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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Author Archive: California Exposition And State Fair

State Fair seeks advisory council applicants

In keeping with its mission to showcase the diversity of the state and achieve cultural competency, the California Exposition and State Fair announced it is accepting applications for its cultural advisory council. Ideal candidates are engaged community leaders, who are advocates, knowledgeable and qualified to represent California’s many diverse cultures, demographics, socio-economic groups and ethnic […]

Grape and Gourmet celebrates the best

SACRAMENTO — Wine lovers can taste the finest varietals in the state as California’s top vineyards and winemakers are honored at the 2013 Grape and Gourmet at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd. in Sacramento, on Thursday, Aug. Fantastic local restaurants — including Mulvaney’s B&L, Thir13en and Tuli Bistro — will serve samples of their very best […]

Industry winners at the State Fair

SACRAMENTO- The Competition results are in for the 2013 California State Fair Industrial and Technology Education Competition. This competition is open to all California vocational education students enrolled in middle school through community college. The program highlights outstanding projects made by students in their pursuit of education and employable skills. Shows include architectural drafting, mechanical […]

County exhibits shine at State Fair

Awards were presented to 24 California counties exhibiting in the California State Fair. The Counties Exhibit has been a longstanding fan favorite and continues to draw crowds of fairgoers every year who support their favorite county. The team that built the bee-themed Glenn County exhibit, the Salvagno family, celebrated their 10th anniversary of building Glenn […]

State fair announces fine arts winners

SACRAMENTO – California Fine Art, the juried art show of the California State Fair, announced the award-winning artworks for 2013. Open to California artists aged 18 and over, the 2013 competition received more than 1,500 entries. The jury selected 180 artworks from this field to be exhibited and receive awards. A Juror’s Award and Best […]

Professor earns wine award

SACRAMENTO — A scientist responsible for discovering the family ties of several varieties of wine grapes and a vineyard responsible for the rediscovery of the Sierra Foothills as prime viticulture territory is receiving the California State Fair’s top wine and viticulture honors. Carole Meredith, professor emerita of the department of viticulture and enology at the […]

Disney letters come to the State Fair

“C-A-L-I-F-O-R-N-I-A – here they come.” Disney’s iconic California Adventure letters moved into their new home at Cal Expo. Thanks to the sponsorship from Golden 1 Credit Union, construction crews were hard at work engineering and launching the installation process of the Disney C-A-L-I-F-O-R-N-I-A letters, which stood at the entrance of California Adventure for a decade. The iconic letters were […]

Cal Expo lights up the sky

Cal Expo is hosting the 14th annual Sacramento Independence Day Pyrospectacular Celebration. The event on Thursday, July 4 is produced in collaboration with the city and county of Sacramento. The Independence Day Celebration is a family oriented collection of fun activities focused around America’s birthday and live music is provided by the U.S. Air Force Band — Mobility and […]

State Fair memories wanted

Your favorite California State Fair memories could end up in a commercial or on a giant billboard. The state fair of California wants to see your photos of Ferris wheel rides, favorite fair food and fun fair memories. Throughout the state fair’s 159 year history, a deep wealth of memories have been established, and every […]

Plenty of entertainment at the State Fair

Celebrating its 160th anniversary this summer, the California State Fair is excited to announce country music star, Randy Houser will perform on the closing night of the State Fair on Sunday, July 28. The Toyota Concert Series offers 17 free concerts hosting a variety of artists including rhythm and blues, country, classic rock, Top 40 […]

State Fair announces Golden Bear award

Celebrating its 160th anniversary, the State Fair is one of California’s oldest icons and has grown and thrived in large part through the contributions of individuals and businesses. In recognition of significant contributions, the State Fair announced Save Mart Supermarkets as the recipient of the 2013 Golden Bear Award, which acknowledges individuals and businesses that […]

California State Fair seeks nominations

SACRAMENTO — Since 1854, the California State Fair has showcased the progress and advancements of the state’s agricultural industry. Public interest and knowledge has grown because of the extraordinary contributions of certain individuals and businesses committed to advancing this mission and benefiting the State Fair as a whole. In celebration of these accomplishments, the California […]

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