Friday April 29, 2016
As the weather warms up in May, Mountain House residents can enjoy lots of fun local events. From street parties to Cinco de Mayo celebrations, from wine festivals to live entertainment…there’s something for everyone! Don’t miss the 2016 Mountain House Community Garage Sale on May 7th and 14th. Residents can pick up dinner from local food trucks on Mountain House Restaurant Nights, May 10th and 26th. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
April 30 – May 1 25th Annual Livermore Wine Country Festival
The 2016 Livermore Wine Country Festival is the largest celebration of wine, craft brews, arts, crafts, shopping, dining, entertainment and hometown charm in the East Bay! Hours are Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information, visit livermoredowntown.com.
May 1 Lodi Street Faire
Come to downtown Lodi for their semi-annual Street Faire featuring over 500 vendors selling antiques, arts & crafts, commercial items, and food. Event hours are 8 am to 4 pm. For more information, visit lodichamber.com.
May 1 El Concilio Cinco de Mayo Family Festival
This event will be located in downtown Stockton at the Weber Point Event Center on Center Street, and will be held from 10 am to 6 pm. Enjoy the wonderful flavors of Mexico in the food court area, live music, local folkloric dancers, arts & crafts booths, and a children’s area. Admission is $5. For more information, go to visitstockton.org.
May 4 Pleasanton 1st Wednesday Street Party
Downtown Pleasanton’s annual Cinco de Mayo-themed Street Party will be from 6 pm to 9 pm. In addition to downtown’s shops and restaurants, there will be several vendors and live music. For more information, visit pleasantondowntown.net.
May 5 Danville Spring Wine & Chocolate Stroll
Enjoy a fun-filled evening of wine tasting, decadent chocolates and shopping during Danville’s Spring Wine & Chocolate Stroll. Select businesses will stay open late to host some of our area’s finest wines, which will be accompanied by gourmet chocolate samples, compliments of Danville Chocolates. Event hours are 6 pm to 9 pm. Tickets are $35. For more information, visit discoverdanvilleca.com.
May 6 Tracy Girls’ Night Out – An Evening at Gatsby’s
It’s that time again! Tracy’s Girls’ Night Out event is scheduled for Friday, May 6, from 6 to 10pm! Wear your best 1920s flapper outfit for An Evening at Gatsby’s at the beautiful Downtown Plaza (6th St. & Central Ave.). Your $25 ticket includes a goodi
e bag, winetasting, and food sampling. Shop the girls’ only boutiques and dance the night away! There will be prizes for the best 1920s outfit! For more information, visit tracycitycenter.com/events. Click here to purchase tickets.
May 7 Dancing With The Tracy Stars
Dancing with the Tracy Stars is an event that will have the whole Tracy community talking! Similar to the popular TV show, six of Tracy’s prominent community members are paired up with professional ballroom dancers to learn a ballroom dance routine over a one week period. Add in some video highlights and a judging panel, and you have “Dancing with the Tracy Stars”, where the audience will vote for the winner of the coveted mirror ball trophy. The event will be at 7:30 pm at the Grand Theatre. For more information and tickets, visit atthegrand.org.
May 7 Mountain House Community Garage Sale
The 2016 Mountain House Community Garage Sale kicks off in Wicklund, Bethany, and Hansen villages from 8 am to 3 pm. For more information, visit jimlamb.info/MHGarageSale.
May 10 & 26 Mountain House Restaurant Night
Enjoy dining out in Mountain House! Food trucks will be at Central Park from 5 pm to 8 pm.
May 14 Mountain House Community Garage Sale
The 2016 Mountain House Community Garage Sale continues in Questa and Altamont villages from 8 am to 3 pm. For more information, visit jimlamb.info/MHGarageSale.
May 14-15 Lodi ZinFest Wine Festival
The annual ZinFest Wine Festival is Lodi’s premier wine tasting event. The event includes a Wine Festival on the 14th from noon to 5 pm at Lodi Lake Park and winery tours on the 15th. For more information, visit zinfest.com.
May 29 Pleasanton Antiques & Collectibles Faire
The Spring Antique & Collectibles Faire is returning to Downtown Pleasanton on Sunday, May 29 from 8 am to 4 pm. There will be up to 400 dealers selling antiques and collectibles only. All items will be twenty years or older. For more information, visit pleasantondowntown.net.
May 29-30 San Ramon Art & Wind Festival
The San Ramon Art & Wind Festival blows into town on May 29th and 30th in San Ramon Central Park from 11 am to 6 pm daily. The festival includes fine arts & crafts booths, entertainment, world class kite-flying demonstrations, free kite making workshops, free children’s activities, food and beverage vendors, a non-profit info alley, displays and more. For more information, visit ArtandWind.com.