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November 4, 2007 Events in California


Sunday, November 4, 2007 Events in California in early November offer concerts, festivals and tours celebrating the cultural heritage and history of California.


Sunday's events show you what California's all's a little bit country (Cattle Call Fiesta), it's all about the chili (Creston Chili Cook Off) and it's a lot of Hope and joy (City of Hope fundraiser in San Diego).  Get yourself out there to share some kinship, sample some foods, and listen to live music.



November 2007 Calendar Events



BRAWLEY - The 2007 Cattle Call Fiesta Cultura sponsored by the Brawley Chamber of Commerce features the finest traditional Mexican foods in a fiesta atmosphere. The aroma of Mexican "antojitos" specialties will fill the air; fresh cooked tamales, menudo, fish tacos, carne asada and much more.  There will be entertainment throughout the day that will feature a variety of music and dancers. There will be piƱatas, games and plenty of other activities for the children to participate with. Prizes and prize money will be awarded for best Salsa, cultural food, booth decoration, and jalapeno eating contests. Come and bring the kids for a day of good food and lots of fun! Location: Mariachi Mass Celebration at Plaza Park, Brawley, CA. Time: 9 am.

CRESTON - Creston Chili Cook-off. 3rd Annual Creston Chili Cook-off at the Creston Community Garden (take Hwy 41 to Hwy 229). Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for kids; includes cornbread. Celebrity judges! Beer and wine $3 a glass. Sponsored by the Creston Women’s Club. All profits go to scholarship fund. Purchase tickets at EOS Winery, at the Creston Country Store, day of, or call Victoria at 226-7486.


LOS ANGELES - Intertribal Arts Marketplace. Head to Griffith Park for Southern California’s largest Native American art sale! More than 100 Native artists will display their pottery, jewelry, sculpture, paintings, mixed-media artwork, weavings, beadwork, woodcarvings, and cultural items. See performances by Native dancers and musicians and enjoy a variety of foods. The Autry Museum Store will be open during Intertribal Arts Marketplace hours. $12 Adults / $8 seniors, students, and children 10 and over / Free for children under 10. Time: 10 am–5 pm. Location: Adjacent to Autry National Center,   4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA.


MONO COUNTY - Fall Foliage season. It lasts approx. 8 weeks through early November and is one of the world's most colorful displays of leaves changing color. Photos & information.


SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Harvest Festival.  Costumed vendors sell handcrafted items such as glass bowls and vases, jewelry and art. Treasures that you won't find elsewhere make your holiday or personal gift buying a cinch. Time: Friday 10am -7pm, Saturday 10am -7pm, Sunday 10am -5pm. Cost: Adults: $8, Seniors (62+) $7, Youth (13-17) $4; 12 & Under Free. Tickets valid for re-entry all weekend. Location: Concourse Exhibition Hall, 635 8th Street , San Francisco, Ca. Call: (415) 447-3205 or visit for tickets.

SAN DIEGO - City of Hope Wine and Food Festival.  Sixth annual event benefits cancer research and treatment programs in a treat for San Diego foodies and oenophiles. City of Hope , a leading research and treatment institution for cancer and other life-threatening diseases, features Women’s Council of San Diego County’s Wine and Food Festival. Attendees will enjoy a variety of wines from regional vineyards and savor foods from top area restaurants like Epazote's, The Fish Market, Sbicca , Il Fornaio and Pacifica Del Mar. Location: Del Mar Plaza, 1555 Camino Del Mar in Del Mar, Calif. Time: 3 – 6 p.m. Call: City of Hope at 858-452-6846. Advance tickets are $55, or $65 at the door.


SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Ghost Hunt is a walking tour event that visits some of San Francisco's most notorious haunted places. The tour walks a mile on tree lined streets in a safe quiet neighborhood with beautiful historic Victorian architecture. There is one moderate hill, the pace is easy and the views are spectacular. Departing year-round, rain or starshine, from an authentic restored Victorian, the magnificent Queen Anne Hotel, 1590 Sutter, on the corner of Sutter and Octavia. Cost: $20/person. $10/under 16. Kids under 8 not recommended. Reservations not required. Walk is approx. one mile. Dress warm. Time: Begins at 7pm, ends close to 10pm and operates seven nights a week. Call: (415) 922-5590.


YUBA CITY - Sikh Parade. 28th annual parade is part of a weekend celebration. The parade spans a four mile route through the streets of Yuba City. It begins at 11 a.m. Sikh Temple Gurdwara, 2468 Tierra Buena Road, Yuba City, CA Call: 530-673-9918