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Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018!

Thank you for visiting the Sawdust Art Festival in 2017. We had a magical year and we look forward to sharing another inspiring year with all of you! Enjoy this visual recap of 2017. Happy New Year!

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A Visual Recap of 2017 Preview Night at the Sawdust Art Festival

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Artists’ Benevolence Fund Auction – Sunday, August 9

Sawdust Arts Festival Artists’ Benevolence Fund Auction to be held Sunday, August 9 Laguna Beach, CA—The Sawdust Art Festival is hosting an Artists’ Benevolence Fund Auction on Sunday, August 9, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Sawdust Art Festival

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“CUT” Fashion Show, Sunday, July 26, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Sawdust Arts Festival Fashion Shows are  coming up! The shows are  called “CUT,” featuring works from 10 Sawdust textile artists. Each designer has created three to five pieces, one of which is a WOW-factor piece where they’ve pushed their creativity beyond

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Tuesday Chef’s Night with Chef Jin Heo

Chef’s Night is back this week! We have chefs from Laguna Beach’s top-rated restaurants visiting us at the Sawdust Arts Festival to do a 30-minute food demo and provide a sample tasting for  attendees. This Tuesday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m.,

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Tuesday Chef’s Night with Evan’s Gourmet

Evan’s Gourmet is a fresh and organic taste that is new to the Sawdust Festival this year. A Laguna Beach native, Evan has seen the Sawdust Festival flourish her whole life and spent years training in many of the distinguished

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Sawdust Art Festival is now OPEN!

This morning, to a crowd of artists and guests, Sawdust President Jay Grant provided welcoming words describing the traditions of creativity, friendship, and family that make the Sawdust Festival the gem that it has become as it begins its 49th

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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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2013 Sawdust Artist Series: Jesse Miller

–> The Sawdust Artist Video Series is funded by the Art of Dining fundraiser. Purchase your tickets  HERE  to support the creation of this film project.   Today we highlight Sawdust multimedia artist Jesse Miller. Whether he’s screen printing, woodworking, creating furniture, or

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