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Thursday, November 28, 2019

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Thanksgiving Day, a national holiday in the United States

FOLSOM: Thanksgiving Feast for the Animals November 28, 2019, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Folsom Zoo Sanctuary  | zoos

NAPLES: Lighting of the Trees in the Bay nights through New Year's Day.

SACRAMENTO: Hmong New Year November 28-December 1, 2019 at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd. Bands, Food & Merch Vendors, Volleyball Competition, Hmong Idol, Miss Hmong California Beauty Contest and more. Doors open at 9 a.m. | $5,

SAN FRANCISCO: Alcatraz Indigenous People's  Sunrise Gathering. Commemoration of the 1969-71 occupation of Alcatraz by Indians of All Tribes, the sunrise and annual Thanksgiving Day sunrise requires boarding a ferry available from 4:45-6 a.m. The ferries run every 15 minutes and bring people to the island to celebrate the Alcatraz Indigenous People’s Sunrise Gathering. After the event all visitors must leave Alcatraz. The last vessel departs around 8:45 a.m. Ticket booth opens at 3 a.m.,

TRINIDAD Annual Blessing of the Fleet held on Thanksgiving Day at Trinidad Pier Sponsored by: The Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce. 

Turkey Trots

ANAHEIM: Plymouth Rock N Run Thanksgiving Morning Turkey Trot 1k, 5k, 10k at Yorba Regional Park

ANAHEIM: Run Anaheim Turkey Trot 5K at Angel Stadium of Anaheim

BELMONT SHORE: Turkey Trot 5 & 10 K Run at Long Beach beaches

BURBANK: 1K, 5K, 10K Turkey Trot Run in Downtown Burbank

BIG BEAR LAKE: Turkey Trot at Meadow Park

CLAREMONT: Claremont Sunrise Rotary Turkey Trot in downtown Claremont

CONCORD: Concord Turkey Trot 5k/10k Run Walk at Todos Santos Park

CORONADO: Coronado 5K Turkey Trot at Tidelands Park

DANA POINT Turkey Trot 5 & 10K Race and Costume Contest at Dana Point Harbor 

ELK GROVE: Gobble Wobble November 28, 2019, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at California Correctional Health

ENCINITAS: Turkey Trot 5K/10K on S Coast Highway 101

FAIRFIELD: Solano Turkey Trot at Solano Community College

FALLBROOK: Fallbrook Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot at Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens

FOLSOM: Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run at Folsom Lion's Park 

HUNTINGTON BEACH Causelife Turkey Wobble at Huntington City / State Beaches

IRVINE: Orange County Turkey Trot 5K at Irvine Valley College

JACKSON: Turkey Trot November 28, 2019, 8 a.m. at Lake Tabeaud

LA CAÑADA: Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk at Memorial Park

LAKE ALMANOR: 5K Turkey Trot at Bailey Creek Golf Course Club House

LANCASTER YMCA  1K / 5K Turkey Trot November 27 & 28, 2019 at Lancaster City Park

LONG BEACH: Turkey Trot at the Marina 

LOS ANGELES: Turkey Trot L.A. 5K/10K at City Hall

MODESTO: Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk at Tuolumne River Regional Park

NAPA: Napa Valley Turkey Chase at Napa Valley College

NOVATO: Marin Turkey Trot 1 Mile, 5K, 10K at Indian Valley College campus 

OAKLAND: Oakland Turkey Trot 5K at Lake Merritt Pergola

OCEANSIDE: O'Side Turkey Trot at Oceanside Civic Center

PACIFIC PALISADES: Pacific Palisades Turkey Trot  at Pali High Football Field

PALM DESERT: Martha's Village Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk at El Paseo Drive 

PALM SPRINGS: Running Wild's Wild Turkey Trot on Palm Canyon Drive

PASADENA: Rose Bowl 5K Turkey Trot at R0se Bowl Stadium

PETALUMA: Petaluma Turkey Trot at Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility

