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On Saturday, October 11 from 5-10 p.m. Downtown Long Beach will roll out the wine barrels, tap kegs of craft beer and fire up some delicious dishes for the 2nd Annual Promenade Beer and Wine Festival, presented by interTrend Communications.
Cancer not only affects the body, it affects the mind and spirit. Over the past 14 years, Team Spirit Long Beach has raised more than $2.2 million for cancer support programs at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial.
Summer and Music (SAM) takes to the great outdoors with their third concert of the season – Bicycle Drive-In on Saturday, August 2 from 6-10 pm, situated on a vacant lot located on Pine Avenue between 6th & 7th Streets.
Co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), the event will include live performances by Sam Outlaw and Rosie Harlow and the Tall Tale Boys, plus a screening of Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom.
Summer and Music (SAM) gets inside your head with their second concert of the 2014 series – Twisted at the Pike. Co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), the free, all-ages event will feature headlining performances by Fartbarf and De Lux as well as strolling magicians, fire dancers and a craft beer garden presented by Auld Dubliner on Friday, July 11 from 6 – 11p.m.
Fuego will be sizzling with food, fun and fireworks as Hotel Maya presents a sensational salute to America with a Barbeque Buffet Dinner and seaside seats for fantastic fireworks on Friday, July 4 from 6-9 p.m. Guests will also enjoy the hot sounds of a live Latin fusion band on Fuego’s waterfront patio.
Downtown Long Beach’s homegrown concert series Summer and Music (SAM), co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), marks the start of its sixth year with the expansion of series-favorite Dancin’ in the Streets on Saturday, June 28, 7-11 p.m.
The Big Bite Bacon Fest is the foodie sensation of Southern California this summer with two sizzling salty festivals at the San Diego County Fair on July 5 and the Queen Mary in Long Beach on August 2. Bacon chefs of all skill levels and ages are invited to submit to compete in the second annual battle of the Bacon Dish Contests at both festivals.
The 32nd Community Classic Golf Tournament, dinner and auction benefitting Community Hospital Long Beach – celebrating its 90th Anniversary – is being held on Friday, May 30 at Recreation Park Golf. Continental breakfast and putting contest will begin at 9:00 a.m., with a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m.
Chef Paul photo by Ryan Smolar
Downtown community gardens will be opening their doors to all on April 27th for a fun-filled afternoon of handcrafted beer, artisanal food and music at the upcoming “Garden on Tap” event.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is kicking off the 2014 Taste of Downtown series on March 12-13 from 6-10 p.m. in the East Village Arts District. The event will take place on 1st Street between Linden and Elm Avenues and feature sample sized portions of signature dishes from 17 Downtown restaurants along with live music performed by The Bordertown Saints.