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August 2008 California Events


Friday, August 22, 2008


IRVINE - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Live in Concert at Irvine Meadows Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $29 - 115. Location: 8808 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, CA. Box Office: (949) 855-8095.

LOMPOC - Mountain Men at Mission La Purisima.  Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Highway 246 near Lompoc.

PALM SPRINGS - ShortFest Film 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.

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.