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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.

Top Tiki Bars in the East Bay

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

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.

Girls Crushing It: Shaping Today's Schoolgirls Into Tomorrow's CEOs

The Orinda organization helps young entrepreneurs build leadership skills through workshops and pop-up makers markets.

Five Ways to Help Those Impacted by (or Victims of) the Camp Fire

Here's how you can help those affected by the Camp Fire, which has destroyed the town of Paradise, killed more than 80 people, and displaced thousands.
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Archive »Diablo Dish

First Bite: Sidetracked by Sandwiches

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

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.

First Bite: Retro and Refined

The midcentury-inspired Bardo Lounge and Supper Club is a sleek addition to Oakland.
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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

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.

One Fine Weekend in Calistoga

Rejuvenate the senses with luxe spa treatments and healing mineral baths in Calistoga.
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Archive »People

2018 Threads of Hope Award Winners

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

Five Questions for Vanessa Hua

Orinda resident Vanessa Hua has turned her unflinching eye on Asian and immigrant culture for two decades, writing for a variety of national publications and producing a collection of short stories. Most recently, the award-winning journalist penned her debut novel, the critically lauded A River of Stars. Here, she shares her thoughts on motherhood, the immigrant experience, and the perfect East Bay day.

Susan Mernit Takes the Reins at The Crucible

Susan Mernit expands the legacy of the Oakland-based industrial arts school.
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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
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

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Santa has arrived in Lafayette … and this year he’s staying for breakfast! Celebrate the holidays with a special pancake Breakfast with Santa benefitting the Lafayette Historical Society....

Cost: $39-$49

Where:
Sideboard Lafayette
3535 Plaza Way
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Local Food Adventures
Telephone: 510-604-6546
Contact Name: Lauren Herpich
Website »

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Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Warehouse Sale Discover a unique assortment of signature SQUARES chocolates, gift baskets, baking chocolate, gift tins, and a variety of exclusive chocolate gifts...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory Outlet
1111 139th Ave
San Leandro, CA  94578
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Sponsor: Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Telephone: (888) 402-6262
Contact Name: Malalay Sherzada
Website »

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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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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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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

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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Saturday, December 8, 10am-5pm & Sunday, December 9, 11am-3pm MECA & Joining Hands present our 16th Annual Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar! 2 days only -- Free! SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8: 10am-5pm...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Middle East Children's Alliance
1101 8th Street
Berkeley, CA  94710
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Sponsor: Middle East Children's Alliance
Telephone: 510-548-0542
Contact Name: Nancy Ippolito
Website »

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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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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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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 »

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

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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
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
Website »

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Tea, hot chocolate, sparkling wine, petit fours, scones, a holiday puppet show, balloon animals and a teddy bear for everyone to take home. $49 adults-includes glass of sparkling wine, $39 per...

Cost: $49

Where:
Silverado Resort and Spa
1600 Atlas Peak Road
Napa, CA  94558
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Telephone: 707.257.5408
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Get in the holiday spirit with improv and treat the whole family to and afternoon of fun and games! Our special improv show is designed specifically for children and their families to enjoy...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Front Row Theater
17011 Bollinger Canyon Road
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Sponsor: San Ramon Performing Arts
Telephone: 925-973-3343
Contact Name: Front Row Theater
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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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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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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Catch the Walnut Creek Center for Community Arts Jazz Band and Flock of Flutes Annual Concert! Enjoy an evening of music featuring Flock of Flutes, the East Bay's premiere flute choir, as well as...

Cost: $12

Where:
Shadelands Art Center
111 N. Wiget Lane
Walnut Creek, CA  94598
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Sponsor: Center for Community Arts
Telephone: 925-943-5846
Contact Name: Fernando Villalba

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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
Website »

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Experience a heart-warming presentation of new and traditional Christmas music.

Cost: none

Where:
Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church
10 moraga valley lane
moraga, CA  94556
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Sponsor: Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church
Telephone: 925-376-4800
Contact Name: mike
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
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Telephone: (925) 434-8466

More information

Join the Oakland Gay Men’s Chorus for ’Tis the Season for Singing, featuring beloved seasonal carols and songs to celebrate winter solstice, yuletide, and the holiday festivities. Whether you...

Cost: $15-$60

Where:
Arlington Community Church
52 Arlington Avenue
Kensington, CA
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Sponsor: Oakland Gay Men's Chorus
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

Everyone is welcome to enjoy a Chanukah celebration in Bay Street’s Center Plaza. Enjoy the lighting of a 12-foot Menorah, Chanukah crafts, balloon art and live music from the Ferris Wheels....

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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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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Catch the legendary punk band hailing from San Francisco, The Dead Kennedys, perform live with TSOL, Dwarves and M.D.C. at The UC Theatre on 12/9! Presented by The UC Theatre Taube Family Music...

Cost: $27.50 -$30.50.

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 »

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
View map »


Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E Evans
Website »

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Legendary punk band hailing from San Francisco, formed in 1978 & fronted by the even more legendary Jello Biafra (Eric Boucher). They split up in the mid-80s, and there has been animosity between...

