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Bay to Breakers 2018
Everything you need to know to run (or crash) SF's craziest race | May 20th
Oakland Greek Festival
Fairs & Festivals
Oakland Greek Festival
Food, music and culture. Free admission Friday afternoon and Sunday night
Bay Area 2018 Himalayan Fair
Fairs & Festivals
Bay Area 2018 Himalayan Fair
Two full days in the park with dance, music and authentic food | Berkeley

Sunday, May 20

Bay to Breakers 2018 | SF
Bay to Breakers 2018 | SF

Bring your costumed, your semi-naked and your beer (try to be discreet) and participate in one of the largest races in America – also one of the most strange and “San Francentric.”
The third Sunday in May brings us “Bay to Breakers,” the crown jewel of San …

2018 Kung Fu Tai Chi Day: Free Seminars & Feature Weapon Exhibit | San Jose
Sunday, May 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose McEnery Convention Center
2018 Kung Fu Tai Chi Day: Free Seminars & Feature Weapon Exhibit | San Jose

Kung Fu Tai Chi Day is a street fair that celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Chinese martial arts in the spacious South Hall of the San Jose Emory Convention Center from 9 am to 1:30 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
There will be a …

Win Tix: 2018 Mountain Play: “Mamma Mia” ABBA Musical on Top of Mt. Tam | North Bay
Sunday, May 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: WIN | Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre

The Mountain Play, the San Francisco Bay Area’s most magical outdoor theater experience is proud to present Mamma Mia! for its 105th Season. Pack a picnic, head up the mountain to this 3,750 seat amphitheater and have an amazing day outdoors with a full-on outdoor …

2018 Himalayan Fair: Traditional Music, Dance & Raffle Prizes | Berkeley
2018 Himalayan Fair: Traditional Music, Dance & Raffle Prizes | Berkeley

The Himalayan Fair offers a rare occasion to experience a unique Himalayan festival without leaving the Bay Area during the annual two-day Himalayan Fair in Berkeley’s Live Oak Park. 2018 Himalayan Fair May 19-20, 2018 – Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm – Sunday: 10 am to ...

Marin Home & Garden Expo | North Bay
Sunday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marin County Civic Center
Marin Home & Garden Expo | North Bay

Looking for inspiration, tips, or ideas for your next DIY home project? The Marin Home & Garden Expo is ideal for people looking to remodel, build, landscape and redecorate their homes. 2018 Marin Home & Garden Expo – Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 10 am ...

Inner Richmond: Part I Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Inner Richmond: Part I Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming Victorian row houses and beautiful Craftsmans, the 1902 and 1903 Big Games, an earthquake …

Lawrence Hall of Science: 50th Anniversary Open House | UC Berkeley
Sunday, May 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lawrence Hall of Science
Lawrence Hall of Science: 50th Anniversary Open House | UC Berkeley

The Lawrence Hall of Science is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In May 1968, they opened our doors to the public for the first time.
Join them for a free day of science fun as they kick off a year of special events and programs to celebrate …

2018 Oakland Greek Festival: Free Night | Sunday
2018 Oakland Greek Festival: Free Night | Sunday

Enjoy a mini-vacation spent in the midst of authentic Greek culture at the Oakland Greek Festival taking place at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the Oakland Hills. Find a plethora of Greek foods like Glyko pastries and warm lamb sandwiches, stroll through the marketplace (Agora), and ...

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Sunday | South Bay
Sunday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Final Sunday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2018 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

2018 Japanese Matsuri Festival | South Bay
2018 Japanese Matsuri Festival | South Bay

Enjoy the annual Matsuri Festival at Hakone Estate and Gardens featuring traditional Japanese cultural activities, and more from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
They are proud to share Japanese culture presenting Japanese music, Martial Arts, and Japanese food. Besides the performers …

38th Annual “Celebration of Old Roses” | Albany
Sunday, May 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for purchase.
| Veterans Memorial Building-Albany
38th Annual "Celebration of Old Roses" | Albany

The 38th Annual Celebration of Old Roses features over 100 feet of beautiful roses. Purchase heirloom and hard-to-find roses from specialty nurseries. Rose experts will be available to answer questions.
Vendors will be selling rare perennials, crafts, china, books, greeting cards, calendars, honey, jam, jewelry, and clothing, …

Berkeley Bluegrass Festival: Free Workshops & Jams | Freight & Salvage
Berkeley Bluegrass Festival: Free Workshops & Jams | Freight & Salvage

The Freight & Salvage celebrates the incredible talent in your own backyard with the Berkeley Bluegrass Festival. Northern California has been a bluegrass stronghold since the 1960s and the Freight is proud to continue their support of legendary local artists and up-and-coming musicians. They’re bringing together leaders ...

Lake Merritt’s Free BBQ Day: “BBQ While Being Black” | Oakland
Sunday, May 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Bandstand
Lake Merritt's Free BBQ Day: "BBQ While Being Black" | Oakland

In reaction to an incident in April where the police were called on people BBQing, organizers have set up a “BBQWB” event -aka. ‘BBQ While Being Black” – A free event to gather at Lake Merritt’s bandstand on Sunday and celebrate community with free food being …

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, May 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

Join CUESA for a seasonal produce tasting from Jack London Square Farmers Market farms. We will be offering tastes of a delicious recipe made with the abundant alliums available at the market, and we’ll share recipes with you!
All culinary events take place at the CUESA …

Radio Valencia’s Free BBQ, Concert Beer Garden & Patio Party | SF
Sunday, May 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission - Donations greatly appreciated
| Impact Hub SF
Radio Valencia's Free BBQ, Concert Beer Garden & Patio Party | SF

