May 27, 2012 Sunday
ARCATA: Kinetic Sculpture Race Arcata - Ferndale, CA May 26 -28, 2012 . It has gone by various names during its 40+ year history but the Triathlon of the Art World-- the Great Arcata to Ferndale World Championship Kinetic Sculpture Race-- is a 3-day race that travels 42 miles along land, sand, water and mud, to compete for nothing more than glory. kineticgrandchampionship
ARNOLD: Spring Peddler's Fair, May 26-27, 2012. 34th Annual Arnold event on Memorial Day Weekend includes over 60 booths of antiques, collectibles, crafts, and gourmet foods will be for sale. The Ebbett's Pass Fire Department offers local beers, and the Arnold Lion's Club holds a pancake breakfast both days from 8 - 11 a.m. Held in downtown Arnold, on Highway 4, amongst the pines & redwoods on the grounds of Bristol's Ranch House Café. Free admission & parking. Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day. Vendor information, Kim: 372-8961, email: afterthegoldrush@sbcglobal
ARROYO GRANDE: Strawberry Festival, May 26-27, 2012. Strawberry Stampede walk/run, Strawberry Pancake Breakfast, Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Prince & Princess Contest, Strawberry Blonde Contest, Strawberry Cook-Off Contest, Kiddie Carnival, Arts & Crafts Show, and Entertainment including Ethnic, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Contemporary & Rock 'n Roll music! 8 Entertainment Stages plus Rides and Games. Free admission. Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande, CA. arroyograndevillage
BISHOP: Mule Days May 22 -27, 2012, 3-15/ day, general admission. muledays
COSTA MESA: Scots Fest, May 26 - 27, 2012. Includes SAAA National Championship with a 21 caber salute! scotsfest
DUNSMUIR: Dogwood Daze, May 26 - 27, 2012. Enjoy a day in the charming town of Dunsmuir and partake in the downtown festivities including: Pie Social, Community Yard Sale, and much more. dunsmuir
GARDEN GROVE: Strawberry Festival & Parade May 25-28, 2012 strawberryfestival "A Tradition Since 1958", enjoy four fun filled days of festivities with the largest community parade on the West Coast. Parade starts Saturday at 10 a.m. on Chapman at 9th Street, heads toward Euclid, where it turns and goes just past Lampson. Location: Village Green, between Euclid and Main Street Streets in downtown Garden Grove, CA.
HERMOSA BEACH: Fiesta Hermosa May 26-28, 2012. The largest arts & crafts fair in Southern California features 270 artists and crafters, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handicrafters. The festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) in downtown Hermosa Beach. Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission. Info: fiestahermosa
MARYSVILLE: May 26-27, 2012. MarysvilleStampede -- PRCA Rodeo Marysville, CA
MONTAGUE: May 26-27, 2012
62nd Annual Montague Junior Rodeo at Montague Rodeo Arena, Montague Sponsored by the Shasta Valley Community Club. 841-0404 or 436-2428....Any questions about the little cowboy/cowgirl events Noel Sweet 340-1075.
NICASIO: Rancho Nicasio Memorial Day BBQ Festival on the Lawn, May 27-28, 2012. Includes top blues, cajun, zyedco bands. May 27: Maria Muldaur & Houston Jones. May 28: Elvin Bishop & Ron Thompson. Time: 4 p.m. 1 Old Rancheria Rd, Nicasio, CA 94946. ranchonicasio
OJAI: Art in the Park, May 26-27, 2012. The 35th Annual Art in the Park on Memorial Day Weekend is an annual juried, fine arts show with entertainment, activities and attractions include: music, art, crafts, food, vendors. The show is located in beautiful Libbey Park in downtown Ojai across the footbridge that connects the Art Center and Montgomery Street to the Park. Exhibit spaces fill the park with some of the finest artists on the California coast and many from surrounding states as well. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ojaiartcenter@aol . ojaiartcenter
PASO ROBLES: Festival of the Arts, May 25 - 27, 2012. Time: Hours vary. Location: Downtown City Park, Paso Robles, CA. pasoartfestival
POINT ARENA: Point Arena Hog & Lamb BBQ. Redwood Coast Firefighters Association Memorial Weekend Annual Event Time: Noon - 6. Location: Veterans Memorial Hall, Point Arena, CA. - 25 approx. Celebrates 30 years in 2012.
SACRAMENTO: Sacramento County Fair May 24-28, 2012. sacfair
SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Jazz Festival, May 25-28, 2012. Hyatt Ballroom 209 L Street, Sheraton Ballroom 1230 J Street, Convention Center 13th & K St. Bands, locations, times vary. sacjazz
SAN BERNARDINO: National Orange Show Festival May 24-28, 2012. nationalorangeshow
SAN FRANCISCO: 75th Anniversary Golden Gate Bridge Celebration. 455-2000. visiting goldengatebridge75
SAUSALITO: Caledonia Street Spring Faire. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sausalito, California cityofsausalitospecialevents 289-4152
SIMI VALLEY: Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival, May 26 & May 27, 2012, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days. ; 5 kids, under age 5 Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Avenue , Simi Valley, Calif. simicajun
VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days May 21-28, 2012. Enjoy the Fiesta Days Parade on Saturday, beauty pageant, Crab Boil, Carnival, concerts, vendor booths and a full week of entertainment. fiestadays
VICTORVILLE: San Bernardino County Fair May 26- June 3, 2012. sbcfair