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Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July!

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The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate in the Bay Area. Here are a few local ways to celebrate the day. Redwood City 4th of July Parade, Festival, and Fireworks The Annual Fourth of July Parade in downtown Redwood City, the largest Independence Day parade in Northern California, attracts thousands of spectators. It brings entries from across the state. Most...

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Pick-Your-Own Cherries!

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I love driving out to the farmlands nearby. Some days, if there is nothing pressing to do (a rarity) we like to drive into the valley, or along the delta, or just into the hills. We might lunch in Oakdale, Farmington, or Lockeford. I find it very cathartic to just get out to the country and smaller towns. Another thing I love while out is...

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Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in the Bay Area

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Honor Those Who Served Celebrating the people that have fought and died for our country. Although this weekend is a great opportunity to welcome in the summer and celebrate with friends, it’s important to remember who the party is for.  Here are several ways you can celebrate our soldiers’ lives: Donate to Memorial Day Flowers and honor our fallen soldiers with a floral arrangement on their headstone....

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Summers Are For Street Fairs

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One of my favorite things about the summer months is the number of street fairs and art events I can look forward to on the weekends (when I don’t have an open house). My husband and I like eating from the food carts and browsing for gifts, buying art for ourselves, and just looking at the imaginative and clever things people do with their time. This...

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How to celebrate Juneteenth 2021 in the Bay Area

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On Tuesday, 6/15/2021 the Senate unanimously passed a resolution to establish June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is just a day away and events are lined up across the Bay Area to celebrate the holiday which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. It is also the first holiday celebrated after the end...

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St. Patrick’s Day In the Bay Area 2021

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It was one year ago this month that the pandemic kicked off a series of event cancellations which effectively brought the Bay Area’s entertainment scene to a halt. This included the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and the music, dancing and green-beer-fueled, in-person activities that normally surround it. While these crowded events are still on hold, or reconfigured for a now familiar virtual setting, we...

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How to do Halloween in Bay Area: 2020 Edition

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Well, we made it to Fall, y’all! And you know what that means… It’s ~ spooky season ~. While we can all agree that 2020 has been spooky enough thus far, we think we’re all overdue for the fun kind of spooky this Halloween season. We’re talking haunted walk-throughs, drive-throughs, costume contests, and more all around the Bay.  Pro tips:  Complete your spooky costume with...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

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FRIDAY, February 28th – SUNDAY, March 1st 2020 HOT AIR MUSIC FESTIVAL: CELEBRATION OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC – SF Sunday, March 1st, All DaySan Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St, San Francisco Welcome to the Eleventh Annual Hot Air Music Festival. HAMF is a student-organized new music marathon that focuses on world premieres and collaborations by young composers and performers as well as music written...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

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FRIDAY, February 21st – SUNDAY, February 23rd MARDI GRAS CARNIVAL – BRASS, BEADS, AND BEIGNETSRUSSIAN FESTIVAL 2020 Saturday, February 22nd – 4:30 PMDowntown Redwood CityBring the beads and we’ll provide the bands! Celebrate Mardi Gras Carnival at the “French Quarter” in downtown Redwood City, where the public is invited to come disguised for the occasion. Mardi Gras Carnival will transform Broadway into Bourbon Street from...

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Your Local Guide to What’s Happening in the Bay Area

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SATURDAY, February 15th – SUNDAY, February 16th SF Beer Week: All You Can Drink Beer & Whiskey Train Saturday, February 15, 11:00 am to 1:00 pmSeven Stills Brewery & Distillery (Mission Bay), 100 Hooper Street, Suite #4, San FranciscoChoo Choo y’all. It’s time once again for the SFBW Whiskey Train. Pick up will be at 11 am on 2nd & King and we’ll take the...

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