January 2010 Events

January 24, 2010



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: 2 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.

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

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

SAN CLEMENTE - Day of Your Dreams Expo. It’s the City of San Clemente’s FREE event expo, and you’re invited! Local caterers, musicians and entertainers, and local fashion designers along with raffle prizes and giveaways. Plus meet and greet with florists, photographers, videographers and other event related vendors for your upcoming weddings and quinceaneras. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Community Center, 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, CA. Call: Recreation Division (949) 361-8264. See more San Clemente events.

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

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

SAN PEDRO - Whale Fiesta. Celebrating the migration of the gray whale, help build a life-size blue whale out of sand, compete in the Duct Tape Whale Contest, music, puppet show, experts speaking on whales, birds, whalingTime: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro, California. Call: (310) 548-7562, cabrillomarineaqurium.org

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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