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Mushroom Mardi Gras Festival in Morgan Hill, Calif., celebrates all things fungi.

May 15, 2011

MORGAN HILL, CALIF.

Mushroom Mardi Gras Festival

When, where: May 28 and 29, downtown

Highlights: A celebration of all things fungi, this annual event offers mushrooms served seemingly every way imaginable. Also: arts and crafts, educational exhibits, live music, street performers and marketplace vendors.

Cost: Free

Info: (408) 778-1786, http://www.mhmmg.com

SAN DIEGO

Taste of Little Italy

When, where: May 25, India Street

Highlights: Stroll through the historic Italian neighborhood, enjoying samples offered by Little Italy restaurants.

Cost: $40; $35 in advance

Info: (619) 615-1092, http://www.tasteoflittleitalysd.com

IRVINE

Lightning in a Bottle Festival

When, where: May 27-30, Oak Canyon Ranch

Highlights: This annual New Age celebration presents live music, alternative-lifestyle workshops, notable speakers (including, this year, Marianne Williamson) and yoga classes.

Cost: One-day passes start at $80 ($75 advance). $225 ($195 advance) buys a weekend pass that includes camping. Ages 12 and younger get in free.

Info: http://www.lightninginabottle.org

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIF.

Kinetic Grand Championship

When, where: May 28-30, from Arcata to Ferndale

Highlights: Participants build all-terrain, human-powered art sculptures, often made of found objects, engineered to race 42 miles over land, sand, mud and water.

Cost: Race registration $5 to $45; free for spectators

Info: http://www.kineticgrandchampionship.com

MONTANA AND WYOMING

Beartooth Highway 75th Anniversary Celebration

When, where: June 10-12, along Beartooth Highway

Highlights: Red Lodge and Cooke City, Mont., as well as Cody, Wyo., celebrate the route's 75th anniversary with local attractions, a parade, gold-mining demos, historical displays, educational workshops and food and entertainment.

Cost: Varies by event; many are free

Info: http://www.beartoothhighway.com

—Avital Binshtock

travel@latimes.com

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