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December 2003

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Holiday events

1
Sun:
07:03 -- 16:49
Moon:
13:29 -- 00:13
 
2
Sun:
07:04 -- 16:49
Moon:
13:52 -- 01:14
 
3
Sun:
07:05 -- 16:48
Moon:
14:15 -- 02:13
 
4
Sun:
07:06 -- 16:48
Moon:
14:38 -- 03:12
Backpacking Triple
  Crown - Fundraiser
  for Livermore-Amador
  Symphony

 
5
Sun:
07:07 -- 16:48
Moon:
15:03 -- 04:10
Train of Lights

Deacon Dave's Christmas
6
Sun:
07:08 -- 16:48
Moon:
15:31 -- 05:09
Lvr Home for the Holidays

Lvr Tree Lighting & Parade
Pls Tree Lighting & Parade
Christmas Concert -
   Valley Concert Chorale

Train of Lights
Symphony Concert
Holidays in the Vineyards
Pls Farmers Market
7
Sun:
07:09 -- 16:48
Moon:
16:03 -- 06:09
Holidays in the Vineyards
Christmas Concert -
   Valley Concert Chorale

Train of Lights
Niles Canyon Railroad
Full Moon
Sun:
07:09 -- 16:48
Moon:
16:41 -- 07:09
 
9
Sun:
07:10 -- 16:48
Moon:
17:25 -- 08:07
 
10
Sun:
07:11 -- 16:48
Moon:
18:16 -- 09:01
 
11
Sun:
07:12 -- 16:49
Moon:
19:13 -- 09:50
 
12
Sun:
07:13 -- 16:49
Moon:
20:15 -- 10:32
Train of Lights
Ohlone Chamber Singers
  An English Cathedral
  Christmas

  
 
13
Sun:
07:13 -- 16:49
Moon:
21:18 -- 11:08
Train of Lights
FOVineyards Holiday Party
Pls Farmers Market
14
Sun:
07:14 -- 16:49
Moon:
22:23 -- 11:40
Ravenswood Victorian
    Yuletide

Train of Lights
15
Sun:
07:15 -- 16:49
Moon:
23:28 -- 12:09
 
16  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
07:15 -- 16:50
Moon:
none -- 12:35
 
17
Sun:
07:16 -- 16:50
Moon:
00:34 -- 13:01
LHG History Colloquium
  Favorite Holiday Memory
 
18
Sun:
07:17 -- 16:51
Moon:
01:42 -- 13:28
Hazard Waste Dropoff
Live Manger Scene
 
19
Sun:
07:17 -- 16:51
Moon:
02:53 -- 13:58
Train of Lights

Hazard Waste Dropoff
Live Manger Scene
 
20
Sun:
07:18 -- 16:51
Moon:
04:08 -- 14:34
Train of Lights
The Nutcracker
Live Manger Scene

Hazard Waste Dropoff
Pls Farmers Market
21
Sun:
07:18 -- 16:52
Moon:
05:26 -- 15:17
The Nutcracker
Highway Garage Open
Live Manger Scene
Train of Lights
Niles Canyon Railroad
22  First Day of Winter
    
(Winter Solstice)
Sun:
07:19 -- 16:52
Moon:
06:44 -- 16:10
 
23  New Moon
Sun:
07:19 -- 16:53
Moon:
07:56 -- 17:13
The Nutcracker
 
24
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:53
Moon:
08:59 -- 18:25
 
25  Christmas Day
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:54
Moon:
09:50 -- 19:39
 
26
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:55
Moon:
10:30 -- 20:51
 
27
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:55
Moon:
11:03 -- 21:59
Pls Farmers Market
Train of Lights
28
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:56
Moon:
11:31 -- 23:03
Train of Lights
 
29
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:57
Moon:
11:56 -- none
 
30  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:57
Moon:
12:19 -- 00:04
 
31
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:58
Moon:
12:42 -- 01:04
 

2003

Key:
Sun: rise -- set
Moon: rise -- set

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January 2003 February 2003 March 2003 April 2003 May 2003 June 2003
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December 2003 Details

Pleasanton Farmer's Market

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Saturdays Pleasanton Farmer's Market.
West Angela St. is closed off between Main and 1st Streets.  Many vendors provide a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables.  Every Saturday rain or shine
Location: Corner of Main and West Angela.
Times: 9AM to 1PM.
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Niles Canyon Railway.

