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/

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.

March Specials and Deals at SOCO + The OC Mix

Sales and Specials at
SOCO + THE OC MIX!

March over to SOCO + The OC Mix to fulfill all of your design, beauty and foodie desires.SOCO + The OC Mix has St. Patrick’s Day specials, unique events and amazing sales for shoppers to enjoy all month long!

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


Modani Mega Sale

From March 18 – March 31, Modani will be holding a Nationwide Spring Clearance Event with discounts up to 50% off. Explore the wide variety of furniture and home decor items ready and available to ship.  Offering expert design consultations, special financing, and white glove delivery service, the road to home renovation is paved for success at any Modani showroom or online.

 


Hay Spring Sale

With a new season comes a new sale at HAY!  From now – March 21, Hay is offering 15% off everything in-store and online PLUS they’re providing free shipping on furniture items.  Stop by the showroom or check out their online store here to grab your favorites while they’re still available!

 


Design That Moves at BoConcept

Comfort and functionality come together to create BoConcept’s new Parma reclining sofa!  Your evenings will be full of personalized relaxation as you arrange the neck support and footrest to your preferred position.  Learn more about the reclining sofa’s design and other BoConcept products here.

 


Ligne Roset’s In-Store Sale!

It’s the best time of the year!  From now – March 19, Ligne Roset’s Semi-Annual sale will offer shoppers 15% off the entire collection and up to 50% off select in-stock products.  Stop by Ligne Roset’s showroom and take home one of their many contemporary design pieces today!

 


Introducing…

Timothy Oulton’s New 2019 Collection: Visceral Experiences!  Join Timothy Oulton on Saturday, March 16 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. to assist in welcoming the New Collection while sipping on British Tea.  Guests will see first-hand how authentic materials and human-centered design can impact interior design and the feelings it evokes.  Check out all of the showroom’s thought-provoking products here.


Style Report Alert!

All throughout the month of March, Paul Mitchell will be offering specials and deals to help you obtain the Spring look of your dreams!  From hair coloring to skin products and everything in-between, they’ll have all of your beauty needs covered.  Check out their Style Report here to see all March offerings.

 


Go Green for Portola!

This St. Patty’s Day, enjoy all kinds of green-themed specials at Portola!  Enjoy a Matcha Latte + Matcha Croissant for $8 or come in wearing green and automatically receive a 17% discount on your food + drink purchase!  Talk about being lucky!

 


Best Chef in the West!

Carlos Salgado at Taco Maria was recently named one of the Beard Foundations’s semifinalists for the 2019 Best Chef on the West Coast Awards!  This is such a well deserved accomplishment – on behalf of everyone at SOCO + The OC Mix, congratulations Carlos!

 

 


Tackle Box Take Over

Head over to Tackle Box for new weekly events and St. Patty’s Day-inspired dishes!  See below for details.

  • Tackle Beats Event Series: Join Tackle Box every Friday night from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. to enjoy enjoy music from a live DJ + sip on tasty local brews. Check out March’s line-up of DJ’s here!
  • St. Patrick’s Day Burger: No pinching necessary! Tackle Box’s St. Patrick’s Day Green Burger will have you covered.  Stop in Friday, March 15 – Sunday, March 17 to see the green goodness for yourself!
  • Sunday Supper Event Series: Beginning Sunday, March 17, Tackle Box will be your place for Sunday supper!  Drop in on the third Sunday of every month from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and click here to RSVP for the first Sunday Supper inspired by classic TV dinners.

Feel the Love at SOCO + The OC Mix

 

Spread the Love at
SOCO + THE OC MIX!  
From seasonal events to exclusive giveaways, SOCO + The OC Mix has something special for everyone to enjoy this February!For a full list of upcoming events + announcements, visit our website or follow us @socoandtheocmix!


Date Night at Tackle Box
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and OC’s favorite coastal pub is spreading the love! On Thursday, February 14 from4:00-8:30 p.m., join Top Chef alum, Brian Huskey for exclusive prix fixe dinner menu. Whether you’re celebrating with friends or that special someone, you will love this specially-curated 4-course meal. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

 


Cook Like a Pro at SOCO
Ready to try your hand at a recipe from a professional chef? As part of the Chef to Farmer program, Chef David from Pueblo Tapas will be showing Farmers Market shoppers how to make something delicious using seasonal finds from SOCO’s famed Farmers Market. Join Chef David this SaturdayFebruary 9 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.and get your taste buds ready!  For more info, check out the event page here.

