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April 2018
 

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Colors:  Livermore - Pleasanton - Dublin - Bankhead Theater - Firehouse Theater - Other or multiple

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1   Easter Sunday
    
April Fool's Day

Sun:
06:52 -- 19:30
Moon:
20:59 -- 07:52

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

 

2
Sun:
06:51 -- 19:31
Moon:
22:00 -- 08:25

 

3
Sun:
06:49 -- 19:32
Moon:
23:00 -- 09:00

 

4
Sun:
06:48 -- 19:33
Moon:
23:57 -- 09:38

 

5
Sun:
06:46 -- 19:34
Moon:
xx:xx -- 10:18

 

6
Sun:
06:45 -- 19:35
Moon:
00:52 -- 11:01

Lisa Loeb
     8:00pm 

7
Sun:
06:43 -- 19:36
Moon:
01:43 -- 11:48

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Antonio Zambujo
   At the Firehouse

     8:00pm

8  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
06:42 -- 19:36
Moon:
02:30 -- 12:39

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

Ravenswood Tours
     12:00 to 4:00pm

A Tribute to Sinatra & Dorsey
     3:00pm

 

9
Sun:
06:40 -- 19:37
Moon:
03:13 -- 13:32

 

10
Sun:
06:39 -- 19:38
Moon:
03:53 -- 14:28

 

11
Sun:
06:38 -- 19:39
Moon:
04:29 -- 15:25

 

12
Sun:
06:36 -- 19:40
Moon:
05:03 -- 16:25

 

13
Sun:
06:35 -- 19:41
Moon:
05:36 -- 17:25

Matt Nakoa
   At the Firehouse

     8:00pm 

14
Sun:
06:33 -- 19:42
Moon:
06:08 -- 18:28

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
   At the Firehouse

     2:00pm

The Human Spirit and the
   Natural World
   Lvr Amador Symphony

     8:00pm

15  New Moon
Sun:
06:32 -- 19:43
Moon:
06:41 -- 19:32

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

 

16
Sun:
06:31 -- 19:44
Moon:
07:15 -- 20:38

 

17
Sun:
06:29 -- 19:45
Moon:
07:52 -- 21:45

 

18
Sun:
06:28 -- 19:46
Moon:
08:34 -- 22:53

 

19
Sun:
06:26 -- 19:46
Moon:
09:21 -- 23:59

 

20
Sun:
06:25 -- 19:47
Moon:
10:14 -- xx:xx

 

21
Sun:
06:24 -- 19:48
Moon:
11:13 -- 01:00

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Michael Wartella
   At the Firehouse

     8:00pm

Led Zeppelin II
   Classic Albums Live

     8:00pm

22  Moon 1st Qtr
   
  Earth Day
Sun:
06:22 -- 19:49
Moon:
12:16 -- 01:56

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

Ravenswood Tours
     12:00 to 4:00pm

American Radio Hour
     2:00pm

 

23
Sun:
06:21 -- 19:50
Moon:
13:22 -- 02:46

 

24
Sun:
06:20 -- 19:51
Moon:
14:28 -- 03:30

 

25
Sun:
06:19 -- 19:52
Moon:
15:34 -- 04:09

 

26
Sun:
06:17 -- 19:53
Moon:
16:39 -- 04:45

 

27  Arbor Day
Sun:
06:16 -- 19:54
Moon:
17:43 -- 05:18

 

28
Sun:
06:15 -- 19:55
Moon:
18:45 -- 05:51

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

CycleNation Event for the
   American Heart Association

Three Decembers
     7:30pm

Rock of Ages
   At the Firehouse

     8:00pm

29  Full Moon
Sun:
06:14 -- 19:56
Moon:
19:47 -- 06:23

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

Sundays at Hagemann Ranch
   Agricultural Day

     1:00 to 4:00pm

Three Decembers
     2:00pm

Rock of Ages
   At the Firehouse

     8:00pm

 

30
Sun:
06:13 -- 19:57
Moon:
20:47 -- 06:57

 

Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

2018 

Key:
Sun: rise -- set
Moon: rise -- set

See Notes on Sun / Moon
     
Other Months
January 2018 February 2018 March 2018 April 2018 May 2018 June 2018
July 2018 August 2018 September 2018 October 2018 November 2018 December 2018
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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.

