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MVAC 2016 UPCOMING EVENTS


July 4th Street Faire & Fireworks

Held yearly on Olympiad Road and in the area adjoining Lake Mission Viejo, this Faire provides a classic Fourth of July celebration for the city of Mission Viejo. Rides and games enhance an exciting carnival atmosphere for all ages.  Free entertainment includes music, dance and comedy for the enjoyment of children and adults alike.  As would be expected for a Fourth of July Faire, the event climaxes at dusk in a spectacular fireworks display.

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Gifts & Goodies Boutique
November 19, 2016

Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in one of South Orange County’s most popular shopping experiences. All booths are located inside so, rain or shine, come and enjoy the fruits of more than 75 artisans. They will be displaying many holiday decorations, gift ideas, ornaments and specialty items to help with your gift shopping list this year. Free Admission.  [More info]

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Santa's Arrival & Celebration
November 27, 2016

Join the celebration as Santa arrives in Mission Viejo! The celebration begins at 3:00 pm. and this spectacular event is open to "children" of all ages. There will be game and activity booths where children can do “make and take” items and also build an ornament to help decorate Santa’s workshop trees. 
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Santa's Workshop
November 30 - December 21 (Wed, Sat, Sun)

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be in Santa’s Workshop to greet children on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday during December. He greets all with a cheerful, Ho! Ho! Ho! and a peppermint candy cane. Bring your camera to take pictures of your visit. 
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HO Model Trains
November 27 - December 4

The magic of the railroad comes to life in the Saddleback Room at City Hall. For a limited time this beautiful display of HO trains and landscapes is open to the public and admission is free. 
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Letters to Santa
November 30 - December 21

Santa promises to answer every holiday wish list deposited in the mailbox next to his Workshop between Sunday, December 1 and Sunday, December 22. The Big Guy will personally respond to the delight of adults and children alike. Make sure to get your letter off early and print names and addresses clearly.
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Holly Jolly Lights Tour
December 9 & 10

Give your GPS a rest and join the MV Activities Committee for a guided tour of Mission Viejo’s best and brightest Holiday Home Lighting Contest winners. [More info]

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Home Lighting Contest
Deadline December 2
Preliminary Judging December 5 & 6
Final judging December 7

All Mission Viejo residents are encouraged to brighten their neighborhood and share the holiday spirit by competing in the annual Holiday Lighting Contest. Prizes will be given to the top five homes.
[More info]

Home Lighting Application Form (PDF)
Holiday Lights Tour Driving Directions (PDF)

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Up In The Air Festival

This fun festival will include professional kite flyers, disc dog shows, various flying contests, nonprofit food booths, children’s crafts, exhibitors and entertainment.  Over the years, the MVAC has implemented many events that are exciting, well-attended, and most successful.  The Up in the Air Festival  will build on these successes and begin new traditions for Mission Viejo and the community.  This festival will also share its success with local nonprofits, furthering their success and purpose within the community. [More info]

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Up in the Air Festival
April 16, 2016

The Mission Viejo Activities Committee (MVAC) is proud to announce the return of a unique festival for Mission Viejo and surrounding communities. Up in the Air Festival – Mission Viejo Takes Flight will take place on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 11 AM to 4 PM on the Green next to the Norman P. Murray Community Center. This exciting festival will showcase everything that goes Up in the Air or uses air to operate. Examples include planes, kites, bubbles, balloons, pinwheels, and more.

This fun festival will include professional kite flyers, disc dog shows, various flying contests, nonprofit food booths, children’s crafts, exhibitors and entertainment. Over the years, the MVAC has implemented many events that are exciting, well-attended, and most successful. The Up in the Air Festival will build on these successes and begin new traditions for Mission Viejo and the community. This event will also share its success with local nonprofits, furthering their success and purpose within the community.

We are currently seeking volunteers, commercial vendors and event sponsors to help enhance this festival. The MVAC is a 501c3 non profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible. If you would like more information please call 949-830-7066.

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UPCOMING & ONGOING
 

Attention Photographers!!
Amateur, Aspiring, and Professional Photographers
The Mission Viejo Activities Committee is looking for you!!

The MVAC is currently looking for all levels of volunteer photographers to document our many events throughout the year. You would have complete access to all events as well as a chance to have your photographs seen on City websites, brochures, and mailings. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to expand their portfolio or just to go out and have fun. For more information contact us at info@mvactivities.com or call 949.830.7066.

Click here to sign up and a complete listing of all events.

 

Coupon Clipping

MVAC Volunteers meet once a month at the Murray Center to clip coupons for military families overseas. We meet at 7:30 on the 3rd Tuesday of every month (except July, Aug and Dec). We usually have a snack and talk while cutting. It’s a lot of fun!! If you can’t join us on Tuesday’s you can cut newspaper coupons at home and bring them to the MVAC office at the Murray Center. Coupons are sorted into 3 categories, food, pet and baby. The coupons must be non-store coupons and can not be more than 3 months expired. We are not excepting non-food coupons at this time.

 

 
 
     


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