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Mouthful: Aloha for your holiday weekend

  • Spoonbar at h2hotel, Healdsburg. April 4, 2012.

SpoonBar (219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg) says goodbye to summer on Sunday from 4-10 p.m., with a special menu, tiki-party-inspired rum cocktails and the breezy Hawaiian tunes of Da Puna Bruddahs, who will play from 5-8 p.m. with no cover charge.

If you'd like to enjoy a special prix fixe $42 menu, you'll find such selections as quinoa granola with marinated tomatoes, shallots and spicy ranch dressing; albacore poke with seaweed and sesame seeds; smoked pork spare ribs; crispy chicken legs; jasmine rice with ham, corn and peppers; and spiced donuts with white chocolate.

For reservations, visit opentable.com or call 433-7222.

<b>Art, Music, Food and Wine on the Bay</b>: One of the Bay Area's most popular Labor Day weekend events is the Sausalito Art Festival, which takes place this Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The festival opens each day at 9 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and at 5 p.m. on Monday.

At the heart of the festival are dozens of artists working in every medium imaginable, from watercolors and oil paints to clay, fiber, glass, steel and more. There are jewelry makers, print makers, photographers and woodworkers, including many from Sonoma County.

There's plenty to eat and drink, including beer, sparkling and still wines, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages.

When you're hungry, you can nibble crab cakes and udon noodles, gnaw a grilled turkey leg, tuck into a burger or lap up ice cream.

There's an impressive line up of music, too, which might determine which day you attend. Saturday features the Deadlines, Crystal Bowersox, Creedence Clearwater Revisited and, seriously, Lisa Marie Presley.

On Sunday, it's Mari Mack and LivinLikeKings, the fabulous Super Diamond, Fab Four and Dave Mason.


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