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Saturday, May 21, 2022

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ALAMEDA: World Goth Day at the USS Hornet

ALAMEDA: Island City Waterways, FREE interactive 75-minute immersive performance May 21-22, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. In partnership with the City of Alameda, the third annual show with music, dance, theater, and storytelling requires audience members to walk or stand for 75 minutes without shade. Location: West Mall near City Hall, 950 West Mall Square, Alameda, CA 94501. Four  performances per day, registration required at: islandcitywaterways.org

Four performances each day at 10am, 11:45am, 1:30pm, and 3:15pm at Alameda Pointís,  FREE FOR ALL AGES

ALPINE: Wild in the Country fundraiser, Denims & Diamonds, 2-6 p.m.. $150-350 at Lions, Tigers and Bears. Live and silent auction, live entertainment, a catered meal and time to spend with rescued animals. Location: 24402 Martin Way Alpine, CA 91901 Tickets: lionstigersandbears.org

ANAHEIM: Stars on Ice 2022 Tour, 7:30 p.m. at Honda Center, 2695 East Katella $, hondacenter.com | ticketmaster.com

ANGELS CAMP: Jumping Frog Jubilee & County Fair May 19-22, 2022. Address: 101 Frogtown Road, Angels Camp, California frogtown.org

ARNOLD: Cameo Plaza Concerts features Frozen Radicals band at this free summertime event.

AZUSA: Community Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fun, games, entertainment, resources

BEVERLY HILLS: Beverly Hills Art Show May 21-22, 2022. 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. beverlyhills.org/artshow

BEVERLY HILLS: 35th Israel Film Festival,  May 5-26, 2022 at Lumiere Cinema Music Hall Theater and Laemmle Town Center 5 in Encino. The festival premiers Israeli features, documentaries and television dramas, and features conversations with visiting Israeli filmmakers. Tickets: israelfilmfestival.com

CAMPBELL: Boogie on the Avenue, Campbell's Music Festival May 21-22, 2022, 10 a.m. both days. Line up: Chain of Fools, Mary Ellen & Thom Duell, The Cocktail Monkeys, Johnny Neri Band and Simon Santiago Free, downtowncampbell.com

CASTRO VALLEY: Rowell Ranch Rodeo May 20-22, 2022 with special events Pro & Celebrity Team Sorting and BBQ,   at Rowell Ranch Rodeo Park and Team Roping. Location: 9711 Dublin Canyon Blvd. rowellranchrodeo.com Rodeo Queen Contest | Chili Cook-Off | Parade | Team Penning & BBQ | Cowgirl Picnic | Team Roping | Rockin' Bull Bash | Rowell Ranch PRCA Rodeo. | rodeo

CHERRY VALLEY: Highland Springs Lavender Festival May 6-July 31, 2022. Thursdays-Sundays Free-$15 approx., hsresort.com 

CHOWCHILLA: Chowchilla-Madera County Fair May 19-22, 2022 bringing back the fun! Lots of rides, good entertainment, your favorite foods and of course the Deep Pit BBQ. Let Freedom Ring with Motor Sports Kart Racing and Barnyard Scramble on Thurs., Truck & Tractor Pulls Fri., and Jesse Leigh concert on Sat. Cupcakes, Chili, Salsa, and 2022 Miss Madera County & Little Miss Madera County Pageant and Tommyhawk Contest. Location: 1000 S. Third Street Chowchilla, CA chowchillafair.org

 Additionally, do not miss the 4H anf FFA kids and their animals. Location: 1000 S. Third Street Chowchilla, CA. chowchillafair.org

CITRUS HEIGHTS: Brews in the Burbs Beer Festival, 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. $45-75, ShopSMP.com/ BrewsintheBurbs

CLAYTON: Free Concerts in the Grove features the bands Night Moves (Bob Seger tribute) and Creedence Classic Revival (CCR tribute)

COSTA MESA: Spring Bark Bash, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Tewinkle Park. Location: 970 Arlington Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. Save the date for this dog-friendly festival of fun, costamesaca.gov

