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 Volume 14, Issue 62  |  August 5, 2022

Upcoming special events at Sawdust Art Festival

Mark your calendars for these upcoming special events, happening at the Sawdust Art Festival this summer.

Upcoming special events Sip

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Sip, Talk, Walk features artist intros, demos and complimentary wine tasting

Sip, Talk & Walk every Wednesday at 3 p.m.

Enjoy a tour of the festival that includes multiple artist introductions, demonstrations and a complimentary wine tasting. Call ahead and reserve a spot at 949.494.3030, or sign up on-site by visiting the Information Booth 15 minutes prior to the tour. This experience is free with admission.

Laguna Beach Locals Night every Thursday, 4-7 p.m.

Residents of Laguna Beach receive free entry every Thursday evening this summer with valid ID.

Country Western Day on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Country Western Day returns this summer at the Sawdust with themed music and live entertainment on three stages, complimentary art classes and more. Guests are encouraged to wear their western best.

Upcoming special events fashion

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Creative style collides with original art at the “Bizarre Bazaar” Fashion Show

“Bizarre Bazaar” Fashion Show on Sunday, Aug. 7 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Enjoy an eclectic feast for the eyes, where creative style collides with original art in this year’s fashion show themed, “Bizarre Bazaar,” where you will see a curated collection of clothing, textiles, mixed media and more – all created by current exhibiting Sawdust artists.

Upcoming special events auction

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Bid on dozens of original artwork by Sawdust artists at the Benevolence Fund Art Auction

36th Annual Artists’ Benevolence Fund Art Auction on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 12-3 p.m.

The live auction features dozens of original artwork by Sawdust artists in an exciting event that is hosted by renowned auctioneer Tony DeZao. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit the Artists’ Benevolence Fund which provides emergency financial assistance to local Laguna Beach artists.

Upcoming special events Beatles

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Wear your grooviest Fab Four attire on Beatles Day

Beatles Day on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 11 a m.-10 p.m.

Classic Beatles music will be covered on three entertainment stages throughout the day, and all complimentary art and craft classes will be themed accordingly at the Children’s Art Spot, Studio One and the Ceramic Center. Be sure to wear your grooviest Beatles attire. 

For more information, visit

Sawdust Art Festival is located at 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach.


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