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September 2008 Event Calendar California


Thursday, September 25, 2008


FULLERTON - Fullerton Downtown Farmers Market. The Market offers farm fresh produce, food, kids activities (nominal fee), live entertainment (6:30-8:30 pm), and a beer & wine garden. Event cost is free. Runs every Thursday through October 16, 2008. Time: 4 to 8:30 p.m. Location: 121 E. Wilshire Ave. , Fullerton , Ca 92832 (between Harbor Blvd & Pomona Ave.)

HUNTINGTON BEACH - Old World Village Oktoberfest with a Bavarian band, live entertainment, German foods served and beers on tap, plus the pretty "shot" girls and a large dance floor. Free admission. Location: 7571 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: ($10/person approx.). Call: (714) 895-8020.

LA JOLLA -  La Jolla Gallery & Wine Walk celebrates the World of Art and Fine Wine Tasting. Breathtaking views, exquisite art, fine cuisine & wines at the Fifth Annual La Jolla Gallery & Wine Walk includes 25 of La Jolla’s most prominent galleries showcasing world renowned artwork, while enjoying countless samples of robust red and delicate white wines at each gallery location. Along with tasting a variety of tantalizing wines, satisfy your appetite with the delicious cuisine served up by La Jolla Village’s finest restaurants, which will be sampled in 15 of the gallery locations. Proceeds benefit Promote La Jolla. Time: 5 - 9 p.m. Ticket: $30/advance; $35/door. Call: (619) 233-5008.

ORANGE - Pumpkin Patch. A huge pumpkin patch and train ride are part of the fun in this 3rd annual event that includes train rides, hay rides, a haunted house, pony rides, thousands of pumpkins and more. Admission into the pumpkin patch is FREE. Prices for other activities vary. Location: Irvine Regional Park, 1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange, CA. Cars are charged $3 parking.

POMONA - Los Angeles County Fair. Full of city-fied fun. Horseracing, too. (Classic Professional Bullriders perform at 8 p.m., Ticket: $18.50 - 75).  Location: Fairplex at Pomona Fairgrounds. Open daily, runs through September 28, 2008.

SAN CLEMENTE - Art Walk. Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Downtown San Clemente, California. Cost: Free.

WOODSIDE - Djerassi Sculpture Tour - Djerassi Sculpture Tours include names and works such as Patricia Leighton - Wake (remnant), 1983; Dennis Leon – Boulders and Tree Trunk, 1984; Roland Mayer – Dialog, 2004; Peter Mueller – Door-Space, 2006; David Nash –Charred Sphere, Pyramid, Cube in Redwood Stumps, 1989; and Mark Oliver – Black Pearl, 1990. Hidden within the steep trails of the Santa Cruz Mountains on a private 580-acre ranch are artworks created in a private in-residence program's facility lands.  Original outdoor art sculptures are on view in this free tour open to the public by reservation. Tours are held rain or shine and once a tour begins attendees must stay with the group and remain for the duration of the tour. Each 2-mile Tour lasts approximately 2 1/2 hours and includes approximately 15 sculptures. Guests should bring drinking water and wear multiple layers of clothing and sturdy walking shoes. The tour is strenuous--trails have steep uphill and downhill hiking, totaling approximately 300 feet of elevation. No picnic facilities are available for the two-mile tours and the Artists’ Barn is not included. Registered guests receive additional instructions and a map to the property in advance of their scheduled tour. No pets are allowed. Two-Mile Tours (free).  All tours begin promptly at 10 a.m.  but participants must arrive by 9:45 a.m. at the entrance gate to the Program’s SMIP Ranch on Bear Gulch Road West.  Registration for Two-Mile Tours held between July and October begins on June 3, 2008. To make reservations or for more information, please call the Djerassi Program at (650) 747-1250. Location: Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside, CA 94062. Call: (650) 747-1250