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Sunday, May 26, 2024

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ANDERSON: Happy Valley Strawberry Festival May 25-26, 2024. 83rd Happy Valley Strawberry Festival - known for its Famous Generous Servings of Sweet Fresh Strawberries, Ice Cream & Shortcake $10 approx.

ANDERSON: Shasta Renaissance and Fantasy Faire May 25-26, 2024, 10 a.m. daily at Shasta District Fairgrounds, 1890 Briggs St. Anderson, CA $15, facebook.com/shastarenfaire  | Renfairs

GARDEN GROVE: Garden Grove Strawberry Festival May 24-27, 2024. Always on Memorial Weekend, free admission event includes a Strawberry Festival Parade. strawberryfestival.org

 

Past events

BAKERSFIELD: Lightning in a Bottle May 24-29, 2023 at Buena Vista Lake. Lightning In A Bottle Is A Celebration Of Art, Music, Performance, Sustainability And Life. Location: Kern County, CA Tickets, libfestival.org

BASS LAKE: Bass Lake Concerts with Lamar Leathers and Wild Hare at Marina Tiki Bar & Grill, 54406 Rd 432, basslakeboatrentals.com

BEAUMONT: Beaumont Rock the Park Concerts Series featuring Delaney & James takes place at North Creek Regional Park, 390 W. Oak Valley Parkway, Beaumont, CA 

BISHOP: Mule Days May 23-28, 2023, Tri-County Fairgrounds Sierra St. & Fair Drive Bishop, CA Tickets muledays.org

BISHOP: Bishop Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Fair May 26-29, 2023, 9 a.m. Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Show runs in conjunction with the Mule Days celebration, which brings an estimated 30,000 people to Bishop each year. The show features quality handcrafted items and fine arts from approx. 100 artists. Location: Bishop City Park, 690 N. Main Street Bishop. Free, inyo.org

CERRITOS: Cerritos Memorial Day Ceremony May 26, 2023, 10-11 a.m. Artesia Cemetery District 11142 Artesia Blvd. Cerritos, CA 90703 Free, public invited, (562) 865-6300

CHICO: Butte County Silver Dollar Fair, May 25-29, 2023. Join Jack Spareribs, The Birdman, Juggler, Corny Crow, All Alaskan Racing Pigs, Hypnotist, Carnival/Midway, Concerts and more. Location: 2357 Fair Street, Chico, CA.  $15, silverdollarfair.org

CHICO: Live at the Barn Concert Series with Chuck Epperson Jr. Band is free admission. Location:  The Barn - Meriam Park, 1930 Market Place

CLAREMONT: Friday Night Live Concerts features the band, dzuls, playing Folk, Indie and Rock at Village Plaza. Band Emerald performs rock music at  Chamber of Commerce. Slinker performs rock & original covers at Shelton Park, all free!

CLOVERDALE: Friday Night Concerts, Live at the Plaza features a Downtown Cloverdale Street Fair with the band, Wreckless Strangers, performing California Americana soul music, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free, cloverdaleartsalliance.org 

CLOVIS:  Bluegrass in the Park with band Green Bush Spring, 6:30 p.m. at Clovis Veterans Memorial Park. Location:  901 Fifth St. Clovis, CA Free,  dirtycello.com

COALINGA: Coalinga Horned Toad Derby May 26-29, 2023. coalingachamber.com

EL CAJON: Concerts on the Prescott Promenade welcomes the Creedence Clearwater Revival band, Fortunate Son in a free concert.

