Community Calendar

Please submit your Clayton Community Calendar events by 5 p.m. Aug. 3 for the Aug. 12 issue. Items must be submitted by email to calendar@claytonpioneer.com.

IN CLAYTON

Saturdays, thru Sept. 24, except Sept. 3
Farmers’ Market
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. New location: 6095 Main St., Clayton in KinderCare parking lot. pcfma.org.

July 9, 16, 23, 30
Saturday Concerts in the Grove
6 – 8:30 p.m. Grove Park, downtown Clayton. Free. cityofclayton.org. For a complete concert series list, see Page 3.

July 15
Book Signing
Author Ellis Byrd signs, “Legends and Lore of Clayton, California.” Refreshments. 5 – 7 p.m. Clayton Museum, 6101 Main St., Clayton. claytonhistory.org.

July 20, Aug. 3
Wednesday Classic Car and Concerts in the Grove
Car show, 6 – 8 p.m. Concert, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Grove Park, downtown Clayton. Free. cityofclayton.org. For a complete concert series list, see Page 3.

Aug. 6
Rib Cook-Off
Professional and amateur rib cooking contest. Family fun. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Main Street, downtown Clayton. Free admission. claytoncbca.org.

IN CONCORD

Mondays
Off the Grid
Rotating lineup of food trucks. 5 – 9 p.m. 2151 Salvio Street. offthegridsf.com.

Tuesdays
Farmers’ Market
Tuesdays year round, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. cityofconcord.org.

Tuesday Nights in July
Blues Series
Some of the best blues in the Bay Area. July 12, The Fargo Brothers; July 19, Willie G; July 26, The Shari Puorto Band. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Free. cityofconcord.org.

Thursdays
Music and Market
Thursday night live music and farmers’ market. Music: July 14, Hotel California; July 21, Dakila; July 28, Foreverland; Aug. 4, Zepparella; Aug. 11, Carlos Reyes. Market 4 – 8 p.m.; music 6:30 – 8 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. cityofconcord.org.

3rd Sundays
Antique Faire
Antiques, collectibles, handmade arts and crafts. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Free admission. concordantiquefaire.com.

On Sale Now
Concerts
The Concord Pavilion is located at 2000 Kirker Pass Road. livenation.com. Concert schedule for 2016:

July 12, Taste of Chaos, 6:30 p.m.
July 28, Sublime, 6:35 p.m.
July 30, New Edition, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 13, Slipknot, 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 19, Disturbed, 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 27, Outcry Tour, 6 p.m.
Aug. 28, Snoop Dogg, 7 p.m.
Sept. 4, Hot Summer Night Feat, 4 p.m.
Sept. 10, Fifth Harmony, 7 p.m.
Sept. 18, Daryl Hall and John Oates, 7 p.m.

Aug. 11
Mayors’ Healthy Cookoff
Mayors from Contra Costa County and chefs from their cities compete to prepare the best healthy meal. 4 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. wellnesscitychallenge.org.

Aug. 13 – 14
Japanese American Summer Festival
Japanese American Club’s annual event featuring Japanese food, Kendo and Judo demonstrations, Taiko drum performances, Japanese dance performance and flower arrangements. Sat. 1 – 9 p.m. Sun. 12 – 8:30 p.m. Japanese American Religious and Cultural Center, 3165 Treat Blvd., Concord. Free admission, parking at Ygnacio Valley High School. www.diablojaclub.com.

ON AND AROUND THE MOUNTAIN

Mount Diablo Interpretive Association programs listed are free with the exception of park entrance fee. Go to mdia.org and click on Event Calendar for more information.

July 15
Night Hike Adventure
Excursion looking for night time critters. 7 – 9:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center.

July 30
Evening Hike
Discover how the natural landscape has changed since the Morgan Fire. 6 – 8 p.m. Meet at Perkins Canyon Trailhead. Reservations required: ken_lavin@hotmail.com.

Aug. 13
Twilight Hike
Search for evening creatures. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Reservations required: ken_lavin@hotmail.com or sweettrails00@gmail.com.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

July 8
Young Actors Studio Showcase
Presented by The Ballet School. 6:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $15. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 10
“Curtain Up”
Presented by The Golden Follies. 2 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $12-$25. elcampaniltheatre.com.

July 15 – 31
“Oliver!”
Pathos, drama and outstanding musical numbers. Allan E. Jones Performing Arts Center, 850 Second St., Brentwood. $8-$25. thebrentwoodtheater.org.

