The List: April
The calendar heats up with A-list celebrities, craft beer, and a journey back to the ’60s.
Food and Drink
3/31–4/1 Sip wine right out of the barrel and prepurchase your favorites before they’re bottled at this event featuring 35 Livermore Valley wineries. lvwine.org.
The 1968 Exhibit
3/31–8/19 Go back in time to peace signs, love-ins, and psychedelic rock, as well as war, protests, and assassinations, in this educational multimedia exhibit at the Oakland Museum. museumca.org.
An Evening With Howie Mandel
4/20 Stand-up comedian turned TV host Howie Mandel (Deal or No Deal, America’s Got Talent) shares stories in Walnut Creek in support of HomeAid’s transitional housing programs. homeaidnc.org.
Food and Drink
Bay Area Craft Beer Festival
4/21 More than 30 microbreweries, including Ale Industries and Creek Monkey Tap House, pour their best at the Martinez waterfront, along with food and live music. bayareacraftbeerfestival.com.
Master Artist Tribute: Richard McLean
4/22–6/17 Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art presents the first retrospective exhibit of photo-realistic painter Richard McLean, who began his career as an East Bay art student. stmarys-ca.edu/museum.
4/25–5/13 Berkeley Rep presents an international ensemble (including Mikhail Baryshnikov) in a romantic play about artists in 1930s Paris. Performed in French and Russian with English supertitles. berkeleyrep.org.
Alonzo King Lines Ballet
4/28 Renowned San Francisco–based Lines Ballet visits Livermore on its tour, performing Rasa, set to Indian percussion music, and the baroque Dust and Light. livermoreperformingarts.org.
For more event picks, check out Top Tickets every Monday at diablomag.com.