August 18, 2010
  • The Brook Lee Catastrophe performs at Fitzgerald's Pub on Friday.
The Brook Lee Catastrophe performs at Fitzgerald's… (HB Independent )


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

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

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.


Children's Theater

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



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 or call (949) 494-4514.


German Artist

"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.


Comedy Improv

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