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Top Tickets: August 17–23

A rare solar eclipse, a powerful photography exhibit, and a wine walk are happening this week.



Wine

Art & Wine Stroll
8/17
Head to downtown Danville for a night of wine tasting, live entertainment, and bites from local restaurants. danvilleareachamber.com.

 

Comedy Uncorked

Comedy

Comedy Uncorked
8/19
Comedy and wine come together at this event at Retzlaff Vineyards, where the food and drink will keep you satisfied, and the comedians will leave you wanting more. comedyuncorked.com

 

 

Sarah Rice

 

 

Art

Resistors: 50 Years of Social Movement Photography
Through 8/20
This exhibit at the Berkeley Art Center features work from Bay Area photographers who have captured local social movements, from the Free Speech Movement to the Women’s March. berkeleyartcenter.org.

 

 

John Muir National Historic Site

Outdoors

Solar Eclipse Saunter
8/21
If you have been searching for the best way to watch the solar eclipse, look no further. National Park Service rangers from the John Muir National Historic Site will guide visitors on an early morning hike to the top of Mount Wanda for a glimpse of the eclipse. nps.gov/jomu.

 

 Science

Great American Eclipse
8/21
Watch this rare event at the Chabot Space and Science Center, where expert astronomers will be on hand to explain the phenomenon. At around 9 a.m., the moon will begin to cover the sun, and morning will turn to twilight. chabotspace.org.


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