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Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau Trumpets Summer Fun in September


Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau Trumpets Summer Fun in September

Thousands of Visitors Expected Along The Bay’s Largest and Warmest Waterfront

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26 August 2015 — Richmond, CA: Summer is the season along the Bay’s longest and most diverse waterfront as the Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau ( highlights activities taking place in September.

“The summer may be winding down, but Richmond is still heating up, ” said Beth Javens, Executive Director at Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau. “Richmond has so much to offer, local and visitors alike. There is no warmer and more accessible waterfront along the Bay than ours.”

More city-wide summer events in Richmond:

In addition to the every-day activities along Richmond’s trails and waterfront, there are several special events taking place throughout the city in September:

– At 11:30am – 12:30pm, on Saturday, September 5, there will be a special lecture and exhibit opening at the Rosie the Riveter National Park entitled “Drawing New Conclusions in the Kaiser Shipyards”

– At 7pm on Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11, Run On Productions and the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts (339 11th Street, Richmond) will present the moving historical drama The War at Home. Based on a true story, The War at Home captures the way a war abroad highlighted the hypocrisy of America’s racial hatred at home. It is a story of black soldiers who fought for freedoms they would never know.

– Bay Trail Bike and Dine on Saturday, September 12, 9am – 1pm sponsored by East Bay Regional Park District.

– Annual California Coastal Clean-up and Bay Trail Plant Restoration Saturday, September 12, 9am – 12pm.

– Grand opening for Jered’s Pottery on Saturday, September 12.

– Pancake Breakfast (and more!!!) onboard the historic SS Red Oak Victory, Sunday, September 13, 9am – 1pm.

– The Point Richmond Music Series continues its 14th season, Friday, September 11, 5:30pm featuring the Rusty String Express and Dennis Johnson and the Mississippi Ramblers and Friday, September 25, 5:30pm, featuring Soji and the Afrobcats and Latin Sol.

– Kit Eakle will be presenting a PRE Point Richmond Jazz concert at the California Jazz Conservatory entitled Jazz Violin – A Brief Musical History on Friday, September 18 at 8pm

– Spirit and Soul Festival sponsored by Richmond Main Street, Saturday, September 19, 1pm – 5pm.

– Point Richmond Jazz featuring Paul Anastasio and Tony Marcus, Friday, September 25., 7:30pm

– Golden State Model Railroad Museum Passenger Day, Sunday, September 27, 12pm – 5pm.

– Various art, performance and theater at the East Bay Center, Masquers Playhouse. and Richmond Art Center and other venues throughout the city.

– Sail Caprice Catamaran excursions for breathtaking views and splendid hospitality throughout the month. To book call (510) 232-5820 /

“There is so much that wonderful about Richmond, especially the incredible beauty and accessibility of our waterfront,” said Javens. “These summer events are the perfect opportunity to discover Richmond and discover how we are poised for the present.”

Established as a 501c-6 tourism business improvement district established in 2004, the Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau is the destination marketing organization for the City of Richmond, California.