Monday, March 29, 2010

Register for Western Days Chili Cook Off, Street Painting, or win a Campsite

It's Spring Break, and while you are relaxing by the pool, taking the kids to the beach or camping, be sure to place three things on your calendar.

1st - Sign up on the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival's EARN POINTS discussion page on FACEBOOK  and start earning points to a campsite at the 27th Annual Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival. For six weeks the Festival is conducting a contest where participants can win tickets, souvenirs and other prizes while earning points towards a GRAND PRIZE of  campsite at the Festival. This is a full hook up campsite and includes two weekend passes, reserved seating at one concert of your choice. Friday night we have country, Saturday its Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, and Paul Rodgers.

The Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival is June 4-6 at Lake Skinner with a new AMPHITHEATER.  There is wine tasting, hot air balloon launches in the morning, balloon glows in the evening, and food and wine pairing. A grand new experience awaits with a $7 million renovation of the park. To win prizes over the next three weeks be sure to follow the Festival at twitter.com/TemeculaVBWine.

2nd - Western Days In Old Town Temecula - May 15 and 16. There is an ICS Chili Cook Off on May 16 where you can win cash prizes.Western Days includes gunfight skits from the Old Town Temecula gunfighters and a high noon shoot out.  Be sure to check it out at http://www.temeculacalifornia.com/. Applications are available online.

3rd - Street Painting Festival and Plein Air Festival June 25-27. This will be in Old Town's  New Town Square. Street Painting is expanding with two different divisions - Black and White at Night for artists painting monochromatic or black and white paintings. They can paint at night. Traditionalists ... full color palette can paint as usual on Saturday and Sunday. All paintings have to be done by 3 p.m. Sunday the 27th.
the Ralph Love Plein Air Festival runs at the same time. There is a $500 purchase prize for the best Plein Air Painting. and a $500 Best of Show Prize for the best streetpainting. Details and forms are at http://www.temeculacalifornia.com/