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Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 10:31 PM

Danish Days: Solvang's History-Laden Lark

Danish Days: Solvang's History-Laden Lark

Dance, eat æbleskivers, and cheer on a parade. Read »

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 9:38 PM

Rolly Crump: Disney Legend Exhibit

Rolly Crump: Disney Legend Exhibit

Admire a host of pieces, artworks, and treasures created by the iconic Imagineer, at the Oceanside Museum of Art. Read »

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 9:21 PM

Julian Apple Days Festival: Pie It Up

Julian Apple Days Festival: Pie It Up

Ready to jump into a pie-eating contest at this classic autumn fair? Read »

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 12:55 PM

Free: Banana Festival at Port of Hueneme

Free: Banana Festival at Port of Hueneme

Hello, banana beignets: Try interesting dishes at this water-close, fruit-tastic party. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 9:48 PM

Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival: Sweet September

Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival: Sweet September

How fast can you devour the famous Ghirardelli Earthquake Sundae? Read »

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 9:19 AM

Heat Escape: Big Bear Scenic Sky Chair

Heat Escape: Big Bear Scenic Sky Chair

Buy your ticket to the mountain attraction 72 hours in advance and save. Read »

Monday, Sep 4, 2017 at 12:21 PM

Titanic Photographs: Queen Mary Exhibit

Titanic Photographs: Queen Mary Exhibit

"Almost 100 period photographs" are on display at the Long Beach landmark. Read »

Saturday, Sep 2, 2017 at 10:37 AM

Oak Glen: Apple Season Opens

Oak Glen: Apple Season Opens

The crispest, juiciest time of the year arrives in the orchard-laden area. Read »

Friday, Sep 1, 2017 at 12:06 PM

Desert Doughnuts: Holiday Weekend Fun

Desert Doughnuts: Holiday Weekend Fun

Watch the unveiling of a 40-pound doughnut, and enjoy smaller doughnuts, at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. Read »

Monday, Sep 4, 2017 at 12:20 PM

Seasonal Stomp: South Coast Grape Festivity

Seasonal Stomp: South Coast Grape Festivity

Is this the fall you finally put feet to fruit? 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.