Take a Look at All That’s New at SOCO + The OC Mix!

Welcome TFS Natural Home

Otherwise known as The Futon Shop, TFS Natural Home is the newest addition to the SOCO family.  With TFS Natural Home, you can expect the same natural materials and dedication to customization that you’ve always known and loved with an abundance of furniture options including sofas, sofa beds, mattresses, and more.  Stop by during the shop’s soft opening Monday – Friday from 11a-7pSaturday from 10a-7p, and Sunday from 11a-6p + stay tuned for grand opening plans!


Just A Few Spots Left!

Join Roche Bobois at SOCO for the third Design & Dine event of 2019!  On Thursday, September 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the showroom will offer guests the ultimate French experience with a cocktail-style gathering.  First introduced in May 2019, Design & Dine is a series of smaller, intimate, design + food-focused events held inside various showrooms throughout the center. For more info and to register, please click here.


Day of Design Less Than One Month Away!

With Day of Design right around the corner on Saturday, October 5, space is filling up quickly!  Be sure to RSVP to reserve your spot by visiting the ticketing website here and get ready for an abundance of interior design education, expertise, and exciting hands-on activations.

Just Announced! Happy Hour at Temakira

As if delicious hand rolls weren’t enough, Temakira inside The OC Mix is now offering Happy Hour!  Every Monday through Friday from 5-8p and all day on weekends, guests will enjoy $3.50 beer and $4.00 sake that will make for the perfect compliment to any meal.  Stop by soon for a relaxing and tasty post-work activity or make it a weekend destination.


Foodie + NFL Specials Galore!

On Thursday, September 19, guests are invited to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day at Tackle Box with a buy one, get one free burger deal that’s sure to excite your wallet and your taste buds. Then on Saturday, September 28, the restaurant will offer $5 flights of beer in honor of National Drink Beer Day!

The specials don’t stop there! With football season upon us, Tackle Box invites you to come watch the game in your favorite football jersey and you’ll receive 50% off all beers and drinks.

Save The Date: SOCO’s Next “Design & Dine” Event is Happening September 19!

S A V E   T H E   D A T E   +   R S V P   B E L O W !

Design & Dine”
is returning to  SOCO + The OC Mix on
Thursday,  September  19  
Roche Bobois


Get ready to enjoy the ultimate French experience with a cocktail-style gathering at Roche Bobois.  RSVP today by clicking the button below!



So Much to See & Do at SOCO + The OC Mix!


Introducing… LIVE MUSIC at The OC Mix Every Wednesday!

Every Wednesday now through October 9th, grab a friend and come hang out + enjoy
live musical performances at The OC Mix
from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Happening each week next to Portola, you can enjoy dinner or drinks, or shop the latest trends while listening to good tunes.

Follow @socoandtheocmix for updates on who will be performing each week!



Tickets on Sale Now!  (Early Bird Pricing Ends 8/31!)

Day of Design is BACK on Saturday, October 5! Tickets are on sale now and space is limited, so click hereto register + reserve your spot today.  Early bird pricing ENDS on August 31, so buy yours before prices increase on September 1.  Visit www.socodayofdesign.com for more information & details.


Pet Portraits at Room & Board!

Celebrate the pet in your life at Room & Board onSunday, August 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Kimberly Heimbach of Ladyfolk Studio will be creating custom, hand-painted portraits during this special event, and you can order one too! Guests will also enjoy light appetizers, mimosas, and fun pet-inspired cookies. To RSVP, click here!



SOCO + The OC Mix is officially accepting applications for the ultimate MURAL CONTEST! For a chance to showcase your art, get the details online here and email contact@kitchentablepr.com before next Friday, August 16.

Storytime at Cilek Kids Room

Stop by Cilek Kids Room all summer long for Storytime!  This hour-long creative and interactive program will feature live music, dance, and storytelling at each event along with a parent and child art activity to end the day.

The next Storytime event will take place onSaturday, August 24 at 11:00 a.m. and will feature a “Corduroy” story reading and bear ear construction craft.  Storytime will continue once monthly until October on 9/28, and 10/26 with different stories and activities featured each month.  Please visit the event page here to RSVP for any + all upcoming Storytime events!

Month-Long Sale at Ligne Roset

If you’re looking for an amazing summer sale, look no further than Ligne Roset at SOCO!

Now through August 31, Ligne Roset is offering up to 60% off on showroom samples.

Be sure to check it out before the sale ends!


Anniversary Sale at Modani

Shop Modani’s collection of designer-inspired decor that features sleek lines, architectural structures, exciting shades, and more at the showroom’s Anniversary Sale!

Happening now through Sunday, August 11, customers can get up to 50% off plus FREE delivery.  Shop online here and get ready to experience the ultimate summer sale!





Call for Artists at SOCO + The OC Mix

Artist Eligibility:

This call will be open to all qualified artists.  Professional artists, hobbyists, and students may apply; however, to be considered for this project, artists must demonstrate experience completing projects of similar scope.


