Down the Rode - August 2014

BAY & BEYOND

AUGUST

1 - 2 & 8 - 9 & 15 - 16 & 22 - 23 & 29 - 30 • Sunset Cruises, Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry. View the Bay & the SF skyline. Wine, soda & a variety of snacks for purchase onboard. Fri - Sat evening cruises continue through mid-Oct. Adults and seniors: $20, Children 6-12: $10. For information regarding times of departure or to make reservations call 415.435.2131.

2 • 34th Annual Maritime Day Celebration & Flea Market, Galilee Harbor, Sausalito. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more info call 415.332.8554 or visit www.galileeharbor.org.

8 - 9 • 42nd Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance, This Year's event returns to the West Shore at Homewood, Lake Tahoe. Show to feature the infamous Barrelbacks. Several categories of boats will be judged during this very popular wooden boat show. Open to the public, advance ticket information can be found at www.laketahoeconcours.com.

23 • 9th Annual Taste of Petaluma, Come out and enjoy all that Petaluma has to offer with this collection of the finest restaurants, wineries, breweries, food purveyors, galleries and shops. 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. downtown Petaluma. Call 707.763.8920 for more information. Great cruise-in opportunity for an eventful day. Contact the turning basin or the Petaluma Marina for dock space information.

SEPTEMBER

5 - 6 & 12 - 13 & 19 - 20 & 26 - 27 • Sunset Cruises, Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry. View the Bay & the SF skyline. Wine, soda & a variety of snacks for purchase onboard. Fri - Sat evening cruises continue through mid-Oct. Adults and seniors: $20, Children 6-12: $10. For information regarding times of departure or to make reservations 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. For more info on free fishing days in California, fishing license requirements or any other information pertaining to fishing in the state go to www.dfg.ca.gov/licensing/fishing/freefishdays.html.

13 • Emeryville Marina Annual Swap Meet, 3310 Powell St. Emeryville. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. bring out your experienced nautical gear or come to look over the possessions of others. For information on the event in attending or to participate call the marina office at 510.654.3716

18 - 21 • Northern California Boat Fest, Marina Village Yacht Harbor, Alameda, CA. Largest Free Brokerage & New Yacht Show in Northern California. Free parking and admission. More than 100 yachts will be on display to include power & sail / new & used also quite a few marine exhibitors, seminars, music and food. Visit boatfestival.blogspot.com or call 510.521.6213 for more info.

19 - 21 • 56th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, Coastal Cruising is ideal at this time of year. Make this event an excuse to cruise to Monterey! More info at www.montereyjazzfestival.org.

20 • 30th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, since the program began in 1985, over 980,000 Californians have removed more than 17.2 million pounds of debris from our state's shorelines and coast. For more info, 800/coast-4U or www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/ccd/ccd.html.

20 - 21 • 9th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Leukemia Cup Regatta, San Francisco Yacht Club. Saturday evening VIP dinner with guest speaker Wendy Schmidt and Sunday regatta benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Raise a sail and save a life! For info on the event view www.leukemiacup.org/gba.

23 • Autumnal Equinox, Summer is over as the first day of fall begins today. Great season to cruise the Bay! Contact any Bay marina to make your cruising plans.

27 • 18th 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.

DELTA

AUGUST

Tuesdays • Taco Tuesday at Moore's Riverboat, On the Delta Loop. Call 916.777.4884 for more information and times. Moore's Riverboat offers a 10% discount on food to Discover The Delta Foundation Members.

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.

Fridays • Pittsburg Yacht Club Friday Night Dinners, Pittsburg Yacht Club, cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 7 p.m. Open to all yacht clubs. Enjoy a wonderfully prepared dinner with a salad and dessert for $15. Reservations are a must and can be made by calling 925.822.2497.

Fridays • Friday Night Ice Cream Social at Sunset Sweets, Tower Park Marina. Come by car or boat to this popular get together on the patio overlooking the river at Sunset Sweets. In addition to all the regular menu items the Friday night social offers an ice cream bar set up for making your own sundaes for $2.50. Call 209.368.1946 for more info.

Friday Nights • Karaoke Night at Rosa's Tower Park, Tower Park Resort and Marina. Come out and be a star while enjoying the many drink and eat specials being offered. 8 p.m. - midnight. Come by car or boat. Call 209.365.4693 for more info.

Fri/Sat • Music & Entertainment at the Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar, On the Delta Loop. Call Wendy at 916.777.5702 for more information on performing acts.

Saturdays • Rosa's Summertime Patio Gatherings, Tower Park Resort & Marina. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Serving ice cold beer, drink specials and Alpine meats foot-long hot dogs. Call 209.365.4693 for more info.

Saturday Nights • Live Music at Rosa's, Tower Park Resort & Marina. Performers start at 9 p.m. with a $5 cover charge at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

Saturday Night & Sunday Afternoon • Live Music at Moore's Riverboat, On the Delta Loop. Call 916.777.4884 for more information and times.

Sunday Afternoons • Live Music at Rosa's, Tower Park Resort & Marina. Wingnut Adams performs from 2 - 6 p.m. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

3 • 1st Sunday Musically Diverse Dinner Show, Pittsburg Yacht Club, Jack Pollard hosts with Austin Scott performing 5 - 9 p.m. Imagine a romantic and relaxing early Sunday evening with great music and fine food while overlooking the beautiful Delta. $45 for dinner and show or $25 for show only. Must make reservations by calling 925.267.3517.

9 • California Delta Chambers 13th Annual Taste of the Delta, Tower Park Resort KOA Campground 1 - 4 p.m. $25 pre pay and $30 at the door. Come by car or boat. This yearly event highlights many of the local restaurants and wineries by giving out samples of food and wine at the many vendor booths that attend. Live music, live and silent auctions and plenty of fun for all. Contact any chamber board member for tickets or call 916.777.5203 or 916.777.4041 or visit www.tasteofthedelta.com.

