Now available – A Brand New Virtual Kids Club!


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Click   HERE   to “spring” into the most recent Virtual Kids Club!

Join us online as Kids Club host Stephanie Holdridge reads It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny – the “hare-raising” tale of a touching story about P.J. Funnybunny as he learns that family is forever.

After the reading, have your kiddos stick around to learn how to make their very own handprint bunny craft!


Missed Previous Virtual Kids Clubs?  No problem!

Every single one of SOCO + The OC Mix’s Virtual Kids Club videos can be found on the center’s website here, so tune in any time for some family-friendly fun!  Past Virtual Kids Clubs are also listed & linked below:


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Restaurant/Food Service Updates:

  • Birdie Bowl & Juicery – Now reopen! Current hours are Monday through Saturday 7am – 6pm and Sunday 8am – 4pm; discount available with Yelp check-in
  • Eggslice – Updated business hours are Wednesday through Saturday 7am – 1pm and Sunday 8am – 11am. Customers are welcome to order for take out OR order for delivery via Postmates, Grubhub, and Yelp; Check in on Eggslice’s Instagram and website for updated information and place orders online for takeout here.
  • Farmers’ Market – The SOCO market will remain open and continue to implement new guidelines provided by LA County’s Health Department, (suspending hot foods, removing our seating area, etc.). Signage has been added that reminds customers to wash their produce and their hands. The market manager has also been instructed to enforce social distancing in check-out lines.
  • Portola Coffee Roasters – The shop is open from 7am – 6pm daily; Customers may place to go orders ahead online (delivery coming soon); gift cards also available for purchase and 20% of gift card sales go back to Portola staff to help them through this time.
  • Rich Elixirs – The shop remains open and is offering pick up in person, curbside pick-up, and deliveries to local areas.
  • Savory Spice Shop – Cooking more at home? Make things a little easier and up level your meals with fresh seasonings – shipping and/or curbside pick-up is available for customers – simply email orders to costamesa@savoryspiceshop.com (please include your phone number in the email) and the Savory Spice team will package the order and get it shipped via USPS ($10 flat rate domestic shipping) or customers may pick it up from the shop.  The shop has also extended the curbside pick-up hours to be from 11am – 2pm daily. Guests are also welcome to call the team during this time at 949-284-0576.
  • Shuck Oyster Bar – Now reopen! Hours are Wednesday through Thursday 4pm – 8pm, Friday through Sunday 12pm – 8pm
  • Sunright Tea Studio – Adjusted hours are 11am – 6pm daily; The shop is open for to go orders that customers may call in at 949-232-3750 or order online
  • Taco Maria – The restaurant is reopen and is offering takeout only; hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 2:30pm – 8pm
  • The Cheese Shop – The shop’s adjusted hours are Monday through Friday 10:30am – 6:30pm, Saturday 10am – 6:30pm, Sunday 11am – 6:30pm; Take out and curbside pick-up available (order online here) in addition to Doordash, Grubhub, and Postmates delivery available.
  • See below for a list of temporary restaurant closures:
    • ARC
    • Greenleaf – SOCO’s location is temporarily closed until further notice – all operations have been moved to 17th Street location (take out, delivery, etc.)
    • Moulin – Reopening June 1!
    • Pueblo
    • SusieCakes
    • Temakira

Retail/Service Business Updates:

