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Locale: SOCO + The OC Mix Are Homes to 27 Things We Can’t Live Without—#8 Is Leonardo DiCaprio’s Must-Have Item

If anyone has ever asked you what items you can’t live without, your top five must-haves probably come to mind. As humans naturally do, we change and so do our favorite food, drinks, styles and so on. You’ll go to the tastiest taco joint near your house and then hit up the home decor store about a mile away.Well, how about visiting a place that incorporates everything that you would ever need and more? Stop your Yelping because we went on a field trip to the gem of Costa Mesa: SOCO + The OC Mix. You might’ve come across it—or you might not—but this growing hub of aesthetics, cultures, flavors and lifestyles is sure to flare up your creativity and inspirations, tickle your taste buds and change your mind about what it is you can’t live without. As we share our must-haves from the diverse stores and restaurants that we’ve visited, maybe you’ll write down these items on your wishlist, too!

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Your Guide to SOCO + The OC Mix’s Summer Happenings!

 

SOCO + THE OC MIX

This summer, SOCO + The OC Mix is your place for design-centric and kid-friendly events along with delicious new offerings.  Stop by the center throughout the season to enjoy amazing deals that are sure to satisfy the FOODIE and INTERIOR DESIGNER in you.

Summer Events

OC DESIGNER CAMP

Don’t forget to register your young designer for Orange County Designer Camp!  Known as the only comprehensive + collaborative design-based summer camp for students ages 11 – 17, OC Designer Camp will take place starting Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Chuck Jones Center.  Participants will gain a behind the scenes look at the vast world of design and will learn in an environment that fosters creativity + community.  Throughout the program, participants will hear advice from design professionals who have extensive experience in the industry, helping students to discover their full potential + career opportunities.  For more information and to register, please click here.


YOGA & VINO AT H.D. BUTTERCUP

Join LXRYOGA for free yoga & wine at H.D. Buttercup on Saturday, June 22 beginning at10:30 a.m.  This event is the perfect way to celebrate International Yoga Weekend and will start off with a yoga flow followed by social hour at 11:45 a.m. with small eats, samples, and giveaways.  Yoga will be led by Courtnie,@wellnesswithcourtnie on Instagram, who is a health enthusiast + yoga teacher and represents the LXRYOGA mission – finding luxury in a place you would least expect it. Register here and reserve your spot today!


SUMMER CAMPS & CLASSES AT CHUCK JONES

This summer, the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity will offer several exciting summer art classes and camps for adults and children to enjoy.  From animation classes to drawing, painting, and collaging, students will learn techniques while creating beautiful masterpieces!  To view all of the summer classes and camps offered, please see the center’s event website and be sure to register soon!  For any questions, please contact Cyndi Burgess, Program Manager, atCyndi@ChuckJonesCenter.org.


Special Offers

NEW TACKLE BOX SPECIALS!

  • Industry Night will happen every Monday evening where all hospitality industry employees can enjoy 25% off food and beverages from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Wing (and Wine!) Wednesday takes place every Wednesday with wings for $1 each (tax included) from 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and half off all wine bottles!
  • Pub Night will now be offered every Sunday from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with fish & chips for $11 (tax included) and $5 beer or beer flights available with a food purchase.
  • Tackle Box’s Ballpark Special will offer customers a Street Hot Dog + PBR Beer for $8 (tax included) during any Dodgers or Angels game.
  • The $5 menu is Tackle Box’s newest introduction and includes appetizers, tacos and a rotating drink special that will be available every Monday through Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

PAUL MITCHELL’S JUNE STYLE REPORT

Get your summer style on all season long at Paul Mitchell!  Throughout the month of June, customers may enjoy $10 off highlights along with $7 cuts any Monday or Tuesday evening.  Plus, dads may continue celebrating Father’s Day with a complimentary shave with a barbering service all month long!  For more details and to see all of June’s offerings, please click here.

