1601 Civic Drive At Locust Walnut Creek, CA 94596 +1 925 295 1400/+1 925 943 7469(Tickets)
This venue seats 1200 people and is located in downtown Walnut Creek. It offers three performance spaces: the 800-seat Hofmann Theatre, the 300-seat Margaret Lesher Theatre and the 130-seat Knight Stage, and hosts plays, concerts and dance productions. It was founded by Dean Lesher, a newspaper publisher, and opened its doors in 1990.
1931 First Avenue Walnut Creek, CA 94597 +1 925 935 1978
Located in Walnut Creek, this museum is a multi-purpose facility that cares for injured and endangered animals from all over the state of California. It operates the largest veterinary rehabilitation hospital in the United States, treating over 6000 wild animals annually. In addition, they have educational tours for children, and a learning theater.
Measuring a total of 6,222 yards, the Mare Island Golf Course is located on the scenic Mare Island close to the city of Vallejo. Surrounded by beautiful vistas of San Pablo Bay and the Sacramento River, this course has regular visitors from surrounding towns and cities. Golf Pro Alex Rose is always available for golf lessons, which you can then perfect at the course's practice facilities that are available at reasonable prices. Golf merchandise can be purchased at the pro shop, to stock up on all possible golf-related articles. Call ahead or check the website to reserve tee time. Reservations must be made 15 days ahead of arrival.
1950 Waterworld Parkway Concord, CA 94520 +1 925 609 1364
This East Bay water park is fun for people of all ages and is filled with dozens of water activities to enjoy. Some of its most popular rides include high speed water slides, double tube slides, shotgun slides, a wave pool, and a 20,000 square foot activity pool. Park amenities include free innertubes, lounge chairs and lifejackets, a raft ride slide that accommodates six people at a time, a public picnic area outside the park, lots of parking, lockers to rent, a first aid station, arcade, souvenir boutique, ATM, and changing rooms with shower facilities.
2035 Ashby Avenue Berkeley, CA 94703 +1 510 644 4930
Expressions Gallery is a fine art gallery in Berkeley's esteemed Ashby Arts district that hosts arts exhibits, poetry readings and special events throughout the year. Expressions prides itself on being more than an average gallery, also hosting a community arts center with events and classes for all ages and skill levels. The public is encouraged to participate in the space, whether it be by browsing the gallery, becoming a part of the Collectors & Critics Circle or forming a poetry reading group.
2950 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94705 +1 510 647 9355
Collector prides itself on offering a diverse collection of original artwork for a more affordable price than traditional fine art galleries, with prices starting at only five dollars and typically never rising above one thousand dollars. This gallery features everything from paintings, screenprints and photography to smaller artforms, such as jewelry, notecards and a wide range of ceramics. Collector hosts artist receptions and events throughout the year.
Panoramic Hill Berkeley, CA 94705 +1 510 549 7040(Tourist Information)
Quietly tucked between Berkeley and Oakland, the Panoramic Hill is a residential neighborhood for the inhabitants of both cities. It offers excellent views of the San Francisco and the Bay area. The Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association listed it as the Berkeley's 'Most Romantic Neighborhood'.
2982 Adeline Street Berkeley, CA 94703 +1 510 843 7290
Lovers of romantic details and Victorian styles will fall in love with this lace and textile museum. Explore the latest exhibit or check out the permanent collection, including pre-Colombian Peruvian lace, and the finest lace from 17th Century European courts. This free museum is funded by the attached Lacis retail store, and also hosts various classes, clinics and workshops. Visit the website for more details.
Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704 +1 510 549 7040(Tourist Information)
Telegraph Avenue is a prominent attraction in the city. Through the years, the street has seen its share of protests and riots, including the famous riot over the controversy of People's Park. Apart from its historical significance, the Telegraph Avenue also serves as a great shopping and sightseeing destination for tourists as well as locals. The street is also the venue for the popular Telegraph Street Fair. Do call for more information.
People's Park has given much to the people of Berkeley;
this green lung is traversed by hundreds each day who use it as a shortcut to get from one part of the city to the other. Since the 1960's, ...
Telegraph Avenue is a prominent attraction in the city. Through
the years, the street has seen its share of protests and riots, including the famous riot over the controversy of People's Park. Apart from its historical significance, the Telegraph ...
La Pena Cultural Center and the adjacent Café Valparaíso offer
a taste of a faraway home for some and a window into different cultures and heritages for others. The concept of La Pena comes from Latin America, where in ...