SOCO Nights

OC Mix

SOCO Nights is an outdoor Summer series that will take place on the first Tuesday of every month from 5 – 9 pm at SOCO/OCMix in Costa Mesa. Come celebrate SOCO in the Summer from June 2, 2015 – October 6, 2015 with once a month movies, & beer & wine garden & specials from our award winning restaurants.

Enjoy live music and a movie in the relaxed and comfortable SOCO Courtyard with a free outdoor movie screening by Gear Co-op, and a beer and wine garden for guests, which will be available for purchase by LCA Wine with proceeds benefiting CMHS Foundation.

Tickets are free, but you must RSVP! (Limit 300 people) Don’t forget to BYOC: Bring your own chair, and settle in for a night of fun!

  • When: Tuesday, June 2, July 7, August 4, Septmeber 1, October 6, 2015 from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

  • Where: SOCO Collection/OC Mix, 3303 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

  • Cost: FREE , but you must RSVP

Movie Schedule

JUNE 2  – Big Hero 6

JULY 7 – Grand Budapest Hotel or Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (New or Old?)

AUGUST 4 – Jiro Dreams of Sushi or Chef

SEPTEMBER 1  – When Harry Met Sally or Casablanca

OCTOBER 6  – Coraline or Edward Scissorhands


Celebrate Mom!

OC MixYour invited to OC Mix/SOCO to celebrate Mom on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 5:00 -9:00 pm. This fun and complimentary pre-Mother’s Day event will kick off with a champagne toast, and festivities to pamper mom throughout the evening.

  • Enjoy Champagne and strawberries at Environment
  • Painting class by Farrow & Ball
  • Eva Lempert photo-booth designed by Peinture
  • Complimentary flower by UNI Home
  • Nails by Lounge Nails
  • Make-up and hair pampering by Swell Beauty
  • First 25 guests get a custom aromatherapy blend, and enjoy Spa Services offered by Halth Spa hosted at Granola Babies.
  • $30 special: 1/2 dozen chef choice oysters, 3 chocolate covered strawberries and a glass of champagne by Shuck
  • Tasting table with shortbread cookies by ST Patisserie
  • Pueblo coupon for special dessert
  • Live piano playing by Trevor Westley

Upon check in at the SOCO Courtyard –  moms will be given a wrist band to enjoy the event, and a drink ticket. For every $20 spent earns guests a raffle ticket for the chance to win fantastic raffle prizes, including $100 gift cards from HD Buttercup. Guests can also earn raffle tickets for every $10 donation to Costa Mesa High School Foundation.

Don’t miss the chance to celebrate the most important woman in your life! RSVPs are required, so please sign up today by visitinghttp://bit.ly/CelebrateMomSOCO. SOCO and

The OC Mix is located at 3303 Hyland Ave. Costa Mesa, CA 92626.


SoCo Spring Fling

Image from southcoastcollection.com
Image from southcoastcollection.com

Put a spring in your step with SOCO’s Fourth Annual Spring Fling at SOCO Collection in Costa Mesa on March 29, 2015 from 10am to 3pm. This free, family-friendly event will include fun activities like face painting, a petting zoo, live music, egg hunts, bingo, and more – there’s something for everyone in the family!

The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity is excited to participate in SOCO’s Spring Fling with activities such as “Make Your Own Easter Eggs”, “Create Your Own Easter Bugs Bunny” and contribute your drawings to a lie-size mural! A list of additional activities, happenings and sepcials are below.


