Source: Oakland Zoo
The Oakland Zoo is home to more than 660 native and exotic animals and is rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence.
Oct. 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015
Source: Bay Area BBQ & Grilling School
Roll up your sleeves and save more than 50% with this hands-on, six-hour
barbecue cooking and smoking class from Bay Area BBQ and Grilling School.
April 18, 2014 - Dec. 21, 2014; classes held Friday-Sunday
Source: Rachel Dunn Chocolates
Learn to make holiday sweets from confectionery legend Rachel Dunn, credited with making "some of the most delicious local artisan chocolates" (Diablo Magazine).
Select dates through March 5, 2015
Source: Shadow Lakes & Deer Ridge Golf Clubs
Catch sweeping views of Mt. Diablo on the greens of Shadow Lakes and Deer Ridge Golf Clubs in Brentwood for more than 60% off.
June 19, 2014 - Dec. 19, 2014
Source: The Golf Club at Roddy Ranch
This "delight" of a course has been called one of the best public courses in the Bay Area by ABC Local. Save nearly 60% on a round at top-rated Roddy Ranch.
June 11, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Source: The Potomac Association
For half off, tour the historic USS Potomac -- FDR's presidential yacht -- which is moored off Oakland's Jack London Square.
Sept. 3, 2014 - March 4, 2015; Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Source: Round Rock Honey
Save nearly 65% on a three-hour "basic introduction to bees, beekeeping and honey production" at the largest beekeeping school in the country (Tribeza).
Select dates July 19 - Nov. 8, 2014
Source: East Bay Hang Gliding
Experience the exhilarating sensation of flying with a hang-gliding lesson or tandem ride with East Bay Hang Gliding.
Aug. 13, 2014 - Dec. 12, 2014; Monday-Friday
Source: Club Sportiva
Drive some of the world's most exclusive luxury vehicles on iconic California roads, an experience Examiner.com calls "an amazing day for a car enthusiast."
Sept. 23, 2014 - Feb. 18, 2015; valid Tuesdays and Wednesdays