Gobble Up These Family-Friendly Arts Events for Thanksgiving Week

If you have family in town for Thanksgiving or are looking for fun activities for kids on school break, check out one of these family-friendly arts events. See more ideas in our comprehensive calendar.

Peking Acrobats Presented by Cal Performances: November 29-December 1


This spellbinding troupe of China's most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, and gymnasts returns by popular demand, with breathtaking feats and daring maneuvers steeped in 2,000 years of folk tradition.  See details.


“Ghostbusters” at SF Symphony: November 29-November 30


Boasting an unforgettable theme song that topped the Billboard Top 100, this infectiously fun comedy classic follows an eccentric band of paranormal investigators, led by the hilarious Bill Murray, as they wage a spectacular battle with the supernatural in New York City. Peter Bernstein, Conductor; San Francisco Symphony; Elmer Bernstein, Composer; Ivan Reitman, Director.   See more.

“No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man” at Oakland Museum


Marvel at the spectacular artwork and large-scale installations from one of the most widely-celebrated cultural events in the world. The immersive and multi-sensory experience will extend beyond the gallery walls into the Museum's public spaces, including an OMCA-commissioned 40-foot-tall outdoor temple by internationally-acclaimed sculptor David Best.  See details.

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