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The Goodguys 22nd Summer Get-Together


Saturday, May 30th & Sunday, May 31st | Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton

The Goodguys 22nd Summer Get-Together is a colorful, two-day “Full Throttle Family Fun” hot rod & custom car automotive themed event featuring over 2,500 American made or powered hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars, trick trucks, late models and more . In addition to the car show, this event showcases vendor exhibits, Custom bicycle display, a huge swap meet and cars-for-sale area, special feature parking areas on Saturday, Goodguys Autocross (to test vehicle agility and performance), model & pedal car show, kids fun zone, Pinstripers brush bash and lots of fun for the entire family!

The event will be concluded with an awards ceremony on Sunday afternoon at 3 pm.

For tickets and more info, visit www.good-guys.com

American Diabetes Association's 2015 Silicon Valley Tour de Cure


Sunday, June 7th | Palo Alto

This is Tour de Cure and it’s more than just a bike ride. It’s a celebration! It’s where every turn of the pedal helps Stop Diabetes; where cyclists of all levels come together to make a difference to raise money and raise hope for their local community. Join the American Diabetes Association family, our Official Vehicle Sponsor, Rector Audi of Burlingame and our Official Media Sponsor, KFOX for the ride of your life – It’s Tour de Cure! Register today at www.Diabetes.org/siliconvalleytourdecure!

The Art of Rock Legends


June 12th - July 24th | San Rafael
The Art of Rock Legends benefit exhibition featuring artwork by iconic 60’s musicians, artists and photographers will open at Art Works Downtown, 1337 4th Street, San Rafael, June 12 running through July 24thThe exhibition will feature work donated by Jerry Garcia, Carlos Santana, Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, Marty Balin, Commander Cody, Peter Max, Graham Nash, Dave Getz, and many more. The Art of Rock Legends is the opening event of San Rafael Rocks, a multi-faceted, multi-partner rock ‘n roll art, film and music celebration with proceeds benefiting DrawBridge, a Bay Area arts program for homeless children, and California Film Institute Education, which provides creative film programs for Bay Area students.
 
The Art of Rock Legends Preview Party, Friday, June 12 from 5-8pm, will be open to the public as part of Art Works Downtown 2nd Friday Art Walk. For more info, click here!

2015 San Mateo County Fair


Saturday, June 6th - Sunday, June 14th | San Mateo County Fairgrounds 

Don't miss a Peninsula tradition, The San Mateo County Fair! Get ready for great rides, food, art and FREE nightly concerts when you purchase admission tickets! 

Be sure to join KFOX on June 6th from 6pm-8pm when Jefferson Starship performs live!

For more info and to buy your tickets, click here.

 

Whales: Giants of the Deep


Friday, April 3rd-Sunday, November 29th 2015| California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
 
This spring, get ready to explore a whale of an exhibit! Dive deep below the ocean’s surface and explore the fascinating biology of some of the Earth’s largest and most elusive creatures. Marvel at enormous sperm whale skeletons, crawl through a life-sized replica of a blue whale heart, and learn how scientists are working to study and sustain whale populations around the world and in our own backyard. Discover the cultural traditions surrounding whales and get a rare glimpse at ancient whale artifacts from the Māori people of New Zealand. Developed and presented by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

California Mid State Fair


July 22- August 2nd, 2015 | Paso Robles Event Center, Paso Robles

The Fair opened in 1946 and was first known as the San Luis Obispo County Fair. The California Mid-State Fair is held annually and runs for 12 days at the end of July. The Fair has hosted some of the biggest names in the music industry.  

Click here to purchase advanced admission tickets. 

MILLBRAE ART & WINE FESTIVAL


Sat-Sun, September 5-6th | Broadway Ave, Millbrae

Presented by the Millbrae Chamber of Commerce, the festival is the “Last Blast of Summer” with two days of sensational live music, gorgeous handcrafted work by 250 of America’s top artists and craftmakers, fabulous food and drink, a microbrew tasting tent, the “Classically Cool Car Show”, an organic and green products showcase, artisan specialty foods, home and garden exhibits, health and wellness displays, and tons of fun for kids. The festival takes place on Broadway (1 block west of El Camino Real) between Victoria and Meadow Glen. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is free.

MOUNTAIN VIEW ART & WINE FESTIVAL


Sat-Sun September 12-13th | Castro Street, Mountain View 
Widely considered one of America's top art festivals, huge throngs of art lovers are expected to pour  onto Castro Street in Silicon Valley's epicenter for this “Cultural Community Celebration” presented by the Chamber of Commerce Mountain View. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Admission is free.

Announcing the 2015 Sonoma Music Festival


Friday, October 2nd-Sunday, October 4th | Field of Dreams, Sonoma

Tickets on-sale Friday, March 20 at 10am !

Bruce Cohn and B.R. Cohn Charity Events are proud to announce the 2015 Sonoma Music Festival, October 2-4 held at the Field of Dreams near downtown Sonoma. Appearing as the successor to Bruce's fabled 28-year winery fall festival, this exciting year features Chicago and America on Friday evening October 2, doors at 4pm; Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band with Pablo Cruise on Saturday afternoon and evening October 3, doors at 4pm; and the Doobie Brothers with Michael McDonald, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman, the Edgar Winter Band and Tommy Castro Band Sunday afternoon October 4, doors at 11am. The new Field of Dreams location not only puts the concert goer two blocks from Sonoma's Plaza, it allows the festival the opportunity to grow and generate more proceeds for charity. Plus great sight lines and video projection screens so you won't miss any of the action. The 2015 Sonoma Music Festival benefits National & Local Veteran Groups including Fisher House, American Legion Post 489, Bread & Roses, Redwood Empire Food Bank & Others.
For more info, click here!

HALF MOON BAY ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL


Sat-Sun, October 17-18th | Main Street, Half Moon Bay
It's the perfect time of year and the perfect place to celebrate the beauty and bounty of the fall season and Half Moon Bay does it like nobody else. The world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is the season’s signature event, drawing hordes of visitors to the “World Pumpkin Capital” for an epic festival on historic Main Street. This year’s 45th annual festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

 

Downtown San Jose Farmers' Market, presented by Kaiser Permanente


Open every Friday (except July 3) from May 1st through November 20th

The cozy outdoor market takes place each Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along a charming block of San Pedro Street between Santa Clara and St. John streets.  The market features fresh produce from more than 30 California-based growers, plus a handful of multi-ethnic ready-made lunch vendors and over a dozen local Artisans selling their wares. Find out about frequent shopper discounts and ongoing activities at the market, like Chefs sampling seasonal produce and San Jose Library CRAFTER-Noons at sjdowntown.com.
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