Thursday, September 23, 2010

Things to do this October

Looking for something to do before it gets too chilly outside? Here's a list of local activities for October.

Apple Hill
Open Labor Day through Christmas Eve

Apples, apple food items, crafts, pumpkin patch, Christmas tree farm, and more.

Bella Vista Craft Fair
Saturday, October 2, 2010
8:30am - 4:00pm
27th Annual Event
Located at Bella Vista High School
8301 Madison Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

A Fair Oaks tradition since 1983, the Bella Vista Craft Fair is the largest and only fundraiser for the Bella Vista PTSA, and has grown from a community favorite to a local area event.

The Bella Vista Craft Fair boasts an average 200 vendors, in addition to student clubs, a variety of foods, and a truly awesome raffle with amazing prizes provided by our crafters.

All crafts are handmade and include paper, glass, leather, wood, metal, knitted, sewing, floral items, ceramics, jewelry, candles, photography, and so much more! Our own talented students provide free face painting and balloons for our youngest visitors.

CSD Giant Pumpkin Festival of Elk Grove
October 2-3, 2010
10:00am - 5:00pm
Elk Grove Regional Park
Elk Grove, CA

Elk Grovians have been Wild About Giant Pumpkins for 16 years. Started in 1994 as a small harvest celebration, the CSD Giant Pumpkin Festival of Elk Grove is now Elk Grove's largest family festival drawing more than 30,000 guests each year. The Festival presents packs of Giant pumpkins, music, scarecrow contest and more.

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
October 16 - 17, 2010
9:00am - 5:00pm
Historic Main Street
Half Moon Bay, CA

The world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is the season’s signature event, drawing hordes of visitors to the “World Pumpkin Capital” for an epic festival on historic Main Street. This year’s special 40th anniversary festival will be held on October 16-17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Getty Crafty
October 16, 2010
Fremont Park, Sacramento, CA

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