Winter Sawdust Festival

Sawdust Art Festival’s 24th Annual Winter Fantasy

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Weekends: November 22 through December 21, 2014 open 10am-6pm

The festival grounds will be transformed into a winter wonderland where 175 artists create, display and sell original creations over the course of four weekends. The Winter Fantasy offers the most unique holiday shopping in all of Southern California. Art media includes jewelry, clothing, fused and blown glass, ceramics, woodwork, forged metals, painting, photography, sculpture, clothing and textiles.

Experience unique artwork by 175 artists, live holiday entertainment, great outdoor cafes, art classes and demonstrations, petting zoo, Santa and much, much more! With amazing art gifts, thousands of holiday decorations and picture-perfect moments, the Sawdust’s Winter Fantasy will become your family’s holiday tradition.


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Harvest Fest on Halloween Night

Harvest Christian Fellowship  is hosting  a “Harvest Fest” at both the Riverside and Orange County campus on Halloween night. The festivities begins at 5:00 P.M.


Riverside’s Harvest Fest will feature free raffles, obstacles courses, large slides, lots of good food, and a production for kids called “The Wonderful Wisdom from God.”

Harvest Riverside Campus is located at 6115 Arlington Avenue, Riverside. Get Directions »


In Orange County, there will be games, an obstacle course, petting zoo, climbing wall, train rides, a photo booth, bungee jumper, and treats. The evening will also have a glow-in-the-dark show with a gospel message.

Harvest Orange County Campus is located at: 2727 Campus Drive, Irvine. Get Directions »


Fall Festival at the Farmers Market in Los Angeles

The Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles transforms for their FALL FESTIVAL on OCTOBER 18 & 19, 2014,. This FREE event will be held all day long.

Each Fall, Farmers Market celebrates the harvest with a great, family-friendly festival. In addition to crafts and entertainment, the Festival features several bands playing country, bluegrass and western swing, and special acts just for children. Fall Festival offers very special activities, too including a petting zoo, Agventure Play Land and Artisan Alley. You will also find the Market and its merchants fully decorated!


The Original Farmers Market is located at: 6333 W.3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Pumpkin Festival at Kidspace

The 20th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Kidspace Children’s Museum is Saturday, October 18 & Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 9:30a.m. to 5:00p.m.


This family-friendly event includes fun for all ages and will be hosted in Brookside Park, directly in front of Kidspace Children’s Museum.

Kids will giggle with delight at the petting zoo, pony rides, exciting bouncers, carnival games, and seasonal crafts. Partake in a costume parade, make your own take-home fall crafts, enjoy face painting, and select pumpkins from our pumpkin patch. The parents will love the book and costume sale, and tasty picnic treats.

kidspaceFallFest1Festival admission is FREE – as well as the live music/performances, selected crafts, promotions at the Radio Disney tent, and a photo opportunity at the pumpkin patch. There is also plenty of FREE parking in Lot I of the Rose Bowl adjacent to Brookside Park.

Tickets are available for purchase to enjoy the bouncers, pony rides, games, food, and many other festival attractions.

The annual Pumpkin Festival is organized by the museum’s volunteer support group, The Circle of Friends, and offers even the youngest children a fun and safe way to celebrate the season. All proceeds benefit Kidspace Children’s Museum.

Kidspace Children’s Museum is located at: 480 North Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103

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zoomars1Pumpkinpalooza is here! This month at Zoomars there are no tricks, just a treat. Visit during the month of October and you’ll receive a special offer good November 1st through Christmas!


In addition to their petting zoo, they offer  rides on their mini-train or  saddle up for a pony ride or pan for treasures at Miner’s Gulch. Swirl and slide in the playground or lose yourself silly in the giant corn box.


31791 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Open Daily from 9am to 5pm

Admission: Adults $10.00, Children 17 and under $8.00, Infants 12 months and under FREE, Seniors $9:00, Military $7.00

(Additional fees apply for horse 7 pony rides, train rides, feed, panning, etc.)

For the next 5 days Zoomars has a great offer through  -$25 for Admission for Four with Two Train Rides and Two Pumpkins to Decorate at Zoomars.

For the next 5 days Zoomar’s has a great offer through Groupon -$25 for Admission for Four with Two Train Rides and Two Pumpkins to Decorate at Zoomars.

Zoomars is a one of a kind and hay bales of fun.  We’re good times,friendly animals and the happiest folks you’ll ever meet.  For the past 30 years our little zoo has charmed more than three million visitors.

Pumpkin Festival at Cal Poly Pomona


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The 22nd Annual Pumpkin Festival where you can choose from thousands of pumpkins right out of the patch is right around the corner.

Eat and play games at the College of Agriculture student club booths or head over to our popular Insect Fair featuring nearly 500,000 live and preserved insects (runs from 9am-5pm).

There is also a corn maze, a petting zoo, horse rides, entertainment, and lots of activities for kids! If you like pancakes, get there early for the pancake breakfast Saturday morning only from 8am-11am. Bring your appetite!

For the safety of all our guests, no animals are permitted at the Pumpkin Festival.

Where: Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store, 4102 S. University Drive, Pomona, CA 91768

When: October 18 and 19, 2014

Time:  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Admission and Parking: FREE (handicap parking with golf cart transport is available in lot “B”)
Pumpkins from the patch: $5 each
Pancake Breakfast (Saturday only 8am-11am): $5 for adults, $4 for students, seniors, military, and kids 12 and under
Prices vary for individual activities such as the corn maze, horse rides and the petting zoo.
Prices are subject to change.

No animals are permitted at the pumpkin Festival , Cash Only-ATM machines are available, All proceeds support College of Agriculture student clubs and activities, as well as farm operations.


Click here to view a timelapse of the Pumpkin Festival.


Acorn Day at O’Neill Regional Park

Acorn-DayCome join in under the oaks at O’Neill Regional Park for Acorn Day. This FREE event will have ranger led hikes and interpretive programs for families, as well as crafts, games, tree planting and much, much more.

Live animals will be on exhibit with a petting zoo! There will also be a butterfly enclosure.

Presentations will be going on throughout the day, including storytelling and acorn preparation demonstrations.

  • Saturday, October 4, 2014

  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Parking is $5

  • All ages welcome

  • Food available for nominal fee

O’Neill Regional Park

30892 Trabuco Canyon Road
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678