THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY: The National Professional Paintball League hosts the 2012 Surf City USA Open around Pier Plaza, Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach. More than 100 teams from around the world compete from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, with a trade show from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pro teams play from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is free for spectators, with grandstand seating $10 Thursday through Saturday, $20 Sunday; there is also a VIP area with Hooters chicken wings and beer for $50 Thursday through Saturday, $65 Sunday. For more information, call (714) 758-5575 or visit www.nppl.com. (CHRISTOPHER WAGNER, HB Independent / March 28, 2012)

TILL SUNDAY

Baseball Musical

The Academy for the Performing Arts presents "Damn Yankees" at the Huntington Beach High School auditorium, 1905 Main St., Huntington Beach. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call (714) 536-2514, ext. 4025 or visit http://www.hbapa.org.

TILL APRIL 12

Art Exhibit

"Pressing the Limits," featuring works by Michael Costello, Mitchell Shields Marti, Jennifer Lynch and Willis F. Lee, is on display at Golden West College Fine Arts Gallery, 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, with an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. March 15. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 895-8772.

TILL APRIL 21

Harold Chapman Exhibit

OMC Gallery for Contemporary Arts, 7561 Center Ave., No. 32, Huntington Beach, presents selected vintage and period photographs — from 1947 to 2012 — of Harold Chapman. The exhibit is titled "The Beat Hotel and Other Images Made for the Future." For more information, call (714) 421-0476.

FRIDAY

Art Collection Tour

The Huntington Beach Art Center hosts "The Private Collection Tour" with curator Darlene DeAngelo leading a tour of a private residence with more than 100 pieces by Lita Albuquerque, Larry Bell, Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Roland Reiss and others. Wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6:30 p.m., with the tour beginning at 7:30. Tickets are $100 and reservations are required. For reservations and information, call (714) 536-5258 or visit http://www.huntingtonbeachartcenter.org.

Cotton Club Night

La Brique Steak House features "A Night at the Cotton Club," a night of music and decor inspired by the 1920s Harlem nightclub, at 14892 Springdale St., Huntington Beach. Pianist Richie Fauno and vocalist Sharon Sills will perform, and classic cars will be on display in the parking lot from 6 to 11 p.m. There is no cover charge, but proceeds from dinner and drinks benefit the Therapeutic Riding Center. For more information, call (714) 897-0055 or visit http://www.labriquesteakhouse.com.

Hoops for Charity

Affinity & Co. Jewelers hosts a charity hoop-shooting fundraiser at 18575 Main St., 5 Points Plaza, Huntington Beach. Between 4 and 8 p.m., each customer will be given three mini basketballs, and for each basket made, the retail cost of all regular-priced merchandise will drop 10%. All net proceeds from sales will benefit the American Cancer Society. The event also includes a raffle, food and drinks. For more information, call (714) 596-3900.

SATURDAY

Eastern Music

The Orange County Women's Chorus presents "Eastern Portraits," a concert of Asian music, at St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church, 18631 Chapel Lane, Huntington Beach. The program includes contemporary works, traditional folk songs from Japan, China, Korea and Thailand, taiko drumming and more. The show begins at 7 p.m. and admission is $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors. For more information, call (949) 451-8590 or visit http://www.ocwomenschorus.org.

Volkswagen Car Show

Old World Village hosts a Volkswagen car show at 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Roll-in time for cars begins at 7 a.m., with the show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to the cars, there will be a raffle, a kids coloring contest, food and more. Car entry fee is $10, with admission free for spectators. For more information, call (562) 787-4008 or (562) 556-8992.

Sports Equipment Drive

Marina High School's Sport Support club hosts a used sports gear drive in the parking lot at 15871 Springdale St., Huntington Beach. Gently used apparel and gear will be collected and shipped to children across the United States and abroad. The drive lasts from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, email sportsupport@verizon.net.

SATURDAY TILL SUNDAY

Ballet Classic

Ballet Repertory Theatre presents Marius Petipa's "La Bayadere" at the Golden West College Theater, 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. Tickets are $18 general admission, $13 for seniors, students with ID and children under 12, and showtimes are 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (714) 895-8150 or visit http://www.gwctheater.com.

SUNDAY

Cat Adoptions

The Bark and Meow Foundation hosts a cat adoption event with the Easter Bunny in front of Whole Foods Market, 7881 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. The event lasts from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call (657) 200-4200.