Community Events

2016 Calendar of Community Events 2016 CLAYTON COMMUNITY EVENTS rev. 4/29/16

May 7th through September 24th – Clayton Farmers Market Saturday’s 8am-Noon KinderCare parking lot.  For more information contact Pacific Coast Farmers Market at or call 1-800-949-3276 (no market on September 3)

September 3rd – Eleventh Annual Soap Box Derby and Classic Car Show 9 am – 3 pm, Main Street Downtown Clayton. For information call Clayton Community Church (925) 673-9060.

September 11th (tentative) — 9/11 Remembrance (15 years) 7pm at Station 11 Firehouse lawn – corner of Center and Clayton Rd. bell ringing memorial commemoration

September 10th – Concerts in the Grove –– last concert of the summer 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton — Main Street – “East Bay Mudd” for more info.

September/October Wednesday TBD –– Clayton Valley Charter High School Homecoming Parade —4-6pm, Main Street, call Ms. Ljepava, 682-7474 for information.

Sept 30th, Oct. 1st & 2nd – Oktoberfest kids Carnival – Main/Oak St. CC Church offices parking lot & field Friday Sept 30th 5pm-10pm; Sat Oct 1st, 11am-10pm; Sunday Oct 2nd, 11 am to 9 pm Information – Call CBCA at 672-2272; or

October 1st & 2nd – Oktoberfest Sat: 11am – 8pm; Sun: 10 – 6pm; Main Street Downtown Clayton. Art, Crafts, Food and kids Carnival rides. Information – Call CBCA at 672-2272; or

Oct. tentative – Clayton Theatre Company presents You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, a musical comedy based on the characters created by Charles Shultz in his Peanuts comic strip at Endeavor Hall 6008 Center Street, Clayton CA 94517– tickets at For more information Roxanne Pardi at 698-1886 or

October 14th, 15th, 16th – Fall Book Sale. Semi Annual Library Foundation pre owned Book Sale @ Clayton Library- Hoyer Hall Community Room, 6125 Clayton Rd. (Fri. 4-7 CCLF members only- memberships can be purchased at the door;) general public –Sat. 10-6; Sun. Noon-4; information call 672-3672.

December 3rd — Annual Caroling and Tree Lighting. Rain or Shine –Downtown Clayton, Grove Park to Main and Oak Streets,- Carriage Rides 4:30-6:30; Caroling 6pm; Tree Lighting 6:30 pm . Information Call CBCA at 672-2272.

December TBD – Annual Hospice Tree Lighting @ Concord John Muir Hospital Parking Lot, Almond /East Street 5:30 pm., for info contact at 925-887-5678 or at www.hospiceeast

December 10th — Annual Christmas Tea with Mrs. Claus and Santa 11 am – 2 pm, Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street – Call CBCA at 672-2272.

December 10th (tentative) – Annual Holiday Toy Collection Clayton Valley Charter High School Lacrosse Team – new toy donations being accepted 10 am to 2pm, at the Grove Park Gazebo, downtown Clayton – for info contact Tracy Morse, CVHS Men’s Lacrosse Team Rep, Tel: 925-207-0382; email: more info at

December 11th (tentative) – Annual Holiday Home Tour Noon – 7pm Various homes in the Clayton Valley area, Information – call Clayton Historical Society at (925) 672-0240 or


Other events, activities, and local organizations

Clayton Community Gym and Recreation: All year

Various activities for youth and adults including basketball and volleyball through a management partnership with the All Out Sports League (AOSL). Gym rental available for kids parties and events too. Contact the Clayton Community Gym located at Diablo View Middle School call (925) 203-5626;

Clayton Community Library various programs and activities: 6125 Clayton Road;; or call 673-0659.

Clayton Museum various history exhibits 6101 Main Street (Joel Clayton Home) — Open Wednesdays and Sundays 2pm to 4pm; and Saturdays June 1 through August 31st from 10 am – Noon; or by appointment and during some special downtown community events. 6101 Main Street; or phone 672- 0240 for more information.

