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Saturday, October 12, 2019

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AGOURA HILLS: Reyes Adobe Days October 10-13, 2019.  reyesadobedays.org

ALAMEDA: Pirates of Emerson Alameda October 4-November 2, 2019. Held at Alameda County Fairgrounds select nights in October, this Halloween attraction includes great costumes and acting.

AMERICAN CANYON: Soroptimist Car Show Fundraiser, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Community Park II. Free to see $25 approx. to enter your car. Location: 20 Benton Way, American Canyon, CA. cityofamericancanyon.org

ANTIOCH: Kids Fishing Derby, 9 a.m. Location: Across from   City Hall at Waldie Plaza and Fishing Pier. Sponsored by California Striped Bass West Delta Chapter. antiochca.gov

APPLE VALLEY: All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted Attraction select days through October 31. Location: 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $admission, allsaintsasylum.com

AVALON: Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival October 10-20, 2019 - 2 weekends! jazztrax.com

AZUSA: Golden Days October 5-13, 2019. Kick off October 5 with Golden Days Boutique, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 1003 N. Azusa Ave. then Paint, Wine & Socialize $25 tickets at same venue, same day 5-9 p.m. | October 6 2K/5K Walk, Run, Bike at 7:30 a.m. $20, 701 E. Foothill Blvd. | October 8, 5-8:30 p.m. Taste of the Town $50-60, Lagunitas Brewing 1001 N. Todd | October 9, 6-10 p.m. Designer Bag  Silent Auction & Dinner $15 | October 10 Bingo Night | October 11-13 Carnival in Memorial Park, 320 N. Orange Place | October 12 Pancake Breakfast 6:30-10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, then Golden Days Parade 10 a.m. on San Gabriel Avenue. ci.azusa.ca.us/

BERKELEY: Indigenous Peoples Day, Pow Wow & Indian Market, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park 2180 Milvia St. Berkeley, CA ipdpowwow.org | pow wow

BIG BEAR LAKE Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest   Big Bear Lake Convention Center Big Bear Lake, CA bigbearevents.com

BISHOP: Haunted Swamp & Pumpkin Patch

BURBANK: Haunted Adventure, 7-9 p.m. Location: Starlight Bowl/Stough Park burbankparks.com

CALABASAS: Nights Of The Jack October 3-November 3, 2019. Advanced ticket purchase is required. King Gillette Ranch 26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, CA 91302 $27 age 13 years up, $22 age 3-12 years, Free 0-2 years, nightsofthejack.com

CAMPO: Pacific Southwest Railway Pumpkin Express Great Pumpkin Patch October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, 2019. $5-25, psrm.org | trains

CHINO: Harvest Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy old-fashioned activities at this free festival: Cow Milking Demonstration (10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) | Seed Planting | Butter Churning | Museum Exhibits. Location: Old Schoolhouse Museum, 5493 B St. Free, chinovalleyhistoricalsociety.org

CITRUS HEIGHTS: Antelope Crossing Halloween Spooktacular October 12, 2019, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

COLOMA: Coloma Gold Rush Live October 12-13, 2019 Location: Marshall Gold Discovery SHP. marshallgold.org

CORNING: Corning Olive Festival. Historic olive tours, car show and more.

CORONA: Halloweekend October 11-12, 2019. Free movie on the Civic Lawn, free Trunk or Treat provided by Corona PD, and fee-bases events such as Haunted House, Escape Room and Paranormal Tour.

COTATI: Cotati Oktoberfest October 12, 2019

DEL MAR: Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show, October 11-13, 2019.  24,000 handmade American arts & crafts in hundreds of booths over three fun-packed days.  Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA. $,  harvestfestival.com

DUBLIN: Harvest Fair, 12-5 p.m. Heritage Park & Museums, dublin.ca.gov

EXETER:  Fall Festival  Includes a parade, car & bike show and scarecrow contest displays.

