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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Napa Pride day 9 (final day): brunch, art & poetry, poolside sunset cocktails, Sun, June 19, 2010

How can it already be the last day of Napa Valley LGBTQ Pride? These past 8 days have been incredible, but make sure and make day 9 the true highlight by attending today's events. Bring a group of family, friends and even Dad:
  • 10a-1p: Recovery Brunch at Characters, Napa Valley Marriott, Napa
    Relax and recover while enjoying the amazing cuisine of Executive Chef Brian Whitmer...It all takes place outside on the courtyard patio at Characters Bar & Grill at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa. The menu includes: "The Valley's Other Fruit" Plate, Wine Country Drama Queen Omelet, Marriage Egg-uality Benedict, Napa Guerilla Gay Waffles, Castro Street Croissant & Egg Sandwich, OUTmeal oatmeal.
    **Those 21 and over will receive a complementary "Rainbow" Mimosa or Bloody Mary courtesy of the Napa Valley Marriott

  • 4p-9:30p: Art Show and Poetry Reading, "Showing Our True Colors" at Bloom, Napa
    Art Exhibition 4-7pm | Spoken Word 7:30- 9:30pm | 10 min intermission with lite food and drink: 8:30pm. What are the true colors of your existence? What colors have made you who you are? What are our society's true colors? The Art Show and Poetry Reading asks artists to present the true colors of their community and their identity through visual art and spoken word. Be present, be heard, and hear the voices of others. If you are interested in sharing your spoken word art come up to the mic during the poetry session! It will be hanged on the wall space. Artists will retain all rights to their pieces.

  • 4p-sunset: Ibiza Chill-Out in the Napa Valley at Bardessono, Yountville
    It will be the perfect ending to a perfect 9 days of Napa Valley LGBTQ Pride 2010...Imagine lounging on the roof pool deck at a fabulous Napa Valley hotel . . .Sipping on an appropriate beverage . . .Watching the sun go down on the longest day of the year . . .Listening to fabulous Ibiza Chill music . . .While recounting the amazing events of the past nine days during Napa Valley LGBTQ Pride 2010
Additionally, other local businesses (like Three Twins and C Casa Taqueria in the Oxbow, for instance) are joining in the celebration by offering Pride-themed specials. See a special around town we should know about? Please share in the comments or on the Fruit's Facebook page.

Need a recap of all the fabulousness of the last week? Go here for a list of all nine days, 20+ events that took place to celebrate Napa Valley LGBTQ Pride 2010.