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December 2005
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Sun: rise -- set
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2005

Dec Averages

Ave Hi: 57.4º
Ave Lo: 36.9º
Ave Rain: 2.59"
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Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

Dates to be determined:
Pls Tree Lighting & Parade
Train of Lights

1  New Moon
Sun: 07:04 -- 16:49
Moon: 07:24 -- 16:43

 
2
Sun: 07:05 -- 16:49
Moon: 08:35 -- 17:39
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
3
Sun: 07:06 -- 16:48
Moon: 09:38 -- 18:47

Pls Farmers Market
Home for the Holidays
Lvr Tree Lighting & Parade

Pls Hometown Holiday Celeb
Symphony Concert
Holidays in the Vineyards
Valley Concert Choral
   - Holiday Concerts
4
Sun: 07:06 -- 16:48
Moon: 10:32 -- 20:01

Holidays in the Vineyards
Niles Canyon Train of Lights

Valley Concert Choral
   - Holiday Concerts
5
Sun: 07:07 -- 16:48
Moon: 11:15 -- 21:17

 
6
Sun: 07:08 -- 16:48
Moon: 11:51 -- 22:31

 
7
Sun: 07:09 -- 16:48
Moon: 12:20 -- 23:43
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
Moon 1st Qtr
Sun: 07:10 -- 16:48
Moon: 12:47 -- xx:xx

 
9
Sun: 07:11 -- 16:48
Moon: 13:12 -- 00:52
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
10
Sun: 07:12 -- 16:49
Moon: 13:37 -- 02:00

Pls Farmers Market
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
Antique Show
11
Sun: 07:12 -- 16:49
Moon: 14:04 -- 03:08

Ravenswood Victorian
    Yuletide

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
Antique Show

Elegant Tea at Museum
   on Main
12
Sun: 07:13 -- 16:49
Moon: 14:35 -- 04:17

 
13
Sun: 07:14 -- 16:49
Moon: 15:10 -- 05:26

 
14
Sun: 07:15 -- 16:49
Moon: 15:53 -- 06:33
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
15  Full Moon
Sun: 07:15 -- 16:50
Moon: 16:42 -- 07:36

 
16
Sun: 07:16 -- 16:50
Moon: 17:39 -- 08:33
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
17
Sun: 07:16 -- 16:50
Moon: 18:39 -- 09:20
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
Pls Farmers Market
The Nutcracker
18
Sun: 07:17 -- 16:51
Moon: 19:41 -- 09:59

The Nutcracker
FOVineyards Holiday Party
19
Sun: 07:18 -- 16:51
Moon: 20:43 -- 10:32
20
Sun: 07:18 -- 16:52
Moon: 21:43 -- 10:59

The Nutcracker
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
21 First Day of Winter
    
(Winter Solstice)
Sun: 07:19 -- 16:52
Moon: 22:41 -- 11:23

LHG History Forum
  Livermore has gone
  to the dogs

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
22
Sun: 07:19 -- 16:53
Moon: 23:39 -- 11:44
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
23  Moon Last Qtr
Sun: 07:20 -- 16:53
Moon: xx:xx -- 12:05

 
24
Sun: 07:20 -- 16:54
Moon: 00:38 -- 12:27

Pls Farmers Market
 
25  Christmas Day
Sun: 07:20 -- 16:54
Moon: 01:38 -- 12:50

 
26
Sun: 07:21 -- 16:55
Moon: 02:42 -- 13:17

 
27
Sun: 07:21 -- 16:56
Moon: 03:49 -- 13:49

 
28
Sun: 07:21 -- 16:56
Moon: 05:00 -- 14:30

 
29
Sun: 07:22 -- 16:57
Moon: 06:12 -- 15:22

 
30  New Moon
Sun: 07:22 -- 16:58
Moon: 07:20 -- 16:26

 
31
Sun: 07:22 -- 16:59
Moon: 08:20 -- 17:39

Pls Farmers Market
New Year's Eve
   Labyrinth Walk

 
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December 2005 Details

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  
Pleasanton Farmer's Market  
Niles Canyon Railway Ravenswood Docent Tours
  Livermore Amateur Radio Klub Meeting

 

   
Pleasanton Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremonies
 

 

 


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Dec 3
Saturday
Pleasanton Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremonies
Holiday beginning at 5:00pm, followed by the Tree Lighting Festival.
Sponsors: Downtown Association & City of Pleasanton Parks and Community Services
Location: Main Street, Pleasanton
Times: 4:00pm to 9:00pm
More info: Pleasanton Events, Pleasanton Downtown Association.
Home for the Holidays
 

 

 


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Dec 3
Saturday

 

 

 

Home for the Holidays
Holiday activities, music, roasted chestnuts, and snow in Lizzie Fountain!
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location: Downtown Livermore
Times: noon to 4:00pm
Admission: Free
More info:    Livermore Downtown Association, (925) 373-1795
 
Livermore Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting
 

 

 


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Dec 3
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
Symphony Concert
 

 

 

 

 

 


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Dec 3
Saturday
Symphony Concert
  • Corelli: Christmas Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, "Little Russian"
  • Rachmaninoff:  Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Helene Wickett, piano
  • Handel: "Hallelujah Chorus" from Messiah (audience "sing-it-yourself")

The Pastorale from Corelli's "Christmas Concerto" sets the scene for the holiday season. In his Second Symphony, Tchaikovsky delights in the folk songs of the Ukraine, which was known in his day as "Little Russia." Featured soloist is Helene Wickett, whose orchestral appearances include performances in Europe and Latin America as well as the United States. Help celebrate the holiday season yourself by joining in as the audience sings Handel's mighty "Hallelujah" chorus. (Vocal sheet music will be provided.)
Time:
  8:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 4th & L Streets
Admission:  Adult: $15; Seniors: $13, Youth (through high school): $5
More info: Livermore-Amador Symphony (925) 447-3672 or 447-6454
   or Livermore Events

