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Live in or planning a visit to Orange County? If you’re looking for things to do there in August, then please check out this Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues at First American Title:

Vans U.S. Open of Surfing | July 28-Aug. 5 | Huntington Beach Pier

In addition to the surf competition, includes skateboarding and BMX bike competitions, movie premieres, vendor exhibitions, demos and art exhibitions. For more information: www.vansusopenofsurfing.com

Laguna Niguel Summer Concerts | Through Aug. 10 | Crown Valley Community Park, Laguna Niguel

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of music under the stars! Food and dessert will be available for purchase from gourmet food trucks. For more information: 949-425-5100 | www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

The Orange County Fair | Through Aug. 12 | 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

Garden Grove Free Summer Concert Series | Thursdays Through Aug. 16 - 6:30-8:30pm | Eastgate Park

There will be free activities for kids in the Kids Zone! Food and drinks will be available for purchase. For more information: 714-741-5168 | www.ggcf.com

Orange Concerts in the Park | Wednesdays Through Aug. 22 - 7-8:30pm | Hart Park Bandshell

See website for lineup. For more information: 714-744-7294 | www.cityoforange.org

Festival of Arts | Through Sept. 1 | 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

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. For more information: 949-494-1145 | www.foapom.com

Pageant of the Masters | Through Sept. 1 | 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

Audiences are amazed and enchanted by 90 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. For more information: 949-494-1145 | www.foapom.com

Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series | Sundays Through Sept. 2 - 5pm | Thomas Ridley Central Park Bandstand

Bring out your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic blankets for this Huntington Beach tradition. The HB Concert Band hosts a free eleven week series featuring various music groups. For more information: www.hbconcertband.org

Sawdust Festival | Through Sept. 2 - 10am-10pm | 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

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! For more information: 949-494-3030 | www.sawdustartfestival.org

Dana Point Concerts in the Park | Sundays Through Sept. 12 - 3-6pm | Sea Terrace Park

A Spirit Garden will be available to purchase alcoholic drinks with the proceeds benefiting the 5th Marine Regiment Support Group. BBQ food items will be for available for purchase and the proceeds will benefit the Dana Point Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9934. For more information: www.danapoint.org

La Habra Movies in the Park | Fridays Through Oct. 12 - Dusk | See website for schedule.

Join the Recreation staff for an outdoor, family-friendly movie on Friday nights. Participants should bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and can enjoy food vendors and the Bamboo Kids Club. For more information: www.lahabracity.com

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Concert Series | Fridays Through Oct. 12 - 7pm | 1107 Jamboree Road

Another incredible summer filled with world-class music, fine wine and dining at the intimate Back Bay Amphitheatre. For more information: http://series.hyattconcerts.com

La Habra Corn Festival | Aug. 3-5 - Parade on Saturday at 9:30am | El Centro Lions Park

Food, Rides, Games, Music and Fun! Enjoy hot buttery Corn on the Cob, great sandwiches, sweet warm Funnel Cakes and other tasty treats. Be sure to visit the new Corn Festival Marketplace. For more information: www.lahabracornfestival.com

Cruisin For the Cause | Aug. 4 | Old World Village West parking lot, Huntington Beach

Presented by The Johnny O Foundation and Old World Village. Raffles for “Cool” prizes. The event is open to all makes and models of cars and trucks! Market consists of a Farmers Market, food and drink, collectibles plus arts and crafts from displayed by vendors from all over. For more information: 602-751-7522 | www.thejohnnyo.org

Furry Friends Pet Fair | Aug. 4 - 9am-Noon | Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center & Vista Park

Everything to keep your pets happy and healthy including pet exams, low cost vaccinations, micro-chipping and more. Several vendors will be on hand with products and giveaways. For more information: 949-425-2550 | www.cityofalisoviejo.com

Civil War Days | Aug. 4-5 | 3101 W Harvard Street, Santa Ana

Heritage Museum will offer two days of learning from both the Confederate and Union soldiers as they reenact daily routines during the civil war. See large and small Civil War weapons and artillery, experience canon fire demonstrations and visit their blacksmith shop for interactive activities. For more information: 714-540-0404 | www.heritagemuseumoc.org

Cordova Park Camp Out | Aug. 4-5 - 4pm-10am | 26931 El Retiro, Mission Viejo

Family fun activities, including giant life-sized games, crafts, a flashlight hike, and more! S’mores and breakfast provided with registration. Please bring a sleeping bag, flashlight, water bottle, and tent (stakes are OK). For more information: www.cityofmissionviejo.org

Newport Beach Lobsterfest | Aug. 5 - 3-8pm | Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

