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Look no further for all Tri-Valley events. The Tri-Valley plays hosts to events and activities year around because of our sunny weather, convenient location and friendly folks. There is no other place that you can enjoy all California has to offer in one location. Join us in the summer for the Alameda County Fair, Livermore Valley Harvest Celebration in the Fall, and Goodguys Hot Rod and Custom Shows and Street Fairs throughout the year.

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August 2020

Drive-In Concert Experience with Metallica

August 29, 2020

August 29, catch a MUST-SEE, ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME drive-in Metallica concert like you have never seen. The band is recording a FULL-SET, featuring material spanning the band’s near 40 year career and it will be edited and mixed by their award winning production team.  This show is being filmed EXCLUSIVELY for this one-night-only concert on August 29 at hundreds of drive-in and outdoor theaters across the United States and Canada.

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Comedy In Place with Liz Grant

August 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Liz Grant returns this August to bring you the laughs with Headliner: Robert Mac whose credits include Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central and Dry Bar Comedy. If you prefer brainy, dead-pan comedy over brain-dead, pandering comedy, then check him out. Clips from his Dry Bar Comedy Special has been over 10 million views, and most recently dropped his second special. Click here for tickets.  

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September 2020

155th Scottish Games – Postponed (New date TBA)

September 5, 2020 - September 6, 2020
Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566 United States
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Celebrate the very best of Scottish culture, competitions, cuisine and entertainment at the 155th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games on Labor Day Weekend (September 5-6) 2020 – right here in California at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton.

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Forkful – Cancelled

September 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us Saturday, September 12th from 4PM-7PM for our fourth annual Forkful event in downtown Pleasanton! Forkful is sure to be every foodie's dream come true and an evening of culinary delight.  This unique self-paced tasting experience will allow event guests to stroll through downtown stopping at over 15 participating locations to taste their perfect forkful of food.  Upon arrival, each event guest will enjoy a sparkling wine reception at check-in where they will receive their commemorative 2020 fork and event program to guide them through the tasting…

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October 2020

Goodguys Friday Night At The Drive-In

October 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566 United States
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JOIN US FOR AN OLD FASHIONED DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT! All Parking Spots are $60 each and the outdoor theater opens 3 hours prior to the start of the movie. Movie-goers are asked to attend the showings with a pre-1987 hot rod, muscle car or truck or late model show quality vehicle. No daily drivers please - This is an old-school drive-in movie night! Parking Spots will be limited to (200) vehicles per outdoor theater. There will be (2) outdoor theaters…

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Witches Night Out

October 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Downtown Livermore will have a fantastic line-up of restaurants and retail shops participating. Due to COVID-19 Compliance, it’s a whole new event. You’ll choose your preferred restaurant and book through the ticket site. You’ll be reserving a table for 2, 4 or 6 for your witches at one of three different seatings. 4:00 PM, 5:45 PM or 7:30. The tables sell at $20 for 2, $40 for 4 and $60 for 6. The ticket money is your donation to the…

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Livermore Bikes and Brews

October 17, 2020
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Bicycle sales have spiked in 2020 like they haven’t since the gasoline crisis in the 1970’s, but that doesn’t mean everyone can afford one. You can help us change that here in Livermore. On October 17 we’ll once again be riding to raise money to provide bikes to local kids who can’t get them - it’s the Second Annual Livermore Bikes and Brews! This year’s 10 mile route will take us from Trek Bicycle Livermore to the brand new Rivers…

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Danville Scarecrow Stroll

October 19, 2020 - November 30, 2020

The scarecrow stroll is a new way for residents to rediscover their love for Danville businesses this fall.  The festive scarecrows will be on display in front of participating businesses from October 19 to November 30.  Residents and visitors will be encouraged to stroll Danville and find their favorite scarecrow. Scarecrows will be entered into a competition for two different categories: “People’s Choice” and “Town Council” choice. Voting begins October 30th and concludes on November 28th. Winners will be announced…

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Iliza’s Comedy Tailgate Tour

October 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

Drive-In comedy show at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.

