FRIDAY: Local bands The Good Fiction, Robots Rise, Lazy Preacher and Distorted Faces perform at Blue Café, 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.bluecafelive.com.
SATURDAY: Alternative rock band Adam's Attic performs a free show from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bella Terra Mall, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, as part of the Summer Concert Series. For more information, visit http://www.bellaterra-hb.com.
SUNDAY: The Huntington Beach Historical Society presents Civil War Days (pictured), 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 is free, with refreshment proceeds benefiting the Historical Society. For more information, call (714) 969-8928 or visit http://www.hbcivilwar.webs.com.
The Orange County California Genealogical Society will host a free presentation on "Who Is That? Why Did Your Ancestors Associate with Apparent Strangers" at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. The speaker is Jean Wilcox Hibbens and her presentation will begin at 11 a.m. following the 10 a.m. general meeting. Hibbens will also lead a workshop at 12:30 p.m. on "Researching German Records When You Live in America and Don't Speak German." Admission to the workshop is $5 for nonmembers. For more information, call (949) 837-5200.