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December 2006
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2006

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

See Notes on Sun / Moon

Dec Averages

Ave Hi: 57.4º
Ave Lo: 36.9º
Ave Rain: 2.59"
Weather Page

Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

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

See Our
Christmas
Events
 Page

for Tri-Valley
Holiday events

1
Sun:
07:03 -- 16:49
Moon:
14:23--03:14
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
2
Sun:
07:04 -- 16:49
Moon:
14:55--04:29
Pls Farmers Market
Home for the Holidays
Lvr Tree Lighting & Parade

Pls Hometown Holiday Celeb
Symphony Concert
Holidays in the Vineyards
Santa & Pet Photos
3
Sun:
07:05 -- 16:48
Moon:
15:34--05:45
Niles Canyon Railroad
Holidays in the Vineyards
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
Santa & Pet Photos 
Full Moon
Sun:
07:06 -- 16:48
Moon:
16:22--07:00
 
5
Sun:
07:07 -- 16:48
Moon:
17:18--08:10
 
6
Sun:
07:08 -- 16:48
Moon:
18:22--09:11
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
7
Sun:
07:09 -- 16:48
Moon:
19:29--10:01
 
8
Sun:
07:10 -- 16:48
Moon:
20:36--10:41
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
9
Sun:
07:11 -- 16:48
Moon:
21:40--11:13
Pls Farmers Market
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
Valley Concert Choral
   Holiday Concert
 
10
Sun:
07:11 -- 16:48
Moon:
22:41--11:39
Ravenswood Victorian
    Yuletide

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
Valley Concert Choral
   Holiday Concert
 
11
Sun:
07:12 -- 16:49
Moon:
23:40--12:03
 
12  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
07:13 -- 16:49
Moon:
xx:xx--12:24
 
13
Sun:
07:14 -- 16:49
Moon:
00:38--12:44
Niles Canyon Train of Lights

LHG History Forum
  Old Words 101
 
14
Sun:
07:14 -- 16:49
Moon:
01:35--13:06
 
15
Sun:
07:15 -- 16:50
Moon:
02:34--13:29
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
Sing it Yourself Messiah 

Pleasanton Playhouse
    Broadway Chorus
16
Sun:
07:16 -- 16:50
Moon:
03:34--13:55
Pls Farmers Market
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
The Nutcracker
Wente Cinema
  Polar Express
 

Pleasanton Playhouse
    Broadway Chorus
17
Sun:
07:16 -- 16:50
Moon:
04:37--14:27
Niles Canyon Railroad
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
The Nutcracker

Pleasanton Playhouse
    Broadway Chorus

 
18
Sun:
07:17 -- 16:51
Moon:
05:42--15:05
 
19
Sun:
07:17 -- 16:51
Moon:
06:47--15:53
The Nutcracker
 
20  New Moon
Sun:
07:18 -- 16:52
Moon:
07:48--16:51
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
21 First Day of Winter
    
(Winter Solstice)
Sun:
07:19 -- 16:52
Moon:
08:42--17:57
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
22
Sun:
07:19 -- 16:53
Moon:
09:28--19:09
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
23
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:53
Moon:
10:06--20:21
Pls Farmers Market
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
24
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:54
Moon:
10:38--21:33
(Ravenswood closed
   today)
 
25  Christmas Day
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:54
Moon:
11:06--22:43
 
26
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:55
Moon:
11:32--23:53
 
27  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:56
Moon:
11:57--xx:xx
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
28
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:56
Moon:
12:24--01:03
Niles Canyon Train of Lights
 
29
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:57
Moon:
12:54--02:15
 
30
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:58
Moon:
13:29--03:28
Pls Farmers Market
 
31
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:58
Moon:
14:12--04:42
New Year's Eve
   Labyrinth Walk

 
     

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

 

December 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 Amateur Radio Klub Meeting

 

   
Pleasanton Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremonies
 

 

 


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Dec 2
Saturday
Pleasanton Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremonies
Join nearly 10,000 people on Saturday, to witness decorated floats cruise down Main Street with community members dressed in festive costumes, followed by the Mayor flipping the switch to light the tree.
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 2
Saturday

 

 

 

Home for the Holidays
Kick off the holiday shopping season downtown and enjoy SNOW in Lizzie Fountain, holiday activities, carolers, horse drawn carriage rides, and more!
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 2
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 2
Saturday
Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert
Sponsor: Livermore-Amador Symphony
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) 373-6824
   or Livermore Events
Holidays in the Vineyards
 

 

 


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Dec 2 & 3
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
Santa & Pet Photos - Valley Humane Society
 

 

 

 


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Dec 2 & 3
Sat & Sun

 

 

 

Valley Humane Society’s 15th Annual “Santa & Pet Photos”
Valley Humane Society’s 15th Annual “Santa & Pet Photos” is for all your pets, big and small. Photos will be taken with Santa on Saturday and Sunday, December 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Alden Lane Nursery & Garden Center, 981 Alden Lane, Livermore. No appointment is necessary. The event goes on even with light rain.
The fee for two 4x6 inch photos and two holiday framed cards to hold the photos is $20 per sitting. Please note that all pets must be leashed or in carriers, without exception.

