Looking for something fun to do with family and friends this weekend? We're here to help with Patch's top five local picks in the Tri-Valley.
Listen to jazzy rhythm and blues in Pleasanton, watch a movie on the lawn in San Ramon, treat the family to H.M.S. Pinafore in Livermore, eat old-fashioned ice cream at a farm in San Ramon, learn about turtles in Livermore or enjoy a free concert in the park in Danville.
Where/When: Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at in Pleasanton
Why Go: Start off your weekend listening to live jazzy rhythm and blues performed by Burton & Company at Pleasanton's free Concert at the Park event.
Where/When: Friday at 8 p.m. at the in San Ramon
Why Go: Bring your lawn chairs, picnic and family for a free showing of the Oscar-winning Toy Story 3.
Where/When: Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the in Livermore.
Why Go: The Lamplighters Music Theatre opens its 59th season with a performance of the Gilbert and Sullivan production . The comic operat hit focuses on a plot full of patriotism, social class snobbery and incompetence in high places.
Price: $21.50-$45.50, depending on age and seat selection. Buy tickets online.
Where/When: Saturday at from 10 a.m. at in Livermore
Why Go: In a nature program that's fun for the whole family, you'll learn about turtles — their different sizes, shapes and habitats — and even get to see live ones.
Price: $2 donation requested
Where/When: Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at in Danville
Why Go: Catch the season's last Concert in the Park in Danville when Whiskey Dawn performs its high-energy songs in a beautiful setting.
Want more? Browse Patch’s events calendar, which we update with community events ranging from family-friendly fairs to adult-only comedy nights.
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