Application Materials:

  • Artist Resume
  • Letter of Interest: This gives artists an opportunity to introduce themselves + describe why they are interested in the project, their approach to creating public art, & any past relevant experience.
  • Visual Support Materials (5 images min.): This gives artists the opportunity to show examples of past relevant work. Acceptable materials include print or digital versions of work samples.  If the artist chooses to submit printed materials, they must scan or convert into a single PDF file & send via email.



All submissions must be received by 5:00pm PST on 8/16 at the email address listed below:
Kitchen Table Marketing
Re: SOCO + The OC Mix
*attachments must be in JPG, PNG or PDF form


Selection Criteria:

  • Artistic excellence, as evidenced by past work (30%)
  • Demonstrated experience working on projects of similar scope (30%)
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to engaging the community in public art projects (30%)
  • Ownership/Management Preference (10%)


Selection Process:

The SOCO + the OC Mix teams will collectively decide on the murals that aesthetically look best & highlight the character of the center in the best way.  Submissions received by the deadline will then be reviewed, and those applicants who are identified as most qualified for the project will be notified.  Selected finalists will then be given a theme/creative direction and asked to submit custom designs/proposals by a specific deadline (8/18/19) before the final muralist is chosen.  Submissions will be kept for future mural opportunities.


Mural Details:

  • Artist will be responsible for the design, fabrication, delivery and installation of the artwork within the given timeframe, including using appropriate materials.
  • Mural Dimensions: Interior wall 8′ tall x 10’4″ wide (approximate)
  • Wall Construction/Materials: TBD



The Summer Fun Continues at SOCO + The OC Mix



Take a look at upcoming events and summer specials at SOCO + The OC Mix!  Whether you’re looking to furnish you home, enjoy a relaxing happy hour, or bring out your creative side, you’re sure to find something that sparks your interest and fuels your passion all throughout the center.



PIRCH’S Ultimate Grill Event

Learn how to make the most of your summer cookouts with PIRCH’s Ultimate Grill Event!  This Saturday, July 27 from 11:00 a.m. to3:00 p.m., BBQ lovers and grill masters alike are invited to join PIRCH and DCS Grills for a delicious + informative lunch event featuring Pasturebird Chicken.  Attendees will taste chicken and other delightful dishes prepared by the amazing DCS grill while also hearing from expert chefs who will share the fascinating ins and outs of the DCS grill that was used to prepare lunch.  Savory Spice Shop and Sir Owlverick’s Coffee will also be in attendance to offer tasty samples and speak on all things spices and coffee.

Paint & Sip at Chuck Jones
Join the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity on the evening of Friday, July 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a night of Chuck Jones Pop Art! Expert teaching artists will guide you through the step-by-step process of painting one of Chuck’s beloved characters and will help you create a colorful, one of a kind work of art using nontraditional tools. Wine tasting and a light snack will be provided.  For ticketing information and to register for the event, please click here and note that this event is 21 & over only.

Storytime at Cilek Kids Room
Stop by Cilek Kids Room all summer long for Storytime!  This hour-long creative and interactive program will feature live music, dance, and storytelling at each event along with a parent and child art activity to end the day.  Once Storytime is complete, families are invited to the SOCO Farmers’ Market to take part in a tasting tour with Market Bucks-tokens that can be spent on anything inside the market.  The first Storytime event will take place this weekend on Saturday, July 27 at11:00 a.m. and will feature the “Goodnight Moon” storybook.  Storytime will continue once monthly until October on 8/249/28, and10/26 with different stories and activities featured each month.  While Storytime is a free event, registration is required to hold your spot, so please click here to reserve your space and to see further information and topics for each of the events.


A Hot Summer Sale at Natuzzi
It’s not too late to shop Natuzzi’s Summer Sale!  Happening through Sunday, July 28, this sale will offer customers special prices including 15% off products store-wide!  Whether you’re looking for pieces to add to your living, dining, or sleeping areas of the house, Natuzzi’s Summer Sale will provide you with high quality, Italian-made furniture that has extreme attention to detail, sophistication, and astounding comfort.

We Olive Introduces Summer Sunday Happy Hour
Kick back this summer with We Olive’s All Day Happy Hour every Sunday!  Throughout the entire summer, guests may enjoy $2 off all glasses of wine, $1 off all half glasses of wine, $1 off all beers, and $2 off select appetizers all day, every day on Sundays.  This is the perfect chance to relax with great company and to enjoy some tasty food + drink before the week officially begins.





Don’t Miss Out On Your New Favorite Event. 🍴


Guess  what?   OC’s  newest  event  series,
“Design & Dine”
is returning to SOCO + The OC Mix
on  Saturday,  July  27  at  Roomscapes



(Oh, and did we mention it’s  F R E E  to attend?  Click here to RSVP)


Greer’s OC: Creative Shopping and Culinary Experience The OC Mix at SOCO

Discover your inner designer, chef, foodie, fashionista when you experience The OC Mix at SOCO in Costa Mesa. You could easily spend a day shopping, eating and wandering through The OC Mix. Enjoy acclaimed restaurants, artisan food purveyors, boutiques, creative studios, indie designers and established labels across apparel, jewelry, and accessories for men, women, kids, and babies. Here’s a round-up of some of our favorite merchants and eateries.

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