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eLivermore.com Community Calendar
October 2006
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Colors:  Livermore - Pleasanton - Dublin - Other or multiple

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1
Sun:
07:03 -- 18:50
Moon:
15:52--00:17
Niles Canyon Railroad
RV Show
 
2
Sun:
07:04 -- 18:49
Moon:
16:31--01:29
RV Show
 
3
Sun:
07:04 -- 18:47
Moon:
17:05--02:44
Tuesday Tunes
RV Show
 
4
Sun:
07:05 -- 18:46
Moon:
17:34--04:00
RV Show
 
5
Sun:
07:06 -- 18:44
Moon:
18:02--05:16
Lvr Farmers Market
RV Show
 
Full Moon
Sun:
07:07 -- 18:43
Moon:
18:30--06:32
Home & Garden Show
RV Show
 
7
Sun:
07:08 -- 18:41
Moon:
18:59--07:48
Pls Farmers Market
Home & Garden Show
RV Show
 
8
Sun:
07:09 -- 18:40
Moon:
19:32--09:06
Fall Antique Show
Ravenswood Tours
Home & Garden Show
RV Show
 
Columbus Day
Sun:
07:10 -- 18:38
Moon:
20:11--10:24
 
10
Sun:
07:11 -- 18:37
Moon:
20:58--11:39
 
11
Sun:
07:12 -- 18:35
Moon:
21:52--12:47
LHG History Forum
  Movie: Warlock Moon
 
12
Sun:
07:13 -- 18:34
Moon:
22:52--13:46
Lvr Farmers Market
 
13  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
07:14 -- 18:32
Moon:
23:56--14:35
Pops Concert 

Golf Show
14
Sun:
07:14 -- 18:31
Moon:
xx:xx--15:14
Alden Lane Fall Fest
Harvest Preview
Pls Farmers Market
Pops Concert 

Golf Show
Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Fest
15
Sun:
07:15 -- 18:30
Moon:
01:00--15:45
Alden Lane Fall Fest
Harvest Preview
Niles Canyon Railroad

Golf Show
Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Fest
 
16
Sun:
07:16 -- 18:28
Moon:
02:02--16:12
 
17
Sun:
07:17 -- 18:27
Moon:
03:03--16:35
 
18
Sun:
07:18 -- 18:26
Moon:
04:01--16:56
Crime Prevention Talk 
19
Sun:
07:19 -- 18:24
Moon:
04:59--17:16
Lvr Farmers Market
ALVHS Lecture Series:
   Angel Island & the
   Chinese Experience

Haunted House

 
20
Sun:
07:20 -- 18:23
Moon:
05:56--17:37
Del Valle Dog Show
Haunted House
 
21  New Moon
Sun:
07:21 -- 18:22
Moon:
06:55--17:59
Art Walk & Banner Auction 
Pls Farmers Market

Del Valle Dog Show
Alden Lane Fall Fest
 
22
Sun:
07:22 -- 18:20
Moon:
07:55--18:25
Ravenswood Tours

Del Valle Dog Show
Alden Lane Fall Fest
 
23
Sun:
07:23 -- 18:19
Moon:
08:57--18:54
Del Valle Dog Show
 
24
Sun:
07:24 -- 18:18
Moon:
10:01--19:30
 
25
Sun:
07:25 -- 18:17
Moon:
11:05--20:13
Calif Indi Film Festival 
26
Sun:
07:26 -- 18:15
Moon:
12:06--21:06
Lvr Downtown
  Trick or Treat

Calif Indi Film Festival 
27
Sun:
07:27 -- 18:14
Moon:
13:01--22:08
Calif Indi Film Festival 
Gem Faire
28
Sun:
07:28 -- 18:13
Moon:
13:49--23:16
Alden Lane Fall Fest
Pls Farmers Market
Calif Indi Film Festival 
Gem Faire

DeafNation Expo
Championship Wrestling
29  Moon 1st Qtr
  Daylight Savings Time Ends
Sun:
06:29 -- 17:12
Moon:
13:29--23:27
Grape Stomp Race  
Gem Faire

Alden Lane Fall Fest
30
Sun:
06:30 -- 17:11
Moon:
14:03--xx:xx
 
31   Reformation Day
    
Halloween
Sun:
06:31 -- 17:10
Moon:
14:33--00:40
Murder Mystery Dinner
 

Oct Averages

Ave Hi: 78.2º
Ave Lo: 47.6º
Ave Rain: 0.69"
Weather Page

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

See Notes on Sun / Moon

 

