Home Events Sept. 21-22: Coastal Cleanup and Delta Blues Festival Highlight Weekend Happenings

Sept. 21-22: Coastal Cleanup and Delta Blues Festival Highlight Weekend Happenings

by ECT


Its a big weekend for East County as Coastal Cleanup along the Delta will be occurring Saturday with volunteer opportunities in Antioch at 3-locations. Meanwhile, the Friends of Marshcreek Watershed have 8 locations for volunteers to choose from. Of course, for those looking to kick back and enjoy good music and food, we highly recommend the free  Antioch Delta Blues Festival which will occur between noon – 7:30 PM at Waldie Plaza in  Antioch.

Finally, on Sunday, our proud sponsor Brownstone Gardens is hosting a picture day open house which allows you to bring your own photographer from 4-8pm and take family portraits on their beautiful facility.

September 20th

St. Anne Fall Festival and Craft Fair, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
St. Anne Catholic Church, Byron
Spaghetti dinner at 6:30 $8 adults, $5 ages 4-12, under 4 free. Bingo at 8:00pm for adults 18 and over.

California Run for the Fallen September 20th, 21st and 22nd.
For more information http://www.carunforthefallen.org/index.html

 September 21st

2013 Delta Blues Festival, 12-7pm, Waldie Plaza, 2nd Street, Downtown Antioch, http://www.deltabluesfestival.net
Located in the historic Rivertown district of Antioch.  With a full line up of blues bands this is a  musical oriented event that has crafts and various foods.

Marsh Creek and Delta Cleanup  9:00 am – 12:00 pm
For more information go to http://fomcw.org/

Antioch Coastal Clean Up: The 29th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, the state’s largest volunteer event, will take place on Saturday, September 21st, 2013. The event is expected to draw more than 70,000 volunteers who will combat marine debris at over 800 locations throughout the state by removing the trash that has accumulated on California’s beaches and inland shorelines over the past year. Get out there, join the effort in Antioch, CA.  There are three locations to choose from: Antioch Marina, Prewett Park & Fulton Shipyard. Click here to signup.

Hire a Veteran Job Fair, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm,
VF Post 6435, 815 Fulton Shipyard Road, Antioch
For more information: http://www.deltaveteransgroup.org

E-Waste, 9 am – 3 pm,
Liberty Union School District Education Foundation,
Streets of Brentwood, parking lot behind Ulta

Winemaker’s Dinner at Sweeney’s. 6:30 pm301 Oak Street, Brentwood
Four courses paired with four wines from Bloomfield Vineyards. $60.00 per person, does not include gratuity. Limited seating.

St. Anne Fall Festival and Craft Fair, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
St. Anne Catholic Church, Byron, Annual fall festival and craft fair

3rd Annual Striped Bass Catch & Release Derby on Sept. 21 and 22nd at Lauritzen Yacht Harbor.  Event costs $35 a person per day or $50 for both days—note, $5 of each registration will be donated to Restore the Delta. For more information, visit www.lauritzens.com or contact (925) 757-1916

September 22

Brownstone Gardens will be hosting a Brownstone Garden Picture Day from 4-8pm.  This is a free event for the community a great opportunity to get those Holiday Portraits taken! Bring your own photographer. For more information, visit brownstonegardens.com

amy schrader

By Amy Schrader
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Email: [email protected]

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Diane Sep 20, 2013 - 7:42 am

Thank you Mike for your support of all these events. We can use additional volunteers at the Antioch Coastal Cleanup, from 9-11 AM. Volunteer in the AM and chill in the PM, 12-7:30 PM, at Antioch’s Delta Blues Festival, noon – 7:30 PM. Diane

Kenji Freitas Sep 20, 2013 - 8:51 am

It’s great to see positive events in this area. I hope that the rain showers on Saturday won’t hurt attendance.

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