FRIDAY: Street Drum Corps and Cobra Starship (pictured) 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.
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 https://www.shipleynature.org.
SUNDAY: The Huntington Beach Concert Band performs at 5 p.m. at Central Park, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach as part of the Concerts In The Park series. The show is free. For more information, visit https://www.hbconcertband.org.
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.
The UK Beat plays British rock hits 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.
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The 44th season of Art-A-Fair, which features exhibits from local artists, is at 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. An adult season pass is $7 for one of Southern California’s most popular art festivals. For more information, visit https://www.art-a-fair.com or call (949) 494-4514.
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“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 Weezer will 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.
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.
The Orange County Roller Girls present a double-header to benefit the Huntington Beach nonprofit Project Self-Sufficiency at the Rinks, 5555 McFadden Ave., Huntington Beach. The Wheel Housewives of OC take on the Prison City Derby Dames at 6 p.m., with Blockwork Orange going up against Central Coast Roller Derby at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 for regular seating, with $20 VIP tickets. For more information, call (714) 614-3230.
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.
While cats and kittens are available every day, the main pet adoption events are from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Petco, 5961 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, and PetSmart, 7600 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 448-9079.
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.
The Huntington Beach Library presents Laptime Storytime at 9:15, 10 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays at 7111 Talbert Ave. for children 18 months to 3 years old. The library’s preschool storytime for children 3 to 5 are at 10 and 11 a.m. Fridays. Call (714) 375-5107.