FAIRFIELD: Fairfield Summer Music Series features the band, Los Cochinos, 6-9 p.m. on the County Greens (Lawn) Texas & Jefferson, Fairfield, CA Free

FRESNO: Engelmann Cellars Friday Night Wine Concerts features The Killer Dueling Pianos Interactive sing-a-long.  engelmanncellars.com 21+ only, 

GARDEN GROVE: Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Memorial Weekend May 26-29, 2023.  Strawberry Festival Parade Saturday. Free festival takes place on the Village Green, between Euclid and Main Street Streets, Garden Grove, CA strawberryfestival.org

GRASS VALLEY: Strawberry Music Festival May 25-29, 2023 at Nevada County Fairgrounds. Lineup: Yonder Mountain String Band, North Mississippi Allstars... Location: 11228 McCourtney Rd. Grass Valley, California strawberrymusic.com

HEALDSBURG: Future Farmers Country Fair, May 25-27, 2023 at Recreation Park, University & Piper.  Food, games, shows and contests at this free admission event which includes a Livestock Auction, Horse Showmanship, Sheep, Goats, Rabbits and Poultry breeding, Dog Show Obedience and more. May 25, 6-10:30p.m.; May 26, 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; May 27, , 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Enjoy games, food, animals, a circus, and more! Support local students exhibiting their agricultural projects that they have been working on in their FFA and 4-H clubs. The livestock auction is held on Saturday. Bring the whole family for this fun-filled weekend! Free admission, ci.healdsburg.ca.us

LAGUNA BEACH: Sunset Serenades with AlmaNova Duo at Heisler Amphitheatre. Free

LAKE ARROWHEAD: Lake Arrowhead Concerts in the Village rocks with the band Ragdolls, an Aerosmith Tribute, 6-9 p.m. (concerts start at 6:30 p.m.) lakearrowheadsummerconcerts.com

LA PUENTE: L.A. Misfits band at La Puente Farmers Market Live, 15900 Central Avenue. Free concert

MISSION VIEJO: Grapes & Grains, wine / beer tasting, 5:30-8 p.m. at Norman P. Murray Community Center. Eight tastings of local wine and craft beer like Pizza Port, Left Coast and Barley Forge,  appetizers and live music on the terrace of the Norman P. Murray Center. Location: 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA. $30, age 21+, cityofmissionviejo.org

MODESTO: Modesto Music in the Plaza presents the band Valley Heat in concert at 10th Street Plaza.  Free, facebook.com/10thStreetMusic

MONTEREY: California Roots Festival May 25-28, 2023 at Monterey County Fairgrounds. Location: 2004 Fairground Road  Monterey, CA  $151-820, californiarootsfestival.com

NAPA: Bottle Rock May 26-28, 2023 at Napa Valley Expo
Location: 575 Third Street, Napa, CA. $  bottlerocknapavalley.com 

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

OROVILLE: Oroville Spring Concerts in the Park with band Ragtop Rockers  playing hits of the 50s

PASO ROBLES: Golden State Classics Memorial Day Weekend Cruise & Car Show May 26-27, 2023 at Downtown City Park.  Friday Night Cruise, May 26, 6 - 7:30 p.m. with pre-show party $25.  Saturday Car Show, May 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  Free for spectators. Fun cruise and car show with  400 cars & trucks, 60+ trophy and plaque awards! Manufacturer Row, Scavenger Hunt, raffle prizes, 50/50, food and auto-related vendors!  Free spectator admission, goldenstateclassics.org

POINT REYES SEASHORE: Memorial Day Commemorative Historic Life-Saving Service Cemetery May 26, 2023, 10 a.m.  G Ranch Historic Life-Saving Service Cemetery. Point Reyes National Seashore and the U.S. Coast Guard honor the sacrifice of the surfmen who served to protect America's coast as a part of the United States Life-Saving Service.

