There’s no better way to spend the weekend than exploring the Bay Area ‘burbs.
There’s so much happening in the Bay Area suburbs this weekend—and that makes it a perfect time to get out and visit towns on your must-see list.
An astronaut has landed in Palo Alto and needs help finding their lost parts. Help out by participating in a family scavenger hunt from 11am-5pm on Friday. Tickets are $8/group.
Experience a fun twist on a fall festival—belly dancing during BABDAMA’s annual festival. It takes place from 11am-8pm on Saturday and features dancing, live music, shopping, food and family fun.
Get tickets to see Peter Pan, coming to the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts at 6:30pm on Sunday. Tickets are $28.
Five Little Monkeys’ Monkeypalooza part is 11am-3pm on Saturday. Come out for crafts, live performances, gift bags and playtime.
Watch Matilda the Musical Thursday-Sunday at 7pm at Throckmorton Theatre. Tickets are $20/adults and $15/children.
Take a free kid’s cooking class featuring Thanksgiving side dishes at 10am on Saturday at Williams Sonoma. Children ages 8-13 are welcome. Register here.
Explore Oakland during its Second Saturday event from 11am-5pm on Saturday at Jack London Square. There will be 50+ vendors, food and live entertainment.
Learn about sharks at Crab Cove’s Family Nature Fun event at 2pm on Saturday or Sunday. No registration is required; walk-ins are welcome.
Take the kids to Bay Area Kinder Stube’s Lanternfest from 4pm-7pm on Saturday. Tickets are $15-$50, and includes a lantern parade, German cuisine and live performances.
Help Lafayette Library celebrate its 10th birthday from 12pm-3pm on Saturday. The fun starts with a birthday cake at 12pm and continues with Hawaiian musical performances, storytime, local food, a photo booth, crafts and a book fair.
There’s a huge car show at the Alameda County Fairgrounds from 8am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday. There will be more than 2,500+ cars, Veterans Day festivities, nitro demos, vendors, a demolition derby and kids’ attractions.
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