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If you live in or are planning a visit to Orange County and are looking for things to do there in November, then please check out this November Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues at First American Title:

Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship | Oct. 27-Nov. 4 | Huntington City Beach

This event will make history as the first edition to feature gender equality, offering equal slots for boys and girls on each team. Watch future Olympians surf the waters of Surf City USA and be a part of the opening ceremony, event, and awards. For more information: www.isasurf.org

Taste of San Clemente | Nov. 2 from 6-10pm | Casino San Clemente

Enjoy a wine tasting from area vineyards as well as a sampling of Microbrews. Guests will receive an engraved, limited edition “Taste of San Clemente” wine glass or beer mug. In addition, the event will include a fabulous Silent Auction with over forty wonderful baskets and gifts. Cocktail attire. For more information: 949-492-1131 | www.scchamber.com

Irvine Holiday Faire | Nov. 2-3 from 9am-4pm | Irvine Fine Arts Center

More than 100 talented Southern California artists showcase unique handmade gifts for purchase, including holiday decorations, hand-blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, folk crafts, clothing and more. Holiday music and selected food items for purchase in collectible ceramic bowls and mugs. For more information: www.irvinefinearts.org

Trash Bag Fashion Show | Nov. 3 from 11:30am-4pm | Dwyer Middle School, Huntington Beach

The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts, a magnet program for the Huntington Beach UHSD, presents its annual “Trash Bag Fashion Show,” a fun afternoon of amusement and student-choreographed dancing held by the APA Dance Department. This year’s theme: “Trash ‘N' Roll.” For more information: ww.tututix.com/client/apadanceguild

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea | Nov. 3 from 4-6pm | Senior Center in Central Park, Huntington Beach

Experience the time-honored, classic ballet “The Nutcracker” come to life as Ballet Etudes welcomes you to this one-of-a-kind, “tutu” cute tea party. Enjoy 15 themed tables, full Tea Service with Sandwiches, Pastries, Desserts and a Beverage. Meet Nutcracker Characters in costume and enjoy Storytime. For more information: 714-469-0142 | www.balletetudes.com

OC United Partners with Rotary for Pumpkin Run | Nov. 3 from 6:30am-12pm | Juanita Cooke & Hilscher Trails Park, Fullerton

A 5k, family-friendly, costumed, walk-run on the Fullerton Trails. Proceeds will go to under-resourced families and children in Fullerton. A post-race party will be held at Fullerton High School Stadium with more fall festivities. For more information: 714-515-3085 / www.ocunited.org

Mayor’s Ball | Nov. 3 from 6-10pm | Mile Square Golf Course, Fountain Valley

Presented by the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce. For more information: 714-962-3822 | www.fvchamber.com

Big Adventure | Nov. 3-4 | OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

The ultimate music, comedy, sci-fi, fantasy and gaming event. Musical guests include Modest Mouse, Empire of the Sun, Phantogram, Cold War Kids, Echos and more, while the comedy stage brings performers Patton Oswalt, Jim Jefferies, Baron Vaughn, Kristen Shaal and Natasha Leggero. For more information: 714-708-1500 | www.bigadventurefest.com

Serving Up Style | Nov. 4 from 4:30-7pm | Paséa Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach

AVPFirst is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Wall of Champions Induction Ceremony and Serving Up Style Fashion Show fundraiser. Recognizes the significant professional and personal contributions of individuals that have paved the way for the advancement and growth of beach volleyball. For more information: www.avp.com

Dino Dash (Run, Walk, Ride) | Nov. 4 from 5:30-10:30am | The Market Place, Tustin

Hosted by the Tustin Public Schools Foundation, The Dinosaur Dash is an event where walkers, runners, bikers, and volunteers raise money benefiting the non-profit Tustin Public Schools Foundation and local public schools. For more information: www.dinosaurdash.net

Art & Nature Family Festival | Nov. 4 from 2pm | Laguna Art Museum: 307 Cliff Drive

Art, nature, and science activities for all ages. Free admission. The museum opens its doors for free to visitors of all ages and offers a variety of interactive art, nature, and science activities, environmental information booths, and face painting. For more information: 949-494-8971 | www.lagunaartmuseum.org

The Celebration of the Beautification of Los Alamitos | Nov. 5 from 4:30-6pm | Serpentine & Los Alamitos Blvd.

