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September 2011

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Colors:  Livermore - Pleasanton - Dublin - Bankhead Theater - Other or multiple

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

2011 

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

See Notes on Sun / Moon
   

1
Sun:
06:37 -- 19:36
Moon:
10:57 -- 21:38

Lvr Farmers Market
     4:00pm to 8:00pm

Library Event:
  Writing Club

    6:30-8:00pm

2
Sun:
06:38 -- 19:35
Moon:
12:09 -- 22:22

Concert in the Park
   Public Eye
 
     7:00 to 8:30pm

 

3
Sun:
06:39 -- 19:33
Moon:
13:17 -- 23:12

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00

Scottish Games
     9:00 to 6:00

 

4  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
06:40 -- 19:32
Moon:
14:20 -- xx:xx

Lvr Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00pm

Scottish Games
     9:00 to 6:00

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 3:00pm

Harvest Wine Celebration
     12:00 to 5:00pm

 

 

Labor Day
Sun:
06:40 -- 19:30
Moon:
15:15 -- 00:08

Harvest Wine Celebration
     12:00 to 5:00pm

Le Leche Meeting
     10:00am

6
Sun:
06:41 -- 19:29
Moon:
16:04 -- 01:07

Library Event:
  Baby Storetime

    10:30am

Library Event:
  Car Seat Safety

    10:50am

 

7
Sun:
06:42 -- 19:27
Moon:
16:45 -- 02:09

Library Event:
  Paws to Read

    7:00-7:25pm
    7:35-8:00pm

 

8
Sun:
06:43 -- 19:26
Moon:
17:20 -- 03:11

Lvr Farmers Market
     4:00pm to 8:00pm

Admission Day (CA)
Sun:
06:44 -- 19:24
Moon:
17:51 -- 04:12

Desserts with Daddy & Me
   6:30pm 

10
Sun:
06:45 -- 19:23
Moon:
18:20 -- 05:11

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00

Library Event:
  Science Festival

    10:30am-12:30pm 

11  Grandparent's Day
Sun:
06:45 -- 19:21
Moon:
18:47 -- 06:10

Lvr Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00pm

Ravenswood Tours 
     12:00 to 4:00pm

 

12  Full Moon
Sun:
06:46 -- 19:20
Moon:
19:13 -- 07:07

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
     7:00pm Pajama Time

13
Sun:
06:47 -- 19:18
Moon:
19:40 -- 08:04

 

14
Sun:
06:48 -- 19:17
Moon:
20:08 -- 09:00

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
    11:00am Preschool

Library Event:
  Paws to Read

    7:00-7:25pm
    7:35-8:00pm 

15
Sun:
06:49 -- 19:15
Moon:
20:39 -- 09:57

Lvr Farmers Market
     4:00pm to 8:00pm

National Acrobats of China
    7:30pm

16
Sun:
06:50 -- 19:14
Moon:
21:14 -- 10:54

Harvest Festival Art & Craft
    10-6

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
    11:00am Preschool

Tri-Valley Rep
    The Last Five Years

     8:00pm

Guitar Festival Live!
   Lee Ritenour

     8:00pm

 

17
Sun:
06:51 -- 19:12
Moon:
21:53 -- 11:51

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00

Harvest Festival Art & Craft
    10-6

Children's Fair (Livermore)
     10-4

Food Trucks at the Fairgrounds
     4-9pm

Tri-Valley Rep
    The Last Five Years

     8:00pm

Guitar Festival Live!
   Sonny Landreth

     8:00pm

 

18
Sun:
06:51 -- 19:10
Moon:
22:38 -- 12:46

Lvr Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00pm

Children's Fair (Livermore)
     10-4

Harvest Festival Art & Craft
    10-5

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 3:00pm

Tri-Valley Rep
    The Last Five Years

     2:00pm

Library Event:
  Operalive!

    2:00pm 

 

19
Sun:
06:52 -- 19:09
Moon:
23:29 -- 13:39

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
     7:00pm Pajama Time 

20  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
06:53 -- 19:07
Moon:
xx:xx -- 14:28

Library Event:
  Reading Across the Map

    7:00pm 

21
Sun:
06:54 -- 19:06
Moon:
00:26 -- 15:14

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
    11:00am Preschool

Library Event:
  Paws to Read

    7:00-7:25pm
    7:35-8:00pm

 

22
Sun:
06:55 -- 19:04
Moon:
01:28 -- 15:55

Lvr Farmers Market
     4:00pm to 8:00pm

23  First Day of Autum
    
(Autumnal Equinox)
Sun:
06:56 -- 19:03
Moon:
02:34 -- 16:33

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
    11:00am Preschool

Library Event:
  Paws to Read

    3:00-3:25pm
    3:35-4:00pm

Tri-Valley Rep
    The Last Five Years

     8:00pm

24
Sun:
06:56 -- 19:01
Moon:
03:42 -- 17:08

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00

Golden Gate Cat Club
Cat Show

     9:00 to 5:00

Tri-Valley Rep
    The Last Five Years

     8:00pm

 

25
Sun:
06:57 -- 19:00
Moon:
04:53 -- 17:42

Lvr Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00pm

Nostalgia Day Car Show
    9:00am to 4:00pm

American Legion Fundraiser
     9:00am to 4:00pm 

Ravenswood Tours
     12:00 to 4:00pm

Library Event:
  Houston Jones Quintet

    2:00 - 3:00pm 

Tri-Valley Rep
    The Last Five Years

     2:00pm

 

 

26
Sun:
06:58 -- 18:58
Moon:
06:06 -- 18:17

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
     7:00pm Pajama Time 

27  New Moon
Sun:
06:59 -- 18:57
Moon:
07:19 -- 18:53

Jimmy Webb
     7:30pm

 

