What: Jumpstart the weekend with Thirsty Third Thursdays of summer – free, family-friendly evenings of craft beer tasting, live bluegrass, kid-friendly beverages and activities at Bon Air to benefit Wildcare and music partner Bread & Roses. Ambassador animals will make special appearances and donations are encouraged. Delicious box dinners are available for purchase from many of Bon Air’s popular restaurants. Drink, dine and dance al fresco on a beautiful summer evening. The season ends with Family Movie Night under the stars.
Admission: Free. Box dinners available for purchase.
When: Summer Solstice – Thursday, June 21, 5-7 p.m.
Thursday, July 19, 5-7 p.m.
Thursday, August 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; movie begins at 8p.m.
Who: Thursday, June 21 – craft beer by Seismic Brewing Company from Santa Rosa; music by Festival Speed Bluegrass
Thursday, July 19 – craft beer by East Brother Beer from Richmond; music by Nat Keefe of Hot Buttered Rum
Thursday, August 16 – craft beer by Eel River Brewing Co. of Humboldt County.; music by Dirty Cello
Where: On the Promenade adjacent to the fire pit with comfy Adirondack chairs, market tables and chairs shaded by umbrellas, water features, children’s play area and nearby bocce.
About Wildcare: Headquartered in San Rafael, WildCare’s mission is to advocate for wildlife for a sustainable world, pursuing this mission through nature education, wildlife medicine, advocacy and community outreach. Through partnerships with schools, collaborations with other organizations, educational programs and activities, internships and volunteer opportunities, they make a positive difference in the community.
About Bread & Roses: Bread & Roses Presents is a nonprofit arts organization with a human services mission that brings hope, healing and joy through live music and the performing arts to people who are disadvantaged, marginalized, or otherwise isolated in diverse institutional settings in the San Francisco Bay Area. They produce over 600 concerts a year for youth, adults and seniors who need uplifting most.