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Hop to it: Easter weekend things to do in Northern California

The San Francisco Zoo & Gardens hosts Big Bunny’s Spring Fling on Easter weekend.
The San Francisco Zoo & Gardens hosts Big Bunny’s Spring Fling on Easter weekend.

The San Francisco Zoo & Gardens will host its family-friendly Easter weekend event, Big Bunny’s Spring Fling, this Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27.

The weekend-long festival, perfect for all animal lovers, will feature three Easter egg hunts, crafts, games, face painting and live music. The Easter bunny will also be on-site to pose for photos with the whole family.

Animal exhibits will be open for viewing, and several educational “animal enrichment” seminars will be held throughout the day.

The event is free when zoo admission is purchased. General admission costs $13 per child and $19 per adult.

For more information, visit sfzoo.org/announcements/big-bunny-spring-fling-2016.

Train Ride and Easter Egg Hunt


What: Roaring Camp Railroads will offer a train ride through the Santa Cruz Mountains, under redwoods and over Indian Creek Trestle for the entire family. Following the ride, a Easter egg scavenger hunt will be set up atop Bear Mountain for children to enjoy.

When: Trains leave from the Boardwalk at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27

Where: 5401 Graham Hill Road

Cost: $20 children; $27 general

Information: www.roaringcamp.com

Full Moon Snowshoe Tour


What: Experience the peace and serenity of the Sierra under the light of a full moon during a snowshoe walking tour guided by Sequoia National Park naturalists. Attendees are required to register in advance and are encouraged to bundle up for cold weather.

When: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26

Where: Wuksachi Lodge, Wuksachi Way, Sequoia National Park

Cost: $5

Information: exploresequoiakingscanyon.com/calendar.html

Tour D’Euer


What: Tahoe Donner will host its annual Tour D’Euer. The event consists of a giant, mountainside treasure hunt completed by ski or snowboard, and an afternoon barbecue featuring live music. Participants have the chance to win ski and snowboarding gear.

When: The event is expected to begin between 8 and 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 27

Where: 11509 Northwoods Blvd.

Cost: $34 day-of adult pass; $30 day-of junior pass

Information: tahoedonner.com/cross-country/events

Whitney Cummings Comedic Performance


What: Los Angeles-based comedian Whitney Cummings will take the stage at the Uptown Theatre Napa. Cummings is the co-creator of CBS’ “Two Broke Girls.”

When: 8 p.m. Friday, March 25

Where: 1350 Third St.

Cost: Tickets range from $45 to $65

Information: uptowntheatrenapa.com/event/whitney-cummings

S.F. City Hall Art Exhibit


What: Visit San Francisco City Hall for the final week of its art exhibit “O Glorious City,” which celebrates City Hall’s 100th year. Jeremy Fish, who became San Francisco City Hall’s first ever artist in residence, created a showcase of drawings and photographs especially for the exhibit.

When: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Friday, March 20-25

Where: 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Cost: Free

Information: sfartscommission.org/gallery/2015/jeremy-fish-o-glorious-city