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August 2008 California Events

  Friday, August 8, 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

HOLLISTER - Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival. Since 1994 this quality showcase of bluegrass talent has showcased top artists along with crafts, vendors, foods and more. Runs through August 10. Time: Starts at 3 p.m. Location: Bolado Park, 6100 Airline Highway, Hollister, CA. Call: (408) 241-5920.

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

LONG BEACH - Long Beach Jazz Festival. 20 year old event features variety of top jazz musicians. Runs through Aug 10, 2008. Since 1988, featuring a wealth of contemporary and traditional performances by a host of internationally renown jazz artists. Between performances stroll the aisles of the international marketplace where 100 vendors present their multiethnic cuisines and arts. Location: Rainbow Lagoon Park, Shoreline Drive and Linden Avenue, Long Beach, CA. Call: (562) 424-0013

MORRO BAY - Embarcadero Art Walk. Spend an enjoyable evening touring the many Art Galleries along the waterfront on the Embarcadero in beautiful Morro Bay. Sample great food and wine and converse with the artists. Takes place The Second Friday of every month. Time:5 to 8 p.m. Admission: Free. Location: Waterfront, 1100 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA. Call: (805) 772-1068. morrobay.org

SAN MATEO - San Mateo County Fair and Bay Meadows Thoroughbred Horse Racing. Contests, carnival, livestock, crafts, home arts and animal competitions, top musical acts, petting zoo and pig racing are but a few of the attractions and events at this popular bay area fair. Cost: $10 (approx.) to free for kids 5 and under. Time: Noon to 11 p.m. most days. Check web site for details. Location: San Mateo County Fair, 2495 S. Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA 94403. Call: 650-574-3247. sanmateocountyfair.com

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.

SUNLAND - TUJUNGA - Watermelon Festival. Since 1962, an old time family festival with a truck load of watermelons, petting zoo, rides and games, entertainment and activities, plus vendors, crafts, entertainment kids activities and live music. Through Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008. Location: Sunland Park Recreation Center, 8651 Foothill Boulevard, Sunland, CA 91342. Time: Fri. 4  p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Sat-Sun. 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: Free. Call: (818) 352-1993

UKIAH - August Fair. Family fun with food, music, children's activities, games and food booths. Location: Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, 1055 North State Street, Ukiah, CA. Call: (707) 462-3247


August Fair
Aug 08, 2008 - Aug 10, 2008
Ukiah, CA 95418
Family fun with food, music, childrens activities, games and more.

Scrapbook Expo
Aug 08, 2008 - Aug 09, 2008
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Demonstrations, educational, manufacturer sponsored workshops and more.

Sunland-Tujunga Watermelon Festival
Aug 08, 2008 - Aug 10, 2008
Sunland, CA 91342
Since 1962, an old time family festival with a truck load of watermelons, petting zoo, rides and games, entertainment and activities.

Long Beach Jazz Festival
Aug 08, 2008 - Aug 10, 2008
Long Beach, CA 90888
Since 1988, featuring a wealth of contemporary and traditional performances by a host of internationally renown jazz artists. Between performances…
24,000 Attendees

Mammoth Lakes Fine Arts Festival
Aug 08, 2008 - Aug 10, 2008
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Since 1971, over 150 arts and crafts booths, food and entertainment.
30,000 Attendees

Gem Faire
Aug 08, 2008 - Aug 10, 2008
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Since 1990, features over 50 international exhibitors featuring gems, jewelry, beads, fossils, minerals, crystals, metaphysical, tools, collectibles,…

Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival
Aug 08, 2008 - Aug 10, 2008
Hollister, CA 95023
Since 1994. This festival's motto is "friends and family making music for friends and family". This is a high quality showcase of bluegrass talent…
 
Morro Bay Embarcadero Art Walk
Aug 08, 2008
Morro Bay, CA 93442
Spend an enjoyable evening touring the many Art Galleries along the waterfront on the Embarcadero in beautiful Morro Bay. Sample great food and wine…
 
Nancy Jo Doll Show
Aug 08, 2008
Vallejo, CA 94589
Antique and and collectible dolls, and outfits are on display along with exhibitors providing restoration tools and assistance.

The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival
Aug 08, 2008 - Aug 10, 2008
Tres Pinos, CA 95075
The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival is “friends and family making music for friends and family.” It is designed to be a high quality showcase…

LA Angels of Anaheim vs. New York Yankees
Aug 08, 2008
Anaheim, CA 92806
Major League Baseball game.

San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Aug 08, 2008
San Francisco, CA 94107
Major League Baseball game.


High Desert Mavericks vs. Inland Empire 66ers
Aug 08, 2008
Adelanto, CA 92301
Class A Minor League Baseball

Modesto Nuts vs. Bakersfield Blaze
Aug 08, 2008
Modesto, CA 95351
Class A Minor League Baseball Game


Stockton Ports vs. Visalia Oaks
Aug 08, 2008
Stockton, CA 95208
Minor League Baseball game (Class A)


 

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