Festivals, Feasts & Fairs
SAN LUIS OBISPO--Taste some of the state’s finest vino at the 13th annual Central Coast Wine Festival, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 2 in Mission Plaza. On Chorro Street between Higuera and Palm streets. $25. Reserve tickets by calling (800) 549-3153.
SAN JOSE--Tapestry in Talent’s 1995 Festival of the Arts, featuring 400 artists, craftspeople and exhibitors, is Sept. 2-4 in downtown San Jose at Park Avenue and Almaden Boulevard. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon. Free. (408) 293-9727.
SANTA BARBARA--Wind up the summer with music on the beach at the seventh Santa Barbara International Jazz Festival, Sept. 2-4. On the beach, east of Stearn’s Wharf at Cabrillo Boulevard. Noon-10 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; noon-dusk Mon. $7 per day; free for children under 12. (800) 480-FEST.
SAN DIEGO--A third day of music and food has been added to the giant San Diego Street Scene ’95, Sept. 8-10. More than 100 performers play on 12 stages over 21 blocks in downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter. 5 p.m.-midnight Fri. (21 and older only); 4 p.m.-midnight Sat. (21 and older only); 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun. $22 per day or $40 for Fri.-Sat. in advance; $25 at the gate; $12 for kids 4-12; free for those 3 and under. (619) 268-9025.
PETALUMA--A variety of fine artists gather in Walnut Park for the 38th annual Art-in-the-Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 9-10. The art show and sale, benefiting the Petaluma Art Assn.'s Art in the Schools Program, includes demonstrations by the artists. Petaluma Boulevard South and D Street. Free. (707) 763-2308.
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