October Events
October
Las Positas College
           
The “We Can” art exhibit at Las Positas College in Livermore will benefit the Alameda County  Community Food Bank by sale of the paintings and the donation of canned foods.
August - October
7:30pm
Village Theatre, Danville

Music lovers should mark their calendars as this fall the Town of Danville’s fantastic series  Thursdays @ the VT returns to the historic Village Theatre and Art Gallery.
In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Livermore Public Library is proud to offer a variety of FREE, interactive California Driver Permit practice tests. 
Tuesdays
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Dublin High School

Come out for bingo to benefit the DHS Music Boosters. The more cards sold, the bigger the prize pot! Bring your friends.
Saturdays
6:30pm
Livermore Bingo Ranch

Hosted by Granada High School!
Sunday
10:00am - 2:00pm
Livermore

The LIVERMORE YEAR-ROUND SUNDAY FARMERS' MARKET runs Sundays, all year, from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the parking lot at S. L Street and Railroad Ave.
3rd Tuesday of the Month
5:30pm
Pleasanton Library

Free legal help. Each person will get a 20 minute consultation with a member of the Alameda County Bar Association.
October 1st
7:00pm
Las Positas College, Livermore

Join comedian, actor, talk show host and author Brian Copeland for his poignant and hilarious true story of identity, character, stereotypes and triumph.
October 2nd - 4th
Tommy T's Comedy Club, Pleasanton

Theater, television and film dot David Alan Grier's career to date, and his ability to excel in all three mediums is a testament to the man's inherent sense of comic timing.
September 2nd - December 19th
Civic Center Library

The Livermore Public Library will offer 10 storytime sessions each week this fall, from September 2 – December 19, 2014.  Have fun singing, dancing, reading and listening as we encourage early literacy.  Library storytimes are free of charge.
October 3rd - 5th
Livermore-Pleasanton Elks Lodge
 
The 2014 Central District Jamboree is fast approaching.  It will be held at Livermore-Pleasanton Elks Lodge on October 3rd, 4th, and 5th.
October 3rd
8:00pm
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Celebrated for his signature sound and an innovative fingerpicking style that has inspired legions of players, Leo Kottke is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost acoustic guitarists of our time.
October 3rd - 5th
10:00am
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton

Turn your house into the home of your dreams. Come to the 28th annual Fall Home & Garden show at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
October 4th
8:00am - 12:00pm
Fire Training Tower, Pleasanton
 
The event will feature giveaways, firefighter demonstrations, fire escape planning, information on fire safety, and much more. 
October 4th
2:00pm - 6:00pm
First Street, Brentwood

Come out to enjoy Oktoberfest! German beers, local wines and bratwursts.
October 4th
San Ramon Library

Adventures In Jazz kicks off in grand style with two time Grammy Award winner Mads Tolling.
October 4th
10:30 am
Wente Vineyards, Livermore

The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards Executive Chef Matt Greco will lead a discussion and demonstration on best practices and techniques for cooking with grains - many which are used right here at The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards!
October 4th
9:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Parks, Dublin

Sign your child up for the Punt, Pass & Kick local competition near you! It is free and open to boys and girls ages 6 - 15.
October 4th 
11:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Danville

Come one! Come all! To discover amazing seasonal notions & novelties, whimsy & wonderment!
October 5th
10:30am - 3:30pm
Little Hills Ranch, San Ramon

STEP RIGHT UP... for the 2014 Bay Area Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk and Family Picnic sponsored by Macy's and benefiting the Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area's programs and services.
October 5th
8:30am
Mount Diablo

The Save Mount Diablo Challenge, presented by CA Technologies, is traditionally, an 11.2 mile timed bike ride, starting at Athenian School in Danville and climbing up Southgate Road 3,249 feet to the summit of Mount Diablo.
October 6th
San Francisco and Saratoga

This fall, make a difference in the lives of those suffering from lung disease.  Join Breathe California at one of its upcoming Breath of Life Walks - Saturday October 6th in San Francisco and Saratoga.
October 8th
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Water Treatment Plant, Pleasanton

Learn how 10 million gallons of Tri-Valley wastewater is treated every day. The tour is free and open to adults and children 7+ years. Reservations are required. 
October 8th
7:00pm
San Ramon Library

 Assemblymember Joan Buchanan addresses the vital topic of how the drought has changed the conversation about water in California.
October 9th
7:30pm
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life -Fans of KQED’s Forum and lovers of literature alike will be captivated by Michael Krasny’s insights and amusing behind-the-scenes accounts.
October 10th
8:00pm
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

