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Meet Sabrina Ionescu

The former Miramonte High basketball star is making waves in the NCAA.

Diablo Dish: Mixiote Pops Up in Oakland

FOB Kitchen ready to serve up Filipino food; Albany gets a Wildcard Brewing Co. tasting room; Shadow Puppet Brewing Company turns two; stroll Pleasanton’s Main Street in ugly holiday sweaters; and more Dish.

The East Bay’s Best Artisanal Food Products

These six locally crafted food products make great gifts for your Thanksgiving hosts.

First Bite: Soulful Fare at the Floodcraft Taproom

Acclaimed Oakland chef Tanya Holland crafts a new menu for Whole Foods’ first NorCal brewery.

Pie-Making Tips from Top East Bay Bakers

Three local bakers share some of their favorite pie recipes and reveal their tricks for making the perfect crust, fillings, and more.

Top Tickets: November 15–21

A book talk, crazy acrobatics, a Christmas ballet, and more headline this week in the Bay.
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City Center Bishop Ranch Opens in San Ramon

San Ramon’s City Center Bishop Ranch opens this month, welcoming high-profile shops, restaurants, activities, and more.

The Best Food and Wine Experiences in Livermore and Napa

Wine and food are best enjoyed together, and these acclaimed wineries offer tantalizing epicurean experiences that are bound to please any palate.

The Best East Bay Sandwiches

Diablo ranks the top avocado toasts, house-cured pastrami sandwiches, and fried chicken sammies in the region, so foodies never have to eat a sad desk lunch again.

Pie-Making Tips from Top East Bay Bakers

Three local bakers share some of their favorite pie recipes and reveal their tricks for making the perfect crust, fillings, and more.

Culinary Superstars in the East Bay

From a Michelin-rated Mexican restaurant to a critically lauded Cambodian chef, here are the local people and places that were recognized, honored, and celebrated in 2018.

Meet Sabrina Ionescu

The former Miramonte High basketball star is making waves in the NCAA.
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First Bite: Soulful Fare at the Floodcraft Taproom

Acclaimed Oakland chef Tanya Holland crafts a new menu for Whole Foods’ first NorCal brewery.

Diablo Dish: Mixiote Pops Up in Oakland

FOB Kitchen ready to serve up Filipino food; Albany gets a Wildcard Brewing Co. tasting room; Shadow Puppet Brewing Company turns two; stroll Pleasanton’s Main Street in ugly holiday sweaters; and more Dish.

First Bite: Taco-licious

A Martinez taqueria adds more Mexican delicacies to its menu.
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Always Dream

Neiman Marcus Walnut Creek hosted a fashion show in collaboration with Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Foundation. The intimate gathering at the upscale store included mouthwatering bites, champagne, and a runway show featuring several special-occasion looks. Proceeds from the soiree support the work being done by Always Dream to advance early childhood literacy.

Eat Real Festival

This popular Oakland fest drew droves of foodies who craved street eats and sweets from more than 50 of the Bay Area’s finest food purveyors—plus cocktails, wine, and craft beer from various local vendors. Benefiting the Food Craft Institute, the three-day extravaganza in Jack London Square also featured music, special culinary classes, and activities for kids.

15th Anniversary Celebration

The Monument Crisis Center feted its 15 years with a lively commemoration that featured delicious fare, drinks, and music at its Concord facility. In honor of the milestone, the organization also started a matching campaign to raise $15,000 for its numerous programs that support low-income families and individuals in Contra Costa County.
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One Fine Weekend in North Lake Tahoe

Escape to North Lake Tahoe for waterfront adventures, gorgeous scenery, and epicurean delights.
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Five Questions for W. Kamau Bell

Stand-up comic, podcaster, and host of the Emmy Award–winning CNN docuseries United Shades of America, W. Kamau Bell has long made sociopolitical issues a mainstay of his act. Here, the Berkeley resident discusses comedy, Chris Rock, and how his three young daughters impact his view on life.

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The former Miramonte High basketball star is making waves in the NCAA.

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An emergency-response expert offers advice to help families prepare for natural disasters such as wildfires and major earthquakes.
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Calendar of Events

November 2018

California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

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Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the final Bay Area Goodguys event of 2018! It’s the Goodguys 29th Fuelcurve.com Autumn Get-Together and it’s all happening the weekend of...

