The holidays are a time for family, friends, and community. Below are community events you can attend with your loved ones to get into the holiday spirit!
Rockin’ Holiday Free Concerts
Fridays, Nov 29th-Dec 20th: 6pm-8pm
Gather in Blakchawk Plaza for live holiday music performed by local artists. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.shopblackhawkplaza.com/center_events.html.
9th Annual Walnut Creek on Ice
Nov 15th-Jan 12th
It may not be snowing, but there will be plenty of ice in downtown Walnut Creek this holiday season! Visit the ice rink in Civic Park for fundraisers, birthday parties, group events and more. Hours and admission prices can be found at http://iceskatewalnutcreek.com/.
Light Up the Night
Wednesday, Dec 4th: 5pm-8pm
Join Santa and others in lighting up Downtown Pleasant Hill for the holiday
season. Holiday Crafts Fair, Carriage Rides, Caroling & Studio A Dancers on
the Plaza stage, free hot chocolate & cookies, merchant give-a-ways and lots
more fun for the whole family!
Broadway Plaza Parade of Lights
Thursday, December 5th: 6pm-9pm
Music and festivity will fill the Plaza, beginning with a Retailer Open House at 6pm. At 7pm, find a good spot on Broadway Plaza Street for the Parade of Lights, which will end with a very special appearance by Santa Claus himself, who will light Broadway Plaza’s magical Christmas Tree and make it snow!
Friday, December 6th: 7:30pm
A community sing of Handel’s Messiah will be held at Orinda’s St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. This event is free, with an offering taken for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Counties. Childcare is available by reservation. For more information contact the church at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-254-3770 x10.
The Christmas Carol
Make the Christmas Carol at the Lesher Center part of your holiday tradition! Visit http://www.lesherartscenter.org/a-christmas-carol/ for more information and to purchase tickets
Bay Area Football!
Watch the San Francisco Forty-Niners and Oakland Raiders battle it out as they wrap up their seasons.
Sunday, Dec 1st |1:05pm vs. St. Louis Rams
Sunday, Dec 8th | 1:25pm vs. Seattle Seahawks
Sunday, Dec 15th | 10am @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Monday, December 23rd | 5:40pm vs. Atlanta Falcons
Sunday, Dec 29th | 1:25pm @ Arizona Cardinals
Sunday, Dec 8th | 1pm @ New York Jets
Sunday, Dec 15th | 1:05pm vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Sunday, Dec 22nd | 1:25pm @ San Diego Chargers
Sunday, Dec 29th | 1:25pm vs. Denver Broncos