Halloween Trunk or Treat, 2018: Old Town Pittsburg, John Buckley Park. Oct. 31, 6-8pm.

Trunk or Treat! The City of Pittsburg and Edgewater Covenant Church present the Old Town Pittsburg 4th Annual Trunk or Treat on Halloween night. It’s a safe, fun event for the entire family. Bring your young goblins and ghouls for an evening of trick-or-treat in the Park. Music and games will add to the fun, so “Be There, or Be SCARED!” WHEN: Halloween Night, October 31, 2018 TIME: 6pm – 8pm WHERE: John Buckley Park, Old Town Pittsburg. 6th & Railroad Avenue. COST: Free Community Event sponsored by City of Pittsburg and Edgewater Covenant Church of Pittsburg.

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Day of the Dead Celebration. November 2 – 4, 2018. 1pm – 5pm.

Event Day of the Dead Celebration Dates/Times November 2, 2018 from 1pm-8pm November 3, 2018 from 1pm-5pm November 4, 2018 from 1pm-5pm Description Join us for a fun filled weekend celebrating Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead from November 2-4, 2018 at the Pittsburg Marina. There are exhibits, bingo, arts & crafts and live music. Visit our website at www.pittsburgartscommunityfoundation.org. Location Pittsburg Marina 51 Marina Blvd Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Free Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Rosemary Tumbaga Phone (925) 252-6981 Email [email protected]

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LMC Theatre Presents: Becky Shaw. October 18 – 21, 2018.

Event Becky Shaw Dates/Times Oct 18 – 20 at 7pm Oct 21 at 2pm Description In Gina Gionfriddo’s BECKY SHAW, a newlywed couple fixes up two romantically challenged friends: wife’s best friend meets husband’s sexy and strange new co-worker. When an evening calculated to bring happiness takes a dark turn, crisis and comedy ensue in this wickedly funny play that asks what we owe the people we love and the strangers who land on our doorstep. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $10-$15 per person Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.co Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Zombie Apocalypse with “Night of the Living Dead” movie. Oct. 27, 2018. 5pm

Event Zombie Apocalypse w/ featured movie “Night of the Living Dead Dates/Times October 27, 2018 at 5pm Description Zombies invade John Buckley Square at the Zombie Apocalypse. Put on your Zombie costume, your brain eating appetite and dance shoes. DJ PhinaLove will be playing head tilting body staggering music for you zombie hustlers and pop dancers. Gnaw on gorey treats from local businesses. GRRR GRRR on down and test your brain on Zombie Trivia. Who will win the crazy diseased eye-popping ghastly teeth chattering monstrous Zombie costume contest? Stumble over, it may be you! The original “Night of the Living Dead” movie will be featured at the California Theatre. 6 pm – 7:15 pm Zombie Dance Party 7:15 pm Zombie Trivia 7:30 – 7:45 pm Zombie Costume Contest 8 pm Night of the Living Dead Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $15 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact carolyn august Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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City of Pittsburg Rib Cook-Off! October 6, 2018. 11am – 6pm

Event Rib Cook-Off Dates/Times October 6, 2018 from 11am – 6pm Description Join us for the City of Pittsburg’s first Rib Cook-Off with a twist of Zydeco music on October 6th, 2018 from 11:00 am- 6:00 pm at the Pittsburg Marina! There will be live music featuring The Funky Gators, food trucks galore, and the best ribs in town. There will also be dance sessions where you can learn the latest Cajun and Zydeco dance moves. We hope to see you there! Location Pittsburg Marina 51 Marina Blvd Old Town Pittsburg Tickets FREE Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact carolyn august Phone (925) 427-4611 Email [email protected]  

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An Afternoon with Cristiani Rebada & Leandra Ramm. Oct 28, 2018. 2pm

