Lido Isle,Newport Beach

Jan. 26, 2023

Dwarf Camellia Bonsai Class

Sherman Library and Gardens is hosting a Bonsai Class on Dwarf Camellias. On Thursday, January 26th, from 10am to 1pm, learn how to maintain and display a camelia in the traditional Japanese style. Instructor Debra Mauzy-Melitz from the Orange Empire Bonsai Society will show participants to how to prepare a dwarf camellia to be grown in the traditional windswept design, called Fukinagashi. Participants will begin by repotting the dwarf camellia into an asymmetrical pot, the next step is learning to wire the branches for directional growth. Beginners are welcome. Each participant will take their bonsai home. For more information, or to sign-up for the workshop, see their website at: https://thesherman.org/event/bonsai-class-dwarf-camellia/.

 

Newport Beach is an Orange County city, which is ideally situated halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Located at 920 E. Balboa Boulevard, this 5,200 square foot home is part of the Balboa Peninsulacommunity. This five-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 1970. The home has views of Newport Bay, the harbor, marina, the Pacific Ocean, and city night lights.  This home sits on a 6,500 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy swimming pool and private dock.  The dock can accommodate a vessel up to 70 feet as well as a secondary vessel up to 50 feet.  Balboa Peninsula begins at 45th Street and runs to the end of the peninsula. The community is three miles long and stretches from Newport Harbor to the Pacific Ocean. 

 

Lido Isle is an island in Newport Harbor is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle was begun in the 1920’s, it is one of the oldest master planned communities in California. There are approximately 850 residences and one yacht club on Lido Isle. Located at 636 Via Lido Soud, this 2,600 square foot home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. This home was built in 1947. Attention to detail can be seen in the port hole windows, fireplace and high volume beamed ceilings. The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, white cabinetry, and adjacent dining area. There are peek-a-boo views of the water. This home sits on a 3,100 square foot piece of property with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy mature trees, and a rooftop deck with views of the Newport Bay and Catalina Island. Homeowners are just a few steps away from the bay, Lido Beach, the clubhouse, and tennis court.

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Nov. 29, 2022

Festive Flower Ornaments Workshop at Sherman Library and Gardens

Sherman Library and Gardens is hosting a craft workshop to make Christmas ornaments. Join them in the garden to make festive flower ornaments with pressed flowers. Alexandra will teach participants to use decoupage to make two ornaments with pressed flowers and leaves. This class will take place in the outdoor classroom. The workshop takes place on Friday, December 9th from 10am to 11:30am. All materials will be provided. Fee for members is $35 and for non-members is $40. For more information or to register for the class, see their website at: https://thesherman.org/event/craft-workshop-festive-flower-ornaments/.

 

Newport Coast is part of the city of Newport Beach in Orange County. Newport Coast is in the southernmost tip of Newport Beach just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 33 Sea Terrace, this 3,400 square foot home is part of the Newport Ridge development. This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1994 and recently been completely renovated. This is an Estate 2 Model. Enter the home through double doors leading to a foyer with 20-foot ceilings, a chandelier and grand staircase. The kitchen features a breakfast nook, coffee bar and top of the line appliances. This home sits on a 7,800 square foot piece of property.Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy stamped stone hardscaping, a pergola and built-in barbeque. Newport Ridge is surrounded by Buck Gully and Coyote Canyon.There are just 38 homes in Newport Ridge. 

 

Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. This is a residential only island with approximately 850 homes and one yacht club. Lido Isle is one of the oldest master planned communities in California having been begun in the 1920’s. Located at 121 Via Waziers, this 3,000 square foot home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. This home was built in 1952. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom plaster treatments, white oak floors and high-volume ceilings. The chef’s kitchen has recently been remodeled with extra storage, new appliances, and stainless-steel appliances. The house surrounds a center private courtyard. This home sits on a 3,080 square foot piece of property. Homeowners are within walking or biking distance to the water, Lido Village, tennis courts or the clubhouse.

