Halloween Party at Corners Tavern:
1342 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek
Friday, October 31st, 2014
9:00pm – 12:00am | $10/$15
Another great upcoming event here at Corners: Our First Ever Halloween Party!
Drinks, Costume Contest and Overall Great times with us, Bacardi, Frida Kahlo Tequila and Crystal Head Vodka!
Call and get your tickets now!
Zoo Station U2 tribute Band:
Town Hall Theatre Company
3535 School St, Lafayette
Saturday, November 1st, 2014
8:00pm | $25
Zoo Station is the Bay Area’s ultimate U2 Tribute band, playing hits from the past 30 years! Come and experience the intimacy of Town Hall Theatre and come ready to dance the night away! Get your tickets now, this one, like our past 5 shows, WILL sell out.
Walnut Creek Turkey Trot Race:
1375 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek
Thursday, November 27th, 2014
8:00am | $33
This Thanksgiving, before the big meal, games, and pumpkin pie why not get a little exercise with a few thousand of your neighbors. The Forma Gym Turkey Trot is an event the entire family can enjoy. There are several races to choose from including Kids Fun Runs, 10K and 5K runs, and festival areas with costume contest.
By running the Turkey Trot you will also be giving back to your local community through our beneficiaries like the Food Bank, WCEF, PEAK, and The Wellness City Challenge.
The event takes place in beautiful Downtown Walnut Creek and goes through a flat terrain of neighborhoods, businesses, and part of the Iron Horse Trail.
Photo from Lindsay Wildlife
Not-So-Scary Animals for Halloween:
Linday Wildlife Museum
1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek
Thursday, October 30th & Friday, October 31, 2014
12:00 – 4:00pm | $8.50
As part of the ten-day Bay Area Science Festival Lindsay Wildlife Museum presents ‘Not-So-Scary Animals for Halloween,’ four days of fall fun featuring some of the world’s most frightening creatures – bats, owls, spiders, snakes, vultures and more – in a not-so-scary way. Each family friendly presentation includes meeting live animal ambassadors, learning about their special adaptations, and talking with their keepers.
Art of Mixology Cocktail Competition:
Orinda Theatre Square
Saturday, October 25th, 2014
4:30pm – 7:00pm | $45
There will be 16 East Bay bars and professional bartenders competing in the first annual Art of Mixologycraft cocktail competition and tasting happening on October 25 at Orinda Theatre Square. The fundraiser, held from 4:30pm to 7:00pm, will support arts programs throughout Lamorinda. Bars from the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, Orinda, Lafayette and Walnut Creek will be crafting their tastiest cocktails in the hopes of earning cash, trophies and the claim to Mixologist of the Year.
Participating bars include: Oakland’s Flora Restaurant, Forge, Hutch Cocktails and Oysters, Lungomare and Toast Kitchen + Bar; Lafayette’s The Cooperage American Grille, Metro Lafayette, Roundup Saloon and Yankee Pier; Orinda’s Barbacoa, Casa Orinda and Table 24; Walnut Creek’s Corners Tavern and Walnut Creek Yacht Club; Revival Bar + Kitchen in Berkeley; and Honor Kitchen & Cocktails in Emeryville. The complete list of participating bars and bartenders can be seen at http://OrindaArts.org/Mixology/Bartenders.
Trick or Treat in Downtown Walnut Creek:
Downtown Walnut Creek
Friday, October 24th, 2014
2:00pm – 5:00pm | Free
Calling all goblins, superheroes, princesses & witches!
You’re invited to creep through downtown collecting Halloween treats from participating businesses! WCD encourages participants to be eco-friendly…
Participants- please bring your own favorite candy bag!
*Starting location will be at…*
Lesher Center for the Arts
(1601 Civic Drive.)
Begin your afternoon of fun at the Lesher Center for the Arts to pick up a map of participating businesses between 2pm-4:30pm. Children 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
Convenient parking available at the following city parking garages:
1625 Locust St. (next door to the Lesher Center)
1350 Locust St. (between Mt. Diablo Blvd. & Cypress St.)
Metered Parking throughout Downtown Walnut Creek
We look forward to welcoming you to this whimsical & ghoulish event!
Speed Dating at Walnut Creek Library (Horror Edition):
Walnut Creek Library
1644 N Broadway, Walnut Creek
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
6:30pm | Free
Just in time for Halloween–share the horror of dating while optimistically searching for your next date. Singles in their 20’s-40’s are invited to the Walnut Creek Library on Thursday, October 23rd for another round of Literary Speed Dating.
The event is free and aimed at adults in their 20’s through 40’s. Participants are asked to come ready to tell a condensed version of their favorite horror story– could be a book or a movie that gives you the willies OR a tale of your worst date ever. Each participant will be given a number as their identification upon sign-in on the evening of the event. Each date will last approximately 5 minutes before participants rotate to the next person. Who knows? Your next BEST date could be waiting for you!