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Easter Themed Events and More

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Easter

A list of upcoming events this week and for Easter Weekend. Below that, have provided a sampling of upcoming events in April, May and even into June.

Beginning April 1, music events will be listed in a single post in our events calendar versus each venue needing their own entry–this should cut down on scrolling through several events.

March 28

  • 5:00 pm – Antioch Food Truck Thursdays (4703 Lone Tree Way)
  • 6:00 pm – Bunny Hop Bar Hop in Downtown Brentwood – more info
  • 6:00 pm – Dave Bell & Cecilia Long Duo at Roxx on Main (Martinez)
  • 6:00 pm – Tommy, Dave & The Chandeliers with Randy Hayes at WiseGirl (Pleasant Hill)
  • 6:00 pm – Mercy Terrace, My Evergreen Soul & His4Hector live at Retro Junkie (Walnut Creek)
  • 6:30 pm – R&B Night w/DJ Koolen at Dale Vino (Pittsburg)

March 29

  • 5:30 pm – 5th Friday with Garage Land Rodeo at Slow Hand BBQ (martinez)
  • 6:00 pm – Lavender Fields Live at Monica’s Riverview (Antioch)
  • 6:00 pm – Salvage Title live at Del Cielo Brewery (Martinez)
  • 6:00 pm – Hawaiian Royalty Music (reggae, lovers rock) at Riggers Loft (Richmond)
  • 6:00 pm – Emo Kids + Used to Be Valentines at Retro Junkie (Walnut Creek)
  • 7:00 pm – Tim Cecchini Live at Brentwood CoCo Wine Company
  • 7:00 pm – Hipster Jazz with Deborah Del Mastro at Roxx on Main (Martinez)
  • 7:00 pm – Quattro live at WiseGirl (Pleasant Hill)
  • 8:00 pm – Friday night Live at Smiths Landing Featuring Project 4 Band
  • 8:00 pm – Mourning Mountains The Cruelty & Blue Indeed at Vinnies Bar & Grill (Concord)
  • 9:00 pm – Dear You: Emo Night at Brentwood Emporium
  • 9:30 pm – Superbad (rock covers) at Dan’s Irish Sports Bar (Walnut Creek)

 

