Get a jump on your holiday shopping as you browse the works at 150 juried-artisan booths, sample wines and beers, taste local chefs’ recipes, and watch the kids tackle various art projects from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday Oct. 14, down the center of Girard Avenue from Prospect to Kline streets in La Jolla. Admission is free. The artists hail from San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Baja and beyond, and include New York Times best-selling children’s book author, Laura Seelin and world-renowned surf photographer, Aaron Chang.
Artists’ works will span a variety of mediums — painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fine glass, woodwork, mixed media and photography. Created through Friends of La Jolla Elementary Inc., the LJAWF this year partnered with the La Jolla Village Merchants Association to present the festival. All profits raised fund educational programs at La Jolla, Torrey Pines and Bird Rock Elementary Schools and Muirlands Middle School. Ljawf.com