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Gardening, Fair/Festival, Community Event
“Ask the Master Gardeners” at the District 8 Latino Festival
Finding unique challenges in your garden? Bring samples of your problem plants, mystery pests and questions to the “Ask the Master Gardeners” information table at the Latino Festival. Snap a pic with your phone or bring a bug in a jar and let the Master Gardeners tell you what it is and how to get rid of it without using toxic chemicals. Get one-on-one advice based on the most recent research-based sustainable practices from Master Gardeners who have decades of gardening experience. For all your gardening questions, including pests and diseases, growing fruits, vegetables and herbs, ornamentals and trees, composting and water efficient landscaping, UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers.
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Fair/Festival, Community Event, For the Family
14th Annual Fair Oaks Chicken Festival
Festivities include live music on main stage, pancake breakfast, craft brew tasting, 100+ vendors, SactoMoFo food court, kid's park, kid's entertainment, cluck n' crow contest and so much more.
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25th Annual Campbell Oktoberfest
This two-day,award-winning Bavarian-themed event in historic downtown Campbell showcases authentic, mouthwatering German foods including Bratwurst and other sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and German potato salad, a variety of beers and ales, over 100 fine artisans from all over the country and an impressive line-up of live music and entertainment. The Biersch Garden is an open-air tent with family-style seating offering a shaded place to eat, drink, and listen to live German music. Wine Central offers premium wine tasting from local wineries, and the KidsZone is designed for kids of all ages to enjoy music, rides, a fire truck, inflatables, and more make this a peak attraction. Admission is free. Free parking and bike valet, use of public transportation encouraged. Service animals only-no pets please. Food and drink costs vary. Visit campbelloktoberfest.com for more details on food vendors, entertainment line-up and all things Oktoberfest!
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Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting
34th Annual Autumn Food & Wine Festival
The three-day festival showcases the year-round experiential dining opportunities in the region. Unlike other culinary festivals, this one combines mountain terrain and physical exertion with culinary competitions and tastings and includes over 20 culinary events for foodies and explorers. Highlights include a progressive picnic through the Lake Tahoe National Forest Vertical mountainside wine tasting at 7,870 feet; a gondola ride to a mountain top farm-to-table food and cocktail dinner; a mixologist competition and family-style curated dinner and the Grand Tasting & Culinary Competition.
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Community Event, Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting, For the Family
42nd Annual Sacramento Jewish Food Faire
Now in its 42nd year, the Faire features traditional and modern Jewish cuisine, live entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, activities for all ages, and an opportunity for the entire community to come together for a delicious and unique cultural experience. Feast on traditional and modern favorites such as corned beef, pastrami and brisket sandwiches, lox & bagels, egg combos, blintzes, latkes, falafel, chopped liver, stuffed cabbage rolls, noodle kugel, chicken matzo ball and vegetarian mushroom barley soups, falafel, hummus, expanded vegetarian and gluten-free choices, hard to find specialty foods, and lots of noshes! Breakfast and lunch items are served all day. The expanded Chilled & Frozen Food section offers chopped liver, blintzes, pickles, noodle kugels, cabbage rolls, and corned beef & pastrami packs to take home. Shop the Food Faire Bakery for delicious homemade and imported pastries and breads like rugelach, hamentashen, strudel, challah, Jewish corn rye, raisin pumpernickel bread, schnekken, babka, and more. Explore the art and crafts vendor stalls surrounding the Faire for art, jewelry, home items, clothing, Judaica, pottery, special gifts, and unique items at reasonable prices. Enjoy live music and special activities throughout the day - including CBS’ Rabbi Nancy Wechsler & the House Band and traditional & contemporary music. Browse the large used book sale. Visit the children’s play area for storytelling, family activities, and children’s art projects. Donate & help save lives at the Mobile Blood Source and meet the teams from community resources such as the Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region, the Jewish Genealogical Society, and Shalom School. Meet Steve Swatt, author of Paving the Way: Women’s Struggle for Political Equality in California.
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Fair/Festival, Craft Show, Food/Tasting, Community Event
47th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival
The 47th Annual ‘Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival’ will be held Sat. & Sun, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1 - in the beautiful mountain resort town of Arnold on Highway 4. Situated among the pines and redwoods, Arnold’s popular end-of-summer celebration features over 50 booths of original crafts & art of all kinds. There are gourmet foods to sample and face painting & henna for the kids – or ‘adult’ kids. Continuous shows of live country/swing music by the “Homegrown Trio” from Modesto both days! For GPS directions, the address is 961 Highway 4, Arnold, CA, 95223. For further information, please call: 925-372-8961 or e-mail Kim at afterthegoldrush@sbcglobal.net
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Adult Halloween Party & Costume Contest
Live music by Sorci & Martini.
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Special Event,Fair/Festival,Rock
Aftershock Festival
aftershockfestival.com
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Community Event, Fair/Festival, Film, For the Family
Alexander Valley Film Festival
The Festival features domestic and international narrative features, documentaries, short films, special programs, winners from the student film competition, community events and screenings, a thrilling Opening Night Celebration, and more. Venues include The Clover Theater, Raven Film Center in Healdsburg and others throughout Northern Sonoma County For more information about this event, please call 707.893.7150 or see www.avfilmsociety.org or call 707.893.7150.
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Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting
Crawfish & Catfish Festival
The two-day festival (Sept. 7 & 8) features the authentic tastes of Louisiana, Cajun, Creole, Southern BBQ, Soul Foods, Latin Foods and Asian/Cajun Fusion cuisine, along with live music performances on four stages, dance lessons, a dance party and more.
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