If you're looking for something to do this Sunday, here are several indoor and outdoor choices. Enjoy!
American Numismatic Association
World’s Fair of Money
Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue
719 482 9867
Learn about the history of money as well as the science and fun of coin collection in Anaheim at the World's Fair of Money, described as “the biggest, most educational coin show in the country.”
By the way, you won’t need a lot of gold to see this at the World’s Fair of Money. Admission is only $8.00.
54th Annual Watermelon Festival
11480 Foothill Boulevard
Lake View Terrace
Any way you slice it, the Watermelon Festival serves up tasty Summer fun in Lake View Terrace at the Hansen Dam Soccer Park Complex.
The 54-year old tradition pays tribute to the days when watermelons were the prized crop of the eastern San Fernando Valley foothills.
Blue & Fin Whale Watching
Harbor Breeze Cruises
100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2
Blue & Fin Whale Exhibitions
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
August is described as the peak of the Blue and Fin Whale watching season. Here’s the proof. Here we see a Blue Fin Whale and it’s calf casually feeding off the Palos Verde coast.
After you see this incredible sight at sea, there’s more to learn at the nearby Aquarium of the Pacific at the aquarium’s Blue and Fin Whale exhibits.
By the way, the replica of the world’s largest mammal greets visitors daily in the aquarium’s lobby!
Long Beach Jazz
Festival Rainbow Lagoon Park
East Shoreline Drive
While you’re in Long Beach, check out the entertainment at the Long Beach Jazz Festival at Rainbow Lagoon Park.
The 29th annual event is described as one of the largest festival in southern California.
Ghost Town 75th Anniversary
Knott’s Berry Farm
75th Anniversary of Ghost Town
8039 Beach Boulevard
Knott’s Berry Farm invites us to Buena Park to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Ghost Town. There’s new interactive entertainment, new stories and new adventures in the old west town of Calico. For the first time ever, step inside and explore the legendary shops and buildings around Ghost Town including the high kicking new Calico Saloon show!
World Famous New Mexico “Hatch” Green Chiles
Every Weekend in August
Ralphs Grocery Stores
It’s Hatch Green Chiles time! They’re available, fresh once a year. So, Ralphs Grocery is roasting Hatch Green Chiles from Frieda’s Specialty Produce Company every weekend in August. To find a Ralphs location near you, where you can pick up 25-pound boxes of freshly roasted chiles for $24.99 (or 10-pound boxes for $16.99), check the website: http://www.friedas.com/RalphsHatch
88 Fair Drive
This is the last day to enjoy the 2016 OC Fair in Costa Mesa. It’s the last day we can “get our fair face on” to enjoy concerts, demolition derby, fair rides and, of course, fair food.
Mummies of the World
2002 North Main Street
Time is running out to explore MUMMIES OF THE WORLD at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. This is a once-in-a-lifetime collection of real mummies and artifacts from Europe, South America and Ancient Egypt, showing both natural and intentional mummification. This collection includes ancient mummies more than 4,000 years old.
Summer Sawdust Art & Craft Festival
935 Laguna Canyon Road
This might be a good time to get some of your holiday shopping done early at the Summer Sawdust Art & Craft Festival in Laguna Beach. That’s because you can find more than 200 Laguna Beach artists offering an incredible variety of one of a kind treasures, including the work of Fused Glass artist Sian Poeschl.
The Sawdust also includes entertainment and food, making it easy to want to spend the day here.
Public Screenings of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio
The Paley Center for the Media
465 North Beverly Drive
310 786 1000
And, in Beverly Hills, we can keep track of our USA Women’s Water Polo Team, USA Track and Field Hammer Thrower Conor McCullough and all of our Summer Game Olympians at the Paley Center for Media.
Now through Sunday, August 21st, there are FREE public screenings of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on the big screen.
To see today’s competition schedule, visit the website: media.paleycenter.org
Celebrate Sunday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.
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