July 16
Chevron Family Theatre Festival
A day of affordable, high-quality, family entertainment. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $5. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 17
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial
Commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Port Chicago explosion and celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service. 3:30 – 8 p.m. Future Visitor Center at Concord Naval Weapons Station. Shuttle from Pittsburg/Bay Point BART only. Free. Reservation required: portchicago72.eventbrite.com. 228-8860, ext. 6424.

July 19
Summer “Pops” Concert 2016
Presented by Walnut Creek Concert Band. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $17. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 22
Piano Duo
Performed by Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $29. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 22
“That’s Amore! A Tribute to Dean Martin”
Presented by Chris Gardner. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $35. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 23
Leslie Odom, Jr.
Odom’s Bay Area solo concert debut presented by Feinstein’s at the Nikko. 8 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $45-$85. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 24
Concert
Performed by Mazella Houston and The Big Band Era. 2 p.m. California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. $18-$23. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com. 427-1611.

July 24, Aug. 6
Recital
Belly dance certification performances by Salimpour School. 7:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $16.50. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 30
Geri Allen Quartet
Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association. 5 and 8 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $40. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 30
“I Can’t With You”
Comedy with Mario Hodge. 8 p.m. California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. $20-$30. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com. 427-1611.

Aug. 5 – 7
“The New Mikado”
Chaos, desperation and comical mayhem presented by Lamplighters Musical Theatre. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $50-$55. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

Aug. 6
Warren Vache Quintet
Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association. 5 and 8 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $40. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

CHURCHES & RELIGION

July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5
Moonlight Movies
July 8, “Pan;” July 15, “Inside Out;” July 22, “Aladdin;” July 29, “Cinderella;” Aug. 5, “War Room.” Bring a lawn chair, blankets, invite friends and neighbors and join us at sunset for a surround sound spectacular evening. Activities begin at 7:30 p.m. Movies start at 8:45 p.m. Clayton Community Church, 6055 Main St. Free admission. claytoncc.com.

FUNDRAISERS

2nd and 4th Sundays
Pancake Breakfast
Veterans of Foreign Wars serve breakfast to the public: Eggs, pancakes, sausage, beverage. 8 – 11 a.m. VFW Post 1525, 2290 Willow Pass Road, Concord. $5, $3 children under 12. vfwpost1525.org.

July 16
Relay For Life Concord
American Cancer Society fundraiser. Join a team or walk as an individual. Activities for participants and spectators. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Register at relayforlife.org/concordca.

July 30
Baking for a Cure
Bake sale for Relay For Life Clayton. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Starbucks, Clayton Station. relayforlife.org/claytonca.

Aug. 13 – 14
Relay For Life Clayton
American Cancer Society fundraiser. Join a team or walk as an individual. Activities for participants and spectators. 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday. Mt. Diablo Elementary School, 5880 Mt. Zion Drive, Clayton. Register at relayforlife.org/claytonca.

AT THE LIBRARY

The Clayton Library is at 6125 Clayton Road. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. See full schedule of events at claytonlibrary.org or call 673-0659.

  • Thru July: Veterans’ Self-Portrait Display
  • July 11, 25, Aug. 8: Clayton Knits, 1:30 p.m.
  • July 11, Aug. 8: Clayton Library Book Club, 7 p.m.
  • July 13: Watercolor Paint Along, 6:30 p.m.
  • July 14: SAT Practice Test, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • July 20: Portrait Demo in Charcoal Pencil, 6:30 p.m.
  • July 30: Hawks, Honkers and Hoots, 2 p.m.
  • Aug. 3: Photography Through the Painter’s Lens, 6:30 p.m.

The Concord Library is at 2900 Salvio St. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. See full schedule of events at ccclib.org or 646-5455.

  • July 8, 12, 14, 15: Lunch at the Library, 1 p.m.
  • July 9: AARP Free Tax Assistance, 10 a.m.
  • July 14: Introduction to 3D Printing, 6:30 p.m.
  • July 19: Arts and Crafts, 4 p.m.
  • July 21: Concord Library Book Club, 6:30 p.m.
  • July 22 – 24: Book Sale, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 – 3 p.m.
  • July 28: Adult Coloring and Storytime, 6 p.m.

GOVERNMENT

1st and 3rd Tuesdays
Clayton City Council
7 p.m. Hoyer Hall, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. 673-7304 or ci.clayton.ca.us.

2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Clayton Planning Commission
7 p.m., Hoyer Hall, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. 673-7304 or ci.clayton.ca.us.