FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2008
January 18, 2008 PBA Bowling Championship. Motel 6 Dick Weber open with $150,000 in prizes. schedule: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM / Match Play Round 2 (8 Games); RE-OIL 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Match Play Round 3 (8 Games) Top 5 Advance to live ESPN Stepladder Finals. Event runs thru Sunday, January 20, 2008 and will be televised January 20, 2008 ESPN 1:00 PM ET. Location: Fountain Bowl, 17110 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. Call: (714) 963-7888
January 18, 2008 Band - Kofi Baker at Perqs Nite Club. The son of famous English drummer, Ginger Baker, known for his flamboyant style in concert and albums that include some of the finest rock music performances in existence, Kofi's dad was an original member of Cream (Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce & Baker). Sunshine of Your Love, Spoonful, Born Under a Bad Sign, Strange Brew and White Room are some examples of Ginger Baker's early work that his son, Kofi, grew up with. Today Kofi Baker Band showcases Kofi's drumming talent and pushes the limits of jazz and blues. Who could know such talent appears right in Huntington Beach? Perqs is California's top spot for serious drumming on Jan. 18, 2008. This is a concert not to be missed! Age 21+, 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Perqs. 714-960-9996.
January 18, 2008 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. Photos
January 18, 2008 Toastmasters Club - Tongue Tamers Toastmaster's Club is a community organization helping individuals improve their speaking skills. Interested parties are invited. Location: HB City Hall, Room B-8, 2000 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: Noon to 1 p.m. Call: (714) 964-1408.
January 18, 2008 Artist Reception. Public is invited to the artist reception for the non-juried Centered on the Center artist exhibit to run through Feb. 17, 2008. Cost: Free admission. Time: 6-9 pm. Location: Huntington Beach Art Center, 538 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Call: (714) 374-1650.
January 18, 2008 Disc Frisbee Golf Weekly Amateur League Play - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn. In weekly league play, competitors are assigned a handicap. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: 3 p.m. Call for pricing and sign up: (714) 425-9931. Photos
January 18, 2008 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.
January 18, 2008 Club Canes Dance Party - Orange County's longest running dance party. Cover: $7/person after 8:30 p.m. Hurricanes Bar & Grill, 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 374-0500. 21+, ID. hurricanesbargrill.com. Photos
January 18, 2008 Energenza Festival - at Fitzgerald's. Time: 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Location: 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA. 92646 Call: (714) 968-4523. fitzgeraldsoc.com
January 18, 2008 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: Noon to 5 p.m. Cost:$2/donation, Kids $1. Call: (714) 960-3483. surfingmuseum.org
January 18, 2008 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.
January 18, 2008 Shipley Nature Center - Open to the public, it includes an interpretive center with educational exhibits, nature trails for wildlife viewing and native gardens. Shipley Nature Center is an 18-acre natural area open daily M-Sat 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone: 714-842-4772
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.