Join the celebration and visit local businesses and nonprofits. Free food, popcorn, ice cream, performances, bouncers and games. For more information: 562-431-3538 | www.cityoflosalamitos.org

Holiday Boutique | Nov. 9 from 12-9pm | Bella Collina Golf Club, San Clemente

Get a jump start on your holiday shopping, stop by for a glass of wine and enjoy our fashion show while shopping for unique products. All to benefit San Juan Children’s Education Foundation. For more information: www.sanjuanchamber.com

Cypress Veterans Day Tribute | Nov. 9 from 11am-1pm | Senior Center: 9031 Grindlay St.

A special luncheon and tribute to our veterans. For more information: www.cypressca.org

Mission Basilica School Serenade Gala | Nov. 9 from 5:30-11:30pm | The Ritz-Carlton - Laguna Niguel

“Sky Full of Starts” Dinner, auction and dancing. Celebrating 90 Years of Education in the San Juan Capistrano Community. For more information: 949-234-1385 x2 | www.missionbasilicaschool.org

California Wine and Food Festival | Nov. 9-10 | Paséa Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach

California’s best wineries pouring hundreds of vintage red and white wines, complemented by dozens of top chefs and specialty food purveyors serving gourmet appetizers along with live music and an ocean view. For more information: www.californiawinefestival.com

West Coast Gem & Mineral Show | Nov. 9-11 | Hilton Costa Mesa

Shop more than 70 local, national and international vendors selling everything from beads and gems to fossils, crystals, meteorites and home décor. The show is free and open to the public; parking is $5. For more information: www.mzexpos.com

Wounded Warriors Softball Game & Veterans Fair | Nov. 10 from 1-4pm | Saddleback College Baseball Stadium, Mission Viejo

Double-header with local celebrities vs. Wounded Warriors Championship Team. Kids games, activities and inflatables! Fun for the whole family. For more information: 949-470-3003 | www.cityofmissionviejo.org

Driftwood Festival | Nov. 10-11 from 12-10pm | Doheny State Beach, Dana Point

Locally sourced food trucks and restaurants serve great artisan nibbles! In addition to 100’s of craft beers to taste, the music stage is jammed packed full of amazing country music. For more information: www.driftwoodfest.com

Huntington Beach Veteran’s Day Ceremony | Nov. 11 at 11am | Pier Plaza

Join the Huntington Beach Mayor and American Legion Huntington Beach Post 133. Celebrate the veterans who gave themselves for their country. The valor, dedication, and heroism of veterans will be acknowledged, for without them we would not have the freedom we enjoy today. For more information: www.surfcityusa.com

Totally Tustin Food & Wine Festival | Nov. 11 from 6-9pm | The Hangars in Tustin

Taste incredible cuisine from top Tustin restaurants, sip on fine wines, revel the night away to live music. For more information: www.tustinchamber.org

City of Orange Veterans Day Tribute | Nov. 11 from 2-3pm | Depot Park: 100 N Atchison St.

Join the City of Orange as we honor past veterans and current military with patriotic music and inspirational speeches. Open to the general public and all veterans, current military, friends, and family are encouraged to attend. For more information: www.cityoforange.org

Surf City Veteran’s Day Car Show | Nov. 11 from 9am-2pm | Huntington City Beach

Over 500 mixed cars and models. Proceeds benefiting Paralyze Veterans of America. For more information: www.surfcityusa.com

La Habra Veterans Day Event | Nov. 11 at 1pm | La Habra Community Center

The theme this year is “Honoring our Heroes.” For more information: www.lahabracity.com

Stanton Veteran’s Day Celebration | Nov. 11 from 9-11am | Veteran’s Memorial Park

The celebration will include a formal ceremony, a special message from the Mayor, guest speakers, flag folding ceremony, rifle salute and much more. A reception will be held at City Hall upon the ceremony’s conclusion. Light refreshments and appetizers will be served. For more information: www.ci.stanton.ca.us

Mission Viejo Veterans Day | Nov. 11 from 2-4pm | Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center

Included in this year’s program is a celebration of the 2018 Mission Viejo Veteran of the Year, with musical performances by Sgt Rachel Bartlett. Following the ceremony will be a reception outside on the Orchard Terrace. For more information: 949-470-3062 | www.cityofmissionviejo.org

Brea Veteran’s Day Ceremony | Nov. 12 from 10-10:45am | Brea War Memorial Brea Civic & Cultural Center

For more information: 714-990-7600 | www.ci.brea.ca.us

Letters to Santa | Nov. 12 from 8am-5pm | 29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel

Santa has asked us to help him by collecting letters in our “North Pole” mailbox in front of the Crown Valley Park Registration Office. We will forward the letters to the North Pole for a response from Santa. Santa will be able to write one return letter per family at one address in Laguna Niguel. For more information: 949-425-5100 | www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

Mayor’s Thanksgiving Breakfast | Nov. 15 from 7-9am | Salvation Army Tustin Ranch Church

Hosted by the Tustin Community Foundation, this event is a wonderful way to kick off the holidays. An inspirational morning with our city’s Mayor Al Murray, members of the city council, local business and community leaders, city and school district representatives and nonprofit volunteers. For more information: 714-721-0337 | www.tustincommunityfoundation.org

City of Stanton Star Party | Nov. 16 from 7-9pm | Stanton Central Park

The City of Stanton and OC Astronomers will be hosting a free star-gazing Star Party event for families to looks at planets and other stellar objects through telescopes and discussions with amateur astronomers about the sky, equipment, and involving in astronomy. Early arrival is suggested. For more information:  www.ci.stanton.ca.us

Nutcracker Craft Boutique | Nov. 16-17 Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm | Brea Community Center

Admission is $2, with proceeds benefitting youth, teen and family programs, and parking is free. Over 250 vendors will be on-site displaying and selling beautiful handcrafted holiday gifts, decorations, food and collectibles. Shoppers can come one day, or both, to shop for one-of-a-kind items. For more information: www.ci.brea.ca.us

Seal Beach Christmas Tree Lighting | Nov. 17 from 4-8pm | Eisenhower Park

Santa, Snow and Small Town Cheer! For more information: www.sealbeachchamber.org

PurpleStride Orange County | Nov. 17 at 9am / William Mason Regional Park - Shelter 5, Irvine

When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Orange County 2018, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease. For more information: https://secure.pancan.org

Sawdust Art Festival Winter Fantasy | Nov. 17-Dec. 16 from 10am-7pm | 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach

Art media includes jewelry, clothing, fused and blown glass, ceramics, woodwork, forged metals, painting, photography, sculpture, clothing and textiles. Experience unique artwork by 180 artists, holiday entertainment, outdoor cafes, art classes and demonstrations, petting zoo and Santa. For more information: 949-494-3030 | www.sawdustartfestival.org

Dana Point Turkey Trot | Nov. 22 from 6-11am | Dana Point Harbor

Known for its scenic coastal routes, beautiful weather, and family-friendly activities, the Dana Point Turkey Trot has become an Orange County tradition, attracting more than 17,000 participants in its 5K, 10K, Combo, Kids’ Gobble Wobble, and two-day Health and Wellness Expo. For more information: www.turkeytrot.com

Tamale Festival | Nov. 25 from 10am-6pm | Euclid St. between La Habra & Lambert

In addition to tamale vendors, the event will include a tamale contest, general vendors, an art walk, dance and musical performances and more! The City’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony is now part of the event. For more information: 562-383-4200 | www.lahabratamalefestival.com

All is Bright Celebration & Tree Lighting | Nov. 29 from 5:30-8pm | Aliso Viejo Town Center Fountain

A magical family celebration featuring Santa, train rides, carolers and snow! For more information: 949-425-2550 / www.cityofalisoviejo.com

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