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Happening Friday

June 17, 2011

EVENTS

Huck Finn's Jubilee The folksy Father's Day weekend event provides an escape into a timeless summer, when families pack the camper with kids, banjos and fishing poles. Entertainment includes Mark Twain Live, a Route 66 car show and the California State Arm Wrestling Championships. Mojave Narrows Regional Park, 18000 Yates Road, Victorville. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun. Daily admission: Adults, $20; children, $5. Weekend festival pass (includes camping), $85 to $95. (951) 780-8810. http://www.huckfinn.com.

MUSIC

U2 The Irish rock gods make their first Southland appearance of 2011 with their ongoing 360 Tour, which was originally launched in support of their 2009 album, "No Line on the Horizon." So named because of the 360-degree staging that gives the audience an unprecedented view of the rock 'n' roll action, the show features the band performing atop a massive four-legged supporting rig that has been nicknamed "The Claw." Angel Stadium of Anaheim, 2000 E. Gene Autry Way, Anaheim. 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $30-$250. (714) 940-2000. http://www.ticketmaster.com.

Live Oak Music Festival Celebrating its 23rd year, the family-friendly festival offers 16 main-stage musical acts playing boogie-woogie, bagpipes, folk, bluegrass, gospel, Tex-Mex and more. Headliners include Mavis Staples, Toots & the Maytals, Texas Tornados and Juno-winning folk-rock trio, the Wailin' Jennys. Proceeds will benefit KCBX Public Radio. Live Oak Camp, 20 minutes west of Santa Barbara. Fri.-Sun. See website for daily schedules. Single-day adult, $42. Single-day child, $17. Three-day adult pass, $122. Three-day children's pass, $37. (805) 781-3030; http://www.liveoakfest.org.

MOVIES

Los Angeles Film Festival More than 200 features, documentaries, shorts and music videos will screen during Film Independent's 17th annual Los Angeles Film Festival. The 10-day event opens with the world premiere of Richard Linklater's "Bernie," starring Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. L.A. Live. 800 W. Olympic Blvd. (screenings at various venues, check website for full schedule). Tickets, $5-$13; passes $100-$3,000. Fri.-June 26. (866) 345-6337. http://www.lafilmfest.com.

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