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Dec 7 & 21
Sunday
Niles Canyon Railway.
Special nightime decorated Christmas trains are run on the weekends near Christmas.
Offers Train Rides through historic Niles Canyon on restored vintage trains, on the original transcontinental Railroad route.  Board the train in Sunol and ride to Fremont (Niles) and back.
Location:  Downtown Sunol
Times: Departures from 10:30am to 3:00pm
Admission:  Suggested donations of $8 adults, $7 seniors, $4 children 3-12.
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Niles Canyon Train of Lights

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Dec 5, 6, 7
Dec 12, 13, 14
Dec 19, 20, 21
Fri, Sat, Sun

Auld Lang Syne Express
Dec 27, 28
Sat, Sun
Niles Canyon Railway Train of Lights.
Celebrate the holiday season aboard the Niles Canyon Railway Train of Lights. Experience the magic of this popular Yuletide event as our brightly decorated train covered with thousands of colorful lights, travels through Niles Canyon.
Board the train in Sunol and ride to Fremont (Niles) and back.
Location:  Downtown Sunol
Times: Departures from 4:30 and 7:00pm
Admission:  Tickets are $11 for general admission, or $16 for Reserved Seating..
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Backpacking's Triple Crown
 

 

 

 

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December 4
Thursday

 

 

 

Backpacking's Triple Crown
Digital Slideshow by Ken & Marcia Powers about backpacking's Triple Crown.  This is a benefit for the Livermore-Amador Symphony.
Sponsor: Sunrise Mountain Sports / Livermore-Amador Symphony
Location:  Sunrise Mountain Sports, 2455 Railroad Ave.
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $10:00
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Deacon Dave's Christmas
 

 

 

 


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December 5 to January 1

 

 

 

Deacon Dave's Christmas
An incredible Christmas display of over 200,000 lights.
Opening ceremony includes a candlelight precoession down Hillcrest Ave and entertainment by the Livermore Granada High School Chamber Chorale.
Location:  352 Hillcrest Ave, Livermore 
Times:

   Opening ceremony December 5 at 6:30pm
  
Sunday - Thursday 6:00 pm till 10:00 pm
   Friday and Saturday 6:00 pm till 11:00 pm
   Christmas Day - opens at 6:00 pm
   New Year's Eve - gates close at 8:00 pm, but lights will remain on until 1:00 am
   Display may be closed due to inclement weather or high winds
Admission:  Free
More info: Deacon Dave's Web site.
Livermore Home for the Holidays
 

 

 


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Dec 6
Saturday

 

Home for the Holidays
Lots of holiday fun, with street vendors, real snow by fountain, roasted chestnuts, carolers, and more.
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location: Downtown Livermore
Times: 11:00am
Admission: Free
More info:    Livermore Downtown Association, (925) 373-1795
Livermore Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting
 

 

 


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Dec 6
Saturday

 

Livermore Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting
This event begins with a parade down First Street at 6:00 followed by the lighting of the Christmas Tree at Mill's Square (1st & Livermore)
Santa will also be available after the parade.
First Street will be closed starting at 4:00
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location: Downtown Livermore
Times: Parade from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Tree lighting following the parade
Admission: Free
More info:    Livermore Downtown Association, Livermore Events or (925) 373-1795
Pleasanton Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremonies
 

 

 


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Dec 6
Saturday
Pleasanton Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremonies
Sponsors: Downtown Association & City of Pleasanton Parks and Community Services
Location: Main Street, Pleasanton
Times: 5:30pm to 9:00pm
More info: Pleasanton Events
Symphony Concert
 

 

 


 


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Dec 6
Saturday
Symphony Concert
Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert
   Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
   Khachaturian: excerpts from Gayane
   Poulenc: Organ Concerto with soloist James Welch
   Sibelius: Symphony #1
Time:  8:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 4th & L Streets
Admission:  Family: $32; Adult: $13; Seniors & Youth: $10
More info: Livermore-Amador Symphony (925) 443-9997
   or Livermore Events
Holidays in the Vineyards
 

 

 


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Dec 6 & 7
Saturday-Sunday
Holidays in the Vineyards
Livermore Wine Growers Association
Location: Participating Valley Wineries
Times: Noon to 5pm
Admission: Free
More info: Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association or Livermore Events
Valley Concert Chorale Christmas Concert

