Bird Walk – Coto De Caza
Wednesday, January 1 | 8:00 AM | Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park | 30952 Oso Pkwy., Coto De Caza, CA 92694 | $3 Parking Fee
Join Naturalist Mike Clayton on a bird walk at Riley Wilderness Park. Bring your binoculars and wear shoes with good traction.
1st Thursday Art Walk Comedy Show – Laguna Beach
Thursday, January 2 | 7:00-8:30 PM | Hennessey’s Tavern | 213 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach, CA, 92651 | Free
Stand Up Comedian Brent Goodman will be bringing his comedy show back again to Hennessey’s Tavern Laguna Beach.
Start the Year Off Right Hike – Mission Viejo
Saturday, January 4 | 8:00- 10:00 AM | City of Ladera Ranch | Cecil Pasture Rd, Mission Viejo, CA, 92694 | $10/Adult; $5/Child
Start the new year with a winter morning nature hike, as you traverse trails with a naturalist as your guide. Reservation Required.
Hollywood U2 – San Juan Capistrano
Saturday, January 4 | 8:00 PM | The Coach House | 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675 | $15 Admission
The World’s Greatest U2 Tribute Band. Chosen for Ryan Seacrest and Mark Cubans AXS TV show The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands.
Classic Car Show – Lake Forest
Tuesday, January 7 | 4:30-6:00 PM | Chick-fil-A | 24011 El Toro Rd., Lake Forest, CA, 92637 | Free
An amazing gathering of classic cars. These beauties fill the parking lot, and everyone is welcome to come take a look.
Ring of Fire – Laguna Beach
Tuesday, January 7 | 7:30 PM | The Laguna Playhouse | 606 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, CA, 92651 | $37-71 Seating
Warm up your winter with the rousing words and music of Johnny Cash. Features ten extraordinary talented singer-actor-musicians.
The Peking Acrobats – Aliso Viejo
Friday, January 10 | 8:00 PM | Soka Performing Arts Center | One University Cir St., Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656 | $48/$38 Admission
They amaze us with their treacherous wire-walking, trick-cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They defy gravity.
Space Oddity: Tribute to David Bowie – Laguna Beach
Saturday, January 11 | 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM | Mozambique Steakhouse & Coastal Lounge | 1740 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA, 92651
David Brighton’s credits include performing with David Bowie in TV commercials, and performing for many celebrities. $10 Admission
The Diamonds and Billy Richards’ Coasters – Aliso Viejo
Sunday, January 12 | 3:00 PM | Soka Performing Arts Center | One University Cir St., Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656 | $28-33 Admission
The Diamonds are one of the great vocal quartets in the history of rock and roll. Performing in a variety of venues and settings worldwide.
Michael Gurian: The Minds of Boys and Girls – Aliso Viejo
Tuesday, January 14 | 6:30 PM | St. Mary’s School | 7 Pursuit, Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656 | Free
The Minds of Boys & Girls What are they thinking? Join us for an evening with the New York Times best-selling author of 26 books.
Jazz Wednesdays with Bijon Watson & The Latin Jazz Syndicate – Laguna Beach
Wednesday, January 15 | 6:00-8:00 PM | Seven Degrees | 891 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, CA, 92651 | $15-20 Admission
Great jazz music & great food together again and in our brand new venue: Seven Degrees.
Salastina Music Society: Mendelssohn Octet – San Clemente
Thursday, January 16 | 7:00 PM | Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens | 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA, 92672
The Salastina Music Society is a concert series dedicated to presenting world-class performances of chamber music. $15-25 Admission
Marine Mammal Exploration (whale watching) cruises – Dana Point
Saturday, January 18 | 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM | Ocean Institute | 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA, 92629 | $35/Adult $22/Kids
The cruises will give participants an opportunity to see fish, dolphins, sea lions and other wildlife along the Southern California coastline.
OC Chili Winter Trail Run (Series #1) – Trabuco Canyon
Saturday, January 25 | 8:30 AM | O’Neill Regional Park | 30892 Trabuco Canyon Rd., Trabuco Canyon, CA, 92679 | $35-$40 Fee
The OC Chili Winter Trail Run Series will keep you motivated to stay fit during the chili winter months! Scenic 5, 7 or 10 mile runs.
Lord of the Strings: Peppino D’Agostino – Mission Viejo
Saturday, January 25 | 8:30 PM | Mission Viejo Library | 200 Civic Center, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 | Tickets $35
He has been hailed as “a guitarist’s guitarist” by Acoustic Guitar magazine as well as “a giant of the acoustic guitar” (San Diego Reader).
Top Wines of 2013 – San Clemente
Monday, January 27 | 6:45 PM | The Cellar Restaurant | 156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA,