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November 29, 2005 > Holiday Events Around the Tri-Cities

Holiday Events Around the Tri-Cities

by Linda Stone

Tri-City Voice has long been recognized as a source of what's happening in the cities of Fremont, Newark, Union City, Hayward, Milpitas and the community of Sunol. This year we are proud to present our comprehensive list of holiday activities for our readers to enjoy.



ART GALLERIES



Holiday Showcase

Wednesdays - Saturdays through December 24

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Featuring art by members of the Hayward Arts Council.

Green Shutter Gallery

22654 Main St., Hayward

(510) 538-2787



Winter Works: The Holiday Show

Tuesdays - Saturdays through January 3

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

A group show for the holidays in various media.

City Arts Gallery

746 B St., Hayward

(510) 538-9763



Holiday for the Arts Show and Sale

Friday - Sunday, December 2 - 4

Friday, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit the Olive Hyde Art Gallery for the Annual Holiday for the Arts Show & Sale, featuring new and returning artists offering paintings, jewelry, ceramics, and other holiday goods. Admission is free.

Olive Hyde Art Gallery

123 Washington Blvd., Fremont

(510) 791-4357





KIDS



Trees of Angels Breakfast with Santa and Ronald McDonald

Saturday, December 3

8 a.m. sign-up, breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m.

Join jolly old Santa for breakfast and meet Ronald McDonald. Sponsored by Washington Healthcare Foundation. Call for information and reservations.

Washington West

2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont

(510) 791-3428



Snacks with Santa

Sunday, December 4

9 a.m.

Santa is making an early stop in Union City for cookies and hot cocoa. Join him for a special visit and picture. Open to children 10 years or younger with accompanying adults. A maximum of two adults per child may attend event.

Ruggieri Senior Center

33997 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City

(510) 489-6629



Milk and Cookies with Santa

Saturday, December 10

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Children can create a personal photo holder for their picture with Santa. Call for tickets.

Milpitas Community Center

457 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas

(408) 586-3210



Winter Craft Workshop

Monday, December 12

3:30 - 4 p.m.

During this free, half-hour program, school-age children can make a wreath, holiday cards or a bookmark. Registration is necessary.

Fremont Main Library

2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont

(510) 745-1421



Winter Craft Workshop

Tuesday, December 13

3 - 3:30 p.m.

During this free, half-hour program, school-age children can make a wreath, holiday cards or a bookmark. Registration is necessary.

Niles Library

150 I St., Fremont

(510) 795-2626



LOV's Gift for the Children

Saturday, December 17

Noon - 2 p.m.

This annual event includes Santa, treats for all and the fun of playing bingo to win hundreds of dollars in great prizes. The party is for ages 17 and under only, however, all ages are welcome to come and help the young ones. Hot dogs, chips, beverages and candy will be sold.

MacGregor/Bridgepoint School Auditorium

35753 Cedar Blvd., Newark

(510) 793-5683



Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 17

8:30 a.m.- Noon

Come join Santa for a holiday morning your child will never forget! Children will dine on a special North Pole breakfast, complete holiday crafts, and receive a complimentary picture with Santa. For children ages 2 and up. Register at one of our recreation centers.

Silliman Activity Center

6800 Mowry Ave., Newark

(510) 742-4400



Tea with Mrs. Claus

Saturday, December 17

10 a.m. - Noon

Join Mrs. Claus for a real vintage tea party with real teapots, teacups and saucers for a mommy and me Holiday tea party. Mrs. Claus will help you decorate gingerbread cookies. One parent must attend.

Holly Community Center

31600 Alvarado Blvd., Union City

(510) 471-6877



Santa Home Visits in Newark

Wednesday, Thursday, December 21 - 22

6 - 9 p.m.

Santa will come to your home for a 15-minute visit. Be sure to have your camera ready as Santa brings your children a special gift and an evening of memories that will last for years. Newark residents only on a first come, first served basis. Location is at your home. Registration must be made in person at the Newark Community Center.

Newark Community Center

35501 Cedar Blvd., Newark

(510) 742-4437



Holiday Film Program

Thursday, December 22

2 - 3:30 p.m.

