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California Events March 17, 2012

ST. PATRICK'S DAY

Saturday March 17, 2012 -  Events for March 17

BERKELEY - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre,   March 13-18, 2012.   March  13: Ohad Naharin: Minus 16, set to music ranging from Dean Martin to mambo, techno, and traditional Israeli.  Rennie Harris: Home, music by Dennis Ferrer and Raphael Xavier, Ailey: Revelations,  Paul Taylor: Arden Court, music by William Boyce,  Robert Battle: Takademe, music by Sheila Chandra; The Hunt, music by Les Tambours du Bronx,  Ulysses Dove: Urban Folk Dance and more.  Time: 2 & 8 p.m. Cost: $30 up. Location:  UC Berkeley, 101 Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA. Ticket Office: (510) 642-9988. calperformances.org
COSTA MESA - Orange County Market Place St. Patrick's Day. Includes dancers from top Irish dance schools in California, entertainment, and lots of shopping and food. 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. ocmarketplace.com
COSTA MESA- Casablanca, a Symphony of the Movies. Pacific Symphony Richard Kaufman, conductor. Time: 8 p.m. Tickets  $23-185.   Location: Segerstrom Hall,  600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA.  scfta.org 
HERMOSA BEACH -  St. Patrick's Day Parade  Begins on March 17, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Pier Avenue & Valley Drive.  7 block parade route begins at Valley Drive, travels down Pier Avenue and ends at the corner of Hermosa Avenue and 10th Street. Call: (310) 376-0951, hbchamber.net
MAMMOTH LAKES
-  Elevation 2012  Gay Ski Week Mar. 14 - 18, 2012. Elevation, the annual Mammoth Gay Ski Week, brings together people from across the country and the world, for a week of events that celebrate diversity, fun, and the best spring skiing and boarding in North America. Elevation celebrates its seventh year at Mammoth Mountain with more than 1500 riders, major parties, and zero attitude. The hottest guys on the West Coast (and beyond) converge on Mammoth Mountain in March for what is now the third largest gay ski week in North America. Location: Mammoth Lakes, California 93546. mammothgayski.com
MURPHYS - St. Patrick's Day Parade.
OAKLAND
- Buki the Clown  March 17 - March 18. Kids Enjoy Buki the Clown as she performs her way cool, magic show while making you laugh and giggle at her crazy antics! Time: 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Location:   Children's Fairyland, Oakland, CA. fairyland.org
ORANGE - Easter Eggstravaganza, March 17 - April 7, 2012. Train rides, pictures with the bunny, egg hunts, crafts, and bounce house entertainment.  Weekends: 10 am - 5 pm, Weekdays: 10 am - 4 pm Irvine Park Railroad 1 Irvine Park Road Orange, CA 92869 irvineparkrailroad.com
RICHMOND - Rakkasah West 2012, March 16-18, 2012.  Middle Eastern dance and music festival. Location: Richmond Memorial Auditorium 403 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA. Hours: Friday March 16@ 7- 11 p.m. , $15;  March 17 @ Noon - 11 p.m.,  $18;   March 18 @ Noon - 8 p.m.   $18. rakkasah.com
SAN DIEGO
  - St. Patrick's Day Festival & Parade. Parade route: Fifth Avenue and Juniper Street and proceeds North up Fifth Avenue from Juniper Street to Upas Street, over to Sixth Avenue and South on Sixth to Juniper Street.   Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  stpatsparade.org
SAN DIEGO - St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 17, 2012 marches down 5th Avenue & Junipero  at 10:30 a.m., with the festival held at Balboa Park all day long. stpatsparade.org
SAN DIEGO - ShamROCK is a Gaslamp Quarter production to rival its Mardi Gras celebration. Does San Diego ever quit partying? 17th annual ShamROCK at Gaslamp Quarter on Saturday, March 17, 2012 goes from 2 p.m. to Midnight and is billed as the biggest Irish Celebration on the West Coast. Tickets: $35 pre, $45 day of.  Buy: SanDiegoShamrock.com
SAN FRANCISCO - St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival. 161st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade  on Saturday, March 17th, 2012, begins at 11:30 a.m. at corner of  Second and Market all the way to City Hall. Largest event west of the Mississippi includes the free St. Patrick's Day Festival at Civic Center Plaza on Grove Street, Polk to Larkin Street,  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  sresproductions.com 
SANTA ANA -Santa Ana Fiesta Day, March 16-18, 2012. A city wide Fiesta. Featuring Giant Midway, Carnival Rides, Giant Food Court, Arts and Craft Vendors, Commercial vendors, and Exhibits. Bring the whole family for a day in the park.  Free admission. Location: Jerome Park, Between Center and Raitt St. on McFadden, Santa Ana, CA.
SOLVANGTaste of Solvang,  March 16-18, 2012. A weekend of wine samples and food tastes.   SolvangUSA.com Cost: $75, weekend pass, pre-purchase HIGHLY recommended.  Weekend Passport includes logo wine glass & souvenir canvas tote bag. Call 1-800-468-6765, ex. 103. solvangusa.com
TEMECULA - Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival March 16 - 18, 2012.  Every March, 3rd Weekend. Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival - One of the Best Free Events in US. temeculacalifornia.com
VISALIA - St. Patrick's Day Parade. 2012. Parade begins at 11 a.m. at Garden, West on Main, North on Willis. Ends around 1 p.m.  Post Parade Festivities at the Vintage Press. eventsvisalia.org
 

