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Calendar: Events from July to August 2008

Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

ANAHEIM

National Train Show

When, where: July 18 to 20 at Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Ave.

Highlights: Model-train displays, operating model railroads and landscapes made from Legos, free appraisals of old train sets, children’s play area with trains and games.

Cost: $10, $5 children 6 to 12, 5 and younger free.

Info:www.nationaltrainshow.org.

BERKELEY

Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships

When, where: July 26 and 27, Cesar Chavez Park, 11 Spinnaker Way.

Highlights: Kite making, kite ballet, kite battles, an attempt at a world record for giant creature kites.

Cost: Free.

Info: (510) 235-5483, www.highlinekites.com/Berkeley_Kite_Festival.

CAMBRIA

Great Kitchens tour

When, where: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26, various locations.

Highlights: Tour eight cool kitchens; sample gourmet bites and beverages.

Cost: $25, self-guided; information on starting point included with ticket.

Info: (805) 927-2856, www.ffrpcambria.org.

OXNARD

Summer Concerts

When, where: Fridays through Aug. 15, Heritage Square, 715 S. A St.

Highlights: Live bands in the square; styles include Caribbean, Latin, rumba, Dixieland jazz and rock.

Cost: Lawn seating free, plaza seating $5; tables for six $40 to $60 by reservation.

Info: (805) 483-7960, www.downtownoxnard.org/.

SAN FRANCISCO

Slow Food Nation

When, where: Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 at Civic Center Plaza, 99 Grove St., and Fort Mason Center, at Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard.

Highlights: The Taste event, with workshops, demonstrations and tastings; speakers on food issues; concert with Gnarls Barkley, G Love & Special Sauce, Ozomatli and more.

Cost: Many events free; $45 to $65 for Taste; $5 to $25 for speaker series; single-day concert tickets $59 ($69 after Thursday).

Info: (415) 369-9950, www.slowfoodnation.org.

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