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BIG BEAR LAKE -
Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest. 38th Annual Big Bear Lake
Oktoberfest Schedule of Events includes Log Sawing & Stein
Holding Contests - held several times throughout the day. Safe
Slam Beer Drinking contest every Saturday evening, the night in
which . only persons 21 years and older will be admitted after
6:00 p.m. Families with children who have entered Oktoberfest
prior to 6:00 p.m. will not be asked to leave. Outside
Budenstrasse Game Booths, Exhibitors, Petting Zoo Saturdays from
12:00 Noon to 8:00 p.m. Price: $5 - 10 approx. (kids under
12 free). Location: Big Bear Lake Convention Center, Highway 18
at Division Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA. Call:
BIG SUR - Big Sur
River Run. This annual 10K run traverses some of California's
most scenic landscapes along the Central California Coast.
Begins at 10 a.m. Cost: $28 online; $38 day of event. Location:
Pfeiffer Big Sure State Park, California. bigsurriverrun.org
BLUE LAKE - Corn Maze
and Pumpkin Patch. Hay rides and 7 acre corn maze add to pumpkin
patch fun. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Potter's Produce.
Go toward Mad River Beach, exit 101 at Guintoli, Blue Lake, CA.
Call: (707) 668-5135.
BORREGO SPRINGS -
Borrego Days Desert Festival. Event includes a festival parade
at 11 a.m. with Grand Marshall Huell Howser, a vintage car show,
live music, kids zone, beer garden, rides, games, food and fun.
Location: Borrego Springs, CA. borregospringschamber.com
Gyro's 4D Fear
Factory. This Halloween Haunt is just what you need to
launch your celebrating. Time: 7 - 12 Midnight. Cost:
$23.99. Location: Waterworld California, 1950 Waterworld
Parkway, Concord, CA. Call: (866) 901-FEAR (3327).
CRESCENT CITY - Kid
and Pet Parade. Dress up and meet at the corner of "K" and 3rd
Streets in downtown Crescent City for the Kid and Pet Parade.
Parade to St. Joseph where the parade will end at 1:30. Time: 1
p.m. Cost: Free, adults included. Judging and prizes. Sponsored
by BID. Further information: Donna Westfall (707) 464 6019
DEL MAR - Harvest Festival. 36th annual event features
over 24,000 one-of-a-kind arts and crafts, gourmet foods with
free samples and musical entertainment. Artist quality glass
art, jewelry, ceramics and gifts sold at this holiday event.
Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: $9 Adult; $7 Senior 62+; $4 Youth
13-17; Free 12 and under when accompanied by an adult. One
ticket is good for all three days. Location: Del Mar
Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Dr., Del Mar, CA.
FERNDALE - Halloween Carnival and Chili Feed. Carnival,
haunted house, silent auction and cake walk are some events.
Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Cost: $5. Location: Humboldt County
Fairgrounds, 1250 5th St., Fernadale, CA.
FILLMORE - The Pumpkin Train. Ride a vintage train
to the private pumpkin patch Ichabog. Stay for 1 to 3 hours on
Jolly Jumps, Carousel, Haunted Hay Maze, arts & crafts booths,
garden gifts, BBQ sandwiches sold and more. Time: 10 a.m., Noon,
2 & 4 p.m. Cost: $15 adult; $8 Age 4 -12; $6 Age 2 -3; Free for
infant that sits on parents lap and doesn't occupy a seat.
Location: Fillmore & Western Railway Company, 351 Santa Clara
St. (Red caboose), Fillmore, CA. Reservations: (800) 773-8724.
2008. Top ragtime musicians, dancing and even a special high
school ragtime show runs through Sunday, October 26. Time: Sat. 11 am
to 5 p.m.; Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. noon to 5 p.m.
Location: Downtown Fullerton. Festival HQ and ticket
registration is Steamers Jazz Club, 138 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton.
Venues include Mo’s Music Store, the Imperial Ballroom and Osborne
Auditorium (Fullerton Public Library).Cost: $60 for all-weekend pass,
$25 for daytime programs, $20 for Sat. night revue show (all
tickets $5 higher at the door). 20% off for groups of 10 or
more. Children 15 and under admitted free with paid parent or
guardian. Tickets & info: (714) 680-6684. ragfest.com.
Halloween Costume Party.
Location: Benbow Inn, 445 Lake Benbow Dr., Garberville, CA.
