Relax and Glow this Holiday Season at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

  • November 13, 2017

Relax and Glow this Holiday Season at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

The Grotto Signature Body Treatment

(Corona, Calif.) – Amidst the frenzy of the holidays, take an opportunity to rediscover oneself and connect with inner vitality and beauty. Glen Ivy Hot Springs invites guests to Relax & Glow this season. Some much-needed personal time will help to manage the daily challenges of life and rediscover a true sense of tranquility and profound relaxation of mind and body.

When was the last time a facial included a warm stone massage? Glen Ivy’s Comfort Zone Facials do, and offer the ultimate way to give skin the benefit of “real active beauty.” Comfort Zone products are manufactured in Italy with electric energy from renewable sources and work to replace silicones with nourishing oils and butters for maximum silkiness. Glen Ivy’s Classic Solution customized facial is designed to address and resolve daily skin concerns with a combination of targeted Comfort Zone products, finished with a Comfort Touch massage focusing on relaxation and energy flow.

Moving on to nourish the body, The Grotto offers the ultimate moisturizing experience in a subterranean setting. The body is hand painted with a silky masque of warm aloe vera, coconut oil, eucalyptus and lavender and activates in the warm Hydration Chamber. A refreshing shower is following by time spent in the cool chamber to refresh and leave feeling relaxed and revitalized.

In November, Relax & Glow at Glen Ivy Hot Springs and experience any two services, each valued at $100 or more, to receive admission and use of a signature robe for just $25 on weekdays and $35 on weekends. During the same visit, experience the signature Grotto body treatment for just $20.

Celebrate the Harvest Season at Dana Point Harbor

  • October 23, 2017

Celebrate the Harvest Season at Dana Point Harbor

Enjoy spooky activities, dining, shopping, tricks and treats in the harbor

Dana Point Harbor

(Dana Point, Calif.) – The County of Orange, OC Parks and Dana Point Harbor invite the community to celebrate the harvest season on land and at sea this October. From ghostly ocean adventures to seaside treasure hunts, Dana Point Harbor offers visitors of all ages the chance to experience frighteningly fun activities, shopping and dining.

“The Halloween season is here and it’s a wonderful time to visit the harbor,” Dana Point Harbor Manager Shannon Levin said. “We’re thrilled to be celebrating the 45th anniversary of Wind & Sea Restaurant this month, as well as offering Halloween themed boat rides, tricks and treats throughout the harbor.”

Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching will host the charitable Boo Cruise on October 20 that features a costume contest, raffles and surprise entertainment for visitors on land and at sea. Cruises set sail at 5 p.m. and depart every 20 minutes until 7 p.m.; tickets are $5 per person. All funds raised will go directly to the Special Fishies: Aquatic Freedom and Education organization that provides scholarships to children with special needs in the community.

Wind & Sea Restaurant will celebrate its 45th anniversary from October 22 through 25. For three days and nights, Wind & Sea will offer special selections from their 1972 menu at opening night prices, including select entrees and side dishes. Throwback prices meet delicious food for this landmark anniversary.

The Ocean Institute’s Spooky Seas offers two nights full of fright and Halloween fun on October 27 and 28 from 6 to 9 p.m.Visitors ages 8 and older can embark on a haunted adventure aboard the brig Pilgrim, through the historic Boathouse and into the Mad Scientist lab. Visitors can also enjoy hot cocoa and educational activities in the Ocean Education Center. Tickets are $10 for adults ages 15 and over; $7 for children ages 8 to14.

Enjoy Halloween treats from Chocolate Soldier, where locally handmade chocolates and beautifully decorated Day of the Dead chocolate skulls will be available. Treasure hunters are encouraged to locate a green spider within the shop to receive a free spider-themed treat in return.

Woody Hut will offer “No Tricks, Only Treats” during the month of October, when customers receive a gift with purchase by mentioning “trick or treat” at checkout.

For more information on Dana Point Harbor activities, events, tickets, and parking visit

Tickets On-Sale Now for the 6th Annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival Anaheim Phoenix Club Dec. 9

  • October 18, 2017

Tickets On-Sale Now for the 6th Annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival Anaheim Phoenix Club Dec. 9

 Over 90 Craft Beers from the Finest Breweries in Southern California and Beyond with Seasonal, Holiday and Winter Ale Tastings

[Anaheim, CA] – Brew Ha Ha Productions, the highly acclaimed producers of award winning events featuring craft beer, proudly present the 6th Annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival at the Anaheim Phoenix Club on Saturday, December 9 from 12-4 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and Inland Empire.The Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival is the largest Holiday Craft Beer Festival in Southern California and has been deemed the unofficial OC Brewers’ Holiday Party. This year’s event will feature an incredible line-up of over 90 sought after craft beers from the finest breweries in Southern California and beyond. Attendees will enjoy music, dancing, games, a killer cigar bar, and awesome food to purchase in a fun, festive atmosphere.Back by popular demand, the annual Brewery Merchandise Expo returns offering guests a one-stop shopping experience. Take photos with Santa and test your skills with the Brew Ho Ho’s illustrious interactive games. Enjoy a fine cigar paired with seasonal craft beer, and indulge in tasty food trucks, live music, big beards, ugly Christmas sweaters, and of course, plenty of craft beer.

