September means its back to the books, but we have ways to make it enjoyable! Check out a free history lecture at the Fullerton Arboretum or reward yourself for a day of classes and studying with live music and cheap drinks. You deserve it!
To Do Today:
8am-2pm: Fullerton Certified Farmers Market at Independence Park (801 W. Valencia Dr.) The Farmers Market offers fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, honey, fish, flowers, plants, nuts and bread. Operated by the nonprofit Fullerton Certified Farmers Market Board.
10am-12pm: Join the Fullerton Museum Center for Stroller Brigade, free! Toddlers, preschoolers and their growups can enjoy docent-led games, stories, puzzles and crafts in the main gallery.
10am-9pm: Make room for some pie tomorrow and head to Polly’s Pies (136 N. Raymond Ave) Go and have a great meal (and of course some pie) and they will donate 20% of you receipt to Fullerton Pooch Park!
11am-2pm: Looking for Mexican fare near Cal State Fullerton? Cantina Lounge has lunch specials starting at $6.99.
11am-2am: Head to Joe’s for the Polish Sausage Challenge: Devour an 18″ long Polish Sausage weighing over 1lb (including toppings, bun,and fries) in 15 minutes or less and it’s Free!
11am-2pm: Slidebar invites you to enjoy their $7 Express Lunch – build your own sandwich and side.
11am-3pm: At Revolucion 1910 Cantina the lunch specials are only $5.99 with more than 10 items to choose from.
11am-9pm: Get 5 for $10 wine tasting at Angelo’s and Vinci’s Ristorante. From 11am-3pm you can enjoy their lunch buffet or get the $3 pizza/salad combo special from Woppo’s takeout.
11am-10pm: Get $1 beers (Budweiser and Sam Adams) all day at Big Slice.
11am-12:30am: As recognition to all their vegan patrons, Les Amis has decided to make Wednesday their vegan day! Come in and enjoy the culture special & soup because it will be meat & dairy free.
11:30am-2:30pm: Join the Summit House Restaurant for The Twenty Dollar Lunch. Get three courses of their culinary teams’ creativity, including the English Cut of their famous Prime ribs of Beef with all the trimmings and many other special treats for only $20, inclusive.
12pm-close: Go pay downtown shop BTNC (203 N. Harbor Blvd.) a visit with your dopest, rarest, freshest kicks and you’ll win a FREE BTNC SHIRT with a purchase of whatever floats your boat.
2pm-2am: Wednesday drink specials at Matador Cantina means you can enjoy margaritas, mojitos and sangrias at $5 each.
3-5pm: Check out the after school specials at Mestizos Fresh Mex Grill: Bean and cheese burrito with chips and a drink, OR two street tacos (chicken or pastor) with chips and a drink, for $3.50. (Bonus: You don’t have to be a student!)
3-7pm: Get Happy Hour deals in Fullerton with our HH Guide page.
3-11pm: Wing Wednesday at Cantina Lounge will get you $0.50 Wings (in quantities of 6, 12, and 18), $3 Margaritas, $2 Budweiser Drafts, $2.50 Heineken and Heineken Light, $3.50 beers and $4.50 well drinks. Live DJs start at 6pm.
3pm-close: At Daphne’s California Greek (1919 W. Malvern Ave.) you can get Street Pita’s for $1.40 each! Pick from Gyros, Falafel, or grilled Chicken, no limit and no coupon.
4pm: Join the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce as they help celebrate 40 years of Italian cuisine with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Angelo’s and Vinci’s for their 40th Anniversary. Their will be wine tasting and light snacks and maybe some celebrities!
4pm: California Virtual Academies will have a Back to School Park Day at Craig Regional Park (3300 N. State College Blvd). This event is an opportunity to enjoy lots of fun activities and make new connections with family, friends, and teachers for 2011-12 school year. The event is for families with students in grades K-8 Visit their website to register.
4-7pm: Wacky Wing Wednesday at The Pint House means chicken wings are only $0.50 cents each and you can get $3 pints of select drafts too.
4-8pm: Kids eat free at Slidebar! (1 free kids meal with purchase of adult entrée.) It’s also Service Industry Night so if you work in the Service industry you’ll get Happy Hour pricing on alcohol and half off food with a service industry pay stub.
4-9pm: The Fullerton Arboretum will have special lectures at their Orange County Agricultural and Nikkei Heritage Museum relating to their current exhibit: “New Birth of Freedom: Civil War to Civil Rights in California.” Tonight: Abraham Linco/ln and civil war expert Ronald D. Rietveld, Cal State Fullerton emeritus professor of history, will speak on “Lincoln’s California Ally: The Golden State and the Civil War”.
4pm-12am: Get an 8 oz Top Sirloin Dinner for just $8 at Stubrik’s. Or you can get a 12 oz sirloin for $12. Add a salad for $2.
4pm-2am: Big’s Bar & Grill has $5 Jack Daniels Mix it or Shoot it, $6.95 All You Can Eat Spaghetti, and at 7pm get $5 Natural Ice or PBR 24oz. cans! Stick around for Rockabilly Review at 9pm.
5pm: The Summit House Restaurant invites you to enjoy their nightly Dinner Prix Fixe special. For $40 per person enjoy their prime ribs of beef or one of Chef Tim’s special creations, with salad or soup and choice of dessert.
5-9pm: Get a SneakPeek at the NEW Harbor Truck Lot in Fullerton! Find the Bacon MANia food truck (and maybe others too) at 770 S. Harbor Blvd. tonight! (They’ll be there tomorrow for lunch too at 11:30am-2pm!)
5-10pm: Enjoy dinner with Bourbon Street and their $9.95 Fish Special.