28
Sun:
07:00 -- 18:55
Moon:
08:34 -- 19:32

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
    11:00am Preschool

Library Event:
  Paws to Read

    7:00-7:25pm
    7:35-8:00pm

 

29
Sun:
07:01 -- 18:53
Moon:
09:49 -- 20:16

Lvr Farmers Market
     4:00pm to 8:00pm

MOJO and The Bayou Gypsies
     7:30pm

30
Sun:
07:02 -- 18:52
Moon:
11:01 -- 21:05

Library Event:
  Storytime

    10:30am Toddler 
    11:00am Preschool

Home & Garden Show
     12:00 to 6:00

Library Event:
  Paws to Read

    3:00-3:25pm
    3:35-4:00pm 

Pirates of Emerson
     7:05-10:00pm

Tri-Valley Rep
    The Last Five Years

     8:00pm

 

Other Months
January 2011 February 2011 March 2011 April 2011 May 2011 June 2011
July 2011 August 2011 September 2011 October 2011 November 2010 December 2011
Other Calendar Information
Main Calendar Page School Calendars:  2011-2012 Holiday Dates & Descriptions
Add or Correct Event Yearly Calendars List of Recurring Events

The information on this calendar was obtained from many sources, and many organizations.  Every attempt is made to provide accurate information.  Organizations sometimes make changes, and I am not always informed.  Please follow the "More Info" links to check for updates from the sponsoring organization.  If you find errors, please email webservant@eLivermore.com.

September 2011 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

 

   
Scottish Games

At the Fairgrounds

 

 


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Sept 3-4
Sat-Sun

 

Scottish Games
SCOTTISH GATHERING AND GAMES CELEBRATES 146 YEARS

Considered by many as the largest Scottish celebration in the world, the Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, set for the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, will celebrate 146 years of continuous Celtic presentations.

Presented by the members and volunteers of the Caledonian Club of San Francisco, the annual celebration utilizes most every portion of Norther and Central California's largest county fairgrounds.
This year's 146th Scottish Highland Gathering & Games is set for September 3 and 4 over the Labor Day weekend.

Among the major events will be more than 30 pipe bands from the U.S. and Canada, including three world-class Grade I bands. The L.A. Scots from Southern California will be joined by two famous Canadian bands, the Alberta Caledonian band from Edmonton and the Triumph Street band from Vancouver, BC.

Returning this year will be the popular U.S. Marine Band San Diego. The Pleasanton Games is the only venue in the world where a U.S. military band and a Grade I pipe band march and perform together as a single unit. The L.A. Scots and the Marine band will perform together.

Fans of athletic skills will appreciate the Heavy Events, which this year include the world's top professional athletes competing in Team Championships with six two-man teams, representing the U.S., Canada, Scotland, England, Poland and Holland and sanctioned by the International Highland Games Federation. Additionally, the men's and women's amateur athletes represent more than 20 U.S. states. Heavy Event competitors in all classes are required to compete in all eight athletic disciplines, including the fabled caber, weight-for-height, hammer, stone putt and weight-for-distance.

No Scottish celebration would be complete without the Highland Dancing competition with the Western U.S. Open Championships on tap.

Back for its second year will be the Irish Pavilion, featuring Irish Step Dancing demonstrations by several local Irish dancing schools. Last year's inaugural Irish Pavilion activities proved very popular.
Entertainment abounds with seven stages of continuous activity throughout the fairgrounds featuring everything from traditional balladeers and vocal groups to Celtic Rock, plus the Fiddler's Rally, Harping and Scottish Country Dancing venues. Among the favorites in the Celtic Rock will be internationally recognized Tempest, Australia's Brother and Scotland's tribal Albannach. Molly's Revenge, the Browne Sisters, Golden Bough, Peter Daldry and Neil O'Neill, plus Scotland TV personality, singer Isla St Clair entertain throughout the weekend.

Adding to the bountiful venues will be Living History, a re-creation of Mary Queen of Scots and her entourage, the Highland Warriors, the Roman Legion and the invading Vikings.
The Birds of Prey includes more than 30 exotic birds and their accredited handlers. The Sheep Dog Trials portray the intricacies of Border Collies herding sheep via the whistle commands from the dogs master.

For the "wee ones" is the Children's Glen, with games and prizes.

Nearly 100 clans are represented in the Gathering of the Clans area where one can find information on Scottish roots.

The Pleasanton Games have always been the site of the Five-a-Side Soccer Tournament with eight semi-pro teams competing. The athletics also include tournaments in Rugby and the ancient Scottish game of Shinty.

Returning for the fourth year is the "Taste of Whisky at the Games", providing the opportunity to sample premium single malt Scottish whiskies, or to sign up for the Master Class where the fine points of the libations are provided by an expert. Because of high demand, the Master Class moves to a second building this year.

British automobiles are displayed and a team of Clydesdale horses and wagon tour the grounds.

For the adventurous shopper, the Games provide more than 100 vendors located in five building. British food, including bangers, meat pies, Scotch eggs and more are supplemented by traditional American fair food and drink.

Preceding the weekend's Games on Friday will be the "March Under the Arch on Main Street from 5 to 5:30 p.m. with a pipe band and the U.S. Marines. Friday evening at the host hotel, the Marriott San Ramon, the Friday Night Concert, hosted by Isla St Clair, is held. Saturday night at the Red Lion Pub on the fairgrounds, a Scottish Party "Ceilidh" is held. The entertainment is free and is provided by our local Nashville recording artists "Rodeo House". The BBQ dinner is extra.

