California Events

Sunday, May 29, 2022

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ANDERSON: Happy Valley Strawberry Festival. Motorcycle Show, Horseback Riding for Kids, Haywire Country Rock Band and Northbeat Classic Rock Band, plus Famous Generous Servings of Sweet Fresh Strawberries, Ice Cream & Shortcake. Free admission and parking. happyvalleystrawberryfestival.com | strawberries

ANDERSON: Shasta Renaissance and Fantasy Faire May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m. daily at Shasta District Fairgrounds, 1890 Briggs St. Anderson, CA $10, facebook.com/shastarenfaire/

ARCATA: Kinetic Grand Championship May 28-30, 2022 Arcata - Ferndale, CA . It has gone by various names during its 40+ year history but the Triathlon of the Art World-- the Great Arcata to Ferndale World Championship Kinetic Sculpture Race-- is a 3-day race that travels 42 miles along land, sand, water and mud. kineticgrandchampionship.com

ARNOLD: Memorial Weekend Spring Peddler's Faire May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Bristol's Cafe Parking Lot is right around the bend from Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Talk about inspiration! brotherspromotions.com

AVALON: Descanso Live Memorial Weekend Beach Party featuring Yachty by Nature and Redneck Rodeo bands, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Descanso Beach. $20-up, getyachty.eventbrite.com

BAKERSFIELD: Basque Festival, May 28-30, 2022 Main event with BBQ Lamb Lunch, Dancers, Entertainment and Games. kcbasqueclub.com

BAKERSFIELD: Lightning in a Bottle May 25-30, 2022 Lightning In A Bottle Is A Celebration Of Art, Music, Performance, Sustainability And Life. Location: Buena Vista Lake, Kern County, CA Tickets, libfestival.org

BIG BEAR LAKE: Big Bear Lake Grill & Chill May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Village. 40+ independent craft breweries serve up beer while 40 BBQ chefs compete in this KCBS sanctioned event. Location: 630 Bartlett Road, Big Bear Lake, CA. $25-80, bigbear.com

BISHOP: Mule Days May 24-29, 2022, Tri-County Fairgrounds Sierra St. & Fair Drive Bishop, CA Tickets muledays.org

BISHOP: Bishop Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Fair May 27-30, 2022. 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

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

CHESTER: Lake Almanor Memorial Weekend Craft Fair May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Chester Park, adjacent to the Feather River 192 Main St. Chester, CA 96020 lakealmanorarea.com 

COALINGA: Coalinga Horned Toad Derby May 27-30, 2022. coalingachamber.com

CORONADO: Coronado Concert Band plays patriotic tunes, plus the band Side Traxx at Coronado Concerts free, Spreckels Park

COSTA MESA: ScotsFest Memorial Day Weekend May 28-29, 2022 Orange County Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, Ca. Adult One Day - $18-up approx. scottishfest.com

DUNSMUIR: City Wide Yard Sale May 28-29, 2022. Also, there's a swap meet in the south parking lot beside City Hall, 5915 Dunsmuir Avenue for one day only, May 28. A map of all yard sale locations will be available before the event. dunsmuir.com

FALL RIVER MILLS: Pit River Pioneers 1830s Fur Trade Buck Skinners, Memorial Weekend May 27-30, 2022 at Dee Knoch Ranch. The 43rd annual gathering of mountain men & women includes 8 fun shooting trails, pioneer games, learn how to shoot black powder, cannon shoot, Central Campfire, Friday pot luck dinner, great prizes and all for a great cause, benefiting Fort Crook Museum. Location: at the Y in Fall River Mills. Registration (530) 238-7148. facebook.com/burney.chamber

FELTON: Bubble Bonanza May 28-29, 2022.  Zillions of Bubbles will float through the air as you travel down the tracks through the Redwood Forest on the Circus Bubble Train. Meet the Bubble Ubbles, Mr. Bigz Bubbles and BB Bubbles on the train. Your train ticket also includes a show in the Circus Ring at Bret Harte Hall. Performances by stilters, jugglers, dancers and world renowned bubble magician, Tom Noddy. Location: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, CA. Includes train ride and BBQ, Tickets: roaringcamp.com

FOLSOM: Sunday Spring Music Series in Historic Downtown Folsom features Rick Esterling, free.

