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December 2017

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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

2017 

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

See Notes on Sun / Moon
 

See Our
Christmas
Events
 Page

for Tri-Valley
Holiday events

 

1
Sun:
07:04 -- 16:49
Moon:
15:49 -- 04:30

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

2
Sun:
07:05 -- 16:48
Moon:
16:33 -- 05:41

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Home for the Holidays
     11:00 to 4:00pm

Holidays in the Vineyards
     12:00 to 4:30pm

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

Pls Hometown Holiday Celeb
     5:00 to 6:30

Lvr Tree Lighting & Parade
     6:00 to 8:00 

Full Moon
Sun:
07:06 -- 16:48
Moon:
17:24 -- 06:53

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Holidays in the Vineyards
     12:00 to 4:30pm

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   7:30 (Sunol)  

 

 

4
Sun:
07:07 -- 16:48
Moon:
18:22 -- 08:03

 

5
Sun:
07:07 -- 16:48
Moon:
19:26 -- 09:08

 

6
Sun:
07:08 -- 16:48
Moon:
20:33 -- 10:05

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

7
Sun:
07:09 -- 16:48
Moon:
21:40 -- 10:56

 

8
Sun:
07:10 -- 16:48
Moon:
22:47 -- 11:39

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

9  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
07:11 -- 16:48
Moon:
23:51 -- 12:17

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

10
Sun:
07:12 -- 16:49
Moon:
xx:xx -- 12:51

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Ravenswood Victorian
    Yuletide
     12:00 to 4:00pm

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

11
Sun:
07:12 -- 16:49
Moon:
00:52 -- 13:23

 

12
Sun:
07:13 -- 16:49
Moon:
01:52 -- 13:54

 

13
Sun:
07:14 -- 16:49
Moon:
02:51 -- 14:25

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)   

14
Sun:
07:15 -- 16:49
Moon:
03:48 -- 14:57

 

15
Sun:
07:15 -- 16:50
Moon:
04:45 -- 15:32

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

16
Sun:
07:16 -- 16:50
Moon:
05:40 -- 16:09

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

17  New Moon
Sun:
07:16 -- 16:50
Moon:
06:35 -- 16:50

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

18
Sun:
07:17 -- 16:51
Moon:
07:26 -- 17:35

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)   

19
Sun:
07:18 -- 16:51
Moon:
08:15 -- 18:24

 

20
Sun:
07:18 -- 16:52
Moon:
09:00 -- 19:15

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)   

21  First Day of Winter
    
(Winter Solstice)
     Pacific Time)

Sun:
07:19 -- 16:52
Moon:
09:42 -- 20:10

 

22
Sun:
07:19 -- 16:53
Moon:
10:19 -- 21:06

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)   

23
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:53
Moon:
10:54 -- 22:03

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

24
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:54
Moon:
11:27 -- 23:01

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

 

 

25  Christmas Day
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:54
Moon:
11:59 -- xx:xx

 

26  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:55
Moon:
12:31 -- 00:02

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

27
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:56
Moon:
13:05 -- 01:04

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

28
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:56
Moon:
13:41 -- 02:08

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

 

29
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:57
Moon:
14:21 -- 03:16

 

30
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:58
Moon:
15:07 -- 04:25

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Niles Canyon Train of Lights
   4:30 (Niles)  7:30 (Sunol)  

31
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:59
Moon:
16:01 -- 05:36

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Months
January 2017 February 2017 March 2017 April 2017 May 2017 June 2017
July 2017 August 2017 September 2017 October 2017 November 2017 December 2017
January 2018 February 2018 March 2018 April 2018 May 2018 June 2018
Other Calendar Information
Main Calendar Page School Calendars:  2017-2018 Holiday Dates & Descriptions
Add or Correct Event   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.

January 2017 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 Ravenswood Docent Tours
Niles Canyon Railway Livermore Amateur Radio Klub Meeting

 

   
Niles Canyon Train of Lights

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Nov 24 to Dec 30
Dates at the right


 

Niles Canyon Railway Train of Lights.
Experience the magic of our brightly decorated holiday train, covered with thousands of lights, as it winds through the darkness of Niles Canyon on a 75-minute round-trip ride from Niles to Sunol and back, and the later train from Sunol to Niles and back.
This annual fundraising event is presented by the Pacific Locomotive Association to benefit Niles Canyon Railway projects throughout the year. We are sincerely grateful for all of our supporters who help our non-profit, tax-exempt, living history museum continue to operate and grow.
Trains run both from Sunol to Niles and back, and from Niles to Sunol and back.
Location:  Downtown Sunol
Times: Departures from 4:30pm from Niles, 7:30 from Sunol
Admission:  General seating is $30 (+2.49 fee) ages 3 and up.  See the Niles Canyon Railroad.
   $20 (+1.99 fee) for Wednesdays: Dec 2, 9, 16
   Reserved seating in the Dome Car is $45 (+3.24 fee).
   Private Caboose: $600 (+25.95 fee) for up to 24 people.
eLivermore Photos.
More info: Niles Canyon Railroad.  Info should be on the Niles Canyon site mid to late September.  Ticket purchases around the 2nd week of October.

