Friday, May 24
Discussion on Basque Poetry and Screening of the Documentary “Bertsolari”
5-7:30 p.m., Cal-State University Bakersfield Music Building. Click here for a campus map.
A conversation about poetry with Basque journalist and visiting professor Ander Egiluz Beramendi and screening of the critically acclaimed film Bertsolari by director Asier Altuna.
Saturday and Sunday, May 25 & 26
Kern County Basque Festival
Mus Tournament and Lunch
8 a.m. Registration
5 p.m. Handball games with players from the Basque Country
10 a.m. Mass
12 – 2 p.m. Barbecue lunch
2:30 p.m Dance and music performances
5 p.m. Handball games
7:30 p.m. Dance with music by the Jean Flesher Band
Kern County Basque Club
2301 South Union (near Planz)
Saturday, June 1
Ventura County Basque Picnic
11 a.m.- Basque Mass
12 p.m.- BBQ Lunch (but bring your own drinks)
2 p.m.- Basque dancing performance
Dancing for all with Jean Flesher Band
Camarillo Grove Park
on Camarillo Springs Road, off Hwy 101
Sunday, June 2
San Francisco Basque Club Picnic
Saturday, June 8
Txirrindulari Bike Ride
San Francisco, Calif.
The ride will center around the Twin Peaks area of San Francisco.
Hosted by Leon Sorhondo. The event features two rides, one casual, the other more challenging.
A delicious lunch is planned afterwards.
For more information, e-mail Sorhondo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, June 12
Concert with Fermin Muguruza
Los Angeles, Calif.
House of Blues
Sunday, June 16 – Friday, June 28
Udaleku Basque Camp
Kern Country Basque Club
2301 South Union Avenue
Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 7
Elko National Basque Festival and NABO Convention
6 p.m. Kickoff- $5 for 12 and up; $1 for under 12. Elko Fairgrounds
Dancers, Bulls, Sport Exhibition
Junior Mus Tournament – Ages 13-17 1:00 p.m.
6 a.m. 5-k Run – entry fee $10- Basque Clubhouse
10 a.m. Parade Starts- Downtown Elko
1 p.m. Basque Games, Dancing: Entry fee $5 for 12 and over; $1 for 12 and under- Elko Fairgrounds
6 p.m. Handball Competition- Elko Handball Court
9 p.m. Public Dance- Entry Fee $10.00 – With “Amuma Says No” Rock Band from Boise – Basque Clubhouse
8 a.m. Handball Competition – Elko Handball Court
11 a.m. Mass – Lineup with dancers, klikas and NABO reps – Elko City Park
12 p.m. Sheepherder’s Bread Contest – Elko City Park
Sheepherder bread contest results and auction following
12 p.m. Picnic – Tickets are $15, Seniors (65 and older) tickets $10 – Elko City Park
1 p.m. Dancing, Jota and Irrintzi Contests – Elko City Park
Friday July 18 – Saturday July 19
Reno Basque Festival
Friday night – Kickoff event
Saturday – Wingfield Park, downtown Reno
Saturday, Sept. 7
Santa Rosa Basque Club Festival
Paradise Valley, Nevada
The calendar is updated continually as information becomes available. To have your event listed, e-mail Euskal Kazeta at email@example.com. You can also send your newsletter or information to Euskal Kazeta, 1812 Linden Ave., Venice, CA 90291.