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California Events & Festivals

November 2014


14 | Fri. Nov. 14

FRESNO:  Annual Merchants' Lunch and Country Store - at First Armenian Presbyterian Church, 11 a.m. 
FRESNO: The Holiday Show, Nov. 14-16, 2014. Location: Fresno Convention and Entertainment Center, 848 M Street, Fresno, CA Fairgrounds
FRESNO: Central California Auto Show, November 14-16, 2014. The hottest vehicles of 2015 are on display.  The event opens at 10 a.m. daily. Location: Fresno Convention Center, Valdez & Expo Halls, 848 M Street, Fresno, CA. Free admission!
LIVERMORE
: LAA Gallery Holiday Boutique. Held in the Carnegie Building, 2155 3rd Street, Livermore.
MURRIETA: Field of Honor, Nov. 9-15. Spectacular, patriotic flags in a mass display. Free to see, open daily.
NORTHRIDGE: Northridge Holiday Traditions, November 14 -15, 2014. Location: Northridge Women’s Club, 18401 Lassen St. Northridge, CA.
OCEANSIDE
: Queen Bee Market. Held at the QLN Conference Center. Fun, fresh craft boutique.
SAN JOSE: San Jose Holiday Boutique, Nov. 14-15, 2014. Location: San Jose, CA, Evergreen Community Center.
RIVERSIDE
: Charles Dickens Presentation: On Nov. 14 & 15, 2014 the great, great grandson of Charles Dickens makes a special appearance in Riverside with one of three presentations during his brief visit being A Christmas Carol. dickensfest.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com   
SAN FRANCISCO: Cirque du Soleil's Kurios  Cabinet of Curiosities Nov. 14, 2014-Jan. 18, 2015. Under the Big Top at AT&T Park. cirquedusoleil.com


15 | Sat. Nov. 15


ARNOLD:
Guided Hike at Big Trees State Park in Arnold, CA on November 15, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Recurring event. parks.ca.gov
FRESNO:
Central California Auto Show, November 14-16, 2014. The hottest vehicles of 2015 are on display.  The event opens at 10 a.m. daily. Location: Fresno Convention Center, Valdez & Expo Halls, 848 M Street, Fresno, CA. Free admission!
MURPHYS:
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Murphys. Time: 10-11 a.m. Recurring event. gocalaveras.com
MOKELUMNE: Turkey in a Barrel Dinner at Mokelumne Hill Town Hall, 8283 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA. Time: 6-8:30 p.m. gocalaveras.com
MURRIETA
: Field of Honor, Nov. 9-15. Spectacular, patriotic flags in a mass display. Free to see, open daily. PASADENA: Doo Dah Parade. Come early and stay  for the after parties, pasadenadoodahparade.info
RIDGECREST: Petroglyph Festival, rpfestival.com
RIVERSIDE: Charles Dickens Presentation: On Nov. 14 & 15, 2014 the great, great grandson of Charles Dickens makes a special appearance in Riverside with one of three presentations during his brief visit being A Christmas Carol. dickensfest.com
SAN DIEGO
: SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration. The fun lasts daily through January 4, 2015. seaworld.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com    


16 | Sun. Nov. 16


ANGELS CAMP: Teddy Bear Tea at Frogtown, gocalaveras.com
COSTA MESA:
Fall Concert, with Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra.
DOUGLAS FLAT
: Pray For Snow Party at Ayrael Vieux Winery. Get into the Spirit of Winter! Prizes for Best Ski Attire. Time: Noon-5 p.m. gocalaveras.com
FRESNO:
Central California Auto Show, November 14-16, 2014. The hottest vehicles of 2015 are on display.  The event opens at 10 a.m. daily. Location: Fresno Convention Center, Valdez & Expo Halls, 848 M Street, Fresno, CA. Free admission!
LA JOLLA
: The Beer Garden. Closing event of San Diego Beer Week.
RIDGECREST: Petroglyph Festival, rpfestival.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com 


17 | Mon. Nov. 17


SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com 


18 | Tue. Nov. 18

SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com 


19 | Wed. Nov. 19

LOS ANGELES: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, a puppet show. Location: Theater Raymond Kabbaz, 10361 W Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA   $15 adult / $10 student. Tickets, info: theatreraymondkabbaz.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com 
 