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

POTTER VALLEY: Potter Valley Rodeo is held on Memorial Weekend May 26-29, 2023.  pottervalleyrodeo.com  | rodeo

RIVERSIDE: UC Riverside Annual Tribal Powwow May 26-28, 2023. Friday 5-10 p.m. with Grand Entry at 7p. Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. with Grand Entry at 1 & 7p. Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. with Grand Entry at 1p. Arts, crafts, food vendors, and tribal drums and fancy dance. Location: Campus of UC Riverside, Riverside Riverside Sports Complex, 1000 W. Blaine St. Riverside, CA 92507 Riverside, CA Free admission and parking, public invited, nasp.ucr.ed | pow wow

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento County Fair May 25-29, 2023. Alaskan Pig races, Great American duck races, Jack Spareribs, bands, Corn Dog Eating Contest, Diaper Derby, bull riding, tractor pulls and more. Add ons $20-25/ea: Monster Truck Mayhem May 25; 4X4 Truck Pull May 26; Stars & Stripes Memorial Rodeo May 27; Mayhem Destruction Derby May 29, 2023. $10, sacfair.com

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Concerts in the Park at Cesar Chavez Plaza has a whopping 5 bands / acts to see, and it's all free. Lineup for tonight is: Rain City Drive - headliner | A Foreign Affair | NVTURES GHOST | Serialist | DJ Ness.

SAN BERNARDINO:  Concerts at Mt. Grove, Citrus Plaza welcomes Kim Johnson to perform in a free concert. Location:   27511 San Bernardino Ave., San Bernardino, CA. Free, mtgrove.com

SAN PEDRO: LA Fleet Week May 24-29, 2023 includes free military ship tours, free concerts, neighborhood activations throughout greater Los Angeles area, demonstrations, information, entertainment, education and all to honor those who are serving and have served the US military. lafleetweek.com

SANTA CLARA: Special Memorial Day Military Offer to thank U.S. military members and veterans this Memorial Day Weekend! All active and retired members, including National Guard, reserves, and veterans, will receive a free ticket to California's Great America valid for a single day Friday, May 26 through Monday, May 29, 2023. Link: https://bit.ly/3VJNg2d

SANTA MARGARITA: Best of the West Antique Equipment Show Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 25-28, 2023, Historic Santa Margarita Ranch. Train rides, tractor parade, blacksmith demos and more. Location: 9000 Yerba Buena.  $10 day or $25 weekend,  bestofthewestshow.com | farm

SANTA MARIA: West Coast Kustoms Car Show Cruisin' Nationals May 26-28, 2023 at Santa Maria Fairpark. Fri. Car Cruise 7-9 p.m. On Sat. & Sun meet Meet Erik Estrada from "CHIPs". Sat. also features 2 bands performing and free admission to roller rink. $20 admission approx., santamariafairpark.com | westcoastkustoms.com

SANTA ROSA: Santa Rosa Summer Concerts

SANTEE: Friday Night Live Concert at Santee Trolley Square departs from its normal fare to feature Expressions Dance & Movement, dancing to music. Location: 9884 Mission Gorge Rd. Santee, CA Free

SIMI VALLEY: Simi Valley Town Center Concert Series welcomes Jon Ranger doing soft country rock & ballads. Free,  simivalleytowncenter.com 

SOLVANG: Lost Chord Guitar Concert Series presents Heather Pierson Duo performing folk and New Orleans jazz music. $21-26, lostchordguitars.com

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Heavenly Village Summer Concert Series presents the Miranda Love Band in a free concert. Location: 1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. Free, theshopsatheavenly.com 

TEHACHAPI: Western Swing Out Weekender in Downtown Tehachapi  May 26-29, 2023. Concerts feature band performing Western Swing, Hillbilly, Rockabilly, & Country Music! Vintage western film festival, western costume competition, swing dancing, classic car show, tequila tasting, burlesque show, vintage vendors, an outdoor beer garden, and all the classic appeal of the vintage 1930s-1950s era in one festival.  $75-159, westernswingout.com |  lineup

VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days May 25-29, 2023 in Andrews Park. vacavillefiestadays.org

WESTLAKE VILLAGE: Westlake Village TGIF Concerts in the Courtyard offers Jazz Night with Lindero Canyon Middle School & Agoura High School Jazz Bands performing. Location: Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village, CA Free, wlv.org

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