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May 31, 2014 Events Comments Off on August

 Del Norte County Fair

August 3rd – 6th

Del Norte County Fairgrounds

This year’s theme – “The Little Fair That Could”.
Our four day fair consist of concerts, carnival rides, food, livestock auction, rodeo and more!

This year’s live music line-up: Danny Gokey, Morgan Wallen, and Drew Baldridge

Check out the complete schedule here or on their Facebook Page.
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For more information call 707-464-9556 or go to dnfair.org

 


 Driveshaft Golf Tournament & Car Show –  August 12th

3rd Annual event at the Del Norte Golf Course.

You will find a wide variety of work by local and non-local artists, from woodwork to oil painting to jewelry to photography to note cards, metal art, quilts and other fabric art and much more.  There will be a Taylor Sausage & Dogs BBQ on the deck and FREE face painting.

 

More information contact John Fay (golf) 707-218-5320, or

Everett Young (car show) 707-457-3073

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LRT’s Murder Mystery Dinner –  August 18-19

Presented by the Lighthouse Repertory Theatre.

Exact production, times, & ticket info at Del Norte Office Supply.

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Crescent City Triathlon

The adult triathlon (500 yard swim/12 mi bike/3.1 mi run) begins at 8:30am at Fred Endert Municipal Pool, 1000 Play Street; adult duathlon (3.1 mi run/12 mi bike/3.1 mi run).

A Kids Triathlon begins at 11:00am, with distances varying by age. Parents are encouraged to assist their children.

Entrants will run around Beachfront Park and bike along the ocean. Medals to all finishers; 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medals for each division. Relay teams are encouraged for adults.

Race chip timed by AA Sports.

For more information, check out their website www.crescentcitytriathlon.com.

Applications and details are available locally at Crescent City gyms and BackCountry Bicycles, as well as on their website.

Proceeds benefit the Del Norte High School Scholarship Fund.

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55th Klamath Salmon Festival

Downtown Klamath

The Yurok Tribe’s annual Klamath Salmon Festival begins with the Veteran’s breakfast (free for veterans), held at the Klamath Community Center on Salmon Blvd, at 8:00am. – which is also when the free Ney’ Puey 5K Run begins (sign up for the run begins at 7:00am).

There will be a parade after the breakfast, followed at 11:00am by a delicious salmon dinner, cooked in a traditional Yurok way.

This is a family-friendly, free festival.  Attendees will also enjoy watching the highly competitive Stick Game Tournament.  (The Stick Game is played by all local tribes and is a full-contact sport that resembles lacrosse with a wrestling element.  The game is heavy on action.)

There will also be a heavy equipment rodeo for all who enjoy running, or watching, heavy machinery perform technical tasks.  The rodeo entails a set of timed-challenges completed on loaders and skid steers.  Participants can sign up in advance or at the event.

There will also be an Indian Card Games Tournament and a number of cultural demonstrations in a new area designated solely for cultural activities.  There will be various contests throughout the day, along with an array of kids’ activities and vendors.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Yurok Tribe, the largest tribe in California, their culture and the Klamath River.  For up-to-date information and to sign up for events visit www.yuroktribe.org/salmonfestival.htm.

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Downtown Crescent City Farmers & Artisans Market

Every Wednesday
9am – 2pm

Downtown Crescent City, Ends Oct. 28th

Sponsored by the Downtown Divas, this seasonal Downtown Crescent City Farmers & Artisans Market begins June 3rd and ends October 28th. The market features homegrown fruit and vegetables along with handmade products from local vendors. Come enjoy lunch at the market. It is held in the parking lot on the corner of Front and K Streets.

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Crescent City Farmers Market

Every Saturday
9am – 1:30pm

Del Norte County Fairgrounds, ends Oct. 25th

Held in the Del Norte County Fairgrounds parking lot, the Crescent City Farmers Market will run every week 9:00am – 1:00pm from June 6th to October 31st. The only exception is the Saturday of the Del Norte County Fair, which is August 8th. For more information, call 707-464-7441.
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Gasquet Farmers Market

Every Sunday
11am – 3pm

Gasquet Market on Highway 199.  Ends Oct. 1st.

 

Live From Downtown it’s First Friday

On the first Friday of each month from 4:00 – 7:00 pm discover live music, food trucks and various vendors, writers/book signings, performance art, specials at downtown stores.

Find all this and more every first Friday on 3rd street in downtown Crescent City.

For more information,  call 707-465-4332 or find the Downtown Divas on Facebook
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