Fine arts festival
Experience the beauty of nature and artwork at once during the 53rd annual Art in the Redwoods Festival.
Thousands are expected to attend the family-friendly weekend affair, with indoor fine art exhibits and outdoor activities. There will be live music and dance onstage as well as musicians strolling through crowds. Shop among vendors touting jewelry, ceramics, weavings, apparel, leather goods, photographs and other artwork. For an energy boost, take in a wide selection of food and drinks, including pizza baked onsite in an outdoor brick oven.
The festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Gualala Arts Center, 46501 Gualala Road, Gualala. General admission costs $6, free for youths 17 and under. For more information about the weekend as well as additional preview events this week, www.gualalaarts.org.
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