Enjoy an afternoon of rock at the Slidebar and an evening of jazz at noco STUDIO. You can also show your support for the Thomas Family today at two peaceful protests. And don’t forget to check our Full Foodie column! AND don’t miss your chance to subscribe for cheap to the newest magazine for Fullerton!
Buy your tickets now for the Aug. 27 Cal State Fullerton Alumni Association’s award-winning Vintage57 – A Premiere Wine & Food Tasting Experience, featuring international cuisine and eclectic wines from around the globe at the Golleher Alumni House. The evening’s menu will be specially paired by Sommelier Diane DeLuca and a silent auction including wine, travel, golf and art items will be held throughout the evening in support of the Alumni Association student scholarship program.
To Do Today:
All Day: This Friday, Saturday & Sunday mention the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce at Tully’s Coffee (2720 E. Nutwood Ave. Unit D), and receive any size regular coffee for $.75
7:30-8:30am: Join instructor Dr. Margaret Hesselgrove at Freeman Yoga (229 E. Commonwealth Ave., Ste. C) for Yoga Designed for Seniors. The class meets every Saturday and is $15 (the first class is free!). For more information call (714) 738-8889.
8:30am: East West is offering Tai Chi classes with Dr. David Karaba. First class is free! Call (714) 871-7118 to get signed up.
9-10am: Baby and Me Yoga at Belly Sprout with Nita will teach you some gentle yoga postures with your baby as your body adjust post delivery. Nita will guide you through restorative poses to regain your vitality while your baby is close by your side. Simple stretches for baby are included. Precrawlers only please. Moms are to bring an extra blanket for the baby to spread on the floor and a yoga mat for themselves. Come in comfortable clothing and avoid a heavy breakfast. You must be at least 6 weeks postpartum. Class is 6 weeks for $96. (No drop-ins or make-ups.)
9-10:30am: Morning Yoga in the Garden at the Fullerton Arboretum is $13/members $15/nonmembers. The class is appropriate for all levels including beginners. Ages 16 – 17 allowed with an adult. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a mat if you have one. Call (657) 278-3407 for more information.
9:30am-12pm: This highly educational and simple 2-day course at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Student Union taught by bestselling author and national media commentator Alan Haft is designed for baby boomers in their 40s and beyond who are looking for useful knowledge and truly innovative approaches to retirement planning. Learn how to plan with confidence whether you are planning for retirement or already retired and looking for a plan you can finally understand and implement yourself. $39.
9am-2pm: For under $20 you can enjoy brunch at Matador Cantina for breakfast classics with a Mexican-cuisine twist (omelettes, Huevos Rancheros, Mexican Breakfast Pizza and more). Drink specials include $8 Bottomless Champagne or Mimosas and $5 Bloody Marys, Greyhounds and Screwdrivers.
9am-3pm: There will be another peaceful protest outside of the Fullerton Police Department for the beating of Kelly Thomas. The organizers ask you bring signs, paint, chairs, snacks, but most importantly, bring yourselves.
10am: Discover Meat and Dairy Alternatives in the Happy Cooking Company (549 S. State College Blvd.) class for $45. To register call Liz at (714) 388-0240.
10am: Saturday Nature Guide Tours at the Fullerton Arboretum are free (donations encouraged). Call to verify tour in inclement weather, or for more information, Mark Costello (657) 278-8347.
10am-2pm: Chomp sushi in Fullerton has Champagne & Punch Family Brunch for $24.95 adults and $12.95 children. They have eggs, pancakes, omelettes, breakfast burritos and more.
10am-4pm: Belly Sprout invites you to a Flea Market. “This truly vintage, fabulously recycled Flea Market will entice all shoppers who love the quirky, unique and fashionable. Step inside Christy’s Closet (1958 Shasta Trailer) to take a WOW at her goodies. Then peruse the other vendors who will share their curated collection of deliciousness under one roof and canopy. Light refreshments will be served and activity area for children so the ladies can shop.”
11am: Saturday Storytime at Barnes & Noble (1923 W. Malvern Ave.) is open to all ages to discover new books! All ages are welcome to come.
11am-12pm: Take your kids to Titan Bowl & Billiards at Cal State Fullerton for their 8-week “Kids Learn to Bowl”program. For $50 every Saturday until Aug 27 children participating in this program will receive bowling instruction from a certified youth bowling coach (shoe rental included). Space is limited! For more information or to register, call (657) 278-2144.
11am-2am: Head to Joe’s for the Polish Sausage Challenge: Devour an18″ long Polish Sausage weighing over 1lb (including toppings, bun,and fries) in 15 minutes or less and it’s Free!
11am-4pm: For $16.99/person you can head to AMF Carter Lanes for 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental and All You Can Eat Pizza! (cheese or pepperoni, served by the slice). No other coupons can be accepted and there’s a minimum of 3 bowlers per lane.
11am-6pm: Stop by Z-Kids and get a free T-shirt if you spend $20 or more!
11am-2am: Yager My Weekend at House of Eden means you’ll get $3 Yager Bomb shots, $2 well drinks and domestic beers and $3 call drinks and import beers.
1pm: Hit the Slidebar patio for a free show from THE STRINGS.
1:30-3:30pm: Fullerton Children’s Repertory Theatre presents The Music Man directed by Brian Johnson and Vicki Schindle and performed by 5th & 8th graders and a live band for $10 at the Little Theater at Fullerton High School.
