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Huntington Beach Events September 2011



September 17, 2011 Sunset Beach Chili Cook Off. The 14th Annual Event is on from 11AM to 3PM in The newly revised Sunset Beach Community Lot on 12th Street between PCH and North Pacific Avenue. Come and taste Chili from Many Local Restaurants as well as STAR REAL ESTATE and Central Escrow. The cost is a $5 Donation. There is also Entertainment from "Party Jones" and Your MC is Robby Armstrong. You could also enter in The Raffle to win Good Prizes. Proceeds from The Event benefit The Sunset Beach Woman's Club. If you have any questions please call Jennie Kellog at: (562) 505-7558.

Pacific Islander Festival - Sept. 17-18, 2011.Cultural traditions, performances and arts of Pacific Island nations including Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, Tahiti (Polynesia), Aotearoa (New Zealand), Guam, Northern Marianas, Marshall Islands (Micronesia), and Fiji (Melanesia). Enjoy cultural demonstrations, live hands-on arts projects, coconut and pandanus plaiting (weaving), lei making, tapa making and design, drumming, traditional chants, music, story-telling, cultural artifact exhibits, traditional protocol and island ceremony, and authentic performances on center stage, all in the Island Villages atmosphere. Cuisine of the Pacific will be sold. On Sunday at 9 a.m. a spiritual a capella music event convenes before the traditional program begins.Cost: Free. Location: Huntington Central Park, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Daily: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Longview (tribute to Greenview) and Vitalogy (tribute to Pearl Jam), bands - at Gallaghers Pub. Time: 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Location: 300 Pacific Coast Highway, #113, Downtown HB, CA. Call: (714) 536-2422,

Huntington Beach City Annual Surfing Contest - This 41st annual event features age categories and gender categories for surfing. It's a tradition you won't want to miss. It's the locals only surfing opportunity to show your stuff. Sponsored by the City of Huntington Beach. Time: 8 a.m.

Surf City Days - Sept. 17-18, 2011. A new event sponsored by the Huntington Beach Downtown BID brings folks back to the beach for some riparian entertainment, even though some think summer has ended. Family friendly, there are contests such as a sandcastle contest, volleyball, paddleboarding, demos, expos and more. Cost: Free! Location: adjacent to Huntington Beach Pier, Main & Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA.

Oktoberfest - Adults only night at Old World Village. Dance, eat, drink be merry at this annual German tradition. A massive carnivale atmosphere of adult dancing, beads, foods and beverages from around the globe. Time: 6:30 - 1 a.m. age 21+ only. Cover: $15. Location: 7561 Center Ave. Huntington Beach, California Call: (714) 895-8020

The Miss Firecracker Contest, play. The Miss Firecracker Contest is a two-act play made into a movie with Holly Hunter, who played the part of Carnelle, an irrepressible young woman who thinks that winning the local beauty contest will restore her soiled reputation and make her somebody in her small Mississippi community. Carnelle has a promiscuous past that might keep her from winning. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Box office: (714) 375-0696.

Huntington Beach Green Expo - 4th Annual Huntington Beach Green Expo is a vendor showcase of goods, services and ways to become eco-friendly in your own environment. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: Free admission. Location: Pier Plaza, 325 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: 714-536-5577.

Galway Hookers, band - CD Release Party. Time: 9 p.m. No Cover. Location: Fitzgeralds Pub, 19171 Magnolia St. (x-streets Magnolia and Garfield), Huntington Beach, CA.Phone: 714 968 4523

Huntington Beach Concert Band at Bella Terra Mall amphitheater overlooking Century Theater. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: 7777 Edinger Ave. Call: (714) 897-2534.

Huntington Beach Annual Surf Contest - Sept. 17-18 at Huntington Beach Pier. by The City of Huntington Beach Community Service Department, Huntington Surf & Sport and Dukes are event sponsors. Event will be limited to persons residing in the Huntington Beach Union High School District. Winners of each division will receive awards. Driver’s license or school ID with proof of age (birth certificate) must be presented before competing. Ages are as of contest date. Friday, August 26 is the last day to sign up. Each participant will receive a contest T-shirt. Cost: $30 registration. Call: (714) 536-5486

Classic Car Saturdays. Every Saturday Night It's all about the cars. No registration fees. Lots of free parking, open to all car enthusiasts. Trophies awarded each week. Free spectator admission. Time: 5 to 8 p.m. Car show info, call: (714) 636-2010. Location: Old World Village 7561 Center Ave #49 Huntington Beach CA 92647.

The Shakedown, band - at J King Neptunes. Time: 9 p.m. Location: 17115 Pacific Coast Hwy., Sunset Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-4878

Hollywood Blonde, Band - at Tumbleweeds. 21094 S. Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 960-2776

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