Art, wine fest crowd flows into La Jolla

Neda Mesri, Fran Shimp and Diane Sherman were among the parent volunteers from the three La Jolla public elementary schools that benefit from the festival: La Jolla Elementary, Torrey Pines Elementary and Bird Rock Elementary.

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Photo by Stephen Simpson

About 15,000 people attended the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival over the weekend. The event also drew 105 artists, 35 wineries and eight microbreweries.

making it “the best show we’ve had in three years,” said event founder Sherry Ahern.

Proceeds from the two-day event, which benefits La Jolla, Bird Rock and Torrey Pines Elementary Schools noting proceeds have yet to be totaled. This year’s fundraising goal was $60,000 to $80,000 for the three schools.

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