 


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December 6 & 7
Sat & Sun

 

 

 

Valley Concert Chorale Christmas Concert
Christmas Music of all kinds
Sponsor: Valley Concert Choral
Location & Time: 
   Dec 6: 8:00pm Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Rd., Pleasanton
   Dec 7: 3:00pm First Presbyterian Church, 4th & L Streets, Livermore
Admission: Advanced:  $15 ($12 for seniors & Students).
     At the door:  $18 ($15 for seniors & Students)
     Students 18 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.
More info: Valley Concert Chorale
Ohlone Chamber Singers
 

 

 



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December 12
Friday

 

 

 

Ohlone Chambers Singers present An English Cathedral Christmas
featuring music of: Handel, Britten, Mathias, Swayne, and caroling. Dominique Piano, harpist, is also featured.  Under the direction of Dennis Keller
Sponsor: Ohlone Chamber Singers
Location:  First Presbyterian Church, 2020 Fifth Street, Livermore.
Times:  8:00PM
Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors/students (with ID).  Tickets are available at the door only.
More info: For additional information call Mr. Keller at 510-659-6157.
 
Friends of the Vineyards Annual Holiday Party
 

 

 

 


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December 13
Saturday

 

 

 

Friends of the Vineyards Annual Holiday Party
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Sponsor: Friends of the Vineyards
Location:  Ravenswood Historical Site
Times:  2:00 to 5:00 PM
Admission:
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Ravenswood Victorian Yuletide.

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Dec 14
Sunday
Ravenswood Docent Tours
Free Docent Tours are given of the Ravenswood Estate developed by Christopher Buckley, Sr in the 1880s.
The Victorian Yuletide event includes Christmas Decorations, Music, food, carriage rides, and more.
Location: Ravenswood Historic Site, 2647 Arroyo Road, Livermore
Times: Noon to 5:00PM
More info:  LARPD,  Livermore Events

Ravenswood will NOT be open on December 28th.

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Livermore Heritage Guild History Colloquium - A Favorite Holiday Memory
 

 



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December 17
Wednesday
A Favorite Holiday Memory - LHG History Colloquium
A Favorite Holiday Memory (Audience participation is encouraged.) hosted by Tillie Calhoun
Sponsor: The Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Duarte Garage, Portola & L St.
Times:  7-9pm
Admission: Free
More info: LHG web site
Live Manger Scene
 

 

 


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December 18-21
Thursday-Sunday

 

 

 

Live Manger Scene
Drive through live manger scene at Trinity Baptist church
Sponsor: Trinity Baptist Church
Location:  557 Olivina Ave., Livermore
Times:  Thursday to Sunday, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
More info: 447-1848
 
Household Hazardous Waste Dropoff
 

 

 

 

 


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Dec 18, 19, 20
Thurs, Fri, Sat

 

 

 

Household Hazardous Waste Dropoff
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste facilities accept the following materials:
Paint, stain, varnish, thinner and adhesives
Auto products such as old fuel, motor oil, oil filters and batteries
Household batteries, cleaners and sprays
Garden products, including pesticides and fertilizers
Sponsor: Alameda County
Location:  5584 La Ribera Street, Livermore
Times:  9am to 1pm
Admission: There is no charge for household items
More info:  Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste or (800) 606-6606
The Nutcracker
 

 

 


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Dec 20, 21, 23
Sat, Sun, Tues.
The Nutcracker
A full length performance of the Nutcracker
Sponsors:  Valley Dance Theatre with the Livermore Amador Symphony
Location: Livermore High School Theatre, 600 Maple St, Livermore
Times: Sat and Sun: 2pm and 7pm; Tues: 7pm
Admission: Adult: $15; Senior/child (under 12): $13
     Balcony (unassigned seating):  Adult $12, senior/child: $10
More info:
Livermore-Amador Symphony
   or Valley Dance Theatre or (925) 243-0927
   or Livermore Events
Highway Garage Open


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October 19
Sunday

 

 

 

Lincoln Highway Garage Open
The Duarte Lincoln Highway Garage is open on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  The Livermore Heritage Guild has a number items on display, including a restored fire truck.
Sponsor: Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  L St. & Portola, Livermore
Times:  10am to 2pm
Admission: Free
More info: Livermore Heritage Guild
 
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