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Top Tickets: August 31–September 6

Find the perfect outing for Labor Day in the Bay with wine, music, and superheroes.



San Francisco Comic Con / Imaginarium LLC

Family

San Francisco Comic Con
9/1­–9/3
Meet the brilliant minds behind some of the greatest sci-fi, adventure, and comic book characters—and the actors who brought them to life—at this year’s Comic Con at Moscone Center West in San Francisco. sanfrancomiccon.com.

 

Festival

Eugene O’Neill Festival
9/1–9/30
Honor Eugene O’Neill and the spirit of Irish storytelling through renditions of O’Neill’s A Touch of the Poet and John Millington Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World, taking place at various Danville theaters all month long. eugeneoneill.org.

 

Wente Vineyards

 

 

 

 

 

Music

The Front Porch Music Festival at Wente Vineyards
9/2
Nothing pairs better with one of Wente’s fine wines than some tunes played by local, regional, and national indie bands on two stages. Enjoy a jam-packed day of music and wine for just $40. wentevineyards.com.

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to extreme heat.

 

Livermore Valley Wine Country

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Food and Wine

36th Annual Harvest Wine Celebration
9/3
Celebrate the most exciting time in winemaking—crush season. Taking place at Las Positas College, the Harvest Wine Celebration combines arts and crafts, food trucks, and live music—plus great wine with vineyard views. lvwine.org.

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to extreme heat.

 

 

Outdoors

Mount Wanda Full Moon Hike
9/5
Take advantage of nature’s nightlight with a mildly strenuous one-mile hike on Mount Wanda, which is part of the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez. Hikers will be rewarded with a truly stunning view of the full moon peaking over Mount Diablo. nps.gov/jomu.


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