California Events Calendar June 5, 2010



BERKELEY - Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival. Time: 10AM-5PM. Location: North Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. Free Admission. Call: (510) 548-5335.

BIG BEAR LAKE - REEL Money Fishing Derby. $50,000 cash award for 1 tagged trout in fishing derby. Time: Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. * Cost: $40 adult; $25 under age 16. (Free to lodging guests from June 4 to June 6. The amount of free entries is based on lodging occupancy per reservation. Free entry is also given to participants who rent a pontoon boat at a participating marina in Big Bear Lake the weekend of Fishin’ for $50K Trout Derby). Details: Entries are limited to the first 750 registered anglers. Each contestant receives a free jar of Berkley PowerBait and a wristband that provides discounts at participating Big Bear restaurants, shops and specialty services. * Call 800-4-BIG BEAR (800-424-4232),
CALISTOGA - Farmer's Market. Time: 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Location: Sharpstein Plaza, Calistoga, CA
CORONA - Koroneburg Old World Festival. Meet family members living, working & playing in Southern California’s only permanent Renaissance Village! Visitors to this 1450-1600 European Village are entertained, discover fine arts and crafts, and enjoy delectable food and beverages. The setting is the fictitious estate of the Baron Heinrich Von Lauffer, located along the Rhine river (aka Santa Ana River) between Mainz and Strasbourg. Each year the Baron invites the finest minds and most talented actors to celebrate the coming of spring at his Barony of Koroneburg. The festival celebrates the inventions and changes of the renaissance period. Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays & 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Location: Crossroads Riverview Park 14600 River Rd, Corona, CA 92880. Cost: $18 Adult; $15 Child 5-11 or Senior 62+; $12 Military with valid ID; Children under 5 Free.

COSTA MESA - West Coast Rockabilly Showdown -  Showdown Finals where top four bands compete for $2,500 in cash awards.  The Showdown concerts and swap meet admission is FREE with the donation of a canned food item for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. Regular admission is $2 and children 12 and under are always free. Location: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. 

CULVER CITY - Culver City Artwalk. All galleries and exhibition spaces are open from Noon to 6 p.m. and selected galleries remain open until 8pm that evening at the 5th annual Artwalk celebration. There are special promotions from neighboring restaurants, cafes and bars in the Culver City Art District and Downtown Culver City as well as live music in the Culver City Art District. Call: (310) 253-5716.

EL CAJON - Sourdough Slim, in Concert.  Western Heritage Days at Wieghosrt Western Heritage Museum, 131 Rea Avenue, El Cajon, CA. Free concert.

FALLBROOK - Reggae Soul Roll Expo. 1st Annual event features Khari Kill, Irusalem, Roots Vision, Social Green, Madison Row, 7 Seal Dub (with more acts to be announced). Cost: $10. Location/address: The Elder House, 127 W. Elder St., Fallbrook CA 92028, USA.  Time: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Contact:

HEALSDBURG - House of Floyd Pink Floyd Tribute Concert. Time: 8 p.m. Location: Raven Theatre,  115 North Street, Healdsburg, CA.
HUNTINGTON BEACH - Concours D'Elegance. Annual classic car show honors the Ford and Ferrari, plus Ducati and Goldwing motorcycles. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spectator cost: $10/day or $15 for 2 days purchased at the gate; Senior 62+ $8/day or $12 both days. Children under 12 Free with an adult. Call: (714) 375-8414.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - AVP Pro Beach Volleyball.
LINCOLN - Lincoln Car Show. Sponsored by Rods & Relics of Lincoln Hills and Lincoln VFW Post 3010, the annual car show is open to all American Vehicles 1972 and Older. The public is invited to attend. There will be raffle prizes, live music, vendors and fun for all in beautiful tree lined downtown Lincoln. The Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. Car show: Registration: 7:-10 a.m. (Dash Plaques and Goody Bags for first 250 cars registered.) Trophies and Plaques awarded at 2:30 p.m. to over 50 vehicle entrants. Club Participation award includes $100.  Cost for car registration: $20 (by May 15); $25 after. Call Ray Geiger, (916) 543-0464 or Kent Parsell (916) 434-6648. Registration download:
LONG BEACH - Cinderalla, ballet. Long Beach Ballet presents Cinderella. Location: Carpenter Center, Cal State Long Beach, CA.
MORRO BAY - Morro Bay's largest out door dance floor while you listen to music featuring local favorites and national rising stars! In between bands dance troops and demonstrations by community groups entertain. Tri-Tip sandwiches and a Seafood BBQ featuring albacore, oysters, and other seasonal choices; with even more variety from our food vendors. Jewelry, gifts, and many other local products and services are available. Time: 11am - 7pm. Location: 714 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA. Call: (805) 772-1155, [email protected]
SACRAMENTO - Grape Escape. 8th annual event date is subject to change. Wine tastings, food pairings, and cooking demos from 100 wineries and restaurants from eight surrounding counties. Plus live music and art displays. Location: Cesar Chavez Plaza, Sacramento, CA. Time: 4–7 p.m. Cost: $40-$50. Call: (916) 808-7777.
SAN FRANCISCO - Time: 7:30 a.m. - Registration opens 9:00 a.m. - Walk begins Start Location: Justin Herman Plaza Market Street and Embarcadero San Francisco, CA 94105. Registration Fee: Adults/Children - $30.
SANTA BARBARA - Big Dog Parade. Cancelled in 2009, the parade promises to return bigger and better than ever.
SANTA MARIA -  Santa Maria Elks Rodeo and Parade. 67th Annual rodeo and parade lineup features a mini rodeo and PBR performance on June 3, followed by rodeo performances on June 4, 5 and 6. Horse race, the famous mutton bustin’, Pro Rodeo Cowboy Association events, including bull riding, bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, bareback riding, barrel racing, local team roping and specialty acts. The rodeo parade, featuring marching bands, beautiful floats, show horses and more will be held on June 5 along South Broadway from Mill to Enos. Location: Elks Unocal Event Center 4040 Highway 101 at Santa Maria Way Santa Maria CA. Call: (805) 922-6006.
SAUSALITO -  Concert for Kids. Time: 10:30 a.m. Cost: Free. Location: Robin Sweeny Park, 420 Litho Street, Sausalito, California 94965.
TEMECULA - Balloon and Wine Festival. Info TBA

TEMECULA - Art & Wine.   Internationally acclaimed artist Ann Krasner comes from Los Angeles via Moscow. Her paintings capture Artist Ann Krasner the essence of celebration, as expressed in music and dance. Meet Ann Krasner and view her art. Time: 6pm-9pm. Cost: Free. Location: Lorimar Winery - Tasting Room in Old Town Temecula, 42031 Main Street, Suite C, Temecula, CA 92590. Call: (951) 240-5177.


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