Sponsor: Caledonian Club
Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  9am to 6pm.  Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission:  
   Parking: $8.  12 & under are free.
   Tickets also available on the day of the games.  $20 for a one-day adult and $27 for an adult 2-day ticket. Seniors 65+, youth 8-16 and handicapped are $12. 123 & under 8 and military with active duty ID are free.
   Check web sites below for any updates.
More info: Caledonian Club or Fairgrounds web site

Harvest Wine Celebration

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Sept 4-5
Sunday to  Monday

 

30th Annual Harvest Wine Celebration
See Our Harvest Wine Celebration page

30thAnnual Harvest Wine Celebration showcases historic Livermore Valley Wine Country during the peak of Harvest Season! With over 40 wineries sharing their wines, hospitality and offering a unique experience, it makes for a memorable weekend for wine enthusiasts and friends. In celebration of the Harvest, the wineries are open on Sunday & Monday of Labor Day Weekend to ticket holders only.

On Sunday, complimentary shuttle buses take guests to over 40 wineries, where guests will enjoy: wine tasting, music, food and art vendors, wine discounts, and more. Guests can also choose to drive themselves.

On Monday, guests can enjoy a more intimate day at the wineries as each winery will offer wine tasting and unique activities like winemaker discussions, bottle your own wines, barrel tastings, and more. There are no complimentary shuttles on Monday.

PARTICIPATING WINERIES:

Winery Location Winery Location
Auburn James* Pouring at Concannon Little Valley Winery** Pouring at Wente
Bent Creek Winery Greenville Road (off of) Longevity Wines Vasco Rd.
Big White House Winery Greenville Road McGrail Vineyards & Winery Greenville Road
Bodegas Aguirre Tesla Road Mitchell Katz Winery Vineyard Ave
Cedar Mountain Winery Tesla Road Murrieta’s Well** Pouring at Wente
Charles R Vineyards Crane Ridge Road Nottingham Cellars Vasco Rd.
Chouinard Vineyards Palomares Rd. (by car/limo only) Occasio Winery Vasco Rd.
Concannon Vineyard Tesla Page Mill Winery* Pouring at Concannon
Crooked Vine Winery Tesla Road Retzlaff Estate Winery S. Livermore Ave
Cuda Ridge Wines East Ave. Rios-Lovell* Pouring at Concannon
Darcie Kent Vineyards   Rodrigue Molyneaux* Pouring at Concannon
Eagle Ridge Vineyard (by car/limo only) Ruby Hill Winery Vineyard Ave
Eckert Estate Winery Arroyo Road The Singing Winemaker Tesla Road
El Sol Winery** Pouring at Wente The Steven Kent Winery Tesla Road
Elliston Vineyards** Pouring at Wente Stony Ridge Winery Tesla Road
Fenestra Winery E. Vallecitos Rd. Tamás Estates Tesla Road
Garré Vineyard & Winery Tesla Road Thomas Coyne Winery E. Vallecitos Rd. (by car/limo only)
John Evan Cellars Greenville Rd. Wente Vineyards Estate Winery Tesla Road
La Rochelle Winery Tesla Road Westover Vineyards &Winery** Pouring at Wente
Las Positas Vineyards Wetmore Rd White Crane Winery Greenville Road
Les Chênes Estate Vineyards** Pouring at Wente Wood Family Vineyards. Greenville Road (off of)


*Wineries participating at Concannon Vineyard instead of regular tasting rooms. **Wineries participating at Wente Vineyards instead of their regular tasting rooms.

Location:  Local Wineries
   Parking at Robertson Park.  Busses available for wineries at this location.
   You may also park at the individual wineries, but parking is sometimes limited.
Times: noon to 5pm
Admission:
   Sunday Only Ticket $45 advance / $50 day of event
    (includes: winery entrance, wine tasting, glass, shuttle service, entertainment, and wine discounts)

   Monday Only Ticket $40 advance / $45 day of event
    (includes: winery entrance, wine tasting, glass, winery activities, and wine discounts)

   2-Day Ticket $55 advance/ $65 day of event (good for both days)

   Non-Drinking Ticket $10 (good for both days) This is an adult event. Children are discouraged to attend. Pets are not allowed.

   Ticket includes: Entrance into the wineries, complimentary wine tasting at over 40 wineries, shuttle bus service (Sunday), special activities (Monday), wine discounts, commemorative wine glass, program, and parking.

   This is a ticketed event and everyone needs a ticket to enter the wineries on Sunday and Monday of Labor Day Weekend. Ticket sale proceeds benefit the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association, a non-profit organizations which supports the wineries and growers in the Livermore Valley American Viticultural Area. We appreciate your support

 

Tickets are available at: Participating wineries, www.LVwine.org,
First Street Wine Company in Livermore, The Wine Steward in Pleasanton, Bay Area Safeway Stores

More info: Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association or Call 925-447-WINE (9463) for more information.

Desserts with Daddy & Me - Disney Art On Main Street
 

 

 

 


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Sept 9
Friday

 

 

 

Desserts with Daddy & Me
Join Us…For a Disney Storybook Fairytale Event at Disney Art On Main Street
Desserts with Daddy & Me
A perfect date with Daddy & Me, Join us on Friday evening for some tasty treats and special entertainment...
Just for You and Your Princess
Call 925-846-6015 to make your reservations to reserve your seating TODAY!
Reservations must be in by Tuesday, September 6th
Dessert with Daddy & Me is a RSVP & Pre-Pay Event!
608 Main Street - Pleasanton
Sponsor: Disney Art On Main Street
Location:  Disney Art On Main Street   608 Main Street - Pleasanton
Times:  6:30pm
Admission: $12 per person
More info: Call 925-846-6015 to make your reservations to reserve your seating

 
National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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Sept 15
Thursday

 

 

 

National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China
For more than 60 years, the National Acrobats of China have mesmerized and mystified audiences of all ages with their remarkable combination of Chinese martial arts, illusion and acrobatics set to traditional music. While executing stunning feats of physical precision and balance, the troupe magically transforms a host of ordinary objects – from tables and chairs, to flags, hats and bowls – into a magnificent display of visual wonder and excitement that leaves audiences breathless and cheering for more.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  7:30pm
Admission:    $38/$51/$62;  Students (17 & under): $14
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -    -  eLivermore.com theater page


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Guitar Festival Live - Lee Ritenour


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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Sept 16
Friday

 

 

 

Guitar Festival Live - Lee Ritenour
Growing up in L.A. in the 1960s, Grammy Award-winning guitarist Lee Ritenour was immersed in a rich cross-section of jazz, rock and Brazilian music, sounds he has brought with him throughout his long career. A founding member of Fourplay, the most successful band in contemporary jazz during the 1990s, he is well known today as one of the world’s leading jazz/fusion guitarists. Often called “Captain Fingers” for his distinctive sound and fl uid improvisation, Ritenour’s laid-back, supremely smooth jazz styling has won him Guitar Player Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 and a legion of faithful fans.

