Top Tickets: September 14–20
Get cheesy, adopt a pet, and rock out this weekend in the Bay.
SF Cheese Fest
9/16 For all you cheese lovers out there, attend the third annual SF Cheese Fest for a truly legen-dairy time. Mingle with cheesemakers, listen to some tunes, and of course, gorge yourself on cheese. sfcheesefest.com.
Mike Amaral’s California Beach Boys Experience
9/16 Pretend that it’s still summer and you’re at the beach during this performance at the Lesher Center for the Arts. Wouldn’t it be nice if they played all The Beach Boys hits? lesherartscenter.org.
Bay Area Pet Fair
9/16–9/17 If you’re looking for a new furry family member, head to the Alameda County Fairgrounds. There will be more than 1,000 adoptable animals to choose from—including dogs, cats, and guinea pigs—as well as food and drink, live shows and demos, giveaways, and more. bayareapetfair.org.
Lafayette Art, Wine, and Music Festival
9/16–9/17 Lafayette’s 22nd annual art, wine, and music festival transforms downtown Lafayette into a cultural and culinary wonderland. lafayettefestival.com. —Colin Bean
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