See our
Halloween Events Page
for Tri-Valley Halloween
 & Fall happenings

Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

2006

Other Months
January 2006 February 2006 March 2006 April 2006 May 2006 June 2006
July 2006 August 2006 September 2006 October 2006 November 2006 December 2006
January 2007 February 2007 March 2007 April 2007 May 2007 June 2007
Other Calendar Information
Main Calendar Page School Calendars:  2006-07 Holiday Dates & Descriptions
Add or Correct Event Yearly Calendars List of Recurring Events

 

October 2006 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 Farmer's Market Livermore Amateur Radio Klub Meeting

 

   
RV Show
 

 

 


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Sept 29 to Oct 8
Fri to Sun
(10 days)
 

 

 

 

GoodTimes Promotions RV Show
RV sales, vendors, food, and more.
Sponsor: GoodTimes Promotions, Inc.
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon - Sat); 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Sun)
Admission: $5 Adult; Free for Children (16 and under); $4 Senior (62+); Parking $8.  2 for 1 coupon available at www.rvshow.net
   Discount Tickets: available online at www.RVShow.net
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site or www.rvshow.net, 925 931-1890
Home & Garden Show
 

 

 

 


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October 6-8
Fri-Sun

Info from 2005

 

 

Home & Garden Show
Whether you own your home or rent, you'll find everything you need to enjoy your home in one great location. This show gives homeowners the perfect opportunity to get their home improvement projects completed before the winter months. Bring warmth indoors with natural lighting from skylights, ceramic tile, and the latest in kitchen and bath renovations. Continue to enjoy your outdoor environment with winter color in your landscape, rich wood decking, sunroom enclosures, and heated spas.
Sponsor: Capital Showcase
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  12-7 (Fri); 10-7 (Sat); 10-6 (Sun)
Admission: $6 adults, children 12 & under free; $8 parking.
More info:  www.capitalshowcase.com or 800-222-9351 or Fairgrounds web site
 
Pleasanton Fall Antique Show
 

 

 


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October 8
Sunday

 

 

 

Fall Antique Show - Pleasanton
Block after block of genuine antiques and collectibles will be displayed by over 250 professional dealers from all over the West. This is the 14th year for this outstanding Pleasanton event that is one of the largest antique faires in the eleven Western states. Spend the day strolling down memory lane and don’t miss the opportunity to stop in and visit the many unique shops, restaurants and businesses located throughout our historic downtown.
Sponsor: Pleasanton Downtown Association
Location:  Downtown Pleasaonton
Times:  8 a.m. – 4 p.m
Admission: Free
More info: Pleasanton Downtown Association
Livermore Heritage Guild History Forum - Warlock Moon
 

 



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October 11
Wednesday
Warlock Moon
This is a 1974 horror movie starring Laurie Walters, Joe Spano, and Edna McA\cafee was filmed in Livermore on the grounds of the Arroyo del Valle Sanitarium.
The film was produced for $25,000 by then students at the UC Berkeley. Doug Saunders and Rand Herbert both involved with creating the film will be on hand to answer questions.
Meet the film makers at 7:00 pm. Movie at 7:30 pm.
Sponsor: The Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Livermore main library, community room.
Times:  7:00pm.  Movie at 7:30pm
Admission: Suggested donation:  $2.00. 
More info: LHG web site
Northern California Fall Golf Show
 

 

 

 


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October 13-15
Fri-Sun

 

 

 

Northern California Fall Golf Show
The largest fall consumer golf show in California, with terrific year-end sales on golf equipment. More than 75 exhibitors will feature the latest in golf equipment and apparel, resorts, public and private golf courses, and other related businesses. Special features include a Golf Mart clearance center, free lessons from pros, door prizes and giveaways, putting greens, an indoor par 3 hole, interactive areas, and a manufacturer demo area.
Sponsor: Varsity Communications, Inc.
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  11-6 Friday; 9-5 Saturday; 9-4 Sunday
Admission:  $10 adults; $8 seniors; $8 students (13-16), $5 juniors (10-12); children under 10 free; $8 parking.  $2 discount available on web site www.norcalgolfshow.com
More info: www.norcalgolfshow.com or 888-367-6420 or Fairgrounds web site
 
Pops Concert - Livermore-Amador Symphony
 

 

 


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October 13-14
Friday-Saturday
Pops Concert
Livermore-Amador Symphony
(much of this info from 2005)
Costumes optional but appreciated! - Prizes for the best costumes related to the theme "Pops in Color"
Bring your dinner! No alcoholic beverages may be brought into The Barn. Soft drinks, cider, tea, coffee wine and "Sam Adams" beer for sale.
Buy tickets for a drawing to conduct the orchestra! Buy tickets for a drawing for a gift baskets donated by the Bank of Walnut Creek, one for each night!
Location: The Barn, Pacific Ave., Livermore
Times:  Doors open at 7:00.  Music Starts at 8:00.
Admission: All seats are $20.00 (2005 price)
More info: Livermore-Amador Symphony
   or Livermore Events
Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
 

