Down The Rode - August 2020

BAY & BEYOND

JULY

Friday & Saturday · 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: $30, Children 6-12: $15. For information regarding times of departure and to make reservations call 415/435.2131 or visit http://angelislandferry.com/bay-cruises... Please Note that due to Covid restrictions on times and days may vary.

AUGUST

Friday & Saturday · 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: $30, Children 6-12: $15. For information regarding times of departure and to make reservations call 415/435.2131 or visit http://angelislandferry.com/bay-cruises... Please Note that due to Covid restrictions on times and days may vary.

1 ·40th Annual Maritime Day Celebration & Flea Market, Please Call Ahead for Event info due to Covid-19. Galilee Harbor, Sausalito. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Live Music, Flea Market and Artists, historic vessels, a chance to win a wooden dingy and more. For more info call 415/332.8554 or visit www.galileeharbor.org

7 & 8 · 48th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d′Elegance, Canceled for 2020 with the next one to be held in 2021. www.laketahoeconcours.com

22 · Martinez Marina Swap Meet, Due to the Covid-19 and mandates set in place, this event may or may not happen. Please check with the marina for info. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. If you have items to sell or wish to check out other sailor′s items to buy, come out to this free event held in front of the yacht club. For info call, 925/313.0942.

SEPTEMBER

Friday & Saturday · 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: $30, Children 6-12: $15. For information regarding times of departure and to make reservations call 415/435.2131 or visit http://angelislandferry.com/bay-cruises... Please Note that due to Covid restrictions on times and days may vary.

5 · 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

DELTA

JULY

Tuesdays · Taco Tuesday at Windmill Cove, One of the most popular Taco Tuesdays in the Delta. Come out by Car or Boat to enjoy! Taco Tuesday every Tuesday throughout the summer and on into early fall. Enjoy. For more info on taco Tuesdays or other events at Windmill Cove call 209/469.9300.

Thursday - Saturday · Steak & Lobster Night at Orwood, Orwood Resort, 4451 Orwood Road, Brentwood, CA 94513. Come out and enjoy a 12-oz. New York steak or rib-eye and lobster, Brentwood corn, baked potato and roll for only $25.99. Beautiful Delta setting on the water and a great meal to boot. Call 925/634.2550 for more info.

Fri · Karaoke at Moore′s Riverboat, Planned but Call ahead... On the Delta Loop. Come by car or boat to watch your friends sing their favorite tunes. 916/292.8490.

Sat · Live Music at the Sugar Barge Bar & Grill, Make sure and Call ahead as mandates change for schedule of music. 4-8 p.m. Come by car or boat, enjoy great food, scenic on water views and live music. Call 925/684.9075 or visit sugarbarge.com for more info.

Sat & Sun · Weekend Live Music at Windmill Cove, Call ahead if interested in the live music weekends for band lineup and if playing due to the Covid. For info on schedules or other events at Windmill Cove call 209/469.9300.

Sat & Sun · Live Music at Moore′s Riverboat on the Delta Loop, Call ahead... Once things open up Rich will have the live music going... Come out by car or boat to enjoy Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon performances. 916/292.8490.

26 · 48th Annual Courtland Pear Fair, Canceled to do Covid-19. Generally takes place the last Sunday in July. The next Pear Fear will take place on July 25, 2021 where you can enjoy live music, local wineries, parade, arts and crafts, classic car show and of course pears! For all the info on this year′s cancellation and next year′s planned event visit www.pearfair.org

AUGUST

Tuesdays · Taco Tuesday at Windmill Cove, One of the most popular Taco Tuesdays in the Delta. Come out by Car or Boat to enjoy! Taco Tuesday every Tuesday throughout the summer and on into early fall. Enjoy. For more info on taco Tuesdays or other events at Windmill Cove call 209/469.9300.

Thursday - Saturday · Steak & Lobster Night at Orwood, Orwood Resort, 4451 Orwood Road, Brentwood, CA 94513. Come out and enjoy a 12-oz. New York steak or rib-eye and lobster, Brentwood corn, baked potato and roll for only $25.99. Beautiful Delta setting on the water and a great meal to boot. Call 925/634.2550 for more info.

Fri · Karaoke at Moore′s Riverboat, Planned but Call ahead ... On the Delta Loop. Come by car or boat to watch your friends sing their favorite tunes. 916/292.8490.

