Celebrate Family, Community, Diversity, & PRIDE. photo by: Bob Jagendorf
Todos Santos Plaza June 1st, 2019 12p-6p Concord, CA
This welcoming centrally located town, just 29 miles from San Francisco, oﬀers access to unforgettable experiences in nature, cuisine, music and more. Visitors will immediately get inspired with a morning hike on beautiful Mount Diablo. There are a variety of trails to choose from and panoramic views that are incomparable. Those looking for a slightly more relaxing outdoor vibe can visit Markham Nature Park and Arboretum. Here you can walk along Galindo Creek while taking in 45 diﬀerent kinds of fauna from California, Australia, South Africa and others. After indulging in the outdoors, discover something delicious indoors at the many eateries Concord oﬀers. Concord restaurants boast cuisine from over 25 diﬀerent countries and ethnicities. Happening January 18-27 is the 2nd Annual Comfort Food Week where over 30 restaurants will feature tasty comfort food selections including tomato bisque, grilled cheese sandwiches, burgers, brats, risotto and cookie dough truﬄes. Then discover your new favorite craft beer along Concord’s Beer Trail with stops at four breweries oﬀering multiple taps and tastes of microbrews and mouth-watering pub fare too. Coming up March 30th is the Spring Brews Festival at Todos Santos Plaza. Now in its 10th year, the festival features some of the Bay Area’s best microbrews and an equally tempting selection of food! Once the sun sets, the music starts. Experience it all at Vinnie’s Bar and Grill, Red Hat
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Sports Bar or NICA Lounge. During the Summer, Todos Santos Plaza is ﬁlled with live music at Music & Market and Tuesday Night Blues. Picnic on the lawn in front of the main stage or grab dinner after the show at the many restaurants surrounding the plaza or grab coﬀee at Peet’s and dessert at Cream. For the serious music fan, head to the Concord Pavilion Amphitheater May through October when your favorite performers take the stage for thousands of fans. You can choose seats closer to the stage or take in the music under the stars on the amphitheater lawn. In June, the Rainbow Community Center Concord hosts Pride in the Plaza 2019. Check back for details on this can’t miss celebration at Todos Santos Plaza. One of the more attractive features of Concord is its access to other great towns and experiences. In just under an hour you can be sipping your favorite varietal in Napa or Livermore. Just a bit further away is Sonoma with it’s amazing shopping, wine tasting and food experiences. And Concord is a close BART ride away to San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley for dinner, shopping and San Francisco Pride, June 29 and 30, 2019. If you’re truly ready to immerse yourself in a Northern California original book your stay in Concord at any of its 9 hotels and ﬁnd yourself at the start of your next great adventure in food, the outdoors, wine, beer and music. Concord is the perfect spot to relax, recharge and reinvent.
Losangelesblade.com, Volume 3, Issue 3, January 18, 2019