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  • Huell Howser

Where's Huell? (September 13-19)

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Monday - September 13, 7:30pm: Pio Pico - Huell visits the site of "El Ranchito," the final home of the last Mexican Governor of California.
Tuesday - September 14, 7:30pm: Tarantula - Huell's off to Henry W. Coe State Park to attend their annual TarantulaFest. Put on specifically to help break down the negative myths and stereotypes so many of us have about these spiders, this festival has become a big hit.


Tuesday - September 14, 9pm: Mt. Wilson - Founded in December 1904 by George Ellery Hale, Mount Wilson Observatory would quickly rise to dominate astronomy worldwide. The Observatory hosts several of the most technologically advanced facilities in the world and is home to the 100-inch Hooker telescope. In this one-hour special, Huell spends the day at this magnificent location that is not only historic, but plays an important role in California’s scientific research.


Wednesday - September 15, 7:30pm: Champion Turf - Huell learns the truth about what is in this nondescript industrial building — and don't let the name fool you; this is not a story about a lawn company. Nestled in the industrial section of downtown Los Angeles, this 45-year-old company is one of the finest saddle and tack manufacturers in the world.


Thursday - September 16, 7:30pm: Russak's Meat - Join Huell for another downtown hidden gem, the Russak family has been producing the most delicious and succulent meats and cold cuts for over 50 years. Now run by the second generation, Russak’s Meats produce everything from corned beef, pastrami and roast beef to jerky and chili con carne.


Friday - September 17, 7:30pm: Lemon Lily Festival - The Idyllwild Lemon Lily Festival highlights the uniqueness and rarity of one of Idyllwild's most precious native flowers. This beautiful lily that grows only above 4000 feet is a true gem. Join Huell and the good people of Idyllwild as they spend the day celebrating the Lemon Lily, there’s even a Lemon Lily song!


Sunday - September 19, 7pm: Eureka - Join Huell in Eureka, in the heart of California's rugged North Coast where he enjoys natural beauty, a colorful history and lavish Victorian architecture.

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