San Jose Jazz Festival

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San Jose Jazz Fest

Live jazz festival in South Bay. 1 weekend, 80+ performances, 10 stages located downtown San Jose CA Come experience all flavors of jazz: Blues, Latin, Salsa, big band, jazz and more. International & homegrown favorites, jazz legends , plus rising stars.

Annual event; August

SAN JOSE CA

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San Jose Jazz 2012

Brea Fest

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Brea Fest

Annual food & art festival is one of the most popular events; includes performances by 2 professional bands, dancers, magicians & street performers, as well as an art exhibit and artist demonstrations. A family area features musical performances for kids, hands-on art projects and face painting. Food and beverages are served by 30+ area restaurants. Located at the Brea Civic & Cultural Center, 1 Civic Center Circle.

Annual event; August
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BREA, California

Phoenix Fire

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Phoenix Fire Gathering

2014: LINKS & INFO on this once popular drum circle event in the Santa Cruz mountains is no longer happening.

Fire gathering & drum circle in the Santa Cruz Redwoods. Annual gathering in the coastal mountains. The heart center of the gathering is the all-night fire circles where people of many paths join together in Sacred Space. With ash on our skin, smoke in our hair, and flames in our eyes, our rhythms, songs and chants ring from the redwoods.

Annual event; August

BOULDERCREEK CA

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McCloud Heritage Days

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Heritage Days of McCloud

Excursion train rides & antique logging equipment demonstrations begin the festivities on Friday. Wood carving demos, big street fair with arts, crafts, antiques, specialty items & displays of McCloud heritage; Homes & business tour, classic car show, antique tractor show, live entertainment, food & activities . Shasta Sunset Dinner Train runs both Friday & Saturday evenings.

Annual event; August
530-964-3113

McCLOUD California

mccloudchamber.com/events.html

Greek Festival San Diego

This is the Greek Festival in the Balboa Park area of San Diego, on Park Blvd @ corner of Cypress. Greek Orthodox church, Saint Spyridon, holds this very popular food & dance festival during “June Gloom”. If it’s sunny, it’s a rare treat. But you’ll be heated up on the dance floor learning all those traditional Greek dances, right?

Annual event; June
619-297-4165

San Diego CA

Benicia Waterfront Festival

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3-day Waterfront Festival is held in Benicia California, on the Point Reyes peninsula. Live musical entertainment, micro brew beers, a wine garden, specialty foods, & open-air marketplace. Jet ski races & festival, all on Benicia’s downtown waterfront promenade on First Street.

Annual event; July
707-745-9791

BENICIA CA

beniciamainstreet.org/benicia-events/benicia-waterfront-festival/

Benicia, California

Latin American Festival

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Latin American Festival in Old Town

San Diego hosts a Latin American Festival to celebrate Hispanic culture. People can take in a variety of demonstrations, entertainment, & feast on Mexican cuisine at this free weekend event.

Bazaar del Mundo’s annual festival presents one of the nation’s most extensive collections of authentic Mexican folk art, traditional clothing and textiles, colorful collectibles and dazzling jewelry, plus entertainment and Mexican cuisine. Guest artisans from Chihuahua, Mexico will be in attendance, creating eye-popping Mata Ortiz pottery, a centuries-old art form renowned for its hand-painted geometric and ancestral symbols.

Annual event; August
619-296-3161

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Old Town San Diego

San Diego California

oldtownsandiegoguide.com/events.html

Blues by the Bay Festival

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Postponed 2014: Blues by the Bay has been held on beautiful bayfront setting in Old Town Eureka, California. We are hoping to have a restructured Blues Event in the future. TBA

This music event is held on beautiful bay front setting – Old Town Eureka, California. Featuring some of the finest Blues Musicians in the northwest. Food & beverage, art & craft vendors, and micro-brew beers from local breweries are available

Annual event; August

EUREKA CA

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