SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2007
December 22, 2007 Sunset Gondola Cruise Lights Experience Tickets. Individuals, couples and family Cruise Lights tour of Huntington Harbour in your personal gondola. Take the the length of tour you prefer, minus the crowds and school bus shuttle back and forth that's required on the tour listing below this one. Simply park and take off. Runs nightly with last tour at 11 p.m. (no tours on Christmas Dec. 25, 2007 or New Year's Day Jan. 1, 2008)
December 22, 2007 Cruise of Lights- Boat tours of lighted homes in Huntington Harbour. Time: Weekdays 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Tickets: $13/adult; $8.50/child. Saturday & Sunday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm. $15/adult; $9/child. Family Night Reduced Rate Tickets Monday December 17, 2007 $11/adult; $8/child. Order: HHPC-Cruise of LightsŪ Tickets, 16889 Algonquin Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Fax your order anytime to: 714/840-7573. cruiseoflights.org
December 22, 2007 Santa Claus is coming - To 5 Points Plaza between 1 and 4 p.m. Location: 18595 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 841-0036. 5pointsplaza.com
December 22, 2007 Bands - Thank U, Drive Thru 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 22, 2007 - Musical Entertainment - Richard Ihara. Enjoy cool and mellow jazz in a relaxing atmosphere of our lounge with the signature Red Chair in a warmly decorated bar, or on the patio with views of the courtyard and ocean. Time: 8:30pm - 11:30pm. No cover, 21+. Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA.
December 22, 2007 Bands - Attica, Dreams Unseen and Nice Day at Gallaghers Pub. Cover: $5/person. Time: 9 p.m. 21+, ID. Gallagher's Pub and Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 536-2422. photos
December 22, 2007 Surfing Sounds Exhibit - Features the works and memorabilia of The Beach Boys. Learn about this top-selling band worldwide who brought a sound that lives today. Location: Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum. Location: 411 Olive Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost:$2/donation, Kids $1. Call: (714) 960-3483. surfingmuseum.org
December 22, 2007 Bodhi Band - Live music featured at Fitzgerald's. 21+. Time: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Location: 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA. 92646 Call: (714) 968-4523. fitzgeraldsoc.com
December 22, 2007 Saturday Car Cruisers known 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.
December 22, 2007 Golden West College SwapMeetin 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.
December 22, 2007 Musical - 1940's Radio Hour presented by the Huntington Beach Academy for Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High School. This holiday musical will be presented in Westminster during the renovation of the historic high school's tower building. Time: 7 p.m. Location: Rose Center Theater, 14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA. Call: (714) 793-1140 ext. 1.
December 22, 2007 Snowflakes light up the Huntington Beach Pier and Main Streetthrough New Year's Day. Dozens of artificial snowflakes strewn with twinkling lights adorn light downtown Huntington Beach. They are a delight to see. There are on the pier and stretch 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. Photos
December 22, 2007 Art Exhibit - Huntington Beach artist Howard Hitchcock is featured in Transitions, premiering new paintings and sculptures. Known for his futuristic visions, Hitchcock has been recognized as a leader in the art world. His work will be on display at Anderson Art Gallery through December 30. Time: 1 to 9 p.m., or by appointment. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, Ca. Call: (562) 592-4393.
December 22, 2007 Weiner National Dachshund Races. The 12th Annual Dachshund races are lively entertainment. The public can register their dachshunds to race. The procedure is to stand at the end of the gated track each dog is placed into and cajole their pet to run to you. The track is fairly short so the run is not strenuous for most pets. Time: 2 p.m. Location: Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: $1 admission to watch. Call (714) 898-5111, wienerdogstore.com
December 22, 2007 Bands - Vibe Tribe and New Breed at Hurricanes Bar & Grill, 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 374-0500. 21+. hurricanesbargrill.com. Photos
December 22, 2007 The Nutcracker Ballet. Presented by the Ballet Repertory Theatre, this traditional, delightful Christmas Ballet is presented in its original, full-length version for your holiday enjoyment. Location: Mainstage Theater. Time: 2 & 7 p.m. Admission: $15 General; $14 ASB/GWC, Groups, Seniors; $13 children under 12 years. Location: Main Stage Theater, Golden West College, 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Phone Ticket Orders and Ticket Info: (714) 895-8150 x1 or gwctheater.com
December 22, 2007 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.
December 22, 2007 Disc Frisbee Golf - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: Daily. Call: (714) 425-9931.
December 22, 2007 Fun Roll - Roller blade, bicycle or jog with the group that departs Pier Plaza (north side Huntington Beach Pier at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street). Leaves at 10:30 p.m. No fee.
December 22, 2007 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.
December 22, 2007 Wetlands viewing - Birders, nature lovers and the curious are invited to drop by the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, one of the West Coast's significant flyways for migrating birds. Bring binoculars to enjoy even closer views of these soaring creatures. Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint and Warner on the east side of the highway. Enjoy 300 acres, plus a 1.5 mile loop trail. No pets or bikes permitted on the trails. Open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
December 22, 2007 Shipley Nature Center - Open to the public, it includes an interpretive center with educational exhibits, nature trails for wildlife viewing and native gardens.
December 22, 2007 The Who Tribute Show - features the best bands, sports bar and comedy acts in OC. Martini Blues, 5874 Edinger Avenue. Call: 714-840-2129. Cover: $10/person, 21+.
December 22, 2007 Sunset Beach NO Parade - It's an annual tradition and very low-key little stroll down Pacific in celebration of holiday irreverence. Wear lights or decorate your car, kid or pet. Time: 6 p.m. Call: NO phone number. Location: Pacific (around BW Harbour Inn & Suites).
December 22, 2007 Band - McMurphy Band - Mahe Seal Beach. Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, CA. Call: (562) 431-3022. eatatmahe.com
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.