Saturday, August 2, 2008
ALAMEDA - Legendary
Glenn Miller Orchestra - Hop Onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS
Hornet to listen to world-Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, the
most popular and sought-after big band in the world. Doors open
at 7 p.m. with free dance lessons, concert begins at 8 p.m.
Ticket: $45 up/person. Ample free parking is available across
the street from the pier. The USS Hornet Museum is located at
707 W Hornet Ave, Pier 3 in Alameda, CA. Tickets can be ordered
online at hornetevents.com, or call (510) 521-8448 x 282 during
Grunion Run in
Southern California. Fishing license required for 16 and
older. Best beaches span from San Diego to Santa Barbara.
Approx. time for Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro. See link for other
guidelines and beach times 10:35 p.m. - 12:35 a.m.
Greenspace Art & Adventure Auction. Cambria's the spot to
find some awesome travel packages and art to help raise funds to
protect that treasured coastline of Central California.
Location: Veterans' Memorial Building, 1000 Main St.,
Cambria, CA. Time: 2 to 6 p.m. Admission to the event is $15,
which includes local boutique wines and hors d'oeuvres. Call:
(805) 927-2866 or email [email protected]
MESA - Orange County Fair Say Cheese. Enjoy one of the most
popular urban fairs in the U.S. Pig races are an annual treat,
carnival rides, food, fun, and loads of live entertainment and
fun for the entire family. Runs through Aug. 3, 2008
(closed Mondays). Tickets: $5 - 10, kids under free 5
free. Location: 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA. Call: (714)
HUNTINGTON BEACH -
Huck Finn Fishing Derby
and Costume Contest. Largest fish, Huck
Finn & Becky Thacher costume contests. Held at Huntington
Beach Pier, cross streets Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street
(300 PCH, approx.), Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free admission,
bring fishing pole. Age: 3 - 15. Time: 8 a.m. to
Noon. Cost: Free admission. Call: (714) 536-5262.
LAGUNA BEACH -
Art-A-Fair festival. 42nd annual art event located in a
beautiful garden setting with 125 artists, plus live
entertainment, fine food, demonstrations and workshops. This
year's theme is "Venetian Carnival." The event runs
through Aug. 31. Location: 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach,
Calif. Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri. and Sat.
until 10 p.m.Cost: Season pass $3.50 - $7.00; under 12 free.
Call: (949) 494-451. art-a-fair.com
LOMPOC - People's Day
at Mission La Purisima. It's 1822 at the mission as
costumed docents and staff portray life of the mission during
that era. Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Highway 246 near
SANTA BARBARA - Art
from Scrap Opening Exhibit Reception of
Location: 302 E. Cota Street (805) 884-0459 ext. 15, Santa Barbara, CA. The assemblages and mixed media work of at the AFS Gallery from August 2 through September 6, 2008. Time: 5 to 7 pm. Cost: Free admission. Call:
(805) 884-0459. artfromscrap.org
Farmer's Market. Includes The Fiddle Gang as featured
entertainment. Fresh produce, crafts and live entertainment.
Location: Theall and Stewart St., Sonora, CA. Time: 7:30 - 11:30
a.m. Call: (209) 532-7735. sonoraca.com