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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 ...

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 & ...
“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 ...
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 ...
Spring Wild Flowers Guided Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Spring Wild Flowers Guided Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park

It’s been a wet winter and that means spring is going to be crazy good at the San Francisco Botanical Garden … the curators tell us that everything is budding up and looking very bountiful and beautiful. After four dry years, this winter has brought much needed rain ...

Unify 2017: Free Hip Hop Concert and Environmental Justice Panel | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but text "UNIFY2017" to RSVP
| Greenpeace Warehouse
Unify 2017: Free Hip Hop Concert and Environmental Justice Panel | Oakland
Hip-Hop For Change, Greenpeace and the Sierra Club are throwing The 2nd Annual Oakland Environmental Equity Summit at the Greenpeace Actions Warehouse with headliner Immortal Technique on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The event will be free to the public and will raise money for local POC-led ...
International Women Choreographers Panel Discussion | SF Int’l Arts Fest 2017
Saturday, May 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cowell Theater
International Women Choreographers Panel Discussion | SF Int'l Arts Fest 2017
Six young women choreographers discuss how economics and cultural practice impacts the creative process; the approaches they have taken to establish a niche, home or business model for themselves in their home (or adopted) city/country; and have there been ramifications for the performing arts (and ...
Free Popcorn & Outdoor Movie Night “Get Out” | Hunters Point
Saturday, May 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point Site
Free Popcorn & Outdoor Movie Night
You’re invited to the start of the NOW Hunters point 2017 programming season. Bring your blankets and chairs and watch Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” There will be free popcorn + free t-shirts and treats available for purchase. The doors open at 7:30pm and the movie starts at sundown.
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical Live On Stage | Opening Night
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical Live On Stage | Opening Night

Using well-known pop songs as its score. Adapted from Elliott’s 1994 Oscar-winning film, the musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever ...

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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