Down the Rode - August

 

BAY & BEYOND

JULY

31 - Aug 6 • Delta Doo Dah 2
Kick off party starts at the Richmond Marina Bay Yacht Harbor. Sailing up from the Bay to the Delta and back, the Doo Dah is a sight to see from both land and water. Register early for 2011 if you missed it for 2010. www.deltadoodah.com.

 

AUGUST

6 - 7 & 13 - 14 & 20 - 21 & 27 - 28 • Sunset Cruises
Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry. View the Bay & the SF skyline. Wine, soda & a variety of snacks for purchase onboard. Adults and seniors: $20, Children 6-12: $10. Purchase a block of sunset cruises for $225, good for any 15 cruises in the 2010 season. For info call 415.435.2131.

7 • 30th Anniversary Flea Market & Maritime Celebration
Galilee Harbor, Sausalito. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more info visit www.galileeharbor.org or call 415.332.8554.

 

SEPTEMBER

3 - 4 & 10 - 11 & 17 - 19 & 24 - 25 • Sunset Cruises
Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry. View the Bay & the SF skyline. Wine, soda & a variety of snacks for purchase onboard. Adults and seniors: $20, Children 6-12: $10. Purchase a block of sunset cruises for $225, good for any 15 cruises in the 2010 season. For info call 415.435.2131.

6 • California’s Free Fishing Day
All fishing regulations, such as bag and size limits, gear restrictions, fishing hours and stream closures remain in effect.

15 - 19 • 39th Annual NCMA Northern California Fall Boat Show
Jack London Square, Oakland, CA. Show features yachts, both power & sail, being displayed in the JLS Marina. Vessels to 70 feet at the docks and trailer boats on land will ensure that there is a “boat for every need” at this fall favorite nautical event. Many new yacht debuts and the latest in marine electronics and hardware can be found. For more info 800.698.5777 or www.calboating.com.

17 - 19 • 53rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival
Make this event an excuse to cruise to Monterey this year. More info at www.montereyjazzfestival.org.

18 • NCPCA “Over-the-Bottom” Racing
San Leandro YC, San Leandro. Celebrating their 75th year they are inviting all boaters who are interested in learning about navigational charts, rules and regulations while enjoying the fun of navigating the Bay and Delta waters. For more info contact Commodore Diane Lasher at 925.625.3223 or visit http://ncpca.net/.

23 • Autumnal Equinox
Summer is over as the first day of fall begins today. Great day to start cruising the Bay!

25 • 14th Annual PICYA Wheelchair Regatta
Encinal YC, Alameda, CA. This powerboat cruise for our disabled U.S. Service Veterans is followed by a picnic back at the YC. For information on attending this event or helping out, contact the Encinal YC 510.522.3272 or visit www.picya.com.

25 • 26th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day
Since the program began in 1985, over 800,000 Californians have removed more than 14 million pounds of debris from our state’s shorelines and coast. When combined with the International Coastal Cleanup, organized by The Ocean Conservancy and taking place on the same day, California Coastal Cleanup Day becomes part of one of the largest volunteer events of the year. Participating in this year’s cleanup is easy. Pre-register with your local coordinator, or simply show up at any of the drop-in sites. For more info, 800/coast-4U or www.coast4u@coastal.ca.gov.

25 • NCPCA “Over-the-Bottom” Racing
San Rafael YC, San Rafael. Celebrating their 75th year they are inviting all boaters who are interested in learning about navigational charts, rules and regulations while enjoying the fun of navigating the Bay and Delta waters. For more info contact Commodore Diane Lasher at 925.625.3223 or visit http://ncpca.net/.

 

DELTA

JULY

31 - Aug 1 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. Simply Amazing performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sat. and DJ Eddie Munoz performs 2 - 6 p.m. on Sun. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

 

AUGUST

Tuesdays • Taco Tuesday at Windmill Cove
7600 Windmill Cove Road. Come by boat or car to enjoy this very popular Delta evening. 209.948.6995.

1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 • Music at the Spindrift Restaurant
On the Delta Loop from 3 - 7 p.m. come sing and dance with Jason Carmel. Line dancing at its best. Call 916.777.4945 for more info on these popular Sunday events or any other event Chris Corda may have scheduled throughout the summer.

