Millbrae Art and Wine Festival 2013

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By A Sanchez

Event Details

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Daily at 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM from August 31, 2013 until September 1, 2013

Location: Broadway between Victoria and Meadow Glen in Millbrae

Link: http://www.miramarevents.com/millbrae/?view=featured

Event Description

43rd Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival

The Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, huge crowds transform downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy” with a Mardi Grasstyle celebration featuring two sun-splashed days of live music, a juried show with 250 professional artists and craftmakers showing their latest handcrafted wares, festive food and drink, premium wines, microbrews and margaritas, artisan specialty food, a microbrew tasting tent, an organic and green product showcase, home and garden exhibits, health and wellness displays, the “Classically Cool Car Show” and tons of fun for kids with the Streets Filled With Talent Music & Dance Showcase and an abundance of amazing amusements in Playland. Free admission.
Presented by the Millbrae Chamber of Commerce.

Stellar Live Music … ten big-name bands playing a wide-ranging mix of 70’s disco, hiphop, 80’s pop classics, folk, 90’s party music, R&B, soul, funk, classic rock and roll, reggae, swing and jazz non-stop on stage and street throughout downtown. The lineup
includes The Unauthorized Rolling Stones, Petty Theft, The Houserockers, The Kevin Russell Band, Fito Reinoso The Reed Fromer Band, Loudin’ Cleer, Glitterface, Guy Palazzolo and HeartStrings Music.

Fine Art & Cool Crafts ... 250 professional artists and craftmakers show original work in wood, leather, ceramics, metal, textiles, graphics, glass, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, photography, watercolor and oil painting, and clothing.

Streets Filled With Talent Showcase … sensational young performers strut their showstopping stuff in this Millbrae’s Got Talent-style showcase.

Action-Packed Kids’ Playland ... tons of fun and games with face painting and temporary tattoos, Mobile Rock’s gripping 24-foot climbing wall, train rides, the Great Crab Grab, Speed Pitch, monster inflatibles and bouncers, ultra thrilling carnival rides, plus the debut
of the awesome 200’ zip-line, ultra thrilling bungee jump and super fun Waterballerz.

Fabulous Food & Drink ... fresh, grilled corn-on-the-cob, garlic fries, teriyaki chicken, beef and pork skewers, spring rolls, chow mein, made-to-order crepes, spiced beef and lamb gyros, corn dogs, “Silly Spuds” potato spirals, cheesesteaks, giant “bad ass” sausages, key lime/pesto calamari, gyros, samosas, kettle corn, frozen yogurt, smoothies, coffee drinks … complemented by premium wine, microbrews, and margaritas.

Artisan Specialty Food ... sample and savor artisan-produced edibles –– spices, olive oil, dessert sauces, salad dressings, balsamic vinegars, flavored almonds, fruit butter, fudge
sauces, fruit jams, honey, mustard, salsas, marinades and barbecue sauce.

The Classically Cool Car Show … featuring vintage touring cars, custom hot rods, sleeksports cars, super cool low riders with live music, microbrew tasting tent and more.

The KOFY Crew will be onsite August 31st, playing fun games to win cool prizes and filming commercials! Come on down and celebrate the end of summer at this amazing event!
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