Weekender 7/28/16

Weekender 7/28/16

The last weekend of July is upon us….Here’s some of the fun to be had this weekend.  Take a look!


Do you smell the Garlic yet??  This weekend the 38th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival is the place to be for all you garlic lovers out there!  The event runs  each day from 10:00 am through 7:00 pm beginning Friday, 7/29 and running through Sunday, 7/31.  Caltrain has brought back the Garlic train, leaving out of Diridon station.  See link below for additional details.

Weekender_AT&T Park

A little too hot for you down in Gilroy?  Head to San Francisco.  It’s sure to be 30 degrees cooler!  While in town, catch a Giants game.  They host the Washington Nationals beginning tonight, Thursday 7/28 and it’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Night – Game time 7:15 pm.  Saturday, 7/29 is also a 7:15 pm start and it is Wine Fest.  Saturday and Sunday’s games both have 1:05 pm start times with Saturday being Buster Hugs Mugs give-away and Sunday being Bruce Bochy Gnome give-away……I have a feeling  I’m going to a lot of the Gnomes around!


Need a little culture?  How does Shakespeare in the Park sound?  You’ll find this free event in Cupertino at the Memorial Park Amphitheater.  Performances are on Saturday, 7/30 and Sunday 7/31.  Showtime is 7:30 pm.

Here is the link:  Weekender 7/28/16

The summer will be gone before we know it…..Enjoy what  the gifts each day brings.

Make it a great one!

Open House this Weekend – A Stunning Estate, Nestled in the Redwoods – Come By and Say Hi!

Come see this beautiful estate.  Nestled in the Redwoods.  Close to award winning Santa Cruz Mountain wineries, a short drive to the majestic Redwoods of Henry Cowell or into the greater Santa Cruz area.  Check out the tour at www.225doublebogeydrive.com.

  Saturday, 7/23 and Sunday 7/24 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm



Weekender 7/21/16

Weekender 7/21/16

Feels like Friday is just around the corner….that means it’s time for the Weekender.  Here are some of the things going on this weekend here in the greater Bay Area – Catch some fun this weekend!


Catch Redwood City’s  11th Annual  Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival.  Begins Friday, 7/22 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm.  Saturday, 7/23 12:00 noon – 8:00 pm.  All located at Redwood City’s Courthouse Square.


Catch a Taste of New Orleans at California Great America.  You’ll find Cajun Style, Southern Fun:  Food, Jazz, drinks (& Fireworks).  All day Saturday, 7/23/16.


Finally, catch some A’s Baseball.  They end their homestand vs the Rays.

Games as follows:

  • Thursday, 7/21 game time 7:05 pm
  • Friday, 7/22 game time 7:05 pm (Authentic Fan Friday)
  • Saturday, 7/23 game time 6:05 pm (Ice Cream & Fireworks)
  • Sunday, 7/24 game time 1:05 pm

Here is the link for additional details to all these great events:  Weekender 7/21/16

Whatever you end-up doing, make it a great one!


Weekender 7/14/16

Weekender 7/14/16

As we move into the Post Fourth of July part of summer, we once again pace ourselves for regular length work weeks and our two day weekends.  Here are some ideas for stuff to do beginning right now!


Today, Thursday, 7/14/16, head to The Left Bank at Santana Row for a Bastille Day celebration, the French way.  They are offering a special menu commemorating the holiday tonight, 7/14  through the 17th.  See the link below for additional details.  Bon Appetit!

ATT Makers Camp

Looking for a tech tune-up?  Catch the SHAPE AT&T Tech Expo happening at AT&T park this Friday, 7/15 and Saturday, 7/16.  Friday’s activities begin at 3:00 pm and run through 10:00 pm.  Saturday’s begin at 9:00 am and run through 9:00 pm.    Of special interest for those of you with little ones, is Saturday’s Maker’s Camp, running from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Check out link below for additional details.  Very hands on for everyone!


For many, summer equals baseball.  Catch the A’s as they begin a homestand vs the Blue Jays.  Friday night’s game has a 7:05 start with both Saturday and Sunday’s games beginning at 1:05.  Homestand continues with series vs the Astros and the Rays.  See link below for team schedule and other A’s info.  Playball!

Here is the link for additional info:  Weekender 7/14/16

Whatever you end-up doing, make it a great one!


Weekender 7/7/16

Weekender 7/7/16

Hope everyone enjoyed the long Fourth of July weekend and the subsequent short work week….tomorrow’s Friday, so the Weekend is just around the corner.  Lots of sports on the agenda this weekend:

The Olympic Gymnastic final will be held in San Jose this weekend…get a head start on the upcoming Olympics.  Maybe spark the interest of a young person to pursue a dream.


2016  US Women’s Open is happening at CordeValle, Gilroy, this weekend too.

Or maybe it’s time to see our local boys in Orange and Black as the SF Giants take on the Diamondbacks this weekend.

Here is the link for additional details:  Weekender 7/7/16

Whatever you end-up doing, go make it a great one!


The Weekender 6/30/16

The Long, Fourth of July weekend is almost upon us!  If you are sticking around town for the Holiday, take a look at this week’s Weekender to find the best place to see Fireworks in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.  The link below includes details for the following cities:

San Francisco                                                               Fireworks of various colors bursting against a black background

San Jose

Santa Clara

Morgan Hill

Redwood City


Fireworks not your thing?  Head to the movies, catch an A’s game…..or maybe an Open House!

Here is the link:  The Weekender 6/30/16

Whatever you end-up doing on the Fourth, make it a great one!