August 2009 Calendar

 

 

  August 23, 2009

Sunday

  BIG BEAR LAKE - Big Bear Cowboy Gathering. This four day event includes poetry, reenactments, vendors, musical entertainment and tons of fun. Location: Big Bear Lake, CA. Time: daily. Cost: TBA. bigbearcowboygathering.net

LAGUNA BEACH - Art-A-Fair festival. 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; under 12 free. Call: (949) 494-451.  art-a-fair.com

LAGUNA BEACH - Sawdust Festival.  The show offers a great opportunity for home decorating and gift shopping. Summer Art Festival runs daily through Aug. 30, 2009. Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: $3 - 7 (approx.) Annual pass sold for approx. $19. Location: 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, Ca. Call: (949) 494-3030. sawdustartfestival.org

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles African Marketplace & Faire. This annual event now in its 24th year features food vendors, clothing and crafts, and lots of stage entertainment. It's a great way to celebrate the summer outdoors in L.A.  Subject to change: Time: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Rancho Cienega Recreation Center, 5001 Rodeo Road, Los Angeles, CA 90016. Cost: $ 5 -10. Call: (323) 293-1612. africanmarketplace.org

SONOMA - Indy Grand Prix. Infineon Raceway. Time: Gates open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Location: Infineon Raceway, 29355 Arnold Dr., Sonoma, CA ( Highways 37 & 121). Cost: $10-99. Call: (800) 870-RACE. infineonraceway.com

SUNOL - Historic Train Rides. Depart from Sunol depot and travel part of the historic route of the first transcontinental railroad. Departure times: 10:30 a.m.; Noon; 1:30 and 3 p.m. Cost: $10. Location: Sunol Station, 6 Kilkare Rd., Sunol, CA Call: (925) 862-9063. ncry.org

SAN DIEGO - Wicked, musical. The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, Wicked is Broadway's biggest blockbuster with a Grammy and three Tony awards, but does equally well in San Diego. Time: 1 & 6:30 p.m. Cost: $25-128. Location:  Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd & B St., San Diego, CA 92101. Call: (619) 570-1100. broadwaysd.com

SAN RAFAEL - Antiques and Collectible Show. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $6. Location: Marin County Civic Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA. goldengateshows.com

 

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