Don’t know what to do in Orange County this week? If you are looking for things to do in Orange County, we have plenty of suggestions. We have lots & lots & lots of suggestions for the Winter Holiday & Christmas in Orange County, not to mention all the free things to do in Orange County. If you’re tired of doing the same old things, here’s a list of some of our favorite things to do in OC, CA happening this week.

For ALL the details for each of the following events (& even more fabulous ideas of what to do) check out our OC calendar.

What to do in Orange County

Almost Daily:

* Orange County Museums
* Bowling
* Indoor Bounce Houses
* Irvine Park Railroad
* Orange County Playgrounds & Parks
* Orange County Beaches
* Farmers’ Markets
* Orange County Public Library Story Times
* Whale Watching in Dana Point
* $1-ish Movies

Winter Holidays & Christmas in Orange County

* Ice Skating at the Spectrum (November 1, 2011 – February 20, 2012)
* Holidays at Disneyland (November 14th, 2011 – January 8th, 2021)
* Holiday Toy Express (Santa will visit Orange County Metrolink Stations, November 19th & December 4th. He will be visiting other Southern California Metrolink Stations weekends throughout November & December.)

Monday, November 14th:
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am
* Sneak Previews Movie Series, 6:30pm

Tuesday, November 15th:
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Story Time with Amy McCamly at Belly Sprout in Fullerton, 10am
* FREE Story time at your local Pottery Barn Kids, 11am
* Storytime at the Center for Living Peace, 4pm
* OC Din Din A Go Go, Irvine Lanes 5-9pm
* FREE Surf City Nights, 5-9pm (free admission)

Wednesday, November 16th:
* Tustin Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* Sea Tales Story Time, 9:45am
* Stroller Brigade: FREE Games, Stories & Puzzles for preschoolers, toddlers & grownups at the Fullerton Museum Center, 10am – 12pm
* Parent Movie Morning at UltraLuxe Cinemas, Anaheim 10am
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing. 5:30pm
* Food Truck Fare After Dark at OC Fairgrounds, 5:30 – 9pm
* Mother’s of Preschoolers Holiday Boutique in RSM, 6-9pm
* Downtown HB Art Walk, 6-9pm
* Wine Wednesday “Brown Bag Wine Night” at the Island Hotel, 6pm

Thursday, November 17th:
* Farmers Market at OC Fairgrounds, 9am – 1pm
* Orange Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* Mother’s of Preschoolers Holiday Boutique in RSM, 9:30am – 12pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* OC Mommie & Me: Ready for Preschool at Pretend City, 10:30am
* Food Truck Fare at the OC Fairgrounds, 11am
* Thursday Tacos, Tequila and Tino at the Palm Terrace Lounge at the Island Hotel, 8pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, November 18th:
* Fun with Molecules at the Environmental Nature Center, 8am
* Laguna Hills Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* Splendid & Ell Moss Warehouse Sale, 9am – 4pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Aliso Viejo Food Truck Fridays, 11am – 2pm
* Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, HB 12pm – 5pm
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing, 5:30 – 7:30pm
* Fashion Island Christmas Tree Lighting, 6pm
* Beauty & the Beast JR in Costa Mesa, 7pm
* Tellabration at the Heritage Museum of Orange County, 7pm
* Fall Family Camp Out at the Environmental Nature Center, 8pm

Saturday, November 19th:
* SeaWorld Christmas Celebration
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Laguna Beach Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisan market, 8am -12pm
* Peter’s Landing Farmer’s Market in HB, 9am – 2pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Belmont Shore Cleanup, 10am
* Seal Beach Monthly Cleanup, 10am
* FREE Build & Grow Lowe’s Clinic, 10am
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Train Rides at Fairview Park, 10am – 3pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* “Mother May I?” Etiquette Class for Kids at The Children’s Museum at La Habra, 11am
* Beauty & the Beast JR in Costa Mesa, 11am
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm
* Beauty & the Beast JR in Costa Mesa, 5pm
* Holiday Toy Express:  Anaheim Metrolink Station, 5pm
* Fashion Island Christmas Tree Lighting, 6pm
* Holiday Toy Express: Santa Ana Metrolink Station, 6:15pm
* Holiday Toy Express: Tustin Metrolink Station, 7pm
* Holiday Toy Express: Orange Metrolink Station, 7:45pm

Sunday, November 20th:
* SeaWorld Christmas Celebration
* Laguna Niguel Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Bolsa Chica Wetlands Tour, 10am
* Train Rides at Fairview Park, 10am – 3:30pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Great Park Farmers Market, 10am – 2pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* FREE Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Dana Wharf, 12pm
* Marine Wildlife Cruise at the Ocean Institute, 1-3:30pm
* Orange & BMX Track Practice & Racing, 3-5pm
* Annual Anaheim White House Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, 6pm

There you have it. A super fabulous list with tons of ideas of fun stuff to do in Orange County.

xoxo, K

p.s. for all the event details & even more ideas of what to do in Orange County check out our calendar.