Top Tickets: June 21–27
A Shakespearean musical, wild eats at the zoo, and TreasureFest finds await you this weekend.
Broadway and the Bard: An Evening of Shakespeare and Song
6/21–6/24 Tony Award–winning actor Len Cariou stars in this one-man show that combines classic soliloquy with American musical comedy at Walnut Creek’s Lesher Center for the Arts. lesherartscenter.org.
Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square
6/21–8/30 Enjoy a family-friendly blockbuster at Jack London Square’s annual free summer movie series. This Thursday, tune into a showing of The Sandlot. If you can’t make it this time, catch a screening of another film—such as Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Black Panther—over the next couple of months. jacklondonsquare.com.
Walk In the Wild: An Epicurean Escapade!
6/23 The zoo’s not just for kids anymore. Grown-ups have the chance to explore the Oakland Zoo sans children during this adults-only evening while sampling the wares of more than 100 Bay Area restaurants, wineries, caterers, and breweries. Those who purchase VIP tickets will also get an exclusive look at the new California Trail exhibition. oaklandzoo.org.
6/23, 6/24 Head halfway across the Bay Bridge this weekend for Treasure Island’s monthly flea market—which features more than 400 curated vendors, dozens of food trucks, live music, and gorgeous views of the San Francisco skyline. treasurefest.com.
UC Botanical Garden Twilight Tuesdays
6/26 Got a green thumb? This Tuesday at 5:00 p.m., head to UC Berkeley’s botanical garden to marvel at exotic flora and chat with butterfly experts Sally Levinson and Sarab Seth. botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu.
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