Weekend Happenings; 1/3/20-1/5/20

Time to enjoy the weekend one last time before vacation is over! Did we miss something you want to see? Email, [email protected] Make sure to follow us on Social Media: FB & IG- @danvillesocial

Friday, January 3:

Jackson Rohm live at Calicraft Brewing Company, Walnut Creek, 1/3, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm.
Head down to Calicraft and enjoy music by Jackson Rohm from 6:30-9:30 on Friday, 1/3 for some great craft beer! Gourmet food truck also on premises at this family-friendly venue. He plays Country with a twist of Roots Rock, Blue Grass, Rockabilly, & Honky-Tonk. To listen to his music, click here!

Holidays on the Farm, Ice Skating, Snow Tubing, & Country Store, Lathrop, 1/3 & 1/4, 10 am-9 pm.
Just a little under an hour away, you can enjoy snow tubing, ice skating, zip lines, play zones & much more! Located at, Dell’Osso Family Farm, 501 Manthey Rd., Lathrop. To purchase tickets and check schedules, click here!

Saturday, January 4:

Dave Chapelle, Chapel, San Francisco, 1/4, 1/5 7pm, 9 pm.
Impromptu show by Dave Chapelle starting Saturday through Sunday. Tickets go on sale 12pm PST on 1/4. Don’t miss this event!
Dave Chappelle is a comedian, actor, and producer who’s brash, clever, in-your-face brand of humor has made him one of the most respected entertainers of his generation.

Music in the Vines, McGrail Vineyards, Livermore, 1/4, 1 pm-4 pm.
Join them on the Panoramic Patio from 1 to 4 pm for live music by the wonderfully talented Nick Tyrrel! McGrail wine will be available by the glass or bottle. Bring a cozy jacket or blanket and enjoy the beautiful views of Mt Diablo. The entry is complimentary. Located at 5600 Greenville Rd., Livermore.

Venous Reverie, Wine Tasting, Walnut Creek, 1/4, 12 pm-5 pm.
Head down for a fun, educational wine tasting!  For more information, click here! Located at 554 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Unit A, Walnut Creek.

Beer & Yoga, Rotator Taproom, Walnut Creek, 1/4, 10 am-12 pm.
Enjoy Yoga at 10 am followed by a beer social. $20 includes the yoga session and your first beer after. To purchase tickets, click here! Located at 1415 Pine St., Walnut Creek.

Puppy Adoption, Pet Food Express, Danville, 1/4, 1 pm-3 pm.
Head down to Pet Food Express and help out a furry friend! Located at 609 San Ramon Valley Blvd., Danville.

Crab Feed, Sentinels of Freedom, San Ramon, 1/4, 5:30 pm-11:30 pm.
The Sentinels of Freedom (sentinelsoffreedom.org) mission is to provide life-changing opportunities for men and women of the United States Armed Forces who have suffered severe injuries and need the support of grateful communities to realize their goals and dreams. There will be live music, a raffle, and dinner! For more information and tickets, click here!

European Model Train Exhibit, Blackhawk Plaza, Blackhawk, 1/4 & 1/5, 10 am-5 pm.
Visitors will marvel at the selection of locomotives, freight and passenger cars from various European countries as well as detailed scale versions of European landscapes including mountains, villages, bridges, farms, lakes, and industries which come alive when the trains travel through the layout. Admission is $5. More info here!

Ice Skating at the Veranda, Concord, All Weekend.
For hours and times of the Veranda Ice Rink, click here!

LumiNight Lantern Festival, Alameda Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, All Weekend, 5 pm-10 pm.
LumiNight presents One World. A Million Lights, a unique celebration of our planet’s most treasured wonders, wildlife, and nature that includes a Forest of a Million Lights, dinosaurs, Chinese Zodiac animals, the Great Barrier Reef, the story of Noah’s Ark, and more. Admission starts at $12. More info here!

Kristi Yamaguchi Ice Skating Rink, All Weekend.
The first and only outdoor ice rink in the Tri-Valley will officially celebrate its grand opening on 11/15 at 5 PM. The 4,100-square-foot ice rink is named after the beloved 1992 Olympic gold medal winner in women’s figure skating and East Bay native, Kristi Yamaguchi, who will kick off the grand opening with a few words. The event will continue with a choreographed holiday skating performance called, “An Icy Christmas” by Polina Edmunds, the 2016 US Silver Champion, with young up-and-coming local skaters, including Yamaguchi’s daughter, Emma Hedican. A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Foundation, a local organization committed to inspiring underserved children to reach for their dreams through innovative reading programs, and promote the importance of early childhood literacy. Hours/Price: Ticket prices are $12 per skater and $5 for skate rentals.

Zoo Lights, Oakland Zoo, 1/3, 1/4, & 1/5, 5:30 pm-9 pm. 
Soar over the Oakland hills in our festively-lit gondolas and see the Bay Area skyline like never before. Enjoy our dazzling Penguin Playground attraction featuring Santa for the ultimate holiday experience. Meet Santa every night between 12/6-12/23, from 6 pm-9 pm. More info & purchase tickets here!

Sunday Football Spots:
Kick N’ Mule, 340 Hartz Ave., Danville.
Head over to the Mule to watch the games on various TV’s and listen to the LIVE broadcast from KNBR(ONLY AWAY 49er’s GAMES) and Enjoy brunch from 9 am-1 pm, bottomless mimosas, and live music on the patio(Weather permitting).

