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.

 

 

 

 

October Happenings at SOCO and The OC Mix!

Photo shoot at SOCO for the Festival Ballet Theatre  “Alice in Wonderland” ballet at Irvine Barclay Theatre

 

 

Chuck Jones Halloween Fall Fundraiser – This Sunday! 
Play It Forward, a “Spook”tacular FUNdraiser for Creativity Benefiting the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity is coming up THIS Sunday, October 22 from 1-4pm at Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at #SOCOandTheOCMix. There will be mask-making, trick or treat bag and faux pumpkin decorating, “Day-of-the-Dead” skeleton head decorating, wire art, lyric-writing, toy-making, animation light-table drawing, and more! Click here to purchase tickets. 

 

Halloween Photo Booth at SOCO
On October 28. Alison Bernier Kids Photography will be hosting a free photo booth in honor of Halloween on October 28th from 9.30am – 12.30pm at #SOCOandtheOCMix Children in costume are invited to come have pictures taken with our spooky backdrop. You can purchase your photos afterward from an online gallery. Individual digital Images will be $30, 2 for $50 or 3 for $65. No bookings are required. We look forward to seeing you all! 

 

SOCO After Dark – Live Music EVERY Monday
You’re invited to Live Music Mondays at SOCO and The OC Mix! Join us now every Monday to enjoy happy hour at We Olive Wine Bar and Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop –  and live music in the SOCO Courtyard from the Riff Raff Vintage Swing Band. No RSVP necessary. Click here for more details. 

 

Never Miss an Event! 
Be sure to visit our website for the full list of events and happenings at SOCO and The OC Mix. Also, we love to hear from you – so please check in @socoandtheocmix when you attend an event, and please follow @socoandtheocmix for giveaways, the latest updates, announcements, and more! 

What’s New, What’s Happening at SOCO & The OC Mix!

Keep up those New Year Resolutions at SOCO & The OC Mix! 
We’ve made it easy for you to keep those New Year Resolutions. Replace your soda with Farm & Culture’s kombucha (shown here), and trade your sandwich for a healthy poke bowl from Temakira – both located inside The OC Mix. Need a healthy breakfast option? Nothing beats the Birdie Bowl & Juicery Peanut B acai bowl – or try it as a smoothie if you’re on the run!

 

 

Terrarium Workshops at Uni Home 
Master a new skill this year with Uni Home Store’s fun and interactive Terrarium Workshops. Classes will begin at 11am on the following Saturdays: February 4th, and February 25th. *Planters may vary, and the workshop includes plants & materials. Please call Uni Home Store to reserve your seat today! (949) 251-1771. 

 

 

Make Valentine’s Day Treats at Surfas at SOCO! 
It’s hard to believe, but Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so let’s learn how to make treats that will wow your loved ones at Surfas Culinary District at SOCO. On Sunday, February 5 from 12:30pm-3:30pm, learn how to make caramel from scratch, the art of candying nuts, and individual lava cakes that will leave you saying yum! It’s the perfect class to do with friends – or your special Valentine. To sign up please click here 
Storytime at Chuck Jones at SOCO
Bring the kids to Storytime with Christa Mae at Chuck Jones Center for Creativity next Monday, February 6th 12:30PM-1:30PM. Christa will lead an interactive book reading and there will be coloring stations and cartoon showings provided by Chuck Jones Gallery. This event is free and open to the public, but you must RSVP by clicking here.  

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