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Destination >> Anaheim Packing House

Destination >> Anaheim Packing House

This new community gathering pays homage to Orange County’s rich agricultural history and houses more than 20 hand-selected culinary artisans including: a fresh vegetable stand, juicery, chocolatier, sandwich maker, pizzeria, fish market and more.     read more...
"Damn Yankees" at Plummer Auditiorium 7.11-7.27.14

“Damn Yankees” at Plummer Auditiorium 7.11-7.27.14

3-D Theatricals will present a rousing revival of the eternally effervescent American Broadway classic Damn Yankees at the historic Plummer Auditorium from July 11 – July 27. With a Faustian premise, fly balls, and devilishly irreverent dialogue, it's a home run hit.     read more...
Charlie Pecoraro's "Circle the Wagen" at the Fox Theatre

Charlie Pecoraro’s “Circle the Wagen” at the Fox Theatre

Born and raised in Fullerton, film maker Charlie Pecoraro returns for a nostalgic homecoming this Thursday, June 5, 2014 to present his award-winning documentary "Circle the Wagen" inside the Fox Theatre. Event starts at 5pm with a VW car show, film screens at 8pm.     read more...
Love Fullerton City Service Day

Love Fullerton City Service Day

There are many who claim to love Fullerton, but Saturday, May 17th was certainly the day to prove it. Love Fullerton service day sign-ups came in at an overwhelming 2,000+ for projects such as mulching, painting, planting, cleaning, car wash and detailing, carpentry and the like.     read more...
20th Annual Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival

20th Annual Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival

The 20th Annual Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival is the oldest and grandest car show in North Orange County. It is a 2-day, invitation only event dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of Southern California’s automotive history.     read more...
Destination Anaheim >> Greg Nagel's Firkfest

Destination Anaheim >> Greg Nagel’s Firkfest

Downtown Anaheim's Farmers Park was recently transformed into Greg Nagel's field of dreams to a sold out crowd of 500 enjoying 50 varieties of cask-conditioned ales from the best local micro-breweries.     read more...
Press >> 3D Theatricals' "Into the Woods" @ Plummer Auditorium

Press >> 3D Theatricals’ “Into the Woods” @ Plummer Auditorium

Into the Woods will preview Friday, May 2 with its official opening slated for Saturday, May 3 at the historic Plummer Auditorium in Fullerton, CA. Performances will continue through May 18, 2014.     read more…
Downtown Fullerton Bartenders' Appreciation Party

Downtown Fullerton Bartenders’ Appreciation Party

'Tis the season of giving and nobody does it quite like Larry Houser, owner of Bourbon Street and founder of Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation. In cooperation with Nolet Spirits, USA he invited 75 of Fullerton's bartenders and servers to a swanky appreciation party.     read more...
Santa Ana >> Chapter One: The Modern Local's New Executive Chef

Santa Ana >> Chapter One: The Modern Local’s New Executive Chef

Chapter One: the modern local in Santa Ana, has always possessed an acumen for subdued sophistication. Having been with them since day one, they welcome Jason Montelibano aka Chef Chicken Wing as their new Executive Chef.     read more...
HopScotch Inaugural Pairing Dinner 7.31.13

HopScotch Inaugural Pairing Dinner 7.31.13

Pairing dinners are always a wonderful vehicle to introduce dining patrons to a chef's ingenuity and skill. This one, so deftly executed by Chef Cody, James Wood and their team went above and beyond our expectations.     read more...
Preview >> Opening of Jean-Michel Basquiat: An Intimate Portrait at FMC

Preview >> Opening of Jean-Michel Basquiat: An Intimate Portrait at FMC

Fullerton Museum Center recently hosted the Opening Reception for Jean-Michel Basquiat: An Intimate Portrait as told through the lens of Nicholas Taylor. It's an exploration of the artist as a person, who incidentally became one of the most prolific painters of the past century.     read more...
Guest Bartender Ricky Yarnall at The Cellar

Guest Bartender Ricky Yarnall at The Cellar

This month Yarnall has come full circle to return to his former stomping grounds of Downtown Fullerton. Gracing The Spirit Room in The Cellar just one more time this Sunday, make sure to come by and welcome him home before he bids us adieu again.     read more...
Gallery >> Fullerton Art Walk 7.5.13

