While some of the more "experienced" music fans tend to prefer the post-Beach Boys Party! /pre- Love You era, the fact remains that for most people, the band will be forever identified with borderline kitschy tunes about surfing, hot-rodding and getting around from town to town. It is to these fans that the current exhibit at the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum will appeal most. Featuring a display of Beach Boys records, concert tickets, buttons and other memorabilia (including a Pendleton shirt that one of the band members wore when they went by their original, far-more-wardrobe-specific name, the Pendletons), the museum also allows guests the chance to try their hand at pop stardom via some Beach Boys karaoke. Be warned-those four-part harmonies are hard to execute by yourself.
Mondays-Fridays, 12-5 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 2008