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 March 30

  • 8:00 am Local Farmers Markets (Brentwood, Orinda, San Ramon, Walnut Creek)
  • 8:00 am: Antioch Rotary Bunny Hop 5k – Join the Antioch Rotary Club for its Bunny Hop 5K race on March 30, 2024–the day before Easter The Start/Finish Area is within Corteva Wetlands. You must park at the Antioch Marina Parking Lot and walk about 3/4 miles into the Race Site. The Awards & Kids Dash will be at the Antioch Marina Site. To sign up… click here
  • 9:00 am: Discovery Bay Easter Egg Hunt: Discovery Bay Lions Club Eggstravaganza: Join the Discovery Bay Lions Club for their annual spectacular Easter Egg Hunt at the Discovery Bay Community Center. More information, www.discoverybaylions.com
  • 10:00 am – Easter egg Hunt & Lunch (Concord) – join the Gehringer Park Pool Board for this annual Easter Egg Hunt & Lunch at the Gehringer Pool & Gardens (open to the public). You have a chance to win a golden egg. for your chance to win a GOLDEN EGG!  $20 Donation per child (16 yrs and under). The Easter Bunny will be stopping by to take photos!  Plus there will be Gift Basket raffles as well! – more info
  • 10:00 am Martinez Egg Hunt at the Martinez Waterfront: Come join the fun and merriment at the Waterfront Park Field in Martinez. The Hunt will begin at 10AM sharp, so be ready for an egg-citing good time! For more information and registration, click here.
  • 10:00 am – Join Delta Ranches & Homes as it host sits 5th Annual Egg Hunt and Pet Event at Knightsen School (1023) Delta Road in Knightsen. Come out and visit the agricultural area of Contra Costa County and see local 4H kids with their animals, petting zoo, animal rescue and pet adoptions. As well as live music, egg hunt and more.
  • 11:00 am – Antioch Eggstravaganza + Recreation Expo: join us for the 3rd Annual Eggstravaganza and Recreation Expo at the Antioch Water Park. Participate in land AND water egg hunts, take part in spring crafts, and play games with staff! Don’t forget to view our activity showcase for upcoming and ongoing classes, take part in demonstrations and so much more when you and your family attend this eggcellent event! Purchase A Ticket Here: AntiochWaterPark.com
  • 11:00 am – Easter Egg Hunt in Brentwood sponsored by ODAT located at 1361 Barbara St at the Village Community Center. Photos with the Easter Bunny along with bounce house, face painting, music and more. A little kid and big kid egg hunt will occur with 0-5 grade at 1pm and 6-8th at 3:00 pm. For more information, contact (925) 240-1359.
  • 12:00 pm – Antioch Rivertown Easter Egg Extravaganza: Easter Egg Hunt + pictures with the Easter Bunny at 3:00 pm. This is an Easter Egg Hunt with the downtown Merchants from store-to-store.
  • 12:00 pm – Rivertown Treasure Chest Easter Egg-Extravaganza: Event is from 12-3 pm in downtown Antioch (306 G St) with the Easter Bunny, eggs, treats and fun.
  • 12:00 pm: Spring Brews Festival 2024 (Concord): The 13th Annual Spring Brews Festival brings over 60 world class craft breweries to Downtown Concord, CA. with live music, food and more!  The Brewing Network’s Spring Brews Festival returns to Todos Santos Plaza in Concord to celebrate its 13th year as one of the best craft beer festivals in the Bay Area! Get ready to get outside for a great day in the park with a lineup of the best craft beer in California. We’ve also got the live music and great food that you’ve come to expect from us! Tickets are $65. This is a 21 and over only event. Everyone must purchase a ticket to enter. Designated Driver tickets are available. Ticketsclick here
  • 12:00 pm – Danville Livery Hop into Spring: The Easter Bunny will be hopping by for a dazzling photo opportunity! Enjoy a bunny petting zoo with cute and cuddly live bunnies, crafts for the kids, and pick up a free egg-citing Easter basket for your little one that includes candy-filled eggs and more. Sign up to be an egg-stra special Danville Livery VIP Insider at the guest services booth and then grab a FREE kids cup at Cold Stone Creamer – more info
  • 2:00 pm – Primavera Latin Jazz Band at Riggers Loft (Richmond)
  • 5:00 pm – Kiwanis Club of the Delta-Antioch Annual Tri Tip Dinner: Join the Kiwanis Club of the Delta-Antioch for its annual Romano Marchetti memorial Tri-Tip & Chicken dinner on Saturday, March 30, 2024. The event is held at the VFW Hall at 815 Fulton Shipyard in Antioch, CA. For more information or tickets, contact Angel Luevano (925) 813-2547 or Allison Norris (925) 642-5404
  • 5:30 pm – Howell Devine at Slow Hand BBQ (Martinez)
  • 6:00 pm – Antioch Speedway Races – preview
  • 6:00 pm – Live Paella Party at Hannah Nicole Vineyards: Live Paella Party on March 30th, 2024. You’ll be treated to a show as Havana’s chefs cook up the holy grail of Spanish cuisine: Paella! Tickets – click here
  • 6:00 pm – Baycoin Beats at Monica’s Riverview (Antioch)
  • 6:00 pm – Matthew Dunley at Slow Hand BBQ (Pleasant Hill)
  • 6:00 pm – DJ Night Tropical Edition live at Del Cielo Brewing (Martinez)
  • 6:00 pm – Mirage (Fleetwood Mac Tribute) and Petty Rocks (Tom Petty Tribute) at Retro Junkie (Walnut Creek)
  • 6:00 pm – Comedy Night at Riggers Loft (Richmond)
  • 7:00 pm – KPOP Night at Brentwood Emporium
  • 7:00 pm – Bay Connection Trio at Roxx on Main (Martinez)
  • 7:00 pm – Ticket to Ride live at WiseGirl (Pleasant Hill)
  • 8:00 pm – Blues Healers Live at Brentwood CoCo Wine Company
  • 8:00 pm – The Full House Band live at Tailgaters (Antioch)
  • 8:00 pm – Beerfest Afterpart w/Mitch Polzak at Vinnies Bar & Grill (Concord)
  • 9:30 pm – Notorious (rock and dance covers) at Dan’s Irish Sports Bar (Walnut Creek)

