Saturday, Sept. 22: Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The 7th annual Pumpkin Patch at Irvine Park Railroad opens Saturday with lots of fun activities for the family, including train rides, panning for gold, a pumpkin bounce house, hay rides and so much more. Admission to the pumpkin patch is free but the county of Orange does charge a gate entrance fee for each car that enters Irvine Regional Park. Visit irvineparkrailroad.com for more information and coupons. Irvine Park Railroad, 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange.
Saturday, Sept. 22: Halloween Fashion Show, 3 p.m. Pottery Barn Kids is hosting a free spooktacular fashion show Saturday, featuring the year’s best costumes, decorations and accessories. Kids are welcome to come decked out in their Halloween best to participate in a costume contest, and the Halloween parade. Pottery Barn Kids, The Shops at Mission Viejo, 27000 Crown Valley Pkwy., Mission Viejo.
Saturday, Sept. 22: History of Dana Point Walking Tour, 4:15-6:45 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity to take a glimpse into Dana Point history through this exclusive and free walking tour. Contact the Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center at (949) 542-4755 or email email@example.com to reserve a spot. Visit danapoint.org for more information. Blue Lantern Gazebo at the terminus of Blue Lantern, Dana Point.
Saturday, Sept. 22: Fall Flicks, 7:30-9 p.m. Come out and enjoy a September evening under the stars while watching a free showing of Puss in Boots Join Jack and Jill, Humpty Dumpty, Puss in Boots and other iconic characters as they embark on a journey to find magical beans which can lead to great wealth. Bring a blanket or low back chair and dress warm. Pets, smoking and alcohol are prohibited in the event area. Snacks will be available for purchase. Call (949) 425-5100 or visit cityoflagunaniguel.org for more information. Crown Valley Community Park and Amphitheater, 29751 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Saturday, Sept. 22: Astronomy Night – Star Program, 7:30-9 p.m. Come out and participate in a free Astronomy Night program under the stars. Learn about stars and planets, and see them through a telescope. Bring a lawn chair and picnic dinner and make sure the enjoy the park before the event starts. Cost is $3 parking charge per car. Call (949) 923-2265 or (949) 923-2264 or visit ocparks.com/rileypark/ for more information. Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park, 30952 Oso Pkwy., Coto de Caza.