Looking for things to do in the Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar area? As we close our laptops and put our books/work away for a quick unplug, don’t forget to take a look around town to participate in the fun activities here in Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar. Here’s a roundup of local events coming up in the area this weekend.
Hot tip: If you’re hosting an event and want to see it in the next roundup, you can add it to the community calendar using this form. As always, it’s free to post an event in your community. To reach more people, you can promote your event and share it nearby for $1 per day per community.
Featured Event: ELLEN CROSBY & COLLEEN SHOGAN Virtually at BOOK CARNIVAL
- When: Thursday, May 13th at 5:00 p.m.
- Where: Book Carnival
- What: Join BOOK CARNIVAL’s VIRTUAL EVENT – with Two Authors on Wednesday, May 13, 5:00 P.M. Copy and paste this link in your browser for Zoom info: http://www.annesbookcarnival.com/events/#may13 Ellen Crosby – THE FRENCH PARADOX In 1949, during her junior year abroad in Paris,… Learn More
Featured Event: Opera Through The Seasons 2021: Casa Romantica, San Clemente
- When: Thursday, May 13th at 7:00 p.m.
- What: Opera Through the Seasons, Starring Liv Redpath and Andrea Zomorodian Thursday & Friday, May 13 & 14, 2021 – 7 p.m. Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, and CA From Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens: “Casa Romantica’s groundbreaking new work is a com… Learn More
Featured Event: Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs
- When: Saturday, May 15th at 9:00 a.m.
- Where: Sepulveda Vista Point, Irvine, CA, 92603
- What: The people who designed THIS system are Biologists!Your dog will get it in 20 minutes or less (depending on the breed)!Your dog has a magnificent vomeronasal system; take advantage of this great gift!Our team is made up of herpetologists and biologists and dog trainers; there is … Learn More
Featured Event: 34th Avalon Silent Film Showcase 2021: Catalina Island
- When: Saturday, May 15th at 8:00 p.m.
- What: 34th Avalon Silent Film Showcase Saturday, May 15, 2021 – 8 p.m. Doors open: 7 p.m. Catalina Island Museum, 217 Metropole Ave., Avalon, CA From Catalina Island Museum: “The 34th annual Avalon Silent Film Showcase presented by Catalina Island Museum returns Saturday, May 15… Learn More
Free Workshop: Intro to E-Bikes and Bicycle Road Safety
- When: Saturday, May 15th at 11:00 a.m.
- Where: Online – Zoom
- What: In recognition of National Bicycle Safety month, the Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA) and its community partners are co-hosting a virtual workshop to learn more about electric bikes (e-bikes) and basic bicycle safety tips. The workshop is free and will include a va… Learn More
Personal Appearance & Book Signing with Valerie Rice
- When: Saturday, May 15th at 12:00 p.m.
- Where: Roger’s Gardens
- What: Personal Appearance & Book Signing with Valerie Rice Saturday, May 15 from 12 PM – 3 PM Join Newport Beach native, noted home cook, garden blogger, entertaining expert and author, Valerie Rice, for a signing of her brand-new cookbook, Lush Life: Food & Drinks from the … Learn More
A Great Date Night: Exciting Outdoor Theater!
- When: Saturday, May 15th at 7:00 p.m.
- Where: Irvine, CA, USA (Residence address will be given upon your ticket purchase)
- What: Join us Friday, May 14th or Saturday May 15th at 7:00 PM asEmmy-Nominated Producer/Director Pamela Peak and The On Impulse Actors take you on an exciting Emotional Journey of two shortened classic plays:ACT 1: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Maggie Smith’s classic!) andACT 2: A… Learn More
Featured Event: Liturgy of the Hours of St. Francis of Assisi
- When: Sunday, May 16th at 7:00 p.m.
- Where: Santa Ysabel Mission
- What: Liturgy of the Hours of St. Francis of Assisi & Day of Rest Santa Ysabel Indian Mission, 23013 California 79, Santa Ysabel, CA, 92070 The Liturgy of the Hours of St. Francis of Assisi is a medieval series of seven prayers compiled by Saint Francis from the Book of Psalms a… Learn More
Featured Event: RSVPs Due: Virtual Cheese Tasting via Zoom 2021: Gelson’s, SoCal
- When: Sunday, May 16th at 3:00 p.m.
- What: Virtual Cheese Tasting RSVP by Sunday, May 16, 2021 Pickup Cheese Plate: Wednesday-Thursday, May 19-20, 2021 (locations here) Online Event: Thursday May 20, 2021 – 6 p.m. Online via Gelson’s Markets, with 26 locations in Southern California From Gelson’s Markets: “In celeb… Learn More
Check out more local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on theNewport Beach-Corona Del Mar Patch community calendar.
Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.