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California Events & Festivals

August 2014

29 | Fri. August 29, 2014

CALIFORNIA FESTIVALS
MUSIC FESTIVALS
BEER FESTIVALS
WINE FESTIVALS
FOOD FESTIVALS 
LABOR DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

BISHOP: Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair, August 28-31, 2014. Tractor and Truck Pull, Rodeo Bulls & Broncs, ATV Rodeo and Destruction Derby in arena. Tri-County Fairgrounds, Bishop, CA. $8, $6 child admission.  tricountyfair.com
HOMEWOOD
: Homewood Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival, August 29- 31, 2014. Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Homewood Mountain Resort, Homewood, CA. pacificfinearts.com
LAKEPORT
: Lake County Fair, August 28- 31, 2014. Lake County Fair Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St., Lakeport, CA. lakecountyfair.com
LONG BEACH
-  Art Deco Festival August 28-September 1, 2014.   The Queen Mary annual deco festival in association with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles, includes  weekend tours, lectures, Art Deco Bazaar, Grand Art Deco Ball, Sunday afternoon tea dance and more. General Admission is $25 for adults. Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long  Beach, CA. Call: (800) 437-2934.  queenmary.com
McARTHUR
:  Inter-Mountain Fair, August 28-September 1, 2014. Shasta County Fairgrounds, McArthur, CA. inter-mountainfair.com
MONTEREY:  Monterey County Fair, August 27-September 1, 2014. Monterey County Fair & Event Center, Monterey, CA
NORCO
: Norco Fair, August 28-September 1, 2014.Ticket: $10 online, $15 gate.  norcofair.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
QUINCY: JoshuaFest, August 29- 31, 2014. Music festival with many bands.  Plumas County Fairgrounds, Quincy, CA. Ticket: $50 day, $85 three day, approx. joshuafest.com
VENICE: Venice Beach Mega Music Fest, August 28- 29, 2014 . MEGA Music Fest Venice Beach 2014: Labor Day Weekend includes a Mega concert at the beach with beer garden and seafood. Venice Beach Recreation Park, Venice Beach, CA. fx3events.com
VENTURA: Ventura Nationals August 29-31, 2014. Car & motorcycle show & run.  venturanationals.com


30 | Sat. August 30, 2014

CALIFORNIA FESTIVALS
MUSIC FESTIVALS
BEER FESTIVALS
WINE FESTIVALS
FOOD FESTIVALS 
LABOR DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

BISHOP: Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair, August 28-31, 2014. Tractor and Truck Pull, Rodeo Bulls & Broncs, ATV Rodeo and Destruction Derby in arena. Tri-County Fairgrounds, Bishop, CA. $8, $6 child admission.  tricountyfair.com
HOMEWOOD
: Homewood Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival, August 29- 31, 2014. Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Homewood Mountain Resort, Homewood, CA. pacificfinearts.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH
Huntington Beach Civil War Reenactment, Aug. 30 -31. Free admission.
LAKEPORT: Lake County Fair, August 28- 31, 2014. Lake County Fair Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St., Lakeport, CA. lakecountyfair.com
LONG BEACH
-  Art Deco Festival August 28-September 1, 2014.   The Queen Mary annual deco festival in association with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles, includes  weekend tours, lectures, Art Deco Bazaar, Grand Art Deco Ball, Sunday afternoon tea dance and more. General Admission is $25 for adults. Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long  Beach, CA. Call: (800) 437-2934.  queenmary.com
McARTHUR
:  Inter-Mountain Fair, August 28-September 1, 2014. Shasta County Fairgrounds, McArthur, CA. inter-mountainfair.com
MONTEREY:  Monterey County Fair, August 27-September 1, 2014. Monterey County Fair & Event Center, Monterey, CA
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 
MOUNT SHASTA
: Cool Mountain Nights. Celebrate the end of summer on Labor Day Weekend with a Classic Car Show 'n Shine and a downtown street fair. Sunday is the Tinman Triathlon at Lake Siskiyou in the morning, the annual Blackberry Music Festival in the afternoon at City Park. For additional information call 1-800-926-4865. Downtown, Mount Shasta, CA. mtshastachamber.com
NORCO
: Norco Fair, August 28-September 1, 2014.Ticket: $10 online, $15 gate.  norcofair.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
August 30, 2014 
QUINCY
: JoshuaFest, August 29- 31, 2014. Music festival with many bands.  Plumas County Fairgrounds, Quincy, CA. Ticket: $50 day, $85 three day, approx. joshuafest.com
SACRAMENTO: Gold Rush Days, August 29 - September 1, 2014. Held in Old Town Sacramento, sacramentogoldrushdays.com
SAUSALITO - Sausalito Art Festival August 30-September 1, 2014. A  CA. sausalitoartfestival.org | Region: Bay Area
SYLMAR
: Olive Festival, August 30-September 1, 2014
VENTURA: Ventura Nationals. Hotrods, low riders, chopper souped-up and customized. Time: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Ventura Fair Grounds. Admission $15.
WATSONVILLE: Labor Day Weekend Fly In WILLOW CREEK: Big Foot Days 


