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Do you live in or are you planning a visit to Orange County in August? If so and if you’re looking for things to see and do there, then please check out our August Orange County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues at First American Title: 

The Orange County Fair | Through Aug. 11 | OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

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. For more information: www.ocfair.com

Festival of the Arts | Through Aug. 31 | 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

A juried fine art show featuring 140 of OC’s top artists in an open-air gallery setting. A world-renowned art destination, visitors can take tours of the exhibit, catch an art demonstration, dine at one of the on-site restaurants, create their own masterpiece, or simply sit back and enjoy the creative atmosphere. For more information: www.foapom.com

Pageant of the Masters | Through Aug. 31 | 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

This iconic, long-running Orange County tradition combines art-fully costumed people, extravagant sets and theatrical illusion to re-create famous works of art on stage. For more information: www.foapom.com

Sawdust Festival | Through Sep. 2 | 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the atmosphere. For more information: 949-494-3030 | www.sawdustartfestival.org

Laguna Art-A-Fair | Through Sep. 2 | 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach

Stroll through Laguna Art-A-Fair’s peaceful garden setting and enjoy a variety of art including oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, drawings, photography, digital art, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, glass and wood. For more information: www.art-a-fair.com

Surf City Pickleball Tournament | Aug. 1 from 8am-4pm | Murdy Community Park, Huntington Beach

An all volunteer event and host to over 280 players and 500 visitors and onlookers throughout the weekend. For more information: 714-315-0922 | www.facebook.com/surfcitypickleball

La Habra Corn Festival | Aug. 2-4 | El Centro Lions Park: 201 North Cypress

Food, Rides, Games, Music and fun for the whole family. Daytime or night time, anytime is the right time for fun at the La Habra Corn Festival. Meet Miss La Habra and her court when you purchase raffle tickets for a new Car or other great prizes. For more information: 562-691-3482 | www.lahabracornfestival.com

Festival of the Butterflies | Aug. 3 from 10am-4pm | Los Rios Park: San Juan Capistrano

FREE street fair along the Los Rios Historic District in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Los Rios Park and Garden Angels! Enjoy garden walking tours, plant sales, butterfly education, kids crafts, live music, food, a petting zoo and fun from the Los Rios participating merchants. For more information: www.goinnative.net

Furry Friends Pet Fair | Aug. 3 from 9am-12pm | Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center

This event includes: Low-cost vaccinations, Heartworm, flea and tick prevention, Diagnostic testing, Micro-chipping, Physical exams, Nail trimming, Dog licensing, More than 20 vendors, Dog show & more! For more information: www.cityofalisoviejo.com

Aliso Place Free Shredding & Waste Event | Aug. 10 from 9am-12pm | El Conejo Park, Laguna Hills

Bring documents, cell phones, TVs, monitors, laptops, mouse/keyboards, audio/video equipment, personal electronic devices, scanners and copiers. Shredding will be done on the spot! Donuts and coffee will be served.

Epic Series Obstacle Challenge | Aug. 10 from 7am-3pm | Huntington Central Park Sports Complex

The EPIC Course is a thrilling challenge featuring 57 obstacles packed into a winding course that’s less than 2 miles long! For more information: 805-422-1012 | www.epicseriesocr.com

Two Stepping Under the Stars | Aug. 10 from 5-10pm | Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park, SJC

The evening consists of a live band, Country Western dancing, a Silent Auction and much more. For more information: www.sanjuanequestrian.org

Health & Wellness Fair | Aug. 10 from 10am-1pm | Fullerton Community Center

Join us for an exciting community event that focuses on healthy living trends with the best health professionals in the industry. For more information: www.cityoffullerton.com

Shootout For Soldiers | Aug. 10-11 from 10am-10am | Dana Hills High School

A 24-hour Lacrosse game that supports American Veterans and fosters community engagement. This event is open to the public and is open to all ages. Men’s and Women’s Teams participate. For more information: www.shootoutforsoldiers.com

Open House & Meet The Founder at The Marconi Automotive Museum | Aug. 11 from 9am-1pm | The Marconi Automotive Museum, Tustin

Founder Dick Marconi will be at the museum telling his personal stories about the cars and signing Ferrari posters for guests, which can be bought on site. Car clubs from all over Southern California park out front of the museum and guests enjoy music, giveaways, raffles, and food trucks. For more information: 714-258-3001 | www.marconimuseum.org

San Clemente Fiesta Street Festival | Aug. 11 from 9am-7pm | Ave Del Mar, San Clemente

Food and game booths sponsored by local nonprofit organizations, three stages with continuous live music throughout the day, contests for all ages, a Salsa Challenge, arts & crafts show, kiddie area, exhibits and face painters. For more information: 949-492-1131 | http://business.scchamber.com

Lobsterfest at Newport Beach | Aug. 11 from 2-7pm | Newport Beach Civic Center

While feasting on the delicious lobster, you will enjoy live entertainment from Pinch! Me Band. Proceeds from the Lobsterfest provide needed scholarships for Leadership Tomorrow candidates and Fund-A-Wish for the Orange County and Inland Empire Make-A-Wish-Foundation. For more information: www.lobsterfestatnewportbeach.com

