Properties (set furniture and hand props and set decorations) along with costumes (and clothing from stock) are being sold to raise funds for Solano College Theatre. Items for sale includes: the bedroom set for the Darling children from Peter Pan, a red velvet sofa, a chaise, louvered plant boxes, student desks, and more.
If you go: The sale is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1064 Horizon Drive in Fairfield. There is no preview; if you’d like to see items early you can volunteer to work the sale. For more information call 707-864-7199.
Celebrate the Suisun City Waterfront by sampling dozens of top wines from local award winning Suisun Valley and Solano County wineries coupled with fine chocolate candy, cupcakes, fudge and other chocolate culinary delicacies. More than 70 artisans display hand-crafted items and sell their art creations.The festival also hosts a bake-off, children’s activities and feature live music that includes the Broadway Street Rockers and Inner Soul. Bring the family, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
If you go: Admission is free, but a $20 wine ticket includes eight 1 oz. wine tastes, including a free commemorative glass. The festival is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the , Main Street and Solano Street in Suisun City. For more information call (707) 399-7195
The Dixon Lambtown, USA Committee has planned another great Lambtown Festival for your family this year. Explore craft and fiber booths, competitions, and as always, a variety of great food celebrating the lamb industry and the rich agricultural heritage of the region. Come and enjoy tasty lamb dishes and learn to cook lamb at the cooking demonstrations! Watch as sheep shearers remove the entire fleece from lambs in less than a minute at the shearing demonstration. Browse over 100 craft and fiber booths, fine arts show and sale, and merchants who offer special Lambtown products. Visit the wool, mohair and alpaca fleece show and sale, skeins and garments competition and 20 different classes and watch the spinning competitions. See how fleeces are judged for quality, how wool straight from the sheep can be spun and woven into a shawl in only 4 hours!
Take a class and learn how to spin, dye wool, knit, or how to select a fleece for your next project (a small materials fee and advanced registration are needed for most classes). Enjoy the live entertainment with music from the many cultures who have contributed to the lamb and wool industries in the region.
If you go: Tickets are $2 for adults, $1 for youth and kids are free. The festival is open from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. At the Dixon May Fair Grounds, 655 South 1st Street in Dixon.
Do you have a weekend event we didn't list? Go ahead and add it in the comments to let everyone know other cool stuff going on in the community. Is your event not in our calendar? You can add your own events quick, easy and for free just by clicking here.