Top 10 things to do in Irvine in September '18
Drawing on the Past at Irvine Museum
The exhibit includes drawings, pastels, watercolors and etchings by California artists that include Phil Dike and Emile Kosa. Some works date as far back as the 1880s, many produced while the artists were students in Europe.
All Media art exhibit
Irvine Fine Arts Center hosts the All Media 2018 exhibition juried by Dave Barton and featuring painting, photography, sculpture, digital media, and more from Southern California artists.
NATURE/IN FORMS at the Great Park
Works in ceramics and sculpture by artists and academics will be on display at the Great Park Gallery. The work looks at ways nature and technology have influenced contemporary sculpture.
OC Soccer Club
If you haven’t been to the Championship Soccer Stadium at the Great Park to catch the OC Soccer Club in action, you are missing out. Luckily, there are a few more professional matches to go in the season.
The first full season of live music at FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine continues with several shows in September, including SoCal favorite Jason Mraz.
The Irvine Improv hosts the third annual dinner and show fundraiser for the Irvine Animal Care Center featuring comedians Gary Cannon, Patrick Keane and Taylor Tomlinson.
Global Village Festival
The 17th annual festival will be held at Orange County Great Park, featuring food, dance, art, exhibits and a marketplace representing cultures from around the world, and around Irvine.
An Evening with Jon Lovitz
Actor and comedian Jon Lovitz is a UCI alumnus who found fame on Saturday Night Live, and he’ll return for an edgy performance at the Irvine Barclay that’s definitely rated R for mature audiences.
The Buck Collection at UCI
When art collector Gerald Buck bequeathed his collection of art to UCI, it set off shockwaves in the art world. See works that will be the center of the future UCI Institute and Museum for California Art.
Mexico Vibra at the Barclay
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a free event on the Barclay plaza featuring music, dance, and crafts, with regional cuisine available for purchase. Later that evening Aida Cuevas, The Queen of Mariachi, will perform the music of Juan Gabriel in a ticketed event.