California Events


Sunday, November 19 , 2017

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ARROYO GRANDE:  Turkey Trot Fun Run at Arroyo Grande High School track 495 Valley Road. Free,
TURKEY TROT FUN RUN - Co-Sponsored by the Arroyo Grande Lions Club | Thanksgiving

AUBURN: Mandarin Festival November 17-19, 2017. Location: Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn, CA $fee.

CAMARILLO: Cavalia's Odysseo through Jan.7, 2018. for tickets. Time: 2 p.m.

CATHEDRAL CITY: Hot Air Balloon Festival Nov.17-19, 2017 | balloons

CARMEL:  The Shop & Sweet Treats Fundraiser for Dance Kids ( at Carrigg's of Carmel  November 18-19, 2017. Donating 20% of the total non-sale merchandise sales when you mention Dance Kids. Receive holiday cookies and other sweet treats, music from the Nutcracker., (831) 620-1000

CLOVIS: Western Marching Band Championships Nov.17-19, 2017

EL CAJON: Mother Goose Parade. Fun for all ages the annual San Diego traditional holiday kick-off event, held the Sunday before Thanksgiving, is the largest parade in the county and the largest of its type west of the Mississippi. The free holiday celebration attracts thousands of spectators, showcases marching bands, colorful floats, clowns, equestrians and more. Special appearances by celebrities and musical performers add to the day's festivities. Time:10 a.m. Route: Starts at Magnolia and Main, head down Main St. to N. Second Street, turn North then end at Madison. Additional activities: Mother Goose Village open 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony  Sunday,  November 19, 2017, 2-7 p.m.   200 Main St. Huntington Beach, CA (714) 536-8300

LOMPOC: Turkey Trot 1 & 3 Mile Runs Geared for all ages and ability levels for people to experience a great 3-mile race.   Location: River Park, Fitness Trail  | Thanksgiving

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@ (925) 372-8961

PALO ALTO: Caring Santa at Stanford Shopping Center. Children with special needs and their families are invited to enjoy a time-honored holiday tradition through a sensory-friendly Caring Santa event in partnership with Autism Speaks. Time: 9-10:30 a.m. or December 3, 2017, 8-9:30 a.m. Location: Stanford Shopping Center, 660 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA. Registration:

PASADENA: Pasadena Doo Dah Parade

PETALUMA: Tree Lighting Ceremony  5-7 p.m. 2200 Petaluma Blvd. N

PLEASANT HILL: Turkey Trot Run, 9 a.m. Co-Ed Off-site parks and trails Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 Briones Regional Park - Bear Creek Entrance Lafayette, CA $20,

SACRAMENTO: Global Winter Wonderland at CalExpo

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.

SAN DIEGO: Global Winter Wonderland at Qualcomm Stadium, now SDCCU Stadium.

SAN DIMAS: Turkey Triathlon at Bonelli Park 120 Via Verde Park Road (South Shore) San Dimas, CA 91773 $42-190,   Pumpkin Pie Kids Duathlon.

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco International Chocolate Salon, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  San Francisco County Fair Building Auditorium Golden Gate Park $20 pre, $25 Door  $10 age 6 to 12 years

SAN FRANCISCO: Great Dickens Christmas Fair. Held weekends through November 18-December 17, 2017, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Ticket: $30. Location: The Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave. San Francisco, CA

SAN FRANCISCO: Pier 39 Tree Lighting Celebration
 Beach Street & The Embarcadero.

SAN FRANCISCO: K-Fashion Program - at Asian Art Museum. Time: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

SAN FRANCISCO: Beach Blanket Babylon's Seasonal Extravaganza, through December 31. Location: Club Fugazi, 678 Green St., San Francisco, CA.

SANTA CLARITA: Fine Craft Show November 18-19, 2017.  City of Santa Clarita FREE, outdoor event features more than 50 artists with high-quality, original and Made-in-USA crafts for any budget just in time for the holiday season. Round out the experience with live music and food trucks. Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10 am - 3pm Call: (661) 250-3777

YOUNTVILLE: Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5-7:30 p.m. Free  must RSVP

YUCCA VALLEY: Gourd Festival November 17-19, 2017 
Location: Yucca Valley Community Center, 57090 29 Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA Free admission,

Arts & Crafts Markets

CITRUS HEIGHTS: Beauty for Ashes - Art and Artisan Craft Faire Location: Citrus Heights Community Center, Citrus Heights, CA.  Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $5 admission, Original art and artisan crafts such as intricate jewelry, gourd art and unique items.

COLUSA: Colusa Holiday Craft Faire and Gift Show November 18-19, 2017. Location: Fairgrounds, Colusa, CA.  Over 100 vendors,

CORONADO: Coronado Art in the Park Location: Spreckels Park, Coronado, CA.  50+ artists in every genre including oil, acrylic

DAVIS: Davis Craft Fair Location:  Central Park, C & 3rd Streets, Davis, CA. Community based, cooperative open market. Additional dates: December 3 & 17, 2017

ENCINITAS: Fall Encinitas Street Fair Location: Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA. Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Arts, handmade crafts, antiques, and ethnic

FAIRFIELD: Rancho Solano Holiday Boutique Location: Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf Course, Fairfield, CA. Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 80+ talented artists and artisans displaying their unique items.

GLENDALE: Glendale Community College Holiday Swap Meet Location: Glendale, CA. Antiques, furniture, dolls, jewelry, tools

HILMAR: Hilmar Holiday Expo. Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Location: Hilmar Grange Hall, 8188 Lander Ave, Hilmar, CA Holiday shopping, Santa visit and more.

LONG BEACH: Conscious Christmas Market. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: Howl, 237 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, CA. More than 30 socially conscious and fair trade vendors. Each vendor has demonstrated values that promote sustainability and ethical people first  business practices.

LONG BEACH: Long Beach Outdoor Antique Market Location: Long Beach, CA. Long Beach Veterans Stadium | Long Beach Antique Market . Over 800 dealers exhibits featuring a huge selection of antiques

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.

SAN DIEGO: Talmadge Art Show Location: San Diego, CA. Liberty Station Conference Center | Show . more than 70 artists who produce and sell works of

SAN JOSE: Holy Family Holiday Boutique November 18-19, 2017. Location: San Jose, CA. Holy Family School | The 15th annual Holiday Boutique

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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