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September 21-24, 2017
Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair
Grass Valley, California
Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Majestic Draft Horse performances, breath-taking competitions, and seeing a Draft Horse “up-close” The Classic has grown to become the premier Draft Horse show in the western United States. In between the Draft Horse performances, the Harvest Fair is bustling with activity. The Harvest Fair is an experience that can be enjoyed by kids and adults – and admission is free! (Although there is a fee for the Draft Horse performances, admission to the Fairgrounds is free). Backyard BBQ and Chef’s Challenge, live entertainment and tastings from the various chefs. Bounty of the County - a pairing of fabulous local chefs with the produce and meats of Nevada County Grown farmers and ranchers. This is local, fresh, and delicious food at its best – and a feast for your palate. Visit the Floriculture Building to see exhibitors compete for cash awards and ribbons by showcasing their finest fruits, vegetables and crafts. Produce Characters, Painted Pumpkins and Prizes! Live Horse Shoeing Competition; An exhibit of Early Day Gas Engines; Railroad Exhibit; Western Trade Show; Treat Street Goodies; Clogging Jamboree; Live Bluegrass and Western Music Fest.
September 30, 2017 Annual Banana Festival
Port of Hueneme, California
There is something for everyone at this family friendly event. Highlights include great food, delectable banana desserts, live bands, an arts and crafts marketplace, and lots of fun kid’s activities. Experience the interworking of the Port with tours, educational displays, and an auto pavilion, all while enjoying one of the Port’s largest imports – Bananas! Enter your favorite recipe in the Best Banana Recipe Contest.