31 | Sun. August 31, 2014

CALIFORNIA FESTIVALS
MUSIC FESTIVALS
BEER FESTIVALS
WINE FESTIVALS
FOOD FESTIVALS 
LABOR DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

BISHOP: Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair, August 28-31, 2014. Tractor and Truck Pull, Rodeo Bulls & Broncs, ATV Rodeo and Destruction Derby in arena. Tri-County Fairgrounds, Bishop, CA. $8, $6 child admission.  tricountyfair.com
HOMEWOOD
: Homewood Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival, August 29- 31, 2014. Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Homewood Mountain Resort, Homewood, CA. pacificfinearts.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH
Huntington Beach Reenactment, Aug. 30 -31. Free admission.
LAKEPORT
: Lake County Fair, August 28- 31, 2014. Lake County Fair Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St., Lakeport, CA. lakecountyfair.com
LONG BEACH
-  Art Deco Festival August 28-September 1, 2014.   The Queen Mary annual deco festival in association with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles, includes  weekend tours, lectures, Art Deco Bazaar, Grand Art Deco Ball, Sunday afternoon tea dance and more. General Admission is $25 for adults. Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long  Beach, CA. Call: (800) 437-2934.  queenmary.com
McARTHUR
:  Inter-Mountain Fair, August 28-September 1, 2014. Shasta County Fairgrounds, McArthur, CA. inter-mountainfair.com
MAMMOTH LAKES: The Mammoth Rock 10K Trail Run. Time: 8 a.m.  Admission: Free, no fee! Location: Mammoth Creek Park, mammothtrackclub.com
MONTEREY:  Monterey County Fair, August 27-September 1, 2014. Monterey County Fair & Event Center, Monterey, CA
MOUNT SHASTA
:  Tinman Triathlon at Lake Siskiyou in the morning, the annual Blackberry Music Festival in the afternoon at City Park. For additional information call 1-800-926-4865. Downtown, Mount Shasta, CA. mtshastachamber.com
NORCO: Norco Fair, August 28-September 1, 2014.Ticket: $10 online, $15 gate.  norcofair.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
QUINCY: JoshuaFest, August 29- 31, 2014. Music festival with many bands.  Plumas County Fairgrounds, Quincy, CA. Ticket: $50 day, $85 three day, approx. joshuafest.com
SACRAMENTO: Gold Rush Days, August 29 - September 1, 2014. Held in Old Town Sacramento, sacramentogoldrushdays.com
SAUSALITO - Sausalito Art Festival August 30-September 1, 2014. A  CA. sausalitoartfestival.org
SYLMAR
: Olive Festival, August 30-September 1, 2014
VENTURA
: Ventura Nationals August 29-31, 2014. Car & motorcycle show & run.  venturanationals.com
WATSONVILLE:
Labor Day Weekend Fly In


September 2014


1 | Mon. September 1, 2014

CALIFORNIA FESTIVALS
MUSIC FESTIVALS
BEER FESTIVALS
WINE FESTIVALS
FOOD FESTIVALS 
LABOR DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

LONG BEACH
-  Art Deco Festival August 28-September 1, 2014.   The Queen Mary annual deco festival in association with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles, includes  weekend tours, lectures, Art Deco Bazaar, Grand Art Deco Ball, Sunday afternoon tea dance and more. General Admission is $25 for adults. Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long  Beach, CA. Call: (800) 437-2934.  queenmary.com
McARTHUR
:  Inter-Mountain Fair, August 28-September 1, 2014. Shasta County Fairgrounds, McArthur, CA. inter-mountainfair.com
MONTEREY:  Monterey County Fair, August 27-September 1, 2014. Monterey County Fair & Event Center, Monterey, CA
NORCO
: Norco Fair, August 28-September 1, 2014.Ticket: $10 online, $15 gate.  norcofair.org
PASADENA: The Bunny Museum Holiday Open! Hop on over and celebrate Labor Day with the most bunnies in the world. You are welcome to bring a basket of vegetables and fruits to feed the real bunnies! Time: 3- 6 p.m. $5, age 4 and under free. Location: 1933 Jefferson Drive Pasadena, CA 91104. Call: (626) 798-8848, thebunnymuseum.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
WATSONVILLE: Labor Day Weekend Fly In
SACRAMENTO: Gold Rush Days, August 29 - September 1, 2014. Held in Old Town Sacramento, sacramentogoldrushdays.com
SAUSALITO - Sausalito Art Festival August 30-September 1, 2014. A  CA. sausalitoartfestival.org
SYLMAR
: Olive Festival, August 30-September 1, 2014


2 | Tue. Sept 2, 2014

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Surf City Nights weekly street fair, 5-9 p.m.


3 | Wed. Sept 3, 2014

EL CAJON:   Cajon Classic Cruise - Main St & Magnolia Time: 5-8 p.m.  downtownelcajon.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


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
ESCONDIDO: Cruisin' Grand - Grand Ave. Downtown Time: 5-9 p.m.  cruisingrand.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH
: HB Art, Food and Music Festival. On the beach, this event includes legendary rock artists from Jefferson Starship to members of Kansas, Chicago and more! hbfest.com
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
 

ALAMEDANeptune Beach Community Celebration  September 6-7, 2014. Music, cold beer, hot food, carnival, Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Location:  Webster Street from Central Ave to Buena Vista Ave - 1533 Webster Street is midfair, Alameda, CA
BAKERSFIELD
Village Fest 
bakersfieldvillagefest.com
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
CORNING: Red Bluff Crawdad Festival Rolling Hills Casino, Corning, CA
ESCONDIDO: Grape Day Festival Grape Day Park, Escondido, CA
FILLMORE Murder Mystery Express Lunch Train Fillmore & Western Railway, Fillmore, CA
HUNTINGTON BEACH
: HB Art, Food and Music Festival. On the beach, this event includes legendary rock artists from Jefferson Starship to members of Kansas, Chicago and more! hbfest.com
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
JULIAN: Julian Grape Stomp Festa Menghini Winery, Julian, CA
LONG BEACH: September 5-26, 2014 Long Beach City Place Farmers Market, September City Place, Long Beach, CA
LOS BANOS:  Los Banos Downtown Fall Street Faire Downtown, Los Banos, CA
LOS BANOS
: Fall Street Fair, September 6, 8 a-4p losbanos.com
LOS BANOS: Pumpkin Patch of Quilts, Sept.6-7, $7, losbanos.com
MOUNTAIN VIEW: Mountain View Art and Wine Festival, September 6-7, 2014.
NAPA
:  Napa Artisan's Festival Downtown, Napa, CA
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
PALO CEDRO
: Honey Bee Festival, September 6-7, 2014.  Live Bee Beard,  honey bee activities; special  kids entertainment; Antique Tractor display and parade; entertainment on stage; food booths and  new, arts and crafts booths. Kick off each morning with a Pancake Breakfast  starting at 8 a.m.  The festival hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm on Saturday and 8:30am to 4:00pm on Sunday. Bishop Quinn Community Center, 21893 Old 44 Drive, Palo Cedro, CA. palocedrohoneybeefestival.com
SAN DIMAS: California Beer Festival 
californiabeerfestival.com
SARATOGA
: Saratoga Brews & Blues. Time: 3-7 p.m. Location: Wildwood Park, Saratoga, CA
SILVERADO: Brew HaHa. Oak Canyon, 1-4 p.m.
 ocbrewhaha.com
TIBURON: Tiburon Taps Beer Festival, Point Tiburon Plaza, Tiburon, CA  tiburontaps.org
WASCO: Festival of Roses & Parade 


