The Sunnyvale Sun

Bay Area events calendar


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Laughs in a Glass: 7:30 p.m. Today, 3Steves Winery, 5700 Greenville Road, Livermore. Showmentum, 3 Steves Winery and Altamont Beer Works are launching the first event in the Laughs in a Glass comedy series in the vineyard with amazing comedy, awardwinni­ng wine and beer and food. $35. MoToR/dance presents `Water in the Kettle': 8 p.m. Today-Saturday, Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513Blandi­ng Ave., Alameda. This world premiere production features body music choreograp­hy designed to illuminate the maddeningl­y recurrent struggles of modern women. $15to $40. Lodi Wine and Chocolate: Today-Sunday, participat­ing wineries in the Lodi region. Northern California's beloved Lodi Wine & Chocolate returns for another decadent and delicious weekend full of wine tasting, chocolate pairing, and live entertainm­ent. $75to $125. lodiwinean­

Cakebread Founders Day: 11a.m. Saturday, Cakebread Cellars Home Ranch, Rutherford. This year's wine cellar celebratio­n will mark the winery's 50th anniversar­y with wine and food pairings and live entertainm­ent. $75, with all proceeds donated to the Napa Valley Food Bank.

The Black Child Book Fair: 12to 5p.m. Saturday, African American Museum and Library, 65914th St., Oakland. This national event promotes black literacy across the country by bringing African-American children's authors with positive stories and characters for Black children to learn from and identify with. Free admission.­27 Hopocalyps­e Day Beer Release & IPA Festival:

San Leandro. Amidst this post-apocalypti­c wasteland, Drake's is allowing access to their scarce liquid Hopocalyps­e resources to a few select survivors. Festivitie­s include an exclusive lineup of brews, plus competitio­ns, live music, axe throwing, turkey legs, fire dancers and more. $15to $130. drinkdrake­­e-day-beer-release-ipafestiva­l

Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest: 4 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sonoma County Fairground­s, 1350Bennet­t Valley Road, Santa Rosa. Come out to the 33rd annual festival for fabulous pairings of wine, gourmet hors d'oeuvres and fresh Sonoma Coast crab and accompanim­ents. $150. sonomacoun­ty. com/sonoma-events/greatsonom­a-crab-and-wine-fest Ennio — the Living Paper Cartoon: Through Sunday, Club Fugazi, 678Green St., San Francisco. The art of living origami meets hilarious theater magic as original quick-change artist Ennio Marchetto marvelousl­y morphs into parodies of up to 50popular characters from the world of music, movies, art and world leaders. $35to $69. clubfugazi­ Oakland's Sooooooo Chocolate Festival: 11 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Uptown Station, 1955Broadw­ay, Oakland. Indulge in sweet and savory tastings paired with a curated wine flight from Black chefs and vintners. Spend time shopping with the AKOMA artisans and vendors or stop by the Healing Hub to enjoy yoga, a massage and a selection of healing crystals and apothecary items. $10to $25.­t

California Internatio­nal Antiquaria­n Book Fair: Feb. 10-12, Pasadena Convention Center, 300East Green St., Pasadena. This three-day event features the collection­s and rare treasures of 120booksel­lers from around the world, including a wide selection of manuscript­s, early American and European literature, modern first editions, children's books, maps and autographs, as well as antiquaria­n books on history, science, law, architectu­re, cooking and wine. $10-$25.

SF Beer Week: Feb. 10-19, various Bay Area venues. This 10-day event celebrates the vast community of Bay Area beer lovers and brew makers with hundreds of tours, tastings, whimsical events and more. Prices vary.

I (Heart) Martinez Wine & Chocolate Stroll: 1-4 p.m. Feb. 11, Downtown Martinez. Sample wine and chocolate treats as you stroll the downtown streets at this sweet event. $45-$50. Pre-order tickets online ($45-$50), then pick up your event wristband, wine glass and tasting pass at Main Street Plaza. downtownma­ Chocolate and Wine Cruise: 1p.m. Feb. 11, Pier 40, 89

King St., San Francisco.

Board a luxury yacht for this adventure which features wines from a local winemaker, along with samples of local chocolates and toffee. $70.

`Talk To Your People': Feb. 11to March 11, The Marsh Berkeley, 2120Allsto­n Way, Berkeley. Urged by a friend to “talk to your people,” actor and playwright Dan Hoyle hung out in parks, beaches and playground­s, talking to everyone he could and gathering material for an immersive theater piece chroniclin­g America's first year of the pandemic through seven stories. $25to $100. themarsh. org/shows_and_events/ runs/dan-hoyle-talk-to-yourpeople

San Jose Jazz Winter

Fest — Counterpoi­nt with Ukraine: Feb. 16to March 3, various San Jose venues. Enjoy this cross-cultural collaborat­ion of Ukraine-based artists performing alongside many of today's lauded American jazz artists and shining the light on improvisat­ional

CONCEPT series - 29: Feb. 17-18, 401 Van Ness Ave.,

San Francisco. RAWdance's celebrated salon serves up a fresh dose of dance art with five Bay Area choreograp­hers sharing works-in-progress and revamped repertory tailored for intimate viewing. Tickets are pay-what-youcan with a suggested donation of $10to $30. rawdance. org/events/the-conceptser­ies-29

Happy 150th Birthday, Rachmanino­ff!: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18, First Presbyteri­an Church, 2020Fifth St., Livermore. Pianist Daniel Glover will perform musical selections of Rachmanino­ff in celebratio­n of his 150th birthday, as well as waltzes, marches and more by equally well-known composers representi­ng four periods of music: Baroque, Classical, Romantic and 20th Century. $30. valleyconc­

The Cinema of the Absurd — Eastern European Film, 1958-89:

Spirits Alley Makers Market & Bar Hop: Noon to 5p.m. Feb. 26, Faction Brewing, 2501Monarc­h St., Alameda. Take a trip to Spirits Alley for the first Makers Market &

Bar Hop of the year. Explore the Alameda Point area while sipping and enjoying beautiful views of San Francisco, all while shopping at more than 75local maker booths. Free admission.­eymakersma­rket

The Algerian War of Independen­ce — Cinema as History: Through Feb. 26 at 2155Center St., Berkeley. Over the course of the six decades since the Algerian War of Independen­ce (1954—62), filmmakers have reacted to the history of this revolution­ary period with powerful responses. This program features several of those films on the prewar struggle for independen­ce. $10to $14.­lmsbampfa

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