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Treats in the Streets 2016

October 18, 2016


The 20th Annual Treats in the Streets will commence on October 27th, from 4:00-7:00pm at the Old Towne Orange Plaza.  Join the community for a festive night of free games, trick or treating, costume parade, and entertainment!

Here’s a schedule of the events that will take place:

4:00 – 5:30pm: Trick or Treat (Adults, please leave masks & pets at home)
5:30pm: Welcome ceremony & Kids Costume Parade begins at the main stage
4:00 – 7:00pm: Entertainment, music, kids activities, non-profit food booths and community displays

Where: Old Towne Orange Plaza Chapman Ave & Glassell St.

For more information call (714) 744-7293 or email

Learn more about the event here!

1st Annual Rotary Ribfest & Pitmasters BBQ

October 17, 2016

ribfestEnjoy a delicious meal and support your local Rotary club by heading down to the 1st Annual Rotary Ribfest & Pitmasters BBQ

Sunday, October 30 from 12 noon – 8:00 p.m.
1110 East Chapman Ave.  Orange  92866
Corner of Water St. and E. Chapman Ave.

Tickets are $30 per person and include 3 sampler plates from the Pitmasters of your choosing.  Additional plates are $5 each

Children 8 & under are free to enter & may purchase $5 plates
Beer will be available for purchase by Chapman Crafted Beer

Music by Ragdoll

Come Support Orange Rotary and our Community Service Projects!
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Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market Celebrates Random Act of Mendez for Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday, October 15th

October 14, 2016

random ramble

In Honor of the 70-year Anniversary of

Mednez v. Westminster
304 N. Cypress Street, Orange CA 92866
9 am-1 pm

Free Random Act of Mendz Bracelets
Photo with Mendez Mobile
Autographs with Mendez case Families & Friends
1 pm

Random Ramble
3 Block Group Walk & Photo Opp
Chapman University’s Cypress Street School


Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market is celebrating Random Act of Mendez in honor of the 70-year anniversary of the landmark OC school desegregation case Mendez v. Westminster on Saturday, October 15, the final day of Hispanic Heritage Month.  Emmy-winning Mendez documentary filmmaker Sandra Robbie launched Random Act of Mendez this fall to celebrate the Mendez history and to promote PEACE and community engagement, especially during this election year.

‘RAMbassadors’ will be making and giving out Random Act of Mendez bracelets to visitors at the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market from 9 am – 1 pm.  Folks will also have the opportunity to meet and get autographs from community members including Gonzalo Mendez, Jr. and Beverly Guzman Gallegos, whose families participated in the Mendez v. Westminster case. There will also be an opportunity to have your picture taken with the vintage 1967 VW Mendez mobile that has traveled across the country promoting the history of Mendez v. Westminster.  At 1 pm, visitors will Random Ramble – take an historic walk for a photo opportunity on the steps of the last standing Mexican school building from the segregation era in Orange County – the Cypress Street School owned by Chapman University.


Questions? Contact (714)222-0449

Field of Valor 2016

October 13, 2016

field of valor

Don’t miss out on the annual tribute honoring our Veterans and Active Duty Military!

Join the City of Orange for a wonderful day celebrating and honoring our Veterans and Active Duty Military personnel for their dedication and service to our nation. On November 6th through 11th 1,776 red, white and blue flags will fly at Handy Park. The 2016 Orange Field of Valor will kick off with an opening ceremony on Sunday, November 6th at 1pm. There will be daily Flag Lowering ceremonies at 4:45pm each evening.  The tribute will end on Friday, November 4th at 4:00pm at the Closing Ceremony & Veterans Day Celebration.

Want to order a flag tribute? Learn more about purchasing a flag here!

November 6th – 11th

Handy Park in Orange
2143 E. Oakmont
Orange, CA 92867

Howloween Petacular at the Market

September 30, 2016

Howloween Petacular

Orange Home Grown Farmers and Artisans Market Presents: Howloween Petacular At The Market

Halloween and paws will join forces at the Howloween Petacular! Join OHG for a full day of fun at the market with furry friends. The Animal Assistance League of Orange County and The Lily Sanctuary will be at the event helping pets find new homes!

Date: Saturday, October 22nd 2016

Time: 9am to 1pm


Farmers and Artisans Market

304 N. Cypress St. Orange, CA 92866


There will be plenty of fun activities for everyone!

  • Goodie bags for you & your pets
  • Pet rescues & Info booths
  • Pet adoption opportunities
  • Halloween costume contests for pets & kids

This is sure to be a spooktacular event that you and your pets won’t want to miss!

Learn more and RSVP to the Facebook event


New Restaurants Opening in Orange

September 26, 2016


Blue Bowl Superfoods and Urth Caffe open in the City of Orange!

Who’s ready for new eateries around the city of Orange? New restaurants are popping up and we can’t wait for our taste buds to try them out!


Blue Bowl – Just opened!

417 S. Main St.

Orange, CA 92868

At Blue Bowl, you’re the chef when it comes to creating your customized bowl. Create your own bowl packed with energy and fresh ingredients such as acai, bananas, almond shavings, goji berries, chia seeds and much more! Store hours Monday 7am – 4pm or visit any of the Farmer’s Market Locations in Irvine, Downey, and Anaheim.  Follow on Facebook for more updates on these flavorful fruit packed bowls!


Urth Caffe – Opening Soon!

100 W. Chapman Ave.

Orange CA, 92866
Urth Caffe was founded in 1989 by Jilla and Shallom Berkman when they decided to become “pioneers in health conscious coffee.” This company holds sustainability as a core value and ensures that their coffee is 100% certified organically grown and sustainable agriculture. Want to stay in the loop? Stay updated by following the Urth Caffe Facebook page.  

OHG Education Farm FREE Talk

September 24, 2016

cool season vegtables talk OHG

Cool Season Vegetable Talk at the OHG Education Farm

Did you know that cool-season veggies grow best at temperatures 15 degrees cooler than those needed by warm season types? There is so much more to learn! Prepare your garden for winter by attending the Orange Home Grown’s first FREE education class at the OHG Education Farm.  Master Gardener Brian Hale from UC Cooperative Extension Orange County Master Gardeners will be presenting invaluable information to help your garden thrive during the cool season.

Date: October 1st, 2016

Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm


OHG Education Farm

356 N. Lemon St.

Learn more by visiting the Orange Home Grown website