Events

DINNER & DANCING UNDER THE STARS – Wine Club Member Event
Saturday, September 15, 6:00 to 10:00pm
Join the Bartlett Family for a farm to table dinner and surprise wine release on September 15th. Fresh, seasonal food and award winning Charles R wine to be served on the patio under the stars. Put on your dancing shoes as Afterglow will get the party started with their rockin’ 80’s dance tunes!

This is an exclusive Club Member event, guests included with limited seating so buy your tickets early. Our surprise wine release will be available to purchase that evening only, along with your Charles R favorites. We look forward to seeing you!  The Bartlett Family

$80 per Member, $150 per Couple
For tickets visit www.brownpapertickets.com or call 800.838.3006
If you’re not a member, call Bonnie at 925.337.3081 to join today and attend the dinner.

DINNER MENU
APPETIZERS
~ Olives sautéed with Garlic, Red Pepper Flakes and Orange Zest
~ Fresh Seasonal Fruit with Assorted Cheeses and Crackers
~ Roasted Baby Potatoes Topped with Sour Cream, Bacon and Green Onion
BUFFET DINNER
~ Pomegranate Glazed Pork Tenderloin
~ Chicken Thigh Osso Bucco
~ Pesto Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts
~ Panzanella Bread Salad with toasted Sourdough Croutons, Grape Tomatoes,
fresh Mozzarella, Corn, Olives, Red Onion, Marinated Artichoke Hearts,
and fresh Basil tossed with Balsamic Vinaigrette
~ Baby Kale Salad with Apples, Dried Cranberries, Shredded Carrots
and Walnuts in Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette
DESSERT
Vanilla Panna Cotta with Poached Pears and Sliced Almonds
CHARLES R WINES
Sauvignon Blanc
Chardonnay
Bonnie’s Deux Rouges
Zinfandel
Surprise Release of a new Red Wine Vintage!

 

FOURTH FRIDAY FREE CONCERT WITH STEVE KRITZER
Friday, September 28, 6:00 to 9:00pm    

Round up your friends, pack up your picnic basket and head to Charles R for our Fourth Friday Free Concert with Steve Kritzer! Kritzer is an internationally recognized singer-songwriter, recording artist, producer, studio musician, band member, teacher, and multi-instrumentalist, including acoustic and electric Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo and of course, Ukulele. A man of many musical gifts, Kritzer is as comfortable with Celtic and Bluegrass music as he is with traditional Folk, Country, Rock, contemporary Inspirational, traditional hymns, and Big Band Swing, blending these influences with his own ideas and amazingly diverse musical talents. Wine-down with a glass or bottle of your favorite Charles R wine to pair with your picnic on our garden patio.

TRAFFIC ALERT: To avoid commuter traffic on Tesla Road, take Patterson Pass or Las Positas Road to Greenville Road, continue south to Crane Ridge Road.

 

LET THERE BE PAINT! Art through Expression for Students 50 +
Sponsored by Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
Sunday, September 30, 2018  5:00 to 7:00pm

Always wanted to pick up a brush and paint, or curious about getting back into art? This is the Art Class for you if you’ve wanted to play around with paint but felt intimidated by art lessons or didn’t know where to start. Let There Be Paint takes place on the Charles R Vineyards patio and is an art class that stresses creating art through expression, creativity and play. This art class is relaxing, fun, completely non-judgmental and no painting experience is necessary. Here, the purpose of the class is the journey of creation, you will be guided through the creative process to reveal and express insight, empathy and group support. Spend a couple of relaxing hours painting to your heart’s content. Join Winery Owner and Artist Bonnie Bartlett, materials, supplies and a 16” x 20” canvas and munchies are provided – you just come ready to have fun. Wine is available for purchase, ambience and inspiration abound!

Instructor: Decorative artist Anne Giancola, manager of the Bothwell Arts Center, will lead this insightful journey with brush and paint. This class developed as a result of research into the power of creative play and the convergence of the mind with the creative process. In this class, the benefits of creating art can be restorative, invigorating and wholesome. Anne lives in Pleasanton and has painted murals and artwork for more than 20 years.  View some of her work at www.annegiancola.com.

Register today with LARPD
Call 925.373.5700
or drop by the Robert Livermore Center at 4444 East Avenue. Registration ends September 27.

Or register online:
50+ Livermore Resident $38, Non-resident $42
www.larpd.org

Under 50 Livermore Resident $48, Non-resident $53
www.larpd.org

 

LIVERMORE VALLEY WINE AUCTION
Saturday, September 29, 5:00pm
The Event Center at Wente Vineyards, 5050 Arroyo Road, Livermore Valley

We invite you to join us at the Livermore Valley Wine Auction, an event that supports underserved children in the East Bay. Charles R will be pouring during the Winemaker Hour and donating an silent auction item that you can bid on!

The Livermore Valley Wine Auction is a stunning evening offering insider’s access to the warm hospitality of Livermore Valley Wine Country. Enjoy a wine tasting of local wines paired with delicious appetizers, hosted by local winemakers, while you browse dozens of exclusive silent auction lots. Then, join your friends for a fabulous dinner and an exciting live auction featuring packages not available anywhere else, ranging from wine to vacations to private dinners. Following the live auction, enjoy live music and dancing. Don’t miss this outstanding evening!

Please join us for the 24th annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction at Wente Vineyards on September 29! Enjoy wine tasting featuring the Livermore Valley’s best wines, browse exclusive silent auction lots, bid on exciting live auction experiences, savor a delicious dinner with friends and dance to live music. Spend the evening with us in Livermore Valley Wine Country in support of under-served local kids.

Tickets are $275 per person or $2,500 per table of 10. Click here to reserve your tickets www.lvwf.org

 

LAA & PAL POTLUCK AND SOCIAL
Monday, September 10, 6:00pm
Join the Livermore Art Association and Pleasanton Art League for their Annual Potluck and Social, for the fine art of food and fellowship! Please let us know what food will bring, appetizer, main dish, salad, or dessert. LAA will supply water, plates, knives, forks spoons and napkins. Email Peggy Kervin: peggykervin@yahoo.com or Diane Rodriguez: dp.rodriguez@icloud.com.
www.livermoreartassociation.org

 

CALIFORNIA WINE MONTH
September is California Wine Month—the perfect time to experience the annual harvest season first hand. Enjoy special tastings, festivals, concerts, wine and food offerings and more throughout the state. Celebrate all that California’s vintners and growers bring to our lifestyle, economy and culinary pleasures. www.discovercaliforniawines.com

 

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PRIVATE EVENTS
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“Wine is sunlight, held together by water!” 
~~~ Galileo Gallilei

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