1 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. DJ Eddie Munoz performs 2 - 6 p.m. on Sun. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

1 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

7 - 8 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. California Band performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sat. and 2 - 6 p.m. on Sun. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

8 • Delta Discovery Cruises Wine Tasting & Dinner Cruise
Enjoy the scenery of the Delta while experiencing wines from local wineries and a three-course dinner. Call 925.252.9300 for more info and costs.

8 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

11 • Delta Chambers Mixer
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Delta Discovery Cruises, Stockton. This August Mixer will be a great way to meet your fellow Delta Chamber members and enjoy a great evening with friends. Steve and Heather Ingram will be showcasing their new cruise boat the Island Girl in Stockton. Make sure to attend this one and bring friends to introduce them to the benefits of your Delta Chambers. Come by water or land. If you have questions on the event or how your business can host a mixer visit www.californiadelta.org or call 916.777.4041 for more info.

13 - 15 • TowerFest Weekend
Stockton Delta KOA. Come to enjoy a fabulous weekend with music, vendors, food, luau dancers and much much more. For info on how to attend as a vendor or just to come experience the event call 209.369.1041.

14 • 10th Annual Big Cat Poker Run
Sponsored by the Discovery Bay Lions Club. $150 per person or $175 on the day of event. Enjoy many of the local Delta stops. Visit www.bigcatpokerrun.com for more info on registration, list of stops and prizes. Great river views of passing 90+ MPH type boats throughout the Delta.

14 - 15 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. Sinister Blues performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sat. and Simply Amazing performs 2 - 6 p.m. on Sun. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

14 - 15 • Bethel Island Chamber ’50s Bash & SJYC Rubber Ducky Derby
Bethel Island. Call 925.684.3220 for more info.

15 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

21 • NCPCA “Over-the-Bottom” Racing
Driftwood YC, in Antioch. Celebrating their 75th year they are inviting all boaters who are interested in learning about navigational charts, rules and regulations while enjoying the fun of navigating the Bay and Delta waters. For more info contact Commodore Diane Lasher at 925.625.3223 or visit http://ncpca.net/.

21 - 22 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. Wooden Nickel performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sat. and The Remnantz performs 2 - 6 p.m. on Sun. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

22 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

28 • NCPCA “Over-the-Bottom” Racing
Stockton YC, Stockton. Celebrating their 75th year they are inviting all boaters who are interested in learning about navigational charts, rules and regulations while enjoying the fun of navigating the Bay and Delta waters. For more info contact Commodore Diane Lasher at 925.625.3223 or visit http://ncpca.net/.

28 • Reggae on the Delta
Breadfruit Tree Restaurant, Eight Mile Road, left on Rio Blanco Road to the Paradise Point Marina. 3 - 10 p.m. Come and enjoy the Caribbean Rhythms, and of course all the delicious Caribbean cuisine and drink the Breadfruit Tree Restaurant is known for. Contact Valerie Bynoe at 209.951.6921 or e-mail her at breadfruittree@sbcglobal.net. Berthing is available at Paradise Point Marina on a first-come first-serve basis.

28 - 29 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. Tommy & The Edsels performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sat. and Simply Amazing performs 2 - 6 p.m. on Sun. Call 209.365.4693 for details.
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29 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

SEPTEMBER

Tuesdays • Taco Tuesday at Windmill Cove
7600 Windmill Cove Road. Come by boat or car to enjoy this very popular Delta evening. 209.948.6995.

4 - 6 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. California Band performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sat. and Wooden Nickel performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sun. and California Band 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Mon. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

5 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

6 • California’s Free Fishing Day
All fishing regulations, such as bag and size limits, gear restrictions, fishing hours and stream closures remain in effect.

8 • Delta Chambers Mixer
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Carvalho Family Wines at the Sugar Mill. This September Mixer will be a great way to meet your fellow Delta Chamber members and enjoy a great evening with friends. Make sure to attend this one and bring friends to introduce them to the benefits of your Delta Chambers. If you have questions on the event or how your business can host a mixer visit www.californiadelta.org or call 916.777.4041 for more info.

