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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The inaugural San Rafael PorchFest will take place on Sunday, September 23, from noon until 5 p.m. This all-volunteer, family-friendly, free event is designed to assemble the best local North Bay talent in a block-party setting, in this case a six-block area centered around Gerstle Park. The park features multi-group picnic areas and tables, a playground and a basketball court, which will serve as the event’s main stage.
The PorchFest concept was originally conceived in 2007 in Ithaca, NY, as an opportunity to celebrate the sense of community and creativity. San Rafael’s PorchFest will celebrate that same sense of community and creativity that has brought artists and celebrities across the bridge over the past several decades.
In addition, volunteer musicians will team up with local residents to perform on porches throughout the neighborhood. Over 20 homes will serve as side stages presenting 40 artists, ranging from classical Indian tabla to Mexican folklorico, from gypsy to jazz, blues to funk and soul to Latino. This first annual San Rafael PorchFest intends to cultivate and preserve Marin’s rich musical legacy.
Gourmet food trucks will be on hand with a variety of edibles and libations. Picnicking in the park, replete with its new playground and a variety of children’s activities such as face-painting, crafts and games, is another dining option. Surrounding streets will be closed to traffic for the safety of attendees of all ages.
The line-up to date includes Papermill Gang, Bryan Kehoe, Josh Zee, Mariah Parker, Danny Uzilevsky, Lindsey Boulit, Jenny Kerr Band, Brother Spellbinder and the award-winning MacIntosh Pipe Band.
Zephyr Real Estate, along with agent Sandra Luna from Zephyr’s Marin office, are proud to be a part of the sponsorship for this worthwhile endeavor. Sandra may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.279.8610.
For more information about PorchFest, visit the website at www.sanrafaelporchfest.com or call 415.851.9944.
About Zephyr Real Estate
Founded in 1978, Zephyr Real Estate is San Francisco’s No. 1 independent real estate firm with nearly $2.3 billion in gross sales and a current roster of more than 350 full-time agents. Zephyr’s highly-visited website has earned two web design awards, including the prestigious Interactive Media Award. Zephyr Real Estate is a member of the international relocation network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; global luxury affiliate, Mayfair International; the local luxury marketing association, the Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco; and the regional luxury real estate affiliation, the Artisan Group. Zephyr has nine locations across San Francisco, Marin, Alameda and San Mateo Counties and two brokerage affiliates in Sonoma County, all strategically positioned to serve a large customer base throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit www.ZephyrRE.com.
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Contact: Melody Foster Zephyr Real Estate San Francisco, CA 415.426.3203 email@example.com