The Village Farmers Market Association will host the third annual Santa Barbara County Local Fest on Saturday at Ken Adam Park in Lompoc.
From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., the event will feature a collection of some of the best food, musicians, beer, artists and crafters that Santa Barbara County has to offer, organizers said.
The festival, which is a celebration of all that’s grown close to home, is held each year in honor of local treasures that serve to remind county residents they don’t have to travel far for the finer things in life.
“Living in Santa Barbara County, it’s hard to forget the bounty of products produced in our area, or the numerous talented musicians within a stone’s throw,” the nonprofit VFMA wrote in a release. “It’s also good to be reminded once in a while.”
Admission to the festival is $10 per adult, $5 for military members and $5 per child 11 and older. Children 10 and under get in free.
The organizers suggest the festival is the “perfect day trip for the end of summer.”
There will be a low stage, with a seating area within conversation distance of the bands, which include Erland, The Riverside, Lisa Gumm, Rusty Lindsey and Saint Anne’s Place.
Or, festival-goers can set up their chairs farther back in the hall that’s created by the park’s over-arching oak branches. Attendees also will be able to enjoy beer served by Figueroa Mountain and Firestone Walker Brewing Companies, and local food served by unique gourmet food trucks.
A playground, bounce house and petting zoo for kids to enjoy will be located within eyesight of the stage.
For more information, visit www.sbclocalfest.com.