What: It's the 31st season of the Strawberry Music Festival. The fall version has headliners including k.d lang, John Hiatt & the Combo, Davis' Rita Hosking and Cousin Jack, and Walking Woody's Road (Woody's granddaughter Sarah Lee Guthrie, Johnny Irion, Eliza Gilkyson and Slaid Cleaves), which will celebrate Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday.
When: Aug. 30-Sept. 2
Where: Camp Mather, on the border of Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada
Tickets: Adult four-day pass, $200; adult three-day pass, $190; child camping (5-12), $60; adult one-day pass (no camping), $65; child one-day pass (no camping), $20; children under 5 are free
Note: A limited number of day tickets are available for purchase by calling the office (Visa and Mastercard only). No day tickets are sold at the festival gate.
Your three- or four-day ticket includes camping and music at the festival. The only music that is not included in the price is Amy's Orchid Café, the Friday- and Saturday-night clublike showcase. Day ticket holders may enter any time after 8 a.m. the day of the show. All kids program activities, and most materials, are included in the ticket price.
Order online at www.strawberrymusic.com, or call the office, (209) 984-8630, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The website is also the best source for info on the musical acts, camping specifics, kids activities and photos of past festivals.
And remember: The festival will happen rain (or snow) or shine!