20 | Thu. Nov. 20


SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com 


21 | Fri. Nov. 21


BREA: Nutcracker Boutique, Nov. 21-22, 2014, 9 a.m. Brea Community Center, $2 admission
LONG BEACH
: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  Building Lighting Ceremony & Carnival.  Four Embarcadero Center, Clay St. and Drumm St.  San Francisco, CA. Phone (415) 837-1931


22 | Sat. Nov. 22


AUBURN: Mandarin Festival Nov. 21-23, 2014
BREA: Nutcracker Boutique, Nov. 21-22, 2014, 9 a.m. Brea Community Center, $2 admission
DANA POINT
: Surfing Santa Competition.
LONG BEACH
: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
MISSION VIEJO: Gifts & Goodies Holiday Boutique.
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com
SAN FRANCISCO - Great Dickens Christmas Fair, November 22 - December 21, 2014 , 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.  Ticket: $25-30.  
YREKA: Holiday Gift Fair.  9th annual Holiday Gift Fair.


23 | Sun. Nov. 23


AUBURN: Mandarin Festival Nov. 21-23, 2014
BEVERLY HILLS: Lighting Ceremony of Baccarat Chandeliers on Rodeo Drive.  Time: 6 p.m.  300 Block of Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA. Cost: Free and open to the public.
LONG BEACH: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com  


24 | Mon. Nov. 24
 

LONG BEACH: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com 

 

25 | Tue. Nov. 25

LONG BEACH: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com 


26 | Wed. Nov. 26

LONG BEACH: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
SAN FRANCISCO:  San Francisco Opera presents Cinderella, Nov. 9-26, 2014.   sfopera.com 


27 | Thu. Nov. 27


THANKSGIVING

BIG BEAR LAKE: The 2nd Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot.  The 2nd Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot consists of 3 mile, 6 mile, and 9 mile Road Runs on Thanksgiving Day with Start/Finish line located at Meadow Park. Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Location: Meadow Park,  41220 Park Avenue, Big Bear Lake CA. Tel: (909) 633-8229, bigbearturkeytrot.com 
BREA
: Body Blast  - at Brea  Brea Community Center's Fitness Center, Cost: $20. The 10th Annual Turkey Day Body Blast features a variety of specialized super calorie burning modalities, breafitness.com
LONG BEACH
: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
 


28 | Fri. Nov. 28

BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING DAY
ANAHEIM
: Holiday Parade  Friday, November 28, 2014,  12-3 pm
LONG BEACH
: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
PASO ROBLES: Black Friday Specials at Robert Hall Winery. Time: 10-5pm.
SACRAMENTO:
Post Thanksgiving Purple Party.   The Purple Ones, A 10-Piece Tribute to Prince
VALLEJO: Holiday in the Park  Nov. 28, 2014- Jan. 4, 2015. Among the holiday attractions are a forest of scented, holiday-lit trees, real snow, and a fireworks show on New Year’s Eve. The theme park is closed Dec. 24 & 25. sixflags.com


29 | Sat. Nov. 29

LONG BEACH: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
MOUNTAIN RANCH: Christmas in the Country.  Craft Fair, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  
VALLEJO: Holiday in the Park  Nov. 28, 2014- Jan. 4, 2015. Among the holiday attractions are a forest of scented, holiday-lit trees, real snow, and a fireworks show on New Year’s Eve. The theme park is closed Dec. 24 & 25. sixflags.com


30 | Sun. Nov. 30

LONG BEACH: CHILL Nov. 21- Nov. 30, queenmary.com
LOS ANGELES: L A Live Ice Skating, lalive.com
VALLEJO: Holiday in the Park  Nov. 28, 2014- Jan. 4, 2015. Among the holiday attractions are a forest of scented, holiday-lit trees, real snow, and a fireworks show on New Year’s Eve. The theme park is closed Dec. 24 & 25. sixflags.com
 


December 2014


1 | Mon. Dec. 1

 


2 | Tues. Dec. 2

 LONG BEACH: CHILL Dec. 2-7 & Dec. 9-Jan. 4, queenmary.com
SAN FRANCISCO: Kinky Boots Dec. 2-28, 2014 at SHN Orpheum Theatre   shnsf.com


3 | Wed. Dec. 3

 


4 | Thursday Dec. 4

AMERICAN CANYON: Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony  Thursday,  December 4, 2014, 6 - 7 p.m.
 


