Where/When: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Main Street, Benicia
Why Go: Sidewalk chalk artists, face painting and even a visit from the Easter Bunny are on tap at this annual street fair.
Where/When: Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. Danville
Why Go: Children adore the story of the mysterious candy man and the one child worthy of inheriting his factory.
3. What: Meet A Young Fox
Where/When: Friday-Sunday. Friday, noon- 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Why Go: Walnut Creek’s much-loved Lindsay Wildlife Museum has a new resident: a handsome, young gray fox. He was rescued and is strong enough to have visitors now, so bring your kids to meet him.
Price: Children younger than 2 free - older children $5, seniors $6 and adults $7.
Where/When: Saturday, 9-11 a.m. Meet at Alhambra Avenue and Franklin Canyon Road, Martinez.
Why Go: An easy saunter up Mount Wanda and a great chance to learn about local wildflowers.
Where/When: Sunday, 11 a.m., Berkeley
Why Go: Catch this breathtaking show of bubbles and music: some of its moments include spinning and flying bubbles and chain bubbles that look like a centipede.
Pricing: $8 kids, $11 adults