Final Obon/Summer Festivals in NorCal

The Obon/summer festival season in Northern California comes to an end on the weekend of Aug. 11 and 12 with the following events. Note: Some temples hold their food/cultural bazaars and Obon dances on separate weekends.


Free parking and shuttle at 8th and W streets. Info: (916) 446-0121, www.buddhistchurch.com


Diablo Taiko

• 62nd annual Diablo JA Club Summer Festival at Japanese American Religious & Cultural Center, 3165 Treat Blvd., Concord. Saturday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 12 to 8:30 p.m. Teriyaki, tempura, sushi, other food booths; concessions; display by Shikishima Bonsai Club; calligraphy fro