December 23, 2011 Cruise of Lights - Huntington Harbour Lighted Homes Boat Tour - Times: 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Cost: $17 adult, $10 age 2 -12. Location: Load onto buses at Huntington Habour Mall, Algonquin at Saybrook St., Huntington Beach, CA, and be taken to boat docks. Call for tickets: (714) 840-7542.Ice Skating at The Strand on 5th through Jan. 1, 2012. 2nd annual seasonal holiday ice rink utilizes synthetic surface to skate. Ideal for youngsters. Time: Location: 155 5th Street Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 465-4528. AtTheStrand.com Hours: Dec. 16: 3pm - 8pm. Monday to Thursday: 12pm - 8pm Friday and Saturday: 12pm - 9pm; Sunday: 12pm - 6pm; Closed Christmas Day. Skate rental $7, $5 children under age 12.
Heartless, tribute band - at Harvey's Steakhouse. Location: 6060 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647 (714) 842-5111
Huge Blues, band - at Luggatti's, all ages OK. Located in Downtown Huntington Beach, Luggatti's is known for its casual beach atmosphere and friendly "Cheers" vibe. Serves great pizza, Italian, steaks, fish and more. Full bar and extensive wine list, plus beers on tap. Kids menu, too. Time: 8 p.m. Location: 210 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 536-3773
Upstream, band - performs at Mahe Seal Beach. Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, CA. (562) 431-3022
Cherokee Peace Reggae, band - at Centerfield Sports Bar & Grill takes place after the game. Location: 17296 Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach CA, (714) 848-0113
Kenny Hale, band - at Perqs. Time: 8 p.m. Location: 117 Main St., Huntington Beach, Ca. kennyhale.com
Live entertainment - at Aloha Grill. Time: 5 p.m. - Midnight (12 a.m.) Dining entertainment with Hawaiian, Reggae or Rock. Tropical themed bar known for the frozen Rainbow cocktail. Location: 221 Main Street, Huntington Beach, Calif. Call: (714)374-4427.
Huntington Harbour Holiday Lights Gondola Cruises. Expert gondoliers will guide you on a fabulous tour through channels and bays the larger yachts can't navigate. Location: Peter's Landing and Marina, Huntington Beach (Pacific Coast Highway near Anderson). Offered evenings through New Years. TicketsChristmas Trees - 3 to 15 feet tall. Moon Valley Nurseries, 16400 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week till Christmas (Dec. 25). moonvalleynurseries.com
FOUNTAIN VALLEY: The Creepers, band - at
Silky Sullivan's Irish Pub. Time: 9:30
p.m. - 1:30 a.m. Location: 10201 Slater
Ave., Fountain Valley, CA. (714)