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eLivermore.com Community Calendar
August 2019
Preliminary!!!!!  Some events speculative

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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

2019 

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

See Notes on Sun / Moon
   

1
Sun:
06:11 -- 20:16
Moon:
06:42 -- 21:07

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

 

2
Sun:
06:12 -- 20:15
Moon:
07:56 -- 21:49

 

3
Sun:
06:12 -- 20:14
Moon:
09:09 -- 22:26

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

 

4
Sun:
06:13 -- 20:13
Moon:
10:21 -- 23:00

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

 

5
Sun:
06:14 -- 20:11
Moon:
11:31 -- 23:33

 

6
Sun:
06:15 -- 20:10
Moon:
12:39 -- xx:xx

 

7  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
06:16 -- 20:09
Moon:
13:45 -- 00:06

 

8
Sun:
06:17 -- 20:08
Moon:
14:50 -- 00:41

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

 

9
Sun:
06:18 -- 20:07
Moon:
15:52 -- 01:19

 

10
Sun:
06:18 -- 20:06
Moon:
16:51 -- 02:00

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

 

11
Sun:
06:19 -- 20:05
Moon:
17:46 -- 02:46

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

Ravenswood Ice Cream
    Social

     12:00 to 4:00pm

 

12
Sun:
06:20 -- 20:04
Moon:
18:35 -- 03:36

 

13
Sun:
06:21 -- 20:02
Moon:
19:18 -- 04:30

 

14
Sun:
06:22 -- 20:01
Moon:
19:57 -- 05:26

 

15  Full Moon
Sun:
06:23 -- 20:00
Moon:
20:31 -- 06:23

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

 

16
Sun:
06:24 -- 19:59
Moon:
21:01 -- 07:20

 

17
Sun:
06:24 -- 19:57
Moon:
21:29 -- 08:17

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

 

18
Sun:
06:25 -- 19:56
Moon:
21:56 -- 09:13

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

 

19
Sun:
06:26 -- 19:55
Moon:
22:22 -- 10:09

 

20
Sun:
06:27 -- 19:53
Moon:
22:50 -- 11:05

 

21
Sun:
06:28 -- 19:52
Moon:
23:19 -- 12:03

 

22
Sun:
06:29 -- 19:51
Moon:
23:52 -- 13:02

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

 

23  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
06:30 -- 19:49
Moon:
xx:xx -- 14:04

 

24
Sun:
06:30 -- 19:48
Moon:
00:30 -- 15:06

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

 

25
Sun:
06:31 -- 19:46
Moon:
01:14 -- 16:09

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

Ravenswood Tours
     12:00 to 4:00pm

 

26
Sun:
06:32 -- 19:45
Moon:
02:06 -- 17:09

 

27
Sun:
06:33 -- 19:44
Moon:
03:07 -- 18:05

 

28
Sun:
06:34 -- 19:42
Moon:
04:16 -- 18:55

 

29
Sun:
06:35 -- 19:41
Moon:
05:29 -- 19:40

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

 

30  New Moon
Sun:
06:35 -- 19:39
Moon:
06:44 -- 20:19

 

31
Sun:
06:36 -- 19:38
Moon:
07:59 -- 20:55

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Scottish Games
     9:00 to 6:00

 

Other Months
January 2019 February 2019 March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 June 2019
July 2019 August 2019 September 2019 October 2019 November 2019 December 2019
Other Calendar Information
Main Calendar Page School Calendars:  2019-2020 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.

August 2019 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

 

   
Scottish Games

At the Fairgrounds

 

 


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Aug 31 & Sept 1
Sat-Sun

 

Scottish Games
One of the world's largest Celtic Festivals. 35 pipe bands. World Championship Heavy Events + Amateur, Woman's & Maters Invitational. Western Highland Dancing Championships.
Living History - MaryQueen of Scots, Highland Warriors, Roman Legion & Invading Vikings. Gathering of Clans. Celtec Heritage - Fiddling, Harping & Singing. 6 stages continuous entertainment - traditional to Celtic Rock. Childrens Glen, Scottish Country Dancing. Irish Step dancing. Birds of Prey. Sheep Dog Trials. Clydesdale Horse Team. Five-A-Side Soccer, Rugby & Shinty Tournament. Whisky Tasting. British food & drink. 5 buildings with 100 + Vendors.
Sponsor: Caledonian Club
Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:   8:00am to 6pm.
Admission:   Parking: $10
At the Gate: 1 day $25, 2 day $40; Youth (12-17) 1 Day $13, 2 day $25; Seniors (65+) 1 day $13, 2 day $25; Children (11 & under) FREE;
        Online: 1 day $20, 2 day $35; Youth (12-17) 1 Day $11, 2 day $20; Seniors (65+) 1 day $11, 2 day $20; Children (11 & under) FREE;
        Military (with active duty ID) FREE, 11 & under FREE
    Check web sites below for any updates.
More info: Caledonian Club or Fairgrounds web site
Farmer's Market (Livermore - Sunday)
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Year Round


