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Central California Life Magazine

February Calendar of Events

Feb 10, 2016 05:54PM ● By Kevin

Central Valley

Serendipity! Antique Show,
Fri., Feb. 26-28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Fresno Fairgrounds-Industry-Commerce Building, 1121 Chance Ave.

The show will be filled with wonderful antiques and friendly dealers. You will enter the fairgrounds off Kings Canyon just East of Chance Ave. and park for free in our dedicated log right next to our new building. The customers and dealers have loved this show for 38 years, we are all looking forward to returning to Fresno.

World Ag Expo, Feb. 9-11,
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
International Agri-Center, 4500 South Laspina Street, Tulare 

World Ag Expo is the world’s largest annual agricultural exposition. More than 1,500 exhibitors display the latest in farm equipment, communications and technology on 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space. Free seminars focus on a variety of topics important to dairy producers, farmers, ranchers and agribusiness professionals. World Ag Expo is a can’t miss show for anyone in agriculture. 

$15 at the gate

Children 12 and under, free


Feb.9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Feb. 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Feb. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

If you want to be an exhibitor, or if you wish to know more details, please contact:

Phone: (800) 999-9186 or (559) 688-1030


More Information

Central Coast

Planting and Habitat Restoration at Marina Dunes Preserve!
Sat., Feb. 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Watershed Institute, Seaside
Location: Marina Dunes Preserve
Admission: Free 
Contact: Lauren Krohmer 

Since 2001, Return of the Natives has worked with community volunteers and the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District to restore and revitalize the Marina Dunes Preserve. This is a beautiful restoration site and important wildlife habitat overlooking the ocean. Volunteers are needed to help plant native plants and remove invasive species, such as ice plant.

This is a great family activity that is free. Tools, water and great snacks provided.

Directions: Located on Dunes Drive just off Reservation Road (Exit 410 on Hwy 1), near Marina State Beach and Kula’s Steakhouse. Look for RON Community Event Signs.

*Volunteer groups of 10 or more please RSVP.

*If under the age of 18 please have your parent or guardian sign a waiver prior to the event. 

*Weather Policy: 

The event will be postponed only if it is raining hard on the day of the event. Event postponement will be posted on our website, our Facebook page, and a voicemail recording on the (831) 582-3686 line by 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event.

Information: Email:, or call (831)-582-3686

Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off
Sat., Feb. 20

Costumed chefs compete for the title of best clam chowder during this popular fundraiser for City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation

Mountain Areas

Wine & Chocolate Weekend Madera Wine Trail 
Sat., Feb.13
Madera, Oakhurst and O’Neals
Information: (800) 613-0709

Valentine’s Day in Yosemite National Park, Sun., Feb. 14

This Valentine’s Day, do something high adventure with your sweetheart by taking a trip to Yosemite National Park in California. Tour the park and see great sights like Mariposa Grove, the Tunnel View and John Muir Vernal Falls. Along with sightseeing, you can hike throughout the park. Biking is another way you could pass the time and after you’ve worked up an appetite, you can head to any of the restaurants in the area for a memorable meal. Book your trip to Yosemite National Park now! With the many memories you’ll be left with, you’ll be glad that you did.

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Happy Reading,

Karen Maroot