There’s fun for everyone coming up in November near Mountain House! Feed your need for speed at the Goodguys Car Show, get a head start on your holiday shopping at the downtown Pleasanton and Livermore events, discover local handcrafts at the 2015 Contra Costa County Fall Faire, and take part in Tracy’s Home for the Holidays Celebration. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
Halloween is almost here! And we are super duper excited about it. But, perhaps you’re still trying to figure out a last minute costume? Or everyone decided to have the party at your place this year and you need some quick tricks for decorations? We have some spooky ideas that just might do the trick!
Our community is always changing and growing, and we want you to always know what’s going on with us! If you didn’t know already, our Facebook page isn’t the only place where you can get all of your Mountain House news and development updates — you can also follow us on a few other social media platforms that are filled with a plethora of fun and exciting information! Follow us on the platforms below:
Coming soon to our Mountain House community is Tribute, a brand new neighborhood built by Standard Pacific Homes, also known as Cal Atlantic Homes! Dating back to the mid 60’s, Standard Pacific has projected a trustworthy, noble, and respectable reputation in the building industry, and continues to develop beautiful, family-oriented designs around Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and more.
October offers many fun events for the whole family to celebrate the autumn season in and around Mountain House. The kids will have a blast at Dell’Osso Family Farm’s Pumpkin Maze, at the Halloween Parade in Bethany, and at the Fall Carnivals hosted by Wicklund, and Questa School Foundations. If you think the kids will have all the fun this month, then you should visit Stockton’s Stocktoberfest and Pleasanton’s Brew Crawl. The ladies won’t want to miss Tracy’s Witches & Broomsticks Girls Night Out! If you enjoy art, antiques, and crafts, then you’ll definitely want to go to ArtWalk Livermore, the Pleasanton Fall Antiques & Collectibles Street Faire, the Lodi Street Faire, and the Danville Fall Crafts Festival. For quality entertainment, you’ll want to get tickets to see Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical at the Bankhead Theater. The ever-popular Mountain House Restaurant Night continues on October 13th and 22nd. Also, don’t miss the Mountain House Fire Department Pancake Breakfast! For details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
There is nothing like being out in nature, out on the trails, and completely getting away from the craziness of life. If spending time outdoors running, hiking, walking, or maybe just having a relaxing day in the park are activities that send you to your happy place, then check out the Parks and Trails within our Mountain House community!
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.