Top Tickets: November 30–December 6
Sparkling lights, tasty vino, and artsy stocking stuffers abound this weekend.
Lighted Yacht Parade
12/2 Witness a spectacular sight when elaborately lit and decorated boats parade down the estuary between Oakland and Alameda to benefit Oakland Firefighters Random Acts and the Alameda County Community Food Bank. lightedyachtparade.com.
Holidays in the Vineyards
12/2–12/3 Livermore Valley wineries will display their holiday spirit, with decorated tasting rooms, special wines, guest vendors, and winter-themed activities. lvwine.org.
Muir Beach Holiday Arts Fair
12/2–12/3 This annual fair at the Muir Beach Community Center—which features approximately 40 artists and their carefully crafted wares—also offers stunning views of the beach and ocean. muirbeachartsfair.com.
BG Craft Fest
12/2–12/3 Local makers and designers come together for this tow-day festival of artisanal crafts and goods at Walnut Creek’s Bedford Gallery. Purchase tickets in advance for seasonal, hands-on workshops with select artists. bedfordgallery.org.
Snow Day in the Gourmet Ghetto
12/3 The Snow Queen presides over this free event in which real snow is brought to Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley. Families can also enjoy pony rides, crafts, and plenty of shopping. anotherbullwinkelshow.com.
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