CRESTLINE: Lake Gregory Water Lantern Festival Saturday, May 21, 2022, 5-9 p.m. at Lake Gregory Regional Park. Water Lantern Festival is a family friendly event. Location: 24171 Lake Drive,  Crestline, CA 92325. crestlinechamber.org

EUREKA: Rhododendron Parade, 10 a.m. Festival events in Carson Park afterwards 11 a.m.-4 p.m. rhodyparade.com

FOLSOM: Rolling Hills Blue Star Moms Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Folsom Veterans Hall. Support America's military and their families by purchasing a meal which includes  Chuck's Famous Meat Sauce from scratch, Vegetarian Sauce Angel Hair & Gluten Free Pasta, Caesar Salad w/Croutons, Garlic Bread, Cookies and Water & Coffee. Location: 1300 Forrest St., Folsom, CA. $12 per person, rollinghillsbluestarmoms.org | email: communityoutreach.rhbsm@gmail.com | or call Leslie (916) 698-9863

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 cooking competition, then purchase a burger or two and shop the arts and crafts vendors. Location: Downtown Fremont Capitol Avenue between Liberty Street and Paseo Padre Parkway. Free admission, burgerandbrewfest.com

GUERNEVILLE: Russian River Women's Weekend, May 20-22, 2022. Includes the annual famous Dance Party. Buck's River Mill Dinner Theatre, Guerneville Bridge on the Plaza, other locations. Guerneville, CA. womensweekendrussianriver.com | North Coast

HEALDSBURG: Healdsburg Wine & Food Experience May 20-22, 2022. Celebrate the Makers Behind the Magic  to support the rich local agricultural culture of Sonoma County, including farmers and farmworkers, as well as Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation. Food and wine events are hosted in many locations. $200 general admission ticket though separate dining experiences vary, healdsburgwineandfood.com

IRVINE: Walk for Kids at Championship Stadium at the Irvine Great Park. Annual family-friendly 5k fundraising event supporting the families with critically ill children served by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California. Location: 8272 Great Park Blvd, Irvine, CA 92618 Registration: walkforkids.org

IRWINDALE: The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire April 9-May 22, 2022, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays  Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area 15501 E. Arrow Highway Irwindale, CA 

JACKSON: Motherlode Cruise Car Show, May 21, 2022, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Main Street in Jackson. motherlodecruisers.com

KINGSBURG: Swedish Festival May 19-21, 2022. Downtown Draper Street Chamber of Commerce kingsburgchamber.com Free

LAKE ARROWHEAD: Lake Arrowhead Art & Wine Festival May 21-22, 2022 at Tavern Bay Beach Club. The 40th Annual Art & Wine Festival on the shore of Lake Arrowhead includes wine tasting, craft beer, fine art, entertainment, silent auction, and VIP Patio. Hours: Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, May 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Boat rides from Lake Arrowhead Village to the Festival and back are included with admission. $10-75, lakearrowheadchamber.com

LA MIRADA: Neff Historical Estate Tours, 2-4 p.m. Built in 1892, the Neff House is a La Mirada landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. On the third Saturday of each month tours are led by the La Mirada Historical Preservation Advisory Council. Location: 14300 San Cristobal Drive within Neff Park, La Mirada, CA. Free, donations  welcomed. cityoflamirada.org,  (562) 902-3160

LA PUENTE: Annual Parish Festival May 20-22, 2022 at St. Louis of France Catholic Church. Food, games, carnival and entertainment for all ages. lapuente.org | (626) 918-8314

LINDEN: Linden Cherry Festival & Parade. Parade is at 10 a.m. lindenchamber.net | 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.

