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Live in or planning a visit to Orange County in November? Looking for things to see and do there? Then please check out our November Orange County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues, Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen, at First American Title:

Huntington Beach Oktoberfest | Through Nov. 3 | Old World Festival Hall

Every Wednesday through Sunday. Sample Imported German Beers, Bratwurst, Rotisserie Chicken, Hamburgers, Pork Sandwiches, Strudel, Pretzels & more. Guests can also enter the Beer Drinking & Stein Holding Contests, and of course do the Chicken Dance! Wednesday through Saturday are adult nights & Sunday’s are family day with Dachshund Races. For more information: 714-696-TAP1 | www.oldworld.ws

A Taste of San Clemente | Nov. 1 from 6-10pm | Casino San Clemente

Held under the stars, this annual event serves up culinary masterpieces from over twenty of the area's finest restaurants, as well as sixteen premium wineries from throughout California, ice cold Microbrews and more. Includes a complimentary “Taste of San Clemente” wine glass or beer mug, food, wine, entertainment and valet parking. For more information: www.scchamber.com

Discovery Cube Presents: Pumpkin Launch | Nov. 2 from 10am-2pm | Cal State Fullerton

Pumpkin Launch is a free-community event for students and families to participate in a fun-filled STEM festival at a university campus. Contestants use the principles of STEM to build trebuchet machines that send pumpkins high in the sky and towards targets that line the field. For more information: https://oc.discoverycube.org

Art Exhibit and Sale | Nov. 2 from 10am-3pm | Laguna Niguel City Hall

Opportunity for art lovers to view and purchase original artwork. This multi-media art show will feature live music, paintings, drawings and other original fine artwork by local artists. For more information: 949-425-5100 | www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

Orange Dia De Los Muertos | Nov. 2 from 5-9pm | Moreno’s Restaurant

Iconic Mariachis, Folkloric Dancers, and music native of the state of Veracruz, featuring the talented Los Danzantes del Sol. There will also be face painting, treats and giveaway prizes. For more information: 714-639-2181 | www.morenosrestaurant.com

Exposure Open 2019 | Nov. 2 from 9am-8pm | Vans Skate Park, Huntington Beach

Already registered are over 120 participants from 20 countries around the globe. With over 5 thousand attendees each year this free public event is family friendly with game zones, interactive booths, and so much more. For more information: https://exposureskate.org

Los Alamitos Museum’s Christmas Craft Fair | Nov. 2-3 - Sat 2-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm / 11062 Los Alamitos Blvd.

Woodwork, handmade goods, jewelry, candies, Christmas decor. For more information: 562-889-2434 / www.losalamitosmuseum.org

Arts & Crafts Bonanza | Nov. 2-3 from 9am-3pm | Laguna Woods Village

Laguna Woods Village’s talented artists and craftsmen present an extensive collection of works for purchase. Browse a unique array of gifts, home décor, wall art, jewelry, accessories and more. Event will also have live music, food for purchase and beer/wine. For more information: www.lagunawoodsvillage.com

Dinosaur Dash | Nov. 3 | The Marketplace, Tustin

This year you can run and ride for education! 5k and 10k timed races for all ages, a 2k non-timed “Fun Run” and the non-timed 50k bike tour. After the race, there will be entertainment, a Food Court and Expo with games, activities and more. For more information: www.tpsf.net/dinodash

AVCA Children’s Concert | Nov. 7 from 11am | Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheater, Aliso Viejo

This is a free concert, geared towards children and their parents. Hullabaloo band members write songs that make kids laugh, think, sing and dance. For more information: www.avca.net

Coast Film Festival | Nov. 7-9 | City of Laguna Beach

It will be a celebration of everything coast related shared through the best of film, photography, art, and music. The purpose is to bolster awareness and participation with this incredible resource as well as educate the public on how best it should be enjoyed and cared for. For more information: www.coastfilmfestival.com

Girl Scouts of OC Celebrate Leadership | Nov. 8 from 6:30-9pm | Fashion Island Hotel

New honoree categories! New activities! Exciting live and silent auction items! And of course, OC’s amazing Girl Scouts who are taking action to make our community and world a better place. For more information: www.girlscoutsoc.org

Cypress Veterans Day Luncheon | Nov. 8 from 10am-1pm | Cypress Senior Center

Veterans will receive a complimentary lunch and are asked to check-in between 10:15-10:45am to ensure their spot. Regular check-in will begin at 10:45 am. Lunch is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information: www.cypressca.org

Senior Health & Wellness Fair | Nov. 8 from 9am-12pm | La Habra Community Center

Receive a flu shot and participate in other health screenings. Learn about programs and services for seniors and caregivers. For more information: www.lahabracity.com

Costa Mesa Salute to Veterans | Nov. 9 from 10am-2pm | OC Fair & Event Center

Featuring music, food and activities for kids. The A-4M Skyhawk memorial dedication ceremony will begin at 11am. For more information: www.ocfair.com

Honoring Our Vets | Nov. 9 from 5-9pm | Los Alamitos Race Course

Interactive event for families, veterans, active duty military and our wonderful community. For more information: www.losalamitos.com

St. Martin’s Lantern Fest & Parade | Nov. 10 from 5-8pm | Old World Village Festival Hall, Huntington Beach

Join in to celebrate the story of Saint Martin with lit lanterns and traditional songs. A European tradition, Saint Martin’s lantern parades commemorate the story of a Roman soldier who shared his cloak with a beggar at a freezing winter night. For more information: 714-895-8020 | https://www.oldworld.ws/st-martins-lanternfest-parade.html

