Saint Patrick’s Day 5K, Sunday, March 16th, starting at 8 a.m. in Rivera Village, Redondo Beach, Ca.
Prize Money has been announced for the race. The men and women’s prize money structure is $200 for first place, $125 for second place, and $75 for third place.
There is costume contest at the race which will bring out many runners to race the 5K in green shamrocks, Leprechauns, Pots of Gold, and other fun St. Paddy’s Day themed outfits.
This year’s race falls one day prior to Saint Patrick’s Day, so people have the chance to begin their festivities early at the race in the most fun St. Paddy’s Celebration in the South Bay.
Maxwell Huckabee, known to his fans as the young star of “Dexter” and also for his recurring role in “Mad Men,” will be the host of the Chase Stecyk Little Leprechaun Dash and an Honorary Starter of the 11th Saint Patrick’s Day 5K.
The 11-year-old Huckabee is a resident of Redondo Beach. The 5th grader has starred as the young “Dexter” and has also played Don Draper’s son in “Mad Men.” Huckabee’s other appearances include “Pretty Little Liars,” “Bones,” and “Alias.” Recently Huckabee has been playing the lead role in “Oliver,” during its February run at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse.
The St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk and Little Leprechaun Dash for the Gold expect over 2,500 runners to take the starting line in Riviera Village. A share of the proceeds will go to local schools after-school programs.
Participants often race in bright green, Saint Patrick’s Day themed outfits with shamrocks painted on their faces and bodies. They wear lucky beads, Leprechaun hats, and green party outfits. Following the race, runners celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day at local restaurants and bars.
There will be a team competition with the top five combined times by the fastest team earning special awards. Prices to enter include an early entry fee of $30 by March 8, 2014, and $35 after March 8, 2014. For the Kid’s Dash, the entry fee is $25 by 3/8/14 and $30 after 3/8/14. All participants will receive a Saint Patrick’s Day Run T-shirt.
Pre-race Packet Pick-Up is on Saturday, March 15th, from Noon –7pm at the Village Runner in Redondo Beach.
What: La Habra Spring Citrus Fair
When: April 11, 12 ,12 2014
Where: 321 E. La Habra Boulevard in the city of La Habra
How Much: Free www.citrusfair.com.
BACK TO THE FARM is the theme for our 5th annual La Habra Spring Citrus Fair.
Event dates are Friday, April 11 from 5 pm to 11 pm, Saturday, April 12 from 2 pm to 11 pm and Sunday, April 13 from 2 pm – 9 pm.
La Habra Spring Citrus Fair offers 30 exciting rides for all ages, live entertainment, fun exhibits, hands on activities, delicious food and 60 merchandise and service vendors.
The La Habra Spring Citrus Fair is located at 321 E. La Habra Boulevard in the city of La Habra.
Events include Parade, Corn Eating Contest and Apple Pie Competition along with loads of food and plenty of music
Admission is free and we are planning an amazing amount of activities that are sure to please the entire family.
The original, biggest and best Southern California Renaissance Pleasure Faire will be running weekends April 5 thruogh May 18, 2014 at the Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area.
Full price tickets for the Renaissance Pleasure Faire are $28.00 at the gate plus ten dollars to park in the Recreational Area.
Adult Discount tickets are only $14.00 less than child gate admission. Admission price includes all entertainment: the Joust, 4 parades, music, dance, interactive living history exhibits, craft demonstrations and the battle pageant.
2014 is the 52th Anniversary of the Southern California Renaissance Pleasure Faire, where fantasy rules and whimsical delights take flight; where worlds co-exist and dreams come to life.
Immerse yourself in a village of more than 1,200 costumed performers and artisans including dazzling acrobats, internationally acclaimed musicians and entertainers, juggling jokers and jesters, willful wenches…and, newly arrived, jousting knights are ready to celebrate!.
Enjoy 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance, recreating the celebratory spring day in 1574 when the world arrived to entertain Queen Elizabeth in the English Seaport of Deptford.
Don’t miss out on the food and drink either, as more than 100 types of delicious types of delectable food and drink are available. Eat, drink and be merry during this action-packed, fun-filled trip.
DATES: Weekends April 5 thru May 18, 2014
Saturdays and Sundays 10 am – 7 pm
WHERE: Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area – 15501 East Arrow Highway, Irwindale, CA
TICKETS: At the Box Office Adult Ticket: $28 Children (5-12) $15
Discount Tickets Online only $14.00
Santa Ana’s Fire Department History in a Working Fire Station!
The Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society invites you explore the proud history of Santa Ana’s firefighters at an Open House at our newest museum addition, the Santa Ana Fire Museum.
Saturday, MARCH 8, 2014 from noon to 4:00
Housed in a working fire station, the public can view vintage equipment and memorabilia dating back to the late 1800s, alongside state of the art contemporary fire trucks and equipment.
Hands-off the modern items (and don’t be surprised if a call comes in while you are there!) but don’t miss a hands-on experience with the fully restored 1921 Seagrave fire engine and specially designated items along your guided tour.
Be sure to visit our gift shop to purchase interesting books on local history, and firehouse related items. (And pick up a 10% discount for nearby Original Mike’s restaurant.) Ticket prices are:
Adults $5, Seniors and Members $4, Students K-12 $3
The Santa Ana Fire Museum is located at Fire Station #75 120 W Walnut St Santa Ana, California
(Free visitor parking is available in the lot behind the fire station, located at Pine and Sycamore. Additional parking is available at Original Mike’s restaurant at First and Main.)
Jalama Beach in Santa Barbara County has seven ocean view beach cottages complete and ready for summer visitors. Each cabin comes fully equipped with furniture, kitchen appliances, fire ring and charcoal barbecue.
Guests only need to supply towels, sheets and blankets.
Rental rates are affordable even during the summer. Each cabin is named after a sea bird and can sleep up to six persons.
Jalama Beach Cottage rates start at $100.00 per night
Tern - 5 people – Queen Bed, Bunk Beds, Fold-out Futon – $100.00 to $150.00
Pelican - 5 people – Queen Bed, Bunk Beds, Fold-out Futon – $100.00 to $ 150.00
Plover - 6 people – Queen Bed, Bunk Beds, Fold-out Futon – $100.00 to $ 200.00
Albatross - 6 people – Queen Bed, Bunk Beds, Fold-out Futon – $100.00 to $200.00
Sandpiper – 6 people – Queen Bed, Bunk Beds, Fold-out Futon – $100.00 to $200.00
Seagull - 5 people – Queen Bed, Bunk Beds, Fold-out Futon – $100.00 to $ 150.00
Cormorant - 4 people – Queen Bed, Fold-out Futon – $100.00 to $ 150.00
Reservations are accepted 6 months in advance by calling (805) 568-2460, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
If all the cabins are reserved Lake Cachuma also has four lake front cabins that sleep up to six persons.
Directions to Jalama Beach, California. From Santa Barbara, take the 101 north until you reach the Hwy 1 Lompoc Vandenberg exit.
When you get to the Jalama Road exit, and then its about a 15 mile drive along a winding two lane road until you reach the Ocean and Jalama Beach Park.
Read our full article about Jalama Beach California and find some alternative campgrounds along the California Central Coast.
What: Do or Dye 5 K Color Run
When: March 8, 2014 8:00 AM
Where: Vail Lake Resort 38000 Temecula Pkwy Temecula, CA 92592
How Much: Full price $55.00 Discount $27.00 see below for details
Get ready to be blasted with colorful powder and enjoy the fun at the Temecula 5 K Color Run.
When you finish the race you’ll be finishing in the middle of the Color Lifestyle Village where you will get free packets of color and showering each other with them for Color Crazy Finish Festival.
This isn’t your average 5 k, you’re also getting a colorful life experience and a lot of fun with the people you love, or maybe even just like a little bit.
The event will feature tons of color stations and 3 optional Crossfit workout stations and Crossfit style Obstacles to conquer! Come check out the color WOD’s!
This event is for everyone, you can simply walk the whole course and do no Crossfit stations if you’re a beginner or you can go hard and try everything!
Also at this event vendors will be offering new and healthy things for your family to enjoy. You’ll also be able to enjoy our beer garden and kick back and party after you’ve put in all the hard work!
This is a great way to get out and spend some quality and fun times with the people you love! Whether you’re there to walk or run, this event will be a fun and memorable one.
Entry includes an event T-shirt, swag bag with sponsor goodies, an extra bag of color and a Sport Chalet mystery card worth $5-$100 each.
Full price tickets for this event are $55.00 for adults, Discount tickets are half off only $27.00