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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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcalifroniatehatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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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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Jazz and Blues: Tuesdays, July & August, 2017. 6pm

Summer Jazz and Blues TIME: 6pm – 8pm Jazz July 11 – Shawn Raiford July 18 – Parker Grant July 25 – JuSusan & My Company Blues August 8 – Tamsen Donner August 15 – Rhythm Lords August 22 – Bobby Young Project Info: Pittsburg Marina, 51 Marina Blvd. Questions: 925-252-4842 (musicians and details subject to change)

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Comedy: Willie Barcena, July 21 & 22, 2017.

Event Willie Barcena Dates/Times Friday, July 21 @ 8PM Saturday, July 22 @ 7:30PM Description Willie Barcena is a 20-year comedy veteran, never shys away from a challenge. Willie’s talent has garnered him 12 appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” more than any other Latino Comedian in the history of the Tonight Show! Jay (Leno) even invited Willie to perform for the troops in Afghanistan. Barcena helped provide much-needed laughter to that part of the world. Willie’s numerous jobs prepared him for his comedy career. His security guard, plumber, roofer, and limo driver gigs gave him a background for his humor about everyday life. After years of stand-up road work Willie is now ready for new challenges. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $20-$30 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Summer Drama Camp: Pittsburg Performing Arts Academy, July 10 – 21, 2017.

Event Pittsburg Performing Arts Academy Summer Drama Camp Dates/Times Camp Runs: July 10th through July 21st, Monday through Friday ​9:00 am to 3:30 pm Performance on July 20th at 6:30pm. Description During this theater immersion camp, campers will audition,​ ​are cast, rehearse and then perform an original play based on the students themselves. The group also shoots an original “mini-movie” short film.​ Campers will work with theater professionals that will create a rich, rewarding and FUN experience. Campers learn the process of​ ​staging a show as well as audition skills. The camp culminates with a single​ ​performance where the play and “mini-movie” are showcased. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $275 – for full camp activities Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy: D. L. Hughley, July 7 & 8, 2017.

Event D.L Hughley Dates/Times Friday, July 7 at 8 PM & 10:30 PM Saturday, July 8 at 6 PM, 8:30 PM Description One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas. DL can currently be heard nationwide as host of his own afternoon radio show “The DL Hughley Show” which is nationally syndicated in over 50 cities across the country including the #1 radio market – New York. 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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Fireworks 2017 – July 4th, at dusk.

The City of Pittsburg will once again host the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on July 4, 2017 at the Pittsburg Marina.  Fireworks will begin at Dusk (approximately 9:15pm). As always, parking is limited and the crowds are big. Be safe, have fun!

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Movies in the Park, Summer 2017.

Event Movies in the Park Dates/Times 7/14/17 Secret Life of Pets 7/28/17 Sing 8/11/17 Moana 8/18/17 Aladdin (en Español) All movies will start at Dusk. Description Grab some lawn chairs and blankets and join us in John Buckley Square at Dusk for Movies in the Park! Location John Buckley Square (Old Town, between 5th & 6th Streets, Railroad Avenue.) Tickets FREE

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Bay Area Children’s Theatre: Aristocats – Theatre Camp

Event Bay Area Children’s Theatre Youth Education Program Presents: ARISTOCATS Dates/Times Thursday June 29 and Friday June 30 @ 7pm Description Join Thomas O’Malley and his band of jazzy alley cats in this fast-paced musical theatre camp! Students participate in daily fun and engaging rehearsals as we prepare for a fully produced show. Working with a director, choreographer, and music director, campers learn vocal technique, basic dance vocabulary, and storytelling. The students put on a free performance for the public. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets FREE Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Don’t Mess with God… He’ll Wash Your Feet. June 3 & 4, 2017.

Event Don’t Mess With God . . . He’ll Wash Your Feet Dates/Times June 3, 2017 @ 3pm and 8pm June 4, 2017 @ 4pm Description From the producers of “Port Chicago 50” comes another riveting play. A group of fraternity brothers reunite to pay tribute to one of their own. Their celebration is interrupted as they meet Jesus & the men of antiquities times. The Brothers have already lost one of their own . . . Can A Father’s Love, Save THEM? Journey with them as one the most famous biblical stories told become live on stage in a fashion that will blow your mind 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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Art Trax – Pittsburg’s Monthly Art Walk. Third Saturdays. 11am-2pm