FELTON: Thomas & Percy's Halloween Party roaringcamp.com

GLENDALE: Amazon's Treasure Truck Electric Beauty Pop-Up Tour, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Americana Glendale, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210. Interactive beauty-themed experience  features hands-on demonstrations and product samples from leading brands such as Aveeno, Bed Head, Butter London, Gillette, L'Orťal Paris, Maybelline New York, Neutrogena, Pantene, Philips Norelco, and Venus.  Free, americanaatbrand.com

HERMOSA BEACH: Pumpkins in the Park

HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire at Casa de Fruta 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy Hollister, CA  norcalrenfaire.com

HOLLYWOOD: Screamfest Horror Film Festival October 8-17, 2019 See some of the best new films and emerging artists in the horror film biz. screamfestla.com

INDUSTRY HILLS: Industry Hills Charity Rodeo October 12-13, 2019. PRCA Rodeo City of Industry, CA industrycharityevents.org  or  flyingurodeo.com  | rodeos

IRVINE: Global Village Festival October 12-13, 2019. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: The Great Park, Irvine. Free, cityofirvine.org

KELSEYVILLE: Harvest Festival October 12-13, 2019, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Run for Literacy on Sunday, wine tasting, grape stomping, pie eating contest, music, great food and over 50 vendors selling amazing handmade items. Storyteller, face painting, hula hoop contest and Free admission, steelewines.com

LAKE FOREST: Haunt at Heritage Hill Haunt at Heritage Hill October 11-12, 2019. Heritage Hill Historical Park 25151 Serrano Road Lake Forest, CA lakeforestca.gov or ocparks.com

LOMPOC: Lompoc Chalks, October 11-13, 2019 in Old Town Lompoc, Cypress Ave. at I Street. Chalking, entertainment, food trucks, artisan vendors, hayrides, mural tours, theatre tours, a beer and wine garden, VIP sponsor area, and more to enjoy! There will be small squares for children ($12, includes box of chalk and space) and larger squares for adults (starting at $150). Everyone is also welcome to sponsor a square for your favorite artist; event proceeds benefit the Lompoc Theatre Project. lompoctheatre.org

LONE PINE: Lone Pine Film Festival, October 10-13, 2019. Annual event, a long time tradition, is held in the shadow of the mighty Mt. Whitney at the southern end of the Owens Valley. lonepinefilmfestival.org | film

LOS ANGELES: Depot Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Travel Town Museum in Griffith Park. Live music, fire truck and police cars, woodcarvers and blacksmiths, vintage vehicles, Time: Location: 5200 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA. traveltown.org

LOS ANGELES: Taste of Italy, 5-10 p.m.  The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles's premiere Italian food and wine event. Location: Historic Downtown Los Angeles Pico House, 424 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 $65-up, iamla.org

LOS BANOS: Los Banos Tomato Festival at Los Banos Fairgrounds 403 F St. Los Banos, CA lbtomfest.com

MANTECA: Great Valley Book Fest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: The Promenade at Bass Pro, Highway 120 at Union, Manteca, CA. Free, greatvalleybookfest.org

McCLOUD: Apple Harvest Festival 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Apple Harvest Festival includes Apple Pie Contest, Fresh Pressed Apple Juice. Location: Main St. McCloud, CA Free, mccloudchamber.com

MONTEREY PARK: Geranium Festival & ArtWalk October 12, 2019, 5-10 p.m. at Barnes Park, 350 S. McPherrin Ave. Free, MontereyPark.ca.gov

MORGAN HILL: British Fall Classic Automobile Show October 12-13, 2019.  Downtown Morgan Hill. British classic sports & saloon cars representing revered marquees such as Rolls Royce, Aston Martin, Jaguar, MG, Morgan, Triumph, Austin Healey, Lotus, Morris, and more! There also will be British motorcycles and race cars as well! thebritishfallclassic.com

