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Top Basque events in the U.S & Basque Picnic Mass Schedule for 2019

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019
71th Annual Ontario Basque Dinner Dance
Ontario, Oregon

Four Rivers Cultural Center
676 SW 5th Ave.

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Kantari Afaria
Boise, Idaho

Annual fund-raiser for the Biotzetik Basque Choir.
Basque Center
601 Grove St.

Sunday, April 14, 2019
Palm Sunday Mass and Lunch
San Francisco and South San Francisco, Calif.

9:00 a.m. Mass at Notre Dame des Victoires Church, with the Elgarrekin Choir and Klika, followed by hot chocolate and croissants at Notre Dame Church hall
566 Bush St. in San Francisco
Pilota, Lunch and Easter activities to follow at the Cultural Center
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

Saturday, May 4, 2019
42nd Annual Fresno Basque Festival
Madera, Calif.

Parade, folk dancing, klika, lamb barbecue, chorizo sandwiches.
9 a.m. Gates open; 11 a.m. mass; 1 – 3 p.m. barbecue
Evening dance with Amerikanuak
Rancho Vista del Rio
6440 N. Golden State Blvd., Madera 93722
Followed on Sunday with Basque Breakfast
Santa Fe Restaurant
3110 N. Maroa Ave., Fresno

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Mother’s Day Dinner

Burns, OR, Diocese of Baker
Contacts

Claudio & Maria
Marcla@centurytel.net
Most Rev Bishop Liam Cary
P.O. Box 5999
Bend, OR 97708-5999
(541) 388-4004
Fr Stan Strzyz
685 N. Fairview, Burns, OR 97720
(541) 573-2613
678 N Egan, Burns, OR 97720
jmjparish@centurylink.net

Sunday, May 19, 2019
Los Banos Picnic
Los Banos, Calif.

Los Banos Fairgrounds
4th and F Streets

Saturday May 25 & Sunday, May 26, 2019
Kern County Basque Festival
Bakersfield, Calif.

For the full picnic schedule, click here.
Kern County Basque Club
2301 S. Union Ave.

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Picnic Mass

Bakersfield, CA
Contacts
Louis Iturribia
(661) 325-3130
Bishop Armando X. Ochoa, D.D.
Or REV. MSGR. RAYMOND C. DREILING, V.G.
1550 North Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93703-3788
(559) 488-7400
csarkisian@dioceseoffresno.org
Monsignor Fr. Craig Harrison
900 H. Street
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 327-4734

Monday May 27, 2019
Basque breakfast
Bakersfield, Calif.

8 a.m. through the afternoon
Woolgrowers Restaurant
620 East 19th St.

Sunday, June 2, 2019
San Francisco Basque Picnic
Petaluma, Calif.

Petaluma Fairgrounds
175 Fairgrounds Dr.

Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9, 2019
Winnemucca Basque Festival
Picnic Mass June 9 @Convention Center (09:00)
Contacts

Maureen McDonald
775-621-6909
Most Rev Bishop Randolph Roque Calvo
Suite 200
290 S. Arlington Ave.
Reno, NV 89501-1713
(775) 329-9274
Fr. Jose Sobarzo
350 Melarky St
Winnemucca, NV 89445.
(775) 623-2928

Homedale, Sunday, June 23, 2019
Picnic Mass @Txoko Ona @11:30

333 S Main St, Homedale, ID 83628
Contacts
Gloria Lejardi
lejardi@frontiernet.net
Phone: (208) 337-8305
Rev Fr Michael St. Marie
Our Lady of the Valley Parish
1122 W. Linden St., Caldwell, ID
(208) 459-3653

Elko, Sunday June 30, 2019
Picnic Mass @ Elko Euzkaldunak Club @ 11:am
1601 Flagview Drive
Elko, NV 89801
Contacts
Ramón Zugazaga
1(775) 738-2046
Maite Moiola
mmoiola@yahoo.com
Most Rev Bishop Randolph Roque Calvo
Suite 200
290 S. Arlington Ave.
Reno, NV 89501-1713
(775) 329-9274
Rev Fr Varghese “Fr. Biju” Malancheruvil
St. Joseph’s Catholic Community
1035 C Street, Elko, NV 89801
(775) 738-6432

Gooding, ID, Sunday July 14, 2019
Picnic Mass @ Euskal Club @11:00
285 Euskadi Lane, Gooding, ID 83330
Contacts
Bette Wunderle
(208)490-7194
bobwunderle@earthlink.net
Fr. Jose Ramirez
P.O. Box 1471515 California
Gooding, ID, 83330
(208) 934-5634

Reno, NV,  Saturday July 20, 2019
Basque Festival
Picnic Mass @ Wingfield Park @ 9:am

Contacts
Jeniffer Etcheverry
775-815-1100
Kate Camino
1(775) 848-2754
info@nabasque.org
Dominica Zubillaga
dominica.zubillaga@yahoo.com
Most Rev Bishop Randolph Roque Calvo
Suite 200
290 S. Arlington Ave.
Reno, NV 89501-1713
(775) 329-9274

