FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2008
August 22, 2008 Gondola Ride - Sunset Gondola Cruise Tickets Gondoliers take you through the channels of Huntington Harbour on a daylight, sunset or night cruise. Price for two is around $75. Location: Peters Landing, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 11 - 11 daily.
August 22, 2008 Beach Bonfire. You must bring your own fire wood to the beach for a beach bonfire. Fire rings are located north of the Huntington Beach Pier at Bolsa Chica State Beach on Pacific Coast Highway (between Warner Ave. & Seapoint St.) and south of the Huntington Beach Pier on PCH between 1st Street and Beach Blvd. at Huntington City Beach or between Beach Blvd. & Brookhurst Street at Huntington State Beach. Cost: Free, first come-first serve.
August 22, 2008 Surfing America USA's SIMA Invitation Surf Competition. This invitation only event from Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) will be held next to the Huntington Beach Pier. The USA Championships are the foremost event in American junior surfing and include an ASP-certified panel of judges, live scoring and four-person, twenty-minute heats. Although, the event is youth focused, it still holds divisions for elder surfers as well. SIMA demonstrates support for advancing competitive surfing in the United States as a presenting sponsor of Surfing America’s USA Championships and USA Surf Team Selection event. The 2008 Surfing America USA Championships presented by SIMA will be held in Huntington Beach, from August 19 through August 24, 2008. This will be the fifth annual USA Championship hosted by Surfing America since being appointed the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of surfing in the United States. Call: (714) 848-8851.
August 22, 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, Huntington Beach, California USA
August 22, 2008 The Eclectic Eye Art Exhibit - Photography of Anita Brace, who has traveled the globe in search of interesting faces and scenes, will be featured at this month-long event. Location: Huntington Beach Central Library, 7771 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free admission. Time: Regular library hours. Call Anita for photo acquisition: (714) 878-1066. anitabrace.com
August 22, 2008 Club Canes Dance Party - HB's longest running dance party features DJ Shaggy. Cover $7 after 8:30 p.m., 21+. Location: 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 374-0500. hurricanesbargrill.com
August 22, 2008 The 454’s, Skatanic Rednecks, The Astounding Roy Gorbisons at Surf City Saloon, Ellis & Beach Blvd., HB, CA. Starts at 10 p.m., 21+
August 22, 2008 Ken Hale - Band plays live at Perqs. Time: after 9 p.m., 21+. Location: 117 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 960-9996.
August 22, 2008 Robby Armstrong - Band at Harpoon Harry's. Time: 8:30 p.m. Location: Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, CA.
August 22, 2008 Crimson Crowbar - Band at Mahé. Time 8 pm. to 12 a.m. Midnight. Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, CA 90740. Call: (562) 431-3022