August 2009 Calendar

 

 

  August 25, 2009

Tuesday

 

  HUNTINGTON BEACH - Gondola Cruise. Enjoy a daytime or moonlight cruise in Sunset Beach. Time: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily Cost: $80/ 2 people approx.

LAGUNA BEACH - Art-A-Fair festival. Annual art event located in a beautiful garden setting with 125 artists, plus live entertainment, fine food, demonstrations and workshops. This year's theme is "Venetian Carnival."  The event runs through Aug. 31. Location: 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, Calif. Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri. and Sat. until 10 p.m. Cost: Season pass $3.50 - $7; under 12 free. Call: (949) 494-451.  art-a-fair.com

LAGUNA BEACH - Sawdust Festival.  The show offers a great opportunity for home decorating and gift shopping. Summer Art Festival runs daily through Aug. 30, 2009. Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: $3 - 7 (approx.) Annual pass sold for approx. $19. Location: 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, Ca. Call: (949) 494-3030. sawdustartfestival.org

LOS ANGELES - Monty Python's Spamalot. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $88 - 227 approx. Location: Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA. centertheatregroup.org

REDONDO BEACH - Seaside Lagoon Water Park. The large saltwater lagoon with chlorinated water  offers trained lifeguard supervision. Besides swimming, the Lagoon offers a large sand area for sunbathing, children's play equipment, and volleyball courts. There is also a grassy area and luau shelter for day and evening events, plus snack bar facilities provided by Ruby's Restaurant onsite. Time: 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. daily. Cost: $5 adult; $4 child; Free under 2 years. Season pass family of 4 is $100. Call: (310) 318-0681. redondo.org

SACRAMENTO - Carved Elegance: Woodies, Wheels, and Waves Car Exhibit.  Runs through September 19. California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA. Hours: Daily from 10a.m. – 6 p.m. Extended hours on Thursdays from 6pm – 9pm through the Summer. Museum admission: $8 Adults, $7 Seniors, $4 Students, children under 5 free. For more information, call (916) 442-6802. calautomuseum.org.

SAN DIEGO - Wicked, musical. The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, Wicked is Broadway's biggest blockbuster with a Grammy and three Tony awards, but does equally well in San Diego. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: $25-128. Location:  Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd & B St., San Diego, CA 92101. Call: (619) 570-1100. broadwaysd.com

VENTURA - They Paint Horses, Don’t They? & Amazing Horses A to Z. Horses are viewed from unexpected perspectives by 14 contemporary American artists in the exhibition They Paint Horses, Don’t They? runs through September 7. Cost: Free. Location: 89 South California Street, Ventura, CA.  Hours: Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday -Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. venturamuseum.org.

VICTORVILLE - Sonic's Drive In Cruise Night. Cool cars congregated Every Tuesday after 5 p.m., get half off burgers at Sonic, and come to America's old fashioned Drive-Inn. Time: 5 p.m. Location: 11780 Amargosa Road, Victorville, CA. Call: (760) 949-8827.

 

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