7 | Sun. Sept 7, 2014

ALAMEDA: 2014 Neptune Beach Community Celebration  September 6-7, 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
FALLBROOK -Galaxy of Glass, September 7-October 19, 2014.  Show Open Daily (Mon-Sat 10am to 4pm | Sun Noon-3 p.m. $6 admission; Free to Active Military & Under 18. Location: 103 South Main at Alvarado, Fallbrook CA. Call: (760) 728-1414.  fallbrookartcenter.org
HUNTINGTON BEACH
: HB Art, Food and Music Festival. On the beach, this event includes legendary rock artists from Jefferson Starship to members of Kansas, Chicago and more! hbfest.com
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
MOUNTAIN VIEW: Mountain View Art and Wine Festival, September 6-7, 2014.
PALO CEDRO: Honey Bee Festival, September 6-7, 2014.  Live Bee Beard,  honey bee activities; special  kids entertainment; Antique Tractor display and parade; entertainment on stage; food booths and  new, arts and crafts booths. Kick off each morning with a Pancake Breakfast  starting at 8 a.m.  The festival hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm on Saturday and 8:30am to 4:00pm on Sunday. Bishop Quinn Community Center, 21893 Old 44 Drive, Palo Cedro, CA. palocedrohoneybeefestival.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

APPLE VALLEY: Pet Fair. The Town of Apple Valley Animal Services Department will host its ninth annual celebration of all things furry, scaly, finned and feathered at Civic Center Park. Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission and parking are free. applevalley.org
BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest  dates: Sept. 13-  Oct.   25
CUPERTINO: Silicon Valley Fall Festival Sept. 13, 2014. sv-ff.com
FERNDALE: Redwood Coast Dahlia Festival, September 13, 2014.  Humboldt County Fairgrounds 1250 5th Street Ferndale, CA. Admission $5
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
CHICO: Taste of Chico. Noon - 4 p.m. Downtown Chico, CA. downtownchico.com 
DURHAM:  Durham Harvest Festival
durhamrotary.org
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
 LONG BEACH: Hi-Performance Swap Meet & Car Show - Veterans Stadium, Long Beach, CA. longbeachhiposwapmeet.com
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
RANCHO PALOS VERDES:  Concours d'Elegance - One Trump National Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $45 pre, $50 day of, $10 parking. pvconcours.org
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
WALNUT CREEK: Walnut Festival September 18-21, 2014. Parade, carnival, food. walnutfestival.org


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
WALNUT CREEK: Walnut Festival September 18-21, 2014. Parade, carnival, food. walnutfestival.org
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 
CLOVIS: ClovisFest, September 20-21, 2014. Free, Old Town Clovis, CA.  clovischamber.com
DANVILLE: Concours d'Elegance September 20-21, 2014, danville-delegance.org
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
SONORA: Sierra Quilt Guilds and Threads Show, September 19-21.  Call (209) 586-7982. sierraquiltguild.com
WALNUT CREEK: Walnut Festival September 18-21, 2014. Parade, carnival, food. walnutfestival.org


21 | Sun. Sep 21, 2014

BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest 
DANVILLE: Concours d'Elegance September 20-21, 2014, danville-delegance.org
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, 200 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
WALNUT CREEK: Walnut Festival September 18-21, 2014. Parade, carnival, food. walnutfestival.org


