Walnut Creek

Restaurants

Ascona Pizza Coming to Downtown Walnut Creek


Lyric, Walnut Creek

Thanks to a reader for sending word that according to the latest leasing information from the new apartment complex Lyric, located in downtown Walnut Creek on Locust St, Ascona Pizza will be opening a new location here. They currently have locations in Danville, Pleasanton and San Ramon. Check out their menu here.

From their web site:

We hand-make our dough daily, using our secret family recipe, and every ingredient we use is the highest quality available.

We hope you enjoy our hand tossed pizza dough, and our cheese is the best Wisconsin whole mozzarella cheese available. We guarantee our meats to be of excellent quality, including a first class selection of sausages and the freshest vegetables available.

Shopping

Victory Workspace (formerly Laptop Lounge), Relocating Next to Century Theater in Walnut Creek


1261 Locust Street, Walnut Creek

Victory Workspace, formerly known as Laptop Lounge, is relocating from their N. California Blvd space to Locust St, right next to Century Theater in downtown Walnut Creek. According to a sign in the window they expect to open in June. A couple of months ago they opened a second location in Danville in the historic Shuey Podva house on Hartz. Ave.

Events

Altar Boyz Playing at Lesher Center May 26th – July 1st in Walnut Creek


Altar Boyz:

Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek
Friday, May 26th – Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Full of sharp parody, sinfully spectacular dancing, and irreverent humor, this spoof about a heavenly guy-group is adored by audiences and critics alike.

Running Time: approx. 90 minutes, without an intermission
With an extraordinary mix of side splitting songs convincing enough to be played on MTV, uncontrollable laughs and lighthearted fun, this award-winning and totally original new musical is 90 minutes of pure delight that’s suitable for all ages and will have the whole family laughing and singing along.

Events

Hope Walk on May 20th at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek


Photo provided Cancer Support Community

Hope Walk:

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Dr, Walnut Creek
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
10:00am | $25

The Third Annual Hope Walk, benefiting Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area (CSC), will take place on May 20, 2017 at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek. This will be a 5K (3.1miles) walk around scenic Heather Farm Park for friends and families to celebrate and honor all of those who have been touched by cancer and raise critical funds to support CSC’s free, comprehensive services and programs that benefit local cancer patients and their families. Continue Reading

Events

Trinity Center Gala on May 18th at Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek


trinity.my-gala.com:

Boundary Oak Golf Course
3800 Valley Vista Rd, Walnut Creek
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
6:00 – 9:15pm | $150

Trinity Center would like to invite you to their 3rd annual Gala on May 18th at 6:00 PM at Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek. We offer vital basic needs and services to homeless and working poor in our community. Essential services include assistance with employment and housing. Trinity Center is supported in large part by the community, and our annual Gala is vital to ensuring that we can serve our homeless and working poor adult men and women in Walnut Creek and Central Contra Costa County.

The evening will begin with a cocktail reception where guests will have a chance to mingle and bid in our silent auction, which features Giants tickets, golf packages and gift certificates to Walnut Creek’s best restaurants. Dinner will follow the reception. After which, guests will have the opportunity to bid on our live auction items, including a 7-night stay at the Manhattan Club Penthouse Suites ($1,000 for airfare included).
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Restaurants

310 Eatery Coming Back to Downtown Walnut Creek


1411 Locust St, Walnut Creek

The LA street food style restaurant 310 Eatery is back. They’re B~A~C~K, with a possibly record-breaking third relocation within downtown Walnut Creek. They first opened over 3 years ago where Ramen Hiroshi is now on Bonanza St, later relocating to Redux Lounge on Locust St. followed by a popup relocation inside Library on Main on N. Main St. Now they are set to return to where Redux Lounge used to be, only without Redux Lounge this time around.