Newsletter 08.17.10

Posted on August 18, 2010 by Sawdust Art Festival


44th Annual Summer Festival
Join over 200 artists at the 2010 summer show
NOW through August 29, 10-10 daily

Wine-tasting Wednesdays
Every Wednesday, 5-8 pm

Locals Night

Laguna Beach residents get in FREE with ID after 5 pm every Thursday

Art Supplies Donation Days
Wednesdays, August 18 & 25
Beatles Day
Saturday, August 21

Original Collectors’ Panels Auction
Sunday, August 22, 3-5 pm

Honda Car Raffle
Sunday, August 29, 4 pm

Special Offers:

August Happy Hour – Greek Grille Bar
Every weekday from 4-8 pm
Laguna Beach Passport to the Arts
Unlimited admission to all three festivals all summer long plus one-time free parking for $19.

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935 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Art Supplies Donation Days
Wednesdays, August 18 & 25
On August 18 and August 25, festival goers who bring in a new or unused art supply valued at $5 or more on either day will receive FREE ADMISSION that day to all three art festivals.

The Laguna Beach Passport to the Arts team, including Art-A-Fair, Festival of the Arts, Sawdust Art Festival and the Laguna Beach Visitors and Conference Bureau are able to hold this event thanks to a generous grant from Bank of America.

Art supplies will be donated to Art & Creativity for Healing, an Orange County non-profit. The supplies will be used by students enrolled in the Camp Pendleton Marine Base schools that have a parent deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan.

Suggested art supplies to bring in are new and unused markers, colored pencils, small journals, sketchpads, sketching pencils, watercolor sets and watercolor pads.
Beatles Day at the Sawdust!
Saturday, August 21

Don’t miss the Sawdust Art Festival’s 2nd annual Beatles Day on Saturday, August 21. While shopping from over 200 Laguna Beach artists, you can check out the following Beatles-themed art classes, live entertainment and Saloon specials.
Beatles-themed Art Classes
Saturday, August 21
  • Beatles Magnets (10:30 am – 12:30 pm) – Join Sawdust artist Rosanne Nitti and Sawdust staff in creating decorated magnets at the Children’s Art Spot. Ages 5+.
  • Air-dry clay musical instruments (11 am-12 noon) – Come create your favorite Beatles musical instrument out of air-dry clay with Sawdust staff near the Main Entertainment Deck. Ages 4-12.
  • Sawdust Beatles Band (1–5:30 pm) – Evelda Loftsgaard will lead a mini Beatles Band. Children can chime in to the tunes of the Beatles with percussive instruments at the Children’s Art Spot. Ages 0-8.
  • 60’s Monograms (7-8 pm) – Learn the art of monogramming and create your favorite 60’s design at the Sawdust Studio. Ages 6+.
“Beatles Day” Live Entertainment
Saturday, August 21
  • Blue Latitude/Rock Beatles tribute (12 noon-4:30 pm) – Main Entertainment Deck
  • Chris and Sue/Rock (11:30-4 pm) – Tavern
  • Mike O’Bryan/Acoustic Rock (11:30-4 pm) – Greek Grille
  • Rubber Sole/Beatles tribute (5:30-9:45 pm) – Main Entertainment Deck
  • Wade Egan/Alternative Rock (5:00-9:30 pm) – Tavern
  • Dan Yablanka/Rock, Blues (5-9:30 pm) – Greek Grille

Euro-Beer Invasion

Saloon Specials: Saturday, August 21
Celebrate Beatles Day at the Sawdust Saloon. The following European beers will be $3 each on Saturday, August 21:
  • Boddington’s
  • Czechvar
  • Stella
  • Abbey Leffe
  • Hoegaarden

Also, remember to visit us during Wine-tasting Wednesdays at the Sawdust Saloon (5-8 pm) and during Happy Hour at the Greek Grille bar (every weekday 4-8 pm).
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Sawdust Art Education Fundraiser
Original Collectors’ Panels
LIVE AUCTION – Saturday, August 22 from 3-5 pm
Check out the Original Collectors’ Panels! Created by over 75 Sawdust artists, these limited-edition panels are on display and pre-auctioned all summer long on the festival grounds and in artists’ booths. A final live auction will take place on Sunday, August 22 from 3-5 pm on the Main Entertainment Deck. Proceeds will benefit the Sawdust Art Education Fund.

Thank you for supporting the arts!
The Sawdust Art Festival Team