Top 10 Things to do in Irvine in September
The Heritage and Aviation Exhibition
Don’t miss the ongoing exhibit in Hangar 244 that tells the story of the military history of the Orange County Great Park when it was the Marine Corps Air Station El Toro.
A Summer Idyll: Picturesque Views of California
The Irvine Museum exhibit is a celebration of summer in the Golden State by California artists painting over the past 100 years.
Pacific Symphony at Irvine Meadows
Carl St. Clair will lead OC’s orchestra in its final performance at Irvine Meadows, a Tchaikovsky Spectacular that will include excerpts from “Swan Lake,” and “The Nutcracker” and end with the “1812 Overture.”
Rhythm at Great Park Gallery
An art and music mash-up of an exhibit at Orange County Great Park Gallery, “Rhythm” features paintings and other works by Moby and other musicians. The opening reception is Sept. 4
Irvine 2035 workshop
A free community workshop to discuss the Irvine General Plan update will be held on Wednesday, at 7 p.m. at the Irvine Civic Center. A second workshop will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Lakeview Senior Center.
Joey Alexander Trio at Irvine Barclay Theatre
The 13-year-old jazz phenom Joey Alexander has been nominated for two Grammys and was seen on CBS’ “60 Minutes.”
Comedy Unleashed at Irvine Improv
A fun and funny fundraiser with comedian Jason Collings, with proceeds going to benefit the Irvine Animal Care Center. Tickets are $35 and for 18+, please.
A Conversation with Danai Gurira at UCI
Danai Gurira may be best known for playing zombie killer Michonne in “The Walking Dead,” but she’s also a Tony-nominated playwright for “Eclipsed,” the first Broadway show to feature an entirely black and female cast and creative team. She’ll be at Crystal Cove Auditorium, UCI Student Center, as part of Illuminations, an art and culture initiative by UCI’s chancellor.
Global Village Festival
The annual multicultural festival at Bill Barber Park is the city’s biggest community event, featuring performances on five stages and international cuisine, all celebrating the incredible diversity of Irvine. Off-site parking with complimentary shuttle service provided. A pre-event “Walk for Unity” will take place at 9 a.m.
Senior Fitness Expo
The city offers this free opportunity for those 50+ to learn how to improve health and well being through exercise, nutrition and more. Fitness demonstrations include Yoga, MELT, Pilates, Barre Strength dance and Tai Chi. There will also be an opportunity drawing. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Rancho Senior Center.