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Crestline, Water Lantern Festival May 20-21, 2023

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ANAHEIM: Orange County Greek Festival May 19-21, 2023. Location: St. John Greek Orth. Church, 405 N. Dale Street Anaheim, CA.

ANAHEIM: Children's Festival 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Pearson Park. Includes art activities and entertainment. Location: Lemon & Sycamore Streets, Anaheim, CA. Free,

ANAHEIM: Stars on Ice Tour, 7:30 p.m. at Honda Center, 2695 East Katella $, |

ANGELS CAMP: Jack Ingram Concert at Jumping Frog Jubilee & County Fair May 18-21, 2023. Address: 101 Frogtown Road, Angels Camp, California

ANTIOCH: Contra Costa County Fair May 18-21, 2023

AUBURN: Auburn Spring Home Show May 19-21, 2023 at Gold Country Fairgrounds. The largest and most respected home show in Northern California is back. Location: 1273 High St. Auburn, CA. $8 Admission +  Parking, | home

BENICIA: Benicia Opening Day on the Strait, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.  Fleet Blessing and Live music with Uncommon Wealth Band 2-5 p.m. The Fabulous Cruise Tones 7-10 p.m. Location: Benicia Yacht Club 400 East Second Street Benicia, CA 94510 Free, public invited 

BEVERLY HILLS: Beverly Hills Art Show May 20-21, 2023. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in Beverly Gardens Park. Three blocks of Santa Monica Boulevard, from Canon Drive to Rexford Drive, brim with works from 150 national artists. Enjoy food and beverages from  Cousins Maine Lobster, Pie 'n Burger, The Deli Doctor and Paradise Truck. Parking is located across from the show grounds. Location: 1302 Park Way Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Tel: (310) 285-6830.

BREA: Brea Bonanza Days May 19-21, 2023, Downtown Brea.    Line Dancing Lessons all weekend! Kids zone with Petting zoo, inflatables, panning for gold and more!  Location: 210 W. Birch Street, Brea, CA. Free, $35 VIP reserved seating area close to stage, Free, | lineup

CAMPBELL: Boogie on the Avenue, Campbell's Music Festival May 20-21, 2023, 10 a.m. both days. Line up features a lively group of rockin' bands and great sounds. Free, | lineup

CARMEL: Carmel Art Festival May 19-21, 2023. Location: Devendorf Park & adjacent Mission Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. Admission is FREE.

CASTRO VALLEY: Rowell Ranch Rodeo May 19-21, 2023 with special events Pro & Celebrity Team Sorting and BBQ,   at Rowell Ranch Rodeo Park and Team Roping. Bull Riding 5/19; PRCA Rodeo 5/20-21; Queen Contest | Chili Cook-Off | Parade | Team Penning & BBQ | Cowgirl Picnic | Team Roping | Rockin' Bull Bash | Rowell Ranch PRCA Rodeo. | Location: 9711 Dublin Canyon Blvd. rodeo

CHICO: Chico Free Summer Concert Series Jonathan Foster at  The Barn - Meriam Park, 1930 Market Place, Chico, CA 95928.  Free admission, barnevents

CITRUS HEIGHTS: Brews in the Burbs Beer Festival, May 20, 2023, 4-8 p.m. at Sunrise Mall Parking Lot. Craft beer tastings, live music, food trucks and backyard games. Location: 6041 Sunrise Mall Citrus Heights, CA 95610. $25-75, | beer

CRESTLINE: Water Lantern Festival May 20-21, 2023, 5-9 p.m. at Lake Gregory Regional Park. Food trucks, Floating lantern kit, LED candle, Commemorative drawstring bag, Marker, Playing Cards, Conversation Cards, Lantern retrieval and supporting cause. Location: 24171 Lake Dr Crestline, CA 92325. $26.98-55.99, under age 7 free!

