California Events

Saturday, May 11, 2019

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ALAMEDA: Spring Arts, Crafts, & Wine Festival May 11-12, 2019 The Downtown Alameda Spring Festival is a Mother's Day tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area. The popular event takes place on Park Street every year during the second weekend in May.

ANTIOCH: Splash & Spray Saturday, 12:30-4 p.m. at Water Park with free swimming, water safety, swim tests, tours. Get a Season Pass 20% discount at this special event. It's part of Antioch's Recreation & Health Expo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Antioch Community Center. Event features Live Entertainment, Performances, Activity Demonstrations & more.

AVALON:  Yacht Blooded,  Avalon Free Concert, 7 p.m. at Wrigley Stage, Free,

BAKERSFIELD: Haggard Boxcar Festival at Kern County Museum 3801 Chester Avenue $25-30,

BAKERSFIELD: Lightning in a Bottle May 8-13, 2019. Lightning In A Bottle Is A Celebration Of Art, Music, Performance, Sustainability And Life. Location: Buena Vista Lake, Kern County, CA Tickets,

BASS LAKE: Pines Village Craft Fair May 10-12, 2019 The Pines Resort 54432 Road 432 Bass Lake, CA | 35 vendors & exhibitors expected.

BELMONT: Hungarian Festival, 12-10 p.m. Twin Pine Park
30 Twin Pines Lane $15, 

BUENA VISTA LAKE: Lightning in a Bottle May 8-13, 2019
Buena Vista Lake, CA $215-up,

BURNEY: Heritage Balloon Festival May 10-12, 2019.   | balloons

CALISTOGA: Calistoga Food & Wine May 9-11, 2019. Grand Tasting May 11, 2019, $125,  Solage Calistoga 755 Silverado Trail Calistoga 94515

CLAYTON: East Bay Mudd, 10-piece cover dance band at the  Grove Park Concerts. Free

DANA POINT: Mothers Day Weekend Art Show & Sale May 11-12, 2019, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dana Point Harbor 34555 Street of the Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629

DANVILLE: Open Studios May 11-12, 2019, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Village Theatre Art Gallery 233 Front Street Danville, CA Free to see,

DANVILLE: AAUW Garden Tour May 10-11, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $37.16 approx., | garden

DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION: Music of the Night at Marta Becket's legendary Amargosa Opera House Death Valley Junction, California 92328 Adults: $20 Children: $10 For tickets: (760)852-4441

DEL MAR: Night Nation Run, the world's first running music festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds featuring a music filled course with DJs, light shows, bubble zones, and neon and black lights! Runners are encouraged to arrive at 6 p.m. for the pre-party to dance and get loose before the race begins at 7:30 p.m.  Once you cross the finish line head over to the Epic Main Stage After Party. Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is a beneficiary. $,

EL DORADO HILLS: Art, Beer & Wine Festival May 11-12, 2019, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. El Dorado Hills Town Center 4363 Town Center Blvd. El Dorado Hills, CA Free admission, tasting kits $25-35,

ENCINITAS - Chocolate Festival 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free with admission to botanic garden. | chocolate

ENCINITAS: Mother's Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour May 11-12, 2019 $30, | garden

EUREKA: Redwood Coast Music Festival May 9-12, 2019 Jazz, swing, calypso, zydeco, blues and more. Eureka CA  $30-105,

FILLMORE: Fillmore May Festival, May 9-12, 2019.  Parade on Central Park Plaza, Central Avenue, May 11, 2019, 10 a.m. Carnival with $1 rides on Thursday | Kiddie Area | Music Two Stages | Unique Foods | Games | Arts & Crafts | Beer Garden. Music and Entertainment all day. Midway by Bill Maurer Shows. Hours May 9 & 10, 2019, 5-11 p.m. May 11, 2019, 12-11 p.m. May 12, 12-9 p.m. Location: Fillmore Central Park, Fillmore, CA. $1-5, Fillmore-May-Festival -1000827206774851/ Central Coast

GILROY: Impressions Home and Garden Tour and Boutique May 10-11, 2019, 10 a.m. check ins begin. Last check in 2 p.m.
$35-40 approx.,

GRASS VALLEY: Blue Marble Jubilee, 1-7 p.m. Music by Petty Luv and the Achilles Wheel Trio, games, crafts, rock wall, bungee run, art sale, butterfly parade, food vendors, local craft beer, sangria and rootbeer floats for all ages. Location: Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949 $42 Family of 4 or $18, age 17 & under $6,  2 & under free. 

