ALBANY: The Marin Monster 10K heads straight up Marin Avenue and then weaves back to the Albany Community Center. The Marin Monster kicks off Albany Local Week (September 24–30). Register early this run sells-out! Time: 8 a.m. Cost: $30, albanyca.org/adultsports
BAKERSFIELD: Del Charro Rodeo September 24, 2017 tickets are required in addition to Kern County Fair admission. Kern County Fair Rodeo Bakersfield. Time: 7:30 p.m. kerncountyfair.com $15 approx. | rodeos
BAKERSFIELD: Kern County Fair September 20-October 1, 2017. Bird Show, Magic, Alaskan Pig Races, Chinese Acrobats, Stunt Dogs, Duck Race, Turkey Stampede, Concerts, Rodeo (Sept.29-30). Fiesta del Charro Oct.1. Location: 1142 South P St., Bakersfield, CA. kerncountyfair.com
BISHOP: Paiute Pabanamanina Gathering, Parade and Pow Wow September 22-24, 2017 Indian Day Parade September 22, 2017, 10 a.m. at Casino Paiute Palace Casino Bishop Paiute Tribe paiutepalace.com | pow pow
CHICO: Taste of Chico. Time: Noon - 4 p.m. Downtown Chico 10381 Midway Chico, CA (530) 893-0545 downtownchico.com
DINUBA: Dinuba Annual Raisin Day Festival & Parade Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival September 21-24, 2017 Roseanne Vulch Park El Monte Way Dinuba, CA
Candy Palooza September 23-24, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: 1 Jelly Belly
Lane, Fairfield, CA
jellybelly.com Free admission, some rides and attractions require a fee
FELTON: Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival September 23-24, 2017, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Roaring Camp Railroads 5401 Graham Hill Road Felton, CA $65-115, santacruzmountainsol.com
FOLSOM: Folsom Renaissance Faire September 23-24, 2017
Folsom City Lions Park Stafford Street at Natoma Street Folsom, CA 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
$16, folsomfaire.com | Renfaire
GRASS VALLEY: Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair September 21-24, 2017. In between the Draft Horse performances, the Harvest Fair is bustling with activity. The Harvest Fair is an experience that can be enjoyed by kids and adults – and admission is free! Don't miss the opportunity to visit the barns and meet the horses, taste the delicious Treat Street goodies. Location: 11228 McCourtney Road Grass Valley, CA. $12-up, nevadacountyfair.com
GROVER BEACH: Grover Beach Summer Concerts
HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire September 16-October 15, 2017, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Saturdays & Sundays). Step back to an authentic Elizabethan Renaissance village nestled in the shaded glen of Hollister. English Ales, foods, entertainment and authentic period costumes bring one of the most romantic eras to life. $25-30 approx. norcalrenfaire.com . Location: Casa de Fruta, 10031 Pacheco Pass Highway, Hollister, CA.
HOLLYWOOD: Hollywood Concerts
IMPERIAL BEACH: Super Frog IRONMAN 70.3. Imperial Beach, CA ironman.com
INDUSTRY HILLS: Industry Hills Charity Rodeo September 23-24, 2017 PRCA Rodeo City of Industry, CA industryhillsprorodeo.org or flyingurodeo.com | rodeos
JACKSON: Main Street Jackson Musical Organ Rally September 23-24, 2017. See these wonderful machines work and learn a little about America's past. Days of 49 & Musical Organ Rally. An authentic wagon train of twenty horse-drawn wagons will pull into Jackson, CA suttercreek.org Free Main Street Jackson, CA
JULIAN: Apple Days Festival September 23-24, 2017, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Menghini Winery 1150 Julian Orchards Dr. Julian, CA julianappledays.com
LANCASTER: AV Greek Festival September 22-24, 2017 43404 30th Street West Lancaster, CA, 93536 stsch.org/greekfestival.html | avgreekfest.com In existence for more than 54 years, the AV (Antelope Valley) has enjoyed the tastes and sounds of the Greek Islands! | Greek
LOS ALAMOS: Los Alamos Old Days Festival September 22-24, 2017 Friday 6-9 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday 9 .m.-5 p.m. 71st annual festival in Los Alamos Admission is FREE losalamosvalleyolddays.com
LOS ANGELES: Dino Fest! September 23-24, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Dino Fest included with Museum admission (excluding Spider Pavilion) 213.763.3499 nhm.org | science
LOS GATOS: The Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch, September 23-24, 2017. A menagerie of hand-blown glass pumpkins and their respective artists. magicalglasspumpkinpatch.com | pumpkins
MAMMOTH LAKES: Mammoth Lakes Oktoberfest September 22-24, 2017 villageatmammoth.com
Bay Area Blues Festival September 23-24, 2017, 10 a.m.-6
Line up: Evan Thomas Blues Revue...
MIRAMAR: MCAS Miramar Blue Angels Air Show September 22-24, 2017 | air shows
MONTAGUE: Montague Balloon Fair
MONTEREY: Bay Birding Festival September 21-24, 2017. Field trips, workshops and lectures take place in and around Watsonville and nearby birding areas montereybaybirding.org | birds
MONTEREY: Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Show September 23-24, 2017, 10
a.m.-5 p.m. Jewelry, rocks, gems, minerals, equipment, exhibits, dealers.
