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CONCERTS (See below for Upcoming Events)
THE RIVER AREA (Modesto, Stockton, Turlock)
Gallo Centre for the Arts (Modesto): Chicago 9/13; Natalie Cole, 9/20; Bob Newhart 9/26; Emmylou Harris 10/1; Brian Wilson (of the Beach Boys) 10/9; Gin Blossoms 10/17; America 11/5; Herb Alpert/Lani Hall 11/9; pianoist David Benoit (Christmas Show) 12/22; Vicki Lawrence 1/10/15; Johnny Rivers 1/16; Amy Grant 2/27; Jefferson Starship f/Paul Kantner 2/28; Billy Ocean 3/3; Don Williams 3/5; comedian Paul Reiser ("Mad About You") 3/7; Buddy Guy 4/9. GalloArts.org
Cirque De La Symphonie (Stockton): The Stockton Symphony presents Cirque De La Symphonie, Sept 13 at 6pm and Sept 14 at 2:30pm; Atherton Auditorium/Delta College. Aerial flyers, jugglers, contortionists, acrobats, and more choreographed to the music of the Stockton Symphony. StocktonSymphony.org
Turlock Community Theatre: TurlockTheatre.org
The State Theatre (Modesto): TheState.org
Bob Hope Theatre (Stockton): Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth 10/2; Comedian Bill Engvall 10/25; Vince Gill 11/7. StocktonLive.com
Stockton Arena: StocktonLive.com
IN THE FOOTHILLS (Copperopolis, Sonora, Angels Camp, Murphys):
Copperopolis Town Square: Free Concerts in September, Saturday nights at 7; lawn seating. SCHEDULE: Journey Revisited 9/13; Foreigner Unauthorized 9/20; Fleetwood Mask 9/27. CopperopolisTownSquare.com
Railtown 1997 (Jamestown): Railtown1897.org
Ironstone Vineyards (Murphys): IronstoneVineyards.com
Sleep Train Arena: Elton John, 10/1; Fleetwood Mac 11/24. SleepTrainArena.com
Thunder Valley Casino (Lincoln): Martina McBride 9/19; Diana Ross 9/27. ThunderValleyResort.com
IN THE BAY AREA
SANTA CRUZ BEACH BOARDWALK (2014): Wharf Centennial Fireworks Party 10/4; Annual Chili Cook-Off 10/25. BeachBoardwalk.com
AT&T Park (SF): TicketMaster.com
SAP Center (San Jose): Elton John 10/2; Tom Petty w/Steve Winwood 10/4; Enrique Iglesias w/Pit Bull 10/14; Fleetwood Mac 11/25. SAPCenterAtSanJose.com
Greek Theatre (Berkeley): Jimmy Buffett 10/23.
The Fillmore (SF): TheFillmore.com
Yoshi's (SF & Oakland): Yoshis.com
Uptown Theatre (Napa): UptownTheatreNapa.com
Concord Pavilion: TicketMaster.com
Fox Theatre (Oakland): Sam Smith 9/28; Erasure 11/1. FoxOakland.com
Wente Vineyards (Livermore): WenteVineyards.com
Americas Cup Pavilion (SF): AmericasCup.com
The Regency Ballroom (SF):
Mountain Winery (Saratoga): Chicago 9/11; Heart 9/16;Martina McBride 9/18; Patti LaBelle 9/26; Dana Carvey/Dennis Miller/Kevin Nealson 9.27; Jazz Summit/Jazz Attack w/Boney ames, Rick Braun, Peter White and Euge Groove 9/28; Larry The Cable Guy 10/3; Daryl Hall & John Oates 10/16. MountainWinery.com
Oracle Arena (Oakland): Coliseum.com
Nob Hill Masonic Centre (SF): MasonicAuditorium.com
Shoreline Amphitheatre (Mountainview): Blake Shelton, The Band Perry 9/13. GoTickets.com
IN RENO / LAKE TAHOE:
Reno Events Center: RenoEventsCenter.org
Grand Sierra Resort (Reno): GrandSierraResort.com
Silver Legacy (Reno): SilverLegacy.com
Also in the Reno Area: Reno.com
UPCOMING EVENTS (Fairs, Special Events)
San Joaquin County Fair (Stockton): Sept 20-29; carnival rides and games, circus, family zone; live music and more. Tix and more at SanJoaquinFair.com.
Lodi Grape Fest & Harvest Fair (Lodi): Sept 11-13; Lodi Festival grounds 413 E. Lockeford Street; Fri & Sat Noon-midnight, Sunday noon-5p. Wine tasting, carnival rides and games; live music. Free admission FRIDAY noon-5; visit the festival website for additional info and discount ticket prices. LodiFestival.com
Marine Corps' 18th Annual Toys For Tots Car Show: Chase Chevrolet, 6441 Holman Rd, Stockton. Sun Sept 14 8a-2p. Classic cars of all kinds. Vendors and raffles. Free admission but donations of new, unwrapped toys are strongly encouraged. INFO: 209-609-7583.
Olive Oil Festival (Stockton): St. Mary's High School, 5648 N. El Dorado Street. Farmers Market, kids area, bocce, food, drink and wine tasting. $5 adults, $3 sudents (w/IDs); 10 and under free. INFO: 209-663-7067.
StocktOberfest (Stockton): Sat Oct 4th; 2p-9p; Waterfront Warehouse, 445 West Weber; Keg lifting competitions, loads of great food and drink; Journey & Boston tribute bands. 21 and older only! TIX: $15; $10 for designated drivers. More TIX and INFO at DowtownStockton.org.
Monterey Wine Fest: Monterey County Fair & Event Centre; October 4th, Noon-5pm; wine and beer tasting; 21 and older; live music and DJs; graffiti art and demos; arts & crafts; food trucks and more! WineFestMonterey.com
Dodge Ride: DodgeRidge.com; Bear Valley: BearValley.com; Heavenly: SkiHeavenly.com; Kirkwood: Kirkwood.com; Alpine Meadows: SkiAlpine.com; Mt. Rose: SkiRose.com; Northstar: NorthstarCalifornia.com; Sierra At Tahoe: SierraAtTahoe.com;
Squaw Valley: Squaw.com
Ceres: River Oaks RiverOaksGolfCourseCeres.com
Ripon: Spring Creek SpringCreekCC.com
Escalon: Escalon Golf Course 209/838-1277
Oakdale: Oakdale Golf & Country Club OakdaleGCC.org
Also visit GolfNow.com for locations of other Northern California golf courses.
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