Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Music... Theatre & Events

ATTRACTIONS


Delta


JULY

July:  Spindrift Restaurant Weekdays Progressive Happy Hour.  Monday - Friday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm.  Drinks cheapest at 3:00 pm and go up .50 cents every hour till 6:00 pm.

July 13:  Delta Chambers Mixer at Moore's Riverboat. 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Bring friends and network with other business members.  Raffle!   Contact:  916-777-4041.

July 16:  10th Annual Taste of the Delta Event at Windmill Cove sponsored by The California Delta Chambers – Enjoy the Delta to its fullest!   Eat delicious food and taste wine provided by local Delta businesses, silent and a live auctions, and listen to great music! Tickets $25 (advance), $35 (at the door) are available onlineContact:  916-777-4041.

July 16:  Restore The Delta Fundraiser. Family BBQ 5:30 - 6:00 pm at Roberts Union Farm Center, 4925 West Howard Road, Stockton. All proceeds to benefit Restore the Delta.  Raffles & Auction.  $100 per person.  RSVP by July 8, 2011.  Contact:  John Herrick, 209-956-0150, Email:  jherrlaw@aol.com

July 16, 23, 30:  Ryde Hotel Saturday Night Dinners.  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Prix-Fixe Menu, $25.00 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Call for reservations (916) 776-1318.

July 17, 24, 31: Point Restaurant Sunday Champagne Buffet.  10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Contact: (707) 374-5400.

July 17, 24, 31:  Ryde Hotel Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet.  10:00 am to 2:00 pm, $27.95 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Call for reservations (916) 776-1318.

July 17, 24, 31:   Spindrift Restaurant.  Music and Dancing to Jason Carmel 4:00 - 7:00 pm..  Come sing and dance and just have some great fun.  It will be addicting!

July 19, 26:  Windmill Cove Restaurant Taco Tuesdays! All you can eat tacos are served every Tuesday fir $8.00.  Starts at 4:00 PM and runs till 10:00 PM.

July 21:  Diablo Sail and Power Squadron.  Paddle Smart Seminar class for preparation of kayaking outing.  A class in kayak handling with lunch at Jack London Square. Contact:  Marta Van Loan 925-372-4152 or Email: vanloanm@att.net

July 23: Tracy Oasis Fishing Tournament.  7:00 am to Noon, Entry Fee is $40 per person and includes lunch. Contact Terry: (209) 835-3182.

July 23:  Diablo Sail and Power Squadron.  A kayak outing with lunch at Jack London Square. Contact:  Marta Van Loan 925-372-4152 or Email: vanloanm@att.net

July 30 & 31:  Clarksburg Wine Growers Association Wine, Cheese & Bread Faire.  11:00 am to 5:00 pm at The Old Sugar Mill, Clarksburg.  $20 online & $25 at the door.  Purchase tickets at:  www.oldsugarmill.com

July 31:   39th Annual Courtland Pear Fair.  9 am to 6 pm. The Pear Fair is a celebration of the annual Bartlett Pear Harvest in the picturesque, Sacramento River Delta region of California.  Organized and run by a committee of local community volunteers, it has become a long standing summer tradition in the Delta that reflects the character and lifestyle of rural life, family fun and a wonderful day of entrainment, festivities, food and drink shared by all who attend each year.    Contact: 916-775-2000, Email:information@pearfair.com

AUGUST

AugustSpindrift Restaurant Weekdays Progressive Happy Hour.  Monday - Friday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm.  Drinks cheapest at 3:00 pm and go up .50 cents every hour till 6:00 pm.

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30:  Windmill Cove Restaurant Taco Tuesdays! All you can eat tacos are served every Tuesday fir $8.00.  Starts at 4:00 PM and runs till 10:00 PM.

August 4:  Stockton Chamber of Commerce Mixer at the Stockton Civic Theater.  5:15 to 7:15 pm. 

August 6:  Herman & Helens Marina Blues, Brews & BBQ.  12 to 4:00 pm. BBQ oysters, tri-tip and ribs.  Blues Band Sternwheel will perform.  Contact: Sherri Keys, Phone: 209-951-4634, Email Address: sakfish@yahoo.com

August 6 & 20: Tracy Oasis Fishing Tournament.  7:00 am to Noon, Entry Fee is $40 per person and includes lunch. Contact Terry: (209) 835-3182.

August 6, 13, 20, 27:  Ryde Hotel Saturday Night Dinners.  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Prix-Fixe Menu, $25.00 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Call for reservations (916) 776-1318.

August 7, 14, 21, 28:   Spindrift Restaurant.  Music and Dancing to Jason Carmel 4:00 - 7:00 pm..  Come sing and dance and just have some great fun.  It will be addicting!

