The 20+ art galleries that make up the Santa Ana Artists Village, East End and North Broadway areas are open to the public during the monthly Santa Ana Art Walk. Credit: Photo courtesy of dtsaartwalk.org

The seasons are changing in the Orange County art scene – if you want a last summer celebration or a kickoff to fall, we’ve got you covered!

TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR
COSTA MESA – End summer with a great big bang, courtesy of the live cannons accompanying the Pacific Symphony’s annual performance of the bombastic “1812 Overture” at the Pacific Amphitheatre.

NATIONAL READ A BOOK DAY
IRVINE – The Pretend City Children’s Museum has a full-day of activities scheduled to stimulate the love of reading for all ages.

DOWNTOWN SANTA ANA ART WALK
SANTA ANA – The first Saturday of each month sees Downtown Santa Ana turned into a free celebration of art, music, and local businesses. Stroll the galleries and restaurants or ride the free trolley.

CASA JAZZ CLUB: NASHEET WAITS, BENNIE MAUPIN, ERIC REVIS
SAN CLEMENTE – A sunset cocktail reception at the gorgeous Casa Romantica kicks off this evening of performances by exemplary modern jazz players.

BALLET FESTIVAL THEATRE’S FALL FESTIVAL
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Golden West College’s Theater presents the 43rd season launch for the acclaimed local dance company.

Visit sparkoc.com for a more comprehensive list of Orange County events.

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