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July 2021

“Take Me There” Travel The World through Art exhibit at the Bankhead

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - August 1 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2021

Charlotte Severin's one person showing of paintings from around the world at the Bankhead Theater.

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Dublin Summer Concert Series presents: Pop Fiction

July 29 @ 6:00 pm

Come out this summer at beautiful Emerald Glen Park on Thursday evenings for the City of Dublin’s 2021 Summer Concert Series, held at the Dublin Farmers’ Market. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Summer Concert Series will have measures in place to ensure compliance with State and Local Health Guidance and patron safety. Pop Fiction is Northern California's premier party band.

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Picnic Flix – Summer Movie Series at Emerald Glen Park

July 30
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

This summer on Friday nights, enjoy a movie and a picnic out at Emerald Glen Park in Dublin. Click here to view the schedule and more information.

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Weekend on Main St Pleasanton

July 30 @ 3:00 pm - August 1 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 5, 2021

Starting April 30th, all downtown merchants will once again have the opportunity to expand their business footprint into Main Street and participate in this community favorite here in downtown! Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic each weekend, beginning Friday at 3PM and reopening Sunday at 9PM. Main Street will be open to the public and ready for you to stroll, shop, & dine beginning at 5PM Fridays and ending at 8PM Sundays. The street closure will continue in…

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Bankhead Presents Musical Theatre Live Kinky Boots

July 30 @ 8:00 pm

The Bankhead Theater will finally reopen in May screening films for a limited audience size. Following state guidelines, only 100 tickets distributed across the 507-seat theater will be sold for each event. Hollywood News called it the ‘freshest, most fabulous, feel-good musical of the decade,” Kinky Boots arrives on screen direct from the London stage in this lively 2019 production. The award-winning musical celebrates a joyous story of Brit grit to high-heeled hit as it takes you from the factory…

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August 2021

Dublin Summer Concert Series presents: The Purple Ones

August 5 @ 6:00 pm

Come out this summer at beautiful Emerald Glen Park on Thursday evenings for the City of Dublin’s 2021 Summer Concert Series, held at the Dublin Farmers’ Market. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Summer Concert Series will have measures in place to ensure compliance with State and Local Health Guidance and patron safety. The Purple Ones is the insatiable tribute to Prince.

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Alonzo Bodden

August 6 @ 8:00 pm

A regular panel member on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me, Alonzo Bodden has been making audiences around the country laugh for more than 20 years. His recent stand-up special on Amazon Prime, Heavy Lightweight, spanned a range of topics from slavery, cell phones, and the #MeToo movement, to millennials, Kanye West and Taco Bell. As he says, “he likes to mix it up and hopes that audiences will join him for a laugh and a think, or two.”

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Science of Music at Stockmen’s Park

August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How is sound created? Build instruments from household materials and experiment with sound waves. Play the Space Palette Pro. Enjoy a mini concert from Don Lewis, an electronic music inventor and pioneer.

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Bar Quiote Maple Street Flea Market

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come out to Bar Quiote in Livermore for their first Maple Street Flea Market. Shop from local makers including Poppy the Flower Truck, Squirrel Vintage Shop, Desert Drifter Co., Champion Sound, and Wheelhouse Gang! Bar Quiote will also be selling their specialty cocktails and hot dogs to keep you going!

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Livermore Shakespeare Festival presents: Life is a Cabernet

August 12 - August 15
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 22, 2021

Life is a Cabernet is an interactive evening of Bingo & The Bard, Award-Winning Wine, Scenes, and Songs outdoors on the grounds of Darcie Kent Vineyards. The program will be approximately 90 minutes. We are offering two different seating options; Single Chair Purchase or Table Purchase (can seat up to 6 guests per table). The Audience Seating area will allow for social distancing in compliance with Alameda County regulations.

