Monarch Beach Resort Moments Magazine Issue 6 - Page 9

Pageant of the Masters literally brings works of art to life at this annual event. Ocean Institute Tall Ships Festival ships, mermaid encounters and pirate lessons, as well as special events including a sunset boat parade, craft beer tastings from California breweries and cannon battles. (949-496-2274; OHANA FESTIVAL Sept. 28-30; Doheny State Beach Dance to the beat of musical acts such as Eric Church, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Mumford & Sons and more at this seaside festival that will have artisanal food and libations, with a por- tion of proceeds benefiting the San Onofre Parks Foundation to help maintain California’s coastal parks. ( ON STAGE “CLYBOURNE PARK” June 6-24; Laguna Playhouse A classic piece of literature, “A Raisin in the Sun,” has been given a spin-off in this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning satirical play about race in a fictional Chicago community. (949-497- 2787; PAGEANT OF THE MASTERS July 7 - Sept. 1; Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach Pieces of art quite liter- ally come to life at this Sawdust Art & Craft Festival one-of-a-kind production that showcases “living pictures” that re-create classic and modern works featuring real people. This year marks the Festival of Arts’ 85th anniversary and will have an “Under the Sun” theme. (949-494-1145; DANA POINT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES July 15 - Aug. 12; Sea Terrace Park Enjoy free Sunday afternoon concerts in the park, featur- ing performance by the Dana Point Symphony, The Reflexx, Beach Boys tribute band Surf’s Up and more. Barbecue and alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase, with funds raised being donated to the Dana Point Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9934 and the 5th Marine Regiment Support Group, respectively. (949-248- 3530; “SENSE AND SENSIBILITY” Sept. 1-29; South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa Based on the novel by Jane Austen, this stage adaptation fol- lows the Dashwood sisters during a time of uncertainty, following the loss of their father and inheri- tance, that seems to be lifted when they meet a handsome stranger. (714-708-5555; MONARCHBEACHRESORT.COM 9