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Top Tickets: September 27–October 3

A Disney movie screening, a fun run (with wine), an acclaimed cellist, and more await you this weekend.



Family

Movies and Music Under the Stars: The Jungle Book
9/28
Walnut Creek Recreation hosts the final installment of its family-friendly summer movie series with the Disney classic The Jungle Book. The film begins at sundown at Civic Park. Be sure to bring warm layers and a good blanket. walnut-creek.org.

 

CSE West

Outdoor

Ladies Night 5K
9/29
Grab your BFF and kick off your Friday night with a 5K run around Lake Merritt. Register for the race and take in the evening air with the promise of a finisher’s medal and shirt, as well as free wine, popcorn, and a movie screening in the plaza. csewest.com/ladies-night-5k.

 

Dance

Māhea Uchiyama Center for International Dance 25th Anniversary Concert
9/29
See how the world moves, as this revered world-dance organization premieres South Pacific, Middle Eastern, and African choreography (among other performances) at Oakland’s Valley Center for the Performing Arts. centerforinternationaldance.com.

 

Jason Bell

Music

Yo-Yo Ma, Cello: The Complete Bach Suites
9/30 
The famed cellist takes the Greek Theatre stage for a solo performance of all six of Bach’s suites. calperformances.org.

 

Garden

Fall Plant Sale
9/30
Now is your chance to stock up on rare cycads and palms, carnivorous plants, succulents, drought-tolerant plants, and more at the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley. Ask the expert staff and volunteers for horticultural guidance when finding your new shrub friend. botanicalgarden.berkely.edu.


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