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March 2008 Events Calendar California

 

 

 

  Friday, March 7, 2008

 

CALIFORNIA - Grunion Run in Southern California. Fishing license required for 16 and older. Best beaches span from San Diego to Santa Barbara. 9:15 - 11:15 p.m. dfg.ca.gov

 

LA  JOLLA - THE SEVEN. A play adapted from Aeschylus' “Seven Against Thebes", is Greek tragedy meets hip-hop in writer/composer Will Power's modern adaptation of Aeschylus' story of a cursed family and a society unsure of how to free itself from war. Power's urban remix, with rhyming verse and diverse musical styles, shines with relevance through the eyes of a new generation. Contains adult language. Runs through  March 16, 2008. Performance times: Tuesday and Wednesday: 7:30 pm; Thursday, Friday: 8:00 pm;  Saturday:  8 pm; Sunday: 2 pm and 7 pm. lajollaplayhouse.org. Box Office (858) 550-1010.

 

LAKEPORT - First Friday Fling. Live entertainment, Lake County wine sampling and local original art. Sponsored by the Lake County ARTS Council. Main Street Gallery, Lakeport, CA. Time: 5:30 PM - 7 PM. Cost: Free.  Call: (707) 263-6658. lakeportchamber.com

 

NEWPORT BEACH - Toshiba Classic. First round of professional competition. Time: 10:15 a.m. Meet the Pros at the Clubhouse patio at 4:30 p.m.  Location: Newport Beach Country Club, 1600 E. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA. toshibaclassic.com

 

PETALUMA - California Artisan Cheese Festival - Educational seminars, chef demos, cheesemaking classes, wine pairings and more. Cost: $35 - $125. Location: Sheraton Petaluma Hotel, 745 Baywood Dr., Petaluma, CA 94954 (707) 283-2890, artisancheesefestival.com

 

SONORA - Sonora Celtic Faire. Weekend fair begins with Friday night concert. Time: 6:30 p.m. Cost: $12. Location: Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Highway 49 "Stockton Street",  220 Southgate Dr., Sonora, CA 95370. calaverascelticfaire.com

 

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  www.danawharfsportfishing.com; Dana Island Yacht Charters – (949) 248-7400  www.danaislandyachts.com;  Ocean Institute – (949) 496-2274  www.ocean-institute.org; Aventura Sailing Association – (949) 493-9493 www.aventurasailing.com;  Captain Dave’s Dolphin Safari – (949) 488-2828 www.dolphinsafari.com
| Dana Point Hotels


REDONDO BEACH -
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 rbmarina.com


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

 

 

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