Event An Afternoon with Cristiani Rebada & Leandra Ramm Dates/Times October 28, 2018 at 2pm Description FGB Productions Company promotes local and international artists/entertainers proudly presents Leandra Ramm the diva from Broadway, New York. She is a singer and actress with an extra ordinary voice who had performed in “Mama Mia, Darwin in Malibu, Some People Hear Thunder, One Night with You and more. Leandra was in a feature film Thai Sanity, Andy’s Night just to mention a few. Leandra has performed together with the The Angelos, the Divos with Cristiani Rebada, the divo who is the 2017 Senior Grand Champion of the World held in Los Angeles, California (WCOPA). An artist with such a versatile voice that made him the champion of the world. It was a standing ovation performance! Leandra Ramm and Cristiani Rebada will surely amaze you! Brings you back The Phantom of the Opera and the Il Divo. They will sing The Prayer, Partida and many more! Come and be amazed, be entertained… Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $25-$30 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact carolyn august Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Movie Night: Big Night and Organist Date Moreno with a silent Short Film. Sept 13, 2018. 7pm

Event Movie- Big Night & Organist Dave Moreno w/ Silent Short Dates/Times September 13, 2108 at 7pm Description The Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation and Pacific Community Services, Inc. present Film Night at the California Theatre featuring a live Organ Prelude with a silent short film and the night’s feature film “Big Night” with Isabella Rossellini, Tony Shalhoub and Ian Holm. Rotten Tomatoes’ TOMATOMETER rated “BIG NIGHT” a FRESH 96% with an audience appreciation score of 84%.The comedy is the story of two Italian brothers whose superb restaurant is on the verge of bankruptcy.Their only hope is to risk everything they own on one “big night” that will make them or break them. Siskel and Ebert gave it “Two very enthusiastic thumbs up.” The doors open at 7:00 for a live performance on the theatre’s historic Robert Morton Organ by Dave Moreno.  Along with a selection of themed musical pieces, Dave will also accompany a short Silent Film on the organ. The main feature will start at 8:00 PM. The main feature is rated: R Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets General Admission $6.50 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Film Night: The Death of Stalin – Thurs, August 23, 2018. 7pm

Event The Death of Stalin Dates/Times August 23, 2018 at 7pm Description The Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation and Pacific Community Services, Inc. present a showing of “The Death of Stalin,” the hilarious 2017 comedy centered on the sudden death of the Soviet dictator and the machinations of his key followers as they scramble for survival and power. Considered as one of the best comedies of the year. The doors open at 7pm for a live performance on the theatre’s historic Robert Morton Organ by Dave Moreno. Along with a selection of themed musical pieces Dave will also accompany a short Silent Film on the organ. The main feature will start at 8:00 PM. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets General Admission: $6.50 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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The Best Intentions: Sept 22, 2018. 8pm

Event The Best Intentions Dates/Times September 22, 2018 at 8pm Description Based in the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Area, “The Best Intentions”, a performing and recording group, is comprised of five talented vocalists, a Music Director, and an 8 piece band. Their unique harmonic, soulful tones and their smooth choreography, have come to be recognized as the signature of the group. Presenting the Original Motown Classics, Old School, and R&B sound from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s on up, has come to make them a household name. The 100 years of combined experience within the group, brings a breath of fresh air to the listening audience that they perform to regularly all of the Western United States and Canada. As recording artists, they often include one of their original songs in their shows, pulling from their soon to be released CD entitled “NEVER TO LATE”. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $30-$35 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Comedy: Erik Awesome’s Comedy Jam. Sept 7, 2018. 8pm

Event Erik Awesome’s Seafood Festival Comedy Jam Dates/Times September 7, 2018 at 8pm Description Come see the Bay Area’s and Los Angeles’ hottest comedians together on stage bringing the “funny” and “slanging” jokes for an awesome Friday Night of laughter. Comedians include Jay Rich, Ms. Arkansas, Key Lewis, Ramona Stephens, Nesima Fod, Amir Kalil, Danienne Merlina, Kevin Davis and your host, Erik Awesome. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Online – $15 At the Door – $20 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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The Stylistics Review & Tony Strong: Aug. 25, 2018, 7pm & 9:30pm

