01 August 2011
New Offerings Included in Festival Admission
Cranberry Bog Display - NEW!: Before entering World Showcase, visit the Cranberry Bog Display, hosted by Ocean Spray® Craisins® dried cranberries. Learn about the history, harvesting process and health benefits as you sample this unique fruit.
Home Entertaining Seminar Hosted by HGTV - NEW!: In this new, 30-minute seminar, HGTV celebrity designers show you how to create the ultimate entertainment room. Learn about holiday table setting, herb and vegetable gardening, and kitchen/dining room designs. Fridays and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, Vern Yip, "HGTV Design Star "and "HGTV Urban Oasis"
Oct. 7 - 9, Monica Pedersen, "Designed to Sell"
Oct. 14 - 16, Erin Loechner, "Design Happens"
Oct. 21 - 23, Taniya Nayak, "Designed to Sell"
Oct. 28 - 30, Kim Stoegbauer, "On-line Party Inspiration"
Nov. 4 - 6, Lisa LaPorta, "Designed to Sell"
Nov. 11 - 13, Emily Henderson, "Secrets from a Stylist" and Season 5 winner of "HGTV Design Star"
Authors Without Borders: Renowned authors from the food and beverage industry discuss their craft. Times vary on select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Hosted by Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries.
Authentic Taste Seminars: Learn about the origins, properties and history of pure ingredients in lively, 30-minute presentations by subject experts. On select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Hosted by Driscoll's® Only The Finest Berries™.
Book Signings and Meet & Greets: Meet celebrated authors and personalities, and have them autograph your purchased book or merchandise. Check the daily schedules or visit the Festival Information Desk for details.
Bottle Signings: Meet the winemaker and have your purchased bottle of wine autographed—great for a souvenir or special occasion! Check the daily schedules or visit the Festival Information Desk for details.
Seasons of the Vine: View a "behind-the-scenes introduction" to wine growing. This 7-minute film runs continuously each day.