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IN THE OCTOBER ISSUE OF
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Fall Arts Preview
Get the scoop on this season's top dance performances, musicals, dramas, and concerts.

Desert Destinations
Head to these warm-weather hot spots for high-end spas, spectacular dining, and sublime relaxation.

Apple Heaven
This fall, drive to Sonoma County, one of the world's best spots for apples, and take a bite.

A Promise to Keep
Meet an Alamo husband who's continuing his late wife Brittany Maynard's fight for aid in dying laws.

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We have tons of excitement to fill up your calendar this week. Keep reading below for the full scoop. Have a great week!

Diablo's A-List is Your V.I.P. Ticket to East Bay Living.

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HAWAII VACATION SPECIALS UP TO 20% OFF
Book with promo code: FOUNDERS.

Outrigger Resorts has been sharing the spirit of aloha with guests from around the world for 68 years. In celebration of our Founders Day, we're offering special rates to experience the local culture, spectacular sights and heartfelt hospitality that make Hawaii unforgettable. Book now, offer expires 10/27/15.
SUPERNATURAL
California Academy of Sciences.

Grab your costumes and head over to the California Academy of Sciences for SuperNatural. Have a ghostly good time while trick-or-treating through the Academy at night! In addition to enjoying spooktacular animals and spine-tingling specimens, guests can catch a special live-animal demonstration, marvel at roaming magicians, and transform into their favorite Academy animals with the help of fanciful face-painters! Click here to get tickets and learn more.
PURCELL MURRAY
Form and function in full bloom.

MGS's 100% stainless steel faucets combine the best of Italian design and Swiss engineering to provide an unparalleled pedigree of passion and performance, all the while making a statement of sustainability through 100% stainless steel construction. And, Purcell Murray is proud to bring them to you through an unrivaled network of dealers throughout California. Call (800) 892-4040, visit the Bay Area showroom in Brisbane, or click here to learn more. 
SPECIAL HOLIDAY OFFER
Give and save 20%.

Subscribe now to Diablo magazine and save 20% off of our regular rate. For just $16, you can give subscriptions to your family and friends. The best restaurants, the best entertainment, the best shopping - every month we bring the Best of the East Bay directly to you! Subscribe here and use promo code: HOLIDAYS20. Orders placed by October 30 will receive the December issue, and orders placed by December 4 will receive the January issue which mails out December 24.
OKTOBERFEST COMES TO WALNUT CREEK
October 17.

Celebrate Walnut Creek's Oktoberfest, a free family friendly festival with harvest-themed street vendors lining Locust Street between Cypress Street and Civic Drive. The day runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes entertainment featuring Petty Theft, Revolver, and Mustache Harbor, bier gartens, and tasty treats from local restaurants. Kids can explore the kinder platz area with a giant slide, face painting and a pumpkin patch. Click here to learn more.
THREE PERFECT DESERT GETAWAYS FOR FALL
Book your vacation now.

Head to these warm-weather hot spots for high-end spas, spectacular dining, and sublime relaxation. Click here to learn more.
NOTES4HOPE PRESENTS MUSIC AND LAUGHTER
25% discount to Diablo A-listers.

A great night out for a great cause at an amazing venue! Luce, Painbirds (originating members of Train) and comedian Jake Johannsen perform on Saturday, October 17 under the beautiful backdrop of the Cal Shakes-Bruns Amphitheater, with proceeds benefiting breast cancer research and prevention. General admission doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6 p.m. Click here for tickets and more information. For a 25% discount code use DIABLO. Click here to learn more about Notes4Hope.
EAST BAY PUMPKIN BEERS
Three to try.

The boozy taste of fall gets an upgrade-and a festival. Click here for the full pumpkin beer report.
BEDFORD GALLERY PRESENTS THE ART OF THE BRICK
Acclaimed artists use LEGOs as their building blocks.

