Huntington Beach Events
SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2008
March 8, 2008 - Wavecrest Beach Cruiser Meet. Wavecrest Woody Meet is an annual car show open to all motorized beach vehicles (known as beach cruisers) manufactured through 1970. Open to all station wagons, sedan deliveries, convertibles, VW transporters, nomads, woodies, pick-ups and other similar vehicles of the era, trophies will be awarded to "best of" entrants. While the event is held along Main Street, this year an effort to extend and host more of the event at Pier Plaza will allow attendees to enjoy both the Main Street activities and the Pacific Ocean setting. Time: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., both days March 8 & 9. Call: (949) 650-1322.
March 8, 2008 Play - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre by Herb Robins from the Novel by B. Traven, directed by Tom Amen. Set in 1930’s Mexico the play captures Traven’s scorn for regimentation and earthly goods, and his passion for individual liberty and the primitive past. Unbridled greed and an illusive treasure that proves secondary to the thrill of the hunt is what The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is about. Cost: $12/general admission. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California. Theater Info Line: (714) 895-8150. Phone Ticket Orders and Ticket Info: (714) 895-8150 x1. gwctheater.com
March 8, 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: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost:$2/donation, Kids $1. Call: (714) 960-3483. surfingmuseum.org
March 8, 2008 Golden West College Swap Meet in 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
March 8, 2008 Art Exhibit - Anderson Gallery features fine arts exhibits with a collection of watercolors, oils and sculptures and mixed media from renown artists Bill Anderson, Raul Anguiano, Henry Fukuhara, Howard Hitchcock, Milford Zornes and more. Time: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway (next to Captain Jack's Restaurant). Call: (562) 592-4393. Photos
March 8, 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.
March 8, 2008 Art Exhibit. Public is invited to the non-juried Centered on the Center artist exhibit to run through Feb. 17, 2008. Cost: Free admission. Time: Noon - 6 pm. Location: Huntington Beach Art Center, 538 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Call: (714) 374-1650.
March 8, 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.
March 8, 2008 Art Show - Milford Zornes "American Artist" 100th Birthday Exhibition. Oil Paintings that have never been exhibited will be on display. Time: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway (next to Captain Jack's Restaurant). Call: (562) 592-4393. Call: (562) 592-4393. Photos
March 8, 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
March 8, 2008 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.
March 8, 2008 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
March 8, 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
March 8, 2008 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.
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.