This Week on Catalina Island!
5/30 9th Annual Taste Around of Avalon
5/30-6/2 6th Annual Flying Fish Festival
Join us for the 6th Annual Flying Fish Festival, a four day event to celebrate the return of the incomparable Catalina Flying Fish with a variety of family fun themed activities. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce., 310-510-1520, www.flyingfishfestival.com
Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce. 310-510-1520, Restaurant Week Menus & Pricing
Current Movie: Star Trek: Into Darkness (Rated PG-13) 5/16 - 5/30
Next Movie: TBA
Movie Times: Nightly at 7:30pm, matinee showings on Thursdays & Saturdays at 4:30pm, Avalon Theatre. Page Organ concerts on Saturday evenings before the movie begins. Avalon Theatre 310-510-0179
Is it your Birthday? Congratulations! Check out the Birthday Link for specials on your special day.
Descanso Beach Club
Open 11:30am - 7pm. Beachside Sunday Brunches 11am-3pm. Please call for reservations. 310-510-7410
Open daily for Lunch at 11:30am and open nightly for dinner at 5pm. Earlybird specials available Sunday - Thursday from 5-6pm 310-510-0333
Ristorante Villa Portofino
Open at 5pm for dinner, Wednesday through Sunday. Closed Monday & Tuesday. 310-510-2009
Luau Larry's - Get your Wiki Wacked!
Wednesdays - Cheeseburger in Paradise with fries $5 with purchase of a drink starts after 5pm. Live Music all other days 7-10pm on (No Cover).
Open daily 11am -8pm on weekdays and 8am-9pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Open for breakfast. 310-510-0008
The Lobster Trap
Wednesdays - $10 beer and cheeseburger special
Fridays and Saturdays - Live music
Catalina Coffee and Cookie Company:
Known for their rich chocolate mochas, incredible Best Cinnamon Roll and Brownies EVER! Avalon's only fresh fruit frozen yogurt bar in Avalon features a new flavor every two to three days. Get your coffee early or late! Open 5am to 7pm on weekdays. 5am to 10pm on weekends. 310-510-CHIP.
Opens daily at 11am for lunch and dinner. Karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights. 310-510-1188.
Open daily for dinner from 5-9pm. Open Friday through Sunday for lunch from 11:30am-3pm. 310-510-7494.
Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant
Opens daily at 11am for lunch and dinner. 310-510-1772
Catalina Auto and Bike Rentals: Golf Car Rental Special. Rent a Golf Cart for 1 hour get a ½ hour Free. Rent for 2 hours get the 3rd hour Free. 615 Crescent Ave. 310-510-0111
Descanso Beach Ocean Sports • Catalina Island Expeditions: New kayak eco tour "Leopards and Lions"! Join us in search of Catalina's gregarious sea lions and shy leopard sharks, dolphins, harbor seals, bald eagles and other local residents as we paddle the coast on a two hour adventure. Daily 9-11 am, $47 adults, reservation necessary, 310-510-1226.
Island Rentals: Rent a golf cart for 2 hours and get a 3rd hour free. Must rent golf cart before 2pm. Good anytime until 2pm. 310-510-1456
Urban Adventure Quest: 3 fun ways to turn Avalon into a giant game board walking tour, golf cart tour and an electric bike tour. You’ll solve clues and complete challenges on this Smart phone guided scavenger hunt, while seeing the sights and learning local Catalina history. Simply connect to the Web-based software to embark on your own interactive scavenger hunt adventure of Avalon. Receive 15% off with promo code: SCIUAQ. Go to www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com to sign up and play.
6/1-9/1 Urban Adventure Quest Summer Challenge
Run the Catalina Walking Quest anytime between 6/1-9/1 to compete for a $200 AMEX Gift Card and other prizes. Sign up online at www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com. You MUST use promo code CATCHALLENGE to be entered into the competition and to receive 15% off the listed price of $49 per team. Team size is 2 to 5 people. Good for the walking tour only. Must have a smartphone to play.
An opportunity for film enthusiasts to enjoy, discuss and celebrate brand new unreleased independent films on a monthly basis. Suggested donation of $10 for non-members, or become a member and support the effort to celebrate and educate the art of independent films. Participation benefits the Catalina Island Conservancy and their work to keep Catalina’s wildlands wild. 818-787-1946, www.CatalinaFF.org
6/9 25th Annual Halibut Tournament
Just for the Halibut, Just for the Kids!
Lines in at 5am, all fish must be weighed in by 3pm.
Entry fee is $60 per angler, which includes a shirt and a luncheon buffet at Casino Dock Cafe. Sign up sheet located at Abe's Liquor Store in Avalon, (310) 510-0656.