Archive for July, 2015

Sand, Snacks and Sunset: The Return of Movie Nights on the Beach

Jul 1, 2015

With summer now in full swing, Crystal Cove Alliance hopes to breathe life back into Crystal Cove’s cinematic and storied past with the return of Movie Nights and Community Days! For two special evenings, CCA invites the entire family to come experience Movie Nights on the beach.  On July 16, young love and surf culture […]

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Cottage #13: The Beaches Cottage

Jul 1, 2015

Nestled on the southern-most point of Crystal Cove’s Historic District, Cottage #13 is perhaps Crystal Cove’s most famous landmark.  It is often referred to as the “Beaches” Cottage, for its beachside portrayal in the 1988 film, starring Bette Midler, of the same name. Before its rise to famous-movie-location stardom, however, this quaint cottage was simply […]

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Summer Plein Air Art Show Focuses on “Fun in the Sun”

Jul 1, 2015

From July 10-12, Crystal Cove Alliance will be kicking off the summer with its semi-annual art show, “Fun in the Sun.”  An exclusive preview and reception will be held on Friday, July 10, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m., with the free public show on July 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Fun […]

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El Nino Knocking on Crystal Cove’s Door

Jul 1, 2015

El Nino is officially here!  Over the past month, hordes of small lobster-like creatures have been washing up onto the Crystal Cove’s shores—stunning beachgoers with the sheer numbers of stranded animals.  Pleuroncodes planipes, or Pelagic Red Crabs as they are more commonly known, usually inhabit the warm waters of Baja California.  Their appearance this far […]

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