September 2009 Events


  September 11, 2009


  CHESTER - Street Rod Extravaganza.  23rd Street Rod Extravaganza invites Street Rodder's to a friendly competition and poker run/walk. Call: (530) 258-2426.

CLOVERDALE - Street Celebration with Car & Motorcycle Show. Cruise downtown and enjoy a Sock Hop in the Plaza. Time: 6 to 10 p.m. Cost: Free admission. Location: Downtown, Cloverdale, CA. Call 707-894-4470.

DANA POINT - Tall Ships Festival. Massive seafairing vessels, pirate re-enactments, food, entertainment and a ship parade are part of this three day, weekend celebration. Time: 5-7p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Cost: Free to watch, $30 - 45 for ship ride. Location: Dana Point Wharf, Golden Lantern at Pacific Coast Highway,  Dana Point, CA. Full schedule at

DANA POINT - Life Changing Lives Gala. $1000 Plate Gala Fundraiser features a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, dinner & live entertainment. Emceed by Roy Firestone and Mindy Stearns, the second annual Life Changing Lives benefit - One Nation. Time: Cocktail reception and silent action, 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner event. Cost: $1000/person. Location: St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, 1 Monarch beach Resort, Dana Point, California. Contact:

LODI - September Fusion Friday. One can never have enough BBQ, especially in Lodi ! Waterloo, CA Restaurant will host complimentary appetizers with some of their Bette’s World Famous Black Barbeque Sauce! Here at the winery we can never get enough of it! We’ll also get to enjoy live blues music from The Esquires! $10 admission includes wine tasting, appetizers, and souvenir wine glass. Waterloo Restaurant will also have dinners available for purchase. Location: Borra Vineyards, 1301 E. Armstrong Rd., Lodi, CA. Call: (209) 368-2446. [email protected] /

LONG BEACH - Lobster Festival is an annual feast and favorite for waterfront dining and entertainment. Set along Shoreline Village overlooking the Queen Mary ship, the atmosphere is casual, comfortable and cool. Time: 5 to 11 p.m. Cost: $13 - 55. Location: Rainbow Lagoon [400-403], Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802. Parking is available at Long Beach Convention Center, 300 Ocean Blvd. Cost: $10/car.

LOS ANGELES - LA County Fair. Time: Opens at 10 a.m. weekends, Noon on Wed.-Fri. Event runs through Oct. 4. Cost: $17 general, $12 age 6-12; Free under 6. Parking: $10 car.  Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA. Call: (909) 623-3111.

OAKLEY - Oakley Almond Festival. Carnival, Car Show, Cook-off  and other activities at O'Hara Park, O'Hara Ave & Cypress, Oakley, CA 9456.Other events include Sports on the Delta & Boat Show, Diaper Derby and more! Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission.

PLEASANTON - Imagination Expressed 2009. The Pleasanton Art League show runs through September 13 at the Museum On Main Street, 603 Main Street, Pleasanton. Artwork will be available for sale. Museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $2 donation requested. Location: 603 Main St., Pleasanton, CA.

SAN DIEGO - Monty Python's Spamalot, musical. This Tony award winning Best Musical was derived from Monty Python and the Holy Grail . Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $18-79. Location:  Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd & B St., San Diego, CA 92101. Call: (619) 570-1100.

SANTA ANA - Discovery Science Center. Discovery Science Center celebrates preschoolers during the entire month of September with a new 4-D movie - Turtle Vision.  Meet Smokey Bear and enjoy Smokey Bear Story Time! Then explore Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home, a new, hands-on exhibit all about recycling and conservation. Call 714-913-5030 to plan your group visit today! Time: 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Regular admission & exhibits go all day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Address: 2500 N. Main Street,  Santa Ana, CA 92705. Phone: (714) 542-2823.  Get tickets


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