Have you ever seen Cheryl Wheeler at the Freight? If so, you already know. She tells hilarious stories, sings heartbreakingly beautiful songs, and makes an unforgettable connection with her audience. Singout! Magazine calls her a “rare artist” and praises her “strong poetry, complex melodies, and clever wit.” According to the website acousticmusic.com, “She has a rare gift for writing songs with lush melodies and lyrics of incredible beauty.
Thanks to a reader for sending word and photo that Homegrown Sustainable Sandwiches is coming to Danville where La Boulange Cafe used to be. In July we learned that Homegrown would be coming to Lafayette, also in a former La Boulange location. Check out their menu here.
With the election coming down to the wire here in California the battle over the dozens of propositions up this cycle is becoming heated with commericals and ads plastered everywhere. I can’t turn on the televsion for more than a minute without one coming on. Ranging from the death penalty, guns, sex, marijuana and of course taxes, the complete list can be found here. Are there any propositions you are passionately for or against? I’m reading through the guide trying to understand them all but it’s slow going.
The Orinda library is hosting a Rad Tech Exploration Station on Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The interactive, science-based festival includes presenters, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. The event is free and open to library visitors of all ages.
Guest presenters include CUBIT, showing off their new CUBIT racer, Aerial Vue with outdoor drone demonstrations and CEO Ginger Kong of Miemode will introduce their virtual reality viewers.
Visitors will enjoy hands-on activities like easy-to-program rolling robots called Bee Bots, Cubelets, which show a fast and easy way to learn while building robots, and a green screen for interactive photo opportunities.
“Technology is such a big part of our everyday lives,” said Orinda Community Library Manager Sierra Campagna. “The demonstrations and activities we have planned will help people experience new technologies and show kids what they can create with a little imagination.”
Pleasant Hill Community Center
320 Civic Dr, Pleasant Hill Thursday, October 27th, 2016
9:00am – 4:00pm | $35 / $45 (door)
The Sustainable Enterprise Conference is a day-long learning and networking conference dedicated to helping Contra Costa businesses, academic, government and non-profit organizations transition to economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Speakers and panelists will address critical issues, showcase successful business models and present opportunities for creating a vibrant and truly sustainable economy.
It’s been over two years since the stationery store Papyrus closed in downtown Walnut Creek and as you can see in the above photo they are much closer to reopening, this time in Broadway Plaza a few blocks away from their old spot.
The home furnishings and gift shop Whim House opened last month on Hartz Ave. in Danville. Check out their selection here. In addition to a fine curated selection of goods, they also Farrow & Ball paint from England. The owner used to have a shop in Bellevue, Washington and is super nice; stop by and check out what they offer!
We offer a beautiful, well assorted and welcoming retail environment that affords clients a stress free opportunity to shop comfortably at their leisure. Accentuating Savoir Vive (the art of living well), we focus on providing items that will be enjoyed for a lifetime. Our continual procurement of new merchandise keeps our floor exceptionally fresh and on trend.
From our cornerstone of fine linens for bed, bath and tabletop, we offer an expanded selection of categories featuring select brands like Farrow & Ball paint and wallpaper, Juliska tableware, Graccioza towels and bath rugs, Garnier Thiebaut table linens, Scandia down, Bodrum fine linens, Matouk bedding and much more.