Colusa, located in Colusa County is located in the center of the Sacramento Valley of northern California. Like much of California, the scenery of Colusa County is varied. The 7,000-foot peak of Snow Mountain sits on the Countys western border in the Mendocino National Forest. The Sacramento River, with a watershed covering much of the northern California interior, is located in the county's eastern border.
Residents and visitors can enjoy a mild climate with an average winter temperature of 45 degrees F, and a summer climate of 97 degrees F. The average annual rainfall is 21 inches.
Many historic sites can still be seen in Colusa, including the oldest house standing on Main Street between lst and 2nd Streets, and historic Chinatown, known for its legends of gambling and networks of underground tunnels on Main Street, overlooking the Sacramento River and State Park.
Colusa, situated on the Sacramento River north of Sacramento, is the county seat of Colusa County.
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03/02 Coming to The area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.
California Wool and Fiber Festival Boonville CA September13-15 From the source to the fiber, come follow the thread of fine wool craftsmanship.