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Get Out: Pier Plaza 4th Continues, Sawdust Festival, Sharks at the Aquarium, Bigfoot's Sunday Session

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Huntington Beach Pier Plaza Festival
Don't stop till you get enough, right? Head down to the Huntington Beach Pier for the third and final day of the Pier Plaza Festival and enjoy crafts, food and surf rock music, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sawdust Festival
Laguna Beach is home to the Sawdust Festival, which continues its 43rd annual event today (runs through the end of summer). See and shop the work of over 200 local artists and crafters exhibiting their ceramics, clothing, glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, sculpture and pottery. In fact, what's unique about this fest is that all of the participating artists are residents of Laguna Beach, making this a truly local event. There's live entertainment, and workshops for adults and kids, too. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. $7.50 adults; $3 kids.

Aquarium of the Pacific's Shark Summer & Free Screening
Long Beach's celebrated Aquarium of the Pacific has sharks--but it's still safe to venture into their waters, so to speak, and you can stay there even later on Sundays this summer. In celebration of its Shark Summer, the Aquarium of the Pacific will be extending its hours until 10:00 p.m. on Sunday nights. Plus, tonight they're having a free screening of an episode of a classic Discovery Channel "Shark Week" episode on their front lawn at 8:45 p.m.

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Sunday Sessions at Bigfoot Lodge
Head over to the Bigfoot Lodge and kick back with a cocktail and enjoy their Sunday Session. From 2 pm - 2 am you can enjoy live music and Bloody Sunday Specialty Cocktails (bar opens at 2 pm, live music goes from 3 - 6 pm.). Today's lineup: 3 pm: Grit; 4 pm: Avery James and the Hillandales; 5 pm: Hobo Jazz and 9 pm - 2 am: Bigfoot Bingo (you can win booze and other prizes!).

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