Art show sale, auction
Scene on the Strait Art Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11, Martinez Regional Shoreline, Ferry Street. Auction, food, wine, jazz, more. Free admission, parking. Proceeds benefit Carquinez Regional Environmental Education Center. www.sceneonthestrait.org.
American classic cars
American Iron Car Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 12, Crescent Drive, Downtown Pleasant Hill. Pre-1980s American car competition. Prizes, food, music. $28 car entry fee, spectators free. 925-682-0896 or www.pleasanthillrec.com/home/specialevents.html.
Garage Bands at the Lake, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, City Hall, lawn area, 100 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Check out local teen bands. Free. Band registration is required: 925-682-0896.
Art, crafts, more
Martinez Arts Association's Art in the Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 19, Susana Park, Susana and Estudillo streets. Arts, crafts, food, music. Free. http://martinezarts.org/art-in-the-park.
Grace Episcopal Church hosts free concert 4:30 p.m. Aug. 18, 130 Muir Station Road, Martinez. Inspirational, classical, spirituals, musicals. Donations appreciated. 925-228-6574.
Les Schwab Summer Concert Series 8 p.m. through August, Campbell Theatre, 636 Ward St., Martinez. Aug. 11: You and I, salute to Nat King Cole, Frankie Valli; Johnny T and Alan Revelo of Top Shelf, Motown sounds. $18. Tickets: 925-798-1300, www.willowstheatre.org.
Music by the lake
Sunset by the Lake summer concerts, 6 p.m. every other Sunday, lawn at City Hall, 100 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Aug. 19: Cover2Cover, high-energy dance band. 925-671-5229, www.pleasanthillconcerts.com.
Willy Woggle Circus
RES SUCCESS presents "Alice in Woggle-land," 6 p.m. Aug. 18, John Muir Amphitheatre, 99 Tarantino Drive, Martinez. Jugglers, acrobats, games, face painting, more. Proceeds benefit RES SUCCESS. Adults $10, kids $5. Tickets: 925-229-8228 or at door. www.ressuccess.org.
California's first settlers
John Muir National Historic Site shows Anza Trail film 12:30 p.m., tour of Anza Trail exhibit, 1849 Martinez Adobe 1 p.m., Aug. 25, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez. 415-623-2344, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plaza concerts finale
Downtown Pleasant Hill hosts free concerts 6:30-8:30 p.m., in plaza between Sweet Tomatoes, Jack's Restaurant. Sept. 7: The Fundamentals with red hot rockin' soul. www.shopdowntownpleasanthill.com.
Hillcrest Church Interfaith Summer Kidz Camp 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 6, Hillcrest Congregational Church, 404 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Preschool-grade 5. Art, crafts, music, more. $25, scholarships available. Registration: 925-689-8260, www.hillcrestucc.org.
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