December Events

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Valley Humane Society

50% off all adult* dog and cat adoption fees! Take home a warm and fuzzy to snuggle with this winter, and help find a home for every animal in the adoption center by the end of the year. Everyone deserves to be home for the holidays!!
Stanford Children's Health helps enhance the lives of parents and children through educational support and community programming. 
December 1st
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

An exhilarating stage show with an eternal message of hope, “Christmas with The Celts” is filled with music old and new, lighthearted humor and spirited dance that leaves everyone ready for the holidays. 
November 29th - December 20th (Saturday - Sunday)
11:00am - 3:00pm
Danville Livery

Come meet Santa at the Danville Livery!
November 6th - December 31st
​Raley’s/Bel Air Markets/Nob Hill Foods

Share the season with those in need! The Food For Families Holiday Bag Campaign runs from November 6th through December 31st at all Raley’s/Bel Air Markets/Nob Hill Foods. Your $10 donation will fill a bag of healthy food for a local family. 
Are you looking for a job that offers flexible hours, experience in K-12 classrooms and plenty of options? Look no further than San Ramon Valley Unified School District. 
December 1st & 3rd
Dougherty Station Library, San Ramon

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 3 -- 4:30 p.m.  Random Fandom!  Geek out on your favorite books with buttonmaking, fan art, treats, and more!  Ages 12 and up.  Free.
November 7th - December 14th
Diablo Valley

Hospice of the East Bay’s Tree of Lights Celebration will hold 11 tree-lighting ceremonies throughout the Diablo Valley.
October - February
Levi's Stadium 

Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) will be transporting ticket holders to Levi’s® Stadium for 7 home games and Superbowl 50.  Avoid the hassle of driving and paying for parking... Let ACE be your guide to your favorite team!
Stanford Children’s Health is easier than ever for families to access. Now with over 60 Bay Area locations, extraordinary care is close to home. Check out their Health Tips for flu season and sports season!  
November 27th - January 3rd
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom presents its ninth annual Holiday in the Park, a Northern California family tradition. Guests can enjoy the delights of the holiday season including favorite holiday shows, festive attractions, sledding down a giant snow hill and of course, the perennial favorite: meeting Old St. Nick, Santa Claus himself! 
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Civic Center Library

The Livermore Public Library is hosting a weekly Teen “Pop-Up Space” on Tuesdays from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library.
September - December
Civic Center Library, Livermore

Do you dabble in writing and want to polish your skills? Have you always longed to compose a story, poem, or play? Whether you are a seasoned writer or just starting out, join published Young Adult author J.L. Powers at Livermore Public Library for the Writing Club for Young Adults. 
Autumn fun
August 31st - December 18th
Livermore Libraries
The Livermore Public Library will offer 13 storytime sessions each week this fall.  Have fun singing, dancing, reading, and listening, as we encourage early literacy.  Storytimes run from August 31 to December 18, 2015.  Library storytimes are free of charge.
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Tri-Valley Haven, Livermore
If you are a survivor of sexual assault, you are not alone! Tri-Valley Haven is offering a Sexual Assault Support Group on Wednesday evenings. 
1st and 3rd Monday
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dublin Library

Axis Community Health is a community health center that provides medical care, mental health counseling and addiction counseling services for everyone in the community through their clinics located in Pleasanton and Livermore. 
9:00am - 1:00pm
Bishop Ranch 2, San Ramon

Buy from small, local farmers who offer fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey, flowers, etc. that they themselves produce.
1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month
7:00pm -9:00pm
Dublin Heritage Center

Fiddles, penny flutes, and guitars join together to create old tyme and traditional American, British, and Irish music. 
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Springtown Library, Livermore

All ages are welcome at the Springtown Family Storytime on Tuesday evenings! Sing, dance, read, and listen in a fun environment that encourages early literacy. 
10:00am - 2:00pm
Historic Train Depot, Livermore

