|IN THE JUNE ISSUE OF |
Our backyard is overflowing with acclaimed beermakers and top-notch breweries. Here's where to taste, what to try, and who to know in our booming brew scene.
Ride 'Em Cowgirl
One of the world's most accomplished riders and ropers lives here in Contra Costa, keeping Old West traditions alive.
Cool coastlines, rolling hills, and secret forests are all around us, so why not explore them? We hit the trails and found a perfect hike for every fitness level.
We are bursting with excitement over the Golden State Warriors big win last night. Congratulations to this Bay Area team on an amazing season! Huge news and changes for the Danville food scene this week. Find Dish below for the full scoop. Keep reading for your chance to enter to win four passes to the Cobra Experience, a nonprofit museum showcasing cars produced by Shelby American. Good luck, and have a great week!
Diablo's A-List is Your V.I.P. Ticket to East Bay Living.
| DISCOVER NAKOMA, LIVE ELEVATED|
Summer adventure at Nakoma Golf Resort.
In the Sierra Nevadas, Frank Lloyd Wright designed Nakoma Golf Resort to embody connection - with the land, with the trees and mountain air, with our closest friends and family, and with ourselves. Lose track of time on The Dragon, a golf course as legendary as the hills themselves here in the gold country. Click here to book your adventure or learn more today!
| NOW PLAYING AT BROADWAYPLAZA.COM|
A preview of what's to come.
Lights, Camera, Action: The NEW Broadway Plaza comes to life in a short animated video featuring everything you need to know about the center's remarkable transformation, which will bring additional retail, expanded parking and more enhanced pedestrian spaces. Yet, this is just a preview of what's to come - new retail and additional parking open later this year!
| COLOR CURIOSITIES|
California Academy of Sciences.
Discover nature's secret language in Color of Life, a major new exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences, opening June 12.
Discover nature's secret language in Color of Life, a major new exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences. Join a live presenter during Color Curiosities, a daily program, for an adventure through the world of color! Dig into the myths and hidden meanings behind the color spectrum, and discover surprising connections in the natural world. Click here to get tickets and learn more.
| PINTS FOR PROSTATES BY DIABLO VALLEY ONCOLOGY AND PACIFIC UROLOGY|
June 18, 6 to 8 p.m., Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek.
So you know your IPA, but do you know your PSA? Join Diablo Valley Oncology and Pacific Urology for a cold one and get the facts on early PSA testing..it could save your life. The Pints for Prostates donation package is $20 and includes beer, a beer glass, and heavy hors d'ouevres. Pints for Prostates is a 501c non-profit. Space is limited. RSVP to 925-677-5041. Click here for more information.
| A FINAL FAREWELL TO 2014|
East Bay BMW.
At East Bay BMW it's your last chance to save on already great deals on all 2014's and 0.9%! Stock and models are limited. Don't miss out on exceptional savings, only at East Bay BMW. East Bay BMW is located at 4350 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton. Click here or call (855) 477-2865 for more information.
| OPENING NIGHT: SCULPTURE IN THE GARDEN|
June 19, 5:30-8 p.m..
Celebrate the unveiling of the Ruth Bancroft Garden's 21st annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibition and sale, featuring artists from the Bay area and beyond. Mingle with the artists while sipping champagne in the Garden at sunset. Enjoy live music. Advance ticket purchase is required. General admission tickets are $50 per person and RBG members are $45 per person. Click here for more information.
| AN EVENING WITH EDDIE MONEY|
Dan Ashley Presents on June 20.
Eddie Money has been thrilling audiences for
more than three decades. Now the platinum selling recording artist will "Rock The CASA" to help Bay Area children.The event will be held at the Lesher Center of the Arts in Walnut Creek on Saturday, June 20. Click here for tickets.
| DANVILLE SUMMERFEST: SHOWCASING ART, MUSIC, AND FAMILY ACTIVITIES|
Come to downtown Danville and stroll along Hartz and Prospect Avenues among 200 fine art and contemporary craft booths. Check out the great bands and wonderful kids area. Sunday features a classic car show. You can check out the complete schedule of activities by clicking here.
