INDIO: Riverside County Fair & National Date Fest February 17-26, 2023 at Riverside County Fairgrounds. Includes queen and court, date contests and foods, carnival rides, vendor booths, food and Presidents Day Parade. $15, datefest.org
OCEANSIDE: Oceanside International Film Festival, February 21-25, 2023 at Brooks Theatre. OIFF features independent filmmakers. Location: 219 North Coast Highway, Oceanside CA 92054. $, osidefilm.org or facebook.com/likeoiff
PALM SPRINGS: Modernism Week February 16-26, 2023. For details, maps, times, and to purchase tickets, see modernismweek.com
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Bird Festival February 22-26, 2023. The festivities take place at Marina Village Conference Center. Our field trips reach every corner of the county. Location: 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109. Festival registration is $35 per person, which gains you access to many included social events. Field trips and programs are available at additional cost. Tour registration: sandiegoaudubon.org | birding
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