Opening Reception // Saturday, January 23, 6-9 p.m. Tap flyer for website.
"This annual open-call, non-juried, salon-style group exhibition features approximately 200 artists and over 400 works in a variety of media. Local, regional and national artist are invited to participate. Click here for more information."
"Nonprofit Community Service Programs (CSP) will play host to wine lovers and humanitarians during its 'Love Grows by Giving' Wine Tasting fundraiser to benefit CSP's Huntington Beach Youth Shelter, a safe haven for homeless, runaway, abused and at-risk youth. The event will feature an evening of unique wines, wine education, food pairings from local fine dining restaurants, beer samplings, live music and more. Live and silent auctions will include opulent prizes! Tickets start at $60 (early bird individual ticket) and $65 for general individual tickets." Tap flyer to purchase tickets.
Enter at Magnolia. Head south and meet at lifeguard tower #2.
"Orange County’s newest favorite steak and seafood restaurant is offering a special prix fixe Valentine’s menu on both Saturday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb. 14. BLK Earth Sea Spirits in downtown Huntington Beach offers acclaimed food and one of the best ocean views in Orange County from its spacious patio.
The dinner for two includes a choice of one appetizer, two side salads, a choice of an 8 oz Kobe filet mignon or Chilean sea bass for the entrée, and a choice of one dessert. The Valentine’s menu is $99 for two, excluding tax and gratuity.
BLK will also offer its regular menu for lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday, as well as Brunch both mornings from 10 am to 2 pm. Brunch offerings include a Valentine’s-themed buffet for $29.95 and BLK’s regular brunch menu with favorites such as eggs benedict, pancakes and more.
The restaurant also has a seasonal cocktail to toast the holiday with your Valentine. Cupid’s Arrow is a festive red cocktail with Stoli Strasberi, Cointreau, Champagne and a splash of Grenadine.
BLK Earth Sea Spirits is open Monday through Thursday from 11 am to 10 pm, Friday from 11 am to midnight, Saturday from 11 am to midnight, and Sunday from 10 am to 10 pm. The restaurant is located at 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 202, (at Main Street) in Huntington Beach. To make reservations or for more information, call the restaurant at (714) 960-0996 or visit blkearthseaspiritshb.com and connect atfacebook.com/blkearthseaspiritshb."
Tap image for website.
"Spoil your loved one to the gift of decadent cuisine and spa serenity this Valentine’s Day at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach! The oceanfront resort is the perfect setting for a romantic staycation offering accommodations and amenities for love birds looking to relax and unwind. Valentine’s Day highlights are included below.
- Watertable- The contemporary Californian-style restaurant showcases stunning views of the ocean with American fare, vintage wine, artisan cocktails and raft brews. Sunday Supper specials include Rosemary Fig Goat Cheese Spread, Herb Marinated Prime Rib and Citrus Chili Spiced Black Tiger Prawns and the 7 Degrees of Amorous- a pomegranate poached bosc pear, red wine syrup, citrus honey, vanilla bean gelato, crushed candied walnut and micro mint.
- Pacific Waters Spa- Book a treatment to enjoy a relaxing day at the Pacific Water Spa- with access to 20,000 square foot spa and fitness center, saltwater whirlpools, steam rooms, dry saunas and relaxation rooms and patios. Guests will also enjoy complimentary champagne, coffee, tea and locally baked cake pops."
"Bestselling author, performer and style icon, Dita Von Teese, will sign her new book 'Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour.' This is a wristband event. Wristbands will be distributed beginning at 9:00AM on February 16 with the purchase of Your Beauty Mark (or proof of purchase from a Barnes & Noble store or bn.com). Please see guidelines.
Personalization (with name) and photos may be allowed. One backlist book may be signed in addition to the new book. Please, no memorabilia."
Tap image for event info.
Tap flyer for Facebook event. "The first official in-store event to celebrate the release of 'Making Waves,' the much anticipated memoir of Olympic champion Shirley Babashoff."
"Jax Huntington Beach's Coastal ride is 27 miles. The ride is aimed at intermediate riders and is mostly flat with a small climb in the middle. Riders can climb Newport Coast at their own pace and regroup at the top. This is a NO drop ride and we will regroup along the way. Come out to have fun, meet new people, build fitness, and improve your riding skills. Please bring your road bike, lights (if necessary), helmet & H2O. Call: 714-969-8684." Tap flyer for full events calendar.
Tap image for Facebook event.
"State Of Wild's Official Launch Pow Wow (Launch ceremony with feasting, singing, and dancing) is happening on Saturday evening, January 30th at the AOSA Warehouse in Huntington Beach!
We will be Launching a new clothing line and some other exciting news for State of Wild!
