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California Corner: Festivals, Feasts & Fairs

October 06, 2002|Laurie K. Schenden

Palm Springs--Bop back to the 1950s at Rocktoberfest Oct. 10-12. Bands will perform and classic cars will line Palm Canyon Drive. Downtown. 6-10 p.m. Oct. 10; 1-10 p.m. Oct. 11-12. Free. (800) 347-7746,

Folsom--Get a Taste of Folsom Oct. 12 with samples of food, wine and microbrews from the area, live music and a karaoke contest. Premium Outlets parking lot, off Folsom Boulevard. 4-9 p.m. $20 (includes 10 tastes). (800) 377-1414,

Monterey--Old Monterey Seafood and Music Festival is Oct. 12-13. Landlubbers can enjoy music and arts and crafts. Custom House Plaza and Alvarado Street, Old Monterey. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Free. (831) 655-8070,

Goleta--About 100 foot-stompin' musicians will compete at the 31st annual Old-Time Fiddlers Convention and Festival Oct. 13. Jam sessions, food and tours of the 1878 Stow House will round out the day. Stow House grounds, 304 Los Carneros Road. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $10; $6 seniors; $3 for kids 12 and younger. (805) 966-1191,

Lone Pine--Revisit the Old West and "A Bad Day at Black Rock" at the Lone Pine Film Festival Oct. 11-13. Take bus tours to film locations, hear western music and mosey on over to the memorabilia and arts and crafts shows. Downtown. Noon-10 p.m.

Oct. 11; 8 a.m.-dusk Oct. 12- 13. Activities $5-$30. (760) 876-9103,


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