Zinfandel Championship Dinner, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, 6pm

One of Old Town Pittsburg’s best-kept secrets, the California Zinfandel Championship is held here every year and rates the top zinfandel wines from California. Judged by Wilfred Wong and his guests, the winners are announced at the Zinfandel Dinner. This year’s 18th annual event takes place at Pittsburg’s beautiful Marina, on the Marina Green. The Argentine food and theme will transport you to exotic South America as you enjoy the culinary treats of Scotts Seafood Restaurant of Walnut Creek. Music, awards, food, fun, and most importantly, wine, will be enjoy by all. Get your tickets today, this event will sell out. WHAT: California Zinfandel Championship Dinner WHEN: Friday, September 5, 6pm WHERE: Pittsburg’s Marina Green. 51 Marina Boulevard, Pittsburg, CA TICKETS: $75 per person, or $600 for a table of eight. CONTACT: Timi Tumbaga 925-639-2981 DETAILS: No host wine bar & reception at 6pm. Dinner at 7pm. A bottle of each of the four Double Gold winning wines will be served at every table. Sponsorship opportunities available. Dinner hosted by Discovery Homes. NOTE: PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY AS PARKING MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO SEAFOOD FESTIVAL SETUP.

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Black Diamond Follies – Sept. 12, 8pm. Sept 13, 2pm.

Event Black Diamond Follies Dates/Times September 12, 2014 – 8PM September 13, 2014 – 2PM Description Come and be entertained by The Black Diamond Follies as they dance the night away. There will be lots of costume changes and smooth dance moves that will captivate you. The Black Diamond Follies currently consist of seniors of all ages who dance like Las Vegas Showgirls, strutting their stuff in Chorus Lines, shaking their groove thing and just having fun. Vince Aiello is their dedicated Choreographer/Director, famous for all his many years of contributions made in dance, musical comedy, singing and all things theatrical. Vince started ‘The Black Diamond Follies’ with a vision to create a core of dancers, singers, musicians who provide East County with entertainment to be enjoyed by all ages. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, A 94565 Tickets $15 Students, Children & Seniors $20 Adults Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 318-4977 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Na Akua Wahine – Goddesses – Sept. 27, 2014. 2pm & 8pm

Event Na Akua Wahine – Goddesses Date / Time September 27, 2014 @ 2PM & 8PM Description The Power and Passion of the Fire Goddess Pele, the Healing Love of Hi`iaka, the Terror of the She-Monster Pana`ewa, the Sorrow of the Snow Diety Poli`ahu, the Beauty of Tuahine of Manoaʻs Mist, the Flying Demon Birds of the Witches Nua and Merehua, the Sea Spray of the Mermaid of Lāhaina – All are Nā Akua Wāhine – Dances, Chants, and Stories presented through Theatrical Hula. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets General Admission – $25 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

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Classic Film Series – Back to the Future, Sept 19, 7:30pm

Event Name Classic Film Series – Back To The Future Dates/Times Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:30pm Event Description From Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes Back to the Future — the original, ground-breaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever. When teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd), he finds himself mixed up in a time-altering chain reaction that could vaporize his future — and leave him trapped in the past. Powered by innovative special effects, unforgettable songs and non-stop action, Back to the Future is an unrivaled adventure that stands the test of time! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Cost General Admission – $5 Your Name Carolyn August Phone Number (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com More Info Enter anything else that the attendee must know, that’s not included in the fields above.  

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Comedy at the California: Maureen Langan, Oct. 11, 8pm

      Event Maureen Langan, featuring Mike Capozolla & Hosted by Priya Prasad Dates/Times October 11, 2014 @ 8pm Event Description Headliner Maureen Langan performs all over the world. You can hear her wry, wicked and smartly piercing wit every Sunday night at 10pm on KGO radio. She was a finalist in the 2009 San Francisco Comedy Competition and is a regular at Caroline’s on Broadway in New York City. Featured act Mike Capozzola is a Bay Area based stand up comedian and a published cartoonist. He’s also appeared in a batch of TV commercials that you’ve shut off. He’s a regular invited performer at SF SketchFest and has performed in London, Edinburgh, Vancouver and Jerusalem. Other jobs have included three different species of mascot, a police sketch artist, substitute teacher and taxi driver. Our host, Priya Prasad, has her own style of comedy. She is witty, intelligent and thought-provoking. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 Cost $18-$21 Contact Carolyn August Phone Number (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com  

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Comedy at the California: Jeff Applebaum, Sept. 13, 8pm.

