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California Events & Festivals

July 2014 

29 | Tue. July 29, 2014


Summer concerts: Hawaiian Gardens | Puente Hills | Montclair | Goleta | Costa Mesa | Riverside | Concord | Rancho Cucamonga | Redlands | Long Beach

Movies in the Park

WEST COVINA: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Movies in the Park through July 29, at the Civic Center Courtyard, 1444 W. Garvey Avenue, West Covina, CA, 91790. Showtime's are from 8-10 p.m. with the West Covina Idol competition beginning at 7 p.m.  westcovina.org


30 | Wed. July 30, 2014


Summer concerts: Upland | Tustin | Temple City | Signal Hill | Seal Beach | San Dimas | San Bernardino | Orange | Nevada City | Stateline Nevada Harvey's Outdoor | Redwood City | Los Gatos Jazz on the Plazz | Los Angeles | Riverside | San Pedro | Diamond Bar | La Puente | La Habra Heights | Fullerton | El Monte | Duarte | Downey | Chino Hills | Capitola | Buena Park | Brea | Beaumont | Anderson

Movies in the Park

LONG BEACH: Despicable Me 2, Movies in the Park. Held at Drake Park, longbeach.gov
NEVADA CITY: Summer Nights in Nevada City. Downtown, Nevada City, CA. nevadacitychamber.com


31 | Thu. July 31, 2014


Summer concerts: Westminster | Winters | Windsor | Windsor | Whittier | San Clemente | Fontana | South El Monte | Pomona | Los Altos | Lancaster | Irwindale | Garden Grove | Fremont | Fountain Valley | Fair Oaks | Eureka | West Covina | Temecula | Santee | Santa Monica | San Mateo | San Mateo | Placentia Ca | Palmdale | Moraga | Redondo Beach Pier | Irvine | Pasadena | Redlands | Rancho Cucamonga | San Pedro | Los Angeles | Bellflower | El Dorado Hills | Covina | Cotati | Corona | Chino | Cerritos | Campbell | Calistoga | Baldwin Park | Azusa Ca | Arcadia | Anaheim | Concord

BALDWIN PARK: Taste of Baldwin Park. Call: April Nava at (626) 813-5245 ext 302
SAN PABLO: Healthy Communities, film. Explores the link between obesity and type II diabetes. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: 2450 Road 20, San Pablo, CA. ci.san-pablo.ca.us


August 2014

1 | Fri. August 1, 2014
 

FELTONThomas the Train, August 1-3, 2014. Location: Roaring Camp Railroads Felton, California roaringcamp.com
HOLLYWOOD
: Alice in Wonderland, by Bellydance Evolution  (BellydanceEvolution.com). The Magical Tale Reimagined Through Theatrical World Fusion Dance Uniting Eastern and Western Culture with Middle Eastern, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Tribal, and Acrobatic Dance. Time: 8:30 p.m.,  Location: John Anson Ford Amphitheatre 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA. Tickets: $43 Tier 1, $33 Tier 2, $23 Tier 3 Students with valid ID & Children 12 and under $20, $16, $12 Purchase tickets by July 26th and save $5;    FordTheatres.org or 323-461-3673
LA HABRA
: Corn Festival, August 1-3, 2014. lahabracornfestival.com
LONG BEACH
: Despicable Me 2, Movies in the Park. Held at Wardlow Park, longbeach.gov
SACRAMENTO: Festival of Cheese. Sponsored by American Cheese Society as part of their annual convention, the public is invited to this event showing over 1,500 award winning cheeses! Time: 7-9:30 p.m. Ticket: $60.


2 | Sat. August 2, 2014


Movies in the Park

CRESCENT CITY: Crescent City Rodeo August 2, 2014 ccpra.com
LA HABRA
: Corn Festival, August 1-3, 2014. lahabracornfestival.com
LOS ANGELES
: Undiscovered Chinatown Tour. Off-the-beaten-track points of cultural and historical interest, and shopping at some of Chinatown's best bargains and trendiest shops. RSVP via email at info@chinatownla.com.  Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Chinatown, Downtown Los Angeles Cost: $20, sponsored by Chinatown Business Improvement District. Call: (213) 680-0243, chinatownla.com
NORTH FORK: Sierra Mono Museum Indian Day Fair Day Parade & Pow Wow, August 2-3.  Phone: 559-877-2115 sierramonomuseum.org
OAKLAND
: Urban Wine Xperience.  Time: 1-5 p.m. Venue: Jack London Ferry Lawn- Oakland, CA 94607 Host: East Bay Vintner's Alliance (EBVA). Each summer the East Bay Vintner's Alliance Urban Wine Xperience features over 20 local wineries, pouring a variety of white, rosés, reds and dessert wines in a single location. Each winery teams up with a local restaurant or food purveyor to create morsels paired  with their wine portfolio. Tickets: eastbayvintners.com  Price: $15 Designated Driver, $45 pre,  $60  Door
RUTH:
Ruth Rodeo August 2, 2014 , ccpra.com
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA: Living History Days. Step back to the early days of San Juan. Meet mountain men, Civil War soldiers, Victorian ladies and enjoy craft and cooking demonstrations. Enjoy an old fashioned soda in the historic Plaza Hotel Saloon. See historic horse- drawn vehicles inside the Plaza Stables and Victorian furnishings in the Plaza Hotel and Zanetta family home. Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: $3. Location: 3 2nd St, San Juan Bautista, CA. parks.ca.gov.
TEMECULA:
Thornton Jazz Series with Bobby Caldwell & Keiko Matsui
TORRANCE: Honda Evening Under the Stars.  Celebrate the best in South Bay cuisine while raising funds for nonprofit Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Approx. 80  wine varietals  served and professional sommeliers from Disney Grand Californian Hotel's Napa Rose restaurant will be on hand to educate guests about wine. Time: 6 - 9:30 p.m. Location: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. 700 Van Ness Avenue, Torrance, CA. Ticket: $150, $250  for 2,  $4,000 table for 10 sponsorship. Call Torrance Memorial Health Care Foundation: 310-517-4703, Chamber: 310-540-5858, or online TorranceMemorial.org.  facebook.com/eveningunderthestars
WATSONVILLE: Strawberry Festival, August 2-3, 2014
 cityofwatsonville.org


3 | Sun. August 3, 2014


LA HABRA: Corn Festival, August 1-3, 2014. lahabracornfestival.com
MT. SHASTA
: Mt Shasta Summit Century. Super Century, 5:30am - 6:30am; Summit Century, 6:30am - 7:30am; Metric Century, 7:00am - 8:00am; Half Metric, 8:30am - 9:30am. Location: Mt Shasta City Park, 1315 Nixon Dr, Mt Shasta, CA. mtshastasummitcentury.com
WATSONVILLE
: Strawberry Festival, August 2-3, 2014
 cityofwatsonville.org


4 | Mon. August 4, 2014


LONG BEACH: Smurfs 2, Movies in the Park. Held at Cherry Park, longbeach.gov


5 | Tue. August 5, 2014


Movies in the Park

August 5, 2014 CALIFORNIA: Night Out.


6 | Wed. August 6, 2014


Movies in the Park

AUBURN: 59th Annual Western Trail Ride Tevis Cup 
LONG BEACH: Smurfs 2, Movies in the Park. Held at King Park, longbeach.gov
LOS GATOS:
 Fiesta de Artes, August 9-10, 2014. Los Gatos Civic Center grounds is home to the town's one and only art and wine festival.  Enjoy 150 artists, gourmet food, wine and beer, and live music, plus jump house for kids. Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Entry is free! Location: 100 E. Main St., Los Gatos, CA. lgfiesta.com
PASO ROBLES
: Rotary Winemakers' Cookoff  
BIG BEAR LAKE: Art on the Lake Fine Art Festival 
WINTERS: Earthquake Festival


7 | Thu. August 7, 2014


COSTA MESA - Orange County Fair  ocfair.com
LAGUNA BEACH
- Art A-Fair Art Festival, Hours: Sun - Thurs 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fri-Sat 10 a.m. -10 p.m.   777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna, Beach, CA. art-a-fair.com   |  Region: Orange County
LAGUNA BEACH - Sawdust Festival,    Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.   935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna, Beach, CA. sawdustartfestival.org   |  Region: Orange County
SANTA ROSA
- Sonoma County Fair July 24 - Aug 10, 2014 sonomacountyfair.com
VENTURA County Fair July 30-August 10, 2014 venturacountyfair.org



8 | Fri. August 8, 2014


BURLINGAME: Despicable Me 2, Movies in the Park. Location: Washington Park. Time: after sunset. Free. burlingame.org
LONG BEACH: Smurfs 2, Movies in the Park. Held at College Estates Park, longbeach.gov