Event Art Trax – Pittsburg’s Monthly Art Walk Dates/Times Monthly on the third Saturday from 11am to 2pm – starting June 17, 2017 until December 16th, 2017. Description Art Trax: Pittsburg’s Free Saturday Monthly Art Walk Creative Pittsburg is continuing its monthly art walk – Art Trax through December, 2017. The event happens each third Saturday 11am-2pm, in conjunction with the Pittsburg Farmers’ Market. Residents of the wider Delta community are invited to stroll Railroad Avenue in historic, charming Old Town Pittsburg to view the works of a variety of artists in pop-up galleries at many business-sponsored locations. Art Trax events feature multi-media artisans whose creations include wooden sculpture, ceramic art, dramatic photography, as well as fabric wall art, quilts, paintings, furniture, watercolors and handicraft works. In addition to the visual artists, Art Trax features musicians to round out the events. About Creative Pittsburg: Creative Pittsburg is a membership organization focused on building enthusiasm and capacity for bringing diverse arts and cultural activities to Californians through grassroots organizing of creative community members, and to enhance economic development through diverse cultural and artistic activities like the Art Trax monthly event featuring pop-up artisan galleries at merchant locations in Old Town Pittsburg. Contact: Sheila Smith 510.439.6683 sheila.smith@creativepittsburg.org Source: Creative Pittsburg www.creativepittsburg.org Sponsor Organizations: Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce; Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation; Wagley Law; Local Routes Foundation; Creative Pittsburg; Croskey Real Estate, City of Pittsburg. Location 600 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg, Calif. Tickets FREE Contact Sheila Smith Phone (510) 439-6683 Email sheila.smith@creativepittsburg.org

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First Fridays 2017: Wine & Art

Pittsburg’s First Fridays of the summer returns for 2017. Enjoy art, wine, beer and live music at Pittsburg’s beautiful Marina. Dates: June 2, July 7, August 4 and September 1. ** SEPTEMBER EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT ** Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm Cost: $10 for first pour w/ souvenir glass. $5 each additional pour. Info: Bring your own lawn chairs and/or blankets.

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Car Show 2017 – May 11 thru Sept 7. 6pm – 8pm

Pittsburg’s Car Show returns for another summer season of cars, music and special attractions! Old Town Pittsburg on Railroad Avenue between 6th and 3rd Streets. 6pm – 8pm. Here’s this year’s schedule, including the Date: Band – and Featured Car Club: May 11: PHD’s – Mayor’s Pick May 25: Old School Band – Sindicates Jun 8: SF Ultimate Tribute to Journey – Eastbaychevys Jun 22: Konsept Party Band – Sicc Syde Jul 6: Del Soul – Show-Stopperz Jul 20: JD & Company – Sticky Crew Aug 3: Earlier Barreda & Friends – Luxurious Aug 17: Chocolate Rice – Untouchables Aug 31: Flaco dan the Fleas – Midnighters Sept 7: Project 4 – Mayor’s Pick

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Farmers’ Market 2017 – Saturdays, 9am to 1pm. May 6 – Oct 7.

Pittsburg’s Old Town Farmers’ Market returns to the park between 5th & 6th Streets in beautiful Old Town Pittsburg. Grab some fresh fruit and vegetables each Saturday and enjoy live music in the beautiful and relaxing surroundings. A perfect day out for the family! NOTE: CITY OF PITTSBURG HAS CUT SHORT THE FARMERS’ MARKET THIS YEAR, THE LAST SATURDAY OF THE MARKET WILL BE OCTOBER 7, 2017, INSTEAD OF OCTOBER 21. Saturdays, May 6 – October 7, 2017. 9am – 1pm. Don’t forget to bring your reusable market bag!!

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Comedy: Mike Epps. April 28 & 29, 2017. 4 shows.

Event Mike Epps Dates/Times Friday, April 28: 8pm & 10 pm.   Saturday, April 29: 7:30pm & 10pm Description Mike Epps is generating an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers for being not only one of the funniest comic actors in town, but also for his burgeoning dramatic talent. Mike returned this summer in season three of the Starz series “Survivor’s Remorse” produced by LeBron James and Mike O’Malley. He won a 2016 NAACP Image award for “Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” for his portrayal as Uncle Julius. Location California Theatre 352 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Available online at the link below. Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Califronia Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy: Beast Mode Tour. May 6, 2017, 7 & 10 pm.