Have a ball at the historic Benbow Inn's Halloween Costume
Party. Show off your best costume, dance the night away, and get
your fortune told. Time: 7 p.m. (800) 355-3301.
GRASS VALLEY -
Archaeology Days in Grass Valley. This event celebrates
California's Archaeology Month by sponsoring a number of free
activities including a mock dig with a real archaeologist, acorn
and corn grinding with stone tools, flintknapping (making
arrowheads) demonstrations, artifact displays and many other
items of interactive educational fun for kids of all ages. Time:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Phoenix Obsidian
Designs' Trading Post, 144 Hughes Rd., Suite G, Grass Valley, CA
95945. Call: (530) 477-1957. www.obsidiandesigns.com
of Lights. This two-day sales event is a fundraiser for the
annual Cruise of Lights holiday boat tour through Huntington
Harbour. Sale will occur at Huntington Harbour's Harbour View
Club House. Open during daylight hours, there is no admission
fee. Call Valerie: (714) 840-7542.
HUNTINGTON BEACH -
Old World Village Oktoberfest. Adults only night with a
Bavarian band, live entertainment, German foods served and beers
on tap, plus the pretty "shot" girls and a large dance floor.
Location: 7571 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Cost:
($10/person approx.). Call: (714)
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -
Pumpkin Roundup. Descanso Gardens annual Pumpkin festival
includes a costume parade from 10 to 11 a.m., children's ballet
dance "Rodeo" from 2 to 3 p.m. and boomtown activities such as
pumpkin decorating, crafts and food all day long. Time: 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Location: 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge, CA
LAKE ELSINORE - Toxic Terrors The Haunted Stadium. Three
extreme walk-through attractions combine state-of-the-art
effects with ultra-realistic environments, placing YOU in
incredibly terrifying situations where you must make decisions,
face your fears, and risk your own fate. This haunted stadium is
infected with zombies and mutated creatures in a toxic
nightmare. Location: Diamond Stadium, 500 Diamond Dr., Lake
Elsinore, Time: 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. Midnight. Ticket: $15;
$13 for groups 10+. toxicterrors.com
Dell'Osso Family Farm Pumpkin Maze. This 11th annual event
includes an awesome maze to work your way out of, plus pumpkin
blaster where you can shoot miniature pumpkins, Kiddie Land,
Pony Rides, a Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Tractor Train, free
Hay Ride, free Hay Bale Pyramid, free Speedway, free Hay Bale
Labyrinth, Maze Bridges, food & fun. Cost: Free to $12.50. Time:
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: 501 S. Manthey Rd., Lathrop, CA
95330. Call: (209) 982-0833. pumpkinmaze.com
LOMPOC - Village Days.
Mission La Purisima Concepcion celebrates the past with
re-enactments of traditional skills and crafts brought to La
Purisima Mission by the Chumash Indians. Grinding acorns,
shaping tule dolls, making baskets, building tule houses,
making stone and shell beads, arrow making and playing Chumash
games are some activities. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location:
Highway 246 near Lompoc. lapurisimamission.org
- Shipwreck - 14th annual Halloween Terrorfest at Queen Mary
ship. Explore 7 terrifying mazes on and off the ship. Revamped
for new thrills in 2008. Time: 7 p.m. to 12 Midnight. Cost: $34.
Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA. queenmary.com
LOS ANGELES -
Halloween Horrors with Crimebo the Clown. Esotouric offers a
tour with narration voted one of the best entertainment values
in Los Angeles. Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Check in is at 11:30am for
a 12pm sharp departure from the Lincoln Heights/Cypress Gold
Line Metro station. Call: (310) 995-4591. Price: $58.
LOS ANGELES -
Boo at the L.A.
Zoo. This is an annual event in which the zoo is transformed
into themed areas for Halloween and trick or treating. Time: 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $7-12 (kids 2 & under free). Wear a costume
and get $1 off admission. Location: Los Angeles Zoo
and Botanical Gardens, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA. Call:
(323) 644-4200. lazoo.org
LOS GATOS - Haunted Harvest Festival. This annual event
features Goblyn’s Glen at Oak Meadow Park. Take a self-guided
tour through Goblin’s Glen, and enjoy a moonlit ride on the
Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad. Children can trick or treat
and ride the Carousel. There are vendors, food, and fun for
entire family. Time: Dusk to 10 p.m. Cost: $6, add $2 for a
ride on the Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad. Call (408) 395-7433.
