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Second-annual event in Lower Lake features demonstrations and vendors selling old-time handmade crafts, Art in the Barn, beer and wine gardens with Lake County wines, food prepared by local schools' culinary programs and service organizations, children's activities, and bluegrass gospel on Sunday. Entertainment during the festival will be provided by the Adobe Creek Bluegrass Band, the Barefoot Nellies, Knuckle Knockers, Julay Brandenburg and the Nightbirds, Crossroads Bluegrass Gospel, the Elem Indian Tribe Dance Group, Andy Skelton and the Konocti Fiddlers, Bluegrass Contraption, Pat Ickes and Born to Ride, the Clear Lake Clickers, Don Coffin and the AMIA Live Wire Choir, Jim Williams, and Evan Morgan and Paul Gruen. A full schedule of musician workshops also will be held throughout the day on such topics as banjo, fiddle, flat-picking techniques for guitar, and old-time singing. Period attire is welcomed. Sponsored by the Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association and the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce; benefit for science, history, and performing arts programs for local schools. 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday; 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, 8853 Highway 53. Limited advance tickets, available August 1, are $20 for Saturday, $15 for Sunday, or $25 for both days. At the gate, tickets are $25 for Saturday, $20 for Sunday, or $35 for both days. Memberships also are available. Children 12 and under are free and must be accompanied by an adult. 707-995-2658, www.andersonmarsh.org.
Location: Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, 8853 Highway 53. Contact: 707-995-2658, www.andersonmarsh.org.