Have an event coming up during July–September? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 1, and we will include it in the summer issue.
Saturday & Sunday, April 12 & 13, 11am–6pm. Alger Vineyards’ Reds and Ravs event offers handmade ravioli, salad and bottle of wine for 2. $39. 31636 Forward Rd, Manton.
Sunday, April 13, 1–5 pm. Tehama Oaks Winery Wild West Blend Round-up Party. Entertainment by Chad Bushnell. Info: 530.529.2356; email@example.com. 14494 Warren Ave, Red Bluff.
Saturday, April 19, 11am–4 pm. 5th Annual California Nut Festival offers plentiful gourmet food, wine and beer sampling, nut-inspired cooking demonstrations, live musical entertainment, art show featuring local artists, and much more. Info: californianutfestival.com. Patrick Ranch, 10381 Midway (between Chico and Durham).
Saturday, April 26, 10am–4pm. Whole Earth & Watershed Festival. Free community-based family fun. Local food, local artists, activities for young people of all ages. Info: wholeearthandwatershedfestival.org. Redding City Hall and Sculpture Park.
Saturday & Sunday, April 26 & 27, noon–5pm. During North Sierra Wine Trail Weekend, eleven wineries from Bangor and foothills east and north to Oroville open their doors to visitors. The various wineries offer wine tasting, appetizers and snacks, music, art, and olive oil. $20 prior to weekend, $25 the weekend of buys a wine glass and entry to all venues. Info: Northsierrawinetrail.com.
Saturday, May 3, 8:30am–5pm. Pick up free starter fertilizer and seeds for Mendon Nursery’s Giant Pumpkin Contest. Weigh-in set for October. Info: 530.877.7341. 5424 Foster Rd, Paradise.
Saturday, May 3, 7am onward. “Run Your Tail Off…through the Watershed” 5k/10 Run-Walk. Course is on dirt trails and begins at Buckhorn Boat Launch Area. Proceeds to Glenn County Resource Conservation District. Register at glenncountyrcd.org. Buckhorn Recreation Area at Black Butte Lake (west of Orland).
Saturday & Sunday, May 3 & 4, 11am–6pm. Cinqo de Wino at the Manton wineries. At Alger Vineyards & Winery Mexican Lunch for 2 and bottle of wine: $39. 31636 Forward Rd, Manton.
Saturday, May 10, 11am–5pm. Lucero Olive Oil Mill Spring Bloom Event. Celebrate the olive bloom with a picnic and a tour of the Lucero groves, including a super high density grove, guided by Dewey and Bobby Lucero. Local artisan food vendors and wineries will offer delicious wares. Space in tours is limited; please make reservations early, 877.330.2190 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 2120 Loleta Ave, Corning.
Saturday & Sunday, May 24 & 25, 10am–on. Held annually on Memorial Day weekend, the McCloud Mushroom Festival celebrates the wild mushroom hunting around McCloud during spring. All things related to mushrooms: workshops and delicacies, art, crafts, and more. Live music and wine. Info: mccloudchamber.com/eventmccloud-mushroom-festival. Main St., McCloud.
Saturday & Sunday, June 7 & 8, 10am–5pm. During Tehama Trail Passport Weekend, farms, wineries, olive producers, and food shops along Tehama County’s famed trail open to visitors. Info: tehamatrail.com/passport-weekend
Saturday & Sunday, June 14 & 15, 8am. The Fourth Annual Black Butte Lake Triathlons along Black Butte Lake, one of Northern California’s most scenic lakes, on the border of Tehama and Glenn Counties. June 14, Mountain Bike Olympic Distance and Sprint Triathlons; June 15, Olympic Road and Sprint Road Triathlons. Great races for long-time tri-geeks or first-time newbies Info: tehamatrail.com/passport-weekend.
Saturday, June 21, 11am–4pm. The Butte County Historical Society presents the 4th Annual Olive Festival: Celebrate the Olive! Olive and olive oil tasting, beer tasting, live music. Tour the house that olives built. Free admission. Info: buttecountyhistoricalsociety.org. At the Ehmann home, corner of Lincoln & Robinson sts, Oroville.