Huntington Beach, California December 2005
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2005
December 16, 2005 Book signing - New York Times
bestselling author Dean Koontz will be signing copies of his newest book,
Forever Odd. Please call the store for event information. Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Avenue #110
Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Call: 714-897-8781
December 16, 2005 Farmer's Market and Art A-Faire Held weekly on Friday from Noon to Dusk (approx. 5 p.m.) Held most Fridays at the outdoor Pier Plaza next to the Huntington Beach Pier, a certified Farmer's Market sells the finest California grown fruits and vegetables, breads, nuts, flowers and perishables. The Art Fair held in conjunction with the Farmer's Market features over 50 vendors selling unique, hand made gifts and crafts. Call: (714) 536-2213 or (714) 846-5509. Location: Pier Plaza at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street.
December 16, 2005 Downtown Huntington Beach Holiday Gift - Enjoy 2 free hours of parking in the covered city garage located in the heart of downtown Huntington Beach. Go to any merchant or restaurant and request your coupon to present to parking attendants as you leave the garage. This special offer will last through January 2, 2006.
December 16, 2005 A Christmas Portrait holiday show - Carden Conservatory invites children of all ages to a free holiday presentation "A Christmas Portrait." Songs, poetry and a dance ensemble will entertain. Hot apple cider and cookies will be served after the program. The event will be held in the multi-purpose room at the school. Time: 8:45 a.m. Location: 5702 Clark Dr., Huntington Beach. Call: (714) 840-5127.
December 16, 2005 Ballet - The Nutcracker Ballet performed by the Ballet Repertory Theatre. Location: Golden West College Mainstage Theater, 15744 Golden West Street. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: $13; $12/Students & Seniors; $11/Children under 12. Call: (714) 895-8150, option 1.
December 16, 2005 Art - Just Visiting Art Exhibit examines works from artists in California, New York and England at at Huntington Beach Art Center. Time: Noon to 6 p.m. Location: 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Call: (714) 374-1650.
December 16, 2005 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library is holding its annual Member's Co-op Show of the Huntington Beach Art League. Located on the first floor of the library, the exhibit features works from amateur and professional artists with varied themes that range from landscapes to abstracts. This mixed media exhibit is free to see. Membership to the nonprofit Huntington Beach art club is open to the public. This special show goes through February 28, 2006. For information on joining this affordable club (membership is around $30/year, subject to change), call Louis LaCroix (714) 847-2813. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.
December 16, 2005 Poetry Readings - Tebot Bach (Welsh for little teapot) features Shin Yu Pai. Tebot Bach is a poetry club sharing the love of poetry through reading, workshops and lecture presentations with book signings. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Golden West College, Community Room 102, enter on Center Avenue from Gothard. Price: Donation suggested. Note: School parking fees may be in effect.
December 16, 2005 Bands - Surf City Saloon features Elvis Wesley & the Pistol Whippers, Ramones Mania plus special guest. Location 18528 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. Call: (714) 963-7744.
December 16, 2005 Band - Con Job. Show begins around 10 p.m. Full bar with drinks served to 21 and older with valid ID. Cost: Free to $5, depending on band. Call: (562) 592-4878. Location: 17115 Pacific Coast Hwy (one block north of Warner) Sunset Beach, Ca 90742
December 16, 2005 Band - Hit by a Semi at The Brigg. Location: 17208 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call: (562) 592-2200.
December 16, 2005 Band - Live music at Taco Surf. Enjoy great tunes with The Desperados at Taco Surf, a restaurant and bar serving delicious food in a casual, Mexican cantina atmosphere with several dining areas. There is no cover charge for this live performance. Taco Surf is located north of the famous Water Tower house. Location: 16821 Pacific Coast Hwy, Surfside, CA. Call: (562) 592-2290.
December 16, 2005 Band - Orion at Tumbleweed's Bar & Grill, 21+. No Cover. Begins after 8 p.m. Location: 21094 S. Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach, CA, Call: (714) 960-2776.
December 16, 2005 Dance Party - HB's Longest Running Dance Party - Club Canes with DJ Matt. $7/cover after 8:30 p.m., 21+ a must! Hurricanes Bar & Grill. Location: Hurricane's Bar & Grill, 200 Main Street Suite 201 Huntington Beach, Ca 92648 Call: (714) 374-0500.
