SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2006
December 2, 2006 Booksigning - Just in time for Christmas, Huntington Beach author Chris Epting and Orange County author Roberto Diaz, will appear at California Greetings Saturday, Dec. 2, from 2PM to 4PM, for a book signing. Epting will sign his best selling Images of Huntington Beach, as well as his new book, The Ruby Slippers, Madonna’s Bra and Einstein’s Brain, The Locations of America’s Pop Culture Artifacts. Epting is also author of Marilyn Monroe Dyed Here, James Dean Died Here, and Elvis Presley Passed Here. Joining Epting will be Orange County author Roberto Diaz signing his popular children’s book My Surf Tricks, a book that promotes surfing, reading and parent-child bonding. "I wrote this book for my own son to share in my passion for the ocean," said Diaz, a San Clemente resident. “My Surf Tricks is designed to help children get acquainted with different surf moves and to provide a fun way to encourage children to read.” California Greetings Cards and Gifts is located at 301 Main Street, #110 in the Plaza Almeria building and specializes in Surf City and California related cards, gifts and books. Parking is available in the Plaza Almeria’s underground parking. California Greetings is open seven days a week. The store’s phone number is (714) 960-1688.
December 2, 2006 Quota, Xrated and Listen perform at 9 p.m. Three great bands from local Griffdog record label. Gallaghers Pub & Grill. 21 and older, valid ID required. Gallagher's Pub, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 536.2422. Photos
December 2, 2006 Live entertainment - Comedy Headliner: Adam Richmond 8:30 p.m. Full dinner menu and cocktails are served nightly. Age 21, valid ID required. $10 minimum order per person applies. Call for details about additional cover charge for select shows. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. Call: 714-840-2129 or Toll Free at (888)24-BLUES 25837. Photos
December 2, 2006 Live entertainment - Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers 9 p.m.Full dinner menu and cocktails are served nightly. Age 21, valid ID required. $10 minimum order per person applies. Call for details about additional cover charge for select shows. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. Call: 714-840-2129 or Toll Free at (888)24-BLUES 25837.
December 2, 2006 Live entertainment - Shari Puorto and The Rhythm Addicts
8:30 p.m. Full dinner menu and cocktails
are served nightly.
Age 21, valid ID required. $10 minimum order per person applies.
Call for details about additional cover charge for select
shows. Location: Martini Blues Supper
Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. Call: 714-840-2129 or Toll Free at (888)24-BLUES 25837. Photos
December 2, 2006 Concert - Tis the Season is a collection of Christmas favorites with guest performances under the direction of Dr. Bruce Bales at Golden West College Mainstage Theater. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $7. Golden West College, Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Call (714) 895-8150. www.gwctheater.com
December 2, 2006 Nutcracker Ballet - Ballet Etudes production of “The Nutcracker.” Ballet Etudes is a nonprofit youth ballet company extending performing opportunities to pre-professional ballet students while introducing the art of ballet to young audience members. Huntington Beach High School Auditorium. Call: (714) 847-6657.
December 2, 2006 Play - It's a Wonderful Life- performed by the Newport Beach Repertory Theater at Huntington Beach Art Center. Newport Beach Repertory Theater presents its 12th year of staging the holiday classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” written by James Rogers and based on the film starring Jimmy Stewart and directed by Robert Michael Conrad. Celebrate Christmas in the small town of Bedford Falls as George Bailey discovers, with the help of an angel, that he indeed has a wonderful life. This holiday is suitable for all age groups. Time: 1 and 8 P.M. The play will be staged at The Huntington Beach Fine Arts Center, 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Presale tickets are available by calling (949) 633-1580 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Presale: $15 for adults, $13 for seniors & students, $13 for children 12 & under. At the Door: $17 for adults, $15 for seniors & students, $15 for children 12 & under. For more information: Call (949) 633-1580 or visit our website: http://www.geocities.com/newportbeachrepertorytheater/index.html.
December 2, 2004 Newland House Holiday on the Hill - Newland House will be decorated in holiday splendor. The historic Newland House 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; $1 child. Call: (714) 962-5777. Photos
December 2, 2006 Art Exhibit - MANufactured is a contemporary art exhibit featuring Cathy Breslaw, Amy Caterina, Maureen Shields and Tomoko Suzuki. Plastic, fiber and fabric are manufactured products that make for interesting creations when a group of creative artists paint and sculpt. Location: Huntington Beach Art Center. Cost: Free. Location: 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California 92648 Call: (714) 374-1650.
December 2, 2006 Band - Say When plays from 8 to 10 p.m. at Chimayo at the Beach, 315 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Call: 714-374-7273.