Want something fun to do while school is on break? Come enjoy a great family film at the Union City Library. We can't tell you what it is here, but we can if you call or come in to the Library and ask. No registration required. All ages welcome.

Union City Library

34007 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City

(510) 745-1464 ext. 7





MUSIC and THEATRE



Winter Wonderland

Friday, Saturday, December 2 - 3

8 p.m.

A dance concert for the whole family, directed by Nina Haft.

Cal State East Bay Dance Studio

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward

(510) 885-3261



An Ancient Tale... A New Twist

Friday - Saturday, December 2-3

7 p.m. Also, 1 p.m. on Dec. 3

Christmas musical, Word on the Street

Harbor Light Church

4760 Thornton Ave., Fremont

(510) 744-2233



Fremont Symphony's Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet

Friday - Sunday, December 2 - 4

8 p.m.

Matinee December 4 at 2 pm

Dancers from Yoko's Dance and Performing Arts Academy with guest artists and the Fremont Symphony Orchestra.

Ohlone College Smith Center

43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont

(510) 659-6031



A Christmas Carol at Irvington High School

December 2, 3, 9 & 10 at 7 p.m.; December 4 & 11 at 2 p.m.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens adapted by Michael Pallar

Irvington High School

Valhalla Theater

41800 Blacow Rd., Fremont

(510) 656-5711



Saturday, December 3

Holiday Magic & Variety Extravaganza

7 p.m.

Program includes: magicians, singers and dancers. Proceeds benefit Mission Springs Community Church Capital Building Fund.

Milpitas High School Theater

1285 Escuela Pkwy., Milpitas

(408) 733-3101



Holiday Delights a Winter Concert with a Filipino Twist

Sunday, December 3

8 p.m.

The Community Chorale, directed by Darryl Guzman, with special guests The Philippine Saringhimig Choir from San Francisco under the direction of George Hernandez will present a combined concert of holiday delights.

Centerville Presbyterian Church

4360 Central Ave., Fremont

(510) 659-6031



Ballet Petit presents The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 3

2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Sunday, December 4

7 p.m.

Audiences are treated to a full-scale production featuring a range of dancers from the most charming tiny dancers to beautifully trained classical ballerinas.

Chabot College Theatre of Performing Arts

25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward

(510) 324-4988



Saturday - Sunday, December 3 - 4

Christmas in Niles

Noon - 2 p.m.

Music from Bluegrass Music by the "Forget Me Nots," Parkmont Intermediate Band Ensemble, and music by 12-year-old "Indy".

Niles District

37457 Niles Blvd., Fremont

(510) 742-9868



U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 4

2 p.m.

A holiday classic.

Chabot College Theatre of Performing Arts

25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward

Call for free tickets (510) 581-1660 or (510) 881-6700



La Posada

Thursday - Saturday, December 8 - 17

7 p.m.

Matinee on December 10 at 2 p.m.

A holiday play for all ages.

Chabot College Theatre of Performing Arts Little Theater

25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward

(510) 723-6830



A Christmas Cabaret

Thursday - Saturday, December 8 - 17

8 p.m.

Matinees on December 11 and 18 at 1 p.m.

Music and comedy with a "Laugh-In" flare plus a visit from Santa, prizes, refreshments.

Broadway West

4000 Bay St., Fremont

(510) 683-9218



A Christmas Carol

Friday, Saturday, December 9 -10

8 p.m.

Matinee on December 10 at 2 p.m.

From the book by Charles Dickens, directed by Marc Jacobs.

Cal State East Bay University Theatre

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward

(510) 885-3261



Christmas in Mexico

Friday - Sunday, December 9 - 11

8 p.m.

December 11 at 2 p.m.

The Ballet Folklorico Mexicano will show you how Mexico celebrates Christmas through the performing arts. Enjoy Mexico's beautiful and rich culture through music and dance.

Chabot College Theatre of Performing Arts

25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward

(510) 562-6046



LOV Holiday Pops Concert

Sunday, December 11

2 p.m.

Featuring The Ohlone College Wind Orchestra, refreshments, admission is a new unwrapped toy for Tri-City children Toys for Tots program.

