Make it a weekend of new adventures from a family day at the farm to a brand-new play coming to your neighborhood. You’ll see your little one’s eyes light up with a view of the world they never knew existed!

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San Francisco

2019 Autumn Moon Festival
Enjoy two days of non-stop entertainment, food, shopping, dragon parades, cultural events, children’s activities and more in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Sat.-Sun. Event details

Good Night, Gorilla
You’re not dreaming! This mischievous gorilla and his zoo pals are tiptoeing out of their cages once again to follow the zookeeper home for the night. This wildly popular, interactive theatre experience for the very young returns by popular demand. Don your pajamas and come along! Sat.-Sun. Event details

East Bay

Wheels on the Bus
Inspired by the ever-popular book and song of the same name, Wheels on the Bus introduces small theatregoers to the people who work in their communities—a baker whom they can help by kneading “dough,” a teacher who leads them in the A-B-Cs and 1-2-3s, a veterinarian, a librarian and others—as they sing and dance their way through town. Sat.-Sun. Event details

Open Cockpit Day
Open Cockpit day welcomes museum visitors to view famous aircraft including A-3 Skywarrior, A-4 Skyhawk, A-7 Corsair and sit in a Harrier, Mig-15, ¾ replica of a Mustang P-51, Cessna 0-2, T-39 Business Jet, Glasair and Ercoupe,The Short Solent Mk 111. The Flying Boat exhibit will be open for limited tours. Sun. Event details

South Bay

Family Farm Day
Grab your loved ones and come see what’s growing in in the Live Earth Farm fields, say hello to all of the animals and probably taste something yummy. Feel free to bring a lunch and sit out at our playground and have a picnic afterwards. Sat. Event details

KIDZ BOP World Tour
Rock out with the KIDZ BOP kids at this live concert at the gorgeous Shoreline Amphitheatre. Sun. Event details


First Friday Family Night
Celebrate with all the family at CuriOdyssey when grandparents enjoy free admission at this special event. Learn about the importance of conserving ocean wildlife through the Seafood Watch program. Snack on sustainable seafood samples from Pacific Catch. Dance to a live band and relax with a cash bar and hot dinner for purchase. Meet CuriOdyssey’s animals and find out what they eat. Fall into science as the kids play with physics, find patterns and explore the natural world in fun, interactive science exhibits. Fri. Event details

48th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival
Check out this vibrant multicultural celebration featuring 500 professional artists and craftmakers, stellar live music on stage and street, the “Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge” with football and baseball on the giant screen TV, fabulous food and drink with premium wines, There will also be an action-packed Kids’ Park with ultra thrilling bungee jumping, wild and wacky waterballerz, super cool henna art, glitter tattoos and face painting. Sat.-Sun. Event details

North Bay

Mount Tam Astronomy Program
Come for a night of sky viewing. Download your parking pass to get access to the Rock Spring Parking Area. Sat. Event details

Abracadabra! Magic in Peanuts
A new exhibition at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center celebrates one of Schulz’s little-known pastimes: magic. Featuring original Peanuts comic strips, animation cels, merchandise and artwork, Abracadabra! Magic in Peanuts invites viewers to go behind the curtain and discover how Schulz brought his love of illusion and magic tricks into the panels of Peanuts. Sat.-Sun. Event details


—Kate Loweth