  • Bang & Olufsen – Beginning 5/18, the store will be open by appointment only Monday through Saturday 11am – 5pm; the store will continue to be available for walkthroughs and home visits
  • Bearfruit Jewelry – Available for online orders; customers may use the online promo code MAY30 for 30% off
  • Blue Skies – Customers may visit the store in person Friday, 5/22, Saturday, 5/23, Friday, 5/29, and Saturday, 5/30 between 10:30am – 3pm; only 1-2 people allowed in the store at one time; customers will receive 20% off purchases during Memorial Day weekend
  • BoConcept – The team remains ready to assist you in every way possible and can arrange for a Virtual Design Service, available by video apps (Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp etc.) or by phone; book your appointment by clicking here
  • Brown Jordan – The showroom team is available for virtual shopping experiences through platforms like Facebook Live, FaceTime, and video conferencing; the showroom’s Spring Sale promotion has been extended through May, which offers customers 10% off all collections, now including the award-winning Oscar collection and the Walter Lamb Aluminum dining series
  • Calligaris – The showroom is open online; Let the showroom team know what you need by emailing calligaris.oc@calligaris.com; design consultations are available via email or FaceTime; the team can also have fabric and finish samples delivered to your door; browse the 2020 catalog here
  • Chuck Jones Center for Creativity – Join the Center for free online creativity classes at ChuckJonesCenter.org/going-virtual.
  • Chuck Jones Gallery at The OC Mix – Art consultations are available via phone or email at 949-274-4834 or CostaMesa@ChuckJones.com. Available artwork can be viewed here
  • Cilek Kids Room – The Cilek team is available to be reached at soco@cilekkidsroom.com or 949-220-2503; shop online here
  • Cisco Home – The showroom team is happy to FaceTime, send photos, and answer general Cisco questions; get in touch with the team by calling 714-432-1630
  • Design Within Reach – Showroom open by appointment only – to make your appointment, call 714-427-0628
  • Eva’s Trunk – Customers receive 20-50% off all clothing beginning May 15; customers may also text 714-319-2542 to make an in-store appointment or to FaceTime the store for curbside pickups
  • Famosa – Famosa is open Monday through Friday from 9am – 5pm; the showroom is open on weekends by appointment only
  • GATHER Home Furnishings – The showroom is open as of May 15 for appointment clients only during normal business hours: Monday through Saturday 10am – 7pm, Sunday 11am – 6pm; customers may call 714-486-3135 to set up an appointment or email Joey at jlawrence@gatherfurnishings.com; professional design services and consultations also available
  • Gear Co Op – The shop is accepting and shipping from the online store: http://gearcoop.com/
  • HAY – As of May 13, HAY will be reopening with limited service – curbside pick-up only, customers are not allowed in the store at this time
  • La-Z-Boy – Now open with limited hours! Monday, Thursday, Friday 11am – 7pm; Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 6pm, closed Tuesday & Wednesday; the store is also offering 30% off for the rest of the month for its Memorial Day Sale.
  • Lightopia – Now open Monday through Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm, and Sunday 11am – 4pm
  • Ligne Roset – Free Delivery and installation until end of May!!!
    The showroom team is working remotely and is available to assist on all needs including orders, deliveries, etc. Please contact Info@kaz-Design Group.com
  • Local Fare – Small businesses need your support now more than ever, and @corkcicle + @riflepaperco are giving you an easy way to help. Now when you purchase anything through Corkcicle’s website, you’ll have the option to support a small business of your choosing. We highly recommend choosing @local_fare located inside The OC Mix.⁣
  • Milk & Hones Baby – Shop online here and receive free shipping
  • Modani – The showroom is now reopen Monday through Sunday from 11am – 7pm; Modani’s Memorial Day sale is happening now at https://www.modani.com/sale; Customers may continue to book virtual design consultations here and may chat with the showroom team here.
  • Natuzzi – The showroom is open as of May 19; hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 5pm by appointment only; there will be no more than 10 people allowed in the gallery at one time, including the Natuzzi team
  • Paul Mitchell: The Paul Mitchell team is available to take virtual appointments for those interested in starting school, text 714-902-6007 to schedule. Customers may also call 714-546-8786 ext. 0 on Tuesdays and Thursdays to order products
  • PIRCH – The showroom is operating by appointment only with virtual services available as well; to book your virtual appointment, visit PIRCH’s homepage here
  • Rejuvenation: Rejuvenation is open online at www.rejuvenation.com. The showroom team can be reached at rejuvcostamesapics@wsgc.com or 714-241-1450 and is offering virtual in-home appointments and can ship products from the showroom. Email the team to schedule an appointment or to check for inventory.
  • Robert Westley – Open by appointment only, customers may call to schedule their one-on-one appointment
  • Roche Bobois: The showroom team remains available via phone, email and video calls for design consultations or to answer any questions. One on one in-person visits are also available by appointment. Please click here to get in touch with Roche Bobois team members.
  • Room & Board – Place online orders here
  • Roomscapes – Click here to schedule a virtual appointment
  • Scavolini – Free Delivery and installation until end of May!!!
    The showroom team is working remotely and is available to assist on all needs including orders, deliveries, etc. Please contact Info@kaz-Design Group.com
  • STARK – Showroom by appointment only beginning 5/18 Monday through Friday 10am – 5pm;
  • TFS Natural Home – Face masks available in children and adult sizes; Open as of 5/11 with updated hours Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm, Wednesday and Thursday temporarily closed; the team also hired a cleaning service to clean the store regularly
  • The Mixing Glass – The shop is now reopen Wednesday through Sunday 11am – 5pm (closed Monday and Tuesday); Customers may also place phone (714-975-9952) and online orders; curbside pick up is available and can be picked up 1 hour after order is placed; delivery is also available and is estimated to arrive within 24 hours after ordering; gift cards are also available for purchase
  • The Shade Store – Online showroom is open and 325+ design consultants are available to assist every step of the way.
  • Timothy Oulton – The showroom is offering 50% off everything online, including new &, made to order pieces; Place orders or ask questions by calling William Escobar (Gallery Manager) at 657-218-7111 or email at orange-county@timothyoulton.com

SOCO + The OC Mix Blog, Kids Club News, and Business Updates

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Introducing… the SOCO + The OC Mix Blog!

