The 54th Annual Sawdust Art Festival will be taking place this summer.  Watch their website for updates and news about how they are opening it up to visitors. There will be live demonstrations, local artists, classes and live music. The festival will feature over 200 local artists in a variety of areas including: glassblowing, ceramics, jewelry making, painting, mixed media, fused glass, and photography. The Artists’ Benevolence Fund Art Auction is scheduled for August 9th, 2020. The Sawdust Art Festival is located in a three-acre eucalyptus grove in the heart of the Laguna Beach. For more information, see their website:


Shady Canyon is a group of three luxury communities in the Turtle Rock Village in Irvine. Shady Canyon is an 800 acre development with 400 luxury with approximately 1,000 residents.  Located at 89 Canyon Creek, this 11,000 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Home Community. This six bedroom, eleven bathroom was built in 2006. The home features Feng Shui design. The home has a wine vault, cantina, a music room and elevator. Entertaining is a breeze with the large “Caterers” kitchen. The most special feature is a viewing room at the top of the four story tower, which offers views of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, the surrounding hills and the Pacific Ocean.  This home sits on an oversized 11,000 square foot piece of property with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy the full outdoor kitchen, fireplace, swimming pool and spa, with a waterfall. Among the many amenities offered in Shady Canyon are tennis courts, the Shady Canyon Golf Club, clubhouse and exercise rooms.


Laguna Beach is a beachfront community in Orange County, with over seven miles of the sandy beaches, canyons and coastal hills. Laguna Beach is also dedicated to the local arts community with over 180 artists in residence, weekly art gallery walks and three large scale art shows per year. Located at 346 Y Place, this 2,500 square foot home is part of the Main Beach community. This three bedroom, three bathroom home was built in 2018. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of imported wood flooring, Porcenalosa tiles and elevator access to all levels. The chef’s kitchen features Dekton Quartz countertops, Hans Grohe faucet, and Thermador appliances. The home has wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, whitewater, Catalina Island, city night lights and vibrant sunsets.  This home sits on a 9,400 square foot piece of property. Outdoors there is view roof top deck and patio. Main Beach is located in the middle of town at the intersection of Broadway and Ocean Avenues.