This year's Markleeville Artists Open Studio Tour will be Saturday and Sunday.
This year promises to be extraordinary because it is the 10th anniversary of the event, so artists and local shops and restaurants are gearing up to make the weekend memorable. Mother Nature is already at work coloring the willows along the river, so by that weekend the fall color should be spectacular.
This is how the event works: artists in the Alpine County area open their studios to the public 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the weekend. There is no charge for the studio tour.
To find …