Fun East Bay Events in June
Go behind the scenes at The Hunger Games exhibition at the Palace of Fine Arts; the cowboys are back in town for the Livermore Rodeo; sip and stroll through downtown Walnut Creek; a Pittsburg foodie’s new cookbook; and three new things to do at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton.
My Healthy Dish
Brentwood resident My Nguyen has released her first cookbook, My Healthy Dish, an extension of her food-centric Instagram account that has more than one million followers and hundreds of Nguyen’s easy, healthy, everyday recipes. myhealthydish.com.
6/8–6/12 The cowboys are back for the rodeo, with tie-down roping, wild cow milking, steer wrestling, and barrel racing. Dress in your best boots and chaps, and get ready for a weekend of old Western fun, with a cowgirl luncheon and the Buckin’ A Saloon. livermorerodeo.org.
Food and Wine
Walnut Creek Wine Walk
6/15 Sip curated wines from Concannon, Jeff Cohn Cellars, and other California wineries. Enjoy small bites and live music as you stroll through participating downtown Walnut Creek shops, businesses, and restaurants during the ninth annual wine walk. walnutcreekdowntown.com.
6/18–6/19 Browse paintings, ceramics, jewelry, and other artists’ wares in downtown Danville at this annual street festival. Enjoy live music, craft beers, and delicious eats from the culinary arts corner. danvillesummerfest.com.
The Hunger Games: The Exhibition
Through 7/31 Explore the world of Panem at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts. See the movies’ authentic props and costumes, including the Girl on Fire dress, wander through set recreations, and revel in behind-the-scenes content with high-tech interactive exhibits. thehungergamesexhibition.com.