Down the Rode - July 2011

JULY

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 thru mid-Oct. Adults and seniors: $20, Children 6-12: $10. Purchase a block of sunset cruises for $225, good for any 15 cruises in the 2011 season. For information regarding times of departure or to make reservations call 415.435.2131.

2 • 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.

4 • Suisun City Marina 4th of July Celebration,
at 9 p.m. the sky comes alive with the “Sky Concert” fireworks spectacular over the Suisun City Marina and the picturesque Suisun City Harbor Lighthouse. Call 707.429.2628 for info or guest berthing.

4 • Pier 39 4th of July Celebration, San Francisco, |
noon - 9:30 p.m. Come enjoy live music during the day and then following the onstage entertainment, visitors can stay to watch the spectacular fireworks. With a full day of activities, Pier 39 is the perfect place to celebrate this patriotic holiday.

8 - 10 • 2010 Catalina West Coast Owners Rendezvous,
Two Harbors, Catalina Island California. Come out and meet other Catalina owners. Share stories about adventures, improvements and equipment. For more info contact Sharon@catalinayachts.com or visit www.catalina yachts.com

30 - Aug 5 • Delta Doo Dah 3D,
Kick off party starts at the Berkeley Marina on Friday the 29th. 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 2012 if you missed it for 2011 as registration normally fills up within a half hour. www.deltadoodah.com.

 

AUGUST

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 thru mid-Oct. Adults and seniors: $20, Children 6-12: $10. Purchase a block of sunset cruises for $225, good for any 15 cruises in the 2011 season. For information regarding times of departure or to make reservations call 415.435.2131.

6 • 31st 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.

12 - 13 • 39th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance,
North Lake Tahoe. Several categories of boats will be judged. Open to the public, advance tickets information and times can be found at www.laketahoeconcours.com for more info.

 

DELTA

JULY

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.

Mon - Fri • Spindrift Restaurant Progressive Happy Hour,
On the Delta Loop, 3 – 6 p.m. weekdays. Lowest prices at 3 p.m. and go up 50 cents every hour until 6 p.m. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

1 - 4 • 4th of July Celebrations at Windmill Cove,
7600 Windmill Cove Road. Come out over the 4th of July weekend for Eat and Drink specials, live music, outdoor games and prizes. Stay for the day or the weekend at their campsites or cabins. For more info call 209.948.6995.

1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 • 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. Call 209.368.1946 for more info.

2 • 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

3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 • Fabulous Sunday Champagne Buffet Brunch,
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

2 - 3 • 4th of July Weekend Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Saddleback Ridge performs Sat. eve. & Sun. afternoon. For info call 209.365.4693.
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4 • Hilton’s Fireworks Extravaganza,
Mandeville. Fireworks to begin approx. 1/2 hour after sunset. Come out and enjoy a time-honored tradition where in years past up to 3,500 boats have been out to enjoy Barron Hilton’s Fireworks display on the River.

4 • Downtown Stockton 4th of July Fireworks,
Weber Point. Put on by the Stockton Ports. Fireworks to begin shortly after sunset. With all the great vantage points along the boardwalk and the Downtown Stockton Marina you are sure to enjoy the evening. Plenty of local restaurants in the Warehouse to enjoy food, drink and music during the event. Call the marina for more info or guest docking availability at 209.462.4200.

5, 12, 19 & 26 • Music and Dancing at the Spindrift Restaurant,
On the Delta Loop. Come by car or boat as Jason Carmel performs from 4 – 7 p.m. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials for the evening.

7, 14, 21 & 28 • Tiki Thursday at Windmill Cove,
7600 Windmill Cove Road. Karaoke, Kabobs Dinner Special, Drink Specials and games with prizes for lots of family fun. Zumba dance class on the lawn. Come by boat or car to enjoy this very popular Delta evening. 209.948.6995.

8 - 10 • Brentwood’s 9th Annual Corn Fest,
New Location will be the open field at northwest corner of Sand Creek Rd. & Brentwood Blvd. Fun for the whole family with carnival rides, petting zoo, car show and tractor rides. Fireworks on Friday evening start at 9:30 p.m. Entrance fee is $10 with kids under 5 free. Call 925.634.3344 for more info.

9 & 23 • Tracy Oasis Marina Saturday Morning Fishing Tournaments,
Tracy Oasis Marina, Tracy. 7 a. m. - noon, entry fee is $40 per person & includes launch. Contact Terry for all the information at 209.835.3182 or visit www.tracyoasismarina.com

9 - 10 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Bobby McDowell performs Sat. eve. & Nobody’s Fool on Sun. afternoon. For info call 209.365.4693.

