Some of the museums and attractions in the San Francisco Bay Area’s East Bay are among the most popular for both visitors and locals, and for good reasons — especially for families, from Habitot to Children’s Fairyland to the Oakland Zoo and USS Hornet Museum. But don’t overlook the science centers — Chabot Space and […]
Things to do in the SF East Bay
There's always something happening in San Francisco's East Bay. Live music in Oakland and Berkeley, performing arts and theater in Mountain View and Walnut Creek, tours, family activities, museums, sports, attractions, tours, date nights and family activities.
Oakland, Berkeley, Mountain View, and other SF East Bay cities are great places to enjoy performing arts, theater, sports, and entertainment. Here’s what’s fun to do over the next month or two. Go out smarter by taking advantage of the following ticket deals from savvy sources you can trust. SF East Bay Discount Tickets Check […]
California has some of the best professional sports teams around. Okay I’m biased. But we agree on one thing: live action is better than screen time. Want discount tickets? Here’s what’s available for: Golden State Warriors, San Francisco 49ers, SF Giants, San Jose Sharks, LA Lakers, Clippers, Rams, Kings, Angels, Ducks.
Spring and Summer festivals in the San Francisco Bay Area, Wine Country, and all of Northern California give us a fun way to spend a day with friends and family, celebrating everything from holidays to food, spirits, flowers, pride, and diverse cultures. Here are some of my favorite festivals from hometown to big city. Skip to: March […]
Ballet night? You bet. I found a great ticket deal for the new Smuin Ballet performance this week. Even if you’re not big on ballet, you’ll find this San Francisco Bay Area-based dance troupe modern, innovative, relatable, and very American. Named for Michael Smuin, a theatre director, choreographer, Smuin Ballet is known for featuring works by some of the most […]
Here’s something fun to do just across the bridge from San Francisco, especially if you’re a military or aviation buff. Less than half an hour drive from the city you’ll find the USS Hornet Museum, an historic aircraft carrier and national treasure docked at 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3 at the former Naval Air Station in Alameda, […]
Why does California have so many festivals all year long? Their party attitude? Maybe. Gorgeous weather and settings? Surely. And while I couldn’t recommend every commemorative celebration in the San Francisco Bay Area and all of Northern California, here are my top Festival picks for Fall and Winter. Note: I’ll go deeper into the local music […]
On this year’s Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day (September 24, 2016), you can get in free to hundreds of participating museums across the United States. Don’t just show up at a museum, though. You need to fill out a form on the Smithsonian website and then download your free ticket valid for two people. Get there […]