Fun for all the senses Saturday |

Fun for all the senses Saturday

Jamey Bellizzi and Brenda Collins play from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday in Grass Valley.
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Rain or shine, the inaugural Foothills Celebration 2002 will be Saturday afternoon at 24 downtown Grass Valley locations.

The fun starts at Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St., where attendees will pick up wine glasses, wristbands and food tickets. Wine and food tasting is from 1 to 5 p.m. at the venues.

A benefit for and by Music in the Mountains and the Grass Valley Downtown Association, the celebration participants are from 20 wineries and breweries and 30 food establishments. Music performances and art exhibits are included.

Works by 18 area artists, a silent auction, cooking demonstrations and samples from some of the restaurants will be a short block away at the Alpha Building, 204 W. Main St.

From 1 to 3 p.m., Petting Zoo will perform outside Center for the Arts, Ludi Hinrichs will play at the Owl Grill and Saloon, and Emerald Mist performs at Woods Garden Restaurant.

Taking the 3 to 5 p.m. shift will be Jamey Bellizzi and Brenda Collins at the Alpha Building, Mountain Laurel at Woods Garden and the Pahazy Trio at the Owl Grill and Saloon.

Cooking demonstrations at the Alpha Building are by chef Antonio Andreysian from the Alta Sierra Country Club at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., and chef Willem DeGroot from the Truffle Shop at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Admission is $25 in advance and $30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Center for the Arts.

Call Music in the Mountains at 265-6124 or 800-218-2188 for tickets.

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