Holiday Parade & Peppermint Playland – Saturday, December 15, 2018. 11am

Holiday Parade & Peppermint Playland Grab the family, bundle up and be prepared to enjoy Pittsburg’s annual Holiday Parade! Saturday, December 15, 2018 Railroad Avenue, between 3rd & 8th Streets, and John Buckley Park Parade: 11am Peppermint Playland: 12pm – 3pm Crafts, jumpy houses, magic show and Santa!

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Christmas Tree Lighting 2018 – Thursday, December 6, 2018. 5pm

Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday, December 6th, 2018 John Buckley Square, Railroad Avenue between 5th and 6th Streets, Old Town Pittsburg Music Begins at 5pm Tree Lighting at 5:30pm 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.

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Dance: Holiday Magic 2018. December 9, 2018. 1pm, 3:30pm

Event Holiday Magic 2018 Dates/Times December 9, 2018 at 1pm and 3:30pm Description A spectacular holiday inspired dance performance for children and adults. Now in its 40th-year DA Dance Center / D’Ann’s Academy of Dance continues to entertain audiences with breathtaking performances in a fun and festive environment. Please join us this year to celebrate the holidays! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $10-$18 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact carolyn august Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Ms. Betty’s Toy Drive – December 15, 2018. 12:15pm

Event 13th Annual Ms. Betty’s Toy Drive Dates/Times December 15, 2018 at 12:15pm Description This toy drive is designed to continue the good deeds of the Late “Mr. Doug” Conner & his lovely wife “Ms. Betty’s” and their passion to give back to those in need in the Old Town Pittsburg Community and beyond. The Conner’s originally started this toy drive prior to 2005. After Mr. Doug’s untimely passing in 2009 their granddaughter, Tanicia Currie joined forces with Ms. Betty to continue their good deeds. Please help us to give back by dropping off new/unwrapped toys and gently used coats to benefit the children of Old Town Pittsburg and beyond. We will have Photos with Santa and kids activities before the giveaway. For information, sign-ups, donations, and/or questions: Text (925) 709-4406 or email: [email protected] We thank all of our local community sponsors, volunteers, and our amazing board members for their support & contributions year after year. 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 [email protected]

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PCT’s 4th Annual Christmas Revue – December 16, 2018. 2pm.

Event PCT’s 4th Annual Christmas Revue Dates/Times December 16, 2018 at 2pm Description PCT Counts down the the top 25 favorite songs of the season as voted on by our faithful audience. Louis Esposito II is your host for this Holiday Musical Countdown and features: The Pittsburg High School Choir Vocal Ease Good Shepherd’s Ladies in Harmony Peter Gothold and the Edgewater Church Band Many Cast and Crew Members from PCT’s Production of Spamalot With: David and Marlene Ward, Bobbie and Keith Barlow, Nayeli Roman, Dianna Schepers and Donald Lang AND: Dave Moyer on the Original Robert Morgan Pipe Organ playing before the show, during intermission and with a special holiday video. Produced and Directed by Dianna Schepers. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Ticket $25 adult. $20 student/senior BONUS: Show your ticket or stub at Steeltown Coffee & Tea before or after the show and get a special hot chocolate and holiday cookie for only $4. Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact carolyn august Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Rocky Horror Picture Show – December 29, 2018. Time TBA.

Event The Rocky Horror Picture Show 2018 Dates/Times December 29, 2018 Description Live cast Amber’s Sweets 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 theater with a cast, friends and audience partici … pation! Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $12-$17 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact carolyn august Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Sophocles’ Ajax – December 5 – 8, 2018. 7pm

Event AJAX Dates/Times December 5-8, 2018 at 7pm Description When the mighty warrior Achilles has been killed the decision of who will receive his illustrious armor becomes open for debate. Greece’s mightiest warrior second only to Achilles, Ajax, is overlooked and disgraced when the armor is bestowed upon Odysseus causing Ajax to fall into a rage on the brink of madness In this rage, Ajax slaughters a filed of livestock and then takes his own life. Sophocles’ compelling work asked the audience to examine how we honor the soldiers who fight to protect us and how we as a society uphold that honor even when a warrior dishonors himself. Join us for a powerful performance starring veterans, community members and students as we explore the powerful themes of unity, honor, respect, and forgiveness in an unforgettable evening. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets $10-$15 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact carolyn august Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Annie Kids – Little Performers. Sept 20 – Jan19. (Grades K-1)

Event Annie Kids- Little Performers Dates/Times Dates: Sept 20, 2018 thru Jan 19, 2018 Rehearsals: Thursdays, 3:30pm-4:15pm Performances: Jan 18 at 7pm & Jan 19 at 2pm. Description Relying on Their imaginations and the guidance of professional teaching artists, these Little Performers will create their own story of adventure, song, and dance based on Annie Kids! Their unique play will be showcased as the pre-show to the Young Performer’s final production. They will also join the older students on stage for the grand finale! Grades K-1 Contact Bay Area Children’s Theater for registration. www.bactheatre.org. 510-296-4433 Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Tuition: $175 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Annie Kids – Young Performers Class. Sept 20 – Jan 19. (Grades 2-5)

Event Annie Kids – Young Performers Dates/Times Dates: Sept 20, 2018 thru Jan 19, 2018 Rehearsals: Thursdays, 4:30pm-6pm Performances: Jan 18 at 7pm & Jan 19 at 2pm. Description Step onto the stage with fellow 2nd-5th grade performers in the beloved classic Annie Kids! Through the process of rehearsing a musical, students will learn basic theater skills while having fun and making new friends. In addition to their rehearsals once a week, students are expected to practice their songs and lines at home. At the end of the session, Annie Kids will come to life on the stage with colorful sets and costumes Grades 2-5 Contact Bay Area Children’s Theater for registration. www.bactheatre.org. 510-296-4433 Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Tuition: $315 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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Aladdin Jr: Next Stage Performers Class. Sept 18 – Jan 12

Event Aladdin Jr- Next Stage Performers Dates/Times Dates: Sept 18, 2018 thru Jan 12, 2018 Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 4-6pm Performances: Jan 11 at 7pm & Jan 12 @ 2pm Description Take the next step in this performance-focused, ensemble-based class. Through the rehearsal process of a musical, Next Stage Performers offers skill building in dance, vocal technique, and acting. Grades 5-8. Contact Bay Area Children’s Theater for Registration. www.bactheatre.org. 510-296-4433. Location California Theatre 351 Railroad Ave Old Town Pittsburg Tickets Tuition: $415 Online Tickets http://www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com Contact California Theatre Phone (925) 427-1611 Email [email protected]

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