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Nov. 2, 2022

Cookbook Signing at Roger's Gardens

Roger’s Gardens is hosting an appearance and book signing with Diana Briscoe, on Saturday, November 12th. Diana Briscoe is the executive chef at Gracias Madre’s. Gracias Madre is the sister restaurant of Café Gratitude. This appearance will feature the new Garcias Madre cookbook. In the cookbook, you will find recipes from Mexico and Southern California, all adapted for the plant-based cook. Gracias Madre has a location in Los Angeles and a secondary location in Newport Beach. There will be copies of the cookbook available at the book signing. The book signing will be held in the Garden Amphitheater, from 12 noon to 3pm. For more information, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events/personal-appearance-book-signing-with-gracias-madre-s-executive-chef-diana-briscoe.

 

Laguna Beach is an Orange County city which is ideally situated halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Laguna Beach has a true dedication to the art with over 80 art galleries, weekly art gallery walks, three large scale art shows per year and over 180 artists in residence. Located at 237 Canyon Acres Drive, this 1,300 square foot home is part of The Canyon community. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 1938. In 2014, the city of Laguna Beach review panel voted to continue with plans for addition to the house and the addition of a garage. Currently the house has a separate metal shop and wood workshop. This home sits on a 10,000 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a rear porch with a covered deck.  The Canyon is at the top of Laguna Beach just off of Highway 18. Residents are just a flat half mile walk to the Pageant of Master and one mile from Main Beach. Downtown Laguna Beach, with its art galleries and restaurant is just a short drive away. 

 

Lido Isle is situated in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle is one of the oldest master planned communities in California, having had its start in the 1920’s. Located at 529 Via Lido Soud, this 2,600 square foot home has three bedrooms, and four bathrooms. This mid-island home was built in 1941. This is the first time this home has been listed in nearly 60 years. There are far reaching views of the bay and local boat traffic.  This home sits on a 3,150 square foot piece of bayfront property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a bayside patio and private dock, which can accommodate a 55-foot vessel plus a Duffy boat. Residents are a two-minute walk to the Lido Isle clubhouse and private 

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Sept. 30, 2022

5th Annual Halloween Spooktacular

The 5th Annual Halloween Spooktacular is taking place on Saturday, October 29th. The Halloween Spooktacular is being held at Mariners Park, from 3pm to 6pm. Come and enjoy live music, trunk-or-treat, a haunted maze, carnival games, bounce houses, costume contests, and food trucks. The costume contest registration is between 3 and 3:45pm and the contest begins at 4:15pm. There is even a dog category in the costume contest. The event is free to attend.  There will be food for sale, and proceeds will benefit Mariners Elementary PTA.  Walking and biking are encouraged as parking is limited.  Mariners Park and the VJ Community Center is located at 1300 Irvine Avenue in Newport Beach.  For more information, see their website at: https://www.newportbeachca.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/69877/72?curm=10&cury=2022.

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city ideally situated 37 miles south of Los Angeles and 88 miles north of San Diego. This is a 16 square mile city and is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean at its southern most point. Located at 793 Windward Way, this 2,000 square foot condo home is part of the Boatyard community in Eastside Costa Mesa. This two-bedroom, four-bathroom unit was built in 2017.This three-story condo has been completely remodeled recently. Attention to detail can be seen in the Walker Zanger tile, dual HVAC systems, and custom marble work. The gourmet kitchen features quartz countertops, glass cabinets and a walk-in pantry. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a rooftop deck, a barbeque station and entertaining area. There are peek-a-boo views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights and spectacular sunsets. Residents are close to the shops and restaurants on 17thStreet, Fashion Island, Balboa, and Lido Peninsula.

 

Lido Isle is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Ilse is a residential only island with 850 homes and one yacht club. Located at 309 Via Lido Soud, this 8,800 square foot home has four bedrooms and six bathrooms. This home was built in 2018. Attention to detail can be seen in the suede and silk wall coverings, Euroline glass doors and river rock and wave porcelain tile ceiling tiles. There are beautiful views of the harbor. This home sits on a 9,400 square foot piece of property with 105 feet of harbor footage. This size property is approximately triple the average size property on Lido Isle. Outside, homeowners have a front row seat for the Newport Beach Christmas Parade. Also, outdoors are a Porcelanosa tile patio, firepit and cabana. The home’s dock can accommodate 60-foot, 48-foot and 28-foot vessels. Lido Isle has many amenities including a private beach, club house and tennis courts.

