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January Events California 2008

Friday, January 25, 2008


Featured Event is 1st Annual Momoo Benefit and Live Auction




ENCINITAS - MOMOO BENEFIT HELPS AFRICAN FARMERS. Historic La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas hosts a live performance by professional surfer Timmy Curran and Escalara, featuring music by pro-skaters Danny Way and Bob Burnquist. A live autograph signing, MC by Tom DeLonge of Angels And Airwaves and Chris Cote, editor at Transworld, plus silent and live auctions and raffles will be held throughout the evening featuring donated items from all the biggest brands in action sports, including autographed surfboards and skateboards from high-profile athletes and musicians, shopping sprees and custom collectible items. Guitar Center, House of Blues, Naked Café and La Costa Resort and Spa will also help an extremely worthy cause, Heifer International. Aboutt: Macbeth Footwear was founded in 2002 by Tom Delonge of Angels Airwaves, formerly of Blink-182, to create casual, fashion-forward products that reflect the attitude and lifestyle of the music culture and community. Macbeth has a line of vegan shoes to support
those that live a more conscious lifestyle.  Heifer International is a nonprofit charitable organization based in Little Rock, Arkansas, dedicated to relieving global hunger and poverty through unique gifts of cattle, chickens, livestock and plants. Part of its efforts is and education program teaching sustainable agriculture, to financially disadvantaged families around the world.


Momoo Benefit with Biggest Names in Action Sports. A collaborative effort brings music and action sports in the first annual Momoo concert and auction benefiting Heifer International. Macbeth Footwear, Hurley, DC, W.R.O.N.G., Plan B, Billabong and Nixon will host a live performance by professional surfer Timmy Curran and Escalara, featuring music by pro-skaters Danny Way and Bob Burnquist. A live autograph signing will be held for the first 100 kids at the door with members of the Plan B Skate team, including pro skaters D. Way, Colin McKay, Pat Duffy, Ryan Sheckler, Rob Dyrdek and pro surfers T. Curran and Damien Hobgood. Time: 7 p.m. Location: La Paloma Theatre, 471 S. Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA.


ROSEVILLE - Gem Faire. Classes, demos, and gems to adore in this popular event where you can even find jewelry repair while you wait! Time: Friday: 12pm-7pm, Sat: 10am-7pm, Sun: 10am-5pm. General Admission $5 Weekend Pass; Children 11 and under Free. Tel. (503) 252-8300. Location: Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA 95678.


SANTA BARBARA - Paper Cut.  Art From Scrap (AFS) Exhibit capitalizes on the remains and excesses of the holiday season. 18 artists (mostly from Santa Barbara) create artwork from reused or recycled paper products, transforming pulp based materials into works of art such as sculpture, drawing, painting, collage, photography, printmaking and installation. The event aims to inspire individuals to enact positive cultural and environmental change through art. Runs till Feb. 16, 2008. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: 302 East Cota, Santa Barbara, CA. Cost: Donations accepted. Call: (805) 884-0459.


SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Blue Gay-LA Week at South Lake Tahoe. Five days in the mountains for gay-oriented fun-seekers. Location: Heavenly Mountain Resort, South Lake Tahoe, CA. Packages with entertainment included. See web:



WHALE WATCHING - Views available along the vantage points of the California Coast that include Big Sur, Santa Cruz, Humboldt Bay, Monterey Bay, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Point Fermin, Newport Beach and San Diego.

DANA POINT Cruise Photos & Tickets! - Each winter, thousands of California Gray Whales leave the cold Artic Seas and follow the coastline to the warm, calm waters of Southern California and Baja. This 5,000-mile migration brings much of the pod past Dana Point, where pods of Giant Grays can be easily seen and photographed. Dana Wharf Sportfishing – (949) 496-5794; Dana Island Yacht Charters – (949) 248-7400;  Ocean Institute – (949) 496-2274; Aventura Sailing Association – (949) 493-9493;  Captain Dave’s Dolphin Safari – (949) 488-2828
| Dana Point Hotels




California gray whale migration from the Arctic to Baja and back. Dolphins, Harbor Seals and Sea Lions and the beautiful Santa Monica Bay coastline on three-hour experience.  (310) 372-2111

SAN DIEGO -  Annual migration of California gray whales to the warm breeding grounds off the coast of Baja California. Glimpse these peaceful "giants of the sea" from Cabrillo National Monument or on special whale-watching cruises. 619-557-5450 or 619-236-1212 | San Diego Hotels |



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