Cost: General Admission (ages 13+) - $20.00; Kids (ages 7-12) - $6.00; Kids (ages 6 &

Where:
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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San Ramon Valley veterans will be welcoming families and the general public to a special “Three Day Museum” in Danville starting on Saturday, November 10.  The military-themed exhibits,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterans Memorial Building of San Ramon Valley
400 Hartz Ave
Danville, CA  94526
View map »


Sponsor: Veterans Memorial Building of San Ramon Valley
Telephone: 925-998-9433
Contact Name: Steven Burchik
Website »

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Join us for extra savings from your favorite brands, like Coach, kate spade new york, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Nike Factory Store and more all holiday weekend long.Customer Parking OptionsValet:...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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A brand new digital art exhibition featuring 29 artists from the DAC (digital Artists Collective) in collaboration with Expressions Gallery of Berkeley.  Show runs from October 27-February 23,...

Cost: free

Where:
Berkeley Central Arts passage
2055 Center Street
berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510-644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

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November 10, 2018-March 17, 2019 Discover connections between art and science through colorful renderings by artist Ray Troll and the research of paleontologist Kirk Johnson, who made an...

Cost: Museum admission cost, free to $16

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
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Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
Website »

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Studio 55 Martinez Announces  - "POP UP Art Show!”  Exciting NEWS!! Studio 55 Martinez is delighted to announce a POP UP Art Show with the former members of the Lafayette Gallery and Diablo...

Cost: Free

Where:
Studio 55 Martinez
55 Howe Rd
Martinez, CA  94553
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Sponsor: Studio 55 Martinez
Telephone: 925.957.6912
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Rockridge Neighborhood Heritage Food Tour | Oakland | 3 hours | 6 stops Unleash your inner foodie during the Rockridge Neighborhood Heritage & Walking Food Tour! During this three-hour long...

Cost: $80 -$95

Where:
Safeway Plaza
310 College Avenue
Oakland, CA  94618
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Sponsor: Local Food Adventures
Telephone: 510-604-6546
Contact Name: Lauren Herpich
Website »

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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
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  Shop local this holiday season! Come by the Wanderlust Apothecary X Good Fishing Holiday Shop in West Berkeley for a unique mix of locally designed and produced products. We've got a...

Cost: Free entry

Where:
Wanderlust Apothecary
2475 4th St
Berkeley, CA  94710
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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

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Join your friends and neighbors in creating a group mandala with artist Salma Arastu. A mandala is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Indian and Buddhist religions, representing the universe. All...

Cost: Donate what you wish at the door.

Where:
Berkeley Art Center
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA  94709
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November 11, 17, 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.; November 15, 16, 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) launches its 14th season with Bat Boy-The Musical, a rock-infused musical...

Cost: $16-32 (Student, senior, teacher, military, group discounts available)

Where:
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: YMTC (Youth Musical Theater Company)
Telephone: 510-595-5514
Contact Name: Laura Soble
Website »

More information

Come glide on the Ice at The Veranda November 9, 2018-February 18, 2019 *All dates/times are weather permitting. Follow @ShopTheVeranda on social media for up-to-date info.  Regular...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
THE VERANDA
2001-2003 DIAMOND BLVD.
Concord, CA  94520
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Telephone: (925) 434-8466

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Swing into the holidays with Diablo Ballet! Diablo Ballet's annual sold-out holiday hit A Swingin' Holiday & More features thrilling swing dance plus a live, on stage orchestra performing seasonal...

Cost: $39 - $49

Where:
Del Valle Theatre
1963 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA   94595
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Sponsor: Diablo Ballet
Telephone: 925-943-1775
Contact Name: Dan
Website »

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Diablo Ballet opens its landmark 25th Season this November with the family-friendly A Swingin’ Holiday & More.     This November, Diablo Ballet kicks off its landmark 2018-19, 25th Anniversary...

Cost: $15 - $59

Where:
Del Valle Theatre
1963 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: DiabloBallet
Telephone: 925-943-1775
Website »

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Oct 12 - Nov 11, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pm; Wed & Thur, Oct 17 & 18 start at 8pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin October 12-November...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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November 3 through 18, Friday & Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm Tri-Valley Repertory Theater kicks off the professional musical theater season at the Firehouse Arts Center with the "perfect musical...

Cost: $19-$41.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
Website »

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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

More information

San Ramon Valley veterans will be welcoming families and the general public to a special “Three Day Museum” in Danville starting on Saturday, November 10.  The military-themed exhibits,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterans Memorial Building of San Ramon Valley
400 Hartz Ave
Danville, CA  94526
View map »


Sponsor: Veterans Memorial Building of San Ramon Valley
Telephone: 925-998-9433
Contact Name: Steven Burchik
Website »

More information

Join us for extra savings from your favorite brands, like Coach, kate spade new york, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Nike Factory Store and more all holiday weekend long.Customer Parking OptionsValet:...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
View map »

More information

A brand new digital art exhibition featuring 29 artists from the DAC (digital Artists Collective) in collaboration with Expressions Gallery of Berkeley.  Show runs from October 27-February 23,...

