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 Sunday, October 8, 2017

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ALAMEDA: Pirates of Emerson

ALTADENA: Wicked Lit, play

AMADOR COUNTY: Big Crush Harvest Festival October 7-8, 2017, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 40 participating winery locations. $37.48-50,

ANAHEIM: Gay Days Anaheim September - October 6-8, 2017 Disneyland discounts

ANGELS CAMP: Lecture "The Grand History of California's Bear Flag from 1846 to Present" by Bill Trinkle, Director of the Bear Flag Museum of Sacramento. Time: 1:30 p.m. light refreshments, lecture 2 - 3 p.m. in the Museum's Carriage House. Cost: $10, public invited. Location: Angels Camp Museum, 753 S. Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 | 209.736.2963 |

AVILA BEACH: Bubbly Fest October 5-8, 2017. More than 60 world-class producers among California's most breathtaking coastal locales. $60-up,

BISHOP: Fall Color Car Show, October 6-8, 2017. Fireworks, Show & Shine, Pancake Breakfast, Cruisin' Parade, Poker Run. Choo Choo Swap Meet at the Tri County Fairgrounds. The Fall Colors Car Show & Shine, Pancake Breakfast, Cruisin' Parade, Poker Run, Vendors, Raffles & Awards presented by Owens Valley Cruisers.

BROWNS VALLEY: 20th Annual Indigenous Peoples Days Celebration October 5-9, 2017. Held at Sycamore Ranch Park, Free All Ages, | pow wow

CARPINTERIA: California Avocado Festival, Oct. 6-8, 2017

CHICO: Sierra Oro Farm Trail Association Passport Weekend October 7-8, 2017, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. showcases participating wineries and specialty farms throughout Butte County

DIXON: Lambtown Festival October 7-8, 2017. Classes and workshops, entertainment and all things lamb. Location: Dixon May Fair Grounds, 655 South 1st St., Dixon, CA. Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: $very affordable.

EL CAJON: Oktoberfest September 29-October 8, 2017
1017 S. Molliison Ave. El Cajon

ELK GROVE: Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival October 7-8, 2017, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Elk Grove Regional Park 9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road Elk Grove, CA 95624 Free admission, $10 parking, 

FREMONT: Harvest Festival October 7-8, 2017, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Country fun as you help bring in this year's corn crop, and take home a portion of what you harvest. Outside the field, enjoy magic shows, cider pressing, old-time music and historic crafts. Ride a narrow gauge train, visit the pumpkin patch and learn what late nineteenth century life was like on a tour of the beautifully restored farmhouse. Please bring your own bags to take home your harvest. Free parking. Ardenwood, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont, CA. $10,

LA JOLLA: Art & Wine Festival October 7-8, 2017
Saturday 10am-7pm Sunday 10am-6pm
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival returns to La Jolla for its annual festival in the heart of the village, on Girard Ave, between Prospect Street & Torrey Pines Road, free

LONE PINE: Lone Pine Film Festival, October 6-8, 2017. Annual event, a long time tradition, is held in the shadow of the mighty Mt. Whitney at the southern end of the Owens Valley.

LONG BEACH: Dark Harbor Halloween Haunt at Queen Mary. Cost: $24-up. Dates: September 28, 29, 30, 2017 and October 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 2017 and November 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES: CicLAvia - in the Heart of L.A. 6 miles of Los Angeles streets open to bikes, foot traffic only - no cars, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Broadway & West 2nd, Los Angeles, CA.

LOS GATOS: St. Mary's Annual Country Fair, October 6-8, 2017. Carnival rides, Inflatables, Games, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Food Booths, Local Artisans. Free Entertainment and Bands. Location: 219 Bean Ave. Los Gatos, CA. Fri. 5-10p | Sat. 10a-10p | Sun. 10a-5p.

imgs MENLO PARK: Frozen Sing-Along! Dress up as Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, or your favorite Frozen character! This sing-along event is highly interactive with in-movie antics and a special "Fun Pack" for advance ticket buyers -- seating is limited. Time: 1-3 p.m. Location: Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center 555 Middlefield Rd. Atherton, CA 94027. Admission: $10 through Sept. 25, $14 Sept. 26-Oct. 7, $18 door. Free age under 3 years.

