Down The Rode - July 2019

BAY & BEYOND

JUNE

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/#b1

27 · USS Potomac Bridges of the Bay Cruise, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. from Oakland′s Jack London Square. $75 per person. Join the crew of the Presidential Yacht USS Potomac for a 3-hour cruise on San Francisco Bay. Enjoy box lunch as you learn about the historic bridges of your Bay. Tickets may be purchased by contacting TicketWeb at www.Ticketweb.com or by calling 866/468.3399. Reservations are highly recommended.

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/#b1

4 · Enjoy the Bay Fireworks onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet, 2 - 10 p.m. Family fun and live music in multiple locations aboard the ship. Enjoy the festivities during the day with music, carnival games, tours, food & drink and then the Bay′s fireworks later that evening. $25 adults, ($30 at door), $10 youths. Call 510/521.8448 ext. 282 for info. If interested it is suggested you get tickets early as this event is quite popular and tickets go quickly.

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 · 4th of July Cruise & Fireworks Viewing On-Board the USS Potomac, 7:30 p.m. departure from Oakland′s Jack London Square. $125 per person. Join the crew of the Presidential Yacht USS Potomac for a cruise on San Francisco Bay while enjoying the Holiday Fireworks the Bay has to offer. Tickets may be purchased by contacting TicketWeb at www.Ticketweb.com or by calling 866/468.3399. Reservations are highly recommended.

4 · 4th of July Fireworks Martinez, Fireworks begin shortly after dusk and can be seen from many viewing sites through-north Martinez if you cannot make it to the marina. Many spots will allow viewing of not only the Martinez Fireworks but Benicia and Vallejo as well.

4 · Suisun City Marina 4th of July Celebration, Call ahead to make sure this year′s event is still planned. A fun-filled day and fireworks event where the city of Suisun puts on one of the best shows in the Bay or Delta. Call 707/429.2628 to arrange slip space if you plan on going by boat.

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

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/#b1

3 · 39th Annual Maritime Day Celebration & Flea Market, 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

9 - 10 · 47th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d′Elegance, The 47th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d′Elegance is held at Obexer′s Boat Company in Homewood, Calif., on Lake Tahoe′s scenic West Shore. Presented by Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation, they invite you to come out and enjoy the boats of yesteryear. Open to the public, advance ticket information can be found at www.laketahoeconcours.com

17 · Martinez Marina Swap Meet, 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.

17 · 14th 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

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 $21.99. 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, On the Delta Loop. Come by car or boat to watch your friends sing their favorite tunes. 916/292.8490.

Fri/Sat · Friday & Saturday Night Ice Cream Social at Sunset Sweets, 7:30 - 9 p.m. 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 ice cream socials offer an ice cream bar set up for making your own sundaes for $3. Call 209/368.1946 for more info.

Fri - Sun · Karaoke at the Spindrift Restaurant, On the Delta Loop, come by car or boat Fri/Sat evenings or Sunday afternoon. 916/777.4945

Sat · Live Music at the Sugar Barge Bar & Grill, 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 and weekly preforming bands. Scheduled for the month of July are: Billy Martini Show, Axis Arena Rock, Delta Dogs, Synaptic Gap, and Nova.

Sat & Sun · Weekend Live Music at Windmill Cove, Come out by car or boat to enjoy the outside stage and summer Live Music Schedule. Scheduled for July are: Cherry Bomb “John Cougar tribute”, Foo Tube “Foo Fighters Tribute”, Kind Of Blue, Boys Of Summer “Eagles Tribute”, Cruella “All Girl Motley Crue tribute” and Mirra, 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, Come out by car or boat to enjoy Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon performances. 916/292.8490.

4 · Hilton′s Fireworks Extravaganza, Mandeville. Start planning NOW. Word has been given that the 4th of July Fireworks show will indeed happen on Thursday the 4th. Fireworks to begin approx. half-hour after sunset.

4 · Downtown Stockton 4th of July Fireworks, Weber Point. Enjoy the fireworks display put on by the Stockton Ports. Call 209/462.4200 for info. Make sure to book your marina guest slips and docking well in advance as many cruises in to this annual event and space fills up quickly.

