Fire On The Mountain will be presenting the 35th Twain Harte Summer Arts and Wine Festival Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22 in downtown Twain Harte.
One hundred craft and graphic artists, live music by Tom Rigney and Flambeau, Tessie Marie and The Poor Man Band, Starlight Serenaders, street performer Captain Jack Spareribs, a custom car show and wine tasting by the Twain Harte Chamber of Commerce makes this a festival with something for everyone.
Wines in the Pines, a Twain Harte tradition for 27 years, showcases vintners from Amador, Calaveras, Mendocino, Sonoma, Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties. Angels Flight, Barefoot, Chatom, Cooper, Gianelli, Irish, Jazz Cellars, Mt.Brow, Quady, Sierra Cellars (Scott Harvey and Wilderotter) and Terra d’Oro are pouring their wines.
Besides sampling wine, taste olive oils and fine finger foods provided by Black Oak Casino, The Jamestown Olive Oil Company and area restaurants.
The wine tasting is from noon to 3 p.m. and a commemorative wine glass with tasting booklet is $15. The tasting is in the shade at Meadow Plaza (between the CDF Fire Station and Twain Harte Mini Golf) with music by local musicians Jana and Leroy.
Starting at the Twain Harte Arch at Joaquin Gully Road, nearly 100 high caliber artists will display and sell their fine wares which include watercolors, metal sculptures, iron work, pottery, photography, candles, fine jewelry of gold and silver, clothing and accessories, woodworks, stained glass, folk art, florals, leather goods, soaps and lotions, garden art, gourmet food products, and much more.
Tom Rigney and Flambeau head up a great lineup of entertainment.
The entertainment runs continuously on the Main Stage. Public parking is located at Twain Harte School.
This festival helps to benefit the Twain Harte Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, Watch Program, Sierra Quilt Guild, Twain Harte Chamber of Commerce, Viet Nam Veterans and other community groups in the area.
For more information see fireonthemountain.com or call 209-533-3473.