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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Events on the Horizon for September 2016 and beyond - Mark Your Calendars!

Mark your calendars for:
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Capitola Begonia Festival 2016: Begonias Around the World
Friday-Monday, September 2-5,
see website for detailed schedule
the beautiful seaside Village of Capitola, near Santa Cruz
Free admission
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Wine Tasting Specials on the Niles Canyon Railway
Saturday, September 3, 1:00-3:00PM,
and September 10
board at Niles Canyon Railway, 6 Kilkare Road, Sunol
$40
21+
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Scottish Highland Games
presented by Caledonian Club of San Francisco
Saturday-Sunday, September 3-4, 8:30AM-6:00PM
Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton
See website for ticket information
Parking $10
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Ardenwood Historic Rail Fair
Saturday-Monday, September 3-5, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Boulevard, Fremont
Adults $10, Seniors $6, Children $5
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King's Mountain Art Fair
Saturday-Monday, September 3-5, 10:00AM-5:00PM
Kings Mountain Community Center, 13889 Skyline Boulevard, Woodside
Free admission
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The Comedy of Errors
presented by Curtain Theatre
Saturdays-Sundays, September 3-11, 2:00PM,
and Monday, September 5 (Labor Day)
Old Mill Park Amphitheatre, 375 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley
Free
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Living a Sacred Life: Mother Earth’s Gifts
Part Two of a Four Part Series
with Sean Michael Imler
Sunday, September 4, 3:30-7:00PM
Enchantations, 2160 Winchester Boulevard, Campbell
See website for registration information
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Freddie Mercury’s Birthday
Monday, September 5
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Abbot's Bromliad
with California Revels
Monday, September 5, 12:00-3:00PM
Joaquin Miller Park, 3594 Sanborn Drive, Oakland
Free  
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Goddess Festival
Friday-Sunday, September 9-11
Redwood Forest, RSVP for address in La Honda
see website for detailed registration information
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Wine Tasting Specials on the Niles Canyon Railway
Saturday, September 10, 1:00-3:00PM,
board at Niles Canyon Railway, 6 Kilkare Road, Sunol
$40
21+
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Rumi’s Caravan
Saturday, September 10, 7:00PM (Doors open at 6:30PM)
Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland
$15 in advance, $25 at the door
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Oliver Ranch Tour 2016
with the staff of UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Sunday, September 11, 7:45AM-5:00PM
Bus leaving from UC Berkeley Botanical Garden, 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley
$250
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Oakland Pride
Sunday, September 11, Parade at 10:30AM, Festival 11:00AM-7:00PM
20th Street and Broadway, Oakland
see website for detailed map and schedule
$10 General Admission, $5 Seniors over 65/Youth under 12
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Home Canning & Preserving
part of the Sustainable Living Workshop Series
Tuesday, September 13, 6:30-8:30PM
Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Road, Pleasant Hill
$20, Materials fee of $9 for supplies to be paid in class
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Peace in the Park
Saturday, September 17, 11:00AM-6:00PM
Spreckels Temple of Music, Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
Free
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Harvest of the Heart
a benefit for Ceres Community Project
Saturday, September 17, 5:00-9:00PM
Ceres Community Project, 7351 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
see website for registration information
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Santa Cruz Mountains Sol Fest
Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18, 11:00AM-7:00PM
Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, 831-335-4484
see website for ticket information
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Berkeley Morris Workshop
Tuesday, September 20, 7:30PM
Christ Church of Berkeley, 2138 Cedar Street, Berkeley
Free
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Living a Sacred Life: Energy
Part Three of a Four Part Series
with Sean Michael Imler
Sunday, September 25, 3:30-7:00PM
Enchantations, 2160 Winchester Boulevard, Campbell
See website for registration information
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Hexenfest 2016
Friday-Sunday, September 30-October 2
Isis Oasis, 20889 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville
See website for registration information
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Moonlight Steam Train Dinner Party at Roaring Camp
Saturday, October 1, 6:00-10:00PM
Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, 831-335-4484
see website for schedule admission details
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All Hallows Fantasy Faire
Saturday-Sunday, October 22-23,
Saturday 12:00PM-11:00PM, Sunday 11:00AM-6:00PM
Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Drive, Sonora
see website for ticket details
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Living a Sacred Life: Journeying
Part Four of a Four Part Series
with Sean Michael Imler
Sunday, October 23, 3:30-7:00PM
Enchantations, 2160 Winchester Boulevard, Campbell
See website for registration information
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Kosmos Music and Dance Camp
Friday-Sunday, October 28-30
YMCA Camp Campbell, 16275 State Route 9, Boulder Creek
See website for registration information

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Events on the Horizon for August 2016 and beyond - Mark Your Calendars!

