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California Events & Festivals

July 2014 


23 | Wed. July 23, 2014


Summer concerts: 

La Puente | La Habra Heights | Fullerton | El Monte | Duarte | Downey | Chino Hills | Buena Park | Brea | Beaumont | Anderson | Upland | Tustin | Temple City | Signal Hill | Seal Beach | San Dimas | San Bernardino | Orange | Ontario | Norwalk Concerts at City Hall | Nevada City | Redwood City | Los Gatos Jazz on the Plazz | Los Angeles | Capitola | Riverside

Events

LONG BEACH: Free Birds, Movies in the Park. Held at Veterans Park, longbeach.gov
NEVADA CITY
: Summer Nights in Nevada City. Downtown, Nevada City, CA. nevadacitychamber.com
SANTA ROSA
: Move Live on Tour! Superstar 


24 | Thu. July 24, 2014


Summer concerts: Temecula | Santee | Santa Monica | San Mateo | San Mateo | Redondo Beach Pier | Rancho Cucamonga | Placentia  | Pasadena | Palmdale | Moraga | Marina Del Rey | Los Angeles | Winters | Windsor | Windsor  | Whittier | Westminster | West Covina | Covina | Cotati | Corona | Concord | Clayton Clayton | Chino | Cerritos | Campbell | Calistoga | Baldwin Park | Azusa  | Arcadia | Anaheim | Albany | Los Altos | Lancaster | Lakewood | La Mirada | La Habra | Irwindale | Irvine | Garden Grove | Fremont | Fountain Valley | Fair Oaks | Exeter  | Eureka Ca | El Dorado Hills 

PASO ROBLES: Free Pancake Breakfast.  Eat free pancakes with all of the fixins' in Downtown City Park for this free community tradition. Family-friendly and relaxed, stop by the park for a stack of pancakes, catch up on old times and enjoy this free breakfast! Tickets can be found in any of the downtown merchants.   Time: 7:30- 10:30 a.m. Location: Paso Robles Downtown City Park, pasoroblesdowntown.org


25 | Fri. July 25, 2014


Summer concerts: Rossmoor | Sausalito Jazz by the Bay | Santa Cruz Boardwalk Beach Concerts | San Luis Obispo | Sacramento | Rosemead | Pleasanton | Paso Robles | Vacaville | South Lake Tahoe | Stateline Nevada Harvey's Outdoor | Redlands | Redwood City | Laguna Niguel | Napa City Nights | Morgan Hill | Lemoore | Lakeport | Gilroy | Foster City | Carlsbad | Brentwood | Long Beach | Pasadena | Los Angeles

ALAMEDA: Cloudy W/Chance of Meatballs 2, Starlight Movie In The Park . Time: 6:30-10:30 p.m. Alameda Point Multi-Purpose Field,  alamedaca.gov
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
: Remember the Titans, Dublin Picnic Flix Summer Movie Series at Emerald Glen Park. Free.  ci.dublin.ca.us
LONG BEACH: Free Birds, Movies in the Park. Held at Heartwell Park, longbeach.gov
McCLOUD
: Lumberjack Fiesta July 25-27, 2014
MONTEREY PARK: MPK Night Markets. The Friday food fairs  kick off in Barnes Park with live entertainment, shopping, art and games. Time: 5 to 10:30 p.m. montereypark.ca.gov
SANTA BARBARA: California Paint Horse Summer Sizzle, July 25-27, 2014.  California Paint Horse Association Summer Sizzle includes July 25 Youth / Amateur Show; July 26 -27 Judge POR.  Location: Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA. californiapainthorseassoc.com
 


26 | Sat. July 26, 2014


Summer concerts: Westlake Village TGIF Concerts | San Jose | Mission Viejo | San Marcos Concerts in the Garden | Yucca Valley | Santa Clarita | Palo Alto Concerts | Redondo Beach Pier | Pasadena | South Lake Tahoe | Danville | Camarillo Community Band | Atascadero | Marysville Ca | La Palma | Burbank | Arnold | Antioch Ca | Coronado | Costa Mesa | Anaheim | Los Angeles

CYPRESS: Cypress Community Festival.  5/10K walk or run, Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, arts & crafts section, Cypress Chamber Business Expo, car show, chili and salsa contest. Rides for the kids, softball games and a variety of food booths, too. Location: Oak Knoll Park, Cypress, CA. cypressfestival.com
GLEN ELLEN
: Dgiin, concert. B.R. Cohn Winery Music Series B.R. Cohn Winery's Summer Music Series, Glen Ellen. Time: 6-8 p.m. $40 general admission. Location: 15000 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA brcohn.con  
McCLOUD
: Lumberjack Fiesta July 25-27, 2014
McCLOUD: Mt Shasta Ski Park Volcano Mud Run.  Location: Mt Shasta Ski Park, 4500 Ski Park Highway, McCloud, CA. Approx registration $75, active.com or see skipark.com
BIG BEAR LAKE: Spirits of The West  Brews Fest. Celebrating Big Bear Valley's National Day of The Cowboy.  Time: 1
CYPRESS: Cypress Community Festival. 
REDWOOD CITY: PAL Blues Festival
OXNARD: Oxnard Salsa Festival July 26-27, 2014 Free Admission! Award-winning Salsa Festival is held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. oxnardsalsafestival.com.
PLEASANTON: The Great Bull Run - at Alameda County Fairgrounds. Dodge (18) 1,500-pound bulls as they run a quarter-mile course and the insanely fun tomato food fight, Tomato Royale! Music, tasty food, cold beer, mechanical bulls, foam dance pits and more! Cost: $10 - 55. thegreatbullrun.com
SANTA BARBARA: California Paint Horse Summer Sizzle, July 25-27, 2014.  California Paint Horse Association Summer Sizzle includes July 25 Youth / Amateur Show; July 26 -27 Judge POR.  Location: Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA. californiapainthorseassoc.com
TEMECULA: Thornton Jazz Series with Love & Soul featuring Norman Brown, plus Jonathan Butler.
 


27 | Sun. July 27, 2014

 

Summer concerts: West Hollywood | Ukiah | Rancho Santa Margarita | Pico Rivera | Oceanside | Monrovia | Manhattan Beach | Long Beach | Altadena | Yucaipa | Yorba Linda k | Woodland Hills | South Pasadena | Sierra Madre | Live at Julliard Park Santa Rosa | Santa Maria | San Ramon | San Pedro | San Francisco Golden Gate Park | Santa Clara | Orinda | Los Gatos Jazz on the Plazz | Long Beach | Los Angeles | San Jose | Pasadena | El Segundo | Eagle Rock | Arroyo Grande | Aliso Viejo | Huntington Beach | Glendora | Dana Point | Colton | Burlingame | Altadena | Irvine | Costa Mesa | Coronado

EL CENTRO - El Grito de Independencia and Taco Cook-off.
LAGUNA BEACH: Joffrey Lopez of Williams-Sonoma. Time: 1-2 p.m. Cost: $10. Location: Festival of the Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, CA. lagunafestivalofarts.org
McCLOUD: Lumberjack Fiesta July 25-27, 2014
OXNARD: Oxnard Salsa Festival July 26-27, 2014 Free Admission! Award-winning Salsa Festival is held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. oxnardsalsafestival.com.
SANTA BARBARA: California Paint Horse Summer Sizzle, July 25-27, 2014.  California Paint Horse Association Summer Sizzle includes July 25 Youth / Amateur Show; July 26 -27 Judge POR.  Location: Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA. californiapainthorseassoc.com
SANTA BARBARA: Lotusland's Once Upon a Time, signature event. Time: 4-8 p.m. Tickets, if available are $375.  Reserve wines by Babcock Winery and seated dinner presented by Duo Catering in the remarkable setting of Lotusland's Main Lawn, and  the world renowned auctioneer  of Sotheby's West Coast operations, Andrea Fiuczynski.  Auction items include a trip to Paris.  For more information please contact Courtney at ctentler@lotusland.org or 805-969-3767 x116.


28 | Mon. July 28, 2014


Summer concerts: Red Bluff | Claremont s | Whittier | Costa Mesa | Santa Clara | Long Beach

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


29 | Tue. July 29, 2014


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

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

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 or Email: ARojo@baldwinpark.com


August 2014

1 | Fri. August 1, 2014


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


2 | Sat. August 2, 2014


CUPERTINO: Lions Club Chicken Feed
LA HABRA: Corn Festival, August 1-3, 2014. lahabracornfestival.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/urbanwineexperience/ Price: $15 Designated Driver, $45 pre,  $60  Door
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


August 5, 2014 CALIFORNIA: Night Out.


6 | Wed. August 6, 2014


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.comPASO 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


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



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



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
 

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
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
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
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


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
 


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
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


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
SANTA BARBARA
: Santa Barbara Bridal Expo Hours: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission: $6 online. Parking: free. santabarbarabridalexpo.com
 



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 10-11, 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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