Stacy Brecht

(credit: Shutterstock)

Best Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In OC

Martial arts classes can help children gain self-confidence, respect, discipline and strength. Additionally, children can make new friends and maintain a healthy fitness level while having fun. These gyms have seasoned instructors and positive learning environments to benefit your child.

25 mins ago

(credit: Shutterstock)

Best Jazz Bands In OC

When planning a classy event for distinguished guests, booking a jazz band can help amplify the evening. These Orange County jazz bands are sure to impress attendees with soothing vocal and instrumental talents.

01/22/2015

(credit: Laguna Beach First Thursdays Art Walk)

Best Art Walks In OC

If you are looking for a fun, inexpensive way to get out of the house and be surrounded by cool, art-minded individuals, check out these free art walks open to the public

01/19/2015

(credit: shutterstock)

Best Country Dance Clubs In OC

These country dance clubs are where to go to kick up your boots in Orange County. You can unwind with friends on the dance floor and leave your cares at the door.

01/08/2015

(credit: Chuck Jones Center for Creativity)

Best Art Classes For Kids In OC

Spark your child’s creativity with these art classes in OC that enable children to explore drawing, sculptures, painting, culinary arts, graphic design, sewing, creative writing and performing arts.

01/05/2015

(credit: Shutterstock)

Best Places To Take Family Photos In OC

Orange County offers a myriad of settings to serve as the perfect backdrop for your family photos.

12/25/2014

(credit: Strand's Knitting Studio)

Best Places For Knitting In OC

Hone your love for knitting, or develop a new knitting hobby at the locations below. Whether you are looking for private lessons, group classes, workshops or want to find the latest knitting supplies, these stores promise to spark your creativity. No matter your interest, check out the best places for knitters in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–12/21/2014

(credit: Laguna Beach First Thursdays Art Walk)

Best Outdoor Winter Art Events In Orange County

Art is alive and well all year round in the OC — even during the winter months. You can peruse these artistic showcases while enjoying the temperate climate and becoming immersed in some of Orange County’s finest art, culture, food and entertainment.

12/15/2014

(credit: Shutterstock)

Best Ways To Celebrate Hanukkah Near OC

The Hanukkah holiday season is among us with festivals, food, lighting ceremonies and entertainment in Southern California. These special celebrations provide fun for the entire family — some are even free.

12/12/2014

(credit: Shutterstock)

Ask An Expert: DIY Gift Ideas

Owner and designer of the edgy, fun jewelry line CherryLock, Stay’c Whitaker provides creative and easy do-it-yourself gift ideas that will enable you to give a customized present that nobody else has.

12/09/2014

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Best Movies Set In Orange County

Whether your genre of choice is drama, mystery, action, thriller or comedy, Orange County provides a setting for a variety of films which are explored below. Serene beach backdrops, suburban landscapes and even crime scenes are depicted in these movies set in Orange County.

12/07/2014

(Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In OC

The holidays often encourage more thoughtful, loving acts of kindness. These organizations enable you to put those good deeds into action and help put the magic of the holidays in many people’s hearts.

12/01/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best Hookah Bars In OC

Revel in some Middle-Eastern culture at these hookah bars without leaving Orange County.

11/27/2014

Boats in the 101st annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade are lit with Christmas decorations as they move through Newport Bay on December 16, 2009 in Newport Beach, California. The boats will travel a 14-mile circuit through Newport Harbor each night from December 16 through December 20.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Best Free Winter Activities For Families In OC

The budget for extra activities can be lower during the winter months due to the holiday season. Thankfully, these free events can entertain the entire family without subtracting from your bank account

11/21/2014

(credit: istockphoto)

Best Thanksgiving Pie In OC

Thanksgiving is a time for love, laughter, family, friends and pie. These bakeries serve up classic favorites and new creations to add some extra sweetness to your holiday.

11/19/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,399 other followers