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Top Tickets: July 5–11

Spend an evening at the farmers market, learn about the science in science fiction, and watch a classic film this week in the East Bay.



Food

Livermore Family’s Night at the Farmer’s Market
7/5
It’s the perfect time to try farm-to-table cooking with ingredients from the Livermore Farmer’s Market, which offers entertainment and activities for the whole family this Thursday. livermoredowntown.com.

 

Chabot Space and Science Center

Museum

Chabot Space and Science Center $5 First Fridays: Sci-Fi
7/6
Learn about the fascinating science behind science fiction at Chabot Space and Science Center. This $5 First Friday will feature a screening of A Wrinkle in Time, a lesson in speaking Klingon, and a talk by NASA astrophysicist Dr. Madhulika Guhathakurta. chabotspace.org.

 

Theater

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
7/6–7/8
The Lesher Center for the Arts’ latest show is the Tony Award– and Pulitzer Prize–winning musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, presented by Broadway Repertory Theory. lesherartscenter.org.

 

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 

 

 

Film

Free Screening: The Red Shoes
7/8
Looking to watch something other than a summer blockbuster? Head to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive for a free screening of the classic 1948 film The Red Shoes. bampfa.org.

 

 

 

 

History

Walking Tour: Mountain View Cemetery
7/8
Delve into the East Bay’s riveting history during a walking tour of Oakland’s gorgeous Mountain View Cemetery—the final resting place of local luminaries such as Julia Morgan, Samuel Merritt, and Domingo Ghirardelli. mountainviewcemetery.org.


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