Gallery >> Fullerton Art Walk 7.5.13

With school being out for the summer, July's Fullerton Art Walk brought out a younger adult audience roaming the various venues of downtown.     view photos...
Event >> Early Bird Dinner Sneak Preview

Event >> Early Bird Dinner Sneak Preview

Early Bird's diverse dinner menu, although not your average diner fare, takes you back to the basic of American home cookin’, but with modern verve and a heavy hand of creativity.     read more...
Event >> Spring Farm Dinner

Event >> Spring Farm Dinner

In the vein of Outstanding in the Field and Plate & Pitchfork, the Fullerton Arboretum hosted a Spring Farm Dinner. Arguably the first of its kind ever in Orange County resident farmer and botanist Jonathan Duffy Davis dug deep into the Arboretum's soil for the occasion.     read more...
Event >> The Fox Theatre Lights Up Blue with Comedy for Autism

Event >> The Fox Theatre Lights Up Blue with Comedy for Autism

The swell of community love could not be contained within the walls of the historic Fox Theatre this past Wednesday night. Folks from all factions came out in full force for Fullerton Cares' benefit show "Heroes Comedy for Autism". read more...
Feature >> Craft Cocktails at Steamers

Feature >> Craft Cocktails at Steamers

After many years of serving the tried and true, Sean Schickling and Lucie Wood became restless and duly more adventurous. Poring over the Savoy Cocktail Book, inspiration struck and they derived a creative menu of their own.     read more...
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"Pig & Whiskey" Father's Day Pig Pickin' @ HopScotch

“Pig & Whiskey” Father’s Day Pig Pickin’ @ HopScotch

HopScotch announces its first annual Father’s Day “Pig & Whiskey” pig roast in celebration of Father's Day. The event will feature a whole roast pig from Devil’s Gulch Ranch and Four Roses bourbon.     read more
Event >> Wines of Summer Event

Event >> Wines of Summer Event

Matthew DeArmey's Chateau Falconieri organization proudly presents its 4th Annual "The Wines of Summer" event taking place on Saturday, May 31st from 6-9 pm. This 7-course tasting menu with wine pairings highlights the best quality/price wines of the year.     read more...
Press Release >> Matador Cantina's 5th Anniversary 4.6.14

Press Release >> Matador Cantina’s 5th Anniversary 4.6.14

Matador Cantina is pleased to announce its fifth anniversary fiesta Sunday, April 6. Scheduled from 2 to 6 pm, guests will enjoy complimentary appetizers from 2 to 4 pm, as well as live entertainment provided by flamenco trio Ostia throughout the celebration.     read more…
Press Release >> B is Bridgie Record Release Party @ Max Bloom's 4.1.14 @4pm

Press Release >> B is Bridgie Record Release Party @ Max Bloom’s 4.1.14 @4pm

This Tuesday, April 1st from 4pm several local bands will play live at Max Bloom's Cafe Noir in support of B is Bridgie's release of their record "500 Words."     read more…
Press Release >> The Beautiful Autism - Art Exhibit & Silent Auction

Press Release >> The Beautiful Autism – Art Exhibit & Silent Auction

April is National Autism Awareness Month and in partnership with Fullerton Cares, Art With An Agenda will be presenting 30 local artists who aim to help raise understanding and funds for those affected with autism through the power of art.     read more…
Fullerton Art Walk 4-Year Anniversary Press Release

Fullerton Art Walk 4-Year Anniversary Press Release

On Friday, March 7, 2014 from 6-10pm, the Downtown Fullerton Art Walk invites the public to its four-year anniversary at the Fullerton Museum Plaza for a celebration spotlighting the blossoming Fullerton art community.     read more…
Tustin >> Encore Dinner Theater

Tustin >> Encore Dinner Theater

In the vein of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, where two enjoyable things collide together, nothing has been as momentous as dinner and theater. Quality performances presented by seasoned actors alongside a gourmet meal by an award-winning chef is the foundation of the Encore experience.     read more...
Brea >> Brunos Trattoria's Sunday Supper

Brea >> Brunos Trattoria’s Sunday Supper

In our hectic world, we can't commit to having dinner with our family or friends every night, but we can surely set aside a Sunday. The fine folks behind Brunos want to inspire everyone to celebrate old traditions and create new ones with their Sunday Suppers.     read more...
Dine and Party With the Undead at The Cellar 10.30.13 & 10.31.13

