Update from California Surf Museum

California Surf Museum’s special events update

Tickets on sale now for the Gala!

Saturday, June 5th
California Surf Museum’s 3rd Annual Gala and Grand Celebration of “WOW: Women On Waves”

In our world of many family obligations, business commitments, and social gatherings, we often forget to stop and make the time to give back to something that will be here long after we are gone, something that preserves a part of our lifestyle and culture that can be enjoyed for future generations. The Board and staff of the California Surf Museum invite you to spend an evening celebrating our new exhibit “WOW: Women On Waves” and help us continue our efforts to preserve our surfing heritage by attending one of our main fundraising events. The evening will be filled with music, delicious food and drinks, live and silent auction opportunities and a rare opportunity to personally meet and honor many of the women who led the way in the early days, to those who have raised the bar today. It’s an exclusive chance for you to spend an evening with friends and give back to a worthy cause. Tickets are now on sale.
Attend the Gala and receive an evening of music, delicious food, drinks, silent and live auction opportunities, and a chance to meet some of the most influential women surfers.

$65 CSM Members
$80 Non-Members

Buy tickets now at the California Surf Museum, 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, or call (760) 721-6876.

Online ticket sales coming soon!
WOW VIP Package
Enhance your experience at the Gala and treat yourself like a VIP!

As a WOW VIP, California Surf Museum will reserve a table area for your group, provide additional beverages of your choice and table service, provide a VIP gift bag for each member, and recognize your donation with your group name displayed on the evening’s promotional materials.

WOW VIP Package: $1,000 for 10 people
Gala Partners: Kona! Luna! Roxy!
2010 Partner Logos

Kona Brewing Company — providing beer for all of CSM’s 2010 events.

Luna Bar is supporting the “WOW: Women On Waves” exhibit and CSM.
Roxy has partially funded the “WOW: Women On Waves” exhibit with a generous grant and additional support.

We thank are partners and look forward to exciting new opportunities for CSM, its members and visitors!

“WOW: Women On Waves”
A History of Women in Surfing
WOW Mary Ann Hawkins The California Surf Museum is proud to announce the March opening of its newest exhibit “WOW:Women On Waves” The new Exhibit showcases a history of women in surfing-performance, beach fashion and feminine mystique in the world of surfing. The exhibit features influential women surfers, cultural movements, a variety of important surfboards and surf fashion trends that changed the lifestyle sport forever. Many of these women had to overcome using heavy, unwieldy boards and uncomfortable bathing attire in order to pursue the sport they loved so much.

From ancient Hawaiian princesses to today’s ASP World Champions, “WOW:Women On Waves” gives an historical glimpse inside the female surfing experience.

The California Surf Museum thanks Roxy for the generous grant that helped fund the exhibit, as well as a support from Kona Brewing Co. and Luna Bar, to make this exhibit possible.

CSM Coming Events
HAPA Coming July 23, 2010
HAPA promo The date is set for Hapa, save the date for this benefit for CSM the evening will include a VIP Reception at CSM — where HAPA will make an appearance — and a concert at the Grace Chapel Theater. Tickets on sale: VIP Reception with food and beverage, and preferred seating at concert $55 CSM member/$75 non-member; General Admission $30 CSM member/$35 non-member. Click here for CSM’s events calendar. Find out more about HAPA here.

Transworld SURF Magazine has joined with CSM to present the 2010 “Hot Grom Shorts”
Filmmakers 19 years and younger have the opportunity to submit their surf/skate films 5 minutes and under to the 2010 “Hot Grom Shorts” filmmakers competition in conjunction with the “3rd Annual California Surf Festival: Surf Movies, Surf Music, Surf Culture.” Download your entry form now. Exciting promotional opportunities are in the works and will be posted on the California Surf Festival website as details are finalized. Entries are due September 10th, 2010. There is no cost to submit an entry.
Planning Ahead

Coming in October: 3rd Annual California Surf Festival: Surf Movies, Surf Music, Surf Culture

Coming in November: Annual Legends’ Day
Support The California Surf Museum
Become a member or renew your membership, make a donation, donate an item for the Fundraising Gala auction or California Surf Festival auction, attend the fundraising events and bid up those auction items, volunteer to help at an event — the preservation of surfing’s heritage deserves your support!

In this special events update
June 5th: Gala
Gala Tickets
WOW VIP Package
Gala Partners
Women On Waves
July 23rd: Hapa
Hot Grom Shorts
Oct: Surf Festival
Fun at last year’s Gala Fundraiser!
The California Surf Museum serves as an international repository and resource center on the lifestyle sport of surfing through capturing, preserving, and chronicling its art, culture and heritage for the education and enjoyment of future generations.

up to 10%!
Become a member of the California Surf Museum and save up to 10% on most items in the Museum Store AND get discounted member rates to special events. Look for special member’s only events coming in 2010!

Join today! Membership dues go to supporting the California Surf Museum in its vital tasks of archiving our distinctive heritage, preserving our rich culture and obtaining new acquisitions to increase the value and quality of our wonderful collections.
Memberships are renewable annually. Thank you for your continued support!
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California Surf Museum – Founded 1986
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Open daily 10-4 with extended hours on Thursday to 8pm. Admission: CSM members free, $3 general, $1 student and senior, kids 12 and under free.

Thursday night is downtown Oceanside’s Sunset Market! Free parking can be found on Cleveland Ave. Thursdays admission to the California Surf Museum is FREE (donations always welcome and appreciated).

The California Surf Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by memberships, donations, and proceeds from the Museum Store and special fundraising events.