Livermore Sunday Farmers' Market is now 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and located at the Historic Train Depot located at Railroad Ave. & L St.  
December 2nd
7:00pm - 8:30pm
San Ramon Community Center
Come out for an exciting evening at the San Ramon AAUW Silent Auction Gala to raise scholarship funds for San Ramon high school seniors attending a four year university and young women attending CSU East Bay in the Renaissance Scholar Program.  All monies raised will go towards the scholarships. The goal is to raise $6000.
December 3rd
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Heritage Estates, Livermore

Join this special celebration that provides an opportunity to remember and honor those we love. Come out for this special observance. There will be music, refreshments and entertainment.
December 3rd
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton

Come out for an evening of cheer, you won’t want to miss the best event of the year! A collection of unique gifts, décor, accessories & MORE! 
December 3rd - 6th
Tommy T's Comedy Club, Pleasanton

Felipe Esparza is a comedian and actor, best known for his raw, real-life comedy that audiences everywhere can relate to. 
December 3rd
Dublin Civic Center

Bring the entire family to kick-off the holiday season with entertainment and caroling while enjoying delicious cookies and hot chocolate. Free holiday refreshments will also be served. 
December 3rd 
11:00am - 8:00pm
​Downtown Danville 

Kick-start the season at the Spirit of Danville Holiday Shopping Event. Over 80 merchants and restaurants will be open late offering free wine tastings, hot cider, cookies, and other goodies along with great deals on gifts for everyone on your list.
December 4th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bishop Ranch, San Ramon

Gather family and friends, come play in a snow park (with real snow!), listen to live music and watch the ceremonial lighting of our spectacular 70-foot White Fir tree. The guest of honor, of course, is Santa Claus! Be sure to bring your camera and strike a pose with jolly old St. Nick.
December 4th
3:00pm - 9:00pm
Valley Bible Church, Pleasanton

MOPs (Mothers of Preschoolers) will be hosting their 2nd annual Christmas Craft Fair/Boutique on Friday, December 4 from 3-9pm.  In addition to over 50 vendors there will be $2 tacos, $2 ice cream cones and coffee and snack bar. 
December 4th - 5th
​8:00pm (Fri-Sat), 2:00pm (Sat)
​Village Theater, Danville

Shopping! The Musical is a musical comedy revue of original songs and sketches about everybody's second-favorite (in some cases, favorite) activity.
December 4th
Village Theatre, Danville

Preschool Performance Series is proud to present one of the best young magicians working today, Timothy James. 
December 4th - 13th
7:00pm (Fri-Sat), 3:00pm (Sun)
Castro Valley High School

In just two weeks, Castro Valley High School is proud to present the charming musical The Boy Friend.  This show is appropriate for the entire family.
December 4th - 12th
Fri-Sat at 8 pm and Sat at 2 pm
Las Positas College, Livermore

Two young gents have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. 
December 4th - 21st
Front Row Theater, San Ramon

Come to the musical radio show version of A Christmas Carol. Watch as the cast and crew do their job to bring this wonderful story to life with all the tricks and traps of a real radio station.
December 4th
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Born into country music royalty, Carlene Carter set off on her own path with her 1990 hit “I Fell in Love.” Now her album “Carter Girl” brings her home, paying tribute to the music of her legendary family.
December 4th - 5th
11:00am to 2:00pm
Stanford’s Midpoint Technology Park, Redwood City

Come and find treasures, clothing, housewares, toys, and books. All proceeds go to benefit Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. You can also bring donations every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
December 5th
Downtown Pleasanton

On Saturday, December 5, 2015, come home for the holidays with Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday Celebration. The holiday parade will begin at 5:00 p.m., followed by the official tree lighting ceremony at the Museum on Main.
December 5th
Downtown Livermore

Over 50 floats, including local businesses, clubs, marching bands, associations and much, much more! The Parade ends with that Special Guest, Santa himself, leading our community in the Official Tree Lighting!
December 5th
11:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Livermore

