9 Things To Do In Orange County This June

Allison Hata | June 5, 2019 | Lifestyle


Through 6/9
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
O.C. won the golden ticket with a wild ride through Willy Wonka’s colorful confectionery emporium. Join Charlie, the Oompa-Loompas and more on a musical journey fueled by pure imagination. Tickets $29-$119, Segerstrom Hall, Costa Mesa, scfta.org

My Bold Future Gala
College is on the horizon for Girls Inc. grads. Toast to their success at a celebratory dinner with live and silent auction opportunities and a chance to hear about the life-changing moments that shaped their futures. 6pm, tickets $300, sponsorships $5,000-$65,000, The Waterfront Beach Resort, Huntington Beach, girlsinc-oc.‌org

Flirting With Abstraction
Artists Anna Kincaide and Matt Devine break down conventional form, lines and scale in an exhibition that explores abstraction through organic forms. Meet the painter and sculptor at the gallery’s First Thursdays Art Walk reception. Free with RSVP, JoAnne Artman Gallery, Laguna Beach, joanneartmangallery.com

Mahler’s Titan
Carl St.Clair concludes Pacific Symphony’s 40th anniversary season on a high note with Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds and the spellbinding Symphony No. 1 by Mahler. Tickets $25-$190, Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, pacificsymphony.org

Rivals Cup Golf Tournament
It’s a full day on the green in support of Kure It Cancer Research. Savor a breakfast spread, then test your luck at on-course contests before celebrating at the dinner and awards reception. 9am, tickets $200-$4,000, sponsorships $500-$25,000, Pelican Hill Golf Club, Newport Coast, rivalsunitedforakure.org

Postmodern Jukebox
Like a time machine for pop tunes, this musical collective creates a throwback experience that reimagines today’s hits as Motown, ragtime and big brass classics. 8pm, tickets $39-$219, Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, scfta.org

Train & Goo Goo Dolls
From Train’s “Meet Virginia” and “Drops of Jupiter” to beloved Goo Goo Dolls anthems like “Iris,” the American rock bands’ co-headlining tour is packed with familiar tunes. Arrive early for a soulful set from opening act Allen Stone. 7pm, tickets $29.50-$79.50, VIP packages $209-$485, FivePoint Amphitheatre, Irvine, fivepointamphitheatre.com

I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art
California contemporary artist John Baldessari has a prolific portfolio that has disrupted the art world. Discover his thought-provoking compositions in an exhibition of lithographs that tell a story using appropriated images and original photographs. Advisory Circle VIP annual memberships, $1,200-$10,000, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, lagunaartmuseum.org

Secrets & Illusions
A magical evening in Paris brings audiences into the winding galleries of the Louvre with illusionist Ivan Amodei. The interactive show invites participants to face their greatest fears, track down love and uncover mystery after mystery among halls of priceless art. 4pm, tickets $45-$85, Irvine Barclay Theatre, thebarclay.org


Photography by: joan marcus