MONROVIA: Celebrate the Arts and Chalkfest October 7- 8, 2017. Location: Monrovia Library Park, Monrovia, CA

NORCO: Norco Horse Affair October 6-8, 2017.

PLEASANT HILL: Art, Jazz & Wine Festival, October 7-8, 2017 Join the many thousands of residents and visitors in strolling along Crescent Drive in downtown Pleasant Hill as they enjoy great art and entertainment including to superb jazz, the wares of dozens of artists, and of course fine wine and premium beer. Location: Downtown Pleasant Hill on Crescent Drive. Time: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PLEASANTON: Pirates of Emerson. 6 Haunted House attractions include the original, infamous Pirates of Emerson, plus a and Corn Maze. The Haunting Fields is where your worst nightmares become real. As you enter the Adventure, you enter a world of suspense and terror. The only thing on your mind will be your survival. At the Haunting Fields you are actually IN the various exotic scenes. Time: 7:05 p.m. opens. Cost: $30-up. Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA. Dates: September 30 | October 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2017

ROHNERT PARK: Blind Scream Haunted House

SAN LEANDRO: Fear Overload

SAN JOSE: San Jose Halloween

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Flashlight Tour

SANTA PAULA: Halloween

SANTA ANA: Halloween

SAN CARLOS: San Carlos Art & Wine Faire, October 7-8, 2017. this huge festival invites the public to come out and eat, sample beer & wine (for a fee), and listen to free entertainment throughout the streets of downtown San Carlos. An entire section and musical entertainment is devoted to kids! Location: San Carlos Avenue between El Camino and Walnut, and on Laurel Street from San Carlos Avenue to Arroyo, San Carlos, CA. Cost: Free.

SAN FRANCISCO: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, October 6-8, 2017. Free music festival in Golden Gate Park featuring Emmy Lou Harris, Cheap Trick, Bela Fleck, Brothers Comatose, Poncho Sanchez, Randy Newman and over 100 acts!

SAN FRANCISCO: Fleet Week October 2-9, 2017 Ship Tours, High School Band Challenge.

SAN FRANCISCO Italian Heritage Columbus Day Parade begins at 12:30 p.m. at Jefferson & Powell in Fisherman's Wharf, proceeding south through North Beach on Columbus Avenue and ends in Washington Square in front of Saints Peter and Paul Church. Grand Ball October 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m. at St. Regis Hotels, $185 | Italian

SAN JOSE: BAGI Glass Pumpkin Patch at Santana Row October 6-8, 2017

SAN RAFAEL: Mill Valley Film Festival October 5-15, 2017. Annual Mill Valley Film Festival presents 11-day celebration of film at Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 4th Street, San Rafael, CA. Cost: $11.50 - 25.

SANTA CLARITA: 17th Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair October 8, 2017, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. William S. Hart Park Across from Metrolink lot with parking Newhall, CA. Free, pet owners can bring leashed, well-behaved dogs.

SANTA CRUZ: Welcome Back Monarchs Day October 8, 2017, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Arts & crafts, active games for kids, music by the 5M's (the mostly mediocre musical monarch mariposas), hand-cranked 'monarch' ice cream (pumpkin), information and action booths as well as more about monarch butterflies and how-to's for a butterfly garden. Location: Natural Bridges State Park, 2531 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Free, parking $10. Call (831) 423-4609,


VENTURA: Harvest Festival Arts & Crafts October 6-8, 2017. Hours: Friday: 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Blvd. Ventura, CA.

WALNUT CREEK: Contra Costa Crystal Faire October 7-8, 2107 Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Civic Park Community Center 1375 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA $12 for adults good for both days | Free age 12 years and under accompanied by adult Contact:, sponsor / participation

WATSONVILLE: Watsonville Film Festival October 5-8, 2017.

WINDSOR: Blessing of the Animals, 3 p.m. Lady of Guadalupe - Mary Agatha Furth Courtyard, 8400 Old Redwood Highway, Windsor, CA | blessing 

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