December 22, 2010
  • Charles Summers of Mission Viejo carries presents destined for Orangewood Children's Home during last year's Santa Ride at Fitzgerald's Pub last week.
Charles Summers of Mission Viejo carries presents destined… (KENT TREPTOW, HB…)


FRIDAY: The 10th annual Santa Ride to benefit Orangewood Children's Home takes off at 8:30 a.m. from Fitzgerald's Pub, 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach. Motorcycle riders will dress as Santa to deliver toys to the children's shelter. Riders are encouraged to meet for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at Fitzgerald's. For more information, call (714) 968-4523 or visit

SATURDAY: Classic car owners known as the Donut Derelicts meet each Saturday at 6 a.m. to share stories and admire their cars at 9015 Adams Ave., Huntington Beach. The tradition has been going for more than 20 years and is billed as the "best free car show in the world." For more information, call (949) 859-8549 or visit

SUNDAY: There will be ice skating at The Strand, 5th and Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach, until Jan. 3. Skate rentals are $5 for children and $7 for adults. For more information, visit



Nutcracker Ballet

Ballet Repertory Theatre presents its 34th season of "The Nutcracker" at Golden West College Mainstage Theater, 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. Performances are at 7 p.m. Dec. 11, 17, 18, 21, 22 and 23; 5 p.m. Dec. 12 and 19; 2 p.m. Dec. 11, 18, 22 and 23; and 1 p.m. Dec. 12, 19 and 24. Tickets are $16 general admission, $15 seniors and ASB/Golden West students, $14 children under 12. For more information, call (714) 895-8150.


One-Woman Show

"Destination Art," a one-woman show by Huntington Beach artist Sherry Marger, is on display at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. Open hours are 1 to 9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Marger will be in attendance from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 and 18. For more information, call (714) 842-4481.


Photography Show

"Drama in Seven Acts," a photography exhibit featuring works by Lauren Greenfield, Alvin Booth, Themba Hadebe, David Lurie, Euro Rotelli, Robert Stivers and Guy Tillim, is on display at the OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave. #32, Huntington Beach. Regular gallery hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. The gallery is closed between Dec. 20 and Jan. 3. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.

DEC. 29 TILL DEC. 31

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