Fun Things To Do in Santa Ana, Ca

Things to Do

There’s lots of thing to do around Santa Ana near the Artist Village in January. Of course, you can always take part in the monthly Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk on Saturday, January 7th and enjoy live rock bands. However, there are some other events you may want to check out this month, including:

The Kickoff of the Panorama Tour taking place at the Beatnik Bandito Music Emporium on January 7 at 8:30 pm before the band heads off on tour to Washington State.

On January 14, musician Lucinda Williams will be live at the Yost Theater for an all ages show. Tickets are available online.

Check out Sunday brunch at the 4th Street Market throughout the month with a variety of musical acts for your listening enjoyment. This event is sponsored by the Orange County Music League.

After Sunday brunch, make sure to stop by the DSTA Farmers’ Market at the corner of 3rd Street and Bush right in front of the Yost Theater from 10am to 2pm.

Are you Ready For Octoberfest?

Now that we are in October, it’s time for two things: Halloween and Octoberfest! The Old World Huntington Beach Restaurant continues to host the one of the OC’s biggest Octoberfest for over 40 years! This year’s festivities are expected to include German Food (voted “Best Bratwurst” in California), German Beers, German Bands, various competitions, and games among other things.

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The Octoberfest takes place the final weekend of October (29th and 30th), so be sure to experience one of the best Octoberfest around. Here is a bit more info about the evening. Have fun, enjoy October and remember to drink responsibly.

 

$10 to $20 entry, 6:30pm to 1:30am

German Restaurant
7561 Center Ave. #49
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

http://www.oldworld.ws/

 

How To Plan A Weekend Getaway

Planning a vacation doesn’t have to be a week-long event. Sometimes a quick, weekend getaway can be enough to keep you charged and ready to finish off the summer. If you are planning a weekend trip, here are a few tips for planning something awesome.

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Be flexible with your destination: being flexible and deciding on a last minute destination not only adds to the spontaneity of the trip. But it might also find you a deal as well. Sites like Priceline or Expedia off last minute deals. So jump and the site and find out which hotels are the most affordable and plan your trip around that.

 

 

Pack snacks: if you do not have kids, snacks are something that might not cross your mind. However, snacks can save you time and money on a weekend trips. Pack away waters, fruits, chips or anything else you can snap on.

 

Pack the night before: if you are not taking Friday off from work, you need to pack the night before. Chances are you won’t hit the road until the late afternoon, so have everything packed and ready.

 

How To Get Extra Space In Your Kitchen

Just because you have a small kitchen doesn’t mean that you have to live with clutter and a mess in your cooking space. Here are a few tips for creating extra space in the kitchen.

 

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Use the insides of a cabinet: every inch of space matters when you are trying to maximize storage. Try using the inside of cabinets by hanging baskets with Velcro.
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Use a pin board: mount a pin board on a kitchen wall and hang items so you can create more cabinet space

Use hooks: put up hooks on the sides of cabinet walls in order to hang pots and pans.