October 2, 2007

Sausage & Suds Festival Returns to San Leandro on Sunday, October 7, 2007

Sausage & Suds logoAfter a four-year hiatus, the Sausage & Suds Festival returns to downtown San Leandro this Sunday, October 7, 2007. In past years, the San Leandro Downtown Association organized the festival, but this year, the San Leandro Chamber of Commerce is working with the San Leandro Downtown Association to bring back this celebration of San Leandro as the "Sausage Capital of California."

This free event features live music and a variety of food and beers. Thirty varieties of beer will be available in the parking lot the of the Englander Pub. Sausages from locals Aidells and Saag's will be served up by the Englander, Buon Tempo Club, Chicago Blues Cafe, D'Gonzalez Meat Market, and Moe's BBQ on Wheels. Pizza, italian ice, smoothies, and kettle corn will also be served up by other vendors.

Live music and a welcome from San Leandro Mayor Tony Santos will be featured on-stage as follows:

10 to 11:00 AMJust Three Guys
11:30 AM to 12:30 PMGin House Band
1:00 PM to 1:15 PMMayor's Welcome
1:15 PM to 2:30 PMPride & Joy
3:00 PM to 4:15 PMLa Ventana
4:45 PM to 6:00 PMLydia Pense and Cold Blood

The Sausage & Suds Festival was first held in 1997. Photographs from previous festivals are available here (2002) and here (2003).

The Sausage & Suds Festival will take place in downtown San Leandro on Parrott Street between E. 14th Street and Washington Avenue between 10am and 6pm. Admission is free.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at October 2, 2007 12:49 PM | TrackBack
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