Cost: free

Where:
Berkeley Central Arts passage
2055 Center Street
berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510-644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

November 10, 2018-March 17, 2019 Discover connections between art and science through colorful renderings by artist Ray Troll and the research of paleontologist Kirk Johnson, who made an...

Cost: Museum admission cost, free to $16

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
View map »


Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
Website »

More information

New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
Website »

More information

Local Volunteers Join Samaritan’s Purse to Collect Shoebox Gifts for Children in Poverty Overseas This month, churches all across Contra Costa County will serve as collection sites for...

Cost: Free

Where:
, CA


Sponsor: Operation Christmas Child
Telephone: 916-792-6002
Contact Name: Laurie Lauletta-Boshart
Website »

More information

November 11, 17, 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.; November 15, 16, 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) launches its 14th season with Bat Boy-The Musical, a rock-infused musical...

Cost: $16-32 (Student, senior, teacher, military, group discounts available)

Where:
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: YMTC (Youth Musical Theater Company)
Telephone: 510-595-5514
Contact Name: Laura Soble
Website »

More information

Come glide on the Ice at The Veranda November 9, 2018-February 18, 2019 *All dates/times are weather permitting. Follow @ShopTheVeranda on social media for up-to-date info.  Regular...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
THE VERANDA
2001-2003 DIAMOND BLVD.
Concord, CA  94520
View map »


Telephone: (925) 434-8466

More information

Craft a beautiful fall wreath to adorn your door just in time for Thanksgiving! At Corners Tavern you'll enjoy a glass of wine, light snacks (included in ticket price) while you let your creative...

Cost: $85

Where:
Corners Tavern
1342 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Alice's Table
Contact Name: Valli Hilaire
Website »

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Join us for an evening of meeting new people and making something fun! Our Make and Mingle Open Studio is a fun event for people with all levels of or no experience at all with art making! We'll...

Cost: $27

Where:
CaliCraft Brewing Co.
2700 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94598
View map »


Sponsor: Center for Community Arts
Telephone: (925) 943-5846
Contact Name: Fernando Villalba
Website »

More information

November 3 through 18, Friday & Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm Tri-Valley Repertory Theater kicks off the professional musical theater season at the Firehouse Arts Center with the "perfect musical...

Cost: $19-$41.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

More information

November 10, 2018-March 17, 2019 Discover connections between art and science through colorful renderings by artist Ray Troll and the research of paleontologist Kirk Johnson, who made an...

Cost: Museum admission cost, free to $16

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

A brand new digital art exhibition featuring 29 artists from the DAC (digital Artists Collective) in collaboration with Expressions Gallery of Berkeley.  Show runs from October 27-February 23,...

Cost: free

Where:
Berkeley Central Arts passage
2055 Center Street
berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510-644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
View map »


Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
Website »

More information

To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
Website »

More information

New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

Local Volunteers Join Samaritan’s Purse to Collect Shoebox Gifts for Children in Poverty Overseas This month, churches all across Contra Costa County will serve as collection sites for...

Cost: Free

Where:
, CA


Sponsor: Operation Christmas Child
Telephone: 916-792-6002
Contact Name: Laurie Lauletta-Boshart
Website »

More information

November 11, 17, 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.; November 15, 16, 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) launches its 14th season with Bat Boy-The Musical, a rock-infused musical...

Cost: $16-32 (Student, senior, teacher, military, group discounts available)

Where:
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: YMTC (Youth Musical Theater Company)
Telephone: 510-595-5514
Contact Name: Laura Soble
Website »

More information

Innovators love to solve problems. They also typically want to turn those solutions into profitable business ventures. Unfortunately, the typical patent approach does very little to protect the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Multi-Innovation Inc.
1060 Redwood Hwy Frontage Rd
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: Multi-Innovation
Telephone: 707-779-9445
Contact Name: Mia Powell
Website »

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Come glide on the Ice at The Veranda November 9, 2018-February 18, 2019 *All dates/times are weather permitting. Follow @ShopTheVeranda on social media for up-to-date info.  Regular...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
THE VERANDA
2001-2003 DIAMOND BLVD.
Concord, CA  94520
View map »


Telephone: (925) 434-8466

More information

Puesto, known for its modern Mexico City-style cuisine and award-winning tacos, will be opening the doors to its second Bay Area location in Concord. To celebrate, Puesto is hosting a Grand Opening...

