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July 2008 Events California

  Sunday, July 27, 2008


COSTA MESA - Orange County Fair Say Cheese. Enjoy one of the most popular urban fairs in the U.S. Pig races are an annual treat, carnival rides, food, fun, and loads of live entertainment and fun for the entire family.  Runs through Aug. 3, 2008 (closed Mondays).  Tickets: $5 - 10, kids under free 5 free. Location: 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA. Call: (714) 708-1500. ocfair.

DEL MAR - Professional Bull Riding. Professional Bull Riders, Inc., was founded in 1992 by 20 accomplished bull riders who wanted to make bull riding — rodeo's most popular event — into a stand-alone sport. More than 700 bull riders from the U. S., Canada, Brazil and Australia hold PBR memberships. Tickets usually go on sale about three months prior to the event. Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA. Call: (858) 755-1161. or

HUNTINGTON BEACH - US OPEN of Surfing and Beach Games. A festive, youthful atmosphere greets vacationers to this annual outdoor extravaganza of sports such as surfing, skateboard, bmx, fmx and interactive village games for guests. Cost: Free admission. Open: daily till about 5 p.m.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - S3 Supergirl Jam. Held in Huntington Beach July 25-27, the event features outdoor sports competitions for girls only. Location: south of the Huntington Beach Pier, Huntington Beach, Cal. Times:  Friday, July 25, 2008 – 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, July 26, 2008 – 11:00a.m. -5:00 p.m.; Sunday, July 27, 2008 – 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Cost: Free.

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.

MOSS LANDING - Moss Landing Antique Street Faire.38th Annual Outdoor Antique Street Faire with over 200 vendors of antiques and collectibles from all over the West Coast, this event is located in the historic fishing village of Moss Landing, Ca 1/2 way between Monterey and Santa Cruz on state highway 1. There are many food booths, breakfast starts at 7am, and lunch at 11am. Cost: $5 person. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call: (831)633-4501 or (831)663-9780.

OXNARD -  Oxnard Salsa Festival. The 15th Annual Salsa event is the HOTTEST summer event with spicy foods and sizzling entertainment.  Presented by the Oxnard Downtowners, this award-winning festival features the region’s top salsa bands, non-stop salsa dancing, vendor marketplace shopping, Kids Korner attractions, a Salsa Tasting Tent, international foods, a salsa recipe contest, and the “Salsa with our Local Stars” Dance Contest & Charity Fundraiser. The Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days. Location: Plaza Park, Fifth & B Streets in downtown Oxnard, CA. Admission and parking are FREE. Pets and coolers are not permitted. For Festival info call (805) 247-0197.

POWAY - Left 4 Dead Upbeat Rock‘n Roll. Target Summer Concert in the Park Series is sponsored by the City of Poway, Target Stores, and Marrokal Construction.  Bring a blanket or chair, and a picnic dinner, and head out to Lake Poway and Old Poway Park for some great summer fun. The FREE concerts are on Sundays, from June 22 through August 17 (except July 6), Time: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Location: 14644 Lake Poway Road, Poway, CA. Call (858) 668-4771.

TWAIN HARTE - Twain Harte Summer Arts & Wine Festival. The 31st Annual event in the Central Sierra village of Twain Harte becomes the center of creativity, music and fun. Twain Harte Summer Arts & Wine Festival includes talented craft and graphic artists & continuous live entertainment. Starting at the Twain Harte Arch (Joaquin Gully Rd) and turning down Cedar Drive, nearly 100 high caliber artists will display and sell their fine wares. Cool Vintage Car Show in Twain Harte Center (La Morenita parking lot). Time: 10am to 6pm Saturday; 10am to 5pm Sunday. Co-sponsored by Twain Harte Chamber of Commerce: (209) 586-4482. Free Admission. Event info, call (209) 533-3473.


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