LOV

MacGregor/Bridgepoint School Auditorium

35753 Cedar Blvd., Newark

(510) 793-5683



Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 11

2 p.m.

Ohlone Chamber Orchestra's Holiday Concert featuring Handel's Royal Fireworks Music, Mozart's Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra and Haydn's Symphony No. 73 in D. Followed by a light reception and the 4th Annual Sing Along Messiah at 4 p.m.

Ohlone College Jackson Theatre

43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont

(510) 659-6031



Glenn Yarborough in the Forgotten Carols

Tuesday - Wednesday, December 13 - 14

8 p.m.

With the Deo Gloria Choir.

Old Mission San Jose

43300 Mission Blvd., Fremont

(510) 793-6375



Newark Memorial High School Band Holiday Concert

December 14

7 p.m.

An exceptional group of high school musicians perform.

Newark High Theatre

39375 Cedar Blvd., Newark

(510) 818-4300



Newark Junior High School Band Combined Choir/Band Holiday Concert

December 15

7 p.m.

Join these talented kids as they perform their holiday concert.

Newark Junior High School Cafeteria

6201 Lafayette Ave., Newark,

(510) 818-3000



Newark Memorial H.S. Choir Presents: For the Children

Thursday - Saturday, December 15 - 17

7 p.m.

A beautiful youthful winter concert that will benefit the children's organization called

"People For Children." Celebrate children and being young.

Newark Memorial High School Theatre

39375 Cedar Blvd., Newark

(510) 818-4411



A Christmas Carol

Thursday - Sunday, December 15 - 18

7:30 p.m.

December 18 at 1 p.m.

A timeless classic of Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation from a Christmas Humbug.

Milpitas Community Center

457 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas

(408) 586-3210



Newark Symphonic Winds Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 17

7 - 9 p.m.

This holiday concert features vocalists, a choral group, various ensembles, popular music of the holidays and possibly a visit from Ol' Saint Nick himself.

Harbor Light Church

4760 Thornton Ave., Newark

(510) 566-5029



20th Annual Christmas at the Mission

Saturday - Sunday, December 17 - 18

Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m.

Featuring Francis Poulenc's Gloria, Bob Chilcott's 12 Days of Christmas and carol singing, special guest: Charisma.

Old Mission San Jose

43300 Mission Blvd., Fremont

(510) 657-1979



Fremont Occasional Theatre Presents

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, radio play

Sunday, December 18

3 p.m.

A Live Staged Radio Production

Niles Edison Theatre

37395 Niles Blvd., Fremont

(510) 494-1411



SENIORS



Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 4

2 p.m.

East Bay Symphonic Band, light refreshments.

Ruggieri Senior Center

33997 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City

(510) 489-6629



German Star Ornament

Tuesday, December 6

9 - 11 a.m.

Learn to fold stars to decorate your tree and house. Please bring a pair of scissors. All other materials will be provided.

Newark Senior Center Senior Center

7401 Enterprise Drive

(510) 742-4840



Greeting Cards for the Holidays

Tuesdays, December 6 and 13

9-11a.m.

Make and send your own personalized greeting card for the holidays. What a wonderful way to show someone that you care by personalizing it just for them.

Newark Senior Center Senior Center

7401 Enterprise Dr., Newark

(510) 742-4840



Country Holiday Dance

Friday, December 9

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Kick up your heels and come dance to the tunes of the Canyon River Band and learn the "Cowboy Macarena," light refreshments.

Newark Community Center Social Hall

35501 Cedar Blvd., Newark

(510) 742-4840



2005 Annual Holiday Dinner and Dance

Sunday, December 11

2 - 5 p.m.

Come and celebrate the holidays in style. The Milpitas Senior Center's annual Holiday Dance and Party will be taking place with all the usual fun, food and dancing to the music of The Unicorn Band.

Milpitas Community Center

540 S. Abel St., Milpitas

(408) 586-2775



Holiday Showcase

Tuesday, December 13

7 - 9 p.m.

Featuring dance, martial arts, drama, live music, and arts & crafts.

Ruggieri Senior Center

33997 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City

(510) 675-5494



Holiday Luncheon

Friday, December 16

11:30 a.m.

