Monday August 1, 2016
August is here, and summer is in full swing in and around Mountain House. Bring the family to Central Community Park for Restaurant Night and Music in the Park. Enjoy block parties in downtown Tracy and Pleasanton, and art & wine strolls in Brentwood and Danville. For hot-rodding fun, visit the Goodguys 30th West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fair. For details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
August 3 Pleasanton 1st Wednesday Street Party
Precious pups take over Downtown Pleasanton during the annual Pooch Parade when it returns to the 1st Wednesday Street Party on August 3rd from 6-9 pm. Enjoy live music, children’s activities, food trucks, a beer and wine garden and nearly 200 vendors. For more information, visit pleasantondowntown.net
August 5 Tracy’s Movies on the Plaza: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Come to the Civic Center Plaza in Tracy (10th & East St.) at 7 pm to enjoy a free movie under the stars. The movie for August 5th is Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The movie starts at sunset. Blankets and chairs are welcome. Sorry, no pets. For more information, visit tracycitycenter.com/events.
August 9 & 25 Mountain House Restaurant Night
Enjoy dining out in Mountain House! Food trucks will be at Central Park from 5 pm to 8 pm. For more information, visit the Facebook Event Pages: August 9th,August 25th
August 18 Annual Danville Art & Wine Stroll
Enjoy an evening of art and libations at Danville’s Art & Wine Stroll from 6 to 9 pm. Local artists will showcase their works while Livermore Valley wineries pour their best vintages—all against the backdrop of music and merriment. Your $35 ticket includes a commemorative glass, wine tasting, food bites, and entertainment. Tickets sell out quickly so get yours soon. For more information, visit danville.ca.gov.
August 19 Downtown Tracy Block Party: Boots, Chaps & Cowboy Hats
Enjoy live music by Stephan Hogan from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Tracy Downtown Plaza at 6th St. and Central. Free and open to the public. Food is available for purchase. For more information, visit tracycitycenter.com.
August 20 Mountain House Music in the Park
Bring your blanket and picnic basket to Central Park and enjoy live music from 5 to 8 pm by The Houserockers. For more information, visit the Facebook Event Page.
August 26-28 Goodguys 30th West Coast Nationals at Alameda County Fairgrounds
The “Crown Jewel” of all Goodguys events – the 30th West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster is the longest running and most prestigious event on the calendar. Blending old school traditions with current trends, the West Coast Nationals features a sun-soaked weekend of hot rodding fellowship, fun and the highest quality vintage cars in the country! For more information, visit good-guys.com.
August 27-28 Brentwood Art, Wine & Jazz Festival
The Brentwood Art Society is hosting the 15th annual Brentwood Art, Wine, & Jazz Festival at The Streets of Brentwood, which brings together local vintners, local artists from multiple disciplines, and some of the Bay Area’s finest musicians representing multiple genres of Jazz. For more information, visit shopstreetsofbrentwood.com.