Oh it's that time of the year.. the weather is getting warm, and the kids are getting out of school.  The questions are starting to come at you from all directions.  What am I going to do to keep busy over the next few months?  You can go look at homes with your favorite realtor (shameless plug - Juan Chaves with Intero Real Estate) who will get you into that bigger home you have been wanting and he can also help you sell your current home.

But if home buying in San Clemente is not in the cards right now, here are a few local events that will keep you plenty busy: 

1. You can go sports fishing out of Dana Wharf, you can visit this website for more information: http://danawharf.com/fishing/

2. You can honor all branches of the US Military on Memorial Day at the Marine Monument http://marinemonument.com/

3. there is a great music festival you can attend: Doheny Blues Festival

British blues guitarist Robin Trower and singer-guitarist Samantha Fish will be on the bill for the 20th anniversary festival, taking place on three stages on the beach. More performers will be announced soon.

When: May 20-21

Where: Doheny State Beach, 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point

Information: dohenybluesfestival.com

4. If you can't make it to the Pacific Islands this summer let Long Beach bring them to you, attend the Pacific Islander Festival

Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands through craft demonstrations, ethnic cuisine, educational programs, and live entertainment. Watch hula, listen to Tahitian drumming, try out ancient Hawaiian games, enjoy island cuisine, and admire artisans as they create traditional weavings. The 14th annual festival will feature various cultures, including Hawaiian, Marshallese, Tahitian, Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Kiribati, and Maori.

When: June 3-4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach

Information: 562-590-3100; aquariumofpacific.org