Summer is officially here and community events are in full swing. Check out all of the events that are happening this month!

Sawdust Festival – June 29-Sept. 2
Art! Three stages of live music and entertainment! Cheap beer and wine! Outdoor eateries and cafes! Free hands-on art classes and daily art demonstrations such as glassblowing!
10am-10pm / 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
949-494-3030 / www.sawdustartfestival.org

Festival of Arts – July 5-Sept. 1
The show features the original artwork by 140 award-winning artists from Orange County. Art-related attractions and special events include jazz concerts, wine and chocolate pairings, and guided and audio art tours throughout the eight-week run.
650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
949-494-1145 / www.foapom.com

MissionFest, Wine-Food-Music –  July 7
MissionFest™ brings unique and entertaining outdoor events with a flair of elegance, created and themed to honor the California Missions. Wine, craft beer, fine food and music enthusiasts are all invited to join in these unique celebrations.
12-6pm / Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park at SJC

Pageant of the Masters – July 7-Sept. 1
Audiences are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants (“living pictures”), incredibly faithful re-creations of classical and contemporary works of art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.
650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
949-494-1145 / www.foapom.com

German Heritage Day – July 8
Enjoy Free Food for the First 500 People, as well as the Donau Schwaben Folk Dancers, German American Brass Band, Carnival Games, Face Painting, and Wiener Dog Races.
2-6pm / Old World Village Festival Hall www.oldworld.ws

Irvine Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series – July 8, 15 & 22
Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and dancing shoes. Gourmet food trucks with be on-site.
5:30pm / Mike Ward Community Park
949-724-6606 / www.cityofirvine.org

The Orange County Fair – July 13-Aug. 12
Offering a wide variety of exhibits, foods, entertainment, rides and hands-on activities. There is something for everybody at the Fair including the summer headline concert series, working farm and petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, and games.
OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa www.ocfair.com

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Concert Series – July 13-Oct. 12
Fridays. Another incredible summer filled with world-class music, fine wine and dining at the intimate Back Bay Amphitheatre of the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach.
7pm / 1107 Jamboree Road http://series.hyattconcerts.com

Campout At the Sports Park – July 14-15
Enjoy the evening playing games, making crafts and singing campfire songs under the night sky. Participants must provide their own tents, sleeping bags and any other personal items. Don’t forget to bring your appetite because dinner, dessert and breakfast are included!
5:30pm-10am / Lake Forest Sports Park
949-461-3400 / www.lakeforestca.gov

Ocean Festival – July 21-22
Celebrating over 40 years of “The Greatest Show on Surf!”. Competitions, Beach runs, Bodysurfing clinics, Fishing Derby, Woody Car Exhibit, Ocean Art Show and Children’s Events.
San Clemente Pier www.oceanfestival.org

Taste of Yorba Linda – July 27
Unlimited Food and Drink Tastings with purchase of a wristband. Wristbands: $55 presale or $65 at the door. Hosted by the Yorba Linda Chamber of Commerce.
6-11pm / Yorba Linda Community Center
714-993-9537 / www.yorbalindachamber.org

Cypress Community Festival – July 28
Includes an early morning 5K / 10K run, a pancake breakfast, car show, chili cook-off, family games, food booths, the Chamber of Commerce business expo, children’s rides, arts and crafts booths and four stages with continuous entertainment.
9am-5pm / Cypress Community Center, Oak Knoll Park
714-827-2430 / www.cypressfestival.com

OC Yoga Fest – July 28
Tons of yoga and meditation classes all day along with live music, healthy food, reiki, crystal bowl sound healing, card reading, vendor booths and fun with the local yoga community. The vendors village will be on 5th street outside for everyone to enjoy with live music and fun.
8am-10pm / Shorebreak Hotel, Huntington Beach

Vans U.S. Open of Surfing – July 28-Aug. 5
In addition to the surf competition, includes skateboarding and BMX bike competitions, movie premieres, vendor exhibitions, demos and art exhibitions.
Huntington Beach Pier www.vansusopenofsurfing.com


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