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Saturday, September 28, 2019

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ALAMEDA: Alameda Bikes for the Parks, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. along the shores of Alameda. $45 adult, $20 child. Proceeds benefit city parks. alamedaca.gov

ANAHEIM: NostalgiaCon 80ís pop culture convention September 28-29, 2019. Celebrate the 1980s with films and TV show cast reunions, box office mega stars, live concerts,  panel sessions, cosplay competitions, memorabilia, collectibles, and so much more. Location: Anaheim Convention Center, $49-up, nostalgiacon80s.com

ANAHEIM: NAMIWalks Orange County  5K Walk, 7-11 a.m. at Angel Stadium. Last year over 3,500 people walked together to incite hope, fight stigma, and show support for those affected by mental illness. Location: 2000 E Gene Autry Way, Anaheim CA, 92806. $, namiwalks.org

ARCADIA: Oktoberfest at Santa Anita Race Track September 28 and October 5, 2019. German food, beer, music, carnival and Thoroughbred racing all in one great experience. Santa Anita Park 285 W Huntington Drive $21-65, santaanita.com

ARROYO GRANDE: Ag Harvest Festival September 27-28, 2019. Includes music, food, and the finer things produce and beverages home-grown and crafted on the Central Coast. agharvestfestival.com

BAKERSFIELD: Kern County Fair September 18-29, 2019   Alaskan Pig Races,  Turkey Stampede, Concerts, Rodeo and more.  Location: 1142 South P St., Bakersfield, CA. kerncountyfair.com

BISHOP: Paiute Pabanamanina Indian Days (and Parade) September 27-29, 2019.  Parade usually on Saturday 10 a.m. at Casino Paiute Palace Casino. Parade finishes at Barlow Ln. Gym paiutepalace.com | pow pow

CABAZON: Morongo Thunder & Lightning Pow Wow September 27-29, 2019. Event held off 1-10 in Cabazon. Follow signs to pow wow site. Morongo Casino Resort 495000 Seminole Dr. Cabazon, CA morongonation.org | morongopowwow.com Free admission |  pow pow

COULTERVILLE: Coulterville CoyoteFest. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Parade at 10 a.m. Main Street & Park Coulterville, CA
Coulterville, CA  coultervillehistorycenter.org
Admission: Free

DEL MAR: Polo Classic.  Tickets, poloamerica.com

DINUBA: Dinuba Annual Raisin Day Festival & Parade Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival September 26-29, 2019 Roseanne Vulch Park El Monte Way Dinuba, CA

DUARTE: Route 66 Parade - Huntington Drive. Time: 10 a.m.  Theme in 2019: Duarte's Route 66 Parade Honoring Hometown Heroes. Also join the annual Picnic at Royal Oaks Park. City event includes, food, games, vendor booths, live entertainment.  accessduarte.com

EL CAJON: Oktoberfest September 27-29, 2019 includes opening of the keg. Also October 4-6, 2019. Location: 1017 S. Molliison Ave. $10 admission, germanclubsandiego.org

FAIRFIELD: Fairfield Candy Palooza September 28-29, 2019  at Jelly Belly Factory, 1 Jelly Belly Lane Fairfield, CA jellybelly.com free admission, some rides and attractions require a fee

FOLSOM: Folsom Renaissance Faire September 28-29, 2019.
Folsom City Lions Park Stafford Street at Natoma Street Folsom, CA 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
$16, folsomfaire.com  | Renfaire

FULLERTON: Autumn Festival at the Market, 4-8:30 p.m. Free admission for this Downtown Museum Plaza event.  Bobbing for apples, pie eating, seasonal beer and special activities. | cityoffullerton.com

GILROY: Gilroy Gardens Halloween September 27-November 2, 2019 weekends, gilroygardens.org

GOLETA: California Lemon Festival and Fall Classic Car Show September 28-29, 2019.   Girsh Park 7050 Phelps Road Goleta, CA lemonfestival.com Free admission

