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Where In OC | October Calendar of Events

September 29, 2017 by Echelberger Group

Where In OC | October Calendar of Events #1

Where in Orange County to Live Like a Local

Looking to “Live Like a Local” and need to know “Where in OC” to go? You can count on Echelberger Group to keep you informed with what is happening locally.
Today we bring you the October 2017 Calendar of Events for all of Orange County.

Let us keep you in the loop, letting you know Where in Orange County you should go and what you need to know for our community. Because it’s always a great day in Orange County, whether you are in San ClementeDana PointSan Juan Capistrano, or elsewhere.

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The San Clemente Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 30th Annual San Clemente Seafest on Sunday, October 1, 2017.

The Seafest features a Chowder Cook-off, Fisherman’s Lobster, Business Exposition, Arts & Craft Show, Surf Contest, Children & Teen Contests, Children’s Complementary Arts & Crafts, Entertainment and a U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo Operation all taking place at the historic San Clemente Pier area.Where In OC | October Calendar of Events #2
Chowder Cook-off

The Seafest is famous for its Chowder Cook-Off Competition held on the historic San Clemente Pier.  Area citizens, restaurants, and businesses contend for the best tasting chowder this side of New England.  Visitors arrive from all over the county to sample the many unique variations of Chowder.   

Public Tasting
Spectators purchase tickets for tasting prior to and during the event and decide which contestants Chowder they would like to try. Chowder tasting begins at approximately 9:30 a.m. and concludes at approximately 1:30 p.m.

The Chowder is judged on a point basis for overall Best Tasting Chowder.  Each team receives a judging cup prior to the judging period.  Contestants then bring their Chowder to the judging area by 9:15 a.m.  
The Best Decorated Booth award will be determined by our judging panel based on points awarded for originality of costume and booth decorations.
The People’s Choice awards will be judged by individual tasters ballots.  

Awards Categories
Awards are presented to the winners in each of the following categories:

Judges Favorite Chowder
 – Best Chowder Individual 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place
 – Best Chowder Restaurant 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place

Judges  Based on originality of costume & table decoration
 – Best Decorated Individual 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place
 – Best Decorated Restaurant 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place

Favorite Chowder
 – People’s Choice  Individual 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place

 – People’s Choice  Restaurant 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place

Cook-Off Schedule
6-7 am | Set-up Cooking Area
9:15 am | Contestants Deliver Chowder to Judges
9:30 am | Public Tasting Begins
9:30 am |  Judging Begins
1:00 pm |  People?s Choice Voting Ends
3:00 pm | Winners Announced

Fresh Seafood
Fishermans Restaurant and Bar will be serving a variety of their culinary delights right on the beach – fresh seafood such as lobster, Oysters on the Half Shell, crab, steamed mussels and clams and much more.

Surf Contest
The 19th annual Surf Contest, this exciting event features local amateur surfers-children & teens, competing for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards.

Arts & Craft Exhibit
The Seafest will feature an arts & craft show.  This exhibit showcases only handcrafted merchandise from talented individual from Southern California. 

Childrens Complementary Arts & Crafts
The Seafest hosts complimentary arts & crafts for children including Beads to make key chains, necklaces and bracelets; Sticker Art and Face Painting.

Free Shuttle Parking
Free shuttle parking is available at the San Clemente High School, 700 Ave. Pico from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
For information, call the Chamber office at (949) 492-1131.

Keep Your Knowledge Local
Every day is a day to Live Like a Local. Our Where in Orange County Series keeps you in the loop. Because, it’s a privilege to live where we do. And, the Echelberger Group is grateful to be a part of your hometown, bringing you your local neighborhood updates.

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