Event The Stylistics Review & Tony Strong (Intruders) Dates/Times August 25, 2018 at 7pm & 9:30pm Description The Stylistics Review are a tribute band for the reknown R&B Group The Stylistics. The group consists of Lashaun Johnson, Finney Forres, Van Fields, and Carl Gray. They had twelve consecutive R&B top ten hits, including “Stop, Look, Listen”, “You Are Everything”, “Betcha by Golly, Wow”, “People Make the World Go Round”, “I’m Stone in Love with You”, “Break Up to Make Up”, and “You Make Me Feel Brand New”. Tony Strong of the Intruders is our opening act. The Intruders were an American soul music group most popular in the 1960s and 1970s. The Intruders are known for having 24 R&B chart hits, including 6 R&B Top Tens, and 14 chart hits in the Billboard Hot 100, including their signature song, the million-selling Top 10 smash, “Cowboys to Girls.” Other hits include the Top 10 R&B smashes “(Love Is Like A) Baseball Game”, “Together”, “I’ll Always Love My Mama”, and “United”. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $35 and $50 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Pittsburg’s 22nd Annual Zinfandel Dinner: August 17, 2018

Pittsburg’s “Zin Din” returns for 2018 with an outstanding selection of championship wines. WHEN: Friday, August 17, 2018. 6pm. WHERE: Plaza Marina Green. 51 Marina Blvd, Pittsburg, California TICKETS: $100/person. $800/table of eight, pittsburgfoundation.org See invitation below, for details. (click image to enlarge)  

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Jazz, Blues and Funk Fest: Sat, August 18, 2018. Noon – 8:30pm

Pittsburg’s Jazz, Blues and Funk Fest returns for another season at the beautiful Pittsburg Marina. This year’s headliner, Foreverland, the electrifying 145-piece Michael Jackson tribute band. WHEN: Saturday, August 18, 2018. WHERE: Pittsburg Marina, 51 Marina Blvd, Pittsburg, California. TICKETS: FREE! Bring your own lawn chair! VIP TENT INFO: Reserved Seating is available in a special VIP tent. Ticket price includes 1 drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres at 3pm. Note: No one under 21 will be admitted in the VIP tent. VIP TICKETS: $15 thru 8/5/18. $20 after 8/5/18. Available online. MUSIC: (subject to change) Foreverland Terrence Brewer Oakland Divas Capital City Band

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Pittsburg Seafood & Music Festival: Sept 8-9, 2018.

Pittsburg Seafood & Music Festival, a Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce event, returns for another year. Bay Area native Sheila E. will headline this year’s music lineup, on Saturday evening. WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, September 8 & 9. 10am – 7pm. TICKETS: Available online in advance, or at the door. PARKING: There will be NO paid parking lots near the Festival this year and parking in Old Town will be limited. All attendees are recommended to park at Los Medanos College and take the FREE shuttle to the event. The shuttle will also stop at the Pittsburg eBART station on Railroad Avenue.

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Summer Jazz and Blues: July 24, 31, Aug 7, 14. 6-8pm

Pittsburg’s Summer Tuesdays Jazz and Blues music series returns to the Pittsburg Marina for its second season. A music series featuring Jazz and Blues that provides a historical experience of the music and its origins. July 24: Parker Grant July 31: JuSusan & My Company August 7: Black Diamond Rhythm Band August 14: Way “Guitar” Sanders Tuesdays, 6pm – 8pm. FREE Pittsburg Marina, 51 Marina Blvd. Questions: 925-252-4842

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Pittsburg Fireworks 2018! July 4th, Dusk.

Pittsburg Fireworks are back. Please be safe, sane and enjoy the celebration of our country’s independence. The City of Pittsburg will once again host the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on July 4, 2018 at the Pittsburg Marina.  Fireworks will begin at Dusk (approximately 9:15pm). For questions, please call 925-252-4842.