13 • Delta Chambers Mixer, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.,
Moore’s Riverboat on the Delta Loop. This July Mixer will be a great way to meet your fellow Delta Chamber members and enjoy a great evening with friends. Joe and Kim of Happy Harbor recently added Moore’s Riverboat to their stable as well. Come out and let the two of them showcase their new digs and treat you to an evening you will not soon forget. 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.

16 • Delta Sport Boats Poker Run at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. For more info call 209.365.4693.

16 • California Delta Chambers 9th Annual Taste of the Delta,
Windmill Cove Resort & Marina. 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. $25 pre-paid tickets or $35 at the door. Contact any chamber board member for tickets or call 916.777.5203 or 916.777.4041 or visit www.tasteofthedelta.com

16 - 17 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Marvin Zeller performs Sat. eve. & Sun. afternoon. For info call 209.365.4693.

23 • Stockton Yacht Club Open House,
Stockton. 4 – 8 p.m. at the SYC clubhouse. Get acquainted with the club and see if this would be a club for you and your family. Serving hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks plus you can participate in the game carnival which will include prizes. Located on the Calaveras River at 3235 River Drive, Stockton, CA or go to www.stocktonyachtclub.org for more info.

23 • Live Music on the Deck at Windmill Cove,
7600 Windmill Cove Road. Come by car or the preferred mode of transportation on the Delta, By Boat to enjoy live music, drink specials and the perfect venue on the deck to view the Big Cat Poker Run. For more info call 209.948.6995.

23 - 24 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. California Band performs Sat. eve. & Sun. afternoon. For info call 209.365.4693.

30 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Come out and enjoy the Parrothead Beach Party & Concert featuring Michael Sea and Island Fever. For more info on hours and specials call 209.365.4693.

31 • 39th Annual Courtland Pear Fair,
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Courtland, CA. Live music, local wineries, parade, arts and crafts, classic car show and more. For more info on this year’s events view www.pearfair.com

 

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.

Mon - Fri • Spindrift Restaurant Progressive Happy Hour,
On the Delta Loop, 3 – 6 p.m. weekdays. Lowest prices at 3 p.m. and go up 50 cents every hour until 6 p.m. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

4, 11, 18 & 25 • Tiki Thursday at Windmill Cove,
7600 Windmill Cove Road. Karaoke, Kabobs Dinner Special, Drink Specials and games with prizes for lots of family fun. Zumba dance class on the lawn. Come by boat or car to enjoy this very popular Delta evening. 209.948.6995.

5, 12, 19 & 26 • 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. Call 209.368.1946 for more info.

6 - 7 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Nobody’s Fool performs Sat. eve. Bobby McDowell on Sun. afternoon. For info call 209.365.4693.

6 & 20 • Tracy Oasis Marina Saturday Morning Fishing Tournaments,
Tracy Oasis Marina, Tracy. 7 a. m. - noon, entry fee is $40 per person & includes launch. Contact Terry for all the information at 209.835.3182 or visit www.tracyoasismarina.com

7, 14, 21 & 28 • Fabulous Sunday Champagne Buffet Brunch,
The Point Waterfront Restaurant, Rio Vista, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more info, 707.374.5400.

7, 14, 21 & 28 • Music and Dancing at the Spindrift Restaurant,
On the Delta Loop, Come by car or boat as Jason Carmel performs from 4 – 7 p.m. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials for the evening.

10 • Delta Chambers Mixer,
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Willow Berm Marina on the Delta Loop. This August Mixer will be a great way to meet your fellow Delta Chamber members and enjoy a great evening with friends. Kip Korth along with Vickie Baumann and the rest of the marina staff are sure to treat all to a wonderful evening. 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 - 14 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Marvin Zeller performs Sat. eve. & California Band on Sun. afternoon. For info call 209.365.4693.

19 - 21 • Live Music at Rosa’s during Tower Fest,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Nick Carasis performs Fri & Sat. eve. Nobody’s Fool on Sun. afternoon. For info call 209.365.4693.

19 - 20 • Tower Fest Luau at Stockton - Delta KOA,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Come out and enjoy the weekend at this years Tower Fest as the park will be transformed into a Polynesian Paradise. Hawaiian Entertainment, Food, Fun and local vendors. Contact Scott Haar at 209.369.1041.

20 • Annual “MOO BBQ”,
7600 Windmill Cove Road. Come out and participate in the Hal Schell Birthday Celebration. Live music and dancing with special pricing on Hal’s favorite beer, Heineken! For more info call 209.948.6995.

27 - 28 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Saddleback Ridge performs Sat. eve. and Sun. afternoon. For info call 209.365.4693.

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.

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,
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,
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.californiadelta.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.

 

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