East County Events June 26 and Beyond


Here is a look at this weeks events going on in East Contra Costa County for the weekend of June 26 and beyond which includes the Friday night Brentwood Summer Concert Series with “Juke Joint.” On Sunday, Brownstone Gardens is hosting a Open House Photo Day where guests can come use the grounds for summer photographs.


June 26: Starry Nights in Brentwood Summer Concert Series
This Starry Nights in Brentwood Summer Concert will feature “Juke Joint”.  Juke Joint specializes in classic soul and R&B.

The concert will be held in City Park, located at 710 Second Street in Brentwood.  The show will begin at 7 p.m.  All patrons are asked to follow park rules before, during, and after the concerts.  No dogs, no glass containers, and no audio/video recording devices allowed.  Ample parking is available in the parking garage.

Bring your blanket, chairs, and a picnic dinner and enjoy this FREE event



Victory OutreachJune 26 & June 27:  Victory Outreach Event


Victory Outreach Antioch Church is having a crusade on June 26th and June 27th at Antioch High School.

We are showing two live on stage dramas, one each nite. I have attached our flyer for your review. We will host a car show and bbq on the 26th from 2pm-4pm to the community.

Please join us in seeing lives touched with this event.



Brentwood-Farmers-MarketJuly 27: Brentwood Farmers Market

The Brentwood Farmers’ Market on is open on Saturday from 8am to 12pm, Oak St. and First St.  New this year – they have expanded around the corner onto Oak St.

The season will run from March 7, 2015 to November 21, 2015.



Ironhouse-ValveIronhouse Valve Grand Opening

Stop by Saturday morning at 9 am for ISD’s Residential “Valve” Grand Opening. Come learn about our Residential Recycle Water Fill Station and sign up to get your Free recycled water to water your lawns and gardens.

See our website at http://www.ISDP2.org/ for more details about ISD’s Residential Recycled Water Fill Station.



June 27: Oakley: Free Mulch Available

Need some wood chips/mulch for your landscaping?  Wood chips will once again be available for pick-up tomorrow, June 27th from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the City Yard at the corner of Neroly Road and Main Street (entrance on Neroly). Residents need to bring their own tools/shovels and bags/containers to load and carry the mulch, and a tarp to cover if necessary. The wood chips are being offered for free through a partnership between the City of Oakley, Diablo Water District and West Coast Arborists, Inc. (WCA).


June 27: You Me We = Oakley Citizenship Drive
You, Me, We = Oakley is scheduled to host a Citizenship Drive on Saturday June 27 at Oakley City Hall in order to assist applicants commence in naturalization process to become US Citizens. Participants will be screened for eligibility and have a volunteer fill out their applications and be placed in the appropriate English/Civics exam preparation course. To volunteer, please contact Gaby at [email protected]

June 27: Delta River Cats Fundraiser
The Delta River Rats, a local youth roller hockey league, will be hosting a craft fair this Saturday, June 27th at Antioch Indoor Sports Center to help raise funds for the end of season tournament. The event is located at 1210 Sunset Dr in Antioch and will be held between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There will be an e-waste drop, batting cages, snack bar and many local vendors.


Brownstone Gardens Photo DayJune 28: Brownstone Garden Open House Photo Day
Join Brownstone Gardens on from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for their Open House Photo Day.  Bring your kids, people friendly pets and your own photographers and enjoy our back drops for an afternoon of fun photos! Brownstone Gardens is located at 91 Brownstone Road in Oakley. You may follow them on Facebook by clicking here or visit their website at www.brownstonegardens.com


Furry-FriendsJune 28: Fundraiser for Furry Friends Food Relief and K911

Do you love Spaghetti Feeds? June 28 starting at 3:00-7:00pm at Improved Order of Redmen Erie Tribe #281, 1403 Main Street, Oakley. All proceeds will be split 50/50 with Furry Friends Food Relief Program and K911.

Admission at the door – $12.00 for a plate of spaghetti with all the fixins. Come enjoy a good old fashioned spaghetti feed.
We’re serving spaghetti, green salad, garlic bread and desserts

There will be Raffle items as well, come and have some fun!!

FOOD FIGHT!!! FFFR vs K911 will be taking this fight outside!
Buy a plate or two of Spaghetti and throw it either one, Erin from FFFR, Kathy from K911, or both of them!!

Celebrate-Antioch2July 4: Celebration Antioch 4th of July Celebration

Join the Celebration Antioch Foundation for a day of celebrating this nations birthday with a downtown parade that begins at 3:00 pm followed by fun at

the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds with family friendly entertainment including live entertainment, Kidz Zone with rides, car show, craft and food vendors and fireworks.

