To Do This Weekend 8/22-8/24
Debra's Girls Present: Going Green Theme Party, Friday 7 p.m. Long Beach's favorite gay bar pitches in to help the environment. Ripples 5101 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 562-433-0357
Hootie & The Blowfish, Friday 8 p.m. Hold My Hand! House of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 714-778-2583
Grillin' n Chillin' Cooking Class, Saturday 11:30 p.m. Join Memphis Café Owner and Executive Chef Diego Velasco for a summer cooking class will feature a sizzling menu that combines gourmet Southwestern fare with modern soul food. Zov's Bistro 17440 E. 17th St. Tustin, CA 714.838.8855
Pacific Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven's Fifth, Saturday 8 p.m. The Fifth Symphony is often regarded as a Beethoven's best, and is certainly his most popular. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 8808 Irvine Center Dr. Irvine, CA
Distinguished Lecture Series: Pharaoh Hatshepsut , Sunday 5 p.m. In his only Southern Californian appearance this fall, Dr. Zahi Hawass presents a lecture on Lady Pharaoh Hatshepsut and the results of recent DNA testing and new archaeological discoveries in her re-excavated tomb. Bowers Museum of Cultural Art 2002 N. Main St. Santa Ana, CA 714-567-3600
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