Sunday, September 19, 2010

California Events: Weekly Selections Sept. 20-26, 2010

Dragon boats come to San Francisco Sept. 25 & 26 (photolulu)

Each Sunday you’ll find a selection of events for the upcoming week. With so much to do in California, this is just a small sampling. Click on each event for additional information.

Monday, Sept. 20 San Diego – Restaurant Week
Choose from over 180 of San Diego's best restaurants and enjoy a 3-course meal for $20, $30 or $40 per person, depending on the restaurant. Discover new restaurants and enjoy all your favorites at a discounted price! Sept. 19-24.

Tuesday, Sept. 21 Santa Monica – Neil Sedaka Book Signing
Singer and songwriter Neil Sedaka has topped the charts for six decades with hits like "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" and "Love Will Keep Us Together." He'll be signing his first children's book and album, Waking Up Is Hard to Do. Barnes & Noble, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 22 Bakersfield - Kern County Fair
Opening day at the Kern County Fair. Come enjoy carnival rides, food booths, animal exhibits, contests, entertainment, concerts and more. Fairgoers receive free admission today from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Kern County Fairgrounds through Oct. 3.

Thursday, Sept. 23 Monterey – Paws For A Cause
Paws for a Cause invites you to bring your dog and dine in the Fireplace Lounge Patio at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 15% of food and beverage sales will be donated to the SPCA. Adoptable dogs will be there, too!

Friday, Sept. 24 Santa Barbara – West Beach Music Festival
Rock, reggae, and jam bands will perform on three stages at the West Beach Music & Arts Festival – the only one of its kind held beachside. Over 40 artists including UB40, and more than 75 arts, crafts and food vendors. Chase Palm Park, Sept. 24 & 25.

Saturday, Sept. 25 San Francisco – Dragon Boat Festival
It’s a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural performances, and fun-filled activities for the whole family at the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the United States. Over 110 dragon boat teams. Admission is free. Treasure Island, Sept. 25 & 26.

Sunday, September 26 Los Angeles - Sid the Science Kid Day
Free event for kids to explore, investigate and discover with Sid the Science Kid from the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series. California Science Center, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

If you’d like to submit your event for consideration, please email postmarkcalifornia(at)gmail(dot)com. Please include: Date, Location, Name of Event, Description, and website.

1 comment:

  1. Your blog is great. Now if I just had the time and money to go to see all of these.

    I need to get to the dragon boat stuff.. Would love to see that.