 

 

 


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October 14-15
Sat-Sun

 

 

 

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
Pumpkins that dwarf Volkswagens, enchanting events and contests for the whole family, the amazing "Picasso of pumpkin carvers," harvest-inspired crafts, the tastiest pumpkin pie on the planet, three stages of blockbuster entertainment, the ultimate home-spun parade, and the never-ending search for the Great Pumpkin highlight the "Royal Granddaddy"
Sponsor: Miramar Events
Location:  Half Moon Bay Main Street
Times:  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Free
More info: Event Site
 
ALVHS Lecture - Angel Island and the Chinese Immigrant Experience
 

 

 


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Oct 19
Thursday

 

 

 

Angel Island and the Chinese Immigrant Experience
Presented by Kay Speaks.
Sponsor: ALVHS (Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society)
Location: Museum on Main Street.  603 Main St, Pleasanton
Times:  7:00pm
Admission: $10 donation ($5 for ALVHS members).  Reservations Recommended.
More info: at the Museum on Main  462-2766  Museum on Main Street
 
Haunted House
 

 

 


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October 19 & 20
Thursday & Friday

 

Haunted House
Purchase tickets at Parks & Community Services, 200 Old Bernal Ave.
Bring the family to the Haunted House to celebrate the season!
Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Parks and Community Services
Location: Amador Recreation Center
Times: 5:30p - 8:00pm
Admission: $5 in advance, $10 at the door per person.  Under Age 3: Free
More info: call 931-5353
Alden Lane Fall Festival


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Oct 14, 15
Oct 21, 22,
Oct 28, 29,
Sat & Sun

 

 

 

Alden Lane Fall Festival
Celebration of autumn.  Pony rides, apple tasting, antique farm equipment, music, and much more.
Scarecrow building contest
Pumpkins for Sale, Pony rides, Petting Zoo for Kids of all ages, Antique Walnut Huller and Broom Maker, Farmer's Market, Candy Cart Apple Tasting: (Over 9 varieties of farm fresh apples), Play Games and learn new Crafts with the Scouts, The Van Arkle Family Antique Farm Equipment, Russell Bearrows Antique Blacksmithing
Sponsor: Alden Lane Nursery
Location:  981 Alden Lane, Livermore
Times:  11am to 4pm
Admission: Free
More info: Alden Lane Nursery

 
Harvest Preview
 

 

 

 


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October 14-15
Sat-Sun

 

 

 

Harvest Preview
aka the Great Pumpkin Walk
Visit downtown shops as they hold specials.
Sponsor: Pleasanton Downtown Association.
Location:  Downtown Pleasanton
Times:  10:00am to 6:00pm
Admission: Free
More info: Pleasanton Downtown Association.

 
Crime Prevention - Livermore Police
 

 

 

 


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October 18
Wednesday

 

 

 

Livermore Police Dept talk on Crime Prevention
Do you have a Neighborhood Watch Program in your neighborhood?
Our experts will give you the details on how a Neighborhood Watch Program works and how to start or join one.
Please join us for this exciting and educational presentation.
Reservations are preferred - (925) 373-5700
Get involved, get educated, be safe.
Sponsor: Livermore Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Location:  The Robert Livermore Community Center, Cresta Blanca Room, 4444 East Avenue, Livermore
Times:  7:pm to 9:pm
Admission: Free
More info: (925) 373-5700
Art Walk & Art Banner Auction
 

 

 


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October 21
Saturday

 

 

 

Art Walk & Art Banner Auction
First & Second Streets from N. Livermore Ave to M Street
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown, Inc.
Location:  Downtown Livermore
Times:  Art Walk: 10am to 5pm.  Art Banner Auction: 6pm to 8pm
Admission:
More info: Livermore Downtown Association - Tri-Valley Artists Guild - Livermore Events
 
Del Valle Dog Show
 

 

 

 


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October 20-23
Fri-Mon

 

 

 

Del Valle Dog Show
Sponsored by Royal Canine Dog Foods, this show features individual breed specialties on Saturday, agility trials Saturday and Sunday, and all-breed dog shows and obedience trials Sunday and Monday.
Sponsor: Dell Valle Dog Club
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  8am to 4pm (Fri); 8am to 6pm (Sat-Mon.
Admission: One Day:  $7 adults; $4 seniors; $4 youth (6-14); children 6 & under free; $8 parking
   Two Day:  $10 adults; $6 seniors; $6 youth (6-14); children 6 & under free; $8 parking per day
More info: www.dvdc.org or Fairgrounds web site
 
