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August 26, 2013 | By S. Irene Virbila
If you're someone who hates, hates, hates to see the end of tomato season, you may be the perfect candidate for this fest celebrating the height of the season in Napa Valley.  Held Sept. 20-22, Tomatoville is a weekend celebration of the love apple. Actually, it's the second annual such event, hosted by Lucy Restaurant & Bar at the quietly luxurious, LEED-certified Bardessono hotel in Yountville. The weekend kicks off on Friday, the 20 th with a winemaker dinner prepared by Lucy's chef Victor Scargle, with winemakers Doug and Ryan Hill of Hill Family Estate on hand to talk wine.
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August 26, 2013 | By S. Irene Virbila
If you're someone who hates, hates, hates to see the end of tomato season, you may be the perfect candidate for this fest celebrating the height of the season in Napa Valley.  Held Sept. 20-22, Tomatoville is a weekend celebration of the love apple. Actually, it's the second annual such event, hosted by Lucy Restaurant & Bar at the quietly luxurious, LEED-certified Bardessono hotel in Yountville. The weekend kicks off on Friday, the 20 th with a winemaker dinner prepared by Lucy's chef Victor Scargle, with winemakers Doug and Ryan Hill of Hill Family Estate on hand to talk wine.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1998
* St. Anthony's Church of Oxnard will hold its school harvest festival and Women's Council holiday boutique from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Food, live entertainment, games and prizes, plus holiday items will be available. Call the church office at 486-7301 for more details. The church is at 2511 South C St.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 1, 2011
Boasting an array of more than 24,000 unique handmade items at affordable prices, the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show — the West Coast's largest indoor craft show — features more than 200 exhibitors, live entertainment, strolling performers, a kids zone, tantalizing specialty foods and more. Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Fri.-Sun. $9. http://www.harvestfestival.com.
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November 22, 1990
Native American dancers will perform at noon and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Old Town Temecula. The social dances will be presented by the North County Inter-Tribal Dance Assn., which consists of 20 men, women and children from various Indian tribes in North San Diego County. The Old Town Temecula Gunfighters Assn. will also stage an Old West gunfight and reenact several western events. Sponsored by the Old Town Temecula Merchants Assn.
FOOD
September 19, 1991 | JUDY ZEIDLER, Zeidler is a cookbook author
The Jewish holiday Succot begins at sundown Sept. 22 and lasts eight days. In biblical times, it celebrated a fruitful harvest. It also commemorates the 40 years of wandering of the Hebrews in the desert, during which time they lived in temporary huts. (The Hebrew word for "hut" is succah , and Succot is the plural.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 4, 1996 | JEFF McDONALD
More than 200 exhibitors will crowd the Ventura County Fairgrounds this weekend to sell everything from pottery and glassware to wood sculptures and doll houses at the seventh annual Ventura Harvest Festival. Continuous entertainment includes a juggler, a Dixieland band, a barbershop quartet and "bicycle pianist" John Timothy. There will also be demonstrations on how to make wood art. The sprawling arts and crafts sale begins today and runs through Sunday. Admission is $6.50 for adults, $5.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1992
With most of its citrus groves paved years ago, Orange County doesn't have much of a fall harvest to celebrate anymore. But that certainly doesn't stop the annual Harvest Festival from attracting large crowds from throughout the county. The festival, an arts and crafts marketplace combined with entertainment, ended its three-day stint at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa on Sunday but moves north to the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, Saturday and next Sunday.
NEWS
October 25, 1990
The annual Harvest Festival, a student-run carnival at Mayfield Junior School to raise money for charity, will be Friday afternoon at the Pasadena school. Proceeds go to charities benefiting children. Last year's event raised more than $6,500, co-Chairwoman Leigh Winter said.
TRAVEL
October 17, 2010 | By Avital Binshtock, Special to the Los Angeles Times
SANTA CRUZ, CALIF. Wilder Ranch Heritage Harvest Festival When, where: Oct. 23, Wilder Ranch State Park Highlights: The classic harvest celebration promises square dancing, pumpkin decorating, wagon rides, games and live music. Cost: $10 a vehicle Info: (831) 426-0505, http://www.parks.ca.gov SANTA FE, N.M. Día de Los Muertos When, where: Oct. 31, Museum of International Folk Art Highlights: Mexican and Catholic themes predominate this lively celebration, which will include food, musical performances and hands-on crafts projects.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 14, 2010
Homemade handicrafts and time-honored tradition take center stage when Ventura's Seaside Park hosts Harvest Festival, the "original art and craft show. " Visitors are welcome to attend the entire weekend-long festival for one price, meaning three full days of Americana-heavy dining, shopping and entertainment ? including the music of the Scott Land Marionettes and HyJinx ? for one single-digit price tag. Ventura County Fairgrounds (Seaside Park), 10 W. Harbor Road, Ventura. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 1, 2010
EVENTS Bombay Bellywood Hailed as the "Riverdance" of the belly-dancing world (who knew?), Bellydance Superstars presents the premiere of "Bombay Bellywood," featuring a global blend of belly-dance styles, 19 professionally trained dancers and thrilling live percussion. Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. 8 p.m. $21-$45. (323) 512-4080, http://www.bellydancesuperstars.com World Cyber Games 2010 The international video game tournament and festival touches down at the Los Angeles Convention Center for the final phase of the competition, with 450 finalists from 60 countries winnowed from the 1.2 million players who had entered.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 6, 2009
Compiled by Jason Gelt Los Angeles Auto Show Rev up for automotive fun with over 900 vehicles, including sports cars, sedans, crossovers and minivans. Attendees can find diversion for the entire family with the newest green cars, a Kids Fun Zone and imaginative new vehicular designs from this year's Design Challenge. Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., L.A. Today, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; next Sun., 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Adult $12, Children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult.
FOOD
May 27, 2009 | Phyllis Glazer
Sometimes when I'm in the kitchen making fresh cheese, I imagine what it must have been like for the primitive nomads who first discovered that the fresh, sweet liquid they had so laboriously milked from their precious flocks quickly soured in the goatskin storage bag. The choice was simple -- either throw it away or learn how to preserve and enjoy it. The solution was ingenious, though not surprising: the invention of sour-milk-based dairy products and cheeses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 7, 2008 | Margot Roosevelt; Bettina Boxall
Caltech established its sustainability credibility by building Pasadena's largest solar-power facility on one of its parking lots and operating a thriving campus recycling center, the sorts of initiatives that are common across the nation's campuses. But the university's most original green venture is its annual Olive Harvest Festival.
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