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July 12, 1998|BOOTH MOORE

IDYLLWILD--Mosey up to the second annual Idyllwild Native American Cowboy Jubilee next weekend, July 17-19, where you can see a lineup of cowboy and Native American performers, poets and artisans that includes flutist Bill Neal, the Cahuilla Bird Singers, Waddie Mitchell, Don Edwards, the Sons of San Joaquin, Rita Coolidge & Walela and others. 6-9 p.m. July 17, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. July 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19. Idyllwild Village. From the I-10 at Banning, take California 243 south. $8 July 17-18 nights; $12 July 18-19 days; $15 for Rita Coolidge & Walela concert; $45 for all events. Children 12 and under free. (800) 695-2777.

SAN CLEMENTE--Life's a beach at the 22nd annual San Clemente Ocean Festival next weekend, July 18-19, with the California Waterman and Waterwoman championships, paddleboard, surf ski and dory races, ocean swims, rubber duck races and more. Also on deck: a fishing derby, sand sculpture competition, volleyball tournament, long-board surfing competition, family beach barbecue, art show, classic Woody car show, children's pavilion and more. 7 a.m.-8:30 p.m. July 18, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 19. San Clemente Pier. Free admission. (714) 440-6141.

LAKE TAHOE--Fine arts and crafts, wine and microbrew tastings and live jazz will be offered at the Lake Tahoe Fine Art & Wine Festival next weekend. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 17-18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 19. Horizon Casino Resort, U.S. 50 at Stateline. Free admission. Wine and microbrew tastings $10 (includes souvenir glass and six tasting tickets). (602) 837-5637.

IMPERIAL BEACH--Sandcastles fit for a king will be created by the world's top sand sculptors at the 18th annual U.S. Open Sand Castles to the Sky Competition next weekend, July 17-19. July 18 highlights include a parade, 10 a.m.-noon, on Elm Street, Seacoast Drive, and Palm and 5th streets; a Kids-N-Castles competition open to children 12 and under, 2-3 p.m., Municipal Pier (call [619] 421-5359 to register); and a free fireworks display at sunset. On July 17, sculptors take to the sand for the main sand castle competition, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., followed by awards at 4 p.m. on the main stage. Corner of Seacoast Drive and Daisy Avenue. Live music begins at 10 a.m. Free to spectators. (619) 424-3151.

GILROY--This summer's Gilroy Garlic Festival, July 24-26, celebrates 20 years of sweet-smelling success with garlic calamari, garlic ice cream and hundreds more garlic-laced delicacies, strolling musicians, live jazz, blues, reggae and rock music, arts and crafts and kids' entertainment. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; gates close at 6 p.m. Christmas Hill Park, 30 miles south of San Jose on U.S. 101 in southwest Gilroy. $10; children ages 6-12 and seniors, $4; children under 6 free. (408) 842-1625.

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