Orange Veterans Day Tribute | Nov. 11 at 2pm | Veterans Memorial at Depot Park

Join the City of Orange as they honor past veterans and current military with patriotic music and inspirational speeches with keynote speech given by WM. F. ‘Bill’ Cunningham. For more information: www.cityoforange.org

Stanton Veterans Day Ceremony | Nov. 11 from 9-10am | Veterans Memorial Park: 10970 Cedar Street

Honoring past and present servicemen and servicewomen. Refreshments will follow the ceremony. For more information: 714-890-4270 | www.ci.stanton.ca.us

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

All are invited to attend. For more information: www.lahabracity.com

Irvine Veterans Day Ceremony | Nov. 11 from 11am-12:30pm | Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park

In honor of our veterans and in support of their families, the City of Irvine is hosting a special Veterans Day ceremony. For more information: www.cityofirvine.org

Laguna Niguel Veterans Day Ceremony | Nov. 11 from 11am-12:30pm | Sea Country Senior Center

Honoring all who served. For more information: www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

Brea Veterans Day Ceremony | Nov. 11 from 10-10:45am | Brea Civic & Cultural Center

Pay tribute to all military heroes, veterans, retired and active duty, and to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to their country. For more information: www.ci.brea.ca.us

Dana Point Veterans of Foreign Way | Nov. 11 at 10am | Strands Vista Park

An unveiling of the updated memorial plaques which list the names of persons who have died during the past year who were members of VFW Post 9934 or members of families of Dana Point residents. For more information: www.vfwpost9934.org

Huntington Beach Veteran’s Day Ceremony & Car Show | Nov. 11 from 9am-2pm | PCH & Huntington St.

Beginning at Pier Plaza with a Veteran’s Day Ceremony, the day continues with hundreds of classic, collector cars, customs, motorcycles and more at the city beach parking lot. For more information:  www.surfcityusa.com

CBA Holiday Harvest Gathering | Nov. 13 from 6-8pm | Yorba Linda Country Club

Appetizers from the Yorba Linda Country Club. Cash Bar. Please bring a door prize for extra recognition. For more information: 714-993-9537 | www.yorbalindachamber.us

Meet on the Beach | Nov. 17 | La Habra, Buena Park, Anaheim, Stanton, Garden Grove, Westminster and Huntington Beach

From the hills of La Habra, down to the ocean at Huntington Beach, enjoy 1.5 miles of open streets, bike and pedestrian friendly activities, live performances, food, giveaways and much more at seven pop-up sites along or nearby Beach Boulevard. For more information: 213-365-0605 | www.meetonbeach.com

Holiday Home Tour and Gift Boutique | Nov. 22 from 10am-5pm | Clifton Miller Community Center, Tustin

A tour of three beautiful homes and a garden tour of a neighboring home. All the homes are decorated for the holidays and feature fantastic views and fabulous landscaping. Lunch is included in ticket price and served at the Clifton Miller Community Center, where guests can view and purchase special items from over 30 vendors. For more information: www.choc.org

Surfing Santa Competition | Nov. 23-24 | Salt Creek Beach, Dana Point

Surf competition where men, women and children dress like Santa or other holiday inspired characters and surf Salt Creek to benefit Surfers Healing. For more information: www.surfingsantacontest.org

Plymouth Rock N’ Run 5k | Nov. 28 at 6am | Anaheim Hills

The 5k, 10k and a new 10 mile course is around the perimeter of the Yorba Regional Park, and the Santa Ana River trail. A finish-line festival with silent auction, costume contest, food, fun and more! All of the funds raised will directly support the Reeve-Irvine Research Center at UC, Irvine. For more information:  www.plymouthrun.com

Dana Point Turkey Trot | Nov. 28 | Dana Point Harbor

Tour the beautiful beach, majestic cliffs and coves of Dana Point. This flat, scenic race features a 10k, 5k and Kids Gobble Wobble. Participants will receive a shirt and medal. For more information: 949-496-1555 | www.turkeytrot.com

Causelife Turkey Trot | Nov. 28 from 7-11am / Huntington City Beach

This 5K/10K Turkey Trot features a flat ocean-front course and a 1K walk for kids 12 and under. Funds raised from this event go to Causelife, which provides clean water to those in need in developing countries. For more information: www.active.com

Turkey Trot on the Ranch | Nov. 28 at 7:30am | The Pavilion & Sendero Field, Rancho Mission Viejo

The race features a 5K and 1K Little Gobbler’s run. Start a new family tradition and join the fun! Proceeds from the race will benefit The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo connecting Orange County residents to nature through school programs, on-site education and recreation. For more information: www.turkeytrotontheranch.com

Lighting of the Bay | Nov. 30 from 3-8pm | Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort

Live chorale and concert performances by various artists, cookie decorating, holiday crafts and train rides. Santa Claus will take center stage at dusk as he arrives by stand-up paddleboard and flips the magic switch to illuminate the bay with more than 50 electric Christmas trees and holiday decorations. For more information: www.newportdunes.com

Newport Landing Boat Parade & Holiday of Lights Cruises | Nov. 30-Jan. 1 | Newport Landing Whale Watching

By the first weekend of December Newport Bay is richly illuminated with millions of lights and hundreds of themed estates. The parade takes place over 5 nights from the third Wednesday to the third Sunday in December. For more information: www.christmasparadeboats.com

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