Summertime is the ultimate playtime, and we asked all of you at Mountain House to show us how you get your fun in the sun! From splashing around on the splash pad, to kicking up some dirt playing sports in the park, you’ve shown us that no community does summer better than our community!
As summer comes to a close, there’s still plenty to do in and around Mountain House in September. Don’t miss the 150th Annual Scottish Highland Gathering & Games on Labor Day weekend. Taste local wines at events in Tracy, Livermore, and Lodi. Enjoy a night at the opera in Livermore featuring Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. And bring your picnics to Mountain House’s last Music in the Park concert on September 19th. For details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
August is here, and summer is in full swing in and around Mountain House. Bring the family to Central Community Park for Restaurant Night and Music in the Park. Enjoy block parties in downtown Tracy and Pleasanton, and art & wine strolls in Brentwood and Danville. For hot-rodding fun, visit the Goodguys 29th West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fair. For details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
Do you love fun in the sun? Be a part of our #SeeHowWePlay contest and get in the summer spirit! All you have to do is send us a photo or video of you, your kids, your pet or the whole family doing what you do best – enjoying summer at Mountain House.
If you love to run and stay active all while enjoying the company of great friends, check out the Mountain House Running Club. If you’re looking to train for a race or just love to run with your neighbors, you’ll want to join this fun and enthusiastic group! With over 400 members made up of residents of all ages and abilities, this popular Mountain House club still continues to grow. We were able to interview some of the Runners Club members and ask them what they love about the club and about the Mountain House community. Watch it below and find out why this group is a Mountain House favorite! If you want to learn more, check out the Mountain House Running Club website or stay updated on group runs through their private Facebook page.
In May, we wanted to get a better idea of what our awesome Mountain House kids are doing at school. More specifically, what are their favorite ways to learn? What aspects of school life made an impression on them this past year? We held a fun contest called See How We Learn to encourage kids to submit photos of them in their favorite school settings, with their favorite teachers, or participating in their favorite classroom activities.
Happy 4th of July! Don’t miss the Mountain House 10th Annual 4th of July Celebration, and then afterward head over to Tracy or Livermore for more fun and fireworks. This month you can also enjoy outdoor music and movie events in downtown Tracy, as well as Mountain House’s first Music in the Park of the summer and Mountain House’s first ever Shakespeare in the Park. You’ll find food, entertainment, and fun for the whole family at Brentwood’s Harvest Time Festival. And make sure you get tickets to see The King and I at the Bankhead Theater. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
The Mountain House Kite Run and Festival is one of the community’s most popular and most beloved events. The 5k and 10k Kits courses loop through Mountain House, between Livermore and Tracy, starting next to Central Park and circling the Creek Park. Our flat, fast loop course is always spectator friendly, so family members and neighbors can come cheer each other on. The park is, of course, a nature-oriented open space that extends along an existing creek and related wetlands, so you’ve got a run with a view.
Don’t miss all the family fun around Mountain House in June! Put your running shoes on and join the annual Mountain House Kite Run. Then bring your kite to Central Park for Mountain House’s signature event, the Kite Festival. Celebrate our Western heritage at the 97th annual Livermore Rodeo. Bring the family to the Alameda County Fair for fun, food, and entertainment. And don’t miss Tracy’s first Movies on the Plaza of the summer featuring Disney’s Big Hero 6! For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
As the weather warms up in May, Mountain House residents can enjoy lots of fun local events. From street parties and fairs, to Cinco de Mayo celebrations, to wine festivals, to live entertainment, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss the MHCSD Community Meeting on May 21st. Kids will want to take their bikes to Mountain House’s Bike Rodeo on May 9th, and residents can pick up dinner from local food trucks on Mountain House Restaurant Nights, May 12th and 28th. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
It’s April in Mountain House and there are several great happenings for everyone! Support Questa School at their 4th Annual Spring Auction. Join in the Easter fun at our 12th annual Great Community Egg Hunt. Take your four-legged buddies to Mountain House’s Pet Palooza. Make plans to take the family to the widely-acclaimed annual San Joaquin Asparagus Festival to celebrate this locally-grown vegetable, or visit one of the participating restaurants in the Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
April 1-30: Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out
If you’ve ever found yourself bored in Mountain House, it’s because you didn’t know that the Mountain House Groups page on Facebook exists! There are more clubs than you can keep track of in our awesome, bustling community, which is exactly why this Groups page was created! Everything from the Mountain House Runners Group to the Mothers of Twins Group can be found on this page.
Hansen Village is Mountain House’s newest village, and with many gorgeous homes from 3 trusted builders to choose from, as well as a close proximity to the brand new Mountain House High School, families are finding it easy to pick their dream home at Hansen Village.
It’s March in Mountain House and there are lots of great happenings around town. Celebrate the luck of the Irish in Pleasanton and Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Do some wine tasting at events in Lodi and Livermore. Enjoy food truck dining in Mountain House as Restaurant Night returns for 2015. Catch some great performances at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore including Lucia di Lammermoor by Livermore Valley Opera. Get some home improvement ideas at the San Joaquin County Home & Garden Show, or check out all the cool cars at the Goodguys All-American Get-Together. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
If you’ve been looking for a place to go where you can learn all about our various new home neighborhoods, villages, schools and parks, then the Mountain House Welcome Center is just what you’ve been looking for. With 5 builders currently selling at 6 different neighborhoods, your home buying process will be much smoother with the help of the Welcome Center – the information hub of Mountain House.
February has arrived in Mountain House and there are several great live performances nearby including Disney on Ice, Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra, Stockton Symphony’s Pops III: Hot! Hot! Hot!, and even an ABBA tribute concert. Other great events you won’t want to miss are Lodi’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend and the Alameda County Spring Home & Garden Show. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
February 5-8: Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate!
Happy New Year! 2015 is off to a good start with some fun events in January. Foodies will want to take advantage of the dining specials during Stockton’s Restaurant Week. Music lovers won’t want to miss some incredible performances of Les Misérables at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. And the whole family is sure to enjoy the feats and tricks of the amazing Harlem Globetrotters at the Stockton Arena. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
We’re excited to announce that this year’s Mountain House Holiday Lights Contest has officially begun! Homeowners are already registering and decorating their homes in the spirit of the holiday season. This is one of our community’s favorite times of the year, where homeowners from all across the Mountain House villages get inspired by the holidays and deck their halls in bright holiday lights. Whether you participate for fun, or you’re out for one of our awesome prizes, or maybe you just prefer to view the lights as a bystander, this is an activity that the whole community can enjoy.