Cost: Free

Where:
Puesto
2035 Diamond Boulevard
Concord, CA  94520
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Sponsor: Puesto
Website »

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Addressing the health and psychological issues of a toxic stress from the country’s chaotic current events, Crimson Gate Meditation Center is offering a series of sessions for Creating Sanctuary:...

Cost: $50-$200

Where:
Crimson Gate Meditation Center
3824 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA  94610
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Sponsor: Crimson Gate Meditation
Telephone: 510-564-7096
Website »

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American rock band, Circa Survive, quickly made a name for themselves in the indie music scene in little over two years with their 2005 debut album, Juturna, and second album, On Letting Go,...

Cost: $25.00.

Where:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
Telephone: 510-356-4000
Website »

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November 3 through 18, Friday & Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm Tri-Valley Repertory Theater kicks off the professional musical theater season at the Firehouse Arts Center with the "perfect musical...

Cost: $19-$41.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
Website »

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This cello-piano duo (Monica Scott & Hadley McCarroll) is a distinguished East Bay ensemble with imaginative pairing of contemporary - and often newly commissioned works - with treasured...

Cost: $30 General Admission; kids through HS, free; Higher Ed students, $15

Where:
Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: Berkeley Chamber Performances
Telephone: 510-525-5211
Contact Name: Joanne De Phillips
Website »

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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

More information

Take a seat at TOTO's Concept 190 Studio!   Americans are behind the curve in bathroom technology, which is why we are daring San Francisco to take the...

Cost: Free

Where:
TOTO Concept 190 Showroom
190 King Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Sponsor: TOTO SF
Telephone: 415-392-1000
Contact Name: Kelsey Frost
Website »

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October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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A brand new digital art exhibition featuring 29 artists from the DAC (digital Artists Collective) in collaboration with Expressions Gallery of Berkeley.  Show runs from October 27-February 23,...

Cost: free

Where:
Berkeley Central Arts passage
2055 Center Street
berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510-644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
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November 10, 2018-March 17, 2019 Discover connections between art and science through colorful renderings by artist Ray Troll and the research of paleontologist Kirk Johnson, who made an...

Cost: Museum admission cost, free to $16

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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RITUALS, a unique luxury lifestyle brand, expands its passions to transform everyday routines into more meaningful rituals with the opening of its fourth West Coast store at Broadway Plaza in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Broadway Plaza
1275 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek , CA  94596
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Sponsor: RITUALS
Telephone: 212-679-2233
Contact Name: Emma Kessler

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Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
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Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
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Local Volunteers Join Samaritan’s Purse to Collect Shoebox Gifts for Children in Poverty Overseas This month, churches all across Contra Costa County will serve as collection sites for...

Cost: Free

Where:
, CA


Sponsor: Operation Christmas Child
Telephone: 916-792-6002
Contact Name: Laurie Lauletta-Boshart
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November 11, 17, 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.; November 15, 16, 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) launches its 14th season with Bat Boy-The Musical, a rock-infused musical...

Cost: $16-32 (Student, senior, teacher, military, group discounts available)

Where:
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: YMTC (Youth Musical Theater Company)
Telephone: 510-595-5514
Contact Name: Laura Soble
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Come glide on the Ice at The Veranda November 9, 2018-February 18, 2019 *All dates/times are weather permitting. Follow @ShopTheVeranda on social media for up-to-date info.  Regular...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
THE VERANDA
2001-2003 DIAMOND BLVD.
Concord, CA  94520
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Telephone: (925) 434-8466

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Loving the pure joys of winter is something we have in common with the late, great Warren Miller—who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This fall, Face of Winter, the 69th installment...

Cost: $19 + fees

Where:
Amador Theatre
1155 Santa Rita Road
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: Warren Miller Entertainment
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Extended run: Nov 14-18, Wednesday & Thursday 7pm, Friday & Saturday 8pm, Sunday 5pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin Extended through Sunday, November 18 Description...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
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November 3 through 18, Friday & Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm Tri-Valley Repertory Theater kicks off the professional musical theater season at the Firehouse Arts Center with the "perfect musical...

Cost: $19-$41.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
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RITUALS, a unique luxury lifestyle brand, expands its passions to transform everyday routines into more meaningful rituals with the opening of its fourth West Coast store at Broadway Plaza in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Broadway Plaza
1275 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek , CA  94596
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Sponsor: RITUALS
Telephone: 212-679-2233
Contact Name: Emma Kessler

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Take a seat at TOTO's Concept 190 Studio!   Americans are behind the curve in bathroom technology, which is why we are daring San Francisco to take the...

