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Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 4:24 PM

Leg It to Gold Country for a Tarantula Fest

Leg It to Gold Country for a Tarantula Fest

The spider-tacular'll include all sorts of tarantula-terrific to-dos. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 2:46 PM

'Sideways' Fans to Raise a Glass in Wine Country

'Sideways' Fans to Raise a Glass in Wine Country

The merlot-free movie, which shone a warm light on the Santa Ynez Valley, will be at the heart of a three-day grape gathering. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 2:25 PM

The Winchester Mystery House Has a Trick-or-Treat Trail

The Winchester Mystery House Has a Trick-or-Treat Trail

The tot-cute happening will pop up outside one of the world's eeriest abodes. Read »

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 9:13 AM

Swan by Oxnard's Steampunkiest Shindig

Swan by Oxnard's Steampunkiest Shindig

Don your goggles, and your Victorian get-up, for this weekend of creative cosplay. Read »

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 4:17 PM

Take a Mushroom Walk in Mendocino County

Take a Mushroom Walk in Mendocino County

Feast Mendocino! Festival makes for the loveliest 'n loamiest time of year around the region. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 7:24 PM

Hotel del Coronado's Spirited October

Hotel del Coronado's Spirited October

Look for the ghost of Kate Morgan as you join one of the landmark's atmospheric events. Read »

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 11:51 AM

Amtrak Goes BOGO for This Bring-a-Pal Sleeper Deal

Amtrak Goes BOGO for This Bring-a-Pal Sleeper Deal

Book a train trip with a bestie and save big (but do it soon). Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 6:28 PM
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The Haunted Mansion 50th Anniversary Tea's Ghostly Goodies

The scones are spirited at this limited-time Disneyland Hotel happening.View gallery »

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Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 7:44 AM

Join June Lake's First-Ever 'Leaves in the Loop'

Join June Lake's First-Ever 'Leaves in the Loop'

Chances to snap leafy photos, and cycle by trees, are part of this three-day autumn-tacular. Read »

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 9:28 PM

Mega Christmas Boutique to Captivate Corona del Mar

Mega Christmas Boutique to Captivate Corona del Mar

"Enchanted Christmas" at Roger's Gardens is ready to summon the yuletide's over-the-top twinkle. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.