Celebrate Mother’s Day This Weekend at SOCO + The OC Mix

Celebrate All That May Has To Offer atSOCO+ The OC Mix!
From Mother’s Day events to Cinco de Mayo specials and more, SOCO + The OC Mix is the place for foodies, design lovers and families to enjoy events + seasonal offers all month long.

For a full list of upcoming events + announcements, visit our website or follow us@socoandtheocmix!

Celebrate Mom This Weekend!

This Saturday, May 4, we’re honoring all moms by offering discounts, promotions and specials from a variety of SOCO + The OC Mix shops, businesses and eateries.  Families will also have the chance to enjoy live music + a free professional photo opportunity inside The OC Mix from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for additional family fun.  Plus, during Mother’s Day weekend (Friday, May 10 – Sunday, May 12), select restaurants at the center will be offering specials + discounts to celebrate all the special moms out there.


A Top Chef Cinco De Mayo

Fiesta with Tackle Box all weekend long!  From Friday, May 3 to Sunday, May 5, stop by Tackle Box and enjoy 50% off ALL Margaritas, Micheladas and Modelo Especial. PLUS, Top Chef Alum Brian Huskey has created a Cinco de Mayo Burger exclusively for this weekend only.  For just $15, you can try the new Cinco de Mayo Burger which includes an Angus beef patty, Potato Taquitos, lettuce, Pico de Gallo, White Queso sauce and Jalapeno Cheese bread.


Mocktail De Mayo at Rich Elixirs 

On Friday, May 3Rich Elixirs is partnering with MoonGoat Coffee for a Mocktail De Mayo event from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Guests are invited to enjoy delicious mocktails all evening long while spending time with fellow Kombucha and mocktail lovers.  The list of mouthwatering drinks to choose from is sure to excite your taste buds and get you ready for the celebratory weekend ahead.  Mocktails offered include a Strawberry Jalapeno Margarita, Pineapple Hibiscus Pina Colada, Matcha Mule, White Russian Horchata, and Chili Mocha.


Festive Treats at SusieCakes

SusieCakes is ready to celebrate the weekend with a special Churro Cupcake in honor of Cinco de Mayo!  Available fromFriday, May 3 to Sunday, May 5 customers have the chance to indulge in this delicious creation made with a vanilla cupcake frosted with vanilla buttercream and topped with cinnamon sugar.  There’s a reason it’s a best seller, so stop by this weekend to taste it for yourself!  For a full list of seasonal offerings, click here!


Scavenger Hunt at the SOCO Farmers’ Market

Take your Farmers’ Market shopping experience to the next level by participating in this weekend’s Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza!  On Saturday, May 4, visit the Info Booth between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.to pick up your scavenger hunt questions and fill them out throughout the day to win a special Market prize!  Bring your little ones along or let them enjoy The Market’s fun drawing table while you shop.  


9th Annual Red Dot Auction 

Join the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity on Friday, May 17 for Orange County’s biggest charity art event of the year!  The fundraiser will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and will feature a silent auction with art pieces up for bid from over 100 artists from around the world.  This special evening serves to raise money for programs of the Chuck Jones Center, which work to foster innovation, exercise creativity to solve problems and build mental health in students of all ages.  For more information + to purchase tickets, please click here!


Get Ready to DREAM BIG!

Join SOCO + The OC Mix for its Dream Big Family Art Day event on Saturday, June 15 from10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  This inspiring day will be full of art and creative family activities hosted by The Chuck Jones Center for CreativityCilek Kids Room and the SOCO Farmers’ Market.  The event will feature cartoon drawing for kids, storytime, a chance to enjoy refreshments from the food & drink vendors at the Farmers’ Market and the opportunity for parents + children to create paintings that express their wildest dreams.  For more information on the event and to reserve your spot, please click here.

Family Fun and Home Design Happenings at SOCO + The OC Mix

Get Ready for Events Galore at
SOCO + The OC Mix!

