Events – Basque Calendar

Gauden Bat dancers perform Maskarada.

Linda Iriart
Gauden Bat dancers perform Maskarada.

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.

Saturday, April 25th
Susanville Mus Tournament
Susanville, Calif.

8:30 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. tournament
For more information, call (530) 257-5367.
Monticola Club House
140 S Lassen St.

Saturday, April 25th
Basque Museum Mus Tournament
Boise, Idaho

Leku Ona Restaurant
117 S. 6th St.

Friday, May 1
Basque Film Series: Senales de Vida
South San Francisco, Calif.

7:30 p.m. The documentary shows the life and work of sculptor Nestor Basterretxea.
Film is hosted by Aitor Inarra.
Admission is free.
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday, May 2
Fresno Basque Festival
Madera, Calif.
9 a.m. Gates open
11 a.m. Mass
1 – 3 p.m. Barbecue lunch
3:30 Dance performances
Evening dance with Jean Flesher Band
Borba’s Rancho Vista del Rio

Saturday May 9
Txitxiburduntzi Celebration
Suffield, Conn.

All New England Basque Club members and friends are invited to participate in the Txitxiburduntzi Celebration.
12 noon – an exhibition of Basque rural sports, including aizkolaris (wood-chopping), sokatira (tug of war), txingaruten (weight carrying) and harrijasoketa (weight lifting).
Afterwards, Barbecue Master Patxi Gandiaga will delight the crowd with a roasted pig.
All attendees are asked to bring a beverage of their preference.
A contribution of $10 per person ($5 per child) will be collected to support the club activities.
A raffle with Spanish products and a mus tournament follow the dinner.
RSVP before May 3rd to if you are planning on attending
Riki Lasa’s farm
426 South Grand St.

Saturday, May 9
Ontario Mus Tournament
Ontario, Oregon

Saturday, May 9
Rocklin Mus Tournament
Rocklin, Calif.

Rocklin Community Center
5480 Fifth St.

Sunday, May 17
Los Banos Basque Festival
Los Banos, Calif.

Saturday May 23 – Sunday May 24
Kern County Basque Festival
Bakersfield, Calif.

10 a.m.- 5 p.m. -Pelota Biltzarra
Youth Handball Games that will feature players from Bakersfield, Chino, and San Francisco 12-2 p.m. – Lunch- $12 includes a salad and sandwich or Sandwiches- $8
5:00 p.m. – Handball games with pelotaris from Euskadi
10 a.m. – Mass
11:00 a.m.- Aizkolariak & Herrikirolak Exhibition- Wood Chopping Competition 12-2 p.m. – Lunch: BBQ Lamb
Adults – $20; Honorary Members & Children 12 & under $15
2 p.m. – Dance groups & Klika perform
5:00 p.m. – Pelota/Handball Game: Players from Euskadi
7:30 p.m. -Dance: Music by The Jean Flesher Band

Monday, May 25
Basque Breakfast
Bakersfield, Calif.

Woolgrower’s Restaurant
620 E. 19th St.

Saturday, May 30
NABO Mus Finals
Homedale, Idaho

June 21 to July 3
Udaleku Summer Camp
San Francisco, Calif.

July 28 – August 2, 2015
Boise, Idaho

Click here to see our article on attending this festival

Wednesday, July 29
Basque Soccer Game
Boise, Idaho
Boise State University Soccer Stadium

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

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