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Saturday, May 6

REI Outdoor School: 52 Hike Challenge | SF
Saturday, May 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| REI San Francisco
REI Outdoor School: 52 Hike Challenge | SF
Motivated by their personal accomplishments, Karla and Phillip created the 52 Hike Challenge to encourage others to begin their own hiking journey. It has been 2 years since, and thousands of people around the world have embarked on their very own 52 Hike Challenge to ...
Goodwill’s $5 Office Furniture Yard Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE to attend, bring $ to purchase furinture
| Goodwill (San Francisco Flagship)
Goodwill's $5 Office Furniture Yard Sale | Mission Dist.

Goodwill is moving. And just like anyone in SF who moves, they don’t want to take everything with them, so you get to benefit. Don’t miss this one-time only opportunity to furnish your start-up, home office, library or study. Goodwill is selling desks, chairs, bookshelves, ...

2017 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)
2017 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly celebration held as a block party with live music, cultural performances, and more. This year, they will also be hosting a beer garden for all attendees 21 and over. The festival is attended by an average ...
Free Comic Book Day 2017
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free Comic Book Day 2017

Free Comic Book Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in May each year, where participating comic book shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. Major publishers such as DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, ...

A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View

Enjoy a sun-splashed weekend strolling through artist booths, listening to live music and gawking at a classic car show at Mountain View’s 2017 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 21st anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. 2017 ...

SF Botanical Garden 50th Annual Spring Plant Sale | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
SF Botanical Garden 50th Annual Spring Plant Sale | Golden Gate Park
The San Francisco Botanical Garden’s 50th Annual Plant Sale offers over 2,500 different kinds of plants that thrive in the Bay Area’s frost-free fog belt featuring many plants that are not found at other regional plant sales or commercial nurseries on Saturday, May 6, 2017. This sale ...
Free Comic Book Day at Fantastic Comics | Berkeley
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free comics while supplies last.
| Fantastic Comics
Free Comic Book Day at Fantastic Comics | Berkeley
Fantastic Comics will once again welcome the 501st Legion for cosplay and photo ops, as well as all-day store-wide sales, and original sketches from local artists. Besides the free comics, they’ll have specials on books, back issues, t-shirts and more.
95th Annual May Fete Children’s Parade & Fair | Palo Alto
Saturday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Heritage Park
95th Annual May Fete Children's Parade & Fair | Palo Alto
Celebrate spring with all of your friends at the annual May Fete Children’s Parade, held each year on the first Saturday in May. 95th Annual May Fete Children’s Parade Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10 am to 1 pm Downtown Palo Alto – University Avenue to Heritage Park (300 ...
Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Ocean & Faxon Avenues
Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Craftsman, English Tudor, Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival… you’ll see all these styles and more strolling through this west side neighborhood of 650 cozy bungalows built for middle class San Franciscans in the early 20th century. Location: Meet at Ocean & Faxon Avenues
2017 Polynesian Festival | Foster City
2017 Polynesian Festival | Foster City
Bring the ‘ohana (family) and celebrate Polynesian culture at Foster City’s 14th Annual Polynesian Festival at Leo Ryan Park Amphitheater from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Learn about “Ra’ui” the ancient Polynesian concept of natural eco-conservation and find out how this concept is practiced throughout ...
Rare Guided Hiking Tour of Mt. Davidson | SF
Saturday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size. Rain cancels.
| Mount Davidson Summit Cross
Rare Guided Hiking Tour of Mt. Davidson | SF
Explore the inspired history of San Francisco’s highest hill on this vigorous hike through a 38-acre nature preserve to the amazing view and gigantic monument at its 938 ft. high summit. Steep trails which can be windy and muddy. Wear a jacket and sturdy shoes. No ...
“Comic & Toy Show” Free Comic Book Day 2017 | San Leandro
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bayfair Center
Come join Toys & More at Bayfair Center for a Comic & Toy show celebrating Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 6th, 2017 in Center Court. Admission is free and several free comic books will be given out (while supplies last) in honor of ‘Free Comic ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...

SFUSD Student Arts Festival | Asian Art Museum
SFUSD Student Arts Festival | Asian Art Museum

The 2017 SFUSD Arts Festival is running from April 29th to May 7th, hosted at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco with music and dance performances most of the day At the Asian Art Museum hundreds of artworks created by students in San Francisco ...

2017 Free Comic Book Day: DIY Comics, Potraits & Discounts | Berkeley
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early as supplies of the official free comics are limited.
| Escapist Comic Bookstore
2017 Free Comic Book Day: DIY Comics, Potraits & Discounts | Berkeley
Escapist Comics celebrates Free Comic Book Day with free comics, their own in-store comic, lots of discounts and guest appearances. Free comics Ramon Villalobos Stick figure portraits by Meggie Ramm Release of Escapist Free Comic Book Day Comic #5 Sales on graphic novels Keep checking back for further details.
Tony Florian Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 6 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Tony Florian Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. This demo will highlight a farmer-chef relationship forged and sustained at the farmers market, featuring Marin Roots Farm. Tony’s upbringing was steeped in the tradition of food ...
2017 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown
Saturday, May 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2017 Children's Day Festival | Japantown
On the May 6, 2017, San Francisco joins Japan and China to celebrate a national holiday dedicated to celebrating children – Kodomo No Hi or the Children’s Day Festival. 2017 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 11 am to 4 pm Japantown Peace Plaza FREE This year marks the ...

Every Saturday

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 …

“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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