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Catalina Jazz Dance Festival

11:09 am

This unique and special dance camp experience celebrates the Swing Era (1935-1946) for a full weekend of live music and dance classes in the world famous Casino Ballroom.  2 Ply Swing Productions (619) 347-9366; joel@PlySwing.com, www.2PlySwing.com

Celebrity Playground: Hollywood’s Favorite Island

11:08 am

Santa Catalina Island has been immortalized on the silver screen hundreds of times. Filming on the island introduced several of Hollywood’s biggest stars to the charms of Catalina. Many celebrities worked and played on the island and often remarked that Catalina was for them an excellent getaway from Hollywood. The Catalina Island Museum’s extensive collection of photographs, which document many classic productions being filmed on the island and unique snapshots of celebrities enjoying Catalina over the years, will be features in this special exhibition. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510-2414; www.catalinamuseum.org

Catalina Island Triathlon

11:06 am

For more information, contact the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce (310) 510-1520, www.CatalinaChamber.com or Spectrum Sports Management at (909) 399-3553, www.catalinaislandtriathlon.com

The Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival

11:06 am

This three weekend event features 30 different smooth jazz stars performing “Unplugged at Descanso Beach Club” on Thursdays and in the historic Casino Ballroom, Friday, Saturday and Sundays. Art Good features the newest and best talent in the smooth jazz genre. For tickets and information call (866) 872-9849; www.jazztrax.com

Stand-Up Paddleboard Festival

11:04 am

Join us for demonstrations, films and races for the $15,000 purse. Spectator viewing at Descanso Beach, along the walkway and at the Casino Point.  http://www.visitcatalinaisland.com/Catalina-SUP-Festival/

53rd Annual Festival of Art

11:03 am

Artists from all over the country exhibit along Crescent Avenue and sell their works of fine art, sculpture, fine crafts & photography. Catalina Art Association (310) 510-2788; www.catalinaartassociation.org

Catalina Channel Crossing/US Outrigger Championship

11:02 am

Newport to Avalon & return. Southern California Outrigger Racing Association, (949) 355-6178

Before She Was Marilyn: Marilyn Monroe on Catalina Island

11:01 am

“Before She Was Marilyn” represents the first major exhibition documenting the early life of Marilyn Monroe, and exhibits for the first time photographs from not only the Catalina Island Museum’s own archive but from archives throughout the U.S.  Candid and often disturbing, the exhibition examines in detail the year Norma Jeane spent on Catalina Island. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510-2414; www.catalinamuseum.org

Fridays – Steamer’s Jazz at the Catalina Country Club

11:00 am

Every Friday through September 30:  The world famous Steamer’s Jazz Club, located in Fullerton, CA since 1994, will present a weekly jazz series under the stars. Each event will showcase Grammy Award winning straight-ahead and Latin jazz artists. Cover charge. Catalina Country Club  310-510-7404, ext. 25 for reservations