OCEANSIDE: Valley Arts Festival returns Nov. 12


Oceanside, California. (Steve Marcotte, OsideNews)

OsideNewsStudio ACE presents the second annual Valley Arts Festival — a celebration of Oceanside and its first peoples, the Payómkawichum (People of the West), known as the Luiseño nation today — from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Heritage Park, 220 Peyri Drive in Oceanside. The event, supported by a grant from The Conrad Prebys Foundation with promotional sponsorship provided by Visit Oceanside, is held in partnership with Oceanside Public Library, Friends of the Oceanside Public Library, Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, Muramid Art & Cultural Center and Mission San Luis Rey, and in cooperation with Mel Vernon, captain, San Luis Rey Band of Mission Indians. The family-friendly festival, themed “Spirit of the Valley,” will feature activities and vendors from the Luiseño tribe. For more information, visit studioace.org/valley-arts-festival or call 760-730-5203.

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