2017 CLAYTON COMMUNITY EVENTS
May 13 through Sept. 23 – Clayton Farmers Market Saturday’s 9am- 1 pm – Downtown Clayton on Main Street- KinderCare Parking Lot across from Main/Morris Streets). For more information contact Pacific Coast Farmers Market at www.pcfma.com or call 1-800-949-3276 (no market on September 2).
May 27 — Sat Night Concerts in the Grove –– 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street – “The Cheeseballs” a San Francisco based high energy dance band with lots of Groove and Funk under their belts playing 70′s disco hits to 80′s new wave and rock classics, along with current hits from Lady Gaga, Robin Thicke, Pharrell, Pitbull, Katie Perry, Ke$ha & Lorde. Add hits from “Stayin’ Alive” to “Just Dance” with a bit of Etta James “At Last” for a concert that will keep you dancing all night long. www.cheeseballs.com for more info.
May 29 – Annual Memorial Day Program by the VFW Post 1525, 10am Downtown Clayton Flagpole, Main and Oak Streets. Information call Paul Carroll at 628-9508 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 2 – CVCHS last school day
June 9 – MDUSD last school day
June 10 – Sat Night Concerts in the Grove –– 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street the “The Boys of Summer” billed as the best Eagles Tribute band this side of the Rockies. A true sing-a-long tribute dance band that will keep you dancing all night long. www.boysofsummertribute.com for more info.
June 14 – Wed night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.
June 17 — Annual Relay for Life Roundup at Easley Ranch (6955 Marsh Creek Rd). Contact Pat Middendorf email: email@example.com
June 24 – Sat Night Concerts in the Grove –– 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street “Caravanserai” meticulously re-enacts the wide repertoire of Santana material that includes the well-known songs as well as some of the more obscure B-sides that never made the charts. Put on your dancing shoes as Leo Herrera does the honors on guitar, while a full band including horn section completes the Latin rock sound we’ve come to know and love. www.santanatributeband.com for more info.
June 28 – Wed night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.
July 27 – Clayton Youth Theatre Camp presents: “Aladdin Jr.” at Endeavor Hall 6008 Center Street, show times at 11:30 pm & 1:30 pm. – for more information www.claytontheatrecompany.com or Roxanne Pardi at 698 -1886.
July 4 – Annual Pancake Breakfast & Parade– Downtown Clayton, Pancakes at Endeavor Hall(6008 Center Street) at 7am Clayton Valley Sunrise Rotary, $7 adults and $5 kids 12 and under; parade on Main Street 10 am, for info: Sandy Johnson at 693-0463 or main parade application at www.cityofclayton.org (no parade application needed for kiddie parade – just line up on Oak street near between Main and Center Street that morning)
July 7 tentative – Friday Night Family Movies – “movie TBD” outdoor movies and social in the parking lot next to the Clayton Community Church offices, 8pm-10pm, 6055 Main Street downtown Clayton, for information call 673-9060. www.claytoncc.com
July 8 – Sat. Night Concerts in the Grove – 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton – Main Street “Diamond Dave” Dave is back for his 10th consecutive year, and one of Clayton’s favorites. Cover classics include Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Timberlake, Lady Gaga and many others. Showcased and singing the newest hits of our time will be his daughters, Kelly, Kaitland and Megan. www.davehosley.com for more info
July 12- Wed night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.
July 14 tentative – Friday Night Family Movies – “movie TBD” outdoor movies and social in the parking lot next to the Clayton Community Church offices, 8pm-10pm, 6055 Main Street downtown Clayton, for information call 673-9060. www.claytoncc.com
July 21 tentative – Friday Night Family Movies – “movie TBD” outdoor movies and social in the parking lot next to the Clayton Community Church offices, 8pm-10pm, 6055 Main Street downtown Clayton, for information call 673-9060. www.claytoncc.com
July 22 – Sat Night Concerts in the Grove – 6pm to 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street – “The Peelers” plays all your favorite music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today with unique non-stop DJ-like mash-ups and medley’s of the latest hits on the radio with your favorite classics from all genres. Get ready for a true evolution of the cover band experience and a dance party that never quits. www.thepeelersband.com for more info.
July 26 – Wed night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.
July 28 tentative – Friday Night Family Movies – “movie TBD” outdoor movies and social in the parking lot next to the Clayton Community Church offices, 8pm-10pm, 6055 Main Street downtown Clayton, for information call 673-9060. www.claytoncc.com
August 5 – Sat Night Concerts in the Grove –– 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton–Main Street – “Pride and Joy” sounds of Motown’s greatest hits including the best of the Temptations and The Supremes. The four lead singers, backed by a five piece band, will keep you on your feet all night long. www.pridejoy.com for more info.
August 9 – Wed night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.
