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Respite by the River 2021

Take a break from the rush of everyday life and join the River Parkway Trust for a Respite by the River. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket, and lawn chair, and relax at the River Center while you enjoy music provided by talented local musicians. Macca's Wine Bar will be open during the dinner hour with wines for sale by the glass. Then you'll enjoy a reading by a Central Valley author. 

The evening schedule is as follows: 
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Live dinner music, bring your dinner, purchase your glass of wine 

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Reading by acclaimed author 

2021 Season Authors and Musicians      

  • Thursday, June 24 - Reading by Ife-Chudeni Oputa, Music by Happenstance
  • Thursday, July 8- Reading by Tanya Nichols & Bill McEwen, Music by Glen Delpit    
  • Thursday, August 12- Reading by Catherine Abbey Hodges, Music by Rob Hodges
  • Thursday, September 16 – Reading by Sam Pereira, Music by Los Peripherals  

The views and opinions expressed by the authors and musicians of the Respite by the River program do not necessarily reflect those of the River Parkway Trust or our sponsors.

 Thank you to the Respite by the River Committee

Megan Bohigian 

Coke Hallowell 

John Halpin

Carl and Kathryn Johnsen

Elise Moir

Carolyn and Bill Murphy 

Caroline and Peter Simis

Jennifer and Hugh Williamson 



Respite by the River is Sponsored by

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