Caruso’s OC Happenings ~ North County







Coming up Thanksgiving Morning, November 24, 2011 is the annual Plymouth Rock N’ Run 5k! The 5k and 10k course is around the perimeter of the Yorba Regional Park, and the Santa Ana River bike trail. There will be live music throughout the event, courtesy of CSUF jazz combo music, prizes, food, and a 1k kids fun run for 12 & under. All of the funds raised by sponsors and race participants will help Reeve-Irvine research to battle spinal cord injuries and other neurological afflictions such as stroke, Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis.


Coming up November 18-19, 2011 is the Nutcracker Craft Boutique. Offering shoppers one-of-a-kind items perfect for the holiday season. Over the two days, 250 vendors will be on site displaying and selling beautiful handcrafted holiday gifts, decorations, food and collectibles. Shoppers can come one day or both to shop for one-of-a-kind items. Due to large numbers of shoppers, strollers cannot be accommodated at this event. Admission $2.00 with proceeds benefiting youth, teen and family programs Parking is free. For more information you can call (714) 990-7771.



TOMORROW Saturday, November 5, 2011 starting at 8am is the Easter Seals “Walk With Me” Fundraiser! This fun, family fundraising 4K walk is in support of Easter Seals. Enjoy music and games. As walkers cross the finish line, they will receive an adult 1/2 price, same day admission coupon from Knott’s Berry Farm, to enjoy the rides and attractions. For more information you can call 714.834.1111, ext 223.


Saturday, November 19, 2011 is the annual Holiday Bazaar Arts & Crafts Fair from 9 am – 4 pm. Start your holiday shopping early! Featuring hand crafted items, sweet shop, holiday lunch and entertainment. Admission is free! There’s also a Breakfast with Santa 8:00am-11:00am – $5.00 per person. For more information you can call 714-229-6780.


Coming up Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 12-5:30 pm is the Winter Market and Tree Lighting. Come enjoy the entertainment, take free pictures with Santa from 12 to 4 p.m., grab a bite to eat, do some holiday shopping, visit the beer and wine garden, and be a part of the tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. Free parking is available in surrounding streets and parking structures. Craft vendors, food vendors, businesses, non-profits and commercial vendors are invited to participate as vendors.


Winterfest 2011 is coming up! Atlantis Play Center is transformed into a frosty fantasyland for the Family WinterFest. Activities include the popular snow hill, holiday arts and crafts, bounce houses, and trips around the park on the Polar Express train. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make a special visit and stop for photos. Food will be available for purchase. For more information you can call (714) 741-5200.


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Coming Saturday, November 12, 2011is the Annual La Palma Days! This annual tradition event has been celebrated in our community for over 25 years, encouraging residents, business partners and friends to celebrate La Palma’s community spirit. The event features Miss La Palma Pageant, Parade & Band Review, Activities, Entertainment, Cultural & Historical Activities & International Food & Product Vendors. For more information you can call 714-690-3350.


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Coming up is The Rose Theater Christmas Concert. Sacred and Secular Songs of the Season performed by Huntington Beach Concert Band! Enjoy beautiful holiday music favorites for all ages – a fine Huntington Beach tradition! For more information you can call 714-793-1150.  


Sunday November 27 is the Annual Handel’s Messiah community sing-along!
The audience is invited to sing along with the Master Chorus and Orchestra in the favorite Messiah choruses, which include Glory of the Lord, Thou that tellest Good Tidings, For Unto Us a Child is Born, Glory to God in the Highest, His Yoke is Easy, Behold the Lamb of God, Lift up your heads, and of course, the Hallelujah Chorus. If you are a singer, please bring your own music scores (G. Schirmer edition). Music scores are available to borrow. Scores also available for purchase for $10 (including tax) Supplies are limited. Non singers are also invited to come and enjoy the music! For more information you can call 714-996-1960.  





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And thank you for making me Your Orange County Real Estate Connection.

Best regards,


Past President, Orange County Association of Realtors (949) 753-7900



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