9 | Sat. August 9, 2014


FREMONT: Bay Bike Ride Take an 11-mile bike ride with docent Gregg Aronson along Marshlands Road and Shoreline Trail to observe birds. Hybrid bicycles are recommended, helmets required. Cancels if it rains the day before or day of the ride. Reserve your spot at donedwardsbike.eventbrite.com or call (510) 792-0222 ext. 362.Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Fremont, CA.
HEALDSBURG
: Zucchini Festival. Annual Zucchini Festival, zucchini contests and races 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Contests include Giant Zucchini, Zucchini Racing Cars and other activities. Location: Healdsburg Farmers Market. Time: 8:30-10:30 a.m.  healdsburgfarmersmarket.org
LOS ANGELES: Nisei Week, August 9-11, 2014. Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival Los Angeles' oldest ethnic festival celebrates community cultural diversity. Queen Coronation, Grand Parade, Taiko Drum Gathering, Tofu Festival, and a car show. Location: Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. Cost: Majority of events are free. Call: (213) 687-7193, niseiweek.org
TRUCKEE: Tevis Cup. 100 Miles 1 Day Trail Ride is a one day 100 mile horse trail ride challenge   (teviscup.org)



10 | Sun. August 10, 2014



11 | Mon. August 11, 2014


LONG BEACH: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Movies in the Park. Held at Seaside Park, longbeach.gov


12 | Tue. August 12, 2014



13 | Wed. August 13, 2014


LONG BEACH: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Movies in the Park. Held at Ramona Park, longbeach.gov
 


14 | Thu. August 14, 2014


 


15 | Fri. August 15, 2014


LONG BEACH: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Movies in the Park. Held at Signal Hill Park, longbeach.gov


16 | Sat. August 16, 2014


HAYWARD: Zucchini Festival,, August 16-17, 2014.  Time: 10 a.m. -8 p.m. $8 admission. Location: Kennedy Park, 19501 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA zucchinifest.org
OCEANSIDE: Heritage Ball. Dance the Night Away Under the Stars with lively music, fine food, signature cocktails, dancing and more! All proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation and operation of Old Mission San Luis Rey, a National Historic Mission. Cost: $225. sanluisrey.org
SAN PEDRO
: Robotic by the Sea. Join the crew at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium to learn about underwater robotics. Witness R.O.V. (Remotely Operated Vehicle) demonstrations and much more. Sponsored by City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro, CA. Cost: Free. Call: (310) 548-7562,  cabrillomarineaquarium.org



17 | Sun. Aug 17, 2014
 

BURBANK:   Burbank Comedy Festival, Aug. 17-23.   200 Emerging Comedians make Comedy history at the first live comedy festival in Los Angeles. Location: Main Room, Yoo Hoo Room and Bar at Flappers Comedy Club, 102 E Magnolia Boulevard in Downtown Burbank, CA. burbankcomedyfestival.com
HAYWARD:
Zucchini Festival, August 16-17, 2014.  Time: 10 a.m. -8 p.m. $8 admission. Location: Kennedy Park, 19501 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA zucchinifest.org
SAN MATEO: Family Winemakers of California Tasting. More than 160 producers from all over California showcasing their boldest and brightest vintages. Time: 1-6 p.m. Cost: $60-$100. Location:  Fiesta Hall, San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA. Phone: (916) 498-7500, familywinemakers.org. 
 

18 | Mon. Aug 18, 2014

 

LONG BEACH: Despicable Me 2, Movies in the Park. Held at Grace Park, longbeach.gov


