The Harvest Wine Celebration commemorates grape-crushing season with wine tastings, arts and crafts. Guests can ride a trolley to participating wineries for tasting opportunities.
For the past 35 years, wine lovers from around the Bay Area and beyond have enjoyed this celebration.
Events will run from noon to 5 p.m. both Sunday, Sept. 4, and Monday, Sept. 5, at venues along three main roadways: Tesla, Greenville and Wetmore roads.
The $55 ticket includes a commemorative wine glass and wine discounts.
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For details, visit www.lvwine.org/event/2386/35th-annual-harvest-wine-celebration.
What: The Mount Shasta Police Department puts on its Car Show and Shine with a car cruise through town the night before.
When: Car cruise starts 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2. Car Show and Shine runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3.
Where: Car “cruise” runs from Mount Shasta Little League Park on Everitt Memorial Highway to a barbecue at the Mount Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder St.
Cost: Barbecue is $10 adults, $7 children. Free admission to car show.
Music in the mountains
What: Enjoy live music in the Sierra foothills at the 64th Strawberry Music Festival featuring dozens of groups including the band Los Lobos.
When: Music will run between 11 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, through Sunday, Sept. 4.
Where: Westside Properties, 17807 Tuolume Road
Cost: Daily admission and multiple-day admission range between $20 and $250.
Microbrews and more
What: The eighth annual Taste of Oakdale features wine, microbrew, cheese tastings and more.
When: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30
Where: Gene Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second Ave.
Cost: Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door.
What: The Monterey County Fair offers carnival rides, rodeos, livestock and free concerts.
When: Hours vary from noon to 11 p.m. each day, Wednesday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 5.
Where: Monterey County Fair and Event Center, 2004 Fairground Road
Cost: $5 to $30 admission
Music and ministry
What: Since 2003, the Joshua Festival has offered music, camping and fellowship, featuring Christian rock, folk and heavy-metal musicians and artists.
When: Times vary from Friday, Sept. 2, through Sunday, Sept. 4.
Where: Plumas County Fairgrounds, 204 Fairground Road
Cost: Ticket prices range from $25 to $46.