January 2010 Events

 

 

January 9, 2010

Saturday

 

BRENTWOOD - Brentwood Holiday On Ice. Twinkling outdoor light-filled rink under a big tent. Located next to the Streets of Brentwood shops, public ice skating goes to Jan. 10. Cost: $10, $5 skate rental. Hours: Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun - 12:30 to 10 p.m. approx.; Mon, Tues, Thurs - 2 to 9 p.m. Location: Call: (925) 513-1702. brentwoodholidayonice.com

COSTA MESA - Bride World Expo. Bridal ideas and vendors. Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $10, parking $5. Location: Orange County Fairgrounds Fair & Event Center, Buildings 14 & 16, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. brideworld.com

ESCONDIDO - Cowboy Jack and North County Cowboys, concert. Favorites from Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson performed at Lake Wohlford CafĂ© are served with home-style cooking, beer & wine and dancing. Time 7 to 10 p.m. Cost: Free. Location:  25484 Lake Wohlford Rd., Escondido, CA  92027. Call: (760) 749-6585, hankshow.com

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 - Downtown on Ice at Pershing Square. Biggest rink and cheapest price, according to the city of Los Angeles Parks & Rec department, which invites you to come skate amidst the skyscrapers. Time: Monday -Thursday 12 Noon to 10 p.m.; Friday thru Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost: $6/ 1 hour rink time, $2 skate rental. Location: Pershing Square, Los Angeles, CA. laparks.org

PALM SPRINGS - Fest Film Festival. Six days of world-class films (short films) in sunny Palm Springs Camelot Theatres in downtown area. Location: 2300 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262.  Camelot: (760) 325-6565.  Call the festival box office at (760) 778-8979. psfilmfest.org

REDWAY -  House of Floyd Pink Floyd Tribute Concert. Time: 8 p.m. Location: Mateel Community Center, 59 Rusk Lane, Redway, CA. mateel.org \SACRAMENTO - The Rail Splitter and the Railroads, exhibit through February 15.

SACRAMENTO - Midtown Ice Skating Rink. Seasonal outdoor ice rink offers vacation fun for everyone. Time: 10am-10pm 7 days/week. Cost: $8; $5 age 12 and under. $2 skate rental. Location:  20th & K Streets, Sacramento, CA. Call: (916) 442-1500. ExploreMidtown.org

SAN FRANCISCO - Union Square Ice Skating Rink. Open daily through Jan. 18, be surrounded by your favorite stores and hotels in Union Square's outdoor holiday ice event. Opens daily at 10 a.m. Cost: $9.50 adult, $4.50 child, skate rental $4. unionsquareshop.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.

SAN JOSE - Downtown Ice. Visit the Circle of the Palms for seasonal, festive ice skating downtown. Time: Noon to Midnight  $15 adult, $13 age 12 and younger-- includes ice time and rental skates (skate sizes range from toddler 8 to men's 13). Skate all you want first-come, first-serve...no in and out privileges. Circle of Palms, 120 S. Market St. between San Jose Museum of Art and Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, California. Call: (408) 279-1775 ext. 45 or sjdowntown.com

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

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.

VALLEJO - Tierra Negra with Muriel Anderson. German musicians debut their CD New World Flamenco. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $15-$28. Location: Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590. Call: (707) 552-2400. empresstheatre.org

WALNUT CREEK - Downtown Walnut Creek on Ice. Ice skating rink outdoor. Fun for all ages.  Time: Open daily at 11 a.m. Cost: Mon-Thurs $11-15. Location: 1365 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, Ca. Call: ( 925) 935-7669. iceskatewalnutcreek.com 

 

 

 


 

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