Tuesday November 28, 2017
Happy December, Mountain House! We hope you all enjoyed a fantastic and tasty Thanksgiving with family and friends. The end of 2017 is here with all of the wonderful celebrations that come with it. There’s holiday fun to be had, and we’ve rounded up some of the best happenings in and around Mountain House in December. Check them out below!
Mountain House Events
Saturday, December 2nd - Jingle Run 2017
Join your friends and neighbors for a fabulous 5K around Mountain House Creek! Entry fee includes a long sleeve Tech Shirt & Finisher Medals for everyone. Register HERE.
Saturday, December 2nd - Holiday Tree Lighting
DON’T MISS the Annual Tree Lighting at Central Park! All kids from 1 to 92 are invited to attend this magical event right here at Mountain House. More details HERE.
December 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th - Mountain House Farmers Market
Yes, the Farmers Market is open for business in December! Stock up for your holiday feasts and shop for gifts from local artisans. More details HERE.
Friday, December 8th - Movie Night
The Questa School Foundation is hosting a showing of the film, Home Alone, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pizza slices will be $2 each until they run out, and more goodies will be available for purchase.
Friday, December 8th - Altamont Elementary’s Winter Festival
Get your holiday kicks at the Winter Festival at our beloved Altamont Elementary! Find out more activity and entry details by clicking HERE.
Tuesday, December 12th - Mountain House Blood Drive
Give the gift that saves a life. American Red Cross will be at the Mountain House Fire Station from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. Please email Angela Lamb to reserve your spot, firstname.lastname@example.org. More information HERE.
Thursday, December 14th - Questa School Foundation Restaurant Night
Order dinner from Ono Hawaiian BBQ from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and a portion of the proceeds will benefit QSF. 2457 Naglee Road, Tracy 95304.
Events Around Town
Saturday, December 2nd - Children's Holiday Tea
The kiddos will love a visit with Santa Claus while enjoying a traditional holiday tea buffet and sing-along. Reservations are required. Festivities will take place at Dublin Heritage Park & Museums from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Reserve your family’s spot HERE.
Saturday, December 2nd - Country Holiday Tea
Enjoy a grown-ups-only affair at Dublin Heritage Park & Museums, complete with traditional scones, sandwiches, and other treats. The Kolb House will be decorated for the season and open for tours. Seating is available at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Reservations required HERE.
Saturday, December 2nd - Home for the Holidays
Downtown Livermore is turning the Lizzie Fountain area into a fun zone for the kiddos from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Get the details HERE.
Saturday, December 2nd - Annual Holiday Sights & Sounds Parade and Tree Lighting
More than 50 floats will make their festive way through downtown Livermore beginning at 6:00 p.m. Santa will be the grand finale and will lead the annual tree lighting! More HERE.
Saturday, December 2nd - Hometown Holiday Celebration 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The City of Pleasanton is kicking off the holiday season with a parade at 5:00 p.m. and tree lighting ceremony immediately after at approximately 6:45 p.m. Event details HERE.
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 - Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 - Holidays in the Vineyards
Celebrate the season with some of your favorite local wineries. Enjoy tastings, arts, crafts, music, and more. Admission is free, however, tasting fees vary by winery. Check out the participating wineries HERE.
December 6th, 13th, and 20th - Holiday Stories Read by Livermore Shakespeare Festival Artists
Get into the holiday spirit with the Livermore Shakespeare Festival artists during their staged readings of popular seasonal stories. Swirl on the Square will provide the wine and tapas. Readings are scheduled for 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets HERE.
Friday, December 8th - Holiday DancEscape
Celebrate the season and burn off some holiday calories while dancing the night away to a 17-piece Sinatra-style band at the Dublin Senior Center. Tickets are available for advanced purchase and at the door. More information HERE.
Saturday, December 9th - Breakfast with Santa
Enjoy a fun-filled morning complete with pancakes and a meet-and-greet photo session with the man in red. Bring your own camera to take as many photos of your kiddos as you like. Proceeds to benefit the Dublin High School music program. Multiple seatings are available, but this event sells out fast, so get your tickets NOW! Details HERE.
December 9th to the 23rd - Lights of Livermore Holiday Tour
A festive evening begins with a reception at Concannon Vineyard followed by a lovely ride on the Livermore Wine Trolley through the beautifully decorated streets of downtown. Tasty nibbles and wine flights are included. Learn more and purchase tickets HERE.
December 9th to the 17th - Nutcracker
Make it a family tradition to see Valley Dance Theatre’s annual production of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker. This year marks the non-profit theatre’s 36th consecutive production of the timeless holiday ballet. Showtimes and tickets HERE.
Sunday, December 10th - Annual Celtic Christmas Concert and Gathering
Founded by Irish folksinger Gabriel Duffin, this lively annual family-friendly event features holiday classics with a Celtic flair performed by the Pog Mo Thoin band. A potluck dinner immediately follows. Find more information HERE.
We wish you a joyous December!