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September is fairs season! Find a fair near you

Gold Country Fair 9/4/2014 to 9/7/2014 Auburn, CA Kern County Fair 9/17/2014 to 9/28/2014 Bakersfield, CA Lodi Grape Festival & Harvest 9/11/2014 to 9/14/2014 Lodi, CA Madera District Fair 9/4/2014 to 9/7/2014 Madera, CA Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show … Continue reading

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Huell Howser and California’s Golden Fairs – San Diego County

Several years ago, the late public television personality Huell Howser produced a series of reports called California’s Golden Fairs. One of the segments featured the San Diego County Fair, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, which begins its 24-day run tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Fair Program Connects Modoc, Del Mar Fairs – From the Carmel Valley News The 22nd District Agricultural Association, which runs the state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds and oversees the annual San Diego County Fair, has come to the rescue of a tiny, beleaguered state fair in Northern California that was on the verge … Continue reading

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California State Fair brings together farming, heritage and communities

I had a chance to visit the California State Fair this week and, as the fair nears the end of another successful run at Cal Expo, I thought I would take a moment to share my thoughts about its meaning … Continue reading

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Capitol Frog Jump to get hoppin’ this week

Each of California’s 78 fairs is a reflection of the local community, and the famed Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee is no exception. It’s coming up May 17-20, and the folks here in Sacramento are getting a head … Continue reading

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