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Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 8:02 AM

Bagpipes in the Air: Seaside Highland Games

Bagpipes in the Air: Seaside Highland Games

Cheer for the tossing of the caber and several more traditional, kilt-cool to-dos in Ventura. Read »

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 9:29 PM

September Soiree: Temecula Valley Crush

September Soiree: Temecula Valley Crush

It's an almost-fall tradition, and it is happening, with cheer and flair, at Wiens Family Cellars. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 4:38 AM

Carmel-by-the-Sea Charm: Pumpkin Roll

Carmel-by-the-Sea Charm: Pumpkin Roll

How fast does a gourd tumble down Ocean Avenue? Find out. Read »

Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 at 12:39 PM

'Car Trek' Lands in Sacramento

'Car Trek' Lands in Sacramento

The California Automobile Museum throws a galactic, auto-tastic soiree. Read »

Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 at 1:44 PM

Queen Mary's Haunted Encounters

Queen Mary's Haunted Encounters

Is the wait for Halloween fun making you antsy? Find a few phantoms (maybe) in Long Beach. Read »

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 9:30 PM

Harold & Maude Day at Western Railway Museum

Harold & Maude Day at Western Railway Museum

Eye the railroad car that was home to Ruth Gordon's irrepressible Maude, and meet an author who wrote about the classic flick. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 10:42 PM

Mushroom Foraging at Saracina Vineyards

Mushroom Foraging at Saracina Vineyards

Go in search of the tasty, earth-covered knobs of woodsy delight (and enjoy some wine, too). Read »

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 8:20 AM

Kokanee Salmon Festival at South Lake Tahoe

Kokanee Salmon Festival at South Lake Tahoe

It's a truly fall, and fishtastic, experience at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 at 9:12 PM

A Nice Julian Stay (and Apple Pie, Too)

A Nice Julian Stay (and Apple Pie, Too)

Want a classic local dessert with your night at the inn? Read »

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:29 AM

Grape Stomp Time at Grgich Hills

Grape Stomp Time at Grgich Hills

A foot-stamped tee is a sweet souvenir from the squishy activity. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.