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June 2008 Events California

  Saturday, June 7, 2008


ARCATA -North Coast Open Studios - Meet over 150 artists in their studios and experience the creative process firsthand at this annual event. Many of the artists' studios are located in unique and interesting spaces—from historic buildings in Old Town Eureka, to rustic settings with beautiful gardens along the coast and in the redwoods. Weekend events will be held in Manila, Freshwater, Indianola, Bayside, Arcata, Blue Lake, McKinleyville, Dows Prairie, Fieldbrook, Westhaven, Trinidad, Orick and Willow Creek. Time: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Cost: Free. Call: (707) 616-6726.


BODEGA - Artisans Co-op Art Demonstration. Basket making with Dorothy Stone-Inouye is featured at the artist gallery, a cooperative of over 40 artists who sell their products in the storefront in Bodega. Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: 17135-A Bodega Highway
Bodega, CA. Cost: Free.  Call: (707) 876-9830.


BURLINGAME - Art in the Park. The 38th Annual Art in the Park is set to take place June 7-8 in downtown Burlingame. Location: Downtown Burlingame at the corner of Carolan and Burlingame avenues. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The two-day festival features arts and crafts galore, a wide variety of enticing food, beer and wine, live entertainment and children’s activities. This year’s Youth Activities Corner, presented by the Burlingame Youth Advisory Committee, will feature a “Keeping it Green Theme.” Enjoy kid-friendly booths including wax hands and sand art, large group games and activities, and family entertainment presented by Cotton Candy Express & Friends. Family event features art and crafts, food and drink, live music, children’s entertainment and activities. More than 100 talented artists and craftspeople will help celebrate the 38th Annual Art in the Park Festival during a weekend of fun for the entire family. The two-day festival features arts and crafts galore, a wide variety of enticing food, beer and wine, live entertainment and children’s activities.  Sponsored by the Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department, the 38th Annual Art in the Park will be held at Washington Park, located at the corner of Carolan and Burlingame avenues in Burlingame on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

This year’s Youth Activities Corner, presented by the Burlingame Youth Advisory Committee, will feature a “Keeping it Green Theme.” Enjoy kid-friendly booths including wax hands and sand art, large group games and activities, and family entertainment presented by Cotton Candy Express & Friends.

The Main Stage entertainment, sponsored by Re-Bath of the Bay Area, will showcase a variety of exciting live music sure to please the crowd including Majestic Swing and the Tom Petty Tribute band, The Refugees. Rounding out this fun-filled event you’ll find fabulous arts and crafts, a Beer, Wine and Beverage Garden, presented by Burlingame Rotary & Lion’s Clubs, as well as delectable food presented by local service groups and professional food vendors.

Entertainment Schedule

Main Stage Entertainment (Sponsored by Re-Bath of the Bay Area; Safe-Bath)

Saturday, June 7th

10:30 a.m.

Brian Wachhorst, acoustic

12:30 p.m.

Oscar Reynolds (Andes Pan Flute)

3:30 p.m.

The Refugees (Tom Petty Tribute)

38th Annual Art in The Park Sponsors:
Stage Sponsor
* Re-Bath
Diamond Sponsors
* Allied Waste Services
* Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department
* Rotary Club of Burlingame
* The City of Burlingame
* Armstrong Installation Service
* Danmer Custom Shutters
* San Mateo County Times
Emerald Sponsors
* American Laser Centers
* Marriott’s Timber Lodge
* Provident Credit Union
* El Dorado Ranch, R-Mac and Associates, Inc.
* Renewal by Andersen
* Shell Vacations Club
* The Gutter Shutter Company
Media Sponsor
* Daily Journal
Non-Profit and Specialty Information Partners
* Allied Waste Services
* Burlingame High School Alumni Association
* Burlingame Historical Society
* Burlingame Mason Lodge
* Burlingame Police Department
* Central County Fire
* City of Burlingame Community Development Department
* City of Burlingame Public Works
* Friends of Mills Canyon
* Homeless Cat Network
* Learning Links Preschool
* Peninsula Humane Society
* Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance
* Trinity Lutheran Church
Attendees are encouraged to take mass transit, including Caltrain, which is conveniently located across the street from Washington Park. No pets allowed. For more information, contact Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department at (650) 558-7300 or Pacific Fine Arts at (209) 296-1195 or


CLOVERDALE - Cloverdale Sculpture Exhibit. 6th annual event includes an outdoor juried sculpture exhibit in downtown Cloverdale through October 1. Downtown plaza is transformed into a sculpture garden featuring sculptors from across the nation. Location: Cloverdale Plaza, Cloverdale, CA. Cost: Free. Call: (707) 894-4410.