Cost: Free

Where:
TOTO Concept 190 Showroom
190 King Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Sponsor: TOTO SF
Telephone: 415-392-1000
Contact Name: Kelsey Frost
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November 10, 2018-March 17, 2019 Discover connections between art and science through colorful renderings by artist Ray Troll and the research of paleontologist Kirk Johnson, who made an...

Cost: Museum admission cost, free to $16

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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A brand new digital art exhibition featuring 29 artists from the DAC (digital Artists Collective) in collaboration with Expressions Gallery of Berkeley.  Show runs from October 27-February 23,...

Cost: free

Where:
Berkeley Central Arts passage
2055 Center Street
berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510-644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
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Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
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Please join the Danville Women’s Club ladies on Thursday, November 15th for our monthly luncheon.  Socializing begins at 11 a.m.  The speaker this day, Gale Self, formerly with Williams-Sonoma,...

Cost: Free for first-timers, $8 normally

Where:
Danville Women's Club clubhouse
242 W. Linda Mesa Avenue
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: GFWC Danville Women's Club
Telephone: 925-837-3056
Contact Name: Rita

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SLATE contemporary gallery presents a modern and minimalist exhibition, The Edge, featuring two painters and one sculptor. The Edge brings into focus the lines, curves and forms that make up...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
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Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Ginny Van Dine
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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

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3rd Annual Small Things Exhibition at the Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery Find a unique treasure from a local artist, all art priced under $500 November 15 - December 22, 2018 Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: 925.284.1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
Website »

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Local Volunteers Join Samaritan’s Purse to Collect Shoebox Gifts for Children in Poverty Overseas This month, churches all across Contra Costa County will serve as collection sites for...

Cost: Free

Where:
, CA


Sponsor: Operation Christmas Child
Telephone: 916-792-6002
Contact Name: Laurie Lauletta-Boshart
Website »

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November 11, 17, 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.; November 15, 16, 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) launches its 14th season with Bat Boy-The Musical, a rock-infused musical...

Cost: $16-32 (Student, senior, teacher, military, group discounts available)

Where:
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: YMTC (Youth Musical Theater Company)
Telephone: 510-595-5514
Contact Name: Laura Soble
Website »

More information

Come glide on the Ice at The Veranda November 9, 2018-February 18, 2019 *All dates/times are weather permitting. Follow @ShopTheVeranda on social media for up-to-date info.  Regular...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
THE VERANDA
2001-2003 DIAMOND BLVD.
Concord, CA  94520
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Telephone: (925) 434-8466

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Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS) provides emergency services to prevent hunger and homelessness; the auction benefits SCS holiday programs.   Guests are invited to...

Cost: Free of Charge

Where:
The Elks Lodge
375 N. Pastoria Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA
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Sponsor: Sunnyvale Community Services
Telephone: 408-738-4321
Contact Name: Sunnyvale Community Services
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3rd Annual Small Things Exhibition at the Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery Find a unique treasure from a local artist, all art priced under $500 November 15 - December 22, 2018 Opening reception Nov....

Cost: Free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: 925.284.1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
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Performance artist Naina Shastri and visual artist Salma Arastu collaborate on a show that uses Indian classical dance, poetry, video projection, and live music to connect 13th-century Persian...

Cost: Free for BAC Members/ $10 for Non-Members

Where:
Berkeley Art Center
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA  94709
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Extended run: Nov 14-18, Wednesday & Thursday 7pm, Friday & Saturday 8pm, Sunday 5pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin Extended through Sunday, November 18 Description...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
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KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents Reese Erlich & Norman Solomon The Iran Agenda Today: The Real Story Inside Iran and What's Wrong with US Policy Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs Advance tickets: $12 at...

Cost: $12 advance, $15 door.

Where:
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: KPFA Radio 94.1 FM
Telephone: 510-967-4495
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On the next edition of Latitudes—an album release show on the occasion of Bill Orcutt and Chris Corsano’s new record “Brace Up.” Join Other Minds’ Blaine Todd at the C4NM as he presents...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Center for New Music
55 Taylor Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: Other Minds
Telephone: 415-934-8134
Contact Name: Blaine Todd
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $15 online / $15 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Comedy Oakland
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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November 3 through 18, Friday & Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm Tri-Valley Repertory Theater kicks off the professional musical theater season at the Firehouse Arts Center with the "perfect musical...

