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FAB Five for the Weekend

By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 5:02 am in Family Entertainment.

Goblin Jamboree at the Bay Area Children's Museum Goblin Jamboree: Get a head start on Halloween at the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s haunted wonderland party (pictured). Ride a spooky train, take a class at the witches’ school and enjoy live entertainment at Sausalito’s adorable children’s museum fundraiser. The fun runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 16-17. Tickets $13-$15, available at the door; www.baykidsmuseum.org.

Abracadabra: Livermore’s Bankhead Theater is hosting a lineup of amazing magicians from Hollywood’s Magic Castle and other star-studded venues. The hocus pocus fun and magical prestidigitation starts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Tickets $12-$51; www.bankheadtheater.org

Kid Flicks: Danville’s seventh annual International Children’s Film Festival launches this weekend with kid-friendly animated shorts, filmmaker Q&As, and feature length films, including “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” Oct. 15 and 16 at the Village Theater. Tickets: $8-$10. www.caiff.org/danville.

Artsy Fun: San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art is hosting a free, family-friendly open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17, with art activities, presentations and live performances are all built around the theme “Could you REPEAT That?” Details: www.sfmoma.org.

It’s Delovely: The funny, musical tale of a gangster, a debutante, a nightclub singer and a whole lot of singing sailors lands on the stage of Berkeley’s Julia Morgan Center Oct. 15-24 in this Youth Musical Theater Company production of “Anything Goes.” It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s delovely. And de-tickets are $12-$22; www.brownpapertickets.com/event/124744.

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