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.
DINUBA: Dinuba Raisin Harvest, September 26-28, 2014    Festival
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.    annunciationbyzantine.org
BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest  
BENICIA: Wine Walk Saturday, September 27th, 1-5 p.m. Beniciamainstreet.org
CUPERTINO: Diwali Festival.
EL CENTRO - El Grito de Independencia and Taco Cook-off.   cityofelcentro.org
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
SAN LUIS OBISPO - Savor the Central Coast Sept. 25-28. Celebrate the beauty and bounty of this unspoiled and largely unexplored part of California. Tickets: $25 seminars, $85-150 main events. savorcentralcoast.com
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

 
 

29 | Mon. Sep 29, 2014

 

30 | Tue. Sep 30, 2014

 

October 2014

3 | Fri. Oct. 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

 

4 | Sat. Oct. 4, 2014

BIG BEAR LAKE -  Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest  dates: Sept. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, Oct. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25
CHICO:  National YoYo Championship
CORCORAN: Cotton Festival
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
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
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


5 | Fri. Oct.10, 2014

 


6 | Fri. Oct.10, 2014

 


7 | Fri. Oct.10, 2014

VISALIA: Taste of Downtown Visalia. Wine and Beer Tasting. Food Tasting $35 up. downtownvisalia.com


8 | Wed. Oct.10, 2014

 


9 | Thu. Oct.10, 2014


10 | Fri. Oct.10, 2014

BISHOP: Lone Pine Film Festival, October 10-12, 2014. lonepinefilmfestival.org
SAN PEDRO: San Pedro International Film Festival, October 10-12, 2014. SPIFFest.org 

 

11 | Sat. Oct. 11, 2014

ANAHEIM - Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show, Oct. 10-12, 2014
APPLE VALLEY: Air Show, harrisonairshows.com
BLUE JAY:  Arrowhead Pine Cone Festival. Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. free, pineconefestival.com
FAIRFIELD: BooZ & BrewZ.
MILL VALLEY - Film Festival Oct. 2-12, 2014.
OJAI:  Ojai Studio Arts Fall Tour, October 11-13, 2014.  Ojai Art Center. Ticket: ojaistudioartists.org for tickets.
RIVERBANK:  Riverbank Cheese & Wine Exposition, October 11-12, 2014.  riverbankcheeseandwine.org
TRES PINOS
: Olive Festival
WATSONVILLE - Watsonville Fly-In and Air Show October 11-12, 2014.


12 | Sun. Oct. 12, 2014

RIVERBANKRiverbank Cheese & Wine Exposition, October 11-12, 2014.  riverbankcheeseandwine.org


17 | Fri. Oct. 17, 2014

BUENA PARK: Silverado Days, October 17-19, 2014   Location: Peak Park, 7225 El Dorado Dr., Buena Park, CA  silveradodays.com
PISMO BEACH: Clam Festival, October 17-19, 2014   pismochamber.com


18 | Sat. Oct. 18, 2014

BUENA PARK: Silverado Days, October 17-19, 2014   Location: Peak Park, 7225 El Dorado Dr., Buena Park, CA  silveradodays.com
FULLERTON RagFest, October 18-19, 2014
HOLLYWOOD - Screamfest Horror Film Festival October 14 - 23, 2014
PISMO BEACH: Clam Festival, October 17-19, 2014   pismochamber.com
SANTA CRUZ: Santa Cruz Band Review, beachboardwalk.com


19 | Sun. Oct. 19, 2014

FULLERTON RagFest, October 18-19, 2014
HOLLYWOOD - Screamfest Horror Film Festival October 14 - 23, 2014
HOLLYWOOD - Screamfest Horror Film Festival October 14 - 23, 2014
PISMO BEACH: Clam Festival, October 17-19, 2014   pismochamber.com
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 LOS ANGELES: LA Cancer Challenge.  Enter our Costume Contest--prizes  awarded. Halloween Kids Zone and more.  lacancerchallenge.org
October 26, 2014 PALM DESERT: Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade.  Time: 1 p.m.  El Paseo & San Luis Rey (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
TWENTYNINE PALMS: Weed Show November 8 & 9, 2014
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).
AUBURN Mandarin Festival Nov. 22-24, 2014
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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