Community is what keeps us strong and helps us to thrive.  Supporting events that enrich the neighborhoods where we live and work is an essential part of our responsibility.  To learn more about what Windermere is doing in your community, please contact us.  Here is a partial list of annual events that we sponsor or endorse:

January

Clayton Valley Parent Preschool Pancake Breakfast – this fundraiser helps provide programs and improvements for this cooperative preschool where children benefit from their parents’ presence and take their first steps towards independence.

April

Concord Farmers' Market, Todos Santos Park - The Tuesday market is open year-round, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Healthy and delicious fruits, vegetables and nuts to take home.  The Thursday evening market is open with great food and entertainment weekly from late spring to early fall.

 

May thru September

Concerts in the Grove – this summer concert series occurs bi-monthly during summer months at “The Grove” in Downtown Clayton.

May thru October

Clayton Farmers Market – fresh grown local produce and scrumptious baked goods.


May

Annual Clayton Garden Tour acts as a major fundraiser and provides much-needed financial support to continue the preservation and promotion of the rich history found in the Clayton Valley.

Clayton Art & Wine Festival – The Clayton Business and Community Association (CBCA) puts on this annual event sponsored by Windermere Lynne French & Associates.  Stroll along historic Main Street enjoying premium varietals from California’s wineries and popular premium brewed beers. Browse among over 125 fine artisans and unique craft exhibits. 

Kidfest Concord - three fun-filled days during Memorial Day weekend.  Aids in raising funds for the foundation to save high school sports in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

June

Clayton Business and Community Association (CBCA) Golf Tournament

July

Dana Hills Swim Team Pentathalon – The Devil Mountain Pentathlon held each year at the Dana Hills Swim Club & Cabana   started in 1995.  Held in mid-July, more than 500 swimmers trek from all over the county to compete with Dana Hills swimmers to see who can achieve the best overall time in the five swim strokes.  Lynne French is a proud sponsor of this wondeful family event.

Ed’s Mudville Grill Annual Golf Tournament – benefiting local youth athletic programs.


July thru August

Friday Night Movies in Downtown Clayton – Presented by the Clayton Community Church.

August

Susan G. Komen 3-Day For Life – Windermere Lynne French & Associates sponsors clients in their quest to complete the amazing 3-Day Walk for Life benefiting breast cancer research.

September

Clayton Oktoberfest & Kids Carnival – Annual festival presented by the CBCA and sponsored by Windermere Lynne French & Associates. Proceeds support youth athletics, scout troops, police reserves, the Clayton Library, town beautification, youth scholarships and many other worthwhile donations that benefit the City of Clayton and its residents.

Blue Star Moms – Windermere Lynne French & Associates collects donations for Care Packages for our troops serving overseas.  Blue Star Moms send out these packages throughout the year. 

October

Rotary Club of Clayton Valley Annual Charity Auction gives support to local programs such as Monument Crisis Center; We Care Center for Disabled Children, Dictionary Project, and many others.  In addition, International humanitarian programs supporting orphanages, hospitals and clinics.

Help the Contra Costa Food Bank by donating items in bins located at the office in Clayton - Windermere Lynne French & Associates.

November

Mt. Diablo Elementary Stampede – A 1k & 5K Run/Walk through Clayton & Concord.  Contributions go to support educational programs at the school such as Kaleidoscope reading.

Clayton Valley Women’s Club Holiday Boutique – held at the Clayton Library.  Beautiful items for the holidays including baked goods.

December

Downtown Clayton Annual Caroling & Christmas Tree Lighting – Enjoy caroling from the local grade school, a visit from Santa, and a parade through town culminating to the lighting of the downtown Christmas tree and lights.

Holiday Home Tour – View graciously decorated homes in the Clayton Valley area.  Proceeds benefit the Clayton Historical Society.

"Christmas for Everyone"; Bay Area Crisis "Adopt-A-Family"; Foster a Dream "Christmas Wonderland"

The Clayton Pioneer Annual Christmas Cookie Contest – judging of Christmas cookies takes place at the Clayton Library.  Sponsored by the local paper, The Clayton Pioneer.