Top 10 Things to do in Irvine in June
The Nature of Water
The Irvine Museum’s exhibit of historic California Impressionism paintings includes 60 works by 32 artists, all focused on our precious natural resource, water.
Comedian Nealon, who is best known for Saturday Night Live and the Showtime series, Weeds, has five shows at the Irvine Improv.
Studio Arts Festival
Irvine Fine Arts Center hosts some 100 local artists displaying their work at Heritage Park, plus music, art demonstrations, and food.
The amphitheatre’s last season continues with a somewhat underwhelming June line-up that includes Zac Brown Band (6.4), Fishfest (6.11) and KROQ Presents Slightly Stoopid (6.25).
Great Park Movies
Bring chairs and a picnic for free outdoor movies on the lawn at the Orange County Great Park on Friday and Saturday nights. The line-up includes classics like Roman Holiday and Singin’ in the Rain and family favorites such as Minions and The Peanuts Movie. Movies begin at dusk.
UCI Commencement Ceremonies
Graduates and their friends and families will gather on campus at Bren Events Center, including joint ceremonies for Masters and undergraduate degrees and graduate Hooding for Ph.D. and M.F.A candidates.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand
It’s the 12th anniversary of the kid-centric fundraiser at Irvine Spectrum’s Carousel Court. It includes complimentary carousel rides and plenty of lemonade, all to raise money for and awareness of childhood cancer and research into new treatments and cures.
Children’s Bureau Clambake
The fun and fashionable fundraiser includes dinner, drinks and dancing at Irvine’s Oak Creek Country Club, and all to benefit child neglect and abuse prevention, education and treatment programs.
The 38th annual “A Taste of Greece” is a three-day traditional Greek festival with food, wine, music & dance at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church on Alton Pkwy.
New Swan Shakespeare Festival
Tickets often sell out for the Shakespeare festival at UCI’s amazing outdoor Elizabethan theater, which this season includes Hamlet and As You Like It. So buy yours now!