August 2009 Calendar

 

 

August 28, 2009

Friday

 

CHICO - Chico Air Show. Exciting air performances, ground displays and kid's area with a flight simulator! Flightline seating offers a premier viewing area with shade and delicious lunch by the Sons of Italy. Fly above Chico in a helicopter or bi-plane: Time: Friday night preview at 5 - 10 p.m. Cost: $15 at gate. Location: Chico Municipal Airport, Chico, CA.  Call:  (530) 230-1284. chicoairshow.org

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

FERNDALE - Jekyll & Hyde, musical. Convinced that his new formula with cure madness, Dr. Jekyll tests his potion on himself in this sensual thriller performed by the Ferndale Repertory Theatre. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $16. Location: 447 Main St., Ferndale, CA. Call: (707) 786-5483. ferndale-rep.org

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

PASO ROBLES - Unfinished Business Concert. The 2009 Vina Robles Concert Series, presented by AMS Entertainment, invites guests to bring a picnic or pre-order one prepared by Trumpet Vine Catering. Vina Robles wines are available for purchase. No outside beverages please. Time: 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30, concert begins at 7 PM. Cost: $25. Location: Signature Room, Vina Robles Hospitality Center, 3700 Mill Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446. Call (805) 227-4812.

PLEASANTON - D-Lucca, jazz concert. Two time Grammy nominee bassist performs at the Pleasanton Summer Concerts. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Lions Wayside Park, corner of First and Neal Streets in Pleasanton, CA. Call: (925) 484-2199. pleasantondowntown.net

PLEASANTON - Imagination Expressed 2009. The Pleasanton Art League show runs through September 13 at the Museum On Main Street, 603 Main Street, Pleasanton. Artwork will be available for sale. Museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $2 donation requested. Location: 603 Main St., Pleasanton, CA. museumonmain.org

REDONDO BEACH - Cruise at the Beach. Meets every Fri. night through early September at Ruby's Diner, 245 N. Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, CA. myspace.com/rubysredondobeachevents

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

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: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25-128. Location:  Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd & B St., San Diego, CA 92101. Call: (619) 570-1100. broadwaysd.com

SAN DIEGO - Street Scene. Street Scene's 25th anniversary takes to the streets as it once again returns to its roots in the streets of East Village. Black Eyed Peas is headliiner.  Location: Downtown San Diego. Time: 4pm-Midnight. street-scene.com  See last year's flyer

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.

 

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