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California Events Calendar May 1, 2010 


Saturday, May 1


ALISO VIEJO - International Festival. Soka University’s 9th Annual International Festival.  Soka University’s 9th Annual International Festival features over 700 international musicians and dancers performing on three stages, international food, demonstrations and workshops, ceramic sale, crafts, non-profit and business exhibitors, games and inflatable rides. SUA’s International Festival is part of the Orange County’s Imagination Celebration held in cooperation with the OC Department of Education and Arts OC. Time: 10:30 am – 5:30 pm. Location & address: Soka University, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656. Cost of admission or tickets: FREE, parking on campus: $10.  [email protected]; 949.480.4081;


Cowboy Jack & the North County Cowboys. Best Country Music tribute show on the West Coast features vintage country band covering Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and more- with authentic sound. No cover charge, home-style cooking, beer and wine, dancing. Time: 7 to 10 p.m. Location: Lake Wohlford Café 25484 Lake Wohlford Rd. Escondido, CA 92027 760-749-6585.  - See band photo


LOS ANGELES - Cinco de May on Olvera Street. 137th annual event includes amazing music, foods, and festivities. Thousands attend this popular street fair. Time: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and May 5, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (May 5, 2010 is Music Only) Location: Olvera Street, 125 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Cost: Free admission. Contact: Vendor and exhibitor info: (562) 366-6016.



MORRO BAY - Cruisin' Morro Bay Car Show. Classic cars from around the country cruise to Morro Bay to show off their shines. Come on out, bring the family and friends and see these outrageous cars. Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce (805) 772-4467


SAN CLEMENTE - Cinco de Mayo. Mexican festivities at the 19th Annual Cinco De Mayo Fiesta include Mariachis, Aztec Dancers, Ballet Folkloric, ballad singers, and live bands. Other activities include children’s games and crafts, authentic food and drink and art exhibit. Time: Noon to 6 p.m. Location: Max Berg Plaza Park, 100 Calle Puente, San Clemente, CA. more events in San Clemente.


SAN JUAN BAUTISTA - California Indian Market & Peace Pow Wow. Time: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cost: $1 donation. Location: San Juan Bautista Mission, San Juan Bautista, Ca.


SANTA BARBARA - Santa Barbara Library Dia De Los Niños/Dia De Los Libros Festival. Arts and crafts, storytelling, children’s authors and illustrators, dancing groups, and other activities celebrating literacy, library use, and diversity will be featured on May 1, 2010 at Dia De Los Niños/Dia De Los Libros Festival. The public is invited to join the Santa Barbara Public Library System and The Junior League of Santa Barbara for its Second Celebration from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thanks to generous sponsors, the event will give away children’s books and finger foods while supplies last! WHERE: Santa Barbara Central Library in the Library Plaza and Faulkner Gallery. 40 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. For more information: Oscar Flores at 805-564-5646 or [email protected], or visit



SANTA BARBARA - Santa Barbara Sea Festival. Santa Barbara celebrates the bounty of the sea May 1-15 during the 10th Annual Santa Barbara Sea Festival. This year, festival founders the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum launch an expanded two week festival. The celebration kicks-off May 1 with the Santa Barbara Choral Society & Orchestra performing Ralph Vaughan-Williams’ stirring “A Sea Symphony” at The Granada, and ends with the Maritime Museum’s hands-on Sea Festival May 15 at the Harbor.


SANTA ROSA - Gem Faire. Classes, demos, and gems to adore in this popular event where you can even find jewelry repair while you wait! Time: Friday: 12pm-7pm, Sat: 10am-7pm, Sun: 10am-5pm. General Admission $5 Weekend Pass; Children 11 and under Free. Location: Sonoma County Fairgrounds/Grace Pavilion, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa, CA.


SIGNAL HILL - Saturday Night Cruz from Bob's Big Boy. Time: 5 to 8 p.m. Cost: Free participation. Location: 1898 Willow St., Signal Hill, CA.


THOUSAND OAKS - Little Shop of Horrors, the musical.  Cabrillo Musical Theater production.  Cost: $29-59. Location: Fred Kavli Theatre -Thousand Oaks Civic Arts, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA. Call: (805) 449-2787.


- Spring Break Concerts at Universal City Walk. The Victors @ 8 pm; Adam’s Attic @ 9:15 pm at Spring Break Live! Admission to CityWalk is free! Location: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608 


VALLEJO -  Nancy Jo Doll Show.  Parking: $5. Time: 9 a.m. Location: Solano County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, CA. Call (925) 229-4190.


VENTURA - Battle for the Coast Roller Derby. Female Roller Derby two-day battle. Time: 8 a.m. daily. Cost: $15-30. Location: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA.



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