A grab-your-girlfriends evening that cleverly re-imagines the best-selling book’s characters, bringing them to life with hysterical comedy, musical numbers, and steamy performances from the leading hunk!
October 10th - 12th
Rio Vista

The West Coast's oldest fishing derby continues to attract anglers of all ages to this fun filled weekend event! Free entry to festival!
October 11th
11:00am - 4:00pm
Foster Home Farms, San Ramon

Enjoy live music and dancing, beer and great food!
October 11th
7:00am - 5:00pm
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton

A one-of-a-kind event for Scouts and non-Scout youth to foster interest, and increase knowledge in the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
October 11th
8:00pm
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Two of the Bay Area’s most celebrated musicians will open Del Valle Fine Arts 37th Season.
October 11th
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Valley Mall, Tracy

Come to the first ever Tracy Comic Show with proceeds to Make-A-Wish!
October 11th
7:30pm
Danville Village Theatre

Come out for a night of music and laughter supporting a great cause!
October 11th
7:30pm
​Castro Valley Center for the Arts

Drew Harrison, renowned “Lennon” vocalist and leader of The Sun Kings, brings his one man show celebrating the life and music of John Lennon to Castro Valley.
October 11th
9:00am - 5:00pm
Robertson Park, Livermore

Come out for family friend, clinics, boutique shopping and equipment shopping! With special guest trainer, Susan Dockter.
October 12th
8:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Antiques & Collectibles Fair returns to Main Street this fall on Sunday October 12th, 2014 from 8am-4pm.
September 13th- October 12th (Saturday - Sunday)
10:00am - 6:00pm
Casa de Fruta, Hollister

Travel Back to a Time of Fantasy and Merriment at the Northern California Renaissance Faire.
October 14th
10:30 am
Wente Vineyards, Livermore

Join Executive Chef Matt Greco and Master Gardener Diane Dovholuk for an exclusive tour of The Restaurant’s ½ acre organic production garden.
October 18th - 19th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Dublin High School
 
Shop comparable to, if not better than, warehouse brand vacuum packed for freshness meat, chicken and seafood.
October 18th
8:00pm
San Ramon Library

Kellye Gray has hypnotized audiences with her stage presence and musicality. 
October 18th
7:30pm
​Bob Hope Theatre, Stockton

In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to The Beatles is the award-winning musical biography of The Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein and features the live music of renowned tribute band Abbey Road.
October 18th
Livermore Valley Vineyards

Bike through the Livermore Valley Vineyards at the 6th Annual Wheels for Meals Ride on October 18th benefiting Alameda County Meals on Wheels.
October 20th
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Gianni’s Italian Bistro

Once again Gianni’s is hosting the Soroptimist’s Tips for Change Fundraiser held on Monday, October 20th from 5:30- 9:00pm at Gianni’s Italian Bistro.
October 23rd
7:30pm
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Take a trip down memory lane with The Lettermen and discover why the sweet harmonies and romantic sound of such favorites as “The Way You Look Tonight” and “Put Your Head on my Shoulder” never go out of style.
August 24th, September 28th, October 26th
​10:00am - 2:00pm
Altamont Raceway, Tracy
 
Take your teen to "Get Real Behind the Wheel Safe Teen Driving"!
October 25th
Towne Center Books, Pleasanton
 
Assistance League® of Amador Valley is holding a children’s book drive in support of Make a Difference Day, October 25, a national day of community service.
October 25th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
​Salvation Army, Hayward

Come and join the fun as The Salvation Army hosts a celebration for families.
October 25th
11:30 am
Wente Vineyards, Livermore

Join Executive Chef Matt Greco for a special behind-the-scenes tour of The Garden at Wente Vineyards.
October 26th
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Ardenwood Historic Farm, Fremont

Celebrate this bewitching holiday and disguise yourself from ghouls and goblins with a fun Halloween mask. Learn the story of the very first Jack-O-Lantern too.
September 27th - October 5th
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Rigoletto was written by Verdi as a social commentary on a corrupt and abusive nobility.
October 28th
7:30pm
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

​Jake Shimabukuro has transformed the ukulele into an instrument of incredible virtuosity, bringing astonishing technique and passionate energy to music from Hawaiian classics and rock tunes to original songs.
October 30th - November 2nd
Tommy T's Comedy Steakhouse, Pleasanton

Kabir "Kabeezy" Singh- Kabir Singh is one of the fastest rising Comedians in the Nation.
October 30th
7:30pm
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

Under Maestro Jose Hernandez, Mariachi Sol de Mexico has become America’s premier mariachi ensemble, offering traditional mariachi sounds embellished with fresh contemporary passion and powerful new rhythms.