Come and Join Radio Valencia on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from Noon to 6pm for their 1st BBQ fundraiser at their new location in the outdoor courtyard beer garden area. It’s like having the back patio of Zeitgeist all to yourselves.
The event is free, but tossing a few …

West Side Whimsy Walk: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Sunday, May 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 141 Junipero Serra Blvd.
West Side Whimsy Walk: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Discover the unique atmosphere and whimsical architecture of the City Beautiful movement-inspired neighborhoods built west of Twin Peaks. See Art Deco landmarks, storybook cottages, and Spanish castles as we explore the Balboa Terrace, St. Francis Wood, and Lakeside neighborhoods.
Meet at the staircase next to 141 …

$5 Off: “MegaBots Live” Insane Giant Fighting Robots Destroy Stuff | Oakland
$5 Off: "MegaBots Live" Insane Giant Fighting Robots Destroy Stuff | Oakland

You’ve seen the multi-million view viral videos. Now, it’s time to see the legendary robots unleash their full-power in person. MegaBots is kicking off its summer 2018 live events series in Oakland with The Wreckoning.
Get $5 Off Tickets – $35 $40 with code FUNCHEAPSF / …

Improv/Jazz/Chamber of Music Concert: Manring Kassin Burr | Union Square Live
Sunday, May 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Improv/Jazz/Chamber of Music Concert: Manring Kassin Burr | Union Square Live

With amazing chops, quiet soul, diverse compositions, and a somewhat twisted sense of humor, this trio, hailed as “the world’s most sophisticated jam-band,” features three top virtuosos on their respective instruments.
As individual players, Michael Manring, Larry Kassin, and John R. Burr have all carved out …

Warriors vs. Rockets Game 3 on 50-Foot Screen | Emporium SF
Sunday, May 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. Bring Your Own Food. Drinks for purchase
| Emporium SF
Warriors vs. Rockets Game 3 on 50-Foot Screen | Emporium SF

Catch every game on Emporium’s 50-foot movie screen with sound. Bring your own food (Little Star, anyone?) and buy a drink at the bar for one of the best (and biggest) views in SF for the playoffs. Warriors vs. Rockets at Emporium SF Game 1 ...

2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF
Sunday, May 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 per performance or $60 for 4 performances
| ODC Theater
2018 Walking Distance Dance Festival | SF

This year’s Walking Distance Dance Festival traces performing artists and creative habitats within and beyond the Bay to share a powerful harvest from a Euripides-inspired Latin disco-pop variety show to free improvisers and fierce solo acts. On creating, writer Rebecca Solnit asks, “What are your ...

Tuesday, May 22

Harvey Milk Day 2018: GLBT History Museum Free Day | SF
Tuesday, May 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations is encouraged.
| GLBT History Museum
Harvey Milk Day 2018: GLBT History Museum Free Day | SF

The GLBT History Museum in San Francisco will celebrate Harvey Milk Day by offering free admission on May 22, Milk’s birthday, and official statewide “day of special significance.”
Free Admission | Harvey Milk Day 2018
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | 11 am to 6 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St, San Francisco
FREE with RSVP on Eventbrite
In …

Art At The Dump: Gallery Walkthrough & Recycled Art Exhibit | SF
Tuesday, May 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and open to the public, all ages welcome, wheelchair accessible.
| Recology San Francisco
Art At The Dump: Gallery Walkthrough & Recycled Art Exhibit | SF

San Francisco, CA–The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco will host an exhibition and reception for current artist-in-residence Neil Mendoza, and CCA student artist Emily Budd on Friday and Saturday. 2018 Recology Exhibit The art exhibition will take place on Friday, May 18, from ...

58th Annual “Film Finals” Student Showcase | Roxie Theater
Tuesday, May 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*General admission tickets are $12 and $8 for seniors (with valid ID)
| Roxie Theater
58th Annual "Film Finals" Student Showcase | Roxie Theater

Film Finals 2018 is SF State Cinema Department’s marquee annual jury-selected showcase of student films drawing from graduate and undergraduate students in narrative, documentary, animated and experimental formats at the Roxie Theater on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
Last year San Francisco State University was ranked as one of …

Warriors vs. Rockets Game 4 on 50-Foot Screen | Emporium SF
Tuesday, May 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. Bring Your Own Food. Drinks for purchase
| Emporium SF
Warriors vs. Rockets Game 4 on 50-Foot Screen | Emporium SF

Catch every game on Emporium’s 50-foot movie screen with sound. Bring your own food (Little Star, anyone?) and buy a drink at the bar for one of the best (and biggest) views in SF for the playoffs. Warriors vs. Rockets at Emporium SF Game 1 ...

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, May 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase, featuring ...

Win Tix: Cat Pierce: Fresh & Emotionally Eclectic Pop | Rickshaw Stop
Tuesday, May 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop

Cat Pierce, formerly of The Pierces, has begun to carve out a name for herself as a solo artist.
> Get Tickets – $10 Adv / $12 Door
She has gone on to have her own success with her song “You Belong To Me” featured on the …

Wednesday, May 23

American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, May 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live

Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Our songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations …

Win Tix: Anchor’s Springtime Beer Tasting | SF
Wednesday, May 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Anchor Public Taps

On May 23rd our brewers are hosting a special seasonal Springtime Beer Tasting. In an intimate group led, attendees will taste their way through a variety of new and limited release beers perfect for spring.
> Get Tickets – $20
Attendees will learn about Anchor’s unique brewing …