Bay Area Events for Summer 2013

Festival producer Miramar Events releases its 2013 Bay Area events calendar By: Kelly Rosenfeld
The Connoisseurs' Marketplace will take place July 20-21 in Menlo Park, Calif. // © 2013 Miramar Events
The Connoisseurs' Marketplace will take place July 20-21 in Menlo Park, Calif. // © 2013 Miramar Events

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Miramar Events
www.miramarevents.com

Miramar Events, producer of several popular festivals in the San Francisco Bay Area, has released its calendar of events for the 2013 summer festival season.

First up is the 27th annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace, taking place July 20-21 in Menlo Park, Calif. This arts festival will feature live jazz, rhythm and blues, rock ‘n roll, dance and party music onstage and in the streets of downtown. In addition, the festival will feature contemporary fine arts and crafts, plus chefs’ demos and specialty foods, health and wellness displays, a green products showcase, home and garden exhibits, a collector car showcase, a kids’ fun zone and more.

Next, from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, the Millbrae Art & Wine Festival will bring a Mardi Gras-style celebration to Millbrae. The festival will feature live music, artwork, festive food and drink, microbrews, the “Classically Cool Car Show,” the Streets Filled With Talent Music & Dance Showcase for kids and an array of other offerings.

From Sept. 7-8, head to the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival for a multicultural celebration with the “Mountain View’s Got Talent” style showcase, live music, the Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge with a giant screen television and more. The festival’s kids’ park will feature a special NASA Mars Rover Curiosity exhibit, a rock climbing wall, bungee jumping, hula hooping, carnival rides and body art.

Admission to all the festivals is free.

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