Tuesday marked the beginning of an incredible free concert series at the
The venue opens at 7 a.m. or earlier for the remainder of the competition, allowing visitors to make their mark on the
Friday is the Walk the Walk Grand Championship on the music stage, presenting five high school teams in a
The men's surf competitions finish up Sunday. The U.S. Open of Surfing stadium and festival grounds are on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier.
Sleek, sophisticated hotel
The Hotel Hanford in Costa Mesa has debuted 79 newly designed, sleek and sophisticated guestrooms with handmade furnishings, flat-screen televisions and free wireless Internet service. The independent, boutique-style hotel even has
Minutes away from
The Hotel Hanford is located at 3131 Bristol St. in Costa Mesa next to South Coast Plaza. (714) 557-3000 or visit http://www.thehotelhanford.com.
Paper or Plastic?
LOVE Reusable Bags provide an eco-friendly alternative for shoppers who want to reduce their impact on the environment. Functionality and fashion are the inspiration for these bags, the first collection to be marketed by Costa Mesa-based American Joe Inc., that will help eliminate the use of plastic and paper bags. LOVE bags can be stashed easily and will stand on their own and range in price from $8.95 to $39.95. For more information, visit lovetheearthbags.com.
This Saturday, lululemon athetica is offering a free all-level, all-abilities yoga class at Fashion Island. A part of Salutation Nation, a nationwide outdoor yoga event, the hour-long vinyasa class will begin at 9 a.m. in the
It may not come from the tomb of an Egyptian mummy, but Molly Wood Garden Design is now offering handmade Egyptian pottery that is a must-have for any home or garden. The creamy off-white clay pots come in many new shapes and sizes. Unplanted, prices range from $14 to $48 and may run out soon. Molly Wood's showroom is open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment. The store is at 1660 Orange Ave. in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 548-1611.
Converse With Artists!
Today continues the Festival of Arts' "Coffee and Conversations with Artists" series. From 10 to 11 a.m., Festival of Arts ticket holders can speak with Tom Lamb and other photographers about "Photography and Digital Media." Focusing on the impact of the digital age and its effect on artists' careers, these artists, led by Lamb, will discuss the changing nature and challenges of bringing and presenting photographs to the world.
Lamb has been an exhibiting artist for over 18 years at the Festival of Arts and currently works with color photography.
Admission is free to "Coffee and Conversations" with the purchase of a Festival of Arts ticket ($7). Festival admission prices are $7 for general admission and $4 for seniors and students. All general admission tickets are season passes giving unlimited admission to the Festival of Arts all summer long.