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May 2004
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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  Key:
Sun: rise -- set
Moon: rise -- set

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Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum (railroad
displsy)

    1
Sun:
06:11 -- 19:58
Moon:
16:39 -- 04:35
Lvr Wine Country Festival
Pls Heritage Home Stroll
Cabaret - Pleas Playhouse

Pls Farmers Market
2
Sun:
06:10 -- 19:59
M
oon: 17:49 -- 05:01
Lvr Wine Country Festival
Niles Canyon Railroad

Cabaret - Pleas Playhouse

 
3
Sun:
06:09 -- 20:00
Moon:
19:02 -- 05:28
 
Full Moon
National Teachers Day

Sun:
06:08 -- 20:01
Moon:
20:18 -- 05:59
 
Cinco De Mayo
Sun:
06:07 -- 20:01
Moon:
21:37 -- 06:35
1st Wednesday Street
    Party

 
6
Sun:
06:05 -- 20:02
Moon:
22:54 -- 07:19
Storytime Springtown
Friends Final Episode
   viewing in downtown
   Livermore

 
7
Sun:
06:04 -- 20:03
Moon:
none -- 08:13
Storytime Rincon
 
8
Sun:
06:03 -- 20:04
Moon:
00:05 -- 09:16
Pls Farmers Market

Civic Art Presents
   Four Freshmen

Hawaiian Festival
Mother's Day
Sun:
06:02 -- 20:05
Moon:
01:05 -- 10:27
Ravenswood  Mother's Day Event
Niles Canyon Railroad
 
10
Sun:
06:01 -- 20:06
Moon:
01:53 -- 11:39
 
11  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
06:01 -- 20:07
Moon:
02:31 -- 12:50
 
12
Sun:
06:00 -- 20:08
Moon:
03:03 -- 13:58
 
13
Sun:
05:59 -- 20:09
Moon:
03:30 -- 15:02
Storytime Springtown
Lvr Farmers Market
 
14
Sun:
05:58 -- 20:09
Moon:
03:54 -- 16:04
Storytime Rincon
Spa, Pool, Patio Expo
RV Show
 
15
Sun:
05:57 -- 20:10
Moon:
04:17 -- 17:05
Livermore Scottish Games

Lvr-Amador Symphony
LARK Meeting
Pls Farmers Market

Valley Concert Chorale -
   Forty Years of Favorites
Senior Center Open House
Spa, Pool, Patio Expo
RV Show
16
Sun:
05:56 -- 20:11
Moon:
04:40 -- 18:06
Livermore Scottish Games

Niles Canyon Railroad
Highway Garage Open
Spa, Pool, Patio Expo
RV Show
 
17
Sun:
05:55 -- 20:12
Moon:
05:05 -- 19:06
RV Show
 
18  New Moon
Sun:
05:55 -- 20:13
Moon:
05:32 -- 20:08
RV Show
 
19
Sun:
05:54 -- 20:14
Moon:
06:03 -- 21:08
LHG History Colloquium
  Livermore Rodeo History
RV Show
 
20
Sun:
05:53 -- 20:14
Moon:
06:40 -- 22:07
Lvr Farmers Market
RV Show
 
21
Sun:
05:53 -- 20:15
Moon:
07:22 -- 23:02
RV Show
 
22
Sun:
05:52 -- 20:16
Moon:
08:12 -- 23:51
SF Bay Wine Auction

Cantabella Children's Chorus
Pls Farmers Market
RV Show
23
Sun:
05:51 -- 20:17
Moon:
09:07 -- none
Extreme Makeover
   Livermore Episode

Ravenswood Tours
Niles Canyon Railroad
RV Show
 
24
Sun:
05:51 -- 20:18
Moon:
10:06 -- 00:34
 
25
Sun:
05:50 -- 20:18
Moon:
11:08 -- 01:10
 
26
Sun:
05:50 -- 20:19
Moon:
12:11 -- 01:42
 
27  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
05:49 -- 20:20
Moon:
13:15 -- 02:10
Lvr Farmers Market
ALVHS Lecture Series:
  The Transcontinental
  Railroad

 
28
Sun:
05:49 -- 20:21
Moon:
14:20 -- 02:35
Spring Concert -
   Pleas Playhouse

Square Dancing
29
Sun:
05:48 -- 20:21
Moon:
15:26 -- 03:00
LHG Auction & Pasta Dinner
Discover Dance
   Valley Dance Theatre
Spring Concert - Pleas Playhouse