Special Guest: James Robinson Opening for Lee Ritenour will be Bay Area favorite, acoustic guitarist James Robinson. Known for his emotionally compelling and rhythmic melodies, Robinson brings a wealth of infl uences, with elements of classical, fl amenco, funk, rock and Middle Eastern music, into his eclectic, audience-pleasing style.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00pm
Admission:   $39/$51/$62;   Students (17 & under): $14
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  Lee Ritenour Website  -  eLivermore.com theater page


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Guitar Festival Live - Sonny Landreth


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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Sept 17
Saturday

 

 

 

Guitar Festival Live - Sonny Landreth
Legendary guitarist Sonny Landreth has been widely credited as redefi ning the very essence of slide guitar playing. His unique style combines the slide with fretted notes and chords, adding masterful fi nger picking to create a complex and multi-layered sound that sets him apart among roots rock and blues artists. His original sound and remarkable songwriting skills have found a warm welcome on stages around the country and more than once earned him a coveted spot at the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival.

Special Guest: Eric Gales
Blues guitar phenomenon Eric Gales has an innate sense of musicality and the ability to transfi x audiences with the intensity of his emotions. Bringing the challenges he’s faced into his music, Gales plays “every note like he means it,” making his life and his music synonymous.

Special Guest: Michael Landau Group
The Michael Landau Group runs the full spectrum from jazz and blues, to blazing rock and roll with ease. A musical chameleon and highly skilled studio guitarist, Landau has recorded with everyone from Miles Davis to Pink Floyd, and recently played Carnegie Hall with James Taylor.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00
Admission:   $39/$51/$62;   Students (17 & under): $14
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  Sonny Landreth Website  -  eLivermore.com theater page


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Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show


At the Fairgrounds

 

 


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Sept 16-18
Fri-Sun

 

 

 

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show
The Pleasanton Harvest Festival®, happening September 16-18 at the Alameda Fairgrounds, is primarily known as an annual shopping haven, boasting an eclectic array of gifts and handmade items, but customers will find that there is a lot more than just shopping at the event.

The Pleasanton Harvest Festival® has revamped their entertainment line-up and will feature a myriad of new acts that are sure to appeal to a wide variety of tastes. Those who prefer an upbeat and lively sound will be on their feet for the Bad Catz. Based out of the greater Sacramento area, the Bad Catz is an established band that features a wide variety of Rock, Rhythm and Blues music.

Also burning up the main stage will be the Fargo Brothers, who have been playing shows all over the country since 1979. Veterans of well over 3000 live shows, these four seasoned professionals deliver a brand of roots Rock and Roll with a fire and intensity that only three decades of playing together can bring. Known for their vocal harmonies and tight ensemble playing, the Fargo Brothers’ sets are always a crowd favorite.

And of course, no Harvest Festival® is complete without the strolling entertainers like WC Willy, who will be wranglin’ all the kids in his cowboy costume and meandering the aisles on his gigantic stilts. Some of the other strolling performers include Derek the Mime, Big Mama Sue and Fast Eddie and new act, comedic juggler Derek Gunter.

New this year to the show is a special Scrapbooking ‘Shop and Crop’ feature taking place during the event in the Hall of Commerce building. Die-hard scrapbook fans will get the rare opportunity to purchase their own table space and spend the day scrapbooking, shopping and even staying late into the evening to work on their scrapbooks, win prizes and socialize with friends in a lively atmosphere. The new interactive feature will run Friday and Saturday from 10am-10pm and Sunday from 10am-4pm. The deadline for entry forms to be received is August 25th, 2011 and anyone who purchases a space both Friday and Saturday will receive a space on Sunday for free.

The official charity of the Pleasanton Harvest Festival® is the Brentwood Liberty High School Cheer Squad, a non-profit youth cheer program. The Liberty High Cheer Squad will receive half of every dollar spent on shopping bags, as well as all of the proceeds from the parcel and coat check. To help further aid the community, the Harvest Festival® is offering a $2 off discount coupon to anyone who brings a non-perishable donation to benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

The Harvest Festivals boast over 24,000 handmade arts and crafts, including jewelry, woodturnings, art and photography, specialty foods, clothing, décor and more. Attendees can interact directly with vendors, watch artist demonstrations, taste delicious foods and enter to win amazing prizes, such as the grand prize Americana quilt. Don’t miss your only chance of the year to shop over 24,000 handmade arts and crafts, all while experiencing award winning entertainment that’s fun for the whole family.
Sponsor: Western Exhibitors
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  Fri, 10am - 6pm; Sat, 10am - 6pm; Sun, 10am - 5pm.
Admission: Adults $9, Youth(13 - 17) $4, Child 12 & under Free when accompanied by an adult, Seniors (62+) $7.  Parking: $8
More info:  www.harvestfestival.com, 800-346-1212  or Fairgrounds web site
 

The Last Five Years - Tri-Valley Repertory Theater Studio Theatre
 

 


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Sept 16, 17, 18
Sept 23, 24, 25
Sept 30,
  Oct 1, 2
Oct 7, 8, 9

