Throughout the year DRAA presents incredible entertainment, hosts fundraising and other special events to benefit programming and educational opportunities at the Lesher Center.


Rooftop Luau at Va de Vi, Benefitting DRAA’s Arts Access School Time Program

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, join us at 6:30pm for a Rooftop Luau at Va de Vi in Walnut Creek. No airfare required and 100% of the ticket price ($250) is a donation to our Arts Access Program! Va de Vi is pulling out all the stops to create an Aloha-style party with Hawaiian food and tropical drinks. You’ll be on island time instantly! Call today to reserve your spot at the luau of the year 925-295-1470!

Mahalo to our generous hosts for this unique sign-up party experience: Jeannie & Bob Power, Lyn & Brian Hirahara, Gary Skrel, and Kevin Sánchez.


Golf Tournament Monday, June 17, 2019

Experience a uniquely fun and worthwhile tournament that is assured of being professional as well as inspirational and full of joy! Diablo Regional Arts Association’s First Annual Pro-Am is being held on Monday, June 17th, 2019 at the Contra Costa Country Club. Golfers and their guests will experience a professionally orchestrated tournament and incredibly fun Banquet & Auction.


Chevron Family Theatre Festival

Celebrated its 12th Anniversary on Saturday, July 21! This special family event with live free family entertainment inside and outside the LCA, drew large crowds by the thousands!

Save the Date for this year’s Festival: Saturday, July 20, 2019


Jazz at the Lesher Center Series

Saturday, July 27, 2019 Veronica Swift with the Emmet Cohen Trio

Saturday, August 3, 2019 Anat Cohen Tentet with Oded Lev-Ari

Saturday, August 10, 2019 Monty Alexander & The Harlem-Kingston Express – Jamaica to Jazz

Saturday, August 24, 2019 Ralph Peterson & The Messenger Legacy Sextet: Art Blakey’s Centennial Year


On Broadway

Thank you to all who joined us for DRAA’s annual fundraising gala On Broadway this year. Proceeds raised support exceptional programming and educational opportunities at the Lesher Center. This was one fun and memorable evening!

Save the Date for this year’s On Broadway: Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 6:00pm