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Improv in the Park! July 14, 21, 28. 6pm

Improv in the Park!  It’s madcap, it’s hilarious, and it’s totally unexpected! Improv in the Park is guaranteed to make you laugh, and maybe even fall off your chair!  Good thing it’s on the lawn! WHEN: Saturdays, July 14, 21 & 28. 6pm WHERE: Old Town Pittsburg, John Buckley Square. WHAT: PACF and Pittsburg Community Theatre present Improv in the Park, featuring Trapped in a Rumor. An evening of improvisation and hilarity for the whole family. COST: Free! Each week features a different theme, so come all three evenings to enjoy a completely different show! Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and a sense of humor!  

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Madagascar Jr. – Musical Theatre Camp. June 18-29, 2018

Event Madagascar Jr. Musical Theatre Camp Dates/Times June 18-29, 2018 Monday thru Friday 9am-4pm Description This fast-paced musical theatre camp takes students entering second – eighth grades through daily fun and engaging rehearsals as we prepare for a fully produced show, Madagascar Jr. Working with a director, choreographer, and music director, campers learn vocal technique, basic dance vocabulary, and storytelling. Staff place an emphasis on building a strong ensemble who support each other on and off stage and use the craft of theatre to help campers build life skills such as creative thinking and problem solving, empathy, and self-confidence. In addition to rehearsals, campers play theatre games and have outdoor breaks for snack and lunch. June 18-29, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Call California Theatre for registration information. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Contact theater for camp registration Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Movies in the Park, Fridays, July & August 2018

Movies in the Park, Fridays, July & August 2018

Movies in the Park returns to Old Town’s Park, John Buckley Square. Movies begin at dusk. Be sure to bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket. This year’s Friday-night schedule: July 13: Despicable Me 3 July 20: Lego Ninjago July 27: My Little Pony August 3: Peter Rabbit August 10: Lion King August 17: Descendants 2 August 24: Justice League August 31: Coco

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Wine & Art First Fridays at the Marina – June 1 – September 7, 2018. 5:30pm

Wine & Art First Fridays at the Marina – June 1 – September 7, 2018. 5:30pm

First Fridays at the Marina return for the 2018 Summer season. The first Friday of the month, 5:30pm – 9pm. Featuring California Wines and Local Craft Beer, Live Music and Art from local artists. $10 for the first pour includes a souvenir glass. $5 for each additional pour. June 1 July 6 August 3 September 7  

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Car Show 2018 – May 10 – September 6. 6-8pm

Car Show 2018 –  May 10 – September 6. 6-8pm

Pittsburg’s Old Town Car Show returns for 2018 with another season of cars and music. Entertainment Schedule: May 10: PHD’s Band May 24: Konsept Party Band June 7: SF Ultimate Tribute to Journey June 21: Charlie Barreda & Friends July 5: Alfred Silva July 19: Max Cruse August 2: JD & Company August 16: Flaco and the Fleas August 30: Chocolate Rice September 6: Project 4 Band

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Comedy: Sinbad! – Fri, Apr 6, 8 & 9:30pm. AND Sat, Apr 7, 6 & 8:30pm

Event Sinbad Dates/Times Friday, April 6 at 8 & 9:30 pm Saturday, April 7 at 6 & 8:30 pm Description Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time, Sinbad has built a loyal following by talking about everyone’s painful trials or embarrassing tribulations of day-to-day life in such a way that makes audiences roar with laughter. He went on to fame starring in the TV series “A Different World,” and starred in several movies including “First Kid,” “Houseguest,” “Necessary Roughness” and “Jingle All the Way.” Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $30-$40 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Music: Steve Oliver. March 24, 2018, 8pm.

Event Steve Oliver Dates/Times March24, 2018 @ 8pm Description Steve Oliver is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and producer. He is best known for his work in the field of contemporary or “smooth” Jazz. Steve also performs pop, rock, Latin, electronic and world music. Steve is a prolific performer and tours all over the world and has scores of multiple hit singles on the Billboard contemporary jazz chart. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $26 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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PCT: Next to Normal, a rock musical. April 20 – 29, 2018.