Little League Season

March 14 through July 24: contact Clayton Valley Little League or Kevin Dern (415) 760-1198 or email:

Soccer Season

Youth: August 1- Nov. 20:contact Mt. Diablo Soccer League, Tom Semple: email

Adult: July – Sept.: contact Clayton Soccer Club, Rob Sears at 925-451-1110

Oakhurst Country Club (private membership golf, tennis, swim, swim team and gym club)  Or call 672-9797 x205; x210; x217

Oakhurst Business Networking Mixer – First Thursday of every Month. Open to the Public, free. Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Creek Dr. (925) 519-8753;

Dana Hills Cabana Swim Club (memberships to the public available) contact Shauna Maffei 925-381-2021; or

Dana Hills Swim Team (Otters) contact: Cathy Meyers 683-2125 or; or Lauren Velez 768-6685 (pentathlon meet is mid July at Dana Hills)

Clayton Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) – The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) provides opportunities for residents a, businesses and those that work in the community training to be prepared and have a formal structure in the event of an emergency. Training on home and neighborhood safety and response in various emergency and disaster is provided as well as training on hands only CPR. for more information.

Mt. Diablo Trail Ride Association- is a local non-profit organization dedicated to horsemanship, with 200 acres next to Mt Diablo off Russelman Road just at Clayton’s easterly boarder. The MDTR Association has equestrian facilities, club house with pool, and monthly social potlucks, complete equestrian facilities, a club house with pool, horse boarding, horse camping, rentals, a cross country jump course, clinics, events and very affordable membership fees. For more info

Clayton Business and Community Association (CBCA) a non-sectarian, non-partisan and non-profit community organization. working together to improve the general welfare, prosperity and common good of the entire Clayton community. Members are local professionals, businesses and individuals The CBCA provides the vehicle for social networking and camaraderie through fund raising activities, meetings and social gatherings, and for working as a group for our community. The CBCA annually presents four major Clayton events, the Art and Wine Festival, Golf Tournament, Rib Cook –Off, and the Oktoberfest, along with the annual downtown Holiday decorations, Tree lighting with Santa, and Mrs. Claus Tea. Funds raised by the CBCA go back to projects in the community and local schools.

Clayton American Association of University Women (AAUW) The AAUW promotes equity for women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change. The Clayton Branch is highly active in community programs. One notable program is the Clayton Library which was begun by the branch and supported by the members.

Clayton Valley Woman’s Club – CVWC members are community-minded women of all ages, from the Clayton/Concord area and beyond, who have joined together to provide community service through volunteering and fundraising. We are dedicated to meeting the needs and interests of all members as we meet the needs in our community.

Clayton Valley Garden Club – formed to bring together people in that area with an interest in gardening including community projects such planter boxes on Main Street and near the Clayton Library and the daffodils at the town center entry at old Marsh Creek Rd and Clayton Road.

Clayton Historical Society – membership open to all that have in interest in wanting to learn more and help preserve the local history of the community. It works to research, collect, record, preserve, display, borrow, share, and interpret local history information and memorabilia, and to promote understanding of Clayton origins and development. Its volunteers operate and maintain the Clayton Historical Museum for visitors and hosts student classes an special tours . It locates, records, inventories, publicizes and marks historic sites, buildings and natural features making recommendations. The Society has developed a “twinning” bond with Joel Clayton’s birth town, Bugsworth, England, and the town he founded.

Diablo Vista Soroptimist – a service organization that focuses on ways to improve the lives of women and girls in our local community and throughout the world.

Clayton Theater Group – started in 2012– to entertain, educate and elevate the community and surrounding areas with live theater. CTG is a nonprofit theatre company providing performing arts to the local and surrounding community. Spring and fall productions with actors 16 or older are provided and a summer youth theater camp for ages 6-16. Rehearsals and shows at Endeavor Hall – For information contact Roxanne Pardi at 222-9106 or email; OR

Clayton Valley Sunrise Rotary — non-governmental, non-religious, non-political service organization serving humanitarian goals in the world with time and effort to help others through service in the local communities. The club is involved in many projects around the world but and has projects that are important in the local community as well. Meetings are breakfast every Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. at the Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Drive, Clayton, CA.

School fundraisers and events contact various schools:

Mt. Diablo Elementary School Parent Faculty Club (PFC) Pres. Renee Culp or Ernie DeTrinidad or VP. Holly Tillman at OR

Diablo View Middle School Parent Faculty Club (PFC) Kristy Downs OR; Jennifer Lauricella email:

Clayton Valley Charter Higher School (CVCHS) – an independent public charter high school conversion of Clayton Valley High for more information regarding the Charter High (925) 682-7474 or OR; registrar Helen Bendoyro at (925) 682-7474 x 3109. Parent Faculty Club – president Deeanne Carlson email: website:

Governing Board parent representatives Megan Kommer ph 348-3831; OR; April Winship