Top Tickets: December 28–January 3
Say goodbye to 2017 and welcome the New Year with comedy, music, and more.
The Infamous Stringdusters, Featuring Leftover Salmon and Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass and Solo
12/28–12/29 The Infamous Stringdusters, an acoustic bluegrass group, head to the Taube Family Music Hall stage for two nights alongside multi-genre bands Leftover Salmon and Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass and Solo. theuctheatre.org.
Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show
12/30 Look back and laugh at some of the biggest moments of 2017 during this comedic mix of stand-up, improv, and sketch humor presented by comedy team Worst of Durst at the Lesher Center for the Arts. lesherartscenter.com.
R&B New Year’s Eve
12/31 Not one for raucous parties or swanky soirees? Spend your New Year’s Eve enjoying the smooth stylings of The Whispers and The Dramatics at Oakland’s Paramount Theatre. paramounttheatre.com.
Japanese New Year’s Bell-Ringing Ceremony
12/31 San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum holds its 32nd annual bell-ringing ceremony on New Year’s Eve. Visitors can ring the bell to leave behind bad memories from the previous year and paint charms for the imminent Year of the Dog. asianart.org.
Napa Valley Resolution Run
1/1 Start off the year on a good note by running a 5K or 10K through the beautiful Wine Country landscape. Beginning and ending at the Yountville Community Center in Napa, this race will help you hit the ground running on your resolutions. naparesolutionrun.com.
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