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June 2008 Events California

  Saturday, June 21, 2008

 

Featured Events: Car Shows in Pismo Beach and Clear Lake

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CLEAR LAKE Kulture Shock Car Show 3rd Annual event includes classic cars. $1 beers, food, raffles, music and fun. Live band, beer, food and vendors. Cars include 1964 & older, traditional 50s and 60s style hot-rods, customs, gassers and classics. Motorcycles include original, traditional 50s, 60s chopper and bobber styles. Cost to enter car: $20 -25, free admission for qualifying cars. Open to the public, general admission is $5/person; Free/under 5 years. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St., Lakeport, CA. kultureshockcarshow.com

 

PISMO BEACH - The Pismo Beach Classic. The Pismo Beach Classic is a 3 -day fun filled event. Held in beautiful Pismo Beach, California - Pier-side & throughout downtown Pismo Beach.  Central California's finest seaside classic & street rod car show. Now over 23 years old, the attendance is around 100,000 spectators who come from around the globe to see hundreds of classic restorations and street rods. Featured events are a Car Show & Shine, "Cruise Night" when hundreds of cars parade for thousands of spectators who line the streets, Live Entertainment.  "The Hot Rod Bar and Grill" provides the venue for outstanding live entertainment, live Charity Auction, great food, drink and fun! Winery Poker Run, local merchant Poker Walk, Awards and More! 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] / pismobeachclassic.com

 

 

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. sdfair.com

 

FALLBROOK - International Gourd Art Festival - World class gourd artists compete for prizes in this contest and festival that celebrates the farm, music, food, and beautiful gourds. gourdfestival.com

 

IONE - Haunted Preston Castle Overnight Stay - Ghost Trackers Paranormal Research Group in conjunction with the Preston Castle Foundation, are beginning overnight stays. This is NOT like other ghost walks and tours.+ Each overnight is limited to 10-12 people to give you the best experience you ever had!!! Time: 7 pm to noon June 22. Location and address: Preston Castle, Preston Way, Ione, CA 95640. Cost of admission: Online registration is necessary / price is $100.00 per person and includes all-you-can-eat dinner, drinks (water, juice, soda) all night and an ELF EMF meter or a pair of dowsing rods and flashlight to use during your evening. Phone: 408-207-3612. ghost-trackers.org/castletours.htm

LAKEPORT - Kulture Shock Car Show. 3rd Annual car event includes classic cars. $1 beers, food, raffles, music and fun. Live band, beer, food and vendors. Cars include 1964 & older, traditional 50s and 60s style hot-rods, customs, gassers and classics. Motorcycles include original, traditional 50s, 60s chopper and bobber styles. Cost to enter car: $20 -25, free admission for qualifying cars. Open to the public, general admission is $5/person; Free/under 5 years. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St., Lakeport, CA. kultureshockcarshow.com

 

LOMPOC - Village Days. Mission La Purisima Concepcion celebrates the past with re-enactments of
traditional skills and crafts brought to La Purisima Mission by the Chumash Indians. Grinding acorns, shaping tule dolls,  making baskets, building tule houses, making stone and shell beads, arrow making and playing Chumash games are some activities. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Highway 246 near Lompoc. lapurisimamission.org

 

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. sonoma-marinfair.org.

 

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. companycballet.org

 

OLYMPIC VILLAGE - 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.  visitsquawcreek.com.

 

PISMO BEACH - The Pismo Beach Classic. Annual Classic Car Show. 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] / pismobeachclassic.com

PLYMOUTH - Daylily Days - Celebrate a flower that's known as one of the easiest plants to grow, with food, music, cooking and planting demonstrations, informational booths, idea gardens, and more. Location: Amador Flower Farm, 22001 Shenandoah School Rd., Plymouth, CA. Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: Free admission. Call: (209) 245-6660. amadorflowerfarm.com

 

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. placercountyfair.org

 

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA - Antique Fair along Mariposa Street in the downtown area is sponsored by San Juan Bautista Antique Committee.  Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: San Juan Bautista, CA. Call: (831) 623-4491.  san-juan-bautista.ca.us

 

SANTA CRUZ - Pro-Am Beach Soccer Championships. 125 amateur and pro teams, including members of the U.S. Men's National team, compete. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Location: Main Beach, 400 Beach St., Santa Cruz, CA. Cost: Free to watch. Call: (831) 426-7433. proambeachsoccerusa.com

 

SONORA - Certified Farmer's Market. Includes John Watson as featured entertainment. Fresh produce, crafts and live entertainment. Location: Theall and Stewart St., Sonora, CA. Time: 7:30 - 11:30 a.m. Call: (209) 532-7735. sonoraca.com

 

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. sanjoaquinfair.com

 

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 show (Sunday) with lumberjack activities such as axe-throwing and bucking. Time: Saturday 9 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sunday  9 a.m.–6 p.m. Cost: Logging show admission $5. Location: West Side Memorial Park, Tuolumne, CA Call: (209) 928-4548. lumber-jubilee.com

YUCAIPA - Bluegrass on the Green with  O'Brien Family Band & Riley's Mountaineers - Concert fundraiser for Kids with Cancer. Entertainment begins at 2 p.m., concert starts at 5 p.m. $20/adult; $10/child. Call (818) 249-1105. desigeestmanfoundation.org

 

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