Take a peek at all that SOCO + The OC Mix have to offer from family-friendly outings to design-focused events all season long.

For a full list of upcoming events + announcements, visit our website or follow us@socoandtheocmix!

Last Chance to Register for Day of Design!

Day of Design is happening this Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and we can’t wait to see you there!  If you haven’t already, be sure to register TODAY as ticket sales will be closing this Wednesday, April 24.  This exciting day is your chance to hear from guest speakers, panelists and design experts about the latest design tips + trends while enjoying breakfast, lunch and mimosas!  Each guest will also receive a Day of Design tote bag which will include gifts from SOCO + The OC Mix tenants and a special coupon sheet that can be used at a variety of shops + restaurants at the center.  RSVP here today!


California Closets Pops Up at SOCO!

The California Closets mobile pop-up is here at SOCO all week long!  The mobile pop-up is located in the parking lot between C.S. Wo and PIRCH and will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, April 28.  California Closets is committed to providing custom, quality storage solutions for your home and is excited to offer a wide variety of hardware, inserts, and drawer + counter top options along with a full line of finishes at the SOCO mobile pop-up.  Customers can stop by and get expert design advice, browse the countless + customizable storage options and even enter a raffle to win a custom closet valued up to $2,000


Calling All Moms!

On Saturday, May 4, we’re honoring all moms by offering discounts, promotions and specials from a variety of SOCO + The OC Mix tenants.  Families will also have the chance to enjoy live music + a free professional photo opportunity inside The OC Mix from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for additional family fun.  Plus, during Mother’s Day weekend (Friday, May 10 – Sunday, May 12), select restaurants at the center will be offering specials + discounts to celebrate all the special moms out there.


SusieCakes Specials

With a new month come new delicious specials at SusieCakes!  Bring your kiddos along and try out the Peanut Butter Jelly Cupcakes or enjoy the springtime sunshine with an assortment of Frosted Daisy Sugar Cookies.  Stop in to taste all of the month’s seasonal sweet treats while they’re still available and get ready for the fresh-baked goodness to take over your senses!  For a full list of seasonal items, please click here.


9th Annual Red Dot Auction

Join the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity on Friday, May 17 for Orange County’s biggest charity art event of the year!  The fundraiser will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and will feature a silent auction with art pieces up for bid from over 100 artists from around the world.  This special evening serves to raise money for programs of the Chuck Jones Center, which work to foster innovation, exercise creativity to solve problems and build mental health in students of all ages.  For more information + to purchase tickets, please click here!

 

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ONLY  5  DAYS  LEFT  TO  BUY  TICKETS!

SOCO’s Spring Day of Design event is just one week away.  Purchase your ticket
today or tomorrow and you’ll automatically receive an additional entry to
win our $500 gift card giveaway!

Don’t miss out on the biggest design event of the year.
Click here to reserve your space before tickets are sold out!

 

 

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April is Full of Spring Events & Specials at SOCO + The OC Mix!

Get ready for a season packed full of new items & events,

perfect for all ages, interests & styles at
S O C O  +  T H E   O C   M I X
For a full list of upcoming events & announcements, visit our website or follow us @socoandtheocmix!

 

LAST CHANCE FOR
EARLY BIRD PRICING

On Saturday, April 27 from 10am – 4pm,
Day of Design is returning to SOCO + The OC Mix with an impressive lineup of workshops and sessions that will introduce new products & collections, explore spring design trends, and look ahead to the newest styles & concepts in home design.

Buy your ticket  t o d a y  & get 15% off early bird pricing using code EARLYBIRD15
Prices go up to $35 on 4/15;  Sales end 4/19;
Reserve your spot before tickets are gone!


TIKI-THEMED SPECIALS AT PORTOLA

Live on island time with Portola!  From now until
June 30
, your favorite coffee spot is offering tropical + tiki-themed specials that will quench your thirst and satisfy any caffeine craving.  Choose from a variety of drinks including the Tea-Ki Tea, Ginger Shakerato, or Latte, Shaken Not Stirred (and click here for the full menu)!  Head over to Portola inside The OC Mix & prepare to be transported to a tropical paradise.

