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Summerfest 2013: Railroad Square's monthly summer celebration continues Friday night, July 5, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Fourth Street between Wilson and Davis Streets is closed for the fete and if you want easy nearby parking you should arrive earlier rather than later.

Local artists and food vendors line the closed street, there's wine tasting and craft beers and many shops stay open late. Food vendors include La Gare French Restaurant, Jack & Tony's Restaurant, Chevy's Fresh Mex, Jackson's Bar and Oven and Omelette Express.

July's music is from Bear's Belly Duo.

The event is free but you must purchase tickets for wine tasting. Food is available for purchase at each booth.

Salmon Road Trip: On Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 6, Fort Bragg hosts the World's Largest Salmon Barbecue.

The barbecue has been taking place for 42 years. In 2011, nearly 2,500 tickets were sold.

At the heart of the event is, of course, grilled wild Pacific King salmon. There's also live music, beer, wine and a chance to linger in the beautiful Noyo Harbor, where it all takes place.

Admission is just $30 at the door.

The barbecue is the year's largest fundraiser for the Salmon Restoration Association, a non-profit organization that works on everything from helping revive spawning grounds in the Noyo River to collecting data and restoring natural wild salmon runs through Northern California.

For tickets, all you need to do is show up.

For information about the Salmon Restoration Association, visit salmonrestorationc.com.

Mid-Century Modern Design: Struggling with "Mad Men" withdrawal now that season six has ended? Ms. Mouthful can help.

Part of the appeal of the series has been the sets, the gorgeous and sometimes kitschy mid-century modern design. The show does a great job creating the look as it evolved from the late 1950s through the late 1960s.

If you find yourself longing for more kidney-shaped coffee tables and orange Eames chairs, head over to the Charles M. Schulz Museum (2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa) for its "Mid-Century Modern" exhibit.

The exhibit, which opened May 4 and continues through October 27, is in the downstairs gallery and features "Peanuts" vignettes from the 1950s and 1960s, along with photographs and ephemera from the Schulzes' personal collection.

The museum is open daily throughout the summer. Weekday hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. On weekends, the museum opens at 10 a.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 62 and over and $5 for students aged 4 to 18).

Daisy Dinner in downtown Santa Rosa: Dining with Daisies, a benefit for Luther Burbank Home and Garden, is coming up on July 13 and only about 50 of 200 seats remained as of press time.

The evening gets started with appetizers, wine and a silent auction at 5 p.m.

Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., with a live auction following.

There will be music by Eric Muhler Jazz and Blacktop Moon.

The live auction offers great experiences, including a seven-day stay in a two-bedroom home in Waikiki, a week's stay at the Kaanapali Beach Club on Maui, dinner for six in Burbank's history home, donated and prepared by John Ash, an oil paining by Maurice Lapp and dinner for 16 at Dierk's Parkside Cafe.

Cost is $100 per person for $750 for a table of 8.

For a more information about auction items and to purchase tickets, visit lutherburbank.com. To purchase tickets by phone, call 524-5445.

What's up with the daisy reference? The Shasta Daisy is one of Burbank's most famous creations.

Tomales Party in the Park: On Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tomales celebrates its third annual Party in the Park, a family festival at the little town's community park.

The fete features live music, activities for kids, a used book sale and, this year, a fortune teller, Madame Zublastsky. How can you resist? Ms. Mouthful puts it at the top of the weekend's must-do list.

There will be plenty to eat and drink at the party, including local wine, local beer, local hard cider, lemonade, iced tea and root beer floats. Hope's Oyster Bar features barbecued oysters and you'll also enjoy hot dogs, bacon chili, sausage sandwiches, sweet potato salad,

At 3 p.m., a live auction offers everything from a miniature three-story Victorian dollhouse and original oil paintings to dinners at local restaurants, a cruise on Tomales Bay and coastal getaways, including a day at Dillon Beach for 20 people.

If you're concerned that attending might cut into your farmers market shopping, not to worry: Bloomfield Farms will be selling produce. Other vendors will be offering hula hoops, t-shirts, birdhouses, handmade jewelry, handmade children's garden furniture and more.

Admission is free but bring plenty of cash for food, drinks and shopping.

Party in the Park is a fundraiser for the community park; it provides necessary funds for maintenance and development. This year's fete will fund improved irrigation and renovation of the old gazebo.

Catalan Festival 2013: Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards (23555 Arnold Dr., Sonoma) hosts its 21st annual Catalan Festival later this month, on July 20 and 21.

This popular summer event, which takes place from noon to 4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, features flamenco dancing, a Rhumba band, a grape stomp, tapas and paella, cooking demonstrations, educational seminars and more, including some fun surprises.

General admission tickets are $65 for the general public, $55 for wine club members and $60 for anyone under 21.

There's a Bubble Lounge this year, too, which offers reserved seating, additional wine tickets, special wines, free admission to educational seminars and more. Space is limited; cost is $90 per person and includes admission to the festival.

Proceeds from the 2013 festival benefit the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit gloriaferrer.com.

There's no such thing as too much aloha: Live music is a Saturday and Sunday tradition at Truett-Hurst (5610 Dry Creek Rd., Healdsburg), where Mouthful fave Da Puna Bruddahs perform their breezy Hawaiian music this Saturday from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Next Saturday, July 13, the wonderful Solid Air with Sam Page and Allegra Broughton entertain you. On July 20 it's Dustin Saylor, and Brian Bergeron wraps up the month on July 27.

Taylor Brown performs this Sunday, Steve Pile is featured on July 14 and Jason Bodlovich is scheduled for July 28. July 21's musicians have yet to be announced.

There's no charge for the music and picnic food is now available for sale in the tasting room.

Michele Anna Jordan hosts "Mouthful" each Sunday at 7 p.m. on KRCB 90.9 & 91.1 FM. E-mail Jordan at michele@micheleannajordan.com. You'll find her blog, "Eat This Now," at pantry.blogs.pressdemocrat.com.

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