Location: Monterey County Fairgrounds 2004 Fairgrounds Road Monterey, CA
$4, cvgms.rocks | gems
MORGAN HILL: Taste of Morgan Hill September 23-24, 2017 Downtown Morgan Hill, morganhill.org | tastes
Dragon Boat Festival September 24, 2017
oaklanddragonboatfestival.org | boats
OAKLAND: Eat Real Festival September 22-24, 2017 Jack London Square Oakland, CAeatrealfest.com Free admission, all street food at festival is $8 or less.
PACIFICA: Pacific Coast Fog Fest September 23-24, 2017 Parade September 23, 2017, 10 a.m. pacificcoastfogfest.com free admission
PALM SPRINGS: September 22-24, 2017
47th Annual Palmquist Palm Springs Roundup
Palm Springs Pavilion Palm Springs, CA
dancingshadowsrounddanceclub.org | dance
PASADENA: St. Anthony Greek Food Festival September 22-24, 2017 Friday 5-10 pm, Saturday 12-10 p.m. Sunday 12-9 p.m. 778 South Rosemead Boulevard Pasadena, California 91107-5613 (626) 449-6943 pasadenagreekfest.org Cost: $4-5 12 and under free
PASO ROBLES: Tomato Dinner. Windrose Farm Heirloom Tomato Festival - Paso Robles, CA Tickets: $95, farmsteaded.com | tomato
PIONEERTOWN: Desert Stars Festival September 22-24, 2017 Pappy and Harriets 53688 Pioneertown Road
Pioneertown, CA desertstarsfestival.com
$99 pass 3 days Line up: The Raveonettes | Psychic TV...
POMONA: Los Angeles County Fair concert with Migos
REDONDO BEACH: Redondo Beach Lobster Festival September 22-24, 2017 Line Up: The Pine Mountain Logs | Marc Ford | The Rising...
REDWOOD CITY: Oktoberfest September 21-24, 2017. Courthouse Square $15-22 stein, drink ticket | $10-15 child, redwoodcity.org/oktoberfest
SAN ANSELMO: San Anselmo Country Fair Day, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free admission to the event. Pancake Breakfast at 7-11 a.m. at Downtown Firehouse. Street Fair, Live Music, and Food; 11 a.m. Community Parade Downtown San Anselmo San Anselmo, CA. Light up your life with a parade, live music, children's activities and booths with San Anselmo-based schools, community groups, artisans and shopkeepers. townofsananselmo.org
SAN FRANCISCO: Treasure Island Flea Market. Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $3, free age 12 years & under. Location: Treasure Island, California Ave. & Ave N, San Francisco, CA. treasureislandflea.com
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco, A Taste of Greece September 22-24, 2017 annunciation.org/festival Save the date for A Taste of Greece! Annunciation Cathedral 245 Valencia Street | Greek
Oktoberfest By The Bay
September 22-24, 2017.
Bringing Munich's autumn beer festival to the Bay, Oktoberfest features
non-stop singing, dancing, music, German food and beverages.
Pier 48 near AT&T Park
SAN JOSE: San Jose Garden Conservancy Open Days. Tour private gardens in the area. $Tickets, gardenconservancy.org/opendays
SAN MIGUEL: Old Mission San Miguel Fiesta September 24, 2017, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Music and festivities begin at Noon. Bring the family and celebrate the 220th anniversary of the mission. Live music, entertainment, BBQ with chicken or Tri-tip $12, optional Mexican food sold, Location: 775 Mission Street San Miguel, CA missionsanmiguel.org
SANTA CRUZ: Paws in the Park. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at San Lorenzo Riverwalk. BirchBark Foundation, Coastal Watershed Council and WOOFPACK831 teamed up for a free dog walk. downtownsantacruz.com
SONOMA: Valley of the Moon Festival September 22-24, 2017
SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Haunt September 22-October 29, 2017 Also: Great America's The Great Pumpkin Fest September 30 - October 29, 2017. Location: 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA. Cost: $27-up, cagreatamerica.com
TUSTIN: Totally Tustin Food & Wine Festival. Taste incredible Cuisine from top Tustin restaurants, sip on fine wines, ravel the night away to live music. Time: 5:30-9 p.m. Clifton C. Miller Community Center 300 Centennial Way Tustin, CA $50 seating limited, tustinchamber.org
VALLEJO: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest September 23-October 31, 2017, 10:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 1001 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA. $45.95-up, sixflags.com
WALNUT CREEK: Fishing Derby September 23-24, 2017, 8-11 a.m. Heather Farms Pond Walnut Creek ebparks.org/register | thewalnutfestival.org In conjunction with the Walnut Festival, rods available for loan. Fishing Derby at Heather Farms Pond, Walnut Creek.
WALNUT CREEK: Walnut Creek Walnut Festival September 21-24, 2017. Open 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept.24. Cost: $10, Free ages 5 and under, 65 or older, military / ID thewalnutfestival.org
WELDON: Turkey Vulture Festival Kern River Valley Audubon Kern River Preserve 18747 Highway 178, Weldon, California 93283 kern.audubon.org | birds
WINDSOR: Windsor Tomato & Pepper Fest at the Farmer's Market. windsorfarmersmarket.com
Events are deemed reliable but are subject to change. Call before going.