November 24, 2010
  • Motor Gun Hotel performs at Blue Café on Saturday.
Motor Gun Hotel performs at Blue Café on Saturday. (Courtesy Julie…)


FRIDAY: One Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach hosts Art A Fair with a Holiday Flair this Thanksgiving weekend, offering more than 50 vendors selling original hand-made crafts and more. A certified Farmers Market with fresh fruits and vegetables will also be on hand. The event goes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

SATURDAY: Underground bands Motor Gun Hotel (pictured), Slick & Slim, Nothing Sacred, Prowler and Harmsway perform at Blue Café, 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The show starts at 8 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit

SUNDAY: Dachshund races are held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Admission is $1 and parking is free. To register your dog, call (714) 898-5111.


Hyatt Thanksgiving

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa hosts a Thanksgiving dinner at its restaurant The Californian overlooking the ocean at 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy. The menu includes turkey, grilled New York strip loin, salmon, penne pasta, vegetables, dessert and more. The meal is offered starting at noon, with final seating at 7:30 p.m. The prix-fixe menu is $35, and there is also an a la carte menu and a kids' menu. For reservations, call (714) 845-4885.


Clean Water Walk

Causelife, a nonprofit dedicated to providing clean water in developing countries, hosts a Turkey Trot 5K/10K fundraiser starting at the Huntington Beach Boardwalk, Pacific Coast Highway and Beach Boulevard. The walk begins at 7 a.m. and registration is $40 on the day of the event. For more information, call (562) 430-5685 or visit


Western Christmas

Author Craig MacDonald and illustrator Bill Anderson sign their book "Old West Christmas – Tales With a Twist" at the Anderson Art Gallery, 16812 Pacific Coast Hwy., Sunset Beach. MacDonald will be at the gallery from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. each Friday and Saturday. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (562) 592-4393 or visit


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