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EventsSt. Isidore Sip & Shop Holiday Soiree
Join for a holiday celebration from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at St. Isidore School. Enjoy wines from Hall Wines and hors d'oeuvres from Peasant and the Pear while shopping unique gifts from dozens of vendors, including Bittersweet Lemonade, Beauty Counter, Garden Affair, Giagiari Bros., Tart, Vici, Wish and more! Cost is $35 at the door. Contact email@example.com or go to stisidore.maestroweb.com. St. Isidore School Benson Center, 435 La Gonda Way, Danville.
EventsSip and Shop Holiday Boutique
Enjoy an evening of holiday shopping from 4-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5 at ClubSport San Ramon! Complimentary wine, beverages and appetizers will be available. Get fashion jewelry, clothing, children's tutus, skincare and holiday gifts! Call 735-8500. ClubSport San Ramon, 350 Bollinger Canyon Lane, San Ramon.
EventsBishop Ranch Tree Lighting Ceremony
Gather family and friends, come play in a snow park with real snow, listen to live music and watch the ceremonial lighting of the spectacular 70-foot White Fir tree, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 at Bishop Ranch 1 in San Ramon. The guest of honor, of course, is Santa Claus! Call 543-0100 or go to http://www.bishopranch.com/tenant-services/amenities/events/bishop-ranch-tree-lighting-celebration/. Bishop Ranch 1, 6111 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon.
EventsFriends of the Dublin Library Book Sale
Come to the Dublin Library Book Sale for a great selection of beautiful hardcover books in excellent condition, ideal for gift giving, as well as children's books, gourmet cookbooks, gift books, and more. The sale runs from noon-3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Dublin Library. Call 828-1315. Dublin Library, 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin.
EventsHospice of the East Bay Tree of Lights
Hospice of the East Bay invites the public to participate in its 27th Annual Tree of Lights ceremony at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Alamo Women's Club. There will be music, poetry, remembrances by family members and Hospice staff, and a reception to follow. For dedications, donations, or questions call 887-5678 or go to www.hospiceeastbay.org. Alamo Women's Club, 1401 Danville Blvd., Alamo.
EventsAmador Valley Quilters Holiday Tea Party
Let the party begin! The AVQ Holiday Tea Party, complete with food, Parade of Attire and presentation of donated quilts, is a warm and happy celebration of the season from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Pleasanton Middle School, 5001 Case Ave., Pleasanton. Contact AVQ.Publicity@gmail.com or go to www.amadorvalleyquilters.org. Pleasanton Middle School, 5001 Case Ave., Pleasanton.
EventsHolidays on the Farm
Relive an old-fashioned holiday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 at Forest Homes Historic Park in San Ramon. Two of Santa's reindeer will be making a special stop-over. Don't miss the "Holiday Market" featuring handmade gifts. There will be sheep dog demonstrations, holiday entertainment, tractor rides, and old fashioned games. Call 973-3284 or go to www.sanramon.ca.gov/parks/programs. Forest Home Farms Historic Park, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon.
Get the freshest seasonal fare at the Danville Certified Farmers' Market. You'll find fruits and vegetables direct from local farmers, along with fresh-cut flowers, bedding plants, fresh breads, and delicious specialty food items you can eat in the market or take with you to enjoy at home. Starting Saturday, April 6.
EventsVeterans of Foreign Wars, Post 75
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 75, San Ramon Valley - meets every third Wednesday of the month at the Veterans Memorial Building, 400 Hartz Ave., Danville. Doors open at 7 p.m., meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Post Commander Ernie Petagara at 362-9806. Mail to: VFW Post 75 San Ramon Valley, P.O. Bos 1092, Danville, Ca 94526. Or visit www.vfwpost75.org. Veterans Memorial Building, 400 Hartz Ave., Danville.
EventsVisit the USS Hornet
Across the Bay from San Francisco, take the family to visit the USS Hornet, a restored aircraft carrier in Alameda. The USS Hornet served in WWII and recovered the Apollo 11 astronauts. Tour the bridge, hangar deck, engine room, navigation bridge, captain's bridge, primary flight control and flight deck, or ride in the flight simulator. The Hornet is open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $14 for adults; $12 for seniors; $12 for military and students with ID; $6 for ages 5-17; children under 5 are free. Parking is free. The USS Hornet is at Pier 3, 707 W. Hornet Ave., Alameda. Call (510) 521-8448 or visit www.uss-hornet.org for details. Pier 3 , 707 W. Hornet Ave., Alameda.
EventsDanville Farmers Market
The Danville Farmers Market is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday at the Railroad Avenue Municipal Parking Lot, at the corner of Railroad and Prospect avenues. Get the freshest seasonal fare at the Danville Certified Farmers Market. You'll find fruits and vegetables direct from local farmers, along with fresh-cut flowers, bedding plants, fresh breads, and delicious specialty food items you can eat in the market or take with you to enjoy at home. Call 825-9090 or visit www.pcfma.com for more details. Railroad Avenue Municipal Parking Lot, Railroad Ave. and Prospect Ave., Danville.
EventsGlass House Museum Tours
The Glass House Museum, a restored Victorian at 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd. in San Ramon, is open for tours the second Saturday of each month - at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - when you can step back in time to explore the site and participate in free activities. Next door is Forest Home Farms Historic Park with tractor museum, which offers tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cost is $5; $8 for both tours on the same. Tour tickets can be purchased at the Gift Shoppe. For more details, call 973-3284 or visit www.SanRamon.ca.gov. Glass House Museum, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon.
EventsTour of the Blackhawk Museum
The Blackhawk Museum sponsors a docent-led tour of its Renowned Exhibitions at 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. The tour is free with admission. For information, call 736-2280. Blackhawk Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville.