Looking to treat Dad this weekend? Here are some venues in Huntington Beach offering Father's Day specials:
Say it with song
Pianist Vern Nelson performs a Father's Day concert at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., with an eclectic program that includes the works of Debussy and Liszt as well as "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." Guest artists are promised. The show lasts from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday and admission is $10 for adults or $5 for children. For more information, call (714) 235-8376.
Don the Beachcomber hosts a Father's Day BBQ at 16278 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. Island entertainment, food and bottomless pints of beer are offered from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $39.95 for adults, $29.95 for seniors and $14.95 for kids under age 12. For information or reservations, call (562) 592-1321 or visit http://www.donthebeachcomber.com.
This event's got legs
Old World Village hosts a Father's Day Wiener Dog Race in the beer garden by Old World German Restaurant, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. The race lasts from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday and admission is $2. For more information or to enter a dachshund in the race, call (714) 898-5111 or visit wienerdogstore.com.
Treat Pop to the Pops
Bella Terra hosts a Father's Day concert featuring the 50-member Golden West Pops in the shopping center's amphitheater. The concert is free and lasts from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit http://www.bellaterra-hb.com.
Toast to fatherhood
Romano's Macaroni Grill offers all wine at half price as part of its Summer Uncorked promotion. Every day through Aug. 25, wines are available for as little as $3 by the glass (down from $6) and $14 by the bottle (down from $28). The chain's Huntington Beach location is at 7901 Edinger Ave. in Bella Terra. Father's Day weekend hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (714) 901-4481 or visit http://www.macaronigrill.com.
Down Mexico way
Taco de Ojo offers a pair of Father's Day specials: a surf-and-turf dinner with a free pint of beer for $15.99 and a surf-and-turf platter for two with salad and dessert for $44.99. The restaurant is located in Bella Terra at 7811 Edinger Ave., Suite 110. It is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. For more information or reservations, call (714) 892-3852 or visit taco-de-ojo.com.