Down The Rode - June 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

1 · 3 Hour Islands and Lighthouse Tour On-Board the USS Potomac, 10:30 a.m. from Oakland′s Jack London Square. $75 adult, $70 senior and children 2-12 $50. Join the crew of the Presidential Yacht USS Potomac for a 3-hour cruise on San Francisco Bay. Tickets may be purchased by contacting TicketWeb at www.Ticketweb.com or by calling 866/468.3399. Reservations are highly recommended.

6 - 9 · 16th Annual San Diego International Boat Show, Spanish Landing Park, East. In its third year under the Duncan McIntosh Company, this year′s show is projected to be larger with more boats in the water and booth exhibits. Make a weekend of it and find your next dream vessel or needed marine gear for your current vessel. For details on the show you can visit www.sandiegointernationalboatshow.com for all the information.

8 · 18th Annual National Marina Day, Last year′s participation was over a dozen marinas in California. National Marina Day was launched to promote the marina industry and its role in boating. This popular event has now merged with the efforts of Discover Boating to promote the entire marine industry and the boating lifestyle in one event. Check with your marina to find out how you can join in the day′s activities or visit www.nationalmarinaday.org

16 · Father′s Day, What better way to make Dad happy then an invite to spend the day on the Bay, on the water… In A Boat! Enjoy the day Dads and be safe on the water!

16 · Father′s Day Cruise On-Board the USS Potomac, Noon - 3 p.m. from Oakland′s Jack London Square. $85 per person. Join the crew of the Presidential Yacht USS Potomac for a 3-hour cruise on San Francisco Bay. Enjoy a box lunch and beverages while cruising with your Father on this his special day. Tickets may be purchased by contacting TicketWeb at www.Ticketweb.com or by calling 866/468.3399. Reservations are highly recommended.

22 · 11th Annual West Point Regatta, run by the Sequoia Yacht Club, Treasure Island Yacht Club and Westpoint Harbor and is part of the YRA Weekend Regatta Series. Registration is now open. Racers will join the Weekend Regatta Fleet to race around Alcatraz and back down wind to Redwood City where the Sequoia YC will host the “Island Time Party.” Make your plans now to attend this popular sailing event at www.westpointregatta.com

22 - 23 · Summer Sailstice, Sailors are invited to join this popular Bay Area sailing event. For more info on times, pre-event raft-ups and event locations visit www.summersailstice.com

23 · 26th Master Mariners Wooden Boat Show, 10 a.m. — 4 p.m., Corinthian Yacht Club.

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

DELTA

MAY

Sat & Sun · Weekend Live Music at Windmill Cove, Come out by Car or Boat to enjoy the outside stage and summer Live Music Schedule. For info on bands or other events at Windmill Cove call 209/469.9300.

25 · 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.

JUNE

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 June are: Celebration Day “Led Zeppelin Tribute”, In the Meantime, Lovedrive “Scorpions tribute” -Maiden California, Lynette Shebyrd “all girl Lynard Skynard tribute”, Mystic Moon “Fleetwood Mac tribute”, Callbox, 105.9 the Bull Roundup w Whiskey Kiss, RIFF/RAFF “AC/DC tribute”, Fryed Brothers Band and Axis. 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.

1 · Latitude 38′s Delta Doo Dah 2017, Delta Ditch Run from Richmond to Stockton Sailing Club. For full itinerary you can visit www.deltadoodah.com for more info.

8 · 18th Annual National Marina Day, Last year′s participation was over a dozen marinas in California. National Marina Day was launched to promote the marina industry and its role in boating. This popular event has now merged with the efforts of Discover Boating to promote the entire marine industry and the boating lifestyle in one event. Check with your marina to find out how you can join in the day′s activities or visit www.nationalmarinaday.org

12 · Delta Chambers Mixer, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Windmill Cove. Come out with your fellow Chamber Members and guests to enjoy the evening to see what Jerry Wolfe has in store. Jerry and Randi 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.

16 · Father′s Day, What better way to make Dad happy then an invite to spend the day in the Delta, on the water… In A Boat! Enjoy the day Dads and be safe on the water!

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”, Crüella “All Girl Mötley Crüe 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

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

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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