Top Tickets: July 20–26
This week, there are bikes galore in Jack London Square, a pair of ruby slippers in Livermore, and some pinball wizards at Chabot.
Kids and Family
7/22 It’s all about bikes this Saturday at Oakland’s Jack London Square. Enjoy food and drinks and watch cycling daredevils in a stunt show, an amphibious bike race, and a kids’ bicycle rodeo. All proceeds benefit Bike East Bay. pedalfestjacklondon.com.
The California Condors of Big Sur
7/22 Head to the Lindsay Wildlife Experience in Walnut Creek for a special showing of Ventana Wildlife Society’s documentary on the California condor. The film documents the continued revival of these raptors from the edge of extinction, their complex and unique behavior, and the recovery program. lindsaywildlife.org.
The Wizard of Oz
Through 7/30 Grab the whole family, and watch this classic show at Livermore’s Bankhead Theater. Follow the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion on their way to meet the great and powerful Wizard of Oz. lvpac.org.
The Art and Science of Pinball
Through 9/24 Discover the evolution of pinball over 200 years in this Chabot Space and Science Center exhibit. Visitors will learn about the science and engineering of a pinball machine as well as the lively artwork often adorning the game. You can even play a round or two. chabotspace.org.
Awaking Beauty: The Art of Eyvind Earle
Through 1/8/2018 Ever wonder about the artists behind classic Disney movies such as Sleeping Beauty or Peter Pan? This exhibit at The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco showcases the detailed work of background painter Eyvind Earle during his time at Disney and beyond. waltdisney.org.
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