ANAHEIM: WonderCon Anaheim March 29-31, 2019. Anaheim Convention Center comic-con.org | cons
ARROYO GRANDE: Central Coast Orchid Show & Sale, March 30-31, 2019. Annual flower show event. Door Prizes | Demonstrations | Plant Doctors | Kids' Activity Area Serving Goodies & Lunch at the show A Passion for Food Catering Service. Location: South County Regional Center, 800 West Branch St. Arroyo Grande, CA. $6, free age 12 years & under, fcos.org
BELMONT: Handcrafted Originals Art Festival March 30-31, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Carlmont Village Shopping Center 1049 Alameda de las Pulgas. pacificfinearts.com
BRENTWOOD: Spring into Wellness Fair March 30, 2019, 1-6 p.m. It's an afternoon of holistic wellness information, crystal therapy, energy healings and intuitive readings as we explore the many different wellness offerings locally available for mind, body and spirit well-being. 12+ local vendors. Location: Crystal Bowl 8065 Brentwood Blvd Free admission, CrystalBowlFloats.com
BUENA PARK Knott's Boysenberry Festival Buy tickets
CALIFORNIA CITY: Desert Rat Regional Chili Cookoff March 30, 2019 California City, California chilicookoff.com
CARSON: Krazy Krafts Day for KIDS, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at The International Printing Museum 315 W. Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745 (310) 515-7166 Admission: $10, printmuseum.org Budding " Gutenbergs" and "Horace Greeleys" can observe and join in on demonstrations in Printing, Paper Making, Paper Marbling, Cartooning, Book Arts, Origami, Calligraphy, Screen Printing (bring a T-shirt), Pago Sculptures, Typewriting as well as mini-tours of the museum's extraordinary collection of "operating" antique printing presses and the casting of type via the wonderfully noisy Linotype machine. Plus other surprises!! Big Kids always welcome! Ample Free Parking
CARPINTERIA: Carpinteria Greenhouse & Nursery Tour 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free self-guided tour at 6 participating flower farms in Carpinteria carpinteriafarmtours.com
CATHEDRAL CITY: Cathedral City LGBT Days March 29-31, 2019. cathedralcitylgbtdays.com | pride
ELK GROVE: Taste of Elk Grove March 30, 2019, 6-9 p.m.
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation
9040 High Tech Court Elk Grove, CA 95758
FILLMORE: Fillmore & Western Railway Beer, Wine & Blues Train Ride, 2.5-3 hours. The Other Mules band featuring King Fish! Prices: $2 Tastings | $7 Glass of Beer or Hard Cider | $7 Glass of Wine | $10-$15 Appetizers. Tickets: $35, age 21+. fwry.com
Highland Citrus Harvest Festival 10 a.m. - 3:30pm
Highland's Historic District
Palm Avenue and Pacific Street Highland, CA
LAGUNA NIGUEL: Granted Radio Nights Presents 4 bands turning OC up a notch to Rock the night away! Line up includes The Whereabouts, Laced in Blue, Electric Mud and Alaeddin. Location: The Karman Bar, 26022 Cape Drive, Laguna Niguel CA $5 cover at door, thekarmanbar.com
LODI: Lodi Wine & Food Festival features wine tasting from up to 50 wineries, great food, entertainment, vendors, and much more all under one roof. grapefestival.com
LOS ANGELES: Bangladesh Day Parade and Festival March 30, 2019, 2-7 p.m. Parade with Big Flags of Bangladesh and USA, Horses, Helicopter-flyover, Floats, Marching Bands, and Carriages. There will be Dignitaries, famous Artists, a cultural program, Children's Art competition, Youth Talent Awards, and Health Care services from BUFLA Charity. There will be booths and vendors with clothing, jewelry, and delicious food. Parade route: 3rd and Normandie at 2 p.m. ends at Virgil Middle School, Vermont and Virgil Location: Virgil Middle School, 152 N. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90004. Free, culturela.org
Latin Food Fest March 29-30, 2019
Latin Food Fest celebrates its seventh annual Hispanic culinary celebration. 50 participating chefs such as Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Jaime Martin Del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu. Location: Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Tickets: latinfoodfest.com
LOS ANGELES: Sonic Divas, Sound Bath, format, bring yoga mats, blankets, pillows to lay on for comfort. Open at 7:15pm Sound Meditation Starts at 8pm. Location: St. John's Cathedral. 514 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. Approx run time 2 hours. $40, $108 VIP, divasonic.com
SAN DIEGO: Fred Hall Sports Show March 28-31, 2019
Del Mar Fairgrounds
The oldest and largest consumer show in California's second largest city. We are San Diego's largest on-land boat show combined with the largest selection of fishing tackle, destination travel exhibits, hunting and shooting exhibits and tons of fun for kids of all ages. Hundreds of seminars and lots of free activities make this show a big hit year after year.
SAN FRANCISCO: Tech Fashion Week Fast Tech Conference, 12-5 p.m. techfashionweek.net | sffama.org
SAN FRANCISCO: Chocolate Salon March 30, 2019, 10a-5:30p. includes chocolate & wine tasting at SF County Fair Building, Gallery. Artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate sampling. $, sfchocolatesalon.com
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA: Art & Craft Festival March 30-31, 2019, Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: San Juan Bautista, CA. sanjuanbautistaartandcraftfestival.com
SANTA ANA: Bubblefest, March 30-April 21, 2019 Astounding spring break bubble spectacular at Discovery Science Center 2500 N. Main St. Santa Ana, CA discoverycube.org
SANTA CRUZ: Downtown Santa Cruz Beer March, 1-5 p.m.
Downtown 1130 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz, CA $30-35, downtownsantacruz.com Includes beer sample at each location on issued map, custom glass, and passport. Food is not included with the ticket, but most bars and stops along the way have food available to purchase. All the bars are within a 15 minute walk of each other.
SANTA MARIA: Central Coast Home & Garden Lifestyle Expo, March 30-31, 2019. FREE tote bag! (while supplies last) Daily drawings for prizes! Location: Santa Maria Fairpark, 937 South Thornburg, Santa Maria, 93458 Saturday: 10am-5pm Sunday: 10am-4pm Free admission & parking, chargoproductions.com
SANTA MONICA: Los Angeles Latin Food Fest Grand Tasting March 30, 2019, 12-4 p.m. at Los Angeles State Historic Park. $28-149, latinfoodfest.com
SIMI VALLEY: ROUND-UP A Rockin Country Music Extravaganza 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Rancho Simi Community Park 1765 Royal Ave. Simi Valley, California $27.25-95 approx. roundupsimi.com One day charity music event that offers something for everyone. Great country music, craft and food vendors, a kids area, Large dance floor, line dancing with lessons and more.
SONOMA: Sonoma International Film Festival March 27-31, 2019 sonomafilmfest.org | film
STOCKTON: San Joaquin Orchid Orchid Fest Society March 29-31, 2019, Sherwood Mall, 5308 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA
San Joaquin Orchid Society's Orchid Fest facebook.com/ SanJoaquinOrchidSociety
WOODLAND: Total Home Show's Spring Show Mar.29-31, 2019. $, woodlandtotalhomeshow.com
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