History of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

 The 104th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will take place December 19th through the 23rd The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade began at the turn of the century. John Scarpa, an obscure Italian gondolier, and Joseph Beek, developer of Beacon Bay, the Balboa Ferry Line and the principal force in the early development of …

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Newport Beach Summer Concerts: U.K. Beat

Newport Beach Summer Concerts When: Sunday, Aug 5 6:00p to 7:30p Where: Bonita Canyon Sports Park, Newport Beach, CA Price: Free Phone: (949) 644-3211 Age Suitability: All Ages Revivalist band U.K. Beat will rock the park with music by the best-loved British bands of the era including: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The …

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2012 Pageant of the Masters

2012 Pageant of the Masters – Laguna Beach, CA (Irvine Bowl) When: Now until August 31st, 8:30p to 10:30p Where: Irvine Bowl (Laguna Beach, CA.), Laguna Beach, CA Price: $40-$200 Phone: (888) 633-6963 Age Suitability: Teens and up The Pageant of the Masters is an annual festival held by the Festival of Arts in Laguna …

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Visit to Crystal Cove State Park

I enjoy going to Crystal Cove State Park every once in a while–if you haven’t been there before, you’re missing out on one of this area’s most relaxing rural areas.  Last fall was another one of my stops at the park, I visited the beach there–you can view my visit here. Crystal Cove State Park’s …

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