FRIDAY: Street Drum Corps and
SATURDAY: Shipley Nature Center, 17851 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, hosts Shipley Restoration Days the first Saturday of each month. Help weed, water, plant, clear brush and do anything else needed to keep Shipley Nature Center vibrant and open to the public. The event is from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (714) 842-4771 or visit http://www.shipleynature.org.
SUNDAY: The Huntington Beach Concert Band performs at 5 p.m. at
U.S. Open Concert
Timmy Curran and Switchfoot perform at the U.S. Open of Surfing Concert Series at the Huntington Beach Pier. The show is free and starts at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (714) 375-2188.
TILL AUG. 29
The 44th season of Art-A-Fair, which features exhibits from local artists, is at 777 Laguna Canyon Road,
TILL AUG. 31
"Couples and Pairs," a collection of paintings, silk-screen prints and gouaches by German artist Ernst Wille (1916-2005), will be on display at the OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art at Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave. No. 32, Huntington Beach. The gallery is open 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.
The Corporate Recess Players present "Bring It On!" at Old World German Restaurant, Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Admission is $15 and the show is at 8 p.m. For more information, call (714) 362-7480.
U.S. Open Concert
Hot Hot Heat and
Rock and Blues
Sechman, Ott and Borden play at the Bella Terra amphitheater, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. The show is free and is from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (714) 897-2534.
AUG. 14 AND 15
The Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center hosts a Family Fun Fair, featuring pony rides, games, food, vendor booths and a silent auction, at 18381 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. The second annual Surf City Cowboy Challenge, in which riders compete on an obstacle course, takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, with a barbecue and hoedown from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults, with children 18 and younger free. For more information, call (714) 305-7922 or (714) 848-6565.
Cypress Twirlers Square Dancing hosts a dancing night for singles and couples from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The event is at 5946 Westminster Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (562) 425-0130 or (714) 840-1750.
Members of the Huntington Harbour Yacht Club, 3821 Warner Ave., meet for brunch on the first three Sundays of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public and guests are welcome. Cost is $12. For information and reservations, call (562) 592-2186.
The historic Newland House Museum, 19820 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, offers tours from local historians who provide information about the two-story Victorian home built in 1898. The museum is open from noon to 4 p.m. the first and third Saturday and Sunday of the month. Cost is $2 for adults, $1 for children. For information, call (714) 960-0055. For a rental, call (714) 536-5486.
Huntington Beach Central Library will host Crafty Kids Club from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturdays at the library, at 7111 Talbert Ave. Children about 5 through 9 years old are invited to enjoy stories and related crafts. Call (714) 375-5107. Press zero to speak with a librarian.