June 12-13 in Stockton. Live entertainment, horse racing, food, livestock exhibits and competitions. 209-466-5041.
June 29-30 at the Buddhist Church of Lodi. Two-day event includes Japanese food, music, Taiko drums, bazaar and more. 209-368-5589.
July 12-28 at Cal Expo in Sacramento. Weeks-long event features exhibits, food, rides, competitions, exhibits and entertainment. 916-263-3000.
Sept. 12-15 at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds. Food, rides, exhibits and live entertainment. 209-369-2771.
September at St. Basil Greek Orthodox Christian Church in Stockton. Greek cuisine, music, dancing, games and vendors. 209-478-7564
Oct. 26 at the American Legion Building in Lodi. German music, traditional dancers, bratwurst and other food, beer. 209-333-6709
During October in downtown Galt. Traditional German dancers, German beer, bratwurst and other food, and craft booths. 209-745-2529
Oct. 5-6 in Manteca. Pumpkin-flavored foods, music, crafts and more. 800-592-7419.
Third week in October at 26500 N. Sacramento Blvd., Thornton. Catholic masses, food and bloodless bullfighting. 209-794-2661.
Oct. 26 at Micke Grove Regional Park. A celebration of Indian culture with lights, dancing and traditional treats. Send email for more information.
Nov. 1-3 at various Lodi locations. Sightseeing tours, bird watching, workshops, art show and children’s activities. 800-541-6150.
January at various Galt locations and the Cosumnes River Preserve. Bird watching, tours, speakers, educational booths and panels, art and photography, and more. 209-366-7115.
Valentine’s Day weekend 2014 at wineries in and around Lodi. Wine tasting, food samples and contests. 209-367-4727.
March 28-29, 2014 at Lodi Grape Festival Grounds. Food, music, cooking demonstrations, wine tasting and seminars. 209-369-2771.
April 2014 in Stockton. Celebrate asparagus at this annual event. Enjoy food, crafts, various contests and live entertainment. 209-644-3740.
May 2014 at Lodi Lake. Cooking and wine seminars, live entertainment, wine games and more. 209-367-4727.
May 2014 at Linden Elementary School campus. Car show, vendor booths, food, live entertainment and more. 209-547-3046.
May 2014 in Oakdale. Chocolate tasting, arts and crafts, car show, food and entertainment. 209-847-2244.
May 2014 in Galt. Arts and crafts, food, strawberry-themed products, car show and live entertainment. 209-745-2529.
May 2014 at Old Sacramento. Live entertainment including cultural music and dance performances, vendors, and traditional and fusion food. 916-451-6200.
May 2014 at various Sacramento locations, including Old Sacramento. Featuring regional and national artists from many different genres of music. 916-444-2004.