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Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 9:10 AM

Explore a Quaint, Art-y Village at the Sawdust

Explore a Quaint, Art-y Village at the Sawdust

Yep, there's actually sawdust on the ground, and art all around, at this charming and fanciful fair. Read »

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 6:17 PM

Moon Over the Marin County Fair's Cosmic Theme

Moon Over the Marin County Fair's Cosmic Theme

The Fourth of July Weekend celebration will include a number of tributes to the moon landing's big 50th. Read »

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 at 5:16 PM

Halloween Horror Nights Summons a Fearsome Fan Preview

Halloween Horror Nights Summons a Fearsome Fan Preview

The "first-ever" first look will take place the night before the popular Universal event officially opens. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 at 2:03 PM

Mammoth Has the 'Highest Fireworks in the Country'

Mammoth Has the 'Highest Fireworks in the Country'

Like your Fourth with some frost? Join the oh-so-rare celebration at the ski-famous spot on July 6. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 9:03 AM

Tenaya Lodge's New Explorer Cabins Are Open

Tenaya Lodge's New Explorer Cabins Are Open

Planning on a Yosemite idyll? Here's your brand-new, rustic-luxe bed-down, not far from the national park. Read »

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 2:18 PM

Love You, Golden State: It's the California State Fair

Love You, Golden State: It's the California State Fair

This multi-day celebration of California agriculture, wine, animals, ingenuity, art, and everythingness is ready to shine, Sactown-style. Read »

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 10:57 AM

D23 Expo's Merch-tastic Retailers Revealed

D23 Expo's Merch-tastic Retailers Revealed

The everything-Disney convention will have plenty of exclusive items for mavens of Mickey and more. Read »

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 6:15 PM

Set Sail on a New Island Packers Dinner Cruise

Set Sail on a New Island Packers Dinner Cruise

The boats, famous for their Channel Islands adventures, are now offering Ventura-close outings, for a limited time. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 7:55 PM

Celebrate World Bathing Day at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

Celebrate World Bathing Day at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

Splish, splash, and soak in a variety of chill-the-mind pursuits, in Corona. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 1:20 PM

Lompoc's Flowery Fields Are Bloomfully Bursting

Lompoc's Flowery Fields Are Bloomfully Bursting

Drive by and sigh over the area's spectacular cultivated flowers. Also sweet? The Lompoc Flower Festival & Parade is coming right up. 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.