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Meet Will Levy of The Story So Far

Meet Will Levy, the Walnut Creek–raised guitarist for pop-punk band The Story So Far.

First Bite: Sidetracked by Sandwiches

Pleasanton’s latest bar and grill offers up premium cuts at reasonable prices.

Holi-slay Your Shopping this Year

Save on Gold, Frankincense and More!

Top Tickets: December 13–19

Watch a holiday classic; wrap up for a wintery meteor shower; lace up those ice skates in Old Oakland; and more fun events in the East Bay.

Ginger Molasses Cookie Recipe from Dan Floyd

Snag a ginger molasses cookie recipe from a Livermore baker.

Diablo Dish: Oakland International Airport’s Dining Scene Gets a Face-Lift

A new beer hall opens in Oakland; buy some sweets and help some kids; Wente Vineyards rolls out a weekend special menu for winter; soup for the soul at Bear’s Lair Tavern; and more Dish.
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The Slanted Door Comes to San Ramon

Charles Phan gears up for the opening of his famed Vietnamese eatery in San Ramon.

A Palo Alto Weekend Pick-Me-Up

Offering everything from outdoor fun to eclectic eats to posh accommodations, this Silicon Valley city makes for a unique weekend trip.

Ginger Molasses Cookie Recipe from Dan Floyd

Snag a ginger molasses cookie recipe from a Livermore baker.

The Ultimate Gift Guide

Shop locally this season to find something for everyone on your holiday list. Diablo presents 28 options, no matter your budget.

Top Tiki Bars in the East Bay

These four watering holes provide the perfect rum-soaked antidote to winter’s chill.

Top December Events in the East Bay

See John Legend perform in Oakland; head to Livermore for holiday fun in the vineyards; watch renditions of The Nutcracker; and more.
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First Bite: Albatross Soars

Danville’s new global bistro is a neighborhood gem.

Diablo Dish: That’s a Wrap for Oakland’s Camino

New Mexican spot opening in Danville; Beast Mode brand creator and restaurateur Marshawn Lynch opens Rob Ben’s; Martinez’s Bar Cava celebrates turning two; where to eat out on Christmas Eve; and more Dish.

First Bite: Sidetracked by Sandwiches

Pleasanton’s latest bar and grill offers up premium cuts at reasonable prices.
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Archive »Faces

Dreamfest 2018

Metallica and Janet Jackson headlined the ninth annual benefit concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. Thousands attended the performances at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and Civic Center Plaza as well as the pre- and post-show parties in San Francisco City Hall, raising $10 million for medical research.

On Broadway

The Diablo Regional Arts Association hosted its annual fundraising gala at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, where approximately 500 guests enjoyed performances by Bay Area theater stars, music by The Flaming O’s, delicious fare crafted by Barbara Llewellyn Catering and Event Planning, and Wente Vineyards wines. The event raised more than $350,000 to support the Lesher Center’s arts-education and artistic excellence initiatives.

An Evening at the Bistro

Lindsay Wildlife Experience supporters came together at Va de Vi Bistro and Wine Bar in Walnut Creek for this ninth annual charity event, which raised more than $78,000 for the center’s wildlife rehabilitation and education programs. The alfresco soiree included gourmet food, local wines, and live and silent auctions.
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Archive »Travel

A Palo Alto Weekend Pick-Me-Up

Offering everything from outdoor fun to eclectic eats to posh accommodations, this Silicon Valley city makes for a unique weekend trip.

One Fine Weekend in the New Downtown Napa

The First Street Napa complex features superb eateries, hip tasting rooms, and a posh hotel with a rooftop bar.

The Presidio: San Francisco’s Pastoral Playground

This former military post delivers everything S.F. visitors are looking for—and then some.
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Archive »People

2018 Threads of Hope Award Winners

Meet five local heroes who make the world better in special ways.

Susan Mernit Takes the Reins at The Crucible

Susan Mernit expands the legacy of the Oakland-based industrial arts school.