GRASS VALLEY: Celtic Festival September 27-29, 2019. Music and Magic at KVMR Celtic Festival held at  Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney.  kvmrcelticfestival.org 

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Timeless Treasures Boutique September 26-29, 2019. Location: 6905 Warner Ave. Huntington Beach, CA Free admission, timelesstreasuresboutiques.com

JULIAN: Fishin in the Pines Lake Cuyamaca free kids derby open to kids up to age 15. Trout fishing starts at 6 a.m. and a free lunch is prepared by the San Diego Anglers club. The event is sponsored by the Lake Cuyamaca Recreation and Park District, 15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA lakecuyamaca.org

KERNVILLE: Kern River Rock N Blues Festival September 26-29, 2019, kernriverrocknblues.com

LONG BEACH: Dark Harbor at Queen Mary September 26-November 2, 2019. Feast Maze, Deadrise, Circus Big Top Terror and Lullaby are among the many mazes and haunts at an authentic, haunted ship.

LONG BEACH: The Spirit of Mexico, 7-10 p.m. at Museum of Latin American Art for ages 21+. Unlimited tastings of Mexican  tequila, mezcal, raicilla, sotol, pulque and other spirits. Learn the nuances and history of each drink curated by Leona Enterprises. Mexican food, DJ sets by Metrallete de Oro and a performance by El Santo Golpe band. Location: 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA. Ticket $60-70, molaa.org

LOS ALAMOS: Los Alamos Old Days Festival September 27-29, 2019. Annual festival in Los Alamos Admission is FREE

LOS ANGELES: LA Korean Festival September 26-29, 2019. Location: Seoul International Park, 3250 San Marino Street, Los Angeles, CA. Free, lakoreanfestival.org

LOS ANGELES: Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo September 26-28, 2019 at Los Angeles Convention Center. A business-to-business trade show for the legalized cannabis industry is the leading forum for dispensary owners, growers, suppliers, investors, medical professionals, government regulators, legal counsel, and entrepreneurs.  cwcbexpo.com 

LOS ANGELES: The Arthritis Foundation California Coast Classic presented by Amgen, September 21-28, 2019. Eight-day, 525-mile bicycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles (stops in cities Santa Cruz, Monterey, Big Sur, Cambria, Oceano, Buellton, Ventura, and finish in L.A.) hopes to raise $1 million. Info: arthritis.org/CaliforniaCoastClassic

LOS GATOS: Eat Drink Los Gatos & Fall Wine Walk. Free event features venues throughout Los Gatos... Stroll through Downtown Los Gatos. Wine Walk: to enjoy wine tasting and food samples at local shops buy tickets $45-up
Tickets: losgatoschamber.com

MENLO PARK: Pacific Fine Arts Festival †September 27-29, 2019. Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and University Drive Menlo Park, CA Free, pacificfinearts.com

MIRAMAR: MCAS Miramar Blue Angels Air Show September 28-29, 2019 | air shows

MORGAN HILL: Taste of Morgan Hill September 28-29, 2019. Downtown Morgan Hill, morganhill.org | tastes

MURRIETA: Get Shamrocked Music Festival September 27-28, 2019.  Murrieta Town Square Park getshamrocked.com

OROVILLE: Oroville Salmon Festival. Events include Pancake Breakfast and Fish Hatchery Tours, a Downtown Street Fair with Beer Garden and bands, plus Salmon Court on the levee at Arline Rhine Drive behind the Municipal Auditorium where there's Grilled and Smoked Salmon,  Salmon Grilling Contest and other Salmon dishes.  | salmon

PACIFICA: Pacific Coast Fog Fest September 28-29, 2019 pacificcoastfogfest.com free admission

PALO ALTO: Great Glass Pumpkin Patch September 28-29, 2019

PASADENA: Tastes & Sounds Fall Crawl September 28, 2019, 12-5 p.m. on South Lake. Pasadena's free, family-friendly, outdoor, district-wide celebration features live music promotions from 29 area businesses, giveaways, an interactive vendor village, free photo booth session, trivia game with prizes and giveaways Music Stage at The Shops on Lake, 345 S. Lake Avenue. Music line up: Sunflower Bean | Ella Vos  | Ximena Sarinana | KCRW DJ Raul Campos spinning between sets. Free admission, southlakeavenue.org

