Saturday, October 14, 2017

2nd Annual Halloween in the Garden - October 29, 2017

Catalina Island Conservancy invites residents to join its Families in Nature program for a hauntingly fun evening of dancing, crafts, games, prizes and delicious treats at the Second Annual Halloween in the Garden party on Oct. 29 at the Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden.
The Halloween celebration will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include a costume contest, a scavenger hunt, a DJ Dance Party and opportunities to experience spooky mayhem and capture the moment in pictures.
The Families in Nature program will sponsor a “spooky trail” for younger children. Older kids and adults can venture along the “Trail of Fright,” which is “not for the faint of heart.” It will feature the Master of Mayhem and Mr. Sean.
Guests can transform into their favorite characters at a face-painting booth, take festive pictures in the photo booth and taste treats in the food court sponsored by the Rotary Club, Women’s Forum, Lloyds of Avalon and the Cookie and Coffee Co. Additionally, guests can enjoy the Falconry Experience by taking pictures and holding hawks during the event.The Conservancy’s educational staff will offer owl pellet dissections throughout the Halloween celebration.
The Garibaldi Bus, donated by the City of Avalon, will shuttle residents and visitors between the Garden and Tour Plaza, People’s Park and Bird Park. It will operate from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For the first 1,000 Island residents, the Halloween in the Garden event will be free. After the first 1,000 guests, admission for any additional guests will be $3 for children 5 to 12 years of age, $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and veterans (ID required). Admission for all children under the age of 5 and active-duty military and their families will be free. 
Families in Nature is a monthly program the Conservancy offers to Island residents throughout the school year to give them the opportunity and the access to the Island’s interior to experience nature. The annual Halloween in the Garden event gives residents an opportunity to see and experience Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden, a showcase for Catalina’s native and endemic plants.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Lobsterfest at El Galleon Restaurant - October 01 - 31, 2017

Join us at El Galleon Restaurant during the month of October for fresh caught local lobster dinners, traditional style with shrimp cornbread stuffing, fresh corn & rice pilaf. Enjoy with your choice of Paulaner Beers from Munich. 

For more information please visit the WEBSITE

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Camp Xanadu on Catalina Island - Sept 29 to Oct 1, 2017

Camp Xanadu is an all-inclusive, 200-person annual summer retreat hosted in a private cove on Catalina Island. Secluded from the buzzing and beeping of the mainland camp is designed to inspire, recharge and provide personal and professional growth. Whether your a leader entrepreneur, creative, nature lover or adventure seeker camp has something for everyone, including; guided water excursions, workshop, arts & crafts, nightly theme parties, delicious meals and, of course, all of your favorite classic camp activities.

For more information please visit the Website

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Catalina Uke-Fest - September 9, 2017

The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Xceptional Music Company are pleased to present this FREE, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. A Beer & Wine Garden will be available. For more information please contact the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Hatch Green Chilie Festival - Mi Casita September 2017

Fresh hatch green chilies from New Mexico, extensive menu selections made with this famous tasty chili available only in late August and September of each year. Available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant. 

For more information please visit the website.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Catalina Ski Race - July 12, 2017

When: July 12, 2017 from 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Long Beach to Avalon, CA
The CSR is the premier water ski race in the world, but the CSR is more than just a race.  With its rich 69 year history, quality of competition, and challenge of the open ocean, the CSR has earned its place on the world stage.

Water skiers from around the globe come to participate.  This race has notoriety because of the number of participants, and because it is the only open-ocean ski race regularly scheduled anywhere in the world.  It is an especially unique challenge to compete across 62 miles of ocean. It is highly coveted and followed around the ski racing world.
The 62 mile-long race to Avalon and back starts and finishes near the Queen Mary.  Spectators from around the globe can be found lining Queen Mary’s decks in effort to get the best view of the start and finish.
There are 20 different classes in which to participate; from novice to expert.  There are two different starting categories: Boats that are 24 feet long or smaller, and boats between 24 feet and 43 feet. The smaller boats start 7 minutes before the large boats.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Movies on the Beach featuring The Jungle Book - July 24, 2017

Come by and join the fun and see The Jungle Book! Free Admission! Popcorn, snacks and beverages available for purchase to benefit Catalina CHOICES.