EVENT: FLEET WEEK
It’s one of the most popular events in the Bay Area’s event calendar - Fleet Week. The skies are usually booming with the buzz of the blue angels and SF streets jammed with sailors. Both are missing this year. 2020 fleet week is a virtual affair with highlights from past years. For more fly on over to the website.
BOOK: LENNY KRAVITZ
He rocked onto the musical map in 1989 and Lenny Kravitz would go on to win four Grammy Awards and to sell more than 40 million records. His new memoir, "Let Love Rule," follows his childhood and early career up to the release of his breakout album. It’s an honest, warts and all look at the making of a rock star who rocks!
Log on Tuesday at 6 p.m. and give to support 18 Reasons, a nonprofit cooking school that teaches good health and nutrition. I could give you 18 reasons why you should support this wonderful organization in San Francisco’s Mission Neighborhood but here’s one - by supporting you have an opportunity to give back to community and reach the underserved.
MUSIC: BON JOVI SINGS OF THE TIMES
"Do What You Can" from Bon Jovi’s 15th studio album "2020." Jon Bon Jovi was inspired by the coronavirus pandemic and racial injustices that came together a head this year. JBJ said "the events of the year pushed me to a creative place." The 10-track album is Bon Jovi at their topical best and its out now.
LISTEN: ELLIE IS BACK
British song siren Ellie Goulding returns to the music scene after a five-year break. Her new album "Brightest Blue" showcases Ellie at her brilliant catchy best. Here’s a live preview.
COOKING: FOR A CAUSE
Join celebrated Chef Hoss Zare Wednesday at 5 p.m. for a delish demo supporting Beyond Differences. Yours truly will perform as EMCEE. Sign up here.
READ: SF BAY TIMES
Thanks to the winemakers who contributed to my cover story: "Harvesting Hope in Wine Country." The message is simple. Support your favorite wineries by way of a visit, join a wine club or gift some vino to someone near and dear. Call ahead to ensure your fave winery is open and serving.
HALLOWEEN: SCREAMING TELEGRAM
Get your scream on ahead of Halloween by way of the Terror Vault. You can order a screaming telegram - a clown if you will to show up in the doorstep of someone you love or NOT so much. More info here.
WINE DAYS: TIFF'S PICS
Enjoy world class wines by wine curator Tiffany Tonnerre. Tiff has curated a fun, innovative series of six packs of wine and they change monthly. Says Tiff: "Just because you pick up or order one week doesn't mean you can't come back for more." The wine packs for October include: (1) Ghost Pack - $170 (four-pack), (2) 2019 Ghost Block Morgan Lee Sauvignon Blanc and (3) 2017 Ghost Block Estate Cabernet. Place your order here.
SUPPORT: FIRE RELIEF EFFORTS
Help our friends in need in the North Bay and consider a donation to Red Cross. More than 400 homes gone and so many people displaced. Every dollar donated helps this important cause.
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