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September 2008 Event Calendar Calfiornia


Saturday, September 6, 2008


DANA POINT - Live Music Harbor Cruise. Dana Wharf Sportfishing in Dana Point offers a relaxing, entertaining Evening Live Music Cruise aboard the 95-foot Dana Pride which has upper deck seating as well as inside seating in it's large galley, making it one of the most comfortable rides on the water. The boat also features a full bar serving wine, beer (domestic and imported), and mixed drinks. Time: 7:30 - 9 p.m. $25/ per person. Last cruise is September 13. Location: Dana Wharf, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629 Call: (949) 496-5794.

SANTA BARBARA - Anything Goes Art Exhibit. Art from Scrap Gallery in Santa Barbara features original artwork from creators who use every day recycled materials to create fine art.  Show runs through Sept. 6. Location: 302 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA. Cost: Free admission.  Time: Tues - Sat, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (805) 884-0459.

SEAL BEACH -   Arts & Crafts Faire. 31st Annual event includes gifts, collectibles, food, entertainment and much more. Local artists and non profit organizations will be involved. Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eisenhower Park by the Pier, Ocean Ave., Seal Beach, CA.

SONORA - Certified Farmer's Market. Includes The Fiddle Gang 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.

TEMPLETON - Old Fashioned Threshing Bee at Jack Creek Farms. Hands on opportunity to experience a tradition that has brought families and friends together for over 100 years. Bring the whole family for a fun afternoon. Step back into a simpler time and connect with the past. Starting with standing wheat we will bind, stack, thresh, sack, clean and grind the grain into flour the same way it was done in the early 1900s. Visit farm animals, view the growing crops (including a large pumpkin patch and gourd field), play horseshoes, lasso Bailey the dummy roping steer and sample honey, apple cider, pomegranate granitas, fudge & jam. Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: 5000 Highway 46 West, Templeton, CA. Call: (805) 238-3799 Home Office; (805) 239-1915 Farm store during business hours.

WINNETKA - Organ Concert with Patriotic and International Flair. David A. Gell, acclaimed concert organist and composer, performs on the Casavant largest pipe organ in the San Fernando Valley. Music spans the globe-- Spanish, French, German, American, and includes an In Memoriam remembrance for the First Responders, Families, and Friends of September 11th, 2001, and a special program segment for children. Location: 19850 Sherman Way, Winnetka. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: Free.

WOODLAND - Stroll Through History. 20th annual City produced walking tour book of the over 200 lived in victorians and other historic homes in Woodland. Historic Home tours - Guided Walking tours - Classic Cars - Antiques Fair - Vintage truck & Tractors - Entertainment. Home tour focusing on a home for each 20 year span since Woodland was incorporated in 1881. Celebrating our 20th year. Location: Heritage Plaza - Downtown Woodland (Main Street closed to traffic for 4 blocks). Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: Tour $25 - Everything else is free. Call: (530) 666-4729.


WOODSIDE - Djerassi Sculpture Tour - The annual Djerassi Sculpture tours are for those willing to hike some steep terrain to see artist installations of hidden fame. Names and works such as Ron Fondaw – Mygon, 1984; Del Geist – Aurora, 1984; Mel Henderson – Solstice Cave, 1984 - 1986; Derek Jackson - Faeries, 2002; and William King – Orpheus Coyote and Friends, 1999, are gems within the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains on a private 580-acre ranch.  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