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June 2008 Events California

  Friday, June 20, 2008


DEL MAR - San Diego County Fair - Summer of Sports is the theme for the fifth largest fair in North America.  The San Diego County Fair features the largest midway in the region and top-name performing artists on the grandstand stage, while maintaining its traditional county fair attractions including: Livestock, Home & Hobby, Woodworking, an award-winning Flower Show, great rides and a variety of food and commercial concessions. "Summer of Sports" will celebrate a wide variety of sports at all levels, from youth to professional. Fair runs through July 6, 2008.  Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, California.


OAKLAND - Oakland Dance Festival. Oakland and Bay Area dance companies share a performance series. Participating troupes include Company C Contemporary Ballet. Location: Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, 1428 Alice St., Oakland, CA. Call: (925) 708-0752.

- Father’s Day Golf Package.  AAA Four-Diamond Resort at Squaw Creek features Father’s Day Weekend Room, Round and Al Fresco Dining Package.  One night in a Deluxe Guestroom for two; One round of golf on the scenic, par-71 Robert Trent Jones, Jr. links-style course (per person, limit two); Lunch for two at the Oasis Pool Bar and Grille (credit up to $25 per person). Location: 400 Squaw Creek Road. Olympic Village, CA. Cost: $399 per room, per night for two people. Call: 800.401.9501.


PALM SPRINGS - Palm Springs Restaurant Week. The inaugural Palm Springs Restaurant Week spotlights the desert oasis as a premier culinary destination. Organized by Palm Springs Restaurant Association, the six-day event provides local foodies and visitors alike the opportunity to savor extraordinary three-course, prix fixe menus from more than 40 participating restaurants for $26 to $36 per person depending on the restaurant (beverage, tax and gratuity not included). List of restaurants available on web site. Reservations recommended.


PETALUMA - 2008 Sonoma-Marin Fair. Sustainable Agriculture Showcase, World’s Ugliest Dog Contest and Lucha Libre wrestling, wine garden, musical acts and Destruction Derby are some of this fair's top draws. There was even scandal when someone tried to rig the online voting results of the Ugliest Dog contest. This year should be equally intriguing, and exciting. Cost: $15 (approx.) one price admission includes carnival rides. - Free under 3 years of age. Location: 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma, CA. Time: Noon to midnight daily.  The fair runs through June 22. Call: (707) 283-3247.


PISMO BEACH - The Pismo Beach Classic. Cars show annual event. No admission charge for spectators to the show. Hours: Friday / Saturday 9 am- 10 PM, Sunday 9am - 5pm. Space is Limited for car entries. Contact Just Cruzin Productions at (866) 450 - 7469; email [email protected] /


ROSEVILLE - Placer County Fair. Enjoy a carnival, food booths, livestock exhibitions, arts & crafts, live entertainment and fun fro the entire family. Time: Thursday 5 - 11 pm; Friday Noon - Midnight; Saturday Noon - Midnight; Sunday Noon - 11pm. Tickets $3 - 7 (under 5 free). Call: (916) 786-2023.
Location: 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA.


STOCKTON - San Joaquin Fair.  The annual event will include games, livestock, produce, concerts, entertainment , contests, food vendors, a carnival and much more. Cost: $8/adult; $5/age 6-12; Free under 6 years. $25/carnival ride wrist band. Location:  San Joaquin Fairgrounds, 1658 South Airport Way, Stockton, California 95206. Phone: (209) 466-5041.


TUOLUMNE -  Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee. A parade (Saturday), carnival, tug of war, and Bull of the Woods contest in which two contestants battle each other to stay on a log, crafts fair and pro logging


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