Farmers Market. This weekly event at
Downtown Brea features the finest, farm fresh
fruits, vegetables, flowers, and includes
crafts, too. Time: 4 to 8 p.m. Cost: Free to
attend. Location: Birch Street, Downtown Brea,
BEACH - Surf City Nights. Outdoor street
fair & farmer's market. Time: 5 to 9 p.m. Cost:
Free. Location: 200 Main Street, Huntington
Beach, CA. hbdowntown.com
Fall Apple Harvest. A San
Diego tradition, the Annual Julian Fall Apple
Harvest runs through November 15. This year, the
Apple Harvest celebrates its 100th birthday as
thousands of visitors venture to this historic
East County mining town, nestled in the Cuyamaca
Mountains, to sample fresh crisp apples,
homemade apple pies and ciders. Visitors can
also enjoy acres of colorful fall foliage,
charming bed and breakfast inns, art shows,
quaint antique shops and live entertainment.
ORANGE- Irvine Park Railroad
Pumpkin Patch. Fun for all ages, but
designed for kids. Ride the train, play carnival
games, hay rides, maze, haunted house, and
pumpkins. Pumpkin Patch time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: No admission, parking fee at Irvine
Regional Park is $3 weekday, $5 weekend.
Location: 1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange, CA.
PALO ALTO -
Great Glass Pumpkin Patch. Marvel at over
8,000 beautiful glass pumpkins hand made by
artists. The items can be looked at on Sept. 29
and 30, Oct. 1 and 2, and are available for
purchase on Oct. 3 & 4. Time: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: Free admission. Location:
Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303.
The facility is wheelchair accessible. Directions:
Take Caltrain to the Palo Alto station, catch Valley Transit
Authority (VTA) bus 35 or 86. Buses stop
within one to two blocks of the Center. Free parking is
located at the Center and on the street. Call:
Palo Alto Art Center (650) 329-2366 or Bay Area Glass
Institute (408) 993-2244; greatglasspumpkinpatch.com.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO -
Our Land, Our People, Our Mission Art Exhibit.
Annual event features original art exhibition
and art sale with proceeds benefiting the
mission. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily. Cost:
SANTA ANA -
Discovery Science Center.
Discovery Science Center celebrates preschoolers
during the entire month of September with a new
4-D movie - Turtle Vision. Meet Smokey Bear and
enjoy Smokey Bear Story Time! Then explore
Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home, a
new, hands-on exhibit all about recycling and
conservation. Call 714-913-5030 to plan your
group visit today! Time: 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Regular admission & exhibits go all day from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Address: 2500 N. Main
Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705. Phone: (714)