BIG BEAR: Big Bear Astronomy Expo May 25-29, 2017 RTMC Astronomy Expo Camp Oakes Big Bear Lake, CA $25-60 approx., rtmcastronomyexpo.org
BRADLEY: Lightning in a Bottle May 24-29, 2017. Lightning In A Bottle Is A Celebration Of Art, Music, Performance, Sustainability And Life. Location: San Antonio Recreation Area 2091 New Pleyto Rd. Bradley, CA Tickets: $215-up, lightninginabottle.org
BREA: Taste of Brea. Time: 5-9 p.m. $25-30. breachamber.com
DAVIS: Davis Memorial Day Ceremony at UC Davis Memorial Union, One Shields Ave. Davis CA 95616 calvet.ca.gov
Strawberry Music Festival May 25-29, 2017. Location:Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd.
Grass Valley, California strawberrymusic.com
LAGUNA NIGUEL: Yappy Hour - at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel.
Monthly cocktail party for canines and their companions is tail wagging fun. Dapper dogs, haute hounds and classy canines are invited to party with other pups and pooches and lap up libations such as bacon, chicken, and beef-infused water and the ever popular house-made dog biscuits, while their companions relax with a glass of Mutt Lynch Unleashed Chardonnay, Merlot Over and Play Dead, or Chateau d'Og Cabernet Sauvignon. Cocktails, beer and a savory selection of barbecue items are also available for purchase.
Location: One Ritz Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA See: ritzcarlton.com/lagunayappyhour
2017 Yappy Hour Dates
Thursday, May 25 | 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 22 | 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, July 27 | 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, August 24 | 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, September 28 | 5 to 8 p.m.
Yappy Howl-O-Ween Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 4 to 7 p.m.
Yappy Howl-iday Celebration Sunday, December 3, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LOS ANGELES: Sam Woolf, American Idol finalist in concert. Sam Woolf is releasing new music, following his hit EP Pretend, and recent singles Fast N' Dirty and Stop Thinking About It. Join the Boston-based singer-songwriter for live acoustic music. Time: 7 p.m. The Hotel Cafe, 1623 N. Cahuenga Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA. Cost: $12.50 approx. age 21+ hotelcafe.com (323) 461-2040. Directions: Exit Cahuenga Blvd. from the 101 Freeway. Head South for a few blocks (past Hollywood Blvd.) until you get to 1623.
NEWPORT BEACH: John Wayne Birthday Sunset Cruise. Prices start at $40. Time: 6-8 p.m. hornblower.com
NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Field of Honor May 19-29, 2017 Dedication Ceremony May 20, 2017, 12 p.m. Noon and May 28, 2017, 1 p.m. Castaways Park 900 Dover Drive at 16th Street Newport Beach, CA nhexchange.net
SACRAMENTO: Sacramento County Fair May 25-29, 2017. Bullriding May 28, 2017. sacfair.com
VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days May 25-29, 2017. Enjoy the Fiesta Days Parade, Carnival, concerts, vendor booths and a full week of entertainment. fiestadays.org
VISALIA: Sequoia Shuttle - runs all summer starting May 25, 2017. Departs from Visalia & Three Rivers several times a day. $15 round trip ticket includes park entry and unlimited in-park shuttle service. Reservations required, sequoiashuttle.com
YUCCA VALLEY: Grubstake Days May 25-29, 2017. yucca-valley.org