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Taste of theater for all ages

Rina Chang,of San Jose, and the rest of the San Jose Taiko Drummers, perform at the annual Chevron Family Theatre Festival at the Lesher Center for the Arts July 19. The eighth annual event featured paid admission shows, free performances and attractions and fantasy characters. Avianna Vacca, 3, of Pleasanton, below, becomes a little shy while meeting fantasy character Princess Gisele (Valerie Wiens) from "Enchanted" at the annual theatre festival.

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Rina Chang, of San Jose, and the San Jose Taiko Drummers perform at the annual Chevron Family Theatre Festival held at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek,
Rina Chang, of San Jose, and the San Jose Taiko Drummers perform at the annual Chevron Family Theatre Festival held at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The event features paid admission shows, free performances and attractions, and fantasy characters to entertain and amaze young fantasy fans. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)


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Avianna Vacca, 3, of Pleasanton, becomes a little shy while meeting fantasy character "Gisele" (Valerie Wiens) at the annual Chevron Family
Avianna Vacca, 3, of Pleasanton, becomes a little shy while meeting fantasy character "Gisele" (Valerie Wiens) at the annual Chevron Family Theatre Festival held at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The event features paid admission shows, free performances and attractions, and fantasy characters to entertain and amaze young fantasy fans. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)