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Gimme Five: Things to Do in the Bay Area

August 28, 2008

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1.Antiques & Art Faire — Merchants and vendors will be on hand with a variety of goods. Get your items appraised at the nearby Museum of the San Ramon Valley. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 1, Railroad Centre Parking Lots, Railroad Avenue, Danville. 925-837-2664.

2. Willie Nelson — This legendary singer and songwriter is touring in celebration of his 75th birthday. See him perform when he comes to the Bay Area for one night only. 8:15 p.m. Sept. 3, Wente Vineyards, 5050 Arroyo Road, Livermore, $99-$289, www.ticketmaster.com.

3. Eighth annual Rail Fair — Hop aboard and enjoy train rides, model railroads, rail yard and equipment displays, a children’s hobo game, live music and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday through Monday, Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont, $5-$8, 866- 417-7277, www.spcrr.org.

4. Jakob Dylan and the Gold Mountain Rebels — Jakob Dylan (son of Bob Dylan) and his band tour to support their new album, “Seeing Things.” 8 p.m. Sept. 3, the Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., $25, S.F., www.ticketmaster.com.

5. 38th annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival — Downtown Millbrae is transformed into a Mardi Gras-style feast with two days of live music, a juried arts and crafts show, a kids’ stage and playland, food, drinks and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, On Broadway between Victoria Avenue and Meadow Glen, downtown Millbrae, free, 650-697-7324, www.miramarevents.com.

— Alyssa Phillips, staff writer

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