 


LCA Wine Presents Lord of the Strings
Join LCA Wine for an afternoon of music on SundayFebruary 17 at 3:00 p.m. where you will enjoy a performance from acoustic guitarist, Brooks Robertson + a glass of your favorite wine. For more info about the event and to purchase tickets, click here.

 

 


Win Big at SONDER Living
Ready to be treated like royalty?  From nowuntil Feb 14, enter to win SONDER Living’s Duke Four Poster Bed by Kelly Hoppen just in time for Valentine’s Day!  To make sure you get the special treatment you deserve, follow the easy, three-step instructions here and get ready to be pampered every night with the Duke.

 

 

Fall Happenings You Don’t Want to Miss at SOCO + The OC Mix!

 

Happy Fall from SOCO + The OC Mix!  Autumn is officially here and it’s packed with new promotions, events + happenings.  See below for an exciting look at what you can experience this season – including Halloween photo fun for the entire family, personal styling atKestan, reverse happy hour at Tackle Box, and more!

For a full list of what’s coming up, visit our website or follow us on social media @socoandtheocmix!


Tackle Box Celebrates Fall + National Seafood Month

Fall is here, and so are Tackle Box’s newest fall specials!  Throughout the entire month of October, diners will enjoy 50% off ALL drinks during reverse happy hour plus $2 OFF shrimp rolls in celebration of National Seafood Month!

 


H.D. Buttercup’s Famous Tent Sale Now Through Sunda

Now through Sunday, September 30, H.D. Buttercup is hosting its OC Tent Sale!  Stop by and receive 50-80% off a selection of more than 1,000 rugs
and up to 70% off furniture!

 


Party Season is Here!  Get Party Ready at LCA Wine

Join party season!  Now, you can be party ready in a pinch.  Starting Monday, October 1, LCA Wine will introduce its “Party Pack,” a 6-pack of wines that pair with any party, all party season long — for only $99!  Simply select 3 out of 6 wines* for your party pack and get two bottles of each (since you always need more than one bottle) that will please all palates + save money! Want to taste these delectable wines? Join us on Friday, October 5 from 12:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. to taste all 6 wine selections for just $10!

Wine Club discounts apply! *Must get 2 bottles each of three different wines to get the discount.


Fall Fashion + Styling + Photos + Sips at Kestan

It’s time to prep your wardrobe for fall, and Kestan is here to help!  Shop at Kestan starting Monday, October 8 through Wednesday, October 31 and receive a complimentary personal styling session, which includes up to five professionally-taken photos plus sips + bites to enhance your shopping experience!

 


Free Halloween Photo Fun at SOCO + The OC Mix

Bring your little ghosts and goblins to SOCO and the OC Mix on Saturday, October 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a scary fun (and free!) photoshoot with Alison Bernier + Beijos Events!

Check out the Latest from SOCO + The OC Mix!

Check Out the Latest from

SOCO + THE OC MIX!  

Visit SOCO + The OC Mix where you can explore bold new menu options, learn a new skill at one of our fun workshops, or browse the latest styles in one of our many design showrooms! 

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

 


Now Open: Midori Matcha!
Midori Matcha, the highly-anticipated cafe specializing in Organic Japanese Matcha brews, is now open inside The OC Mix! Stop by and enjoy a matcha cold brew, sesame soft serve, or matcha-licious pastry!

 

 


Design Your Home With F+B
Join Farrow & Ball this Saturday, August 11 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. for a free1-on-1 workshop where you’ll learn to design your home as a present for any special occasion + get all of your interior design questions answered!

If interested, be sure to RSVP here.

 


Get A Fall Refresh At Calligaris
Stop by Calligaris OC on Wednesday, August 15 to see its new fall collection, featuring updated and new designs. You’ll find refreshed finishes, and new introductions with a moody, mid-century vibe. Even more intriguing new designs from Milan are set to arrive later this year – and you can get a sneak peek in-store now!

 

 


Temakira’s Summer Specials
Visit Temakira this month to its latest specials for summer!Enjoy the new Tekka Hand Roll, the vegetarian Shishito Tempura Hand Roll, or Crunchy Salmon Jalapeño Hand Roll (if you’re in the mood for something spicy!)

 

 


Network at Kestan’s Women in Entrepreneurship Panel

Join Kestan on Tuesday, August 14 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for an evening of networking at its panel, “Women in Entrepreneurship: Passion to Business.” Enjoy an inspirational conversation local female entrepreneurs discussing topics that will motivate and invigorate your career (complete with light bites and beverages!)

RSVP to guarantee your spot here!


