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August 07, 2011


American Craft Council

When, where: Aug. 12-14, Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion

Highlights: More than 200 artists converge to show and sell their handmade wares at this juried craft show. Events include craft demonstrations and workshops.

Cost: $14 for a one-day pass; $20 for a three-day pass (buy online for a $2 advance-purchase discount); $5 after 5 p.m. on Aug. 12

Info: (800) 836-3470,


Winemakers' Celebration

When, where: Aug. 13, Barnyard Shopping Village

Highlights: The Monterey County Vintners & Growers Assn. hosts more than 40 winemakers as they pour some 200 vintages at this outdoor festival, which also features culinary samples, live jazz, winemaking displays and a silent auction.

Cost: $30 advance; $35 at the door

Info: (831) 375-9400,


Fairfield Tomato Festival

When, where: Aug. 20 and 21, downtown Fairfield

Highlights: Try more than 100 varieties of heirloom tomatoes from vendors, a tomato-eating contest, a food court and cooking demonstrations during this annual event.

Cost: Most events are free.

Info: (707) 399-2445,


Santa Fe Indian Market

When, where: Aug. 20 and 21, Santa Fe Plaza

Highlights: This Native American art show and sale draws more than 1,000 artists for this 90th annual event, featuring works in a wide array of media. Events include a clothing contest, a best-of-show ceremony and luncheon, art-gallery receptions and musical performances.

Cost: Free

Info: (505) 983-5220,


Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines

When, where: Aug. 27 and 28, Idyllwild Arts Academy

Highlights: Three outdoor venues in the San Jacinto Mountains contain more than 25 live performances representing the diversity of jazz. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy headlines.

Cost: $65 a day; $120 for both days; free for ages 11 and younger; $25 for a Saturday night musical dinner; proceeds benefit arts scholarships.

Info: (951) 500-4090,

—Avital Binshtock

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