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|World Veg Festival in San Francisco, Oct 4 - 5, 2008|
|Date||Saturday October 04|
|Time||10:00 AM - 10:00 AM|
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San Francisco County Fair Building
9th Avenue and Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94122
|wvdinfo [at] sfvs.org|
The San Francisco Vegetarian Society and co-sponsor In Defense of Animals present its 9th World Veg Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 4 - 5, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the S.F. County Fair building, Golden Gate Park, at Lincoln and 9th Avenue. Suggested minimum $6 donation. FREE admission to children under 12 years old and seniors over 65. FREE admission the first half hour from 10-10:30 a.m.
Guest speakers (John Robbins, Dr. Alan Golhamer, Howard Lyman, Dr. Milton Mills, Dr. Steve Blake, Dr. Will Tuttle, Dr. Elliott Katz to name a few). Cooking demonstrations featuring international vegetarian cuisine, food samples, education, exhibits on health, humane and environmental topics, and entertainment will be part of the weekend's activities. "You do not have to be a vegetarian to come", says Dixie Mahy, president of the San Francisco Vegetarian Society, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. "We want everyone to come and try our delicious food, learn about vegetarianism and have a good time." After the exhibit's first day of close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, there will be a catered dinner, cultural entertainment and music.
SFVS was fgounded in 1968 to promote the nutritional, ethical, social and environmental benefits of a vegetarian diet. Call the SFVS hotline at 415-273-5181 or vist the website http://www.sfvs.org