Down The Road - July 2012

JULY

4 • Enjoy the Bay Fireworks onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet,
This is a yearly fundraiser/celebration. Family fun in all the hangar bays and the flight deck. Enjoy the festivities during the day with music, carnival games, tours, food & drink and then the Bay’s fireworks later that evening. 11 a.m. - 10. p.m., $20 adults, $10 youths. Call 510.521.8448 ext. 282 for info.

4 • Suisun City Marina 4th of July Celebration,
Normally held at 9 p.m. but this year’s fireworks were in JEOPARDY unless enough money was raised in donations. Call 707.429.2628 to see if this year’s event is still planned.

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.

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. 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.

7 • 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 - 15 • 2012 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.

26 - 29 • 9th Annual San Diego Yacht & Boat Show,
Call 714.633.7581 for more info.

28 - Aug 3 • Delta Doo “Fab 4,”
Kickoff party starts at the Berkeley YC on Friday the 27th. Sailing up from the Bay to the Delta and back, the Doo Dah is a sight to see from both land and water. This event has become so popular, it filled up in 2011 within 25 min.; the Latitude crew has now changed the registration to a lottery type event. If you missed 2012, good luck in 2013. www.deltadoodah.com.

 

AUGUST

3 - 4 & 10 - 11 & 17 - 18 & 24 - 25 & 31 • 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.

10 - 11 • 40th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance,
North Lake Tahoe. Several categories of boats will be judged. Open to the public, advance ticket information can be found at www.laketahoeconcours.com

 

DELTA

JUNE

30 • Sacramento Boat Fest 2012,
Sacramento Marina 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Come out and find the boat of your dreams as owners from all over will have their boats on display in the marina and in the parking lot. Music, food, beer and fun in the sun during this first annual event. Call 916.808.5712 for more info.

 

JULY

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.

Mon - Fri • Happy Hour at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. 4 - 7 p.m. $2 well and domestic draft beer. For info call 209.365.4693.

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.

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 • 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 $3. Call 209.368.1946 for more info.

Fridays • Spindrift Restaurant & Bar Cabaret,
Candlelight & Cool Vibes, On the Delta Loop, up until 9 p.m. enjoy the piano bar-like setting and music with James on the vibraphone, then enjoy classic rock until 11 p.m. Dinner specials are $9.95 fajitas or $19.95 steak & lobster. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

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

1 • 1st Sunday Musically Diverse Dinner Show,
Pittsburg Yacht Club, featuring the Five Dimentions. 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.

3 • Hilton’s Fireworks Extravaganza,
Mandeville. (Yes the date is correct) 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. This year’s fireworks will be held on Tuesday the 3rd of July so make your plans accordingly.

4 • Downtown Stockton 4th of July Fireworks,
Weber Point. 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.

4 • 4th of July Happy Hour at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. 4 - 7 p.m. & 10 - 11 p.m. For info call 209.365.4693.

7 • 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.

7 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Performing is the Terry Sheets Band 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.. For info call 209.365.4693.

8 • Fabulous Sunday 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., 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 are sure to make your evening wonderful at this very popular Delta destination. 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.

11 • Hal Schell Award Presentation,
Moore’s Riverboat on the Delta Loop during the Delta Chambers Mixer.

13 - 15 • Brentwood’s 20th Annual Corn Fest,
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.

14 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Performing is Nick Carasis 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.. For info call 209.365.4693.

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

21 • California Delta Chambers 11th Annual Taste of the Delta,
(New Location) Village West Yacht Club at Village West Marina in Stockton. 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. $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.

21 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Performing is Saddleback Ridge 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.. For info call 209.365.4693.

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

28 • Parrot Head Beach Party at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Michael Sea and Island Fever will perform. Call 209.365.4693 for ticket prices.

29 • 40th 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.org.

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

31 • Delta Doo Dah at King Island Marina Resort,
King Island hosting an evening for this very popular summer event. Luau, BBQ and traditonal luau show. Festivities begin at 3 p.m. with check in, happy hour from 4 - 6 p.m., dinner and show at 6:30 p.m. with dancing until midnight. For more info call Jah at 209.951.2188.

 

AUGUST

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.

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

Mon - Fri • Happy Hour at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. 4 - 7 p.m. $2 well and domestic draft beer. For info call 209.365.4693.

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.

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 • Spindrift Restaurant & Bar Cabaret, Candlelight & Cool Vibes,
On the Delta Loop, up until 9 p.m. enjoy the piano bar-like setting and music with James on the vibraphone, then enjoy classic rock until 11 p.m. Dinner specials are $9.95 fajitas or $19.95 steak & lobster. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

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 $3. Call 209.368.1946 for more info.

5 • 1st Sunday Musically Diverse Dinner Show,
Pittsburg Yacht Club, featuring Joyce & Stephen. 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.

8 • Delta Chambers Mixer, 6 – 7:30 p.m.,
Sugar Barge on Bethel Island. This August 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. David and Tracy are sure to make the evening enjoyable. 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.

11 • Spindrift’s Live Music, On the Delta Loop,
8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Come enjoy dinner and the dynamic sounds of Sly Fox. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

12 • Crawdad Festival on the Delta Loop,
Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill and Lighthouse Resort. Performing is Mumbo Gumbo. Presented by Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill and Moore’s Riverboat. Tickets are $20. www.mooresriverboat.com for more info.

18 • Spindrift’s Live Music, On the Delta Loop,
8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Come enjoy dinner and the great sounds of Sterling Silver. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

18 • Annual “Moo BBQ”,
Windmill Cove. Come out and celebrate 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.

25 • Spindrift’s Live Music,
On the Delta Loop, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Come enjoy dinner and the fantastic sounds of Mad Monkey. Contact Chris at 916.777.4944 for all the details and specials.

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



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