CORONA -  Koroneburg European Old World Festival. Southern California's Only Permanent Renaissance Village! Visitors to this 1450-1600 European Village enjoy jugglers, music, jousting, battles and entertainment for the entire family.  Runs weekends through June 15, 2008. Time: 11 to 7 p.m. Cost: $18 adult (coupons on website). Location: Crossroads, Crossroads Riverview Park, 14600 River Rd, Corona, CA 92880


FERNDALE - Pet Parade. Children 12 and younger parade costumed pets down Main Street to Firemen's Park for prizes at 10:30 a.m. Call: (707) 786-4477.


LAKE ARROWHEAD - Woodies on the Lake. 17th annual event in the Village. Call: (714) 545-8682 or [email protected] (714) 227-1379 (cell does not work well in Lake Arrowhead)


LOS OLIVOS - Los Olivos Jazz & Olive Festival. Wine & food tasting, live jazz bands, contests and more. Lavinia Campbell Park, downtown Los Olivos, CA. Call: 1 to 4:30pm, Cost: $35 adult; $10 child. Call: (805) 325-2345.


SAN JOSE -  Doll, Bear & Collectibles Show and Sale includes teddy bears, toys, antique & modern dolls, books, doll-making supplies, accessories and collectibles. Appraisals will be available, too. Time: 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. Cost: $6 adult; $2 child 6–12; Free under age 6. Location: Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road (at Highway 101), San Jose, California. Call: (415) 383-2252.


SACRAMENTO - Western States Horse Expo. Exciting annual event includes 7-All Around Stock Horse Championship, Mane Market Mall, The Ranch, Equine Dream Art Show and much more thru 8th. Location: Cal Expo Fairgrounds, Sacramento, California. Call: (800)352-2411.


SAN FRANCISCO - Civil War Days. Re-enactment of civil war battles, music and food. Event is 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.; battle at 12:30 p.m. Location: Angel Island State Park, Camp Reynolds, Angel Island, San Francisco Bay, CA. Cost: Free (cost of ferry to Angel Island varies according to embarkation point. military history of Angel Island and the San Francisco Bay, cannons and muskets boom as "Confederate" vessels make passes along the western shore of the island and engage "Union" artillery forces on land in a mock skirmish. Camp Reynolds circa 1863 comes alive as reenactors portray Company B, 3rd U.S. Artillery.  Call: (415) 435-5390.


SANTA BARBARA - Big Dog Parade and Canine Festival. Annual event is something to howl about. Time: 9:30am and the Canine Festival at 10:30am. (subject to change) or call (805)9638727 x1398.

SANTA ROSA -  Beerfest - More than 35 of the finest Northern California microbreweries will be pouring, matched with an equal number of e gourmet treats. Time: 1 to 5 p.m. Cost: $40. Location: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Hwy. 101, Santa Rosa, CA. Call: (707) 887-7031.

- Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival. This annual event celebrates the valley's presence to let your spirits soar. Mass dawn balloon launches are fleeting, so spectators are encouraged to arrive by 6 a.m. to witness the spectacle. Free tethered rides are available after the massive launch while weather permits. Hot Air Balloon Flights are approx. $200 and reservations are required. For more information visit or call (951) 676-6713. The three day celebration includes music, food sampling, wine sampling and other enjoyment. The event is free but admission to the food and festival special events are fee-based.

TEMPLETON - Kids Sunflower Planting Workshop at Jack Creek Farms. Free workshop includes a cup, soil, plant marker and sunflower seeds. Children will learn about the lifecycle and care of sunflower plants in a hands-on workshop. Kids will take their planted seed home with them to plant in their family’s yard or garden. No charge to children under age 12.  Time: 11 a.m. Location: 5000 Highway 46 West, Templeton, CA. Call: (805) 238-3799 Home Office; (805) 239-1915 Farm store during business hours.


WEST HOLLYWOOD - Gay Pride Festival (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender Pride Festival), weekend event includes Saturday festival entertainment, with Sunday feature the annual Gay Parade West Hollywood.  Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender Pride Festival. Time: Noon to Midnight.


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