December 2, 2006 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library on the first floor features works from amateur and professional artists with varied themes that range from landscapes to abstracts. This mixed media exhibit is free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Photo
December 2, 2006 Tree Lighting and Greg Young Concert - Live Entertainment at Bella Terra - Bella Terra Huntington Beach mall presents live musical performances and holiday-themed entertainment free. December 6 - Golden West Pops Concert; December 9 - Dickens Carolers; December 9 & 16 - Santa visits & photos. Event time: 6 to 9 p.m. Location: 7777 Edinger Avenue, Bella Terra Mall, Huntington Beach, CA
December 2, 2006 Class - Thai Yoga Massage. Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Must pre-register. Cost: $89. Golden West College, Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Must pre-register. Call (714) 891-3991
December 2, 2006 Shipley Nature Center features trails, interactive touch and feel displays for youth, and wildlife such as birds, turtles and plants endemic to the region. Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: Free, Donations accepted. Location: Huntington Central ParkWest on Golden West Street between Slater Ave. and Talbert - Central Library Dr., Huntington Beach, CA (Map Location: 17732 Golden West St.) Call: (714) 842-4772. www.fsnc.org Photos
December 2, 2006 Music and dining - Enjoy live piano music every Friday and Saturday night at Baci Restaurant. Known for it's authentic menu and extensive wine list, Baci has become an Orange County favorite for tourists and locals alike. Location: 18748 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach CA 92648 Call: (714) 965-1194
December 2, 2006 Band - Almost Famous & DJ Matt at Hurricanes Bar & Grill,
200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 374-0500. 21+, ID. 32 beers
on tap plus thousands of cocktail creations, including signature 26 oz.
Hurricanes Twister. w spectacular ocean/sunset patios overlooking the heart
of Main Street USA. Happy Hour 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. M-Sat; Sunday 7-10 p.m. &
M-W 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
December 2, 2006 Band - Helicopter at Tumbleweeds Bar & Saloon where food is served till Midnight every day! Pool, darts, Monday Night Football Specials and meal deals. 21094 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, California (714) 960-3776
December 2, 2006 - Band - Red Chair Lounge at Hyatt Regency Resort in Huntington Beach features smooth jazz nights with the delightful sounds of the April Spain Duo performing from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. 21+, ID. Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call concierge for info: (714) 698-1234. Photos
December 2, 2006 - Band -Mark Castrillon at Pete's Sunset Grille at Hyatt Regency Resort in Huntington Beach, performing from 7 to 10 p.m. 21+, ID. Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call concierge for info: (714) 698-1234. Photos
December 2, 2006 Huntington Harbour Holiday Lights gondola cruise offered from world class gondoliers. Location: Peter's Landing and Marina, Huntington Beach (Pacific Coast Highway near Anderson). Call: Sunset Gondolas (562) 592-3295. Tickets/
BELMONT SHORE - Christmas Parade along 2nd Street. Begins after 6 p.m. www.belmontshore.org
DANA POINT - Boat rides with Santa at
Holiday in the Harbor - Come aboard the “Sum Fun” for a
twenty-minute Harbor cruise with Santa and his helpers. Santa will listens
to Christmas wishes as you cruise the Harbor. The El Camino Real Junior
Woman’s Club will be on hand to take your photo for a $1 donation. What a
unique and fun way for kids of all ages to visit with Santa, dress warm.
Location: East end of Dana Point Harbor at Dana Wharf Sportfishing docks,
34675 Golden Lantern, between the Jolly Roger and the Wind & Sea. Boats
donated by Dana Wharf Sportfishing. Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Dana Wharf
LAGUNA BEACH - Sawdust Festival Winter Fantasy - Enchanted winter wonderland of the 16th annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Art Festival features over 175 artists and creators with original, handcrafted gift items that include: hand blown glass, ceramics, clothing, ornaments, jewelry, painting, sculpture and so much more. Admission includes complimentary art project for all ages, a real snow play field, holiday entertainment, 3 outdoor cafés, artist demonstrations including glass blowing and daily visits with Santa! Hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends only. Admission $5.75 Adult one-day; $4.75/ 65 yrs & up; $3/ 6-12 yrs; Free Age 5 yrs & younger; $9.00 Season Pass unlimited admission. Call 949.497.0514 Directions: In downtown Laguna Beach at Main Beach, make a right onto Broadway. In two blocks Broadway becomes Laguna Canyon Road. The Sawdust is on your right.
LONG BEACH - Santa Claus Tea on board the Queen Mary. The tea will include a lavish assortment of sweets, fruit, and sandwiches and will include a special appearance by Santa. Ladies are encouraged to wear hats and gloves. There will be door prizes and a silent auction, and guests are invited to bring and donate to Toys for Tots if they so desire. Cost: $38.50/person. Location: Queen Mary:1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA. Call: (562) 499- 1772, reservations recommended.
LONG BEACH - Vamp the Lounge - Vamp the Lounge on the Queen Mary is a new and innovative interpretation of Classic Burlesque. This show features six amazingly talented entertainers performing in Dazzling Costumes to the classic music of the 1930's as well as the cutting edge music of today. Unlike most burlesque shows, at VAMP the Lounge each song actually tells a scintillating story through dramatic dance, creative costumes, and exotic performances. Time: 11 p.m. Doors Open; Price: $ 15 cover charge (21 & over). Location: Queen Mary:1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA. Call: (562) 499- 6625, reservations recommended. www.vampthelounge.com
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.