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13th Annual Fair Oaks Chicken Festival
Join the Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District for the 13th Annual Fair Oaks Chicken Festival! Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Village of Fair Oaks. General admission and parking is free! Festivities include: live music on main stage, cluck n' crow contest, craft brew tasting, 100+ vendors, SactoMoFo food court, pancake breakfast, kid's park, kid's entertainment, and so much more. Thank you to our event sponsors: SMUD, Scooter's Coffee, Imagine Real Estate, OAK LEAF Dental, K-LOVE Radio, Raley's, Central Valley Community Bank and SactoMoFo.
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Fair/Festival, film
18th Annual Nevada City Film Festival
This year's festival takes place at the historic Nevada Theatre, the new state-of-the art Onyx Theatre, and Pioneer Park in downtown Nevada City. See feature-length documentaries, world premiere shorts, and some of independent cinema’s best-kept secrets. This year's highlights include an opening night block party on Argall Way, screenings with filmmakers in residence, a Saturday morning of children's shorts (free for kids) and outdoor screenings at Pioneer Park.
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Special Event,Americana/Roots,Fair/Festival
20th Annual Monterey Cowboy Festival
We have several award winning musicians, local restaurants, and California craft breweries coming together. On the Arena Stage: Jon Pardi, Midland, Corb Lund, Waddie Mitchell, Paul Zarzyski. Garden Stage: Ernie Sites, Cow Bop, Mike Beck, Juni Fisher, Andy Hedges, Tom Swearingen, The Carolyn Sills Combo, Joni Harms, Almeda Bradshaw, The Hasslers. For more information, visit www.montereycowboy.org.
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Fair/Festival, Community Event, Benefit/Fundraiser, music, dancing, Food/Tasting
29th Annual Polish Festival
Experience the Polish culture with your entire family! The Polish American Club of Sacramento, Inc. is hosting the 29th Annual Polish Festival. Come celebrate and learn about the Polish culture through traditional food, drink and song. This afternoon event is appropriate for all ages. Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018 Time: 12-6 pm Location: 327 Main Street, Roseville CA “The best part of the Festival is the food and entertainment,” said Bogdan Komorniczak, Co-chair for the Polish Festival. “There are no Polish Restaurants in the greater Sacramento area so the Polish Festival is the time when people can enjoy authentic Polish food while listening to traditional Polish music, performed by professional musicians.” More than 1500 people are expected to attend this year’s festival. Besides all the wonderful food and entertainment there will be several vendors on-hand selling Baltic Amber, handmade crafts, Polish souvenirs and Polish sausages. If you’re in a shopping mood there is also the silent auction. For more information please visit the website at www.SacPolishClub.com/polish-festival
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Fair/Festival, Craft Show, Community Event
46th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival
The mountain resort town of Arnold’s end-of-summer celebration takes place on the park-like grounds of the Bristol's Ranch House Café and features more than 50 booths of original crafts and art. There is also gourmet food, face painting and henna, and continuous performances of country/swing music by “Homegrown” from Modesto both days. The Ebbett’s Pass Volunteer Fire Department serves local Calaveras County beers, and home-made, hot prepared food, kettlekorn, pre-packaged foods of all kinds and baked goodies. The Arnold Lion’s Clubs holds their all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast both days from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Admission and parking are free.
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Film, Fair/Festival
4th Annual Alexander Valley Film Festival
Th eAlexander Valley Film Festival(AVFF) is the culmination of all of our year-round programs and celebrates annually the third weekend in October. Lauded as the hottest emerging regional film festival in the North Bay, nearly 2,000 people will come for the unique mix of independent cinema with a Hollywood flare. The Festival will feature 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! In addition to screening cutting-edge films, AVFF showcases and hosts new and emerging talents from all over the world. We create opportunities for the community, students and adults alike, to meet, interact with, and learn from visiting artists. We also offer deeply discounted tickets to students so that no one will be turned away. We look for quality content with themes relevant to issues and community members including: LGBTQI, Latin-America, Female Directors, Youth-oriented, Social consciousness, Legacy films, Indie hits/Arthouse. This event is dedicated to bringing films and experiences to Northern Sonoma County to which the community would otherwise not have access. The 2018 Festival will take place October 18-21, 2018 (Thursday-Sunday) and anchors between The Clover Theater in Cloverdale and Raven Film Center in Healdsburg plus other venues throughout Northern Sonoma County. Key dates: October 1st (Mon) - LAUNCH PARTY - (Healdsburg); October 18th (Thurs) - NEIGHBOR SCREENING - Alexander Valley Hall (Alexander Valley); October 19th (Fri) - OPENING NIGHT FILM and First Street Block Party (Cloverdale); October 20th (Sat) - Screenwriters Panel and Student Shorts (Coverdale) + SATURDAY NIGHT CLASSIC: Film & Food - Odd Fellows Hall (Geyserville); October 21st (Sun) - VIP Filmmaker Brunch (Cloverdale)+ CLOSING NIGHT FILM and Awards Reception (Healdsburg).
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Community Event, Fair/Festival, For the Family, Parade, Religious, Holiday
52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots & Parade
The parade begins at 11 a.m. in the park, at Transverse & John F. Kennedy Drive, and will proceed towards the festival at Sharon Meadows. Join this community celebration by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. There will be dancing, singing, entertainment and a free feast. For more information visit ISKCONbayarea.com/events.
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Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting, For the Family, Ethnic
71st Sacramento Armenian Food Festival
Sacramento’s Armenians share their cuisine, festive dance and vibrant culture with the larger community. New for 2018 is the mezzeh (appetizers), offered menu from 5 to 9 p.m. The lunch menu, served from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will include barbecue, shish kabor, rice-filled grape leaves, kufta/stuffed meatballs, cheese bouregs and sweets Admission includes live entertainment. Dancing begins at 5:30 and will include lessons in Armenian line dancing.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival
8th Annual Barbera Festival
The outdoor wine and food festival will allow guests to sample Barbera wines from more than 70 wineries from across California, enjoy local craft beer, dine on gourmet food from top restaurants and chefs, listen to live music, experience interactive educational programs and peruse offerings from more than 30 artisan vendors. A portion of the Barbera Festival proceeds will benefit the Amador Community Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to enhance the lives and future of local residents. To date, the Barbera Festival has raised over $85,000 for the work of the Community Foundation. Visit barberafestival.com for details.
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Gospel, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer, Jam Band, Rap/Hip Hop, Dance Club, Fair/Festival, Ethnic
Alma West Festival
Premier Latin Food & Music Festival, featuring: live music, a VIP area, beer garden, International Food Pavilion, comedy, car show, Kids Fun Zone, celebrity Meet and greet, multiple stage performances and more.
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