INSTAGRAM SNAP OF THE WEEK
Check out this gorgeous Pleasanton Instagram Snap that has us daydreaming of a horseback ride! The Snap was taken by Instagram user lipmanphoto. Don't forget to tag your Instagram photos with #eastbay and #diablomag to be considered for our blog!
| MARRIOTT OPERA IN THE PARK: TRIBUTE TO DADS|
Festival Opera's Opera in the Park makes its much-awaited return to Walnut Creek's Civic Park on Sunday, June 21. This year, the Walnut Creek Marriott joins us in bringing music and dance to the community. Marriott Opera in the Park features a special Father's Day Tribute to Dads, a Community Fair and an Indian Bollywood dance. Admission is free. Click here for more information.
| EATS, BEATS & BREWS - SALSA SUNDAYS|
Kicking off Sunday, June 21, 12 to 6 p.m., Center Street in downtown Berkeley.
This Sunday, June 21, Center Street comes alive with Eats, Beats & Brews - Salsa Sundays, an fun monthly block party featuring live salsa music by Fito Reinoso, an outdoor beer garden, delicious food and a Games of Berkeley local games pavilion. Celebrate summer vacation with friends and family at a free Sunday Funday community celebration featuring local salsa bands. Click here for more information.
| FATHER'S DAY HAPPENINGS IN THE EAST BAY|
When it comes to making plans for dad's day, there's no reason to leave the East Bay. Check our list of events and gifts to make this Father's Day the best yet.
| FINE ASIAN WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS AUCTIONS|
June 23-24, San Francisco.
Bonhams is very pleased to offer a selection of fine Asian works of art including jade carvings, snuff bottles, ceramics, bronzes and paintings by Zhang Daqian in the upcoming auctions on June 23 and 24. The highlights come from various private collections and institutions formed as early as the 1900s. Click here for more information. Image: A large Dehua figure of Guanine Fujian Dehua and Da Ming Wanly
nianzhi seal marks, 19th century, $20,000 - 30,000.
| THE CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GOLF CLASSIC|
The Cancer Support Community Golf Classic is a premier charity golf event in the Bay Area, played on a spectacular course, with special amenities for each player. The 2015 Golf Classic will be held at Diablo Country Club on June 29. All proceeds will underwrite free services and support for cancer patients and their families at CSC.
| LIVERMORE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL AT WENTE VINEYARDS|
July 2-August 2.
Livermore Shakespeare Festival presents Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, adapted by Jon Jory and Shakespeare's As You Like It at Wente Vineyards Estate Winery & Tasting Room on Tesla Road. The quintessential "Shakespeare in the Vineyard" experience will feature top quality theater set against the backdrop of the wine country sunset while sipping Wente's award-winning, hand-crafted wines. Click here for additional information. Photo by Gregg Le Blanc, CumulusLight.com. Lindsey Marie Schmeltzer in Sense and Sensibility, 2015.
| FREE REMODELING SEMINAR: PLANNING A SUCCESSFUL KITCHEN REMODEL|
Remodeling your kitchen may seem like a daunting task, but there are easy steps to take to ensure a successful kitchen remodel. On Wednesday, July 15, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Altera Design will cover the specifics of exactly what you need to know and the steps you need to take to ensure that your kitchen remodel project is a successful one. Click here for more details.
| SUMMER SOUNDS|
Through July 30.
Diablo Regional Arts Association sponsors a free series of concerts outside Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts through July 30. Click here for more information.
| JAZZ AT THE LESHER CENTER|
Jazz at the Lesher Center, presented by the Diablo Regional Arts Association, presents its fourth season of phenomenal jazz performances by a stellar line-up of talented artists, appearing at four shows, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., every Saturday, August 1 - 29, 2015. Single tickets will go on sale in July 1, for $25 to $40 each. Click here or call (925) 943-7469 for more information.
WIN FAMILY PASSES TO THE COBRA EXPERIENCE
Contest of the month.
Diablo is giving away four tickets plus a goodie basket to one lucky winner for a visit to the Cobra Experience, a nonprofit museum showcasing cars produced by Shelby American. Click here for your chance to win.
THREADS OF HOPE
Nominate online by July 1.
Each year Diablo magazine recognizes volunteers who selflessly give their time to help others in the community. Here's your chance to celebrate the heroes and causes that often go unnoticed-yet make a big difference where we work and live. Honorees are recognized in our December issue and at the Threads of Hope event. Nominate online by July 1, 2015.
SIDE DISH: XENIA BISTRO'S SHORT RIBS
A year-round classic.
Stop by Xenia Bistro in Alamo and try their short ribs for comfort food squared. These luscious ribs nail every category. Click here for the full report.
WEEKLY DISH: DANVILLE HOTEL RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCED!
Our weekly food report.
Delicious new eateries in Danville; tasty new menus; and openings ga-lore! Click here for the full report.
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