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Boo-Bashes Drive-In Movie Night

October 31, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Alameda County Fairgrounds is hosting a socially distant Halloween Bash with two Drive-In movies! First, a family friendly movie with Hotel Transylvania at 5:30 followed by Sleepy Hollow at 9pm.

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Museum on Main Virtual Ghost Walk

October 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Downtown Pleasanton's Ghost Walk

Meet the ghosts of Pleasanton's past in this uniquely spooky annual event held by Museum on Main. This year, our popular guided walking tour is moving to Zoom! Two ghosts host will be live on Zoom to guide your virtual tour of downtown Pleasanton's most haunted locations. Ghosts will visit participants' screens and share more of their site's history and hauntings! This family-friendly tour, held for over thirteen years, is a staple of the Halloween season and we can't wait…

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November 2020

Pirates of Emerson Haunted Drive-Thru

November 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566 United States
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Buckle up as you drive through one of the Tri-Valley’s Halloween traditions at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. It begins on October 2 and runs through November 1st Thursdays – Sundays 7-11pm.

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Vineyard Vibes – A Virtual Concert Series

November 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 8, 2020

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Beginning in mid-September start your Sunday evenings with the music of VINEYARD VIBES, a free, virtual concert series featuring local musicians across a range of musical genres. These concerts are free, although registration is required for online access. A virtual “Tip Jar” for performers will be available online and donations to Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center can be made anytime during the performance and immediately afterwards. VINEYARD VIBES SCHEDULE (select name for more information) OCT 4 – Crawdad Republic Popular…

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Drive-Thru Dinosaur Adventure

November 12, 2020 - November 29, 2020

Bring the entire family to a Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru where you can take a prehistoric tour featuring 80 life-sized dinosaurs. See a 40 foot T-Rex, 30-foot Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, Velociraptors and more – all from the comfort and safety of your vehicle.

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Best of the Bankhead 2020

November 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

VIRTUAL BENEFIT FOR LIVERMORE VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Celebrate the wonder and beauty of the Arts and help us set the stage for a return to live entertainment! “Best of the Bankhead” will be hosted by LVPAC Executive Director Chris Carter and emceed by Freddie Silveria, who will appear live from the Bankhead stage, and will feature cameo video performances by some of the most popular artists who have appeared at the Bankhead since it opened in 2007. Tickets for…

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Danville’s Lighting of the Old Oak Tree

November 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

At 6:15pm, there will be a video available to view that will include a short program and highlights of previous year's Tree Lightings.

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December 2020

Paving the Way: A Virtual Conversation

December 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join Quest Science Center for Paving the Way: A Virtual Conversation featuring Camille Schrier, Miss America 2020, alongside three remarkable women in a vibrant conversation that touches on their careers and what we can all do to pay it forward and ensure the next generation has a ‘seat at the table.' The panel will be moderated by Susan Houghton, a Quest Advisory Board Member, community leader and former journalist.   Panelists: Pat Falcone PhD Engineer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Top…

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Photos with Santa at Stoneridge Mall

December 2, 2020 - December 24, 2020

A reservation is required, and for everyone's safety, this will be a socially distanced experience for guests. Santa and his helpers will be wearing masks throughout the duration of your visit. Click here to make a reservation.

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Lights of Livermore Holiday Tours

December 2, 2020 - December 23, 2020

CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS. Book your own private trolley for the 2 hour annual Holiday Lights Tour! Gather your own social bubble, meet downtown, enjoy complimentary wine, a friendly, jolly driver, holiday music and lots of good cheer as you journey through Livermore taking in the magical light displays with friends and family.   There are plenty of private tours available so click here to find out more and how to book!

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Photos with Santa at Blackhawk Plaza

December 3, 2020 - December 24, 2020

Santa and his helpers are looking forward to visiting with your family! Choose your date & time and enter the number of children. Maximum 5 children per appointment. Your $20 Deposit will be applied towards your photo and/or digital download purchase at the time of your appointment.