Meet Will Levy of The Story So Far

Meet Will Levy, the Walnut Creek–raised guitarist for pop-punk band The Story So Far.
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Calendar of Events

December 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
View map »


Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
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

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

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
View map »

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

500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

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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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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
View map »


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

More information

Ring in the holidays at Town Center Corte Madera with festive live musical performances by Marin Youth Symphony as well as a handful of local bands.   Everyone is also invited...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Corte Madera Town Center
Telephone: 415-924-2961
Contact Name: Dee Dee Taft
Website »

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Bay Street is set to host Head West Marketplace, a monthly market from West Perro, showcasing more than 30 local artisans. From one-of-a-kind clothing to home décor, everyone is invited to shop,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville - Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Bay Street Emeryville
Telephone: 510-655-4002
Contact Name: Tharasa Athauda
Website »

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Ring in the holidays with festive fun at Town Center Corte Madera. From parents to little ones, everyone is invited to enjoy free photos with Santa, as well as free holiday gift-wrapping services...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Corte Madera Town Center
Telephone: 415-924-2961
Contact Name: Dee Dee Taft
Website »

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Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios- A Free Self-Guided Tour of 100 Professional Artisan Workshops and Galleries   Weekends, 11-6 p.m., November 24-25, December 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Berkeley Artisans Open Studios
2547 Eighth St. #24a
Berkeley , CA  94710
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Sponsor: Berkeley Artisans
Telephone: 510-845-2612
Contact Name: Susan Brooks
Website »

More information

Bay Street is set to host Head West Marketplace, a monthly market from West Perro, showcasing more than 30 local artisans. From one-of-a-kind clothing to home décor, everyone is invited to support...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville - Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Bay Street Emeryville
Telephone: 510-655-4002
Contact Name: Dee Dee Taft
Website »

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Walnut Creek based Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble is pleased to present this original tale, THE BIGGEST GIFT. Did you send your letter to Santa? Then why has he not received it? No letters – No...

Cost: $14

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble
Telephone: 925-934-2133
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 »

More information

Exhibition featuring local, National and International artists... paintings, photographs, drawings, collage, sculpture, arts & crafts.  Gifts, cards & more for sale.

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

Ring in the holidays with free festive fun at Bay Street. People and pets are invited to stop by Bay Street’s Center Plaza to visit and take FREE selfies with Santa Claus as well as enjoy...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville - Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Bay Street Emeryville
Telephone: 510-655-4002
Contact Name: Tharasa Athauda
Website »

More information

The Danville Livery is bringing the spirit of Christmas to the shopping center! Be sure to bring your camera to capture your visit with Santa! Danville Livery is proud to host a safe, family fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Danville Livery
412 Sycamore Valley Rd
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: The Danville Livery
Telephone: 800-762-1641
Contact Name: Natalie Bula
Website »

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The Danville Livery is bringing the spirit of Christmas to the shopping center! Be sure to bring your camera to capture your visit with Santa! Danville Livery is proud to host a safe, family fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Danville Livery
412 Sycamore Valley Rd
Danville, CA  94526
View map »


Sponsor: The Danville Livery
Telephone: 800-762-1641
Contact Name: Natalie Bula
Website »

More information

The Danville Livery is bringing the spirit of Christmas to the shopping center! Be sure to bring your camera to capture your visit with Santa! Danville Livery is proud to host a safe, family fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Danville Livery
412 Sycamore Valley Rd
Danville, CA  94526
View map »


Sponsor: The Danville Livery
Telephone: 800-762-1641
Contact Name: Natalie Bula
Website »

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Full length production of Tchaikovsky’s magical holiday classic, The Nutcracker.  Performances accompanied by the Valley Dance Theatre Pit Orchestra. Special guest artist, Maxwell Simoes, will...

Cost: See Description

Where:
Bankhead Theater
2400 First Street
Livermore, CA  94550
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Sponsor: Valley Dance Theatre
Telephone: (925) 243-0925
Contact Name: Valley Dance Theatre
Website »

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Visit the Winter Wonderland Fairy this holiday season and bring your camera for this fun photo opportunity. She will be strolling arond our main entrance between Tommy Hilfiger and Brooks Brothers...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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Special Holiday Show with sensations Branden & James, presenting their classical covers of pop songs ranging from Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, to their stirring mash-up of Silent...

Cost: Reserved seat tickets: $18 - $28.

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 »

More information

Jolly ol' Saint Nick will be hitting the Ice at The Veranda this season! Come skate and take photos with Santa himself! It is free to meet Santa, but skate admission/rental applies to skate with him!

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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Bring in the holidays with live jazz performances at Bay Street.  Everyone is Invited to stop by the Center Plaza to enjoy free hot apple cider and festive favorites from the Oakland...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville - Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Street Emeryville
Telephone: 510-655-4002
Contact Name: Tharasa Athauda
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

Light up the season with Night Bloom, a five-week light and sound exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers. Immerse yourself in an illuminated Conservatory bursting with vibrant and luminous...

