Sunday, August 31, 2008
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 10:20 p.m. - 12:20 a.m.
Festival. 56th Annual Nautical Parade includes begonia
covered barges floating down Soquel Creek to the Lagoon. Great
views from the Stockton Bridge, Cliff Avenue and Wharf Road.
Other events during the day include Horseshoes on the Sand 8 AM
- Finish Capitola Beach in front of the Venetian Hotel. Float
Construction Viewing all day, Chalk Art on the Seawall 9 AM -
Noon at the seawall on the Esplanade. Begonias to go, Head to
Toe! 11 AM - Noon In Esplanade Park. Become a part of the
Festival! Create and design a festive hat for the occasion!
Bring your own hat, begonias are free. Concert in the Park 4 - 6
PM. Mike Hadley and the Groove live at the beach in Esplanade
HUNTINGTON BEACH -
Civil War Re-enactment and Encampment. The public is invited
to enjoy the days gone by in the living history show in
Huntington Central Park complete
with Abe Lincoln.
Live canon battles, camps, actors in costume and food vendors.
Schedule: Saturday, Sept. 1 - 10 a.m. opens, 1:30 p.m. battle;
living history weapons demo at 2:30 p.m., final battle at 4
p.m., twilight concert to follow. Sunday, Sept. 2 - Church
service at 8 a.m., camp opens at 9 a.m., first battle at 11
a.m., weapons demo at Noon, 2nd battle at 2 p.m. Call
Kelly at (714) 969-8928
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.
LAGUNA BEACH - Sawdust
Festival. Sawdust Art Festival features over 175 artists and
creators with original, handcrafted gift items that include:
hand blown glass, ceramics, clothing, ornaments, jewelry,
painting, sculpture and so much more. Admission includes
complimentary art project for all ages, entertainment, 3 outdoor
cafés and artist demonstrations including glass blowing. Call
(949) 494-3030 Address:
Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, CA. Cost: TBD/person. Hours: 10 a.m. -
10 p.m. daily.
LAKEPORT - Lake County
Fair Location: Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St,,
Lakeport, CA. Call: (707) 263-5092. lakecountyfair.com
- Long Beach Blues Festival. The 2008 Long Beach Blues Festival
features blues, soul singers, Orleans legends and Little
Richard. Location: Athletic Field of Cal State University Long
Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840. Hours: 10:30
a.m. - 6 p.m. Cost: approx. $50/day; $80/2 day pass.
LOS ANGELES -
Biggest One Day Running Event. Includes a grand finale in
the Coliseum with Kayne West Concert. Run locations span the
globe, while the L.A. event takes to the streets of downtown
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 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. africanmarketplace.org
DUNSMUIR - Mossbrae
Music Festival. Botanical Gardens Stage in Dunsmuir City Park,
Dunsmuir, CA. Festival begins at 2:30 pm. All-ages. $15 in
advance or $20 day of concert. $10 ages 5-17.
MAMMOTH LAKES -
Annual Labor Day
Festival of the Arts at Mammoth Lakes presented by by Mono
Council for the Arts More than 100 fine artists and
contemporary crafts people gather in scenic outdoors for event
that offers family fun, food and live entertainment, Times: from
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on
Monday. Where: Sam’s Wood Site, on Minaret Road between Main
Street (Hwy. 203) and Meridian Road in Mammoth Lakes. Cost: Free
admission. www.monoarts.org and www.troutstock.com, or
call (760) 873-7242.
SAUSALITO - Sausalito
Art Festival. Sausalito Art
Festival, America's #1 Outdoor Fine Art Festival, launches its
55th annual event over the Labor Day weekend with artists from
around the world at Marinship Park on Sausalito's picturesque
waterfront. Participating artists include award winners.
Time: 9 am - 6 pm. Admission: $20/general to free/under 6 years.
Weekend pass available, prices subject to change. Hotline (415)
331.3757.Location: Marinship Park, Sausalito, CA.