By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 5:02 am in Family Entertainment.
Goblin Jamboree: Get a head start on Halloween at the Bay Area Discovery Museumâ€™s haunted wonderland party (pictured). Ride a spooky train, take a class at the witchesâ€™ school and enjoy live entertainment at Sausalitoâ€™s adorable childrenâ€™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: Livermoreâ€™s Bankhead Theater is hosting a lineup of amazing magicians from Hollywoodâ€™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: Danvilleâ€™s seventh annual International Childrenâ€™s Film Festival launches this weekend with kid-friendly animated shorts, filmmaker Q&As, and feature length films, including â€śDiary of a Wimpy Kid,â€ť Oct. 15 and 16 at the Village Theater. Tickets: $8-$10. www.caiff.org/danville.
Artsy Fun: San Franciscoâ€™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 â€śCould you REPEAT That?â€ť Details: www.sfmoma.org.
Itâ€™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 Berkeleyâ€™s Julia Morgan Center Oct. 15-24 in this Youth Musical Theater Company production of â€śAnything Goes.â€ť Itâ€™s delightful, itâ€™s delicious, itâ€™s delovely. And de-tickets are $12-$22; www.brownpapertickets.com/event/124744.