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2017 Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic | North Bay
2017 Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic | North Bay

Set your alarm early and make the beautiful drive to the north coast for the annual Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic in wine country. You’ll be treated to the dawn balloon launch off a field full of classic and character shaped hot air balloons. And hey, on ...

2017 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon & Fitness Festival | Marina Green
Sunday, June 11 – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators; there's a fee to compete, of course.
| Marina Green
2017 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon & Fitness Festival | Marina Green

We’ll never know for sure if prisoners escaped from the Rock while it was a federal prison, but on Sunday, at least 2,000 will make their successful escape.  Features of the Race: 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to shore 18-mile bike race 8-mile run ...

Summer of Love with Joel Selvin: New York Times Best-Selling Author | Grace Cathedral
Sunday, June 11 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Summer of Love with Joel Selvin: New York Times Best-Selling Author | Grace Cathedral
With the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love sparking celebrations and events throughout San Francisco, they invited the New York Times best-selling author of Summer of Love: The Inside Story of LSD, Rock & Roll, Free Love and High Times in the Wild West and ...
40th Annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Haight Ashbury
40th Annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
The annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair brings thousands of people to Haight Street between Stanyan and Masonic to shop over 200 outdoor vendors including food, green businesses, local artists, clothing, crafts, non-profits and more. 2017 Haight Ashbury Street Fair Sunday, June 11, 2017 | 11 am to 5:30 ...
2017 Noe Valley SummerFest | SF
2017 Noe Valley SummerFest | SF
Noe Street, north of 24th Street, will be a fun-filled zone with free activities for the whole family during the Noe Valley SummerFest from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday, June 11, 2017. We are not sure of the activities for this year, but in 2016 they ...
2017 “Civil War Days” Festival & Battle Reenactments | Angel Island
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll need a boat or to pay for a ferry to get you there
| Angel Island
2017

Commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Civil War at Camp Reynolds on Angel Island State Park during their annual “Civil War Days.” Angel Island Civil War Days June 10-11, 2017 | 10 am to 3 pm Angel Island FREE Explore the 1863 Union Army post at Camp ...

East Bay Open Studios 2017 | June 11
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
East Bay Open Studios 2017 | June 11

Visit artists’ studios, glimpse the creative process, and purchase work directly from local artists over two weekends in June during East Bay Open Studios. The event is a great opportunity for artists and art collectors to connect one-on-one with one another in interesting and inspiring ...

2017 Sikh Freedom Parade | Civic Center
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
2017 Sikh Freedom Parade | Civic Center
Remember 1984 is a freedom march to commemorate the anniversary of the 1984 Operation Bluestar attack on Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), the holiest Sikh shrine, in Amritsar, Punjab.  This is a Parade organized by Sikhs of California to remember and pay gratitude to 5th Sikh Guru, Guru Arjun Dev, ...
“Kidchella 2017” Kids Summer Music Festival | Redwood City
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square

Redwood City is proud to offer the kids music series for a fourth year. Now for four Sundays this summer, the ubiquitous Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square. This series will provide a safe ...

11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
This two-day festival and fundraiser is presented by the Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band annually in June and features regional community concert bands. The Friends arrange for professional photographs and CDs of these community bands. 11:00   – Cupertino Symphonic Band 12:00   – Paradise ...
“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Sunset & Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
The Sunday Streets Sunset/Golden Gate Park is the longest, and perhaps most scenic route, traveling through Golden Gate Park and along the Great Highway. The Sunday Streets Sunset will take place on the Great Highway between Sloat Blvd and Lincoln Way, Lincoln Way to MLK Drive, ...
Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Mission District

Calle 24 hosts an all-day Paseo Artistico / Art Stroll, a joint effort between several noted Calle 24 arts organizations, Paseo Artistico will bring music, poetry, book readings film and cultural tours to the 24th Street corridor every second Saturday. “Calle 24” spans 14 city blocks, the section ...

Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair

The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a block party, a festival, and a street fair. The whole neighborhood is invited to create a public space where everyone can all enjoy their community, food, family fun and more. 2017 Inner Sunset Flea Second Sundays May to Sept ...

“Summer Sessions” Sunday Streets Brunch | Hayes Valley
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Please bring money for food and drinks
| Timbuk2 (Hayes Valley)
Get your calories in before a day of riding around Golden Gate Park, at the shop. There will be bevvies and breakfast items, enough to keep you fueled for the day. Everyone is welcome. Free but an RSVP is required.
SF Beret Baguette Bike Ride & Picnic | Dolores Park
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Helen Diller Playground (Dolores Park)
SF Beret Baguette Bike Ride & Picnic | Dolores Park
Join in for a leisurely 4.4 mile bike ride from Dolores Park to a French-themed picnic in Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park. Free, but an RSVP is required The ride is inspired by the Parisian Béret Baguette, an extremely picturesque bicycle ride that takes place in Paris every ...
The Great Mac ‘n Cheese Melt-Off | Mission Bay
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5 | SPARK Social SF
The Great Mac 'n Cheese Melt-Off | Mission Bay
Experience the biggest Fête du Fromage in San Francisco. Thirteen of the best food trucks and pop-up shops will be mixing up mouthwatering Mac and Cheese specials all day long. Who will be the mac and cheesiest? Cast your vote for the chancellor of cheese, the ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

2017 Temescal Street Fair: Bands, Salsa & Circus Stage | Oakland
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temescal District
2017 Temescal Street Fair: Bands, Salsa & Circus Stage | Oakland
What started as a little street fest, has blossomed into one of Oakland’s premier cultural events. Explore the 14th annual Temescal Street Fair, a free celebration of neighborhood culture. Join a diverse gathering of more than 15,000 people from all over Oakland and the East Bay ...
2017 Railroad Square Music Festival | Santa Rosa
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Railroad Square
2017 Railroad Square Music Festival | Santa Rosa
The Railroad Square Music Festival celebrates the North Bay arts community with a day of music in the heart of Santa Rosa from noon to 7 pm on Sunday, June 11, 2017. > 2017 Festival Schedule > 2017 Festival Performance Lineup The festival will also have a busker stage full ...
2017 Berkeley World Music Festival & Crafts Bazaar | People’s Park
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | People's Park
2017 Berkeley World Music Festival & Crafts Bazaar | People's Park

Music spills out from all corners of Berkeley during the annual Berkeley World Music Festival. The free 14th Annual Berkeley World Music Festival happens Friday to Sunday, June 9-11, in various locations citywide. It will feature a dazzling array of performances by some of the Bay Area’s finest ...

“ChoreoFest”: Bay Area Contemporary Dance Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Sunday, June 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
The inaugural Yerba Buena ChoreoFest highlights the spectacular strength, diversity, and vibrancy of the Bay Area contemporary dance scene through a three-day mini festival of site specific work. Curated by RAWdance’s Co-Artistic Directors Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein, the inaugural ChoreoFest will feature nine ...
4th Annual Panel Discussion: The Pros & Cons of Sanctuary City | SF Main Library
Sunday, June 11 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and an RSVP is encouraged.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
4th Annual Panel Discussion: The Pros & Cons of Sanctuary City | SF Main Library
The 4th Annual Panel Discussion is here once again. Come and explore the pros and cons of sanctuary cities. Panelists are: Steve Frank, Publisher of California Political Review News and Views Starchild, Political Activist and Outreach Director of the Libertarian Party of San Francisco. This event is hosted ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
Victorian Walking Tour
Every Sunday | 2 pm
1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA
Free, but donations are accepted.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam
Every Sunday | 4-7 pm
The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA
FREE
Jamming happens …

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford.
Juggling Club
Most Sundays | 5-8p
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
Free, …

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