Winter/Spring Doin's in the Delta
Black History within the Historic Stockton Waterfront District/Sesquicentennial Freedom Celebration, 445 W.Weber Ave., Stockton, 4:00-7:00 p.m. Rev. Jeremiah Burke Sanderson and the Elk Street School for African, Asian and Indian students was part of a vibrant Stockton Waterfront District in 1840-1875.
Hot Crab Feed, Pittsburg Yacht Club. No-host cocktails, 6:00 p.m.; dinner at 7:00. Hot crab with pasta, green salad and bread. $45. Call Lynn for reservations at (925) 200-5307.
Delta Loop Crab Feed, Lighthouse Resort Clubhouse, Isleton, 6:00-9:00 p.m. $40 through Feb. 23; $45 after. BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle/Butter, no alcohol sold at event). Soda & water $1; door prize; raffles. Tickets available at B&W or call Judy, (916) 812-6799.
Kayak Brown's Island, Pittsburg. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Many rare plant species and a multitude of aquatic birds inhabit Brown's Island, a 59- acre tule island north of Pittsburg. Cross New York Slough and explore the shoreline of this historic island. $54; save $10 per person when you book online. Use promo code CHAMBER2015. (925) 642-5764.
Sturgeon in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Watershed, UC Davis ARC Ballroom 1, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Science symposium held by the Delta Stewardship Council regarding conservation and management. Free and open to the public.
Moonlight Paddle, Brentwood. Launch kayaks before the sun sets at 6:03 and before the moon rises over the Delta at 6:21 p.m. and leisurely paddle around the many small islands enjoying the peace and serenity. $54. Delta Kayak Adventures will provide kayak, paddle and PFD. If you are new to paddling they suggest bringing a friend and paddling one of our stable double kayaks. (925) 642-5764.
Wimpy's Run, Galt. 12:45-5:00 p.m. Paddle from the Cosumnes River Preserve to Wimpy's Marina down the Mokelumne River. Meet at the preserve and then set up a shuttle to leave as many vehicles as possible at Wimpy's. This is a fun, easy paddle on a gentle current for a little over 5 miles. Feel free to bring your fishing pole and license. Great for beginners and experts.
Bring cash or credit card for dining at Wimpy's restaurant. They have a great menu selection at very reasonable prices. Save $10 when you book online, using promo code PADDLE2015.
Tales of Two Rivers — Kayaking California's Two Longest and Significantly Imperiled Rivers, featuring environmental reporter Glen Martin, who kayaked the Sacramento, through the Delta to the Golden Gate; and CNN reporter John Sutter, who kayaked and walked the length of the San Joaquin through the Delta to the Golden Gate. Pier One, Port of San Francisco
Bayside Conference Room, 5:30 p.m. reception; 6:30 program. $10 Includes one drink (beer, wine, or soft drink) and light fare.
Rockin' on the River, Rosa’s at Tower Park, Lodi, noon to 6:00 p.m. $10 tickets at the door. Live music from blues, rock and country bands; silent auction. All proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Food by Rob's Smoking Rubs, and Rosa's at Tower Park will be available along with two full-service bars. (209) 365-4693. If you are interested in donating to the silent auction or volunteering, contact Mary at (209) 406-2520.
St. Patrick's Day Dinner, Pittsburg Yacht Club. Cocktails at 6:00 p.m.; dinner at 7:00: corned beer & cabbage or Irish chicken, potatoes, carrots, dinner rolls, carrot cake. $20. RVSP to Lynn Fogelman, (925) 200-5307.
Dublin on the Delta, Rosa’s at Tower Park, Lodi, 3:00-9:00 p.m. Traditional corned beef and cabbage dinners, green beer and other drink specials. (209) 365-4693.
Paint Nite | Drink Creatively, Rosa’s at Tower Park, Lodi, 7:00-9:00 p.m. $45; for a $20 discount, use promo code Rosas20. (209) 365-4693.
Grand Re-Opening and 6th Anniversary Party, Rosa’s at Tower Park, Lodi, 4:00-6:00 p.m. (209) 365-4693.
Get Out on the Water Boating Event at RiverPoint Landing Marina/Buckley Cove Launch Ramp on the San Joaquin River in Stockton, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Discovery Bay Opening Day Parade and After Party, Discovery Bay Yacht Club. Boats of all sizes winding throughout Discovery Bay on their way to a big -party at the club house. Entertainment with The Spin Doctors.
Pittsburg Opening Day Parade and Blessing of the Fleet, Pittsburg YC. Captains’ meeting 12:00; parade & blessing 1:00 p.m.; horse races 2:00-3:45 p.m.; chicken & tri-tip dinner + fixin's, $15, 4:00 p.m. Vessels & logistics, Rich Irwin, (925) 858-9145. Dinner reservations, Lynn Fogleman (925) 200-5307.
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