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Oct. 15-20: East Contra Costa County Events Preview

by ECT

East Contra Costa County has some wonderful events later this week with the Brentwood Rotary hosting their annual comedy show fundraiser–tickets are still available.  For you Motown music lovers, there are still tickets available for the The Best Intentions Motown Revue at the El Campanil Theatre while the City of Oakley is putting on their annual Harvest Festival on Saturday.

Since Halloween is quickly approaching, we did include some events next week that kids will for sure enjoy.

October 14


  •  Assemblyman Jim Frazier First Annual Champion of the Delta Fundraiser. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Bonnie at 916-337-4230 or [email protected]Assemblymember Jim Frazier’s First Annual Champion the Delta Fundraiser
  • Tumble Time Xpress at Willys Bagels and Blends, 390 W. Country Club Drive, Brentwood
    Mommy and Me: 9:45am to 10:15am or 10:30am to 11:00am
    Toddler Time: 11:15am to 12:00am
    Preschool Fit Time: 9:30am to10:30am or 10:45am to 11:45am


October 17

  • Open Mic Night at Uptown Lounge, 613 First Street, Brentwood.
    6:30pm to 9:30pm. Poetry Spoken word, Music and comedy.
    Contact [email protected] to reserve a spot


October 18

  • Comedy and Magic Show, Liberty High School, 850 2nd Street, Brentwood
    7:30pm, $12 advance purchase, $15 at the door, For tickets call 437-4895
  •  Cap’s Comedy Show, 114 Oak Street, Brentwood
    9:00pm, featuring Joey Medina. For more information: www.capsrestaurant.com


October 19

el campinil front

The Best Intentions Motown Revue,
El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second Street Antioch, 8:00 pm
Tickets: Adults: $25, Seniors (62 & Over): $23, Youth (Ages 6 – 17): Free With Paid Adult or Senior
RESERVED SEATING – Voted Bay Area’s Best Motown Tribute Show Celebrating 10 Years. Best Intentions are an unforgettable experience of the great Motown acts of the 60’s,70’s and 80’s, featuring a dynamic tribute performance of the Temptations, The Spinners, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. You can’t resist singing along to these fabulous oldies with all the classic moves & grooves of the old School! Best Intentions is comprised of six great male vocalist with many years in the music and entertainment industry. Throughout their careers combined they have performed with such greats as Patti LaBelle,The Temptations, James Brown, The Natural Four, Zakiah Hooker, Rod Stewart, Stanley Turrentine,and many many more. Their careers have taken them to venues all across the U.S. and Canada, and now here at El Campanil Theatre. Purchase Your Tickets Online


Rotary Club of Brentwood Hosts its annual Trade Club Dinner and Comedy Show
7:00 pm at the Veterans Hall on First Street in Brentwood, $35 per ticket. This is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year.
Contact John Fink at (925) 550-8479 for tickets.



Oakley Harvest Festival, 3231 Main Street, Oakley
12:00pm to 4:00pm, Free. Food, kids area, costume parade, canine costume parade, pumpkin carving contest. For more information: [email protected]


Bethel Island Lions Club Annual Poker Tournament, 3090 Ranch Lane, Bethel Island
5:00pm cocktails, no host bar and complimentary hos d’ouevres.
6:00pm tournament starts, must prebuy your tickets to enter.
60 buy in with $20 re-buy and a $20 add on. You must pre-buy your tickets to enter the tournament; they will not be sold at the door.
For more information go to: www.bethellion.wix.com

Farmers Market, Downtown Brentwood, first and Oak Street 8:00am to 12:00pm


October 20

Touch of the Light (Taiwan), International Film Showcase, El Campanil Theatre, Showings at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm , NOTE NEW SCHEDULE (No Shows on Friday but 2 matinees on Sunday)
Tickets: Adults: $8 Seniors (62 & Over): $7 Youth (Ages 10 – 17): Free With Paid Adult or Senior, GENERAL SEATING. Based on true events related to the life of Taiwanese piano prodigy Huang Yu-Siang (Siang played by himself), this is a story of inspiration, discovery and love. Born to a rural family in Taiwan unprepared for the birth of a blind son, Siang was a curious and precocious child. Touch and sound was everything to him. With the love of his mother and support of his family, he grew up with no barriers – that is until he had to face the real world as he left his family behind in order to attend university where he had to compete on the same playing field as the sighted students and to find his own way.


A little further out

Scarecrows in the Park October 11-27, 2013, Brentwood City Park, 710 2nd Street, Brentwood. Scarecrows in the Park invites you to design and build your own Scarecrow. Sign up with the Parks & Recreation Department

Marsh Creek Elementary School will host their Hawktoberfest on October 25, 2013 from 5-8.

BRENTWOOD Home-Town Halloween October 26, 2013, 5 – 8 p.m. First & Oak Brentwood. Celebration of Halloween Portions of Oak & First Streets are closed to all traffic. Local businesses have booths and there is the “big pumpkin” for children. It is a totally safe environment for the youngsters & they all go home with lots of candy! Calling all Ghost and Goblins, join us for night of Fun Trick or Treating in downtown Brentwood. Starts at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Don’t forget your trick or treat bag.


Saturday, October 26th, 5–10pm Frighteners Haunted House, Knightson School, 1923 Delta Road, Knightson. A night of screams featuring a haunted hause, carnival games, raffles and trunk or treating.  Haunted house $5, admission and other activities are free.

Antioch Animal Control Holloween

Saturday, Octobeer 26th, 11am-2pm Antioch Animal Services First Annual Howl-O-Weenie Mutt Strut. 300 L Street,Antioch. Costume parade at 11:30am. All dogs must be on a leash.  Costume contest, raffle, baskets and prizes.

Friday, October 29th, 4-9pm Marsh Creek Elementary Halloween Fest and Haunted House, 601 Grant Street, Brentwood. Featuring a haunted house, creepy cake walk, boongo, a costume contest, goblin golf and more. Tickets $.50 each, Bag of 20 $8.00 or wristbands for $15.


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