 

Sunday March 18, 2012 -  Events for March 18

BERKELEY - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre,   March 13-18, 2012.   March  13: Ohad Naharin: Minus 16, set to music ranging from Dean Martin to mambo, techno, and traditional Israeli.  Rennie Harris: Home, music by Dennis Ferrer and Raphael Xavier, Ailey: Revelations,  Paul Taylor: Arden Court, music by William Boyce,  Robert Battle: Takademe, music by Sheila Chandra; The Hunt, music by Les Tambours du Bronx,  Ulysses Dove: Urban Folk Dance and more.  Time: 3 p.m. Cost: $30 up. Location:  UC Berkeley, 101 Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA. Ticket Office: (510) 642-9988. calperformances.org
KELSEYVILLE - Olive Oil Contest. Kelseyville Olive Festival Chacewater Wine Company  Come enjoy a day of family fun dedicated to the ancient and majestic olive with olive mill tours, product samples, vendor booths, an olive pit spitting contest, local beer & wine tasting, a silent auction to benefit the Lake County California Women for Ag's AgVenture program, and a raffle to benefit the Kelseyville Education Foundation. Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Chacewater Wine Company, Kelseyville More  chacewaterwineco.com
MAMMOTH LAKES -  Elevation 2012  Gay Ski Week Mar. 14 - 18, 2012. Elevation, the annual Mammoth Gay Ski Week, brings together people from across the country and the world, for a week of events that celebrate diversity, fun, and the best spring skiing and boarding in North America. Elevation celebrates its seventh year at Mammoth Mountain with more than 1500 riders, major parties, and zero attitude. The hottest guys on the West Coast (and beyond) converge on Mammoth Mountain in March for what is now the third largest gay ski week in North America. Location: Mammoth Lakes, California 93546. mammothgayski.com
OAKLAND - Buki the Clown  March 17 - March 18. Kids Enjoy Buki the Clown as she performs her way cool, magic show while making you laugh and giggle at her crazy antics! Time: 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Location:   Children's Fairyland, Oakland, CA. fairyland.org
ORANGE - Easter Eggstravaganza, March 17 - April 7, 2012. Train rides, pictures with the bunny, egg hunts, crafts, and bounce house entertainment.  Weekends: 10 am - 5 pm, Weekdays: 10 am - 4 pm Irvine Park Railroad 1 Irvine Park Road Orange, CA 92869 irvineparkrailroad.com
POMONA - Everybody's Bird Mart. Find everything you and your birds need! Birds Cages Seed Feeders Nest Boxes Vitamins Toys Perches and much, much more! Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $7, age 11 years and younger free. Location: Fairplex, Pomona, CA.  everybodysbirdmart.com
RICHMOND - Rakkasah West 2012, March 16-18, 2012.  Middle Eastern dance and music festival. Location: Richmond Memorial Auditorium 403 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA. Hours: Friday March 16@ 7- 11 p.m. , $15;  March 17 @ Noon - 11 p.m.,  $18;   March 18 @ Noon - 8 p.m.   $18. rakkasah.com
SANTA ANA
-Santa Ana Fiesta Day, March 16-18, 2012. A city wide Fiesta. Featuring Giant Midway, Carnival Rides, Giant Food Court, Arts and Craft Vendors, Commercial vendors, and Exhibits. Bring the whole family for a day in the park.  Free admission. Location: Jerome Park, Between Center and Raitt St. on McFadden, Santa Ana, CA.
SOLVANGTaste of Solvang,  March 16-18, 2012. A weekend of wine samples and food tastes.   SolvangUSA.com Cost: $75, weekend pass, pre-purchase HIGHLY recommended.  Weekend Passport includes logo wine glass & souvenir canvas tote bag. Call 1-800-468-6765, ex. 103. solvangusa.com
TEMECULA - Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival March 16 - 18, 2012.  Every March, 3rd Weekend. Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival - One of the Best Free Events in US. temeculacalifornia.com
WEED - Sled Dog Races.  Two days of racing events as teams from across the continent and Alaska compete. Location: Deer Mountain Snowmobile Park, 17 miles east of Weed, CA.  siskiyo races.com 

 


COSTA MESA - Orange County Market Place St. Patrick's Day. Includes dancers from top Irish dance schools in California, entertainment, and lots of shopping and food. 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. ocmarketplace.com
 

DUBLIN - St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival. Annual event include a parade at 9:30 a.m., festival at Civic Center with 3 stages filled with live music and dance, and a Pancake Breakfast, plus food court. DublinStPats.com