A Celebration of the Traditions of the Holidays. Lizzie fountain will be transformed into a winter fun zone for children 5th Grade and under. Holiday Entertainment will inspire you to stroll through the Downtown enjoying the beginning of the Holiday Season.
December 5th - 6th
Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Livermore

Step into Bustling Victorian England! Stroll the Streets of Olde London as Crafters Ply their Wares. View Live Scenes from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
December 5th
Civic Center Library, Livermore

Come welcome Ms. Warner, the author of the award-winning middle grade series, The Code Busters Club.  She has also written many mystery novels for adults and party and activity guides for children.  
December 5th
Four Square Church, Danville

Danville, December 5th – The Danville Girls Chorus (DGC) will perform their Winter Concert, “Twas the Night Before Christmas”, on December 5th, 2015 at 11:00 am.  
December 5th
​Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon

The Blackhawk Chorus, East Bay San Francisco's largest mixed chorus of over 120 members, will perform a lively choral program of Christmas and holiday music, chosen from many genres of carols, hymns and festive arrangements of familiar and rarely performed scores. 
December 5th
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Enjoy music for the whole family, just in time for the holidays. Fantasies and Fairy Tales ignited the imagination of Humperdinck, Ravel, and Tchaikovsky, producing their most memorable works. 
December 5th
​1:00pm - 4:00pm
Pet Extreme, Livermore

Want a festive photo of your best friend and/or family member with Santa to send with your holiday greetings this year? Come to this year’s PHOTOS WITH SANTA on Saturday, December 5th from 1 to 4pm at Pet Extreme, 4500 Arroyo Vista in Livermore (behind IHOP on First Street).
December 5th
Dublin Heritage Park and Museums

Merry Old St. Nick pays a visit, as children and their families enjoy holiday sweets and a festive sing-along. 
December 5th
Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara

Levi’s® Stadium will host the Pac-12 Football Championship Game for the second year in a row on Saturday, Dec. 5, in a game featuring the Pac-12 North champion versus the Pac-12 champion.
December 5th
​San Ramon Community Center
Start the holiday season off with a healthy fun run or walk through San Ramon. Participants will receive a holiday long sleeved t-shirt and back by popular demand the famous 2015 Bah Humbug! ornament. This year’s Bah Humbug! will be a chip timed race.
December 5th
10:00am - 3:30pm
Allied Arts Guild Menlo Park, Redwood City

Don't miss this fantastic Holiday Market!
December 6th
Civic Center Library, Livermore

The award-winning Amethyst Trio will perform at the Livermore Public Library on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 2pm with an eclectic program comprising of works by Haydn, Bach, Dvorak, and Mozart performed on piano, flute, and strings.  
December 6th
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center. San Ramon

A Lei for Christmas presented by Motu'aina. Music, Drumming, Dance and Chant Woven into Beautiful Stories. 
December 6th
Grand Theater, Tracy

Come out for the 6th Annual Fall Show celebrating the greatness in all of us.
December 6th
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

A festive “south-of-the-border” showcase makes a dazzling start to the holiday season in a celebration of Mexican culture filled with colorful costumes, vibrant music and traditional dancing.
December 6th & 8th
Available Seating Times: 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. (Sunday); 2:00 PM (Tuesday)
Dublin Heritage Park and Museums

Make the Holiday Tea at the Heritage Park and Museums a new tradition for your friends or family! Tea is served in the charmingly rustic Sunday School Barn. 
December 7th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Livermore Public Library

The Livermore Public Library will host a free, one hour computer coding session with Knodemy, an EdTech Company based in the Tri-Valley Bay Area. Anyone, ages 4 and up, can come to learn on Monday, December 7th, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. 
December 7th
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Pink Martini delights audiences with their sizzling vocals, smooth instrumentals, and infectious rhythms in a concert of multilingual music to be sipped, savored, and remembered long after it’s over. 
December 8th
Danville Library

