Looking for something fun to do with your family this weekend? Here are Patch's top local picks in the Tri-Valley.
Watch the world premier of The Magic School Bus Live! in San Ramon, catch the last Sizzling Saturday event in Pleasanton, see small furry friends in Dublin, attend the final weekend of Quirkology of Quilts in Danville and browse street rods and classic cars in Livermore.
Where/When: Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the in San Ramon
Why Go: San Ramon hosts the world premier of The Magic School Bus Live! The Climate Challenge. Fans of the popular Magic School Bus series get to see their favorite characters perform live in this new musical that investigates why the world is getting warmer and why we should care.
Price: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $15 for children 14 and under. Purchase tickets online.
Where/When: Saturday from 6 - 8 p.m. in downtown Pleasanton
Why Go: Stroll along Main Street with your family during Pleasanton's last Sizzling Saturday event, featuring live music, special entertainers for kids and special discounts from participating merchants.
Where/When: Sunday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the in Dublin
Why Go: Homeless cats and dogs aren't the only animals looking for new families. Small-animal rescue groups are bringing rabbits, mice, birds and other small animals to the SPCA for a special adoption fair this weekend.
Price: Free admission
Where/When: Saturday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Sunday from 1 - 5 p.m. at the in Danville
Why Go: This is your final chance to see works of art created by local quilters at the museum's special "Quirkology of Quilts: Warmth to Whimsy" exhibit. The museum is normally closed on Sundays but runs special hours this Sunday before the exhibit closes.
Price: $5 for families, $3 for adults and $1 for children
Where/When: Sunday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on First Street in downtown Livermore.
Why Go: See street rods and custom and classic cars during the Altamont Cruisers 22nd Annual Nostalgia Day Car Show. You'll also find arts and crafts and 50s and 60s music at this fundraiser for youth.
Price: Free admission
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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