Event Next To Normal Dates/Times April 20-29, 2017 Description This Pulitzer Prize rock musical centers on what appears to be a typical American family: Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens. And yet their lives are anything but normal. Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that her illness and the attempts to alleviate it have on her family. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family’s story with love, sympathy and heart as they experience the highs and lows and “miss the mountains.” Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $20-$25 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Taste of the World – Cancelled

Taste of the World – Cancelled

**THE CITY OF PITTSBURG HAS ANNOUNCED THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SEASON**   Food Trucks are back in John Buckley Square, Fridays, starting April 20, 2018. Taste of the World Food trucks: April – September, 2018.

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St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland: March 14, 2018. 7pm.

Event ST. PATRICK’S DAY IN IRELAND Dates/Times Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 7pm Description An authentic St. Patrick’s Day celebration, with “rip-roaring music, song, and dance…a great Irish night” (Irish News & Entertainment). This treat for the whole family features champion dancers, the Kerry Voice Squad & Traditional Band. Together, they’ll transport you to the Emerald Isle for a GREAT IRISH NIGHT! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $25-$35 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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PCT: Taming of the Shrew. March 9-11, 2018.

Event Taming of the Shrew Dates/Times March 9-11, 2018 Description The Taming of the Shrew embodies sibling rivalry, perceptions and expectations of women and the power of fathers and husbands; themes that are still strongly relevant to today’s teenagers. Taming of the Shrew tells the story of a wandering braggart who is out to marry for money. He ends up with the shrewish daughter of a rich man, whom he must “tame” even as he falls for her. A William Shakespeare comedy guaranteed to leave children and adults alike buzzing with the thrill of live theatre. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $20-$25 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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PCT: Shrek The Musical, Jr. January 26-28, 2018.

Event Shrek The Musical Jr Dates/Times January 26-28, 2018 Description Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek the Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. An irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $20-$25 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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9Quota Art and Music Awards: Jan 20, 2018, 8pm.

Event 9Quota Art and Music Awards Dates/Times January 20, 2018 @ 8PM Description The 6th Annual 9Quota (925) Art and Music Awards is where we give recognition to various artists who contribute greatly to the art, fashion, design, and music community. This compilation of talented individuals represent the rich culture of our community and shine light on the up and comers in the area. With the support of the community nominating and voting for these people, they get a chance to be inspired as well as inspire others. We have been featured on BET, MTV, Vh1, the Contra Costa Times, East County Times, Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, 89.5 FM Ozcat Radio, and 106.1 KMEL. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $20-$29 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Nutcracker Ballet – December 9, 2017 at 7pm & December 10, 2017 at 2pm

Nutcracker Ballet – December 9, 2017 at 7pm & December 10, 2017 at 2pm

Pittsburg Performing Arts presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. WHAT: Nutcracker Ballet, WHEN: Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7pm & Sunday, December 10, 2017, 2pm. WHERE: Creative Arts Building (Pittsburg High School), 250 School Street, Pittsburg, CA 04565 TICKETS: Starting at $10. Call: 925-754-9833 WEB: www.pittsburgnutcracker.com  

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25 Days of Holiday Spirit: A Pittsburg holiday event. Dec. 1 – 24, 2017

25 Days of Holiday Spirit: A Pittsburg holiday event. Dec. 1 – 24, 2017

Pittsburg’s all new Holiday Event is here! Pittsburg businesses have teamed up to bring you the 25 Days of Holiday Spirit, so let’s celebrate the holiday season with festivities, laughter, and fun. Brought to you by the City of Pittsburg and many of the businesses in Pittsburg, this new event brings at least one event every day from December 1 through Christmas Eve. Visit the 25 Days of Holiday Spirit website to find out what is happening in town each day.