 


 

F E S T I V A L    S H O P P I N G

With festival season just around the corner, it’s time to assemble your wardrobe!

Visit our retailers inside The OC Mix for any festival-related needs: from full outfits, to accessories, and more.  Blue Skies has all your hat needs covered while KestanMielEva’s TrunkBono Spera and Bearfruit Jewelry are ready provide the perfect  pieces to complete your look.

 


RECONNECT WITH TIMOTHY OULTON

Join Timothy Oulton on Friday, April 12 from 10:00am to 12:00pm for a morning of reconnection.  Guests are invited to unwind + enjoy an organic breakfast during a beautiful healing meditation led by Jesse Stirling.  Sink into the moment with the delightfully soft Noble Souls sofa and let your worries slip away.  Seating is limited, so RSVP today by emailing Ines at ines.bejot@timothyoulton.com.

 


OPEN HOUSE AT PAUL MITCHELL

Jump-start your beauty career with Paul Mitchell’s National Open House on Tuesday, April 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Attendees will discover how Paul Mitchell The School can help them build a successful future in the industry by learning about the career-focused education, unique culture and classroom experience.  Click here to RSVP!


CRAFTS AT MILK & HONEY BABY

April is in full swing which means it’s time for some Easter decorating!  On Saturday, April 13 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, bring your little ones down to Milk & Honey Baby for fun crafts + Easter egg coloring!  The craft station is free for children to enjoy, so stop by, create something special, and enjoy delicious Easter-themed cookies!  


SOFA SALE AT BOCONCEPT

Get your living rooms ready!  On Wednesday, April 10, BoConcept is offering 15% off select statement sofas.  Choose from the MezzoCarlton orAmsterdam and enjoy an unlimited number of configurations & upholstery options that will make your new addition fit perfectly into your home and life.  From low-rise comfort to timeless retro vibes, your new sofa is waiting for you!

This Weekend Only! Save 15% on tickets to Day of Design

JOIN  SOCO  +  THE  OC  MIX  FOR  THE  RETURN  OF  ITS
B I G G E S T     D E S I G N     E V E N T
ON  SATURDAY,  APRIL  27  FROM  10:00AM  –  4:00PM

Get ready to be introduced to new products and collections, hear the latest on design trends from renowned industry professionals, and get an inside look at what’s ahead for home design!

Participating showrooms include: 
PIRCH
Cisco Home
Design Within Reach
HAY
Timothy Oulton
Brown Jordan
Ligne Roset / Scavolini

CLICK  HERE  TO  WATCH  HIGHLIGHTS  FROM
DAY  OF  DESIGN  2018

Springtime Specials and Events at SOCO + The OC Mix

Events, Pop-Ups and More at
SOCO + The OC Mix!
From new + noteworthy products to delicious treats and charitable events,
SOCO + The OC Mix has something for everyone this Spring.For a full list of upcoming events + announcements, visit our website or follow us@socoandtheocmix!

Early Bird Pricing for SOCO’s Spring Day of Design

Registration is open for SOCO’s Spring Day of Design event coming up on April 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.!  Get ready to be introduced to new products and collections, hear the latest on design trends from renowned industry professionals, and get an inside look at what’s ahead for home design!  Be sure to RSVP soon in order to take advantage of early bird pricing as ticket cost will increase on April 15.


Spring Refresh at Kestan

Join Kestan and celebrate its new products and special deals at the Spring Launch Party!  On Saturday, April 20 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., take a look at Kestan’s newest collection of lightweight fabrics + blush/white handbags.  Attendees will also enjoy delicious Spring eats, a DIY flower bar, free monogramming and gift cards galore!  Be sure to register for the event here to reserve your spot today.


In Need of a Headshot?