GARDEN GROVE: Garden Grove Strawberry Festival May 27-30, 2022 strawberryfestival.org

GRASS VALLEY: Strawberry Music Festival May 25-30, 2022 Location: Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd. Grass Valley, California strawberrymusic.com

HERMOSA BEACH: Fiesta Hermosa May 28-30, 2022. Free beach weekend party with bands, foods, entertainment and vendors showing off their stuff for sale.

IDYLLWILD: Art in the Park May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Are you looking for a fun place to visit? Idyllwild Art in the Park starts for summer with 25+ artists and live music. Location: off Hwy. 243. Free admission, idyllwildartinthepark.com

KERNVILLE: Art  & Craft Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., May 28-30, 2022. in Circle Park, Kernville, CA.  krvaa.org

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE:  Fiesta Days Fireworks Show, 8:45-9:15 p.m. in Memorial Park. Location: 1301 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011. Free admission, lacanadaflintridge.com | Family Dinner and LCHS Jazz Band Concert 6 p.m. in Memorial Park $20 with menu by Los Gringos Locos.

CHESTER: Lake Almanor Memorial Weekend Craft Fair May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Chester Park, adjacent to the Feather River 192 Main St. Chester, CA 96020 lakealmanorarea.com

LAKE ARROWHEAD: Lake Arrowhead Summer Concerts in the Village

MANTECA: Not Forgotten-The Memorial Weekend, concert with The Sun Kings, 4 p.m. at Woodward Park. Free concert with Beatles tribute band, bring blankets, lawn chairs and there will be food vendors. Location: 710 E. Woodward Ave, Manteca, CA. Free, thememorialweekend.com

McCLOUD:  McCloud Mushroom, Music & Wine Festival May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m. on Memorial Day Weekend, celebrates the proliferation of wild mushroom hunting that occurs every spring in and around McCloud. With nearly 70 artisan, craft, and food vendors, McCloud draws around 8,000 people for this two-day event with mushroom workshops, mushroom foraging with the "king of mushrooms" Todd Spanier, and music from local and well-known bands. This event is free to the public. mccloudchamber.com

MONTEREY: California Roots Festival May 26-29, 2022 at Monterey County Fairgrounds. $85-up,  californiarootsfestival.com

MORGAN HILL: Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m. Downtown Morgan Hill 305 Vineyard Town Center Morgan Hill, CA Premium wine tasting $25-30, mhmmg.org FREE Admission & Parking

MORRO BAY:  Morro Bay Spring Art in the Park May 28-30, 2022 10 a.m. Location: Morro Bay Blvd. & Harbor Drive, Morro Bay, CA. The 64th annual Art in the Park includes 108 booths representing 125 independent artists and crafters. Free, morrobayartinthepark.com

NAPA: Bottle Rock May 27-29, 2022. Napa Valley Expo
575 Third Street  $  bottlerocknapavalley.com usually SOLD OUT

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

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Summer Concerts

NORTHRIDGE: St. Nicholas Valley Greek Festival May 28-30, 2022. FREE annual event celebrates Greek life with food, music, beverage and laughter. valleygreekfestival.com | Greek

NOVATO: Marin Greek Festival May 28-30, 2022 Memorial Weekend produced by Greek Orthodox Christian Church, nativityofchrist.org | Greek

OJAI: Art in the Park May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Ojai in Libby Park, 100 exhibitors. Location: 205 E Ojai Avenue Ojai, California Free, ojaiartcenter.org