 

Livermore Farmer's - Sunday
The Livermore Sunday Farmers' Market is held rain or shine.
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location:  Carnegie Park (South K Street between Third and Fourth Street)
Times: 10:30am to 2:00pm
eLivermore Photos
More info: Contact: Livermore Downtown Association (925) 373-1795 or Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association
 
Farmer's Market (Livermore - Thursdays) and Thirsty Thursdays
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Every Thursday

Mid April to
Early Oct

Livermore Farmer's Market & Thirsty Thursdays
Fresh Produce, freshly baked bread, and much more are for sale.  There is also a variety of food for sale including Barbeque and kettle corn.  The History Center and Livermore Art Association Gallery are also open during the Farmer's Market hours.

The third Thursday of each month is Thirsty Thursday!
There will be wine tasting from local Wineries.
Local Bands will be playing, and arts and crafts will be on display.
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location:  Thursdays:  Carnegie Park, 2155 3rd Street
Times: Thursdays: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Thirsty Thursdays portion is 5:00-8:00)
eLivermore Photos
More info: Contact: Livermore Downtown Association (925) 373-1795 or Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association

Thirsty Thursdays: Generally the 3rd Thursday of each month
 
Date Band Type of Music Wine Brew
         
         
         
         
         


 

Farmer's Market (Pleasanton)

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Every Saturday, rain or shine

 

 

 

Pleasanton Farmer's Market.
The Pleasanton Farmers' Market is open every Saturday, year-round, rain or shine to provide you and your family with the season's freshest fruits and vegetables, all California-grown and sold to you by the very farmers that planted, nurtured and harvested the crop.
West Angela St. is closed off between Main and 1st Streets.
Location: Corner of Main and West Angela.
Times: 9AM to 1PM.
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More info: Pls Farmers Mkt
Niles Canyon Railway.

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Feb-Mar
1st & 3rd Sundays

April-Aug
Every Sunday

Sept-Oct
1st & 3rd Sundays

 

Niles Canyon Railway.
Offers Train Rides through historic Niles Canyon on restored vintage trains, on the original transcontinental Railroad route.  Board the train in Sunol or Niles, and ride to the opposite end, then take the return trip when you are ready.
Location:  Downtown Sunol and Niles
Times: Departures from 10:30am 12:30pm, and 2:30pm from Sunol, 11:20am and 1:20pm from Niles
Admission:  Suggested donations of $14 adults, $11 seniors, $8 children 3-12, Free for 2 and under.
eLivermore Photos.
More info: Niles Canyon Railroad
 

2019 dates

 
January (no trains) July 7, 14, 21, 28
February 3, 17 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25
March 3, 17 Sept 1, 15
April 7, 14, 21, 28 Oct 6, 20
May 5, 12, 19, 26 Nov: Train of Lights (No daytime trains)
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Dec:  Train of Lights (No daytime trains)

 

Ravenswood Docent Tours

See eLivermore.com Photos

 

 

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2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.

Closed on:
Easter Sunday
Mother's Day
Sunday before/after Christmas

Ravenswood Docent Tours
Free Docent Tours are given of the Ravenswood Estate developed by Christopher Buckley, Sr in the 1880s.
Location: Ravenswood Historic Site, 2647 Arroyo Road, Livermore
Times: 12:00 to 4:00pm
2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.  See below for special events.
More info: LARPD

Photos & History
eLivermore.com has historical and recent photos of Ravenswood, as well as a written history.  Click Here
 
2019 Dates  
January 13, 27 July 14, 28
February 10, 24 Aug 11, 25 (11th is likely the ice cream social)
March 10, 24 Sept 8, 22
April 14, 28 Oct 13, 27
May 26 (Likely Closed May 12, which is Mother's Day) Nov 10, 24
June 9, 23 Dec (8th is Victorian Yuletide.  Not open on 22nd)

Special Events
 

Date (preliminary)

  Event and Description.
August 11, 2019 Ice Cream Social.  Noon to 4:00pm - Photos
Ice Cream, cookies, and hot dogs are for sale.  Demonstrations, Music, and more.  Tours and Gift Shop are open.
December 8, 2019 Yuletide, A Victorian Christmas at Ravenswood.  Noon to 4:00pm
In December we are decorated for Christmas.  Lots of special events, crafts, and more.

 

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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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