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August 2008 California Events

  Thursday, August 7, 2008

 

FERNDALE - Humboldt County Fair.112th Annual Humboldt County Fair. Horse races, mule races, sheep dog trials, livestock, carnival rides, arts & handicrafts, food, floriculture and much more! Founded in 1896, this is the oldest uninterrupted county fair in California. Runs through Aug. 17. Call: (707) 786-9511. humboldtcountyfair.org

FALLBROOK - Glass Art Show. Fallbrook's annual event featuring a world of glass art is held at the Fallbrook Art Center. Location: 103 South Main at Alvarado, Fallbrook California. 92028. Admission $5/person. Hours: M-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call: (760) 728-1414. fallbrookart.org

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.) ci.fullerton.ca.us

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

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 crudités 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.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Art and Craft Show. Art and Craft Event featuring painters, metal sculptors, jewelers, clothiers, potters and more.Event goes through Aug 10. Location: American Legion, Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA. Hours: Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call: (209) 293-1294.


 

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