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Saturday, May 26

“Bay Area Black Business Day” Business Expo | Oakland
Saturday, May 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Bay Area Black Business Day" Business Expo | Oakland

Bay Area Black Business Day is a marquee event, attracting over 50 Entrepreneurs and 1,000’s of residents to Support Black Owned Businesses.
“Bay Area Black Business Day” Business Expo
Saturday, May 26, 2018 | 1 pm to 6 pm
Jack London Square, Broadway and Embarcadero, Oakland
FREE
This year’s event will …

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, May 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

5/26 Lineup:

Aviva Siegel (Talkies)
Nicole Calasich (ABC’s Forever 31)
Clay Newman (The Roast of Dustin Diamond)
Jordan Thewlis (Important Comedy)

Joined by your NOM regulars Joseph Nguyen & Natasha Muse

Sunday, May 27

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2018
Sunday, May 27 – 9:30 am | | Bryant & 24th
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2018

On May 27th, 2018 at 9:30 am the 2018 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kicks–off at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets.
The theme, Roots of Carnaval / Raíces del Carnaval, refers to tree’s branches, leaves, and fruit give it beauty, but its strength lies in …

San Francisco Carnaval 2018 | Mission
Sunday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street between 16th and 22nd Streets
San Francisco Carnaval 2018 | Mission
2018 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No entrance fee. You can purchase food ticket at the event.
| Kennedy Park,1333 Decoto Rd, Union City, CA 94587
2018 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City

Join the Bay Area Burmese Community for the annual Burmese New Year Water Festival at Kennedy Park in Union City from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 27, 2018.
There will be Burmese traditional dance performances, foods from various regions of Myanmar, traditional ceremony of paying …

Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay
Sunday, May 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay

Monday, May 28

150th Anniversary Memorial Day Commemoration & Parade | Presidio
Monday, May 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio - SF National Cemetary
150th Anniversary Memorial Day Commemoration & Parade | Presidio

The Presidio Trust, the City of San Francisco and the Department of Veterans Affairs​ invite you to be part of the official City and County of San Francisco Memorial Day Observance.
2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the Presidio’s participation in the city’s annual ceremony, …

SF City Guides Memorial Day 2018 | 13 Free Guided Walking Tours SF City Guides Memorial Day 2018 | 13 Free Guided Walking Tours

If you have the day off on Memorial Day, why not spend part of your day learning something new about the city you love. San Francisco City Guides will be offering thirteen free guided walking tours on Memorial Day Monday.
All tours are free and open to the public, …

2018 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland
Monday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
2018 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland

Join Mountain View Cemetery to honor all veterans at the 98th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at 10 am on Monday, May 28, 2018.
The Memorial Day Civil War Plot Tour led by Dennis Evanosky at the Pardee Home and Oakland’s Preservation Park, gives a general tour with special …

USS Pampanito Lost Boat Ceremony | Pier 45
Monday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
USS Pampanito Lost Boat Ceremony | Pier 45

The San Francisco Maritime National Park Association, the crew of the USS Pampanito and the Submarine Veterans of World War II , cordially invite you to attend the Lost Boat Ceremony to honor those who have served and those on Eternal Patrol in the Submarine Service.
Free, …

Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay
Monday, May 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay
21st Annual Memorial Day Service | Colma Cemetery
Monday, May 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cypress Lawn's West Gardens
21st Annual Memorial Day Service | Colma Cemetery

Cypress Lawn invites the public to attend its 21st Annual Memorial Day Program at 1 pm on Monday, May 28, 2018.
Cypress Lawn pays tribute to all veterans for their service in defense of the freedom that we are all enjoying. All families and friends of veterans and the …

23rd Annual Sh*t-Kickin’ Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio 23rd Annual Sh*t-Kickin' Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio

Always one to go for the foul mouth, El Rio marks this holiday with their 23rd Annual Sh*t Kickin’ Memorial Day bash. This party is finally old enough to drink and hooooo-eeeee do they plan on getting it good and toasty with a classic mix of …

Live at Lagunitas: 2018 Kick-Off Concert “St. Paul and The Broken Bones” | Petaluma
Monday, May 28 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
| LaguMiniAmphitheaterette at The Lagunitas Brewing Company
Live at Lagunitas: 2018 Kick-Off Concert "St. Paul and The Broken Bones" | Petaluma
CANCELLED: Popping the ​Science ​Bubble: Conversation w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, May 28 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE

Please be advised that this event is cancelled by the promoter because it falls on Memorial Day.

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, May 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

5/28 Lineup: 

Johan Miranda (Riot LA Comic to Watch)
Chris Conatser (Troubled Comedy at Amnesia)
Brooke Heinichen (Jokelandish)

Hosted by: Irene Tu & Andrew Orolfo

Tuesday, May 29

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, May 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Wednesday, May 30