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August 06, 2000|LAURIE K. SCHENDEN

YREKA--Head north for the five-day Siskiyou Golden Fair, Aug. 9-13. Carnival rides, an art show and a rodeo are among the highlights. Fairgrounds, 1712 Fairlane Road. 5 p.m.-midnight Aug. 9; 10 a.m.-midnight Aug. 10-12; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 13. $3; free to 12 and younger; rodeo $7-$10. (530) 842-2767.

BIG BEAR LAKE--A Friday night cruise and tailgate party kick off the Antique Car Club Fun Run Aug. 11-13. On Aug. 12, the village area will be open only to foot traffic--and more than 400 classic, antique and custom cars. Also that day: big band music, food, a cruise around the lake (4:30 p.m.) and a dance (6-11 p.m.). At 9 a.m. Aug. 13, there will be an awards ceremony. Bartlett Road parking lot. 5:30-8:30 Aug. 11; 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 12; 9-10 a.m. Aug. 13. Free; dance $2. (909) 866-3938.

SOLVANG--The 19th of 21 California missions celebrates its Spanish heritage Aug. 12-13 with the Old Mission Santa Ines Fiesta. Food booths, mariachis and folklorico dancers will be featured. 1760 Mission Drive. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 12; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 13. Free. (805) 688-4815.

CUPERTINO--The 25th annual Art and Wine Festival is a big event for this little Silicon Valley town, Aug. 12-13. It will feature arts and crafts, wine and music and children's activities, including a petting zoo. Memorial Park. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Free. (408) 252-7054.

SAN DIEGO--The uptown Hillcrest district will host the Cityfest Street Fair Aug. 13. Festivities will include a juried art show, beer garden, craft and food booths and two stages of entertainment. Fifth Avenue, from Ivy Lane to University Avenue. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. (619) 299-3330.


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