San Ramon Valley, Tri-Valley calendar: Danville museum features exhibit on Treasure Island Fair
06/19/2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
through Aug. 17 Pageant of the Pacific Exhibit -- 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays and noon to 3 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 17. The Golden Gate International Exposition created a magical city of Treasure Island 75 years ago. The museum has trotted out the scrapbooks and raided old storage boxes for pictures, mementos and stories that recount the Treasure Island Fair. Museum of the San Ramon Valley, Depot Waiting Room, 205 Railroad Ave., Danville. 925-837-3750.
june 18 -- july 6 Alameda County Fair -- Open Tuesday thru Sunday, June 18 to July 6. Come for the concerts and the exhibits. Horse racing takes place June 19 - 22, June 26 - 29 and July 3-6. Post time is 1:15 p.m., except Fridays at 2:15. At 9:45 p.m. on the 4th of July prepare for a Fireworks Spectacular with razzle-dazzle fireworks set to music and a video tribute to Alameda County. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton. Gate admission ranges from $8 to $10. Parking is $10. 925-426-7600.
June 19 Makky Kaylor -- 7:30 p.m. Makky Kaylor, renowned Nashville vocalist will perform his 1950s and 1960s classics plus his own songs. Village Theatre, 233 Front St., Danville. Beer and wine will be sold. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. For details or tickets, visit www.villagetheatreshows.com or call 925-314-3400. Alameda County Fair Concert -- 8 p.m., Featured entertainment at the fairground's amphitheater will be Eddie Money. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton. Free with fair admission. 925-426-7600.
June 20 Concert in the Park -- 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Pleasanton Downtown Association's Concert in the Park series presents the Latin rock of Ruckstan Latin Tribe. Lions Wayside Park, at First and Neal streets, Free. Alameda County Fair Concert -- 8 p.m. Featured entertainment at the fairground's amphitheater will be Shaggy, a Jamaican-American reggae fusion singer and deejay. He is best known for his hit singles "Boombastic", "It Wasn't Me" and "Angel." Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton. Free with fair admission. 925-426-7600. Blood Drive -- 1 - 7 p.m. Summer is a challenging time to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. The American Red Cross is encouraging eligible blood donors of all blood types, especially those with type O negative, B negative and A negative blood. Donation location: Asbury United Methodist Church, 4743 East Ave., Livermore. Or Visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.
june 21 Alameda County Fair Concert -- 8 p.m., Saturday. Featured entertainment at the fairground's amphitheater will be Creedence Clearwater Revisited, performs iconic classics from the past and rock music of their own. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton. Free with admission. 925-426-7600.
June 21 -- aug. 17 Totally Trains -- 10 a. m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays; and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Museum of the San Ramon Valley presents "Totally Trains-Models and Memorabilia," with the Museum's own train collection, including the popular Lady Lionel or Girl's Train. The exhibit will feature the Museum's O-gauge models that span the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries with freight and passenger trains pulled by both diesel and steam engines. Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Ave., Danville. 925-837-3750.
june 22 Alameda County Fair Concert -- 8 p.m. Featured entertainment at the fairground's amphitheater will be La Unica Sonora Santanera y Selena Tribute featuring Irene Davi with her Latin/tropical sound. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton. Free with admission. 925-426-7600.
June 23 Tips for Change Dinner -- 5 to 9 p.m. Paws In Need presents a fundraising Italian dinner served by volunteers. All tips earned by volunteers go toward the cause. Proceeds will benefit local animals, Spay/Neuter and Just Like New programs. Gianni's Italian Bistro, 2065 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon. For reservations call 925-820-6969.
June 27 Moonlight Movie -- 6:30 p.m., craft and children activities, movie following at sunset. The town of Danville welcomes back the Moonlight Movies series this summer, offering a mix of animated, live action, new run as well as classics. This week's movie will be "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," a 2013 American romantic adventure comedy-drama adaptation of James Thurber's 1939 short story of the same name. Walter Mitty is a negative assets manager at Life magazine who daydreams of fantastic adventures. Families are asked to bring a blanket and lawn chairs. Town Green is at 400 Front St., Danville. Free. 925- 314-3400 or visit www.danville.ca.gov. Concert in the Park -- 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Pleasanton Downtown Association's Concert in the Park series this week features the eclectic rock of The Crisis. Lions Wayside Park, at First and Neal streets. Free.
June 28 -- July 13 Shakespeare in the Park -- 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays June 28 through July 13. The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents "The Taming of the Shrew," a comedy about two very unconventional people who meet, fight, and finally fall in love — but not before a feast of wit and outrageous physical comedy. Bring the whole family to enjoy free professional theater. Pleasanton's Amador Valley Community Park, Santa Rita Road and Black Avenue, Pleasanton. Free.
June 29 Larry Vuckovich -- 2 p.m. Larry Vuckovich brings his Beyond Category jazz group for a special tribute to the great tenor saxophonist stylist Dexter Gordon, performing some of Dexter's signature tunes: Montmartre, Cheese Cake, Second Balcony Jump, You've Changed, Serenade in Blue. Having absorbed Dexter's music thoroughly, Larry's presentation evokes his personal style, done in a swinging and creative way. Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal, Pleasanton. Free. 925/931-3405