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Top Tickets: February 28–March 6

Get ready to Rock the CASA, shop ‘til you drop at the White Elephant Sale, learn about psychedelic plants, and more.

Rock the CASA


Brooklyn Bridge
Lafayette’s Town Hall Theatre stages the California premiere of this play by Melissa James Gibson, which follows 10-year-old Sasha as she works on a report about the Brooklyn Bridge with the help of her extraordinary neighbors. townhalltheatre.com.



Dan Ashley Presents: Rock the CASA
The ABC-7 News anchor presents his annual charity concert at the Lesher Center for the Arts to raise money in support of underserved children. This year’s event features a performance from “Lady Marmalade” singer and all-around legend Patti LaBelle. rockthecasa.org.



White Elephant Sale
Treasure hunters can go wild at Northern California’s largest rummage sale. This 60th annual event—held in a 96,000-square-foot warehouse on Oakland’s Lancaster Street—benefits the Oakland Museum of California’s exhibitions and programs. whiteelephantsale.org.


UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley


Psychedelic Plants: Peyote, Tobacco, and Ayahuasca
The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley hosts ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison in a discussion of the botany, chemistry, and indigenous history of psychedelic plants and their impact on ancient and modern cultures. Reserve your spot online. botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu.



Pianist Kevin Ayesh
Accomplished pianist Kevin Ayesh performs a special guest concert at Saint Mary’s College of California. Having received accolades for his work all over the world, Ayesh takes the chapel’s stage for a musical evening. stmarys-ca.edu.