Olive Oil Events

Carmel Valley Olive Growers Festival

Saturday, May 21, 2016
11 am-5 pm
The Quail & Olive, 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA
Free admission

Learn what is new with California extra virgin olive oil with breakout educational sessions and curated small bites featuring locally produced certified COOC olive oils.  Participants will also be able to sample local small producer products such as sea salts, olive jams, and vinegars.
More information at: http://www.quailandolive.com/events-calendar/

Macala Orchards’ Orchard Market Stand

Sunday, May 29, 2016
12:30 – 4:30 pm
Macala Orchards, 30026 Garnet Lane, Hemet, CA 92543

Enjoy the opportunity to sample and purchase a variety of quality seasonal food products made at Macala Orchards, from tea to preserves to COOC Certified extra virgin olive oil.  This will also be the last opportunity for the public to purchase Macala Orchards’ extra virgin olive oil of this season’s harvest.
For more information on the event, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/973557149380806/

2nd Annual Educational Kickoff Event: The Palate and the Plate

Friday, June 3, 2016
2:30 – 5:30pm
Robert Hall Winery, 3443 Mill Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446
Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2537581

As a kickoff to the 13th Annual Paso Robles Olive Festival on June 4th, Central Coast Olive Growers has teamed up with Robert Hall Winery to bring about the 2nd annual The Palate and the Plate.  The event, hosted by Robert Hall Winery and taking place on their scenic grounds, takes guests on a three hour long educational tour of olive oil, from cooking demonstrations, olive oil tastings, food pairings, to meeting olive farmers themselves, all with the guidance of experts in the field.
For more information on the event, visit: www.centralcoastolivegrowers.org

Pre-Olive Festival Social Mixer

Friday, June 3, 2016
6-8 pm
Allegretto Vineyard, 2700 Buena Vista Drive, Paso Robles, CA 93446
Tickets: can be purchased at the door or with Paso Robles Main Street Association at (808) 238-4103

Begin olive festivities early by joining olive producers, experts, and industry leaders at a wine and olive themed mixer at the beautiful Allegretto Vineyard Friday night.  The event will feature local wines, olive inspired bites, and an olive tasting bar.  Additionally, attendees will be the first to hear the winners for the Paso Robles Olive Oil Competition before the official kickoff of the Paso Robles Olive Festival.
For more information, visit: http://pasoroblesolivefestival.com/awards-mixer/

13th Annual Paso Robles Olive Festival

Saturday, June 4, 2016
10 am-5 pm
Downtown City Park off of 12th Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446
Free admission ($15.00 for wine and beer tasting tickets)

Celebrate all things olive at the 13th annual Olive Festival in Paso Robles on Saturday June 4th.  From a head to head chef cook off, to olive oil ice cream bar, to education sessions, there is bound to be something for everyone.  Even amateurs can participate with a free open to all olive themed cooking contest.
Check the website below for a more complete schedule and description of events:

Olive Festival After Party at Olivas de Oro

Sunday, June 5, 2016
Mid-day to Afternoon
Orchard at Olivas de Oro, 4625 La Panza Road, Creston, CA 93432

Sit down, soak in the sun, and enjoy a relaxing lunch in the orchard of Olivas de Oro on Sunday June 5th following the Paso Robles Olive Festival.  Sample Olivas de Oro olive oil as well as a variety of other ranch grown products.
For more information, visit: https://secure.campaigner.com/CSB/Public/archive.aspx?args=MTM2NDU1MTA%3D

Olivas de Oro Italian Farm Style Dinner

Saturday, June 11, 2016
7-10 pm
Orchard at Olivas de Oro, 4625 La Panza Road, Creston, CA 93432
$95.00 per person;  $10.00 off for Passport holders
Reservations online at: http://www.olivasdeoro.com/farmdin.html
Reservations for passport holders online at: http://www.olivasdeoro.com/passport.html

As part of Passport Weekend June 11-12, Olivas de Oro will be hosting an Italian Farm Style dinner in their beautiful orchard, with dishes featuring their award winning olive oil, paired with local wines from the Creston Wine Trail as part of Passport Weekend.
For tickets and more event information, visit: http://www.olivasdeoro.com/farmdin.html

5th Annual Butte County Olive Festival

Saturday, June 18, 2016
10 am-2 pm
Ehmann Home (and adjacent parking lot)
1480 Lincoln Street, Oroville, CA 95965
Free Admission

Come celebrate olives and olive oil at the historical Ehmann House on Sunday June 18th.  Aptly titled “the house that olives built”, Ehmann House was the home of Freda Ehmann, founder of Ehmann Olive Co. and local pioneer of the olive canning industry.  The house and adjacent parking lot will be decorated with olives and olive trees, with olive and olive oil tastings, educations sessions, and local producers present to discuss and celebrate Butte County olives.  In addition to a beer garden and live music, the event will include olive themed gift drawings, a silent auction, door prizes, and tours of the Ehmann historical home.
For more information, please visit: http://www.buttecountyhistoricalsociety.org/activities.html