Today, soak up the sun while enjoying a number of art festivals that are taking place across southern California. Miss Gayle Anderson will you tell you where to find them, along with other activities in Sunday’s “Gayle On The Go” report.
Summer Starts Here!
2014 Orange County Fair
88 Fair Drive
Summer starts here! The Orange County Fair is up and running with pig races, rodeo, cultural entertainment, rides and more are all waiting for the family.
777 Laguna Canyon Road
949 494 4514
Take a look at Art-A-Fair 2014 in Laguna Beach. It’s celebrating its 48th year as one of Southern California’s most popular art destination.
Sawdust Art Festival’s 48th Annual
935 Laguna Canyon Road
Also, in Laguna Beach the Sawdust Art Festival’s 48th Annual Summer Show, featuring the fine art and craft of more than 200 Laguna Beach artists.
Pageant of the Masters
Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach
650 Laguna Canyon Road
800 487 3378
The Art Detective is the theme of this year’s Festival of Art’s world famous theatrical celebration of art in tableaux vivants – “living pictures.” That means incredible art re-creations of classical and contemporary works are produced with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.
Summer Art Sundays at Fashion Island
On the lawn @Bloomingdales &
It’s a summer of Art Sunday at Fashion Island in Newport Beach.
Stroll the lawn outside of the Bloomingdales and Neiman Marcus to find Festival of Arts work from artists who will be demonstrating their skills painting, creating ceramics and more. There are also complimentary snacks from Fashion Island Restaurants including Red O, Fig & Olive, Lark Creek & Blue Sushi. Then, take a look at the latest fashions from Ella Moss, Joie, and Trina Turk.
Robinson Family Weekend @ 9am
City Hall Centennial Square
100 North Garfield Avenue
626 585 7250
The public is invited to the “Robinson Family Weekend” celebrating Olympic medalist and track star athlete Matthew “Mack” Robinson – older brother of baseball Hall of Fame legend Jackie Robinson — and Rachel Robinson, civil rights activist and wife of Jackie Robinson.
After formal ceremonies, the public will have an opportunity to share their personal experiences and pose for pictures.
Harlem Globetrotters Summer Clinics
24 Hour Fitness
125 North First Avenue
Have a red, white, and blue good time with the Harlem Globetrotters. The world famous team has partnered with 24 Hour Fitness for a series of summer clinics. Each 69-dollar clinic for boys and girls is a two hour session. Skill level does not matter.
World Taiko Gathering 2014
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
213 625 0414
The 2014 World Taiko Gathering, the first-ever convening of Taiko groups from all over the world, is happening this weekend at the Japanese American National Museum. Taiko groups from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia are performing and presenting workshops, discussion sessions, and community-building activities.
Bill Pickett Rodeo
Industry Hills Expo Center
16200 Temple Avenue
310 674 6700
The Bill Pickett Rodeo showcasing four generations of Black cowboys and cowgirls honoring the legacy of Bill Pickett and his death defying rodeo feats of courage and skill. Did you know he invented the technique of bulldogging? Bulldogging is the skill of grabbing cattle by the horns and wrestling them to the ground.
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Have a GREAT Sunday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.