15% of SOW Merchandise sold will go towards La Escuelita de Hope in Guatemala. There will be a raffle as well...so come ready to win!
There will be light refreshments (non-alcoholic, so bring the kiddos!) and snackage.
We are so grateful to have 5AM and Mantle Piece Jewelry as some featured guests at our event!
Please come and invite your Tribe!"
Tap flyer for Facebook event.
"Ways & Means Oyster House is kicking off its grand opening at Pacific City with an oyster eating contest to benefit local charities on January 29, at 1pm. The challenge boasts fierce competition coupled with a good cause as $3 from every oyster eaten will be donated to the winning team’s charity of choice. Team members from the Huntington Beach Police Department, Fire Department and local lifeguards will be given 60 seconds to eat as many oysters as they can, while spectators cheer on their favorite team.
'We really wanted to dive right into getting involved with our local community and give back,' says operating partner, Parnell Delcham. 'We are very excited about being a part of this beachside community and we feel this is a great way to meet our neighbors and community members.'
"What: The Southern California skies will be rocked like never before as the inaugural Surf City USA Airshow announces not one but two headlining jet teams. The United States Air Force Flight Demonstration Squadron – the Thunderbirds, and the Breitling Jet Team are scheduled to headline this premier event slated for October 22-23 over the Pacific Ocean in Huntington Beach – Surf City, USA.
The inaugural Surf City Airshow will be the only beachfront airs how on the West Coast, and the first air show held in Huntington Beach, California in over twenty years.
The Southern California skies will be rocked like never before as the
Where and When: Thunderbird #8, piloted by Major Scott Petz, call sign Cheetah, will complete a technical evaluation fly-over above Huntington Beach on Friday, Jan. 29 between 9:30 – 10am."
Tap image for more info.
Premiere, Thursday, January 21 // 5-7:30 p.m.
Ceremony, Friday, January 22 // 10-11 a.m.
Tap flyer for tickets + details.
"On Wednesday, January 20, 2016 join the all-American dining destination to take a trip down memory lane with a Steal The Glass event featuring Firestone Walker Milk and Cookies. Enjoy Firestone's Nitro Merlin Stout accompanied by Cookies from the Brown Butter Cookie Company.
WHAT: Guests are invited to take a trip down memory lane on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by joining Eureka! for Steal The Glass. Every Wednesday at 6 p.m. the all-American restaurant features a specific beer from a local microbrewery and when guests buy this beer, they take home the branded glass it comes in! This exclusive Steal The Glass is featuring an adult version of a childhood favorite, milk and cookies. Get ready for a one-of-a-kind event featuring Firestone Walker’s 2015 Nitro Merlin, a milk stout, and mouthwatering cookies from the Brown Butter Cookie Company, a California favorite.
The recently released 2015 edition of Nitro Merlin is a barrel aged oatmeal milk stout on nitro, rich with robust chocolate and coffee flavors. This milk stout is brewed with lactose sugar, giving the beer a creamy texture similar to milk. Also, the beer is being poured on nitro to enhance the mouthfeel of the beer. Guests will feel nostalgic, almost back at grandma’s with their favorite snack, milk and cookies. Experience this exclusive pairing on January 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. as a perfect dessert after enjoying one of Eureka!’s signature burgers, and it’s even encouraged to enjoy this delectable combination as a pre-dinner snack.
Tap flyer for website.
Friday, January 15, 4 p.m. // Formal "Ribbon Cutting" and YAPPY Hour
Saturday, January 16, from Noon-4 p.m. // Grand Opening Party
"The NEW, bigger, better TOP DOG *barkery, bath & boutique* is NOW OPEN and you and your dog won’t want to miss it! TOPDOG located in Pacific City, right offPCH on 1st Street, will celebrate its debut with a visit from HB City officials for a formal "Ribbon Cutting" and YAPPY Hour on Friday, January 15th. Starting at 4pm and benefiting a local rescue group, enjoy a free glass of wine and light hors de'voures with a donation, and your pup will enjoy FREE Barkery samples!
Also, save the date for TOP DOG's Grand Opening Party this Saturday, January 16th from 12noon to 4pm. Enjoy FREE pictures with a 10 foot TOP DOG mascot, Raffle prizes awarded every hour on the hour, and more FREE Samples from the Barkery and product coupons to treat your furbaby!
