Tuesday March 3, 2015
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.
March 6: MHHS VAPA Family Bingo Night
Join us for family bingo night located in the Multi-Use Room at Mountain House High School. The proceeds benefit the music and performing arts programs at MHHS. Bingo will be twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 6:30. Prizes are cash for adults and fun prizes for kids. Raffles too! For more information, visit the event listing on Facebook.
March 10: Mountain House Restaurant Night
Enjoy dining out in Mountain House! Food trucks will be at Central Park from 5 pm to 8 pm. For more information, visit the event listing on Facebook.
March 13 – 15: San Joaquin County Home & Garden Show
The San Joaquin County Home & Garden Show will be at the Janssen-Lagorio Pavilion in Stockton. The show offers homeowners and future homeowners the opportunity to visit several vendors and get tips and new ideas to help improve and beautify their homes and yards. The show also features Food Truck Wars and fun activities for the kids. For more information, visit metroexpositions.com.
March 14: Mountain House Adult Ultimate Frisbee
All are welcome to join an Ultimate Frisbee game from 10 am to 12 pm in Altamont Park. It’s free, lots of fun, and great exercise! For more information, visit the event listing on Facebook.
March 14: Pleasanton St. Patrick’s Day Brew Crawl
Downtown merchants, restaurants and local breweries will come together on Main Street from 5 pm to 8 pm for the St. Patrick’s Day Brew Crawl. For more information, visit pleasantondowntown.net.
March 14 – 1: 32nd Annual Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, CA for a memorable and authentic Irish experience. There will be plenty of things to do with over 250 craft and commercial vendor booths, an international food court, three stages of authentic Irish entertainment, carnival rides, and more. For more information, visit dublinca.gov.
March 14, 15, 21, 22: Livermore Valley Opera Presents Lucia di Lammermoor
Lucia di Lammermoor is a tragic story about Lucia, a beautiful young woman deeply in love with a young man from a family hated by her villainous brother. Her brother forces her into a political marriage for his own benefit, using deceit, lies, and forgery. Although the tale ends in tragedy for everyone, Donizetti’s not-to-be-missed music is among the most glorious in opera and its mad scene has been a dramatic and vocal vehicle for making stars of sopranos like Maria Callas and Dame Joan Sutherland. Performances are at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. For more information, visit mylvpac.org.
March 21 – 22: Livermore Valley’s 7th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend
This is your chance to taste wines before they have been bottled; getting a behind the scenes look into the winemaking process. Meet winemakers, bottle your own wines, enjoy food pairings, and other activities that vary by winery. For more information, visit lvwine.org.
March 25: Women of Ireland at the Bankhead Theater
The vibrant traditions of Ireland’s rich culture fill the stage in an unforgettable showcase of Celtic music, Irish song and world champion dance. Featuring vocalists, The O’Neill Sisters, Women of Ireland is a joyous celebration of the pure qualities of Ireland’s ethnic music in a contemporary style that transports audiences on an exhilarating trip to the Emerald Isle. For more information, visit mylvpac.org.
March 26: Mountain House Restaurant Night
Enjoy dining out in Mountain House! Food trucks will be at Central Park from 5 pm to 8 pm.
March 27: Main Street Friday Night Jazz
Once a month, the lobbies of the Grand Theatre in Tracy are transformed into a swanky jazz night club. Main Street Music presents various Jazz musicians from around the region. Appetizers, desserts, craft beers and featured wines are available for purchase in the Don Cose Arts Café. All Ages welcome. For more information, visit atthegrand.org.
March 27 – 28: Lodi Spring Wine Show
A wine show that’s not to be missed! Enjoy wines from over 40 wineries, learn to taste and make wine, shop for grape and wine-themed merchandise, watch cooking demos, and much more. For more information, visit grapefestival.com
March 28: Mountain House Community Health Fair
Join us from 10 am to 2 pm for a free fun-filled event all focused around the health and well-being of our community. There will be services such as free blood pressure check, family health information, games, prizes, performances, healthy snacks and much more. Event located at the MHCSD administrative building, 230 S. Sterling Dr. For more information, visit the event listing on Facebook.
March 28 – 29: 33rd Annual Goodguys All-American Get-Together
Car enthusiasts will want to head over to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton for this giant show! Come see over 3,000 rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, street machines, and trucks. Plus vendor exhibits, swap meet, cars-for-sale corral, and more! For more information, visit good-guys.com.