The new exhibition at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts is a dazzling and delightful exploration of creativity, as artists sculpt remarkable shapes out of LEGO pieces. Click here for the inside story on how this exhibition was pieced together.
IT'S CALIFORNIA CLOSETS' AUTUMN UPGRADE EVENT
Choose an exclusive woodgrain finish for the same price as our classic white.

This is the perfect time to upgrade your new California Closets system - and save up to 20%. Through October 31, receive a free upgrade* from our classic white finish to one of our exclusive Italian-inspired LAGO woodgrain finishes. Click here to learn more.
BISHOP O'DOWD H.S. PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES: JOIN US AT OUR OPEN HOUSE
November 1.

Immersed in a joyful learning environment, O'Dowd students  are educated and supported towards creating positive change within themselves, in our communities and the world at large. Interested in O'Dowd for your soon-to-be high school student? Join us on Sunday, November 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at our Open House. Learn about O'Dowd curricular and co-curricular opportunities through student panels, mini classes, performances, athletics and club representatives and much more. We look forward to meeting you!
SHAKEN NOT STIRRED 1960S COCKTAIL PARTY FUNDRAISER
November 5.

Help raise awareness for the Cancer Support Community on Thursday, November 5, from 
6 to 8 p.m by joining Contra Costa Oncology at 18-8 Fine Men's Salon in Lafayette as we Shake, Stir and Shave! Tickets include appetizers provided by Rustic Tavern, two drinks, plus free shaves for the gents and makeup for the ladies! Dress in your swankiest 60s threads for your chance to win a $100 Visa card. Enter the raffle for amazing prizes. Click here to purchase tickets.
JFK UNIVERSITY: 2015 KENNEDY LAUREATE GALA
November 13.

Join John F. Kennedy University to honor three outstanding community leaders with Kennedy Laureate Awards including the Golden State Warriors, 2015 NBA Champions; Frank Tucker, President of 100 Black Men in the Bay Area; and Dr. Alette Coble Temple, Ms. Wheelchair America. Support scholarships for military veterans and low-income students at the Gala at the Blackhawk Museum on November 13 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Call (925) 969-3491 or click here for ticket and sponsorship information.
CHILDREN'S HEALTH GUILD
December 11.

Please join the Children's Health Guild on Friday, December 11 at the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco for our Annual Holiday Boutique & Luncheon, Gathering of Giving. The event will begin with a boutique featuring a wide array of vendors. A seated lunch will follow, where we will be joined by our acclaimed keynote speaker, Diane Dwyer. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets. 
DAY TRIP TO HALF MOON BAY
Play, celebrate, taste, eat and drink.

Come for the pumpkins, stay for the seaside charm. Click here to learn more. 
INSTAGRAM: SNAP OF THE WEEK
We love this Port of Oakland shot captured while waiting for the sunset! The snap was captured by instagram user @immaculateimagery. Don't forget to tag your Instagram photos with #eastbay and #diablomag to be considered for our blog!
CCMT PRESENTS THE FULL MONTY
Hilarious musical drops at the Lesher Center.

Contra Costa Musical Theatre takes a cheeky turn with its new production of The Full Monty, the musical comedy inspired by a smash film about a group of down and out steelworkers who go to creative lengths to pay the rent. Click here for information about this must-see musical.
TEN MINUTES WITH ORINDA'S FAMED WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER
Elaine Miller Bond.

View Elaine Miller Bond's work at the Uncharted Festival of Ideas in downtown Berkeley. Click here to learn more.
DISH: CHEF CHANGES
Our weekly food report.

Corner's Tavern and Gather get new chefs; San Ramon beer expansion; plus tapas in Berkeley. Click here to read more.
SIDE DISH: JACK'S OYSTER BAR AND FISH HOUSE'S CIOPPINO
Love in a bowl.

Once the weather changes, head to Jack's Oyster Bar and warm up with a bowl of cioppino. With an astonishing depth of flavor, this is a cioppino that can't be missed. Click here to read more.
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