CROCKETT: Shoreline Festival 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Crockett Waterfront. Celebrate air, fire, water, and earth, the elements that  shape our natural environment. Amazing performers, dance troops, and live bands on two stages, wine and beer tastings, hot air balloon flights with Sky Drifters with views of the Carquinez Strait & Carquinez Bridge and The Billy Martini Show at 12:30 p.m. Location: 1909 Dawrelio Dr, Crockett, CA

FOLSOM: Folsom Symphony Outdoor Concert, 8:30-9:30 p.m. at Zittel Family Amphitheatre. Free music event. Location: 200 W00l Street, Folsom, CA Free,

FOUNTAIN VALLEY: Crawfish Festival May 19-21, 2023 at Mile Square Park Sports Park. $5-13, VIP $30-60,

FREMONT: Burger & Brew Fest, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Freemont. Celebrate  craft breweries of northern California, enjoy live entertainment, including the Burger Throwdown. Free admission, | food

FULLERTON: Muck Motor Car Festival,  Event takes place at Muckenthaler Museum. Public invited. $10,

GILROY: Downtown Gilroy Art & Wine Walk May 20, 2023, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Local wines at 25 pour stations located inside shops, art galleries, eateries and other inviting locations. Browse art from local and regional artists. $55-60, | wine

GRIDLEY: Red Suspenders Day May 20, 2023, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Includes bed races, pinewood derby, parade, jail and Unjustice court.

HEALDSBURG: Healdsburg Wine & Food Experience May 19-21, 2023 Celebrate the Makers to support the rich local agricultural culture of Sonoma County, including farmers and farmworkers, as well as Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation. $, | wine

HUNTINGTON BEACH: AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) 2023 Pro Series Huntington Beach Open May 19-21, 2023 at Huntington Beach Pier. General Admission is FREE,

IRWINDALE: The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire April 8-May 21, 2023, Irwindale, CA 

JACKSON: Kit Carson Mountain Men of Amador County Spring Rendezvous May 18-21, 2023 on 200 acre property at China Graveyard Road, Jackson. Event includes rifle & pistol shoots, archery, knife and hawk, bring your own water. Period dress encouraged. Public day Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $10, $15 family, events.htm

JOSHUA TREE: Joshua Tree Music Festival, May 18-21, 2023. Less people, more space. Line up: Galactic feat Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph | Balkan Bump...more. Location: 2601 Sunfair Rd., Joshua Tree, California 92252. Tickets: $50-up,

KINGSBURG: Swedish Festival May 18-20, 2023. Downtown Draper Street Chamber of Commerce Free

KING CITY: Salinas Valley Fair May 18-21, 2023. Grand Tasting May 18; Hot Rod Truck Pulls on May 19; Dylan Scott concert  May 20. Jaripeo featuring Los Reyes De La Banda & Rancho 2 Primos on May 21. There's monkeys, a magician, pig racing, concerts, wrestling, 4H, petting zoo, junior livestock auction, carnival, midway and  Location: 625 Division Street King City, CA. $12, $20 parking, 

LAKE COUNTY: Lake County Wine Adventure May 20-21, 2023, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Single or two-day passport tickets include a commemorative wine glass, wrist band, and entrance to all participating wineries.  $60-90, | lineup

LAKE ELSINORE:  Main Street Eats Concerts with Sam Cary, performing 5:30-8:30 p.m. Location: 184 S. Main Street Lake Elsinore, CA Free, 

LINDEN: Linden Cherry Festival & Parade. Parade is at 10 a.m. | Linden Elementary School Grounds | 18100 E. Front Street | Linden, CA 95236 | Parade at 10 a.m. starting at Front & Market St. | Presented by the Linden Chamber of Commerce, fresh cherries are sold at this event! This sweet celebration of the local cherry harvest comes complete with food, live entertainment, vendors and children's activities.

LIVERMORE: Downtown Street Fest May 20-21, 2023, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday & 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Beer & Wine Tasting and bands performing all day. Free, tasting ticket $20, | lineup

LODI: Experience Wine Festival May 19-20, 2023. Over 150 handcrafted wines from more than 40 Lodi wineries, held at Lodi Lake. $,

LOS ANGELES: Spellling Vintage synths, drum machines, and samplers,  Los Angeles Free Summer Concerts Off the 405 at Getty Center Museum Courtyard, 1200 Getty Center Drive. Free & advance ticket required, 

MARYSVILLE:  71st Annual Jim Watson Youth Fishing Derby 5 a.m.-2 p.m. at Ellis Lake sponsored by Marysville Kiwanis Club. 766 lbs. of live catfish are prime for the catching. Registration at 1205 D Street, Marysville. Free Pancake Breakfast, plus hot dogs, soda and bait will be available for purchase on-site. Brings rods & tackle

MONROVIA: Monrovia Days Parade on Saturday, Festival is May 19-21, 2023.  Concert in Library Park celebrating Monrovia's Birthday with Pie Eating Contest, game booths and activities in the park for the entire family. Location: Monrovia Library Park, 321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA. Cost: Free. cityofmonrovia.orgv

