One of SF's Boutique Hotels Turns Into an Art Gallery
Artsy Fartsy
One of SF's Boutique Hotels Turns Into an Art Gallery
April 28-30 - One of SF's most unique art shows shuts down a boutique '50s motel
Art Market San Francisco
Artsy Fartsy
Art Market San Francisco
Get free passes to one of the biggest art shows of the year Fort Mason
Sunday Streets: The Tenderloin
Fairs & Festivals
Sunday Streets: The Tenderloin
Five hours of car-free fun in the streets of The Tenderloin

Saturday, April 29

Independent Book Store Day 2017
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Independent Book Store Day 2017

Independent Bookstore Day will take place at more than 400 bookstores nationwide. For one day, and one day only, limited, unique books and art pieces will be available in more than 400 independent stores across the country. Every store is unique and independent, and every party is ...

NASA Space Apps Hackathon | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free the entire day, bring your laptop to participate and officially register
| NextSpace (Berkeley)
NASA Space Apps Hackathon | Berkeley

NASA Space Apps Challenge is a 2-day collaborative event where teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students collaborate and engage with publicly available data to innovate solutions for global challenges. Inspire each other while you learn and create using stories, code, …

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 29
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 29

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

“BotBall” 2017 Robot Battle Tournament | NASA
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | NASA Ames Research Center

Watch some of the brightest high school geeks in the Bay Area pit their home-made autonomous robots (no remote controls allowed) against each other in the Northern California “BotBall” tournament in San Jose.
2017 Northern California Tournament
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10 am to 5:30 pm
NASA Ames Research …

2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books

Green Apple Books will participate in the first California Bookstore Day with a full day of activities and celebrating the bookstore. They say it’s their favorite day of the year, so expect lots of great surprises.
2017 Green Apple Bookstore Day
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10 am to …

An Epic “California Bookstore Day” Print Party | The Booksmith
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with RSVP greatly appreciated but not required.
| The Booksmith
An Epic

To celebrate the fourth annual California Indie Bookstore Day, Booksmith is celebrating all things print.
Featuring custom Booksmith swag (hint literary themed condoms) and sign-ups for their Book Club Rewards program for discounts on the day of and for the rest of the year.
Official Indie Bookstore …

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2017 – January 7 & 8 ...

Independent Book Store Day: Books, Scavenger Hunts & Trail Hikes | SF
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bookshop West Portal
Independent Book Store Day: Books, Scavenger Hunts & Trail Hikes | SF

Come and have fun with the whole family. Join them to celebrate Indie bookstore day. There will be:

Urban Trail Hike – Hike up to Mount Davidson from the store with Alexandra Kenin, founder of Urban Hiker SF, and beloved author of Urban Trails: San Francisco. She will be …

2017 Cesar E. Chavez Street Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
2017 Cesar E. Chavez Street Festival | Mission Dist.

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This the largest event honoring the life and work of the labor and ...

2017 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2017 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant ...

2017 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2017 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun.
2017 Oakland Dance Festival
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | Noon to 8 pm
Jack London Square, Oakland
FREE
The festival will showcase …

2017 stARTup Art Fair: Motel-Turned-Epic Art Gallery | Hotel Del Sol
2017 stARTup Art Fair: Motel-Turned-Epic Art Gallery | Hotel Del Sol

San Francisco’s stARTup Art Fair is one of the most unique art shows you’re likely to ever encounter. The entire hotel is shut down for three days, and instead of the hotel’s 47 rooms occupied by tourists, all the rooms are taken over by 50+ hand-picked artists and ...

2017 Southside Festival: SF’s Newest Music, Mural & Arts Fest | Bayview
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laughing Monk Brewing
2017 Southside Festival: SF's Newest Music, Mural & Arts Fest | Bayview

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Imprint.City and The Bay Bridged (the people behind Phono del Sol) will launch the 2017 Southside Festival in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood.
The Southside Festival is a day-long, free, music & arts festival, showcasing local visual artists and musicians, however unlike most festivals, …

SF Art Hunt: Mural & Street Art Scavenger Hunt | The Mission
Saturday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
| The Mission District
SF Art Hunt: Mural & Street Art Scavenger Hunt | The Mission

Join in for the first SF Art Hunt to find all the infamous Fnnch honey bears and murals throughout the Mission District. Immerse yourself within this online to offline experience and step into the San Francisco art scene.
SF Art Hunt
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 2 …

“Brewfest” Unlimited Beer Tasting from Local Breweries | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*Online tickets at Eventbrite
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)

Join Sports Basement Berkeley for unlimited tastings from local breweries.
For just $7, you can sample beers from Drakes Brewing Co., Lagunitas, Strike Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada Brewing, Buck Wild Brewing, Headlands Brewing and more. Tasty eats provided from Cassave Taqueria and get 20% off all …

2017 Lower Haight Spring Art Walk | SF
Saturday, April 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Haight
2017 Lower Haight Spring Art Walk | SF