MARYSVILLE:  70th Annual Jim Watson Youth Fishing Derby 6:30-11 a.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. facebook.com/ marysville.ca.us

MARYSVILLE: Roll & Stroll Car, Motorcycle and Tractor Show, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at 1104 East Street. Includes art show, chili cook-off, craft fair, kids games, music and welding competition. Show benefits school auto programs. Contact (530) 749-4953

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Field of Honor May 20-31, 2022. Location: Castaways Park 900 Dover Drive at 16th Street Newport Beach, CA Free, exchangeclubofnewportharbor.com

OAKDALE: Oakdale Chocolate Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Includes Car Show, Fun Run, Chocolate, Food Vendors, Arts & Crafts Show and Carnival. $6 admission, oakdalechamber.com

OAKLAND: Greek Festival May 20-22, 2022,Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 4700 Lincoln Ave.  Approx. adult admission. $5 , oaklandgreekfestival.com | Bay Area

ONTARIO: Comic Con Revolution May 21-22, 2022 at Ontario Convention Center. Legendary talent, voice actors, comic writers, artists and illustrators, plus a very special group of fan favorite celebrities include Denise Crosby (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Ryan Hurst (Sons of Anarchy), Daniel Logan (Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones), Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager) And Tara Strong (Marvel's Loki, The Powerpuff Girls and Batman: The Killing Joke). 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 $20-129, Under age 12 Free with Paid Adult   comicconrevolution.com

ONTARIO: Culture Fest, 3-7 p.m. at Museum District. Museum District. Performances, craft vendors, small businesses, music and food. Location: 217 S. Lemon Avenue Ontario, CA 91761. Free, ontarioca.gov

ORLAND: Glenn County Fair May 19-22, 2022. Friday night Auto Racing (extra $10), Saturday Destruction Derby ($25). $10, glenncountyfair.org | Central Valley

PASO ROBLES: Paso Wine Fest May 19-22, 2022 at Paso Robles Event Center. Elevated guest experience with two stages of live entertainment, a large, covered patio, shaded picnic area, dinners, seminars and the Grand Tasting on May 21. More than 70 wineries come together at the Paso Robles Event Center to share their wines during the Grand Tasting event. $50-299, pasowine.com

PETALUMA: American Graffiti Fest May 19-21, 2022 americangraffiti.net

PLEASANT HILL: Pleasant Hill, Wine & Music Festival, May 21-22, 2022, 6-8 p.m. Event includes a Craft Beer Garden. Music line up: The Breedloves, The New Frantics, Garageland Rodeo, The Big Jangle, East Bay Mudd, Duo Gadjo, The Breedloves and Friends, Frankie G & the Conviction and Bell Brothers.  $45-60, pleasanthillchamber.com

POMONA: Los Angeles County Fair  May 5-30, 2022. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA. $20, lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County

RANCHO CUCAMONGA: Toss N Hops Cornhole Tournament, 12-7 p.m. at Hamilton Brewery. Join The City of Rancho Cucamonga and Hamilton Family Brewery for cornhole, Magilla BBQ and Crazy Dogs and Dough Dudes food trucks, refreshing brews and live music by Heritage Harmonic. Location: 9757 Seventh Street, Unit 802 Rancho Cucamonga, CA  Entry fee is $60 for a team of 2, cityofrc.us

REDDING: Redding Rodeo May 18-21, 2022. Redding Rodeo Grounds - Arena Redding CA $15-up, reddingrodeo.com | rodeo

ROCKLIN: Community Festival  Festival May 19-22. 2022
Johnson Springview Park 5460 5th Street Rocklin, CA. Hours: Thurs 4-10p | Fri 4-10p | Sat 12-10p | Sun 12-9p. Pancake Breakfast on Saturday  | carnival | bands | food vendors | beer & wine garden | shopping & crafts. rocklincommunityfestival.org

SACRAMENTO: Tootsie, play, May 17-22, 2022 at SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center, 1301 L Street, Sacramento, CA. $30-80,  broadwaysacramento.com

SAN CARLOS: San Carlos Hometown Days Festival and Parade, May 20-22, 2022 sancarloshometowndays.com

SAN DIEGO: Wing Fest, 12-7 p.m. at Broadway Pier. Top chefs compete for Best Wings, plus the annual Festival of Cars is included with your entry! Live DJ's, live entertainment, games, beer and spirits, sauces and rubs and other sampling from local vendors.  3 hour Beer and Spirits sampling with VIP ticket entry at noon. Location: 1000 N Embarcadero, San Diego, CA 92101. $25-45, wingfestsandiego.com

