Down the Rode - February 2013

BAY & BEYOND

 

FEBRUARY

 

7 - 10 • 57th Annual Progressive Los Angeles Boat Show,
Two locations, the Los Angeles Convention Center and Marina Del Ray. Come to LA and see hundreds of boats and marine accessories at this popular Southern California NNMA Boat Show. Marina Del Ray will feature new and brokerage yachts. New to the show “Fred’s Shed” where you can get practical, professional advice and hands-on training for do-it-yourselfers & boat owners interested in boat or engine maintenance, repairs and upgrades. For more info on times, tickets and special events contact the NNMA at 714.633.7581 or visit
www.losangelesboatshow.com.

 

10 - All You Can Eat Crab Feed,
Petaluma Woman’s Club, 518 B Street, Petaluma. 6:30 - 9 p.m. with cost being $40 per person. This all you can eat crab feed is sponsored by the Petaluma Woman’s Club. The delicious crab dinner and raffle is a Petaluma favorite. Proceeds go to the Clubhouse Restoration Fund and if you would like tickets, call 707.765.8866 or visit www.webmistress@petalumawomansclub.com.

 

14 - 18 • Progressive Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail,
Miami, Fl. Miami Beach Convention Center, Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center and Miamarina at Bayside. This will kick off the busiest weekend in South Florida with a celebration of the boating lifestyle. The show will feature the latest powerboats, engines, electronics & marine accessories.
New to the show “Fred’s Shed” where you can get practical, professional advice and hands-on training for do-it-yourselfers & boat owners interested in boat or engine maintenance, repairs and upgrades. Special ticket packages available. For more info 954.441.3231 or visit www.miamiboatshow.com.

 

14 - 18 • 25th Annual Yacht & Brokerage Show,
Miami Beach, Fl. The Superyacht Show on Collins Avenue is a multi-million dollar presentation of yachts including the world’s most extraordinary and uniquely designed superyachts from the foremost custom boat builders nationally and internationally. For more info 800.940.7642 or visit www.showmanagement.com.

 

16 - 24 • Pier 39’s Tulipmania,
Pier 39, San Francisco, CA. Tulipmania returns in full bloom at Pier 39 with guided tours daily at 10 a.m. This year’s collection will feature flowers of every color combination conceivable including Apricot Beauties, Texas Flames, Purple Princes, Flaming Parrots, Swan Wings, Burgundy Lace and more. The tulips will be topped with winter vegetables including lettuce, parsley, celery and red chard. For more info you can call 415.705.5500.

 

MARCH

 

1 - 3 • 33rd Dixieland Monterey Jazz Bash by the Bay,
Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey Conference Center and Fisherman’s Wharf. This is the 33rd annual event with this year’s featured artists including but not limited to: The Original Wildcat Jazz Band, Pierter Meijers Quartet featuring Banu Gibson, Big Mama Sue Trio and Royal Society Jazz Band. Founded in 1980, Dixieland Monterey celebrates the roots of Classic Jazz, Swing and Ragtime, and promotes the education of youth in the art of traditional jazz performance. Tickets start at $47 per day and $99 for an all-event badge. For more information 888.349.6879 or www.dixieland -monterey.com.

 

7 - 10 • 10th Annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival,
Come out and enjoy the films that celebrate the sea and films that increase awareness. $12 per program or $85 for a Film Program Pass. Info at www.oceanfilmfest.org.

 

6 - 10 • Fred Hall’s Fishing Tackle & Boat Show,
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, CA. Adults $15, 15 and under free with paid adult. The Greatest Fishing Show on Earth touted as the oldest and largest show is now California’s biggest show. For more information on Fred Hall Shows contact 805.389.3339 or www.fredhall.com.

 

10 • Daylight Savings Time Begins, Spring Forward!

 

21 - 24 • Fred Hall’s Fishing Tackle & Boat Show,
San Diego, Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA. Adults $13, 15 and under free with paid adult. Thousands of fishing items, worldwide lodges will be on display, over 200 free seminars, wakeboard slider competitions and much more. The Fred Hall Shows are the only shows in America where over 50% of the proceeds go directly to protect your freedom to participate in outdoor recreation. When you choose to attend a Fred Hall Show, your choice makes a difference. For more information on Fred Hall Shows contact 805.389.3339 or www.fredhall.com.

 

21 - 24 • 28th Annual Palm Beach Boat Show,
Two locations: Intracoastal Waterway along Flagler Drive and North Clematis Street/Flagler Drive with transportation provided between each location. This is one of the top 10 boat shows in the country featuring more than $350 million worth of boats, superyachts and accessories from every major marine manufacturer worldwide. For more info on times, cost and how to get tickets call 800.940.7642.

 

23 - 24 • 7th Artisan Cheese Festival,
Sonoma County Sheraton Petaluma Hotel, Petaluma, CA.
Educational tasting, seminars, gala dinner, tours, artisan cheese marketplace and more all coordinated and hosted in the sumptuous Sheraton Sonoma County-Petaluma Hotel. For event times and tickets call 707.283.2890 or visit www.artisancheesefestival.com.

 

23 - 24 • Passage Yachts Alameda Location OPEN HOUSE,
Branch office located at Marina Village Yacht Harbor, Alameda, CA. Deb Reynolds and the rest of her staff will be on hand to help showcase their second location and celebrate the debut of their two new Beneteau Power Boat Lines, the New Gran Turismo 38 and Gran Turismo 44. These two newly received boats will be on display along with a large selection of their other new and used powerboats and sailboats. Call 510.236.2633 or 510.864.3000 for all the details.

