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May 2009 Events


Friday, May 8, 2009


  May 8, 2009



ARCATA - Leon Redbone in Concert. Gravelly baritone Leon Redbone wears the omnipresent fedora, dark glasses and Groucho Marx moustache. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $35/general. Location: Humboldt State University, Van Duzer Theatre, 1 Harpst St., Arcata, CA. Call: (707) 826-4411.

AUBURN - Cain's Crossing Renaissance Faire. This 16th Century Renaissance faire features Queen Elizabeth, Pirates, Magician, Fencing and Archery. It is great enjoyment for all ages, and quite affordable. Cost: General $10, Seniors and Children (eleven and under) $5. Address: Auburn Regional Park 3880 Richardson Dr. Auburn, CA. Call: 530-885-8461 ext 20.

DAVIS - Oklahoma: Rodgers & Hammerstein Musical. The Broadway musical with Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’, Surrey with the Fringe on Top, and, Oklahoma!  is directed by Mindy Cooper, with David Moschler, musical director, and the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $20 - 28. Location: UC Davis, Jackson Hall, 9399 Old Davis Rd, Davis, CA.  Call: (866) 754-ARTS.

DILLON BEACH -  Girls to Grandmas: A Multi-generational Wellness Retreat for Women. Mother's Day Weekend! Babies, children, teens, sisters. grandmas, partners, best friends - all are welcome. Beginning May 8 at 7 for dinner, concluding after brunch on Sunday, May 10th, give you and your family time to enjoy the afternoon/eve with the beloved males in your life for Mother's Day! This retreat will highlight gentle yoga, meditation, massage workshops, oral history storytelling, hot tubbing, beach fun, community cooking and, perhaps most importantly for some of you...permission to do nothing. This will be an intimate retreat (up to 14 people maximum). Location: A private Dillon Beach home in Marin County - just north of Point Reyes Station.  Cost: $375 per adult and Children under 13 are $195. (Limited sliding scale). Infants are welcome at no charge. Presented by Uma & Ama's Almost Famous Traveling Northern California Wellness Retreat Series, To register, email [email protected]

LANCASTER - Mama's Night Out Comedy Stage Show.  Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $27 - 32. Location: Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, CA. Call: (661) 723-5950.

SAN DIEGO - Tuna Does Vegas, stage show. Adult humor as the dynamic duo from the third smallest town in Texas hit the Strip.  Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $12.50 - 62.50. Location: Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA. Call: (619) 220-8497.
Song & Dance, A Program of Company Premieres, with musical themes from Puccini, Sinatra, and Mahler. Exciting & unique, this sizzling Ballet San Jose production of music, song and dance breaks the mold and ends the season with a thundering applause.  Performance dates are May 7 through 10. Time: 8 p.m. Tickets: $25-$85 with discounts for students, seniors and students. Location: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Boulevard (at Park Avenue) in downtown San Jose, CA. Call the Box Office: (408) 288-2800.

TORRANCE -  Eric Bibb in Concert.  Grammy nominee Eric Bibb, British Blues Award recipient breaks ground as a New World Blues performer. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $15-18. Call: (800) 832–2787. Location:  Location: Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, Ca.

VENTURA - Circus Vargas. Amazing acts under the big tent offer fun entertainment for all ages. Circus Vargas appears in Ventura through May 10, then moves to Simi, CA. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location:  Location: Ventura County Fairgrounds 10 W. Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001. Call:



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