San Francisco Basque Club Picnic
This Sunday, June 3rd, the San Francisco Basque Club will host its annual Basque picnic at the Petaluma Fairgrounds. Doors open at 9am with mass starting at 9:45am celebrated by Aita Jean-Michel Lastiri with the participation of the Elgarrekin Choir and the Zazpiak Bat dancers and Klika. After mass, a BBQ rack of lamb lunch will be served at noon. Cost of the meal is $25 for adults and $15 for children under 12. The afternoon entertainment will get underway at 2:30pm with dance performances by the Los Banos Dancers, San Francisco's Gazteak and Zazpiak Bat Dancers, and the Klika will also perform. Txorizos will also be available for purchase at 5pm. For complete information including directions to the Fairgrounds, click here.
Elite Pilota at San Francisco Basque Cultural Center
Why not make a weekend out of it? Don't forget Elita Pilota will take place at the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center on Friday June 1st. Cocktails are at 6pm with dinner served at 7pm. Cost of the event is $25 that includes admission to the pilota matches. To RSVP or find out more about the players, click here.
Winnemucca Basque Festival And NABO Convention
The Winnemucca Basque Club is hosting this year's NABO Convention June 8-10th at the Winnemucca Convention Center. The festivities will begin on Friday, June 8th with the NABO's business meeting and NABO's Jr. Mus Tournament taking place during the day. In the evening there will be a performance at 7pm by Ardi Baltza Kontalari entitled, "Etxea: Memoirs of Gernika." This will be followed by a public dance. Saturday's events begin at 8am with a 5Krun/walk at Vesco Park. At 10:30 the traditional Festival Parade will take place followed by opening ceremonies at noon at the Convention Center. There will also be a public dance on Saturday night. Sunday's festivities will begin at 9am with mass, again at the Convention Center, followed by a Basque Breakfast. The afternoon will also include more performances and presentations until 5pm. For further information, including lodging information, click here.