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Cardiff ‘Kook’ calendar on sale now

CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — The perfect holiday gift for your North County friends, or even those across the U.S. is now available. The Kook Calendar is on sale for $14 at and at the 101MainStreet office, 124 Aberdeen Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea.The 13-month calendar, with photos of the surf statue, “Magic Carpet Ride,” created by local artist Fred Caldwell, shows the best of the statues alter egos. The Cardiff Kook leads the pack as he breaks stuffy statue tradition.The Kook Calendar makes a great gift featuring Cardiff-by-the-Sea’s most famous and most photographed landmark. Three charities will receive 15 percent of the proceeds from the calendar sales including the Allie Smiles Foundation, a charity providing cancer research and support for your K9 best friend; the National Breast Cancer Foundation increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need, and Fill-A-Belly, a Carlsbad-based nonprofit that provides meals for the homeless.