19 | Tue. August 19, 2014



20 | Wed. Aug 20, 2014


LONG BEACH: Planes, Movies in the Park. Held at MacArthur Park, longbeach.gov


21 | Thu. Aug 21, 2014


BURLINGAME: Brides-to-Be Dream Wedding Summer Soirée. One elegant evening includes: Nouvelle Vogue, La Bocca Fina, Mills Wine Group, Have Your Cake, Travelin' Joe, Harpist Anna Maria Mendieta, Gabriel's Trumpets, Cynthia Glinka On The Dance Floor, Teresa Halton Photography, Thomas Hughes Films, The Registry at Bloomingdale's Stanford, Plan Décor Floral, Miabel Artistry, BIG FUN DJ, Custom Invitations of Hyegraph, Minister Maggie, Enhanced Lighting, Classic Party Rental and more! Pre-register for a surprise giveaway. Location: Kohl Mansion, Burlingame. 6:30pm; Tickets, $20. Call (650) 595-5444, fanfareweddings.com
CANOGA PARK: ARTrageous Art Walk. Event features musicians, artists, vendors, and food trucks in Downtown Canoga Park. Time: 6-10 p.m. Location: Sherman Way between Canoga Ave. and Topanga Blvd., Downtown Canoga Park, CA. Cost: Free. Sponsored by Canoga Park Improvement Association, Call: (818) 346-7480, cpthirdthursday.com
VENICE
- Venice Art Crawl. 3rd Thursday Venice Art Crawl celebrates Venice Beach's unique art, music and poetry scene. Location centered north of Venice Boulevard, along the Boardwalk, Speedway and Pacific Avenues ending at Westminster Avenue. Takes place the third Thursday of each month from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Free. veniceartcrawl.com
 

22 | Fri. August 22, 2014


BURLINGAME: Monsters University, Movies in the Park. Location: Washington Park. Time: after sunset. Free. burlingame.org
CAMARILLO: Camarillo Cruise Night. Held in Camarillo Old Town . Time:  5-8 p.m. Location: Parking lot in the 2200 block of Ventura Boulevard between Elm and Fir streets. Call: (805) 443-9219.
DUBLIN
: Frozen, Dublin Picnic Flix Summer Movie Series at Emerald Glen Park. Free.  ci.dublin.ca.us
LOMPOC: Mountain Men, August 22-23, 2014. Buckskin clad members of the American Mountain Men share mountain men history and skills. Cooking, hide preparation and tanning, leather working, rope making, and blacksmithing are among the skills that visitors may experience. Equipment will be on display and tall tales will surround the campfire. Time: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Location: La Purisima Mission State Historic Park, 2295 Purisima Road, Lompoc, CA. lapurisimamission.org 
LONG BEACH
: Planes, Movies in the Park. Held at MacArthur Park, longbeach.gov
 



23 | Sat. August 23, 2014


BURBANK:   Burbank Comedy Festival, Aug. 17-23.   200 Emerging Comedians make Comedy history at the first live comedy festival in Los Angeles. Location: Main Room, Yoo Hoo Room and Bar at Flappers Comedy Club, 102 E Magnolia Boulevard in Downtown Burbank, CA. burbankcomedyfestival.com
CAMARILLO: Wings Over Camarillo, August 23-24, 2014. August 23 & 24, 2014 – Wings Over Camarillo Airshow and Antique Cars, from 12 Noon - 4:30 p.m.  Gates open at 9:00 am. Camarillo Airport.  wingsovercamarillo.com
LOMPOC: Village Days and Mountain Men. The Tule Village comes to life as visitors experience the blending of traditional Chumash and Colonial Spanish life ways. Demonstrators help visitors learn a variety of skills such as grinding acorns, basket weaving, building a tule house, making soapstone beads or tule dolls, and playing Chumash games. Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Location: La Purisima Mission State Historic Park, 2295 Purisima Road, Lompoc, CA. lapurisimamission.org 
MT. SHASTA
: Headwaters Ultra Race. Headwaters 50k and 10k are two scenic trail runs named after the headwaters of the Sacramento River. These runs are held in the Klamath Mountains west of Mount Shasta City. See: headwatersultra.com
PALO ALTO
: Festival of Arts August 23-24, 2014
SOLVANG: Wheels and Windmills Car Show.  Over 300 cars and 5 vintage boats on display on Copenhagen and First Street in downtown Solvang. Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. wheelsnwindmills.com
TEMECULA: Thornton Jazz Series with Trombone Shorty


24 | Sun. August 24, 2014


CAMARILLO: Wings Over Camarillo, August 23-24, 2014. August 23 & 24, 2014 – Wings Over Camarillo Airshow and Antique Cars, from 12 Noon - 4:30 p.m.  Gates open at 9:00 am. Camarillo Airport.  wingsovercamarillo.com
TEMECULA: Thornton Jazz Series with Al Jarreau 


