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Top Tickets: July 12–18

Things get dramatic this week with Shakespeare alfresco, but take a break from the drama with a bar crawl, and top it off with ice cream on Sunday.



90s Bar Crawl

Drink

’90s Bar Crawl
7/14
Pull out your pedal pushers, tube tops, flannels, and overalls for a bar crawl across Oakland with fellow kids (and fans) of the ’90s. 90sbarcrawl.com.

 

Art

Art Workshop
7/14
Bring your inner Picasso to life at an art workshop hosted by the Avianne Academy of Arts in Livermore. During the five-hour session, attendees can work on an existing project or take on a new one from the instructor based on their skill level. takeartclasses.com.

 

Theater

A Midsummer Melodrama
7/14–7/15
The Town of Danville puts on one of the Bard’s classics—with a dash of extra drama. This outdoor event on the Danville Town Green features live music and exaggerated characters, making for a fun summer night. danville.ca.gov.

 

SoMa StrEat Food Park

Food

Ice Cream Sunday Showdown
7/15
I scream, you scream—there’s ice cream at the SoMa StrEat Food Park in San Francisco. It will be a midsummer iced dream, with plenty of vendors offering sweet and savory treats. somastreatfoodpark.com.

 

Art

Hip-Hop 101
Through 8/12
Come move, groove, and learn about hip-hop at the Oakland Museum of California’s RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style and Wisdom exhibition. There’ll be entertainment for the whole family as you explore hip-hop’s culture, history, and rhythms through various activities. museumca.org.


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