August 12 and 13 – Relay For Life – American Cancer Society – “The Grove” Park www.relayforlife.org/California
August 19 – Sat Night Concerts in the Grove –- 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton–Main Street – “Busta Groove” playing hits from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today! Motown’s, 70’s disco and classic rock hits, top 80’s and 90’s, R&B, Pop and Rock, and current Hip-Hop/Top 40. www.busta-groove.com for more info.
August 23 – Wed night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.
September 2 – Twelfth 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 2 – Sat Night Concerts in the Grove –- 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton–Main Street – “The Fundamentals” a high-energy stage show with three lead vocalists, horn players around & a four-piece rhythm section, performing their “Red Hot Rockin’ Soul” of your favorite R&B, Rock, Pop, and Soul tunes. www.thefundamentals.com for more info.
September 6 – Wed night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.
September 11 (tentative) — 9/11 Remembrance (16 years) 7pm at Station 11 Firehouse lawn – corner of Center and Clayton Rd. bell ringing memorial commemoration
September 16 – Sat. Night Concerts in the Grove –– last concert of the summer 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton — Main Street – “East Bay Mudd” Put on your dancing shoes. This 10-piece cover dance band with a four-man horn section, has an upbeat and commanding take on contemporary classics, soul, funk and R&B tunes leaves you asking for more. They are always a great band to end our concert season. www.eastbaymudd.net 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. 23 – Annual Skip Ipsen Memorial Community Bocce Tournament coordinated by CBCA and the Clayton Bocce Federation. Downtown Clayton Bocce Courts Main & Oak Streets. For information contact CBCA at 672-2272.
Sept 29, Sept 30 and Oct. 1 – Oktoberfest kids Carnival – Main/Oak St. CC Church offices parking lot & field Friday Sept 29th 5pm-10pm; Sat Sept 30th , 11am-10pm; Sunday Oct 1st , 11 am to 9 pm Information – Call CBCA at 672-2272; or www.claytonoktoberfest.com
Sept 30th and Oct 1st – 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 www.claytonoktoberfest.com
Oct. 19-22; 26-29; Nov 2-4 – Clayton Theatre Company presents “___________________________” at Endeavor Hall 6008 Center Street, Clayton CA 94517– tickets at www.BrownPaperTickets.com For more information Roxanne Pardi at 698-1886 or www.claytontheatrecompany.com
October 13, 14, 15 – 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. www.claytonlibrary.org
December 2 — Annual Caroling Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting. Rain or Shine –Downtown Clayton, Grove Park to Main and Oak Streets,- tentative Carriage Rides 4:30-6:30; Caroling 6pm; Tree Lighting 6:30 pm . From more 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.hospiceestbay.com
December 9 — Annual Christmas Tea with Mrs. Claus and Santa 11 am – 2 pm, Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street – Call CBCA at 672-2272,or www.claytoncbca.org for more information.
December 9 (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: firstname.lastname@example.org more info at www.cvlacrosse.com
December 10 (tentative) – Annual Holiday Home Tour Noon – 7pm Various homes in the Clayton Valley area, Information – call Clayton Historical Society at (925) 672-0240 or www.claytonhistory.org
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; www.alloutsportsleague.com
Clayton Community Library various programs and activities: 6125 Clayton Road; www.claytonlibrary.org; 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; www.Claytonhistory.org or phone 672- 0240 for more information.
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) www.oakhurstcc.com 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; http://oakhurstcc.eventbrite.com/
Dana Hills Swim Team (Otters) contact: Cathy Meyers 683-2125 or cathy@diabloValley.net; orLauren Velez 768-6685 email@example.com (pentathlon meet is mid July at Dana Hills)www.danahillsotters.com
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. www.claytoncert.org 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 www.cmdtra.org
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 five major Clayton events, the Art and Wine Festival, Rib Cook –Off, Skip Ipsen Memorial Bocce Tournament,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. www.claytoncbca.org
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. www.claytonaauw.org
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. www.claytonvalleywomansclub.org
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 and Blossoms for Barbara, created by Linda Manss Karp in loving memory of her mother Barbara Manss . This project delivers festively decorated flowering plants to our neighbors in Convalescent Care, in Hospice, in Veterans Centers, at Battered Womens Shelters, and to shut-ins receiving Meals on Wheels in the greater Clayton, Concord, and Diablo Valley area during Valentines Week.www.claytonvalleygardenclub.org
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. www.claytonhistory.org
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. www.sidiablovista.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.claytontheatrecompany.com OR https://www.facebook.com/pages/Clayton-Theatre-Company
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. www.claytonvalleyrotary.org
School fundraisers and events contact various schools:
Diablo View Middle School Parent Faculty Club (PFC) http://diabloview.mdusd.org
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 www.claytonvalley.org OR http://sites.google.com/site/claytonvalleycharterhighschool;
Governing Board – website: http://www.cvchspfc.com