the region’s best craft beer breweries. Ticket holders will not only enjoy headlining sets from Sublime with Rome and The Dirty Heads, they will also get their fill of unlimited beer samples from all of the participating breweries. With most breweries developing special recipes specific for events like this, it’s very likely that there will be some particularly rare stuff flowing. If the concert wasn’t enough to get you moving, the cold stuff should be the convincing cherry on top.

Article by Ramon Gonzales.
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