OAKHURST: Oakhurst Fall Festival with Carnival, Vendors, Entertainment, Wine, Beer & More October 11-13, 2019.  Oakhurst Community Park, 49074 Civic Circle Drive Oakhurst, CA. $5 wristband for 3 day admission, oakhurstchamber.com

OCEANSIDE: Pride by the Beach, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. L.G.B.T. pride festivities, music, food and entertainment. FREE family friendly festival located in the heart of Downtown Oceanside at Civic Center Plaza.  Dj Pur Flo, ADA Vox, Ingenue, Speakers, Uptown Starletts Drag Show and 120 Exhibitors and resources. Oceanside Civic Center, Pier View Way & Ditmar, Oceanside, CA. pridebythebeach.org | pride

OJAI: Studio Arts Fall Tour October 12-14, 2019. Ojai Art Center 113 S. Montgomery St. $35-40, ojaistudioartists.org

ORANGE: Viet Film Fest October 11-13, 2019. Location: AMC Orange 30, 20 City Blvd. West, Suite E, Orange, CA 92868 Cost: Free admission, vietfilmfest.com

ORANGE: Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch September 14-October 31, 2019. Pumpkin Patch and fun activities for kids and their families, irvineparkrailroad.com

PACIFIC GROVE: Blessing of the Animals, 1-2 p.m.
Berwick Park, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

PALMDALE: Kaleidoscope Music & Art Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.
Artisans, live chalk artists, visual & performing arts, Art of the Brew, Fresh Made Market Culinary & Apothecary vendors, food vendors, and more!  Free admission, free parking, palmdaleamphitheater.com

PASADENA: San Gabriel Valley Pride. Central Park 275 S. Raymond Pasadena, CA sgvpride.org

PASADENA: Craftoberfest, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Location: The Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr. rosebowlstadium.com

PASADENA: Kidspace Haunted Arroyo, October 12-13, 2019 at Kidspace Children's Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena, CA. kidspacemuseum.org

PERRIS: Southern California Fair October 5-13, 2019. Location: 18700 Lake Perris Drive W Perris, CA.  socalfair.com

PERRIS: Terror in Train Town October 4-26, 2019, 6-10 p.m. 2201 South A Street Perris CA $, oerm.org | trains

PORTERVILLE: Pioneer Days & Rib Cook-Off , 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Rib Cook-Off, Pioneer Days Princess Pageants, Historical Displays and Re-enactments, Educational Activities, Kids Crafts, Vendors, Panning for REAL Gold, Buffalo Soldier Mounted Calvary Unit, Live Shoot Out in the Street by the Jackass Mail Run Association, Beer Garden/ Saloon, Old West Gaming Tables, Music, Food and more at this fundraiser for the Zalud House Museum produced by the City of Porterville. Rib Cook-Off begins at 7am  Main Street in Downtown Porterville, CA ci.porterville.ca.us  

QUINCY: Mountain Harvest Festival, 1-5 p.m. Fall colors of Plumas County and a celebration of rural community featuring a beer tasting with over 20 breweries, food, non-alcoholic beverages. Overnight camping available onsite at the Fairgrounds. Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, 204 Fairgrounds Rd. $10 admission or $35-50 beer pass, plumasarts.org 

REDWOOD CITY: ZOPPE Italian Family Circus October 11-November 3, 2019. Location: Red Morton Park, 1455 Madison Ave.  Cost: redwoodcity.org

REEDLEY: Reedley Fiesta and Parade, October 11-12, 2019.  Annual Reedley Fiesta Parade on Saturday includes beautiful pageantry and tradition of unique floats, custom automobiles, high-stepping equestrians and spirited marching bands down G Street at 10 a.m. This year's parade theme is Once upon a time. The Valley's Biggest, Small Town Celebration moves over to Pioneer Park for two days of carnival rides, vendor booths, entertainment and fun. Pioneer Park, Reedley, CA 93654,  4 p.m. to 10 p.m.   Friday | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Frog Jump begins on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in front of the Police Department.  reedleychamberofcommerce.com

