Where and when: , , Redondo Beach; Friday, 8 p.m.
Why go: Watch as well-known Beatles tribute band Abbey Road and Rolling Stones tribute band Jumping Jack Flash battle it out for supremacy. 21+.
Where and when: 26th Street and Ocean Drive, Manhattan Beach; Saturday, all day
Why go: Watch some of the South Bay's premiere surfers in the second contest of the 2011-2012 South Bay Surf Series season.
Where and when: , 2810 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach; Saturday, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Why go: Author Carol O'Connell will be signing her next Kathy Mallory book, The Chalk Girl.
Where and when: , 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach; Sunday, 2 p.m.
Why go: Get a taste of the islands by listening to some of Hawaii's best slack key guitarists and watching some award-winning hula dancing.
Price: See ticket website for pricing.
Where and when: , 1701 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach; Sunday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Why go: Support Redondo Beach's very own 11-year-old celebrity chef, Jack Witherspoon. Proceeds from the sale of his books benefit pediatric cancer research.