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Aug. 29, 2022

Makers in the Zone

The Balboa Fun Zone is hosting Makers in the Zone through Thursday, September 22nd. Makers in the Zone takes place the 4th Thursday of each month. Makers in the Zone brings together local artists, designers, and creators.  There is great of food, drinks, and live music for goers to enjoy.  The event is open from 5pm to 9pm. This will be the last Makers event of the season.  The event is free to attend. The Balboa Fun Zone is located at 600 East Bay Avenue in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: www.balboafunzone.com.

 

Corona del Mar is a part of the city of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar is known locally as the CDM and is Spanish for “Crown of the Sea.” Located at 2001 Sabrina Terrace, this 6,200 square foot home is part of the Irvine Terracecommunity. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2009. Enter the home through a Balinese inspired courtyard with a water feature. Attention to detail can be seen in the 1,000-bottle temperature-controlled wine room, 16-zone whole house audio and elevator access to all levels. This home has 80-foot of view frontage, with views of Newport Harbor, Catalina Island, Balboa Island, city night lights and gorgeous sunsets. This home sits on a large 11,000 square foot piece of property, which is near the park. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a large patio with a barbeque island, fire pit and spa. Irvine Terrace was carefully designed to ensure that all residents have view properties. The Irvine Terrace Park is within walking distance with a basketball court, tennis courts, a baseball diamond and soccer fields. 

 

Lido Isle is a residential only island in Newport Harbor and is part of Newport Beach. There are 850 homes on Lido Isle and one yacht club. Located 704 Via Lido Nord, this 3,100 square foot home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms. This home was built in 1994 and has recently been remodeled. Attention to detail can be seen in the stone finishes, hardwood floors, and high-volume ceilings. The chef’s kitchen features professional grade appliances, with a six-burner stove and double ovens. There is elevator access to all levels of the home.  The home and property have 180-degree views of Newport Harbor, the main channel, city night lights and the surrounding mountains.  This home sits on a 3,100 square foot piece of bayfront property, on the eastern tip of Lido Isle. This property has 35 feet of bay frontage on the main channel, with docking space for two vessels. Residents are within walking distance to local restaurants and shopping, the private beach and the clubhouse.

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Aug. 1, 2022

Bonsai Workshop hosted by the Orange Empire Bonsai Society

Sherman Library and Gardens is hosting a Bonsai Workshop on August 6th.  The workshop begins at 9am and continues until 12 noon. Join Jorge Perez and Debra Mauzy-Melitz from the Orange Empire Bonsai Society will teach you how to create a traditional Japanese three-point display. Participants will plant and style a cork-bark Portulacaria afra, assemble a mini-Saikei (a mixture of rocks, trees, small plants, and mosses) and finally paint a complimentary scroll featuring morning glory. Morning Glory is the Japanese plant for August. You will be able to take all three pieces home with you to create a summer bonsai display. During the workshop, the instructors will discuss the “rules” of a Japanese seasonal display. The class is $100 for members and $110 for non-members. For more information or to register for the class, see their website at: https://thesherman.org/event/bonsai-workshop-creating-a-traditional-japanese-three-point-display/.

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city, which is surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach. Costa Mesa is a 16 square mile city, just one mile from the Pacific Ocean at its southern tip. Located at 3153 Country Club Drive, this 2,800 square foot home is part of the Mesa Verde Custom Home development in Mesa Verde section of Costa Mesa. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1963. This single level home has recently been remodeled. The gourmet kitchen features a large center island, waterfall quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances. This home sits on a 10,000 square foot home. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a built-in barbeques area, wraparound deck, mature landscaping, stone fountain, and new deck.The golf course is just a short distance from this house. Mesa Verde is a family-oriented neighborhood with 30 different neighborhoods. Mesa Verde is home to several parks, an exceptional library, and the Mesa Verde Country Club. 

