Down the Rode - July 2013

BAY & BEYOND

 

JULY

 

4 • Suisun City Marina 4th of July Celebration,
A fun-filled day and fireworks events where the city of Suisun has stated that they are pulling out the stops in giving the public the best fireworks show seen to date. Call 707.429.2628 to arrange slip space if you plan on going by boat.

 

4 • Enjoy the Bay Fireworks onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet,
This is a yearly fundraiser/celebration. Family fun in all the hanger 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, ($25 at door), $10 youths. Call 510.521.8448 ext. 282 for info.

 

4 • Pier 39 4th of July Celebration,
San Francisco. 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.

 

4 • Petaluma 4th of July Celebration,
An annual spectacular display at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds and Events Center. www.visitpetaluma.com for more info.

 

4 - Aug 30 • Louis Vuitton Cup,
America’s Cup Challenger Series. There are many areas in the Bay to view the races of the challenging AC72s as they compete to challenge Team Oracle in the 34th defence of the cup. www.americascup.com.

 

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.

 

8, 11 & 13 • 47th Annual Transpac,
Also known as the L.A. to Honolulu Race. All info at www.transpacrace.com.

 

 

AUGUST

 

1 - 30 • America’s Cup Photo Exhibit,
by Stuart Kiehl, The Depot Gallery in Downtown Mill Valley, on the Plaza, 87 Throckmorton Ave. Framed, signed prints available for sale during the month-long event. On Tuesday Aug. 6 there will be a wine and cheese opening from 6 - 7 p.m. For more info call 415.383.2665 or visit clover.smugmug.com.

 

2 & 3 - 9 & 10 - 16 & 17 - 23 & 24 - 30 & 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.

 

3 • 33rd 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.

 

9 - 10 • 41st Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance,
North Lake Tahoe. Featuring the collection of Alan Furth. 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.

 

24 • 8th 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.

 

 

DELTA

 

JULY

 

Fri/Sat • Live Music at Moore’s Riverboat,
On the Delta Loop. Call 916.777.4884 for more information and times.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 $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.

 

4 • Hilton’s Fireworks Extravaganza,
Mandeville. Fireworks to begin approx. 1/2 hour after sunset.

 

4 • 4th of July Fireworks Display,
Antioch. 9:30 p.m. start with some of the best viewing areas being right at the Antioch Marina.

 

4 - 5 • Downtown Stockton 4th of July Fireworks,
Weber Point. Enjoy the fireworks display put on both evenings by the Stockton Ports. Call 209.462.4200 for info.

 

5 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Classic rock and roll band Stone Kold performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

6 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Classic country band Desert Moon Band performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $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.

 

7 • 1st Sunday Musically Diverse Dinner Show,
Pittsburg Yacht Club. Featuring Terri Odabi. 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.

 

10 • Delta Chambers Mixer, 6 – 7:30 p.m.,
Marina West Yacht Club located at Tower Park. 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. The members of MWYC 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.

 

10 • Hal Schell Award Presentation,
Marina West Yacht Club during the Delta Chambers Mixer.

 

12 - 14 • Brentwood’s 21st 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.

 

13 • California Delta Chambers 12th Annual Taste of the Delta,
Village West Yacht Club at Village West Marina in Stockton 4 - 6 p.m. $35 pre pay and $40 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 performed by ABBA Tribute band Waterloo, 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.

 

13 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Award-winning blues artist Two Tone Steiny performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

13 • Stockton Downtown Marina Rockin the Docks,
Music and entertainment. Contact the marina at 209.462.4200 for all information and docking reservations.

 

20 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Rockin country band Hearts on Fire performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

27 • 2nd Beach Party at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. 7 - 11 p.m. with ticket price $25. Come out for a great evening of food and music. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

28 • 41st 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.

 

 

AUGUST

 

TBD • The Point Restaurant Re-Opening,
Stay updated with “Delta Rat Scrapbook” on this exciting late breaking news.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 $2.50. Call 209.368.1946 for more info.

 

Fri/Sat • Live Music at Moore’s Riverboat,
On the Delta Loop. Call 916.777.4884 for more information and times.

 

3 • Stockton Downtown Marina Totally 80’s Party,
Music, costume contest, dinner and dancing. Contact the marina at 209.462.4200 for all information and docking reservations.

 

3 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Classic country band Desert Moon Band performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

4 • 1st Sunday Musically Diverse Dinner Show,
Pittsburg Yacht Club. Call for featured artist. 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.

 

10 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. The great rock and roll band Nick Carasis performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

14 • Delta Chambers Mixer,
6 – 7:30 p.m., Stockton Downtown Marina. 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. 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 • Speakeasy Party at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. The nightclub will again be transformed into a speakeasy from the 30’s & 40’s. Come dressed as your favorite gangster or flapper. Live music provided by Two Tone Stieny. $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

24 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Rockin country band Hearts on Fire performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

31 • Live Music at Rosa’s,
Tower Park Resort & Marina. Terry Sheets Band performs 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. $5 cover at the door. Drink specials and plenty of fun. For info call 209.365.4693.

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

7 • Delta Yacht Club OPEN HOUSE,
One of the most enjoyable yacht clubs in the area is opening their unique private island club to the public for a free dinner and overnight stay (some restrictions apply). Make sure to take this limited opportunity to actually experience the benefits of a boat-in island yacht club. Reservations are a must by calling 209.463.6063 or e-mailing dyc@um.att.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.

 

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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