The Weekend Guide: July 19 – 21, 2013

The weekend is so very close…it’s HOT but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot to do this weekend. Look at the Weekend Guide and plan some fun and excitement with your family or significant other. Some of the activities happening this weekend include: Restaurant Week, a Bourbon Release Party and a BIG fair.

Wednesday 06/28 10%
Partly cloudy. High 68F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 06/29 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 66F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 06/30 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High around 65F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 07/01 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 67F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 07/02 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 67F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Circus All Weekend

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents: Built to Amaze!

WHEN: All Weekend Long (check website for all available times)
WHERE: Citizens Business Bank Arena
4000 E Ontario Center Parkway
Ontario, California 91764

WHAT: This is the ultimate circus event. The foundation is set and the rising anticipation of high-energy, high-jinx and hilarity is ready to be transported by colorful circus machinery and unleashed from shipping crates right before the audience’s eyes.
COST: $20 – $100

All-Weekend-Weekend Guide

Dine LA Restaurant Week

WHEN: All Weekend Long
WHERE: Los Angeles (check website for participating restaurant locations)
WHAT: Los Angeles has one of the best restaurant selections in the entire world. Restaurants all over the area will be featuring set menues that showcase their culinary greatness. Make a reservation and enjoy and fabulous meal in our wonderful town.
COST: Prices vary by restaurant

All-Weekend-The Fair-Weekend Guide

The OC Fair

WHEN: All Weekend Long (Fri, Noon – Midnight AND Sat/Sun 10am – Midnight)
WHERE: Pacific Amphitheater
100 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

WHAT: Fried food, farm animals, crafts created by local artisans…sounds like the makings of a fun weekend outing. Come out and enjoy the unique sights and sounds of a timeless tradition – the local fair.
COST: General (13–59) $11, Seniors (60+) $8, Youth (6–12) $6, Children 5 and under free

All-Weekend-Weekend Guide The Old Pasadena Film Festival

WHEN: All Weekend Long (Movie schedule and show times)
WHERE: Downtown Pasadena (Map of movie locations)
WHAT: This is a four-week, free movie series, returns July 5 – 27. This mostly outdoor film festival celebrates motion picture in all ofits forms, showcasing a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres.  With twenty screenings, the Old Pasadena Film Festival is the largest open-air film festival in California.


Buffalo Trace Bourbon Release Party

WHEN: July 21
WHERE: Tin Roof Bistro
3500 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266

WHAT: What better way to unwind and forget about the woes of work. A 1 1/2 hour sunset cruise and evening cruise are a great way to wind down, breath in the fresh ocean air, and take in the scenery. Guaranteed beautiful sunsets always deliver and are what made southern California famous.
COST: $54


Comment below and let us know if these are the kinds of events that you like doing. Also, feel free to make suggestions for other weekend events that are coming down the pipe. Most importantly, have a great weekend and enjoy your time away from work!

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