25 | Mon. Aug. 25, 2014


LONG BEACH: Frozen, Movies in the Park. Held at DeForest Park, longbeach.gov


26 | Tue. August 26, 2014


27 | Wed. August 27, 2014


BRENTWOOD: Annual Ice Cream Social. Time: 2-3:30PM Brentwood Senior Activity Center Join the Brentwood Senior Citizen's Club, Inc. for a refreshing summertime Ice Cream Social! Senior Club Members: FREE! Non-Club Members: $2 No refunds. Event #14499, ci.brentwood.ca.us
LONG BEACH: Frozen, Sing-along Movies in the Park. Held at El Dorado Park, longbeach.gov


29 | Fri. August 29, 2014



POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.   lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County


30 | Sat. August 30, 2014


MT. SHASTA:  Quilting Around the Mountain. View over 100 quilts by local artists. Featured quilter is international award winner Jill Schumacher. Public invited.  Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Cost $3.   Location: Mt Shasta High School Gym, 710 Everitt Memorial Highway, Mt Shasta, Ca. shastalily.org/quilt-show.html 
POMONA-
Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
WATSONVILLE:
Labor Day Weekend Fly In
August 30, 2014  WILLOW CREEK: Big Foot Days 
SACRAMENTO: Gold Rush Days, August 29 - September 1, 2014. Held in Old Town Sacramento, sacramentogoldrushdays.com


31 | Sun. August 31, 2014


POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
WATSONVILLE:
Labor Day Weekend Fly In
SACRAMENTO: Gold Rush Days, August 29 - September 1, 2014. Held in Old Town Sacramento, sacramentogoldrushdays.com



September 2014


1 | Mon. September 1, 2014


POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
WATSONVILLE:
Labor Day Weekend Fly In
SACRAMENTO: Gold Rush Days, August 29 - September 1, 2014. Held in Old Town Sacramento, sacramentogoldrushdays.com


3 | Wed. Sept 3, 2014


POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County


4 | Thu. Sept 4, 2014


POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County


5 | Fri. Sept 5, 2014


BURLINGAME: Nut Job, Movies in the Park. Location: Washington Park. Time: after sunset. Free. burlingame.org
LONG BEACH: Original Long Beach Lobster Festival September 5-7, 2014. $13 admission, $30 lobster feast presale, $42 gate. originallobsterfestival.com | Region: Los Angeles County
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County


6 | Sat. Sept 6, 2014


BRENTWOOD: The Rat Pack Vegas Style Show & Dinner September 6, 2014. Held at Community Center, 35 Oak St., Brentwood, CA. Cost: $35-40, ci.brentwood.ca.us
LOMPOC: Purisima People's Day. Step back in time to 1822. Costumed re-enactors portray the people who call La Purisima Mission home. Visitors may meet Padre Payeras, the Mayordomo, blacksmith, and the women and children completing their daily chores. Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Location: La Purisima Mission State Historic Park, 2295 Purisima Road, Lompoc, CA. lapurisimamission.org 
LONG BEACH:
Original Long Beach Lobster Festival September 5-7, 2014. $13 admission, $30 lobster feast presale, $42 gate. originallobsterfestival.com | Region: Los Angeles County
LOS BANOS
: Fall Street Fair, September 6, 8 a-4p losbanos.com
LOS BANOS: Pumpkin Patch of Quilts, Sept.6-7, $7, losbanos.com
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
WASCO
: Festival of Roses & Parade 


7 | Sun. Sept 7, 2014


CHULA VISTA: Bird Walk.  San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge docent-led tour of  native birds and raptors at Sweetwater Marsh.  Tour  is fee-based. Meet at Living Coast Discovery Center. Time: Sundays, 11:15 a.m. to 12:14 p.m. Location: Living Coast Discovery Center, 1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista, CA. Phone: (619) 409-5900 fws.gov
LONG BEACH:
Original Long Beach Lobster Festival September 5-7, 2014. $13 admission, $30 lobster feast presale, $42 gate. originallobsterfestival.com | Region: Los Angeles County
LOS BANOS
: Pumpkin Patch of Quilts, Sept.6-7, $7, losbanos.com
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
 


11 | Thu. Sept 11, 2014


KERMAN: Kerman Harvest Festival, Sept. 11-14, 2014. Saturday Parade. Held at Kerckhoff Park in Kerman. Carnival, vendors, bands, more. Time: Thursday & Friday 5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. Sunday afternoon time to be announced. Kerman Harvest Parade "Good Ol' Days!" is on Saturday. kermanchamber.org
MORAGA
- California Independent Film Festival Sept. 11-14, 2014
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
 


