Top Tickets: November 22–28
This week run a 5K on Turkey Day, light up an old tree, rock out to some legendary tunes, and more.
Oakland Turkey Trot
11/22 Before you settle in for some feasting, lace up those running shoes and hit the pavement in this easy, breezy 5K fun run. All the proceeds benefit the local community, so get going and work up that appetite. runsignup.com.
Lighting of the Old Oak Tree
11/23 Now that the turkey has been devoured and the dishwasher is at capacity, it’s time to get ready for Christmas. Head to Danville for the annual lighting of the old oak tree, and ring in another holiday season by meandering the festive downtown streets. danville.ca.gov.
Holiday Sparkle Sip and Shop
11/24 Walk off that Thanksgiving turkey—and replace it with wine and treats—by strolling around downtown Martinez and checking out the goodies offered at shops along the way. downtownmartinez.org.
11/25 The iconic rock band takes the stage at Oracle Arena to perform songs from their storied 50-year career, including hits from the seminal 1977 album Rumours. oraclearena.com.
NASA InSight Landing on Mars Livestream
11/26 We come in peace … Watch NASA’s InSight probe land on Mars from the Planetarium and Megadome theaters at Chabot Space and Science Center, and chat with the center’s resident astronomers about the new martian encounter. chabotspace.org.
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