 

Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle is one of California’s oldest master planned communities having been begun in the 1920’s. Located at 202 Via Palermo, this 4,900 square foot home has seven bedrooms and six bathrooms.This home was built in 1947.The home has a two-car garage, and two indoor fireplaces.This home sits on a 5,200 square foot piece of property, with a corner lot setting. This is a very large lot for Lido Isle, this is a 66-foot parcel on the corner of Strada Centro and Strada Palermo. Residents are within walking distance to the clubhouse. Lido Isle has many amenities including tennis courts, beaches, private parks and 24-hour security patrol.

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July 19, 2022

Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce BBQ

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Chamber BBQ by the Lake this month. The Chamber BBQ will feature Cigars and Scotch. Bring your own cigars and sample scotch. The BBQ is open to chambers members and invited guests. Complimentary burgers, beverages and light fare will be served. The Lake is located at 4343 Von Karman Avenue in Newport Beach next to The Pacific Club. No RSVP’s required. For more information, see their website at: https://www.newportbeach.com/events/chamber-bbq-by-the-lake-july-2022/.

 

Pelican Hill is group of luxury developments which surround The Pelican Hill Resort, Spa and Golf Courses.  The five developments which make-up Pelican Hill are: Pelican Crest, Pelican Hill, Pelican Point, Pelican Ridge and Pelican Ridge Estates. Located at 14 Channel Vista, this 14,000 square foot home is part of the Pelican Crest development.  This seven-bedroom, twelve-bathroom home was built in 2001 and updated in 2022. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom glass and iron front door, Palladian windows, and high-volume ceilings. The gourmet kitchen features a center island, butler’s pantry, and breakfast nook. There is elevator access to all floors. The lower level has a 34-foot indoor swimming pool. There are far reaching views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor, city night lights and beautiful sunsets. This home sits on a large 21,900 square foot piece property, within walking distance to the park. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a large view terrace, sunny patios, swimming pool, spa, and mature landscaping. Pelican Crest has 158 custom built homes and is a 24-hour guard gated community. 

 

Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor in the city of Newport Beach. This residential only island is home to 850 homes and one yacht club. Located at 202 Via Palermo, this 4,900 square foot home has seven bedrooms and six bathrooms. This home was built in 1947.  There are two kitchens in the home and two fireplaces. The home sits on a 5,200 square foot lot, with a corner lot setting, which is large for Lido Isle. The home is situated at the corner of Strada Centro and Strada Palermo.  Residents are within walking distance to the clubhouse. Among the many amenities offered in Lido Isle are a clubhouse, tennis courts, security, and a private beach.

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July 1, 2022

Meet the Hummingbird Experts

Roger’s Gardens is hosting a Meet the Hummingbird Experts from the National Audubon Society session. Hummingbird experts from the Sea and Sage Chapter from the National Audubon Society will be on hand to answer all your questions from 9am to 5pm on Saturday, July 16th. They will be discussing the best plants for hummingbirds, pollinators, and other wildlife. There will have examples of hummingbird nests for you to observe. There will lots of information on creating your own hummingbird garden.  During Hummingbird Summer at Roger’s Gardens, all round up donations will help support the Sea and Sage Audubon Society. For more information, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events/meet-hummingbird-experts-from-the-national-audubon-society-1.

 

Pelican Hill is a group of luxury neighborhoods in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach.The five developments are: Pelican Hill, Pelican Crest, Pelican Ridge, Pelican Ridge Estates and Pelican Point. Located at 1 Via Palladio, this 4,800 square foot home is part of the Pelican Heights development.This five-bedroom, six-bathroom home was built in 2000. The gourmet kitchen features granite countertops, professional grade appliances and a large center island. Attention to detail can be seen in the crown molding, custom cabinetry, and crystal chandeliers. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights and brilliant sunsets. This home sits on a large 11,700 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a built-in barbeque area with granite countertops, a saltwater swimming pool and spa.

 

Lido Isle is positioned in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle is one of the oldest master planned communities in California have been begun in the 1920’s. Located at 213 Via Lido Soud, this 3,600 square foot home has five bedrooms and four bathrooms. This home was built in 1956. This mid-century style home has been remodeled with a retro chic style. The gourmet kitchen features an AGA range, stainless steel appliances and waterfall island. This home sits on a 4,000 square foot piece of bay front property, which is large for Lido Isle. The home is on a 45-foot property. The dock can hold a 70 foot plus vessel. Among the many amenities offered on Lido Isle are tennis courts, a private beach, a clubhouse, and yacht club. 

