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August 27, 2000|LAURIE K. SCHENDEN

BISHOP--The Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair Aug. 31-Sept. 4 will offer carnival rides, an arts and crafts show and other entertainment. A parade will roll down Main Street at 10 a.m. Sept. 2. City Park and the fairgrounds. 4-11 p.m. Aug. 31; noon-midnight Sept. 1-3; noon-8 p.m. Sept. 4. $5; $3 ages 5-11; free under 5. (760) 873-3588.

SAN ANDREAS--Celebrate California's 150th birthday at Black Bart Days, Sept. 2. A parade at 10 a.m. is followed by vendors in Turner Park and old-fashioned games and entertainment in Black Bart Park. There will be a barbecue near the fire station noon-3 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. ($8; 12 and under, $4). Park activities 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. (209) 754-0127.

FORT BRAGG--This logging community will celebrate Paul Bunyan Days Sept. 2-4. Festivities will include a logging show, crafts, beer tasting and square dancing 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 2; Los Lobos in concert Sept. 2-3 ($30-$40); and a Labor Day parade at 11 a.m. Sept. 4. Downtown. Free. (800) 726-2780 or (707) 964-8687.

MILLBRAE--The Art & Wine Festival Sept. 2-3 will feature more than 250 artists, food booths and a Family Fun Zone. Other activities: entertainment, microbrew and wine tasting, a farmers market and a children's stage. Broadway Avenue, between Victoria and Meadow Glen. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Free. (650) 697-7324.

SAUSALITO--More than 270 artists will participate Sept. 2-4 in the Sausalito Art Festival at the northern tip of the Golden Gate Bridge. There will also be food, wine and children's activities. Marin Ship Park. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 2-3; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 4. $15; $7 seniors; $5 ages 5-12; free under 5. (415) 331-3757, Internet


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