Pls Farmers Market
Square Dancing
30
Sun:
05:48 -- 20:22
Moon:
16:36 -- 03:26
B17 & B24 Bombers
Discover Dance
   Valley Dance Theatre
Art in the Vineyard
Niles Canyon Railroad
Spring Concert - Pleas Playhouse
Antique Faire

Square Dancing
 
31  Memorial Day
Sun:
05:47 -- 20:23
Moon:
17:50 -- 03:54
B17 & B24 Bombers

 
         
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The details for the following reoccurring events are on a separate page, common to all calendar months.  This saves download time.  Click the item for the details.
   
Livermore History Center Highway Garage Open
Museum on Main St - Railroad Display  
Livermore Farmer's Market Pleasanton Farmer's Market
Niles Canyon Railway Ravenswood Docent Tours
1st Wednesday Street Party Livermore Amateur Radio Klub Meeting

 

   
Livermore Wine Country Festival


Photos from May 1

See also on eLivermore.com:

Local Winery Page

Local Olive Oil Page

Harvest fest photos

May 1-2
Sat - Sun

 

 

 

Livermore Wine Country Festival
25 local Wineries and 5 local Olive Oil producers will be on hand as well as:
200 Arts & Crafts Vendors
25 commercial vendors
20 food booths, many by local restaurants
Main Stage Entertainment from 11-5 with all kinds of bands, including swing, rock, etc.
Come join in the fun!!
portions of 1st, 2nd, J, K, and L streets will be closed in the downtown area.
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location:
  Downtown Livermore, including 1st street.
Admission: Free Admission
Times: Sat: 10-6, Sun: 10-5
More info: Livermore Events or Livermore Downtown Association
  or 373-1795
Pleasanton Heritage Homes Stroll
 

 

 

 

 


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May 1
Saturday
Pleasanton Heritage Homes Stroll
Self guided walking tour of Pleasanton Historic Homes.
Begin this self-guided tour of 20 homes at any home after purchasing tickets at 608 Main St near the Pleasanton Arch.  Each person will receive a booklet with historic information about each home on the tour.
Tickets are $20 per person and include a refreshment sto at La Crema d'Italia, 780 Main St (formerly Coffee Roast Express).
Reserve tickets may be purchased at the Museum.  Tickets are also available on the day of the event.
Sponsor: ALVHS (Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society
Location: Museum on Main Street, 603 Main St, Pleasanton
Times:  noon to 4pm
Admission: $20
More info: Rebecca Bruner (925) 426-3815
Friends Final Episode in Downtown Livermore
 

 

 

 

 


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May 6
Thursday

 

 

 

Friends Final Episode
NBC11 and the Livermore Downtown Association are hosting a viewing of the final episode of Friends on a large outdoor screen on K street between 1st and 2nd.
You can bring your own sofa or chair to create a giant living room.
Various games and contests will be held.
Panama Bay Coffee, on the corner of K and 1st, will be available for coffee drinks.
Sponsor: NBC11 and the Livemrore Downtown Association
Location: K Street between 1st & 2nd
Times: Sofas can be brought starting at 6:00.  Festivities start at 7:00.  The show starts at 8:00.
Admission: $5 per person.
More info: Livermore Downtown Association or 373-1795 or NBC11 page
 
Cabaret - Pleasanton Playhouse
 

 

 


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April 16, 17, 18
April 23, 24, 25
April 30, May 1, 2
Fri-Sun
Cabaret

Sponsor: Pleasanton Playhouse
Location:  Amador Theater, 1155 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton
Times:  Fri & Sat: 8PM, Sun: 2PM
Admission: Preliminary - based on past pricing:  Adults: $28, Seniors (60 & over): $26, Juniors (under 18): $20
More info: Pleasanton Playhouse - (925) 462-2121
Storytime at Livermore Libraries
 

 

 


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Springtown Library
May 6, 13  (Thursdays)

Rincon Library
May 7, 14  (Fridays)

 