Join the fun with this puppet extravaganza, The North Pole Review! This production showcases the high kicking antics of the Russian Trepak Dancers, the graceful ice skater Crystal Chandelier, and features dazzling acrobatic penguins. 
December 10th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Livermore High School

Come out to a holiday boutique that supports the senior Safe & Sober Grad Night. There will be crafts, baked goods, raffles, gifts, unique items and more!
December 10th
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Livermore Public Library Civic Center

ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS, a monthly program, will take place at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10TH, 2015 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Join Doug and Lindy Webb as they share photographs and stories of their first cruise—in 1985 to China and the Orient.  
December 10th - 12th
Tommy T's Comedy Steakhouse, Pleasanton

Country comedian Steve McGrew's take on the lighter side of relationships -- from a definitely male perspective -- helped make him a hard-working mainstay on the national standup circuit by the end of the '90s, as well as one of the most popular comics working Las Vegas. 
December 11th - 20th
7:30pm (Fri - Sat), 2:00pm (Sat - Sun)
Amador Theater, Pleasanton

Friday, December 11 - Sunday, December 20Buy TicketsBased on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. 
December 12th
Shannon Community Center, Dublin

Enjoy a delicious hot pancake breakfast and a visit with Santa Claus.
December 12th -13th
Saturday 2:30pm, 7:30pm & Sunday 1:00pm, 3:30pm
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon

More than just a ballet, San Ramon Valley Dance Academy's production of "Impressions of the Nutcracker" incorporates multiple dance styles in a fast paced production that follows the traditional story line of the Nutcracker. 
December 12th - 20th
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Experience the magic of the Nutcracker. This annual Tri-Valley holiday event continues to enchant audiences of all ages, bringing Tchaikovsky’s well-known music and ballet to life with all of its elegance and beauty.
December 13th
Bothwell Arts Center, Livermore

Enjoy an old fashioned seasonal gathering with live music by Pog Mo Thoin and special guest, Steve Kritzer. Bring your family, your friends, a potluck dish to share, and get in the Christmas Spirit!
December 15th
Danville Library

Create exciting holiday and food crafts at this special holiday program exclusively for tweens, Grades 5-8. Space is limited and registration is required. 
December 17th - 20th
Tommy T's Comedy Steakhouse, Pleasanton

Alonzo describes his material as “cynically good natured, in an angry, suburban Negro kind of way.” The older I get, the less good natured its gonna be. What can I say, the stupid out there is wearing me down.
December 18th
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon

Music will abound at the San Ramon Symphonic Band Concerts. The band is comprised of 55 talented musicians led by conductor Larry Colon. Bring the entire family for fun filled evening of music.
December 19th - 20th
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, TYA presented by Bay Area Children's Theater.
December 19th - 20th
Paramount Theatre, Oakland

Oakland Ballet Company continues a beloved East Bay holiday tradition, with its sixth annual production of Graham Lustig's "The Nutcracker," December 19 and 20, in Oakland's magnificent Paramount Theatre.
December 20th
San Ramon Community Center

Bring the entire family to this delightful holiday concert featuring holiday music and dance. This charming program is certain to entertain one and all. The afternoon will culminate with a special visit from Santa Claus himself.
December 20th
Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara

The 49ers take on the Bengals!
December 20th
CVAF, Castro Valley

In this hilariously heart-warming story, six-year old Brian heads to the "mean streets" of Oakland to earn $11.97 to buy his mom a Christmas gift from the White Front store. 
December 26th
Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara

The 2015 Foster Farms Bowl, featuring teams from two of college football’s ‘Power 5’ conferences, will be played at Levi’s Stadium on Saturday evening, December 26th
December 31st
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Master of the slide guitar Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings return with special guest Carlos Reyes for an exciting night of original blues, Americana and roots music, followed by a gala reception in the theater lobby.
December 31st - January 2nd
Tommy T's Comedy Steakhouse, Pleasanton

Anjelah Johnson-Reyes was born and raised in San Jose, California and is of Mexican and Native American descent. She is one of five children and has a large extended family to which she remains close.