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Saturday, August 9

Summer Sun & Art Fest

The Pike at Rainbow Harbor

95 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach, 90802


(AUG. 9-10) The 2014 “Summer Sun & Art Fest” along with “Cruise The Pike” Classic Car Show will take place at The Pike in Long Beach CA. on August 9-10, 2014 and coincides once again with the Long Beach Jazz Festival next to The Pike Grand Ferris Wheel & Rainbow Lagoon! The sea breeze, sights, sounds, tastes and ocean view are unforgettable… and the Car Trophies are too! Admission is Free to the Public so invite your friends! Visit www.LaydBack.co or www.CruiseThePike.com for more information.
Address 95 S. Pine Ave. Long Beach, CA
Show Hours: Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm, Car Show Sunday 3pm-6pm

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Sunday, August 10

Terranea Resort Hosts Inaugural Wine Festival

Terranea Resort

100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275


In celebration of its five-year anniversary, Terranea Resort, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, is introducing a new event, a Celebration of Food and Wine. The inaugural event will take place August 10 and feature special seminars and wine tastings led by experts, along with a wine luncheon, special wine retail offerings, evening reception and dinner, and accommodation packages.

The Celebration of Food and Wine at Terranea Resort, in Rancho Palos Verdes, will offer four seminars, as well as an “Old World vs. New World” themed lunch and cooking demonstration from the chefs of Terranea. The festival culminates with the ‘Taste of Terranea’ reception, featuring bites from each of Terranea’s restaurants, complemented by wine booths represented by select wine purveyors.

The two morning seminars include Bubbles of the World, hosted by Master of Wine Candidate Stuart Prato, from 10 – 11:15 a.m., and A History of South Africa, hosted by award-winning Boela Gerber of Groot Constantia, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. The lunch, hosted by French Wine Specialist Paul Swigger, will begin at 1 p.m., and will be prepared by Terranea’s Executive Chef Bernard Ibarra and feature a cooking demonstration highlighting the theme of “Old World vs. New World” in both the food and wine presented.

The two afternoon seminar sessions will cover Italian Wines, hosted by Premier Italian Wine Importer and Italian Master Sommelier John Cressman, from 3 – 4:15 p.m., and Bordeaux vs. Burgundy, hosted by Jason Berry, representing Mark Haisma, Burgundy Négociant, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The evening reception and dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and feature the chefs of Terranea, along with a special selection of wines for guests to taste and explore.

Festival tickets are offered at $125 including all four seminars and lunch, $125 for the evening reception and dinner, or $225 for the full day of food and wine experiences that includes seminars, lunch, reception and dinner. A special introductory offer of buy one ticket, get the second ticket 50% off is available for the first 70 guests to purchase.  

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Wednesday, August 13

Wednesday, August 20

Tall Ships Festival LA

Port of Los Angeles

Harbor Blvd. and Swinford St., San Pedro, CA


(AUG. 20-24) Tall Ships® Festival LA 2014 will take over the LA Waterfront, featuring more than a dozen international and domestic grand tall ships sailing in from across the Pacific. The five-day festival features boat tours, dockside demonstrations, maritime-themed entertainment, a children’s pirate camp, arts and crafts, and  the first US West coast debut of the world’s largest Rubber Duck.

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Saturday, August 23

All-American Soap Box Derby At The Queen Mary

Queen Mary

1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90802


(THROUGH AUG. 24) The Queen's Cup - Soap Box Derby Races Comes to Long Beach. The first All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) and CA Family Soap Box Derby Association (CFSBDA) sanctioned rally race in Long Beach makes its formal racing debut, Aug 23-24 at the Queen Mary. Racers can compete in three divisions, attracting first time builders, veteran racers and youngsters from area clubs/associations. All entrants are welcome- Free for first time racers to compete. Family activities and spectating FREE. Visit website for rules and information - http://www.Queenmary.com/derby. Complete Derby, rule information can be found on the All-American Soap Box Derby website at www.aasbd.com.

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Sunday, August 24

6th Annual Wine & Beer Festival

Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles

One Trump National Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Description: We hope that you will join us in celebrating and participating in Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles’ 6th Annual Wine & Beer Festival. A growing tradition in the South Bay, the Wine and Beer Festival offers guests a world class experience close to home. Located on the luxurious Palos Verdes Peninsula, this venue offers panoramic ocean views and is an ideal setting for showcasing world renowned wineries and breweries, gourmet food trucks, live music entertainment, raffle prizes and exhibitors.

What: 6th Annual Wine & Beer Festival presented by Joe Giacomin’s Martin Chevrolet and benefitting The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

When: Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 12pm-4pm

Where: Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles, One Trump National Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Tickets: Must be 21 years of age or older to be admitted into venue. $60 General Admission includes souvenir tasting glass for world class wine & beer sampling. VIP tickets and preferred parking passes are also available. Tickets go on sale June 24, 2014 and can be purchased in Golf Shop at Trump National and online at www.trumpnationallosangeles.com

Sponsors: Sponsorship opportunities available, please contact Charlie Wirtz at [email protected]

Media: Media passes are available and interviews may be scheduled, please contact Lili Amini at [email protected]  

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PigOut 3.0

California Scenario

611 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, 92626

2:00pm to 7:00pm

It's Back! PigOut 3.0 here to dazzle your taste buds once again! A chef favorite around these parts. Up to 15 chefs are coming together to challenge themselves to make the best tasting pork dish around! Also, there will be up to 10 superior bartenders are also looking to join the festivities!

PigOut 3.0 has been chosen to receive 1 of 25 pigs from theTempleton Rye Heritage Pork Project! These pigs have been fed a special diet designed by a swine nutrition specialist incorporating spent mash from the production of the rye whiskey!

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Thursday, August 28

10th Annual Art Deco Festival

Queen Mary

1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90802


(THROUGH SEPT. 1) Make Labor Day Weekend a 1930's one with total immersion into Art Deco's architecture, design, music, art, fashion, parties and more on the Queen Mary. Drink, dine, dance, learn and discover the opulence of this by-gone era through lectures, tours, parties, music, tastings and dancing. One of the greatest Maritime Monarchs in history also boasts one of the largest collections of Art Deco in the World. The 10th Annual Art Deco Festival is presented by the Queen Mary in association with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles. Tickets from $25+. Overnight packages available. For full schedule and details visit: http://www.queenmary.com/events/art-deco-festival/

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