RICHMOND: Floating Pumpkin Patch October 12, 2019

RIVERBANK: Riverbank Cheese & Wine Exposition, October 12-13, 2019 The Riverbank Rotary Club invites you to enjoy the many offerings of more than 200 arts & crafts, antiques and food vendors. Free admission, tasting ticket, riverbankcheeseandwine.org

ROCKLIN:  Rocklin Mini Maker Faire  October 12, 2019, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Sierra College. Maker Faire is a venue to show hobbies, experiments, and projects. Location: 5100 Sierra College Blvd, Rocklin, CA 95677 Cost: Free Admission, rocklin.ca.us/ event/rocklin-mini-maker-faire-0 

ROSEMEAD: Fall Fiesta, 4-9 p.m. 4343 Encinita Ave. Join the festivities! This yearís activities include family friendly interactive & live Laser Tag games, Video Game Truck (play against your friends), Rock Climbing Wall, Food & Craft vendors, Face Painting, Moon Bounce area and an Arts & Craft area. Free admission, cityofrosemead.org

SACRAMENTO: Aftershock Music Festival October 11-13, 2019 at Discovery Park $85-up, aftershockconcert.com

SACRAMENTO: Turn Verein Oktoberfest October 11-12, 2019

SACRAMENTO: Acorn Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Join Diana  Almendariz, Maidu/Wintu for traditional acorn processing. State Indian Museum 2618 K Street Sacramento, CA 95816 Free, public invited, cihcfoundation.org | pow wow

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Bent October 11-13, 2019 at Crest Theatre. siglff.org

SACRAMENTO:  California State Railroad Museum Spookomotive Train Rides October 5-27, 2019. $tickets, californiarailroad.museum | trains

SACRAMENTO: Old Sacramento Ghost Tours October 11-26, 2019. Fridays & Saturdays. Book your tour early -- they sell out.

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Halloween Ultimate Terror Scream Park and Spookomotive Train

SAN BERNARDINO: San Manuel Pow Wow October 11-13, 2019. Cal State University, San Bernardino 5500 University Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA sanmanuel-nsn.gov or socalpowwow.com | pow wow

SAN CARLOS: Art & Wine Faire October 12-13, 2019. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fine Arts & Crafts,  food, beverages, bands and entertainment on Laurel Street & San Carlos Avenue. No pets.
Free admission, pacificfinearts.com

SAN DIEGO: Taste of North Park, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 40 food tastes from San Diegoís best restaurants. However, this event isnít just for foodies. For those looking to enjoy some hops while they walk, you can sip on the regions best craft beer. 15 craft brewers convene in North Park for the day to offer 4 ounce samples of their best releases as well as distinctively created non-alcoholic beverages. All of this taste sensation is enhanced by the exploration of the vibrant neighborhood of North Park that awaits you on your self-guided tour. All ticket holders must check in at 3725 30th Street to receive their ticket and wrist band. No tastes will be available without first redeeming your ticket at our check-in location. $20-50, northparkmainstreet.com

SAN DIEGO: Ocean Beach Oktoberfest October 11-12, 2019
Newport Avenue  San Diego, CA oboktoberfest.com

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo  HalGLOWeen Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-27, 2019, 6-9 p.m. Location: 2920 Zoo Drive $, sandiegozoo.org | zoos

SAN DIEGO: Latin American Art Fair October 12-13, 2019 at Bread & Salt in San Diego's Barrio Logan. Fine arts exhibition showcasing the works of 50 local and international Latin American artists. Free, latinamericanartfairSD.com.

SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld Spooktacular   Included with park admission,  SeaWorld San Diego 500 Sea World Drive San Diego, CA 92109 seaworld.com/san-diego

SAN FRANCISCO: Fleet Week October 6-14, 2019.  Ship Tours, High School Band Challenge. fleetweeksf.org

SAN FRANCISCO: K9 Heroes Bark in the Park. A Fleet Week celebration of K-9 Heroes! Demonstrations include dogs trained in urban search and rescue, detection and more. Learn why these K-9's are heroes to so many!   Duboce Park, San Francisco, CA
fleetweeksf.org/k-9-heroes-bark-at-the-park/

SAN FRANCISCO: Haunted Haight Walking Tour. hauntedhaight.com  

SAN FRANCISCO: Into the Dark at San Francisco Mint, October 10-November 10, 2019

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Unhinged September 6-November 2, 2019. $, winchesterunhinged.com

SAN JOSE: San Jose Halloween Pumpkins in the Park. Guadalupe River Conservancy Pumpkins in the Park Discovery Meadow. Free, grpg.org

SAN LEANDRO: Fear Overload through November 3, 2019. 2 terror experiences with one ticket at Bayfair Center.

SAN MARTIN: Calabash Gourd Festival October 12-13, 2019.  Event also includes California Gourd Society California Bay Area Gourd Competition. Hosted by the Calabash Club of Silicon Valley. Location: Uesugi Farms 14485 Monterey Road morganhillpumpkins.com | gourdfest.com

SAN RAFAEL: Mill Valley Film Festival October 3-13, 2019. mvff.com | film

SANTA BARBARA: Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival  October 12, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Festival-goers meet local fishermen and enjoy fresh lobster, crab, prawns, and other local-caught seafood.  Santa Barbara Main Harbor 132-Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA Free, HarborFestival.org

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Haunt. Location: 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA. Cost: $tickets, cagreatamerica.com

SANTA CLARITA October 12, 2019, 1 p.m. Annual Rubber Ducky Festival usually held at Bridgeport Park Santa Clarita, CA Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers duckrace.com

SANTA CRUZ: Glow, a Festival of Fire & Light at the Art & History Museum

SANTA MONICA: theMOVEMENT, 3-5 p.m. at Christine Emerson Reed Park. Open-format dance party teaches new dance steps with  instructors, DJ's spin and dancers show off their rhythmic tricks. All levels and styles are welcome. Location: 1133 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90403 Free, unfamousfest.com

SANTA PAULA: Ghost Walking Tour

SANTA ROSA: Italian County Harvest Party, 5 p.m.  D'Argenzio Winery & Tasting Room  1301 Cleveland Avenue  dargenziowine.com - may sell out. | stomps

SANTA ROSA: Blind Scream Haunted House October 11-31, 2019

SILVERADO: Country Fair & Folk Festival October 12-13, 2019  Saturday Night Music Fest till' 10 p.m. Silverado Community Center 27641 Silverado Canyon Rd. $10, silveradocountryfair.org

THOUSAND OAKS: Reign of Terror

UNIVERSAL CITY: Halloween Horror Nights  Location: Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, halloweenhorrornights.com

VALLEJO: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 1001 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA. sixflags.com

VALLEY CENTER: Scarecrow Contest at Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd. $5 parking, free admission,
batesnutfarm.biz

VENTURA: Seaside Highland Games October 12-13, 2019. Ventura County Fairgrounds 10 W Harbor Blvd. seaside-games.com | Scot

WALNUT CREEK: Contra Costa Crystal Fair October 12-13, 2019.  Walnut Creek The Pacific Crystal Guild offers a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, gems, jewelry and metaphysical healing tools. Thousands of items available at excellent prices,     massages,  aura & psychic reading available. Location: Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive at Broadway Walnut Creek Hours: Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $12, crystalfair.com

WEAVERVILLE: Trinity River  Salmon Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fishing demonstrations, salmon tent, activities, food, craft vendors and more. | salmon

WEST SACRAMENTO: Sacramento River Train Pumpkin Train October 5-27, 2019. sacramentorivertrain.com | trains

 

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