Newport's premiere food and entertainment festival, the Taste of Newport, celebrates 21 years at Fashion Island today through Sunday.
The weekend party attracts more than 60,000 guests who come to sample gourmet foods from more than 30 local restaurants, to taste wines, cocktails and handcrafted beers, and to hear live bands perform throughout the event.
This year's main acts include Sugar Ray tonight, Train on Saturday, and American Idol winner, David Cook on Sunday.
Sample cuisines range from casual to fine dining choices. A partial list includes Canaletto Ristorante Veneto, Kimera, Kitayama, Rockin Baja Coastal Cantina, Chakra Indian Cuisine, Sutra Lounge and many more.
General admission tickets at the gate cost $25. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available for $125 each. A VIP experience includes valet parking, event admission, up-front section seating, private restrooms, etc. 6 to 11 p.m. Friday; 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Newport Center Drive in Fashion Island. 949.729.4400.
Dana Davis, the new footwear collection that combines luxury styling with invisible comfort technology, celebrates its fall collection and OC debut at a special trunk show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at Nordstrom South Coast Plaza. Founder Dana Davis will be at the event presenting her chic design-driven shoes handcrafted in Italy. Shoes have incredible cushioning, customized arch supports and built-in or removable orthotics. Nordstrom South Coast Plaza, in Costa Mesa. 714.549.8300.
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