12 | Fri. Sept 12, 2014


KERMAN: Kerman Harvest Festival, Sept. 11-14, 2014. Saturday Parade. Held at Kerckhoff Park in Kerman. Carnival, vendors, bands, more. Time: Thursday & Friday 5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. Sunday afternoon time to be announced. Kerman Harvest Parade "Good Ol' Days!" is on Saturday. kermanchamber.org
MORAGA
- California Independent Film Festival Sept. 11-14, 2014
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
SAN DIEGO: 
San Diego Brewers Guild Golf Tournament. Join more than 150 local businesses, professionals and community leaders to participate in a day of golf competitions, craft beer tastings, networking, opportunity drawings, a gourmet lunch and dinner.  Time: 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Location: Rancho Bernardo Inn, 17550 Bernardo Oaks, San Diego, CA. eventbrite.com
SAN PEDRO
: Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, September 12-14, 2014. $10 admission, Lobster Meal $20 (approx) Location: Ports O' Call Village, 1190 Nagoya Way, San Pedro, CA. lobsterfest,.com
 


13 | Sat. Sept 13, 2014


 
BIG BEAR LAKE
-  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest  dates: Sept. 13-  Oct.   25
CUPERTINO: Silicon Valley Fall Festival Sept. 13, 2014. sv-ff.com
HOLLISTER -Northern California Renaissance Faire,  September 13-Oct. 12, 2014 (Saturdays & Sundays). norcalrenfaire.com | Region: Central Valley
KERMAN: Kerman Harvest Festival, Sept. 11-14, 2014. Saturday Parade. Held at Kerckhoff Park in Kerman. Carnival, vendors, bands, more. Time: Thursday & Friday 5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. Sunday afternoon time to be announced. Kerman Harvest Parade "Good Ol' Days!" is on Saturday. kermanchamber.org
MORAGA
- California Independent Film Festival Sept. 11-14, 2014
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
ROSEVILLE: Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show & Sale. dolls4all.com
SAN PEDRO: Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, September 12-14, 2014. $10 admission, Lobster Meal $20 (approx) Location: Ports O' Call Village, 1190 Nagoya Way, San Pedro, CA. lobsterfest,.com
SANTA BARBARA
: Diabetes Fundraiser. $200 fundraising minimum. Routes: 8-miles, 20-miles, 37-miles & 67-miles Start Location: Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara, CA Contact Information: Lauren Kelly, 1-888-DIABETES x7423 or LKelly@diabetes.org 
SANTA ROSA:  Fiesta de Independencia. Mexican Independence and Latino Heritage 5th annual event sponsored at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. Time: 1-6 p.m. Admission: free. Location: 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa, CA
VENTURA: Aloha Beach Festival, Sept. 13-14, 2014. Location: Promenade Park, Surfers Point, Ventura, CA Admission: Free Surf Contest, Paddle Board Race, Polynesian Entertainment, Outrigger Canoe Race, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors, Dancing and Music Call: 805-200-8674 alohabeachfestival.us

14 | Sun. Sept 14, 2014


ALBANY: Solano Avenue Stroll. Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. solanoavenueassn.org
BIG BEAR LAKE:  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest  dates: Sept. 13-Oct. 25
HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire,  September 13-Oct. 12, 2014  norcalrenfaire.com | Region: Central Valley
KERMAN: Kerman Harvest Festival, Sept. 11-14, 2014. Saturday Parade. Held at Kerckhoff Park in Kerman. Carnival, vendors, bands, more. Time: Thursday & Friday 5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. Sunday afternoon time to be announced. Kerman Harvest Parade "Good Ol' Days!" is on Saturday. kermanchamber.org
MORAGA
: California Independent Film Festival Sept. 11-14, 2014
POMONA: Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
SAN PEDRO
: Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, September 12-14, 2014. $10 admission, Lobster Meal $20 (approx) Location: Ports O' Call Village, 1190 Nagoya Way, San Pedro, CA. lobsterfest,.com
SANTA BARBARA
: Santa Barbara Bridal Expo Hours: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission: $6 online. Parking: free. santabarbarabridalexpo.com
VENTURA
: Aloha Beach Festival, Sept. 13-14, 2014. Location: Promenade Park, Surfers Point, Ventura, CA Admission: Free Surf Contest, Paddle Board Race, Polynesian Entertainment, Outrigger Canoe Race, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors, Dancing and Music Call: 805-200-8674 alohabeachfestival.us
 



