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Costa Mesa Crunch: An All-Popcorn Kind of Weekend

The OC Market Place butters up fans of a certain salty foodstuff.

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    Costa Mesa Crunch: An All-Popcorn Kind of Weekend
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    Gotta have the kernels? Go Costa Mesa on Saturday, Jan. 17 or Sunday, Jan. 18.

    A POPCORN PARTY: "(F)ree bags of Gaslamp Popcorn" will be handed out on Jan. 17 and 18, a Popcorn Prize Wheel will spin, and Captain Popcorn, "a strolling pirate," will be in the house (or, rather, the grounds of the OC Fair & Event Center." Kaptain Kernel -- "The King of Korn" -- shall juggle popcorn balls and perform gags that involved spilled popcorn. (If he could give tips on how to make this seems like something we meant to do, as we're running for a movie theater with a popcorn bag in our hand, that would be fab.) Other popcorn-y quainteries shall pop, pop, pop throughout the weekend, too. So, seriously, donuts, hamburgers, and fish tacos: Can you invite popcorn to join you on the SoCal famous foods lists? Because a movie capital deserves to have its representative snack given its salty, in-the-spotlight due.