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April 2019

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

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Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

2019 

1  Cesar Chavez Day
  April Fool's Day
Sun:
06:53 -- 19:30
Moon:
05:24 -- 16:14

 

2
Sun:
06:51 -- 19:31
Moon:
05:55 -- 17:11

 

3
Sun:
06:50 -- 19:32
Moon:
06:24 -- 18:08

 

4
Sun:
06:48 -- 19:33
Moon:
06:52 -- 19:06

 

5  New Moon
Sun:
06:47 -- 19:34
Moon:
07:20 -- 20:04

 

6
Sun:
06:45 -- 19:34
Moon:
07:49 -- 21:04

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

 

7
Sun:
06:44 -- 19:35
Moon:
08:20 -- 22:06

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

 

8
Sun:
06:42 -- 19:36
Moon:
08:55 -- 23:08

Mayumana "Currents"
   7:30pm 

9
Sun:
06:41 -- 19:37
Moon:
09:34 -- xx:xx

 

10
Sun:
06:39 -- 19:38
Moon:
10:20 -- 00:11

 

11
Sun:
06:38 -- 19:39
Moon:
11:12 -- 01:12

 

12  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
06:37 -- 19:40
Moon:
12:12 -- 02:10

Late Nite Catechism
   Will My Bunny go to Heaven?

     8:00pm 

13
Sun:
06:35 -- 19:41
Moon:
13:17 -- 03:04

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

Mista Cookie Jar
     2:00pm

Dramatic Dvorak
   Livermore Amador Symphony

     8:00pm 

14  Palm Sunday
Sun:
06:34 -- 19:42
Moon:
14:26 -- 03:51

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

Ravenswood Tours
     12:00 to 4:00pm

Lonesome Traveler:  The Concert
   with Peter Yarrow

     3:00pm

 

15
Sun:
06:32 -- 19:43
Moon:
15:37 -- 04:34

 

16
Sun:
06:31 -- 19:44
Moon:
16:48 -- 05:12

 

17
Sun:
06:30 -- 19:44
Moon:
17:59 -- 05:48

 

18  Maundy Thursday
Sun:
06:28 -- 19:45
Moon:
19:09 -- 06:22

 

19  Full Moon
   Good Friday
Sun:
06:27 -- 19:46
Moon:
20:19 -- 06:56

The Oshima Brothers
     8:00pm 

20   Passover Begins
Sun:
06:25 -- 19:47
Moon:
21:27 -- 07:32

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

 

21  Easter Sunday
Sun:
06:24 -- 19:48
Moon:
22:32 -- 08:10

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

 

22  Earth Day
Sun:
06:23 -- 19:49
Moon:
23:34 -- 08:51

 

23
Sun:
06:21 -- 19:50
Moon:
xx:xx -- 09:36

 

24
Sun:
06:20 -- 19:51
Moon:
00:32 -- 10:25

 

25
Sun:
06:19 -- 19:52
Moon:
01:23 -- 11:18

 

26  Moon Last Qtr
  Arbor Day
Sun:
06:18 -- 19:53
Moon:
02:09 -- 12:12

 

27
Sun:
06:16 -- 19:54
Moon:
02:49 -- 13:08

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00 

A Tribute to Jimmy Buffet Show
     8:00pm

Smokey Joe's Cafe
     8:00pm

 

28
Sun:
06:15 -- 19:55
Moon:
03:25 -- 14:05

Lvr Farmers Market
     10:00 to 2:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 2:30pm

Ravenswood Tours
     12:00 to 4:00pm

Smokey Joe's Cafe
     2:00pm

 

29
Sun:
06:14 -- 19:55
Moon:
03:56 -- 15:01

 

30
Sun:
06:13 -- 19:56
Moon:
04:26 -- 15:58

 

 

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

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Other Months
January 2019 February 2019 March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 June 2019
July 2019 August 2019 September 2019 October 2019 November 2019 December 2019
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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 2019 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

 

   
Mayumana "Currents"


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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April 8
Mon

 

 

 

Mayumana "Currents"
Inspired by the historical battle between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla on their quest for world energy sources, Mayumana merges infectious rhythms and dramatic movement with a sense of playful mischief into a spectacular show for all ages filled with unique sounds, lights, and visual effects.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  7:30pm
Admission: $100/$80/$50
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 

