Top Tickets: October 26–November 1
This weekend will be packed with Halloween celebrations, traditional Korean music, a fun paint run, and more.
Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas
10/27–10/28 This fest at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse blends fun with thoughtful discussions about everything from technology to art. berkeleyideas.com. —A.D.
Halloween in Ghirardelli Square
10/28 Celebrate All Hallows' Eve a few days early in San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square. Enjoy balloon art, face painting, magic shows, pumpkin carving, and trick-or-treating with the whole family. ghirardellisq.com. —L.B.
Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra
10/28 Cal Performances hosts this 55-member orchestra at Zellerbach Hall. Listen to ancient musical traditions and contemporary works in two special performances. calperformances.org. —L.B.
Food and Drink
Halloween Brew Crawl
10/28 Head to Pleasanton’s Main Street and sip on craft brews, ciders, and mead while tasting delicious bites along the way. And since it’s almost Halloween, costumes are encouraged. pleasantondowntown.net. —L.B.
The Color Run Dream Tour
10/28 Known as the happiest 5K on the planet, this paint race celebrates health, happiness, and individuality. The Alameda Point run will benefit the American Diabetes Association. thecolorrun.com. —L.B.
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