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May 08, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO

Zazzle Bay to Breakers

When, where: May 15, from the Embarcadero to the Great Highway

Highlights: This wildly wacky 12K run across the city is in its 100th year. Don't miss the post-race costume contest at Speedway Meadow in Golden Gate Park.

Cost: Registration is closed, but it's free to watch and run alongside the racers, which many attendees do.

Info: (415) 359-2800, http://www.zazzlebaytobreakers.com

GRAND JUNCTION, COLO.

Colorado National Monument 100th anniversary celebration

When, where: May 21, Book Cliffs View

Highlights: The Colorado National Monument, which became America's 15th national monument in 1911, turns 100; a rededication ceremony marks the occasion atop the Colorado Plateau.

Cost: $7 a vehicle; $4 a cyclist or hiker

Info: (800) 962-2547, http://www.visitgrandjunction.com

BENTON CITY, WASH.

Revelry on Red Mountain

When, where: May 28, Col Solare Winery

Highlights: This eastern Washington wine-and-food event brings together 20 vintners and a chef for a dinner to remember. A live and silent auction add excitement; area hotels offer specials.

Cost: $95; proceeds benefit the Seattle Children's Hospital and the Washington Wine Education Foundation

Info: http://www.visittri-cities.com/revelry

SANTA FE, N.M.

Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival

When, where: May 28 and 29, Santa Fe Convention Center

Highlights: More than 200 Native American artists converge to show and sell their wares, from traditional to contemporary art forms.

Cost: $5 on Saturday; free on Sunday.

Info: http://www.nativetreasuressantafe.org

SANTA BARBARA

I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival

When, where: May 28-30, Old Mission Santa Barbara

Highlights: The sidewalks of the mission plaza come to colorful life with temporary works by some 400 artists. Also live music and Italian-themed vendors.

Cost: Free

Info: http://www.imadonnarifestival.com

— Avital Binshtock

travel@latimes.com

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