January 25th marks the start of the Lunar New Year in Asia, welcoming in the Year of the Rat. Celebrations abound throughout Orange County, Los Angeles and San Diego!  Locally, you can join in the fun at the TET Festival at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa  from January 24-26th and at Bower’s Museum (see … [Read more…]

Long Beach Antique/Flea Market

If you enjoy spending a Sunday morning strolling through aisles of great stuff, from vintage clothes and jewelry and homewares to unique art, furniture and collectibles then check out the Long Beach Antiques Market. An institution in Long Beach, the market is held the third Sunday of every month at the Long Beach Veteran’s Stadium. … [Read more…]

Disney’s Archives Exhibit at the Bowers Museum

Coming to the Bowers March 7, 2020, the exhibition Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic celebrates The Walt Disney Company on the 50th anniversary of its archives, with behind-the-scenes access never before granted to the public. The 10,000-square-feet traveling exhibit, which premiered at D23 Expo Japan in 2018, will offer … [Read more…]

Happy New Year – Resolutions

Happy New Year! Now is a great time to start fresh! Here are some tips to get 2020 off to a great start: Reuse/renew/recycle ideas Clean the house, recycling/upcycling gently used or never used items by donating them. Goodwill or the Assistance League or the American Cancer Society in your neighborhood or other local charities … [Read more…]

Holiday Events to enjoy in Southern California

  The holidays are upon us and families are getting together, friends want to celebrate and you wonder what you can enjoy together? Here are some great ideas – some are free and others have a nominal fee: Huntington Beach Cruise of Lights -December 17-23rd. Take a cruise through the Huntington Beach Huntington Harbor and … [Read more…]


Help support your local businesses by supporting Small Business Saturday and shopping on Saturday at local businesses! It helps keep small businesses in our community and keep our economy vibrant. Instead of buying online where your money goes out of the city (state and sometimes country), you can shop at locally owned shops in quaint … [Read more…]

Veteran’s Day November 11th: Ceremony & Car Show

  The annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony and Car Show in Huntington Beach remembers and honors the sacrifices of those Americans who gave their time, their fighting spirit and sometimes their lives in war. Beginning at Pier Plaza with a Veteran’s Day Ceremony, the day continues with hundreds of classic, collector cars, customs, motorcycles and more … [Read more…]

Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday, November 3rd

  Remember to turn your clocks back one hour at 2 AM on Sunday, November 3rd. You’ll gain an extra hour of sleep. If you have an appointment on Sunday, be sure to confirm the time before leaving for your appointment! Just remember the old saying if you forget which way to set your clocks: … [Read more…]