January 2010 Events

January 23, 2010



BENICIA - Black Irish In Concert. Celtic music sponsored by Benicia Historical Museum.  Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $20. Location: Stone Hall,   Benicia Historical Museum Office, 2060 Camel Rd., Benicia, CA. Tickets: (707) 745 5435. beniciahistoricalmuseum.org

LONG BEACH - Crystal Ice Skating Outdoor Rink. New in 2009 for the holidays, daily skating at The Pike is held in the grass area. Ice skate session receives parking validation.  Time: Mon-Friday 11am to 11pm; Sat. & Sunday 10am to 12am. Cost:? Location: Shoreline Drive & Queensway Bay, Long Beach, CA. thepikeatlongbeach.com

LOS ANGELES - Orpheus Descending, play. An all-star cast perform in the rarely seen Tennessee Williams play which runs through Feb. 21, 2010. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $25 general admission. Location: Theatre/Theater, 5041 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019. Call: (800) 838-3006 or BrownPaperTickets.com/event/92508

MENDOCINO - Mendocino Crab & Wine Festival. Runs through Jan. 31.

SAN DIEGO - Green Expo. Antiques and Green Living in side by side exhibits with antique collectors and green expo exhibitors. Friday: 11am – 7pm; Saturday: 11am – 7pm; Sunday: 11am – 5pm
Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA. Admission: $8 (free weekend return privileges) calendarshows.com

SIGNAL HILL - Saturday Night Cruz from Bob's Big Boy. Time: 5 to 8 p.m. Cost: Free participation. Location: 1898 Willow St., Signal Hill, CA.

SACRAMENTO - The Rail Splitter and the Railroads, exhibit through February 15.

SACRAMENTO - Born to Ride: Motorcycles Past & Present. Runs through Mar. 12

SANTA CRUZ - Monarch Butterfly Tour. Visitors can take Monarch Butterfly Tours at Natural Bridges State Beach. These walks take place during the winter months, when migrating monarchs come to Santa Cruz.  Since Monarch Migrations vary, call the park to find out about the butterfly populations.   Time: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Location: West Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, CA. Call: (831) 423-4609.

SANTA CRUZ -  Surfing America Prime Events Surf Competition. Surfing event for the top under 18 year old surfers on the West Coast and Hawaii. Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Steamers Lane on West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, California. Contact Greg Cruse of Surfing America at (949) 276-4660. surfingamerica.org.

SANTA MONICA - ICE at Santa Monica. Less than two blocks from the Third Street Promenade, the rink is open daily. Times: 10am-10pm weekdays, 10am-midnight on Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 31, 2010. Cost: $10 and includes rental skates. Location: Third Street Promenade at Arizona and 5th Street, Santa Monica, CA. downtownsm.com

VENTURA - Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain Sails into the Ventura Harbor. Hawaiian Chieftain will be in harbor January 21-29, 2010. The tall ship makes its annual voyage to the Ventura Harbor to offer Dockside tours, weekend Adventure Sails and new this year “Tours Aloft”. Guests will be assisted into the “Crow’s Nest” for an authentic sailor’s view during the Tall Ships Stay. historical seaport.org




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