Enjoy holiday treats and great food at this annual luncheon.

Ruggieri Senior Center

33997 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City

(510) 489-6629



Holiday Lunch and Bingo

Thursday, December 22

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

This will be the Senior Center's last operating day of 2005, special menu, door prize, and bingo, complimentary dessert buffet during Intermission. Call for reservations.

Newark Senior Center

7401 Enterprise Drive

(510) 742-4840



FAMILY



Light Up The Season!

Thursday, December 1

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Downtown Hayward's seventh annual holiday kickoff will be holiday fun for the whole family - live entertainment, food vendors, rides and amusements for kids, a tree lighting ceremony, and much more. Entertainment hosted by Lori and RJ of the WB Kids Network.

Hayward City Hall Rotunda

Watkins and B Streets, Hayward

(510) 537-2424



Frosty Family Fun Night

Friday, December 2

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Celebrate the spirit of the holidays and the wonder of winter and play, create, and see the magic of winter come to life. Magician Brian Scott and "The Secret Snowman" will dazzle you with his magic and bring to life the frosty season with an indoor snow storm. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Newark Community Center

35501 Cedar Blvd., Newark

(510) 742-4437



An Ardenwood Christmas

Friday - Sunday, December 2 - 4

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Celebrate the holiday season in Victorian style. Visit the beautifully decorated Patterson House, sing Christmas carols, search for the Yule log and visit Father Christmas. Also included are a marionette show, holiday crafts, live music and cooking demonstrations.

Ardenwood Historic Farm

34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont

(510) 796-0663



WinterFest 2005

Saturday, December 3

7 p.m.

This is Union City's fifth annual fundraising event benefiting numerous local nonprofit organizations. Opportunities to bid on hundreds of holiday decorations and professionally created Gingerbread Houses that will be auctioned off to support participating nonprofits.

Ruggieri Senior Center

33997 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City

(510) 675-5265



Saturday - Sunday, December 3 - 4

Meet Santa

Noon - 3 p.m.

Kick off this holiday season by meeting and taking a photo with Santa. Refreshments and free gift-wrapping.

Fremont Cycle Center

41315 Albrae St., Fremont

(510) 657-7200



1890s Christmas at the Historic Shinn House

Saturday - Sunday, December 3 - 4

Noon - 4 p.m.

Docent led tours, Christmas desserts, hot chocolate, tea, spiced cider. Shinn House will also be open on December 9 at 7 - 9 p.m. for tours.

Shin House

1251 Peralta Blvd., Fremont

(510) 656-7702



Victorian Christmas Teas

Saturday - Sunday, December 3 - 4

11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Treat someone special to a fancy Victorian tea. Partake of dainty pastries, finger sandwiches and flaming plum pudding as you enjoy lighthearted entertainment by costumed docents. Proceeds benefit the Regional Parks Foundation, which supports the educational program at Ardenwood.

Ardenwood Historic Farm

34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont

(510) 636-1684







3rd Annual Christmas Toy Drive

Monday, December 5

6:30 - 10 p.m.

Come and enjoy music, singing, dancing and help ring in the holiday. Many musicians from around the Bay Area. Please bring an unwrapped toy.

Spin A Yarn Restaurant

45915 Warm Springs Blvd., Fremont

(510) 656-9141



Christmas Evening at the Patterson House

Friday, December 9

5 - 8:45 p.m.

See the Patterson House in a whole new light! Lantern glow will illuminate George and Clara's festively decorated home. Traditional music will add to the holiday cheer during this open house.

Ardenwood Historic Farm

34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont

(510) 796-0663.



Christmas in the Patterson House

Saturdays, December 10 and 17

Sundays, December 11 and 18

11 a.m., Noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Get into the holiday spirit with a trip to a Christmas past. Explore seasonal traditions on a 45 minute guided tour of the fully restored and decorated 19th century farmhouse.

Ardenwood Historic Farm

34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont

(510) 796-0663



Winter Holiday Treats at the Library

Tuesday, December 13

6:30 p.m.

Come to the Hayward Library and enjoy an assortment of winter holiday treats for the whole family. There will be sing-a-longs to guitar and piano, storytelling, hot cocoa and yummy food.