      Event Carolyn August Dates/Times September 13, 2014 @ 8pm Description Headliner and longtime Bay Area favorite Jeff Applebaum is handpicking his favorite comics for this comedy showcase featuring the best and talented young comics. Jeff will headline the show with his comedy examining his particular life experiences, which include being the only white kid on his Little League team in Queens, and his work experience prior to comedy – working as an engineer, using his two degrees from MIT! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA Cost $18-$21 Contact Carolyn August Phone Number (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com  

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Pittsburg Pops 2014 Season at the historic California Theatre

Pittsburg Pops 2014 Season The Pittsburg Pops 2014 season is upon us, and this year the concert series will be housed at the beautifully restored California Theatre in Old Town Pittsburg. The current event schedule is as follows: June 21: The Best Intentions Motown Revue. July 12: Shane Dwight rock and blues guitar. August 16: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra featuring Faye Carol  (they will also present a special pre-show workshop and lecture in the Pittsburg Library Community Room) September 20: Rolando Morales, Latin/Flamenco All shows begin at 8 p.m. Individual ticket prices begin at $15 and can be purchased at the California Theatre Box Office at 351 Railroad Avenue, by telephone at 925-427-1611, or online by visiting the theatre’s website. Pittsburg Pops was reintroduced by the Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation earlier this year with performances at the California Theatre by the Junius Courtney Big Band and Foreverland, a 14 piece tribute band to Michael Jackson. The Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation is a local non-profit organization with a mission that includes promotion of the performing arts, literacy, visual arts and cultural events. Pittsburg Pops brings high caliber entertainers to the historic California Theatre at affordable ticket prices.

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Pittsburg Seafood Festival, September 6 & 7, 2014

The annual Pittsburg Seafood Festival, presented by the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce, returns in 2014 for your food and entertainment enjoyment. We don’t have all the details yet, but check back here often to learn about what’s in store for this year’s event.  

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Culinary Crawl 2014 – Now, through August 28

This year’s Old Town Pittsburg “taste of” event, the Culinary Crawl begins on Thursday, June 5th and runs alternating weeks through the Summer. Join the Crawl any week during the season and visit all the host restaurants and other eateries and businesses that Old Town has to offer. 5:30 – 8:30pm. DATE / HOST RESTAURANT Note: You will visit all participating businesses each week, however one restaurant is the designated final “host” of the week. Sample a taste of what the eatery has to offer, or a special treat from a participating business. June 5: New Mecca Cafe June 26: La Veranda Ristorante Italiano July 17: Lumpy’s Diner July 31: EJ Phair Brewery Tap Room August 14: Dad’s BBQ August 28: Hall of Fame Sports Bar & Grill Cost/Tickets: $10 per ticket, per week. Tickets available at Railroad Book Depot, 650 Railroad Ave.

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Farmers’ Market 2014, May 5 – Oct 25, 9am – 1pm

The Old Town Farmers’ Market is back! Join us every Saturday from now until October 25th, 9am – 1pm in Old Town Plaza. You’ll find a wonderful array of fruit and vegetable vendors providing a beautiful selection of fresh and organic produce. Visit the market every Saturday, enjoy live music, and also delight in the delicious treats from the food vendors! Don’t forget to visit your favorite Old Town businesses while you’re here, too!

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Children’s Theatre: Peter Pan Summer Camp, July 14-25.

Event Bay Area Children’s Theatre- Peter Pan Summer Camp  Dates/Times July 14-25 Monday – Friday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Description Come learn acting, singing, and dancing skills as you rehearse the classic story of Peter Pan. Whether you are a novice or seasoned performer, this fast-paced, two week musical theater production camp will prepare you for final performances in front of your family and friends. Skill building and stage confidence will be emphasized along with group participation.Ages 7-14 years old Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 Cost $200 Contact Carolyn August Phone (925) 427-1611 Email info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com  

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Check out our calendar to stay up to date on everything happening in Old Town. From special events, to seasonal happenings, you can find out what’s new and cool in Old Town on our Calendar, on Facebook, or on Twitter!

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