The Foundation is still seeking donations from residents and are asking for a $4 or greater donation for the event.  To donate, click here.

For more information, visit www.celebrateantioch.org


City-of-OakleyJuly 4: Oakley Cityhood Celebration
Join the City of Oakley for their cityhood celebration at the Freedom Basin. More details to come

Delta Tactical Training Group 13July 5: Delta Tactical Training Group Handgun Safety Training
Class Cost
$120.00 + $10.00 range fee
Class Time: 8 hours, 9 AM to 1 PM/Range Time: 2 PM to 4 PM
Class Location: 2504 Verne Roberts Circle, Suite #103, Antioch, CA 94509
Materials Needed: 50 rounds of ammunition and eye/ear protection
Contact: (925) 775-4777

If you have little to no experience with handguns, this is the class for you. You will learn about the basic safety and responsibilities that come with owning and operating a handgun. This class teaches general safety rules, range rules, basic gun laws and transportation and storage of a firearm.

Upcoming Training Dates

  • July 5th – Beginner
  • July 12 – Intermediate
  • July 19th – Beginner (Women’s Class)
  • July 26 – Intermediate

Hannah-Nicole-VineyardsJuly 11: Hannah Nicole Vineyards & Winery presents The Purple Ones”
Please join us for the kickoff of our summer concert series!  Enjoy an evening under the stars on the lawn with our returning headliners, the The Purple Ones, a tribute to Prince.

We will have  great summer fare on site for purchase, and we will have picnic “baskets” available for advance VIP tickets.  For more information, visit www.hnvwines.com

Other upcoming concerts include:

  • 8/8 – Steely Dan / Chicago Tribute –Aja Vu
  • 9/12 – Journey Revisited

Please call with any questions, 925-513-9463 or email at [email protected]

Brentwood YouPickJuly 11: Brentwood U-Pick at Streets of Brentwood
Travel to various farms and ranches in the Brentwood area, driving on your own and selecting from the many featured farms to picking your own choicest of seasonal fruits from cherries to peaches, apricots to blackberries, strawberries and plums plus tomatoes, and much, much more.

The Streets of Brentwood, adjacent to Hwy. 4 at the Sand Creek Road exit, is just minutes east of San Francisco and Oakland or northeast from San Jose. For more information, visit Streets of Brentwood

Check-In Times 8:00 am – 12:00 pm at The Streets of Brentwood

  • Saturday, July 11   (multiple types of berries, peaches, plums and limited cherries.)
  • Saturday, July 25   (peaches, nectarines, apricots, and multiple types of berries.)


July-August: Antioch Free Saturday Summer Concerts Return to Downtown Antioch
Once again Waldie Plaza in downtown Antioch will be the place to be on Saturday nights in July and August (excluding 7/4 due to the holiday) for free concerts by the river. Local bands will provide a variety of music from 6-8 PM in Waldie Plaza, located between G & I Streets (by Antioch City Hall off of 2nd Street).

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and visit a downtown restaurant before the concert or bring a light meal/snack with you. Wadie Plaza is a designated park and park rules apply (no alcohol, dogs on leash, etc.).

The musical lineup is:

  • July 11th –  Del Soul (Blues, R&B)
  • July 18th – Tuck & Roll (50’s, 60’s & 70’s)
  • July 25th – Vocal-Ease & The Boogie Men (40’s, 50’s & 60’s)
  • August 1st – The PHDs (Contemporary, R&B, Latin, Oldies & Jazz)
  • August 8th – Nicky D & the All-Stars (Old School)
  • August 15th – The Love Handles (70’s, 80’s & 90’s)
  • August 22nd – Project 4 (Punk, Soul, Latin, R&B)
  • August 29th – Toree McGee & Rodeo House (Today’s Country)


Night-of-HotrodsJuly 18: Knight of the Hotrods
1964 and earlier, American made, traditional styled hot rod and custom car show! Our 8th year of putting on this show in downtown Antioch! Free to all ’64 and earlier hot rods and customs. Free to the public starting at 4-pm at the Riverview Lodge in Antioch.

International Film Showcase Presents The Lunchbox (India)
Sunday July 19, 2015   2:00 pm

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.

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August 22: Brentwood Bark in the Park
The Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee, BANC, will be sponsoring our Bark in the Park event for the third year on Aug 22, 2015 in Brentwood City Park on the corner of Oak St. and 2nd Street. Registration begins at 9am and the parade begins at 10am. Costumes are permitted but not required. Registration is free but dogs must be up to date on their shots and on a leash.  For more information please contact us at [email protected].

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