Aug. 28-29: Bodega Seafood, Art and Wine Festival


Alfred Hitchcock had a love-hate affair with seafood. Growing up in his family’s fish shop in London, he was teased at school for reeking of fish—yet even in his adulthood, when he came to Bodega Bay to film The Birds, he dined regularly at the Tides Restaurant on plates of his childhood staple. The city of Bodega celebrates its seafood heritage with the annual Bodega Seafood, Art and Wine Festival, with over a dozen food booths, three stages of live music and entertainment, rubber duck races, a kids area and more. This weekend’s music includes jazz saxophonist Jules Broussard (Saturday) and Americana hepcat Dan Hicks (Sunday), with jazz, reggae, blues, flamenco and Cajun acts scattered over the two days. There’s even a juggling pirate show for the kids when the festival runs Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 28-29, at Watts Ranch. 16855 Bodega Hwy., Bodega. 10am-6pm. $11-$15. 707.824.8717.


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