Grab & Go Kids Planner: Oompa Loompas and a Handsome Fox

Got your attention? Good. Crazy, fun stuff happening around Benicia and Martinez this weekend for kids.

1. What:

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.

Price: Free


2. What:

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.

Price: $7.50/$9.50


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.


4. What:

 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.

Price: $3


5. What:

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


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