Orinda Theatre Square
Doll Face Permanent Cosmetics opened recently in Orinda Theatre Square in a small space where Intuitive Writing Project used to be. Check out their services here. As you can see in the photo below it’s by appointment only.
The Orchards at Walnut Creek
The fast casual, SoCal based restaurant California Fish Grill opened last week in the Orchards shopping center in Walnut Creek. Check out their menu here. The inside looked nice; anyone try this place out? What is your favorite dish?
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek
Friday, August 24th, 2018
6:00 – 9:00pm | $25 ($20 members)
Unleash your inner happy camper with this totally unique happy hour! Bring your friends, co-workers, loved ones, or fly solo on Friday, Aug. 24 from 6-9 p.m. Just like summer camp, we have a lot of activities happening especially for you:
-Scavenger hunt: Win a bald eagle feeding or handle a snake
-Meet-and-Greet with our iconic Lindsay animal ambassador, Lord Richard
-Watch as Dandelion, our desert tortoise, slowly roams her special “leave no trace” campsite
-Enjoy camp-style bites and desserts
-Sip and savor wine and CaliCraft beer
Mount Diablo Astronomical Society will help visitors gaze at the sky and California Academy of Sciences will host a geology table.
Citrus Marketplace, Walnut Creek
Thanks to a reader for sending word that the frozen yogurt spot Tutti Frutti has closed in the Citrus Marketplace shopping center in Walnut Creek where the Nob Hill supermarket is located. There is an ABANDONMENT OF REAL PROPERTY letter on the door.
4 Orinda Theatre Square, Orinda
Sunday, August 19th, 2018
11:00am – 7:30pm | Free
Lamorinda Idol finalists in soloist and group categories will compete at this free event throughout the day, culminating in the Lamorinda Idol 2018 winners being crowned in the elementary, middle and high school categories at 7 pm.
Audience members are an important part of the voting and will have the chance to cast votes for their favorite Lamorinda finalists on August 19th. Audience votes, combined with feedback from a panel of musically experienced judges, will determine who will be crowned 2018 Lamorinda Idols.
1415 Pine St, Walnut Creek
Farm Creek Brewing Company closed last September in Walnut Creek and now a new taproom called Rotator Taproom will be opening in the next couple of weeks in this spot. There will be 21 different brews on tap with plenty more seating including on the second floor as can be seen in the below photo. Check for updates on their Facebook page here and website here. You’ll be able to get pizza delivered from nearby Pinky’s Pizza.
From their Facebook page:
Childhood buddies Ryan Westerman, Jeff Stephens, and Marc Trapani hatched the idea of opening a craft beer taproom in their hometown of Walnut Creek. The time is almost here! Rotator Taproom will be serving up 21 rotating taps of only the finest craft beers known to mankind. Let us know which beer/brewery you’d like to see on tap for our opening beer list (or rotating in soon) by leaving a comment on our page. Opening in July, 2018. Check back soon for more details! Salud!