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May 2009 Events

 

 
  May 25, 2009

Monday

Memorial Day

CORONA - Koroneburg European Old World Festival. Southern California's Only Permanent Renaissance Village! Visitors to this 1450-1600 European Village enjoy jugglers, music, jousting, battles and entertainment for the entire family.  Time: 11 to 6 p.m. Cost: $12 -18. Location: Crossroads, Crossroads Riverview Park, 14600 River Rd, Corona, CA 92880 renaissanceinfo.com

FERNDALE - 40th Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race. Wild and crazy people-powered sculptures traverse land, sand, and water to travel from the Arcata Plaza (10 a.m. viewing, noon start Saturday) to the finish line in the Victorian Village of Ferndale (finishing any time after noon Monday). It's all for the glory! Dessert awards ceremony open to the public, beginning around 5:30 on the 26th. Call: (707) 499-0643.

GARDEN GROVE - Strawberry Festival. 50th anniversary Strawberry Festival. For information call 714-638-0981. Hours: Monday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: The Festival is held at the Village Green, between Euclid and Main Street Streets in downtown Garden Grove, California. strawberryfestival.org

HUNTINGTON BEACH - Memorial Day Celebration. Held annually at Pier Plaza around 11 a.m., this event honors those who have died or have fallen in battle for their country. Community and city events held throughout California celebrate with speeches to commemorate local citizens. Location: Huntington Beach Pier Plaza, 300 PCH (approx.), Huntington Beach, CA  surfcity-hb.org

REDONDO BEACH - Seaside Lagoon Opens for the Summer. The large saltwater lagoon with chlorinated water  offers trained lifeguard supervision. Besides swimming, the Lagoon offers a large sand area for sunbathing, children's play equipment, and volleyball courts. There is also a grassy area and luau shelter for day and evening events, plus snack bar facilities provided by Ruby's Restaurant onsite. Time: 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. daily. Cost: $5 adult; $4 child; Free under 2 years. Season pass family of 4 is $100. Call: (310) 318-0681. redondo.org

SACRAMENTO - Sacramento County Fair at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, California 95815. Admission free, $7/parking. Carnival passes sold. Hours: Thursday, Friday. - Noon -10 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call: (916) 263-2975. sacfair.com
SAN BERNARDINO - National Orange Show Festival. Runs Memorial Weekend through May 26. 93rd Annual National Orange Show celebrates Southern California's heritage as an orange growing region.  Time: 4 - 10 p.m. Location: Cost: $10 (approx.) - free for kids 5 and younger. Location: Arrowhead Avenue between Mill Street and Orange Show Road, Riverside, CA. nationalorangeshow.com

VACAVILLE - Fiesta Days Carnival, music and entertainment all day. Location: Creekwalk at Andrews Park, Vacaville. fiestadays.com

 

 

 

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