August 2009 Calendar



  August 30, 2009


29 > 31

  BODEGA BAY - Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival and Rubber Duck Race. This family fun event includes barbecued oysters, crab cakes and other seafood specialties; wines and microbrews; live music; rubber duck races; a wild animal "safari" and more. $12 admission; discounts seniors and children; free children 12 and under. Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Watts Ranch, Bodega Bay, CA.  Call: (707) 824-8717.

CHICO - Chico Air Show. Exciting air performances, ground displays and kid's area with a flight simulator! Flightline seating offers a premier viewing area with shade and delicious lunch by the Sons of Italy. Fly above Chico in a helicopter or bi-plane: Time: Gates open at 9 a.m. Cost: $15 at gate. Location: Chico Municipal Airport, Chico, CA.  Call:  (530) 230-1284.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - Plum Festival at Old World Village German Day Celebration. Live Music with plum dishes such as the delicious dessert, Pflaumenkuchen (plum cake), Food and Bounce House for the Kids. No cover.   Location: 7561 Center Avenue #49, Huntington Beach, California. Time: 2 - 6 p.m.  Phone: 714-647-7107.

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.

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.

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.

SAN PEDRO - Legends by the Sea Car Show. Lion's Club event fundriaser for Charity Downhill Race. Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $30 entry. Location: Point Fermin Park, San Pedro, CA.

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.


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