TOP DOG features a bakery case filled with delicious dog treats baked fresh daily on site that would make their owner’s mouths water. Your four-legged friend will enjoy soft-baked cookies, K9 Cupcakes, and made to order “Barkday” cakes! Some of the top of the line brands carried at Top Dog Barkery include grain-free dog foods like Orijen, Primal, Stella and Chewy’s & Taste of the Wild. Treats are all natural and made in the USA like Plato, Sojos and Northwest Naturals treats. Many local business suppliers are also featured, like “Good Dog Beds”, "Dogla" Leather Collars and "Doggie Walk" Bags. A plethora of high quality toys from Tuffy Toys, to Aussie Naturals, to Go-Dog brands, are among other hard to find, upscale and quality products.
Let your canine be a pampered pooch in the Grooming Salon, and play “Top Dog” in the new Doggie Day care group funroom. “I’ve always been an animal lover and realized my calling to open my own specialty boutique for other dog lovers, after volunteering at the Irvine Animal Care Center,” said owner Karen Mahmalji. “My mission is to make a difference in the lives of shelter dogs, and educate other dog lovers to help with rescue efforts. My goal is for TOP DOG to provide discriminating local residents, visitors and tourists with unique, upscale pet products and fulfill the need for high quality dog food and treats.”
TOP DOG known as “The Dog Lover’s Boutique and Bakery”, is located at 21010 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A-160 (at the corner ofFirst Street) in HuntingtonBeach. TOP DOG is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 8pm; Saturday from 10 am to 8pm; and Sunday from10am to 6pm. For more information, and for any special orders including doggie birthday cakes made to order, please call the store at (714) 960-.DOGS (3647)."
"16th Annual Fundriaser for the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum. Ring in the New Year Surf City Style by dashing into the Pacific Ocean and starting 2016 with a SPLASH.
9:00 am - 11:00 am: Registration & Pancake Breakfast
11:00 am: Pancake Breakfast ends, and all those making a SPLASH head to the Shore.
Introduction of Special Guests & Recognition of:
- Wildest Costume
- Youngest Participant
- Oldest Participant
- Participant travelling the furthest
- Largest Represented Group (Churches, Clubs, Businesses, Friends, etc.)
AT HIGH NOON, all SURF CITY SPLASHERS dash through the Sponsors’ Banner for a dip in the Pacific.
Cost: $20. Includes a Pancake Breakfast and a Certificate of Participation OR Sanity – your choice! All proceeds benefit the International Surfing Museum.
Shopping on Pier Plaza all day. (Vendor spaces are $75 and include a pancake breakfast. To reserve a space contact SurfCity2@verizon.net.)
Register in person at the Museum or download REGISTRATION / WAIVER HERE and mail in: 411 Olive Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Questions: LoveSurfCity@gmail.com/ 714-698-9837
Location: 405 Pacific Coast Hwy (Zack's at Pier Plaza)"
Tap image for website.
Tap flyer for details + tickets.
SEALEGS WINE BAR TO TRANSFORM INTO A MONTE CARLO-INSPIRED CASINO DURING EXCLUSIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE BASH HOSTED BY MOËT & CHANDON
SeaLegs’ NYE High Roller Event Includes Multiple Casino Game Tables, Award-Winning Food, Entertainment and Prize Opportunities for Restaurant Patrons While Ringing in the New Year
WHAT: Award-winning SeaLegs Wine Bar invites patrons to ring in 2016 during its “High Roller” event on New Year’s Eve, as the restaurant lavishly transforms into a 1960’s Chicago Playboy Bunny-inspired Club hosted by Moët & Chandon. SeaLegs will give away lace bunny ears for guests to immerse themselves into the theme. Tickets are $100 and will include heavy passed hors d'oeuvres featuring SeaLegs’ gourmet cuisine, an elaborate dessert table, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, dancing to DJ Eon spinning the soundtrack for the night, and $500 in “SeaLegs Chips” to use on multiple roulette, black jack and craps tables with dealers dressed as “bunnies.” The black-tie affair will include exciting prize opportunities for the top three players, including a five-night stay at the award-winning Kanantik Resort in Belize. Three bars will serve extensive fine wine, hand-selected craft beer, champagne and cocktail options including the restaurant’s specialty, Moscow Mules.
Tickets are limited and are available now for presale purchase at sealegs.ticketleap.com/nye16.
WHEN: Thursday, December 31, 2015, doors open at 7 p.m.
Hors d'oeuvres served from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Best visuals for media: midnight
WHERE: SeaLegs Wine Bar, 21022 Beach Blvd., #105, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
WHY: Leave your worries at the door. That’s the motto of SeaLegs Wine Bar and it’s an especially poignant message when entering a new year. The restaurant continues its traditional of throwing one of Orange County’s sexiest New Year’s Eve parties with their High Roller event. The establishment’s typical Hampton’s inspired décor will be transformed to create a Monte Carlo-inspired Club for ticketholders to welcome 2016.