August 7, 14, 21, 28:  Ryde Hotel Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet.  10:00 am to 2:00 pm, $27.95 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Call for reservations (916) 776-1318.

August 10:  Delta Chambers Mixer at Willow Berm Marina . 6:00 - 7:30 pm.  Bring friends and network with other business members.  Raffle!  Contact:  916-777-4041.

August 12-14:  Diablo Sail & Power Squadron cruise into Solano Yacht Club.  Contact:  Marta Van Loan 925-372-4152 or Email:vanloanm@att.net

August 13: Peter's Steakhouse 1 Year Anniversary Celebration.  Join Us In
Celebrating our 1 Year Anniversary.  Win a 50" Flat Screen TV!  Receive 1 entry for every $30 purchase between June 6th-August 12. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!  WINNING NUMBER WILL BE ANNOUNCED THREE(3) TIMES, IF NOT CLAIMED ANOTHER TICKET WILL BE DRAWN.  MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW!!!  203 2nd Street, Isleton, CA 95641.  Contact:  Becky (916) 777-6004, Email:info@peterssteakhouse.net

August 15:  Delta Loop Casino Night.  7:00 to 10:00 pm, Appetizers, Silent Auction at the Lighthouse Resort, 151 Brannan Island Road, Isleton, CA. 

August 19-20:  Towerfest Luau at Stockton-Delta KOA.  Tower Park Resort KOA will be a Polynesian Paradise! Hawiian Entertainment, Food, Fun and Local Vendors.  Contact: Scott Haar, Phone: 209-369-1041,  Email Address: stockton@koa.net

August 20: Annual MOO BBQ at Windmill Cove.  Come out and participate in the Hal Schell Birthday Celebration.  Live music and dancing with special pricing on Hal's favorite beer - Heineken!  Contact: (209) 948-6995.




Elsewhere


JULY 15 | TUESDAY
CONCERT – Summer concerts at The Quad at UC Davis begins with a performance with Cape Verde native Tcheka. Join in the fun with a picnic at 6:30 p.m.
When: July 15, 7:30 p.m.
Location: UC Davis Quad, Davis
Cost: Free
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS
CONCERT – The all-string quartet The Hot Club of San Francisco will perform gypsy-swing music, a genre inspired by 1930s France, at the Sacramento Zoo during its Music in the Zoo series. Low-baked folding chairs, blankets and picnics are welcome.
When: July 15, 6 p.m. (Gates open 5:30 p.m.)
Location: Sacramento Zoo, 3930 West Land Park Drive, Sac.
Cost: Members pay: $9 adult and $4 kids. Non-members pay: $12 adult and $6 kids (3-12). Kids 2 and younger are free.
More Info: (916) 808-5885
JULY 16 | WEDNESDAY
CONCERT – Fairytale Town will host weekly Wednesday entertainment with its Twilight Concert Series throughout July and August. Pop rockers One Eyed Rhino performs. Seating is first come, first served. Don’t forget to bring a blanket.
When: July 16, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Doors open 5:30 p.m.)
Location: Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sac.
Cost: $10 adults and kids 12 and younger are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Capital Public Radio members get 2 for 1 tickets.
More Info: (916) 264-5233
JULY 18 | FRIDAY
BACH SOLOISTS – The American Bach Soloists SummerFest 2008 begins with a family concert exploring the world of Baroque music.
When: July 18, 6 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Arts, Studio Theatre, Davis
Cost: $10 general and $5 students, seniors and children. Buy tickets online.
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS
BACH SOLOISTS – The American Bach Soloists SummerFest 2008 Bach’s Supper includes a choice of chicken, beef or vegetable entrees.
When: July 18 to 20, 6:30 p.m. nightly
Location: Mondavi Arts, Studio Theatre, Davis
Cost: $15 general. Buy tickets online.
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS
BACH SOLOISTS – The American Bach Soloists SummerFest 2008’s main event on baroque features the works from Albinoni, Vivaldi, Bach and Marcello to name a few.
When: July 18, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Arts, Studio Theatre, Davis
Cost: $37/$39/$20 general and $33/$26/$18 students, seniors and children. Buy ticketsonline.
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS
JULY 19 | SATURDAY
EPPIES RACE – Test your athletic prowess with Eppie’s Great Race which will be celebrating its 35th year. The race consists of a 5.82-mile run, 12.5-mile cycle and 6.35-mile paddle race.
When: July 19, 7:58 a.m. start time for adaptive divisions, 8 a.m. start time for ironpersons and other teams
Location: American River Parkway, Rancho Cordova and Sacramento
Cost: $80 ($90) all ironpersons, $80 ($95) junior team or free with pledges, $165 ($180) 2- or 3-person teams, $215 ($230) tandem kayak/recreational or canoe team of 4 persons, and $255 ($270) corporate team of three people or free with pledges. Costs are for applications postmarked by July 14, prices in parentesis are for entries postmarked after July 14. The entry form can be found online.
More Info: thegreatrace.org



CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR -- California State Fair, headliner concerts (Blue Oyster Cult, M.C. Hammer, Lee Greenwood, War, Three Dog Night, Starship), carnival midway, exhibits, competitions, Thursday-July 31, Cal Expo, Sacramento. (916) 263-FAIR. Visit www.bigfun.org.
THE CALIFORNIA MUSEUM FOR HISTORY, WOMEN AND THE ARTS -- California Museum for History, Women and the Arts, highlights of California history and the people who made it, ongoing exhibits: "Xtreme Engineering: The California Water Project at 50," through Monday, among others. 1020 O St., Sacramento; tickets: $5-$7.50. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Visit www.californiamuseum.org.
ESQUIRE IMAX THEATRE -- "Cars 2," "Super 8," ongoing. Esquire IMAX Theatre, 1211 K St., Sacramento. (916) 443-IMAX or visit www.imax.com/sacramento.
CALIFORNIA AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM -- California Automobile Museum, presents "Going Green: It's Cool for the Planet" (ongoing). 2200 Front St., Sacramento; tickets: $4-$8. Visit www.calautomuseum.org.
COMEDY
LAUGHS UNLIMITED -- Keith Nelson, featuring Ace Guillen, 8 and 10:30 tonight; tickets: $18. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $24. 7 p.m. Sunday; tickets: $13. Live music with FOG (Friggin Old Guys), 4 p.m. Saturday; free. Live music with Enfuzion, 3 p.m. Sunday; free. Karaoke with Jeff and Dawn, 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; tickets: $3. Robert Duchaine, featuring Andrew Norelli, 8 p.m. Thursday; tickets: $13. Laughs Unlimited, 207 Front St., Sacramento. (916)446-5905 or visit www.laughsunlimited.com.
THEATER
'THE PRODUCERS' -- Sacramento Music Circus presents "The Producers," 8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, through July 17, 15th and H streets, Sacramento; tickets: $42-$59. Visit www.sacramentomusiccircus.com.
'PETER PAN' -- Davis Musical Theatre Company presents "Peter Pan," 8:15 tonight and Saturday and 2:15 Sunday (ends Sunday), DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Pena Drive, Davis; tickets: $14-$18. (530) 756-3682 or visitwww.dmtc.org.
'DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN' -- "Defending the Caveman," a comedy by Rob Becker, featuring Cody Lyman, through Sept. 11, Cosmopolitan Cabaret, 1510 J St., Sacramento; tickets: Visit www.calmt.com.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK -- City Theatre presents Shakespeare in the park, "As You Like It" and "The Taming of the Shrew," July and August, William A. Carroll Amphitheatre, William Land Park, Land Park Drive at 15th Avenue (behind Fairytale Town), Sacramento. Tickets and information: (916) 558-2228 or visitwww.sacramentoshakespeare.net.
MUSIC
PAQUITA la del BARRIO -- Paquita la del Barrio, with special guest, 8 p.m. Saturday, Cache Creek Casino Resort, 14455 State Highway 16, Brooks; tickets: $39-$65. (800) 225-2277 or visit www.cachecreek.com.
OLD TIME FIDDLERS -- Open jam session with Old Time Fiddlers, dancing, free fiddle lessons, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Grange Hall, 5807 Walnut Ave., Orangevale; tickets: $1. (530) 676-0836 or visit wwwcsotfa5.com.
CALIFORNIA WORLDFEST -- 15th Annual California Worldfest, featuring India.Arie and Idan Raichel, Nanci Griffith, David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Jake Shimabukuro, Doc Serverinsen, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, Thursday-July 17, Fairgrounds, Grass Valley; tickets: $15-$150. (530) 891-4098 or visit www.worldfest.net.
ART
THE ARTERY -- Paintings and drawings by Karen Roughton and Ken Kirsch, through Aug. 2, The Artery, Artists' cooperative of Davis, 207 G St., Davis. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays and to 9 p.m. Fridays. (530) 758-8330 or visit www.theartery.net.
PENCE GALLERY -- "A Tribute to Roy de Forest: Marking the Territory," through Aug. 14. "Melissa Wood: Flora, Fauna and Other Companions," mixed-media paintings and sculptures, through Aug. 14. Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 212 D St., Davis. (530) 758-3370 or visit www.pencegallery.org.
CROCKER ART MUSEUM -- "Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism," through Sept. 18. "Transcending Vision: American Impressionism, 1870-1940," through Sept. 15. "The Pramila and Indru Kriplani Collection of Modern Indian Painting," through Aug. 7. "Daniel Douke: Bytes of Reality," through July 17. Permanent collection includes California art, Old Master drawings, European paintings, international ceramics, Asian art and contemporary American art. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Every third Sunday of the month is "Pay What You Wish Sunday." Admission is $5-$10. Visit www.crockerartmuseum.org.
