Tuesday October 6, 2015
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.
October 2 Main Street Friday Night Jazz
Please join us as Main Street Music will turn the Grand Theatre lobby into a Jazz nightclub on select Friday nights every month or so, featuring different styles of jazz music. For more information, visit atthegrand.org.
October 2-4 Alameda County Fall Home & Garden Show
Find inspiration for all your home improvement projects at this annual show held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Hours are 12 pm to 6 pm on Friday, 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday. For more information, visit capitalshowcase.com.
October 3 MHFCR 4th Annual Silent Auction & Raffle Fundraiser
Mountain House Feral Cat Rescue will be having their 4th annual Silent Auction and Raffle Fundraiser from 5 pm to 9 pm at the Mountain House Bar and Café. There will be some great auction and raffle prizes, plus local live music and fun for all! For more information, visit mountainhousecats.com.
October 3 Stocktoberfest 2015
With Keg lifting competitions, craft beers on tap, sausages, home brews, chicken dance dance-offs and, of course, beer stein holding competitions, Stocktoberfest 2015 is not to be missed! Modeled after a German Octoberfest with a Stockton twist, Stocktoberfest seating is outdoors on the waterfront with long tables, wooden benches and BIG glass steins. Hours are 2 pm to 9 pm. For more information, visit downtownstockton.org.
October 3 Mountain House Whiskers, Wings & Wagging Tails Pet Fair
Bring your 4 legged Friend to the Library from 10 am to 2 pm and participate in our Pet Fair. We will be holding a cutest pup contest so send in a photo of your or your children reading to their pet. We will post the photos at the Library and ballots will be available on the day of the event. There will be vendors, food, music and some fun activities for the kids and dogs. For more information visit the Facebook event page.
October 3-31 Pumpkin Maze at Dell’Osso Family Farm
Visit the best corn maze, pumpkin patch, and Halloween destination in the area! For more information, visit pumpkinmaze.com.
October 4 Lodi Street Faire
The Lodi Street Faire is one of the premier events in California. More than 500 vendors participate, selling antiques, arts & crafts and commercial items. Twenty-five food vendors will be there to satisfy hungry shoppers. Faire hours are 8 am to 4 pm. For more information, visit lodichamber.com.
October 10 ArtWalk Livermore 2015
The ArtWalk Livermore will be from 11am to 5pm in downtown Livermore, which will once again be filled with art lovers enjoying a day of art, music and shopping. For more information, visit artwalklivermore.org.
October 10 Wicklund School Wildcat Festival & Walk-a-thon
The Wildcat Festival & Walk-a-thon combines Wicklund School’s annual Carnival and Turkey Trot into an even that’s even bigger and better! Event hours are 10 am to 5 pm. For more information, visit wicklundschoolfoundation.org.
October 11 Pleasanton Fall Antiques & Collectibles Street Faire
With up to 400 dealers filling up Main Street in downtown Pleasanton, this event is an antiques and collectibles lover’s dream. The event runs from 8 am to 4 pm. Free admission. For more information, visit pleasantondowntown.net.
October 13 & 22 Mountain House Restaurant Night
Enjoy dining out in Mountain House! Food trucks will be at Central Park from 5 pm to 8 pm.
October 23 Witches and Broomsticks: A Girls Night Out! 2015
This bewitching evening for the ladies is presented by the City of Tracy and will be from 6 pm to 10 pm at the Tracy Downtown Plaza. Your $25 ticket includes a goodie bag, wine tasting, and food sampling. Shop the girls only boutiques and dance the night away! There will be prizes for the best decorated witches hat! For more information, visit ci.tracy.ca.us.
October 24 Pleasanton Halloween Brew Crawl
Come to downtown Pleasanton’s Brew Crawl from 5 pm to 8 pm. Enjoy a pleasant autumn evening shopping along Main Street and sampling local craft beers and food pairings. Wear your Halloween costumes and join in on the holiday fun! For more information, visit pleasantondowntown.net.
October 24 Livermore Downtown Halloween Carnival
Livermore’s favorite family tradition! The Downtown hosts an old fashioned carnival filled with costume contests, games, entertainment and much, much more! For families with children in the 5th grade and under. For more information, visit livermoredowntown.com.
October 24 Mountain House Fire Department Pancake Breakfast
Join the Mountain House Fire Station for a Pancake Breakfast. There will be Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Coffee and Orange Juice as well as Raffle Prizes, Tools and Equipment on display, music and lots of information. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
October 24-25 2015 Danville Fall Crafts Festival
This family-friendly festival will be held on tree-lined Hartz Ave. in Danville from 10 am to 5 pm, both days. You’ll see high quality arts and crafts displays, a fabulous glass pumpkin patch, a children’s costume parade, safe trick-or-treating, classic cars, great music, and great food. Admission is free. For more information, visit danvillefallcraftsfestival.com.
October 24-November8 Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical presented by Tri-Valley Rep. Theatre
Murder and chaos are pitted against love and virtue in this sweeping gothic musical. You won’t want to miss this show at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. For more information, visit mylvpac.com.
October 25 Questa School 5th Annual Fall Carnival
This event is held at Questa School in the evening from 5-8 pm, and will have a lot of fun activities for all ages. Enjoy class booths, games, prizes, and the 8th Grade haunted house. All night there will be henna, music, bounce houses, raffle prizes, food, drinks, and the annual Trunk-or-Treat. Come dressed up for the chance to win “Best Costume”. For more information, visit Questa School Foundation’s Facebook page.
October 31 Mountain House Halloween Parade
Organized by Mountain House Flag Football, the Halloween Parade will be at Bethany Park in Mountain House from 3 pm to 3:30 pm.