Fri-Sun

The Last Five Years - Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre - Studio Theatre
A contemporary song-cycle musical that ingeniously chronicles the five year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up... or from break-up to meeting, depending on how you look at it. Written by Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Songs For A New World), The Last Five Years is an intensely personal look at the relationship between a writer and an actress told from both points of view. Directed and Musical Direction by Min Kahng Produced by: Kathleen Breedveld

Please note: This show contains adult language and adult situations

Sponsor: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre
Location:  Studio Theater, 1048 Serpentine Lane, Suite 309, Pleasanton
Times:  Fridays & Saturday: 8:00pm.  Sunday Matinees: 2:00pm
Admission: Adults (18-59): $25;  Seniors 60+: $22;  Juniors under 18: $20
   Season tickets (3 shows): Adults (18-59): $70;  Seniors 60+: $62;  Juniors under 18 $56
More info: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre

Food Trucks at the Fairgrounds


At the Fairgrounds

 

 


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Sept 17
Saturday

 

Food Trucks at the Fairgrounds
Gourmet foot truck festival.
Foot Truck, beer, wine, margaritas & Live Music.
Bring a Blanket or Chair - Come enjoy the food and fun.
Featuring the finest bay area food trucks including:
  • Nom Nom from The Great Foot Truck Race!
  • Speedy Panini
  • Toasty Melts
  • Sweet Contructions
  • The Shackmoile
  • Munch India
  • Whisk - SF
  • Mayo and Mustard
  • That's Sweet.

Sponsor: The Mobile Gourmet
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  4pm to 9pm
Admission:   $2.  Children free.   Parking $8.00
More info:    The Mobile Gourmet  or Fairgrounds web site
 

Children's Fair - Livermore
 

 

 

 


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Sept 17-18
Sat-Sun

 

 

 

Children's Fair
Local Performances
Petting Zoo & Pony Rides (fee)
EBRP Fishing Tank
LPD K-9 Demo both days at 2:00pm
Local Performances
Livemrore Police Car Seat Checks (Saturday only, 10am to noon)
Bicycle Rodeo (bring a bike and helmet (Sunday only, 10am to 1pm)
Livermore/Pleasanton Fire Departments Safety Trailer & Fire Truck
Free Make-it & Take-it Crafts
Inflatable Activity Center (fee) - Gym
Food Booths
Information for Parents and Kids
Pool Open during the event.
Please - no pets at the fair.
Sponsor: LARPD
Location:  Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave., Livermore
Times:  10am to 4pm
Admission: Free (some items cost money - food for sale)
More info: call LARPD at 925-373-5700

 
Golden Gate Cat Club Cat Show
 

 

 

 


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Golden Gate Cat Club Cat Show
Championship Cat Show!!  First time in Livermore
Over 150 purebred cats, kittens, and houshold pets will be strutting their stuff before 6 judges.
Meet these beatuies up close and "Purrsonal".  Educational and fun for the family. 
Shipping, refreshments, free parking and rescue kittens available for adopton.
Sponsor: Golden Gate Cat Club
Location:  Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave, Livermore
Times:  9:00am to 5:00pm
Admission: Adults: $8:00;  Seniors & Kids under 12: $5.00;  Family Rate: $25.00
More info: For more information call Pam  925 934-3471

 
Nostalgia Day Car Show

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September 25
Sunday
Nostalgia Day Car Show
For twenty one years the club has held its Nostalgia Day Car Show on the streets of downtown Livermore, where the show has grown to a display of over 650 muscle cars, street rods, custom and classic cars and draws over 5000 spectators annually. Our motto has always been "Cruisers Against Drugs", and our annual Nostalgia Day Car Show has allowed us to prove that we mean it. To date, this fundraiser has enabled us to donate over $270,000 for local organizations that promote the Tri-Valley youth, help strengthen their families and help keep kids off drugs.

The Altamont Cruisers along with our 2011 Nostalgia Day Sponsors are sure to put on another fun car show in beautiful Downtown Livermore. The show is scheduled for September 25, 2011 from 9 AM to 4 PM and is FREE to all of the spectators. There are food booths and vendors of every type..

American Graffiti star Candy Clark will be on hand to meet spectators and participants. Don't miss this opportunity to meet her!

In an effort to help those in need, we hold an annual blanket and coat drive that we call Operation Anti-freeze. If you would like to participate by donating a coat or blanket, we will give you a raffle ticket for each item donated. Click here to learn more about Operation Anti-freeze

If you would like to become an Altamont Cruiser and be a part of our annual Nostalgia Day, our club welcomes fellow car enthusiasts. In addition to helping local charities, our club offers many social events and members attend car shows and other activities together.

See photos from the 2003 show.
Sponsors: Livermore Downtown and Altamont Cruisers
Location: Downtown Livermore, around the Carnegie Building
Times:  9:00am to 4:00pm
Admission:  Free
More info: Altamont Cruisers Car Club

American Legion Fundraiser for Veterans Scholarships
 

 

 

 


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American Legion Fundraiser for Veterans Scholarships
Livermore Post 47 of the American Legion will be raising funds for student veterans scholarships who attend Las Positas College on September 25, 2011.

September 25: Livermore Post 47 of the American Legion will be selling hamburgers, hot dogs, soda and water at the Altamont Cruisers, NOSTALGIA DAY CAR SHOW, Livermore, CA. All proceeds will go toward student veteran scholarships at Las Positas College. The concession will be located on 2nd Street, north side, between J and K Streets.


Sponsor: American Legion Post 47
Location:  2nd St, between J & K, Downtown Livermore
Times:  9:00am to 4:00pm
Admission: Items for sale.
More info: For additional information call Bill Bergmann, Post 47 Adjutant, 925-443-2330, or email: calegion.post47@gmail.com .