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Pleasanton Harvest Festival

August 13 - August 15

The Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show returns to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton August 13-15, 2021. The festival offers the best in handmade arts and crafts, including jewelry, original art, clothing, specialty foods, toys, home decor and more. The show runs 10am-5pm Friday and Saturday, and 10am-4pm on Sunday. Tickets are $4-9 and are available at www.harvestfestival.com

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Plain White T’s

August 14 @ 8:00 pm

From All That We Needed to all that succeeded. It’s been 22 years since the Plain White T’s kicked off their career in the Chicago suburbs, playing a mix of pop and melody driven rock and roll in basements and clubs across the metro area. Over those 22 years the Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum band has amassed an enduring and enigmatic catalog, spanning five gold certified offerings including albums “All That We Needed” and “Every Second Counts” and singles “Hey There…

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BATCH: A Makers Market in Downtown Livermore

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 19, 2021

Come shop from local makers in Downtown Livermore on South J Street. The street will be closed to the public for you to safely stroll through the market.

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Museum On Main Ed Kinney Speaker Series

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Afternoon or Evening with... ​Jacques Cousteau Jacques Cousteau was a French naval officer, ocean explorer, and coinventor of the Aqua-Lung. He is known for his extensive undersea investigations and his iconic red hat. He brought marine biology to the masses through his many TV specials, and his name remains connected to oceanography and ocean conservation. Chautauqua scholar Doug Mishler will portray the famed marine biologist.

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Comedy Uncorked!

August 20 @ 7:30 pm

Recognized throughout the Bay Area, Comedy Uncorked features great stand-up comedy with top headliners, and a fun outdoor venue at lovely Retzlaff Vineyards winery, Livermore. August 20 set: Dennis Gaxiola, Kirk McHenry and Paul Conyers

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Ryan Niemiller

August 20 @ 8:00 pm

Bankhead Presents Ryan Niemiller You may know Ryan Niemiller as the disarmingly handsome comedian and 3rd place finalist from America’s Got Talent Season 14. Despite being born with a disability in both arms, Ryan, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy”, shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped (and very handsome).

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August 21 @ 8:00 pm

A local favorite, Livermore-based band LunaFish brings their authentic psychedelic rock sound of the late Sixties and early Seventies to this special community concert in the Bankhead Theater. Credited with the ability to capture your imagination and your memories, LunaFish interprets music from what is arguably the most innovative period of rock and roll. Their classic rock guitar style, rhythms and vocal harmonies recreates top hits of the era and makes their original songs new favorites as well. Together with…

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Cruzando Fronteras featuring Jarabe Mexicano & Ballet Folkorico

August 22 @ 7:00 pm

The eclectic style, stirring vocals and lively instrumentation of Jarabe Mexicano comes together with national premier Mexican folk dance company, Ballet Folkloric de Los Angeles in a joyous and colorful celebration of musical traditions from both sides of the border. The two Southern California-based groups take audiences on a joyride through a mix of authentic Mexican folk, Latin rock, and Tex Mex songs. “Remember Me” from Disney’s “Coco” creates a memorable bridge between their immense talents.

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Goodguys 34th West Coast Nationals

August 27 - August 29

The Goodguys are proud to present to you our longest running national event, the “Crown Jewel” of Goodguys, the one and only West Coast Nationals presented by BASF. This weekend is the perfect blend of old school traditions and new school trends, with over 3,000 of America’s finest 1987 & older hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics. Featuring over 300 Vendor Exhibits, an extensive Swap Meet, Cars 4 Sale Corral, Burnout Contest, Goodguys AutoCross timed racing featuring the…

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Paula Poundstone

August 28 @ 8:00 pm

It’s impossible to attend a Paula Poundstone performance without marveling at her ability to interact spontaneously with the crowd. Her wry observations spark impromptu dialogue and guarantee riotous laughter. Armed with nothing but a stool, a microphone and a can of Diet Pepsi, Paula can find the hilarious angle of almost any subject, from the absurdity of the political world to the deviousness of housecats, and deliver it with a casual air, impeccable timing and razor-sharp wit.

