5 Things to Do in December around Walnut Creek

Festive Times Around Walnut Creek

The great thing about the holidays is that there are tons of activities for homeowners in Walnut Creek. Whether you are looking to find unique gifts, get into the holiday spirit, or enjoy some time with your family there is no shortage of fun things to do. Here are a few suggestions:

Holiday Gift and Craft Fair

Friday December 3rd, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Concord Senior Center, Concord CA

You could head to a mall to buy Christmas gifts this year, but why not look for something a bit more original? The fair at Concord Senior Center has something for everyone: hand-made jewellery, home-made treats, and tons of great gift ideas. Attendance is free. More info.

Zoo Lights

Oakland Zoo, Oakland CA

Friday December 3rd

On this day the zoo lights up with hundreds of thousands of LED Christmas lights, making it a perfect time to take a whole family trip to the zoo. Your grandkids will love visiting the rides areas, which is completely decorated with toy soldiers, giant Christmas candy, and more. Don’t miss the orchestra and light show as well. More info.

Ring in the Holidays Concert

Saturday, December 4th, 7 p.m.

Utunes Coffee House at First Unitarian Church, Oakland CA

Who doesn’t love a great holiday concert? The folks at Utunes Coffee House will get your spirit soaring with a host of talented artists, including the First Unitarian Chancel Choir, Band Without Borders, and the Oakland Youth Chorus Chamber Singers. Tickets are $5 for seniors. More info.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 4th, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Concord Senior Center, Concord CA

Here’s another fun event for the whole family, and it includes food! Breakfast is from 8:30 to 9:15, and there are lots of games and crafts for the grandkids. So not only can the grandkids meet Santa, but you can take the opportunity to get some great gifts! More info.

Holiday Wreath Making

Friday, December 10th, 12:30 p.m. to 3: p.m.

Dublin Senior Center, Dublin CA

What better to get into the Christmas spirit than to make a lovely holiday wreath for yourself or a friend? All you need to bring is a pair of gardening gloves, shears, and any extra decorations you would like to add, the rest is provided. Space is limited, and registration is open to December 3rd. More info.

Those living in Walnut Creek have unique opportunities to celebrate Christmas
in and around the area, don’t miss out on these great events!