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June 12, 2009
Art, fashion, food, yoga - It's Second Saturday!


This will be one of the busiest Second Saturdays Sac has experienced and, hopefully, the weather will be nice because many of the events are set up for outdoors.

As it did in May, The Bee will open its courtyard for Second Saturday visitors to enjoy art and photographs by Bee staffers. From 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., art, sculpture and jewelry, along with staff photographs and cartoons by political cartoonist Rex Babin, will be on display. Rex will also be present - laptop and sketch pad in hand. There will be musical entertainment starting at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available for purchase from Old Soul Co. bakery and Baskin Robbins.

Down from The Bee, at 911 20th St., the 20th Street Art Gallery presents its just-opened exhibit "Spring Color," featuring colorful works from local artists, including The Bee's own Sue Ballenger. Her watercolor, India ink and oil paintings are one-of-a-kind, like "Brussels Sprouts" (pictured). The gallery is open from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Most midtown boutiques have plenty of pre-summer sales going, so check that out if your wardrobe could use sprucing up. And, I'm loving the yoga classes at It's All Yoga (2405 21st St.) On Saturday, the studio will celebrate its fourth birthday with special classes and other fun events. Check out the Web site by clicking here.

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