Jewish Women’s Theatre — “It’s a Life”: 7:30 p.m latin dance shoes. March 25, Freidenrich Conference Center, Room F-401, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. “It’s a Life” looks at the ironic, mystifying and often funny events surrounding death. www.paloaltojvcc.org. Nick Estes & Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz: 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 28, St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave. Berkeley. This event explores the Standing Rock vs. Dakota Access Pipeline resistance. $12-$15. http://bit.ly/2U740PX..
Ultimate Culinary, Film and Wine Pairing Experience: 6 p.m. March 28, Ramekins Culinary School, Events and Inn, 450 West Spain St., Sonoma. Chefs will prepare a dish inspired by short food-focused films from around the world. $250-$500. http://bit.ly/2TLTYqx. The Transition of Doodle Pequeno: March 28-31, 1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose. It’s Halloween and Doodle Pequeño wants to go trick-or-treating. But he’s new in town. Doodle befriends Reno, a spirited boy who likes to wear dresses. Together, Doodle and Reno deal with insults, bullies and a troll with a pumpkin tree and stand up for Reno’s right to be who he is. $10-$40. http://bit.ly/2UvKk8U latin dance shoes.
Singer/songwriter Karla Bonoff: 8 p.m latin dance shoes. March 28, Freight and Salvage Coffee House, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley. $30-$34. www.thefreight.org/. Shrek the Musical: 7 p.m. March 26-28, 3 p.m. March 29, San Ramon Valley High School Theater, 501 Danville Blvd., Danville. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there is more to the story than meets the ears. $15. https://bit.ly/2tgWyWQ. Goodguys All American Get-Together: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 30 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Bernal and Valley Avenues., Pleasanton. Check out 3,000 hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks. $10-$25. www.good-guys.com..
Zydeco accordionist Ryan Perkins: 5:45 p.m. March 31, Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave., Alameda. Perkins will be backed up by local musicians including Andre Thierry and members of his band. 5 p.m. optional potluck. $20 latin dance shoes. https://www.facebook.com/sfzydeco/. Mirth and Music: 7:30-10 p.m. April 1, Empress Theatre, Virginia St., Vallejo. A benefit for Loma Vista Farms featuring musicians and comedians Will Durst and Johnny Steele. $20-$25. www.empresstheatre.org. Hershey Felder — A Paris Love Story: April 3-May 5, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. The life and music of impressionist composer Claude Debussy. $35-$94. https://bit.ly/2Hlre1z..
National Geographic Live! Capturing the Impossible: 7:30 p.m. April 3, Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. A NatGeo filmmaker shares behind-the-scenes moments from his assignments to document extreme feats and high adventure in the world’s most challenging environments. $29-$46 latin dance shoes. www.hammertheatre.com. Mamma Mia: 7 p.m. April 5-6, 11-13, Saint Mary’s College High School, 1294 Albina Ave., Berkeley. $10-$15. www.saintmaryschs.org. Berkeley Playhouse — Pippin: April 5-May 5, Julia Morgan Theater, 2640 College Ave., Berkeley. This musical parable about the repeated paths one can take to find what is right in front of them. $20-$40.www.berkeleyplayhouse.org..