4pm: GNG Promotions presents Summertime in the OC, an all-day, all ages Ska/Punk show at Riff Haus Studios. Hear Mafia Rusa, SouthCentral Skankers, Otro Desperdicio, Emplumen, Always Guilty, Hecho Mal, and more! This all ages event has limited capacity and wristbands will be sold at the door only for $10. Show up early to enjoy the music and food & drink from Tortas Arenas.
4-7pm: Find out who has Happy Hour specials on Saturday in Fullerton with our HH Guide page!
4-7pm: Hear live music from the Geezer with The Guitar at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir.
5pm: The Summit House Restaurant invites you to enjoy their nightly Dinner Prix Fixe special. For $40 per person enjoy their prime ribs of beef or one of Chef Tim’s special creations, with salad or soup and choice of dessert.
5:30pm: Join the Arborland Montessori Children’s Academy for the Arborland family picnic and movie night. All your family members are invited! Please come and enjoy a summer fun night. Please bring your family picnic meal, blanket, and chairs. The picnic will begin at 5:30 pm with movie “Tron” starting at 6:30 pm. RSVP: www.arborland.com, [email protected]; (714)871-2311.
6pm-1am: Xtreme Bowling at AMF Carter Lanes costs $17.50 for 2 hours of bowling & shoe rental (3 person minimum) with xtreme black lighting, xtreme special effects and xtreme music.
6:30pm: Secret City Comics Society is a new Improv Comedy Show (at 141 W. Wilshire Ave., Ste. A). Enjoy professional comedians performing scenes based on suggestions from the audience. Safe for the entire family to attend. All shows are CLEAN. Adults are $12, Students/Senior/Military are $10.
7:30-11pm: Join NoCo Studio for “SALON” an intimate evening of Jazz with Susan Sinner and Josh Nelson. 1st show will go on at 7:30pm with a 2nd show at 10pm. Tickets are $10 or $18 for both shows. Seating is first come, first served and there are no reservations. Refreshments will be available.
8pm: The Fullerton Civic Light Opera (FCLO) presents “Pump Boys and Dinettes” with music and lyrics by Jim Wann at the Plummer Auditorium (201 East Chapman Ave).The Pump boys and Dinettes fashion an evening of country music performed live, on-stage with guitars, piano, bass and kitchen untensils. You’ll be bouncing in your seats while you smile, laugh and kick up your heels as you have one of the best times in your life! Tickets: $27 – $55.
8pm: High Fidelity at Hunger Artists Theater is based on the Nick Hornby novel and its film adaptation Tickets are $25 general admission, $20 Student/Senior.
8pm: CHICAGO at Maverick Theater is $25 general admission and $15 for Students with a current ID.
8-10pm: A candlelight vigal will be held in front of Fullerton City Hall in support of the Thomas Family as they seek justice for the brutal police beating and death of Kelly Thomas. No signs, just candles and songs.
8-10pm: Get $3 well drinks & $3 domestic beers at 2J’s Lounge for Power Hour.
8-11pm: At The Pint House you can enjoy live music from Brett Cain.
8-11pm: Head to Slidebar for a free show from Blacklight Revelation, Dead Legend, and Sugar Cugar.
8pm-12am: Lucky John’s invites you for their Summer Specials, Friday & Saturday $4 Shot Specials.
8pm-1am: For $8 Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will host an all ages show with THE LOUIE CRUZ BELTRAN LATIN JAZZ BAND.
8:30pm: Karaoke & Music Videos collide every Saturday night at Mickey’s Sports Bar (3159 Yorba Linda Blvd.) Drink specials including 99 cent Beer and $2 Pints! The first 5 singers that come in and sing will receive a free beer! Get their early, the show starts at 9pm! You must sing and speak to the host to redeem!
8:30pm: Secret City Comics Society is an Improv Comedy Show for all ages (at 141 W. Wilshire Ave., Ste. A). Enjoy professional comedians performing scenes based on suggestions from the audience. Safe for the entire family to attend. All shows are CLEAN. Adults are $12, Students/Senior/Military are $10.
8:30-11:30pm: Enjoy the free Dueling Piano Show at Ziings’/TAO in downtown Fullerton featuring 2 grand pianos played by some of the world’s best piano bar entertainers.
9-11pm: Club Encore is back on a new night at Cantina Lounge! Join them every Saturday along with Uptop and some of the hottest DJs to spin in the OC! Every Saturday they have open bar from 10pm-11pm, dress code enforced, 21+ club, private booth sections and VIP service also available. This week it’s the Summer FUSE Party.
9pm-12am: Neon Nights, only at Titan Bowl & Billiards at Cal State Fullerton is on the lower level of the Titan Student Union. Combine bowling with an exciting club atmosphere for your Saturday night. Call (657) 278-2144 for more information.
9pm-1am: Join The Continental Room for DJ Dik, DJ Thrifty Lips and DJ Whitey White. There is no cover and free valet.
9pm-1am: Find out all the places where you can sing karaoke in Fullerton using our Guides page!
9:30pm-1:15am: Hear live music from The Bang Brothers at Roscoe’s Famous Deli.
10pm: Hear DJ Lito spinning top 40 hits at Commonwealth Lounge.
10pm-1am: Stubrik’s will have music from The Chris Anderson Group.
10pm-2am: DJ Ruffnek will spin all night at Bourbon Street.
11pm: Laugh at Improv Shmimprov at Maverick Theater for only $5.
Looking for more late night food near downtown Fullerton? Check our Guides page for that information and more!