By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 at 12:59 am in Family Entertainment.
Misty Brigadoon: A Scottish Highland town that emerges from the mists for a single day, then evaporates once more? This time mystical â€śBrigadoonâ€ť appears in a different woodsy glen â€” Oaklandâ€™s Woodminster Amphitheater â€” in a Lerner and Loewe musical that runs Sept 4-13. Adults $23-40; one child free with each paying adult.
Railroad Fun: Fremontâ€™s venerable Ardenwood Historic Farm hosts a Historic Rail Fair this weekend. The fun runs Sept. 5-7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $5-$8.
Gamelans and Gongs: Yerba Buena Gardensâ€™ free summer music festival presents a Balinese music and dance extravaganza this Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. in San Francisco. Free.
Millbrae Fair: Millbraeâ€™s Art & Wine Festival is this weekend, and while you won’t want to dwell on the wine part with kids, there’s also plenty of food booths, childrenâ€™s activities, live music, even an exotic reptile show. Free.
Kilts, Cabers & More: Venture over to Pleasantonâ€™s Scottish Games this weekend, Sept. 5-6, for Celtic dancers, bagpipers, living history re-enactments and all sorts of family-friendly activities. Tickets $10-$17.