Thoroughly Modern Millie. July 10-19. Children's Musical Theater of San Jose presents his Tony Award winner for Best Musical. July 10-19. $10-23. San Jose.
Silicon Valley S.T.E.A.M. Festival. July 11. See hundreds of vintage, classic, hotrod and exotic cars as well as airplanes, warbirds and helicopters. Enjoy activities for kids, live music, food trucks and more. FREE. San Jose.
Celebrate Moth Week. July 11-18. Learn about moths, enjoy crafts for kids, get information about participating in citizen science observations for moth week and viewing the old Japanese movie, Mothra. FREE. Morgan Hill
Puss ‘n Boots. July 11-19. This fresh, smooth talking feline is ready to give his master an extravagant makeover in this hysterical musical re-telling of the classic tale. $15-18. Mountain View.
Strangers Car Show and BBQ. July 12. View traditionally styled hot rods and customs, bring your own food and cook up some barbecue with your friends and check out the original art in vendor row, including artists, pinstripers and metal fab. $3, under 13 FREE. San Jose.
SF, Marin & Peninsula
Pi Clowns Perform. July 10. See the Pi Clowns create hilarious theater using acrobatics, juggling, mime, dance and more at the Yerba Buena Gardens Children's Garden Series. FREE. San Francisco
Menlo Park Kids Triathlon. July 11. Kids can swim, bike and run in this triathlon designed for their abilities. $45. Menlo Park.
Saturday Science Fun: Lava Lamps. July 11. It’s psychedelic science! Learn a bit about density while making your own lava lamp. $4. San Francisco
Farm and Wilderness Tour. July 11. Trek through the wilderness, interact with farm animals and explore the organic garden in this action-packed day at Hidden Villa farm. $45. Los Altos Hills.
Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin. July 12. Bike, skate, run, hula hoop or do whatever moves on car free streets. FREE. San Francisco
Hello Kitty Festival. July 10-12. Hello Kitty and her super-cute friends will appear in this unique event featuring multi-stage live performances and DJ-driven dance sequences, as well as interactive exhibits, animation, art, fashion, photo opportunities, merchandise and more. Event times vary, check website. $46.50 ages 13 and older, $34.75 ages 2-12. Oakland.
Star Stories. July 11. Bring your sleeping bags and blankets and listen to an expert stargazer explain the mythology behind the constellations and stories from the night sky. 9-10:30pm. $15. Oakland.
Brentwood U-Pick Experience. July 11. Take your own basket and drive to various farms and ranches in the Brentwood area to pick berries, peaches, plums and cherries. Register online and pick-up your U-Pick Tour route packet at The Streets of Brentwood. Also held on Sat., July 25. 8:30am-4pm. Price per pound varies per fruit. The Streets of Brentwood,
Family Sundown Safari. July 11-12. Grab your tent, sleeping bag, your family and a few friends and get ready for an overnight adventure at the Oakland Zoo for ages 4 and older. Also held July 18 and 25. Registration required. 5pm-10am Sat. $75-85. Oakland Zoo.
Summer Concerts in the Park. July 12. Bring a blanket or chairs, a picnic and the entire family for a summer evening in Central Park with music by Bay Area party band Big Bang Beat. 6pm. FREE. San Ramon.