April 2018 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

 

   
Lisa Loeb


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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April 6
Fri

 

 

 

Lisa Loeb
Best known for her platinum-selling Number 1 hit song “Stay (I Missed You)” from the film Reality Bites, Lisa Loeb was the first pop musician to reach Number 1 without a recording contract. When she followed with hit singles “Do You Sleep,” “I Do” and “Let’s Forget about It ” her reputation for crafting irresistible pop songs was assured. Loeb is as acclaimed for her children’s music as for her adult pop hits, most recently winning the Parents’ Choice Award for her album “Feel What U Feel.”
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00pm
Admission:  $80 / $60 / $40
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 

Antonio Zambujo


Firehouse Arts Center


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April 7
Sat

 

 

 

Antonio Zambujo
The biggest star in Portugal’s contemporary music scene, period. He has carved out his own musical path between Fado and traditional music of the Alentejo, with Brazilian influences thrown in. Recording and performing live worldwide since 2004, Zambujo is the winner of the Amalia Rodrigues Foundation Prize for Best Male Fado Singer. “Antonio Zambujo can captivate an audience, and make you forget anyone else is in the room.”
Sponsor: City of Pleasanton
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $30 - $40
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 
A Tribute to Sinatra & Dorsey


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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April 8
Sun

 

 

 

A Tribute to Sinatra & Dorsey
A star-studded big band show offers a stroll down memory lane with top Las Vegas vocalist Sebastian Anzaldo as Frank Sinatra and Grammy Award-winner Bonnie Bowden. Together with The Legends of Swing orchestra led by Gary Tole, they will perform some of Frank Sinatra’s biggest hits and popular Tommy Dorsey tunes. Beloved songs of the era including “Fly me to the Moon,” “New York, New York,” “I’ve Got the World on a String,” “Opus One” and many more make for a delightful afternoon of memories.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  3:00pm
Admission:  $80 / $60 / $40
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 

Matt Nakoa


Firehouse Arts Center


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April 13
Fri

 

 

 

Matt Nakoa
With multiple albums and songwriting awards (prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival), Matt tours internationally, recently performing at The White House and regularly with folk icon Tom Rush. His “heartfelt original” songs attract capacity crowds at NYC top piano bars.
Sponsor: City of Pleasanton
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $10 - $25
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo


Firehouse Arts Center


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April 14
Sat

 

 

 

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo kicks off the 2018 Youth Music Festival. More Fraggles than Wiggles, more Soul Train than Thomas the Train, 23 Skidoo is equal parts Dr. Suess and Dr. Dre! The core of 23 Skidoo’s music is the celebration of creativity, exploration, adventure and diversity.
Sponsor: City of Pleasanton
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  2:00pm
Admission: $5 - $15
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 
The Human Spirit and the Natural World - Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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April 14
Sat
Livermore-Amador Symphony  - The Human Spirit and the Natural World
As we welcome spring, and the resurgence of new life, we invite you to consider with us the “perennial question of existence” posed by American composer Charles Ives in his transcendent orchestral masterpiece The Unanswered Question. Beethoven provides beautiful answers with his marvelous Symphony No. 6, the Pastoral. Hailed as “deliciously exuberant,” violinist Madeline Adkins brings us the extraordinary virtuosity, and colorful sounds, of Korngold’s Violin Concerto.
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:  $35 / $30
Tickets:
  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info:
Livermore-Amador Symphony (925) 373-6824, or Bankhead Theater
Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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April 21
Sat

 

 

 

Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II
Recorded on tour as their first album was still rising in commercial success, Led Zeppelin’s second album has become one of the most influential and popular rock albums of all time. Their biggest hit “Whole Lotta Love” anchors a legendary line-up of blues-driven hard rock and heavy metal tunes that also includes “Heartbreaker” and “Bring it on Home.” Known for their sensational shows, Classic Albums Live brings together world-class musicians to perform landmark albums, absolutely note-for-note, cut-for-cut, in an electrifying performance that must be heard to be believed.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00pm
Admission:  $80 / $60 / $40
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 

