California Events


Saturday, September 22, 2018

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AVILA BEACH: Apple Festival Apple Gala Dinner September 22, 2018, 5-9 p.m. Avila Beach, CA Tickets: Apple Themed Dinner

CALIFORNIA: Smithsonian Museum Free Admission Day September 22, 2018

ANAHEIM: Anaheim Craft & Vintage Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church, 994 N. West. St., Anaheim, CA Great food sold all day, local crafters and artiests, church tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. free, convenient parking. Call: (714) 906-9630

AVALON: Catalina Wine Mixer September 21 - 23, 2018. The three-day extravaganza features live bands, DJs, fun cocktails, delicious food, crafts, dancing, a Step Brothers movie screening, beach parties, various activities, and West Coast wineries providing samples and sales. Location: Descanso Beach Club, 1 St. Catherine Way, Avalon, CA. $53.79-up,

BAKERSFIELD: Kern County Fair September 19-30, 2018.  Alaskan Pig Races,  Turkey Stampede, Concerts, Rodeo and more.  Location: 1142 South P St., Bakersfield, CA.

BENICIA: Wine Walk. 1-5 p.m. $30 pre sale. 21 downtown businesses pour a different wine at their location. Benicia, CA.

CABAZON: Morongo Thunder & Lightning Pow Wow September 21-23, 2018. Event held off 1-10 in Cabazon. Follow signs to pow wow site. Morongo Casino Resort 495000 Seminole Dr. Cabazon, CA | Free admission |  pow pow

CHULA VISTA: Bonitafest, Annual Bonitafest Street Fair and Performing Arts Festival 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Includes 41st annual Bonitafest Melodrama "Thin Skins and Hayseeds" The South County's most popular musical-comedy. Food, South Bay's best show choirs and stage bands, art and diverse South County vendors. Schedule: Friday, September 21 - Twilight Trail Parade, a people's parade, at dusk around the Chula Vista Municipal Golf Course for equestrians, bikes, strollers, golf carts and walkers. Participants are encouraged to dress festively and bring glow sticks and flashlights. The starting point will be at the Sunnyside Saddle Club Equestrian Arena in Rohr Park, and will conclude at the Bonita-Sunnyside Library. Saturday, September 22 - Bonitafest Performing Arts Festival Wednesday-Saturday, Sept 26-29 - Bonitafest Melodrama at Sweetwater Community Church Theater 5305 Sweetwater Road. The Bonitafest Melodrama is a community musical-theater project produced by Bonitafest Melodrama/Teatro Pastorela as a service to the residents of San Diego County. . Location: Bonita Vista High School,  751 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA. Admission and parking are free,

COSTA MESA: Lions Club Fish Fry September 21-23, 2018
Fairview Park Placentia Costa Mesa, CA September 22 & 23, 2018, 12-9 p.m. Free admission,

COULTERVILLE: Coulterville CoyoteFest. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Parade at 10 a.m. Main Street & Park Coulterville, CA
Coulterville, CA
Admission: Free

DUARTE: Route 66 Parade - Huntington Drive. Time: 10 a.m. Also join the 60th annual Picnic at Royal Oaks Park. City event includes, food, games, vendor booths, live entertainment.

FELTON: Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival September 21-23, 2018, Roaring Camp Railroads 5401 Graham Hill Road Felton, CA $,

FOLSOM: Folsom Live, 5 p.m. Street party Line up: Walter Trout | Dennis Jones Band | The Nickel Slots | Earth to Mars | When Doves Cry | Tom Rigney & Flambeau | Island of Black & White | Randy McAllister and the Scrappiest Band in the Motherland. Location: Sutter Street Folsom, CA $35-up

FOLSOM: Folsom Renaissance Faire September 22-23, 2018
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,  | Renfaire

GRASS VALLEY: Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair September 21-23, 2018. 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,

HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire September 15-October 21, 2018. Casa de Fruta 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy Hollister, CA  Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $,

