Archive for the ‘California beaches’ Category

FUN, FOOD AND FAST CARS

June 16, 2018

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A HAPPENING BY THE BAY

January 25, 2018

What a morning by the San Francisco Bay!  Flocks of geese and ducks were flying low across the water. Sea gulls were circling and the sound of barking seals could be heard echoing. What was the reason for all of this fun? The herring were in the water. On certain days every year the herring migrate to the shores of San Francisco Bay to lay eggs and all of Mother Nature knew that today was one of the days. Even the fishermen were out on this beautiful morning. What a sight!

THE GREAT LOS ANGELES WALK

November 17, 2017

A walk in LA??? Hard to imagine but this will be the tenth year of this amazing walk. The date is November 18 and the walk starts at 9 am. This year the walk is on Beverly Blvd. from downtown out to the beach. It should be a fun day with food and vendors along the way. Walk to the beach or walk only a couple of blocks. You can start or stop at any point along the route. Check out the blog at The Great Los Angeles Walk for details of the walk. See you there!

MORE FOOD FUN

August 10, 2017

We love food festivals! The Bodega Seafood, Art and Wine Festival will be August 26-27 and it will be a lot of fun. The Festival features food, wineries and microbreweries from the Northern California area and the location of Bodega Bay is quite scenic. Entertainment also comesBodega from the Northern California area. Visit the web site bodegaseafoodfestival.com for more detailed information and plan to attend this fun-filled event in a most scenic location.  See you there!

FUN ON THE BAY

July 26, 2017

Getting ready for race time and a fun evening on the bay.Fun on the Bay

GARLIC FESTIVAL TIME AGAIN!

July 26, 2017

We love the GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL and it is that time of year again.  July 28 – 30 are the dates this year and it is coming up.  Time to make your plans to visit Gilroy.  A once a year event, the GARLIC FESTIVAL features all types of food made with garlic – including ice cream! – cooking demonstrations – with garlic of course, cooking competitions – with garlic of course, live entertainment and fun for the entire family.  Not only is Gilroy a scenic place to visit, but you will be able to smell the garlic as you get close.  Time for some fun again this year at the GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL!  Visit their website gilroygarlicfestival.com for more information.  Enjoy!!                        www.powerhiking.com

Farmer’s Market

June 30, 2017

Every Thursday the Farmer’s Market comes to Tiburon. Fresh veggies and fruit, crafts, food trucks, music, wine, fun for the kids…come and visit on Main Street.  It is really fun!Tib Farmers MarketjpgTib Farmers Market 2

WHAT FUN! THE TIBURON CAR CLASSIC

June 21, 2017

Every summer the quaint town of Tiburon sponsors the Tiburon Car Classic. Tiburon, nestled next to San Francisco Bay offers fabulous views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge.IMG_1469

What fun to stroll along the waterfront gazing at this amazing view while enjoying classic, vintage and special cars.  Residents and neighbors – all car aficionados – polish and shine each special vehicle and line them up along the watering for visitors to admire. Food trucks and beverages make the day a success for everyone. Look for this special event next summer. It is worth a visit.  Info can be found on the Town of Tiburon web site. IMG_1467IMG_1462

Wow! What a day!

May 18, 2017

The sky is blue.  The sun is shining. On such a gorgeous San Francisco day it is hard to find a prettier location than Lands End. Located at the westernmost tip of San Francisco, the vistas are amazing. Whether you gaze at the Marin Headlands or back at the Golden Gate Bridge, this is the weather to enjoy such a unique spot. The trail is well groomed and a little over a mile so an easy walk with many view benches along the way. Or just spend some quiet time reflecting on the beauty or watching the ships pass under the mighty Golden Gate. In the mood for culture? Visit the Palace of the Legion of Honor. Beautiful exhibits and a beautiful building. Lands End is a special spot on a sunny day.

San Francisco Waterfront

March 17, 2017

Exciting news on the San Francisco waterfront.  Pier 29 has received the OK for the development of retail shops and hopefully a recreational area as well.  This pier has been vacant and unused for years and is a another step in the revitalization and beautification of the San Francisco waterfront area.  There will be shops – most selling homemade San Francisco goods – a wine bar, a coffee roastery, and a craft beer brewery.  We are looking forward to a wonderful addition to this exciting and beautiful area.