Late Nite Catechism - Will My Bunny go to Heaven


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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April 12
Fri

 

 

 

Late Night Catecism - Will My Bunny go to Heaven
Celebrate the Easter season with Sister as she answers time-worn questions like “Why isn’t Easter the same day every year?” and “Will my bunny go to heaven?” and where those Easter Peeps come from, in the latest wHOLY hysterical and timely Late Nite Catechism show.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00pm
Admission:  $60/$50/$30
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 

Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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April 13
Sat
Livermore-Amador Symphony  - Dramatic Dvorak
The dazzling color and vibrance of Rimsky Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol launches us on a dramatic evening of expressive detail. Livermore-Amador Symphony welcomes Cellist Evan Kahn, a musician of exceptional warmth whose playing is described as ”electrifying, nuanced and colorful.” Mr. Kahn is featured in two works, introducing us to music of his father, then diving into Dvorak’s delightful Rondo for Cello and Orchestra. We close with Dvorak’s compelling and passionate Symphony No. 7.
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:  $36 / $31 / $26. 
Tickets:
  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info:
Livermore-Amador Symphony (925) 373-6824, or Bankhead Theater
Mista Cookie Jar


Firehouse Arts Center


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Apr 13
Sat

 

 

 

Mista Cookie Jar
Mista Cookie Jar & The Chocolate Chips have toured all over the US promoting their blend of urban island-folky-rock ’n’ roll for the inner child. Fusing audio style and visual lyricism, tradition and innovation, Mista Cookie Jar unites a rockstar excitement with the warmth of family music.
Sponsor: City of Pleasanton
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  2:00pm
Admission: $10 - $12
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 
Lonesome Traveler: The Concert with Peter Yarrow


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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April 14
Sun

 

 

 

Lonesome Traveler: The Concert with Peter Yarrow
Folk legend Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary joins charismatic young singers and musicians in a powerful anthem to American folk music, an inspiring evening for all ages that celebrates the beloved music of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Buffalo Springfield, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell and more.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  3:00pm
Admission:  $80/$70/$50
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 

The Oshima Brothers


Firehouse Arts Center


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Apr 19
Fri

 

 

 

The Oshima Brothers
Magnetic Sibling Sound

Raised in a musical family in rural Maine, the brothers have honed a harmony-rich blend of contemporary folk and acoustic pop. On stage, Sean and Jamie create a surprisingly full sound with dynamic vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, octave bass, loops, and percussion. Their debut album, Oshima Brothers, released in 2016, is a collection of 11 original songs written by Sean, and arranged and recorded by Jamie.
Sponsor: City of Pleasanton
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $15 - $25
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 

A Tribute to Jimmy Buffet Show


At the Bankhead Theater

 


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April 27
Sat

 

 

 

A Tribute to Jimmy Buffet Show
Celebrate the tropical paradise of the music of Jimmy Buffett as Garratt Wilkin and the Parrotheads recreate an actual Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer band concert!

Garratt Wilkin and his full band of Caribbean revelers will be on deck to perform some of the most popular hits and landshark favorites by the man of Margaritaville!

Garratt and his band have been billed as the #1 Jimmy Buffett tribute show in the nation. Garratt says, “Traveling with ‘The Parrotheads’ is a great way to meet Jimmy Buffett fans and to make new ‘Parrothead’ friends. We get such a kick performing for fans that become just as much a part of the show as we are.”

So join us for this family friendly show of fun, great music and Jimmy Buffett shark-fin camaraderie as we celebrate the timeless, feel-good music of an American original – Jimmy Buffett!
Sponsor: West Coast Performing Arts
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00pm
Admission:  $47/$42/$37
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 

Smokey Joe's Cafe


Firehouse Arts Center


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Apr 27-28
Sat-Sun

May 3-5
May 10-12

 

 

 

Smokey Joe's Cafe
Leiber and Stoller, as much as anyone, virtually invented rock ‘n’ roll, and now their songs provide the basis for an electrifying entertainment that illuminates a golden age of American culture. In an idealized ’50s setting, the classic themes of love won, lost and imagined blend with hilarious set-pieces and slice-of-life emotions. Featuring nearly 40 of the greatest songs ever recorded, Smokey Joe’s Cafe isn’t just great pop music – it’s compelling musical theatre!
Sponsor: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  Fri & Sat: 8:00pm;  Sun: 2:00pm
Admission: $19 - $41
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 
Farmer's Market (Livermore - Sunday)
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Every Sunday
Year Round


