YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

News, Tips & Bargains

California Corner: Festivals, Feasts & Fairs

September 01, 2002|Laurie K. Schenden

Wasco--The 34th annual Festival of Roses Sept. 5-8 will include a parade (10 a.m. Sept. 7), daily carnival, rose queen pageant and wine tasting. Arts and crafts, entertainment and the rose show are Sept. 7-8 only. Barker Park. 5-9:30 p.m. Sept. 5-6; 7:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Sept. 7; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8. Free admission; rose tours $1. (661) 758-2616,

Fresno--The Fine Arts & Wine Festival Sept. 7 will also have food and entertainment to dish out at the outdoor Fulton Mall downtown. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. (559) 495-4800,

Cloverdale--The Street Fair & Classic Car/Motorcycle Show Sept. 7 will feature classic and antique cars and motorcycles, classic rock music, Hula-Hoop and rope-jumping competitions, food, crafts and wine tasting. Downtown. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. (707) 894-4470,

Escondido--Grape Day Sept. 7 offers a parade (10 a.m.), food, music and a grape stomp. Grape Day Park, 321 N. Broadway. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. (760) 743-8207 or (760) 743-4382,

Nevada City--Exercise your right to party at the Constitution Day Parade and Celebration Sept. 7-8. Festivities will include a street dance (Saturday night), parade (2 p.m. Sunday), a car show on Commercial Street and Civil War reenactments at Pioneer Park. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 7; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 8. Free. (530) 265-2692,


Schenden's e-mail address is

Los Angeles Times Articles