Winter Wonderland: The Top 5 Ways to Play in the Snow in Orange County

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While there’s no white blanket covering Orange County and there’s more in the way of rain than anything else if we’re getting weather, there’s no reason not to enjoy the wintertime. Head to any of these top 5 activities to celebrate the winter season by warming up or chilling out.

1 Holiday Ice Rink at Irvine Spectrum Center

The holiday ice rink is still up and running through Feb. 21, so there's still time to tie up your skates and practice your spins and spirals at Irvine Spectrum Center. The ice rink is kept chilled at cool 18 degrees -- so chill while you work up a sweat.

71 Fortune Dr.

Irvine, CA 92618

2 Reflections at SCFTA

Stay inside and cozy up with the Bolshoi Ballet's Reflections. A combination of debut works and old favorites, the ballets will include world renowned dancers Maria Kochetkova,Yekaterina Krysanova, Olga Malinovskaya, Natalia Osipova, Polina Semionova and Yekaterina Shipulina.

600 Town Center Dr.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626


3 Newport Beach Restaurant Week

Almost 75 of Newport Beach's restaurants will feature new tastes and old favorites  for a full week in this citywide celebration, serving up special prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus. Head to your favorite spots or find a new one during this weeklong food fete.

January 21-27, 2011

for a complete list of restaurants, visit

4 Stella McCartney Trunk Show

Cozy up with Stella McCartney's warm knits and signature outerwear. There's no better way to see the best of the upcoming season at Neiman Marcus's trunk show. Take in the latest looks and pick what'll be hanging in your closet this upcoming season.

Neiman Marcus

401 Newport Center Dr.

Newport Beach, CA 92660


5 Learn About Wine's Stars of Santa Barbara

Sip and learn about Santa Barabara's finest wineries at this educational tasting presented by With 40-plus wineries in attendance, you're sure to warm up from the inside out and find a new favorite.

Scott's Seafood

3300 Bristol St.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

rsvp to 310.451.7600

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