October Events
First Thursday of every month
10:00am - 7:00pm
Downtown Danville

Shop, dine and play local! Come out for fashion, food, friendship and fun.
Order a Snoopy license plate today and help support California museums. Each plate will feature a reproduction of an original Snoopy drawing by Charles Schulz. 
Registration is open for spring season of lacrosse.
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.
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.
September 23rd - October 19th
Golden Gate, San Francisco 

PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit musical!
September 27th - November 1st
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo
 
New and favorite haunted mazes, freaky scare zones and monstertainment.
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-31st
Alameda County Fairgrounds

KR Farms Fall Festival and pumpkin patch are happening at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, October 3rd through the 31st. 
October 3rd
​5:00pm
Granada High School, Livermore

The Granada Supporters and Granada High School invite all Matador alumni, current and former teachers, along with friends and family back to campus on Friday, October 3rd for the 10th Annual GHS Alumni Homecoming Barbecue.
October 3rd
Roddy Ranch, Antioch

Help the Homeless Animals' Lifeline Organization at their charity golf tournament at Roddy Ranch. Enjoy a relaxing day of golf, a delicious buffet, raffle and silent auction.
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
12:00pm
Grange Hall, Danville
 
Bring your family for a fun afternoon of bingo, food and prizes!
October 4th
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
 Dublin Senior Center

Everyone is invited to attend the Dublin Senior Center’s annual Info Fair. Get valuable information and services from a variety of government, non-profit and commercial organizations at this FREE event.
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
Tommy T's Comedy Steakhouse, Pleasanton

Cindy Kaza is a clairvoyant (clear seeing), clairaudient (clear hearing) and clairsentient (clear feeling) who works across the country as an evidential medium.
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 7th
7:00pm
Sunset Community Church, Livermore

Come out for prayer and a candle lighting service to promote awareness, compassion and recovery for mental wellness.
October 8th

International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day.
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
10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
University of Phoenix, Fairfield

Come and meet over 80 employers from a variety of industries - all with hiring opportunities!
October 9th
7:00pm
Cattlemen’s Restaurant, Livermore

Come meet state and local candidates, listen to their platforms, and enjoy a delicious steak, salmon, or chicken dinner.
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
6:30pm - 10:30pm
Danville Veterans memorial Building

The White Kitty Foundation is hosting a wine tasting event at the Danville Veterans Memorial Building. 
October 10th - 12th
Tommy T's Comedy Steakhouse, Pleasanton

Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills.
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
Forest Home Farms

Come discover how corn, wheat and other grains make it into your daily diet. Try processing some grains the old-fashioned way as you shell corn by hand, grind wheat and sift flour.
October 11th
8:00am - 11:00am
Hart Middle School, Pleasanton
 
A Pancake Breakfast and Craft Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Hart Middle
School, 4433 Willow Road, Pleasanton on the outdoor lunch quad.
October 11th
8:00pm
Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco 

For the very first time in her phenomenally successful career, Susan will be holding her own on American stages performing a sensational and contemporary repertoire of iconic album tracks and never-heard-before classics that will captivate and enthrall her audiences.
October 11th
11:00am-5:00pm
​Bankhead Theater, Livermore

ArtWalk is a different sort of festival, as the streets are kept open and displays are set-up throughout the downtown in and around parks, sidewalks, galleries, wine bars, restaurants and shops.
October 11th
7:00pm - 2:00am
Grant Bar, Tracy

Come out to a Pink Party to raise awareness and raise funds for those who are battling Breast Cancer. Enjoy a raffle, food and pink drinks! The theme is 80's prom!
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
San Ramon & Danville

Don't miss the Run for Education, benefiting SRVUSD students and schools.
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.
October 13th - 19th
Contra Costa Libraries 

In celebration of Teen Read Week, Contra Costa County Library invites teens to “Read Your Fines Away." Teens in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to clear late charges from their library card accounts during the week of October 13 - 19, 2014.
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 15th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Livermore High School

Tri-Valley School Districts proudly present the 2014 Tri-Valley College and Career Fair. 
October 16th - 19th
Tommy T's Comedy Steakhouse, Pleasanton

The lineup will deliver gut-busting, side-splitting laughs featuring some of the industry’s most talented and sought after comedians.
October 16th
9:00am - 3:00pm
Forest Home Farms, Walnut Creek

Children will participate in farm activities appropriate for their age group. Stories, songs and hands-on activities will introduce these tots to life on the farm.
October 16th
9:00am - 3:00pm
Forest Home Farms, San Ramon

The program will highlight the agricultural history of the San Ramon Valley as well as daily life in the Victorian era. 
October 17th - 18th
2:00pm & 8:00pm
Village Theatre, Danville

