May 26 – June 17: Summer reading comes to life as Long Beach Shakespeare Company presents Julius Caesar.
Weekends and second Tuesdays: Eureka! Learn how to pan for gold, just like the 49ers did during the California gold rush, at an outdoor re-creation of a miner’s panning station.
March 26, April 9, May 28, and June 25: Go back in time to learn about what Irvine was like and how people lived before becoming a city in 1971.
Weekends: In a hands-on, simulated dig, kids experience the ancient Near East, learning methods for excavating a site and the importance of preserving archaeological artifacts.
Weekends: The audience is always part of the show when the world famous Bob Baker Marionettes perform in-the-round.
Saturdays and Sundays: Familes stroll the craft fair, take in a train or carousel ride, try out the kid-sized tractor, operate a construction scoop, pan for gold, ride a pony, visit the petting zoo and see a magic show.
May 28: Join the city of Villa Park for a car show, free pontoon boat rides, carnival games, petting zoo, stolling magician, bounce houce, music, competitions, dunk tank, prizes and more!
May 16 – September 5: Kids read any eight books, record them, and bring the completed journal to any Barnes & Noble store to receive a free book.
Wednesday – Sunday: A local, family owned U-Pick farmoffereing various crops for picking throughout the year.
Sundays: Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.