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Napa Weekend Planner June 10-12

Are you looking for something nearby to do this weekend? Check out some of the things going on around Napa, here and in our events calendar.

Friday:

Lead the way by showing the world and each other that we can take care of our own. Donate a pint of blood and save up to three lives. There’s a special giveaway for those who give a pint of blood: a Giants ‘Fear the Beard’ custom t-shirt!

If you go: The blood drive is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the , 1290 Napa Town Center in Napa. Walk-in or call Stefan Jezycki to schedule an appointment at 707-225-3729.

Friday:

An official Napa Valley LGBTQ Pride 2011 event! Tee off Napa Valley Pride at this event designed for golfers of every level! Whether you're a hacker, duffer, or even a shank-apotmus, come join the the Napa Valley Pride for 9 holes of hilarity, crazy contests and plenty of prizes. If you don't golf, but love to wear funny pants, anyone over 21 can meet up with the golfers in the "clubhouse" for a casual supper and a no-host bar.

If you go: Registration for this event is required in advance.  Purchase tickets by clicking here. Tee off is 4 p.m. Golf and supper - $45 Supper only $25 (starts at approximately 7:30 PM, depending on golfers' finish) at the Vintner’s Golf Club, 7901 Solano Avenue in Yountville.

Friday:

How about another try? Throughout the summer, catch the talented musicians and performers playing on Friday nights at the Amphitheater.  Tonight's bands include the John Burdick Band, Garrick Davis, Mark Harold & Charlie and Hersey. Bring a blanket, a picnic basket and enjoy free entertainment.

If you go: The free concert is from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Amphitheatre along the Napa Riverwalk Promenade, 3rd Street at Main in Napa.

Saturday:

Chanticleer sings from the heart about passion and pain, joy and eternity – in other words- love. Music by Whitacre, Mahler, Strauss, Daniel-Lesur, and Paulus explore the sensual, the spiritual and the sexy sides of our favorite (and most tormenting) emotion.  Celebrate spring by letting the men of Chanticleer into your heart.

If you go:  The sounds of love will cost you between $20 - $44 and  begin at 8 p.m. at the , 1030 Main St., Napa.

Sunday:

Hosted by the Onward!, di Rosa’s Young Collectors Group, this fun-packed event encourages families to dive in and get creative! Art stations will be scattered around the inspiring galleries and grounds. Families will have the opportunity to make musical instruments from everyday objects, design dunce caps, and more. There will be live music provided by 5 Cent Coffee and Cosmos Percussion Orchestra, followed by a percussion lesson and jam session. Families are free to explore the di Rosa collection and enjoy a picnic on the courtyard lawn.

If you go: Box lunches can be ordered ahead at $10 each. Admission: $15 Adults/$10 Kids. (10% off for Onward!Members) The event is from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. at. diRosa,  5200 Sonoma Hwy in Napa. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

Sunday:

Yell "BINGO!" at the top of your lungs when and the present "Big Gay Bingo.”  Win fabulous prize packages from some of the Napa Valley's most fabulous businesses. Mission Commander Rick from the Napa Guerilla Gay Bar will be calling the numbers while Alexis and her staff join in the excitement by selling delicious hot dogs and her amazing baked goods. Proceeds from Bingo will be donated to The Trevor Project.

If you go: 6 games will set you back just $10 (additional card sets are just $5).  You can also play an optional "Double Action" bingo game that you can buy into for another $2 per card or 3 for $5. Space is limited; only bingo players will be seated. Arrive early, the games go from 2:30 p.m. till 5:30 p.m. at Alexis Baking Company, 1517 3rd St, in Napa.

Do you have a weekend event we did not list? Go ahead and add it in the comments to let everyone know other cool stuff going on in the community.

Is your event not in our calendar? You can add your own events for free just by clicking here.

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