 

Jimmy Webb


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Jimmy Webb
Jimmy Webb might have been a legend even if he had only written By the Time I get to Phoenix — now the third most-performed song of the past fi fty years. That he went on to pen Wichita Lineman, Galveston, and Up, Up and Away, guaranteed his place in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and makes him the only artist ever to receive Grammy awards in all three categories – music, lyrics and orchestration. There is nothing quite like hearing Jimmy Webb sing his own legendary and heartfelt tunes, and share in his stories of life on the road.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  7:30pm
Admission:   $18/$29/$40  Students (17 & under): $12
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  Jimmy Webb website  -  eLivermore.com theater page


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MOJO and The Bayou Gypsies


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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MOJO and The Bayou Gypsies
MOJO and the Bayou Gypsies are talented, joyful entertainers who immerse their audiences in the original Cajun and Zydeco dance beats of the Southwest Louisiana tradition. Their performances are simply electrifying from beginning to end, pulling audiences right onto their feet. MOJO’s boundless charisma and their infectiously happy music guarantees an unforgettable night of fun. It’s no wonder MOJO and the Bayou Gypsies have spent 25 years “inducing wild behavior” with their engaging, explosive and exhausting entertainment power!

It’ll be a wild night of fun with MOJO and the Bayou Gypsies’ rocking concert at the center of a New Orleans-themed Gala to benefi t the Bothwell Arts Center. Two receptions to be held in the theater lobby are included in the price of admission – come early for the “Taste of New Orleans” welcome party and extend the party after the show with complimentary champagne, tea and coffee, plus a Southern-style dessert buff et. And if you’re really adventurous, sit on the Bankhead stage with MOJO and the band to truly celebrate a little Mardi Gras in September! Stage seating at $80 each is limited.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  7:30pm
Admission:  $35/$50/$65.  $80 for stage seating.
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  MOJO and the Banyou Gypsies website  -  eLivermore.com theater page


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Capital Showcase Home & Garden Show


At the Fairgrounds

 

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Capital Showcase Home & Garden Show
You'll find everything you need to enjoy your home all in one great location. Skylights, ceramic tile, kitchen and bath renovations and more. Outdoor landscaping, wood decking, sunroom enclosures and heated spas.

FREE flowering plants to the first 300 admissions each day of the show.

Play Exhibitor Bingo while seeing the show and win some great prizes. Numerous winners are selected from each day of the show.
Sponsor:  Capital Showcase
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  Fri Noon-6, Sat: 10-6, Sun: 10-6
Admission:  General: $6; Kids 12 & Under Free  Parking $8
   $2 off coupon on their website.
More info:  www.capitalshowcase.com, 925 682-7227, or Fairgrounds web site
 

Pirates of Emerson - Haunting Fields
 

 

 

 


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Pirates of Emerson - Haunting Fields
For 2011, the award winning Pirates are bringing Chills, Thrills and Cut Throat Terror to the Bay Area for the 20th year! Consuming over 4 acres, including 5 haunted houses, metallic maze, theatre, games and the spectacular Never was Haul, and not to mention the fiery pirate ship stage filled with entertainment.

Featuring: An event not to be missed for any true adventurist! Featured on Discovery Channel as one of the 7 scariest haunted houses in the country, the Pirates of Emerson is a very intense atmosphere, extensive use of smoke, strobe lights, animatronics and scores of freaky costumed characters. Not recommended for children under 13. Doing our best to make Pleasanton UN-Pleasant!

Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, and Rowell Ranch Rodeo Park, Castro Valley
Times:  See below
Admission:
General Admission $20.00   -  This ticket will allow you entrance into all 5 Haunted Houses and the Mental Maze!
Speed Pass $30.00   -  Tired of waiting in lines?A Speed Pass will allow you to bypass the normal lines amd use a special entrance into the Haunted Houses. The only other people in these lines are other Speed Pass holders. It will allow you entrance into all 5 Haunted Houses and the Mental Maze!
Corn Maze $10.00   -  Now you will learn why you fear the night!
Combo Ticket $40.00   -  The Combo is a Speed Pass, Corn Maze and 10 Monions
V.I.P. Ticket $70.00   -  This super Speed Pass ticket allows you UNLIMITED access into EVERYTHING we offer


More info: Pirates of Emerson website - 510-657-2121 - Alameda County Fairgrounds,

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Livermore Library Events
Livermore Library Events

Sponsor: Livermore Library
Locations: See specific event for its location.
    Main (Civic Center) Library: 1188 S Livermore Ave.
    Rincon Branch: 725 Rincon Ave.
    Springtown Branch: 998 Bluebell Dr
Times:  See Table
Admission: Free.
More info: Livermore Library, 925 373-5500

Photo by Bill Nale
This photo also appears on Google Earth.

 

 

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LIBRARY SEEKING TEEN EDITORIAL STAFF FOR FUSION TEEN ZINE   Livermore Public Library is seeking four Livermore area teens in grades 9-11 to be part of a volunteer editorial staff for a free tabletop publication, “Fusion Teen Zine”. Fusion Teen Zine is a full color art and literary magazine which provides a creative outlet for teen artists and authors to share their talents and unique perspectives on the world.

Teens interested in becoming a part of the editorial staff must have excellent composition and editorial skills, the ability to utilize features and functions of Adobe InDesign software and an eye for quality in art and writing.

The editorial staff of Fusion Teen Zine will be responsible for the selection of submitted art and literature, editing literary works, layout, design, print and web distribution and promotion of the magazine. The opportunity to become part of the editorial staff provides many hours of volunteer service and experience in learning about the world of editing and publishing.

To view past issues of Fusion, please visit TEEN SPACE on the library’s website: www.livermorelibrary.net. To volunteer, please contact Sandy Fouts at 925-373-5500 ext. 5583.

