Posts Tagged ‘Menzingers’

2013 OC Music Awards Showcase Series Night 5
7:30 pm – 11:30 pm, February 5
Tiki Bar, Costa Mesa

This free and all-ages show will feature some of the nominated musicians for the OC Music Awards. Each night features five different local artists performing and competing for the title of Best Live Band awarded at the OC Music Awards in March. This series of free shows occurs every Tuesday night all the way through the finals on February 26.

Hot Water Music, La Dispute, The Menzingers @ The Observatory
8:00 pm – 1:00 am, February 6
The Observatory, Santa Ana

Punk rock band Hot Water Music headlines a show this Wednesday night at The Observatory with La Dispute and The Menzingers. Tickets to this all-ages show cost $20.

Tet Festival
3:00 pm – 10:00 pm, February 8
10:00 am – 10:00 pm, February 9
10:00 am – 9:00 pm, February 10
Garden Grove Park, Garden Grove

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at this family-fun festival this weekend in Garden Grove. Costing just $5 per person to enter, this festival will feature hundreds of booths selling merchandise, crafts, food, and more. Children will love all the rides available, while everyone will enjoy the music, dance, and parade.

9th Annual Bulldog Beauty Contest
9:30 am – 3:00 pm, February 9
Marine Stadium Park (north end), Long Beach

Surround yourself with cuteness this Saturday morning at the Bulldog Beauty Contest in Long Beach. Completely free to attend for all ages, guests will see over 500 bulldogs in attendance, as many will strut their little legs on the red carpet runway. Each entry can win from any of 19 contests, some of which will cater to other dog breeds. Guests wanting seats at the runway will have to pay $5, while anyone wanting to enter their dog must pay $10 per entry.

6th Annual Pasadena PinotFest
11:30 am – 4:30 pm, February 9
Altadena Country Club, Altadena

Sample fine wines and gourmet goodies at this wine festival in the San Gabriel Valley. Guests will have the opportunity to sample over 200 different wines ranging from California, Oregon, New Zealand, and France. VIP admission costs $119 and allows entry at 11:30am, while general admission costs $89 and allows entry at 1pm.

9th Annual Belmont Shore Chocolate Festival
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, February 9
2nd Street, Belmont Shore, Long Beach

Set up similarly to Stroll & Savor, the Belmont Shore Chocolate Festival features a Homemade Chocolate Dessert Contest and various Pie-Eating Contests, in addition to the restaurants up and down 2nd Street sampling their chocolate goodies. Completely free to attend, guests may purchase booklets of 12 tickets for $10 on the day of the fest in front of Chase Bank. This year, the organizers have added a NEW Cake Walk activity. Details remain unknown, but they have mentioned that participants may win cakes or gift cards.

Long Beach Mardi Gras
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, February 9
Shoreline Village, Long Beach

Shoreline Village plays host this Saturday to a myriad of music, art, activities, entertainment, dance, parades, and more. The actual parade starts at 3pm at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Completely free to attend for all ages, all guests can get involved with the festivities, from the dancing to the games and more. Dress up to get even more involved!

Los Angeles Bacon Festival
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, February 9
Petersen Auto Museum, Los Angeles

As the name suggests, if you love bacon, this fest has nothing but bacon. Come indulge in all things bacon, as you explore every possible way to consume bacon. Tickets sold out a long time ago, but you may get lucky and find someone selling a ticket or two.

I Just Wanna Dance
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, February 9
Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach

This non-profit show brings together post-grads wanting to get away from the busy work life to let it all out and just dance for a night. For $20 per ticket, expect to hear music and see dances from many different cultures. The organizers will also provide FREE food and drinks!

Romantic Rock Productions @ The Juke Joint
8:00 pm – 1:00 am, February 9
The Juke Joint, Anaheim

For those 21 and up, check out The Juke Joint this Saturday night to see tribute bands, live art, a fashion show, pin-up girls, and live DJ’s, all at NO cover charge!

The American Wake @ Auld Dubliner
10:00 pm – 1:00 am, February 9
Auld Dubliner, Long Beach

Come see local Irish Rock band The American Wake play this Saturday at the Auld Dubliner in Downtown Long Beach. No cover charge, but only those 21 and up may enter.

Noodle Bowl Fest
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, February 10
Viceroy Hotel, Santa Monica

For $55 per person, attendees receive a noodle bowl from seven of LA’s top chefs. Each noodle bowl comes with Singha beer and craft cocktail pairings, meaning no one under 21 may enter.