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September 2021

155th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

September 4 - September 5

Celebrate the very best of Scottish culture, competitions, cuisine and entertainment at the 155th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games on Labor Day Weekend, September 4-5, right here at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. This year's Games will be an outdoor-only event featuring Scottish country and Irish dancing, celtic heritage stages, folk singers, heavy athletics, gathering of the clans, highland dancing, living history, piping and drumming, ceremonies, Scottish food and goods vendors, and whisky tasting. 

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Science of Water at Stockmen’s Park

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What makes water so special and important to living things? Explore the nature of this important resource. Learn about how water plays a critical role in our environment.

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Harvest Wine Celebration

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, Livermore Valley wineries celebrate the exciting crush season and 39 years of the Harvest Wine Celebration. Each winery hosts activities including wine tasting, arts, crafts, and music. Don't forget to come back on Monday for additional tastings at participating wineries. Wine lovers have come from all over the Bay Area and beyond for the past 35+ years to enjoy this unique event. Don't miss out on this wine country celebration!

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Brilliance At the Bankhead Gala

September 11 @ 6:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St.
Livermore, CA 94550 United States

Out of caution and concern for our artists, patrons, staff and volunteers, the annual Brilliance at the Bankhead Gala has been moved again from the proposed date in June to the more traditional date of Saturday, September 11, 2021. The event begins with a reception on the plaza in front of the theater, full bar and music provided by the East Bay Jazz All Stars Band, before moving inside for live and silent auctions and the Gala performance. Proceeds support activities at…

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Radiant! Brahms Symphony #2

September 12 @ 3:00 pm

Bask in soaring melodies, bucolic horns, serene whispers, and blaze forth with Brahms in jubilation to the final unbridled outburst of ecstasy of his Symphony in D.

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Museum On Main Ed Kinney Speaker Series

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Afternoon or Evening with... ​William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, and is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon." Despite having his work known and celebrated around the world, Shakespeare’s personal life remains largely a mystery. Actor J.T. Turner will bring the beloved and mysterious William Shakespeare to life.

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Andrew Molina

September 17 @ 8:00 pm

With a style that is a mix of Hawaiian, pop, rock, Latin and a little bit of jazz, Andrew Molina is forging his own musical path on the islands. A third-generation member of Maui’s musical Molina family, Andrew never saw himself following in his father and grandfather’s footsteps until he picked up the ukulele at the age of 13. At a concert, he was inspired by the remarkable talents of Jake Shimabukuro, and never looked back. Jake has since become…

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Tri-Valley Innovation Fair presented by Quest Science Center

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Quest Science Center is excited to present an opportunity to connect everyone to the value of science at the Tri-Valley Innovation Fair 2021, taking place from 10am-5pm on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Tri-Valley Innovation Fair 2021 will take science and learning to a new level, transforming the Alameda County Fairgrounds into the venue that will showcase the best of Tri-Valley innovation in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Designed to bring science and…

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Faith Alpher at the Bankhead Theater

September 18 @ 8:00 pm

Faith Alpher is a comedic force to be reckoned with and a breath of fresh air on stage. “Got Faith” is an autobiographical docu-styled comedy about humor, hate, race and grace. This brand new show, a funny yet profound exploration of race, introduces you to characters from Faith’s present and past whose voices need to be heard. Her explosive storytelling style has audiences laughing and learning through love.  A 75-minute show that is intimate, intense and wholly engaging! Find Faith…

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The San Francisco Comedy Competition

September 24 @ 8:00 pm

Now in its 46th year, the San Francisco Comedy Competition has helped launch a Who’s Who of comic champions. Over the years, legends such as Robin Williams, Dana Carvey, and Ellen DeGeneres have emerged from this stand-up comedy contest to become stars. This year’s competition will be hosted by Tom Rhodes a world traveling comedian whose most recent releases include “Around The World,” recorded in 2019 in 24 cities from Paris to Jerusalem, and “The Honky Motherland” recorded in England,…

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