Roger’s Gardens is a fantastic place to celebrate the holidays, particularly when it comes to Halloween and Christmas. In fact, Roger’s Gardens goes out of its way to ensure these holidays are particularly special for residents in and around Orange County. If you are looking for unique and fun ways to celebrate these holidays, here is a look at what Roger’s Gardens has to offer this year.
Halloween Boutique: Magic and Mayhem
Halloween Boutique: Magic and Mayhem is already underway at Roger’s Garden and will continue until October 28th. Cloaked in mystery, the boutique features four curated stores to explore. These include:
• The Owl Post General Store: A full-service convenience store offering décor supplies.
• Weezer’s Joke Emporium: Offers jokes, tricks and candy designed with the prankster in mind.
• Wykham’s Wizarding Supplies: Features wands, spell books, crystal balls and more.
• Morgan & Murkes Apothecary: Offers everything you need for phrenology, palmistry and potions, including skeletons and skulls.
Children’s Halloween Festival and Costume Parade
To further celebrate Halloween, Roger’s Gardens will host a Children’s Halloween Festival and Costume Parade on October 30th from 4:00 until 5:00 pm. At this free annual festival, parents are invited to bring their children for some fun, interactive crafts and activities. The event will also feature a trick-or-treating costume parede throughout the Gardens for all to enjoy.
Create a Fall Silk Centerpiece
To get prepared for Thanksgiving, you might want to take the Fall Silk Centerpiece Workshop with Andrew Garcia being offered on October 18th from 6:00 until 7:00 pm. The $125 fee for the workshop includes step-by-step instructions as well as all of the materials needed to create your very own centerpiece for Thanksgiving.
Joyeux Noel Christmas BoutiqueJ
If you are in more of a Christmas spirit, you can begin shopping for this winter holiday on October 6th. The Joyeux Noel Christmas Boutique will remain open until December 23rd. Here, you can celebrate the diversity and richness of European Christmas traditions while also enhancing them with modern influences and themes. The curated gifts and decorations showcase the oldest European craftsmanship, including hand-blown and hand-decorated glass ornaments made in Poland, nutcrackers made in Germany and seasonal dinnerware from Italy and Portugal.
Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road in Corona del Mar.
To keep the holiday spirit rolling, Roger’s Gardens will also host A Christmas Carol Performance with Gerald Dickens on November 10th, 11th and 12th. The great-great grandson of literary master Charles Dickens, Gerald Dickens is an actor and producer hailing from Oxford, England. On these special nights, he will bring Dickens’ popular tale A Christmas Carol to life with a one-man show. During the show, he adopts different voices, expressions and mannerisms to portray each of the characters in the story.
Performances are approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes long and are not recommended for children under the age of 10. After each performance, Dickens will be available to sign a special selection of books and gifts. Tickets are $35 each with shows starting at 6:00 pm on all three nights. A Sunday matinee will also be available on the 12th starting at 2:00 pm.