Get Outta Town for a Fest by the Lake

If you have a passion for the outdoors, recreation and a little bit of quiet, head to Trinity County this weekend. Although, with wine tasting, a free jazz concert, food vendors, an art show, a beer garden and an appetizer cook-off, don’t expect a lot of quiet time. Remember a comfy chair so you can sit back, relax and take it all in at the annual Trinity Lake Fest in Trinity Center.

The Fest, a fundraiser for the Trinity Lake Revitalization Alliance, Trinity Center Volunteer Fire Department, Coffee Creek Volunteer Fire Department and Trinity Center IOOF Hall, features jazz vocalist Aimee Nolte and guitarist Hideaki Tokunaga, plus wine from nine regional vintners and an amateur appetizer cook-off.

Tasty Appetizers from the 2010 Trinity Lake Fest

A bit from the Trinity Lake Fest website: We have expanded the Fest this year with the addition of local artist exhibits and sales. Stop by their booths to see watercolors, fine photography, oil paintings, and more.

We are excited with our lineup of top wineries from Trinity County and nearby niche vineyards. Winery representatives will be present to talk about their wines and answer any of your wine questions. We thank our wineries for their tremendous support.

Aimee Fackrell Nolte and Hideaki Tokunaga will join us again in 2011 for a great afternoon of free jazz. Hideaki will be returning from Japan for our event.

Aimee Nolte and Hideaki Tokunaga headline Trinity Lake fest

Don’t miss our silent auction with “must-have” items and our raffle to support local after-school sports programs.

So “Get Outta Town,” spend a day in the mountains, excite all your senses and help support our neighbors in Trinity County.

What: Trinity Lake Fest
When: Saturday, July 23, 3 to 7 p.m.
Where: Airport Inn Resort, 500 Airport Road, Trinity Center
Cost: Free jazz concert and art show. $25 for Main Event tickets, $60 for VIP Tickets

Click here for more information, ticket details, directions and event program.

Are you scared of Sasquatch? Then don’t go to Trinity County. There are plenty of things to do in the North State this weekend that don’t involve furry forest dwellers. “Get Outta Town” in 10 neighboring north state counties:

Click here for Butte County events.

Click here for Del Norte County events.

Click here for Glenn County events.

Click here for Humboldt County events.

Click here for Lassen County events.

Click here for Modoc County events.

Click here for Plumas County events.

Click here for Siskiyou County events.

Click here for Tehama County events.

Click here for Trinity County events.

Adam Mankoski enjoys experiencing and writing about the people, places and things that embody the free spirit of the State of Jefferson. He and his partner own HawkMan Studios and are the creators of Redding’s 2nd Saturday ArtHop. Email your North State weekend events to adamm.anewscafe@gmail.com.

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