IRVINE: Global Village Festival. Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Location: The Great Park, Irvine. Free,

JULIAN: Country Days Old Fashioned Fair  September 22-23, 2018, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Julian Farm & Orchards Dr. Wynola, CA‎

JULIAN: Fishin in the Pines Lake Cuyamaca free kids derby open to kids up to age 15. Trout fishing starts at 6 a.m. and a free lunch is prepared by the San Diego Anglers club. The event is sponsored by the Lake Cuyamaca Recreation and Park District, 15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA

LANCASTER: AV Greek Festival September 21-23, 2018. In existence for more than 54 years, the AV (Antelope Valley) has enjoyed the tastes and sounds of the Greek Islands!  Location: 43404 30th Street West Lancaster, CA, 93536 |  |  Greek

LONG BEACH: Moompetam: Native American Festival September 22-23, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
In celebration of local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its 10th annual Moompetam Festival, featuring traditional music, dance, cultural craft demonstrations, storytelling, and educational programs. The festival will celebrate California's indigenous maritime cultures, including the Tongva, Chumash, Acjachemen, Costanoan, Luiseño, and Kumeyaay.
Location: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach Cost: $30,

LOS ANGELES: Frogtown Artwalk, 4-10 p.m. Elysian Valley along the Los Angeles River walkway. Pop-up galleries, studios and impromptu art venues feature local artists/artisans with installations illuminating the Los Angeles River. Live performances, musical acts, pedestrian cabs, hula hooping contest for kids and chalk wall offer an evening of fun. The year, the Frogtown Artwalk celebrates local artist Leo Limón with retrospective exhibition. Free,

LOS GATOS: Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch September 22-23, 2018. Public invited to this free viewing and sales event. Don't miss your opportunity to purchase beautiful, collectible glass art

LOS GATOS: Eat Drink Los Gatos & Fall Wine Walk, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Free event features venues throughout Los Gatos... Stroll through Downtown Los Gatos. Wine Walk: to enjoy wine tasting and food samples at local shops buy tickets $45-up

MAMMOTH LAKES: Mammoth Lakes Oktoberfest September 21-22, 2018,

MONTAGUE: Montague Balloon Fair

OROVILLE: Oroville Salmon Festival, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Events include Pancake Breakfast and Fish Hatchery Tours, a Downtown Street Fair with Beer Garden and bands, plus Salmon Court on the levee at Arline Rhine Drive behind the Municipal Auditorium where there's Grilled and Smoked Salmon,  Salmon Grilling Contest and other Salmon dishes.  | salmon

OROVILLE: Summer Block Party - Salute to Service! at Feather Falls Casino.  Enjoy live music, fun activities, food and beer garden! Proceeds benefit the Oroville Veterans Memorial Park! •Live Music by "The Damettes" •Food •Beer Garden •Climbing Wall •Zipline •Mega Euro Bungee •Shubert's Ice Cream Free admission at this Outdoor event. Main Parking Lot. Sept.22, 1 p.m.

PASADENA: St. Anthony  Greek Food Festival September 21-23, 2018.  $4,

PASO ROBLES: Tomato Festival. Windrose Farm Heirloom Tomato Festival - Paso Robles, CA  Tickets: $30, | tomato

PLACERVILLE: Oktoberfest, 3-10 p.m. Wiener Dog Races, kids activities, beer drinking, food, games and more.

PLEASANTON: Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival  September 20-22, 2018. Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, $print free admission coupon from website,

POMONA: Global Flavor International Beer, Wine, & Food Festival September 22, 2018, 12-4 p.m. Location: Historic Downtown Pomona, 301 Garey Ave. Pomona, CA $65.29-91.67,

REDDING: Redding LGBTQ + Pride Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Pride March and Festival at City Hall. Redding, CA  We Stand Strong Together for our LGBTQ+ community, loved ones, and allies. | pride

