A fabulous fall weekend is in store with lots of sunshine and thankfully calmer winds, making it a great opportunity to take advantage of time outside with family and friends.
If you still have manual clocks, don’t forget to turn them back an hour before you go to bed Saturday night. We get that extra hour of sleep back that we lost in the spring. To find out more about this bi-annual tradition, click here!
Pirates of Emerson Haunted Theme Park, Pleasanton, 11/1 & 11/2
Enjoy the last gasp of Halloween at the Pirates of Emerson Haunted Theme Park. Perfect for those who like a good scare, the haunted attraction, now in its 28th year, features five haunts: Mystery Mansion, Hillbilly Holler, Pirates of Emerson, Dorm of Doom and the Maze Haze as well as live music and dancing. Expect actors in costume to jump out and strobe lights to illuminate your path. Pirates of Emerson is not recommended for impressionable children. It’s a good option for adults and families with older kids looking for a ghoulishly fun evening.
Let’s Groove Party at Kick N’ Mule, Danville, 11/1
Table Reservations, Bottle Service, Food & Drink Specials, Surround Sound DJ System! Dress 2 impress and enjoy the outdoor patio! Come enjoy a night of fun-filled enjoyment! 9:30 pm-1:30 am.
Gallery Reading with Medium MK, Danville, 11/1
Join MK for an opportunity to work with a Medium and connect with your loved ones in spirit. This gallery reading is an opportunity to have a mini reading with a medium. At these small intimate galleries, each attendee receives an individual reading and why MK limits the number of people. Receive messages from your loved ones in spirit. Held monthly, galleries are a special and memorable event to be a part of. It’s something that has to be experienced and not explained. $80, starts at 7 pm.
25th Annual Holiday Fantasy, Crow Canyon Country Club, San Ramon, 11/3
Join us for the 25th annual Holiday Fantasy! The event this year will take place at the Crow Canyon Country Club and will feature a luncheon, fabulous entertainment, festive Christmas trees, colorful wreaths, and great prizes. Tickets are $65. Your attendance will help benefit local charities and student scholarships. From 12 pm-5 pm.
Roses N Guns(Guns N Roses Tribute Band), Walnut Creek, 11/1
From, 9 pm-11 pm: Performing Live is ROSES N GUNS (Tribute to Guns N Roses). 11 pm-2 am: Resident DJ Billy Vidal spinning 80’s, 90’s, early 00’s throwback. 4,600 SQ FT feat. Game Room with Pool Tables, Pinball, Arcade Games.
Flannel (Alt-Rock Grundge Tribute), 11/2
9 pm-11 pm: Performing Live is FLANNEL (Alternative and Grunge Rock Tribute). 11 pm-2 am: Resident DJ Darker Daze spinning 80’s, 90’s, early 00’s throwback
Diablo Summit Stomp, Mt. Diablo State Park, Walnut Creek, 11/2
The longer you go, the more you see and experience! Courses are all on dirt trails, heading out from Castle Rock Park in Walnut Creek, heading into Mount Diablo State Park — all the way to the summit for the 30K, and 5K, 10K and half marathon distances are also available. Must register to run! From 8 am-1:30 pm.
Village Theatre, Danville:
Ripcord, 11/1, 11/2, & 11/3
What could possibly go wrong when the bitter and irritable Abby gets assigned Marilyn, an overly cheerful roommate? Abby wants to get rid of Marilyn so the two bet that if Marilyn can make Abby scared before Abby makes her angry, she can stay. In David Lindsay-Abaire’s 2015 Off-Broadway hit, Ripcord, two retirement home residents devise dirty tricks to torment each other that will leave the audience in stitches. Tickets: $33 – 35
The Fantasticks, 11/1, 11/2, & 11/3
Try to remember” a time when The Fantasticks wasn’t warming the hearts of audiences around the world. The 1960 musical tells the story of two fathers who trick their children, Matt and Luisa into falling in love. The timeless fable has been a favorite of audiences for nearly 60 years. $19-$41.
Great for Kids:
Forest Home Farms, San Ramon, 11/2
Experience what it was like to live and work in the valley during the 1800’s at San Ramon’s Forest Home Farms. Each week features a seasonal lesson that’s perfect for kids to discover what life was like in the “olden days.” This Saturday, learn more about weaving and wool. Each year sheep grow a fluffy coat of wool. Find out how sheep’s fleece is turned into something we can use, see herding demonstrations and meet a sheep up close. 11 am – 2 pm.
Tail Waggin’ Fun, East Bay Doodle Romp, Hap Magee Park, 11/2
Doodles are invited to enjoy some off-leash play at Hap Magee Park while owners swap stories, mingle and share info about everything “doodle.” Well, socialized dogs only and please remember to pick up after your dog. 9:30 am.
Holiday Family Picture Day, Blackhawk Plaza, Danville, 11/2
Come and get your family’s picture taken! Use for Christmas cards or for framing. You will receive an email file of your pictures. Photographer, Kim Schwitters. 3 pm-6 pm, YOU MUST RESERVE A SPOT! Email: [email protected] and let her know you would like to reserve. Located outside, by Stella’s.
Puppy Adoption, Pet Food Express, Danville, 11/2
Head down to Pet Food Express in Danville and find a new furry friend! Puppy adoptions will be held from, 1 pm-3 pm. Don’t miss out on helping a new puppy find a home for the Holidays!
Pawtrero Dog Day Afternoon, San Francisco, 11/3
Come join Pawtrero Bathhouse and Feed Store for our 13th Annual Dog Day Afternoon, the largest pet street fair in San Francisco, from 11 am to 3 pm. It takes place on Brannan Street (between Delancey and the Embarcadero) in front of Pawtrero. There will be a pet costume contest, pet caricatures, & DJ. You can trick or treat between over 30 pet-related vendors for your dog or cat. Check out the Delancey BBQ and beer garden! Help us support over 16 local dog and cat rescues that will be there with animals for adoption!
Albatross, 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.
Live Music at 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.
Sunday Brunch and Bottomless Mimosas at 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.
Brunch at 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 & 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
Watch Football Games on ALL 3 Big Screens, while enjoying Happy Hour ALL Day! Open 1 pm-8 pm.