Cost: adults: $27, members: $20, children 8 and under: free

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: Conservatory of Flowers
Telephone: 415-831-2090
Contact Name: Maryam Nabi
Website »

More information

Chanticleer presents its beloved annual holiday tradition with a transcendent offering of sacred music from the Renaissance to joyful spirituals and traditional carols in some of the Bay Area's...

Cost: $30 to $75.

Where:
Cathedral of Christ the Light
2121 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Chanticleer
Telephone: 415-252-8589
Website »

More information

December 14-23, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm Magical Holiday Musical on stage at Pleasanton's historic Amador Theater. Family theater performed by local youth. City of...

Cost: $7-$18; youth, senior discounts.

Where:
Amador Theater
1155 Santa Rita Road
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


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

More information

Town Hall Theatre “Lost & Found” Season 2018/19 continues with our holiday offering: the West Coast Premiere of GREAT EXPECTATIONS, an adventure-packed adaptation of the classic Dickens’...

Cost: $18-$30

Where:
Town Hall Theatre
3535 School Street
Lafayette, CA  94582
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Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E Evans
Website »

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Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza is one of the most innovative superstars in the world with a 40+ year career spanning from blues to jazz, rock, country, folk and world music. Singing in...

Cost: $35 - $102.50.

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
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

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

500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

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

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

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
View map »

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

Exhibition featuring local, National and International artists... paintings, photographs, drawings, collage, sculpture, arts & crafts.  Gifts, cards & more for sale.

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

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 »

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

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

Light up the season with Night Bloom, a five-week light and sound exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers. Immerse yourself in an illuminated Conservatory bursting with vibrant and luminous...

Cost: adults: $27, members: $20, children 8 and under: free

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: Conservatory of Flowers
Telephone: 415-831-2090
Contact Name: Maryam Nabi
Website »

More information

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

December 14-23, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm Magical Holiday Musical on stage at Pleasanton's historic Amador Theater. Family theater performed by local youth. City of...

Cost: $7-$18; youth, senior discounts.

Where:
Amador Theater
1155 Santa Rita Road
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

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
View map »

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

500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

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

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

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 »

More information

Exhibition featuring local, National and International artists... paintings, photographs, drawings, collage, sculpture, arts & crafts.  Gifts, cards & more for sale.

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
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
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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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Light up the season with Night Bloom, a five-week light and sound exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers. Immerse yourself in an illuminated Conservatory bursting with vibrant and luminous...

Cost: adults: $27, members: $20, children 8 and under: free

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA  94118
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Sponsor: Conservatory of Flowers
Telephone: 415-831-2090
Contact Name: Maryam Nabi
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Join us for an evening of self-care to help you unwind from the holiday madness. London Tea Club will demonstrate the art of Chinese tea ceremony - a beautiful and serene practice of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Coyuchi
1400 Tennessee Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Sponsor: Coyuchi
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December 14-23, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm Magical Holiday Musical on stage at Pleasanton's historic Amador Theater. Family theater performed by local youth. City of...

Cost: $7-$18; youth, senior discounts.

Where:
Amador Theater
1155 Santa Rita Road
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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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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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
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
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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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500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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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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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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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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Exhibition featuring local, National and International artists... paintings, photographs, drawings, collage, sculpture, arts & crafts.  Gifts, cards & more for sale.

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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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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Light up the season with Night Bloom, a five-week light and sound exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers. Immerse yourself in an illuminated Conservatory bursting with vibrant and luminous...

Cost: adults: $27, members: $20, children 8 and under: free

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA  94118
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Sponsor: Conservatory of Flowers
Telephone: 415-831-2090
Contact Name: Maryam Nabi
Website »

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Current run extended through January 13; Wed & Thur 7pm; Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm (except Jan 11 & 12 at 7pm) Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Dooley Extended through January 13...

Cost: $7-52.

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
Contact Name: Box Office
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Current run extended through January 13; Wed & Thur 7pm; Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm (except Jan 11 & 12 at 7pm) Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Dooley Extended through January 13...

Cost: $7-52.

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
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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December 14-23, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm Magical Holiday Musical on stage at Pleasanton's historic Amador Theater. Family theater performed by local youth. City of...

Cost: $7-$18; youth, senior discounts.

Where:
Amador Theater
1155 Santa Rita Road
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
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
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 »

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 »

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500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

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
View map »

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

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TAMALE POP-UP with @twomamacitaspopupkitchen! Come  get some of these delicious organic, gluten-free, handmade bundles this Thursday, December 20th from 11am-1pm or until sold out. . Chef...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Morningtide
847 Cornell Avenue
ALBANY, CA  94706-1718
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Telephone: 510-501-3337
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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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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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Exhibition featuring local, National and International artists... paintings, photographs, drawings, collage, sculpture, arts & crafts.  Gifts, cards & more for sale.