Cost: $19-$41.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
Website »

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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

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November 10, 2018-March 17, 2019 Discover connections between art and science through colorful renderings by artist Ray Troll and the research of paleontologist Kirk Johnson, who made an...

Cost: Museum admission cost, free to $16

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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‘Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire – 46th  Annual ~ Napa, CA’ - November 16, 17, & 18, 2018 Come be part of a Napa Valley holiday tradition! Shop, Eat, and be...

Cost: free

Where:
Napa Valley Expo
575 Third St.
Napa, CA  94559
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Sponsor: Napa Valley Lion's Club
Telephone: 192-537-28961
Contact Name: Kim Patillo
Website »

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RITUALS, a unique luxury lifestyle brand, expands its passions to transform everyday routines into more meaningful rituals with the opening of its fourth West Coast store at Broadway Plaza in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Broadway Plaza
1275 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek , CA  94596
View map »


Sponsor: RITUALS
Telephone: 212-679-2233
Contact Name: Emma Kessler

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‘Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire – 46th  Annual ~ Napa, CA’ - November 16, 17, & 18, 2018 Come be part of a Napa Valley holiday tradition! Shop, Eat, and be Merry!  The Faire highlights 85...

Cost: free

Where:
Napa Valley Expo
575 Third St.
Napa, CA  94559
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Sponsor: Napa Valley Lion's Club
Telephone: 925-372-8961
Contact Name: Kim Patillo
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This year, San Francisco Premium Outlets are partnering with local non-profit, CityServe TriValley, to make wishes come true for local children in need. Guests who would like to participate should...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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A brand new digital art exhibition featuring 29 artists from the DAC (digital Artists Collective) in collaboration with Expressions Gallery of Berkeley.  Show runs from October 27-February 23,...

Cost: free

Where:
Berkeley Central Arts passage
2055 Center Street
berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510-644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

Take a seat at TOTO's Concept 190 Studio!   Americans are behind the curve in bathroom technology, which is why we are daring San Francisco to take the...

Cost: Free

Where:
TOTO Concept 190 Showroom
190 King Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
View map »


Sponsor: TOTO SF
Telephone: 415-392-1000
Contact Name: Kelsey Frost
Website »

More information

Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
View map »


Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
Website »

More information

New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

SLATE contemporary gallery presents a modern and minimalist exhibition, The Edge, featuring two painters and one sculptor. The Edge brings into focus the lines, curves and forms that make up...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Ginny Van Dine
Website »

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3rd Annual Small Things Exhibition at the Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery Find a unique treasure from a local artist, all art priced under $500 November 15 - December 22, 2018 Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA  94549
View map »


Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: 925.284.1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
Website »

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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
Website »

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Local Volunteers Join Samaritan’s Purse to Collect Shoebox Gifts for Children in Poverty Overseas This month, churches all across Contra Costa County will serve as collection sites for...

Cost: Free

Where:
, CA


Sponsor: Operation Christmas Child
Telephone: 916-792-6002
Contact Name: Laurie Lauletta-Boshart
Website »

More information

November 11, 17, 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.; November 15, 16, 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) launches its 14th season with Bat Boy-The Musical, a rock-infused musical...

Cost: $16-32 (Student, senior, teacher, military, group discounts available)

Where:
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: YMTC (Youth Musical Theater Company)
Telephone: 510-595-5514
Contact Name: Laura Soble
Website »

More information

Come glide on the Ice at The Veranda November 9, 2018-February 18, 2019 *All dates/times are weather permitting. Follow @ShopTheVeranda on social media for up-to-date info.  Regular...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
THE VERANDA
2001-2003 DIAMOND BLVD.
Concord, CA  94520
View map »


Telephone: (925) 434-8466

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Come join us for music and celebrating as we light the Christmas Tree at The Veranda, and cut the ribbon for the Ice at The Veranda! Enjoy delicious treats, crafts, and a special appearance by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Veranda
2001-2003 DIAMOND BLVD.
Concord, CA  94520
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Sponsor: The Veranda
Telephone: 623-205-3430
Contact Name: THE VERANDA

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Wildcard celebrates the Grand Opening of their new East Bay tasting room in Albany, CA. Come out and raise a glass. They will have specialty ales on tap, custom glass for the first 100 people,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildcard Brewing Co.
1122 Solano Ave.
Albany, CA  94706
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Sponsor: Wildcard Brewing CO
Telephone: 510-280-5728
Contact Name: Jenny Hansen
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Please support the Danville Women’s Club and Hospice of the East Bay/Tree of Lights event in Danville on Friday, November 16th, 5:30 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall (201 Front Street). ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Danville Town Meeting Hall
201 Front Street
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: GFWC Danville Women's Club
Website »

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Join us for our 2nd annual Tree Lighting event at our main entrance near Tommy Hilfiger. Enjoy musical entertainment by the Dicken's Carolers, a visit from the Winter Wonderland Fairy and more....

