Sunday, August 24, 2008
HUNTINGTON BEACH -
Jazz Ensemble. Concerts in the Park invites you to bring a
picnic basket and settle in for a shady evening of free
entertainment under the eucalyptus groves of Huntington Beach's
Central Park. Time: 5 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave.,
Huntington Beach, CA.
LONG BEACH -
Asiafest. A celebration of Asian culture, art music and foods,
the event features
various cultural performers, martial arts, cultural exhibits,
craft vendors and more. Cost: $20 (includes admission to Queen
Mary). Location: The Queen Mary 1126 Queens Highway Long Beach,
CA 90802, Call: (310)320-7827. QueenMaryFestivals.com.
LONG BEACH - Tiki
Beach Festival. Starts at 10 a.m. in the morning with kayaking,
beach games, music, food and fun. Culminates with a 6 p.m. luau.
Tiki Lounge, Main Stage, Dog Zone, Fun Zone, Tiki Carving area
and much waterfront fun included. Location: Belmont Shore beach
at Granada and Ocean near the launch ramp.
LOS ANGELES -
Marketplace & Cultural Faire. Events include jazz, r&b and
top music concert acts, literary presentations, vendors selling
unique gifts and foods, and an entire fun zone for kids. The
event also runs on August 30, 31 and September 1. Time: 10 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Location: Rancho Cienega Recreation Center, 5001 Rodeo
Road, Los Angeles, CA 90016. Cost: $8.00 for adults $5 for
children over 12 & Seniors. Phone: (323) 293-1612.
MT. SHASTA - Mt. Shasta Music Festival Summer
Concert Series Presents Samba Da. With one foot rooted in
California and another in Brazil, Samba Da draws from the
percussive styles of South and Central America and blends them
with funk and reggae backbeats loved by North America. Location:
Mt. Shasta Resort, 1000 Siskiyou Lake Blvd., Mt. Shasta, CA.
Gates: 3:30 PM. Shows: 4:30 PM. All ages. General admission lawn
seating. Chairs provided, or bring a blanket, or dance. No
coolers please. Cost: $20/person. positiveproductions.net
PALM SPRINGS -
Festival. Six days of world-class films (short films) in
sunny Palm Springs Camelot Theatres in downtown area. Location:
2300 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262. Camelot: (760)
325-6565. Call the festival box office at (760) 778-8979.
SAN DIEGO -Sunset Summer Concerts features
Coastal Communities Concert Band. The 78 members, Sudler
Award-winning adult symphonic band conducted by William Brackman
performs classical masterpieces, triumphant marches, upbeat show
tunes and Big Band numbers. Pack up your picnic basket, grab
your blanket and enjoy an evening under the stars with your
family and friends. Time: 5 to 8 p.m. Location: Clay Park
located off of El Cajon Boulevard on Seminole Drive in the
College Area, San Diego, CA. Cost: Sponsored by College Area
Business Improvement District, the event is FREE. Call (619)
SONOMA - Indy Grand Prix. Motor racing fans are
invited to the stars of the IndyCar® Series, including Dancing
with the Stars Helio Castroneves, and the Grand-American Rolex
Sports Car Series as the action takes place on Infineon Raceway.
Time: Gates open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Location: Infineon Raceway, 29355
Arnold Dr., Sonoma, CA ( Highways 37 & 121). Cost: $15 -
$225. Call: (800) 870-RACE. infineonraceway.com
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