Livemore/Tri-Valley: Summer Events Spotlight

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livermoreWineArtStroll.jpgAugust 12. 2012 -- Summer Wine Festival
Saint Mary's College and the Alumni Association invite you to campus for an afternoon of wine tasting, delicious appetizers and fun at the Soda Center. Proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction support student scholarships at Saint Mary's.
Location: Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga CA
Fee: Fee varies, call for more information; Time: 2-5p.m.; Phone: 925.631.8744

August 18 -- Country Band and BBQ

Country music by "Cowboy Bill" and a "BYOM" (Bring Your Own Meal) BBQ! We supply the grill with hot coals! Bring your grilling food and side dishes, plates, and utensils. Wine and beverages will be available for purchase. Call for more information at (925) 373-6636. Fee is $5 p/person. No outside alcohol permitted.
Location: Cedar Mountain Winery, 7000 Tesla Rd., Livermore
Fee: $5 per person; Time: 6-9 pm; Phone: 925-373-6636

August 23, 2012 -- Art & Wine Festival

Enjoy a fun-filled evening of local art, wine tasting, small bites from Danville restaurants, the latest offerings from our shops, live music, a commemorative wine glass and trolley rides during the 9th Annual Art and Wine Stroll in Danville. Select businesses will stay open late to host some of our area's finest wines as you stroll throughout downtown Danville, Danville Livery and Rose Garden Shops, enjoy live music and beautiful forms of art throughout the evening. Artists from the Danville Alamo Artists Society will be on hand to discuss their works as well as those in the Blackhawk Gallery.
Location: Downtown Danville, Danville Livery, Rose Garden Sh, Danville, CA 94526
Fee: $25; Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Phone: 925.339.8330

August 26, 2012 -- Day in the Park
The Taylor Family Foundation (TTFF) is gearing up for the return of their premier auction fundraiser, Day in the Park. Wine tasting, Epicurean Ensemble, gift center, live auction and more. Proceeds benefit Camp Arroyo, a camp for children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities and youth at-risk.
Location: 5555 Arroyo Road, Livermore CA
Fee: $175; Time: 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Phone: 925.455.5118


September 1 -- The Front Porch Music Festival
Join Wente Vineyards and The Front Porch for a music festival while sipping wines from Wente Vineyards, Double Decker and Tamás Estates. This year's lineup includes: The Mountain Goats,The Dodos,Jerry Hannan Band,The Front Porch,Wolf Hamlin w/ The Front Porch Drifters,Crawdad Republic,Garage Band Academy,and Left of Right.
Location: 5565 Tesla Road, Livermore
Fee: $20 presale, $30 at the door; Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00pm; Phone: 925.456.2424

September 2 - 3 -- Harvest Wine Celebration
Visit our winery to sample wines from 9 different wineries. Enjoy live music from The Crawdad Republic and the Bacchus Brothers, and fare from Wente Vineyards Catering, Strizzi's, Scotty's Catering and Coldstone Creamery will be available for purchase.
Location: Wente Vineyards, 5565 Tesla Rd., Livermore
Fee: $55 in advance; Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Phone: (925) 447.9463

September 22 -- Vineyard Tour & Tasting w/ Sergio Traverso

The longer days and beautiful weather paint the perfect picture for our Vineyard Tour&Tasting with Murrieta's Well co-founder Sergio Traverso. Enjoy a taste of our wines and tour our historic property while Sergio explains the seasonal changes in the vineyard and the unique terroir that makes Murrieta's Well wines so special. Space is limited!
Location: 3005 Mines Rd., Livermore
Fee: $20, $10 silver spur club members; Time: 1-3pm; Phone: 925.456.2395

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