19 | Fri. Sep 19, 2014


MONTEREY - Monterey Jazz Festival Sept. 19-21, 2014. 500 jazz artists on 8 stages.    montereyjazzfestival.org | Region: Central Coast
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
SOLVANG
: Danish Days   September 19-21, 2014
REDONDO BEACH Lobster Festival.September 19-21, 2014  Seaside Lagoon, 2oo Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA. lobsterfestival.com
WEST HOLLYWOOD: Sunset Strip Music Festival, Sept. 19-21, 2014. The seventh annual Sunset Strip Musical Festival headliners include Jane's Addiction (playing Nothing's Shocking in its entirety), Empire of the Sun, Failure, Mayer Hawthorne, and many more. Location: Sunset Blvd. & San Vicente, West Hollywood, CA. Three outdoor stages, interactive experiences, food, beverage and more. Tickets sold on eventbrite.com $75/day, $125 pass for 2 days. sunsetstripmusicfestival.com


20 | Sat. Sep 20, 2014


BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest 
DUBLIN: splatter. . . not your ordinary food, wine and art festival. Time:  Noon - 8 p.m. Location: Emerald Glen Park, Tassajara Road and Central Parkway, Dublin, CA. Call (925) 556-4500. ci.dublin.ca.us
HOLLISTER
-Northern California Renaissance Faire,  September 13-Oct. 12, 2014  norcalrenfaire.com | Region: Central Valley
MONTEREY - The  Old Monterey Fine Art Festival, September 20-21, 2014. westcoastartists.com
MONTEREY - Monterey Jazz Festival Sept. 19-21, 2014. 500 jazz artists on 8 stages.    montereyjazzfestival.org | Region: Central Coast
OAKHURST: Mountain Heritage Day Parade, 10 a.m. Location:   Fresno Flats School Road Oakhurst, CA Phone: 559-683-6570. fresnoflatsmuseum.org
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
REDONDO BEACH
Lobster Festival, September 19-21, 2014 . Seaside Lagoon, 2oo Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA. lobsterfestival.com
SANTA BARBARA: Harvest of Colors Quilt Show, Sept. 20-21. Featuring Route 66 quilts. Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission: Adult $10. Children free.  Parking: $5. coastalquilters.org
SOLVANG: Danish Days   September 19-21, 2014


21 | Sun. Sep 21, 2014


BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest 
HOLLISTER -Northern California Renaissance Faire,  September 13-Oct. 12, 2014  norcalrenfaire.com | Region: Central Valley
MONTEREY - The  Old Monterey Fine Art Festival, September 20-21, 2014. westcoastartists.com
MONTEREY - Monterey Jazz Festival Sept. 19-21, 2014. 500 jazz artists on 8 stages.    montereyjazzfestival.org | Region: Central Coast
PASADENA: The Rose Bowl Car Show & Auto Swap Meet.  RGCShows.com
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
REDONDO BEACH
Lobster Festival, September 19-21, 2014 . Seaside Lagoon, 2oo Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA. lobsterfestival.com
SANTA BARBARA: Harvest of Colors Quilt Show, Sept. 20-21. Featuring Route 66 quilts. Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission: Adult $10. Children free.  Parking: $5. coastalquilters.org
SOLVANG: Danish Days   September 19-21, 2014
TORRANCE: FARE Walk for Food Allergy Los Angeles. foodallergywalk.org/losangeles2014


26 | Fri. Sep 26, 2014


CAMARILLO: Camarillo Cruise Night. Held in Camarillo Old Town . Time:  5-8 p.m. Location: Parking lot in the 2200 block of Ventura Boulevard between Elm and Fir streets. Call: (805) 443-9219.
POMONA-
Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
SONOMA
: Valley of the Moon Festival.