Maine lobster is flown in fresh on the morning of the event. Live entertainment on from our stage located on the beach. A percentage of the proceeds go to Leadership Tomorrow and Make-A-Wish® Orange County and the Inland Empire. For more information: 949-478-3468 | www.lobsterfestatnewportbeach.com

Irvine Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series | Aug. 5 & 12 - 5:30pm | Mike Ward Community Park

Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and dancing shoes. Gourmet food trucks with be on-site. For more information: www.cityofirvine.org

Rancho Summer Nights | Aug. 11 - 4-8pm | Saddleback Church Rancho Capistrano

Tyrone Wells is a singer/songwriter with over 60 million Spotify streams, 55 thousand albums and 400 thousand singles sold. Bring your low lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Food trucks will be available, no alcohol permitted. For more information: www.saddleback.com

San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival | Aug. 12 - 9am-7pm | Avenida Del Mar

Food and game booths sponsored by local nonprofit organizations, three stages with continuous live music, contests for all ages, a Salsa Challenge, arts & crafts show, kiddie area, exhibits, face painters and much more. For more information: www.scchamber.com

Brea Fest | Aug. 17 - 6:30-10pm | Brea Civic & Cultural Center

Talented live bands, outdoor dancing, a gallery exhibit and artist demonstrations, along with theatre performances. Over 35 area restaurants will provide food and beverage samples. For more information: www.cityofbrea.net

Paws in the Park | Aug. 18 - 10am-2pm | Stanton Central Park

Bring your four-legged friends for a fun-filled day with activities for pets and humans alike. Pet-related vendor booths, an obstacle course, races and a pet fashion show. For more information: www.ci.stanton.ca.us

Pacific Wine and Food Classic | Aug. 18-19 - 2-5pm / Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

This all-inclusive event offers incredible food from our top local chefs, wines, beers and premium cocktails on the sand. For more information: www.pacificwineandfood.com

Plum Festival | Aug. 19 - 2-6pm | Old World Village Festival Hall, Huntington Beach

This is a fun family day to celebrate with your family and friends. Live Music, Carnival Games, Face Painting, Plum Cakes, Plum Crepes, Berliners, BBQ Kitchen and Wiener Dog Races. Free admission! For more information: 714-895-8020 | www.oldworld.ws

Mission Viejo Restaurant Week | Aug. 20-26 | See website for list of participating restaurants.

No passes, tickets or coupons are required for this scrumptious event. Instead, diners may simply visit participating restaurants during the week to enjoy the restaurant options. For more information: 949-441-0602 | www.mvrestaurantweek.org

Wedgewood Aliso Viejo Summer Wedding Fair | Aug. 22 - 6-8:30pm | Aliso Viejo Center

This fun event showcases the center’s vast amenities and gives couples and families the chance to tour the property, meet vendors, sample delectable appetizers and entrees, toast with drinks and play wedding games. For more information: www.cityofalisoviejo.com

One Spirit Many Souls Dance & Music Festival | Aug. 25 - 2-7pm | Old World Village, Huntington Beach

Guest Artists, International Dancers, Food, Craft Vendors. Kamakani Komohana Organization is a 501(c)3 non-profit, dedicated to the preservation and education of Polynesian culture, dance, and music. For more information: www.oldworld.ws

Splash-In Movie & Recreation | Aug. 25 - 6:30pm | William J. Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center, Irvine

Grab your swimsuit, floatie and family, and come on down to the pool for a movie. Swim and float in the pool while Secret Life of Pets plays on the big screen. Lifeguards will be on duty. Recreation swim fee is $2 per child and $4 per adult. For more information: 949-724-6717 | www.cityofirvine.org

Barks & Brews Fundraiser | Aug. 25 - 4-7pm | San Clemente Outlets

Celebrate National Dog Day with Outlets at San Clemente and Pet Project Foundation. Doggy Costume Contest with prizes, Craft Beer & Cocktail tastings, Photo Booths, Food Truck, Live Entertainment, Free Treats, Dog-Friendly Vendors, Face Painting & Balloon Animals. For more information: www.petprojectfoundation.org

Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo | Aug. 25-26 | 30753 La Pata Road, SJC

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

Elvis Festival | Aug. 26 - 10am-6pm / Historic Main Street Garden Grove

Themed “Always on Our Minds,” the event brings together Elvis fans and tribute artists who emulate the King of Rock and Roll. Activities include the King of Cadillac Car Show, a new Hound Dog Motorcycle Ride and Show presented by Lifestyle Cycles, food trucks, and more! For more information: 714-267-4657 | www.facebook.com/ElvisFestival

Senior Fitness Expo | Aug. 31 - 12pm | Rancho Senior Center, Irvine

This free event 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

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