AUGUST2013 EVENTS HUNTINGTON BEACH
August 5- 9, 2013 ShoreLife Church VBS: ATHENS Date: Monday August 5TH – 9TH Time: 9:00am-11:30am Place: ShoreLife Church Address: 5772 McFadden Ave Huntington Beach, CA 92649 Cost: $25 Phone: 714-799-5433 Description: Vacation Bible School at ShoreLife is for children ages 4 year – 4th grade. It’s a great time for kids to sing and dance, play great active games, eat delicious snacks hear great dramas and enjoy a great morning with their friends! Website: www.shorelife.org
August 8-11 – Huntington Beach Summer Classic - bringing back the Classic HB. Details to follow, contact Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center, hcpec.com
Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons Dates of Event: August 16-18, 2013 Time of Event: Friday: 5:00PM-10:00PM Saturday: Noon – 10:00PM Sunday: Noon-8:00PM Description of Event: American Family Housing (AFH) will be hosting their 2nd annual Pigs, Ribs and Watermelon Professional BBQ competition and Beer festival at the Huntington State Beach parking area of Pacific Coast Hwy and Beach Blvd. This is a KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) sanctioned event and competing for the $10,000.00 purse will be the top west coast and some nationally ranked BBQ teams. On Saturday there is a Kids BBQ competition for ages 6-15. Advanced registration is required for competition. Under the main tent there will be free watermelon for all with watermelon carving demonstrations, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting for distance contest, and other interesting watermelon activities. On stage will be a virtually constant stream of professional entertainers enlivening the festivities with Rock, County and Jazz music, something for everyone. Pigs, Ribs and Watermelon Professional BBQ competition and Beer festival this year will feature over a dozen flavors of small lot craft beers from local and national suppliers for you to enjoy along with the flavorful BBQ meat. Location: Huntington State Beach Beach and PCH Lot 10 Cost to Attend: Adults One Day Pass $5.00 Kids 8-12 One Day Pass $2.50 Children 7 & Under Free Adults Multi-Day Pass $10.00 Kids 8-12 Multi-Day Pass $5.00 Who can Attend: Open to public Public Contact: Courtney Lutkus (714) 897-3221 X 107 Website: afhusa.org
August 25, 2013 Surf City Garage 5872 Engineer Drive Huntington Beach, CA 92649 714.894.1707 Free admission for spectators. Car Show Entry Fee: $30 thru 8/17/13. $40 after 8/17/13 and day of show. 8/25/2013 "The Orange County Mustang Club presents The 5th Annual Surf City Garage Car Show! Bigger and better than ever, you won't want to miss it! Come feel the thrills of the NASCAR racing experience in our full-size NASCAR simulators, plus tons of demos, giveaways and fun entertainment for the whole family. Registration Form: http://goo.gl/dkrdA For registration questions contact The Orange County Mustang Club: OCMustangClub.org 10am-3pm The 5th Annual Surf City Garage Car Show/ surfcitygarage.com
Disc Golf - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's Disc 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. Photos
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
Wetlands viewing - Birders, nature lovers and the curious are invited to visit Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve, a significant flyway for migrating birds. Binoculars recommended. Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint and Warner on the east side of the highway. 1.5 mile loop trail and 300 acres of protected wetlands! Pets and bicycles are not permitted on the trails. Open sunrise to dusk. Photos
(closed Sundays) 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 Photos
Beach Bonfire - Free first come, first serve fire rings offer a chance to have an outdoor cooked meal. Bring your own wood. The rings are located on Huntington City Beach south of the HB Pier, at Huntington State Beach (PCH & Beach Blvd. entrance), and Bolsa Chica State Beach (PCH between Warner & Seapoint). Hours: open 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. All beaches charge parking fees (around $15) but there also is some street coin meter parking near City Beach at Beach Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway.
THURSDAYS Live Jam Sessions - at Perqs Nite Club. 21+, 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach. 714-960-9996. photos
Saturday Car Cruiserscar gathering with 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.
Tumbleweed's Bar & Grill, 21+. Begins after 8 p.m. Location: 21094 S. Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach, CA, Call: (714) 960-2776.
Gallagher's Pub and Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 536-2422. photos
Mothers Tavern: FREE, 9pm-12am, 21 & up, 16701 PCH, Sunset Beach 562-592-2111
DJ at Hurricanes Bar & Grill at Hurricanes Bar & Grill, 200 Main Street Suite 201 Huntington Beach, Ca 92648. 21+, ID. Call: (714) 374-0500. hurricanesbargrill.com
Harvey's Steakhouse, 6060 Warner, Huntington Beach, CA . Time: 9 p.m. Cover: Food or one drink minimum. Call: (714) 842-5111. photos
Band - at Pelican Isle. 21+, No cover, cocktail bar. Location: 16400 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, California 92649 Call: (562) 592 3221. Photos
Band - at J. King Neptunes. 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
Band - at Harpoon Harry's, known for its seafood and King Crab Legs. 21+, Cost: No Cover. Time: 7 to 11 p.m. Location: Harpoon Harry's Restaurant, 16821 Pacific Coast Hwy., Sunset Beach, CA 90742. Phone 562-592-5216. Photos
Acoustic - at Luggatti's Italian Grill, 210 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 3 p.m.
Band - at Nadine's Irish Mist. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: No cover. Location: 16655 Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, CA Call: (562) 592-7000
Band - at Taco Surf. This great restaurant and bar serves delicious food in a casual, Mexican cantina. Location: 16821 Pacific Coast Hwy, Surfside, CA. Call: (562) 592-2290. Photos
Jazz - at Spaghettini. Time: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Spaghettini Italian Grill and Jazz Club, 3005 Old Ranch Parkway Seal Beach, California 90740 Call: 562-596-2199 or 714-960-6002.
FRIDAYS - 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
WEEKENDS - Art Exhibit - The Anderson Art Gallerypresents new works by Howard Hitchcock. (Bill) Anderson Art Gallery, 16812 Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, California 90742 Call: (562) 592-4393. Hours: Friday & Saturday 1 - 9 PM, .Sunday 1 - 6 PM.
Amigos de Bolsa Chica -public tours of the wetlands. Time: 9 -10:30 a.m. leaves every 15 minutes from Walkbridge at Pacific Coast Highway across from entrance to Bolsa Chica State Beach between Seapoint & Warner. Call: (714) 840-1575.
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. Photos
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.