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It's their 100th birthday, they're throwing a party, and you're invited to attend, free of charge!
Many U.S. National Parks are participating in fee-free days, meaning the fees normally charged for entrance to the parks will be waived.
And many National Park food, transportation, and lodging concessioners are also offering special experiences and discounts to visitors, making fee-free days an even better bargain!
The next event takes place August 25 - 28, 2016, so get outdoors, and enjoy your National Parks!
For more about the area around Whiskeytown, visit Discover Shasta County; see Discover Tehama County for the Gateway to Lassen; and for more about Yosemite, see Discover Yosemite National Park. To see photos of Yosemite, check out our Facebook album, Yosemite National Park in Winter.
Seniors and children under 12 get in FREE at the Butte County Fair in Gridley on opening night (Thursday) - how great is that!
And that's just the beginning of four days of fun with entertainment by Marty Martin, Kymmi & The Diamondback, Highway 20, and Long Time; the Midway of Fun carnival with rides and games of chance and skill; 4-H/FFA livestock shows; local team roping; big wheel races; and Splash Dogs - dock jumping, diving, and big air dogs struttin' their stuff.
But there's plenty more county fair fun to be had as well: catch the tractor pull and destruction derby at the arena; Gypsy Time Travelers and Kids Imagination Zone for the kiddies; food contests; Missette, Miss Teen, and Miss Butte County competitions; Farmer's Hall and exhibits of all kinds; and fun fair food booths!
The 36th annual Italian Family Festa gets underway this weekend in San Jose to celebrate Italian food, culture, and family.
Of course there's entertainment! Discover the magic of The Fratello Marionettes as they're brought to life by Kevin Menegus and Fred Riley. Or sing along to your favorite Italian songs with Tom Torriglia.
Mangia - enjoy spaghetti & meatballs, pizza, cannoli, gelato... just some of the yummy authentically Italian foods that await.
Sample local wines while you stroll through the olive and lemon tree strung arbors of the Wine Gardens.
Join in on the fun or just enjoy the antics at the Brava Squadra D'uva Family Grape Stomp Contest.
Test your pitching arm with a bocce ball. And bring the kids, 'cause there's bambino bocce too! Where's it happening? It's the...
For more about the area, visit Discover Santa Clara County.
Well, one of the last, but it's a pretty amazing experience none-the-less!
And on Saturday the Samoa Cookhouse, Roundhouse, Historic Shops and Museum are central to the Oysters, Salmon, Ales and Rails fundraising event, which supports the Clarke Museum and the Timber Heritage Association.
Ride the rails aboard the Timber Heritage crew car speeder, partake in the festivities - BBQ salmon served with salad, baked beans and soda; Oysters, ales and wines available for additional purchase; kid's hot dog meal available too; live music, artisan booths, and kid activities - and spend an afternoon in historic Samoa, where they've been "Preserving Humboldt County's Timber History since 1977"!
For more about this area of California's North Coast, take a peek at Discover Humboldt.
Trinity County is as astonishing for what it doesn't have (traffic lights, freeways, or parking meters) as it is for what it does have (mountains, forests, rivers, and lakes).