REDWOOD CITY: Oktoberfest September 19-23, 2018.  Courthouse Square $,

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES: Michael Feinstein Concert, 8 p.m. Five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer performs the great American standards.  Location: Norris Theatre 27570 Norris Center Drive Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 $90 - $180, 310-544-0403, ext. 221 or

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Brew Celebration. Time:  6:30-10:30 p.m. Location: San Diego Zoo, 2920 Zoo Drive in Balboa Park $125-up,

SAN DIEGO: Pacific Island Festival September 22-23, 2018. Emphasis on the Indigenous People of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. Ski Beach, Mission Bay. Free admission, | polynesian

SAN FRANCISCO: Oktoberfest By The Bay September 21-23, 2018. 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 FRANCISCO: San Francisco, A Taste of Greece September 21-23, 2018. Save the date for A Taste of Greece! Annunciation Cathedral 245 Valencia Street.   |  Greek

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Halloween Candlelight Tours. One of America's most unique mansions constructed by the superstitious heiress to the Winchester fortune includes mysteries that remain long after Sarah Winchester left this plain of existence.  Tickets sell out! $41.50-51.50 general admission. This is a value night!

SAN PEDRO: Southern California In-Water Boat Show September 20-23, 2018. Cabrillo Way Marina -Los Angeles Harbor 2293 Miner St. San Pedro, CA $13-15, age 12 and younger free. $10 parking & shuttle available. Thursday-Friday 12 p.m.-7 p.m. | Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | boats

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Haunt September 21-October 28, 2018. Location: 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA. Cost: $tickets,

SAUSALITO: Sausalito Chili Cookoff, 11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Annual Chili Cook Off features booths. Tasting at 12 Noon. Hot dogs available for non-chili enthusiasts. $12 all you can eat chili tasting wristband. Band is Super Mule. Dunphy Park Sausalito, Ca

ST. HELENA: Harvest Party and Grape Stomp at Benessere Vineyards, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Join us for an afternoon filled with good company, great food, fine wine, and competitive grape stomping. Location: 1010 Big Tree Rd., St. Helena, CA. $125,

SQUAW VALLEY: Oktoberfest. 12-6 p.m.  Village at Squaw Valley into a miniature Bavaria complete with authentic German beer and food, Bavarian music $20,

SUTTER CREEK: Sutter Creek Heritage Days September 22-23, 2018. Stroll through Sutter Creek's colorful past and celebrate its' historic legacy and experience  Sutter Creek during the Gold Rush! Try your hand at Gold Panning, take a ride on a real Stage Coach, hear historians tell stories of the past and visit Sutter Creeks' amazing historical sites, some that are rarely open to the public. Free,

TIBURON: Tiburon Taps Beer Festival, 1-4 p.m. 70+ craft beers along with complimentary food tasting, Neon Velvet, the band. Shoreline Park $45-up,

TWENTYNINE PALMS: Desert Oasis Car Show 10 am - 3 pm  Where Luckie Park, Luckie Avenue, Twentynine Palms, CA.

UNIVERSAL CITY: Halloween Horror Nights Location: 100 Universal City Plaza Universal City, CA

VACAVILLE: Vacaville Oktoberfest, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Town Square Vacaville, CA Free admission,

WALNUT CREEK: Walnut Creek Walnut Festival September 20-23, 2018.

WEAVERVILLE: TAHA Healing Arts Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Community Wellness Center, 140 S. Miner, Weaverville, CA.

WILLITS: Emandal Cowboy Poetry September 22, 2018  Cowboy Poetry event are $25 per person, $30 gate approx.  Annual Concert on the Lawn features top acts. Also enjoy the  Apple Pie Throwdown. Many people like to go for swim in the Eel River, take a walk through the garden, or have a picnic lunch on the lawn.

WILLOW GLEN: BBQ in the Glen. Time: 12.-4 p.m. Willow Glen Summer BBQ Competition amateur and professional BBQ teams compete for pride and prizes. The community gets the opportunity to sample the finished product, while enjoying an afternoon of music, kids's court & crafts, beer and wine. Location: 1245 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA.

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