Blackhawk Calendar

August 2020

With the current “Shelter in Place” order, please check with organizers before committing to a listed event.

Sat., Aug. 15 
Makers Market on the Plaza 
@Broadway Plaza 
A highly curated marketplace of local makers and artisans, located at the gorgeous Broadway Plaza (Between Starbucks and True Food Kitchen). Shop from merchants selling US Handcrafted goods such as jewelry, handbags, ceramics, glassware, soaps, succulents, candles and more! Enjoy live music and stop into our Broadway Plaza shop (around the corner, in Apple Plaza) for libations and even more locally handcrafted goods. 
Time: 11am-4pm 

Month of August 
Dive Deep into Summer Reading 
@ Danville Library Online 
Sign up to keep track of your reading and learning. The whole family can get swept away with summer fun and entered in to a drawing for a chance to win prizes including an Xbox One X. Come back often to wrap your tentacles around updated information as it bubbles to the surface 
Cost: Free 
More info: ccclib/summer-reading-2020-dive-deep/ users/sessions/new 

Every Tuesday and Thursday 
On-line story time 
@home via Contra Costa Library 
See our favorite storytellers create impromptu story times every Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 10am 

Every Day
@Danville Library Online Kids Resources
The Danville Library has dozens of great kid’s activities all in one place on their website.

Oakland Zoo Online Events
Zoo@Home allows you to experience all the educational opportunities from the comfort of your home!
Visit for more.

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 8pm and is open to the public. Reservations required.
More information at 

Every Thursday in July 
Farmers Market at Bishop Ranch
@Bishop Ranch, San Ramon
Get the first peaches of the season from KJ Orchards plus an abundance of local and organic produce. Local bakeries include Tal’s Patisserie, gluten-free goods from Pure Fresh Daily, pies from Crumble & Whisk, and 100% whole grain, organic stone-milled flour from Village Atta. Get fresh local oysters from Cali Crab Feeds; organic milk, eggs, yogurt and cultured dairy products from Alexandre Family Farm; Golnazar Ice cream, Gio Gelati, El Porteño Empanadas, Street Steam Bunz food truck, Donna’s Tamales, Bolani Flatbreads, Mediterranean appetizers from Greek Table and more! Social distancing and face covering required to enter market.
Time: 10am-2pm

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

Save The Date

October (exact date TBD) 3rd Annual Danville Shops and Hops Craft Beer Stroll 
Enjoy a fun-filled evening of craft beer sampling and shopping during the 3rd Annual Danville Shops & Hops Craft Brew Stroll benefiting the educational and community programs at the Museum of the San Ramon Valley. 
Participating downtown Danville merchants will host craft brewers and offer small bites while area breweries pour their crafted creations and music will fill the air. 
Your $25 ticket includes a commemorative glass, beer tasting, small bites, and entertainment. The Designated Driver ticket is $10 and includes small bites and a non-alcoholic drink. Tickets can be redeemed for beer glasses at the corner of Railroad & Prospect Avenues from 5:30-7:00 pm the night of the event. 
This beer stroll will happen rain or shine! No refunds. 
More info at: https://museumsrv. org/shops-and-hops/