Events – Basque Calendar

The calendar is updated continually as information becomes available. To have your event listed, e-mail Euskal Kazeta at You can also send your newsletter or information to Euskal Kazeta, 1812 Linden Ave., Venice, CA 90291.

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Saturday, Aug. 30
Pala and handball games
Chino, Calif.

9 – 11 a.m. Pala games
3 – 6 p.m. handball games
Sandwiches and drinks will be served.
Aphessetche Trinket
7262 Bickmore Ave., off Euclid Avenue

Sunday, Aug. 31
47th Annual Chino Basque Festival
Chino, Calif.

10 a.m. Mass
Noon Barbecue steak dinner
3:30 p.m. Dance performances
6 p.m. Lamb dinner and sausage sandwiches
Evening – dance to the music of Basque Country musician Kiki Bordatxo
Chino Fairgrounds
Corner of Edison and Central avenues

Monday, Sept. 1
Basque breakfast
Chino, Calif.

Breakfast served all morning long
Centro Basco Restaurant
13432 S. Central Ave.
(909) 628-9014

Friday, Sept. 5
Basque Film Series: Bypass
South San Francisco, Calif.

Free Admission
7:30 p.m. Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Fridays, Sept. 5 – 26
Mus lessons
South San Francisco, Calif.
On Fridays in September (Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26), the cultural center will offer mus lessons.
Participants will learn rules, vocabulary, the flow of the game and strategy in time to
participate in fall tournaments.
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco

Saturday, Sept. 6
Santa Rosa’s 4th Annual Summer Festival
Paradise Valley, Nev.

9 a.m. Mass at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
Noon – Paella lunch at noon.
In the afternoon, games, mus, music and dancing, including a performance by the Ardi Beltzak dancers from the Ruby Mountains.
Admission is $5 including the evening dance to the music of Amuma Says No.

Sunday, Sept. 7
Marin-Sonoma Basque Festival
Penngrove, Calif.

Penngrove Community Park
11800 Main St.
Lunch will include barbecue chicken, garbanzo beans, salad, bread and cheese.
12:30 – 2 p.m. Lunch
Reservations are greatly appreciated. Call (707) 792-9258.

Sunday, Sept. 14
Mus lessons
Denver, Colo.

3:30 – 5:30 Lessons on the Basque card game
1441 W. 46th Ave. Unit 13
Contact information: Mayi at (303) 868-0906

Sunday, Sept. 28
Fundraising Mus Tournament
South San Francisco, Calif.

A mus tournament to raise money for
the Basque Educational Organization
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Friday, Oct. 3
Basque Film Series: Ocho Apellidos Vascos
South San Francisco, Calif.

See the 2014 hit that has entranced all of Spain
Free Admission
7:30 p.m. Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday, Oct. 4
Txirrindulari Bike Ride
San Francisco Bay Area

Txirrindulari Bike Ride gains popularity

Saturday, Oct. 11
10th Annual Besta eta Kantari Eguna
Lincoln, Calif.

8:00 Mus Tournament Registration – start time 9:00 a.m.
1:00 Kantari Eguna
6:00 BBQ Basque Dinner
Music & Dance
Mcbean Park Pavilion
65 McBean Pkwy

October 18
Fermin Muguruza & Tania De Sousa
San Francisco, Calif.

October 9 – 12
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, Idaho

July 28 – August 2, 2015
Boise, Idaho

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015
Basque Cultural Day
South San Francisco, Calif.

Free Admission
7:30 p.m. Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.