SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
September 18, 2011 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. pacificislanderfestivaloc.com
Chefs for Scholarships. Food & beverage samples from some of Huntington Beach's best restaurants and visiting beverage producers, will be featured at Golden West College campus. Live music, outdoor entertainment for all ages, and proceeds to benefits students are your very own perks for attending this popular, annual dining event. Held on GWC Student Center patio and laMwn area from 4 to 7 p.m. $40 Adults; $20 Students w/ student ID. $FREE Children (age 12 and under. chefs4scholarships.com Call: (714) 895-8316
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.
Live Band - at Tumbleweeds. 21094 S. Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 960-2776
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 - at Old World Village. Sundays are Kinderfest Days designed for families with kids. Bounce houses, games, rides and fun are included with admission. FAMILY DAY Sunday Kinderfest goes from 2pm-7:30 p.m. Cost: $5, $2 Kids 6-12, Free under 5. Dachshund Races at 3pm. Location: 7561 Center Ave. Huntington Beach, California Call: (714) 895-8020 oldworld.ws
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
George Fryer Combo, band - at J King Neptunes. Time: 4-8 p.m. Location: 17115 Pacific Coast Hwy., Sunset Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-4878
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. hbph.com