What To Do in Orange County This September

Allison Hata | September 5, 2019 | Lifestyle

Eight things to do in Orange County to kick off fall this September.


Diavolo’s Architecture in Motion will include Chapman University dance alumnus Christopher Carvalho as a cast member.

Priceless Luncheon

Even in O.C., human trafficking is a pressing issue. Raise your hand for hope, dignity and an end to modern-day slavery at the inspirational annual luncheon hosted by the Global Center for Women and Justice. 10:45am, tickets $225, table sponsorships $2,000-$15,000, Fashion Island Hotel, Newport Beach, vanguard.edu/priceless

SeaChange Summer Party
Cheers to change! Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend Jackson Browne helps Oceana bring awareness of the dangers of plastic pollution in our world’s waters at this star-studded soiree. Enjoy his riveting performance following a gourmet dinner and live auction with one-of-a-kind items. like a Brunello Cucinelli tour in Italy. 5:30pm, tickets $2,500, sponsorships $15,000-$100,000, private estate, Laguna Beach, seachangesummerparty.org

Romance of the Mission
The majestic ruins of the Great Stone Church provide a dramatic backdrop for Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell at this fundraising dinner and concert benefiting Mission San Juan Capistrano. 6pm, tickets $400, sponsorships $2,500-$35,000-plus, Mission San Juan Capistrano, missionsjc.com


Diavolo: Architecture in Motion
Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the L.A.-based dance company presents a gravity-defying performance that captures the infinite landscape of the universe. 7:30pm, tickets $38-$68, Musco Center for the Arts, Orange, muscocenter.org

Linda Eder
The actress and singer showcases her diverse repertoire, juxtaposing Broadway ballads with dynamic pop and jazz musical selections. VIPs can meet the Jekyll & Hyde star in a private post-performance reception. 8pm, tickets $50-$75, gold tickets $175, Irvine Barclay Theatre, thebarclay.org


Hops & Vines Charity Classic
An all-star showcase of tastings from more than 20 vintners and brewers complements gourmet bites prepared by the Center Club’s culinary team, all to support Thomas House Family Shelter, Augie’s Quest and Employee Partner Care Foundation. 6pm, tickets $85, sponsorships $1,500-$10,000, Center Club, Costa Mesa, hopsandvines.org

Ohana Festival
The Strokes, Eddie Vedder and the Red Hot Chili Peppers headline a three-day beachfront bash. VIP access includes a private lounge and entrance plus bleacher seating with unobstructed views of the main stage. Single-day tickets $128.50-$499.50, weekend passes $355-$1,350, Doheny State Beach, Dana Point, ohanafest.com

Journey to Justice
Join master of ceremonies Rainn Wilson and stand with women at a fundraising gala championing the rights of females across the country. The seated dinner benefits Tahirih Justice Center’s direct services, advocacy and education for women and girls fleeing violence. 6pm, tickets $500, sponsorships $2,500-$50,000, The Resort at Pelican Hill, Newport Coast, tahirih.org


Photography by: diavolo: architecture in motion photo by george simian; steve tyrell photo courtesy of mission san juan capistrano;
linda eder photo courtesy of irvine barclay theatre