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Trails Festival at Point Reyes

National Trails Day at Point Reyes National Seashore:</CF> On Saturday, the Point Reyes National Seashore Association hosts the 2013 Trails Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free event takes place in the Bear Valley Picnic Area and features 25 booths where you can learn about a variety of park programs, ways to enjoy the park and resources to supports your outdoor experience. There will be health and nutrition experts and representatives from REI, Marin Horse Council, KWMR 90.5 FM, the Point Reyes Hostel, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary and more.

Things get started at 9:30 a.m. with a volunteer project on the Woodpecker Trail. A kids' corner offers outdoor games, art, trail snacks and more, and there will be a live outdoor concert from noon to 3:30 p.m. Visitors will be able to register for the 2013 Point Reyes Trails Challenge, a four-month self-paced hike-a-thon that is part of "Healthy Parks, Healthy People," a national initiative that encourages people to visit nearby parks to ride, walk, hike and run and includes an optional fund-raising component that benefits the park's 150-miles of trails.

For complete details, including directions, visit ptreyes.org.

Mark Your Calendars for WOW's Junebug Fundraiser: On Saturday, June 15, from noon to 6 p.m., Evelyn Cheatham's Worth Our Weight Culinary Apprenticeship Program is hosting a wonderful fete you don't want to miss. It will take place at WOW's newest project, the former Cookhouse Cafe at 327 S. A St.

The street party will include cake decorating, a performance by Summerfield Waldorf School's Circus Waldissima, a silent auction, a wine auction, dancing, circus performer and live music by The Blue Moon Band. The winning team of a teen cooking competition will receive $1,000 for their high school cooking program.

The grand finale of the fete will be a performance by Leela James and the James Gang. If you've not heard of them, visit youtube.com and check 'em out: You'll be running for tickets before the video is done.

Admission to Junebug is $75 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available at Worth Our Weight (1021 Hahman Drive, Santa Rosa) and at brownpapertickets.com.

Petaluma Evening Farmers Market Opens: Next Wednesday, the Petaluma Farmers Market opens for its seventh season.


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