Storytime at Livermore Libraries
Spring storytime season is underway at the Livermore Public Library. Though the Civic Center library will be closed for moving April 19-May 16, families are invited to take part in weekly storytimes Thursday mornings at 10:30 at the Springtown Branch, 998 Bluebell Drive, and Friday mornings at 10:30 (lapsit) and 11 (preschool) at the Rincon Branch, 725 Rincon Avenue. See the library's family event webpage at http://www.ci.livermore.ca.us/library/Kids_cat/story.html
Sponsor: Livermore Library
Location:  Springtown Library: 998 Bluebell Dr
   Rincon Library, 725 Rincon Ave
Times:  Springtown: Thursdays: 10:30 am
    Rincon: Fridays: 10:30 Lapsit; 11:00 Preschool  Fridays
Admission: Free
More info: Livermore Library
Civic Arts Presents - Four Freshmen
 

 

 

 

 


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May 8
Saturday

 

 

 

Four Freshmen
The Four Freshmen, named Best Vocal Group of the Year in 2000 and 2001 by Downbeat Magazine, is known as one of the greatest jazz vocal groups of all time. Through twenty-two variations of the group since 1948, the Freshman Sound using open harmony and their own accompaniments has remained distinctive in timeless renditions of songs like When Your Lover Has Gone and Day By Day. Join us for music to thrill all generations at Civic Art Presents' season finale!
Sponsor: Civic Arts Presents
Location:  Amador Theater
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $20, $25, $30
More info: Civic Arts Presents web site
Hawaiian Festival
 

 

 

 


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May 8
Saturday

 

 

 

Hawaiian Festival
Hawaiian entertainment, Hawaiian foods, Hawaiian/Polynesian arts and crafts, and much more.
Sponsor: Kumu Hula Association
Location:  Fairgrounds
Times:  Last year info:  9am to 6pm
Admission: Last year info:  $5 adults; children 12 and under free; $8 parking.
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site, or 510-786-2890

 
Ravenswood Mother's Day Event


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May 9
Sunday
Ravenswood Mother's Day Event
Free Cookies, punch, and flowers for the ladies
Location: Ravenswood Historic Site, 2647 Arroyo Road, Livermore
Times: 12:00 to 4:00pm
2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.
More info: LARPD

Photos & History
eLivermore.com has historical and recent photos of Ravenswood, as well as a written history.  Click Here

Spa, Pool, & Patio Expo
 

 

 

 


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May 14-16
Friday to Sunday

 

 

 

Spa, Pool, & Patio Expo

Sponsor:
Location: 
Times: 
Admission:
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site, or 915-820-9-0950

 
RV Show
 

 

 


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May 14-23
Fri-thru week-Sun

 

 

 

12 Annual RV Show
Nearly 12 acres of Class A campers, trailers, fifth-wheels, van conversions, pop-up tents, and more.
Sponsor: GoodTimes Promotions
Location:  Fairgrounds
Times:  10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon.-Sat.); 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Sun.).
Admission: $5 adults; $4 seniors; children 16 and under free; $8 parking.  2 for 1 discount coupons available
More info: www.rvshow.net; 925-931-1890 or Fairgrounds web site
Livermore Scottish Games & Celtic Celebration


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May 15-16
Sat - Sun

 

 

Livermore Scottish Games & Celtic Celebration
New to 2004
The Livermore Games will include a full schedule of Scottish events, including heavy athletics, sheepdog trials, historical reenactments, clan tents, birds of prey, retail vendors, jousting, musical entertainers, pipe bands, antique cars, a tug of war, Highland and Country dancing, wine and whisky tasting, and the ancient Gaelic game of shinty.

The Gordon Highlanders will top the military reenactment list, with their recreation of the battle of Tel el Kabir in 1872, while musical acts will include Tempest, the Wicked Tinkers, Molly's Revenge, the Browne Sisters and Golden Bough. Pipe Bands will include the MacTarnahan's Prince Charles Pipe Band, one of only three Grade 1 bands in the U.S., and the Caledonian Club of San Francisco's Prince Charles Pipe Band, recently promoted to Grade 2 after taking high honors in the World Championships in Scotland.

