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Orange County Fairgrounds Swap Meet This Saturday

The popular Orange County Swap Meet returns this Saturday to the Orange County Fairgrounds from 9 am to 3 pm. The swap meet used to run all weekend every weekend now it just a one day a month event hopefully as things get back to more normal it will open more days. The swap meet […]

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Celebrate Halloween At IKEA Costa Mesa

The City Of Costa Mesa as well as the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce with Power of One Foundation are putting on an event this Friday at IKEA in Costa Mesa. The event will include spooky games, fun activities for the whole family as well as delicious goodies. Wear your best costumes as there will […]

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Coffee Shops: Neat Coffee

From the outside the building doesn’t look like a coffee shop in fact other than the Neat sign and people sitting it would be tough to know you were in the right spot. As I was in the area I decided to check out Neat Coffee, this is a coffee shop I have wanted to […]

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At Home Costa Mesa Opening In November?

The new At Home Store in Costa Mesa located and Harbor and Wilson was due to open October 27th but now the grand opening might not happen until November. The store which replaced the last K Mart store in Orange County originally announced the October 27th opening date but as we mentioned before that date […]

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Pumpkin Painting At The Camp

A free pumpkin painting event is happening this Tuesday at the Camp outdoor shopping center with artist Jack Knight. In this Halloween themed event you get to show your creative side with a one of a kind creation. Time: Tomorrow 6 pm to 8 pm Location: 2937 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa CA 92626 In the […]

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Share You Public Event Right Here

If you have a public event coming up in Costa Mesa and, want to share it with the readers of Costa Mesa Insider just email me details at mail@costamesainsider.com include a picture if you have one. This is a great way to reach readers right here in Costa Mesa and, the cost for this service […]

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Durty Nelly’s Comedy Night

Growing up in England i am a fan of pubs but often in the United States there are many bars but less places that have a pub like feel. Durty Nelly’s has a long history in Costa Mesa and, the Irish pub definitely has a more pub like feel where people meet to hang out […]

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Bridge Shelter Stops New Admissions

The new Bridge Shelter for the homeless in Costa Mesa on Airway Avenue has stopped new admissions for the moment as the first COVID-19 cases have been identified in the shelter. Employees and staff at the center currently get tested for COVID every Wednesday. At the moment about 36 homeless people live in the shelter […]

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Jazz Vocalist At Segerstrom Center

Jazz vocalist Veronica Swift makes her Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut with two performances November 20th at the Samueli Theater. The performance is part of the centers jazz series and, this is Veronica Swifts first appearance at the center. Veronica Swift will be performing songs from her 2021 album called This Bitter Earth along […]

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Revenue Loss Because of End Of Gun Shows

The recent ban for gun shows on state owned property just signed in to law by Governor Gavin Newsom means a loss of revenue for the OC Fair & Event Center. Over the last 25 years the gun shows which occurred several times over the year have brought in over $7 million for the fairgrounds. […]

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