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Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 2:36 PM

Find Divine Wine + Dining at GourmetFest, in Carmel

Find Divine Wine + Dining at GourmetFest, in Carmel

The elegant and acclaimed Relais & Châteaux food & wine celebration returns for its sixth flavorful year. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 at 6:57 PM

Swallows Fun Flies for San Juan Capistrano

Swallows Fun Flies for San Juan Capistrano

It's a springtime flutter of fun, with a parade, horses, contests, and a mercado, too. Read »

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 7:08 AM

Flap for Bodega Bay's Annual Avian Affair

Flap for Bodega Bay's Annual Avian Affair

Still feeling beaked, we mean piqued, over "The Birds"? This could be your feathery fest. Read »

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 8:15 AM

Speartastic Celebration Ahead in Stockton

Speartastic Celebration Ahead in Stockton

Oh hello, spring: The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival is one of the dippiest, most delicious signs of the season. Read »

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 5:12 PM

Glampers, Book Your Mendocino Grove Getaway

Glampers, Book Your Mendocino Grove Getaway

Campire valet service will make its debut for the 2019 season, which opens in early May. Read »

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 at 5:56 PM

Huge Harvest Fest Gets Its 2019 Dates

Huge Harvest Fest Gets Its 2019 Dates

It's the mega Original Art & Craft Show, and it will visit several Golden State cities in the fall of 2019. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 5:33 PM

Garlic-Creative Chefs, It's Gilroy Go-Time

Garlic-Creative Chefs, It's Gilroy Go-Time

Are you part of a pro team or among the "amateur backyard grillers"? Your time to get garlicky for glory is coming up. Read »

Monday, Feb 25, 2019 at 10:42 PM

Sonoma Sweet: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies

Sonoma Sweet: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies

Baby farm animals and a line-up of agriculturally enriching activities are woven into this free weekend event. Read »

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at 10:10 AM

It's New: California Artisan Cheese Week

It's New: California Artisan Cheese Week

The brand-new happening will complement the California Artisan Cheese Festival in Santa Rosa. Read »

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 5:53 PM

Tomatomania! Is a Juicy Sign of Spring

Tomatomania! Is a Juicy Sign of Spring

The on-the-road tour spotlights heirloom tomatoes and the people who love to grow them. 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.