The Lower Haight Art Walk returns for spring with loads of local businesses participating with deals, discounts, music, art, food and more.
2017 Lower Haight Spring Art Walk
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 5-10 pm
Haight Street, btwn Scott and Webster, SF
FREE
Typically there’s tons of events at all the different …

Jeremy Fish “Bronze Bunny” Sculpture Unveiling Celebration | Lower Haight
Saturday, April 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Bronze Bunny
Jeremy Fish

After wading through tons of bureaucrazy, get ready for the unveiling of Jeremy Fish’s, “Bronze Bunny”, on Saturday April 29th from 5-10pm which finally gets a permanent perch in the Lower Haight.
The Bronze Bunny unveiling will take place at 215 Haight (between Buchanan & Laguna) …

2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Finale Concert | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Oakland Convention Center
2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Finale Concert | Oakland

“Together We Sing” is the finale concert for the first ever International Interfaith Gospel Music Conference, presented by the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir.
2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir’s Finale Concert
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 7 pm to 10 pm
Oakland Convention Center, 550 10th St., Oakland
FREE, but an …

“Pork Chops” Celebrating East Bay Tattoo Flash Tradition | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amor Eterno Arte

“Pork Chops” is a celebration of the East Bay tattoo flash tradition. Dedicated to the street shop design on the wall where you had no choice and you were scared of your tattooer. Pork chops were the most popular tattoo designs cut out and assembled …

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | Palo Alto
Saturday, April 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | First Palo Alto United Methodist Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | Palo Alto

Your favorite chamber orchestra ends the season on the lighter side, with music designed to tickle your classical funny bone.
Peter Schickele and his hilarious alter ego P.D.Q. Bach will be well represented—namely by P.D.Q.’s brilliant reworking of the first movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony as …

Hula Pahu: Hawai’i’s Sacred Dance | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mahea Uchiyama Center for Intʻl Dance
Hula Pahu: Hawai'i's Sacred Dance | Berkeley

Join Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine in a presentation of the sacred hula of Hawaii. Their presentation will include a Q&A session. Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a seat.
Please note, this event is listed as free on the Bay Area Dance Week website, but …

Comedians with Criminal Records | Great Star Theater
Saturday, April 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $9.40*
*Get 54% off with code HELLAFUNCHEAP - Tickets normally $20
| Great Star Theater
Comedians with Criminal Records | Great Star Theater

Comedians with Criminal Records is a unique comedy showcase of established comedians who’ve had trouble with the law in the past. This may be the only show in America where if you don’t laugh, you might get stabbed. And it’s all hosted by two criminals ...

Alandra Hileman’s High-Fantasy Play “Spell Eternity” | Mojo Theatre
Alandra Hileman's High-Fantasy Play

Quantum Dragon Theatre presents Spell Eternity, a new play by Alandra Hileman. Join and explore an apocalyptic fantasy world rife with music and magic, danger and revelry, and a looming threat casting a shadow over all. Featuring Marisa Darabi, Max Seijas, Genevieve Perdue, Karl Schackne, Michael ...

$39 Tix + Free Drink: “The Encounter” at the Curran | SF
$39 Tix + Free Drink:

From London to Broadway and now SF, The Encounter is “one of the most immersive theater pieces ever created.” (New York Times) Simon McBurney’s solo performance traces a journey into the depths of the Amazon rainforest, using innovative 3D audio technology to build an intimate and ...

Sunday, April 30

April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, April 30 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | Final Day
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | Final Day

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

2017 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
Sunday, April 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
2017 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF

One of the earliest street fairs of the season takes place in Glen Park with live music, local artists, vendors, a raffle and the usual street fare vibe right along Diamond Street between Bosworth and Chenery streets, as well as extending down Wilder Street.
All proceeds …

Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
| All Over Sonoma County
Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma

Sonoma County farms are abundant with seedlings and barnyard babies. Pack up the family and head out to the farm to celebrate Spring and see what’s flowering. Tour your way through Sonoma County and visit your choice of nearly 50 farms. Activities include farm tours, ...

Treasure Island Flea: Mother’s Day Special | Sunday
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea: Mother's Day Special | Sunday

The Treasure Island Flea is hosting a two-day “Mother’s Day Special” on April 29-30, 2017 so you can get your Mother’s Day shopping done early (for once).
There’s 400+ vendors to choose from including Woodsong Herbs (40 varieties of loose leaf teas and 35 varieties of …

2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week | Final Day
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Lunch and dinner prix fixe menus start at $10.
| Walnut Creek Downtown
2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week | Final Day

Walnut Creek Restaurant Week is a culinary celebration of spectacular cuisine at incredible prices. Entice your appetite and delight your palate with prix-fixe menus offered at over two dozen restaurants. 2017 Walnut Creek Restaurant Week April 23-30, 2017 | Walnut Creek Downtown With cuisines that encompass American, Italian, Spanish, ...