A calendar of people, places & events I am would love to attend with camera in hand

Factors governing my decision –



** American Canyon, Ca (56.8m/$33)  **   Benicia, Ca (51m/$30)  **  Big Sur, Ca (288m/$167)  **  Carmel-By-The-Sea, Ca (240m/$140)  **  Crockett, Ca (38 m/$22)  ** Davis, Ca (127.6m/$75)  **  El Cerrito, Ca (24.4m/$15)  **   Elk Grove, Ca(180.8m/$105)  **  Esparto, Ca (144m/$84)  **  Eyescream Jewelry, Oakland, Ca ** Fairfield, Ca (73.6m/$43)  ** LAYFAYETTE, CA (#M/$$) **  Las Vegas, NV (xx miles/$$)  **  Mare Island, Ca (49 miles/$29)  **  Notre Dame du Haut, Ronchamp, France  /  Oakland, Ca (9.8M/$6)  **  Pacific Grove, Ca (234M/$136)  **  Pinole, Ca (24.8M/$15)  **  Richmond, Ca (15.8M/$9)  **  Rio Vista, Ca (105.6M/$62)  **  Rodeo, Ca (31.2M/$18) ** Sacramento, Ca (77.7m/$45) ** San Pablo, Ca (19m/$11) **  SS Red Oak Victory,  Point Richmond,  Ca (#m/$  **  Vacaville, CA (89m/$52) **  Vallejo, Ca (43.4m/$26)  **  Winters, Ca (117.6m/$68)  /  Woodland, Ca (146m/$85)  **

** EVENTS **

october 2019

SUNDAY, 10/27/2019 – KINGDOM QUALS: TOURNAMENT OF OSIRIS.  @Hidden Valley Park, Center Avenue, Martinez, California 94553.  11am to 4pm.  /   [ my travel costs = xx miles/$$$ ]

  • Calling all of Westmarch’s ghouls, goblins and mummies, Kingdom Quals is being hosted at Aureus Saltus, and it is to be known as Tournament of Osiris! As per the usual there will be the A&S competition and Warmaster tournament!Themed battle-games will be ran for those disinterested in the tournaments, and a costume contest will be held for those festive munsters near the end of the day.Warmaster – People are to enter the lists and provide what level warrior they hold no later than 1pm. The style will be pit, and than the top 8 will be entered into brackets. Anyone not chosen for the top 8, and that has an Order of the Warrior 3 of below will be entered into separate brackets.A&S – Items will need to be entered and tabled no later than 1pm. Standard categories as per the corpora, as well as a 3 and below category, a Halloween category, and an Egyptian category. Only 1 entry per person may be entered into each of these categories. People entering into the 3 or below category may not enter if they have 4 or more awards in any of the following categories: Smith, Garber, Dragon, or Owl.  Bardics will be done first followed by food.  There will be 5 judges .The Champion of Osiris will be the person with the highest combined score of A&S and Warmaster. This is not an official title, but will allow us the honor the person that has the best combined score.Prizes will be given for the following:
    Champion of Osiris
    Winner of the A&S
    Winner of the Warmaster
    Winner of the 3 and below A&S Category
    Winner of the 3 and below in the WarmasterItinerary:
    11AM Park-Day Starts
    12PM Spoopy Battlegame 1
    1PM Sign-Ups for Tourney Closes
    Submissions for A&S Closes
    1:30PM Tournament of Osiris Begins
    2PM Spoopy Battlegame 2
    3PM Costume Contest

MONDAY, 10/28/2019 – STEPHANIE LEE @Savanna Jazz, 1189 Laurel Street, San Carlos, California.  Admission: $5.  The Michael Bee Group/open jam.  7:30-10:30pm.   [ my travel costs = xx miles/$$$ ]

TUESDAY, 10/29/2019 – STEPHANIE LEE @Millbrae Kebabs & Gyros, 675 Broadway, Millbrae, California.  Jazz.  7-9pm.   [ my travel costs = xx miles/$$$ ]

