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Date Event/Host Address City (760)Phone
Tuesdays Storytime for On-the-Lap, 1 p.m. Lucerne Branch Library, 33103 Old Woman Springs Rd. Lucerne Valley 248-7521
Tuesdays & Thursdays Linda Williams' Yoga Classes, 5:15-6pm, $15/mo Dana Park Bldg, 850 Barstow Rd, Barstow 256-5661
Wednesdays Pet Vaccination Clinic 9-noon 21779 Zuni Road Apple Valley 247-2102
Wednesdays Storytime for On-the-Lap, 10:30am Victorville Branch Library, 15011 Circle Drive Victorville 245-4222
Thursdays Farmer's Market Victor Valley Community College, 7:30am Victorville
Thursdays Ornamental Horticulture Club Plant Sale Victor Valley Community College Victorville 245-4271 ext 2238
8am-noon; Fish Hatchery Road (the lower road) to the Agriculture Department sign (on the east side), turn in there.
Thursdays Paint In for Professional Artists, 10am-4pm High Desert Center for the Arts, 15614 8th St Victorville 243-7493
Saturdays Mixed Media Art Classes High Desert Center for the Arts, 15614 8th St Victorville 243-7493
Saturday 9-11am, 11-1pm; Oil Class 1-3pm; Open to all ages from kindergarten to senior seniors; $10/class
Saturdays Saturday Night Cruisers Foster's Freeze, 1580 W. Main St., 7-9pm Barstow
All Sat & Sun Victor Valley Auto Fair Victor Valley Community College, 7am-6pm Victorville
Oct 1-31 Featured Artists Victor Valley Museum and Art Gallery, 11873 Apple Valley Road Apple Valley 240-2111
Oct 5 Spice of Life Cultural Celebration, 9am-9pm Seventh Street, Old Town Victorville Victorville 955-1681
Music, dance, food, crafts. Hispanic, Indian, Korean, American Indian, English, German, Filipino, and Middle Eastern groups. Call Yvonne Hester to sponsor or volunteer.
Oct 11, 12, & 13 Calico Days I-15, 10 miles North of Barstow at Calico Calico 800-862-2542
1880's silver mining town celebration: Character Hall of Fame, Steak Fry & Costume Party (Fri), Wild West Parade (Sat), Native American Dance (Daily), Gunfight Stunt Championships (Sat & Sun), Burro Run (Sun), Miners Triathlon (Sun), Cowboy & Bluegrass Music; 1880's games and contests. 8:00am to dusk. Adults $8, kids $5, under 5 free.
Oct 12 Community Picnic Pinon Hills Community Building, Mountain Road Pinon Hills 868-2735
On Mountain Road, behind the Fire Station. 11am to 3pm; music, food (hot dogs, hamburgers, chips $1.50), games, door prizes. Benefits the Pinon Hills Community Center
Oct 12 Community Yard Sale, 8am-1pm PRCC Welcome Center, Jess Ranch, 11500 Apple Valley Rd Apple Valley 247-0724
Oct 12 See Concerts
Oct 12 Creative Memories, preserving photos, 2pm Apple Valley Branch Library, 14901 Dale Evans Parkway Apple Valley 247-2022
Oct 12 Sierra Club Hike, 9am Meet Von's Parking Lot, Main & I Hesperia 951-4520
Oct 12 Summit Inn's 50th Anniversary Summit Inn, Oak Hill Exit Oak Hills 949-8688
Entertainment, classic car show, barbecue
Oct 13 Desert Writer's Day, 1-3pm Route 66 Mother Road Museum, Historic Harvey House, 681 N. First Ave. Barstow 255-1890
Oct 16 Growing Crystals Apple Valley Branch Library, 14901 Dale Evans Parkway Apple Valley 247-2022
Oct 18 Skate Park Band Series Apple Valley Community Center, 13467 Navajo Road Apple Valley 240-7511
4-8pm; refreshments, games, slam poetry, and dancing, in the Mini Gym, ages 17 and under, $3 per person.
Oct 19 Chuckwagon Dinner & Show Deadman's Point, Hwy 18 & Bear Valley Rd Apple Valley 240-2401
6:00 pm. Reservations required. $35 adults, $15 Children. Chuckwagon supper and cowboy music of Roy Rogers Jr. & The High Riders. Music.
Oct 19 Fishing Clinic, 9-11:30am Jess Ranch Lakes, 11000 Apple Valley Rd Apple Valley 760-240-1107
Fishing Clinic for beginners, ages 5 and up. Under 12 must have parents with them. Bring your own pole; Music; Admission $3, free for under 12, plus $3 per fish. Reservations suggested.
Oct 19 Kids Class and
Craft Demo
"Spooky Foam Jewelry", 10am-noon, $2
"Woodburning Pen Demo", 1:30-2:30pm, Free
Michaels Arts & Crafts, 12353 Mariposa Rd
Victorville 955-2455
Oct 19-20 9th Gathering of Nations Powwow Leroy Jackson Park Ridgecrest 760-446-4749
Presented by the Four Winds Inter-Tribal Council of Indian Wells Valley, Public welcome, free admission, free parking. Arts and crafts, food. Drum contest, $100 first place. Opportunity Drawing for 27" tv, dance shawl, star quilt. Host Southern Drum: Crooked Hat Singers; Head Man: Henry Allen; Head Woman: Arlene Allen; MC: Lorenzo Baca; Arena Director: Dave Plunkett; spiritual advisor: Robert John. Hours: Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-3pm.
Oct 19 Cowboy Action Shooting Matches Robbers Roost Vigilantes Ridgecrest Nancy Nelson
760-375-9519
New Shooters Class will start at 8:15am, $10. Signups 8:30am, Shoot 9am. Map
Oct 19-20 Maturango Junction Chili Cook-Off, Car Show & Powwow Leroy Jackson Park, French Street off China Lake Blvd Ridgecrest 375-8551
Oct 20-23 Image Quest Photography Workshop Route 66 and the Mojave Desert Barstow 323 377-7565
Bodie, Mono Lake & The Sierra Nevada East Side photo tour, including Lundy Canyon and the Monitor Pass area. Drive your own car. Stop at now-famous Mobile gas station in Lee Vining for dinner. Co-leader: photographer and author Mark Forbes. We'll stay in nearby Bridgeport at the historic Bridgeport Inn. Cost: $320. Co-sponsor: San Diego Natural History Museum.
Oct 26 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow City of Victorville Recreation Services Division
Transport to Riley's Farm Dinner Theater
Victorville to Oak Glen 245-5551
. Depart 3:00pm, arrive Riley's Ranch 6:00pm-9:45pm, return 11pm. $39/adults, $34/children 6-12 years, $14/children under 6 years (Includes transportation, dinner, and show/activities)
First stop is Oak Tree Village for a quick shopping stint through small shops that portray the area's rich apple harvest heritage. Then off to Riley's Ranch where the legend lives on at the Van Tassel Farm! The schoolmaster, Icabod Crane will be on hand, along with Katrina Van Tassel, herself! Don't be late and don't get caught outside alone. Brom Bones, the local hero will be cooking up the steaks, potatoes, and biscuits. Cousin Ryan has got the cowboy beans a cookin on the chuck wagon, and Jesse Van Tassel will take you around the ranch on a hayride and show how to fresh press apple cider. After dinner, we have some special harvest games planned. Pumpkin carving, seed spitting, apple bobbing, pie eating and corn shucking contests are just part of the harvest activities we have planned. And to top it off, Cousin Jesse Van Tassel promises to provide a night of old tyme dancing to the old time tunes of the Van Tassel Trio!

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