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

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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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

Light up the season with Night Bloom, a five-week light and sound exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers. Immerse yourself in an illuminated Conservatory bursting with vibrant and luminous...

Cost: adults: $27, members: $20, children 8 and under: free

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: Conservatory of Flowers
Telephone: 415-831-2090
Contact Name: Maryam Nabi
Website »

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The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live, public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Redwood City and surrounding areas throughout California. Join us for a...

Cost: 60

Where:
The Old Spaghetti Factory
2107 Broadway
Redwood City, CA  94063
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Sponsor: The Murder Mystery Company in San Francisco
Telephone: 888-643-2583
Contact Name: Skyler
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Current run extended through January 13; Wed & Thur 7pm; Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm (except Jan 11 & 12 at 7pm) Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Dooley Extended through January 13...

Cost: $7-52.

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


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

More information

Current run extended through January 13; Wed & Thur 7pm; Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm (except Jan 11 & 12 at 7pm) Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Dooley Extended through January 13...

Cost: $7-52.

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


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

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Join yer HausWives and our extended familia for an evening of live music, dance, circus and theatre! After yet another devastating fire in Northern California, we would like to extend our hearts...

Cost: 20 donation.

Where:
The Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Haus Serpens
Contact Name: Mojo Deville
Website »

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December 14-23, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm Magical Holiday Musical on stage at Pleasanton's historic Amador Theater. Family theater performed by local youth. City of...

Cost: $7-$18; youth, senior discounts.

Where:
Amador Theater
1155 Santa Rita Road
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


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

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This holiday season, The Marsh Berkeley brings Lisa Rothman’s Dragon in the Drop-Off Lane to the Marsh Discovery Series, which showcases work under development. After her kids dodge bullets at...

Cost: $20-$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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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
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

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

500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

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

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
View map »

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

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 »

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

Exhibition featuring local, National and International artists... paintings, photographs, drawings, collage, sculpture, arts & crafts.  Gifts, cards & more for sale.

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 »

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

Bring in the holidays with live jazz performances at Bay Street throughout the holiday season.  Everyone is Invited to stop by the Center Plaza to enjoy free hot apple...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville - Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Bay Street Emeryville
Telephone: 510-655-4002
Contact Name: Tharasa Athauda
Website »

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Light up the season with Night Bloom, a five-week light and sound exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers. Immerse yourself in an illuminated Conservatory bursting with vibrant and luminous...

Cost: adults: $27, members: $20, children 8 and under: free

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA  94118
View map »


Sponsor: Conservatory of Flowers
Telephone: 415-831-2090
Contact Name: Maryam Nabi
Website »

More information

Current run extended through January 13; Wed & Thur 7pm; Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm (except Jan 11 & 12 at 7pm) Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Dooley Extended through January 13...

Cost: $7-52.

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


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

More information

Current run extended through January 13; Wed & Thur 7pm; Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm (except Jan 11 & 12 at 7pm) Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Dooley Extended through January 13...

Cost: $7-52.

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


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

More information

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: $17 online / $20 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: Comedy Oakland
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
Website »

More information

December 14-23, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm Magical Holiday Musical on stage at Pleasanton's historic Amador Theater. Family theater performed by local youth. City of...

Cost: $7-$18; youth, senior discounts.

Where:
Amador Theater
1155 Santa Rita Road
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


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

More information

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
View map »


Sponsor: Samson Koletkar
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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

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
View map »


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 »

More information

500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

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
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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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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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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Ring in the holidays at Town Center Corte Madera with festive live musical performances by Marin Youth Symphony as well as a handful of local bands.   Everyone is also invited...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Corte Madera Town Center
Telephone: 415-924-2961
Contact Name: Dee Dee Taft
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Ring in the holidays with festive fun at Town Center Corte Madera. From parents to little ones, everyone is invited to enjoy free photos with Santa, as well as free holiday gift-wrapping services...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Corte Madera Town Center
Telephone: 415-924-2961
Contact Name: Dee Dee Taft
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Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios- A Free Self-Guided Tour of 100 Professional Artisan Workshops and Galleries   Weekends, 11-6 p.m., November 24-25, December 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Berkeley Artisans Open Studios
2547 Eighth St. #24a
Berkeley , CA  94710
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Sponsor: Berkeley Artisans
Telephone: 510-845-2612
Contact Name: Susan Brooks
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Exhibition featuring local, National and International artists... paintings, photographs, drawings, collage, sculpture, arts & crafts.  Gifts, cards & more for sale.

