Your weekend: A night at the Opera
The Alameda Civic Light Opera is kicking off its twelfth season this Saturday with a production of “West Side Story.” The show stars Beverly Viljoen as Maria, Robert Lopez as Tony, Donna Rapa-Olsen as Anita, Richard Tabor as Bernardo and Ryan Rigazzi as Riff, and was directed and choreographed by Jeff Teague. Shows are on at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through July 27 at Kofman Auditorium, 2200 Central Avenue. For more information, including ticket prices and information on a champagne and dessert reception on opening night, call ACLO at 864-ACLO or try their website at www.aclo.com. Also this weekend, Rosenblum Cellars will be the site of a community fair and wine tasting fundraiser for Alameda Meals on Wheels and Alameda Friendly Visitors. The event, which runs from 1 to 5 p.m., will include a silent auction, raffle, hors d’oeuvres from 11 local restaurants, and a children’s backyard carnival. Rosenblum’s at 2900 Main Street. Raffle tickets are $5 each, and donations are accepted at the door. For more information, call 523-6107.