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Labor Day Weekend Festivals

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Fiesta Hermosa
This weekend Hermosa Beach will once again host it's 3-day arts festival formerly known as Fiesta del Artes. It's going to be a hot one, so the cool breezes will make this festival the place to be. The arts and crafts on sale are irresistable, so bring money. The food vendors are not that impressive; I prefer the local restaurants, and the beer garden really gets out of control. That can be a good thing or a bad thing, depending. Sat, Sun Mon, Sept 1-3, 2007, 10 am - 6 pm Hermosa Avenue and Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach

(More festivals after the jump)

Orange International Street Fair
This 3-day festival looks like a trip. The area is divided into different countries of the world, including Ireland, Greece, Germany, Mexico, "Polynesian", England and "All American". Food and entertainment will reflect those countries. Fri-Sun, Aug 31 - Sep 2, Fri 5-10 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am - 10 pm Plaza Square, Chapman and Glassel in the City of Orange, 92855

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Long Beach Greek Festival
Live music, dancing, and what the Greeks do best - food.
Sat-Mon, Sept 1-3, noon - 9 pm Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 5761 E. Colorado St.

African Marketplace and Cultural Faire
Music, dance, cultural booths, and food. $6.50 entrance fee. Kids 10 and under free. Sept 1-3, 10 am - 9 pm Rancho Cienega Park, 5001 Rodeo Road, Los Angeles

Los Pobladores - Walk to Los Angeles
This event begins with a reenactment of the 1781 trek of the original settlers of Los Angeles, known as Los Pobladores. Recruited in Mexico by agents of Governor the nine-mile walk from the San Gabriel Mission (428@. Mission Ave., San Gabriel) to found El Pueblo at the current Olvera Street.. At the end of the walk, Olvera Street, there will be live music, food and artists booths at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Site.
Sunday, September 2, 6:00 am - 6:00 pm El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Site, 125 Paseo de la Plaza,Los Angeles, 90012 at Olvera Street.