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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.  Time: Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM. 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.

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 7 p.m. Cost: $18 adult. Location: Crossroads, Crossroads Riverview Park, 14600 River Rd, Corona, CA 92880

COSTA MESA - Que’n for Kids Family Festival BBQ & Classic Car Show. This event includes a classic car show, BBQ, live and silent and auctions and fun for the family. Proceeds will benefit the construction of Kristie's Place, Southern California's first End-of-Life care facility for terminally ill children.  Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Orange County Fair & Events Center, 88 Fair Drive. Costa Mesa, CA. Entry Fee: $35 per car includes 1 General Event Admission; additional admission is $10/per person. Call: (714)408-9781.

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.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - Home Tour. Home Tour 2009 features a luncheon buffet and tours of Huntington Beach's exclusive houses. Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $50/person. Location:Huntington Beach Art Center, 538 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 374-1650.

IRVINE -  La Bayadère ballet. A captivating full-length adaptation by Artistic Director Anthony Sellars, Ballet Repertory Theatre's Premiere of "LA BAYADERE" is vibrant and enticing. Presented by Ballet Repertory Theatre of Huntington Beach, this exotic tale of love and fate showcases the harmonious rhythm of the company's corps de ballet and skillful versatility of its lead dancers. Recently acclaimed for his performance in Ballet West's "Prodigal Son", guest artist Christopher Sellars, in the role of Solor, is surrounded by a dynamic cast of talented students from the Orange County Dance Center. With its dramatic solos and delicate pas de deux, Ballet Repertory Theatre's La Bayadère is sure to transport you to a world where the spirit of love endures against all odds. All mothers in attendance will receive a special gift. A truly perfect way to celebrate Mother's Day! Time: 7 p.m. Cost: $18 adults, $15 seniors and students with ID, $12 children 10 and under. Location: Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA. Tickets: (949) 854-4646. or

LANCASTER - Saxophone Symphonette.  Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $15. Location: Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, CA. Call: (661) 723-5950.

MARINA - Marina International Festival of the Winds. Time:10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Glorya Jean Tate Park and Marina State Beach, Marina, CA.

MARIPOSA- Mariposa PowWow.  16th Annual Mariposa PowWow, Chi-tock-non Kote-u-pu Spring Celebration runs today and tomorrow. Time: Noon. Cost: $3 adult; $1 child, senior. Location: Mariposa County Fairgrounds, Highway 49S, Mariposa, CA 95338. Call: (209) 742-2244. Email: [email protected]

SAN DIEGO - Tuna Does Vegas, stage show. Adult humor as the dynamic duo from the third smallest town in Texas hit the Strip.  Time: 2 & 8 p.m. Cost: $12.50 - 62.50. Location: Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA. Call: (619) 220-8497.

SAN DIEGO - Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer. Make a difference in the fight against breast cancer by joining City of Hope - Walk for Hope to cure breast cancer by participating in an inspiring, fun and leisurely 3k walk and 5k fun run. Enjoy giveaways, kid’s activity area, survivors pavilion, live music and entertainment.  Time: 7:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Location: The University of San Diego campus. Price: Presale: $30 Adult; $20 Child; Day of $35 Adult; $25 Child. Location: University of San Diego, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Plaza, 5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego , CA. Call: 858-452-6846.

SAN FRANCISCO -  KABOOM Fireworks. KABOOM fireworks show along Downtown San Francisco, the city's most popular and spectacular fireworks show.  Red and White Fleet Cruise lets you see it from the water. Departs from Pier 43 ½ on Fisherman's Wharf. Time 8 p.m.

SAN JOSE - 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.
SANTA MARIA - Bull Canyon Run  - This 5 and 10 K run that's a fundraiser for Special Olympics traverses the lovely countryside of Bull Canyon Road. Time: 8 a.m. Runners: $20/each, $15/under 18, $15/all walkers, approx. Location: Edwards Community Center (next to new Santa Maria High School at Panther Drive near Main St.)

SANTA ROSA - American Philharmonic Concert. Celebrate Mother's Day with an extraordinary concert featuring two exquisite new works, the world's favorite piano concerto and the combined forces of our community's choruses and orchestra in a celebration of love, passion, and life! Time: 8 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa, CA.  Call: (707) 546-3600.

THOUSAND OAKS - Cinderella, Ballet. Performed by the  Pacific Festival Ballet, this is a timeless classic.  Time: 2 & 7 p.m. Cost: $30. Location: Scherr Forum Theatre -Thousand Oaks Civic Arts, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA. Call: (805) 449-2787.

VACAVILLE - Voena Youth Choir: Voices of Dreams Spring Concert. A multi-cultural, a cappella and world music experience, Voices of Dreams, will burst with a splash of color and ethnic diversity to celebrate and embrace the birth of dreams that CAN come true, heard through  spectacular youthful sound. Special guest (and former VOENA soloist) Holly Stell –now a recording artist and duet partner with Andrea Bocelli, will light up the musical feast, as well. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $20; $15 over 61 and under 13 years. Location: 1010 Ulatis Dr., Vacaville, CA. Call: (707) 449-6217.
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: 1:30; 4:30; 7:30 p.m.  Location: Ventura County Fairgrounds 10 W. Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001. Call:




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