California Independent Film Festival
 

 

 

 


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Oct 25-29
Thurs-Sun

 

 

 

California Independent Film Festival
Film festival held at the Vine Theater and area wineries, including Wente Vineyards, Steven Kent Winery, and Boa Ventura de Caires
The Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient this year is Ned Beatty
Sponsors: Livermore Winegrowers Association, and others
Location:  Livermore Wineries
Times:  See web site
Admission:  Varies. See web site
More info: California Independent Film Festival
Livermore Downtown Trick or Treat

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October 26
Thursday

 

Livermore Downtown Trick or Treat
Candy, Games, Puppet Performances, Photo Opportunities
Fire Safety Trailer by the Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department
Costume Contest and Scream Contest
"Haunted Hall", "Spooky Old Theater Mall", "Pumpkin Walk", "Dancing Ghosts" and much more on Second Street.
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association (925) 373-1795
Location: Downtown Livermore, on First Street from Livermore Ave to P St., 2nd Street from Livermore Ave. to N St.
Times:  5:00 to 8:00pm
Admission: Free
More info: Livermore Downtown Association - Livermore Events
Gem Faire
 

 

 

 


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October 27-29
Fri-Sun

 

 

 

Gem Faire
Fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, rocks, minerals, and much more, at the lowest prices. Jewelry repair while you wait. Exhibitors from all over the world will be onsite. Plus, a chance to win hourly door prizes all weekend.
Sponsor: Gem Faire Inc.
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  12pm to 7pm (Fri); 10am to 7pm (Sat); 10am to 5pm (Sun).
Admission: $5 general admission; free for children 12 & under  $8 parking.  2 for 1 discount available gem faire web site.
More info: www.gemfaire.com or Fairgrounds web site
 
California Championship Wrestling Live Pro Wrestling
 

 

 


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October 28
Saturday

 

 

 

California Championship Wrestling Live Pro Wrestling
Live Professional Wrestling. 10 man California rumble to determine the #1 contender for the CCW Heavyweight Championship.
Sponsor: California Championship Wrestling
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  7:30 p.m.. to 10 p.m.
Admission: $10 general admission; $5 Kids; FREE parking.
More info: California Championship Wrestling  or Fairgrounds Web Site
 
DeafNation Expo
 

 

 

 


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October 28
Sat

 

 

 

DeafNation Expo
Show features national and local vendors and businesses offering a wide range of products and services, including telephony and communication products, educational books, videos, online services, travel services, crafts, and more.
Sponsor: DeafNation, Inc
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  9am to 6pm
Admission: Free; $8 parking.
More info: www.deafnation.com or Fairgrounds web site
 
Grape Stomp
 

 

 

 


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October 29
Sunday

 

 

 

Grape Stomp
Half Marathon, 10K, & K Runs
Awards after the races
Sponsor: Pelican Productions
Location:  Robertson Park (Start & Finish) 3200 Robertson Park Road
Times:  7:00am to 11:30am.  Packet pick-up begins 7:00am, Races start at 8:00am
Admission:
More info: www.pelicanraces.com or (831) 420-1604

 
Murder Mystery Masquerade Dinner
 

 

 

 


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October 31
Tuesday

 

 

 

Murder Mystery Masquerade Dinner
Karl and Christine Wente will be hosting a killer evening of mystery and mayhem as you step back into the Roaring 20’s. Don your best flapper attire for this special occasion at the Wente Vineyards “Speakeasy”. Brush up on you gangster/gunmoll slang, as Wente Vineyards and Janet Rudolf’s Murder on the Menu brings you the crime of your life!

Reserve your spot now!
Our ticket agents are dying to assist you…
Call 925.456.2400 or order through ticketmaster. Password is “speakeasy”.

The Mystery Begins with Martini’s and Passed Hors d’oevres in the Caves:
Oysters on the Half Shell with Brut Mignonette
“Boxed” Sesame-Ginger Filet on Chopsticks
Canape of Chicken Liver Pate with Carmelized APPLES

Dinner will be paired with fabulous Wente Wines

First Course
Chardonnay poached lobster salad with butter lettuce, avocado, citrus and truffles vinaigrette.

Main Course
New York strip loin with au gratin, broccolini, butternut squash and garlic clove cabernet-reduction

Dessert
Chocolate pt de crème with marshmallow cream pies
Sponsor: Wente Vineyards
Location:  Wente Visitors Center
Times:  6:00pm to 9:30pm
Admission: $129 Club Members / $139 Public
More info: Club Wente

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