Baby Storytimes Aug 16 - Sept 6
Tuesdays

10:30am

Main Library
Children's Craft room

Livermore Public Library presents special story times for “pre-walkers”. These 20-minute programs are for you and your baby to bond through books, songs, and gentle tickles. Linger after story time and visit with the other moms, dads and babies. There will be two sessions:
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., August 16 through September 6, 2011
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., October 11through November 15, 2011
All programs will take place in the Children’s Craft Room of the Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore Avenue, Livermore, and are free of charge. For further information, please contact Youth Services at (925) 373-5504, or consult the website
Writing Club for Young Adults Sept 1
Oct 6
Nov 3
Dec 1
Thursdays

6:30-8:00pm

Main Library

Have you ever written--or wanted to write--a story, novel, song, poem, or play? Young Adults, ages 12- 21, are invited to join The Writing Club at the Livermore Public Library, Civic Center. The Writing Club will meet once a month on Thursdays, September 1, October 6, November 3, and December 1, 2011, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, for a fun- filled evening of writing with author J.L. Powers! There is no charge to join.

Take your writing a step further as you learn about publishing your works and how to expand your writing horizons. Write and edit each other’s work while making friends and having fun!

For more information, please visit TEEN SPACE on the library’s website: www.livermorelibrary.net, or contact Sandy at 925-373-5500 extension 5583.

Car Seat Safety September 6
Tuesday

10:50am

Main Library

Traci Rebiejo of the Livermore Police Department will address car seat safety at the Livermore Public Library, Civic Center, on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 at 10:50 a.m., following the 10:30 “Babies-only” Storytime. Officer Rebiejo will cover the ins and outs of choosing a car seat for children from infant, to the age when they no longer need a car seat and various safety features—such as five-point anchoring and forward-facing vs. rear-facing seats. There will be time at the end of the presentation for questions and answers.

This program is open to the public and free of charge and will take place in the Craft Room of the Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore Avenue in Livermore.

For further information, please contact Youth Services at (925) 373-5504, or consult the website: www.livermorelibrary.net.

Paws to Read Sept 7 - Oct 26
Wednesdays
7:00 - 7:25pm
7:35 - 8:00pm
Main Library

Sept 23 - Nov 18
Fridays
3:00-3:25pm
3:35-4:00pm
Rincon Branch

Is your child experiencing difficulties reading or simply needs some encouragement to enjoy reading? If so, the Paws to Read program, sponsored by the Livermore Public Library and the Valley Humane Society, might be the solution.

The Paws to Read program matches elementary-aged beginner readers with trained and certified dogs in a non-judgmental environment. For 25 minutes, your child will read to their furry friend with the dog’s owner quietly looking on to help with any tricky words. Programs of this type have been successful across the country, and testimonials from Livermore parents have been extremely positive.

The Fall program will start in September with two series, one at the Civic Center Library, and the other at the Rincon Branch Library:
• Civic Center Library: Wednesdays, September 7-October 26, 2011 7 p.m. (two sessions, 7-7:25 and 7:35-8 p.m.). Registration for this series begins Monday, August 29th.
• Rincon Branch Library: Fridays, September 23-November 18, 2011 3 p.m. (two sessions, 3-3:25 and 3:35-4 p.m.). Registration for this series begins Monday, ---September 12th.

Children may register for up to three sessions during the Fall series, as space allows. Drop-ins may be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Participating children should not be fearful of dogs or have allergies to pets.

Science Festival Sept 10
Saturday

10:30am-12:30pm

Main Library.

A Science Festival featuring the topic “What’s Matter” will be presented in the Craft Room of the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 South Livermore Avenue, on Saturday, September 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Lawrence Hall of Science will help answer this question at a fun and informative program for children in grades K through 5. Children will move through a variety of ten stations featuring hands-on activities on such topics as “Do Gases Have Weight?” and “How Does Matter Change Phases?” The festival also serves as the rollout for over 40 science kits donated to the Livermore Public Library by the Lawrence Hall of Science. These science kits can be checked out from the Civic Center Library after the event, to continue the fun and learning at home.

There is no charge for this event. For further information, please call (925) 373-5504, or visit the website at www.livermorelibrary.net.

Fall Storytimes Sept 12 to Dec 12
Multiple days
Visit the Livermore Public Library for fall storytimes, beginning Monday, September 12, 2011 and continuing through the week of December 12. A variety of storytimes will be held at the Civic Center Library and Rincon Branch Library:
Civic Center Library –
• Baby/Toddler: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
• Preschool: Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.
• “Pajama-time” Family Storytimes: Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
Rincon Branch Library (Hora del Cuento Bilingüe) –
• Baby/Toddler: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
• Preschool: Fridays at 11:00 a.m.
Pajama-Time Family Storytimes Sept 12 - Dec 12
Mondays

7:00pm

Main Library

Come join us for “Pajama-Time” Family Storytimes at the Civic Center Library—every Monday night through December 12, 2011at 7 p.m. Here are themes for Family Storytimes from September through October:
  • Monday, September 12: STORYTIME GOES BACK TO SCHOOL--The older kids are going back to school, but family members of all ages can get in on the action with an evening of fun classroom stories.
  • Monday, September 19: STORYTIME STAYS UP PAST BEDTIME--Get in your pajamas and head to bed by way of the library—we’ll read you a few stories and sing some songs, and get you a good start off to dreamland!
  • Monday, September 26: AN EVENING WITH ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE--Mo Willem’s comic pair makes us laugh while showing us what best friends are all about. We invite you to bring your friends and family to the library as we share some of our favorite moments with Elephant and Piggie.
  • Monday, October 3: STORYTIME SWIMS WITH THE FISHES--It’s an under-the-sea Family Storytime, as we share whale tales, and shark tales and other fishy fun. We know you’ll be hooked!
  • Monday, October 10: KNIGHTS, PRINCESSES AND DRAGONS--Armor is unnecessary, however pajamas are a great idea for a royal adventure of a Family Storytime. Be sure to bring the princes and princesses in your life!
    Monday, October 17: A NEW PET--What animals will the characters in tonight’s stories attempt to bring home? Let’s find out if they get to keep them! Leave your own pets at home—but stuffed animals are welcome.
  • Monday, October 24: IT’S MAGIC!--Make yourself appear at the library for some stories of sleight of hand and trickery—and maybe even a silly illusion or two from our storyteller!
  • Monday, October 31: STORYTIME IN DISGUISE--A wolf may be in sheep’s clothing—this will be a night for characters pretending to be something they’re not! You can wear a costume if you like, however pajamas are always welcome.


