Craig Smith is the executive director of the Downtown Napa Association. Reach him at 257-0322 or email@example.com.
…Are the headline band at today’s Blues, Brews & BBQ, and admission is free. If that isn’t enough of an incentive, there are seven other bands on two stages, including Napa’s own Second Street Band, which opens the show at noon.
Okay, actually Grace Kelly style is back, via a line of handbags now available at Muguette Renee Boutique at 1409 Second St., inspired by the actress-turned princess.
As they say, there are two kinds of people in the world: Those who like to go out at night, and those who don’t. If you are one of the latter, skip this column and turn to the sports page.
Last year, the Downtown Napa Association (DNA) introduced Napa Live: Inside and Out. A music crawl, the event featured 30 businesses hosting music either inside their store or outside the patio, as well as music in Veterans Park and Dwight Murray Plaza. Because it was a new event, organizers…
Cheryl Richburg, owner of Napa Valley Traditions at Main and Pearl, thinks egg hunts should be for everybody, not just kids, and is hosting one at the store on Wed., April 12, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Indra Fortney, owner of Boho Lifestyle at 1012 First St., next door to Starbucks, lives and breathes fashion – the variety, the fast pace, the creativity and the ever-changing looks.
Want to research an eye doctor before making your next appointment? Check out Dr. Craig Sultan on Yelp, and you’ll find more than 100 comments, mostly from locals but with a visitor or two thrown in, all singing his praises.
Jill Brandt, who owns the Napa General Store with her husband Jim, describes their business as a “lifestyle store and community gathering place” that includes a restaurant and wine shop with a tasting bar.
Mother Nature said “no” to last Thursday’s free horse drawn carriage rides, bringing us much needed rain instead. Next Thurs., Dec. 22, will be the last night for carriages, which run from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and begin at Napa River Inn.
Enjoy three suites for Solo Cello by Bach, performed by concert cellist and symphony conductor Thomas Shoebotham, Sept. 25, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Quent Cordair Fine Art Gallery, 1301 First St.
Now a part of Napa’s fabric, the Main Street Reunion Car Show is a highly anticipated event. Three years ago, the show organizers added a ‘pre-show’ event, to give folks an added chance to take in the cars.
Apparently, more Napans have been nice than naughty, so the Big Man in the Red Suit will be coming to town, Saturday around 6 p.m. He’ll make his arrival in the Napa Christmas parade, which is Saturday at 5 p.m. on First and Second streets.
Just a reminder that Saturday is the day. Gather your ghosts and goblins and head to downtown Napa, from noon to 3 p.m. If you see black and orange balloons in front of a store, consider it a personal invitation to come in and beg for a treat.
The Executive Room Barbershop at 1504 Main St. in Napa will be open this Monday, Sept. 21, and will donate 100 percent of the day’s proceeds to the Valley Fire Relief Fund. That’s 100 percent, as in every dime they make, not just net profit or after salaries are paid, but everything.
Plan on going every year and never quite make it, or haven’t missed a one? Either way, this one is a triple treat, and is today, Saturday, on First Street, from noon to 6 p.m. If you like live blues, you’ll be in music heaven. Enjoy it with barbecue and one of 40 micro-brewed beers. Visit Do…
In its 12-year history, the Main Street Reunion Car Show has gotten increasingly popular. Two years ago, the show organizers added a pre-show event to give folks an added chance to take in the cars. It was a hit, and it’s back. The third annual Show & Shine will be Friday, Aug. 14, from …
Bettina Rouas, owner of Angele Restaurant, is in what many consider to be in one of the hardest professions there is. Why would anyone choose to work such long hours in a hot kitchen — in such a competitive business?
Fourth of July fireworks will be the brightest Napans have ever seen. For that matter, the entire Fourth celebration promises to be one people will remember and talk about long after. Part of that is by design, and part of it is from making lemonade out of lemons.