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An Evening with Taye Diggs – December 11, 2017. 7pm

Event An Evening With Taye Diggs Dates/Times December 11, 2017 @ 7pm Description Join us for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed actor, musician, artist, and author Taye Diggs as he walks us through his career, inspirations, struggles as well as the opportunities that led him to become an American icon. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets FREE Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Theatre: Reality Check. December 6-9, 2017. 8pm

Event Reality Check Dates/Times December 6 thru 9, 2017 at 8pm Description On Munirah’s birthday a package arrives in her house without anyone noticing. She and her friends unwrap it to find a seemingly ordinary board game called Reality Check. However, once the dice have been rolled Munirah and her friends find themselves trapped within the game in a race against time, stuck in a world that is constantly challenging everything they think they know. Join us for a hilarious night of fun, laughter, and friendship sure to challenge your way of thinking and destined to give you a Reality Check. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $10-$158 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Holiday Parade & Peppermint Playland – Saturday, December 9, 2017. 11am – 3pm.

Holiday Parade & Peppermint Playland – Saturday, December 9, 2017. 11am – 3pm.

Bring the family to Old Town for this year’s Holiday Parade and Peppermint Playland! It’s a fun family event not to be missed! WHEN: Saturday, December 9, 2017 WHERE: Old Town Pittsburg between 8th and 4th Streets. John Buckley Square (Old Town Park) WHAT: Parade, begins at 11am Peppermint Playland in the Square, 12 Noon to 3pm. Come out and cheer on the parade floats, the Pittsburg High School Marching Show Band, and stay to enjoy the Jumpy Houses, Magic Show and a visit from Santa himself, in the Park.

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – Friday, December 1, 2017. 5pm

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – Friday, December 1, 2017. 5pm

Christmas Tree Lighting 2017 Join us for this year’s holiday celebration for the official City of Pittsburg Christmas Tree Lighting! WHEN: Friday, December 1st WHERE: John Buckley Square (Old Town Plaza) ** NEW Location** Railroad Avenue between 5th & 6th Street. WHAT: Music begins at 5:00p Tree Lighting at 5:45p Show your holiday spirit by joining us for the annual tree lighting in Old Town Pittsburg! Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate courtesy of Steeltown Coffee & Tea while listening to Holiday music throughout the park For event information, contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department: 925.252.4842

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An Irish Christmas – December 19, 2017. 7pm

Event An Irish Christmas Dates/Time December 19, 2017 @ 7pm Description Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland with spectacular dance, song and Irish traditional music celebrating the international spirit of the holiday season! A night that sparkles with life and a bit of magic from an award-winning cast! Not to be missed…Ireland at its best…A perfect family event! “… Genuinely astonishing… electric!” – The Village News “… The capacity crowd nearly brought the house down at the end of the evening.” – The Irish Herald Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $25-$45 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Box Office Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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PCT: Christmas Time is Here! December 17, 2017. 2pm.

Event Christmas Time Is Here Dates/Times December 17, 2017 @ 2pm Description Christmas Time is Here! Happiness and Cheer! Yes, everyone around the world celebrates the holiday season in some fashion. Pittsburg Community Theatre invites you to hear familiar and not so familiar holiday songs sung in native languages as we journey around the world and learn some local customs too. An afternoon ready made to help you and yours ring in the holidays. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $16-$25 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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All Thru The Hale – Hawaiian Holiday Event. Dec. 16, 2017. 2pm & 8pm.

Event All Thru The Hale Dates/Times December 16, 2017 @ 2pm and 8pm Description Nā Mamo No`eau Presents “All Thru the Hale” celebrating the Holidays Hawaiian Style with Oli and Hula of the Traditional Makahiki Season, a Visit by Hawaiian Santa, a Performance of the Macadamian Nutcracker Suite, the Little Tahitian Drummer Boy Plays for You, and Friends and Family Gather at the Hale for a Christmas Lū`au. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $30 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Box Office Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Comedy: Christopher Titus. December 14, 2017. 8pm

Event Christopher Titus Dates/Times December 14, 2017 @ 8PM Description Christopher Titus is currently performing his eighth comedy special, Amerigeddon, in sold out theaters all over the country. Employing what he’s labeled ‘hard funny,’ Titus has released seven ninety-minute albums in as many years. He has six one-hour comedy specials currently running on Comedy Central, and his seventh special, Born With a Defect, is set to premiere in 2017. Known for leaving no stone unturned, especially within his own life and family, Titus takes his audience on a 90-minute ride that will leave them exhausted from laughter. To see one of Christopher Titus’ shows is to love him. He also formed a production company, called Combustion Films, which produced his last three specials and most recently, a full-length film called “Special Unit” that is set for release in October 2017. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $35-$45 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Original Silent Movie: Phantom of the Opera & the California Theatre Organ. Oct 21, 2017, 8pm