This year’s invitational event will feature a line-up of over 90 craft beers from the finest breweries in Southern California and beyond. The Brew Ho Ho not only draws numerous local breweries and brewers, but welcomes top brew brands from beyond. Towne Park Brew Co., Bootleggers Brewing Company, Bottle Logic, Ale Smith Brewing Company, Artifex Brewing Company, Ritual Brewing Co., UNSUNG Brewing Company and Pizza Port San Clemente are only a handful of the artisans who will be sampling their satisfying brews. Guests will have a chance to pair their craft beer with the perfect bite and enjoy food from highly rated food vendors including the Viking Truck, MEAT UP BBQ, Fiesta Gourmet and more.

Brew Ha Ha Productions and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and Inland Empire have a successful and growing relationship working events together resulting in tens of thousands of dollars to the charity each year.  The Big Brothers Big Sisters improve the lives, in dramatic ways of over 2,700 local children each year.

In keeping with its sell-out tradition, this year’s 6th annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival Early Release Discount Tickets sold-out in less than 24 hours! Tickets are currently available for $55 online, and pending availability, will be available the day of for $65 online or at the door.  Designated driver tickets will be available at the door only for those accompanying a paid guest. Unlimited tastings will be provided in a complimentary commemorative tasting glass. Tastings will take place from 12 – 4 p.m. with the Brewery Merchandise Expo, music and food open until 5 p.m.  Brew Ho Ho is a 21+ only, rain or shine event. For more information and to purchase tickets visit

Five Crowns Celebrates the 6th Annual Firestone Walker Porktoberfest

  • October 18, 2017

Pork, Beer & Merriment!

Five Crowns Celebrates the 6th Annual Firestone Walker Porktoberfest


Corona del Mar’s autumn tradition of pork, beer and merriment returns as we welcome the fall season at Five Crowns.

On Wednesday, October 18, the 6th annual Porktoberfest returns to the Five Crowns Greenhouse and Garden. A 6-course meal will be paired with Firestone Walker beers and hosted by Mr. David Walker himself.


Wed., Oct. 18 @ Five Crowns Greenhouse & Garden


7-10 p.m.


Five Crowns & SideDoor

3801 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625


$115 per person (includes tax and gratuity)


Porktoberfest Reservations: (949) 717-4322 or via EventBrite.


The Queen Mary’s 13th Annual Art Deco Festival Returns for a Weekend of Vintage Entertainment

  • August 8, 2017

The Queen Mary’s 13th Annual Art Deco Festival Returns for a Weekend of Vintage Entertainment

Spectacular live music, dancing, drinks, parties, food, history, and more onboard The Queen Mary August 19 -20

Art Deco Festival

Art Deco Festival

[Long Beach, Calif.] – July 5, 2017 – Pack your vintage duds and dust off your dapper suits for the Queen Mary’s 13th annual Art Deco Festival returning to the majestic ship August 19 – 20, 2017. Produced in collaboration with the Los Angeles Art Deco Society, the Queen Mary invites attendees to come aboard and drink, dine, dance, and discover the opulence of this by-gone era immersed among the largest Art Deco collection in the World.

The 2-day festival celebrates the artistic movement that influenced the design of The Queen Mary, the world’s most advanced ocean liner of its time. Daily festival activities include shopping for favorite vintage items, marveling at authentic collectables and having your hair styled from your favorite era in the Vintage Bazaar. Experience one-of-a-kind lectures by experts on the period throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday.

The Grand Ball ($199 add on), the Art Deco Festival’s flagship and fan-favorite celebration will take place on Saturday, August 19 at 7 p.m. The formal vintage ‘dress-to impress’ evening presents a lavish four-course historic menu with the Dean Mora Orchestra complementing the mood. Then on Sunday sip on vintage inspired libations and experience traditional tea service while taking a turn or two around the dance floor at the Swingin’ Sunday Tea Dance ($49 add on).

The Queen Mary’s Art Deco Festival is a one-of-a-kind, spectacular stroll through time on August 19 – 20. Day passes start at $25 per person and include access to the Queen Mary, her restaurants, the Observation Bar, Art Deco Lectures and access to the Vintage Bazaar. The Art Deco Grand Pass is $229 and includes two-day access to the festival and admission to the Grand Ball, Sunday Tea Dance, all Lectures, and Vintage Bazaar access.

For more information and to purchase tickets to the 13th annual Art Deco Festival visit