Walnut Creek


Omar Naré Playing at Up the Creek Records in Walnut Creek Feb 24th

Omar Naré Playing:

Up the Creek Records
1840 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek
Saturday, February 24th, 2018
6:00 – 7:30pm | Free

“Bay Area friends… @jasminlacaris and I will be LIVE at @upthecreekrecords on Saturday. You’ll enjoy acoustic #NuevoMariachi music, stories, songs, and modern dance up close.”

“Naré digs deep into the roots of Mariachi, then combines it with a modern sensibility, infusing it with elements of jazz, funk, soul and the singer-songwriter tradition to create something entirely new.”


Improv For Good at Lesher Center in Walnut Creek Feb 23rd

Improv For Good:

Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek
Friday, February 23rd, 2018
7:45pm | $15

This Friday Night have a great time while doing good in our community!
Join us Friday February 23rd, and bring friends and family for an evening of Improv. If you haven’t been lately, check us out! Each of our seasoned performers brings a little something different to the table, which produces a veritable feast of Dramatically Comedic Improv!

All net proceeds from this show will go to The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano.

Lend a helping hand and get a great night in return!

And as usual – There will be comedy and drama,
in fact our unique brand of Improv has been called
“…Dramatically Comedic”.


Boba, Check, Açaí, Check – Juice Zone Bee & Tea Opening Soon in Walnut Creek

2905 N. Main St, Walnut Creek

Forever Yogurt + Bee & Tea temporarily closed back in October in Walnut Creek at the corner of N. Main St. and Geary Rd. and thanks to a reader for sending word that they are back in new form with Juice Zone Bee & Tea opening soon at this spot. According to their new Facebook page they are a “smoothie, juice, açaí and Boba Tea Shop”. It seems like they’re hitting all the latest crazes but what about poke!?


Pancoast Pizza Expanding Next Door in Walnut Creek

1516 S. Main St, Walnut Creek

Pancoast Pizza is expanding next door in Walnut Creek with an expected opening later this year. Located near Las Lomas High School, they will be doubling their seating capacity, expanding their outdoor patio area, ​and are planning to include chicken wings and cheese steaks to the menu as well as a new beer tap. Check out heir menu here. Note: they also offer hoagie sandwiches.


Lewd Act committed on Walnut Creek Free Trolley Last Week


From the Walnut Creek PD:

On 02/06/2018 at 1:00 PM, while riding the Walnut Creek Free Trolley (County Connection bus Route 4), a male suspect seated across from a female passenger exposed his penis and committed a lewd act. As the bus arrived at the Walnut Creek BART station, the female passenger reported the incident to the County Connection driver who immediately called the police. The suspect exited the bus at the BART station before he could be detained.

If you recognize or can help identify the suspect, please contact Detective A. Mitcalf at (925) 943-5870.


Arts & Craft Beer – with a side of mustard! at Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek Feb 24th

Arts & Craft Beer – with a side of mustard!

Bedford Gallery
1601 Civic Drive
Saturday, February 24th, 2018
4:00 – 6:00pm | $7

Join us for an enjoyable afternoon of art activities and learn how to make your own mustard. Complimentary refreshments will be served, including beer tasting from Walnut Creek-based Calicraft Brewing. The entire family can hang out, see Ned Kahn’s Seed Vortex exhibition, enjoy refreshments, and make something cool!
Art activities for all ages: Make a fun multi-media artwork with mustard seeds and explore the convergence of art and science with Spirograph drawings.
Mustard making: Learn how to make your own mustard from Chef Jacob Croom (Tartine Manufactory, Kronnerburger, Salesforce) and Baker Jaren Wilkinson (Tartine Manufactory & Bakery, Pain Bakery). There will be drop-in stations to mix your own mustard to take home. The mustard-making process takes approximately 20
minutes and will be happening through the length of the event while supplies last.