Top Tickets: July 13-19
10-day fest in Wine Country, art outside, and some musical brews make for one exciting week.
Blues and Brews
7/14–7/15 This free live-music event is back for its eighth year in Pleasant Hill Park. Listen to local blues bands jam out while you sip suds in the craft-brew tent and enjoy tasty eats. bluesandbrewsfestival.com.
Festival Napa Valley
7/14–7/15 Treat yourself to a trip to Wine Country, and take in this 10-day festival. With 100 participating wineries, incredible food, and more than 60 events—including performances by Bill Murray and Joshua Bell—Festival Napa Valley is a must. festivalnapavalley.org.
Chevron Family Theatre Festival
7/15 Lesher Center for the Arts’ annual festival is a day full of thespian fun. With more than two dozen professional plays to see throughout the Lesher Center theaters, families can experience affordable entertainment together in Walnut Creek. lesherartscenter.org.
Art Under the Oaks
7/15–7/16 Spend your weekend under giant oak trees at Alden Lane Nursery in Livermore for this annual event. Sip vino from local wineries, taste good eats, listen to live music, and enjoy some works of art. aldenlane.com.
Joe Morgan Celebrity Golf Tournament
7/17 Join the Summit Bank Foundation at the Diablo Country Club for a day on the green, with special appearances by local celebrities and athletes. All proceeds benefit the David J. Casper Athletic Scholarship Fund. summitbankfoundation.com.
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