PLEASANTON: Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival  September 26-28, 2019. Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton  Free admission, quiltcraftsew.com

PLYMOUTH: Amador Flower Farm Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch September 28-29, 2019. Location: Amador Flower Farm 22001 Shenandoah School Road Plymouth, CA 95669 amadorflowerfarm.com 

REDWOOD CITY: Oktoberfest September 25-29, 2019 Courthouse Square redwoodcity.org/oktoberfest 

SAN DIEGO: Cabrillo Festival. Free, cabrillofestival.org

SAN DIEGO: San Diego International Dragon Boat Race September 28-29, 2019. Mission Bay, San Diego, CA. sddragonboatrace.com | dragon boats 

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

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House UNHINGED. One of America's most unique mansions constructed by the superstitious heiress to the Winchester fortune unveils a new Halloween experience. Tickets $44-54.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival September 28-29, 2019.Greek Pastries, and Greek food and great entertainment for the whole family. Location: Saint Basil Greek Orthodox Church 27129 Calle Arroyo, Suite 1803, San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675  sjcgreekfest.org

SANTA ANA: Fascination of Orchids International Show & Sale September 28-29, 2019 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See thousands of Exotic Orchids on display and for sale by growers from California, South America and Asia. Location: South Coast Plaza Village,1621 W Sunflower, Santa Ana (North side of Sunflower across the street from main South Coast Plaza campus behind Mortonís the Steak House and next to Corner Bakery) Cost: FREE Admission, ocorchidshow.com

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

SEAL BEACH: Seal Beach Film Festival September 27-29, 2019 J. H. Mcgaugh Elementary  $tickets, sealbeachfilmfest.com | film

SONOMA: Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival September 27-29, 2019. Includes both adult and youth grape stomps!  valleyofthemoonvintagefestival.com

TEMECULA: Wines for Canines & Kitties: Fur Your Eyes Only September 27, 2019, 6:30-10 p.m. at Wilson Creek Winery. Secret Agent- themed event with emcee Tony Shin (NBC IE Bureau Chief,) includes dinner, dessert and music under the moonlight; wine and a signature event champagne cocktail; dogs on the catwalk; stealth photo ops and much more.  $125  or $1,000 for a Table to 10, winesforcanines.com

TWENTYNINE PALMS: Desert Oasis Car Show 10 am - 3 pm  Where Luckie Park, Luckie Avenue, Twentynine Palms, CA. visit29.0rg

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

WHITTIER: Whittier Pride Festival September 28, 2019, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in Central Park, 6532 Friends Ave. Free admission
Vendors & sponsors: prideinfo@whittieryouthbuild.org | pride

WILLITS: Emandal Not Just Cowboy Poetry, 2 p.m. Annual Concert on the Lawn features top acts. Also enjoy the  Apple Pie Throwdown. Many people like to go for swim in the Eel River, take a walk through the garden, or have a picnic lunch on the lawn. Location: At a Farm on the River, $25, emandal.com 

WILLOW GLEN: BBQ in the Glen. Time: 12-6 p.m. Willow Glen Summer BBQ Competition amateur and professional BBQ teams compete for pride and prizes. The community gets the opportunity to sample the finished product, while enjoying an afternoon of music, kids's court & crafts, beer and wine. Location: Bank of America parking lot, 1245 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA. bbqintheglen.com

WOODSIDE: Harvest Festival at Filoli, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pumpkin Crafts, Sound of Hope Radio Network, Sukkah Decorating. Location: Filoli, 86 Canada Road, Woodside, CA $30, filoli.org

YERMO: Calico Days  September 28-29, 2019, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Calico Ghost Town, 36600 Ghost Town Road. $, sbcountyparks.com

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