Saturday, August 31, 2013

Hawaiian music and Hula dancing at tenant appreciation in Concord, CA

Hawaiian music and Hula dancing in Concord

The property management company at Concord Gateway (Concord) wanted to thank their loyal tenants.  They planned a barbecue luncheon and "Thank You" with Hawaiian music and a Hula dancer.

Their event planner was pleased with the entertainment, which added that festive touch:


Everything went great.  The guys did a good job, setting up, singing, keeping things moving along and the hula dancing was perfect and authentic. 

Celebrity Gems arranges Hawaiian music and Hula dancers in Concord, Walnut Creek, San Ramon, Hayward, Castro Valley, San Mateo, San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Marilyn Monroe shakes up the crowd at San Francisco fund raiser

"I want to be Loved by You" Marilyn gets an offer
Greeter in top hat and tails attracts donors to art auction

Marilyn encourages bidding at art auction

We all dream about being loved by Marilyn Monroe, especially with the song she made famous, "I want to be Loved by You." Marilyn mixed and mingled, posed for pictures,  and impersonated Marilyn's witticisms and charm at "Help is on the Way,"  This San Francisco fund raiser, at the Palace of Fine Arts, attracted 100's of partygoers and donors for four non-profits. There were celebrity impersonators galore, with a diva psychic, Sammy Davis Jr, Captain Jack Sparrow, a Hospitality greeter, dressed in top hat and tails, and Dumledore the Magician. 

 Celebrity Gems arranges celebrity impersonators, a Marilyn Monroe impersonator, a Sammy Davis Jr. impersonator, magicians, in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Fremont, San Mateo, Walnut Creek, Dublin, San Ramon, and Sacramento.

Magician baffles audience and gets applause in San Francisco

Dumledore the magician makes cards magically appear

Guests clap and wonder how Dumledore the Magician picked their hidden cards from a deck of 52. He was one of six celebrity impersonators at the huge benefit "Help is on the Way,"  San Francisco.

Celebrity Gems arranges Dumledore the Magician, award winning magicians, and celebrity impersonators in San Jose, San Francisco, San Mateo, Belmont, Oakland, Walnut Creek, Concord, and San Ramon.

Sammy Davis, jr. at Night of the Stars, San Francisco

Gerald as Sammy Davis Jr.
Sammy Davis Jr. mixes it up with Diva Psychic and Guest

Sammy Davis Jr. lightens up her life as the Candy Man

Sammy Davis Jr. charmed the partygoers at the huge "Help is on the Way" fundraiser at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.  Sammy, as portrayed by Gerald, strolled and sang the famous lyrics from "Candy Man," where guests "gathered round the Candy Man and he made their World taste good."  Here is "The Candy Man" AKA Sammy Davis Jr. with our Diva Psychic, who strolled and predicted phony fortunes.

Celebrity Gems arranges impersonator Sammy Davis Jr. and the costumed Diva Psychic in San Francisco, San Jose, Belmont, Oakland, Sacramento, San Mateo, Oakland, and Walnut Creek.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Barbecue brings Hawaiian Islands to Union City

The Hawaiian ensemble "Haupinaka" provided the romantic and lively touch at a family barbecue at the Masonic Home for Adults in Union City. The two musicians provided a magical journey to the big island and Waikiki, Maui, and Kauai, describing their beauty and dedicating the Hawaiian love song to the married couples. The three hula dancers danced throughout the afternoon and later got their audience involved by teaching volunteers how to hula.

Lively Hula Dancers and Hawaiian love song

There was entertainment for everyone. A balloon artist, dressed Hawaiian, made balloons for the children with some of the residents requesting their own balloon hats
Balloon artist makes Hawaiian balloon hat

 The event planner was delighted with the Hawaiian ensemble and the balloon artist:

 "Good morning Stan,

I received compliments regarding all the entertainment. The entertainers 
were exceptional and we enjoyed music, Hula dancing and artistic balloons." 

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Tinker Bell-like costumed character Sprinkles Pixie Dust in Foster City

Tinker Bell-like character face paints Spiderman
A Tinker Bell-like costumed character flew in and sprinkled pixie dust at a Foster City, CA park opening.
Wow, Tinker Bell-like character reeled in a fish with her balloon fishing pole

Disney's favorite character, a Tinker Bell-like costumed character enchanted the kids at the Foster City park opening by face painting rainbows, stars, and unicorns. She also made balloon flowers, swords, hats, and fishing poles.The event planner was on his way to a party, and he'll show up as Spiderman. He was delighted: "She was good, real good, and very accommodating. We will have  this sam character back for future events." 

Celebrity Gems arranges face painters, balloon artists, and costumed characters, including a Tinker Bell like costumed character, in Foster City, San Mateo, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and San Ramon.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Ahoy Matey, Pirate leads Treasure Hunt in Danville

Boy asks for clues to discover the hidden treasure
There was booty in Downtown Danville, CA and a Pirate discovered the hidden treasure map.
Pirate searches for treasure with clues on a hidden treasure map

A costumed character Pirate strolled in Downtown Danville, mixing and mingling for a Treasure Hunt hosted by the Danville Downtown Business Association. A DJ, an animal rescue booth, a fashion show, and booths manned by local businesses attracted families with plenty of young children. Captain Jack Sparrow was perfect as the whimsical pirate- swagger, costuming, and accent, et al.

Ho Ho Ho and a bottle of Rum-The event planner was delighted:

"Hi Stan,

Thank you very much for the pictures.  Last night was a great success and Captain Jack was a perfect addition to our pirate themed evening.  I have all of your information in my file for future events.

Take care,"


Celebrity Gems arranges a Pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow, celebrity impersonators including Marilyn Monroe, Austin Powers, Michael Jackson, Elvis- for events in Danville, Walnut Creek, San Ramon, Dublin, Fremont, San Jose, San Mateo, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Oakland.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Caribbean Steel Band sets the mood for Gilroy model home opening

Colorful balloons and banners heralded the grand opening of Ladera Homes in Gilroy.
Balloons and Banners show the way, in Gilroy

A Caribbean Steel Band added to the festive atmosphere in Gilroy, playing Calypso, reggae, soca, and mambo.  Potential homebuyers easily located Ladera Homes, by hearing the lively music from the steel pans and by noticing the multi-colored balloon bouquets on the lamp posts.

Dave's Cabana Food Truck, with pork, tri-tips, and veggie sliders added to this tropical theme.

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