East County Business Briefs: Fall Has Arrived

The following is a new program that will be featuring local business briefs on East County Today as this site hopes to work with the many wonderful businesses across Contra Costa County — for local events, those will still be in our calendar or in our newsletter each week.

Also, don’t forget the time change this weekend!

Brentwood PAL Announces Tamale Festival
Tickets: (925) 308-3751

Get read Brentwood as the Tamale Festival is back for its 5th Annual Event set for November 20 at the Veterans Building on 1st Street to help raise funds for the Brentwood Police Activities League. All you can eat in person for $35 or Drive Thru Family Pack dinner for $50. Order tickets by calling (925) 308-3751 as this event will sell out quickly.

Brentwood Police Announce Car Show

Join the Brentwood Police Department as they host a downtown car show on November 20 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Toy and food donation required for donation to help raise funds for the Brentwood Community Chest. There is no admission cost. Even if you do not have a vehicle to show, you may bring a toy or canned food to donate. Limited to 100 vehicles, and all makes and models are welcome! Parking will be downtown on 1st Street and Oak Street. Line up starts at 1PM on Second Street between Oak Street and Chestnut Street. Line up and registration begins at 1PM. There will be prizes and awards, music, and downtown restaurants will be open as well. For more information, contact [email protected] or for more information, click here.

Brentwood Wine Walk & Tasting Tour Tickets on Sale

The downtown Brentwood Association announced tickets are now on sale for their Wine Walk & Tasting Tour in downtown Brentwood on Nov. 27 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Tickets are $40 per participant and $10 for designated driver.  This event will sell out. For tickets, click here

729 First Street, Ste C. Brentwood, CA

Did you know, Boondoggies is now open at their new location at 729 First Street, Ste C in downtown Brentwood? Go check them out. If you do, go on October 29 where they are hosting a fundraiser for the Brentwood Youth Commission. 20% of all profits benefit the youth commission while you can eat a hot dog and enjoy the parade. For full menu, visit their website.

Brentwood Craft Beer & Cider
234 Oak St, Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 428-1616

Been a busy few months working to support local events and fundraising efforts with the Downtown Brentwood Coalition’s Cornhole Tournament, Delta Harvest Run and Brentwood Rotary Poker Tournament. With fall in in full swing and winter is coming, they are now equipped with 11 patio awnings to allow for outdoor dining and fun. Growlers are available daily for refilling and now offering a selection of more than a 1,000 bottles and cans each day for patrons to check out. The menu includes a charcuterie board and pizza along with forever favorites such pretzels with beer cheese and loaded nachos.

East Bay Meal Prep
(925) 390-8442

End the year strong and let East Bay Meal Prep prepare healthy meals for you throughout the week, whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner–new menu each week and posted on social media. Meals are prepped Sunday and delivered. They also offer pick up of personal orders at Tess’s Community Farm Kitchen in Brentwood. Grab-n-Go Meals also available at our Fridge at Tess’ and future locations announced soon.

8285 Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood CA
(925) 626-5590
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Even with the wind and rain, the facility is still standing and even more swag is available. As always, used golf carts, new and used name brand quality golf clubs, new gear and merchandise at the shop. New memberships still available for our private membership practice facility ($120 per month—unlimited practice, open 24-hour, snacks and drinks available plus more. Go check out the facility and visit with Brandon on full details of membership.

Hannah Nicole Vineyards
6700 Balfour Road, Brentwood CA

Join Michelle Lambert for Thirsty Thursday (Nov. 4)  at Hannah Nicole vineyards from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. She will perform live music and the event is catered by Sticky Chicken and Ribs. Note – A ticket is not required for the event, our cater will bring a small amount of extra meals for purchase, tickets at the door are $30. For tickets, click here

Hook, Line & Sinker
3199 Main St, Ste 260 Oakley CA
(925) 625-2441

Get ready, the next two fishing tournaments for Hook, Line & Sinker is scheduled for November 14 and December 12 and launch out of Russo’s Marina on Bethel Island. For home defense, shotguns are available which include the Winchester 12g & 20g which range from $429-$649. They also have shotgun ammo in stock. Be on the look out for Black Friday Sale that will be announced soon.

Tree of Lights – Brentwood/East County
Nov. 7 at 5:30 pm at City Park, Brentwood CA

Hospice East Bay is proud to be celebrating our 35th annual Tree of Lights! For 35 years these ceremonies have provided a way for families and friends to honor their loved ones and find solace in the symbolism of light as the names of their loved ones are read. The funds raised by these ceremonies make it possible for us to provide hospice care to patients who are not covered by insurance. Your support also allows us to offer additional services and programs, such as music therapy and children’s grief programs. Our ceremony for Brentwood/East County will be held on Sunday, November 7, at 5:30pm.

Liberty High School Choir Rent A Carol

For a donation, select Liberty Singers would love to bring you some of the most treasured Christmas carols to your holiday gathering. Dressed in Victorian costumes, the carolers joyfully spread the spirit of the season making any gathering more special through song. If you are interested in spreading the spirit, visit www.libertysingers.com to find out how to request the Rent-a-Caroler for your holiday event. You may
also email [email protected].

Liberty Singers Booster Club is a non-profit organization supporting the Liberty High School Choir Program. Tax ID #51-0431664

Lumpy’s Diner
(925) 778-5867
5891 Lone Tree Way, Antioch CA

What else can we say? Just support them! They are awesome people

The Red Caboose Restaurant – Whiskey Tasting Event on Thursday
210 Fulton Shipyard Rd, Antioch CA
(925) 777-1921

Be sure to register and signup for the Nov. 4 Balcones whiskey tasting experience with some BBQ. Try 6 whiskeys Thursday night which are award winning and American made.  The event is on Nov. 4 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. For more information and tickets, click here.

Other upcoming events

  • Nov. 5 – Cory Entertainment presents Friday Night Karaoke & dancing from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
  • Nov. 6 – No Control will perform from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Nov. 7 – Idlewind West is playing Allman Brothers Tunes from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Service Pros Plumbers
(925) 753-5600

A local plumbing company open for all services, including 24-hour emergency plumbing, water heater installation or repair, tub and shower repair.  Take advantage of Service Pros Plumbers plumbing services who offer Free estimates, *Free inspections (if you hire us for the work), emergency service 24/7 and can assist you with any plumbing challenge. Schedule a service call today online or call us directly.

Socialyte Boutique Boutique
236 Oak Street, Brentwood

Fall fashion is now in full swing as cooler air has arrived and we are stocked for all your needs, including holiday outfit ideas from dressy to casual we have you covered.  Also, do not forget our Holiday shopping event where we are offering 30% off November 17-21—small bites, bubbles and raffle prizes. Winter and outdoor accessories just arrived, including the largest collection of C.C. Beanies, gloves and scarves in Brentwood. New shacket patterns now dropping weekly. Come in, let us dress you!

Wanna Waffle
104 Oak Street, Brentwood

Did you know, Wanna Waffle recently passed the two month mark of being open in downtown Brentwood next to the library? If you haven’t visited them, they are open Tuesday through Friday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Saturday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Lots of new food and drinks items. Follow them on social media for daily announcements and deals.

Program Details

If you would like to be included on future weeks which includes some social media promotion, please email [email protected] for more details of our local business promotions. Note, some of these businesses are sponsored posts in our program