These programs will be held in the Storytime/Craft Room of the Civic Center Library. All ages are welcome to these free library programs. Contact Youth Services at (925) 373-5504 for more information, pick up a storytime schedule at any one of the Livermore Public Libraries, or visit the website at www.livermorelibrary.net.

Operalive! Sept 18
Sunday

2:00pm

Main Library

Enjoy live opera as principal singers of the Livermore Valley Opera perform at the Livermore Public Library at 2pm on Sunday, September 18, 2011. There is no charge for this event.

This OPERALIVE! program will feature Livermore Valley Opera principal singers, including Christie Hageman who will sing the role of Juliette and Bernardo Bermudez in the role of Capulet in the opera company’s production of Romeo et Juliette at the Bankhead Theater beginning on September 24. Ms. Hageman and Mr. Bermudez have selected arias from Romeo et Juliette as well as arias from other favorite operas for their performance. Ms. Hageman has received numerous recognitions and awards including the award as Young Artist with Opera Colorado, first place winner in the 2010 Denver Lyric Opera Guild competition, and third place in the regional Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2011. In 2006, Ms. Hageman took a year off to fulfill her duties as Miss Montana, traveling her home state and speaking to students with the platform “Music Makes the Difference.” Mr. Bermudez received 1st place in NATS LA 2009 singing competition, and was a finalist in the Burbank Philharmonic Hennings-Fischer Opera Competition 2011. This program is a part of the opera company’s celebration of its 20th anniversary season and its on-going outreach program.

The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series. For additional events, check the library’s website at www.livermorelibrary.net.

New "Reading Across the Map" book Discussion Sept 20
Nov 1
Dec 6
Tuesdays

7:00pm

Min Library

If you enjoy reading and conversation, plan on attending the Livermore Public Library’s newest book discussion group – Reading Across the Map Book Club – Cultural Differences in Fiction.

Most people feel at home in their own culture, but what about when one is exposed to another culture and another set of beliefs? How do contemporary Western novelists deal with issues of cultural difference? In this book club, we will look at novels that feature encounters with non-Western cultures, and the consequences that can range from encouraging to disastrous, however are almost always transformative.

The first meeting of the year will feature Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, by Helen Simonsen. Please join us on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 7 pm in the Storytime/Craft Room at the Livermore Library, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue. In a book that has been compared to the work of Jane Austen, Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand is the story of a retired British Army major whose life is changed when his brother dies and he begins a friendship with a Pakistani shopkeeper in his small and very traditional village. “Funny, barbed, delightfully winsome storytelling…It’s about intelligence, heart, dignity and backbone…” raves the New York Times.

The second book meeting will feature The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver, and will be on Tuesday, November 1 at 7 pm. Narrated by the wife and four daughters of a fundamentalist missionary who takes his family to the Congo in the 1960s, The Poisonwood Bible is a haunting story of the tragic undoing of a family against the backdrop of the political upheaval of postcolonial independence. Newsweek called this novel “fully realized, richly embroidered, triumphant.”

The third meeting will feature Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, by Paul Torday and will take place on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. A novel written entirely through letters, memos, diary entries, and interviews, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is the quirky story of a British bureaucrat who is called upon to perform the impossible – introduce the sport of salmon fishing to the Yemen. Through this process his view of his life and his world is completely transformed. Booklist praises it - "a wacky plot, vivid characters, and a knowing sense of politics and bureaucracy. A remarkably assured first novel, this one is a pure delight." This book will be produced as a major motion picture in 2012 starring Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt.

The book choices and meeting dates for 2012 will be made available at a later time. The book group will be led by Carol Bloodworth, a local resident. For more information on this book club, please contact Carol at 449-7860.

The Livermore Public Library sponsors two additional book clubs. The Political Issues Book Club meets the 4th Tuesday of each month, and reads books about issues and trends that are driving current affairs in both the national and international arenas. Topics that have been covered include politics, governance, economics, military affairs, history, sociology, science, the climate, and religion. The We’re Talkin’ Books! Club is a member-centered book group led by a small group of book club veterans, with reading selections based on member recommendations and consensus. No homework required– share your insights or just listen in! Contact Rich at 872-7923, for further questions about the Political Issues Book Club, and Susan at 337-1282 regarding the We’re Talkin’ Books! Club.

 

American Quintet "Houston Jones" performs Sept 25
Sunday

2:00-3:00pm

Main Library

Americana quintet Houston Jones performs from 2-3pm on Sunday, September 25 at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue. There is no charge for this event.

Houston Jones is a California based high octane Americana quintet. Formed in 2001, the band performs a repertoire that ranges from bluegrass and folk to blues and gospel. Houston Jones features Glenn Houston on lead guitar, Peter Tucker on drums and percussion, Travis Jones on lead vocals and acoustic guitar, Chris Kee on bass, cello and guitar, and Henry Salvia on keyboards and accordion. Billboard.com calls Houston Jones “…a wonderful gem of a band…truly exceptional music. These guys are a rare treat!”

The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series. For additional events, check the library’s website at www.livermorelibrary.net.

 

 

 

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