WEEKEND FESTIVALS SHERMAN OAKS COMES OUT TO PARTY.Byline: Fred Shuster Staff Writer
Each year, the Sherman Oaks Street Fair brings music, food, arts and crafts arts and crafts, term for that general field of applied design in which hand fabrication is dominant. The term was coined in England in the late 19th cent. as a label for the then-current movement directed toward the revivifying of the decorative arts. and other types of entertainment to Ventura Boulevard Ventura Boulevard is one of the primary east-west thouroughfares in the San Fernando Valley; as it was originally a part of the El Camino Real (the trail between Spanish missions), Ventura Boulevard is the oldest route in the San Fernando Valley. It was also U.S. from Kester Avenue to Van Nuys Boulevard - or as the locals might say, from Pavilions to the Unocal 76 station.
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This year's entertainers include the Dixie Canyon Elementary Glee Club, the Millikan Middle School Performing Arts Magnet, guitarist Pete Quenet, the Blue Cats and many others.
SHERMAN OAKS STREET FAIR: Ventura Boulevard between Kester Avenue and Van Nuys Boulevard, Sherman Oaks. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. No charge. (818) 906-1951; www.shermanoakschamber.org.
Also happening this weekend:
PUMPKIN pumpkin, common name for the genus Cucurbita of the family Cucurbitaceae (gourd family), a group that includes the pumpkins and squashes—the names may be used interchangeably and without botanical distinction. C. FESTIVAL: Two-day fair where you can pick your own orb or bring one from home to enter the $1,000 weigh-off. In addition, there will be food, games, music and shopping. Paramount Ranch (at the Kanan Road exit), Agoura. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $14 adults, $10 kids. Call (818) 707-2404 or see www.pumpkin-festival.com.
HARVEST FESTIVAL harvest festival
1. a Christian church service held every year to thank God for the harvest
2. any of various ceremonies celebrating the harvest in other religions : Pumpkin patch, petting zoo, barbecue and music. Tierra del Sol, 9919 Sunland Blvd., Sunland. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. $12 adults, $6 kids under 12 (both prices include lunch). Call (818) 352-1419.
Ventura boulevard in Sherman Oaks is transformed into a street fair featuring music, tents, arts and much more from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
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