FOODIES! THE MUSICAL, one of the longest-running original shows in San Francisco history comes to Danville!
October 17th
6:30pm - 10:00pm
Castlewood Country Club, Pleasanton

The 11th Annual “Toasts & Tastes of Fall” culinary competition and fundraiser benefiting Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation.
October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Museum on the Main, Pleasanton

Meet the ghosts of Pleasanton's past in this uniquely spooky annual event held by Museum on Main. 
October 18th - November 2nd
Bankhead Theater, Livermore

AVENUE Q is a gut-bustingly hilarious modern musical focusing on a group of unique 20-somethings making their way in the big city, seeking their purpose in life.
October 18th
​11:30
Danville Pet Store

Danville Pet Store hosts Howl-O-Ween Parade in support of Canine Companions For Independence.
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 19th
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa, Livermore

Come to an afternoon of exquisite wine from Livermore Valley’s finest vintners, gourmet food by On the Vine, music from Chris LeBel and exciting live and silent auctions.
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 21st
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn, Emeryville

​Jobseekers can treat themselves to a roomful of employers with immediate openings at the East Bay HIREvent.
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.
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.
October 24th
3:50pm - 5:30pm
Danville Community Center

Join a ghoulish evening! The festivities will include arts and crafts, face painting, games, trick-or-treating and lots of fall fun! 
October 24th - 26th
Tommy T's Comedy Club, Pleasanton

Adele Givens represents Chicago well. She’s intelligent, down to earth, proud, and just a little gangsta. 
October 24th - 25th
Sulphur Creek Nature Center, Hayward

Come to Sulphur Creek Nature Center and experience Halloween with an unusual twist. Take a walk through the ages, and find out how some animals have stood the test of time.
October 24th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lifetime Tennis, Pleasanton

Come to the Haunted Hallway of Horror! There will be games and activities for kids and adults. Free community event.
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
9:00am - 3:00pm
City Civic Center Park

Come out for adoptions, demonstrations, vendors, games and more. Bring your dog for the Halloween costume and photo contest!
October 25th
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Pleasanton

Downtown merchants and local breweries will come together for a night of adult trick-or-treating.
October 25th - 26th
9:00am - 1:00pm
Livermore High School

Meat Sale/Plant Sale and Electronics Recycling. 
 
October 25th
11:00am – 3:00pm
The Danville Livery & Mercantile, Danville

Kids and families are invited to dress-up in their Halloween costumes and participate in this year’s festivities!
October 25th
​1:00pm - 5:00pm
​Downtown Livermore

Activities for families with children in the 5th grade and younger! Kids will enjoy the Costume Contest, Carnival Games, Activities and some Surprise Entertainment.
October 1st - 31st
Joan's Farm, Livermore

Maze, Old West Town, Hay Ride, Farm Animals, Gem Panning, Antique Museum, Pumpkins, Gourds, Indian Corn, Corn Stalks, Straw Bales, Nuts, Refreshments, Gift Shop, and more.
October 1st - 31st
G&M Farms, Livermore

It twists, it turns, it dead-ends – it’s six green acres of good old-fashioned family fun! It’s the G & M Farms Cornfield Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Livermore, the farm that is so fun it has been featured TWICE on the David Letterman Show!
October 25th
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Sycamore Clubhouse, Danville

Come out for a colorful evening of food, drinks, and fun to learn more about The Crayon Initiative. It will be a benefit to raise funds to keep crayons out of landfills and into the hands of kids who need them.
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 - November 1st
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton

The frightening Pirates of Emerson are back to make Pleasanton completely unpleasant! 6 haunted attractions, for one low price, plus much more!!
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 28th
10:00am - 11:00am
Forest Home Farms, San Ramon

Calling all little Farmers-- and ghosts and goblins! Fall is a great time to gather at the farm to hear stories, sing songs, and do a special fall craft! 
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
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.
October 30th - November 1st
Firehouse Theatre, Pleasanton

Celebrate the opening of Creatures of Impulse’s 5th Season at the Firehouse by seeing all three nights of the only improvised teen horror show in the Bay Area.
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.
October 31st - November 16th
Village Theatre, Danville

Arsenic and Old Lace - Mortimer Brewster fears that he may be going crazy. It seems to run in the family.
October 31st
​9:00pm
 Castle Rock Restaurant & Ale House, Livermore

Friday October 31, 2014, AKA Concerts presents a Rockin' Halloween Party featuring Bay Area Tribute bands Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers (ZZ Top), Shred Zeppelin (Led Zeppelin)  and Jett Black (Joan Jett & the Blackhearts).