Fort Point National Historic Site
Long Ave & Marine Dr, San Francisco Saturday, August 18th, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm | Free
Fort Point is called to action once again! Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live re-enactors through infantry and artillery demonstrations, medicine in the 1800’s, music, Victorian dance and exhibits displaying the lives of men, women, and children of days past. Continue Reading
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.
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.
Downtown Walnut Creek Thursday, August 9th, 2018
6:00 – 9:00pm | $45
This one-of-a-kind culinary event, with wine-tasting stops, is not to be missed. All proceeds benefit Diablo Ballet’s PEEK Outreach Programs, bringing arts education to underserved students and at-risk teenagers incarcerated in the Juvenile Justice System.
Check in at Massimo Ristorante and then sip, sample and stroll your way through downtown Walnut Creek to the following locations: Continue Reading
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.
Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore St. Saturday, August 4th, Sunday, August 5th, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm | Free
The Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service.
Lafayette Library and Learning Center
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
6:30 – 8:00pm | Free
Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning and planting your winter garden! Learn how growing vegetables in the winter has its advantages over summer vegetables and what allowances have to be made for the shorter days and less intense sunlight.