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Saturday, February 18

Competitive Rowing: Season’s Opening Regatta | Lake Merced
Saturday, February 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Months of practice to compete.
| Lake Merced Boathouse
Competitive Rowing: Season's Opening Regatta | Lake Merced
Come watch competitive rowers duke it out on Lake Merced in this season’s first regatta on February 18, 2017. You can see the action all weekend from the Lake Merced Boathouse, which is on Parks & Rec property, so there’s no charge at all. Feel free to ...
Laurel Lunar New Year 2017 & Lion Dance Parade | Oakland
Saturday, February 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laurel Elementary School
Laurel Lunar New Year 2017 & Lion Dance Parade | Oakland
The Laurel District Association invites you to participate in Laurel’s Annual Lunar New Years Celebration to welcome 2017 Year of the Rooster on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The event will open with Oakland Vice Mayor, Annie Campbell Washington, hosting the Annual Local Heroes Ceremony from 10 am ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day | Oakland

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Dockside Tours Dockside tours are $5 (for donation). Schedules and ships are subject to change so always ...

All-day Cosplay Day | Comic Arts Fest 2017
Saturday, February 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
All-day Cosplay Day | Comic Arts Fest 2017

During the whole month of February, there will be an extravaganza of author visits, workshops, and comics-related programs. The goal is to enable aspiring artists and readers of all ages and to celebrate the importance of comics both as an art form and as valid ...

Free “Rasoi” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, February 18 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting one of our market sellers. A participant in La Cocina’s food business incubator program, Heena Patel creates Western Indian dishes in honor of Gujarati traditions, ...
Santa Cruz Music Festival | 2017
Santa Cruz Music Festival | 2017

The Santa Cruz Music Festival is a multi-venue music festival in Santa Cruz with 250+ artists on 17 stages at 14 venues in the downtown area. Tickets to the main festival cost $80 in advance, but fortunately, seven of the stages are completely free and open to ...

50¢ Dance Class Day: Clas/Sick Hip Hop | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Saturday, February 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: 50¢ | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
50¢ Dance Class Day: Clas/Sick Hip Hop | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
This month’s Tabernacle is inspired by Clas/sick Hip Hop, an evening of hip-hop culture, paying homage to the influence of females and female form on the movement. Enjoy dance classes that explore the depth of genre. Schedule of Activities 11 am: Rhythm is a Dancer by Amy ...
2017 Polar Plunge: 100s Brave Freezing Waters | SF
Saturday, February 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Must raise a minimum of $100 to participate.
| Little Marina Green
2017 Polar Plunge: 100s Brave Freezing Waters | SF
Delight at watching other people freeze their tail ends off by taking a plunge in the bay for a good cause in Little Marina Green; it’s time for the Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics of Northern California. Unlike the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon, these ...
2017 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights
Saturday, February 18 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 adults; $8 Seniors/Students; free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2017 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 28th Annual Russian Festival February 17, 18 and 19, 2017 – Friday: 6-9:45 pm; Dance Party: 9:45 pm ...

2017 Cupid’s Undie Run | SF
Saturday, February 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Pedro's Cantina
2017 Cupid's Undie Run | SF
Cupid’s Undie Run is a mile(ish) run in your bedroom-best on Valentine’s weekend. No, it’s not crazy; they’re just crazy serious about raising money for The Children’s Tumor Foundation and neurofibromatosis research. Last year, the Cupid’s Undie Run raised over $3.5 million in donations and this year ...
Pig Roast & Tricycle Drag Races: SF Beer Week 2017 | Oakland
Saturday, February 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover. Pig roast is by donation. Pay for your beer.
| Ale Industries
Pig Roast & Tricycle Drag Races: SF Beer Week 2017 | Oakland
This is exactly how it sounds. We are continuing on with the SF Beer Week festivities by roasting a huge pig outside the brewery (small donation per plate) with vegan options available. In addition, we are hosting tricycle drag races with donated tricycles in a ...
Beer by Art: Goldsworthy Presidio Walking Tour & Fort Point Beer Tasting | SF
Saturday, February 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP Required. Additional fees apply for full beer tasting.
| Main Post (Presidio)
Beer by Art: Goldsworthy Presidio Walking Tour & Fort Point Beer Tasting | SF
Did you know that the Presidio is home to the largest collection of Andy Goldsworthy sculptures on public view in North America? Join the Presidio Trust and Fort Point Beer Company for a guided tour of Spire (2008), Wood Line (2010), Tree Fall (2013), and ...
The 90 Second Film Festival | SF
Saturday, February 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reserve your seat to ensure admittance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
The 90 Second Film Festival | SF
The 90 Second Newbery is a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create movies that tell the entire story of a Newbery award-winning book in 90 seconds or less. In 2017, the San Francisco 90-Second Newbery will screen on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 4 pm-6 pm at the ...
“Live at Grace Cathedral” CD Launch & Concert | Spacious Grace 2017
Saturday, February 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
The featured musicians for the cathedral’s Tuesday night yoga and Candlelight Labyrinth Walks, Gabriel and Sam launch their latest CD, “Live at Grace Cathedral,” with a concert of hang and halo handpans, crystal bowls and voice.
“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland
Saturday, February 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Layover
Your favorite fantastic, furry, friend-tertainers are back with the following feline fanatics: Nick Leonard Brandon Garner Gabby Poccia Hosted by Juan Medina, Wonder Dave, and Kristee Ono

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose

Lululemon Athletica invites you to free Summer Yoga sessions every Saturday morning now through the end of August at Park Valencia across from Left Bank Brasserie.
Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am.

Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See Jane Run
Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland

Let them surprise you with some fun, always different, always entertaining fitness adventures to shake up your routine.
Come join them every Saturday morning for a random workout led by a different local trainer each week. It will be open to all genders, ages, and fitness levels …

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons.
Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, this event is BYOB.
All this goodness is brought to you …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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