Milk & Honey Baby – Yarn Butterfly Craft

Smocking Birds – Easter Basket and Box Decorating

The Cheese Shop – Clementine Coloring Page/Activity Kids

Farrow & Ball – -Small wooden bird houses for kids to paint in our Zero VOC eco friendly paint (aprons, and gloves will be provided), Simple Origami for kids using our Wallpaper, Markers and Hole Punches with Wallpaper

St. Patisserie – “Sweet Station” Tasting Table

Granola Babies Children Boutique – Free Easter craft and bubbles station for children of all ages

Chuck Jones Center for Creativity – “Make Your Own Easter Eggs”, “Create Your Own Easter Bugs Bunny” contribute your drawings to a life-size mural

Additional Activities / Specials:

The Cheese Shop: Grilled Cheese- $3.50 Adult Grilled Cheese- $7

Farrow & Ball – Photo Booth Decorations – Suzy Cakes – 3 dozen cookies – Iced tea and Lemonade from Green Leaf

Peinture – Photo Booth & Décor

For more information, visit www.southcoastcollection.com

  • When: Sunday March 29, 2015 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. 
  • Where: SOCO Collection is located at 3303 Hyland Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.
  • Cost: FREE

FREE Paleo Cooking Class


Surfas Culinary District  in Costa Mesa is hosting a FREE Paleo Cooking demonstration with Sarah Cason of getinmytumtum.com. The class is scheduled Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Join Surfas in their test kitchen by welcoming Paleo recipe writer and blogger, Sarah Cason! A classically trained chef from the Midwest, Sarah writes about her Paleo kitchen adventures on her blog getinmytumtum.com.

Getinmytumtum.com has allowed Sarah to reach an audience of her friends, family, and fellow Paleo followers all while sharing her new recipes and inspirations. Sarah focuses on simple, familiar recipes that have been adapted to her interpretation of Paleo, often with a side of humor.

Enjoy a sample of:
Crispy Honey Mustard Chicken with Brussel Sprouts
Banana Mousse Pie

Surfas Culinary District is located at SOCO – 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

For more about Sarah or her Paleo recipes, visit getinmytumtum.com.

Seating is limited so please arrive early for the best seats.


Holiday at SOCO

You’re invited to celebrate the holiday season at SOCO and The OC Mix


Friday, December 19th from 1-5pm

Bring your family and friends and enjoy live piano playing’s by Trevor Wesley, and of course-visits with Santa Ron and pictures at our Photo Booth, ending with a real snow fall provided by 24 Carrots! Between all the activities and shopping for gifts, enjoy wines from around the world at LCA’s wine garden, sweet treats from SusieCakes and ST Patisserie, and complimentary gift-wrapping – donations are encouraged and will benefit Project Hope Alliance – an OC based charity ending homelessness for children in our community, & don’t forget to bring in toys for our Toys For Tots donation boxes. What’s more? Granola Babies will have their annual letters to Santa station up and running, it’s a must visit for the kids.  #SOCOCollection


SOCO Holiday will be all weekend at SOCO and The OC Mix!


Saturday and Sunday, December 20th  and 21st from 11-3pm 

There will be even more visits with Santa, Eva Lempert Photo Booth and live music. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Friday, December 19th 1:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday, December 20th 11:00-3:00pm
  • Sunday, December 21st 11:00-3:00pm
Participating Stores:
*Mixing Glass – Free $10 gift card with every purchase of a $100 gift card
*Local Fare – Free Nora Fleming tea light holder with a $75 purchase
*Granola Babies – Saturday Only – The 1st 100 people to stop in Granola Babies will get a free ticket & scoop of ice cream at Nice Ice Cream that same day (3 tickets per household)
*Milk & Honey Baby – Make Your Own Ornaments – Saturday Only
*Pomeus – Friday – Decorate our own kids’ hangbag (limited quantity available)
*Saturday & Sunday – Bejwel Christmas Cards
*Smocking Birds Baby & Children’s Boutique-  Enjoy holiday sales and specials all weekend long.
Friday & Saturday Only – Join TUTU School Laguna Niguel and decorate a beautiful crown.
*Nice Ice Cream – Saturday Only – The 1st 100 people to stop in Granola Babies will get a free ticket & scoop of ice cream at Nice Ice Cream that same day (3 tickets per household)

Also, Eva’s Trunk will be hosting a Toys for Tots drive all of December. Share the merry!

SOCO/OC Mix is located at 3313 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa, California