In Orange County the month of May is starting off with two very interesting events.
The 11th Annual International Festival
1 University Drive,
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Date: Saturday May 5
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Parking: Free at the Chet Holifield Federal Building
24000 Avila rd., Laguna Niguel
Shuttle: Free, every 30 minutes at the Dorine road entrance, from 10 a.m.
Parking on Campus: $10 payable by cash only
Directions: I-5 freeway to Oso/Pacific Park Drive off ramp, then west
to Wood Canyon drive, then left to the campus.
Admission: Free. Game tickets and food priced individually.
Presenting Sponsor: OC Register
Media Sponsors: Churm Media, Live OC Magazine, Yelp.com
Soka University’s 2012 International Festival is proud, to again be part of Orange County’s “Imagination Celebration”, which is presented in cooperation with “Arts Orange County and the Department of Education”. Attendees are asked to wear their favorite international attire.
The Festival will takes place this Saturday on their campus, rain or shine. The days events will include –
a. 900 musicians and dancers performing on 3 stages
b. over 250 craft and business exhibitors
c. two art exhibitions which will be presented by the artists
d. ceramic demos and sales
e. a children’s play area with a superslide and bounce house
g. international food.
The 2nd annual Great Wine Festival
Orange County Great Park
6950 Marine Way
Irvine, CA 92618
Date: Sunday, May 6
Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Directions: I-5 freeway, exit ramp Sand Canyon, driving north turn right, driving south turn left; at Marine Way turn right to C Street then turn into the parking area.
Tickets: There are several types of tickets for this event
Designated Driver Tickets: $20 has a special wristband – no alcohol served
Early bird ticket: $60 purchase by May 1
Tickets after May 1: $75
There will be over 50 wineries featured at the 2012 “Great Wine Festival” being held at the Orange County Great park. It is being put on by the Legal Aid Society of Orange County, for the benefit of their non-profit organization that provides free legal services to members of the community who cannot afford it.
The extensive list of wineries, includes such names as – Freemark Abbey, Ferrari-Carrano, Foxen, Justin , Crossbarn, Chateau Montelena and South Coast Winery Resort and Spa among them. For those who enjoy a glass of wine, this is not only a great event, but a way to contribute to the aid of the less fortunate.