Sponsor: Valley Humane Society
Location:  Alden Lane Nursery, 981 Alden Lane, Livermore
Times:  $20 per sitting
Admission:
More info: Contact Valley Humane Society at (925) 426-8656.

 
Valley Concert Choral Holiday Concerts
 

 

 

 


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Dec 9 & 10
Sat, Sun

 

 

 

Valley Concert Choral Holiday Concerts
At the Holiday Concerts, experience the joyous sounds of voices, brass, percussion and organ as featured in John Rutter’s popular Gloria and Donald McCullough’s new Christmas Triptych.
The concert concludes with a spirited traditional audience Carol Sing. Joining the Chorale in several selections will be the Las Positas College Concert Choir.
Sponsor: Valley Concert Choral
Location:  Saturday, Dec 9: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton
  Sunday, Dec 10: First Presbyterian Church, 4th & L Streets, Livermore
Times:  Saturday, Dec 9: 8:00pm.  Sunday, Dec 10, 3:00pm
Admission: advance, $17 adults and $14 for seniors 62 and older; at the door, $20 adults and $17 seniors. Students 18 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.
More info: Valley Concert Chorale

 
Livermore Heritage Guild History Forum - Old Words 101
 

 



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December 13
Wednesday
Old Words 101
Museum Curator Don Meeker will present a menagerie of old words from the past and discuss their meaning and derivation. Second Wednesday in December in the meeting room of the Livermore Civic Center Library. 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments are provided.
Sponsor: The Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Livermore main library, community room.
Times:  7:30pm
Admission: Suggested donation:  $2.00. 
More info: LHG web site
Sing-It-Yourself Messiah
 

 

 

 


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Dec 15
Friday

 

 

 

Sing-It-Yourself Messiah
Be part of a renewed Tri-Valley holiday tradition at the Sing-It-Yourself Messiah, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 15, at the First Presbyterian Church, 4th and L Streets, Livermore.  Enjoy an evening singing Handel’s popular work. Bring a score or borrow one for the evening. The evening will include soloists and concert pianist Daniel Glover at the keyboard.
Sponsor: Valley Concert Chorale
Location:  First Presbyterian Church, 4th and L Streets, Livermore
Times:  7:30pm
Admission: $10 per person at the door
More info: Valley Concert Chorale

 
Pleasanton Playhouse Broadway Chorus
 

 

 

 


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Dec 15, 16, 17
Fri, Sat, Sun

 

 

Pleasanton Playhouse Broadway Chorus
These special concerts feature favorite selections new and old from Broadway and Hollywood. The Chorus, featured soloists, Rendition, the returning Cosmopolitan Dancers, and the Youth Choir, present these concerts with their trademark blend of beautiful harmonies and stunning choreography.
Sponsor: Pleasanton Playhouse
Location:  Amador Theater, 1155 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton
Times:  Fridays & Saturday: 8:00pm.  Sunday Matinees: 2:00pm
Admission: Adult: $28; Seniors over 60: $22; Juniors under 18: $16  Discounts for group sales over 20.  Season tickets also available.
More info: Pleasanton Playhouse
 
Cinema at Wente Vineyards - Polar Express
 

 

 

 


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December 16
Saturday

 

 

 

Cinema at Wente Vineyards - Polar Express
Bring the family, some blankets and cuddle up for a journey to the North Pole. Before the movie enjoy lunch in The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards. Children can order off of our Children’s menu. Prices for lunch and the movie for adults $29 and children $16 (plus tax and gratuity). Movie only tickets are also available for $9 per adult and $5 per child (12 and under). Proceeds benefit the California Independent Film Festival.
Sponsor: Wente Vineyards
Location:  Wente Visitor's Center
Times:  Movie begins at 1:30pm
Admission: Lunch & Movie: $29 and children $16 (plus tax and gratuity). Movie only tickets are also available for $9 per adult and $5 per child (12 and under)
More info: Wente Vineyards.  For more information & ticket sales please call our box office at 925-456-2400.

 
The Nutcracker
 

 

 

 


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Dec 16, 17, 19
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: Reserved Seats (Orchestra level): Adult: $18; Students/Seniors: $15
     Balcony (unassigned seating):  Adult $15, Students/Seniors: $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
New Year's Eve Labyrinth Walk


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Dec 31
Sunday

 

 

 

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. First Presbyterian Church
 
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