Tag Archives: San Joaquin Historical Society

Winetasting, history and kid’s activities make for fun, fall destinations!

With the fall grape harvest and crush in full swing in recent weeks, no better time to visit nearby wine country, whether the Lodi-Woodbridge appellation in north San Joaquin County, or the Shenandoah Valley district, an hour to our northeast near Plymouth. Delightfully, both regions offer something for all members of the family, from wine […]

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Festival of Trees makes December perfect time to visit San Joaquin County Historical Museum near Lodi, CA

Anytime is a good time to visit our county’s historical museum in Micke Grove Park south of Lodi, but December is the “put it on your calendar” time! In December, the museum complex comes alive with both Christmas cheer and the stunning Festival of Trees!  With more than 70 beautifully decorated unique Christmas trees, the […]

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Travel Notes; upcoming events worth your notice!

‘Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein’, the classic film runs on Friday, Oct. 24 at the Fox CA/Bob Hope Theatre, brings Halloween fun early (with costume contest for the kids), organ concert included, and tours of the venerable theatre following the movie! Sometimes the best travel ideas are either “close to home”, or, somewhat esoteric.  Here are […]

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Stockton, greater Stockton “must see” list…what would you add?

  Downtown Stockton’s waterfront, such as this view from behind the Stockton Ports Ballpark looking over the marina, is not to be missed! The Steamboat Bridge, crossing Steamboat Slough on the Delta near Walnut Grove, is representative of the scenery and interesting places on the Sacramento and San Joaquin Delta, just miles from Stockton! It’s […]

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