SOURCE: City of Sausalito

May 15, 2008 16:55 ET

Sausalito Caledonia Street Fair & Taste of Sausalito Memorial Day Weekend Schedule of Events

SAUSALITO, CA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - The City of Sausalito announced the schedule of events for its 8th annual Caledonia Street Fair, Sunday, May 25th, from 11 AM - 6 PM, Memorial Day Weekend. Billed as the "best street party of the season" the street fair features a wide range of free festivities for all ages. There is continuous live music at three different stages throughout the day, over 75 art and craft vendors, plenty of food and drink, and a children's area with live entertainment.

Music Headliners include the Unauthorized Rolling Stones, Dgiin, West Coast Cool & the Revolvers. Revelers will also be treated to African drummers, belly dancers, Irish dancers, opera singers and much more live entertainment.

The Sausalito Park & Recreation Commission will stage a Silent Auction to benefit children's programs with many coveted auction items such as special getaway vacation packages, Jazz by the Bay tables & picnics, dinners and gift certificates to all your favorite places.

Another highlight of the street fair is the Taste of Sausalito -- over 15 local restaurants and 15 wineries will be offering sumptuous bites and generous sips from 1 - 4 PM in a special tent outside City Hall on Caledonia Street in Robin Sweeney Park. Tickets to the special event are $40. Participating restaurants include: Sushi Ran, Spinnaker, Poggio's, Piatti's and Gaylords as well as Sausalito's newest eateries -- Cavallo Point's Murray Circle and Le Garage. Some of the wineries that will be pouring their favorite vintages include Cline Cellars, Louis Latour, Windsor Vineyards and Bridgeway Cellars.

"Grab a margarita, check out the silent auction and come dance in the street," encouraged Sausalito Director of Parks & Recreation, Mike Langford. "We're expecting a crowd so come early!"

Caledonia Street in Sausalito will be closed from 3:30 AM - 8:00 PM that day to accommodate the event. Valet bike parking will be available; from the ferryboat landing in Sausalito the event is only a 4 block walk and extra car parking will be available at 28 and 30 Libertyship Way not far from the event.

The Caledonia Street Fair and Taste of Sausalito are the culmination of a full weekend of events over the Memorial Day holiday. Friday, May 23, Sausalito kicks off the summer season with the first of its free, open air Jazz & Blues by the Bay concerts from 6 - 8 PM in Gabrielson Park. Sunday morning, May 25, the legendary Firefighter's Pancake Breakfast (only $7) will once again be served at the old Sausalito firehouse on Johnson Street from 7 - 11 AM. Just the ticket to fortify yourself for the Caledonia Street Fair!

For more information or the schedule of Sausalito events visit www.ci.sausalito.ca.us or call 415.289.4152.

There are a few Caledonia Street Fair Artist booth spaces still available, starting at only $175 for a 10x10 space; call 289.4152 to apply.

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