Photographer John Glover is bringing his expert headshot tips and tricks to The OC Mix!  Stop by his pop-up location Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. near Portola Coffee and choose from a variety of headshot packages listed here.  He is also offering free headshot consultations where he will give individualized feedback with technical fixes + expression tips that will make your headshot the absolute best it can be!


Orange Coast’s Best X PIRCH

On Thursday, April 11 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., PIRCH will partner with Orange Coast Magazine to celebrate the 2019 Best New Restaurants feature in the April Issue.  Guests will enjoy unlimited tastings from all of the best new restaurants, past winners and classic favorites + desserts and drinks too!  Ticket sales for this tasty event will support Golden Rule Charity and can be purchased here.


Springtime Specials at SusieCakes

Get in the spirit of Spring at SusieCakes!  Drop in for a fresh + fruity treat that is sure to sweeten your mood.  From Lemon Cheesecake to Blueberry Crumble Pie, Susie has something for every sweet tooth.  Stop by while these yummy treats are still available and check out all of Susie’s seasonal specials here.


A Refreshing Gem at The Mix

Looking for a refreshing pick-me-up after a day of shopping at SOCO + The OC Mix?  Head over to Birdie Bowl Juicery and try out one of the delicious juices or acai/pitaya bowls.  If you’re looking for something new, try the Date Shakes – a twist on a classic that doesn’t use any sugar yet still has the sweetness + creaminess you know and love.


It’s Time for Slime at Paul Mitchell!

On Saturday, April 13 from 12:00 p.m. to2:00 p.m., join Paul Mitchell at SOCO for aTime for Slime charity event.  Guests will have the opportunity to create their own slime + enjoy a hair bar, crafts, and snacks.  Tickets can be purchased for $20 at the door with all proceeds from the event going directly to charity.  RSVP for the event via text at (714) 467-8702.


Modani Mega Sale Extended!

Good news! Customers are now able to shop Modani’s Mega Sale until March 31!  Elevate your home decor with beautiful Italian furniture at up to 60% off!  Take a look at Modani’s discounted products here and purchase your favorites before the sale ends this Sunday!

 


Robert Westley at SOCO

Owned and operated by father-son duo Robert + Westley, this SOCO showroom is the ultimate destination for high-quality furniture with exceptional design.  Notable products include the Exeter Double Leaf Extension Table and the Stressless Collection which offers the perfect balance of comfort + experience.

National Pet Day Celebration

Calling all pet lovers!  On Thursday, April 11, join Chuck Jones Center for Creativity for a Paint Your Pet event.  Choose from an afternoon session from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. or an evening session from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  No experience or materials needed – simply bring your favorite photo of your pet and let your painting mentors guide you through the stroke by stroke process.  Guests can also enjoy great pet-friendly deals from SOCO + The OC Mix tenants including Nest Bedding and Local Fare.  Click here for more info and to purchase tickets.

Don’t Forget! Tickets for SOCO’s Spring Day of Design (April 27) are on sale now!

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE

EARLY BIRD PRICING: $25 PER TICKET
TICKET PRICES WILL INCREASE to $35 ON APRIL 15

(SPACE  IS  LIMITED  –  TICKET  SALES  WILL  CLOSE  ON  APRIL  19)

CLICK  HERE  TO  WATCH  HIGHLIGHTS  FROM
DAY  OF  DESIGN  2018

 


JOIN  SOCO  +  THE  OC  MIX  FOR  THE  RETURN  OF  ITS
B I G G E S T     D E S I G N     E V E N T
ON  SATURDAY,  APRIL  27  FROM  10:00AM  –  4:00PM

Get ready to be introduced to new products and collections, hear the latest on design trends from renowned industry professionals, and get an inside look at what’s ahead for home design!

Participating showrooms include: 
PIRCH
Cisco Home
Design Within Reach
HAY Design
Timothy Oulton
Brown Jordan
Ligne Roset / Scavolini


Tickets are on sale now and space is limited.
Click here to reserve your spot!