It is estimated this year's Stone Soup Music Faire will draw thousands of people from all over the Central Coast and state. People of all ages will enjoy the variety of entertainment the Stone Soup Faire offers. Musicians will be performing all day Saturday and Sunday. Including this year's headliner group (and back by popular demand), "Tempest"!
Other groups scheduled to perform are:
- Cuesta Ridge (CuestaRidge.net/home.php)
- The Jill Knight Trio (JillKnight.com)
- Masanga Marimba (Masanga.com)
- Red Skunk Jipsee Swing Band (RedSkunkBand.com)
- Satori Daiko (TaikoCenter.com/Welcome.html)
- Mariachi Mexicanisimo
People who attend the 19th Annual Stone Soup Faire will also enjoy shopping at a wonderful variety of booths featuring items from around the world as well as tasty international food, wine and beer, crafts and more.
Again this year, the Stone Soup Festival will be kicked off with the 22nd Annual "Dune Run-Run", a 5K/10K walk/run which will be held on Saturday morning at 9 am. You can register on the day of the event at 8:00 am. The Dune Run Run will begin and end at the Ramona Garden Park Center where everyone can enjoy the Stone Soup Festival. Call (805) 473-4580 for more information about the Dune Run Run. The popular Salsa Contest will also be held on Saturday in the Ramona Garden Park Pavilion.
The Stone Soup Festival will also feature a Youth Expo both days at the Exploration Station (located right next door to the Ramona Garden Park). There children will enjoy "hands-on" fun. Other activities for children at the Stone Soup Festival will be story telling sessions and the "Merrie Mary" Show featuring juggling and acrobatics.
There will also be a Health Faire which will be held on Sunday, August 29. The free Health Faire in the Ramona Garden Park Pavilion will be held from 12:00 pm to 5:00 p.m. Various non-profit health organizations will offer free screenings for glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol and more. Free health information will also be available at the Stone Soup Health Faire.
House keeping details: It may be sunny or cool (or both) so bring layers. Bring blankets or low-back chairs to sit on.