Event Beast Mode Tour Dates/Times Saturday, May 6 at 7 PM & 10 PM Description Come see two of the hottest comedians live on stage at the California Theatre Brandon T. Jackson is a stand up comedian, rapper, and writer. You’ve seen him in films like Tropic Thunder, The Percy Jackson, Fantasy Films, Lottery Ticket and he recently starred in ‘Love by the 10th date’ Life time movie Alex Thomas Jr., born and raised in South Central LA, Has preformed in popular hits like Jamie Foxx show, Family Guy, Players Club, The Wash, Writer on hit show ‘Fresh Prince Of Bel Air’ Recently starring in the new Netflix Hit Animated Series ‘Motown” Location California Theatre 352 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $35 Advance/ $40 Door $45 limited VIP Cabaret Seating available Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Califronia Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy: Cedric “The Entertainer” – April 21 & 22, 2017.

Event CEDRIC “THE ENTERTAINER” Dates/Time Friday, April 21 at 8 PM & 10:15 PM Saturday, April 22 at 6:30 PM, 9 PM & 11 PM Description CEDRIC “THE ENTERTAINER” is best known for his many crowd-pleasing performances in such hit films as BARBERSHOP, BE COOL with John Travolta, MADAGASCAR, INTOLERABLE CRUELTY with George Clooney, JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION (the 2004 box office hit in which Cedric was both star and producer), and THE ORIGINAL KINGS OF COMEDY (MTV’S phenomenally successful documentary feature directed by Spike Lee), to name a few. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $71-$81 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Mariachi Reynas – May 5, 2017. 8pm

Event Mariachi Reynas Dates/Times Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8P Description Enriching the medium as America’s first all female mariachi ensemble, Reyna de Los Angeles® bring sensitivity, beauty, warmth and vivacious spirit to the historic art of mariachi. Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles® has blazed the trail for female mariachi musicians. In a musical landscape where songs are often written by men, from male perspectives, Reyna has created its own history. Established in 1994, the group had a strong beginning thanks to the mentorship of Lola Bertran, La Reina de La Musica Ranchera. In these early days, Maestro Jóse Hernàndez saw the potential in this all-female ensemble, and fostered the development of the group. Reyna de Los Angeles® has since gone on to record three albums, share the stage with world-renowned musicians like Vicki Carr, Guadalupe Pineda and Lucha Villa, and perform for some of the world’s highest profile celebrities including Tom Cruise, Oprah Winfrey, and Barack and Michelle Obama. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Pre-Sale Price: $35 per person Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band – April 15, 2017. 8pm

Event The Preservation Hall Jazz Band Dates/Times Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8PM Description The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British Royalty or the King of Thailand, this music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit. Under the auspices of current director, Ben Jaffe, the son of founders Allan and Sandra, Preservation Hall continues with a deep reverence and consciousness of its greatest attributes in the modern day as a venue, band, and record label. The PHJB began touring in 1963 and for many years there were several bands successfully touring under the name Preservation Hall. Many of the band’s charter members performed with the pioneers who invented jazz in the early twentieth century including Buddy Bolden, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, and Bunk Johnson. Band leaders over the band’s history include the brothers Willie and Percy Humphrey, husband and wife Billie and De De Pierce, famed pianist Sweet Emma Barrett, and in the modern day Wendell and John Brunious. These founding artists and dozens of others passed on the lessons of their music to a younger generation who now follow in their footsteps like the current lineup. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $45 per person Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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That’s Our Snow White! – March 26, 2017. 2pm

Event That’s Our Snow White! Dates/Times Sunday, March 26 at 2pm Description THAT’S OUR SNOW WHITE! Returning to the Bay Area for the first time since 2010, this hilarious musical spoof of the classic Snow White tale is zany fun for the entire family! Will Snow White thwart the evil plot of her Wicked Stepmother? Will she ever find her Prince? Will she be able to hit her high notes? The tongue-in-cheek script and Broadway flavored songs will enchant children and have adults rolling in the aisles with laughter. Approximately 1 hour. Have your photo taken with Snow White after the show!… Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $12-$15 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Miles Schon Band – Full Throttle w/ Johnny Drocco – Mar. 25, 2017. 8pm

Event Miles Schon Band / Full Throttle with Johnny Drocco Dates/Times Saturday, March 25 at 8 PM Description A son of Legend but with a style of his own. The Miles Schon Band is a rock and soul band performing original and cover songs in the San Francisco Bay Area. This band is a powerful combination of original music and amazing guitar virtuosity from Miles Schon. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $28 per oerson Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy: Scott Capurro. March 11, 2017. 8pm