MENLO PARK -
Halloween Hoopla. Halloween Costume Parade (11:45 a.m.) goes
from Burgess Park to Fremont Park. Then the kids can Trick or
Treat (1 - 3 p.m.) in downtown Menlo Park, and there's a
Halloween Carnival from 1 to 3 p.m. at Burgess Recreation Center
at 700 Alma Street, Menlo Park, CA. Cost: Free admission.
MURPHYS - Masquerade Gala sponsored by the
Calaveras Unified School District Educational Foundation.
Partygoers are invited to come in costume or evening attire for
the Calaveras Unified School District Educational Foundation
Masquerade Gala. Guests will be treated to a gourmet buffet
dinner, hors d’oeuvres and a night of dancing to live music. The
silent and live auctions offer a chance to bid on wonderful
prizes donated by generous local businesses. Location: Ironstone
Vineyards, 1894 6 Mile Rd. Murphys, CA 95247. Call: (209)
728-1251. Time: 5 to 11 PM. Cost: $65 per person. Purchase
tickets to the gala, contact the Foundation at PO Box 1597 San
Andreas, CA 95249.
firstname.lastname@example.org / calaveras.k12.ca.us
- Pumpkin Patch.
A huge pumpkin patch and train ride are part of the fun in this
3rd annual event that includes train rides, hay rides, a haunted
house, pony rides, thousands of pumpkins and more. Admission
into the pumpkin patch is FREE. Prices for other activities
vary. Location: Irvine Regional Park, 1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange,
CA. Cars are charged $3 parking. irvineparkrailroad.com
ORANGE - Halloween
at the Zoo. See the zoo animals receive treat-filled pumpkins.
Fun crafts, face painting, scavenger hunt and trick-or-treating
for kids age 12 and under makes for a fun way to celebrate
Halloween. First 100 kids in costume receive a free gift.
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $2; age 2 & under free. Parking at
Irvine Regional Park is $5. Location: 1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange,
PACIFIC PALISADES -
and Roman Spirit Exhibit. The Society of Dilettanti takes
delight in sex and the finer things in life at The Getty Villa.
Open Thursday-Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations required,
but admission is free. Parking fee: $10/car. Location:
17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, CA. getty.edu.
PASADENA - Old Town
Haunt. Descend into the basement of the historical Union Savings
Bank Building where mysterious things have happened for over 107
years. Something lives down there -- the basement was sealed
shut for decades but now... Time: 7 p.m. to midnight 12 a.m.
Kids Matinee from Noon to 4 p.m. Cost: $10 - 18.50. Location: 20
N. Raymond @ Colorado, Pasadena, CA. oldtownhaunt.com
SAN DIEGO -
The Boulevard Boo!
Parade and Carnival. This free spooktacular family-friendly event, brought
to you by the College Area Business Improvement District, will
feature a recognized parade followed the carnival. Time:
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Costumes, floats, marching bands and
much more!Location: Clay Park for Carnival.
visit booparade.com call 619.582.1093.
SAN DIEGO - Memory
Walk Fundriaser. Mission Federal Credit Union Memory Walk® 2008
is the Alzheimer’s Association’s and nation’s largest event to
raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and
research programs. Held annually in hundreds of communities
across the country, this inspiring event calls on volunteers of
all ages to become Champions in the fight against Alzheimer’s.
Location: Corner of Park Blvd. and Presidents Way in Balboa
Park, San Diego, CA. Teams form with commitment of funds through
sponsor donations. Call: (800) 272-3900. sanalz.org
SAN DIEGO - Sizzla
Reggae Sound System Stage Show. WorldBeat presents this event
for all ages. Time: 10 a.m. Cost: $20 - 25. Location: World Beat
Center, 2100 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA. Call: (619) 230-1190.
SAN FRANCISCO -
Ball. Sexy and huge, this event, offers a fantasy world of
excess...just perfectly set in a waterfront location where the
world comes to see and experience naughty and fun celebrations
with 6 stages of entertainment. Perry Mann’s Exotic Erotic Ball
and Expo Ball includes a two-day expo on Friday & Sat. The
Expo is an 18+ event, while the Ball is 21+ age restriction.