The two-day event also will include an outdoor Ceilidh, an evening of Celtic song and dance, in downtown Livermore on Saturday, May 15. This event, sponsored by the Livermore Downtown Merchants Association, will feature many of the entertainers appearing at the Games over the weekend.
Sponsor: LARPD with the Tri-Valley Scotian League
Location:  Robertson Park
Times:  10am to 6pm
Admission: $10 adults ($15 for 2 days) and $7 for persons ages 6-13 and under and 65 years and over.  Kids under 6 are free.  $5 for parking.
More info: Livermore Games site, or  LARPD, or  Livermore Events or call 373-5788 or  443-8056
 

Livermore Amador Symphony
 

 

 

 


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May 15
Saturday

 

 

 

Works by women composers to honor "Women's History Month"
Kabalevsky: Overture from Colas Breugnon
Mozart: Serenade #13, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”
Mahler: Symphony #5
Sponsor: Livermore-Amador Symphony
Location:  First Presbyterian Church, 4th & L Streets, Livermore
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: Family $32, Adult $13, Seniors & Youth $10. Season tickets also available.
More info: Livermore Amador Symphony
Valley Concert Chorale Forty Years of Favorites
 

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May 15
Saturday

 

 

Valley Concert Chorale Forty Years of Favorites
Favorite pieces from past concerts
Sponsor: Valley Concert Choral
Location:  Valley Community Church  4455 Del Valle Parkway, Pleasanton
Time:  8:00pm
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
Senior Center Open House
 

 

 


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May 15
Saturday

 

 

 

Senior Center Open House

Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Parks and Community Services
Location:  Senior Center
Times:  8:30am to 3pm
Admission: Free
More info: City of Pleasanton or (925) 931-5365
Livermore Heritage Guild History Colloquium - History of The Livermore Rodeo
 

 



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May 19
Wednesday
History of the Livermore Rodeo
Presented by Kathy Laughlin and Kim Bonde
Sponsor: The Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Bothwell Recreation Center - Corner of 8th & H St, Room 4
Times:  7-9pm
Admission: Free
More info: LHG web site
San Francisco Bay Wine Auction
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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May 22
Saturday

 

 

 

San Francisco Bay Wine Auction
The San Francisco Bay Wine Auction (formally known as the California Wine Auction) raised over $480,000 for children’s charities last year!
This is your opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child by helping the Auction to raise funds for the following children’s charities:
  • Bereavement program for children at Hope Hospice
  • Music programming for underserved children - Oakland East Bay Symphony
  • Neo-natal intensive care unit and new pediatric units - ValleyCare Medical Center
  • Camp Arroyo for Children with Pediatric AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses - The Taylor Family Foundation

The 2004 Theme, the “Grape Gatsby”, promises a wonderfully elegant afternoon (silent auction) and evening (live auction) of wine, food, and dancing!
Sponsor: Livermore Winegrowers Association
Location:  Wente Vineyards Visitors Center, Arroyo Road.
Times:  Silent Auction:  4pm to 7pm.  Live Auction Dinner: 7pm to Midnight
Admission: Silent Auction: $50  Live Auction Dinner ??
More info: Livermore Winegrowers Association Events Page
 

Cantabella Children's Chorus
 

 


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May 22
Saturday
Cantabella Children's Chorus
Spring Concert
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Rd., Pleasanton
Times:  Children's Chorus & Chamber Choir Concert: 2:00-3:00pm; Training Choir Concert: 3:30-4:00pm
More info: Cantabella Children's Chorus
Extreme Makeover Livermore Edition
 

 

 

 


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May 23
Sunday

 

 

 

Extreme Makeover Livermore Edition.
The episode of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition featuring the Cadigan-Scott family.  The episode will show the home being expanded and renovated in 7 days while the family was sent to Disney World.  The parents of this family both died within 16 days of each other.  The story has made local and national news.
Sponsor:
Location:  ABC, Channel 7
Times: 8:00pm
More info: ABC,
 
Discover Dance - Valley Dance Theatre
 

 

 

 

 


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May 29, 30
Saturday, Sunday

 

 

 

Discover Dance
This exciting program celebrating 15 years of collaboration with the Livermore-Amador Symphony will include Prokofiev's popular classic "Peter and the Wolf," and Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring," and "Rodeo," as well as "La Fille mal Gardee," "Le Corsaire," and original choreography to Shostakovich's "Jazz Suite."