Wine Country
ATTRACTIONS
SONOMA TRAINTOWN -- Sonoma Traintown Railroad, miniature railroad and 10 acres of landscaped park, Ferris wheel, Iron Horse carousel, snack bar, petting zoo, intersection of Napa Road and Broadway, Sonoma. Summer hours (through Labor Day): 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 938-3912 or visit www.vom.com/traintown.
FILM SCREENING, ACTOR TALK -- "Exporting Raymond," film screening and talk-back with actor and director Phil Rosenthal, 8 p.m. Thursday, Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St., Napa; tickets: $15. Visit www.nvoh.com
THEATER
'THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE' -- The Raven Players present "The Pirates of Penzance," 8 tonight and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through July 24, Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg; tickets: $26-$30. 433-6335, Ext. 11, or visit www.ravenplayers.org.
'THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (abridged)' -- Shakespeare Napa Valley and Sebastopol Shakespeare present "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7 tonight, Saturday, Sunday and Thursday, through July 17, Ives Park, Sebastopol; tickets: $20-$25. 256-7500 or visit www.napavalleytheater.org.
MUSIC
MENDOCINO MUSIC FESTIVAL -- 25th Annual Mendocino Music Festival, featuring the Festival Orchestra led by Allan Pollack, Kevin Eubanks, The Travelin' McCourys San Jose Taiko, Bettye LaVette and more, Saturday-July 23, Mendocino Headlands, Mendocino; tickets: $10-49. 937-4041 or visit www.mendocinomusic.com.
MUSIC, DANCE AND DIDGERIDOO -- Napa Valley Opera House presents its Summer Family Series, offering Music, Dance and Didgeridoo, 2 p.m. Sunday, Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St., Napa; tickets: Visit www.nvoh.com.
OTTMAR LIEBERT -- Flamenco guitarists Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St., Napa; tickets: $25-$30. 226-7372 or visit www.nvoh.com.
JAKE SHIMABUKURO -- Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St., Napa; tickets: $30-$35. 226-7372 or visit www.nvoh.com.
JEFFERSON STARSHIP -- Jefferson Starship, 8 p.m. Saturday, Uptown Theatre, 1350 Third St., Napa; tickets: $35. 226-7372 or visit www.uptowntheatrenapa.com.
STEVE KIMOCK & FRIENDS -- Steve Kimock & Friends, featuring Bobby Vega, 8 p.m. Thursday, Uptown Theatre, 1350 Third St., Napa; tickets: $35. 226-7372 or visit www.uptowntheatrenapa.com.
ART
MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION -- "Black Power and Flower Power," photographs by the late Pirkle Jones and the late Ruth-Marion Baruch, husband wife, through July 30, Marin Community Foundation, 5 Hamilton Landing, suite 200, Novato. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Visit www.pirklejones.com.
PETALUMA ARTS CENTER -- "fireice," a multimedia exhibition, through July 24. Reception 4-7 p.m. Saturday. "Alchemy and the Arts," a lecture by Kayleen Asbo, 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Petaluma Arts Center, 230 Lakeville St., Petaluma. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays). 762-5600.
SONOMA COUNTY MUSEUM -- "Pat Lenz: Nobody's Poodle," through Sept. 11. "Gertrud Parker: Artist and Collector," through Sept. 11, at 425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa. Visit www.sonomacountymuseum.org.
MUMM NAPA -- Mumm Napa Gallery presents "Signs of Life," a portfolio of cameraless, computer-free photographs by Robert Buelteman, through Nov. 13, Mumm Napa, 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford. 967-7700 or visitwww.mummnapa.com.
Bay Area
ATTRACTIONS
CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES -- California Academy of Sciences, home to Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium, Kimball Natural History Museum, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. (415) 379-8000 or visit www.calacademy.org.
BAY AREA DISCOVERY MUSEUM -- Bay Area Discovery Museum, one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor facility at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Baker, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Admission: Free to members or $8-$10. Visit www.baykidsmuseum.org.
THEATER
''BEACH BLANKET BABYLON' -- "Beach Blanket Babylon," at Club Fugazi, 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd., San Francisco. Performances times are 6:30 tonight, 6 and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2 and 5 p.m. Sundays, 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; tickets: $25-$80. Ongoing. Call (415) 421-4222 or visitwww.beachblanketbabylon.com.

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