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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Julius Shulman- Palm Springs Week (21)

Written on October 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm, by

Julius Shulman, the famed architectural photographer, shares many photos and stories about Palm Springs with Huell Howser. 2010

Culver City- Visiting (1804)

Written on October 16, 2010 at 1:07 am, by

Huell travels to the small city with a big history. Did you know that all the little people who portrayed the Munchkins in the Wizard of Oz stayed at the Culver Hotel? Huell also visits the Culver City Historical Society Archives and Resource Center, which includes two MGM Costumes cases. We’ll also get a special  Continue Reading »

San Diego County Fair — California’s Golden Fairs (103)

Written on October 7, 2010 at 8:34 pm, by

Huell visits a fair steeped in history. In 1880, a group of San Diegans organized an agricultural fair to bring county farmers together to share ideas, see who had the best citrus fruit, who baked the best pie, and who had the fastest horse. In 1936 it moved to it’s current location at the Del  Continue Reading »

Trinity County Fair- California’s Golden Fairs (106)

Written on October 3, 2010 at 10:35 pm, by

Huell travels WAY up to the northern part of our state to visit a true “country” fair. The Trinity County Fair and the Hayfork Mule Show take place side by side in the small town of Hayfork. There’s lots to see and do, including the wonderful Quilt Show and the Homestead Exhibit, where living history  Continue Reading »

Nevada County Fair- California’s Golden Fairs (105)

Written on October 3, 2010 at 10:33 pm, by

Huell travels to Grass Valley California to visit the Nevada County Fair, which is consistently referred to as “California’s Most Beautiful Fairgrounds.” This fair is all about the food! Treat Street is dedicated to various non-profit organizations that cook up some of the most delicious food imaginable and all the money raised goes back to  Continue Reading »

Calaveras County Fair- California’s Golden Fairs (104)

Written on October 3, 2010 at 10:28 pm, by

Huell travels to the Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee. There is a reason this area is referred to as “Frogtown”. In 1865, Samuel l. Clemens (Mark Twain) penned “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, a tall tale of the life and happenings of the gold rush town. When the town was looking  Continue Reading »