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Saturday, May 27

Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2017
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
| Steamer Lane (Santa Cruz)
Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2017

Come watch the Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest, the longest-running longboard surf contest on the West Coast. Nearly 200 contestants take part, so come cheer on local surfers as they compete against some of the best longboarders in the state on the famous Steamer Lane and ...

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission

The 2017 San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate at the 39th annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District over Memorial Day weekend. On May 27th and 28th, the Mission District will transform into an ...

Bike Library Launch Party: Smoothies, Crafts & Live Music | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Bike Library Launch Party: Smoothies, Crafts & Live Music | Oakland
Join in for a fun bike ride and party to celebrate Oakland’s new fleet of bike libraries. Meet at the Main library at 10 am. You’ll ride up to the Lakeview branch for a celebration of all things bike. There will be smoothies, music, crafts and more.
“Treasure Island Flea” 6th Birthday Party
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Happy Birthday, Flea. It’s been 6 years that the Treasure Island Flea has taken over the island with 400+ local artists, makers and designers and 15,000 people each month. There’s three full bars, DIY community workshops, carnival games, 25+ food trucks and pop-ups, local bands, a ...
Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Class & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Class & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Join Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream co-founder Jake Godby and his team, as they demo how they develop their unique flavors from the bounty of the market. They’ll ...
2017 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission (after that all plates are $6 or less). $3 children's admission.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2017 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 25 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. Taco ...

Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Point Reyes
Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay

The epic and oh so very relaxed coastal beauty of Point Reyes—located 35 miles north of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge—reveals yet another dimension to be appreciated when the ceramicists, photographers, sculptors, painters, printmakers, and other local artists who live and work there ...

2017 Burger & Brew Fest: Live Music, Art & Burger Throwdown | Fremont
2017 Burger & Brew Fest: Live Music, Art & Burger Throwdown | Fremont
The Third Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest was created to celebrate the variety of wonderful craft breweries in California, home to more breweries than any other in the state and will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 11 am to 6 pm. The event ...
Bay Area’s Newest Water Park: Grand Opening | Dublin
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $17*
*Full day admission for non-resident adults is $17
| The Dublin Wave
Bay Area's Newest Water Park: Grand Opening | Dublin
The City of Dublin is proud to bring you The Wave, it’s newest and most exciting community facility. Come spend the day at the awaited grand opening on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The Wave is a 31,000-square foot state-of-the-art aquatics facility anchored by a natatorium (indoor pool), outdoor sports ...
2017 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
2017 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Boogie down at The Eastlake Music Festival at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland which features local music, dance, indie arts and crafts, micro-brews and food trucks. 2017 Eastlake Music Festival Saturday, May 27, 2017 | 1 pm to 9 pm Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland FREE, but donations are appreciated > ...
Sausage Fest Block Party: Food, Music & Beer | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Bring cash for food & drinks.
| Jack London Square
Sausage Fest Block Party: Food, Music & Beer | Oakland
On Saturday afternoon, May 27th come on down to the Sausage Fest Block Party at Jack London Square. > Admission is free, but you can get advanced beer tokens – $10 for commemorative pint glass & first beer, $30 for “Baller” tickets (two beers, pint glass & ...
Sk8Fest 2016: Six Hours of Skateboarding, Punk & Metal | SF
Saturday, May 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Sk8Fest 2016: Six Hours of Skateboarding, Punk & Metal | SF
Get ready for an all-day skateboarding/punk rock and metal fest on the waterfront. There’s back-to-breaking-back 20 minute sets by a bevy of bands at the 3rd and Army Skate park (which actually is neither at 3rd, nor Army). Bands begin around 12:30pm and end by 7pm… SKATEBOARDING/PUNK ROCK ...
Free “Tender Greens” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Todd spent his summers during his college years at San Diego State University backpacking through Europe, eating and drinking for months at a time. His curiosity led ...
“Chang Sensory Trails” Thai Food, Art & Music Festival | Fort Mason
Saturday, May 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but drinks and food will need to be purchased
| Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
After a hugely successful turnout in London and Los Angeles last year, Chang Sensory Trails makes the second stop on its global tour, returning to America for a second year running. This event is coming to San Francisco on the 27th of May, and aims to ...
2017 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Saturday, May 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South Park
2017 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Celebrate both the literary and the adventurous spirit of San Francisco at the 2017 Bikes to Books tour on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The 7.1-mile tour, which takes between two and three hours to complete, is admittedly not for the faint of heart nor those lacking gears — these streets ...
“Jazz Jedi Master” Richard Howell Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Saturday, May 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Aptly described by KQED as a jazz “Jedi master,” tenor saxophonist Richard Howell is a Bay Area treasure who has come into his own as a bandleader after decades of producing and supporting other artists. His latest album, Burkina, was named one of the best ...
Hike to The Slides: 8-Mile Hike & Park Slides | SF
Saturday, May 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Bring money if you'd like treats after the hike.
| Esmeralda Slide Park
Hike to The Slides: 8-Mile Hike & Park Slides | SF
Let your inner child run wild for the day as you ride the famous slides of the city. They will start the day at the Esmeralda Slide Park in Bernal Heights, then they’ll make their way up to the Golden Gate Park slides at the Koret Children’s ...
Wine & Watercolors at the Library | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – 1:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Please sign-up at the Rockridge Library in person
| Rockridge Branch Library
Wine & Watercolors at the Library | Oakland
Drink wine and learn about watercolor painting. Meet at the library and then you’ll walk a few doors down to the Barrel Room for a wine tasting and talk about unusual varieties of grapes. Back at the library, artist Wendy Soneson will discuss watercolor techniques and demonstrate ...

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.
Free Community Yoga Class
Every Saturday | 10 am
Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA
FREE
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.
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show
Every Saturday | 8 pm
It’s Your Move Game Store, 4920 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
$5
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the …

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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