PIONEERTOWN: Pioneertown International Film, May 27-29 2022. Presented by Fistful of Bourbon and The Autry Museum Of The American West, this acclaimed event features Western movies, independent cinema, and the High Desert at the original studios built by Roy Rogers & Gene Autry in the 1940’s as an Old West movie set, repurposed for the occasion. Film screenings, masterclasses, live music, and screenings under the stars will transport you to the heart of the American frontier and include concerts by The Dandy Warhols, The Sons Of The Pioneers and much more. Tickets: $259-$1750, pioneertownfilmfest.com

PLEASANT HILL: Pleasant Hill Summer Concerts

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

POTTER VALLEY: Potter Valley Rodeo is held on Memorial Weekend May 27-30, 2022. pottervalleyrodeo.com  | rodeo

REDLANDS: Art in the Park May 28-30, 2022, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Smiley Park Vine & Orange St. Redland, CA. 100 Artists in multiple media show their fine arts works and sell them to the public. There's entertainment, food for sale and fun for all ages. Free, redlandsfestivalarts.com

RIVERSIDE: UC Riverside Annual Tribal Powwow May 27-29, 2022. 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.  Location: Campus of UC Riverside, 900 University Ave. Riverside, CA Free admission and parking, public invited, nasp.ucr.ed | pow wow

SAN JOSE: Faneme May 27-30, 2022 at San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 W. San Carlos Street $50-up, fanime.com | anime

SAN RAMON: San Ramon Art & Wind Festival Memorial Weekend May 29-30, 2022, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Central Park. sanramon.ca.gov, Free

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Big Blue Music and Brews Festival May 27-29, 2022 on the South Shore. Line up: Pablo Cruise... tahoesouth.com/bigblue

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento County Fair May 26-30, 2022. Pig races, duck races, Jack Spareribs, bands, Corn Dog Eating Contest, Diaper Derby, bull riding, tractor pulls and more.  sacfair.com

SAN PEDRO: LA Fleet Week May 27-30, 2022 at Port of Los Angeles. lafleetweek.com

SANTA BARBARA: I Madonnari Street Painting Festival May 28-30, 2022. Festival hours are 10-6 daily. Free to see
imadonnarifestival.com

SANTA FE SPRINGS:  Concerts at the Park

SANTA MARGARITA: Best of the West Antique Equipment Show Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 27-29, 2022, Historic Santa Margarita Ranch 9000 Yerba Buena.  $10 day or $25 weekend,  bestofthewestshow.com | farm

SANTA MARIA: West Coast Kustoms Car Show, May 27-29, 2022 at Santa Maria Fairpark  grounds. Location: 937 S. Thornburg, Santa Maria, CA. $, santamariafairpark.com

SONOMA: Sonoma California Summer Concerts 

TEHACHAPI: Western Swing Out Weekender May 27-30, 2022 in Downtown Tehachapi. Western Swing Bands offer a weekend of Western Swing, Hillbilly, Rockabilly, & Country Music! Add a 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.  $tickets: westernswingout.com

TOPANGA: Annual Topanga Days May 29-30, 2022, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Topanga Community House Fair Grounds. LA's largest, longest running and most anticipated bohemian festival and country fair returns this Memorial Day Weekend with live music. Location: 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Topanga 90290 topangadays.com |

VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days May 27-30, 2022.  Andrews Park. vacavillefiestadays.org

VENTURA: Ventura Free Summer Concerts 

VICTORVILLE: San Bernardino County Fair May 28-June 5, 2022. Free shows include Monster Mayhem and Pro Open Bull Riding,  sbcfair.com  

VISTA: Vista Strawberry Festival 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Memorial Weekend vistastrawberryfest.com

WASCO: Latino Food Festival Menudo & Pozole Cook-off, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Menudo Contest | Jalapeno Eating Contest | Live Entertainment. Location: Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 South P Street, Wasco, CA. $12-15. kchcc.org  

YUBA CITY: Punjabi American Festival  12-8 p.m. Location: Yuba Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin, Yuba City, CA $20-25, facebook.com/PunjabiAmerican/

YUCCA VALLEY: Grubstake Days May 28-30, 2022 (May 26 Kick-off Mixer and May 27 Golf Tournament) yuccavalley.org

 

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