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Festivals, Feasts & Fairs

August 20, 2000|LAURIE K. SCHENDEN

NATIONAL CITY--Get a Taste of National City on Aug. 23, when Heritage Square will be filled with entertainment and food specialties prepared by about 15 restaurants. 5-8 p.m. $12 (includes tastes); $10 seniors; free under 5. (619) 477-9339.

OAKLAND--Four stages of entertainment, food booths, a cultural village and arts and crafts will be part of the Chinatown Streetfest 2000 Aug. 26-27. Also slated: cooking demonstrations and a children's stage. Broadway, from 7th to 9th streets. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. Free. (510) 893-8979.

COTATI--There's more to the Accordion Festival, set for Aug. 26-27, than the music. Also check out the polka tent, craft booths, and beer and wine tasting. La Plaza Park. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. both days. $10; two-day passes $18; free for ages 15 and under when accompanied by an adult. (707) 664-0444.

GROVER BEACH--The Stone Soup Ethnic Music Fair Aug. 26-27 will offer a multicultural brew of ethnic food and entertainment, children's activities, a health fair, salsa contest, dancing and wine tasting. Ramona Garden Center, 933 Ramona Ave. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 26; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 27. Free. (805) 489-9091.

BODEGA BAY--Catch the seafood entrees at the sixth annual Seafood, Art & Wine Festival Aug. 26-27. Other offerings will include wine and microbrew tasting, entertainment and a crafts show. Chancellor Ranch, California Highway 1. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 26; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 27. $6; $5 seniors; free under 12. (707) 824-8404.


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