MORRO BAY: Morro Bay Concerts features The Midnight Rider Band, The Allman Brothers tribute at The Siren,  900 Main St.,

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Andy Z at Kidstock Mountain View Concerts 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza, 500 Castro St. Mountain View, CA plazaevents 

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Field of Honor May 19-29, 2023. Location: Castaways Park 900 Dover Drive at 16th Street Newport Beach, CA Free,

OAKDALE: Oakdale Chocolate Festival, May 20-21, 2023, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Includes Car Show, Fun Run, Chocolate, Food Vendors, Arts & Crafts Show and Carnival. $6 admission,

OAKHURST: Oakhurst Concerts with Erik Tyler at Queen's Inn & Idle Hour Winery, 41139 Highway 41 Oakhurst, 93644

OAKLAND: Greek Festival May 19-21, 2023 at Greek Orthodox Cathedral Location: 4700 Lincoln Ave. Oakland Hills, below Highway 13. (510) 531-3400. $6 adult | Free admission Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday 5 p.m. to closing | Greek

ONTARIO: Comic Con Revolution May 20-21, 2023 at Ontario Convention Center. Exhibitors offer comics, collectibles, hard-to-find memorabilia, apparel, costumes and more. See kids costume contest, autograph area and opportunities to meet with fellow comic and pop culture enthusiasts. Hours: Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: 2000 East Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764) Tickets,

ORLAND: Glenn County Fair "Ribbons & Rides" May 18-21, 2023. Washboard Willie and Captain Jack Spareribs entertain, along with carnival rides, concerts and livestock galore!  $10, | Central Valley 

PALO ALTO:  The San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers starring Alasdair Fraser, 7 p.m. at  Spangenberg Theater. Alasdair Fraser leads the fiddlers in a concert of rousing tunes from Scotland and beyond. Location:  780 Arastradero Road Palo Alto CA 94306 650-354-8220 Tickets $25-$28,

PARADISE: Spring Peddlers Fair 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at  DeJa Vu Gardens Galore Nursery. Handcrafted jewelry, clothing, handmade soaps and candles, freshly made treats,  artwork,    kids Bounce House. Baker's Choice Kettle Corn, Baklava, Boba Tea, Cotton Candy, Patty Wagon Food Truck and more. Location: 5424 Foster Road, Paradise, CA 95969. Free admission,

PASADENA: Cruel World Festival  May 20, 2023, 12-11 p.m. at Brookside at The Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA Tickets: | lineup

PASO ROBLES: Wine Festival May 18-21, 2023 Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival includes 70+ wineries, Winemaker Dinners, Reserve Events and Winemaker Seminars. Grand Tasting Downtown May 20, 2023 ($179-225), 1-4:30 p.m. Other events $120-up, | wine

PASO ROBLES: Paso Robles Olive & Lavender Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Downtown Paso Robles City Park, 12th and Park Streets. Tasting tickets $, 

PENN VALLEY: Penn Valley Rodeo May 19-20, 2023 at Penn Valley Rodeo Grounds. Location: 10513 Spenceville Rd., Penn Valley, CA. $10-25 approx., | rodeos

PETALUMA: American Graffiti Fest May 18-20, 2023

PLEASANT HILL: Pleasant Hill, Wine & Music Festival, May 20-21, 2023 Event includes a Craft Beer Garden.  $45-60, | Lineup 

POMONA: Los Angeles County Fair "Spring Into Fair" May 5-29, 2023. Chaka Khan concert is special ticketed event. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA. Tickets start at $5-up,

PORTERVILLE: Porterville Fair May 17-21, 2023. $10,

PORTERVILLE: The Throwback Kids at Porterville Free Concerts on Main  6-8 p.m. Centennial Park - Main Street 295 N. Main Porterville, CA Free, 

REDDING: Redding Rodeo May 17-20, 2023. Redding Rodeo Grounds - Arena Redding CA $15-up, | rodeo

ROCKLIN: The Boys of Summer Rocklin  Concerts at the Quarry Park Amphitheater, 4000 Rocklin Road Rocklin, CA 95677  $25-up 

SAN CARLOS: San Carlos Hometown Days Festival and Parade, May 19-21, 2023

SAN CLEMENTE: San Clemente Summer Kickoff Music Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Outlets at San Clemente. Location: 101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa San Clemente, CA 92672 Free, | lineup

SAN DIEGO - OCEAN BEACH Kite Festival 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Dusty Rhodes Park, on Sunset Cliffs Blvd. at the corner of Nimitz, across from Robb Field. Kite making session, then kite flying in the Oldest Children's Kite Festival in the United States of America!

