SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2005
October 29, 2005 Oktoberfest at Old World Village Restaurant - Get out your lederhosen and learn the Chicken Dance at Oktoberfest in Huntington Beach. The event includes a live German band, dancing and tasty German foods from bratwürst with sauerkraut and potato salad to apple strudel. Shot girls in dirndl skirts sell liqueurs and a bar sells German and import beers plus mixed drinks. Oktoberfest offers adults only nights on Saturdays. This often sells out to standing room only crowds that line up and wait for an opportunity to enter the beer hall. Come early for seating. There's also outdoor patio seating for smokers. Location: 7561 Center Avenue #49. Cost: $10. Phone: 714-647-7107.
October 29, 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. Photos
October 29, 2005 Play - Let Him Sleep 'Til It's Time for His Funeral (Comedy) by Peg Kehret. This play tells the story of a fellow's upcoming 50th birthday, an event he is not looking forward to. In an effort to try to lift him out of the grave of his depressing thoughts of impending senior citizenship, his wife decides to throw him a funeral, invite all his friends, and show him how much he means to everyone. This leads to a series of misunderstandings. The play is presented by Huntington Beach Playhouse at Huntington Beach Library and Cultural Center Theater, 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, California. Let Him Sleep 'Til It's Time for His Funeral runs through November 13, 2005. Performance times: 3 and 8 p.m. Cost: $9 - 21. Box Office: (714) 375-0696.
October 29, 2005 Band - DMaggs and a Halloween Party. 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 Photos
October 29, 2005 Halloween Costume Party with band American Wake playing Huntington Beach's favorite Irish Music. Location: Walnut between Main and 3rd Streets at Gallagher's Pub and Grill. Call: (714) 536-2422
October 29, 2005 Bands - Munky Wurx at Perqs Club.Time: 8 PM - 1 AM. Location: 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: (714) 960-9996.
October 29, 2005 Halloween Fundraiser - Edison High School 27,28, 29, 31. 4 - 6 p.m. Cost: $3. Call: 962-1356 X 4392.
October 29, 2005, St Simon Jude Crafts & Book Fair Time: 10 am to 4 p.m. Location: 20400 Magnolia, Huntington Beach, CA
October 29, 2005 Starlite Holidaze Craft & Faire Boutique Masonic Lodge Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 601 Palm St., Huntington Beach, CA
October 29, 2005 Hot Blues and Orange County Funniest Comedy Acts at Martini Blues Supper Club. OC Funniest Person Contest 8:30pm; Porterhouse Bob & Down to the Bone 8:30pm; United Blues Band/Blue Meenies 8:30pm. All shows 21+. $10 minimum order of food and beverage, cover on some shows. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. .
November 29, 2005 Band - Live music at Taco Surf. Enjoy great tunes with the Fat Girls at Taco Surf, a restaurant and bar serving delicious food in a casual, Mexican cantina atmosphere with several dining areas. Pound for pound, these chicks can outplay any guy around. See what we mean! 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.
October 29, 2005 Bands - Hellbound Hayride at Fitzgeralds Pub. 9:00pm-12:00am Hellbound Hayride Halloween Cd release Party. Other local old school bands TBA. Call: (714) 968-4523.
October 29, 2005 Saturday Car Cruisersknown as the Donuts Derelicts share Hot Rods, Street Cars, Woodies, Imports and a variety of restored vehicles at Adams and Magnolia Ave. Parking is available in the Ace parking lot or Adams Avenue Donut Shop with overflow parking extending to Drug Emporium lot across Adams. Time 6 a.m., over by approx. 8:30 a.m. No phone number available. Cost: Free admission.
October 29, 2005 Halloween Costume Contest at Sushi on Fire. Come in your best dress and see if you will be the winner of this year's 2005 Halloween Costume Contest. The winner will receive a gift certificate for $75 to be used at the restaurants, featuring delicious Asian cuisine. Location: 301 Main Street. Time 5 - 9 p.m. Call: (714) 374-8885.
October 29, 2005 Halloween Costume Contest with first prize of $50 cash, $50 bar tab, 2 Mighty Ducks Tickets, 2nd prize is $50 & $50 bar tab, third prize is $25 cash. The party starts at 10 p.m. with the American Wake band Location: Walnut between Main and 3rd Streets at Gallaghers Pub and Grill. Call: (714) 536-2422
October 29, 2005 Live Band - at Tumbleweeds Bar & Grill for 21+. Begins after 8 p.m. Location: 21094 S. Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach, CA, Call: (714) 960-2776. www.tumbleweedshb.com
October 29, 2005 Golden West College Swap Meet in the Golden West College parking lot includes New & Used Items, Fresh Produce, Records, Music Memorabilia, Antiques & Collectibles and much more! Cost: Free Parking and Free Admission. Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call: (714) 898-7927 for 24-hour information. Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647.
October 29, 2005 Roller Blading Fun Roll - Join the group of roller bladers who meet near the Huntington Beach Pier for a fun roller blade 16-mile round trip at an easy going pace (all levels and ages, plus bicycles welcome) from Huntington Beach to Newport Beach. Time: 10:30 a.m. Cost: Free. Just show up!
October 29, 2005 Live Music - Lony Hauff plays the music and songs you remember you remember best on the finest accordion in the West. It's a bit of the Old World charm at Rathskellar Pub and Restaurant. Location: 7561 Center Avenue. Cost: Free. Phone: (714) 894-6612.
October 29, 2005 Doggy Halloween Party and Dress Up Costume Contest at Central Park's Park Bench Cafe. 17732 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach. Water, treats, prizes and more. Benefiting the Avon Breast Cancer Walk Time: 2 to 6 p.m. See
October 29, 2005 The Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum will be sponsoring a show of recent film documentaries by Mendocino County filmmaker Paul Kraus. The Jumping Flea, a cross-cultural and historic look at the ukulele, has its premiere showing Saturday, October 29th at 7:30 pm at Mann's Pierside Pavilion 6 Theater, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, directly across from the Huntington Beach Pier. On the same ticket, showing at 9:30 pm, is The ShapeMakers, a documentary about surfboard shapers featuring personal interviews with renowned shapers in California, Hawaii, and Australia. Come to the theater at 6pm to enjoy beer, wine and some great snacks provided by our supportive sponsors. For information on both features, contact Paul Kraus at 707-964-0156 Tickets are $20.00 in advance at the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum 411 Olive Avenue, Huntington Beach. $25.00 at the door the night of the reception and premier at the Mann Theater (Surf Theater) located at 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach. For further information about the show and ticket sales, contact the Surfing Museum at 714-960-3483.
October 29, 2005 Spooky Beach Children's Halloween Party with Bounce House, Haunted House, Games, Food and More! Sponsored by the Sunset Beach Community Association. Time 6 to 8 p.m. Location: Sunset Beach Community Lot next to the Fire Station.
October 29, 2005 Bands - Hellbound Hayride at Fitzgeralds Pub. 9:00pm-12:00am Hellbound Hayride Halloween CD release Party. Other local old school bands TBA. Call: (714) 968-4523.
October 29, 2005 Newland House Museum Tour - The historic Newland House is features a museum and docent led tours from local historians who provide information about the two-story Victorian home built in 1898. Location: Newland Center at Beach Boulevard and Adams Avenue, 19820 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach CA 92648. Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Cost: $2. Call: (714) 962-5777.
October 29, 2005 Memorial Trust Foundation of Downey Regional Medical Center, 30th Annual Charter Ball, Honoring Mary Lou and Don Schmidt, featuring Don Rickles and Three Dog Night, Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, 5:30 p.m., (562) 904-5055.
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.