Holidays in the Vineyards
 

 

 


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Dec 3 & 4
Saturday-Sunday
Holidays in the Vineyards
An open house at our wineries celebrates the season by sharing the joy of special wines, crafts, music and more! All of the wineries throw open their doors and offer very special holiday experiences for you and your friends and family to enjoy.
Award-winning wines are offered along with gourmet foods, specially wrapped gift boxes and special holiday treats. Come ring in the season with us in the vineyards!
Sponsor:  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 Choral's Holiday Concert
 

 

 

 

 


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December 3, 4
Saturday, Sunday

 

 

 

Valley Concert Choral Holiday Concert
Seasonal carols and peaceful lullabies are our holiday gift to you. Highlighting the program is San Francisco composer Conrad Susa's Carols and Lullabies, based on traditional Spanish carols. Stephen Paulus' exciting Nativity Carols, accompanied by harp, oboe, marimba and guitar enhances the Latin theme. There will be an opportunity for you to sing along too, so don't miss this very popular concert!
Sponsor: Valley Concert Choral
Location:  December 3: Mission San Jose, Fremont
     December 4: First Presbyterian Church, 4th & L Streets, Livermore
Times:  8:00p (Saturday), 3:00pm (Sunday)
Admission:
Advanced:  $17 ($14 for seniors).
     At the door:  $20 ($17 for seniors)
     Students 18 and under are free.
     Season tickets are $46 ($36 for seniors).
Tickets sold at:
     Oasis Books - Livermore
     Bay Books - Pleasanton & San Ramon
     Camerata Music (at Music Exchange) - Dublin
     Town Center Books - Pleasanton
More info: Valley Concert Chorale
Niles Canyon Train of Lights

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Nov 30, Dec 2, 4 (Wed, Fri, Sun)

Dec 7, 9, 10, 11  (Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun)

Dec 14, 16, 17, 18  (Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun)

Dec 20, 21, 22 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)
 

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..
eLivermore Photos.
More info: Niles Canyon Railroad
Connie's Oldies But Goodies Antique Show
 

 

 

 


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Dec 10-11
Sat-Sun

 

 

 

Connie's Oldies But Goodies Antique Sahow
Gorgeous French, Italian, and European furniture, fine china, pottery, Hummels, chandeliers, prints, jewelry, crystals, Russian icons, decorator items, bronze, collectibles, and much more.
Sponsor: Connie's Oldies Bug Goodies Antique Show
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  9am to 6pm (Sat); 10am to 4pm (Sun)
Admission: $3 adults; $2 seniors; children free $8 parking.  $1 off with local newspaper ads for event flyer
More info: (831) 679-2307 or Fairgrounds web site
 
Elegant Tea and Fashion Show
 

 

 

 

 

 


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Dec 11
Sunday

 

 

 

Elegant Tea and Fashion Show at Museum on Main
The beautiful museum building, constructed in 1914 with funds raised by the Pleasanton Women’s Improvement Club, will be the setting for this refined, yet lively, event. Make it a special time for mothers, daughters, aunts, grandmothers and friends. Enjoy a graceful afternoon at beautifully decorated tables, enjoying tea, tea sandwiches, savories and desserts, and a fashion show of clothes for women and children. There will be an opportunity drawing for prizes. The gift shop will have a grand opening with new history-related and nostalgia items including history-theme crafts kits, wooden toys and more. The museum has a small line of antiques and collectibles available for purchase.
Sponsor: ALVHS (Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society
Location:  Museum on Main Street.  603 Main St, Pleasanton
Times:  12:30pm
Admission: $25 adult, $20 adult member, $15 child, children under 13.  All reservations must be pre-paid with cash, check or credit card. Reservations must be made by 4 p.m. on December 9. For information call the museum at (925) 462-2766.
More info: at the Museum on Main  462-2766  Museum on Main Street

 
The Nutcracker
 

 

 

 


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Dec 17, 18, 20
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: $18; Senior/child (under 12): $15
     Balcony (unassigned seating):  Adult $15, senior/child: $13
     $2 off each ticket for groups of 10 or more.
More info:
Livermore-Amador Symphony
   or Valley Dance Theatre or (925) 243-0927
   or Livermore Events
Friends of the Vineyards Annual Holiday Party
 

 

 


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Dec 18
Sunday

 

 

 

Friends of the Vineyards Annual Holiday Party

Sponsor: Friends of the Vineyards
Location:  Ravenswood Historical Site
Times:  2:00 to 5:00 PM
Admission:
More info: Friends of the Vineyards
Livermore Heritage Guild History Forum -
Livermore has gone to the dogs
 

 



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Dece 21
Wednesday
Livermore has gone to the dogs
Don Meeker shares discoveries about Livermore politics 1876-1892
Sponsor: The Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Livermore main library, community room.
Times:  7-9pm
Admission: Suggested donation:  $2.00. 
More info: LHG web site
New Year's Eve Labyrinth Walk


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Dec 31
Saturday

 

 

 

New Year's Eve Labyrinth Walk
Join us in walking our 11-circuit, Chartres-style, courtyard labyrinth. Say good-bye to the old year and begin the New Year with peace and intention.
Everyone is Welcome!
Sponsor: First Presbyterian Church, Livermore
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 4th & L Streets, Livermore
Times:  7 to 9 PM, and 11:30 to Midnight
Admission: Free
More info: For more information, contact Judy Hughes, labyrinth facilitator, 925-485-2524 or the church office, 925-447-2078.
 
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