Brea Fest | Aug. 16 from 6:30-10pm | Brea Civic & Cultural Center

This free event is a food, drink, music and art festival not to be missed! Brea Fest draws thousands of attendees each year with talented live bands, outdoor dancing, a gallery exhibit and artist demonstrations, along with theatre performances. For more information: www.ci.brea.ca.us

Laguna Niguel 30th Anniversary Carnival | Aug. 16-18 - Fri from 4-10pm, Sat from 11am-10pm, Sun from 12-8pm | El Lazo and Dorine

Carnival rides, food, drinks, games, community booths, live entertainment, and surprises! For more information: 949-425-5100 | www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

California Footvolley | Aug. 17-18 from 10am-6pm | Huntington City Beach

Footvolley is an extreme technical sport that is generally played by professional soccer players who use the sport as an effective and exciting way to improve their skills, technique, speed, and overall fitness. For more information: www.califootvolley.com

Camp Out Under the Stars | Aug. 17-18 from 4pm-10am / Cordova Park, Mission Viejo

A night filled with family fun activities, including life-sized games, crafts, a scavenger hunt and bonfires! The Habit will be serving dinner for those who pre-purchase a meal ticket and breakfast will be provided. Please bring a sleeping bag, flashlight, water bottle, and tent (stakes are OK). For more information: www.cityofmissionviejo.org

Pacific Wine & Food Classic | Aug. 17-18 from 1-5pm | Newport Dunes Waterfront

Celebrate the season with summer-inspired bites from the region’s top chefs, exquisite wine pairings and refreshing libations in the picturesque seaside atmosphere. For more information: www.pacificwineandfood.com

Senior Dance | Aug. 18 from 1:30-4:30pm | Yorba Linda Community Center

Refreshments and music by The Hep Cats. Couples & singles are welcome! For more information: www.yorbalindaca.gov

Active Lifestyle (50+) Social Summer Luau | Aug. 22 from 5-7pm | Dana Point Community Center

A themed buffet dinner, live entertainment and a free raffle with prizes. Cost is $10/person and pre-registration is required by August 16. For more information: www.danapoint.org

beachROCK 2019 | Aug. 22 from 5-9:45pm | SeaLegs At the Beach, Huntington Beach

All ages music event featuring bands from all over Southern California. This event includes free admission and is in conjunction with a donation drive event from 88.5 FM radio. For more information: www.facebook.com/events/2158886864176535

Harvest Crusade |Aug. 23-25 | Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Annual Harvest Crusade event, designed to be opportunities for Christians to invite family members, coworkers, friends, and acquaintances to hear the life-changing message of the gospel in an entertaining environment. For more information: www.harvest.org/crusades

Barks & Brews Fundraiser | Aug. 24 from 4-7pm | San Clemente Outlets

Sniff, schmooze and sip craft beer and enjoy the following activities: Craft Beer & Cocktail tastings, Photo Booth, Food Truck, Live Entertainment, Free Treats, Dog-Friendly Vendors, Face Painting & Balloon Animals. For more information: www.petprojectfoundation.org

They Will Surf Again | Aug. 24 from 6am-5pm | Huntington City Beach

Life Rolls On assigns 7 teams of volunteers to take kids, young adults, and elderly primarily with spinal cord injuries surfing using adaptive equipment. For more information: www.liferollson.org

Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo | Aug. 24-25 | 30753 La Pata Rd, San Juan Capistrano

Proclaimed as the richest 2-day rodeo in the nation, this year’s Rodeo features saddle bronc, bareback, steer wrestling, calf roping, tie down roping and bull riding. For more information: www.rmvrodeo.com

Plum Festival | Aug. 25 from 2-6pm | Old World Village, Huntington Beach

Live Music, Carnival Games, Face Painting, Plum Cakes, Plum Crepes, Berliners, BBQ Kitchen and Wiener Dog Races. Carnival games, the Beach City Cloggers, FREE Admission. For more information: www.oldworld.ws

Elvis Festival | Aug. 25 from 10am-6pm | Historic Main St, Garden Grove

The only event of its kind in California, brings together his music, impersonators, fan clubs, Cadillacs and all things Elvis for a daylong tribute to the King of Rock and Roll. For more information: www.ggcity.org

Senior Fitness Expo | Aug. 30 from 9am-12pm | Rancho Senior Center, Irvine

Take control of your health and fitness. This free event geared toward adults 50 and older will include health screenings, nutrition information, demonstrations, and a wide variety of the latest health and fitness products. For more information: 949-724-6800 | www.cityofirvine.org/node/34601

Labour of Love Music Fest | Aug. 31 from 11am-5pm | Bolsa Chica State Beach

This family friendly event includes music, raffle giveaways (bikes, surfboards, skateboards & more), delicious food, FREE rides & activities for children, and shopping in the market place of approximately 100 vendors. For more information: 562-592-1800 | www.labouroflovemusicfest.com

Handmade Craft Fair | Aug. 31-Sep. 1 - Sat from 3-7pm, Sun from 9am-5pm | 11062 Los Alamitos Blvd.

“Sip N Shop” Enjoy a glass of wine for a $2 donation. For more information: 562-889-2434 | www.losalamitosmuseum.org

Civil War Days | Aug. 31-Sep. 1 from 10am-5pm | Huntington Central Park

Living history events like Civil War Days allow people to experience vivid recreations of life in our past in ways that would not otherwise be possible. For more information: www.hbhistory.org

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