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Denny Aaberg And Big Wednesday Return

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“This Deluxe Edition is the hardcover BIG WEDNESDAY novel John Milius and I envisioned being published from the beginning.”

Denny Aaberg is bringing BIG WEDNESDAY back to CSM!

Wednesday, Sept. 28Doors open at 6pm

  • $5 CSM members
  • $10 general admission
  • Seating is limited!

Buy tickets now 760-721-6876 or Will call at door

It’s been four years since we have seen them at CSM. One of our favorite groups, The Wrinkled Teenagers, with Simone Reddingius and Denny Aaberg, will be playing a set of surfing songs to set the mood and get the evening underway!

Peruse photos on display about the roots of Big Wednesday, including rare, enlarged photos of Malibu in the 1960s, and Big Wednesday memorabilia from Denny’s private collection.

Denny will introduce and show two short videos, one about early Malibu surfing and the other, Little Wednesday, about the making of the movie Big Wednesday.

Bring your questions! Following the videos will be a short talk story and Q&A session.

Afterwards, Denny will be signing the hardcover Deluxe Anniversary Edition of the Big Wednesday novel. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Can’t make it and want an autographed book? Please call the California Surf Museum at 760-721-6876 to pay with your credit card and what you would like for the endorsement.

Available at the event.

Big Wednesday Deluxe Anniversary Edition

$30 – no member discounts – 5.5×8.5 inch hardcover – 272 pages

Denny mentioned he should have some Big Wednesday posters with him as well!

Your purchase helps support the California Surf Museum!

California Surf Museum’s14th Annual Gala Fundraiser!

Saturday, Nov. 5, 4-10pm– Cape Rey Hilton, Carlsbad

Join with us as we honor this year’s Silver Surfers:

  • Founder of Bing Surfboards Bing Copeland
  • The original Gidget Kathy Zuckerman
  • Founder of Patagonia Outdoor Wear Yvon Chouinard

Tickets still available! Sponsorships available!

Online at surfmuseum.org, at the California Surf Museum, or call 760-721-6876. New sponsorship levels available this year!

Click here if you would like find out how to donate to our Silent Auction. Never been to one of our Gala’s? Click here to check out a 6-minute video walk through from last year’s Gala.

2022 Super Girl Surf Pro Competition and Festival

Begins this Friday, Sept. 16th at the Oceanside Pier and continues through Sunday, Sept. 18th! Click here for more info.

Tuesday, September 20th

California Surfing Day – Life’s Swell. Surf O’side.

California’s annual California Surfing Day — the official holiday to celebrate California’s surfing lifestyle and honor the history, culture, and future of surfing.

Oceanside is an O’riginal surf town! As a mecca for surfers ranging from novice to pro, our coastal destination allows everyone to enjoy the sport of surfing along our beautiful coastline. We invite you to hit the waves on September 20th to celebrate California Surfing Day!

Share your stoke for Oceanside and the state’s official sport on social media by tagging @VisitOceanside in a selfie and using the hashtags: #CaliforniaSurfingDay and #SurfOceanside!

Shop For A Cause Weekend at The Ozone on 9/24 + 9/25!

The Ozone at 102 Mission Ave., in the new Mission Pacific Hotel, has selected the California Surf Museum as its beneficiary for Shop for A Cause Weekend, with brand support from Outerknown, Raen and Aloha Collection. CSM’s president Jim Kempton will be signing his book “Women On Waves” and Lara Einzig will be signing her book “Women Making Waves.” Stop on in for some resort shopping and help support CSM! Or just stop by and say Hi! and let them know the California Surf Museum sent you.

Calling all Turkey Trotters!

If you plan to participate in this year’s O’side Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning Nov. 24, be sure to designate the California Surf Museum as your charity of choice to receive $5 from your entry fee. Also sign up to be on California Surf Museum’s team!

Walk, trot or run — “Move Your Feet Before You Eat!” Click here for all the race info and to sign up.

Shop the California Surf Museum Store!

Our Museum Store is stocked up with lots of unique merchandise both in store and online! Click here to shop online (California Surf Museum members: be sure to call in your order to get your 10% discount available on many store items).

Remember, memberships always make great gifts — click here. Besides 10% off most Museum Store items, members get free admission to our exhibit hall, and free or reduced admission to our Big Wednesdays and other in-house events.

Already a member? Be sure to share the stoke by sharing your guest passes with your friends and family!

Our Exhibit Hall is OPEN! 10am-4pm Daily
  • – Donald Takayama: Shaping Boards and Lives; includes a replica of Donald’s shaping room
  • – Wave Science: Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP)
  • – A Brief History of Surfboards: from Wood to Foam and Fiberglass
  • – Courageous Inspiration: Bethany Hamilton
  • – Let’s Boogie! Tom Morey and the Evolution of the Boogie Board
  • – Making Waves: Bryce Wettstein
  • – Bodysurfing: Fins and Handplanes

Follow the California Surf Museum on YouTubeThank you to all who have subscribed and gotten us to 100 subscribers!

DONATE TO CSM NOW … or later!

Amazon Smile donates to CSM!

Make sure you shop AmazonSmile and select the California Surf Museum Encinitas (that’s our full legal name) as your charity of choice — or click here. AmazonSmile donates to the California Surf Museum!

Mission Statement … The California Surf Museum serves as an international repository and resource center on the lifestyle sport of surfing by capturing, preserving, and chronicling its art, culture and heritage for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.

California Surf MuseumFounded 1986, 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside CA 92054

760-721-6876 – surfmuseum.org csm@surfmuseum.org Open 10-4 daily.

Browse the Museum Store for free. Admission to Exhibit Hall: CSM members free, $7 general admission, $5 student/senior/military, under 12 free.

California Surf Museum | 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054


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