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Every home has a story, and they are as vast and varied as the world is wide. But they all start with inspiration, and inspiration starts with our surroundings. That’s what home is. Family. Friends. A sense of place. An amazing view. It is all part of what makes a space a home because your home is where you truly live. As homeowners ourselves we understand that your best life begins with a home that inspires you.

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“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”

— Aristotle

#CaBacon Experience — Cabernet Sauvignon + Craft Bacon: 11 a.m.-noon Sept. 2-5, St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery, 8440 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford. Enjoy a paired cabernet sauvignon flight of four wines with four types of bacon. $65.

Golden Gate Park Band’s Free Labor Day Symphony in the Park: 1-2:45 p.m. Sept. 5-6,  Spreckels Temple of MusicMusic ConcourseGolden Gate Park, San Francisco. Enjoy music, dancers, singers, costumed guest performers and speakers who will enlighten and entertain.

Kings Mountain Art Fair: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 4-6, online only. The 58th annual fair will offer fine arts and crafts by 80-plus juried artists. Details:

155th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games: The 155th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games are on Labor Day Weekend – September 4-5, 2021 – at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. This outdoor-only event features Scottish country and Irish dancing, celtic heritage stage, folk singers, heavy athletics, gathering of the clans, highland dancing, living history, piping and drumming, ceremonies, Scottish food and goods vendors, and whisky tasting!

Labor Day Car Show: 9 a.m.-noon, Sept. 6, 711 Highland Ave., Oakland. Join the Piedmont Police Department in its annual car show. Facebook:

Labor Day on the USS Hornet: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 6, 707 W. Hornet Ave., Alameda. Enjoy the end of summer with food, beverages and music aboard the USS Hornet;

Live Music with Matt Finders and Friends: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 6, Retzlaff Winery and Estate Vineyards, 1356 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore. Enjoy jazz music, food and wine. Reservations:

Live on the Lawn with Rock On Tap: Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 4, McGrail Vineyards, 5600 Greenville Road, Livermore. Enjoy gorgeous views, award-winning wines, and a performance by Rock On Tap. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Reservations recommended.

Retzlaff Vineyards Labor Day Weekend: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 5. Live music with Meredith Mchenry and Michael Scott and food from Taco Guy. Sept. 6, Matt Finders and Friends jazz with food vendors on site. Make reservations at

Strike Up the Band: 7 p.m. Sept. 4 and 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Tower Lawn, San Jose State University, San Fernando and Fourth Streets, San Jose.  Symphony Silicon Valley and Opera San Jose present this free outdoor program of light classical music.

Bay Area KidFest: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 4-5 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 6, Mt. Diablo High School, 2450 Grant St., Concord. The 31st annual festival offers entertainment for all, including 20 rides, petting zoo, pony rides, main stage entertainment, an appearance by Paw Patrol characters Chase and Skye, storytellers and a food court. $32. Eventbrite:

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