Admission to the expo is $20. Ball runs from 8PM to 2AM;
Tickets: $59 - 250. Location: Treasure Island, San Francisco,
Hangar #3, San Francisco, Ca. Festival Hotline is: 1 (415)
567-BALL (2255). exoticeroticball.com
SAN MIGUEL - Candlelight tours of at the
Rios-Caledonia Adobe. Ghost stories! Refreshments and candles
provided. Location:700 S Mission St, San Miguel. Call: (805)
467-3357 or email@example.com
SAN PEDRO -
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium's 3rd Annual Halloween event, SEA SCARE
transforms the aquarium into an underwater world of chills,
thrills and gills. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for
children and seniors. Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Location: Cabrillo
Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M White Drive, San Pedro, CA.
Call: (310) 548-7562.
SANTA MARIA -
Dilly Dally Howl-o-ween Parade and Dog Costume Contest.
Categories include best costume, oldest dog, youngest dog, best
howler, and costume look-alike dog & owner with 1st, 2nd & 3rd
place prizes. Don Potter area in Waller Park. Limit 3 dogs per
family; dogs must be on leash and must be at least 4 months old.
Cost: $5 donation per dog suggested. Time: 3 p.m. Location:
Santa Maria, CA.
SANTA PAULA -
Rotary Pumpkin Patch. Acres of pumpkins, a giant sunflower
forest for the kids, towering hay pyramids, hay rides with
historic information about the area, farm animals, pony rides,
mini train rides, face painting, a country store, delicious food
and great entertainment are offered in this community oriented
event held weekends during Halloween season. Time: 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. Cost: $2. Location: 14292 W. Telegraph, Santa Paula, CA
93060. Call: (888) 522-1884. faulknerfarmpumpkinpatch.com
SUNSET BEACH - Spooky
Beach Children's Halloween Party. Haunted House, Bounce House,
Games, Costume Contest at 6:30 p.m. and more! Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free. Location: Sunste Beach Community Center, Sunset
Slim Western Show. Music, comedy and western-style
good times. Time: 7:15 p.m. Cost: $15/person. Location: Diamond
Mountain Casino, Susanville, CA. sourdoughslim.com
Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze at Peltzer Farms. Open daily 9 a.m.
to 8 p.m. Located 6 miles east of 1-15, take Rancho California
Road Exit to Calle Contento. Peltzer Farms, 39925 Calle
Contento, Temecula, CA 92591. Call: (951) 695-1115.
Traditions in Time Christmas Boutique. This annual event is one
of the finest on the West Coast, bringing together more than 25
state wide artists and crafters in an entirely handcrafted show.
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: Free admission. Location:
American Legion Hall, So Main St, Temeplton CA. Call: (805)
Alpine Village Oktoberfest Enjoy live entertainment
with European recording artists, and Direct from Germany bands
in a covered beer garden with a stage, dancing, German foods and
beer on tap. Location: 833 W. Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA.
Call: (310) 323-6520. alpinevillage.net
Halloween Horror Nights. Put on your creepy clothes and head
over to the scariest place in town, Universal. Begins at
7pm. Tickets are available for purchase at
Haunting Stories. Halloween Dance Show is an annual event that
offers great entertainment. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $20 - 25.
Location: Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Dr.,
Vacaville, CA. Call: (707) 449-6217. vpat.net
VENTURA - Haunted Dinner Cruise. Join Island
Packers for a the fright delight. Cruise Ventura Keys with live
music from Catawailers, while dining on carne asada dinner by
Spinnaker Seafood Broiler. Prize for best costume. Time: 7 - 9
p.m. Cost: $32 - 46. Call (805) 642-1393. islandpackers.com
Kinetic Sculpture Race & 5 K Run. This 11th
annual event brings fun to the Ventura Harbor waterfront. Time:
10 a.m. Cost: Free admission to watch. kineticrace.com
WESTMINSTER - Founder’s Day Festival and Parade.
The City of Westminster is hosting the Founder's Day Festival
and Parade on three days from October 24th to 26th in the
Westminster Civic Center. The event will feature a large
carnival, a food court, exciting entertainment and the revival
of the Founder's Day Parade. The parade will be held on
Saturday, October 25th and begins at 9:30 a.m. Location: 8200
Westminster Blvd., Westminster, CA. Cost: Free admission, foods
and rides for a fee. ci.westminster.ca.us
WHITTIER - Whittier
Historic Neighborhood Association. Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00
p.m. Tickets: $15 in advance; $18 on the day of the tour, at
6318 Washington Avenue, Whittier, CA. Sponsor: Whittier
Historic Neighborhood Association, contact: Karen Stoltz, (562)
464-9543. whittierhistoric.org >