Dawson’s Re-Opens Cafe
The new ownership of has brought a whole new look that appears more contemporary and spacious. Claire Fazzare and Kendra Lindstrom teamed up their talents and restaurant /bar experience from the Plainfield Station (on the way to Woodland) that should be an addition to the downtown core. Claire is the former owner of the Plainfield Station and Kendra was her bartender for nearly eight years.
They took down the upper half of the old hardware wall leaving only the lower half to create a divide between the café portion and the bar patrons. They created a new 3-fold menu full of delicious breakfast and lunch options which may be good timing on their part since just announced that they will no longer serve breakfast Monday through Thursday. Be sure to check out the new place soon.
Spring Break Means No School
Our local students will be out of school the week of April 2 – 6 for spring break. You might want to slow down and watch more carefully for children about town. Speaking of students, 20 select members of the Dixon Rugby Club left on Friday for Britain.
Easter Sunrise Service in Hall Park
One of my favorite things to do for Easter is to attend Service sponsored by the Dixon Ministerial Association and put on by the members of several Dixon churches. This year it is on Sunday, April 8.
It helps that I am an early rise as the service starts at 6:30 am in the amphitheater located behind at 600 East A Street.
There is always a great sermon, beautiful music, and—if the weather is cooperating—a beautiful sun rising over the tree tops of the park. There is also lots of Dixonites wearing blankets and slippers.
Time for Dixon May Fair Parade Entries
With the theme, “This is our country,” the 137th annual May Fair Parade information is officially being distributed and entries are being sought. The parade takes a huge amount of effort and kudos are deserving our
Carol Pruett is working extra diligently for sponsors this year since so city funds have been cut from loss of Redevelopment Agency event monies. So far, two major sponsors have emerged: Altec Industries and P.G. & E. A very big thank you to them from all of us in Dixon for that sponsorship as the parade is one of those special traditions that make Dixon the hometown we love.
Remember you can go on the Dixon Chamber website for all kinds of information and news of our business community.
Vacation Bible School Set
If you have elementary age children and enjoy the many Vacation Bible Schools offered at various churches in Dixon, you might want to mark your calendar for the dates set by the . They are planning to take the children on an ocean voyage June 11 – 14 with the theme, ‘Operation Overboard: Dare to Go Deep with God!’
The organizers say they are already creating a place to “dive in and discover God’s underwater universe.” They are seeking volunteers and more information is available from Jana Gabby at (707) 372-6120.