HERMOSA BEACH -  St. Patrick's Day Parade  Begins on March 17, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Pier Avenue & Valley Drive.  7 block parade route begins at Valley Drive, travels down Pier Avenue and ends at the corner of Hermosa Avenue and 10th Street. Call: (310) 376-0951, hbchamber.net


MAMMOTH LAKES
-  Elevation 2012  Gay Ski Week Mar. 14 - 18, 2012. Elevation, the annual Mammoth Gay Ski Week, brings together people from across the country and the world, for a week of events that celebrate diversity, fun, and the best spring skiing and boarding in North America. Elevation celebrates its seventh year at Mammoth Mountain with more than 1500 riders, major parties, and zero attitude. The hottest guys on the West Coast (and beyond) converge on Mammoth Mountain in March for what is now the third largest gay ski week in North America. Location: Mammoth Lakes, California 93546. mammothgayski.com

MURPHYS - Murphys Irish Day. The Irish town celebrates its heritage with a full day of entertainment and the big parade at 11 a.m. Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Parade - 11 a.m. Presented by the Murphys Business Association. murphysirishdays.org

OAKLAND - Buki the Clown  March 17 - March 18. Kids Enjoy Buki the Clown as she performs her way cool, magic show while making you laugh and giggle at her crazy antics! Time: 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Location:   Children's Fairyland, Oakland, CA. fairyland.org

ORANGE - Easter Eggstravaganza, March 17 - April 7, 2012. Train rides, pictures with the bunny, egg hunts, crafts, and bounce house entertainment.  Weekends: 10 am - 5 pm, Weekdays: 10 am - 4 pm Irvine Park Railroad 1 Irvine Park Road Orange, CA 92869 irvineparkrailroad.com

RICHMOND - Rakkasah West 2012, March 16-18, 2012.  Middle Eastern dance and music festival. Location: Richmond Memorial Auditorium 403 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA. Hours: Friday March 16@ 7- 11 p.m. , $15;  March 17 @ Noon - 11 p.m.,  $18;   March 18 @ Noon - 8 p.m.   $18. rakkasah.com
 

SAN DIEGO  - St. Patrick's Day Festival & Parade. Parade route: Fifth Avenue and Juniper Street and proceeds North up Fifth Avenue from Juniper Street to Upas Street, over to Sixth Avenue and South on Sixth to Juniper Street.   Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  stpatsparade.org


SAN DIEGO - ShamROCK is a Gaslamp Quarter production to rival its Mardi Gras celebration. Does San Diego ever quit partying? 17th annual ShamROCK at Gaslamp Quarter on Saturday, March 17, 2012 goes from 2 p.m. to Midnight and is billed as the biggest Irish Celebration on the West Coast. Tickets: $35 pre, $45 day of.  Buy: SanDiegoShamrock.com


SAN FRANCISCO - Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.  161st Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival at Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco begins at 10 a.m. and goes till 5 p.m. Parade is held at 11:30 a.m.  Free Festival  sresproductions.com/sfstpatricksday.html To participate in the parade, please contact Kathleen Manning at 415-203-1027 or email kathleenmanning2010@yahoo.com or visit UISSF.org  St. Patrick's Day Festival at Civic Center Plaza and on Grove Street, Polk to Larkin Street.   The Festival will take place, before, during and after the Parade on Saturday. The Parade begins at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the corner of Second and Market, where more than 5,000 participants from all over the states, will reel about with laughter and revelry all the way to City Hall. Join us for this great San Francisco event, which is the largest St. Patrick's day event west of the Mississippi.


SAN JOSE
- Prime Xpo Gem Show, March 16 -18, 2012. Starts at 11 a.m. daily. Cost: $3 admission.  Santa Clara County Fairgrounds,, 344 Tully Rd, San Jose, CA. primexpousa.com 

SANTA MARIA - Baby Expo. 4th annual event includes Baby Photo Contest, resources and lots of activities for families. Location: Santa Maria Fairpark Event Center, 937 S. Thornburg St., Santa Maria, Ca. santamariafairpark.com

SANTA ANA -Santa Ana Fiesta Day, March 16-18, 2012. A city wide Fiesta. Featuring Giant Midway, Carnival Rides, Giant Food Court, Arts and Craft Vendors, Commercial vendors, and Exhibits. Bring the whole family for a day in the park.  Free admission. Location: Jerome Park, Between Center and Raitt St. on McFadden, Santa Ana, CA.

SOLVANGTaste of Solvang,  March 16-18, 2012. A weekend of wine samples and food tastes.   SolvangUSA.com Cost: $75, weekend pass, pre-purchase HIGHLY recommended. Weekend Passport includes logo wine glass & souvenir canvas tote bag. Call 1-800-468-6765, ex. 103. solvangusa.com

TEMECULA - Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival March 16 - 18, 2012.  Every March, 3rd Weekend. Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival - One of the Best Free Events in US. temeculacalifornia.com

VISALIA - St. Patrick's Day Parade. 2012. Parade begins at 11 a.m. at Garden, West on Main, North on Willis. Ends around 1 p.m.  Post Parade Festivities at the Vintage Press. eventsvisalia.org

 


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