Top 10 things to do in Irvine in October
Irvine Fine Arts Center Show
The Irvine Fine Art Center’s latest exhibition, All Media 2017, is open at the gallery, now through Saturday, Oct. 28. The juried show features a variety of artwork from Southern California artists.
Women Inspired Exhibit at Great Park Gallery
The impact and diversity of women in the Southern California art scene is the focus of the current exhibit at the Great Park Gallery. These artists are challenging the abstract medium of the too-often overlooked midcentury female masters.
Pacific Standard Time at UCI
UCI’s University Art Galleries will present the first survey of one of the most iconic figures of the Chicano art movement, Gilbert “Magu” Luján (1940–2011). The UCI alum was part of a small group of dedicated artists and intellectuals who set about defining a Chicano identity and culture as part of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.
Moods of California at Irvine Museum
California painters exploring the unique ecological regions and picturesque landscapes of the state is the focus of this museum exhibit.
10.8 and 10.25
NTL Screening at Irvine Barclay
Enjoy HD broadcasts from the National Theatre in London at Irvine Barclay with a family-friendly performance of “Peter Pan” on Oct 8 and “Salome” on Oct. 25.
Spooktacular Fun Days at OC Great Park
Enjoy a pumpkin patch, gourmet food trucks, games and other treats while supporting hunger relief by donating nonperishable food to OC Food Banks.
“Alice in Wonderland”
Festival Ballet Theatre invites dance fans and families to take a journey down the Rabbit Hole into Wonderland as Lewis Carroll’s classic comes to life, complete with colorful sets, costumes and choreography.
A Celebration of Nat King Cole
Tony and Emmy Award winning actor Keith David brings his show “Too Marvelous for Words” to Irvine Barclay in a celebration of the songs, life and music of one of America’s greatest performers.
Harvest Cup Soccer Tournament
IPSF and local sports leagues present the 37th annual Harvest Cup Tournament, held at the OC Great Park. It’s part of the Irvine Youth Sports Tournament of Champions, which includes elementary and middle schools competing to be the school with the most points at the end of the year.
Pianist Robert McDonald at UCI
Chamber Music | OC in association with the Claire Trevor School of the Arts presents international concert pianist Robert McDonald. McDonald has appeared with major U.S. orchestras, was the recital partner to Isaac Stern, and is Chair of Piano Studies at The Juilliard School.