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Do you have plans for Labor Day weekend in the Bay Area? If not, check out what’s going on in Livermore and Pleasanton on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

What’s better than food truck eats, wine and music? A fun Friday night event is happening at McGrail Vineyards and Winery in Livermore tomorrow from 6 pm to 9 pm. It’s the last run of the season and will feature Sound Decision and Brother Baby’s BBQ. Learn more here.

Come to the Alameda County Fairgrounds for the 151st Scottish Highland Gathering and Games this Saturday, September 3rd and Sunday, September 4th. Celebrate Scottish culture, traditions and entertainment with your family over the long weekend. Purchase tickets here.

Join other music and wine enthusiasts this weekend at The Front Porch Music Festival at Wente Vineyards in Livermore. Listen to tunes from the outdoor stage while you lounge on the front lawn, and hear acoustic performances in the barrel room. The event takes place on Saturday, September 3rd, from 11 am to 9 pm and costs $45 to attend. Go here for tickets.

Enjoy an evening of jazz this Saturday, September 3rd, at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton. Cabaret singer Ariana Savalas and Grammy Award-winning jazz violinist Mads Tolling are performing from 8 pm to 10 pm. Click here for tickets.

Happy Labor Day!

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There are music, theater and food events in Northern California taking place this weekend and early next month. Take a look!

A Shakespeare-themed beer fest is coming to Livermore this weekend! The Livermore Shakes present Shakesbeer at the Eight Bridges Brewing Company this Saturday, April 23rd from 12PM to 7PM. The adults can indulge in local brews, and there’s plenty of fun for the kids too. Some of the sales proceeds will benefit the Livermore Shakespeare Festival’s education program in Livermore public schools. Learn more here.

The music of the Scottish highlands is coming to Livermore on Sunday! The San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers are making their way to the Bankhead Theater stage at 5PM. Get tickets here.

We love the events that take place at Wente Vineyard in Livermore! Mark your calendar for Garden Tour and Luncheon Series with Master Gardener Diane Dovholuk. The once-a-month series starts on Tuesday, May 10th and continues until Tuesday, October 11th, offering a tour of The Restaurants 1/2-acre production garden and lunch featuring ingredients pulled from the garden. Learn more here.

Save the date for this Off-Broadway hit next month! Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus is a one-man theatrical production at Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton running Thursday, May 12th through Sunday, May 14. Learn more about show times and purchase tickets here.

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