42nd Annual Mountain View Art and Wine Festival 2013

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By A Sanchez

Event Details

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Daily at 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM from September 7, 2013 until September 8, 2013

Location: On Castro Street between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue in Mountain View, CA

Phone: 650-968-8378

Email: Twitter: @miramarevents

Link: https://www.facebook.com/MountainViewArtWineFestival

Event Description

42nd Annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival. Silicon Valley’s World-Class Art & Music Festival is a vibrant multicultural celebration featuring 600 professional artists and craftmakers showing exceptional handcrafted wares, stellar live music on stage and street throughout downtown with headliners Ruckatan and Orquesta Borinquen heating things up on "Salsa Sunday" plus The Houserockers, Pinky Rideau & Blind Resistance and many more great bands, the Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge with football and baseball on the giant screen TV, festive food and drink with premium wines, microbrews, sangria, mimosas and margaritas, artisan specialty food purveyors, an organic and green products showcase, health and wellness displays, home and garden exhibits, sensational young performers strut their showstopping stuff on the "Mountain View's Got Talent" Community Stage, and action-packed Kids' Park with ultra thrilling bungee jumping, super cool amusements, carnival rides, fun and games. Admission is free. Presented by the Chamber of Commerce Mountain View.

Exceptional Art, Fine Crafts … 600 of America’s top artists and craftmakers show original work in ceramics, fiber, glass, fine art, jewelry, leather, metal, paper, sculpture, and wood. Gorgeous vases, flatware, clocks, dishes, wall and table decorations, stained and beveled glass, etchings, sculptures, photography, oil and watercolor paintings, jewelry, vests, handbags, hats, wallets, footwear, and waterfalls will be among the fine wares available.

Live Music … thirteen dynamic bands playing Motown, rhythm and blues, country, rock ‘n roll, jazz, Americana, disco and party music on stage and street throughout downtown. The bill includes "Salsa Sunday" with Ruckatan and Orquesta Borinquen plus The Houserockers, Pinky Rideau & Blind Resistance, Pacific Soul, Tennessee River, Emerson, Bob Culbertson, Aryeh Frankfurter, HeartStrings Music, Oscar Reynolds, Glitterface and Ancient Winds.

Action-Packed Kids’ Park … with ultra thrilling bungee jumping, super fun waterballerz, hands-on art booths, Mobile Rock’s gripping 24-foot climbing wall, awesome temporary tattoos, face painting and body art, hula hooping, feather hair extensions plus and incredible assortment of spine-tingling carnival rides and one-of-a-kind themed inflatibles.

Festive Food & Drink … fresh corn-on-the-cob, tri-tip, beef brisket and pulled pork sandwiches, Teriyaki chicken and vegetables, barbecue chicken and pork skewers, plump smoked gourmet sausages, paella, tacos, tamales, pizza, garlic chicken sandwiches, Parmesan-sprinkled garlic fries, smoked turkey legs, beef, salmon, veggie or Portobello mushroom burgers, Salvadoran pupusas, papaya salad, pad thai, stuffed pitas, falafel, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, made-to-order crepes, chocolate-dipped fruit kabobs, ice cream, root beer floats, fresh-squeezed lemonade, kettle corn and more. Plus premium wines, mimosas, margaritas, sangria and microbrews with special seasonal craft brews from Tied House.

Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge … kick back and watch NFL and college football and MLB games on a giant LED screen in the Comcast Pigskin Party.

Mountain View's Got Talent Community Stage … a dazzling array of gifted, young performers strut their showstopping stuff in this "Mountain View's Got Talent" style showcase.

The KOFY Crew will be onsite playing fun games to win cool prizes and filming commericals so YOU can be on TV! Come on out and enjoy fun in sun before the summer is over!
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