It is with great pleasure that we welcome you back next year to the 18th Annual Arts & Olive Festival at Cañada College to be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Unfortunately, the Festival will not be held in 2015.
The Arts & Olive Festival is a celebration with a rustic olive theme. The event takes place on the hilltop campus of Cañada College, featuring more than 350 olive trees.
12 p.m. and 2 p.m. – Home Cured Olive Workshop by Don Landis
Don Landis is presenting a home cured Olive workshop. He'll talk about the history of the Olive, the history of the Olive in California and a thorough description of the Greek Style of Olive curing with no lye. Olive tasting.
Join Chef Steve Cortez at 11:00 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Q&A anytime.
Originally from San Francisco, Chef Steve contributes his culinary affection to his Asian-Latino parentage and his extensive travels to over 80 countries. After a successful career in high tech Chef Steve has refined his talents in the kitchen and the classroom in teaching a wide spectrum of audiences from cooking basics to specialized cuisines of the world. He has worked under numerous masters of cuisine and is always ready to learn that new culinary technique or secret ingredient.
10 to 5 Arts & Crafts and Face Painting for children
12:30 Carnival of the Animals - Fratello Marionettes
2 to 3 Armando Ramirez, Storyteller from Redwood City Library
3:30 Carnival of the Animals - Fratello Marionettes
11 to 1 Cañada Student Juggler - Ben Farber
1 to 3 Cañada Parent Volunteer Balloon Art - Mr. Lalo
11:30 to 12:40 p.m. – Beasts of the Blues
12:50 to 1:20 p.m. - Zambalita Dance Troupe Belly Dancers
1:40 to 2:50 p.m. - Small Blues Planet
3:00 to 3:30 p.m. - Samba Mundial Brazilian Dance Troupe
3:50 to 5:00 p.m. – Noteman/Jarvis Blues Band