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Monterey Festival of Speed kicks off the 2009 race season! Four different race series will participate including the Grand-Am Rolex, Atlantic Championship Series, Formula BMW Americas, and the Historic IMSA cars.
May 16 - 18

Woodies on the Wharf  More than 150 pre-1950s "woodies" line the Santa Cruz Wharf. Music, T-shirts, memorabilia and prize drawings will add to the fun.  Call 420-5273 June 23

The Pismo Beach Classic, in its 21st year, is one of the largest classic car and street rod shows on the West Coast with over 800 classic cars.  June 15-17

Wine Valley Inn, Solvang offers a wine tasting package with guestroom, two souvenir Wine Valley Inn glasses, lunch for two, and tour in limousine or luxury towncar.  $325

The Bay Area, known for its misty fog and steep rolling hills, offers numerous photo opportunities at every turn.  Catch a glimpse of Alcatraz on a sunset cruise, bike across the Golden Gate Bridge or adventure into Muir Woods and neighboring Sausalito. 

The Lost Coast - In the King Range, where the landscape was too rugged for the highway, this 35 mile stretch can only be reached by a few back roads.
Samoa Dunes - Access to 140 acres of trails and beach, with a new 75-acre riding area known as Eureka Dunes.
Avenue of the Giants - 31 mile portion of old Hwy 101, with some of the most outstanding redwoods in the area.
Highway 29 Napa - One of the most scenic drives in the valley, along with several scenic cut-offs.
Pt Reyes - Choose from 3 routes from Hwy 101 to Bear Valley RD and Pt Reyes Seashore.
49 Mile Drive - See the highlights of San Francisco which have been mapped for Bay Area visitors since 1938.
17 Mile Drive - Spectacular coastal drive between Carmel and Pacific Grove.
Monterey to Morro Bay - Hwy 1 drive that includes Point Sur, Big Sur, San Simeon and much more.
San Marcos Pass Rd - Hwy 154 from Santa Barbara through the Santa Ynez Mtns, to Lake Cachuma, Solvang and more.





Carmel Valley Ranch  - Nestled against the oak-forested hillside, Carmel Valley Ranch is just minutes east of the beaches and galleries of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

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Hadsten House Inn & Spa - Recently renovated, luxury accommodations in the heart of Santa Barbara wine country in Solvang.  Day spa, onsite vineyard, gourmet dining, lavish amenities.

Boat Smith
Burlingame CA


Mrs. Beasley's
Mother's Day Tower
  Mrs. Beasley's Spring Eight Tier Tower, 15-20 Servings

Candy Warehouse
Irwindale, CA

Chocolate Tulips: 6CT Bouquet



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