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California Corner Festivals, Feasts & Fairs

March 23, 1997|AMY A. WEBER

JULIAN--Local artisans will sell decorations and gift items from Easter baskets to birdhouses at the Easter Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. every day through next Sunday at Town Hall, 2129 Main St. Free. Telephone (619) 765-1857.

HESPERIA--Artists at the Spring Crafts Fair in this San Bernardino County community will display handcrafted items 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Past fairs have included homemade clocks and doll clothes. At Lime Street and Hesperia Road. Free. Tel. (619) 244-5488.

FRESNO--About 400 quilts and comforters--many made by local Mennonites--as well as refinished antiques and a 1929 Model A Sport Coupe will be featured at the Mennonite Sale and Auction, April 4 and 5. Fritters, zwieback bread and other food will be sold, and the Fresno Mennonite Slavic Choir will perform. 4-9 p.m. April 4, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 at Fresno Pacific College, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. Free. Tel. (209) 638-6911.

ARROYO GRANDE--Prized plants and potting demonstrations will be offered at the Rainbow of Orchids, April 5 and 6 at the Woman's Center, 211 Vernon St. The American Orchid Society will judge the bevy of blooms on exhibit, and experts will give tips on plant care. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6. Free. Tel. (805) 929-1791.

PACIFIC GROVE--This community will pay homage to the Good Old Days April 11-13. Events include a parade of marching bands and vintage cars (10 a.m. April 12) and a quilt show (10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 12 and 13). More than 200 vendors will sell arts, crafts and food. On April 12, about 300 motorcycle police officers will compete in races and drills (12:30 and 2 p.m.). On Lighthouse Avenue from Fountain to 19th streets. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 11, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. April 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 13. Free. Tel. (800) 656-6650.

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