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2017 Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday | Japantown
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2017 Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday | Japantown

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

2017 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show: Saturday | West Portal
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | West Portal Avenue
2017 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show: Saturday | West Portal

West Portal’s 29th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Show takes place in the heart of one of San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood from 10 am to 5 pm April 7-9, 2017. Local residents and tourists alike flock to admire the works of more than 40 artists displaying ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | Oakland
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | 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 ...

Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for Hello Kitty goodies of course.
| Japantown
Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown

You can now literally binge on Hello Kitty. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to San Francisco during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown. You can catch a sneak peak in San Jose and Pleasanton before the truck heads to San Francisco for ...

Free “Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 8 – 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. Evan Bloom started cooking younger than most, eschewing Kraft mac n cheese for Thai cuisine & baked Alaska. This love ...
2017 Berkeley Bay Festival | Free Boat Rides, Live Music & Adventure Playground
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
2017 Berkeley Bay Festival | Free Boat Rides, Live Music & Adventure Playground
Spend a day by the Bay listening to music, enjoying food, taking free sailboat and Dragon boat rides, and exploring the Berkeley Marina at the Berkeley Bay Festival. 2017 Berkeley Bay Festival Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 11 am to 4 pm Berkeley Marina FREE 2017 Highlights: Visit the straw bale ...
“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. Jack of All Trades Market Every Second Saturday | 11 am to 5 ...

2017 Holi Festival of Colors: Yoga, Live Bands & DJs | San Jose
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: $8*
*$8 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $10 at the door.
| Rainbow Park
2017 Holi Festival of Colors: Yoga, Live Bands & DJs | San Jose
Holi Festival of Colors is a fun event with live bands, DJs, interactive dance, color throws, yoga, food, a kids section and much more. It’s a multicultural event which brings the community together; join in on Saturday, April 8, 2017. In addition to fun color throws, ...
2017 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
Saturday, April 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission Arts Gallery
2017 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF

Art Explosion Studios, the city’s largest artist collective, is holding its annual Spring Open Studios in the Mission District. Come see over 100 artists as they open their studios to exhibit their work. Painters, sculptures, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will be showing so there will ...

8th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Golden Gate Park
8th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Golden Gate Park
Bring your furry friend to the 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs from noon to 2 pm on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Enjoy finger foods and local vendors while your dog sniffs out eggs filled with tasty treats and valuable prizes. Don’t forget your camera for ...
Puppy & Kitten Shower: Donate To Help Animal Shelters | Walnut Creek
Puppy & Kitten Shower: Donate To Help Animal Shelters | Walnut Creek
Spring is here and so is puppy and kitten season. Animal shelters are beginning to overflow with precious newborn animals in need of rescue. Help ARF prepare to care for the incoming little ones at a Puppy & Kitten Shower on Saturday, April 8. Drop-in anytime ...
Snuggle Bunnies & Baby Chicks: Your Easter Favorites | San Mateo
Saturday, April 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Snuggle Bunnies & Baby Chicks: Your Easter Favorites | San Mateo
Easter’s on parade with their live bunnies and baby chicks, brought in just for the season at Hillsdale Shopping Center. Enjoy snuggling up with these cotton-tailed and fluffy-feathered Easter time favorites.
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Saturday, April 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides aboard a fleet of keelboats and dinghies with Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. Please try to arrive early as possible – depending on the conditions and the amount of people, the sign-up/rides may ...

Circus Day with Circus Bella | Macy’s Flower Show
Saturday, April 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Circus Day with Circus Bella | Macy's Flower Show
The circus is in town. Step right up and enjoy in-store entertainment with members of Circus Bella.

Every Saturday

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.

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 …

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night 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 & Free Pizza | 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, 4928 Telegraph Ave, Oakland Ca, 94689

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 some free pizza and of course, comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, save some dough because …

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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