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Hot Air Balloons & Free Plane Rides: Wings of History Air Museum Fest | South Bay
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Wings of History
Hot Air Balloons & Free Plane Rides: Wings of History Air Museum Fest | South Bay
Enjoy free admission to the Wings of History Museum in San Martin (Santa Clara County), be sure to come early to see the hot air balloons from 7 am, weather permitting. on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Kids get an even sweeter deal with free airplane rides for kids ...
The Great San Francisco Sidewalk Sale | 2017
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for other purchases.
| All Over San Francisco
The Great San Francisco Sidewalk Sale | 2017
Small businesses will offer a variety of sales, tastes and entertainment. Find your must-haves and more on sidewalks throughout San Francisco. In 2017, there are 13 neighborhoods participating on  May 20, 2017. The Great San Francisco Sidewalk Sale Saturday, May 20, 2017 All over San Francisco Free to Attend, bring cash for ...

2017 Himalayan Fair: Traditional Music, Dance & Marketplace | Berkeley
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Live Oak Park
2017 Himalayan Fair: Traditional Music, Dance & Marketplace | 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. 2017 Himalayan Fair May 20-21, 2017 – Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm – Sunday: 10 am to 5:30 ...

123rd Annual Rose Parade & Festival | Santa Rosa
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Juilliard Park
123rd Annual Rose Parade & Festival | Santa Rosa
The annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade & Festival is one of Sonoma County’s most time honored traditions and one of the oldest and largest events of its kind in Northern California. In past years, the event has boasted more than 3,500 participants in parade and over ...
Marin Home & Garden Expo: Renovation Advice & Discounts | North Bay
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marin County Civic Center
Marin Home & Garden Expo: Renovation Advice & Discounts | 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. 2017 Marin Home & Garden Expo – Saturday, May 20, 2017 | 10 am ...

2017 Salute to “American Graffiti” Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2017 Salute to

An annual Salute to American Graffiti honors George Lucas’ timeless, coming-of-age film, American Graffiti, most of which was filmed in Petaluma in the early summer of 1972. Grab your favorite squeeze, jump into your hot rod, candy-colored screamin’ machine or the family car for that ...

2017 Milpitas International BBQ and Festival | South Bay
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alder Drive
2017 Milpitas International BBQ and Festival | South Bay

This two day Milpitas International BBQ and Festival offers entertainment, food, drinks and lots of fun for the entire family. Enjoy free admission and plenty of free parking within a few blocks of the festival site. 2017 Milpitas International BBQ and Festival – Saturday, May 20, ...

Season Launch: Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown
Season Launch: Oakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown

Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the history of both California and the Bay Area. Stroll along sidewalk markets filled with fresh fish as well as exotic fruits and vegetables. View changing displays in the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. in ...

Boating Expo, Coast Guard Tours & Helicopter Rescue Demo | Sausalito
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | U.S. Coast Guard Motorboat Station Golden Gate
Boating Expo, Coast Guard Tours & Helicopter Rescue Demo | Sausalito
Come down to the U.S. Coast Guard Motorboat Station in Sausalito for an exciting, fun, free family event celebrating National Safe Boating Week. Witness a thrilling helicopter rescue demo, watch friendly Coast Guard dogs demonstrate their skills, and get a free life jacket (while supplies last). 2017 Safe Boating Expo Saturday, May ...
Wingding Family Fest: A Celebration of Spring & All Things Winged | Los Altos
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve
Wingding Family Fest: A Celebration of Spring & All Things Winged | Los Altos
Come explore, learn, discover, and share the wonder of nature with the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society. Join in for a day of fun in the beautiful Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve to enjoy the spring and the beauty ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over six Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April and May. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of ...

“Summer of Love” Naked Parade | SF
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
All body freedom lovers are invited to the Nude Summer of Love Parade from the Castro to the Haight. This event will be filmed by the Dutch Public Broadcast Television for their documentary about the Summer of Love. The documentary will air in Holland this summer. Get naked ...
Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 20 – 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. Meet at Ocean & Faxon Avenues.
2017 Common Grounds Arts Festival | May 20 – June 6
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 5th and Mission
2017 Common Grounds Arts Festival | May 20 - June 6

Intersection for the Arts​ is proud to announce its upcoming festival “Common Grounds​” presenting over two full weeks of free arts and culture events for people of all ages and walks of life. Common Grounds will take place from May 20 to June 6, 2017 ...

Free “Brokaw Ranch Company” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 20 – 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. Erik Lowe is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah. He landed his first restaurant job through a serendipitous ride, after his car broke down, from a ...
Free Boat Rental Day | Lake Merritt Oakland
Saturday, May 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No experience necessary for most rentals except for sailboats. Rentals are for 1/2 hour.
| Lake Merritt Boating Center
Free Boat Rental Day | Lake Merritt Oakland
The Lake Merritt Boating Center is celebrating National Safe Boating Week with free boat rentals and an open house. If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. Lake Merritt Boating Center National Safe Boating Week Open House Saturday, May 20, 2017 – Free ...
17th Annual Malcolm X JazzArts Festival | Oakland
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Antonio Park
17th Annual Malcolm X JazzArts Festival | Oakland
The Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival is back in Oakland’s San Antonio Park to celebrate the legacy of Malcolm X with three stages of live music, dance battles, graffiti arts, spoken word, a vendors corner, food and more at this free jazz festival in the park.  2017 Malcolm X Jazz ...
Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Final Saturday | 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. 2017 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

2017 Barrio Fiesta: Filipino Games, Cooking Demos & Delicacies | SoMa
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Gene Friend Recreation Center
2017 Barrio Fiesta: Filipino Games, Cooking Demos & Delicacies | SoMa
Barrio Fiesta 2017 celebrates the beauty, resilience, culture and spirit of San Francisco’s Filipino community in the heart of the South of Market. On May 20, 2017, come and share the laughter of children, families, and seniors as the day will feature food, performances, games, entertainment, cooking ...
2017 Polish Heritage Festival | Belmont
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*Adults - $5. Children below 12 - FREE
| Belmont Twin Pines Park
2017 Polish Heritage Festival | Belmont
Get a taste of Poland at the Polish Heritage Festival. Listen to a variety of Polish bands from folk music to energetic jazz, feast on a variety of Polish delicacies, drink imported Polish beer, watch dazzling folk dances perform, buy Polish arts and crafts, and ...
2017 Oakland Veg Fest | Lake Merritt
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
2017 Oakland Veg Fest | Lake Merritt
Mark your calendars for the third annual Oakland VegFest. Over 2,500 people came to this free festival last year to enjoy world-class speakers, local merchants, and best of all… lots of free food samples. Oakland VegFest 2017 Saturday, May 20, 2017 | 11a – 5p Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland FREE Speaker ...

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 …

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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