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Free Summer Concerts 1-3 p.m. Caamfest: Directions In Sound at Yerba Buena Gardens. Free,

SAN LUIS OBISPO: Jack House & Gardens Spring Concert Series features  The Wave Breakers, band. Free, 

SANTA CLARA: Stone Foxes band at  SF Giants Summer Concerts 5-7 p.m.  at Levi's Stadium. Seals Plaza at Oracle Park Santa Clara, CA Free, no game ticket required,

SANTA CLARITA: Tequila & Taco Festival in Central Park. Location: 27150 Bouquet Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, CA $36-100 approx., | beer

SANTA FE SPRINGS: Heritage of Aloha Festival May 20-21, 2023 at Santa Fe Springs Heritage Park. Hours: Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: 12100 Mora Dr., Santa Fe Springs, CA Free admission,

SANTA YNEZ: Santa Ynez Valley Airport Day 10 a.m.-4 p.m.   Location: Santa Ynez Airport,  900 Santa Ynez Airport Rd., Santa Ynez, CA 93460. Free admission, Free Into Flights for kids 8-17 years, register now at

SIMI VALLEY: Forever Rod, Rod Stewart tribute 7 p.m. in Spring Concerts at Simi Valley Town Center.

SOLANA BEACH: Fiesta del Sol May 20-21, 2023 at Fletcher Cove Beach Park.  Dozens of bands at this street music festival. Free  Admission, 

SOLVANG: Flying Miz Daisy Vintage Market 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Santa Ines Mission. Free parking and admission. Location: 1760 Mission Dr.,  Solvang, CA 93463. Free,

SOLVANG: Solvang Summer Concerts Brad Colerick with Peter Frieberger, Songs and stories. Lost Chord Guitars, 1576 Copenhagen, Ste. 101, Solvang, CA 93463 Free to fee age 21+ only, $21.50, 

SUISUN CITY: Biggest Little Car Show, May 20, 2023 Suisun City Waterfront Plaza, The show is free to the public

TAFT: Taft Rails to Trails Spring Car Show, 9 a.m. in Downtown.  Dash Plaques, Beer Garden, Awards in Each Class, Food Vendors, Kids Area, Downtown Shopping, Raffle Prizes, Live music on Stage, Family Fun, Craft Vendors, Free Admission; Car  Register $,

TEMECULA: Balloon & Wine Festival May 19-21, 2023 at Lake Skinner County Park. Headliner Country artist Brad Paisley, Scotty McCreery and REO Speedwagon.  Winchester, CA  $60-200, VIP $275-350, 

TEMECULA: Temecula CultureFest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Civic Center. City of Temecula commemorates World Cultural Awareness Day with live music, special performances, and fun activities, plus a vendor area showcasing different cultures through booths exhibiting foods, crafts, and education. Location: 41000 Main St., Temecula, CA 92590. Free,

TORRANCE: Armed Forces Day Parade & Festival back full force. Parade is Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

TUOLUMNE: Westside Tribute Band Brew Fest, 1-6 p.m. at the Westside Pavilion. Live music from tribute bands   Southbound and Company, Skynyrd & Frynds, and Heartache Tonight, brew tasting from more than 40 top craft breweries featuring more than 70 different craft brews and ciders, paid cornhole tournament and free lawn games, plus food vendors. VIP tasting begins at 1 p.m. and General Admission begins at 2 p.m. Location: 17807 Tuolumne Road, Tuolumne, CA 95379. $45-60, | beer

VISALIA: Breakfast Lions Car Show 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Downtown Visalia. Over 300 cars on Main St from Willis to Bridge Street and all side streets in between. The show celebrates The Vapor Trailers Car Club 75th Anniversary. $40 car registration | Free to see,

VISALIA: Sequoia Springs Water Slides Adventure Park Opening Day May 20, 2023. Waterslides, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Laser Tag and Arcade. Location: Highway 198 & Akers St., 5600W. Cypress Ave Visalia, California 93277. $,

WEED: Steampunk Festival May 20, 2023 on Main Street, Downtown. Rat Rod Car Show, live music, gadget contest, vendors, food and beer. Free,

YOUNTVILLE: Art, Sip & Stroll, May 20, 2023, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Experience 45 high quality- juried Artists, Live Music, Gallery Exhibits and $40 optional Tasting Stops with glass and 6 tasting tickets. Art event is free. Location: V Marketplace and Downtown 6525 Washington Street.


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