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Calendar: Beer festival in Booneville

BOONVILLE, CALIF.

Boonville Beer Festival

When, where: May 8, Mendocino County Fairgrounds

Highlights: Live music and all the beer samples you can swallow. Pace yourself: There will be 50 vendors and more than 100 beers.

Cost: $40 advance; $50 at the gate; $5 for nondrinkers

Info: (800) 207-2337, https://www.avbc.com/events/beerfest

JOSHUA TREE, CALIF.

Joshua Tree Music Festival

When, where: May 14-16, Joshua Tree Lake Campground

Highlights: The eighth annual showcase features more than two dozen indie artists from around the world.

Cost: $50 for Friday and Sunday, $70 for Saturday; $100 for three-day pass

Info: https://www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com

MORRO BAY, CALIF.

Mermaid & Pirate Parade

When, where: May 15, Harbor Walk

Highlights: Toddlers through 12-year-olds dress as mermaids and pirates, march in the parade and earn prizes during this second annual event.

Cost: Free

Info: (805) 772-4467, https://www.morrobay.org

DAVIS, CALIF.

The Tour de Cluck: A Bicycle Chicken Coop Crawl

When, where: May 22, throughout Davis

Highlights: The Davis Farm to School program presents a self-guided tour of the agriculture-loving town’s chicken coops, kicked off with a community celebration in Central Park, the farmers market and the Bicycle Hall of Fame. Also: the Fowl Food Fair, a chicken-themed art exhibit, silent auction and a bike parade.

Cost: $15; $10 for seniors and students; children 10 and younger are free

Info: (530) 219-5859, https://www.davisfarmtoschool.org

MADERA, CALIF.

Madera Air Show

When, where: May 22 and 23, Madera Airport

Highlights: Some 20,000 spectators are expected for this Central Valley celebration of airborne machines plus aerobatic performers, an array of military aircraft, a kids’ zone, vendors and food.

Cost: $10 a day; $5 for children ages 6 to 12; free for kids younger than 6

Info: https://www.maderaairshow.com

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