The Arts and Olive Festival is currently on hold until further notice.
Thank you.

Art and Olive Festival Survey

 "Cañada College, with its olive-themed landscape is a wonderful place to have a festival. I LOVE to talk olives, and it's a great place to do it!"

Don Landis
Olive Curing Presenter

Interior Design Sale

ASID Chapter

Building  13 - Room 17

Fabric, accessories and showroom designer items available for sale at greatly reduced prices!!

2014 Entertainment!

Download or View the Arts & Olive Festival Program!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you back next year to the 18th Annual Arts & Olive Festival at Cañada College to be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Unfortunately, the Festival will not be held in 2015.

The Arts & Olive Festival is a celebration with a rustic olive theme. The event takes place on the hilltop campus of Cañada College, featuring more than 350 olive trees.

Olive Information

12 p.m. and 2 p.m. – Home Cured Olive Workshop by Don Landis
Don Landis is presenting a home cured Olive workshop. He'll talk about the history of the Olive, the history of the Olive in California and a thorough description of the Greek Style of Olive curing with no lye. Olive tasting.

Food Demo

Join Chef Steve Cortez at 11:00 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Q&A anytime.

Chef Steve CortezOriginally from San Francisco, Chef Steve contributes his culinary affection to his Asian-Latino parentage and his extensive travels to over 80 countries. After a successful career in high tech Chef Steve has refined his talents in the kitchen and the classroom in teaching a wide spectrum of audiences from cooking basics to specialized cuisines of the world. He has worked under numerous masters of cuisine and is always ready to learn that new culinary technique or secret ingredient.

Kids’ Corner

10 to 5   Arts & Crafts and Face Painting for children
12:30   Carnival of the Animals - Fratello Marionettes

2 to 3   Armando  Ramirez, Storyteller from Redwood City Library  
3:30    Carnival of the Animals - Fratello Marionettes
11 to 1   Cañada Student Juggler - Ben Farber
1 to 3   Cañada Parent Volunteer Balloon Art - Mr. Lalo


11:30 to 12:40 p.m. – Beasts of the Blues

12:50 to   1:20 p.m. - Zambalita Dance Troupe Belly Dancers

1:40 to   2:50 p.m. -  Small Blues Planet

 3:00 to  3:30 p.m. - Samba Mundial Brazilian Dance Troupe

3:50 to  5:00 p.m. – Noteman/Jarvis Blues Band