FRIDAY: Long Beach-based indie rock band The Brook Lee Catastrophe (pictured) headlines Fitzgeralds Pub, 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach. Vandella also performs. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and is $5 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.fitzgeraldshb.net.
SATURDAY: The Huntington Beach Elks present its fourth annual Classic Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 7711 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach. Admission is free, but proceeds from entries go to They Will Surf Again, a charity that offers adaptive surfing to people who have suffered spinal cord injuries. For more information, call (714) 369-5195 or visit http://www.hbelks.com.
SUNDAY: The annual Plum Festival, featuring food, music, dancing, carnival games, dachshund races and more, takes place at the Beer Gardens at Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave. No. 49, Huntington Beach. The festival runs from 2 to 6 p.m., with the dachshund races beginning at 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 895-8020.
Soul and Funk
Oreo Divas 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.
Orange County Children's Theatre presents "Aladdin, Jr." at the Huntington Beach High School Historic Theatre, 1905 Main St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 to $14. For more information, call
(714) 502-2244 or visit http://www.occt.org.
TILL AUG. 29
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 http://www.art-a-fair.com or call (949) 494-4514.
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 begins at 8 p.m. For more information, call (714) 362-7480.
The Singing Goodtimers vocal group performs at the amphitheater at Bella Terra, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. and admission is free. For more information, call (714) 536-9387.
Crank It Up
Hello Cleveland plays arena rock at the Bella Terra amphitheater, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. The free show is from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (714) 897-2534.
The Alzheimer's Assn., presents a legal workshop on planning for long-term care at 9:30 a.m. at Sunrise Senior Living, 7401 Yorktown Ave., Huntington Beach. There is no cost to attend. For more information, call (949) 757-3703.
SEPT. 4 AND SEPT. 5
Civil War Days
The Huntington Beach Historical Society presents Civil War Days, a series of Civil War reenactments — including Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, battles and weapons demonstrations — at Huntington Central Park,
7111 Talbert Ave. Events begin
at 10 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday. Admission to the event
is free, with proceeds from
food and refreshments
benefiting the Historical Society. For more information, call (714) 969-8928 or visit http://www.hbcivilwar.webs.com.
SEPT. 5 TILL OCT. 31
The 34th annual Oktoberfest is at Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Festivities take place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 to 7:30 p.m.
Sunday. For more information, call (714) 895-8020 or visit http://www.oldworld.ws.
Walk for Wildlife
The Wetlands & Wildlife Care Center presents its 5K Walk/Run for the Wildlife at Huntington State Beach, beginning just north of the wetlands jetty at Brookhurst Street. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with a stretch and warm-up at 9 and the run/walk at 9:30. Parking is $15. For more information, visit http://www.wwccoc.org.
The Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce presents its third annual Green Expo, featuring vendor booths, live music and more at Pier Plaza, Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway. The expo is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.huntingtonbeach
Walk for Water
Women of the Wells hosts the Walk 4 Water, a 5K walk to raise money for clean water in blighted parts of the world, at the Strand on Huntington Beach, near the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk is at 9:30. Cost is $25. For more information, call (949) 644-4860 or visit http://www.womenofthewells.org.