FRIDAY: Surf rock band the Breakaways perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bella Terra Mall as part of the Summer Concert Series. The show is free.
SATURDAY: Michael & The Lonesome Playboys, a country-rock band fronted by singer-songwriter Michael Ubaldini (pictured), performs at Fitzgeralds Pub, 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach. The show starts at 9 p.m. and admission is free. For more information, call (714) 968-4523.
SUNDAY: Old World German Festival Garden, 7561 Center Ave., No. 49, Huntington Beach hosts its weekly dachshund races from 3 to 5 p.m. Admission is $1 and parking is free. For more information, call (714) 898-5111.
THURSDAY SEPT. 23
Jim and Sylvia Gallagher give a presentation on "Birds of Bolsa Chica" at a forum hosted by the Bolsa Chica Land Trust at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., Rooms C and D. The lecture starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free. For more information, call (714) 846-1001.