Here’s What’s Happening This Holiday Season at SOCO + The OC Mix


A Taste of France Comes to SOCO 

TODAY, November 5 the highly anticipated fourth location of Moulin officially joins the SOCO family! With a commitment to providing an elevated pastry experience, Moulin’s exhibition-style kitchen will show guests what it takes to assemble artisan pastries while also offering Parisian classics including wedding cake, croquembouche, opera, fraisier, and baba au rhum. The new 2,000 sq. ft. pastry lab will be open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and features a memorizing 17-foot glass pastry case.


The Holidays Have Arrived 

With the holidays right around the corner, SOCO + The OC Mix is excited to announce this year’s Holidays by Design events! Beginning on Saturday, November 30 and running every Saturday through December 21, guests are invited to bring the whole family to enjoy a holiday photo booth from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and along with live music inside The OC Mix from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Chuck Jones Center will also be hosting holiday “Storytime” plus a “Little Elves” craft workshop for your little ones.  An RSVP will be required, so please be sure to stay tuned for updates + additional details.


Honor America’s Heroes 

To thank America’s veterans for their endless service and dedication, SusieCakes is inviting all active, inactive, and military personnel into their bakeries during operating hours on Monday, November 11 to enjoy a delicious complimentary piece of cake with valid Military ID or DD 214.  Non-veterans can show their support by purchasing a regular sized red velvet cupcake where $1 from each cupcake purchased will be donated to VA medical centers in California and Texas.  Mark your calendars and get ready to show your appreciation for the hero in your life this Veteran’s Day!


Spice Up Your Space!

Join HAY, in collaboration with plant company Peacock & Co., on Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for an in-store plant pop-up that promises to get your space holiday ready. Guests will also receive 15% OFF all in-store accessory purchases from HAY while also enjoying complimentary seasonal light bites. The HAY team can’t wait to see you there and looks forward to helping make your living space cozy this season. Visit HAY’s website here for more information on the HAY brand.

Here’s What’s Happening This Fall at SOCO + The OC Mix!

Lookin’ Boo-tiful!

Say cheese! On Saturday, October 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. bring the whole family to The OC Mix for a festive + complimentary Halloween photo shoot hosted by Alison Bernier Photography with Beijos Events. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to capture some unforgettable Halloween moments and plus enjoy a free Halloween-themed craft table at Milk & Honey Baby.  Digital versions of the photos taken will be available online for purchase the week following the event at alisonbernier.com.

 

 

 


Family Time at Cilek Kid’s Room

Come visit Cilek Kid’s Room at SOCO for it’s final Storytime event of the season this Saturday October 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This week will feature a Stellaluna reading along with a 3-D bat construction craft. Then, families are invited to the SOCO Farmer’s Market to take part in a tasting tour with Market Bucks-tokens that can be spent on anything inside the market. Admission is free with required registration. Please RSVP here.


Spice Up Your Space!

Join HAY, in collaboration with plant company Peacock & Co., on Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for an in-store plant pop-up that promises to get your space holiday ready. Guests will also receive 15% OFF all in-store accessory purchases from HAY while also enjoying complimentary seasonal light bites. The HAY team can’t wait to see you there and looks forward to helping make your living space cozy this season. Visit HAY’s website here for more information on the HAY brand.


October Festivities at Tackle Box!

Tackle Box invites you to a weekend full of Halloween treats, brews and discounts beginning TODAY, October 24 through Sunday, October 27.  Grab the crew and come celebrate.  See below for details!

Ninkasi Brewery Takeover
On Thursday, October 24 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the Ninkasi Brewery will take over Tackle Box and offer a variety of Ninkasi brews. Enjoy 25% off all burgers with the purchase of any Ninkasi Beer.

Friday Night Flights
It’s Friday Night Flights! Stop by the restaurant on Friday, October 25  from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sip on $5 flights and receive a free appetizer with a food purchase at equal or lesser value.

Saturday Night DJ Halloween Party
On Saturday, October 26th from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., bring your dancing shoes for a Saturday Night DJ Halloween Party! All Margaritas and Michelada’s are 50% off with select beers for $5.

American Beer Day
Sunday, October 27 – otherwise known as American Beer Day!  Guests will enjoy 50% off all beers on tap from 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Seasonal Favorites with SusieCakes

The flavors of fall have arrived! All season long, SusieCakes is featuring festive favorites guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. Don’t miss out on a classic pumpkin pie baked with the perfect amount of spice, or a decadent pumpkin cheesecake baked on a graham cracker crust. If pumpkin is not your style, that’s okay because the Apple Crumble Pie made with a signature crumble topping is sure to please. For more information on upcoming seasonal specials please visit: susiecakes.com/seasonal/

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  
at
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!

RSVP

 

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!

 


CALLING ALL ARTISTS!

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.

 

Deadline:

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
contact@kitchentablepr.com
*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

 

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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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.


SUMMER SPECIALS

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.