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September 2008 Event Calendar Calfiornia


Sunday, September 14, 2008


CARMEL - 17th Annual NatureSweet Carmel TomatoFest®  Hot Tomato Night" Dinner & Dance at Quail Lodge Resort Ballroom. This a highlight of the Carmel TomatoFest. The dinner/dance at Quail Lodge Resort, with delicious cuisine created by an honored Celebrity Chef,  musical entertainment and surprise guests is limited to 100 persons. - Cost: $150. Tickets: Call: 1-800-965-4827. Location: Quail Lodge Resort, 8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel, CA 93923

OAKLEY - Oakley Almond Festival. Annual event now in its 19th year, Oakley Parade launches a festive weekend at 9 a.m; Carnival, Car Show, Cook-off  and other activities and events will be held at O'Hara Park, O'Hara Ave & Cypress, Oakley, CA 9456.Other events include Sports on the Delta & Boat Show, Diaper Derby and more! Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission.

PLEASANTON - Firehouse Fling. BBQ, carnival, petting zoo, pie eating contest, cake walk, arts & crafts, sack races and more. Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: Admission is free, food and rides for a fee. Location: Wayside Park (corner of First and Neal), Pleasanton, CA. (925) 846-1007.

POMONA - Los Angeles County Fair. Full of city-fied fun. Horseracing, too. (Jaguares, one of Mexico's hottest bands, will appear at 8 p.m. Ticket: $19.50 - 100). Location: Fairplex at Pomona Fairgrounds. Open daily, runs through September 28, 2008.

SAN DIEGO  - Ranchita Rocks. Benefit concert in San Diego's back country is a music festival raising money to stop construction of a 100-mile power line through a park area. Yonder Mountain String Band, Cubensis and many more. Cost: $80/day, $135/3 day pass. Location: 36255 Grapevine Canyon Road, Ranchita, CA.

SAN FRANCISCO  - Fall Home Show. Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: $10; Free 16 and under. Location: Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave., Daly City, CA.