Festivals, Feasts & Fairs
RIVERSIDE--Savor the flavors of orange, lemon, lime and grapefruit next weekend at the fourth annual Orange Blossom Festival. Dating back to 1895, the festival includes a turn-of-the-century parade, a “living history” town and fireworks. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. From the 91 Freeway, exit at 14th Street, or from the 60 freeway, exit at Market Street; then follow signs. Free. (800) 382-8202.
THOUSAND OAKS--Colorful flags, traditional costumes and music will take center stage next weekend at California Lutheran University’s Scandinavian Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Kingsmen Park, 60 W. Olsen Road. Admission $5, $1 for children under 10. (805) 493-3151.
STOCKTON--Calling all spearheads! The Asparagus Festival, April 24-26, will feature arts and crafts, music and a car show 11 a.m.-8 p.m. April 24, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 25-26. Oak Grove Regional Park, Interstate 5 and Mile Road. Admission $6, $3 seniors and children ages 5-12, free for children 4 and under. (209) 943-1987.
PETALUMA--Butter & Egg Days, April 25-26, will include a downtown parade at noon April 25 and an antique fair April 26 on Kentucky and Water streets. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Free. (707) 762-9348.
PERRIS--Ride the rails at the Orange Empire Railway Museum’s Spring Rail Festival on April 25-26. Festival highlights include rides on historic trolleys, train cars and steam engines. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. 2201 S. A St. $10, $7 for ages 6-11, children under 6 free. (Festival admission includes all-day rail pass.) (909) 657-2605.
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