Event Phantom of the Opera Dates/Times October 21, 2017 @ 8PM Description The California Theatre returns to its movie house roots with the c’est de la resistance screening of the 1925 Lon Chaney classic film “Phantom of the Opera” on Saturday, October 21, 2018 at 8 pm. Accompanied by magnificent pipe organ music played by Dave Moreno and special appearance by Matias A. Bombal, Film Critic/MABHollywood.com, who serves as Master of Ceremonies of this special event. The beautifully restored Robert Morton organ is going to haunt the house in full glory against this Lon Chaney classic silent film. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $17 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Halloween Fun Run & 5K – October 28, 2017. 7am.

The Pittsburg Old Town Halloween Fun Run & 5K is back for 2017. See the attached flyer for full details. Visit the Halloween Fun Run website to register!

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Comedy: Will Durst, The Durst Case Scenario. October 20, 2017.

Event The Durst Case Scenario Dates/Times October 20, 2017 @ 8pm Description Will Durst is back and bring his hilarious exploration of how America is changing during the Time of Trump. The Durst Case Scenario is a rollicking feast of outraged and outrageous satire as up-to-date as the latest 4 am Oval Office tweet. In this lightning- paced 85-minute comedic tour-de-force, Durst describes this strange new world where every day without a mushroom cloud is a victory. He details the anxiety of never knowing when the president will strike the flint that shoots a spark to light the fuse to Armageddon. Prepare to meet the funny side of defiance. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $20-$25 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Rocky Horror Picture Show! October 27, 2017, 11pm.

Event The Rocky Horror Picture Show Dates/Times October 27, 2017 @ 11PM Description Live cast Barely Legal would like, if they may, to take you on strange journey. Come witness the long-running cult film the way it was meant to be experienced: in a theatre with a cast, friends and audience partici … pation! Dance the Time Warp and catch a sleek, sexy show that has been thrilling the Bay Area for 22 years! Join us for: • Sexy mingling • Costume contest • Prizes • Ridiculous games • So much fun it’s Barely Legal **Buy your ticket with a Survival Kit, so you’ll have all the fun stuff to throw during the show. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $12-$15 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Comedy: Pablo Francisco. November 17 & 18, 2017.

Event Pablo Francisco Dates/Times Friday, November 17 @ 8 PM & 10 PM Saturday, November 18 @ 7 PM & 9 PM Description Pablo is one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. He has earned a reputation for his unique talent to weave together his one of a kind arsenal of off the wall characters and spot-on impressions. Francisco draws his audience into his vivid imagination and takes them on a wild ride as they experience his spontaneous outbursts, clever insights and some of the funniest rapid fire comedy, ever unleashed. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $20-$30 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Comedy: Arsenio Hall. November 3 & 4, 2017

Event Arsenio Hall Dates/Times Friday, Nov. 3 @ 8PM & 10 PM Saturday, Nov. 4 @ 7 & 9:30 PM Description Arsenio Hall is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host for The Arsenio Hall Show. Arsenio was the original voice of Winston Zeddemore in the cartoon The Real Ghostbusters from 1986–1987. In 1988, he co-starred in the comedy film Coming to America with Eddie Murphy. In 1998, Arsenio joined the cast of the CBS dramedy “Martial Law,” playing “Terrell Parker,” a streetwise L.A.P.D. detective, for two years. He followed this up with a two season stint as Host of the new “Star Search” (CBS). And then, taking on his most challenging task to date, he returned to stand-up comedy and toured for the first time in over a decade. Location 351 Railroad Ave Tickets $30-$40 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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PCT: The Wizard of Oz – Oct. 6-15, 2017.

