4th Annual Kelseyville Olive Festival, Sunday April 21, 2013

fun at the Kelseyville Olive FestivalThe fourth-annual Kelseyville Olive Festival will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at the Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill located at 5625 Gaddy Lane in Kelseyville. The event will showcase local products and their importance to the health of our community, while benefiting local nonprofit organizations.

The festival will feature vendors offering olive-related and other local products, samples, food, soaps, and more, as well as providing educational materials about olives and our local industry. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available. There is no cost to attend the festival; wine and beer tasting with a commemorative glass will be available for a $15 fee with proceeds benefiting Lake Family Resource Center.

Emilio Rocking the Olive Pit Spitting ContestsSeveral related contests will be held up to and during the festival, including a Poster Contest, Amateur Recipe Contest, Olive Pit Spitting Contest, and People’s Choice Olive Oil Contest. For details, contact Livia Kurtz at (707) 279-0483.

The Kelseyville Olive Festival is presented by Rosa d’Oro Vineyards and Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill. Both companies are located in Kelseyville and produce wine and olive oil. For more information about Rosa d’Oro Vineyards, visit www.rosadorowine.com or call (707) 279-0483. For information about Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill, visit www.chacewaterwine.com or call (707) 279-2995.

Event proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the California Women for Agriculture’s Lake County Chapter and their AgVenture Program, the raffle benefits the Kelseyville Education Foundation, and the tasting sales benefit the Lake Family Resource Center. The Lake County Arts Council will also benefit from the event for their part in the poster contest.