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April 2008 Events Calendar California

 

  Thursday, April 24, 2008

 

AUBURN -  Auburn Rodeo Weekend. Pro-am Jackpot Barrel Racing is held at 5 p.m. at Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn, CA.  Admission is free.  Auburn, CA. Call: (530) 889-BUCK.  auburnrodeo.com

 

COSTA MESA - Farmer's Market with fresh fruits, vegetables and food items. Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Location: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, Ca. Cost: Free. Sponsored by the Orange County Farm Bureau, Call: (714) 573-0374. orange.cfbf.com

 

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

 

NEWPORT BEACH - Home Show & Boutique - Design trends and techniques are on view in the new Coastal Elegance style home. Open Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 to 5 pm, with evening hours until 9 pm on Thursdays, the event runs through May 18, 2008. Free parking and shuttle at Mariner’s Church, 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine (Tuesday-Saturday) and Tarbut V’ Torah, 5 Federation Way, Irvine (Sundays). Proceeds benefit Philharmonic Youth Music Education. Cost: $30/presale - $45/unlimited. Information and tickets at www.philharmonicHouseofDesign.org or call 714-840-7542.

 

OAKLAND - Mingus Big Band. The all-star Mingus Big Band explores and celebrates the musical legacy of its namesake, composer/bassist Charles Mingus, who died in 1979. Their performance at Yoshi’s coincides with Mingus’s 86th birthday (b. April 22, 1922). Time & price: 8pm $20; 10pm $12. Location: Jack London Square, 510 Embarcadero West between Washington and Clay Streets, Oakland, CA. Call: (510) 238-9200. yoshis.com

 

SAN FRANCISCO -  Marcus Miller CD Release w/ DJ Logic at Yoshi's Jazz House & Restaurant.  Time & price: 8pm $$28-$36; April 24, 8 & 10 p.m., Fri., April 25, 8 & 10 p.m., Sat., April 26, 8 & 10 p.m. and Sun., April 27, 7 & 9 p.m. Location: Yoshis, 1330 Fillmore at Eddy on the ground floor of the Fillmore Heritage Center, San Francisco, CA. Call: (415) 655-5600  sf.yoshis.com

 

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - Band - Leon Redbone at The Coach House. Price: $25. Time: 8 p.m. Location: 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA. Call: (949) 496-8930. thecoachhouse.com

 

SUNSET STRIP - Detour Live at House of Blues. Time: 7:30 p.m. genre : Jam Rock. Cost: $20, 18+. Location: 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069. Call: (323) 848-5100. hob.com

 

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