9 • NCPCA “Over-the-Bottom” Racing Bridge Marina Contest, Bridge Marina Yacht Club. NCPCA will be 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 Jerry Smith jetboss747@aol.com, call the contest manager at 925.526.5481 or visit http://ncpca.net/

13 • Delta Chambers Mixer, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Discovery Bay Yacht Club, Discovery Bay. This Mixer will be a great way to meet your fellow Delta Chambers members and enjoy a great evening with friends. Bring friends and introduce them to the benefits of your Delta Chambers. If you have questions on this event, how your business can host a mixer or to become a member of the Delta Chambers, visit www.californiadelta.org or call 916.777.4041.

15 • Line Dancing with Rhonda Hurles at Rosa's, Tower Park Resort & Marina. Join Rhonda for an evening of line dance on every third Friday of the month. 8 - 9 p.m. For info call 209.365.4693.

23 • 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.

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.

Tuesdays • Taco Tuesday at Moore's Riverboat, On the Delta Loop. Call 916.777.4884 for more information and times. Moore's Riverboat offers a 10% discount on food to Discover the Delta Foundation Members.

Fridays • Pittsburg Yacht Club Friday Night Dinners, Pittsburg Yacht Club, cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 7 p.m. Open to all yacht clubs. Enjoy a wonderfully prepared dinner with a salad and dessert for $15. Reservations are a must and can be made by calling 925.822.2497.

Fridays • Friday Night Ice Cream Social at Sunset Sweets, Tower Park Marina. Come by car or boat to this popular get together on the patio overlooking the river at Sunset Sweets. In addition to all the regular menu items the Friday night social offers an ice cream bar set up for making your own sundaes for $2.50. Call 209.368.1946 for more info.

Fri/Sat • Music & Entertainment at the Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar, On the Delta Loop. Call Wendy at 916.777.5702 for more information on performing acts.

Friday Nights • Karaoke Night at Rosa's Tower Park, Tower Park Resort and Marina. Come out and be a star while enjoying the many drink and eat specials being offered. 8 p.m. - midnight. Come by car or boat. Call 209.365.4693 for more info.

Saturdays • Rosa's Summertime Patio Gatherings, Tower Park Resort & Marina. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Serving ice cold beer, drink specials and Alpine meats foot-long hot dogs. Call 209.365.4693 for more info.

Saturday Night & Sunday Afternoon • Live Music at Moore's Riverboat, On the Delta Loop. Call 916.777.4884 for more information and times.

5 - 7 • Pittsburg Yacht Club Seafood Festival Weekend Activities, Pittsburg Yacht Club, Friday, club opens at 1 p.m. with dinner by Chef Michael. Saturday, Bar opens at 9 a.m., breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday, bar open at 9 a.m., full breakfast and afternoon/evening barbecue. Contact 925.822.2497 for all info on event.

6 • Live Music at Rosa's, Tower Park Resort & Marina. Blue Moonshine performs at 9 p.m. with $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

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. For more info on free fishing days in California, fishing license requirements or any other information pertaining to fishing in the state go to www.dfg.ca.gov/licensing/fishing/freefishdays.html.

6 - 7 • 30th Annual Pittsburg Seafood Festival, by the Pittsburg Chamber. With this the 30th year of this well attended event, the Pittsburg Chamber is happy to announce the event has moved back to the Pittsburg Waterfront. Sat 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. & Sun 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Plenty of vendors offer a variety of seafood, as well as some items that never swam in the sea. For more info 925.432.7301. or contact the Pittsburg Marina, especially if looking for weekend guest docking. 925.439.4958.

10 • Delta Chambers Mixer, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Downtown Stockton Marina. This Mixer will be a great way to meet your fellow Delta Chambers members and enjoy a great evening with friends. Bring friends and introduce them to the benefits of your Delta Chambers. Shannon and the staff are sure to make the evening a great one. If you have questions on this event, how your business can host a mixer or to become a member of the Delta Chambers, visit www.californiadelta.org or call 916.777.4041.

12 • RiverPoint Landing Marina & Resort Poker Run, Details and scheduled route to be updated as Harbor Master Andrew Rehberg finalizes all the details. Make your plans now for this near summer's end day on the water with your friends. All boats and boaters welcome. For anyone wishing to make a weekend of it, RiverPoint Landing Marina & Resort has guest docking available as well as on the water RV Sites. For details on the event contact Andrew or Vince at 209.951.4144.

9 • NCPCA “Over-the-Bottom” Racing Bridge Marina Contest, Benicia Yacht Club. NCPCA will be 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 Jerry Smith jetboss747@aol.com, call the contest manager at 925.526.5481 or visit http://ncpca.net/

19 • Line Dancing with Rhonda Hurles at Rosa's, Tower Park Resort & Marina. Join Rhonda for an evening of line dance on every third Friday of the month. 8 - 9 p.m. For info call 209.365.4693.

23 • Autumnal Equinox, Summer is over as the first day of fall begins today. Great season to cruise the Bay! Contact any Bay marina to make your cruising plans.

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 information on this or any other program offered, call 415.561.7006.

Red & White Fleet San Francisco Cruises, for info call 415.673.2900 or visit www.redandwhite.com.

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, Jack London Square, 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 and water will be available. Call 510.627.1215 for actual dates and reservations.

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.

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.

Delta Fishing Reports, Weekly every Wed. at www.californiadelta.org.

Safe Boating Courses, for information and closest place to attend a boating course please call the United States Power Squadron at 925.377.2628.



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