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Mark Your Calendars! These 5 August Events Are Coming Up

July 28, 2022

Can you believe it’s almost August? We’re nearing the halfway point of summer, but there’s still a lot in store to experience in Newport Beach. Aside from popular activities like boating, beachin’ and alfresco dining, we’ve rounded up four events we’re excited about this month! From a pop-up art exhibit at Lido Marina Village to live music on the Back Bay, these August happenings will surely add some fun to your calendar.

Tunes at the Dunes

Date: August 13 from 3-7:30 p.m.

Location: Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

Come listen to live music this August by the Back Bay! Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is hosting Tunes at the Dunes, a fun-filled summer event featuring live entertainment, food trucks and a full bar (for those 21+). The Showbizguys will be performing beloved hits and classic rock, so bring your beach chairs and prepare for a family-friendly evening on the sand. This event is free and open to all ages!

Lahaina Galleries 46th Anniversary Show

Date: August 28 from 12-3 p.m.

Location: Fashion Island

Art aficionados unite! Lahaina Galleries is celebrating 46 years with their talented artists and the Lahaina Galleries’ ohana. Come meet the artists behind these fine pieces of art, such as award-winning sculptor Alex Bernstein, visionary artist and abstract painter Robert Lyn Nelson and Larissa Morais, a Russian Master known for her elegant and detailed compositions. This event is open to the public, and the exhibit will be on display throughout the rest of August.

Plein Air with Kennedy Contemporary on the Lido Deck

Date: August 13th from 3-7 p.m.

Location: Lido Marina Village

Local art gallery Kennedy Contemporary is coming to the charming Lido Marina Village for an afternoon pop-up! Enjoy light refreshments as you browse the latest work of their talented artists. Then, watch Joli Beal paint “plein air” along the Lido Deck. No RSVP is required for this event—come one, come all! And be sure to grab a bite from one of the many local restaurants at Lido Marina Village, like Circle Hook Fish Company, Lido Bottle Works, Nobu or Malibu Farm.

Sherman Library & Gardens’ Summer Garden Party

Date: August 27 from 4-7 p.m.

Location: Corona del Mar

Savor the second half of summer at Sherman Library & Gardens‘ Summer Garden Party fundraiser! This special event will take place throughout the 2.2 acres of botanical gardens in Corona del Mar. Guests can enjoy everything from painting and live music to a Garden Party Hat Contest, access to a bouquet bar and a silent auction and raffle! Tickets cost $60 for members and $80 for non-members, and the proceeds will support children’s education programs at Sherman Library & Gardens. For more info or to purchase tickets, visit

Monday Morning Yoga by the Bay

Date: Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Balboa Bay Resort 

Embrace your inner yogi with a relaxing bayside yoga class on the lawn. Each Monday, Balboa Bay Resort and CAZ Training Club host a peaceful flow class that walks attendees through a series of poses and breath-work exercises. There’s no better way to get some vitamin D and fresh air! Note: this event is only open to resort guests and Balboa Bay Club members.

Written by: Kaylin Waizinger

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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