Event Scott Capurro Dates/Times Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 8:00 PM Description “There are some topics which just aren’t suitable for comedy. Luckily for us Scott hasn’t worked out which ones they are yet. He’s filthy, camp and utterly fearless. There’s also a huge amount of heart and intelligence at work in this show if you really listen carefully to what he’s actually saying.” Scott Capurro is an American comedian, writer and actor based in San Francisco. His comedy material is deliberately provocative, referring often to gay life and culture, politics, race and racism, and popular culture. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $17-$21 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy: The Pitt Stop – Valentine’s Day Special. Feb 14, 2017. 8pm

Event The Pitt Stop: Valentines Day Special Dates/Times Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 8PM Description The 925’s on Lewis Belt a.k.a. Sonniebo is coming to the California theater and will be bringing the funny with special guest performances by Marcus Mack Mcfarland, TISETHEBEAST, Ricco The Great and your headliner for the night Kevin Tate (seen on HBO Def Comedy Jam). Prepare yourself for a fun night filled with laughter. 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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy: Mo’Nique! January 29, 2017. 7pm

Event Mo’Nique Dates/Times Sunday, January 29 at 7PM Description Monique Angela Hicks (née Imes, previously Jackson; born December 11, 1967), known professionally as Mo’Nique, is an American comedian and actress. She first gained fame for her role as Nicole “Nikki” Parker in the UPN series The Parkers while making a name as a stand-up comedian hosting a variety of venues, including Showtime at the Apollo. Mo’Nique transitioned to film with roles in such films as Phat Girlz, and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins. In 2002, she with other female comedians earned a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album. In 2009, she received critical praise for her role as the abusive Mary Lee Johnston in the film Precious and won numerous awards including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She hosted The Mo’Nique Show, a late-night talk show that premiered in 2009 on BET; it was cancelled in 2011. In 2015, she received rave reviews for her performance as Ma Rainey in the HBO biopic Bessie and earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $50-$65 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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PCT: Hairspray, the Musical. May 12 – 21, 2017.

Event Hairspray Dates/Times Friday -May 12, 2017 at 8:00 PM Saturday – May 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM Sunday – May 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM Friday – May 19, 2017 at 8:00 PM Saturday – May 20, 2017 at 2:00PM & 8:00 PM Sunday – May 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM Description The 1950’s are out and 1960’s are in. Change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire — to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her ‘do! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Tickets: Adult $25 Senior/Student $18 Children $10 Military/Vets $12 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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An Irish Hooley! March 16, 2017. 7pm

Event An Irish Hooley! Dates/Times Thursday, March 16 at 7 PM Description Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us and the great joy of being Irish with music, song, dance and irresistible merriment from the Emerald Isle! “An Irish Hooley” (“boisterous party”) is a joy-filled, “kick up your heels and join in the fun” concert with brilliant Irish dance led by the great Connor Reider, Irish song from The Voice Squad and the best of Irish traditional music. You will be transported to the charming and beautiful Emerald Isle for an unforgettable night in Ireland. A perfect St. Patrick’s Day celebration with the whole family! ON SALE NOW! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Ticket(s): $35 Adults $30 Seniors $25 Children (12 and under Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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PCT: Blythe Spirit. March 3, 4, 5, 2017.

Event Blithe Spirit Dates/Times Friday – March 3, 2017 at 8:00 PM Saturday- March 4, 2017 at 2:00pm & 8:00 PM Sunday – March 5, 2017 at 2:00 PM Description The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from the playwright of Private Lives offers up fussy, cantakerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting “happy medium”, one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles’ current wife Ruth is accidentally killed, “passes over”, joins Elvira and the two “blithe spirits” haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Tickets: Adult $25 Senior/Student $18 Children $10 Military/Vets $12 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Theatre: Port Chicago 50. February 10 – 12, 2017.

