God Bless BrewLife, place where I’m employed
Brag about it, we’re highly touted
Creative freedom, we do enjoy
Those may not be the lyrics you were expecting, but it surely sums up how we Brewers feel! As an independent brand communications agency, we appreciate the effort our forefathers put into fighting for freedom. Sometimes there’s blood, sweat and tears but in the end it’s all worthwhile.
As we think about what it means to be independent, to be free, we think about and appreciate the level of trust our clients instill in our capabilities. Whether you were born in America or transplanted as a result of life’s course, join us in celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4,1776.
A weekend of picnics, concerts, fireworks and fun, we’ve compiled a few of the Bay Area’s hottest Fourth of July spectaculars worth experiencing:
Fourth of July at the Berkeley Marina. Food, live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, carnival rides, Noon-9:30 p.m.; Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. University Avenue. Free admission.
San Francisco Fourth of July Waterfront Celebration. Music and fireworks display over San Francisco Bay. Noon-11:00 p.m.; Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Pier 39, Beach Street and the Embarcadero. Free admission.
Morgan Hill Independence Day. The July 4th free event begins at 7:45 a.m. with five-kilometer walk/run at P.A. Walsh School followed by a parade. There will be a car show immediately following the parade. Entertainment and fireworks viewing at Morgan Hill Community Park. Music begins at 6 p.m., fireworks display after sunset.
We don’t want you showing up to the party empty-handed so we’ve taken the liberty of providing some go-to recipes for your culinary pleasure.
No-Bake Strawberry Blueberry Cloud Cake (takes less than 10 minutes)
- Whipped Cream
- Chopped Strawberries
- Strawberry Glaze
- Line your desired serving dish with Twinkies
- Evenly distribute the strawberry glaze over Twinkies
- Generously sprinkle chopped strawberries over the glaze
- Top with whipped cream
- Decorate top of cake as a flag with blueberries and additional chopped strawberries
Thanks to PinkWhen for the recipe!
July 4th Layered Drinks (Recipe is non-alcoholic, kid friendly)
- Red CranApple juice
- White Sobe Pina Colada flavored drink
- Blue G2 Gatorade
- Fill glass 1/3 of the way full with CranApple juice
- Fill to the top with ice
- Slowly pour the remaining drinks directly on top of a piece of ice
*Note: You MUST pour SLOWLY, DIRECTLY over ice*
We can thank In Katrina’s Kitchen for this delicious quencher.
From our family to yours, we wish you a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July!