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!  oceanbeachkiwanis.org

SAN DIEGO: Festival of Cars San Diego, 12-5 p.m. at Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier. Imports, Exotics, Classics to American Muscle, Low Riders, Trucks and the hottest new Models Vehicles! Car models, DJ entertainment, food vendors and Beer and Spirits Garden. $30-50, sdautomuseum.org/ event/ festival-cars-san-diego

SANTA FE SPRINGS: Heritage of Aloha Festival May 21-22, 2022, 10 a.m. at Heritage Park. Celebrate Island and Polynesian life through dances, songs and food. Exhibitors will also be on hand to offer Hawaiian wares such as jewelry, clothing, and other island products. This event is hosted and funded by the Ho'oilina Foundation. Free, santafesprings.org

SIMI VALLEY: ArtFest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at RTCP. Art Walk, Street and Chalk Art, Vendor Expo, Face Painting, Balloon Artist and activities for all ages. Location: 3700 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley, 93063 rsrpd.org

SIMI VALLEY: Victorian Tea, 12 p.m. at Strathearn Historical Park. Tea party attire encourages such as gloves, hats and lace. Fine teas and delectable desserts served. Event for ages 12 years up is by reservation only. Location: 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley, CA. $, simihistory.com

SOLANA BEACH: Fiesta del Sol May 21-22, 2022 at Fletcher Cove Beach Park. Free  Admission, fiestadelsol.net 

SUISUN CITY: Biggest Little Car Show, May 20-22, 2022. Suisun City Waterfront Plaza, The show is free to the public goldenhillsmustangclub.com

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 Pre-Register $30 / Day of $35, taftchamber.com

TEMECULA: Temecula Culture Fest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the Town Square. In commemoration of World Cultural Awareness Day, the City hosts this event filled with  music, dancing, special performances, fun activities, vendor cultural showcase. Location: 41902 Main Street, Temecula, CA.  temeculaca.gov

TEMPLE CITY: Camellia Festival May 20-22, 2022. ci.temple-city.ca.us

TORRANCE: Palos Verdes Symphonic Band Summer Concert, 2 p.m. at Charles Wilson Park. Patriotic music. Location: 2200 Crenshaw Boulevard Torrance, CA Free, torranceca.gov

TUOLUMNE: Westside Tribute Band Brew Fest, 1-6 p.m. at the Westside Pavilion. Live music from tribute bands Southbound and Company (rock), Born on the Bayou (CCR), and Jimmy Wilkins & the Parrotheads (Jimmy Buffet), 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. $15-60, facebook.com/westsidebrewfest/

VISALIA: Go Native! A Native American Cultural Celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Kaweah Oaks Preserve. Learn about the Yokuts Tribe art and culture, pine needle baskets, gathering trays, cradleboards, walnut dice, tule ducks, drumming, and fish traps. Opening Ceremony and Cultural Blessing, Drumming, History of the Yokuts, Weaving demonstrations, classes, lunch featuring Indian Tacos, kids activities and demonstrations Location: 29979 Rd. 182, Exeter, CA 93221. Free, visitvisalia.com

VISALIA: Sequoia Springs Water Slides Adventure Park Opening Day. Waterslides, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Laser Tag and Arcade. Location: Highway 198 & Akers St., 5600W. Cypress Ave Visalia, California 93277. $17-22, 2022, adventurepark.com

VISALIA: Visalia Breakfast Lions Downtown Car Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown. Over 350 cars line Main Street from Willis to Bridge Street. Free to the public! visaliabreakfastlions.org

WEED: Steampunk Festival May 21-22, 2022 on Main Street, Downtown. Rat Rod Car Show, live music, gadget contest, vendors, food and beer. Free, weedchamber.com

YOSEMITE: Sum of Us Festival May 20-22, 2022 near Yosemite National Park. Camping, Wellness Workshops, Campfire & Pool Gatherings, Freshwater Swimming Hole, Live Performances and more at this festival ideal for non-conforming identities. Tickets: sumofusfest.com

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