Hayward Main Library

835 C St., Hayward

(510) 293-8685



Winter Holiday Treats at the Library

Wednesday, December 14

6:30 p.m.

Come to the Hayward Library and enjoy an assortment of winter holiday treats for the whole family. There will be sing-a-longs to guitar and piano, storytelling, hot cocoa and yummy food.

Weekes Branch Library

27300 Patrick Ave., Hayward

(510) 782-2155



Las Posadas

Friday, December 16 - Saturday, December 24

6 - 7 p.m.

Las Posadas, celebrating Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehem with music, carolers meet each evening on the porch of the Mission Museum. Bring warm coats and a flashlight. You will sing carols and stroll to a local business where you will be welcomed to enjoy musical entertainment followed by complimentary light refreshments.

Old Mission Museum

43300 Mission Blvd., Fremont

(510) 657-1797 ext. 103



TREE LIGHTINGS



Tree Lighting Ceremony and Community Sing-Along

Thursday, December 1

7 p.m.

Music, lightings, refreshments, stories, bring a toy or non-perishable food and receive a free photo with Santa.

Milpitas City Hall

455 E. Calaveras, Milpitas

(408) 586-3210



Mission San Jose Chamber Christmas Tree Lighting at the Old School

Saturday, December 3

5 p.m.

Join this festive evening of live music, tree lighting, caroling, and refreshments for the entire family. Santa and his helpers will arrive at 6:20 p.m. for the tree lighting.

Old School Business Center

Mission Blvd. (at Cedar Street), Fremont

(510) 873-7701



City of Newark's Annual Tree Lighting Program

Monday, December 5

6:15 - 7 p.m.

This traditional program includes holiday caroling, refreshments, and special visits from the Newark Memorial Cougar Chords and our favorite jolly man in red.

Newark Civic Center, Carl Pierce Memorial Tree

37101 Newark Blvd., Newark

(510) 742-4437



Tree of Angels 2005

Thursday, December 8

6 - 7 p.m.

Join Newark Mayor David W. Smith, members of the City Council for a special holiday evening to include a holiday musical performance by the Cougar Chords, remarks from Mayor Smith and Washington Hospital Foundation representatives, ceremonial tree lighting and a special visit from Santa.

Silliman Activity Center

6800 Mowry Ave., Newark

(510) 742-4400



2nd Annual Warm Springs Holiday Tree Lighting

Friday, December 9

7 - 9 p.m.

Come celebrate the holiday season with your Warm Springs neighbors. Join the fun, free photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, music, raffle prizes and refreshments. Hosted by the Warm Springs Business & Community Association and Rotary Club.

The Warm Springs Plaza

46500 Mission Blvd., Fremont (next to Longs Drugs)

(510) 676-8521



Irvington Monument Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 10

5 - 7 p.m.

Raffle, refreshments, caroling, fire truck followed by Santa on a sleigh, photos with Santa. Sponsored by the Irvington Business Association.

Irvington Monument

Corner of Bay St. and Fremont Blvd. , Fremont

(510) 490-7760





HOLIDAY HOME TOURS



Niles Merchants Association Annual Christmas Home Tour and Tea

Saturday, December 3

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tour homes decked out in holiday splendor, also includes a Christmas Tea featuring centerpieces that will be raffled off, and a 4-foot Christmas tree fully decorated and ready to take home will be raffled as well. Also, Christmas items both vintage and new for sale in the Merchants train car. Proceeds benefit "Operation Restoration" of the Merchants train car.

Call Shirley at S and H Antiques at (510) 792-7792 or Marie at Morning Glory Antiques (510) 790-3374 for tickets.



Niles Main Street Association Holiday Home Tour

Saturday, December 10

Noon - 5 p.m.

This tour is a driving/walking tour of Niles homes, decorated for the holidays. Enjoy stylishly decorated homes in Historic Niles and a plentiful reception with holiday entertainment at the Belvoir Hotel built in 1894. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit association dedicated to the revitalization and historic preservation of Niles. The event also promotes the Niles Essanay Film Museum, and provides an opportunity for guests to visit the museum gift store.