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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Telephone: 617-779-1800
Contact Name: Jamie Forestiere
Website »

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Please support the Danville Women’s Club and Hospice of the East Bay/Tree of Lights event in Danville on Friday, November 16th, 5:30 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall (201 Front Street). ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Danville Town Meeting Hall
201 Front Street
Danville, CA  94526
View map »


Sponsor: GFWC Danville Women's Club
Website »

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Extended run: Nov 14-18, Wednesday & Thursday 7pm, Friday & Saturday 8pm, Sunday 5pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin Extended through Sunday, November 18 Description...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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Smuin Contemporary Ballet kicks off the holidays with the return of The Christmas Ballet, the beloved Bay Area tradition featuring two acts packed to the brim with both flawless classical ballet...

Cost: $25-$82

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: (925) 943-7469
Contact Name: Smuin Contemporary Ballet
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $15 online / $15 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Comedy Oakland
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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After coast to coast critical acclaim, Marga Gomez comes to The Marsh Berkeley with Latin Standards, her 12th and final work in the solo performance genre that The New York Times named a...

Cost: $25-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved

Where:
The Marsh Berkeley
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The Marsh
Telephone: 415-282-3055
Contact Name: The Marsh
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Nov 16-Dec 9; Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire's sparkling new comedy, Ripcord, directed by Daren AC...

Cost: $11-$32.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
Website »

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November 3 through 18, Friday & Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm Tri-Valley Repertory Theater kicks off the professional musical theater season at the Firehouse Arts Center with the "perfect musical...

Cost: $19-$41.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
Website »

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Roy Zimmerman writes and sings funny songs about racism, gun violence, climate change, income inequality, bigotry, ignorance, war and greed. Over twenty years on stages, screens and airwaves across...

Cost: $25 suggested donation.

Where:
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
55 Eckley Lane
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Devil Mountain Coffee House
Telephone: 925-934-3135
Contact Name: Harry Miller
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Kodaline are a genuinely lovely band, a supportive, music obsessed group of friends who like to let their songs do their talking. Indeed, the strength of the band's relationship became central to...

Cost: 25.

Where:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
Telephone: 510-356-4000
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $15 online / $15 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Samson Koletkar
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
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The historic Cow Palace will once again be transformed into Dickens’ London for The Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party. Now in its 36th season, The Great Dickens Christmas...

Cost: $14-$30

Where:
The Cow Palace
2600 Geneva Ave
Daly City , CA  94014
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RITUALS, a unique luxury lifestyle brand, expands its passions to transform everyday routines into more meaningful rituals with the opening of its fourth West Coast store at Broadway Plaza in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Broadway Plaza
1275 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek , CA  94596
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Sponsor: RITUALS
Telephone: 212-679-2233
Contact Name: Emma Kessler

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A brand new digital art exhibition featuring 29 artists from the DAC (digital Artists Collective) in collaboration with Expressions Gallery of Berkeley.  Show runs from October 27-February 23,...

Cost: free

Where:
Berkeley Central Arts passage
2055 Center Street
berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510-644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
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‘Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire – 46th  Annual ~ Napa, CA’ - November 16, 17, & 18, 2018 Come be part of a Napa Valley holiday tradition! Shop, Eat, and be Merry!  The Faire highlights 85...

Cost: free

Where:
Napa Valley Expo
575 Third St.
Napa, CA  94559
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Sponsor: Napa Valley Lion's Club
Telephone: 925-372-8961
Contact Name: Kim Patillo
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‘Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire – 46th  Annual ~ Napa, CA’ - November 16, 17, & 18, 2018 Come be part of a Napa Valley holiday tradition! Shop, Eat, and be...

Cost: free

Where:
Napa Valley Expo
575 Third St.
Napa, CA  94559
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Sponsor: Napa Valley Lion's Club
Telephone: 192-537-28961
Contact Name: Kim Patillo
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Take a seat at TOTO's Concept 190 Studio!   Americans are behind the curve in bathroom technology, which is why we are daring San Francisco to take the...