Tower Grille, 301 Hartz Ave., Danville.
The best wings in town and lots of tv’s to watch the game!

The Growler Pub, 515 San Ramon Valley Blvd., Danville.
Enjoy the breakfast menu or a good burger and bourbon!

McGah’s Pub, 148 E. Prospect Ave., Danville.
Brunch starts at 9:30 am, $7 mimosa Pitchers, you’ve got to try the bacon bloody mary! NFL on the big screens, & games out on the patio-just like college days!

Norms Place, 356 Hartz Ave., Danville.
Breakfast is served from 9 am-11 am. They have the games on the tv’s and the best Bloody Mary’s around!

Fieldwork Brewing Company, San Ramon.
They have a great list of draft beers in their taproom! Enjoy the games on the big screen!

Stadium Pub, 1420 Lincoln Ave., Walnut Creek.
All you can eat buffet, from 9:15 am-12 pm.

Masses Sports Bar & Grill, 2721 N. Main St., Walnut Creek.
$15 Bottomless Mimosas, Breakfast from 9 am-11 am.

Sauced BBQ & Spirits, 1410 Locust St., Walnut Creek.
This open space offers a great spot to watch the football games! It opens at 9 am and offers a special brunch menu!

MUSIC SCENE:
Meenar Music Club, 349 Hartz Ave., Danville.
1/3- 9 pm, Aftermath Band is playing!
1/4- 9 pm, No Vendetta Band is playing!
1/5- Karaoke time!

McGah’s Pub & Pianos, 148 E. Prospect Ave., Danville.
1/3 & 1/4- Famous dueling pianists, Travis & Dave, are a high energy, sing-along, drink-along, fully interactive all-request show. Always a spectacularly fun and excellent alternative to the typical night out 9 pm-12:30 am.

Kick N Mule, 340 Hartz Ave., Danville.
1/3 & 1/4- Live DJ playing until 1 am! There will be a lot of dancing, so don’t miss out!

Retro Junkie, 2112 N. Main St., Walnut Creek.
1/3- Cherry Pop! 90’s Dance Party! The UnOriginals Band (90’s Alt Rock Covers). Resident DJ Billy Vidal spinning 80’s, 90’s, early 00’s throwback! Don’t forget they also have a game room with pool tables, pinball, arcade games! Also serving $4 pizza by the slice, from 8 pm-1 am. The cost is $10 after 10:30 pm. You must register for the guest list to get in FREE before 10:30 pm. To get on the guestlist, click here!
1/4-Fog 5 Band (80’s, 90’s Covers). To register for the guest list, click here!

Dan’s Bar, 1524 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek.
1/4- Careless Whisper 80’s Band,  10 pm-1 am. High energy 80’s & dance-rock!

Mike Hess Brewing Company, 2313 Oak Grove Rd., Walnut Creek.
1/4- Craft Beer & Live Music from Ricky Gamez Band, from 4 pm-6:30 pm.

 

SUNDAY BRUNCH SPOTS:
Albatross, Downtown Danville
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Benedicts, frittata, waffles and more are highlights of the weekend brunch menu at Albatross. Pair with a Mimosa or Bloody Mary to help get the weekend off to a relaxing start.

Kick N’ Mule, Downtown Danville
Live music on the patio(weather permitting), bottomless mimosas, delicious brunch from 9 am-1 am. KNBR broadcasting live during Niners away games.

Auburn Lounge, Downtown Danville
From 2 pm-5 pm, enjoy good music while having a drink on the patio! Make sure to verify on their website of Private Party closures.

Poker Sundays, Rotator Taproom, Walnut Creek
This FREE poker league is a great way to brush up on your poker skills, or learn the game! All while enjoying delicious local brews! Located at 1415 Pine St., Walnut Creek. From 2 pm-5 pm.

Lokanta, Walnut Creek
What better way to spend a Sunday than having bottomless mimosas while eating a delicious Eggs Benedict or Short Ribs Hash? Brunch is from 10 am-3 pm, Bottomless Mimosas are $12 with an entree purchase.

Bridges, Downtown Danville
On Saturday & Sunday, from 11 am-2 pm, enjoy a delicious brunch and $4 mimosas! They have Jalapeno mimosas and Smashed Avocado toast!

The Peasant and the Pear, Downtown Danville
On Saturdays from 11:30 am-2:30 pm & Sundays from 10 am-2 pm, enjoy brunch! Enjoy their $5 Mimosas, Peasant Bloody Mary along with Cinnamon Fritters! Mention “Danville Social” and receive 15% OFF your check!

Dana’s, Danville Livery
This is a great spot to indulge in your Sunday morning brunch! They have an amazing Wild Red Crab Asparagus Omelet and Cinnamon Orange French Toast!

The Vine and Spirits, Downtown Danville
Watch Football Games on ALL 3 Big Screens, while enjoying Happy Hour ALL Day, or enjoy the sunshine in their beautiful outdoor seating area! Open 1 pm-8 pm.

McGah’s Pub and Pianos, Downtown Danville
Sunday Funday at McGah’s has $7 Mimosa Pitchers and McGah’s Signature Brunch Menu! Doors open at 9:30 am! NFL will be on the big screens! This is a great place to watch the games and enjoy brunch.

Bourbon Highway, Walnut Creek
Open on Sundays starting at 10 am! A day full of live artist talent, music from our two DJ’s, great food, drinks and the perfect day for the whole family, or just you and your friends.

 

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