Sat · Live Music at the Sugar Barge Bar & Grill, Make sure and Call ahead as mandates change for schedule of music. 4-8 p.m. Come by car or boat, enjoy great food, scenic on water views and live music. Call 925/684.9075 or visit sugarbarge.com for more info.

Sat & Sun · Weekend Live Music at Windmill Cove, Call ahead if interested in the live music weekends for band lineup and if playing due to the Covid. For info on schedules or other events at Windmill Cove call 209/469.9300.

Sat & Sun · Live Music at Moore′s Riverboat on the Delta Loop, Call ahead... Once things open up Rich will have the live music going... Come out by car or boat to enjoy Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon performances. 916/292.8490.

7· First Friday in Walnut Grove, At this time there Is no info on event being held ... If this is a favorite of yours contact the Tong Gallery in Walnut Grove and they will update as best possible.

8 · California Delta Chambers 19th Annual Taste of the Delta, Canceled this year due to Covid-19. Make sure and come out in 2021 and support local wineries and restaurants as well as the California Delta Chambers. Will be held at Village West Marina, Stockton Ca. the first part of August in 2021, 1 - 4 p.m. Come by car or boat. Call 916/777.5203 or 916/777.4041 or visit www.tasteofthedelta.com for more information.

12 · Delta Chambers Mixer, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m Rusty Porthole on Bethel Island. Come out with your fellow Chamber Members and guests to enjoy the evening and see what your fellow chambers members have been up to. Rob and Kim are sure to make everyone feel welcome. Come by car or boat. 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.

28 · Delta Dog Day Unleashed Poker Run, 9 a.m. This will be your 2020 chance at getting out on the water while supporting a Good Cause. Two places of starting, Garlic Brothers at Village West Marina Resort and Orwood Resort in Orwood (Both 0900 starting times). Breakfast and Dinner will be served. Dinner to commence upon the arrival of the Poker Run′s last and ending spot at Windmill Cove. There will be live music, plenty of swag, a professional overhead aerial photo of boat and crew. Plenty of high-end silent auction items, lots of raffle prizes and of course the poker hand prizes that total over $10,000. Come out for the one event in 2020 that will be remembered for sure. Proceedings to benefit the Animal Protection League where there efforts do amazing job helping local animal shelters and lost and stray pets in the area. Contact Jill Antonini at 209/271.0225 and visit www.apl209.org for more info.

SEPTEMBER

5 · Hilton′s (Labor Day Weekend) Fireworks Extravaganza, Mandeville. YES... Rescheduled from the 4th of July to Labor Day Weekend. Start making your Mandeville Plans now for the event and we look forward to seeing you on the water.

5 · 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

9 · Delta Chambers Mixer, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Village West Yacht Club located at Village West Marina. The club has always been a fantastic host as this year is sure to be no different. Come out and enjoy the evening with fellow chambers members, meet new members and experience all the club and facilities offer. Come by car or boat. 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 - 13 · Stephens Yacht Rendezvous, Village West Marina & Resort 6649 Embarcadero Drive, Stockton, California. From 1902 to 1987, in Stockton, California Stephens Brothers Boat Builders and Designers and later Stephens Marine, Inc. thrived. During that period, they built about 2,000 vessels: pleasure boats, workboats, and military craft. Many Stephens built boats still cruise the seas worldwide. On September 11, 12, and 13th, there will be a gathering of Stephens built yachts at Village West Marina & Resort in Stockton, California. Dick Stephens will be honored on his 100th birthday at the event. Dick not only ran the company with his brothers Theo and Barre, he also designed some of the most famous yachts of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Dick is also a world class sailor, he was one of the founding members of the Stockton Sailing Club and participated in many races. Happy birthday Dick!

The boats will be available for viewing over the weekend. On Saturday the 12th there will be a presentation of the history of Stephens boats at the Village West Yacht Club in the afternoon. On Sunday the 13th the fleet will cruise by the Stephens′ home on the Calaveras River to pay homage to Dick Stephens, one of the greatest boat designers and yachtsmen in history.

Please contact Bill Wells at 916/869.9141 or email commodorewells@msn.com for more information or if you are interested in bringing your Stephens yacht.

Due to Covid-19 make sure to call ahead on any normal ongoing event... at the time of print many exhibits and activities remain closed or operating on limited schedules.

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.redand white.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 Hornet Tours, Sea, Air and Space Museum, Alameda CA. The Ship is open for daily visits and offers several specialty tours including a 9 p.m-6 a.m. overnighter. If you wish to visit and need more info regarding general admission, specialty tours or group events, www.uss-hornet.org

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. H


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