Valley Dance Theatre cordially invites anyone under 18 who would like to discover the joy of dance to attend a performance as our guest (under 13 must be accompanied by an adult - groups will require adequate adult supervision). To accept this invitation, please call for a complimentary ticket. No one will be admitted without a ticket.
Sponsor: Valley Dance Theatre
Location:  Livermore High School Performing Theatre, 600 Maple Street, Livermore
Times:  Saturday: 7:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm
Admission: Adult: $15, Senoir: $13, Adult balcony: $12, Senior Balcony: $10, Under 18: free.
More info: Valley Dance Theatre
 

Lecture - The Transcontinental Railroad
 

 

 


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May 27
Thursday

 

 

 

Lecture - The Transcontinental Railroad
By Randy Hees
Sponsor: ALVHS (Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society
Location: Museum on Main Street, 603 Main St, Pleasanton
Times:  7:00pm
Admission: $5 donation
More info: at the Museum
 
2004 Golden State Roundup (Square Dancing)
 

 

 

 


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May 28-30
Friday-Sunday

 

 

 

2004 Golden State Round Up
Square dance event is a fun-filled weekend for all; less challenging dancing on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; fashion shows, vendors, and clothing shops will be featured during the three-day event; the public may be invited to join in the dancing.
Sponsor: Northern California Square Dance Association.
Location:  Fairgrounds
Times:  Last Year Info:  7 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Fri.); 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Sat.); 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Sun.).
Admission: Last Year Info: Participants - $30 Weekend Ribbon adults; $15 youth; One-Day Pass - $10 Fri. only, $12 Sat. day, $15 Sat. night (7 p.m. on), $12 Sun. all day; Open to the public at no cost; $8 parking.
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site, or 925-685-9006

 
Spring Concert - Pleasanton Playhouse
 

 

 

 


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May 28, 29, 30
Friday-Sunday

 

 

 

Broadway Chorus Spring Concert (TBD)

Sponsor: Pleasanton Playhouse
Location:  Amador High School Multi-purpose Room.  1155 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton
Times:  Friday & Saturday: 8PM.  Sunday: 2PM
Admission: Preliminary - based on past pricing:  Adults: $15, Seniors (60 & over): $15, Juniors (under 18): $10
More info: Pleasanton Playhouse - (925) 462-2121

 
Livermore Heritage Guild Auction & Pasta Dinner
 

 

 

 


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May 29
Saturday

 

 

 

Livermore Heritage Guild Auction & Pasta Dinner
Many items will be auctioned off including a Turn of the century oak secretary with beveled mirror, early 1900 Jamestown style dresser and mirror, wine barrels, 1950 blonde 4 piece bedroom set, and much more.
Sponsor: Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Duarte Garage, Portola and L Streets
Times:  Doors open at 5:00.  Pasta Dinner at 6:00.  Auction at 7:00
Admission: $8.00 per person for pasta Dinner
More info: Call the History Center 449-9927.
 
B17 & B24 Bombers at the Livermore Airport

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May 30 - June 2
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B17 and B24 Bombers at the Livermore Airport
Vintage B17 and B24 bombers once again visit the Livermore airport.  You can take pictures, walk through the planes, and talk to the crew.  Flights are also available for a $400 donation.
In recent years a number of other vintage aircraft, many from WWII, have also been on display.
See the eLivermore photos.
Sponsor: The Collins Foundation
Location:  Livermore Airport
Times:  Planes arrive about 3:00pm on Sunday.  Tours available from about 3:00 to 5:00pm.
    Monday & Tuesday:  Tours of both planes from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
    Flights will occur from about 8:00am to 9:00am Monday & Tuesday, and after 5:00pm Sun, Mon, & Tues
Admission: Walk Through Tour: Adults: $8.00; Children 12 & under: $4;  Rides: $400 for 30 minute flight
More info: The Collings Foundation.  For Rides Call - 978-562-9182
Antique Faire
 

 

 

 


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May 30
Sunday

 

 

 

Antique Faire
This is one of the largest outdoor antique fairs in California. This event is for purists. Only antiques are allowed! Over 400 dealers make this one of the best antique shows anywhere!
Sponsor: Pleasanton Downtown Association
Location:  Main Street
Times:  8am to 4pm
Admission: Free
More info:  Pleasanton Downtown Association, City of Pleasanton, or (925) 484-2199
Art in the Vineyard
 

 

 


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May 30
Sunday

 

 

 

Art in the Vineyard
This art show will feature the display and sale of artwork as well as demonstrations by participating artists. Food and wine will be available for purchase.
Sponsor: Wente Vineyards, Livermore Art Association.
Location:  Wente Vineyards Estate Winery, 5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore
Times:  11 AM to 5:00 PM
Admission: Free
More info: Livermore Art Association - (925) 449-9927 - Wente Vineyards
 
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