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Markleeville’s Plein Air event will wrap up Saturday with a reception at noon for the 20 participating artists at Markleeville Art and Soul.

That evening, in Woodfords, the Friends of the Library will be hosting their fifth annual “Wine In the Garden” fundraiser 4-8 p.m. at the Mountain Garden Bed & Breakfast.

Linda Merrill, owner of the B&B is hosting the event on her property located at 250 Old Pony Express Road in Woodfords.

Raffle ticket are $3 each or four for $10 for a chance to win free wine tastings at area wineries and free accommodations, meals, and crafts from Alpine businesses and artisans.

Tickets are $20 each, or $35 for two, and come with a crystal wine glass. All proceeds benefit the Alpine County Friends of the Library. For more information, or to make a donation, call the Library at (530) 694-2120.

For additional information about the Plein Air event, contact Markleeville Art and Soul at (530) 694-2787 or visit the website, where you will find a complete schedule of activities and more information about each artist. To contact Evelyn Yonker call her home studio (530) 694-2750 or email