 

Livermore Farmer's - Sunday
The Livermore Sunday Farmers' Market is held rain or shine.
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location:  Carnegie Park (South K Street between Third and Fourth Street)
Times: 10:30am to 2:00pm
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More info: Contact: Livermore Downtown Association (925) 373-1795 or Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association
 
Farmer's Market (Livermore - Thursdays) and Thirsty Thursdays
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Every Thursday

Mid April to
Early Oct

Livermore Farmer's Market & Thirsty Thursdays
Fresh Produce, freshly baked bread, and much more are for sale.  There is also a variety of food for sale including Barbeque and kettle corn.  The History Center and Livermore Art Association Gallery are also open during the Farmer's Market hours.

The third Thursday of each month is Thirsty Thursday!
There will be wine tasting from local Wineries.
Local Bands will be playing, and arts and crafts will be on display.
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location:  Thursdays:  Carnegie Park, 2155 3rd Street
Times: Thursdays: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Thirsty Thursdays portion is 5:00-8:00)
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More info: Contact: Livermore Downtown Association (925) 373-1795 or Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association

Thirsty Thursdays: Generally the 3rd Thursday of each month
 
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Farmer's Market (Pleasanton)

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Every Saturday, rain or shine

 

 

 

Pleasanton Farmer's Market.
The Pleasanton Farmers' Market is open every Saturday, year-round, rain or shine to provide you and your family with the season's freshest fruits and vegetables, all California-grown and sold to you by the very farmers that planted, nurtured and harvested the crop.
West Angela St. is closed off between Main and 1st Streets.
Location: Corner of Main and West Angela.
Times: 9AM to 1PM.
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More info: Pls Farmers Mkt
Niles Canyon Railway.

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Feb-Mar
1st & 3rd Sundays

April-Aug
Every Sunday

Sept-Oct
1st & 3rd Sundays

 

Niles Canyon Railway.
Offers Train Rides through historic Niles Canyon on restored vintage trains, on the original transcontinental Railroad route.  Board the train in Sunol or Niles, and ride to the opposite end, then take the return trip when you are ready.
Location:  Downtown Sunol and Niles
Times: Departures from 10:30am 12:30pm, and 2:30pm from Sunol, 11:20am and 1:20pm from Niles
Admission:  Suggested donations of $14 adults, $11 seniors, $8 children 3-12, Free for 2 and under.
eLivermore Photos.
More info: Niles Canyon Railroad
 

2019 dates

 
January (no trains) July 7, 14, 21, 28
February 3, 17 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25
March 3, 17 Sept 1, 15
April 7, 14, 21, 28 Oct 6, 20
May 5, 12, 19, 26 Nov: Train of Lights (No daytime trains)
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Dec:  Train of Lights (No daytime trains)

 

Ravenswood Docent Tours

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2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.

Closed on:
Easter Sunday
Mother's Day
Sunday before/after Christmas

Ravenswood Docent Tours
Free Docent Tours are given of the Ravenswood Estate developed by Christopher Buckley, Sr in the 1880s.
Location: Ravenswood Historic Site, 2647 Arroyo Road, Livermore
Times: 12:00 to 4:00pm
2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.  See below for special events.
More info: LARPD

Photos & History
eLivermore.com has historical and recent photos of Ravenswood, as well as a written history.  Click Here
 
2019 Dates  
January 13, 27 July 14, 28
February 10, 24 Aug 11, 25 (11th is likely the ice cream social)
March 10, 24 Sept 8, 22
April 14, 28 Oct 13, 27
May 26 (Likely Closed May 12, which is Mother's Day) Nov 10, 24
June 9, 23 Dec (8th is Victorian Yuletide.  Not open on 22nd)

Special Events
 

Date (preliminary)

  Event and Description.
August 11, 2019 Ice Cream Social.  Noon to 4:00pm - Photos
Ice Cream, cookies, and hot dogs are for sale.  Demonstrations, Music, and more.  Tours and Gift Shop are open.
December 8, 2019 Yuletide, A Victorian Christmas at Ravenswood.  Noon to 4:00pm
In December we are decorated for Christmas.  Lots of special events, crafts, and more.

 

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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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