Archive for the ‘Arts & Entertainment’ Category

Two more Friday Family Movie Nights at Antioch’s Prewett Park July 19, Aug. 2

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Two More Family Movie Nights! Our inaugural Friday Family Movie Night Series has been well received by the community. This Friday, July 19th, we are screening “Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse.” Activities, including kids crafts, face painting, and food trucks will begin at 7 pm; the movie will start at approximately 8:30 pm depending on sundown. The final film of the summer will be “The Incredibles 2” on Friday, August 2nd; we hope to see you there!

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California State Fair in Sacramento now open through July 28

Monday, July 15th, 2019

The 2019 California State Fair & Food Festival officially opened its gates Friday morning July 12 with big crowds, eagerly awaiting to get into Cal Expo in Sacramento.

“We’re so thrilled Opening Day was such a great success; it’s fun seeing so many people and families out having a good time, and of course, eating at our 100 food booths.” said Rick Pickering, Cal Expo General Manager and CEO. “We’ve worked hard to make this year’s State Fair the best yet – a fair for all Californians up and down the state. The food festival is just part of what we have in store for the next two and a half weeks.”

The California State Fair & Food Festival runs through July 28th.

For the schedule of daily events and concerts, as well as the list of food vendors, fairgoers are encouraged to visit the website at CaStateFair.org or download the Ca State Fair app where they can map out all of their adventures.

About the California State Fair 

The California State Fair is an international award-winning fair, receiving top honors at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions out of more than 1,100 fairs world-wide. The California State Fair is dedicated as a place to celebrate the best the state has to offer in agriculture, technology and the diversity of its people, traditions and trends that shape the Golden State’s future. We invite you to join us for the 166th California State Fair, July 12-28, 2019.

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Antioch Concerts by the River begin Saturday night in Rivertown

Monday, July 8th, 2019

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July 4th Car Show during the Celebration at fairgounds in Antioch Thursday

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

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Tickets still available for the Funny Fellowship Comedy Show at the Solid Rock Cafe Saturday, June 8

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

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Laugh It Off comedy show fundraiser at Tailgaters Antioch Friday night, May 31

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

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Contra Costa County Fair opens Thursday runs through Sunday

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

For details and schedule visit www.ContraCostaFair.com or download the following:

  2019 CCCFair Schedule p12019 CCCFair Sched p2 & Map2019 CCCFair Details

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2019 Get Active Antioch! – Recreation and Health Expo, Music Festival May 11

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Plus, Splash & Spray Saturday

Zumba, Dancing, Kayaking….Skateboarding, Swimming, and Art…all activities that promote healthy, active living. And with a 15% discount on class and program fees, the Annual Get Active Antioch! Recreation and Health Expo Event is a great way to start your summer! The City of Antioch Recreation Department is hosting this free event at the Antioch Community Center and Antioch Water Park, Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. This community event will be a full day, jam packed with fun for all ages! There will be program demonstrations from Antioch’s highly trained specialized instrcutors including MAX Martial Arts, and Zumba Fitness with Karina Dugand. Kathy Bunton from Delta Kayaking Adventures will demo at the Water Park and Rob’s Skate Academy will be boarding and coaching at the Skatepark.

The Expo includes a Health Fair Vendor Hall from 10:00am – 12:30pm as well as a Preschool Open House and Mother’s Day Celebration. Visitors can enjoy preformances from the Antioch High School Black, Powerful & Educated African Dance Team, guided facility tours, Senior Hula Dancers and more!

Bring your entire family to the free Music Festival in our Grand Plaza all day. Headliners are Blue Mountain Quartet, Ben Benkert and PTK The Band! Music is good for mental health, and while adults enjoy the free concert children can color on the giant Monster Mural, munch on free popcorn, and get their face painted. The Foodie Crew will participate and provide excellent food truck services. The Antioch Community Foundation provided funding to support the Expo and Antioch Unified School District is a partner in the Health Fair.

Families can end the day with Splash and Spray Saturday at the Antioch Water Park from 12:30 – 4:00 pm! Free swimming and Water Park seasonal information will be available. All in one day, Antioch residents can enjoy everything the Recreation Department has to offer and more. Remember, the 15% discount is on May 11, 2019 only. Let Antioch Recreation Staff help you plan your best summer ever! For general information call 925-776-3050.

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