The Village at Squaw Valley Hosts the 12th Annual Art, Wine & Music Festival on July 13 & 14
Wineries, fine art and world music come to The Village at Squaw Valley this July
[Olympic Valley, Calif.] July 3, 2013 – This July, The Village at Squaw Valley will burst with color, taste and sound as fine artists, craftsman and musicians come to town for the 12th Annual Art, Wine and Music Festival. Featuring exquisite regional artwork, fine wine and great local acts playing music from around the world, the festival is a delight for all senses. The event will take place Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in The Village at Squaw Valley.
Festival goers can make the most of the weekend and stay right in the heart of the action with the Art, Wine and Music Festival lodging package at The Village at Squaw Valley. Starting at $128 per person/per night, the package includes a two night stay starting July 12 and two wine tasting tickets for one day of the festival. For more information or to book, guests can call 1-800-731-8021 or visit www.squaw.com/the-village/lodging/lodging-packages-specials/art-wine-music-lodging-package to book.
From 2-5 p.m. each day, wine lovers can sample offerings from more than 15 wineries. Featured wineries include Madrora, Truchard, White Hart, Twisted Rivers, and more. While sampling wines in Squaw’s pedestrian village, visitors can admire fine art and crafts from more than 30 artists including gorgeous paintings, photography and jewelry.
Art, wine and music aficionados can also experience free outdoor concerts by some of the area’s most talented musicians including Milton Merlos, a local Flamenco player, Thom and the Tikis, a local Hawaiian band, Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally, and the New World Jazz Project. The music will run throughout the weekend, providing the perfect soundtrack for sampling California’s best Pinot Noirs, Merlots, and Rieslings. For a complete music line-up see www.squaw.com/things-to-do/events-calendar/art-wine-music-festival.
Entrance to the festival is free. Wine tasting is $25 each day and includes a commemorative wine glass, with all proceeds benefitting Disabled Sports USA Far West. Disabled Sports has been providing adaptive sports and recreational activities for people with disabilities for over 40 years in the Lake Tahoe area. They offer adaptive snowsports, waterskiing, cycling, paddle sports, 4WD adventures and campouts throughout the year. Their motto, “If I Can Do This, I Can Do Anything” focuses on the powerful, positive health and confidence building effects of their programs that pervade all aspects of a person’s life.
The Art, Wine and Music Festival also caters to kids with additional activities such as an 18-hole miniature golf course, climbing wall, slackline park, croquet and bean bag toss all located in the base area. For activity pricing, see www.squaw.com.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is a year-round mountain destination offering world-class adventures in every season. In summer, Squaw’s scenic aerial tram transports guests to elevation 8,200 feet to experience an array of exciting activities in a spectacular mountain setting including swimming, hiking, roller skating, disc golf and geocaching. At the base of the mountain, Squaw’s vibrant Village offers all new croquet, bean bag toss and a climbing wall, as well as shopping, al fresco dining, and music festivals all summer long.
For great summer lodging packages, call 1-866-366-7261 or visit squaw.com.
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