5-10pm: Wine Wednesday at Commonwealth Lounge means half off all wine by the glass and 25% off bottles of wine.
5-10pm: Wednesday food deal at ENVY Ultra Lounge gets you $1 Kobe beef sliders and $1 fries.
5-10pm: Wine Wednesday at Lizarran gets you wine by the bottle 50% off and no corkage fee if you bring your own in for dinner.
5-10pm: Wine Wednesday at Roman Cucina in downtown Fullerton will get you 1/2 off bottles of wine, or bring your own in with no corking fee.
5pm-12am: Get Penny Pizza at Karma Kabob. Buy any regular priced beer, wine, cocktail or hookah and get pizza for a penny.
5:30-8:30pm: Wine Wednesdays at The Cellar will get you every bottle on their list for 50% off the list price and if you choose to bring in your own bottle we will waive our corking fee of $25 (Limited to 1 bottle per couple).
5:30-9pm: MORE Food Trucks! will be at Troy High School for a fundraiser tonight! Eat from the Home Skillet truck, Dos Chinos, Shortstop BBQ, MUNCHEE5, Louks To Go, Panfiniti and Mustache Mike’s Italian Ice!
6pm: Wine Wednesday at Cafe Hidalgo will have a wine tasting for $15 for the flight along with assorted cheeses, crackers, and fresh fruit. The tasting will be located on the Zocalo patio, so come and enjoy a summer evening while tasting different wines. And tonight Cafe Hidalgo invites you to join them in the courtyard for their $10 for 10 wine tasting in the Villa. Tickets are on sale now at Cafe Hidalgo in person or by phone with a credit card. You will have about twenty different wines to choose from and they are all different price ranges, so there will be a few surprises too.
6pm: The Fullerton Men’s Golf Club will meet at the Fullerton Municipal Golf Course (2700 N. Harbor Blvd.) Saturday morning tee times, tournaments, team play. For more information call Mitch Swanson (714) 578-9201.
6pm: Redneck Wednesdays at InCahoots will teach you line dancing & 2-Steppin’. Free lessons start at 7:30 & 8:30pm. 18+ is a $12 cover, 21+ is a $5 cover (free before 6:30pm).
6-11pm: Join and/or cheer for the weekly Shuffleboard League at Roscoe’s Famous Deli.
6:15pm: Refresh and relax your body with evening yoga sessions at the Fullerton Arboretum. $13/members $15/non-members.Come connect with nature and your spirit as you practice yoga in their beautiful garden setting. Music, spare mats, and snacks are provided. Call (657) 278-3407 for more details.
6:30pm: The Immune Boosting Cooking Class at the Happy Cooking Company will teach you to retain up to 95% of nutrients in your foods for $45. Register by calling (714) 388-0240.
7-8:30pm: Join the Cal State Fullerton Salsa Club, open to the public, for a meetup to exchange of salsa patterns and help encouraging salsa dancing (call for parking info). The group meets at the Kinesiology Building (KHS-203) at Cal State Fullerton.
7-9pm: Join OLLI from Cal State Fullerton at Morningside Retirement Community (800 Morningside Dr.) for The Role of Rehabilitation and Training in Improving Health and Facilitating “The Good Life” with Speaker Andrew Concoff, MD, Medical Director of the St. Jude Medical Center Rehab Center, who will discuss how we can improve our well being by improving strength and flexibility with proper training and rehabilitation of existing medical physical impairments. This lecture is free and open to the public.
8pm: Catch a live burlesque show mixed with fusion jazz for $5 from Miss Dakota & Special Guests at The Commonwealth Lounge.
8pm- Get a taste of Vegas as The Continental Room presents the self-proclaimed “greatest Elvis impersonator in Fullerton, Brea and Whittier,” Kirk Wall. His Wednesday-night act is part comedy, part belting out classics. Bonus: In keeping with Vegas tradition, the Elvis Show comes with $1.99 shrimp-cocktail specials.
8pm: Slidebar presents a free show from September residents, Midnight Hour with Sidewinders and Far*Out.
8pm-12am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will charge no cover for the show with The Katisse Buckingham-Francisco Torres “Oddsomble” with Nick Mancini.
8:30pm: Joe’s has free Movie Night on the Patio. Popcorn, drinks, laughs, and dollar off all drafts and wells for those on the patio!
9pm: ’80s Night at Bourbon Street means ’80s DJ Ruffneck all night long and refills on your 32oz mug with domestic draft beer for only $5. AND if you dress in your favorite 80s style you’ll get a FREE mug (empty).
9pm: George Perez hosts a free comedy show at Roscoe’s Famous Deli, featuring comics from Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime and more. This week Rob Stapleton and special guests performing. (No cover, come early to get a seat.)
9pm-1am: Use our Guides page to find karaoke in and out of downtown!
9pm-12am: It’s Wednesday Drown Night at Brian’s Beer & Billiards! Play some pool and get $1 Coors.
9pm-1am: Reggae Wednesday at Cantina Lounge brings you $2.50 beers, $3 margaritas, beer pong and hookah all for free (21+).
10pm: Hear DJ Impact at Matador Cantina free (no cover) with Margaritas, Mojitos and Sangria only $5.
10pm-12am: Late night Happy Hour at ENVY Ultra Lounge on Wednesdays brings you $4 well drinks.
10pm-1:30am: Get late night food in downtown Fullerton with Revolucion 1910 Cantina and $1 tacos (Cow, Pig, or Chicken)!
11pm-1am: Head to Stubrik’s for their draft beer special. $2 for domestic drafts and $3 for imports.
If you’re looking for MORE late night food check out our Late Night food in downtown Guide to help you.