PIEDMONT: Piedmont Turkey Trot at Exedra Arch

RIO VISTA: 5K or 1/4 Mile Kids Dash Turkey Trot at The Gym at Rio Vista

ROSEVILLE: Turkey Trot on Vernon Street Town Square

SACRAMENTO: Run to Feed the Hungry 10K, 5K at Sac State

SAN BERNARDINO: Turkey Trot 5K,10K Family Fun Run at San Bernardino International Airport

SAN DIEGO: Run For The Hungry 10k & 5k Walk/Run at Westfield Horton Plaza - Broadway Circle Turnaround

SAN DIEGO: Father Joe's Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K at Balboa Park Spreckels Organ Pavilion

SAN DIEGO: Thank You 5K Run and Kids 1K Fun Run at 4S Ranch Sports Park

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Turkey Trot 5M, 3M and Kids Gobbler Chase 100 Meter Thanksgiving Run & Walk  at Golden Gate Park

SAN JOSE: Silicon Valley Turkey Trot at Santa Clara Street at First Street

SAN LUIS OBISPO:  Gobble Wobble 5K Fun Run 2.5 or 5K Walk/Run at Laguna Lake Golf Course 

SAN MATEO: Gobble Wobble 5K, 10K, 1 Mile, Kids Dash at Coyote Point Park

SAN PABLO: Nitro Turkey Run at Point Pinole Regional Park

SANTA MONICA:  Turkey Trot 5k, 10k, 15k, Half Marathon at beach path

STUDIO CITY: Drumstick Dash 5K/10K at CBS Studios

TORRANCE: Turkey Trot at Sam's Club Parking Lot

UPLAND: Upland Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk & 1K Kiddy Trot at San Antonio Park

VAN NUYS: Lake Balboa Turkey Trot at Woodley Park

WALNUT:  Thanksgiving Morning 1K, 5K Race  by Southern California Road Runners of Walnut. Held at  Creekside Park

WALNUT CREEK: Forma Gym Turkey Trot 5K/10K at Civic Park

Ice Skating

BRENTWOOD: Brentwood on Ice  

FOLSOM: Folsom Ice Rink 

LOS ANGELES:  Bai Downtown on Ice 

PARADISE: Paradise Ice Rink

SACRAMENTO: Holiday Ice Rink

SAN FRANCISCO: Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center 

SAN FRANCISCO: Union Square Ice Rink  

 SAN JOSE: Downtown Ice

SAN MATEO: Holiday on Ice

TWAIN HARTE: Long Barn Lodge Ice Skating

WALNUT CREEK: Walnut Creek on Ice


Past Events

CATHEDRAL CITY: Festival of Balloons November 22-24, 2019 | balloons

COSTA MESA: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show November 22-24, 2019. Location: Hilton Orange County, 3050 Bristol, Costa Mesa, CA Free and open to the public,

OAKLAND: Two Star Market's 16th Free Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner with La Perla Restaurant Thanksgiving Day, 1-4 p.m. Location: 2020 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland Ca (510) 531-3576

PARAMOUNT: Paramount Tree Lighting. Paramount Pond at Paramount Park

PLEASANT HILL: Light Up the Night Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5-8 p.m. Tree Lighting around 6:45 p.m. Crescent Drive Pleasant Hill, CA /

SANGER: City Tree Lighting Ceremony, 6:30-8 p.m. Brehler Square 7th & N Street Sanger, CA

SIGNAL HILL: Signal Hill Tree Lighting Ceremony November 28, Past Event! 5:30 p.m. Discovery Well Park 2200 Temple Ave. Signal Hill, CA

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Heavenly Holidays Christmas Tree Lighting, See the lighting of the 45' tall Christmas tree, daily at beginning November 23, Past Event! The ceremony includes Caroling and fun for all! Location: Heavenly Village, 1001 Heavenly Village Way South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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