Events You’ll Love

February 11, 2009|By Ashley Breeding

Whether you’re attached or single this Valentine’s Day, there is something happening in Orange County for you. Singles can mingle at clubs or celebrate their independence at an anti-Valentine’s party. Couples can take their pick of any number of local romantic prix-fixes. Whatever you choose to do this holiday, it’s bound to be a lovely time.

Huntington Beach

 Central Library Theater presents Kim Waters, Smooth Jazz Saxophonist, who will perform songs from his new release “I Want You — Love in the Spirit of Marvin [Gaye],” including “Groove With Me,” “Take Me Away,” and Cosmic Love” in a Valentine’s Day concert at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday at 7111 Talbert Ave. Tickets are $35-95. Call (714) 377-7574 to purchase tickets.

 Gallagher’s Pub & Grill will host a Valentine’s Day Punk Rock Show with Madcap and Volcho and Friendz at 9 p.m. Saturday at 300 Pacific Coast Hwy, No. 113. Call (714) 536-2422 for information.


Gregg Young and the 2nd Street Band, voted Best Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year, want you to celebrate your love of music without spending a dime, and will put on a free concert at Bella Terra Mall, 7777 Edinger Ave., from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

 Huntington Beach Beer Co. will celebrate “being alive by being in love” with local band HumanLab at 9 p.m. Saturday at 201 Main St., Ste E.. Cost is $5 at the door.

 Martini Blues will “kick Cupid’s ass” with a Single’s Party Saturday at 5874 Edinger Ave. Call (714) 840-2129 for information.

Sunset Gondola brings the romance and tradition of Venice, Italy, to the canals of Sunset Beach and Huntington Harbour from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at 16370 Pacific Coast Hwy. Cost is $77/couple. Call (562) 592-3295 to reserve tickets.

Newport Beach

21 Oceanfront Restaurant is celebrating Valentine’s Day all week with lunch and dinner specials, and will feature an extra special menu for $125/person Saturday evening at 2100 W. Oceanfront. Call (949) 673-2100 for reservations.

Bayside Restaurant will feature a three-course Valentine’s Menu, which includes a variety of choices for a starter and entrée, and Chocolate Feuillentine for dessert for $56/person at 900 Bayside Drive. Piano and bass music will be provided by the Michael McKenna Duo. Call (949) 721-1222 for reservations.

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