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Winter Holidays 2011


Crisp, cold air, hot peppermint-flavored chocolate drink, red, green, and gold in cinnamon-scented stores. The Winter Holidays is just a little more than a month away!



Happy Holidays 2011


What's happening in Brentwood, Oakley and the surrounding cities this Holiday season? Here goes our list... (and if you know of any more or have any updates or edits on the ones below, please let us know.)


The Downtown Brentwood Holiday Parade, our fun and festive Holiday parade is scheduled on November 19, 2011 (Saturday) starting at 2:30 p.m. The parade will start on First Street and will go around downtown. For more information, check out the Downtown Brentwood Coalition's website.


The Tree Lighting at the Streets of Brentwood will be on November 26, 2011 (Saturday) from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Meanwhile, the City of Brentwood's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is scheduled for December 2, 2011 (Friday) at the Brentwood Senior Activity Center parking lot at 193 Griffith Lane. The festivities start at 6 p.m. and include music, singing and a visit from Santa Claus, followed at 7pm by the official lighting of the Christmas tree. This holiday event is sponsored by the City of Brentwood and the Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC).


The following day is Oakley's turn to light up their Christmas tree! Join them at the Civic Center Plaza for the Christmas Tree Lighting, which also includes crafts, games, caroling, and pictures with Santa!  Mark your calendars... December 3, 2011 (Saturday) from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Oakley's Civic Center Plaza is located at 3031 Main Street, Oakley, CA.


The second annual Super Holiday Boutique is happening at the Centre Concord in Concord, CA. This free event will offer a variety of shopping opportunities, pictures with Santa, entertainment, live music, free gift bags, food, a fun children's activity zone, and over 80 vendors. This event is on Sunday, December 4, 2011 from 11:00 - 4:00 p.m. at 5298 Clayton Road, Concord, CA.


Another Holiday Bazaar is coming up the following week. Sponsored by Bay Area Boutiquers, this event is scheduled on December 10, 2011 (Saturday) from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Shops at Fairview on 3101 Balfour Road in Brentwood. This event promises to have lots of  shopping and fun stuff for kids including a visit from Santa!


Bring your camera to capture the magic of enjoying a tasty Breakfast with Santa at Black Bear Diner. Adults get 2 pancakes, egg, bacon, sausage and coffee for $8.50. Children (12 and under) get 1 pancake, egg, bacon, sausage, and a small milk - for $6.50. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. To register contact 925-625-7044 or email coelho@ci.oakley.ca.us. Breakfast with Santa is scheduled on December 10, 2011 (Saturday) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Little Miss Everything's Holiday Fashion Show is scheduled on December 10, 2011 (Saturday) from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Little Miss Everything, 220 Oak Street in Downtown Brentwood. If you are interested in your children participating, please send an email to littleclasses@gmail.com or call (925) 513-4700 for more details. There is a registration fee of $49 - spots fill up fast so call now!


The Sand Creek Crossing will have Holiday Santa's Workshop on Saturday, December 10, 2011 (from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.) - an afternoon with Santa, crafts, holiday entertainment, and more!


Come and enjoy a Special Holiday Concert by the Summerset Singers on Saturday, December 17, 2011 from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Brentwood Senior Activity Center.  Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are at $8 per person. For more information, or to get tickets, contact the Brentwood Senior Activity Center at 193 Griffith Lane in Brentwood, or call (925) 516-5380.



This article was posted in November 2011 so may be outdated after some time. Please note that we at EverythingBrentwood.com are not the organizers of any of these events. We created the article as a service to our readers but do not have more information about them. If you need more details or to make sure that the information is up-to-date, we recommend that you contact the organizers directly.



We are also planning an article on New Year's Events, Celebrations, or Specials in the area. If you have a New Year event coming up and want to be in our feature article or would like to advertise with us, please contact us here on or before December 5, 2011.