Armando’s - Friday, October 12 - Happy Hour & a Half with the Drifter Sisters, 4:30 pm; Tender Mercies, 8:00 pm; Saturday, October 13 - Wendy DeWitt & Friends, 8:00 pm; log on to: www.armandosmartinez.com
Roxx on Main - Friday, October 12 - Jim Caroompas & the Sisters of Mercy, 7:00 to 9:30 pm; Saturday, October 13 - Kyle Jester Blues Duo, 7:00 to 9:30 pm
California Magic Club - October 12 & 13 - Shawn McMaster with your magical host, Gerry Griffin, 7:30 pm; October 19 & 20 - Jeffrey Kort; for reservations and additional information: www.calmagic.com
October 13 - Fall Cemetery Clean-Up 10:00 am to 2:00 pm - Historic Alhambra Cemetery - for additional information: 925.372.3510
October 13 - Martinez Library presents Author Marty Brounstein giving a presentation on his book Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust. This event is free and begins at 1:30 pm.
October 13 - Martinez Historical Society Home Tour - www.martinezhometour.com or call Carolyn Duncan at 925.864.8457 for details. Tickets are $25 and the tour is from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sign in or purchase tickets at the Shell Clubhouse, 1635 Pacheco Boulevard. Don’t miss out on this annual event, this year’s tour includes Martinez City Hall and the Nature’s Way Doll Centre.
October 13 - Meet and Greet City Council Candidate Dylan Radke at Marty O’s Pizzeria from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.
October 13 - Rock Around the Clock at Dancing to the Oldies, a benefit for Christmas for Everyone at the Veterans Memorial Hall, dress to impress in your 50’s best! The fun begins at 7:30 pm, advance tickets are $15.00 pp and $20.00 at the door. There are a limited amount of tickets, don’t be left out, call 925.228.2233 for reservations.
October 14 - Friends of the Library Wine Event - for tickets: email@example.com
Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:
October 15 - 20 - “Clear Your Fines!” at the Martinez Library - This is an opportunity for teens to clear any overdue fines - check in at the desk with your library card or valid photo ID to prove you are in a grade between 6 - 12 or are between ages of 13 - 18 and attend one of the Read-In Sessions and read for one hour.
October 18 - You’re Invited: Ribbon Cutting and Open House, Land Home Financial Services, 533 Main Street, 4:00 to 8:00 pm.
October 20 - Zombie Brew Crawl - 2:30 to 5:30 pm - 20 local craft beers. There is a free shuttle from North Concord BART Station, and an after party at Creek Monkey Tap House. Tickets are $25.00 in advance, $35.00 at the door. www.zombiebrewcrawl.com
October 20 - Friends of the Martinez Library Fall Book Sale - for additional information: 925.229.1869
October 23 - Candidates Forum, 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Alhambra High School
October 26 - Martinez Mayor’s Cup - Martinez Chamber of Commerce: 925.228.2345 or Main Street Martinez: 925.228.3577 - Sign up now before it fills up!
October 26, 27, 29, 30, 31 - Downtown Martinez Ghost Walk - extra dates for our Halloween Month - $25.00 pp for information 925.228.3577 or www.mainstreetmartinez.org
October 28 - Spooktacular Trunk or Treat - www.mainstreetmartinez.org
FREE ongoing activities in Martinez: the Martinez Museum, www.martinezhistory.org or 925.228.8160; the John Muir National Historic Site, www.nps.gov/jomu or 925.228.8860; the Shell Museum, open Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Pacheco Boulevard and Arreba.
Martinez Farmer’s Markets: Thursday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm through October 25,
Court Street, between Main & Escobar Streets - Sunday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm year round - Main Street between Castro & Ferry Streets.
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See you around Martinez…