Bank On It
We love the Guerneville Bank Club (“Culinary Riches,” May 20). We’ve already been twice. Unique and super delicious ice cream and pies. They did an amazing job restoring the building. We can’t wait to bring all our friends who visit in the summer.
Guerneville has a style all its own.
Dept. of Corrections
Several events in our Hot Summer Guide (May 20) had incorrect information. We regret the errors.
Here is the correct info:
The Novato Festival of Art Wine and Music is presented by the Novato Chamber of Commerce and features two days of fun for the entire family. The free festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14 in downtown Novato on Grant Avenue between Redwood Boulevard and Seventh Street. They event is anchored by two two stages at each end. The Seventh Street stage is sponsored by Hopmonk Tavern and features a bevy of local talent including Tim Flannery (well-known former Giant) and Sean Hayes. Some other headliners this year include Petty Theft, Mustache Harbor, Royal Jelly Jive, The Brothers Comatose, Mojo Rising and more. There are more than 200 arts and crafts booths. Children can play in the kids area with a wide assortment of arts projects and games and rides. Locally brewed beer from Moylan’s Brewery is available in commemorative glasses as well as wine tasting for the wine connoisseur. For more information go to www.novatoartwinemusic.com or call 415-897-1164.
Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival More than a dozen culinary companies come together to offer delicious seafood specialties at the 21th incarnation of this annual event. Four stages of entertainment. The Main Stage features rockin’ blues, jazz, swing, bluegrass and more, and has a large dance floor. The Wine Stage offers more eclectic musical entertainment. The Entertainment Stage showcases jugglers, magicians and other non-musical acts. And this year there is a new stage with chef demos and fruit and vegetable carving. Aug. 29 and 30. 16855 Bodega Hwy. Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm; $15 under 12, free.
California Beer Festival is set for Sat., June 20 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at Stafford Lake in Novato. It’s summertime fun with special guest Burt the Bear. The national anthem will be sung this year by pop singer Megan Slankard. There will be 70 craft brews on tap with favorites from Lagunitas and Hopmonk, but with also lesser known beers from all over the West Coast. The music lineup includes Wonder Bread 5, Irie Fuse and The Grain. VIP tickets are $70, with general admission at $50 and designated driver tickets for $25. Children 12 and under are free but must be accompanied by a parent. Tickets are available on line at www.CaliforniaBeerFestival.com or at HopMonk Tavern in Novato.