Time once again for “Di’s 5” – at least five events or things to do in Laguna Beach the weekend of Nov. 19-21. Get on down here!

Fri, Nov. 19A great evening for you and the kids – Charlotte’s Web

At Laguna Playhouse, the Youth Theatre’s “Charlotte’s Web the Musical” is getting rave reviews. Add to the “rave” before its final curtains close this Sunday. Click for details…


Saturday, Nov. 20 – Winter Sawdust Opening & Treelighting

Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping (and the crowds that will be here Thanksgiving weekend) at the Winter Fantasy Sawdust Festival  grand opening weekend. I’ve written an enormous blog entry about the Winter Sawdust, its 117 artists’ booths and events already this week, so click here for event details and tiny ticket costs …


Sunday, Nov. 21 – Build your own candle

PureLight Celebrations, a classy new décor and candle-making store in town is all about its candle-making parties. Sunday, it’s a candle-making class for parents-and-kids 5 years of age or older. Here are the details …

Sunday, Nov. 21 – Bark at the moon on this Full Moon Hike

Tired of the same old tired day hikes? This weekend, follow the Laguna Canyon Foundation’s lead through canyons and up to Bommer Ridge for fabulous views of Laguna Beach under the full moon. Bring your flashlight, and dress for cool weather.

Reservations: Required at 949-923-2235

Cost: $3 for parking and a whopping $2/person. How’s that for a cheap date?

Meeting location: The Willow Canyon Staging area at 20101 Laguna Canyon Road, just south of the El Toro Road intersection and on the north side of the Canyon.

Sunday, November 21 – When you’re done barking, drum at the moon!

Truly one of the more eclectic events, in all of Laguna Beach, the ever-growing Full Moon Drum Circle is at it again this Sunday at Aliso Creek Beach. Here’s how to participate (even if you’re just looking on) …

Andplanning ahead for next weekend:

Book early NOW to take visiting Thanksgiving friends and relatives on an inventive food tasting and culture tour of Laguna Beach with the Flavors of Laguna folks. The tour meets at one location, then ventures out to tastings all around town. Pretty cool concept for residents and visitors alike.

Tickets are $45 for adults ($5 extra for beer/wine tastings), and $20 for kids.

These tours sell out FAST, so click now to reserve your “seats”!

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