5 | Friday Dec. 5

ALPINE Tree Lighting and Snow Festival  December 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
BENICIA: Holiday Open House  December 5, 2014 - 6-9 p.m. First Street merchants along with Benicia Main Street merchants offer beverages and treats and show off their holiday goods while costumed carolers sing traditional Christmas tunes. Live entertainment, wagon rides, and wine tasting add a festive atmosphere to this family event.  Downtown Benicia First Street Benicia, CA. Call:  (707) 745-9791 beniciamainstreet.org


6 | Sat. Dec. 6

ADELANTO: Annual Christmas Parade. 10 a.m.
 ALAMEDA: Hometown Holiday Celebration Mayor's Tree Lighting December 6, 2014, 4:30-6:15 p.m.  cityofalamedaca.gov
FULLERTON: Winter Market in Downtown Fullerton. Noon. Santa photos, Beer & Wine Garden, vendors and more.  Call: (714) 738-6545


 7 | Sun. Dec. 7

CALIFORNIA FESTIVALS
BEER FESTIVALS
WINE FESTIVALS
FOOD FESTIVALS 
MUSIC FESTIVALS

LOS ANGLES:  Messiah Sing-Along.  With orchestra on stage, Music Director Grant Gershon will conduct you and 2,199 other singers in this joyful sing-along. Bring your own score or buy one in the lobby and join the chorus. Hallelujah! Location: Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA. Time: 7:30 p.m. tickets: laphil.com

 


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13 | Sat. Dec. 13

ORANGE: Christmas at the Zoo. Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $2 admission. ocparks.com
PASO ROBLES: Holiday Open House at Robert Hall Winery, December 13th, 10-5pm  roberthallwinery.com
 


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20 | Sat. Dec. 20

LONG BEACH: David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown. Location: Carpenter Performing Arts Center on the campus of Cal State Long Beach. Location: 6200 E. Atherton, Long Beach, CA Tickets: $35-45. carpenterarts.org
LOS ANGLES:  Holiday Sing-Along.  With orchestra on stage.  Location: Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA. Time: 11:30 a.m. & 2:30  p.m. tickets: laphil.com


21 | Sun. Dec. 21

 


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24 | Wed. Dec. 24
 

LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles County Free Holiday Show - at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, this annual tradition features some of the best, diverse talents in the nation. Time: 3-6 p.m. Free, first come first serve. lacountyarts.org
SAN FRANCISCO - Kung Pao Kosher Comedy December 24-26, 2014. Dinner Show in a Chinese restaurant at Christmas. Oy vey! koshercomedy.com SANTA MONICA - ICE Skating Rink. Hours vary. Location: 1324 5th St., Santa Monica, CA. iceatsantamonica.com

 


25 | Thursday Dec. 25


LONG BEACH: Chill out at CHILL


26 | Friday Dec. 26

 


27 | Sat. Dec. 27

 


28 | Sun. Dec. 28

 


29 | Mon. Dec. 29

 


30 | Tue. Dec. 30


 


31 | Wed. Dec. 31

FULLERTON: First Night. Held at Downtown Fullerton Plaza, family friendly, alcohol free New Year's Eve with fireworks and live music. Call: (714) 738-6545

 

JANUARY 2015

FEBRUARY 2015

ADELANTO: Adelanto Grand Prix Feb 28-March 1, 2014. adelantogp.com
GALT: Winter Bird Festival Saturday, February 7, 2015. ci.galt.ca.us

 

California Events Calendar includes festivals, fairs, concerts,  parades, car shows, film festivals, cultural celebrations and food fests and fairs, to name a few. We accept event submissions, but cannot guarantee inclusion. Send event information-- 1. Event name 2. description 3. date 4. time 5. address 5. cost 6. phone 7. website 8. photos (if any) 

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