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Sawdust Art Festival Receives Commendations from State and Local Dignitaries at the 50th Opening Ceremony

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. – June 27, 2016 – Sawdust Art & Craft Festival—a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public and promoting art created in Laguna Beach—is pleased to announce the opening of the 50th annual Sawdust Art Festival this

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Sawdust Art & Craft Festival Announces Public Art Dedication of “Bicycle Garden”

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. – April 10, 2016 – In honor of the installation of Laguna Beach’s first sculptural bicycle rack, Sawdust Art & Craft Festival—a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public and promoting art created in Laguna Beach—announced today

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In the News: Cherril Doty, Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot Op-Ed

Chasing Down the Muse: My path is leading me toward good works By Cherril Doty August 14, 2015, Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot   If you light a path for somebody, it will also brighten your path. — Buddha My muse is

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Tuesday Chef’s Night with Mark Medina

Chef Mark Medina will be our Chef Guest on Tuesday, August 18 As Pastry Chef of Tamarind of London, Mark Medina has single-handedly transformed the high-end Indian restaurant’s dessert menu. Medina’s culinary career started as a side job while working

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Step inside the Magic Room!

Sawdust glass artist Liz Avalon has created a very special experience for Sawdust visitors this year. Her first conceptual art installation, the Sawdust Magic Room, is a kaleidoscope of color and optical illusions that will make you feel as though

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Less than a week away!

As wheelbarrows full of sawdust roll  onto the grounds, people are scrambling left and right. The festival grounds are buzzing with activity as the artist booths begin taking form and they hammer the last nails into their booths. June 26 marks

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Parking Tips and Suggestions

Parking can be extremely challenging  during the festival season however there are many public parking and transportation options in the local area. Please allow yourself at least 30 minutes to park and either walk or shuttle to the Sawdust grounds. Parking

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Artist Feature: Jeff Lavinsky

On an elementary school field trip, artist Jeff Lavinsky had an “a-ha!” moment when he saw Wyland’s mural at the Long Beach Convention Center. The artist’s colorful representation of the beauty of marine life left Jeff in awe. When Jeff

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Sawdust wins a 2015 Certificate of Excellence!

The Sawdust Art Festival has just won a 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor! The award is given for consistently great reviews from TripAdvisor travelers. Thanks to TripAdvisor and all the wonderful travelers and readers who have contributed to our

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Off-Site/Off-Season: Joni Cresci

Many artists develop their love for art at a very young age. Joni Cresci started drawing around the age of 10. She was introduced to art by her best friend, Jenny’s, mother, who was an artist. When Joni would go

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