Since we are unable to gather at the center, the SOCO + The OC Mix Blog was created as a way to stay united virtually. New posts will be published twice per week to keep the Orange County community and beyond up to date on all of the latest offerings, design trends, must-have items, food specials, and more from all of the businesses at SOCO + The OC Mix.  Be one of the first to check out the first two posts here and come back for more content later this week!


K I D S   C L U B   N E W S

SOCO + The OC Mix’s Kids Club Goes Viral

The Kids Club events you know and love will now take place online while the Safer at Home order is in place.  Kids and families will hear a live story reading followed by a fun craft that is easy to complete at home.

The first online Kids Club will be posted on the blog this Wednesday, April 8 and will feature a reading of Here Comes the Easter Cat along with a fun spring egg craft.


B U S I N E S S   U P D A T E S

Restaurant Updates:

Outlined below are a variety of SOCO + The OC Mix restaurant offerings available as teams work hard to serve the community. Additional updates will be shared as they are announced:

  • Birdie Bowl & Juicery – All of the shop’s menu items are available to go and are a great healthy option during this time; new business hours are 8a – 4p daily; delivery available via Doordash
  • Eggslice – Updated business hours are Wednesday through Sunday 7a – 1p and customers are welcome to order for take out OR order for delivery via Postmates, Grubhub, and Yelp; Check in on Eggslice’s Instagram and website for updated information and place orders online for takeout here.
  • Farmers’ Market – The SOCO market will remain open and continue to implement new guidelines provided by LA County’s Health Department, (suspending hot foods, removing our seating area, etc.). Signage has been added that reminds customers to wash their produce and their hands. The market manager has also been instructed to enforce social distancing in check-out lines.
  • Portola Coffee Roasters – The shop is open from 7a – 6p daily; Customers may place to go orders ahead online (delivery coming soon); gift cards also available for purchase and 20% of gift card sales go back to Portola staff to help them through this time.
  • Rich Elixirs – The team launched online delivery & curbside as of 3/17; also offering buy 3 get the 4th free immunity shots + 15% off if customers bring in their own cup.
  • Savory Spice Shop – Shipping and/or curbside pick-up is available for customers – simply email orders to costamesa@savoryspiceshop.com (please include your phone number in the email) and the Savory Spice team will package the order and get it shipped via USPS ($5 flat rate domestic shipping) or customers may pick it up from the shop.  The team is at the shop 11a – 1p daily. Guests are also welcome to call the team during this time at 949-284-0576.
  • Sunright Tea Studio – Adjusted hours are 11a – 6p daily; The shop is open for to go orders that customers may call in at 949-232-3750 or order online
  • Temakira – Customers may place phone orders for pick up at 949-650-0305 in addition to order delivery on Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, and Uber Eats
  • The Cheese Shop – The shop’s adjusted hours are Sunday – Thursday 9:30a – 6p and Friday – Saturday 9a – 6p; Take out and curbside pick up available (order online here) in addition to DoordashGrubhub, and Postmates delivery available.
  • See below for a list of temporary restaurant closures:

Retail/Service Business Updates:

All of the below non-essential businesses at SOCO + The OC Mix are closed, however a majority are offering ways for customers to shop, place orders, and meet with design experts virtually:

