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July 2008 Events California

  Thursday, July 10, 2008

 

CLOVERDALE - Cloverdale Sculpture Exhibit. 6th annual event includes an outdoor juried sculpture exhibit in downtown Cloverdale through October 1. Downtown plaza is transformed into a sculpture garden featuring sculptors from across the nation. Location: Cloverdale Plaza, Cloverdale, CA. Cost: Free. Call: (707) 894-4410. cloverdaleartsalliance.org

 

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WOODSIDE - Djerassi Sculpture Tour - See the famous, yet hidden works of outstanding artists who create sculptures made in a variety of materials for outdoor placement. Located in the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains on a private 580-acre ranch original outdoor art sculptures are on view in this free tour open to the public by reservation. Tours are held rain or shine and once a tour begins attendees must stay with the group and remain for the duration of the tour. Each 2-mile Tour lasts approximately 2 1/2 hours and includes approximately 15 sculptures. Guests should bring drinking water and wear multiple layers of clothing and sturdy walking shoes. The tour is strenuous--trails have steep uphill and downhill hiking, totaling approximately 300 feet of elevation. No picnic facilities are available for the two-mile tours and the Artists’ Barn is not included. Registered guests receive additional instructions and a map to the property in advance of their scheduled tour. No pets are allowed. Two-Mile Tours (free).  All tours begin promptly at 10 a.m.  but participants must arrive by 9:45 a.m. at the entrance gate to the Program’s SMIP Ranch on Bear Gulch Road West.  Registration for Two-Mile Tours held between July and October begins on June 3, 2008. To make reservations or for more information, please call the Djerassi Program at (650) 747-1250. Location: Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside, CA 94062. Call: (650) 747-1250 djerassi.org

 

FULLERTON - Fullerton Downtown Farmers Market. The Market offers farm fresh produce, food, kids activities (nominal fee), live entertainment (6:30-8:30 pm), and a beer & wine garden. Event cost is free. Runs every Thursday through October 16, 2008. Time: 4 to 8:30 p.m. Location: 121 E. Wilshire Ave. , Fullerton , Ca 92832 (between Harbor Blvd & Pomona Ave.) ci.fullerton.ca.us

LAGUNA BEACH - Art-A-Fair festival. 42nd annual art event located in a beautiful garden setting with 125 artists, plus live entertainment, fine food, demonstrations and workshops. This year's theme is "Venetian Carnival."  The event runs through Aug. 31. Location: 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, Calif. Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri. and Sat. until 10 p.m.Cost: Season pass $3.50 - $7.00; under 12 free. Call: (949) 494-451.  art-a-fair.com

SANTA MARIA - Santa Barbara County Fair "Rock Around the Clock". 117th annual event includes food, live entertainment with top act, carnival and local competitions, plus livestock. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. santamariafairpark.com

WOODSIDE - Djerassi Sculpture Tour - Free tours of sculptures in a wooded mountain area last 2.5 hours and are strenuous in terrain. Time: 10 a.m. Location: Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside, CA 94062. Pre-registration required. Call: (650) 747-1250 djerassi.org

 

 

 

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