Cost: Free

Where:
TOTO Concept 190 Showroom
190 King Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Sponsor: TOTO SF
Telephone: 415-392-1000
Contact Name: Kelsey Frost
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December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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This year, San Francisco Premium Outlets are partnering with local non-profit, CityServe TriValley, to make wishes come true for local children in need. Guests who would like to participate should...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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November 10, 2018-March 17, 2019 Discover connections between art and science through colorful renderings by artist Ray Troll and the research of paleontologist Kirk Johnson, who made an...

Cost: Museum admission cost, free to $16

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
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Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
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SLATE contemporary gallery presents a modern and minimalist exhibition, The Edge, featuring two painters and one sculptor. The Edge brings into focus the lines, curves and forms that make up...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
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Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Ginny Van Dine
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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
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3rd Annual Small Things Exhibition at the Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery Find a unique treasure from a local artist, all art priced under $500 November 15 - December 22, 2018 Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: 925.284.1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
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Local Volunteers Join Samaritan’s Purse to Collect Shoebox Gifts for Children in Poverty Overseas This month, churches all across Contra Costa County will serve as collection sites for...

Cost: Free

Where:
, CA


Sponsor: Operation Christmas Child
Telephone: 916-792-6002
Contact Name: Laurie Lauletta-Boshart
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November 11, 17, 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.; November 15, 16, 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) launches its 14th season with Bat Boy-The Musical, a rock-infused musical...

Cost: $16-32 (Student, senior, teacher, military, group discounts available)

Where:
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: YMTC (Youth Musical Theater Company)
Telephone: 510-595-5514
Contact Name: Laura Soble
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Smuin Contemporary Ballet kicks off the holidays with the return of The Christmas Ballet, the beloved Bay Area tradition featuring two acts packed to the brim with both flawless classical ballet...

Cost: $25-$82

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: (925) 943-7469
Contact Name: Smuin Contemporary Ballet
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Come glide on the Ice at The Veranda November 9, 2018-February 18, 2019 *All dates/times are weather permitting. Follow @ShopTheVeranda on social media for up-to-date info.  Regular...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
THE VERANDA
2001-2003 DIAMOND BLVD.
Concord, CA  94520
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Telephone: (925) 434-8466

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Celebrating 28 Years! Private Atelier Event Join us for a Private Event of delightful shopping, champagne and cake! Save 50% on ALL of our sophisticated French Body, Bath & Home Care Collections....

Cost: Free

Where:
La Bouquetiere
539 Railroad Ave.
South San Francisco, CA  94080
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Sponsor: La Bouquetiere
Telephone: 650-228-2000
Contact Name: Mario
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Nov 17-18, 6 & 8pm on Saturday, 7pm on Sunday What roles might dance, art-making, and performance play in social change? What can bodies moving together on stage teach us about the actual labor of...

Cost: $15-25.

Where:
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2704 Alcatraz Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94705
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Sponsor: Molly Rose-Williams & Co
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $20 online / $24 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Samson Koletkar
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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Extended run: Nov 14-18, Wednesday & Thursday 7pm, Friday & Saturday 8pm, Sunday 5pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin Extended through Sunday, November 18 Description...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
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Smuin Contemporary Ballet kicks off the holidays with the return of The Christmas Ballet, the beloved Bay Area tradition featuring two acts packed to the brim with both flawless classical ballet...

Cost: $25-82

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: 925-943-7469
Contact Name: Box Office
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Nov 16-Dec 9; Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire's sparkling new comedy, Ripcord, directed by Daren AC...

Cost: $11-$32.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
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November 3 through 18, Friday & Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm Tri-Valley Repertory Theater kicks off the professional musical theater season at the Firehouse Arts Center with the "perfect musical...

Cost: $19-$41.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
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After coast to coast critical acclaim, Marga Gomez comes to The Marsh Berkeley with Latin Standards, her 12th and final work in the solo performance genre that The New York Times named a...

Cost: $25-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved

Where:
The Marsh Berkeley
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The Marsh
Telephone: 415-282-3055
Contact Name: The Marsh
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Greg Jones is the artist behind the enigmatic G JONES moniker. A lauded master of electronic music production and highly sought after performer, G Jones is a frequent collaborator of legendary...

Cost: $27.50

Where:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
near Downtown Berkeley BART
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: Wormhole Entertainment
Telephone: 510-356-4000
Contact Name: Tessa Morris
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Greg Jones is the artist behind the enigmatic G JONES moniker. A lauded master of electronic music production and highly sought after performer, G Jones is a frequent collaborator of legendary...

Cost: $27.50.

Where:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
Telephone: 510-356-4000
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $15 online / $18 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Samson Koletkar
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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