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August 2008 California Events


Thursday, August 28, 2008


FULLERTON - Fullerton Downtown Farmers Market. The Market offers farm fresh produce, food, kids activities (nominal fee), live entertainment (6:30-8:30 pm), and a beer & wine garden. Event cost is free. Runs every Thursday through October 16, 2008. Time: 4 to 8:30 p.m. Location: 121 E. Wilshire Ave. , Fullerton , Ca 92832 (between Harbor Blvd & Pomona Ave.)

HUNTINGTON BEACH - Cool Summer Nights at Shipley Nature Center. Juana Mueller will answer the question, "What happened to the pond?" Ideal for kids, adults and families. Lecture begins at 6 p.m. Location: Central Park, Golden West Street between Central Library Drive and Slater, Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free.

LAKEPORT - Lake County Fair Location: Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St,, Lakeport, CA. Call: (707) 263-5092.
NEWPORT BEACH - Summer Sunset Cocktail Cruises.  Hornblower’s New Summer Sunset Cocktail Cruises! Held every Thursday through September 4, Hornblower is celebrating summer by introducing our New Summer Sunset Cocktail Cruises! You’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the sunset from the deck of a Hornblower yacht and a front row seat to view the sailboat races. Hornblower’s two-hour Cocktail Cruise features complimentary appetizers, drink specials and amazing views. The appetizer menu varies but may include favorites such as, chips and salsa, fresh garden cruditĂ©s with herbed ranch dressing, Jamaican seasoned beef skewers with mango-pineapple salsa, firecracker chicken with chili cream, and vegetable spring rolls with ginger plum sauce. Tickets are $28 per person plus tax. Boarding begins at 6:00pm and cruises from 6:30pm- 8:30pm. The cruise is open to the public and reservations are required. Location: 2431 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA. Call: (949) 646-0155.

SAN CLEMENTE - Art Walk. Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Downtown San Clemente, California. Cost: Free.

SAN JOSE - A Taste of Paso Wines. 30 Paso Robles wineries, including winemakers and proprietors, will visit Silicon Valley to pour their premium Paso wines paired with appetizers prepared by Il Fornaio Restaurant. Silent Auction to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation®. Trade & Media Tasting, 1:30-4:30 p.m. General Public Tasting, 5:30-8:00 p.m. Event location: Sainte Claire Hotel, 302 South Market Street, San Jose, CA. Limited number of tasting tickets available. $75. Purchase tickets at:, email [email protected] or call 831-334-0606.