UPBEAT’s SUMMER Entertainment Guide #2 4th of July Fireworks Hike

Kenwood, CA. ~ Please join Bill & Dave Hikes for our annual 4th of July Fireworks Hike to Bald Mountain at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. The 2019 Funky Fridays out- door summer concert series opened this month, and in- formation is posted at www. funkyfridays. info.


of people come out every Friday evening to dance to the very best blues, funk, and rock as the sun goes down and the stars come out.

Money raised projects

supports related

to Hood Moun- tain


State Parks, Team Sugarloaf, and the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council. For more informa- tion, contact me at 833-6288, Dave at 539-8847, and visit our website at www.billand- We are into our 19th year of leading free monthly


"I do not wish to be bound...I want to be free, to write of what delights me, whensoever it de- lights me. No office work for me; no routine; no doing this set task and that set task. No man over me."

Jack London 1900

Park and other county park projects in Sonoma Valley. This 13-week fundraiser for the Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation offers live music from some of the best bands in Northern Califor- nia, every Friday 7 to 9 PM. Single tickets are only $10, 10-packs are available for a 50% discount at the Kenwood Press, and parking is These outdoor

free. concerts on

the Hood Mansion front lawn are conveniently located in Sonoma Valley off Highway 12 at North Pythian Road – between Santa Rosa and Ken- wood.

Bill & Dave Hikes are sponsored by Sonoma County Regional

Parks, California Pg 12 • JULY 2019 • UPBEAT TIMES, INC. also in Sonoma

County, and we plan to of- ficially “retire” at our 20th an- niversary hike in May 2020. As a result, we’re actively searching for our succes- sors and will provide them with training, support, our e-mail


and monthly hike verbiage. Change the name if you want. We’ll

continue hiking

with the group as long as we’re able.

Please contact

us if you would like to be a part of keeping the tradition alive. More than 10,000 hik- ers have joined us over the years. Some return only until they’ve become acquainted with our local parks, while others have been hiking with us regularly since the begin- ning.

Details and registration at; event/fourth-of-july-fire- works-hike/?instance_ id=14640

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. ~ Aristotle

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