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Bocce Blast in San Rafael



This Sunday, yelpers like Kelly T, Keane L, and Mandy L, came from all over the Bay area, sporting their most dapper whites and iron-pressed popped collar Polos, to enjoy the radiant San Rafael sun at the North Bay Yelp Elite Event at Marin Bocce Federation. Upon entering through Marin Bocce's huge iron wrought gates, many yelpers took the opportunity to explore the stunning rose garden, basking in the picturesque flowers on the white gazebo. Other yelpers like Eric L made their way over to the food spread, to munch on hot pizza, wild rice chicken salad and fruit from Good Earth, and a dreamy strawberry shortcake cake from Sunset Bakery. In between bites, yelpers reveled in an impressive collection of chilled wines from Bill at Scott Harvey Wines, cold brews from Jennifer and Kevin from Firestone Beer, and refreshing Honest Tea.

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The wonderful Michelle from Marin Bocce Federation explained the rules of bocce to everyone assembled and in a short matter of minutes, the courts were full of Yelp bocce experts, like Donna H lightly bouncing bocce balls, down the long green foliage lined courts. Those who weren't as confident in their bocce skills, like Robyne G sat around and watched on the shaded park benches, while Lionel Richie and the Jackson Five crooned over the loud-speakers. As the day wore on, yelpers began to get more competitive, channeling their inner bocce ball spirit and the courts was full of jeering and cheering. Bocce stars Hugh H and Patricia P, among a handful of other bodacious boccers were even awarded fun prizes for their sharp outfits.

A huge thanks to everyone who came out for such a beautiful day and made it such a bocce blast success!

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