Oakdale – Thursday, July 2, 2010 – Farmer’s Market
New produce vendors this year include Windy Hill Farms of Waterford and Hickman Chicks. A number of community groups will once again have displays, and other businesses will also have booths with their goods. Another first time offering will include artists displaying their work at the market. And entertainment will be featured each week.
Lodi – Thursday, July 2, 2010 – Farmer’s Market
Downtown Lodi – School Street – Time: 5 p.m. The Downtown Certified Farmers Market is the family friendly market held every Thursday evening beginning in June throughout the end of September. Over 25 certified farmers offer an array of fresh produce, wine and flowers. 50 homemade and commercial arts and craft vendors line the streets of downtown attracting over 5,000 attendees each week. An upscale beer and wine garden which showcases local breweries and wineries is located adjacent from the entertainment stage.
Fairfield – Thursday, July 2, 2010 – Farmers Market
The Fairfield Certified Farmers Market is Here! Every Thursday, May 7th to October 1st, 2009, 4:00 – 8:00pm. Downtown Fairfield on Jefferson Street and Texas Street adjacent to the Solano County Government Center Plaza. WEEKLY FEATURES; Fresh Produce, Tree Ripened, Fruits FREE Children’s Arts & Crafts, Shaved Ice, Kettle Korn, Bar-B-Q, and Weekly Musical Entertainment
Dixon – Thursday, July 2, 2010 – Farmers Market
Celebrate the Bounty! The Downtown Dixon Business Association with the help of the City of Dixon brings the Pacific Coast Certified Organic Farmer’s Market to downtown every Thursday starting Thursday, May 20 through mid-September 2010, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Women’s Improvement Club Park next to the Dixon Public Library on the corner of North First and East C Streets.
Every Thursday evening beginning in June join Moband for Concert in the Park at Graceada park. Come early and bring your picnic dinner, lay out your blankets and enjoy the music. Concerts are June 10-July 15. For more information visit http://www.modestoband.org .
Clovis –Friday, July 2, 2010 at 5:30-9:00pm – Farmer’s Market
Friday Night Farmer’s Market is in full swing in the heart of Old Town Clovis. Sample fresh, delicious fruits and vegetables, grown here in the nation’s finest agricultural region, each in the peak of season!
Vacaville – Saturday July 3rd – Blues Festival
Turlock – Saturday July 3, 2010 9:30am-5pm – Independence Celebration
Featuring a parade, all day car show and street faire. Located in downtown Turlock, Broadway Avenue between Main and North Olive.
Merced – Saturday July 3, 2020 10am – A Celebration of America; Patriotic Musical
Musical dram, drawing and free fireworks at the Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. Merced. Call for info at (209)383-2273
This event is the premier celebration of everything local local entertainment, local food, regional wine/beer and the West Coast’s best BBQ! Locally-owned and operated restaurants, wineries, and BBQ’rs, offer ‘tastes’ for as little as $1.00!!! Add live entertainment, sunshine and activities for the whole family and you have just experienced the most celebrated of American holidays in the best possible way. Located at Weber Points Event Center, admission $2.00. For info – (888)517-4150.
Arnold – Saturday thru Sunday, July 3rd & July 4th at 10am-5pm
Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival. 38th annual festival featuring arts, crafts and gourmet foods. Country and Swing music by the Stardust Cowboys. Locateda in Arnold at the junction of Hwy 4 and Blagen Road.
Fairfield – Sunday July 4th, 2010 at 10am – Fairfield 4th of July Parade
This parade will begin at 10:00am. The parade route begins at the intersection of Webster and Kentucky Streets. It marches west on Kentucky St. to Taylor St. where it turns south. At Texas Street the parade moves east to Washington Street, where it disbands at Kentucky Street. The Reviewing Stand will be placed on Texas Street at Madison Street, near Fairfield Center for Creative Arts.
Parade and Picnic in the Park presented by Modesto Jaycees and City of Modesto. Parade starts 10am downtown and the Park festivities are at Graceada Park from 10am-6pm, park festivities include Live Entertainment, Food and Vendor Booths. If your interested in a sponsor package, having an entry in the Parade or setting up a booth at the Park, call Sam Garrett at 209-480-9226
Elk Grove – Sunday July 4th, 2010 at 3pm-10pm – 14th Annual Celebration of the Red, White and Blue.
This year, the City of Elk Grove is hosting the 14th annual Salute to the Red, White & Blue fireworks show at Elk Grove Regional Park. This event is Elk Grove’s premier Fourth of July celebration— a patriotic salute to the birth of our nation and recognition of our City’s 10th anniversary. The festivities begin at 3 p.m. with live music, entertainment, food and a children’s area. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Alcohol, personal fireworks and pets are not permitted. 9950 Elk Grove Florin Rd., Elk Grove, CA
Stockton – Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 8pm-10pm – Fireworks Cruise
Join us on the California Delta for a 4th of July fireworks dessert cruise. Setting sail from two delta ports. Pittsburg & Stockton Ca. Call for reservations 925-252-9300
You will not want to miss the premier patriotic party in the Central Valley. Freedom Fest boasts one of the largest and most amazing displays of pyrotechnics on the west coast. Plus, you’ll find plenty of food and entertainment for all ages.
Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Located at Buchanan High School Football Stadium, northwest corner of Minnewawa and Nees Avenues, Admission: $5. Contact: Clovis Kiwanis Club at (559) 355-2280