Mark your calendars for:
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Farmstead Cheesemaking
with Linda Kallenberger
Tuesday, August 9, 5:30-8:30PM
Three Stone Hearth Community Kitchen, 1581 University Avenue, Berkeley
$60
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Kitchen Cosmetics & Natural Body Products
part of the Sustainable Living Workshop Series
Tuesday, August 9, 6:30-8:30PM
Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Road, Pleasant Hill
$20
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Perseid Peak
Thursday, August 11, close to midnight
(continuing into Friday, August 12)
in the northeastern sky, near the constellation Perseus
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Cajun Zydeco Festival
at Ardenwood
Saturday, August 13, 10:00AM-7:00PM
Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Boulevard, Fremont
$26 adults, $8 children 4-15, children under 3 free
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Cupcakes and Muffintops: Clothing and Bake Sale
Saturday, August 13, 12:00-4:00PM
First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th Street, Oakland
$0-$10 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds
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Time Travelers Bazaar
Saturday, August 13, 12:00-6:00PM
Great Escape Games, 1250 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Free
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Gravenstein Apple Fair
Saturday-Sunday, August 13-14, 10:00AM-6:00PM
Ragle Ranch Regional Park, 500 Ragle Road, Sebastopol
see website for ticket information
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Japanese American Club’s Summer Festival
Saturday-Sunday, August 13-14,
Saturday 1:00-9:00PM, Sunday 12:00-8:30PM
Diablo Japanese American Club, 3165 Treat Boulevard, Concord
Free parking at Ygnacio Valley High School,
755 Oak Grove Road, Concord
Free
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Rekindle Your Passion & Prowess
Summer Playshop in the Goddess Work Playshop Series
with Marcela Liliana Veron
Sunday, August 14, 11:00AM-6:00PM
Mind Body Movement Center, 1136 Ballena Boulevard, Suite D, Alameda
See website for registration details
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A New Path of Awakening: The Way of Mary - A Revelation
Monday, August 15, 7:00-9:00PM
Tiburon Community Congregational Church, 145 Rock Hill Drive, Tiburon
Suggested donation $25, no one turned away for lack of funds
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Sonoma County VegFest: A Celebration of Compassionate Eating
Saturday, August 20, 10:00AM-5:00PM
Luther Burbank Center, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa
$5, Children under 13 Free
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Wine Tasting Specials on the Niles Canyon Railway
Saturday, August 20, 1:00-3:00PM,
and September 3, September 10
board at Niles Canyon Railway, 6 Kilkare Road, Sunol
$40
21+
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Wine, Women, and Song and Golden Gear Awards
Saturday, August 20, 3:00-10:00PM
Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Avenue, Alameda
see website for ticket information
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Cotati Accordion Festival
Saturday-Sunday, August 20-21, 9:30AM-8:00PM
La Plaza Park, 60 West Cotati Avenue, Cotati
$19 per day, $29 for both days
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Hayward Zucchini Festival
Saturday-Sunday, August 20-21, 10:00AM-8:00PM
Kennedy Park, 19501 Hesperian Boulevard, Hayward
$10 Adults, $5 Children and Seniors, Under 5 Free
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The Goddess Work Virtual Retreat
with Marcela Liliana Veron
Saturday-Sunday, August 20-21, 11:00AM-3:00PM
Online
See website for registration details
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Summer Gathering of Mountain Men
Saturday-Sunday, August 20-21, 11:00AM-7:00PM
Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, 831-335-4484
see website for ticket information
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Assyrian Food Festival
Saturday-Sunday, August 20-21, 11:00AM-9:00PM
Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Yosip Parish,
680 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose
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Art and Soul Festival
Saturday-Sunday, August 20-21, 12:00PM-6:00PM
downtown Oakland - see website for map
Adults $12, Seniors and Youth 13-17 $7, Under 12 Free
(discounted tickets available in advance - see website)
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The Comedy of Errors
presented by Curtain Theatre
Saturdays-Sundays, August 20-September 11, 2:00PM,
and Monday, September 5 (Labor Day)
Old Mill Park Amphitheatre, 375 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley
Free
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Berkeley Morris Workshop
Tuesday, August 23, 7:30PM
Christ Church of Berkeley, 2138 Cedar Street, Berkeley
Free
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Sunnyvale Historical Society Antique Faire
Saturday, August 27, 11:00AM-4:00PM
Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum, 570 E Remington Drive, Sunnyvale
Free admission
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Farm to Fermentation Festival
Saturday, August 27, 11:00AM-5:00PM
Finley Community Center, 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa
see website for registration details
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Bounty Of Heart’s Delight
Saturday, August 27, 4:30-10:00PM
Veggielution Farm, 647 S King Road, San Jose
See website for ticket information
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Petaluma River Barn Dance
benefiting Friends of the Petaluma River
Saturday, August 27, 5:30-9:30PM
David Yearsley Heritage Center, Steamer Landing Park,
6 Copeland Street, Petaluma
Adults $10, Children Free
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Forbidden Puppet Cabaret
Saturday, August 27, 6:00-8:30PM
Children's Fairyland, 699 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland
$60
21+
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Moonlight Steam Train Dinner Party at Roaring Camp
Saturday, August 27 & October 1, 6:00-10:00PM
Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, 831-335-4484
see website for schedule admission details
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Oakland Chinatown Streetfest
Saturday-Sunday, August 27-28, 10:00AM-5:30PM
Oakland Chinatown, Broadway and 7th Street, Oakland
Free
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Italian Family Festa
presented by the Italian American Heritage Foundation
Saturday-Sunday, August 27-28,
Saturday 10:00AM-8:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM-6:00PM
History Park San Jose, 1650 Senter Road, San Jose
Free
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Puppet Fair Weekend at Children’s Fairyland
Saturday-Sunday, August 27-28, 11:00AM-4:00PM
Children's Fairyland, 699 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland
Included with admission
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Silicon Valley Pride 2016: Diversity, Inclusion, Success
Sunday, August 28, 10:00AM-6:00PM
along Almaden Boulevard
between Park Avenue and San Fernando Street, San Jose
$10
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Berkeley Morris Workshop
Tuesday, August 30, 7:30PM
Christ Church of Berkeley, 2138 Cedar Street, Berkeley
Free
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Wine Tasting Specials on the Niles Canyon Railway
Saturday, September 3, 1:00-3:00PM,
and September 10
board at Niles Canyon Railway, 6 Kilkare Road, Sunol
$40
21+
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Wine Tasting Specials on the Niles Canyon Railway
Saturday, September 10, 1:00-3:00PM,
board at Niles Canyon Railway, 6 Kilkare Road, Sunol
$40
21+
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Rumi’s Caravan
Saturday, September 10, 7:00PM (Doors open at 6:30PM)
Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland
$15 in advance, $25 at the door
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Oliver Ranch Tour 2016
with the staff of UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Sunday, September 11, 7:45AM-5:00PM
Bus leaving from UC Berkeley Botanical Garden, 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley
$250
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Home Canning & Preserving
part of the Sustainable Living Workshop Series
Tuesday, September 13, 6:30-8:30PM
Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Road, Pleasant Hill
$20, Materials fee of $9 for supplies to be paid in class
______________________________________

