5549 Bridgehead Road
Oakley, CA 94561
Phone: (925) 755-1222
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The Contra Costa County Fairgrounds is the site of the annual springtime Contra Costa County Fair. See website to see what other exciting events are coming up.
Located at the foothills of Mount Diablo, Concord Pavilion (formerly the Sleep Train Pavillion) has been frequented by six million visitors since its opening in 1975. The Pavilion has hosted events of all kinds, from music concerts to dance shows, to annual graduation ceremonies and choral festivals. The Philharmonic Orchestra of New York and Los Angeles, Cher, The Dave Matthews Band, Shania Twain, Tony Bennett, Aerosmith, Destiny's Child, R. Kelly and Diana Krall have all mesmerized the audience in this esteemed arena.
Known primarily for music concerts, this pavilion has theater-style seats surrounded by an incline of grass and it can accommodate 12,500 people.
First-run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films are shown at this cinema that also features comfortable seating and a large concession stand.
Diablo Valley College (DVC) dates back to the year 1949, when it began as the East Contra Costa Junior College, a publicly owned two-year community college. It was rechristened as DVC in 1958 and is one of the most prized institutions of the Contra Costa Community College District in Pleasant Hill. A verdant campus, well-qualified faculty, excellent infrastructure and expansive educational programs and courses are some of the features of this wonderful college. Besides academics, DVC strives for excellence in art and culture, athletics and other sports. DVC's Information Center is one of the most well-equipped of such centers in the district. Visit website for information on courses, admission procedures and more.
This venue seats 1200 people and is located in downtown Walnut Creek. It offers three performance spaces: the 785-seat Hofmann Theatre, the 300-seat Margaret Lesher Theatre and the 130-seat Knight Stage, and hosts plays, concerts and dance productions. It was founded by Dean Lesher, a newspaper publisher, and opened its doors in 1990.
Opened in 2005, Red House Studios is much more than a simple concert venue. This venue helps artists in not only presenting their talent, but refining their skills too. Amateurs are given the flexibility to join classes held here as per their interests and budget, like private learning or group sessions or workshops. Red House also assists the artist in being a part of a band or getting their music contract with recording companies. This is not it, going further, the studios also organize fund-raising concerts to help charitable institutes. The various on-site venues can also be rented for private functions. For details, check website.
Opened in 1929, this truly classic theater has been beautifully restored to its original Art Deco grandeur and it shows first-run Hollywood movies nights. Daytime tours are available.
Front Row Theatre was established in 2005 (San Ramon, CA). The theatre's building is situated aproximately an one mile from the modern complex of Dougherty Valley PAC (Performing Arts Center). Front Row Theatre has seats for 90 spectators only, but impresses with its wide range of performances - from the contemporary and state-of-the-art shows to the progressive educational programs.
Formerly known as Cora Speedway, the Dixon Speedway is a half mile loop that is a source of thrill and delight for the speed junkies of Dixon. The speedway regularly hosts a variety of kart races and events that attract drivers and spectators from all over. From beginners to seasoned experts of every age, this arena has something for everyone. So, stop on by with the family and savor the adrenaline rush of watching these little wonders chase each other around this oval, clay track at a dazzling speed.
This multiplex has eight screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
The Livermore Cinema 13 is already regarded as one of the best and most high-tech cinemas in the bay area. To top it off, the cinema boasts the second largest solar power system on the roof of a movie theater anywhere in the world. The cinema showcasing blockbuster and Hollywood studio driven films, so if you are into indie flicks, this state-of-the-art theater is not for you.