Pack a picnic and don't forget the WINE!
Bring your own binoculars! They do rent out small ones for $9.
Laguna Beach (See): These two events are time honered traditions in the summer and tickets sell out quickly. Be sure to purchase ahead of time online!
Outdoor theater. Bring a blanket or dress warmly.
This was a great way to escape the inland heat.
Joe's List - Best of Orange County
Guide to Laguna Beach's best spots
Los Angeles Curiosities