Halloween marks the beginning of the end-of-the-year holiday season in Northern California with plenty of upcoming events, festivals, and festivities to keep you and your friends and family busy weekend after weekend.
Here's a lineup of some of the Northern California events that are coming your way for the first weekend in November:
The Monterey Area
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is hosting another Jellyfish Jamboree with special presentations, live music, and a chance to meet the jelly aquarists. 11/2-11/3/2013
The Mendocino Area
Fall is the time for the annual Mendocino County Mushroom, Wine & Beer Festival, offering 10 days of mushroom-, wine-, and beer-related contests, hikes, tastings, pairings, and fine art throughout the Fort Bragg, Mendocino, and Anderson Valley area. 11/1-11/10/2013
The Central Valley Area
Commemorate the mighty Pom at Madera's annual Pomegranate Festival - a day of celebration with challenges, arts and crafts, cooking demos, wine, parachutists, and music. 11/2/2013
Whether you're closer to Monterey, Mendocino, or the Central Valley this weekend, choose one of these local travel events and have a good time!
For more about what there is to see and do in Northern California, visit my website, DiscoverNorthernCalifornia.com.