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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The Danville Livery is bringing the spirit of Christmas to the shopping center! Be sure to bring your camera to capture your visit with Santa! Danville Livery is proud to host a safe, family fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Danville Livery
412 Sycamore Valley Rd
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: The Danville Livery
Telephone: 800-762-1641
Contact Name: Natalie Bula
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Join us on Saturday December 22nd at the tasting room location for crafting & pairing fun! We will feature Lavender Bakery & Cafe's delicious cupcakes that pair with one of our...

Cost: $12

Where:
Wildcard Brewing Co.
1122 Solano Avenue
Albany, CA  94706
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Sponsor: Wildcard Brewing Company
Telephone: 510-280-5728
Contact Name: Jenna Davis

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The Danville Livery is bringing the spirit of Christmas to the shopping center! Be sure to bring your camera to capture your visit with Santa! Danville Livery is proud to host a safe, family fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Danville Livery
412 Sycamore Valley Rd
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: The Danville Livery
Telephone: 800-762-1641
Contact Name: Natalie Bula
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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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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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The Danville Livery is bringing the spirit of Christmas to the shopping center! Be sure to bring your camera to capture your visit with Santa! Danville Livery is proud to host a safe, family fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Danville Livery
412 Sycamore Valley Rd
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: The Danville Livery
Telephone: 800-762-1641
Contact Name: Natalie Bula
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Saturday, December 22 at 1pm and 5pm, and Sunday, December 23 at 1pm Oakland Ballet Company presents its ninth annual production of Graham Lustig's The Nutcracker, returning to Oakland's...

Cost: $24-97, discounts available for seniors, 12 & under, groups of 10+

Where:
Paramount Theatre
2025 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Oakland Ballet Company
Telephone: 510-893-3132
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Visit the Winter Wonderland Fairy this holiday season and bring your camera for this fun photo opportunity. She will be strolling arond our main entrance between Tommy Hilfiger and Brooks Brothers...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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Bring in the holidays with live jazz performances at Bay Street.  Everyone is Invited to stop by the Center Plaza to enjoy free hot apple cider and festive favorites from the Oakland...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville - Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Bay Street Emeryville
Telephone: 510-655-4002
Contact Name: Tharasa Athauda
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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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This holiday season, The Marsh Berkeley brings Lisa Rothman’s Dragon in the Drop-Off Lane to the Marsh Discovery Series, which showcases work under development. After her kids dodge bullets at...

Cost: $20-$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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Light up the season with Night Bloom, a five-week light and sound exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers. Immerse yourself in an illuminated Conservatory bursting with vibrant and luminous...

Cost: adults: $27, members: $20, children 8 and under: free

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA  94118
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Sponsor: Conservatory of Flowers
Telephone: 415-831-2090
Contact Name: Maryam Nabi
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Current run extended through January 13; Wed & Thur 7pm; Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm (except Jan 11 & 12 at 7pm) Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Dooley Extended through January 13...

Cost: $7-52.

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
Contact Name: Box Office
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Laugh City features Oakland's top stand-up comics who have appeared on Comedy Central, Conan, Hulu, Netflix, Chelsea Lately and Showtime and a rotating list of hosts and openers...

Cost: $15 online/$20 door

Where:
Laugh City
1517 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Laugh City
Telephone: 510-393-0594
Contact Name: Alfred Oxford
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Current run extended through January 13; Wed & Thur 7pm; Fri & Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm (except Jan 11 & 12 at 7pm) Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Dooley Extended through January 13...

Cost: $7-52.

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
Contact Name: Box Office
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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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East Bay grown American pop punk band, The Story So Far, returns to downtown Berkeley for another epic holiday party. Buy your tickets today! The grassroots, back-to-basics authenticity of The...

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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December 14-23, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm Magical Holiday Musical on stage at Pleasanton's historic Amador Theater. Family theater performed by local youth. City of...

Cost: $7-$18; youth, senior discounts.

Where:
Amador Theater
1155 Santa Rita Road
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
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Happy Holidays! Fleetwood Mask has created a special night for our friends, family and new fans in the East Bay! We are hosting our first holiday show featuring the best of our Fleetwood Mac show...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Village Theater
233 Front Street
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: Mask Live Entertainment, LLC
Telephone: 510-407-0324
Contact Name: Don Oberempt
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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: $18 online / $20 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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