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

4 · Pittsburg 4th of July Fireworks, Pittsburg Marina and Waterfront, Plenty of room on land or water to view the festivities. Guest docking available but may be limited. Call 925/439.4958 for more info.

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

6 · First Friday in Walnut Grove, Enjoy the open house style as local businesses such as The Tong and other participating locations in Walnut Grove are open later in the evening on the first Friday of every month from May to October. Enjoy the warm evenings with a leisurely stroll and Delta breeze while browsing all the unique, store-front offerings in this Delta legacy town.

10 · Delta Chambers Mixer, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Spindrift Restaurant on the Delta Loop where in addition to the mixer, the Annual Hal Schell Award presentation will take place as well. Come out with your fellow Chamber Members and guests to enjoy the evening. Chris is sure to show why this is such a popular Delta destination. 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.

10 · Hal Schell Award Presentation, Spindrift Restaurant on the Delta Loop during the Delta Chambers Mixer. See Above.

27 - 28 · 2nd Annual Runabouts on the River, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Stockton Sailing Club, Stockton, CA. Presented by the Antique & Classic Boat Society - Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter. Come out and enjoy this free event as you will not be disappointed if you like boats from days gone past. For more info you can contact ACBS at https://acbs.org/event/runabouts-on-the-river/

28 · 47th Annual Courtland Pear Fair, Always the last Sunday in July, 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

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 $21.99. 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, On the Delta Loop. Come by car or boat to watch your friends sing their favorite tunes. 916/292.8490.

Fri/Sat · Friday & Saturday Night Ice Cream Social at Sunset Sweets, 7:30 - 9 p.m. 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 ice cream socials offer an ice cream bar set up for making your own sundaes for $3. Call 209/368.1946 for more info.

Fri - Sun · Karaoke at the Spindrift Restaurant, On the Delta Loop, come by car or boat Fri/Sat evenings or Sunday afternoon. 916/777.4945.

Sat · Live Music at the Sugar Barge Bar & Grill, 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 and weekly preforming bands. Scheduled for the month of June with most performing on Saturday are: Billy Martini Show, Axis Arena Rock, Delta Dogs, Synaptic Gap, and Nova.

Sat & Sun · Weekend Live Music at Windmill Cove, Come out by car or boat to enjoy the outside stage and summer Live Music Schedule. Scheduled for August are: Bryan Keith and the Stone Rose Band (Country), Agent (Classic Rock), Mach 5 (60′s, 70′s, 80′s Rock of the decades), Longtime (Boston Tribute), RIFF RAFF (AC/DC Tribute), Radical Times (80′s new wave), Journey Revisited (Journey Tribute), 25th Hormones (all girl Ramones tribute), Rudy Can′t Fail (tribute to the Clash), and Undercovers (80′s Hits). 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, Come out by car or boat to enjoy Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon performances. 916/292.8490.

3 · California Delta Chambers 18th Annual Taste of the Delta, Village West Marina, Stockton Ca. 1 - 4 p.m. $30 pre-pay and $35 at the door. Come by car or boat. This yearly event highlights many of the local restaurants, wineries and craft beer brewers by giving out samples of food, wine and beer at the many vendor booths that attend. Live music, live and silent auctions and other venders such as art and jewelry. Contact any chamber board member for tickets or call 916/777.5203 or 916/777.4041 or visit www.tasteofthedelta.com

3 · First Friday in Walnut Grove, Enjoy the open house style as local businesses such as The Tong and other participating locations in Walnut Grove are open later in the evening on the first Friday of every month from May to October. Enjoy the warm evenings with a leisurely stroll and Delta breeze while browsing all the unique, store-front offerings in this Delta legacy town.

14 · Delta Chambers Mixer, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Towerpark Waterfront Grille . Come out with your fellow Chamber Members and guests to enjoy the evening and see what Flora the changes Flora has made at this popular Delta hangout. Flora and her staff are sure to make the evening an enjoyable one. 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.

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 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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