Dine and Party With the Undead at The Cellar 10.30.13 & 10.31.13

The Cellar Restaurant and Spirit Room are pleased to announce their 8th Annual Trick or Eat Dinner & Show, October 30 and 31 at 6:30pm. On Halloween itself, the public is invited to attend The Cellar's 8th Annual Halloween Monster Mash Party after 9pm at no cost. read more...
Anaheim >> OC Fest of Ales

Anaheim >> OC Fest of Ales

It's official, we're applying for dual citizenship into Anaheim. We arrived at this decision after experiencing the OC Fest of Ales that took place recently in their downtown district.     read more...
Press >> "Mind Flirt" @PAS Gallery

Press >> “Mind Flirt” @PAS Gallery

PÄS presents MIND FLIRT, the artwork of Nancy J. Johnson and Britny Gledhill. Opening Reception to coincide with the Downtown Fullerton Art Walk on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 6-10pm.     read more...
Press >> Early Bird Oktoberfest Charity Event 10.3.13

Press >> Early Bird Oktoberfest Charity Event 10.3.13

Early Bird hosts a 6-course Bavarian-inspired tasting menu with beer pairings, traditional polka band, and beer wenches promises to be a good time, benefit Arts for Hearts charity on Thursday, October 3, 2013.     read more...
Press >> MBKU will host Shared Visions Gala & V–Awards 9.19.13

Press >> MBKU will host Shared Visions Gala & V–Awards 9.19.13

The Shared Visions Gala & V–Awards is the signature fundraising event for Marshall B. Ketchum University. Proceeds from the upcoming event go toward supporting vision readiness for all children in Orange County.     read more...
Press >> Pre-Prohibition Cocktails Launch Party at The Cellar 9.11.13

Press >> Pre-Prohibition Cocktails Launch Party at The Cellar 9.11.13

The Cellar will be hosting a Pre-Prohibition Cocktail Launch Party with classically crafted cocktails offered at only 30 Cents. Come and join in on the celebration this Wednesday, September 11 from 5:30-7:30 pm.     read more...
Guide >> Fullerton Art Walk 9.6.13

Guide >> Fullerton Art Walk 9.6.13

Highlights of this month's Fullerton Art Walk includes All the Arts for All the Kids Foundation's hearts across town and the group exhibit "Rescue Me" at the Egan Gallery promoting and raising funds for pet adoption.     read more...
Event >> PigOut 2.0 @California Scenario

Event >> PigOut 2.0 @California Scenario

This was not just your typical "all you can eat and drink until you can squeal no more" kind of affair. At the heart of the matter, PigOut was really about family fun, community revelry and promoting the culinary arts.     read more...
Press >> Ego | Eco Opening Reception 8.31.13

Press >> Ego | Eco Opening Reception 8.31.13

Ego | Eco: Environmental Art for Collective Consciousness will include the work of artists in the field of environmental art and disciplines spanning graphic design, mixed media installation, painting, photography, sculpture, and video art.     read more...
Press >> PigOut 2.0 in Costa Mesa 8.25.13

Press >> PigOut 2.0 in Costa Mesa 8.25.13

Everyone is invited to experience a pig-centric food fest of epic proportions this Sunday from 3- 7pm at the California Scenario in Costa Mesa. (It’s Fullerton related because HopScotch is a participant.) Food and drink impresario Bobby Navarro of 100eats100days brings you 15 of OC’s most respected chefs and 10 of its most renowned bartenders. One of the year’s...
Event >> Comic Book Hideout Grand Re-Opening

Event >> Comic Book Hideout Grand Re-Opening

Comic Book Hideout’s Grand Re-Opening yesterday at their new location attracted a throng of geeks, nerds, gamers, fanboys, art lovers and fun makers. The celebration also served as their Fullerton Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony.     read more...
Chef Cody Storts' Culinary Militia at HopScotch

Chef Cody Storts’ Culinary Militia at HopScotch

Chef Cody Storts and his militia have laid claim to HopScotch as their own. It's a culinary coup of gastronomical proportions and they're taking no prisoners.     read more...
Guide >> Fullerton Art Walk 7.5.13

Guide >> Fullerton Art Walk 7.5.13

Highlights of this month's Fullerton Art Walk include the unveiling of Monkwood Studios and the group collaboration of Create Now: An Artistic Tribute to Alan Watts, both at the Magoski Arts Colony. Other venues will be exhibiting individual, local artists.     read more...

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