Top Tickets: May 31–June 6
This week, dance under the stars, see a modern musical interpretation of a beloved Disney film, and attend a pooch-friendly fundraiser.
Disney’s Freaky Friday
5/31–6/30 Center REPertory Company revamps Disney’s mother-daughter hit film based on Mary Rodgers’ novel, Freaky Friday, into a modern, comedic, and emotional musical that will grace the stage at Lesher Center for the Arts through June. lesherartscenter.org.
Dancing Under the Stars
6/1 Every Friday throughout the summer, Jack London Square hosts free dance lessons on everything from hip-hop to salsa. The series kicks off this week with cumbia, featuring the music of Selena. After the lesson, stick around to enjoy the mixed music dance party until 10 p.m. jacklondonsquare.com/events/special-events.
6/2 Have some fun in the sun at this free event at Lake Merritt. You’ll learn how to row on land using a rowing machine, then exercise your new skills out on the water with experienced rowers while taking in the beautiful scenery. lakemerrittrowingclub.org/ltr.
Fifth Annual Pints for Paws
6/2 Bring your dog to this afternoon event to listen to live music; nosh on food-truck fare; and sample from a selection of 100 craft beers, ciders, and wines—all while supporting Berkeley Humane. berkeleyhumane.org/pintsforpaws.
37th Art and Wine Festival
6/2–6/3 Spend the weekend with family and friends at Walnut Creek’s 37th Art and Wine Festival, where there’ll be booths showcasing work by more than 200 artists; a kids’ zone; two stages of entertainment; and plenty of food, wine, and craft brews. walnut-creek.com/artwinefestivalwc.
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