COSTA MESA - Orange
County Fair Say Cheese. Enjoy one of the most popular urban
fairs in the U.S. Pig races are an annual treat, carnival rides,
food, fun, and loads of live entertainment and
fun for the entire family. Runs through Aug. 3, 2008
(closed Mondays). Tickets: $5 - 10, kids under free 5
free. Location: 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA. Call: (714)
DEL MAR - Professional Bull Riding. Professional Bull
Riders, Inc., was founded in 1992 by 20 accomplished bull riders
who wanted to make bull riding — rodeo's most popular event —
into a stand-alone sport. More than 700 bull riders from the U.
S., Canada, Brazil and Australia hold PBR memberships. Tickets
usually go on sale about three months prior to the event.
Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA. Call: (858)
755-1161. sdfair.com or pbrnow.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH -
OPEN of Surfing and Beach Games. A festive, youthful
atmosphere greets vacationers to this annual outdoor
extravaganza of sports such as surfing, skateboard, bmx, fmx and
interactive village games for guests. Cost: Free admission.
Open: daily till about 5 p.m. usopenofsurfing.com.
HUNTINGTON BEACH -
Supergirl Jam. Held in Huntington Beach July 25-27, the
event features outdoor sports competitions for girls only.
Location: south of the Huntington Beach Pier, Huntington Beach,
Cal. Times: Friday, July 25, 2008 – 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.;
Saturday, July 26, 2008 – 11:00a.m. -5:00 p.m.; Sunday, July 27,
2008 – 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Cost: Free.
LAGUNA BEACH -
Art-A-Fair festival. 42nd annual art event located in a
beautiful garden setting with 125 artists, plus live
entertainment, fine food, demonstrations and workshops. This
year's theme is "Venetian Carnival." The event runs
through Aug. 31. Location: 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach,
Calif. Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri. and Sat.
until 10 p.m.Cost: Season pass $3.50 - $7.00; under 12 free.
Call: (949) 494-451. art-a-fair.com
MOSS LANDING - Moss
Landing Antique Street Faire.38th Annual Outdoor Antique Street
Faire with over 200 vendors of antiques and collectibles from
all over the West Coast, this event is located in the historic
fishing village of Moss Landing, Ca 1/2 way between Monterey and
Santa Cruz on state highway 1. There are many food booths,
breakfast starts at 7am, and lunch at 11am. Cost: $5 person.
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call: (831)633-4501 or
Festival. The 15th Annual Salsa event is the HOTTEST summer
event with spicy foods and sizzling entertainment.
Presented by the Oxnard Downtowners, this award-winning festival
features the region’s top salsa bands, non-stop salsa dancing,
vendor marketplace shopping, Kids Korner attractions, a Salsa
Tasting Tent, international foods, a salsa recipe contest, and
the “Salsa with our Local Stars” Dance Contest & Charity
Fundraiser. The Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days.
Location: Plaza Park, Fifth & B Streets in downtown Oxnard, CA.
Admission and parking are FREE. Pets and coolers are not
permitted. For Festival info call (805) 247-0197.
POWAY - Left 4 Dead Upbeat Rock‘n Roll. Target
Summer Concert in the Park Series is sponsored by the City of
Poway, Target Stores, and Marrokal Construction. Bring a
blanket or chair, and a picnic dinner, and head out to Lake
Poway and Old Poway Park for some great summer fun. The FREE
concerts are on Sundays, from June 22 through August 17 (except
July 6), Time: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Location: 14644 Lake Poway
Road, Poway, CA. Call (858) 668-4771. poway.org.
TWAIN HARTE - Twain
Harte Summer Arts & Wine Festival. The 31st Annual event in the
Central Sierra village of Twain Harte becomes the center of
creativity, music and fun. Twain Harte Summer Arts & Wine
Festival includes talented craft and graphic artists &
continuous live entertainment. Starting at the Twain Harte Arch
(Joaquin Gully Rd) and turning down Cedar Drive, nearly 100 high
caliber artists will display and sell their fine wares. Cool
Vintage Car Show in Twain Harte Center (La Morenita parking
lot). Time: 10am to 6pm Saturday; 10am to 5pm Sunday.
Co-sponsored by Twain Harte Chamber of Commerce: (209) 586-4482.
Free Admission. Event info, call (209) 533-3473.
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