 

 

Delta

 

FEBRUARY

 

Sundays • Spindrift Restaurant & Bar Afternoon Karaoke & Dancing,
On the Delta Loop 3 - 7 p.m. Chicken & dumplings for only $5.95 and Karaoke with Jason. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

 

2 - 3 • Original Sturgeon Derby XXIX,
7 a.m. Saturday start. Sign up now to be a part of this annual fishing derby in the west Delta. Fish weigh-ins at Sportsman’s Club, McAvoy Harbor. For complete details on the event call the Sportsman’s Club at 925.458.0647 or visit www.foundationsportsmansclub.com/original-sturgeon-derby.html.

 

3 • Super Bowl Extravaganza at Rosa’s Tower Park,
Tower Park Resort and Marina. Call for times. With several TVs throughout Rosa’s you will be sure to find a great spot to cheer on your favorite team while enjoying the many drink and eat specials being offered. Come by car or boat. Call 209.365.4693 for more info.

 

3 • Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill Super Bowl Party,
On the Delta Loop. 151 Brannan Island Road. With 13 flat screen TVs located throughout the bar you are sure to find a great vantage point to view your team at this year’s event. Great food and drink with great over-the-water views from anywhere in the bar. For more info call Joe at 916.777.5702.

 

3 • Spindrift Super Bowl Party,
On the Delta Loop. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and regarding times and food and drink specials.

 

3 • 5th Annual Super Bowl Party & Chili Cook-Off,
come by boat or car out to Windmill Cove, watch the Super Bowl on their numerous big screen TVs and enjoy this year’s participating chili cook-off entrants. Join Dave, Marsha, Trisha and their staff as this is sure to be a Super Bowl party to remember. Call 209.948.6995 for all the info on this fun-filled day!

 

9 • 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.

 

10 • 1st Sunday Musically Diverse Dinner Show,
Pittsburg Yacht Club, Because of the Super Bowl on Feb. 3 this month the event will be on the 2nd Sunday. Featuring Duo Gadjo and their New Orleans style Jazz for this Mardi Gras type performance. 4:30 - 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. Must make reservations by calling 925.267.3517.

 

13 • Delta Chambers Mixer, 6 – 7:30 p.m.,
Foster’s Big Horn, Rio Vista. This February 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.

 

14 • Windmill Cove Valentine’s Dinner,
7600 Windmill Cove Road. Come by boat or car to enjoy this very popular Delta evening. 209.948.6995.

 

14 • Spindrift Restaurant Celebrates Valentine’s Day,
On the Delta Loop. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and dinner specials.

 

14 • Valentine’s Dinner at Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill,
On the Delta Loop. 151 Brannan Island Road. Great food and drink with great over-the-water views from anywhere in the bar. For more info call Joe at 916.777.5702.

 

17 • 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.

 

22 • Delta Loop Annual Crab Feed,
Delta Shores on the Delta Loop. If you are interested in attending this popular Delta Loop activity call Candy Kelp at B&W Resort at 916.777.6161 for all the information.

 

MARCH

 

Sundays • Spindrift Restaurant & Bar Afternoon Karaoke & Dancing,
On the Delta Loop 3 - 7 p.m. Chicken & dumplings for only $5.95 and Karaoke with Jason. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

 

Mondays • Rosa’s Netta’s Monday Nights,
Tower Park Resort and Marina. Monday nights are special at Rosa’s. 4 - 9 p.m. Chef Netta serves up some great bar food and along with Happy Hour 4 - 7 p.m. $2 well drinks you won’t find a better way to spend your Monday evenings. Bar food Is $6 per person. Call 209.365.4693 for more info.

 

3 • 1st Sunday Musically Diverse Dinner Show,
Pittsburg Yacht Club. Featuring Alicia Daniels as guest artist with surprise cameo appearances. 4:30 - 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. Must make reservations by calling 925.267.3517.

 

7 - 10 • 40th Annual Sacramento Boat Show & Off Road Extravaganza,
Sponsored by the Sacramento Valley Marine Association, Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA, (Just off of Bus. 80). This early year show brings in people from all over the Nor Cal area to experience the area’s only “All-Boat” show featuring boats from the entire Sacramento area. You will see the latest in boats and marine gear. You can also experience the Off-Road area featuring ATVs, motorcycles and toy haulers. For information on tickets, hours, dealers and parking call 916.372.4239 or visit www.sacramentoboatshow.com.

 

9 • 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.

 

10 • Daylight Savings Time Begins, Spring Forward!

 

13 • Delta Chambers Mixer, 6 – 7:30 p.m.,
Woodbridge Crossing, Woodbridge, CA. This March 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.

 

17 • Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill St. Patrick’s Day Dinner,
On the Delta Loop. 151 Brannan Island Road. Come out and celebrate this Irish tradition. Food and drink specials with great over-the-water views from anywhere in the bar. For more info call Joe at 916.777.5702.

 

17 • St. Patrick’s Day Party at Rosa’s Tower Park,
Tower Park Resort and Marina. Call for times. McRosa’s will be celebrating the GREEN! Head out by boat or car and join John and Cheryl for corned beef and cabbage, Green Beer and the plenty of other “Irish” drink specials. Call 209.365.4693 for more info.

 

17 • Windmill Cove St. Patrick’s Day Celebration,
come by boat or car out to Windmill Cove and enjoy all of the traditional festivities of the occasion. Call 209.948.6995 for all the info on this fun-filled day!

 

24 • 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.

 

 

 

Outdoors 1050 with Craig Hanson,
Listen to our very own Craig Hanson on Sunday mornings from 6 - 7 a.m. on KNBR 1050.

 

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.

 

Delta Discovery Cruises,
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.

 

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.ssjeremia hobrien.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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