  • Bearfruit Jewelry – Available for online orders
  • Blue Skies – The store is offering free shipping and 20% off all orders; email blueskiesocmix@gmail.com to set up an appointment between 10a – 6p daily to try on hats and scarves (one person at a time)
  • BoConcept – The team remains ready to assist you in every way possible and can arrange for a Virtual Design Service, available by video apps (Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp etc.) or by phone; book your appointment by clicking here
  • Brown Jordan – The showroom team is available for virtual shopping experiences through platforms like Facebook Live, FaceTime, and video conferencing; the showroom’s Spring Sale promotion has been extended through May, which offers customers 10% off all collections, now including the award-winning Oscar collection and the Walter Lamb Aluminum dining series
  • Calligaris – The showroom is open online; Customers may place orders or send requests re: product information and pricing to calligaris.oc@calligaris.com
  • Chuck Jones – Guests wishing to drop off art for the Red Dot Auction may do so by visiting Jones Companies Tuesday through Saturday from 9a – 5p (ring doorbell for access)
  • Cilek Kids Room – The Cilek team is available to be reached at soco@cilekkidsroom.com or 949-220-2503; shop online here
  • Cisco Home – The showroom team is happy to FaceTime, send photos, and answer general Cisco questions; get in touch with the team by calling 714-432-1630
  • Design Within Reach – Book your virtual appointment by clicking here or receive live video and text assistance with DWR Account Executives during business hours – more info here
  • Eva’s Trunk – Customers who purchase a gift card for $200 will receive 20% off (purchase by emailing or calling Eva at 714-319-2542). Gift card valid for 6 months.
  • HAY – Customers may connect with HAY team members for questions regarding products and to place orders here
  • Local Fare – Small businesses need your support now more than ever, and @corkcicle + @riflepaperco are giving you an easy way to help. Now when you purchase anything through Corkcicle’s website, you’ll have the option to support a small business of your choosing. We highly recommend choosing @local_fare located inside The OC Mix.⁣
  • Milk & Hones Baby – Shop online here and receive free shipping
  • Room & Board – Place online orders here
  • Roomscapes – Click here to schedule a virtual appointment
  • STARK – The showroom team is working remotely and is available to assist on all needs including orders, deliveries, etc. Please contact Lauren van Geem via email at lvangeem@starkcarpet.com
  • The Mixing Glass – The shop is open for phone (714-975-9952) and online orders only; curbside pick up is available and can be picked up 1 hour after order is placed; delivery is also available and is estimated to arrive within 24 hours after ordering; gift cards are also available for purchase
  • The Shade Store – Online showroom is open and 325+ design consultants are available to assist every step of the way
  • Timothy Oulton – The showroom is offering 50% off everything online, including new &, made to order pieces; Place orders or ask questions by calling William Escobar (Gallery Manager) at 657-218-7111 or email at orange-county@timothyoulton.com

SOCO + The OC Mix Kick-Starts the New Year!

 

Introducing SOCO’s Kids Club! 

Calling all creative kiddos of Orange County! SOCO + The OC Mix has an all-new Kids Club launching this month that will bring fun events and interactive programming to the center all year long.  The very first event will be held on Wednesday, January 15 from 10a to 11a, with the fun to continue the third Wednesday of each month.  Every event will offer a live story reading, music + dancing, and a fun craft with January’s event to feature a reading of Tacky the Penguin along with an adorable penguin craft. Families will also enjoy various discounts from participating SOCO + The OC Mix retailers.  For more info and to RSVP for January’s Kids Club, please visit the event page here.


Roomscapes’ Coffee with a Designer 

Beginning this January, Roomscapes with be hosting monthly “Coffee with a Designer” workshops where attendees will learn the many different facets of the home remodeling process over coffee and light bites with a different theme guiding the event each month. The first workshop will be held on Saturday, January 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will focus on countertops – options, considerations, and what’s new!  For further details and to register, please click here.


Winter Sale at Cisco Home 

Give your home a New Year upgrade without breaking the bank! Cisco Home’s Winter Sale is on now and offers up to 70% off floor models and 20% off special order upholstery. From chairs, sofas, dining tables, lighting and more, Cisco Home is sure to have just the piece(s) you’re looking for to elevate & refresh your living space.


New Year Refresh Sale at HAY

Give your home a fresh start this 2020 with HAY!  From now through Tuesday, January 28, shoppers are invited to save up to 40% on all accessories during HAY’s New Year Refresh Sale. Customers can also save $300 when they purchase a HAY lounge chair with an accompanying ottoman during this sales period.


New Year, New Treats!

Start 2020 off on a sweet note! This January, SusieCakes is featuring delicious treats such as Banana Chocolate Chip Cupcakes, decadent Cherry Crumble Pie, and German Chocolate Cake. For those trying to stick to their New Year’s resolutions, treat yourself to “The Healthy Side of Susie” with an array of guilt free desserts such as Flour-less Peanut Butter Cookies, Vanilla Pudding, and dairy + egg free Fruit Crumble Bars. For information on all of Susie’s January offerings, please click here.