Cost: $27.50 - $30.50

Where:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The UC Theatre
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
View map »


Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E Evans
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

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

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

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

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 »

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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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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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Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker come alive in this special free Nutcracker Story Time presented by Diablo Ballet and the Lafayette Library' Community Hall (3491 Mt. Diablo...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lafayette Library - Community Hall
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
#346
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Diablo Ballet & Lafayette Library
Telephone: 925-943-1775
Contact Name: Dan
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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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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
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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:
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: Chanticleer
Telephone: 415-252-8589
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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
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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A new bilingual family opera by Evan Mack and Joshua McGuire Based on the popular Mexican folk tale, Lucinda y las Flores de la Nochebuena tells the story of how the poinsettia became...

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Taube Atrium Theater, Wilsey Center for Opera
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: San Francisco Opera Guild
Telephone: 415-565-3280
Contact Name: John C. Morris
Website »

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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
View map »


Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E Evans
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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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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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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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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

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

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 »

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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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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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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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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
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 »

More information

A new bilingual family opera by Evan Mack and Joshua McGuire Based on the popular Mexican folk tale, Lucinda y las Flores de la Nochebuena tells the story of how the poinsettia became...

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Taube Atrium Theater, Wilsey Center for Opera
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Opera Guild
Telephone: 415-565-3280
Contact Name: John C. Morris
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
View map »


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

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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
View map »


Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E Evans
Website »

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Benchmark Oakland to Host a Wright & Brown Distilling Co. “In Between” Event on December 14 Benchmark Oakland will host a Wright & Brown Distilling Co. “In...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Benchmark Oakland
499 9th Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-488-6677
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

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

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

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

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

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
View map »


Sponsor: Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble
Telephone: 925-934-2133
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

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 »

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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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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

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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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
Website »

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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: $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

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
View map »


Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E Evans
Website »

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December 14-15, 2018, 8pm-10pm "A refreshing spin on traditional seasonal choral music... A thoroughly marvelous concert!" - National Public Radio Few things evoke the magic of the winter holidays...

Cost: $20-$45.

Where:
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
114 Montecito Ave.
Oakland, CA  94610
View map »


Sponsor: KITKA Women's Vocal Ensemble
Telephone: 510-444-0323
Contact Name: Shira Cion, Executive Director
Website »

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We are sooo excited to welcome you to the FUNNEST Office Holiday Party of the year! And we're even MORE excited to be partnering with Universal Time for this year's festivities! Wouldn't it be...

Cost: $10 Adv/$12 Door.

Where:
All Out Comedy
2525 Telegraph Ave., Suite B
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Talkies - All Out Comedy
Contact Name: Nick
Website »

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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
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

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

SF Performances was an early pioneer of presenting concerts at convenient, nontraditional times in a casual atmosphere that appeals to audiences and fosters a close connection to the artists. The...

Cost: $50.

Where:
St. John's Presbyterian Church, Berkeley
2727 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94705
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Performances
Telephone: 415-392-2545
Contact Name: Nancy Bertossa
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

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
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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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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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Holiday Craft Faire featuring local artists, designers and makers. Jewelry, Floral & Wreaths, Illustration, Herbal, Organic Printed Kids Clothing, Ceramics, Wooden Home Goods, Trinkets and more....

Cost: Free

Where:
Subrosa Coffee
419 40th Street
Oakland, CA  94609
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Sponsor: Subrosa Coffee
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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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On Saturday, December 15th, 2018, we invite you to join us for a Holiday Open House with entertainment, shopping, and surprises in store. Our event begins at 3:00 pm and goes til 8:00 pm.  Check...

Cost: free

Where:
Bridge Storage and ArtSpace
23 Maine Avenue
Richmond, CA  94804
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Telephone: 510-233-3348
Contact Name: Iris AlRoy
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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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
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On Saturday, December 15th, 2018, we invite you to join us for a Holiday Open House with entertainment, shopping, and surprises in store. Our event begins at 3:00 pm and goes til 8:00 pm.  Check...

Cost: free

Where:
Bridge Storage and ArtSpace
23 Maine Avenue
Richmond, CA  94804
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Telephone: 510-233-3348
Contact Name: Iris AlRoy
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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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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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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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 Join us for the opening of HERE, an annual celebration of BAC’s artist-members, who form the foundation of a deep and rich art community in Berkeley and throughout the East Bay. Working...

Cost: Free

Where:
Berkeley Art Center
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA  94709
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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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Join the Oakland Gay Men’s Chorus for ’Tis the Season for Singing, featuring beloved seasonal carols and songs to celebrate winter solstice, yuletide, and the holiday festivities. Whether you...

Cost: $15-$60

Where:
Lafayette Christian Church
584 Glenside Dr.
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Oakland Gay Men's Chorus
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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
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December 14-15, 2018, 8pm-10pm "A refreshing spin on traditional seasonal choral music... A thoroughly marvelous concert!" - National Public Radio Few things evoke the magic of the winter holidays...

Cost: $20-$45.

Where:
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
114 Montecito Ave.
Oakland, CA  94610
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Sponsor: KITKA Women's Vocal Ensemble
Telephone: 510-444-0323
Contact Name: Shira Cion, Executive Director
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Come join the Blackhawk Chorus as it presents 'A Season To Celebrate' and get a jump start on your holiday spirit. With beautiful melodies of traditional Christmas music like Brahms 'How Lovely is...

Cost: $17 for children 12 & younger; $25 for adults

Where:
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center
10550 Albion Road
San Ramon, CA  94582
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Sponsor: The Blackhawk Chorus
Telephone: 925-736-8814
Contact Name: Doral Allen
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