Event The Wizard of Oz Dates/Times October 6 @8pm, October 7 @8pm, October 8 @2pm October 13 @8pm, October 14 @2pm, & 8pm, October 15 @2pm Description When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. Along the way, Dorothy learns that “There’s no place like home!” A delightful musical for the young and young at heart! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $16-$25 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Music: Rainn Sciryl – Classic Hip Hop and R&B Concert. Sept 9, 2017. 8pm

Event Rainn Sciryl: Classic Hip Hop and R&B Concert Dates/Times September 9, 2017 @ 8PM Description Join Rainn Sciryl and friends for an evening of live Hip Hop, R&B, and Spoken Word Poetry immediately following the Pittsburg Seafood Festival on Saturday, September 9th, at the California Theater in downtown Pittsburg. Show starts at 8pm! About the artist: Rainn Sciryl is a self-published independent Writer and Hip Hop Artist from the San Francisco Bay Area, raised in Richmond, CA. Since the age of ten, Sciryl has been writing stories reflective of her own life and perspective, and those of the people around her; her debut Project entitled “Not Gon Let’choo Go”, featuring singles “I’m Oprah Winfrey”, “I’m Free” and “Prayin’ to the Gods” is available on Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify and Google Play, as well as various music store locations in the Bay Area, and Los Angeles area. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $15-$20 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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21st Annual Zinfandel Championship Dinner – Thurs, August 24, 2017, 6pm

One of Pittsburg’s best kept secrets returns for another year!  For the last 20 years the California Zinfandel Championship Dinner has celebrated the winners of the California Zinfandel competition held in Pittsburg. Wineries from throughout the state of California submit their best Zinfandels to the competition which is judged by industry experts. The winners of the competition are announced at the Championship Dinner. Dinner: Four Course Italian Inspired Dinner – catered by Scotts of Walnut Creek Dinner includes a sample of each of the three double-gold winning wines. No host wine bar & reception at 6pm Dinner at 7pm Tickets: $100/person. Table of 10/$1,000 Location: Plaza Marina Green Pittsburg Marina 51 Marina Blvd. Pittsburg, CA 94565 Reservations and Information: Contact Rose Mary Tumbaga: 925-252-6981 or visit pittsburgfoundation.org The California Zinfandel Championship Dinner is a fundraiser for Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation (PACF). Tax ID #80-0327724  

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Comedy: Carlos Mencia. Aug 4 & 5, 2017.

Carlos Mencia: Fundraiser for Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation Carlos Mencia’s “Mind of Mencia” debuted on Comedy Central in early 2005. It became one of the strongest shows in the network’s history, averaging about 1.5 million total viewers. “Mind of Mencia” was executive produced by Carlos Mencia and Robert Morton (“Late Night with David Letterman”). Mencia starred opposite Ben Stiller and Michelle Monaghan in the Farrelly Brothers’ hit feature film, THE HEARTBREAK KID (DreamWorks And in the family comedy OUR FAMILY WEDDING (FOX Searchlight) alongside America Ferrara and Forrest Whitak. Most recently, Mencia has gone back to his comedic roots, performing at a number of comedy venues – allowing him to share his newest material with a more intimate audience. His current tour, called the “C 4 Urself Tour,” has been making stops all around the country, performing to eager audiences. Performance(s): Friday, August 4 @ 8PM & 10 PM Saturday, August 5 @ 6 & 8:30 PM Ticket(s): $20 & $30 Purchase Tickets

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Jazz, Blues and Funk Fest: August 26, 2017. 11am – 8pm

Jazz, Blues and Funk Fest Time: 11am – 8pm Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017 Music Lakeside Christone “Kingfish” Ingram Sonny “The Blues Man” Green Leo Vigil & the Rockin Horns Terrence Brewer Tickets Advance Tickets available at Railroad Book Depot, 650 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg, CA. General Seating Area (bring your own chair) – FREE VIP Tent (reserved seating) – $15, includes 1 drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres at 3pm. Info Call: 925-252-4842

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