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Like Totally Festival - at Huntington State Beach. $66-up, CANCELED!!

IRWINDALE: The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire April 6-May 19, 2019, Saturdays & Sundays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, 15501 E. Arrow Highway, Irwindale, CA.

LIVERMORE: Knights of Columbus Ribs, Chili, Cars, Brews & Blues, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free spectator admission,

LIVERMORE: Livermore Valley Craft Beer Fest, 1-5 p.m. Shrine Event Center Livermore, CA $45-55,

LOOMIS: Loomis Art Loop Open Studio Tour May 11-12, 2019 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The studio tour is free and you can get a map online at:

LIVINGSTON: Flash of Color Run, 9 a.m. at Livingston Middle School, 101 F Street. No frills run $5-10. Kit with colors $10 advance only.

MARIN: Marin Open Studios May 11-12, 2019, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Marin County, California Over 270 artists open their doors one or both weekends. Free self-guided tour,

MARIPOSA: Chi-Tock-Non Kote-U-Pu - Spring Celebration Pow Wow May 11-12, 2019 Mariposa Co. Fairgrounds 5007 Fairgrounds Rd. | pow wow

MISSION VIEJO: Elegant & Enchanting Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Five gardens from Laguna Niguel to Portola Hills in south Orange County.  $25-30, gardentour2019.php 

MODESTO: Ride for Mom. Annual pre-Mother's Day family and friendly cycling event includes 10, 35 and 77 mile rides. The event is staged at Johansen High School in Modesto and includes fully supported rest stops, SAG and lunch. $10-up, | cycling

MONTEREY PARK: Monterey Park Play Days  May 9-12, 2019.  Barnes Park 350 S. McPherrin Ave. Admission is free, Parade May 11, 2019, 11 a.m.

MORAGA: Community Faire & Car Show, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Stunning classic cars, vendors galore, food for sale.

NEWPORT BEACH: Sherman Library & Gardens Newport Beach Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Seven private gardens in Newport Beach each feature an artist painting in the garden throughout the day. $60, | garden

OAKLEY: A Taste of Oakley, 6-8 p.m. at City Hall,  3231 Main Street, Oakley, CA 94561. $12 (space limited),

OROVILLE: Feather Fiesta Days, Parade (10a), Crafts Faire and Oroville Gold Rush Cruisers Car Show (2-8p) on May 11, 2019. Kiwainis Kiddie Parade May 10, 2019, 4:30p and Feather Falls Casino Show and Shine (12-4p). Most events free,

PARKFIELD: Parkfield Bluegrass Festival May 9-12, 2019
Parkfield Cafe & Community Center - Parkfield, CA

PLEASANTON: Rose Show, 2-5 p.m. at Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Boulevard.

PLEASANTON: Hawaiian May Day Festival May 11-12, 2019, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. $10 approx., | Polynesian

RANCHO SANTA FE: Mother's Day Weekend Home and Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $50, | garden

REEDLEY: Airport BBQ & Fly In at Reedley Municipal Airport, 4557 S. Frankwood. Free barbecued hotdog meal, static displays, raffle, airplane rides, guest speaker, and pilots with stories to share.

ROCKLIN: Community Festival  Festival May 9-12, 2019
Johnson Springview Park 5460 5th Street Rocklin, CA. Hours: Thurs 4-9p | Fri 4-11p | Sat 11a-11p | Sun 11a-9p. Pancake Breakfast on Saturday  | carnival | bands | food vendors | beer & wine garden | shopping & crafts.