March 31

  • 9:00 am – Easter Brunch at Lone Tree Golf Course (Antioch): multiple seating times, for reservations please call (925) 706-4232 – prepayment required — more info
  • 9:00 am – Easter at Discovery Bay Country Club – for reservations, call (925) 634-0700
  • 2:00 pm – Egg Hunt at Creekside Park (Brentwood): Bring your own basket and camera, lots of Easter eggs. This event is hosted by Brentwood Church of Christ.
  • 2:00 pm – Easter Diner Soul Food Sunday + Easter Egg Hunt at Dale Vino (Pittsburg): Resident specialty Chef Michelle is bringing the soul to Easter, and every last Sunday of the month! Tickets for this beautiful Easter brunch include your first glass of bubbles, wine or beer, robust, outstanding buffet,  plus deluxe dessert and candy bar. Tickets and FULL MENU HERE. Reserved tickets required.
  • 2:00 pm – Fake Melody Trio (jazz) at Riggers Loft (Richmond)
  • 4:00 pm – DJ Eden at Monica’s Riverview (Antioch)

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April/May/June Events – a sampling of what is to come

Here is a look at a few events further out this spring/summer

  • April 6 — Rods & Rigs Car & Truck Show (Oakley): The Makers Boulevard partners with Purpose-Built, Home of the Trades, for their annual Rods and Rigs event, benefiting first responders. — more info
  • April 6 – Lodi Wine Festival – more info
  • April 12-14 — San Joaquin Asparagus Festival – more info
  • April 13 – Bay Area Craft Beer Festival (Martinez) – more info
  • April 13 – Walnut Creek Great Tomato Plant Sale – more info
  • April 14 – Ink’d 4 Paws Benefit Tattoo Event (Antioch) – more info
  • April 14 – Heer’s Socials April Family Fun Day (Oakley) – more info
  • April 20 – Keep Antioch Beautiful – more info
  • April 20 – The Great Tomato Plan Sale (Antioch) – more info
  • April 20 – The Makers Boulevard – A Community Market in Brentwood – more info
  • April 20 – Sip and Shop at Campos Family Vineyards (Byron) – more info
  • April 20 – Knightsen 4-H Dinner & Auction – more info
  • April 20 – 56th Annual Antiques and Collectibles Show (Antioch) – more info
  • April 20 – Mt Diablo Resource Recovery Earth Day 2024: Planet vs. Plastics (Pittsburg) – more info
  • April 20 – Butter & Egg Days (Petaluma) – more info
  • April 20 – Bay Area Brew Fest (San Francisco) – more info
  • April 20 & 21 – Spring Contra Costa Crystal Fair (Walnut Creek) – more info
  • April 24 – Rivertown Treasure Chest Fashion Show (Antioch) – more info
  • April 27 – Brentwood Day of Service – more info
  • April 27 – Pinole Bicycle Rodeo – more info
  • April 27 – River Front Arts Fest (Rio Vista) – more info
  • April 27 & 28 – Clayton Art & Wine Festival – more info
  • April 28 –  Tenacious J 5K Memorial Race (Oakley) – This race is in honor of Jessica Buscho, who was an active leader in our Girl Scout Community. All proceeds from this event benefit local Girl Scouts of Northern California and Bright Spot Network–a support organization for young cancer patients who are also parents of small children. – more info
  • April 28 – Mom’s Day Boutique (Concord) – more info
  • April 30 – East Bay Business Expo & Job Fair (Brentwood) – more info
  • May 11 – Rivertown Wine Walk & Artisan Faire – more info
  • May 16-19: Contra Costa County Fair – more info
  • May 18 & 19 – Pleasant Hill Art, Wine and Music Festival – more info
  • May 21 – Taste of Lafayette Restaurant Stroll – more info
  • May 25-27:  Bay Area KidFest (Concord) – more info
  • May 26 – Bags and Brews Cornhole Tournament in Downtown Brentwood – more info
  • June 15 – Clayton BBQ & Brews Festival – more info
  • June 15 & 16 – Isleton Crawdad Festival – more info
  • June 22 – Lumpy’s Diner Spring Car Show (Antioch) – Lumpy’s Diner Spring Car Show hosted by The Midnighters. Car registration is from 8am-10am. First come, first serve. Registration fee is $30 at the Midnighters booth. Open to all years, makes and models. Show starts at 10am and awards at 2pm. Come out and join the community to enjoy all the beautiful cars, vendors, music and delicious food!

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