Stroll down tree-lined avenues and experience art, live music, chef demos, collector cars, exhibits and more at the 28th annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace in downtown Menlo Park.
More than 250 artists will show off thousands of handcrafted items, including vases, clocks, jewelry, wallets, hats, waterfalls. Nine bands will perform classic rock, funk, jazz and party music. The food will be even more diverse: paella, tandoori, gyros, falafel, oysters, bratwurst, tacos, kebabs, funnel cake and other eclectic treats, along with wine, microbrews and margaritas. Chef demos will be held alongside artisan food purveyors’ toffee, truffles, oils, curds, jams and other specialty goodies.
For the kids? Bungee jump, rock climbing, obstacle courses and face paint.
The marketplace runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and July 20, on Santa Cruz Avenue from El Camino Real to Johnson Street. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit www.miramarevents.com.
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