11 - 12 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. Tommy & The Edsels performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sat. and Simply Amazing performs 2 - 6 p.m. on Sun. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

11 - 12 • 26th Annual Pittsburg Seafood Festival
by the Pittsburg Chamber. This year’s event will be moving back to its roots at the revitalized 5th St. & Railroad Ave. Sat 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. & Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. General Admission $8, Children 6 & younger free with paying adult. Plenty of vendors offer a variety of seafood, as well as some items that never swam in the sea. Food dishes modest in size and price, a family-oriented event. Continuous entertainment throughout the two-day event. For more info 925.432.7301.

12 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

13 • Puppy Party for the Delta Big Dog Poker Run
Rosa’s at Tower Park Marina. Simply Amazing plays in the nightclub from 8 p.m. - 12 midnight. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

14 • Delta Big Dog Poker Run
Hosted by Rosa’s at Tower Park. Tickets are limited to 225 so hurry to get yours now. Tickets available at Rosa’s, Happy Harbor or Windmill Cove. Or call 209.334.4998 or 209.365.4693 for details. Check in is 9 a.m. where you will receive a T-shirt and buffet breakfast. Stops include Moore’s Riverboat, Spindrift, Rusty Porthole, The Lighthouse, Windmill Cove, Village West YC and then back to Rosa’s. Back at Rosa’s you will enjoy a prime rib dinner and music by Simply Amazing. If would just like to watch some of these 90+ MPH boats there are plenty of nice vantage points along the route. If you wish to participate make sure to get your tickets now.

18 & 19 • Tracy Bass Amateurs Only Tournament
Tracy Oasis Marina, Tracy. 100% PAYBACK, entry fee is $80 per team. Contact Terry for all the information at 209.835.3182 or visit www.tracyoasismarina.com.

18 - 19 • Live Music at Rosa’s
Tower Park Marina. Simply Amazing performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Sat and 2 - 6 p.m. on Sun. Call 209.365.4693 for details.

19 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

23 • Autumnal Equinox
Summer is over as the first day of fall begins today. Great day to start cruising the Bay!

24 - 26 • Steamboat Meet at B&W Resort Marina
Enjoy a free of charge annual gathering of Steam Engine enthusiasts from all over the country. Also on display will be steam-powered cars and motorcycles. Call Candy Kelp at 916.777.6161 for more info.

26 • Fabulous Champagne Buffet Brunch
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

Bay Model Tours, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA. 415.332.3871. Hours Tues. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; closed Sun. - Mon. & holidays.

Adventures at Sea
Imagine Life Aboard a 19th-Century Sailing Ship. Program presented at 2:15 p.m. daily. Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco. For info on this or any other program offered call 415.561.7006.

USS Pampanito
Open daily at Pier 45, Fisherman’s Wharf. Fee: Adults, $9; 6-12, $4; under 6 free with adults; family ticket $20. More info at 415.561.6662. Admission includes a self-guided tour.

USS Potomac Year-Round Tours
The museum dedicated to “Remembering Roosevelt and his Era” features FDR’s famed “Floating White House,” now a National Historic Landmark. Guided dockside tours are available year-round on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Special programs for students. Call 510.627.1215.

USS Potomac History Cruise
Enjoy a 2-hour narrated history cruise on S.F. Bay with knowledgeable docents. Complimentary coffee, tea & water will be available. Call 510.627.1215 for actual dates and reservations.

Delta Discovery Cruises
Operating cruise boats out of both Pittsburg and Stockton. Educational Cruises, scheduled group and private party cruises including weddings and corporate outings. Call 925.252.9300 or visit www.deltadiscoverycruises.com for more info on schedules, times and costs.

Vessel Safety Checks
For a courtesy examination of your vessel to verify the presence and condition of your safety equipment required by State and Federal regulations, please visit the site www.safetyseal.net or e-mail sumfun@juno.com.

SS Jeremiah O’Brien WW II Liberty Ship
National Historic Landmark and Museum. Open daily 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Pier 45, Fisherman’s Wharf. Fee is $8 adults, under 6 free with adult. Visit www.ssjeremiahobrien.org for cruise schedule, volunteer opportunities and overnight programs or call 415.544.0100.

Delta Fishing Reports
Weekly every Wed. at www.california delta.org.

Safe Boating Courses
For nearest C.G. Aux. course, 800.869.SAIL or 800.869.BOAT. For nearest Power Sqd. course, 800.SEA.SKIL. H

 

 


 



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