Celebrate dad this Father's Day in Fairfield

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Celebrate dads, granddads and all the special father-figures in your life this Sunday in Fairfield! Enjoy live music, barbecue and delicious wine at local wineries, ride the rails and enjoy beer tastings at the Western Railway Museum, play a round of golf at one of Fairfield's premier golf courses - with so much to do, you might as well celebrate dad all weekend!

Saturday, June 20:
G V Cellars in Green Valley is hosting an early Father's Day event from noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy music from Back Rock Project, ribs for purchase from Hand-Me-A-Rib, a Corona Cigar Bar and wine tasting. Free admission to club members, $10 general public, with a full refund with wine purchase. 1635 Mason Road, Fairfield

Sunday, June 21:
* The Western Railway Museum is offering a brand new event, “Beer Tasting for Dads,” from noon – 3 p.m. This celebration of fatherhood will include train rides, activities for the whole family, and beer tasting aboard a 100-year old parlor-observation car. A limited number of $20 special event tickets will get 35 lucky dads and their pals a souvenir pint glass and a sampling of four beers from Woodland’s Decompression Rx Brewing and 4C’s Brewing. Meanwhile, non-tasters, kids, and Dads in between pours can also enjoy scavenger hunt, hands-on activities, and streetcar rides every half hour. Museum admission is just $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, and $7 for kids. A $20 special event ticket is required for Beer Tasting for Dads, available through BrownPaperTickets.com at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1640088 5848 State Highway 12, Suisun City

* Enjoy barbecue and blues at Seven Artisans Winery! The Suisun Valley winery will celebrate dad with Father's Day BBQ and Blues from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Treat dad to a barbecue lunch from Smokey's and the Oyster Guy. DW Edwards & The Heavy Weather Band will be performing and of course, there will be wine available by the glass and bottle from Seven Artisans' tasting room. No cover charge. 4341 Abernathy Road, Fairfield

* Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company will be offering free mill tours at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday for guests who bring in their dads (and proof of kids!) 2625 Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield

* Vezer Family Vineyard is offering a great gift-card special this weekend only. Enjoy an ATV/port tasting for two people, as well as a bottle of port of your choice for just $90 (a $180 value) Email Laura at laura@vezer.com for more information. 2522 Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield

* Wooden Valley Winery's Wine & Song Sunday event will feature live music from Annette Ash Band, lunch from Crossroad Kitchen and of course, delicious Wooden Valley Wine from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Come enjoy the beautiful summer afternoon in Wooden Valley's picnic area. No admission fee and all ages are welcome. (Wine & Song Sunday is on the first and third Thursdays of every month, May-October.) 4756 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield

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Golf in Fairfield!

Paradise Valley, praised as being number one golf course in Solano County and Best Value in the North Bay area, has a spectacular layout that is enhanced by oak studded fairways and meandering creeks. It’s a favorite for golfers who enjoy a walking round of golf and is playable for golfers of all abilities. For the more experienced golfer who likes a challenge, the length of the golf course from the back tees will provide plenty of challenges; ball placement and club selection is key. 3950 Paradise Valley Drive, Fairfield

Rancho Solano, known for having a beautiful country-club-like setting, has an alluring layout with hilly terrain and undulated greens that add character to the golf course. Scenic lakes, elevated tees and well placed bunkers provide interesting features that contribute to the excitement of playing this course. Rancho Solano’s course conditions, like Paradise Valley’s, are consistent and known for being best in class. 3250 Rancho Solano Pkwy, Fairfield

Hiddenbrooke Golf Club was awarded a prestigious four-and-a-half out of five star rating from Golf Digest. Hiddenbrooke Golf Club is proud to be the only course in the surrounding Contra Costa, Marin and Yolo counties to receive the four and a half star rating. Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill are the only two courses in California to receive the five star rating.
The 2010 Golf World Readers' Choice Awards also recognized Hiddenbrooke as the No. 9 Best Public Golf Course in the Nation. With at least five sets of tees on every hole, golfers of all skill levels will enjoy a round of golf at Hiddenbrooke. 1095 Hiddenbrooke Parkway, Vallejo
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