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eLivermore.com Community Calendar
December 2021
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

2021 

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:
03:49 -- 15:06

 

2
Sun:
07:05 -- 16:48
Moon:
05:03 -- 15:42

 

3  New Moon
Sun:
07:06 -- 16:48
Moon:
06:21 -- 16:24

 

4
Sun:
07:07 -- 16:48
Moon:
07:40 -- 17:16

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00  

Home for the Holidays
     12:00 to 4:00pm

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

Pls Hometown Holiday Celeb
     5:00 to 6:30

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

(Title)
   Livermore-Amador Symphony

     8:00pm

 

5
Sun:
07:07 -- 16:48
Moon:
08:54 -- 18:17

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

 

6
Sun:
07:08 -- 16:48
Moon:
09:58 -- 19:27

 

7
Sun:
07:09 -- 16:48
Moon:
10:52 -- 20:39

 

8
Sun:
07:10 -- 16:48
Moon:
11:34 -- 21:51

 

9
Sun:
07:11 -- 16:48
Moon:
12:09 -- 22:59

 

10  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
07:12 -- 16:49
Moon:
12:38 -- xx:xx

 

11
Sun:
07:12 -- 16:49
Moon:
13:04 -- 00:03

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00  

 

12
Sun:
07:13 -- 16:49
Moon:
13:28 -- 01:05

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Ravenswood Yuletide
   Victorial Christmas

     12:00 to 4:00pm

 

13
Sun:
07:14 -- 16:49
Moon:
13:52 -- 02:05

 

14
Sun:
07:15 -- 16:49
Moon:
14:17 -- 03:04

 

15
Sun:
07:15 -- 16:50
Moon:
14:44 -- 04:03

 

16
Sun:
07:16 -- 16:50
Moon:
15:14 -- 05:02

 

17
Sun:
07:16 -- 16:50
Moon:
15:49 -- 06:02

 

18  Full Moon
Sun:
07:17 -- 16:51
Moon:
16:30 -- 07:00

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00  

 

19
Sun:
07:18 -- 16:51
Moon:
17:17 -- 07:55

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

 

20
Sun:
07:18 -- 16:52
Moon:
18:10 -- 08:46

 

21  First Day of Winter
    
(Winter Solstice)
Sun:
07:19 -- 16:52
Moon:
19:08 -- 09:32

 

22
Sun:
07:19 -- 16:53
Moon:
20:09 -- 10:11

 

23
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:53
Moon:
21:11 -- 10:45

 

24
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:54
Moon:
22:14 -- 11:15

 

25  Christmas Day
Sun:
07:20 -- 16:54
Moon:
23:17 -- 11:43

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00  

 

26
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:55
Moon:
xx:xx -- 12:09

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

 

27  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:56
Moon:
00:22 -- 12:35

 

28
Sun:
07:21 -- 16:56
Moon:
01:29 -- 13:03

 

29
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:57
Moon:
02:39 -- 13:35

 

30
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:58
Moon:
03:53 -- 14:12

 

31
Sun:
07:22 -- 16:59
Moon:
05:09 -- 14:58

 

 
Other Months
January 2021 February 2021 March 2021 April 2021 May 2021 June 2021
July 2021 August 2021 September 2021 October 2021 November 2021 December 2021
Other Calendar Information
Main Calendar Page School Calendars:  2021-2022 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.

December 2021 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

 

   
Holidays in the Vineyards
 

 

 


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Dec 1-2
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. Admission is free, however, tasting fees may apply and vary by winery.

Participating Wineries:

Bent Creek Winery, Caddis Winery, Cedar Mountain Winery & Port Works, Charles R Vineyards, Cuda Ridge Wines, Dante Robere Vineyards, Eagle Ridge Vineyard, Garre Vineyard & Winery, Las Positas Vineyards, McGrail Vineyard & Winery, McKahn Family Cellars, Murrieta's Well, Nella Terra Cellars, Page Mill Winery, Retzlaff Vineyards, The Steven Kent Winery, Wente Vineyards, Winemaker's Studio, and Wood Familiy Vineyards.
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 4
Saturday

 

 

 

Home for the Holidays
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, Livermore's own, Joe Michell School Choir!
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location: Downtown Livermore
Times: 11am to 4:00pm
Admission: Free
More info:    Livermore Downtown Association, (925) 373-1795
 

Livermore Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting


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Dec 4
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 4
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.

Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert -

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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Dec 4
Sat
Livermore-Amador Symphony  -

Sponsor: Livermore Amador Symphony
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Time:
  Prelude talk from 7 to 7:30pm.  Symphony concerts begin at 8:00pm
Admission:  TBD
Tickets:
  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info:
Livermore-Amador Symphony (925) 373-6824, or Bankhead Theater
Farmer's Market (Livermore - Sunday)
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Every Sunday
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 (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 Train of Lights

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Nov ?? to Dec ??
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:  (2018 pricing - needs updating for 2021) Coach: $30 ages 3 and up.  See the Niles Canyon Railroad.
   First Class Dome: $50
   First Class Parlor: $50
   Private Caboose: $600
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.

2021 Dates - From Sunol
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

 

2021 Dates - From Niles
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

 

Ravenswood Docent Tours

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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
 
2021 Dates  
January 10, 24 July 11, 25
February 14, 28 Aug 8, 22 (8th is likely the ice cream social)
March 14, 28 Sept 12, 26
April 11, 25 Oct 10, 24
May 23 (Likely Closed May 9, which is Mother's Day) Nov 14, 28
June 13, 27 Dec (12th is Victorian Yuletide.  Not open on 26th)

Special Events
 

Date (preliminary)

  Event and Description.
August 8, 2021 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 12, 2021 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

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This photo also appears on Google Earth.

 

 

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