Extended Hours at Tackle Box
Enjoy Tackle Box even later thanks to the eatery’s  new, extended dinner hours. You can now enjoy delicious entrees like the Seared Albacore Ceviche or Red Wine Braised Short Ribs until 9:00 p.m.! 

Coming Up at SOCO and The OC Mix!

Enjoy your summer at SOCO + The OC Mix! We have new tenants now open + coming soon, new products and collections available from your favorite shops and showrooms, an exclusive book signing event,  workshops for kids + more!

See more below and follow us on social media @socoandtheocmix to stay in-the-know about upcoming events and announcements.

Now Open: Tackle Box at SOCO!
Tackle Box is now officially open daily from
11:00am-7:00pm at SOCO + The OC Mix.
Featuring a delicious variety of soups,
salads, snacks, rolls, poké and the wildly
popular Tackle Box Daily Special, there’s
something on the menu for everyone!
Stay tuned for more about extended dinner
hours, brunch, and other news!
http://tackleboxoc.com/

Summer Fun Begins at Local Fare
Kick off a fun + stylish summer with a visit to Local Fare! Their affordable décor and tableware makes summer entertaining a breeze, and they’ve got the season’s hottest items in stock – perfect for any outdoor gathering. Currently, the shop is featuring Beach Glass and Le Cadeaux Melamine dinnerware to help decorate, entertain and celebrate every day! Click here or visithttps://oclocalfare.com/ for more inspiration!

 

 

Room & Board’s Career Open House Event
Have you ever dreamed of working in design? Are you inspired to help create beautiful living spaces? Room & Board SOCO is hosting a Careers Open House event onSaturday, June 10 from 9:00am – 11:00am. Come meet our leadership staff + a few team members and discover how they do retail differently! For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/2IWSntI

 

 

California Contemporary Book Signing + Cocktail Reception at DWR
On Thursday, June 14 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm,
you’re invited to celebrate the publication of
California Contemporary: The Houses of Grant C. Kirkpatrick and KAA Design taking place inside the
Design Within Reach showroom at SOCO! This
FREE event includes a cocktail reception, book signing
and discussion with Grant C. Kirkpatrick and Susan McFadden, Editor-in-Chief of California Homes Magazine. For more information or to RSVP, please
contact jane@metworksinc.net

Sourcing Saturdays at Pirch
You’re invited to join PIRCH every Saturday
from 10:00am – 4:00pm for “Sourcing Saturday”
where the expert culinary team will guide you
through a hands-on cooking experience
highlighting PIRCH’s world class appliance
brands! If you’re thinking about upgrading your
appliances, these workshops are a must! The
experience is complimentary, and RSVPs are
requested at www.pirch.com/costamesa

Designer Camp Returns to SOCO
Calling all creative minds!  Designer Camp, the only comprehensive and collaborative design-based summer camp for children ages 11-17, is returning this summer to the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity! From July 16 – July 20, students will explore various careers within the design industry by learning and practicing the principles + elements of design. For more information or to register, please visit www.designercamp.com/orange-county/.
SOCO + The OC Mix subscribers can use special codeOCMIX for $50 off registration!

Never Miss An Event!
Be sure to visit our website for a full list of events and happenings at SOCO + The OC Mix.
Also, we love to hear from you – so please check in@socoandtheocmix if you join us at an event + be sure to follow us for fun giveaways, announcements, and more!

OC Weekly: Top Chef Opens New Restaurant in Costa Mesa and MORE!

Top Chef Brian Huskey has opened a second location of his Corona Del Mar eatery Tackle Box. The new restaurant is located in Costa Mesa’s SOCO. 3321 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

The Island Cinema at Fashion Island is now The Lot, an upscale movie theater brand from San Diego. The upgraded theaters now feature leather recliners and a standalone restaurant. 999 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92660

Read the Full Article Here.

OC Register: Popular Corona del Mar beach concession Tackle Box opens pop-up restaurant at SOCO in Costa Mesa

When it comes to space, their other restaurant, the Tackle Box beach concession in Corona del Mar, definitely lived up to its name. But now brothers Brian and Andrew Huskey have room to move and groove at a second Tackle Box location at SoCo in Costa Mesa that’s just about 1,990 square feet.

“I feel like this is a bigger platform for us to learn,” said Andrew Huskey co-owner of the new venture with his brother Brian, a “Top Chef” contender in 2013. “The last three years have prepared us for this,” Andrew Huskey said. “We opened the Tackle Box the same way, as a pop-up style restaurant. Brian had one thing on the menu, then two and kept adding.”

Read the Full Article Here.

(Photo by Ana Venegas, Orange County Register/SCNG)