Top Tickets: April 19–25
Celebrate Earth Day everywhere from the art gallery to the symphony.
Bay Area Craft Beer Festival
4/21 Spend a spring afternoon on the Martinez waterfront with food, live music, and plenty of beer from more than 50 Bay Area breweries. bayareacraftbeerfestival.com.
John Muir Birthday Earth Day Celebration
4/21 Celebrate the 180th birthday of the famed environmentalist and honor the planet that he dedicated his life to. Guests will enjoy food, live music, family activities, exhibits, self-guided tours of Muir’s home, and even a bagpipe band. nps.gov/jomu.
J.B. Blunk: Nature, Art, and Everyday Life
4/21 The Oakland Museum of California presents more than eighty works by J.B. Blunk—a California artist inspired by the beauty of nature found throughout the state and near his Marin County home in particular. The exhibition runs through September 9. museumca.org.
National Geographic: Symphony for Our World
4/22 Experience breathtaking orchestral and choral compositions paired with visuals of the natural world from National Geographic at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. shnsf.com.
UC Berkeley Wind Ensemble
4/22 Join the UC Berkeley community on a musical journey as its wind ensemble performs pieces such as “Irish Tune from County Derry” and “Klamath River Suite.” After nearly 30 years, this will be the final concert overseen by Robert Calonico, the university’s director of bands. events.berkeley.edu.
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