Peace in the Park
Saturday, September 17, 11:00AM-6:00PM
Spreckels Temple of Music, Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
Free
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Harvest of the Heart
a benefit for Ceres Community Project
Saturday, September 17, 5:00-9:00PM
Ceres Community Project, 7351 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
see website for registration information
______________________________________

Santa Cruz Mountains Sol Fest
Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18, 11:00AM-7:00PM
Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, 831-335-4484
see website for ticket information
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Berkeley Morris Workshop
Tuesday, August 23, 7:30PM
Christ Church of Berkeley, 2138 Cedar Street, Berkeley
Free
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Freddie Mercury’s Birthday
Monday, September 5
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Abbot's Bromliad
with California Revels
Monday, September 5, 12:00-3:00PM
Joaquin Miller Park, 3594 Sanborn Drive, Oakland
Free  
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Hexenfest 2016
Friday-Sunday, September 30-October 2
Isis Oasis, 20889 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville
See website for registration information
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Moonlight Steam Train Dinner Party at Roaring Camp
Saturday, October 1, 6:00-10:00PM
Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, 831-335-4484
see website for schedule admission details
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All Hallows Fantasy Faire
Saturday-Sunday, October 22-23,
Saturday 12:00PM-11:00PM, Sunday 11:00AM-6:00PM
Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Drive, Sonora
see website for ticket details
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Kosmos Music and Dance Camp
Friday-Sunday, October 28-30
YMCA Camp Campbell, 16275 State Route 9, Boulder Creek
See website for registration information
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