AUBURN: Mandarin Festival November 17-19, 2017. Location: Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn, CA $fee. mandarinfestival.com
BREA: Nutcracker Craft Boutique November 17-18, 2017. This boutique has it all. Over 250 vendors display one-of-a-kind holiday gifts, decorations, food and collectibles. Shoppers can also pick up a quick snack or beverage at the Food Alley. All proceeds benefit the Community Center's youth and family programs. Friday 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Brea Community Center, 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, CA. Admission is $2 and parking is free. cityofbrea.net
CATHEDRAL CITY: Hot Air Balloon Festival Nov.17-19, 2017 | balloons
CLOVIS: Western Marching Band Championships Nov.17-19, 2017
GLENDORA: Tree Lighting and Holiday Stroll November 17, 2017, 6-9 p.m. Downtown Glendora Village ci.glendora.ca.us
LONG BEACH: The Pike Tree Lighting and Ice Rink Holiday Kickoff, 6-10 p.m. Ice rink opening, Santa's Arrival, and the tree lighting ceremony at The Pike Outlets, 95 S. Pine Ave. Time: 6-10 p.m.
LONG BEACH: Long Beach Motorcycle Show November 17-19, 2017. Location: Long Beach Convention Center features original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket manufacturers, distributors, and dealers of quality products
NAPA: Napa Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire November 17, 18 & 19, 2017, 10 a.m. Napa Valley Expo Chardonnay Hall 575 Third Street Napa, CA Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission and parking are free afterthegoldrush@ sbcglobal.net (925) 372-8961
NEWPORT BEACH: Tree Lighting Ceremony at Fashion Island November 17-18, 2017, 6 p.m.
SACRAMENTO: Harvest Festival, November 17-19, 2017. Shopping, live entertainment, celebrity appearances, prizes, artist demonstrations, food and live stage entertainment. Cost: $9 - 3 day pass, $10 parking at CalExpo. Location: 1600 Exposition Blvd. Sacramento, CA. harvestfestival.com
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Asian Film Festival November 9-18, 2017. The largest showcase of Asian American and international films on the West Coast features over 150 films from more than 20 countries, shown across six venues.Tickets $9-12. All films at 4 p.m. are free on weekdays Venues Include: San Diego Natural History Museum UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley Marriott Mission Valley UCSD Price Center Theater Digital Gym Cinema Museum of Photographic Arts. sdaff.org
SAN FRANCISCO: Beach Blanket Babylon's Seasonal Extravaganza, through December 31. Location: Club Fugazi, 678 Green St., San Francisco, CA. beachblanketbabylon.com
SAN FRANCISCO: Embarcadero Center Building Lighting and Winter Carnival Friday November 17, 2017, 4-7 p.m. Each year, the weekend before Thanksgiving, marks the annual Building Lighting Ceremony. Once the sun sets, the countdown to the official lighting leads up to the illumination.
SANTEE: Tree Lighting Ceremony 5:30-8:30 p.m. Santee Trolley Square ci.santee.ca.us
TUSTIN: Orange Jack & Jill Guild Holiday Home Tour November 17, 2017, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour three homes decorated for the holidays. | home tour
Gourd Festival November 17-19, 2017
Location: Yucca Valley Community Center, 57090 29 Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA Free admission, yuccavalley.org
NAPA: Napa Holiday Craft Fair November 17-19, 2017. 80+ booths of fine crafts and art. Location: Chardonnay Hall Napa, CA.
RANCHO CORDOVA: Rancho Cordova Vendor and Craft Fair November 17-19, 2017. Location: Historic Nimbus Winery Building (Old Spaghetti Factory) Rancho Cordova, CA. Jewelry, women's clothing, purses, personal care items
SACRAMENTO: River City Quilt Show November 17-19, 2017. Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Center Sacramento, CA. Quilts, vendors, prizes, food, and more.
SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Original Art and Craft Show November 17-19, 2017. Handmade American arts and crafts. Location: Cal-Expo Pavilion Sacramento, CA.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Valhalla Holiday Faire November 17-19, 2017 Location: Valhalla Grand Hall at Tallac Historic Site, South Lake Tahoe, CA. Annual, three day holiday shopping event.
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