Check out these great opportunities for family fun for the weekend of October 20-22.
Enjoy children’s theater, family concerts, art workshops, science explorations, nature adventures and more!
Friday, October 20
Zoppé, An Italian Family Circus ~ Redwood City
The Zoppé Italian Family Circus takes family entertainment to new heights this year, performing matinée and evening shows from October 13th through the 29th in Redwood City. The Zoppé Family welcomes guests into their tent for a one-ring circus that honors the Old-World Italian tradition. Starring Nino the clown, the circus is propelled by a central story (opposed to individual acts) that feature acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and plenty of audience participation.
Saturday, October 21
Goblin Jamboree: Witches and Wizards ~ Sausalito
Where can kids ride a pony and design their own witch or wizard’s wand? The Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Goblin Jamboree in Sausalito! Dress the family up and come experience a cauldron of family-friendly witch and wizard themed programs and activities including glow-in-the-dark trains, a petting zoo, a hay maze, train rides, a spooky sticker room, a potion laboratory, a broom obstacle course, bounce houses, haunted architecture, and more!
Fall Basketball Camp ~ Mountain View
Learn valuable skills, stay active, and have fun in this half-day basketball camp. Shooting, ball-handling, and defense will be among the skills covered in a high-energy, fast-paced environment. Fun games will be used to teach the skills to keep campers focused throughout the day. Open to boys & girls in grades 3-8, the camp will take place on Saturdays from 9 am – 12 pm in the MVHS gym. The camp rate is $375 for all 7 Saturdays (or $60 daily rate), and includes custom basketball, t-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring backpack.
Planetarium Shows at Fujitsu Planetarium – Cupertino
Campfire Program at John Muir Historic Site – Martinez
Prince of Egypt by TheaterWorks – Mountain View
Movie in the Park: Hocus Pocus – Novato
Teddy Bear’s Picnic – Oakland
Rapunzel by Palo Alto Children’s Theatre – Palo Alto
Alice in Wonderland by DLUX Puppets – Pleasanton
Family Friendly Bike Ride at the Presidio – San Francisco
Very First Concerts – San Francisco
Open Cockpit Day at Pacific Coast Air Museum – Santa Rosa
Sunol Hootenanny – Sunol
Sunday, October 22
The Very Hungry Caterpillar ~ Berkeley
Straight from a hit run in New York, Bay Area Children’s Theatre presents 4 timeless stories told with 75 magical puppets! The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will delight audiences of all ages with a lyrical stage rendition of Eric Carle’s beloved stories about sea horses, fireflies, and, of course, that lovable Lepidoptera himself, brought to life in stunning, vibrant color.
Cal Sailing Open House – Berkeley
Very First Concerts – Berkeley
Little Pumpkin Party at Hidden Villa – Los Altos Hills
Baby Rave – Oakland
East Bay Mini Maker Faire – Oakland
Days of the Dead Community Celebration – Oakland
Moon Mouse – Palo Alto
Free Community Day at the Exploratorium (Free) – San Francisco
Marine Science Sunday at The Marine Mammal Center – Sausalito