Tour starts at Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum

37395 Niles Blvd., Fremont

(510) 742-9868



Christmas Nativity Open House

Saturday, Sunday, December 10 - 11

Noon - 4 p.m.

Come see this 105 year old Victorian house decorated for the holidays with 150 nativity sets. Benefits the St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County's Decoto Road Visitation Center serving needy families in the Tri-City area.

37445 Niles Blvd., Fremont

(510) 794-1368



Crippsmas Place

Saturday, December 17-26

6 - 10 p.m.

The entire street is decorated with unique cartoon holiday figures. All funds collected will go to the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society.

End of Wellington Pl., Fremont





CRAFTS and CRAFTS FAIRS



Saturday, December 3

Holiday Extravaganza

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Holiday shopping, crafts, and products.

American High School

36300 Fremont Blvd., Fremont

(510) 796-1776



Saturday, December 3

Holiday Gift Shop

4 - 8 p.m.

Holiday store with lots of fun items to buy for Christmas.

Warwick Elementary School

3375 Warwick Rd., Fremont

(510) 793-8860



Winter Craft Workshop

Wednesday, December 14

3:30 p.m.

Join in for a half-hour long craft making program and bring your creativity. Have fun making something special for this winter. All materials are provided. Registration is required.

Irvington Library

41825 Greenpark Dr., Fremont

(510) 795-2631



Winter Craft Workshop

Thursday, December 15

4 p.m.

Join in for a half-hour long craft making program and bring your creativity and have fun making something special for this winter. All materials are provided. Registration is required.

Centerville Library

3801 Nicolet Ave., Fremont

(510) 795-2629



Winter Crafts Program

Saturday December 17

1 p.m.

Make winter decorations and crafts. Bring your imagination and prepare to have fun. All materials provided. No registration required. All ages welcome, but younger children may need parental assistance.

Union City Library

34007 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City

510-745-1464 ext. 7





HOLIDAY TREE AUCTIONS



Holiday Table Top Tree Auction & Display

Through December 4

During business hours.

Eclectically decorated Holiday Table Top Trees are displayed during the write-in auction at the participating storefronts on Niles Blvd. Proceeds benefit Fremont Education Foundation and Niles Main Street Association.

Niles Blvd., Freemont

(510) 742-9868





WINERIES



Holidays in the Vineyards

Saturday - Sunday, December 3 - 4

Experience some winery style Holiday Cheer and festivities.

Chouinard Winery

33853 Palomares Rd., Castro Valley

(510) 582-9900



Holiday in the Vineyards

Saturday and Sunday, December 3 - 4

Noon - 5 p.m.

Come join in and get into the holiday spirit with excellent wine and gift ideas. Cozy up to the warmth of the fireplaces as you sip on hot cider or mulled wine and browse through the first two floors, bustling with holiday gift ideas. Bring an unwrapped toy donation and receive a glass of champagne.

Elliston Winery

463 Kilkare Rd., Sunol

(925) 862-2377



Christmas in the Vineyards

Saturday - Sunday, December 3 - 4

Noon - 5 p.m.

Cookies and apple cider and special gifts at this free event.

Westover Winery

34329 Palomares Rd., Castro Valley

(510) 537-3932





HOLIDAY LUNCHEONS



22nd Annual Holiday HEF Luncheon

Thursday, December 1

11:30 a.m.

Hayward Education Foundation's annual fundraising event honoring teacher grant winners with a program of student entertainment.

Centennial Hall

22292 Foothill Blvd., Hayward

(510) 881-0890



Holiday Faire at Papillon

Saturday, December 3

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Wine tasting, artwork, ceramics, handmade jewelry, scarves, gourmet food and cookies.

Papillon Restaurant

37296 Mission Blvd, Fremont

(510) 793-6331



Teddy Bear Picnic Holiday Luncheon

Friday, December 9

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Celebrating the 103rd birthday of the teddy bear, silent auction of handmade teddy bears. Proceeds benefit students through grants to teachers and K-12 Instrumental Music. Reservations must be made by December 5.

Newark Pavilion

6430 Thornton Ave., Newark

(510) 818-4203

 
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