Top Tickets: July 19–25
Supercharge your week with exotic eats, spooky ships, and outdoor fests.
Tasting Menu: Chef’s Hawker Centre Festival
7/19 Inspired by the night markets popular in many regions of Asia, Top Chef season 15 contestant Tu David Phu’s nationwide pop-up event Hawker Centre is headed to San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. The event will feature food from more than a dozen local restaurants, music, cocktails, and photo booths. asianart.org.
History Mystery Tour
7/20 Alameda’s USS Hornet—which is rumored to be haunted—is always a little spooky, even more so at night. Find out if the World War II ship really houses ghosts at this Friday’s after-hours tour. Remember to bring a flashlight! uss-hornet.org.
Festival Napa Valley
7/20-7/29 The annual Festival Napa Valley combines food, wine, dance, theater, and music to create an unforgettable 10 days in Wine Country. festivalnapavalley.org.
Park Jam Festival
7/21 The Oakland Museum of California is partnering with NoisePop and Oakhella to host its first Park Jam outdoor festival. The fest will feature a headlining performance by East Bay native Daveed Diggs—an original Hamilton cast member and the star, co-writer, and producer of the acclaimed upcoming film Blindspotting, which was filmed in Oakland. museumca.org.
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