Michael Wartella


Firehouse Arts Center


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April 21
Sat

 

 

 

Michael Wartella
Currently a working actor who performs with his band at venues like Studio 54, Michael’s youthful look and triple-threat talent have led him into some choice roles in contemporary theater. Some of his credits include: Mike TV in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Boq in Wicked (both on Broadway and in the National Tour.)
Sponsor: City of Pleasanton
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $10 - $25
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 
American Radio Hour - Pacific Chamber Orchestra


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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April 22
Sun

 

 

 

American Radio Hour - Pacific Chamber Orchestra
The Pacific Chamber Orchestra under Maestro Lawrence Kohl presents the American Radio Hour Incredible Jazz Violinist Mads Tolling will join PCO in the premiere of a new work! Mads is a two time Grammy award winner and his crossover works of bringing jazz into the classical world has excited audiences everywhere. Aaron Copland’s music defined the American sound. One of the most appealing is his music Appalachian Spring written for Martha Graham’s ballet company that uses variations on the famous Shaker hymn Tis the Gift to be Simple.
Sponsor: Pacific Chamber Orchestra
Location:    Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  2:00pm
Admission: $59 / $45 / $35
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Pacific Chamber Orchestra  - LVPAC web site
 
Livermore Valley Opera - Three Decembers


At the Bankhead Theater


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April 28, 29
Sat, Sun

Livermore Valley Opera - Three Decembers
Three Decembers by American composer Jake Heggie, starring Metropolitan Opera mezzo soprano, Frederica von Stade. The three parts of the opera are set in the month of December in the years 1986, 1996 and 2006 and it tells the story of a famous actress, and her two adult children as they struggle to know and love each other. Subject matter not appropriate for children. Sung in English.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Opera
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  Sat: 7:30pm;  Sun 2:00pm
Admission: $90 / $75 / $65 / $52 / $42
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  Livermore Valley Opera  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 
CycleNation Event for the American Heart Association
 

 

 

 


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April 28
Sat

 

 

 

CycleNation Event for the American Heart Association
CycleNation is a multi-route cycling tour of the Livermore Valley that empowers participants to harness their passion for cycling to end cardiovascular disease and stroke.

In addition to the satisfaction of tackling the number one killer of Americans, CycleNation participants receive a commemorative jersey and enjoy unmatched route support, ample and well stocked rest stops, breakfast and lunch, beer and wine, entertainment, massages, and a post ride festival. Beautiful Wente Vineyard serves as the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable day of cycling and celebrating.
Sponsor:  American Heart Association
Location:  Wente Vineyards - 5050 Arroyo Road, Livermore
Times:  TBD
Admission: $50.00 "Self Pledge" Fundraising
More info: www.cyclenation.org/ride

 

Rock of Ages


Firehouse Arts Center


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Apr 28,29
May 4, 5, 6
May 11, 12, 13

 

 

 

Rock of Ages
ROCK OF AGES takes you back to the time of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair! This Tony Award® -nominated Broadway musical features the hits of bands including Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and others. During the show, the actors frequently break the “fourth wall,” directly addressing the audience forgetting that they are actually in a show. This great show was recently made into a movie featuring Tom Cruise and is sure to have you rocking in your seats!!
Sponsor: Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  Fri: 8:00pm;  Sat: 2:00p & 8:00pm (Apr 28 8:00pm only);  Sun: 2:00pm
Admission: $19 - $41
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 
Sundays at the Hagemann Ranch - Agricultural Day

 

 


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Sundays at the Hagemann Ranch - Agricultural Day
Historic Barns
Horses, Goats, chickens
Walking Tours
Live Music
Antique Tractors & Buggies
Homemade Cookies
Sponsor: Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Hagemann Ranch, 455 Olivina Ave, Livermore.
Times:  1:00 to 4:00pm
Admission: Free
More info: Livermore Heritage Guild

 
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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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