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Check out the upcoming early fall events happening throughout California for the remainder of 2023

By ONME Newswire

Looking for some events to go to during the early fall months while the weather is tolerable in California? Then check out the events happening below throughout the state.

Northern California:

Join us at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland for a "Meet the Author" event and important community conversation. About the book, "The Struggle for the People's King." This event is free, Saturday, October 14, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland located at 659 14th Street Oakland, CA 94612.


Join us Glide Memorial Church on October 29, 2023 starting at 12:30 pm as we host Dr. Shirley Weber, the California Secretary of State on a conversation about Reparations for African Americans. This event is free to the public but you must be registered. Glide Memorial Church is located at 330 Ellis St. in San Francisco, California. Please contact or call 415-674-6168 with any questions or concerns.

Northern San Joaquin Valley

Join us at the 7th annual, Survive and Thrive Cancer Recovery Conference Fundraiser, Saturday, Oct 14, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Florin Square, 2251 Florin Road, in Sacramento, CA, zip code 95822. There will be uplifting speakers and presentations covering mindset, health, and wealth.

This conference, co-sponsored by FSCDC, is for Cancer survivors and those who love them. Find out more about VIP and general admission cost go to: Or scan the QR code


Job Seekers - You are invited to attend the Job, Information, and Resource Fair at Florin Square on Friday, October 27 from 10am - 3pm. At this FREE event, meet recruiters from state agencies and small and large companies ALL looking to hire! Be able to attend workshops to help you look and be the best you.

Southern San Joaquin Valley:

Come to the Small Business Expo, Thursday, October 26, 2023 at the 4 Points By Sheraton on 5101 California Ave. in Bakersfield, CALIFORNIA. Join in this opportunity to network and support local businesses and fostering economic growth within our community. This event is free and hosted by the Kern County Black Chamber of Commerce. Workshops begin at 2:00 PM, followed by networking from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Southern California Events:

The Black Joy Picnic in Long Beach, CA on Saturday, October 21 starting at 10:00 AM. This event is free but may suggest a small donation in person.

Early arrival is suggested to snag a spot. Please bring your chair, picnic meal, music, games, plenty of water--and anything else you will need to feel comfortable.

Also bring a trash bag! Let's keep our community clean by leaving no trace. this event will take place at Alamitos Park on East Ocean Blvd in Long Beach, California.

Be sure to join our group chat to stay in the loop. Visit for more info.


Come to the Crenshaw Farmers' Market on Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 10:00 Am to 3:00 PM, located at 5730 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90001.

Additional dates include (all dates start at 10:00 AM):

Saturday, Oct 28, 2023

Saturday, Nov 4, 2023

Saturday, Nov 11, 2023

Saturday, Nov 18, 2023

Saturday, Nov 25, 2023


Enjoy the annual Taste of Soul, the largest one-day street festival in Los Angeles with general attendees numbers at 300k or more. There are numerous vendors, both food and non-food. There are usually five stages of entertainment. The festival is supported by the City of Los Angeles and brings out many community members, public officials, celebrities, health services, great people, and more!

The event takes place on historic, Crenshaw Blvd., stretching from Obama Blvd. to Stocker Blvd. For more info, visit

The event takes place, Sat October 21, 2023 at 10:00 am to 07:00 pm on 3800 Crenshaw Blvd, in Los Angeles, CA, zip code, 90008-1813.


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