Boise, Idaho, July 26-28, 2019
San Inazio Festival

Picnic Mass @ Saint John Cathedral @5:00 pm

The San Inazio Festival is an annual event to honor St. Ignatius of Loyola, the patron saint of the Basques. It began more than 25 years ago and now thousands come to the Basque Block at the end of every July to see local musicians and dancers as well as Basque sporting events.
Basque Block
601 W Grove St.
Contacts
John Ysursa
(951) 505-9408
info@basquecatholic.org
Rev Gerald J. Funke
707 N 8th Street, Boise ID 83702
(208) 342-3511

Mountain Home, ID, Saturday August 3
Mountain Home’s 57th annual Basque Picnic
Picnic Mass @Old Fronton @01:00 PM
Contact
Richard Urkidi
basco2013@gmail.com
Fr. Germán Osorio-Hernández
PO Box 310
Mountain Home, ID 83647
(208) 587-3046

Saturday August 10, 2019
Gardnerville Basque Festival
Minden, Nevada

Minden City Park
Esmeralda and 6th Street

Buffalo, WY, Thursday August 15
Cheyenne Diocese
Picnic Mass to be determined
Contacts
Monica Smithers
209 402-2426
Rick-monica@att.net
1020 Eagle View DR
Buffalo, WY 82834
Elizabeth (Liz) Camino
(307) 620-0805
lizcamino@yahoo.com
Most Reverend Bishop Steven Biegler
2121 Capitol Ave.
P.O. Box 1468
Cheyenne, WY 82003-1468
(866) 790-0014 or (307) 638-1530
Rev. Fr. Pete Johnson
(307) 684-7268
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
532 N Lobban Ave
Buffalo, WY 82834

Friday, August 16, 2019
20th Annual Basque Museum Winefest
Boise, Idaho

Basque Block
600 block of Grove Street

Seattle, WA, Saturday August 17
Picnic Mass @Lake Sammamish State Park @12:00 pm
2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, Issaquah, WA 98027
Contacts
Gaizka Mallea
gaizkam@hotmail.com
Constance Uribe
cakegirl911@gmail.com

San Francisco, CA,Sunday August 25, 2019
Picnic Mass @Cultural Center @10:00 am
599 Railroad Ave,
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Contact
Fr Mike Lastiri
10355 E Hanford-Armona Rd, Hanford, CA 93230
(559) 584-8576

Chino-LA, CA, Sunday September 1
Picnic Mass @Chino Fairgrounds @10:00
Contacts
Begoñe Echeverria
(909) 465-5861
bechever@standfordalumni.org
Most Rev Bishop Gerald R. Barnes
1201 E. Highland Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92404-4607
(909) 475-5300
Rev Fr Javier Altuna SJ
546 East Florence Av.
Inglewood CA 90301
(310) 677-2736

Monday, Sept. 2, 2019
Basque Breakfast
Chino, Calif.
Centro Basco
13432 Central Ave.

Paradise Valley, NV, Saturday September 7
Reno Diocese
Picnic Mass @City Park @10:00
Contacts
Anne Gabica
208) 830-9284
amgavica@gmail.com
Most Rev Bishop Randolph Roque Calvo
Suite 200
290 S. Arlington Ave.
Reno, NV 89501-1713
(775) 329-9274
Fr. Jose Sobarzo
350 Melarky St
Winnemucca, NV 89445.
Ph.: (775) 623-2928

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019
Marin-Sonoma Basque Festival
Penngrove, Calif.

Penngrove Community Park
11800 Main St.

Wednesday Oct. 9 – Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, Idaho

This annual festival that honors the traditions of sheepherding
always includes Basque dancing and music,
plus a celebration of other sheep traditions shared by Basque sheepherders in Idaho.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
Iparreko Ibarra 14th Annual Besta
Lincoln, Calif.

Tickets available at the door. For more information, call (916) 952-2511
65 McBean Park Dr., Lincoln (take a right on Hwy 193)

Boise, ID, Sunday October 28
Omenaldia
Mass @Sacred Heart Parish @02:30 pm
Contacts
Anne Gabica
208) 830-9284
amgavica@gmail.com
Fr. Rob Cook
811 S. Latah St.
Boise, ID 83705
(208) 344-8311

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019
Mortzilla Dinner and Bazaar
Basque Center
Boise, Idaho

5:15 p.m. – first seating for mortzilla (blood sausage) dinner
6:30 p.m. – second seating
$15 for adults; $6 for children

Sunday, Dec. 9
Eguberri Besta – Christmas Luncheon
South San Francisco, Calif.

The Women’s Club will be collecting gifts for needy children. Gifts for children 0-17, with special emphasis on children ages 0-3 and 12 – 17. Gifts must be new, in their original packaging and unwrapped.
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.
Saturday, Dec. 15
Sheepherders Ball
Boise, Idaho

Basque Center
601 Grove St.

Monday, Dec. 31
New Year’s Eve Gala
South San Francisco, Calif.

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave.

info@basquecatholic.org