Northgate Calendar

October 2021

Wed., Oct. 6
Live from the Library! Broadway’s Golden Age: The Making of an American Art Form, 1927-1964
@online
Take a look back with local actor, writer, and director, Rob Seitelman, as he presents “Broadway’s Golden Age: The Making of an American Art Form, 1921–1964.” From Showboat to Fiddler on the Roof, Seitelman will take you from the birth of the American musical through the major works that established the genre and a lively discussion on what makes the musical a quintessentially American art form.
Cost: Free
Time: 7-8:30pm

Sat., Oct. 9
Movies on the Roof: Disney’s Coco
@Lesher Center garage
Enjoy a safe, family-friendly activity at the Lesher Center in the beautiful arts district of Downtown Walnut Creek. You are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, dinner, and any other comforts of home. Please consider other moviegoers and keep chairs, coolers, and other comforts to a minimum height.
Cost: $5 per person, Under 3 is discounted
Time: 7:15 pm

Sat., Oct. 16 
Movies on the Roof: Disney’s Hocus Pocus 
@Lesher Center garage 
Enjoy a safe, family-friendly activity at the Lesher Center in the beautiful arts district of Downtown Walnut Creek. You are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, dinner, and any other comforts of home. Please consider other moviegoers and keep chairs, coolers, and other comforts to a minimum height. 
Cost: $5 per person, Under 3 is discounted (lesherartscenter.org) 
Time: 7:15 pm 

Any day 
Public Art Self-Guided Audio Tour 
Enjoy a self-guided audio tour of Public Art in Walnut Creek, featuring 33 stops about the artwork in the downtown area. Look for the pink and orange Public Art signs around town, located by artworks. Dial the number on the signs to hear about that artwork. 
More information: https://www.bedfordgallery.org/public-art/public-art-tours 
Cost: free 

Sat., Oct. 16 
Remodeling Seminar 
@online or in person (3021 Citrus Circle #170, Walnut Creek) 
Do you dream of transforming your space? We can help turn your dream into a reality. Join our home remodeling seminar and allow our expert team to guide you through the basic steps of a home remodel, answer all of your questions, and more. 
Register now to learn how to: 
Keep your project’s timeline on track 
Choose the right contractor 
Make design decisions you’ll love 
And much more! 
Let us help you dream a little. After all, dreaming is the first step to creating something new. The event shall be available virtually or with limited in person attendance with social distancing and following health and safety protocols. 
RSVP: https://gordonreese.com/home-remodeling-seminar/ or by phone (925) 885-3770 
Cost: Complimentary 
Time: 10am – 12pm 

Fri., Oct. 29 
Trunk or Treat 
@Civic Park 
Hosted by the City of Walnut Creek, this 2nd annual event invites families to walk through “Trick-or-Treat” Lane stopping for activities, games, and treats at each booth. 
Cost: Free 
Time: 4-5:30pm 

Oct. 30 – Feb. 13 
If a Tree Falls: Art of the Boundary Oak 
@Bedford Gallery 
This exhibit memorializes the City of Walnut Creek’s signature Valley Oak, which was sadly destroyed during a massive windstorm in October 2019. In honor of the tree’s life and history, which experts say spanned 325 years, the artists in this exhibition will create artworks from its wood. In doing so, these artists help to offer this monumental being a second life. 
Featuring a roster of artists from our local community and the broader Bay Area, If a Tree Falls will feature a wide range of artworks— made exclusively for this exhibition—in a striking variety of forms and in conjunction with many different mediums. All will incorporate our beloved oak tree, a rare opportunity to view a common thread among a diverse roster of artists, in this inclusive, community-driven exhibition. Must be vaccinated or have proof of negative COVID-19 test to enter if over the age of 12. Masks required for all guests. 
Cost $5 
Time: Th-Su, 12-5pm 
bedfordgallery.org 

Every Saturday 
Farmers’ Market 
@Castle Rock Farm, 700 Castle Rock Rd. 
Local farmers and neighbors provide organic produce grown right in the Northgate neighborhood. 
Time: 10am-4pm 
www.castlerockfarmstand.com 

Save the date: 

Sat., Dec. 4 – Sun., Dec. 5 
Handcrafted Holiday Sale 
@Shadelands Art Center 
Center for Community Arts’ annual handcrafted sale will be open for holiday shopping with handcrafted items by Community Arts students and teaching artists. A portion of the sales will benefit Center for Community Arts, the Clay Arts Guild and the Community Arts Foundation. 
www.communityarts.org 
Cost: Free 
Time: 7-8:30pm