WEDNESDAY, 10/30/2019 – STEPHANIE LEE @Paisanos, 442 Manor Plaza, Pacifica, California.  Jazz with Ishan Vest.  6:30-8:30pm.  [ my travel costs = xx.x miles/$xx ]

november 2019

FRIDAY, 11/1/2019 – AMERICANA SONGBOOK, First Street Cafe, 440 First Street, Benicia, California.  7-10pm.  Free admission.  Rich Adams, Thick as Thieves, Long Story Short.  [ my travel costs = xx.x miles/$xx ]

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SUNDAY, 11/3/2019 – THE NEW FRANTICS @Slow Hand BBQ, 601 Main Street, Martinez, California 2-5pm.  [ my travel costs = xx miles/$xx ]

SUNDAY, 11/3/2019 – THE BUDS @Walnut Creek Farmers Market, Walnut Creek, California. 9am to 1pm.  [ my travel costs = 36.8 miles/$21.34 ]

WEDNESDAY, 11/6/2019 – THE BUDS @Castro Farmers Market, San Francisco, California. 9am to 1pm.  [ my travel costs = 28.4 miles/$16.47 ]

SUNDAY, 11/17/2019 – THE MARKER HOTEL SOCIAL HOUR featuring KEVIN PATRICK RADLEY & CHRISTY SHICK, 501 Geary Street, San Francisco, California 94102.  5-6pm.  Free admission.

WEDNESDAY, 11/20/2019 – SECOND WIND (Jenny Starmack, Scott Anderson) @Roxx on Main, 627 Main Street, Martinez, California.  7:30-9pm.  No cover.

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SATURDAY, 11/23/2019 – THE GREAT DICKENS CHRISTMAS FAIR & VICTORIAN HOLIDAY PARTY @Cow Palace, Daly City, California.  10am to 7pm.  Admission $32.  Parking $12.  [ my travel costs = xx miles/$$$ ]

SATURDAY, 11/23/2019 – THE BUDS @Pleasanton Farmers Market, Pleasanton, California.  9am to 1pm.  [ 65.2 miles/$37.82 ]

SATURDAY, 11/23/2019 – YORKTOWNJAZZ @Rum & Sugar Bar, 823 Geary Street, San Francisco, California.  7-10pm.  “Come swing with us at SF’s favorite Russian-owned bar!” [ 29 miles/$16.82 ]

FRIDAY, 11/29/2019 – OFF THE RECORD @Meenar Music Club, 349 Hartz Avenue, Danville, California. 21+.  9pm-1am.  [ 44.8 miles/$25.98 ]

FRIDAY, 11/29/2019 – GARAGELAND RODEO @Armando’s, Martinez, California .  4:30pm.  [ 46.8 miles/$27.14 ]

december 2019

SUNDAY, 12/08/2019 – 11TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PAGEANT & TOY DRIVE @Armando’s, Martinez, California.  4:00pm.   [ 46.8 miles/$27.14 ]

FRIDAY, 12/13/2019 – GARAGELAND RODEO @Roxx on Main, Martinez, California.  9pm. [ 46.4 miles/$26.91 ]

SATURDAY, 12/14/2019 – WASSAILING WITH THE HOBOS! @Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Avenue, Mill Valley, California 94941.  Come celebrate the release of the Shark Alley Hobos’ holiday album and new single Ho Ho Hobo!  Free, all ages show.   Doors at 11:00am, music at 12 noon.   [ my travel costs = xx miles/$$$ ]

SATURDAY, 12/14/2019 – OFF THE RECORD @Meenar Music Club, 349 Hartz Avenue, Danville, California. 21+.  9pm-1am.  [ 44.8 miles/$25.98 ]  

SATURDAY, 12/14/2019 – SIN SILVER @Rocco’s Ristorante, Ynacio Valley & Oak Grove, Walnut Creek, California.  [ 37.2 miles/$21.58 ]

FRIDAY, 12/20/2019 – THE NEW FRANTICS @Roxx on Main, 627 Main Street, Martinez, California 94553;  8:30-10:30pm.

SUNDAY, 12/22/2019 – FIGHT ELEPHANT @Wyvern’s Spur (Amtgard LARP), Codornices Park, Berkeley, California.  1pm.

SATURDAY, 02/22/2019 – WESTMARCH MIDREIGN & THE KNIGHTING CEREMONY OF AZUS @Alvarado Park, 5755 McBryde Avenue, Richmond, California.  Noon to 6pm.