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Top Tickets: October 5–11

Get outside, watch a play, and look to the skies this week in the East Bay.



John Muir National Historic Site

Outdoor

Full Moon Walk
10/5
Join National Park Service rangers on an illuminated evening on Mount Wanda. The free, two-hour event involves a moderate hike to watch the full moon rise over Mount Diablo. nps.gov/jomo. —L.B.

 

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Theater

Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit
10/5–11/19 Daniel Handler, better known as Lemony Snicket, brings his talents to Berkeley Repertory Theatre in this mischievous and quirky play that tells the story of a girl named Sarah, whose father has just passed away, and her ghostly, hoppy companion. berkeleyrep.org. —A.D.

 

Aviation

21st Annual Livermore Airport Open House and Air Show
10/7
You will not only be able to gape at parachute demonstration jumps and meet renowned air-show pilots, but also to savor vino from 20 local wineries and enjoy tasty eats that are sure to get your engines humming. lvwine.org. —L.B.

 

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Outdoor

Tarantula Walk
10/7–10/8
Wildlife experts will lead you on a three-mile Mount Diablo expedition to look for the creepy, crawly creatures. Make reservations as soon as possible—the hikes fill up fast. mdia.org. —A.D.

 

 

 

Art

31st Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition
10/7–10/29
Peruse this impressive exhibition of nearly 100 Emeryville artists and craftspeople. Check out the opening reception on Friday, October 6, to enjoy live music and plenty of creativity. emeryarts.org. —L.B.


To see even more events happening this week, or to submit an event for consideration, visit Diablo’s Community Calendar. Follow Diablo on Twitter or Facebook, and sign up for the A-List e-newsletter so Top Tickets is delivered to your email inbox on Wednesdays. Questions? Comments? E-mail events@maildiablo.com.