Event Dennis Rowe Entertainment Presents: Port Chicago 50 Dates/Times February 10-12, 2017 Description African American Sailors are recruited by the United States Navy to work in a navy shipyard in Port Chicago, CA. where dangerous artillery is loaded onto ships to support WWII. Something goes terribly wrong! Inspired by true events from 1944. VIP SEATS are in the first three rows & include a cast Meet & Greet and reception after performance. TICKETS WILL GO UP AFTER FEB. 6 Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Ticket(s): $20-$35 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy: PreSuper Bowl Bay Area Comedy Jam: Feb 4, 2017. 8pm

Event PreSuper Bowl Bay Area Comedy Jam Dates/Times Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8PM Description Comedy at its finest with a Pre-Superbowl night of laughter and live music performances. Headlining the event, former host of BET’S hit show RAP CITY and one of the funniest comics of All Star Def Jam Comedy – CHRIS THOMAS out of Washington DC, will be in the house with your host the Bay Area’s comedian ERIK AWESOME – this will be a night of laughter and entertainment in the Old Town City of Pittsburg, CA with a very talented line up of “HellA Funny Comedians” that are new up and coming comics trailblazing the comedy scenes and definitely bringing you the funny! – BAY AREA STAND UP!! – WE WILL SEE YOU ALL AT THE SHOW GUARANTEED TO MAKE U LAUGH, HEAR SOME JOKES AND GET YOUR $$ WORTH OF COMEDY!! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Adults $25 Students $10 Group tickets available by calling the box office at 925-427-1611 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Comedy: Don Friesen, January 28, 2017. 8pm

Event Comedian- Don Friesen Dates/Times Saturday, January 28 at 8 PM Description Don is a modern suburban dad just trying to raise his kids and get through the day with a bit of money in the bank and a scrap of dignity intact. With a unique style that can best be described as frenetic and engaging, Don captures the irony of parenting, marriage and everyday absurdities through characters, voices, parodies and some of the best written routines around. He’s a wanna-be geek who constantly upgrades to the latest technology, but can never get it to work, leading to signature bits about tech support, Idiots Guides, texting and passwords. His Showtime one-hour special titled “Ask Your Mom” was a big hit. Don delivered a winnng hour of clever, true-to-life “he’s talking about my family up there” comedy that manages to be adult-smart yet family-friendly. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Ticket(s): $17 in advance $20 at the door Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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9Quota Arts & Music Awards: January 21, 2017. 8pm

Event 9Quota Arts & Music Awards Date/Time Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 8PM Description 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 Before January 21: Adults $20 & Student’s (MUST HAVE ID) $17 Day Of: Adults $23 & Student’s (MUST HAVE ID) $17 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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The Meeting: MLK & Malcolm X Drama. Jan 14 & 16, 2017

Event California Theatre Presents: The Meeting Dates/Times Saturday, Jan. 14 at 8 PM Monday (MLK Day) Jan. 16 at 7 PM Description Fascinating and dramatically compelling, this eloquent play depicts the supposed meeting of two of the most important men of modern times: Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Differing in their philosophies, but alike in their mutual respect, the two men debate their varying approaches to the same grave social problems, both prepared to die for their beliefs but neither aware of how soon their assassins’ bullets would await them. “An exciting and provocative play, an unforgettable evening of drama.” —NY Post. “Stirring moments of impassioned rhetoric you feel as if you’ve watched a kind of human-scale wrestling with angels.”… Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Ticket(s): Adults $15 Students $13 (MUST HAVE ID) Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Trunk or Treat! Halloween Evening, Oct 31, 2016. 7-9pm

TRUNK or TREAT Date/Time: Monday, October 31, 2016.  7-9pm. Location: John Buckley Square in Old Town Park. Old Town Pittsburg between 5th & 6th Streets. Cost: FREE! Trunk or Treat in Old Town Pittsburg returns for its second year of fun! Trunk or Treat is a fun, safe, family environment where Trunk or Treaters spend the evening going from trunk to trunk, collecting candy from volunteers who have decorated their vehicles to serve as a background for this spooktacular event! Safe Family Environment Pumpkin Decorating Carnival Games Face Painting Candy Live Music by Andy Z. Presented by City of Pittsburg and Edgewater Covenant Church. Contact 925-238-8405 for more information. www.edgewaterchurch.org

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Pachuco Jose y Los Diamantes – Nov. 19, 2016. 8pm

Event Pachuco Jose Y Los Diamantes Dates/Times Saturday- November 19, 2016 at 8:00 PM Description Pachuco Jose Y Los Diamantes merge American rhythm and blues and swing with elements of Mexican culture and a bit of Samba and Mambo thrown in here and there. Pachuco refers to a Mexican American subculture of originating from El Paso and Cuidad Juarez. The iconic zoot suits and Caló way of speaking were inspired by Mexican Comedian Germán “Tin-Tan” Valdés and their unique musical style was pioneered by Eduardo “Lalo” Guerrero. Their purpose is to bring a smiling face, some joy, and a few laughs to their fans whether it be in the music or the dancing on stage. 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 info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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