2017 Dates - From Sunol - Preliminary Dates and Times
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
          Dec 24  7:30 Dec 25  7:30
Nov 26  7:30     Nov 29  7:30   Dec 1  7:30 Dec 2  7:30
Dec 3  7:30     Dec 6  7:30   Dec 8  7:30 Dec 9  7:30
Dec 10  7:30     Dec 13  7:30   Dec 15  7:30 Dec 16  7:30
Dec 17  7:30 Dec 18  7:30   Dec 20  7:30   Dec 22  7:30 Dec 23  7:30
    Dec 26  7:30 Dec 27  7:30 Dec 28  7:30   Dec 30  7:30

 

2017 Dates - From Niles - Preliminary Dates and Times
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
          Dec 24  4:30 Dec 25  4:30
      Nov 29  4:30   Dec 1  4:30 Dec 2  4:30
      Dec 6  4:30   Dec 8  4:30 Dec 9  4:30
Dec 10  4:30     Dec 13  4:30   Dec 15  4:30 Dec 16  4:30
Dec 17  4:30 Dec 18  4:30   Dec 20  4:30   Dec 22  4:30 Dec 23  4:30
    Dec 26  4:30 Dec 27  4:30 Dec 28  4:30   Dec 30  4:30

 

Holidays in the Vineyards
 

 

 


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Dec 2-3
Sat-Sun
Holidays in the Vineyards
Join us for a Livermore Valley wine country holiday tradition. Wineries showcase their decorated tasting rooms with special wines, arts, crafts, holiday music, activities and more. Donated toys are given to the local Toys for Tots program. Admission is free, however, tasting fees may apply and vary by winery.

Participating Wineries:

TBD
Sponsor:  Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association
Location: Participating Valley Wineries
Times: Noon to 4:30pm
Admission: Free.  Tasting Fees may apply and vary by winery.
More info: Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association or (925) 447-9463

Home for the Holidays


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Dec 2
Saturday

 

 

 

Home for the Holidays
Lizzie Fountain will be transformed into a winter fun zone for children 5th grade and under.  Holiday entertainment, merchant open house, and carriage rides.

A Celebration of the Traditions of the Holidays. Lizzie fountain will be transformed into a winter fun zone for children 5th Grade and under. Holiday Entertainment will inspire you to stroll through the Downtown enjoying the beginning of the Holiday Season.

Join us for shopping and grabbing a holiday treat to eat, all while celebrating our Holiday Traditions in a beautiful hometown setting!

Experience Livermore's Own Official Christmas Carol with "Christmastime in Livermore" by Kim Luty, Choral teacher of ABC Music Source and performed by the Academy Holiday Choir! Click on the Video button to watch, the Audio button to listen and the Audio Download button to take the holiday spirit with you!
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location: Downtown Livermore
Times: 11:00am 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
Over 50 floats, including our local businesses, clubs, marching bands, associations and much, much more! The Parade ends with that Special Guest, Santa himself, leading our community in the Official Tree Lighting!

Parade Route: First Street - between M Street and McLeod Street

Note: Float entries ONLY. No walking entries will be accepted. All entries must be lighted or have holiday music incorporated into the design.
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 or (925) 373-1795

Pleasanton Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremonies
 

 

 


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Dec 2
Saturday
Pleasanton Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremonies
The City of Pleasanton will once again salute the season by hosting the Annual Hometown Holiday Celebration to be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:15 p.m. along Main Street in downtown Pleasanton.

This free, family-friendly event features a festive community-based parade followed by the lighting of a holiday tree in front of the Museum on Main.

Kicking off the parade will be one of Pleasantonís award-winning high school marching bands from either Amador Valley High School or Foothill High School. The band is followed by a wide array of holiday inspired entries including Pleasantonís own Balloon Platoon, the Pleasanton City Council, hundreds of Cub Scouts and Brownies, local car clubs, performing arts groups, and much more.

Main Street will close to vehicular traffic at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. Parade viewers are encouraged to shop and dine in historic Downtown Pleasanton after staking out their viewing turf.

The Hometown Holiday program relies on the support of the community to make the event a success and volunteers are still needed! Those interested in volunteering for the event are encouraged to visit www.hometownholiday.com.

In the event of rain, a parade cancellation telephone hotline will be implemented and updated each hour after 2:30 p.m. on parade day, December 7. The Cancellation Information Phone Line is (925) 931-5352.
Sponsors: Downtown Association & City of Pleasanton Parks and Community Services
Location: Main Street, Pleasanton
Times: 5:00pm to 7:15pm
  3:30-7:30pm Main Street closed.
  5:00pm Holiday Parade
  6:45 to 7:15pm Tree Lighting Ceremony
More info: Pleasanton Events, Pleasanton Downtown Association.

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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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