December 16, 2005 Snowflakes light up the Huntington Beach Pier and Main Streetthrough New Year's Day. Approximately 84 artificial snowflakes strewn with twinkling lights adorn light downtown Huntington Beach. They are a delight to see. There are 48 on the pier and 36 stretching along Main Street from Pacific Coast Highway to Orange Avenue. Traditionally placed along Main Street and the Huntington Beach Pier, they are truly beautiful displays of holiday spirit in Huntington Beach. Watch the twinkling lights reflect on the Pacific Ocean waters below
December 16, 2005 Huntington Beach Movies all day at Mann Pierside 6 Cinemas - NOW PLAYING: Movies at Mann Theatres -Thru Thursday, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Rated (PG) • 2 hrs. 12 min. 12:40pm, 3:50pm, 7:00pm, 10:10pm; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Rated (PG-13) • 2 hrs. 30 min. 11:30am, 3:10pm, 6:40pm, 10:00pm; Just Friends Rated (PG-13) • 1 hr. 28 min. Noon, 2:30pm, 4:50pm; King Kong Rated (PG-13) • 3 hrs. 7 min. 9:20am, 10:50am, 1:10pm, 2:40pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm, 9:00pm, 10:20pm; Shopgirl Rated (R) • 1 hr. 44 min. 7:20pm, 9:40pm; Walk the Line Rated (PG-13) • 2 hrs. 13 min. 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:50pm, 9:50pm. Cost: $9/adult, $6.25/child, senior, $6.50/matinee before 6 p.m. Location: 300 Pacific Coast Highway, #203, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Call: (714) 969-3151.
December 16, 2005 Century 20 Bella Terra Huntington Beach Movies and times: December 20, 2005 Aeon Flux Rated (PG-13) • 1 hr. 35 min. (12:55), (3:10), (5:30), 7:45, 10:00; The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Rated (PG) • 2 hrs. 12 min. (11:00 AM), (11:50 AM), (12:30), (1:10), (1:50), (2:25), (3:05), (3:45), (4:25), (5:05), (5:40), 6:20, 7:00, 7:40, 8:20, 8:55, 9:35, 10:15; The Family Stone Rated (PG-13) • 1 hr. 42 min. (11:20 AM), (12:20), (1:45), (2:55), (4:15), (5:25), 6:45, 7:55, 9:20, 10:25; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Rated (PG-13) • 2 hrs. 30 min. (12:00), (3:30), 7:00, 10:30; Just Friends Rated (PG-13) • 1 hr. 28 min. (11:35 AM), (1:45), (4:30), 7:05, 9:20; King Kong Rated (PG-13) • 3 hrs. 7 min. (11:15 AM), (11:40 AM), (12:10), (12:40), (1:25), (2:20), (3:05), (3:35), (4:05), (4:35), (5:20), 6:15, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:15, 10:10; Pride & Prejudice Rated (PG) • 2 hrs. 7 min. (11:10 AM), (1:55), (4:45), 7:35, 10:15; Syriana Rated (R) • 2 hrs. 3 min. (12:25), (1:50), (3:20), (4:40), 6:15, 7:30, 9:00, 10:20; Walk the Line Rated (PG-13) • 2 hrs. 13 min. (1:05), (4:10), 7:10, 10:05. Location and pricing: 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647(714) 895-3456. Bargain Shows M - F Until 6pm $7.25; Bargain Shows Sat, Sun, & Holidays Until 2pm $7.25; General Admission Sunday after 2 pm, Monday -Thursday after 6 pm, Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm $9.50; General Weekend Friday - Saturday after 6 pm $9.75, Child (3 to 11) $6.50, Senior (65 & up) $7.00 Student (with current student id) $8.25./
December 16, 2005 DJ Freestyles spins an eclectic mix in the evening - from 8pm to Close at Red Pearl Kitchen. This intimate restaurant with a cocktail bar in downtown Huntington Beach serves fantastic cuisine with Asian influence and delicious drinks for the 21+ audience. Location: 412 Walnut, Huntington Beach. Call: (714) 969-0224.
December 16, 2005 - Dean Rod performs Piano / vocals in the Red Chair Lounge. Time: 8:30pm - 11:30pm. No cover. 21+. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
December 16, 2005 Boat Tour - Huntington Harbour Cruise of Lights. Boat tour times: 6pm, 7pm & 8pm. Location: 16821 Algonquin Street, Huntington Harbour Mall. Cost: $12/adult, $8/age 2 to 12. Call: 714-840-7542 www.cruiseoflights.org
December 16, 2005 Band - The best live music in Huntington Beach where great Irish food and Guinness on tap is served in the full cocktail bar daily at Gallaghers Pub & Grill. Time: 8 p.m. 21+. Gallagher's Pub, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call:(714) 536.2422. /
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change. \
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.