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Great Midlife Dating summer romance date night ideas in The OC

Southern California singles over 40 and after 50 years old are a sophisticated crowd. You can’t get away with too predictable a date night idea. Midlife singles in their forties and fifties have a tough enough time just managing to meet each other and navigate to a first date. Once they’ve met, flirted and conversed enough to be interested in going on at least a few more dates, you better have some fun date night ideas to offer them in order to have your midlife romance move forward.

Orange County's own Huntington Beach Concert Band celebrates USA at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library
April Braswell

If you invite a SoCal woman on a boring second or third date proposing a trite date idea, you risk losing her interest in you whatsoever before you even have the chance to fan the romantic embers into possible sparkling flames.

Before you possibly ruin any romantic sparks between you, here are some fun midlife romance summer date ideas sure to appeal to a variety of singles of all different tastes and move your romance forward.

Park and Recreation Department Summer Concerts Under the Stars
Many of the Orange County cities offer some kind of music festivities in the summertime featuring free summer concerts under the stars. To reflect the diversity of The OC, you can find concerts of Jazzmen, Rock and Roll cover bands, Patriotic US Music, Big Band Jazz Nostalgia bands, Pops, and vocals.

You can even get in a little dancing and schmoozing with your new sweetie. At each of the concerts, you will always find a few couples getting up and dancing on the sidewalk or towards the front of the seated crowd. You can follow suit and invite you date to dance if only just to get in a little romantic slow dancing. Some of the concerts feature short dance lessons about 1 hour before the concert officially starts. Check your city’s events calendar for schedules and performers.

Local Symphony Summer Music Series
Orange County’s Pacific Symphony summer series features both symphonic music as well as popular music genres of jazz, pops, Latin, and R&B favorites. They encourage you to pack a picnic lunch to enjoy before settling into your concerts seats to enjoy the music performance. Packing a picnic offers you two the opportunity either to display a few or your culinary skills before inviting your date into the intimacy of your home or alternatively to share in the picnic creation. Both midlife single men and women are looking for life partners who will share in the relationship and mutually contribute to your home and life together.

Pacific Symphony's Summer Series Schedule

Huntington Beach Concert Band Schedule
The fun thing about the Huntington Beach Concert Band is that just about every member is a former music professional. Their musical quality is superb. You will see a number of seniors playing and composing for this Orange County based band which has been performing for over 40 years. And you will also see some young band members in their teens, twenties, and thirties, meaning this band will be around for many years ahead. After the summer season, they can also be found performing at area malls during the different holiday occasions playing season favorites including a Christmas time sing-along at Surf City’s own Bella Terra.

Huntington Beach Concert Band

Southern California sports so many marvelous social and mingling options, you’ll never be at a loss for great date night and first date ideas to cultivate midlife love.