- Phone: (951) 845-1151
- Site: http://www.hsresort.com
- 10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley, CA 92223
The resort is the perfect setting for that special event, wedding or business retreat. Of special interest is their Lavender Festival June. In addition to guided tours, there will be live music, an organic marketplace, horse-drawn hayrides, aromatherapy, massages, gardening workshops and a petting zoo as well as an array of foods, snacks and desserts with a lavender theme plus a whole lot more. Another fun event is the annual Sausage & Beer festival held in August.
- Phone: (949) 854-4646
- Site: http://www.thebarclay.org
- 4242 Campus Dr., Irvine, CA, 92612
Since opening its doors in 1990, Irvine Barclay Theatre has emerged as one of California’s most imaginative performing arts showcases. A unique collaborative venture among the City of Irvine, the University of California, Irvine, and the private sector, the theatre has a reputation for wide-ranging programming in the fields of contemporary dance, music, and theater arts. Performances take place in the 756-seat Cheng Hall, renowned for its intimate atmosphere and superb acoustics.
- Phone: (949) 753-1996
- Site: http://www.musicaltheatrevillage.net
- 36 Mauchly, Irvine, CA, 92618
Musical Theatre Village (MTV) is a community-based theatre serving Southern Orange County. Conveniently located near the Irvine Spectrum, MTV presents five family-oriented musical plays each year, showcasing the talents of members of our community; primarily family groups – brothers, sisters, moms, dads, cousins, and school friends – all working together to create wholesome and reasonably priced family entertainment.
- Phone: (949) 451-5333
- Site: http://www.ivcarts.org
- 5500 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, CA, 92618
The Center will serve programs for three performing arts departments—theatre, music and dance—and provide a venue for visiting artists and feature performances. It will replace the college’s 1,594 square-foot Forum Theatre, which seats only 63. At the physical heart of the building is a 400-seat main theatre with a single-level balcony that wraps around the orchestra pit, creating a close audience experience. The proscenium stage with an orchestra pit capable of rising to stage level will accommodate large performances of all kinds. The Studio Theatre will provide a more intimate setting for plays and small concerts, with seats for 200.
- Phone: (714) 957-0600
- Site: http://www.observatoryoc.com
- 3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, CA, 92704
Formerly the Galaxy Theatre, the newly remodeled Observatory is under new ownership and features a more robust calendar including national touring acts as well as local favorites. Located inside of the Observatory is also the Constellation Room, a 300-capacity venue-within-a venue where smaller acts will perform nightly. The Observatory includes a standing room only area as well as booths that are available via reservation. Future plans for the venue include a full restaurant, but at this time only a limited menu is available with reservation.