September 08, 2010
  • Craig Bradford, a Los Angeles County fireman who lives in Huntington Beach, listens to speakers at a previous Patriot Day ceremony at Pier Plaza.
Craig Bradford, a Los Angeles County fireman who lives… (KENT TREPTOW, HB…)


FRIDAY: Alternative rock band Secret Garden performs a free show from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bella Terra Mall. The event is part of the Summer Concert Series at Bella Terra.

SATURDAY: A memorial ceremony (pictured) for the victims of the 9/11 attacks is at 6 p.m. at Pier Plaza, Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 536-3855.

SUNDAY: Local surf bands The Fabulous Nomads and The Mighty Surf Lords perform free shows from 1 to 4 p.m. at Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum, 411 Olive Ave. For more information, visit



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



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 warmup at 9 and the run/walk at 9:30. Parking is $15. For more information, visit

Roller Derby

The OC Roller Girls compete against San Diego Roller Derby at the Rinks, 5555 McFadden Ave., Huntington Beach. The Wheel Housewives of OC compete at 6 p.m., Blockwork Orange at 8 p.m. Admission is $12 to $20 and part of the proceeds benefits the Los Alamitos Police Officers Assn. For more information, call (877) 623-3729 or visit

Country Music

The Singing Goodtimers perform during "Senior Saturday" at 9:15 a.m. at the Huntington Beach Pier. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 536-9387.


Ballet Festival

Ballet Repertory Theatre opens its 34th season with its annual Fall Festival at the Golden West College Theater, 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. The show, featuring classics from Spain, Russia and elsewhere, is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $13 to $16. For more information, call (714) 895-8150 or visit


Interfaith Blessing

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