Category: Attractions

Anaheim Restores Packing House – OC’s First Food Hall

The Anaheim Packing District proudly announces the Grand Opening of the highly anticipated, newly restored Anaheim Packing House, a community gathering place and OC’s first food hall celebrating its rich agricultural history. More than 20 hand-selected culinary artisans will open their doors including a fresh veggie stand, juicery, butcher, baker, handcrafted sandwich shop, fresh seafood, Indian fare, pizzeria, coffee shop and chocolatier, among others, all of which will serve in a communal dining hall that [Read more]

Fairgoers Invited To Enter Culinary Competitions & Contests at the 2014 OC Fair

The 2014 OC Fair (July 11-August 10) is offering bakers, cooks, chefs and home winemakers from throughout California the opportunity to showcase their culinary prowess in a variety of competitions: Baked Goods & Confections: Quick Breads; Yeast Breads; Layer Cakes; Cupcakes; Cookies; Bars & Brownies; Cheesecake; Confections; Pies Food Blog Post: Cooking & Recipe; Editorial Preserved Foods: Dried Fruits, Vegetables, Meats & Herbs; Canned Fruits & Vegetables; Preserves; Jams & Conserves; Marmalades; [Read more]

Knott’s Berry Farm Partners with Susan G. Komen OC

Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County are working together to raise money for breast cancer awareness, services and research by offering a special “Pink Ticket” and limited edition specially designed “pink” merchandise from February 1 through March 31. Guests can purchase “Pink Tickets” for theme park admission only online. A portion of the “Pink Tickets” proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen Orange County. Knott’s Berry Farm has kicked off the promotion by donating $25,000 to Susan G. [Read more]

Get in the Holiday Spirit at Knott’s Merry Farm

Charlie and Snoopy Calico
Beginning November 28, Knott’s Berry Farm will be filled with the magic of the holiday season as it wondrously transforms into Knott’s Merry Farm! A place to make holiday memories with the entire family, the park invites guests to celebrate with live entertainment, a crafts fair, lavish holiday decorations, and of course Santa! Adding to the expansive holiday lineup is the sensational ice show performed in the 2,100-seat Charles M. Schulz Theatre, starring everyone’s favorite beagle! Each night, Calico Stage lights [Read more]

Cirque du Soleil’s TOTEM Thoroughly Entertains

Cirque du Soleil Totem Los Angeles
I was really excited to be invited to see Cirque du Soleil's new show, TOTEM, currently showing in San Pedro and on its way to Irvine in November. This was my fourth Cirque show and it definitely didn't disappoint. TOTEM traces the fascinating journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations. Inspired by many founding myths, TOTEM illustrates, through a visual [Read more]

Angels Baseball Partnership with St. Joseph Health

The Los Angeles Angels are partnering with St. Joseph Health and its Southern California hospitals in two unique campaigns – “St. Joseph Health Heroes” and “Halo Moments” – to recognize and promote the special moments and local heroes in Southern California that make a difference in our lives every day. “Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing’s certain: We love the ones who pitch in for a better community,” said Angels catcher Chris Iannetta, who is supporting the awareness and recognition [Read more]

New at The Ecology Center: The Food Shed & The Taco Hunt

The Ecology Center
On September 26, The Ecology Center proudly unveiled The Food Shed, an interactive exhibit funded by a $65,000 grant from the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation. The Food Shed presents a hands-on experience wherein visitors can learn about local and seasonal ingredients, food miles, energy consumption in food production, and more. The Taco Hunt, a secondary exhibition component, is a school-based activity that highlights Chipotle’s Food With Integrity philosophy. The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation is committed to creating [Read more]