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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.


Livermore Family’s Night at the Farmer’s Market
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


Chabot Space and Science Center $5 First Fridays: Sci-Fi
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.



How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
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





Free Screening: The Red Shoes
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.






Walking Tour: Mountain View Cemetery
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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