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June 15, 2022

42nd Annual Baroque Music Festival

The 42nd Annual Baroque Music Festival is being held from Sunday, June 19th through Sunday, June 26th. This year the festival is title “Resounding.” The music festival is being held at St. Mark Presbyterian Church. The Baroque Music Festival has been held since 1981. Baroque Music is music composed between 1600 and 1750. There will be five concerts over eight nights. One concert will even be held at Sherman Gardens in Corona del Mar. Concerts begin at 4pm. After the concerts, during “wine and water “meet and talk with the musicians. St. Marks Church is located at 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website: https://bmf-cdm.org/

 

Laguna Beach is one of the oldest beach side cities in Orange County. Laguna Beach has over seven miles of coastline and beaches. Located at 31171 Holly Drive, this 3,000 square foot home is part of the Coast Royal development. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1975. Attention to detail can be seen in the beamed and vaulted ceilings, Travertine flooring and glass walls. The home features a media room, workshop, and bonus room.The home has views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, San Clemente Island Palos Verdes, whitewater, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a 5,000 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a wraparound deck, treehouse, spa, fire pit and mature landscaping. Coast Royal is situated in South Laguna in the hills above the Aliso Beach Park. 

 

Lido Isle is an island in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle has 850 homes and one yacht club. Lido Isle was begun in the 1920’s and is one of the oldest master planned communities in California. Located at 604 Via Lido Nord, this 3,100 square foot home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. This home was built in 1935. The home has been remodeled with a home office. There are views of the Newport Bay, and the city night lights. This home sits on 3,150 square foot piece of bay front property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a bay front patio and a boat dock which can accommodate a large size boat. Homeowners have front row seats to the Annual Holiday Boat Parade. Lido Marina Village and Cannery Village are both nearby with many options for dining and shopping.

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June 1, 2022

2022 Newport Beach Jazz Festival

The Subaru Newport Beach Jazz Festival will be taking place June 3rd through June 5th.  The Newport Beach Jazz Festival will be held at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach. Among the featured performers this year will be CeeLo Green, Brian Culbertson, Brain McKnight and many more. The festival kicks off Friday Night with a VIP concert featuring Marion Meadows and Alex Bugnon. Hyatt’s intimate Back Bay Amphitheatre has 1,000 seats and all are within 100 feet of the stage. On Saturday and Sunday, the festival will he held on the Back Bay Golf Course with 20 different performances on alternating stages. The Hyatt Regency is located at 1107 Jamboree Road in Newport Beach. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://festivals.hyattconcerts.com/.

 

Crystal Cove is a section of the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is between the Pacific Ocea and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 6 Coral Ridge, this 15,700 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Estate Collection.This four-bedroom, eight-bathroom home was built in 2011. This custom-built home has a rare 35 building height. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, crown moldings and wood paneling. The home features a wine cellar, home theater, fitness and dance room and elevator access to all levels. The home has exceptional views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor, and the surrounding canyons. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy an infinity edge swimming pool, spa, built-in barbeque, putting green, fire pit, covered terrace and gardens with mature landscape. This home sits on a very large 31,000 square foot piece of property. Residents living in Crystal Cove are all invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center, which acts as the social hub of the area.

 Lido Isle is situated in Newport Harbor in the city of Newport Beach. There are just 850 homes and one yacht club on Lido Isle. This is one of California’s oldest master planned communities. Located at 109 Via Mentone, this 2,800 square foot home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms. This home was built in 1954. Attention to detail can be seen the fireplace, custom sliding pocket doors and central south facing courtyard. The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances and large center island with bar seating. This home sits on a 3,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a covered loggia, a private casita, and a roof top deck complete with built-in seating and a fire pit. The roof top deck has panoramic views of the Newport Harbor, the Basin, the Pacific Ocean, and gorgeous evening sunsets. Among the many amenities offered on Lido Isle are tennis courts, playgrounds, marina and dock and private beach. 

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