FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2008
September 12, 2008 Sunset Gondola Ride.Sunset Gondola Cruise Tickets. Individuals, couples and families can take a personal gondola tour. Location: Peters Landing, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 11 - 11 daily.
September 12, 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
September 12, 2008 Winner's Circle Breakfast. Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast. Location: Seacliff Country Club, 6501 Palm Ave., Huntington Beach, CA Time: 7:30 to 9 a.m. Call Carole Ann: (714) 536-8888.
September 12, 2008 Windows Gallery Art Exhibit - Photography, paintings and sculptures are usually featured at this month-long event. Location: Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free admission. Time: Regular library hours. hbpl.org
September 12, 2008 Art exhibition - Celine Chat, a surfer and artist from France, exhibits at the International Surfing Museum of Huntington Beach in California a combination of her artwork made in Australia , Caribbean and Brazil : Sharing Perspectives. Her abstract artwork is now renowned in many countries like France, United Stated, Australia, West Indies or Brazil, from (celine-chat.com). Chat will join Dean Torrence who also is featured. Location: International Surfing Museum of Huntington Beach, 411 Olive Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 960-3483
September 12, 2008 Surfing Sounds Part II: Jan & Dean. This new exhibit explores the relationship and affect surfing music has on the surfing culture and pop culture, as well. It will feature original art by Huntington Beach resident, Dean Torrenceof Jan & Dean, and will include memorabilia from the band's decade-long rise to fame with songs that topped the charts with 28 hits: Deadman's Curve, Little Old Lady from Pasadena, Surf City and that actually continues today with concert tours. (Note: Jan Berry passed away in March 2004.) In addition to this exhibition, Celine Chat will present abstracts.
September 12, 2008 Art Exhibit - Honoring the works of America's esteemed artists, oil paintings that have never been exhibited until now are featured in the rare collection of art by Zornes, who passed away in February after reaching 100 years of age. Anderson Art Galleryis the top dealer of Zornes art. The 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 Zornesand more. Time: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway (next to Captain Jack's Restaurant). Call: (562) 592-4393.
September 12, 2008 Plein Air Painting Art Contest- Artists paint scenes around Huntington Beach until a specific date. The works are then displayed and sold at auction as a fundraising event for the Huntington Beach Art Center.
September 12, 2008 Oktoberfest Adults Only (21, ID) at Old World Village. Begins after 6:30 p.m. to 1:30 am. Cost: $15. Location: 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 647-7107
September 12, 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
September 12, 2008 Boobie Trap, Loogie, Brass Knuckle Voodoo, Neveready at Surf City Saloon, Ellis & Beach Blvd., HB, CA. Starts at 10 p.m., 21+
September 12, 2008 Robby Armstrong - at Harpoon Harry's. Location: Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, CA. Time: 8 p.m.
September 12, 2008 Elnora & Sumpthin Cookin - at Mahe Restaurant, Time: 8 p.m. to Midnight, 12 a.m. Cover: No, 21 & over. Food: Great sushi & seafood - full bar, full menu - if you like to party this is a great place to hang! Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, CA. Call: (562) 431-3022
September 12, 2008 Live Music - Chris Anderson Group at Pete's Sunset Grille. Dinner in a casual atmosphere and festive bar with tropical and surfing themes. Time: 7 to 10 p.m. Cost: No cover. Must valet at hotel or park on street or in beach lot and walk over cross bridge. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 698-1234.
September 12, 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.
September 12, 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.
September 12, 2008 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.
September 12, 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. shipleynature.org