“Your Passport to Adventure” – The Cal Expo fairgrounds come alive every summer as the California State Fair becomes a city within a city that hosts nearly one million visitors. Folks come from near and far for the memorable delights of this extravaganza that includes exciting exhibits, amazing attractions, live entertainment, and the Magnificent Midway. 110,000 attendees expected. Find out what is going on; Concerts, Entertainment, Contests & Competitions, Attractions & Exhibits, Horse Racing.
The City of Stockton Community Services Department presents the annual series in partnership with the Stockton Musician’s Association. Spend an evening in the Victory Park (Pershing & Argonne) with your favorite person, a picnic supper, and some great music as the Concert in the Park series continues for the 57th year! On Wednesday, July 7th come out and see the Tropical Nights. Every Wednesday beginning June 9 – August 25th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tracy – Thursday July 15, 2010 at 7pm – Summer Concert Series at Lincoln Park
The City of Tracy is proud to present the annual Tracy Arts Commission Summer Concert Series at Lincoln Park, beginning on June 17th through July 15th. Concerts will be on Thursdays and start at 7pm. They are FREE and family oriented. Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic baskets and get ready for an entertainment experience that you will not forget!
Oakdale – Thursday, July 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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.
Modesto – Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 8:00pm-10:00pm– Concert in the Park
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 16, 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!
Oakdale – Friday nights, July 16th – August 27th, 6:30pm-8:00pm – Concerts in the Park
Great groups to see and listen, held at Dorada Park, A Street and 2nd Avenue, Oakdale, CA. 2009’s line up consisted of the following; Classic Rock, Country, Blue Grass, Contemporary Christian Rock, and the Community Band. Come one, come all to Concerts in the Park! Sponsor ops also available: be an IDOL, GROUPIE, FAN, or SPECTATOR! Contact the Chamber for more information (209)847-2244.
The award-winning Stanislaus County Fair: In addition to awarding more than 30,000 ribbons each year, the Stanislaus County Fair IS an award-winning fair itself. In fact, in January 2008, the Western Fairs Association presented the Stanislaus County Fair with a 1st place award for the “Best Overall Children’s Program”! More than 220,000 visitors will pass through our turnstiles for award-winning fun at the largest family-centered event in Stanislaus County. Stroll through our tree-shaded grounds, or enjoy the sounds of The Beach Boys, WAR, KC and the Sunshine Band on the FREE stage. Located at 900 N. Broadway, Turlock. Adult tickets – $12.00, Children 6-12 – $3.00, $30.00 for an all-day, unlimited wrist band for rides.
Come and enjoy great music, dancing, delicious wine, and tantalizing food! An entire day of Dixieland jazz featuring seven well-known bands will perform at four different venues at the historic Cline Cellars winery. Admission is $25 in advance ($30 at the door). For reservations call 707-940-4025. Located at Cline Cellars, 24737 Highway 121, Sonoma, CA
Oakdale – Saturday July 17th at dusk – Movies Under the Stars at Cottles Wood Park
The Oakdale Cowboy Museum presents – The Cowboys, starring John Wayne. This is a FREE event at Cottles Wood Park, 1358 East J Street, Oakdale. For more information call 209-845-3591