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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Laguna Beach's Magical Fair: Sawdust Art Festival

Laguna Beach's Magical Fair: Sawdust Art Festival

The outdoor art and craft bazaar readies for its summer season. Read »

Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 9:23 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Laguna Beach's Big Art Party

Laguna Beach's Big Art Party

The famous sawdust is on the ground and the booths are being readied. Read »

Monday, Nov 14, 2011 at 6:37 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sweet Seasonal Shopping Spectacular

Sweet Seasonal Shopping Spectacular

Sawdust Winter Fantasy boasts one-of-a-kind gifts and plenty of twinkly splendor, too. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011 at 8:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

45th Annual Sawdust Art Festival

45th Annual Sawdust Art Festival

The Laguna Beach summertime tradition prepares to open for another season. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sawdust Winter Fantasy

Sawdust Winter Fantasy

The Sawdust Art Festival's Santa-snowy seasonal attraction is just around the corner. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.