27 | Sat. Sep 27, 2014


ANAHEIM: Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair.  Shop for handmade items from local crafters & artists, antiques and vintage collectibles. Food includes baked goods and Slavic specialties! Balloon animals, Raffle, Church tours of  hand painted icons. Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where: Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church, 995 N. West St., Anaheim, CA. Telephone: 714-533-6292 annunciationbyzantine.org
BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest  
CUPERTINO: Diwali Festival.
HOLLISTER -Northern California Renaissance Faire,  September 13-Oct. 12, 2014  norcalrenfaire.com | Region: Central Valley
PLEASANTON: Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show & Sale. dolls4all.com
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County
VENTURA
: Port Hueneme Banana Festival, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free


28 | Sun. Sep 28, 2014


BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest  
HOLLISTER -Northern California Renaissance Faire,  September 13-Oct. 12, 2014  norcalrenfaire.com | Region: Central Valley
POMONA- Los Angeles County Fair Opening Day, Aug. 29-Sept. 28. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA.  lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County

 

October 2014

October 3, 2014 POWAY: Barn Dance. Bringing history to life at the annual Rendezvous in Poway Barn Dance. Bring your dancing shoes, participate in free traditional dance lessons, and dance the evening away! Time: 7-9 p.m. Cost: Free Location: Old Poway Park 14134 Midland Road Poway, Calif. Call: (858) 668-4576, poway.org
October 4, 2014 CHICO:  National YoYo Championship
October 4, 2014 CORCORAN: Cotton Festival
BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest  dates: Sept. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, Oct. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25
October 4, 2014 SIERRA MADRE: Angel Festival. All are invited to free event. Time: 11am - 4pm. Location: Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA. Phone: (626) 794-4458, theangelfestival.com
October 4-5, 2014 LAKEPORT: Quilt Show, Oct. 4-5, 2014.  A display of over 200 beautiful quilts plus vendors, door prizes, a silent auction, demonstrations and  Country Store are featured the first full weekend each October. Falling Leaves Quilt Show October 4 & 5, 2014 Lake County Fairgrounds Lakeport, CA, llqg.org
October 4, 2014 POWAY: Hobo Campfire Sing-A-Long. Come to the   Banks of Rattlesnake Creek  and join in the Poway Folk Circle with renowned storyteller, Charles Johnson. Join pioneers and cowboys around the campfire while you roast S'mores, and sing traditional campfire songs the entire family can enjoy!  Time: 7-8:30 p.m. Cost: Free Location: Old Poway Park 14134 Midland Road Poway, Calif.  Call (858) 668-4576, poway.org
October 10, 2014 APPLE VALLEY: Air Show, harrisonairshows.com
October 10-11, 2014 RIVERBANKRiverbank Cheese & Wine Exposition   riverbankcheeseandwine.org
October 10-12, 2014 BISHOP: Lone Pine Film Festival. lonepinefilmfestival.org
October 10-12, 2014  SAN PEDRO: San Pedro International Film Festival,   SPIFFest.org 
October 11, 2014 TRES PINOS: Olive Festival
October 11-13, 2014 OJAIOjai Studio Arts Fall Tour October 8 at the Ojai Art Center. Ticket: ojaistudioartists.org for tickets.
October 17-19, 2014  BUENA PARK: Silverado Days. Location: Peak Park, 7225 El Dorado Dr., Buena Park, CA  silveradodays.com
October 17-19, 2014 PISMO BEACH: Clam Festival October 17-19, 2014 pismochamber.com
October 18-19, 2014  FULLERTON RagFest 
October 19, 2014 WESTLAKE VILLAGE:  Denim & Diamonds for Autism. Time: 5-10 p.m.  Location: Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91362 DenimAndDiamondsForAutism.net
October 24-26, 2014 BORREGO SPRINGS: Borrego Days Desert Festival. borregodays.com
October 26, 2014 PLEASANTON: Tour de Cure Women's Series!
October 26, 2014 PALM DESERT: Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade.  Time: 1 p.m.  El Paseo & San Luis Rey Palm Desert, CA (760) 346-6111 golfcartparade.com

 November 2014

BIG SUR: Big Sur Food & Wine Festival November 6-9, 2014, various locations throughout Carmel and Big Sur
PASADENA - Doo Dah Parade  Saturday, November 15, 2014. The parade route is between Altadena and San Gabriel Boulevards on E. Colorado. Come early, bring lawn chairs and stay f for the after parties listed on the official website (pasadenadoodahparade.info).
NEWHALL:  Rose Show.  This year's Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society "Wild West" rose show will be held at William S. Hart Park in Newhall, CA. Hundreds of rose bloom will be on display in vases. There is no charge to enter roses in this rose society rose show or to view the exhibits. The public is welcome to attend  free of charge. scvrs.homestead.com

December 2014

JANUARY 2015

FEBRUARY 2015

ADELANTO - Adelanto Grand Prix Feb 28-March 1, 2014. adelantogp.com

 

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