Blackhawk Calendar

November 2018

Thurs., Nov. 8
Young @ Art
@Art Gallery at the Village Theatre
The Town of Danville
Presents Young @ Art An art workshop geared for 5-10 year old children,
Where budding artists will be able to view the latest gallery exhibition and learn about contemporary art practices in a relaxed and kid-friendly environment. Registration is required and subject to cancellation if enrollment levels are not reached.
Time: 3:35-5pm
Cost: Free

Sat., Nov. 10
Danville Veterans Day Celebration
@Veterans Memorial
Building- 400 Hartz Avenue
Help honor our Veterans by participating in some of the activities in Danville this Veterans Day.  A special tribute video and slide show will be shown honoring Vietnam Veterans and other Veterans service organizations in the San Ramon Valley. Throughout Veterans Day Weekend – Friday, November 9 through Sunday, November 11,  the Veterans service organizations  will be hosting an extended open house at the Veterans Memorial Building, showcasing the military displays,  Military vehicles
and more.
Time: 8am-5pm
Cost: Free

Sat., Nov. 10
The Jazz Room: Bay Area Women & Music!
@Village Theatre
The Town of Danville Presents:
BAY AREA WOMEN & MUSIC! This jazz collective will celebrate and honor many of the talented women who contribute to our diverse Bay Area music scene.
Time: 8-10pm
More info at

Wed., Nov. 14
Blackhawk Holiday Boutique
@Lakeside Ballroom
Visit the Lakeside Ballroom to get a jump-start on your holiday shopping. One-of-a-kind gifts for the whole family.
Time: 9:30am-2:30pm

Thurs., Nov. 22
2018 RISE | Forma Gym Turkey Trot
This Thanksgiving, before the big meal, games, and pumpkin pie why not get a little exercise with a few thousand of your neighbors. The Forma Gym Turkey Trot is an event the entire family can enjoy. There are several races to choose from including Kids Fun Runs, 10K and 5K runs, and festival areas with a costume contest. By running the Turkey Trot you will also be giving back to your local community through our beneficiaries like the Food Bank, WCEF, PEAK, and The Wellness City Challenge. The event takes place in beautiful Downtown Walnut Creek and goes through a flat terrain of neighborhoods, businesses, and part of the Iron Horse Trail.
Event Distances: 5K, 10K, Kids’ Fun Run (½ mile, ¼ mile, 100yd dash).
Location: Civic Park, 1375 Civic Dr, Downtown Walnut Creek, California.
Packet Pickup is located at Forma Gym, 1908 Olympic blvd., Walnut Creek CA.
Time: 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Fri., Nov. 23
Lighting of Old Oak Tree @Diablo Road
Make memories with your
loved ones at Danville’s annual tree lighting Ceremony. Watch as Father Christmas and the Snow Angel sprinkle a little magic dust on the old oak tree and bring it to light. Warm feelings will quickly quell the cool air as local choral groups provide musical accompaniment and neighborhood Businesses pass out hot beverages. Want to keep the magic going? Stroll downtown and enjoy refreshments, entertainment, and holiday shopping through the festively decorated streets.
Time: 5:15-8:30pm
Cost: Free

Sat., Nov. 24
Small Business Saturdays
@Danville Livery
This is a nationally promoted event that  Encourages shoppers to support small
businesses. American Express rewards their customers for purchases on their
American Express card at any small business on this day.
Time: 12-3pm

Sun., Nov. 25
Santa Arrives at the Livery
@Danville Livery
Santa and friends will make their way from the North Pole to the Danville Livery on Sunday, November 26th. Bring your camera and capture your visit with Santa! The festivities will also include street entertainment, carriage rides and more!
Time: 12-3pm

Thurs., Dec. 6
Page Mill Winery Twilight Tasting to
Benefit Paws in Need
@Page Mill Winery, 1960 S.
Livermore Ave., Livermore.
Paws In Need is partnering with Page Mill Winery for their Twilight Tastings. The Tasting fee is $10 per person which they are donating to Paws In Need along with 10% of Page Mill sales purchased at this event. Paws In Need will have unique Holiday Boutique items for sale including animal-themed holiday gifts for people and pets, garden art, cards, ornaments, home and kitchen decor, purses, jewelry, hand-crafted Items and much more. There will also be
opportunities to win several exciting gift baskets.
Time: 4:30-8pm

Every Monday
Tips for Change 
Community Fundraising Events
@Gianni’s Italian Bistro
Gianni’s Italian Bistro opens up their restaurant to support our local non-profit community. Tips for Change is a fun and unique way for local charity organizations to raise much-needed funds.  Volunteers and supporters of local non-profits suit up and become your servers for the evening with all tips and 10% of sales going to support their organization. This event occurs most Monday evenings between 5 and 8 pm and is open to the public. Reservations required.
More information at

Every Saturday
Farmers’ Market
@Railroad Ave. Municipal
Parking Lot – Downtown
Get the freshest seasonal fare at the Danville Certified Farmers’ Market.
You’ll find fruits and vegetables direct from local farmers, along with fresh-cut flowers, bedding plants, fresh breads, and delicious specialty food items you can eat in the market or take with you to enjoy at home. It’s the perfect place to stock up for the week or shop al fresco while socializing with friends. This event is located at Railroad & Prospect Avenues and offers free parking in the adjacent lot.
Time: 9am-1pm
More information at