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Pleasanton’s Hometown Holiday Celebration

December 5, 2020

Join the City of Pleasanton and TV30 for the debut of the pre-recorded broadcast of Pleasanton’s Virtual Hometown Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 7pm. Join us for special holiday activities all week: December 1: Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipe. Post a photo and recipe of your favorite holiday cookie recipe, and tag the City's Facebook page at @pleasantonca December 2: Holiday Sweater Contest. Post a photo of you in your best holiday sweater (cute, ugly, festive)…

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Handmade for the Holidays

December 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mini art mart in front of the Bankhead Theater. Hand made and original fine art, gifts and fine hand crafts. Stop by and support our local artists; shop beautiful, unique art.

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LV Opera December Concert

December 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The final concert of the series features many of LVO’s most beloved singers, including Eugene Brancoveanu. The singers will dazzle you with Carmen’s rousing Toreador Song, the amazing Queen of the Night aria from the Magic Flute and many more! The truly bold Merlot from Cuda Ridge Winery will make the perfect pairing for this concert. Mention “Livermore Valley Opera” when purchasing from Cuda Ridge for special pricing on the Merlot until the end of 2020!

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It’s A Wonderful Life Radio Play

December 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - December 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Encore Players presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”, a live radio play by Joe Landry Directed by Martie Muldoon, featuring the talents of Tim Ackerman, Maya Allwardt, Donna Blevins, Lea Blevins, Lesleyann Coker, Bob Cowgill, Grare Davis, Judy Fenton, Yana Ghannam, Pat Goard, Marsha Howard, Bruce Kaplan, Victorian King-Bowman, Bill Leach, Joyce Rocha, Meredith Sarboraria, Ray Spooner. Join us for this heartwarming holiday classic! Performed live (via zoom) with live music and sound effects! Dec. 15 and 19 at 7 pm.

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December 17, 2020 - January 14, 2021

Republic Square at Livermore offers Bay and Tri-Valley artists an opportunity to display at contactless, COVID safe art walk. Offering some much-needed cheer this holiday season, Republic Urban Properties, the real estate development company behind Livermore’s newest retail destination, Republic Square at Livermore, is giving local artists an opportunity to showcase their work at an outdoor, COVID-safe art walk. Beginning Thursday, December 17, thirty-eight professional artists will display their creations inside the storefront windows at the shopping center which is…

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Holiday Shopping and Cider Stroll

December 18, 2020

Celebrate the holiday season at City Center Bishop Ranch as the lifestyle center lights up with festive community activities and sparkling decorations. Guests will be welcomed to the center by a snow queen and king on socially distanced stilts. Strolling carolers will fill the center with the holiday music and cheer, as guests sip cider while shopping.

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Livermore Shakespeare presents The Chimes

December 18, 2020 - December 20, 2020

Livermore Shakespeare Festival artists will lift your holiday spirits with a reading of this Charles Dickens Holiday classic for this Virtual event. Settle in with your Livermore Valley wine and a pre-ordered meal from Swirl on the Square in downtown Livermore and enjoy the sounds of the holidays. Join family near and far – there will be some holiday mingling in break-out rooms after the reading. Performances are Fri, Dec 18 @ 7pm, Sat, Dec 19 @ 2pm & 7pm,…

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Model Trains at the Depot

December 21, 2020 - January 3, 2021

The Museum of the San Ramon Valley in Danville can’t let this year go by without having model trains! This holiday season they will be combined with our ever popular Christmas Memories exhibit. The 2020 holiday exhibit will bring several favorites back to the Museum. Model trains, including the Polar Express and Christmas trains, will appear. Models of local historical buildings will be set up, including the Tassajara School, Danville Hotel, San Ramon General Store and SP Railroad Depot.  New…

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Valley Dance Theater presents Nutcracker

December 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on December 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Delight in the joys of this beloved holiday tradition … a stage filled with one magical nutcracker, a swirl of lovely snowflakes, adorable mice, dancing soldiers and a glittering sugar plum fairy. Valley Dance Theater brings your holiday dreams to life in this enchanting event for the whole family virtually.    

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January 2021

Drive-In Movies At The Alameda County Fairgrounds

January 8 - January 16
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 8, 2021

Watch a new classic movie on the Fairgrounds from your car on select nights. Pay to park and watch a FREE classic movie under the stars! Here is the updated series of movies for 2021: January 8 - Frozen January 9 - Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle January 15 - The Karate Kid January 16 - Frozen 2    

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