FRIDAY: Brandon Mull, bestselling author of the Fablehaven series will discuss and sign his new series for children, Beyonders No. 1: "A World Without Heroes" at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave. No. 110. For more information, call (714) 897-8781.
SATURDAY: The 6th Annual Bob White Invitational Youth Karate Tournament takes place at the gymnasium at Huntington Beach High School, 1905 Main St. The tournament lasts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and raises funds for Royal Family Kids' Camps, a charity for abused and neglected children. For more information, call (949) 645-0337 or visit http://www.bobwhiteinvitational.com.
SUNDAY: The 2011 Vans Pier Classic, a four-star event on the ASP North American Tour, wraps up at the Huntington Beach Pier. Local surfer Micah Byrne (pictured) is one of the many surfing stars who will compete in the event, which started Wednesday. For more information, visit http://www.vans.com.