ROSEVILLE: BerryFest Strawberry Festival May 11-12, 2019
Mother's Day Weekend $13.65-20,

SACRAMENTO: East Sacramento Garden Tour May 11-12, 2019. Tour beautiful and inspiring gardens in Sacramento's Fabulous 40s neighborhood. $20,

SAN DIEGO: Gator By The Bay-Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival May 9-12, 2019 Location: Spanish Landing, 3900 North Harbor Dr. Tickets: | music

SAN DIEGO: Bernardo Winery Spring Arts And Crafts Fair May 11-12, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bernardo Winery 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte San Diego, CA Mother's Day Weekend Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Fair features 125 hand-picked artists 

SAN DIEGO: SDCCU Festival of the Arts, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. North Park - San Diego, CA FREE and for all ages! Optional Craft Beer Block for age 21+, $28.94 Music, live street art demonstrations, kids art block, local food! Cocktail garden, Craft Beer Block with 30+ breweries and tastings.

SAN JOSE: Berryessa Art & Wine Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Penitencia Creek Park and Berryessa Community Center, San Jose, CA. Free,

SANTA BARBARA: Gem Faire May 10-12, 2019. At Earl Warren Showgrounds

SANTA CLARITA: Tequila & Taco Music Festival May 10-11, 2019. Central Park 27150 Bouquet Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, CA  $15-40,

SANTA CRUZ: Kresge presents PRIDE, 12-5 p.m. Celebrate the LGBTQIA communities and their many allies with a campus wide parade that starts at the Quarry Plaza.

SONORA: Mother Lode Round Up Main Rodeo events May 9-11, 2019. Mother Lode Fairgrounds Thursday Calcutta at Sheriff's Posse Grounds | Saturday 10 a.m. Parade Downtown Sonora, Rodeo 2 p.m. at  Sheriff's Posse Grounds | rodeo

STANTON: Annual Spring Car Show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Stanton Park 7800 Katella Avenue $25 for advanced registration and $30 at the gate. Trophies to each division's Top 5 of Show Entries. Call (714) 890-4270,

STUDIO CITY: Mother's Day Festival of Arts and Crafts May 11-12, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Moorpark Park 12061 Moorpark St. Studio City, CA

SUNNYVALE: The Magic of Sunnyvale Wine Stroll, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Downtown Sunnyvale. The Magic of Sunnyvale strolling magicians are free to see.  Wine Stroll features approx. 18 wineries at Downtown businesses, $30-35,

SUNSET BEACH: Sunset Beach Mother's Day Art Show May 11-12, 2019 Held along the Green Belt between S. & N. Pacific Ave. and 12th Street

THOUSAND OAKS: Conejo Valley Days May 9-12, 2019 at Conejo Creek South Park, 1300 E Janss Rd. $10,

VILLA PARK: Annual Car & Bike Show, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Villa Park High School 18064 E. Taft Spectators FREE

WHITMORE: Whitmore Mountain Music Faire, Car & Bike Show May 11, 2019, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. This year's theme is Music in the Pines. Parade 10 a.m. | Motorcycle, Car, Bike and Truck Show 11 a.m. Over 50 vendors, Horseshoe Tournament, Chicken Poop Bingo, Kids Games. Bands: Hill Street Band and California Country perform 11 a.m.-7 p.m. whitmoremountainfair

WHITTIER: Whittier Founder's Day and Picnic. Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Central Park. Live Entertainment, Food, Activities for Kids, Antique Cars, Woodworkers, Mother's Day Gifts, Community Groups, Mustache Contest, and more!  Whittier Museum,

WOODLAND: Woodland Back to the Street Car Show & Cruise. Car Show 1-5 p.m. Cruise starts after 5 p.m.

YERMO: Bluegrass in the Spring  May 11-12, 2019 Calico Ghost Town 36600 Ghost Town Road Yermo, CA 92398 $,

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