June 24, 2010
  • A full crowd gathers on the upper deck of Sawdust Festival on preview night, dancing to the sounds of Nick-I and the Banditos.
A full crowd gathers on the upper deck of Sawdust Festival… (DON LEACH, Coastline…)


TODAY: Sawdust Art Festival, shown, and Art-A-Fair will open their doors at 10 a.m. today with a variety of art and crafts for sale, food and entertainment. Sawdust is at 935 Laguna Canyon Road; Art-A-Fair is at 777 Laguna Canyon Road. The ACT V parking lot also opens with free trolley service all over town.

SATURDAY: Women of all ages are invited to share the joy of being feminine at the first annual Festival of Goddesses from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bridge Hall, Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. .It will be a day of musical performances, an all-star panel of authors discussing women's issues, a fashion show, boutiques, a free makeover, silent auction, dancing and gourmet snacks presented by gorgeous male servers. $45 per person. Tickets on line at or call Yamini Redewill at (949) 494-0294.

SUNDAY: Learn about the history of the Golden State from Glenna Matthews, resident historian, who will speak at 10:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship about her forthcoming book, "The Golden State in the Civil War." After the service, stay for a sandwich lunch. The $5 donation will provide meals for the homeless. The Fellowship is located at 429 Cypress Dr. All are cordially invited.



Rotary Meeting

The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending should contact Rick Lang at (949) 315-9136 or Lunch is served and the cost is $19. For more information about Rotary, visit


Field Day

Local HAM radio operators hold a Field Day on the fire road north of Moulton Meadows Park, part of a nationwide event demonstrating emergency communications. The public and all federally licensed radio amateurs are invited to participate. Free. For more information, contact John Kountz, or (949) 494-8783.


Green/Blue Belt Tour

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