Lots of great stuff to do in Concord
Small-city life is good in Concord. A great downtown park-Todos Santos Plaza-is home to weekly evening concerts in the summer, regular farmers' markets, and other fun events. Public parks, with 24/7 baseball fields, soccer, tennis, swimming and bocce (!) are strategically scattered throughout the city. Water world for the summer and Lime Ridge open space for the fall make the whole year great.
The Concord Pavilion (Sleep Train Pavilion? SF Chronicle Pavilion?) has a regular lineup of jazz, classical, country, blues and rock.
Cal State East Bay and Diablo Valley College (really in Pleasant Hill) provide higher education, as well as speakers, live theater and educational events. There’s shopping from the groovy to the grand, and, did I mention lotsa dining, from dives to the divine?
I raised three sons there, and only left, after 35 years because of a change of careers, with reluctance.
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