The Pacific Festival, a one-day celebration of the best in indie rock, hip-hop, and DJ sets, fills five sound stages with more than 50 performers at Oak Canyon Ranch, an outdoor venue offering up scenic views of Orange County's rolling hillsides. One VIP ticket grants ticketholders a skeleton key to the best things the festival has to offer. The experiential goodies include access to a separate festival entrance, an exclusive viewing area at the main stage and one support stage, and entrance to VIP lounges stuffed with shaded seating, massage services, and kiddie pools filled with caviar. Also included is access to special alcoholic beverages and nonalcoholic beverage services that pour liberally from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Two terrace-section tickets to "Bugs Bunny at the Symphony" on Saturday, August 6, at 8 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine (a $112 value). Four tickets to The Chuck Jones Big Draw on Sunday, August 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the South Coast Collection shopping center in Costa Mesa (a $40 value). 10 Drop In and Draw art sessions at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity in Orange (up to a $150 value).
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South Coast Symphony’s 70 accomplished musicians explore classical masterpieces, operatic gems, Broadway favorites, and pops selections with artistry and enthusiasm. During the "Young Stars of the Future" concert, the regional orchestra becomes a backing band for three up-and-coming performers who have won a countywide talent competition and spelling bee featuring the word contrabassoon. The spotlight will also shine upon Krysta Rodriguez, a recent winner of the bout who has appeared in Broadway runs of A Chorus Line and Spring Awakening and the TV show Gossip Girl. Groupon holders can relax in a choice of plush seats at the 1,000-person concert hall, which proffers prime and choice viewing thrones near center stage. Each seat comes with an excellent sightlines and enough legroom for a family of octopi.