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Thursday, April 27

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 27
Thursday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 27

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

2017 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2017 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant ...

Friday, April 28

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 28
Friday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 28

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

2017 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Friday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2017 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant ...

2017 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Friday, April 28 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2017

Wild West Days 2017 is an annual three-day festival, held each spring, that sees over 5,000 local families joining in for carnival rides, treats, festival game booths, live local entertainment, and socializing with friends and neighbors. 2017 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 28-30, 2017 – ...

“SoMapagmahal” Photography Exhibit | SF
Friday, April 28 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Bessie Carmichael Filipino Education Center
SoMapagmahal presents two one-day exhibitions in April and May of photography from middle school students of the Galing Bata Afterschool Program at Bessie Carmichael Filipino Education Center. SoMapagmahal is a play on the acronym “SoMa” (South of Market district of San Francisco) and “mapagmahal” (a Tagalog-Filipino ...
Bay Area Dance Week: Capoeria & Brazilian Dances | SF
Friday, April 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Project Commotion
Bay Area Dance Week: Capoeria & Brazilian Dances | SF
Capoeira is an African-Brazilian ritualized way of combat, it’s a self-defense disguised as a dance. This class, led by Mestre Urubu Malandro of Capoeira Ijexá, will explore movements of capoeira along with other traditional Afro-Brazilian dances of maculelê and dança guerreira. Please arrive 5 minutes early ...
2017 stARTup Art Fair: VIP Opening Night Party | Hotel Del Sol
2017 stARTup Art Fair: VIP Opening Night Party | Hotel Del Sol

San Francisco’s stARTup Art Fair is one of the most unique art shows you’re likely to ever encounter. The entire hotel is shut down for three days, and instead of the hotel’s 47 rooms occupied by tourists, all the rooms are taken over by 50+ hand-picked artists and ...

Saturday, April 29

Independent Book Store Day 2017
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Independent Book Store Day 2017

Independent Bookstore Day will take place at more than 400 bookstores nationwide. For one day, and one day only, limited, unique books and art pieces will be available in more than 400 independent stores across the country. Every store is unique and independent, and every party is ...

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 29
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 29

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

2017 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2017 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
The Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival celebrates Petaluma’s rich agricultural history as one of the premier dairy regions in the country. 2017 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm  – Parade at noon Downtown Petaluma FREE The 100-unit parade features over 3,000 ...
2017 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
2017 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade | Mission Dist.

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This the largest event honoring the life and work of the labor and ...

“BotBall” 2017 Robot Battle Tournament | NASA
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | NASA Ames Research Center
Watch some of the brightest high school geeks in the Bay Area pit their home-made autonomous robots (no remote controls allowed) against each other in the Northern California “BotBall” tournament in San Jose. 2017 Northern California Tournament Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10 am to 5:30 pm NASA Ames Research ...
2017 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
| Laney College
2017 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Want to learn graphic arts, welding or machining? How about cosmetology or electronics? Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill or a new career, Laney’s Career and Technical Education Open House is a fun day where you can explore a wide range of career and technical programs. Free, an RSVP is ...
2017 UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
2017 UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale | Berkeley
The annual UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale takes place from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Despite the recent rains, waterwise gardening in the Bay Area is smart and sensible. The Garden offers a wide selection of drought-resistant plants from around the ...
2017 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Colma
2017 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Hunt down your new favorite finds at the seventh annual Colma Town Wide Garage Sale, which will be held at 10 am on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in the residential areas of Colma. Each Colma resident who signs up for the Town Wide Garage Sale will host ...
2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books and Music
2017 Indie Bookstore Day: Free Mimosas, Poetry & Beer | Green Apple Books
Green Apple Books will participate in the first California Bookstore Day with a full day of activities and celebrating the bookstore. They say it’s their favorite day of the year, so expect lots of great surprises. 2017 Green Apple Bookstore Day Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10 am to ...
An Epic “California Bookstore Day” Print Party | The Booksmith
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with RSVP greatly appreciated but not required.
| The Booksmith
An Epic
To celebrate the fourth annual California Indie Bookstore Day, Booksmith is celebrating all things print. Featuring custom Booksmith swag (hint literary themed condoms) and sign-ups for their Book Club Rewards program for discounts on the day of and for the rest of the year. Official Indie Bookstore ...
2017 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2017 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of Japanese culture, with traditional exhibitions, entertainment and food. 2017 Cherry Blossom Festival Saturday-Sunday, April 29-30, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm Memorial Park, 10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino FREE Cultural demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment will take place ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2017 – January 7 & 8 ...

Sonoma Spring Farm Tour Weekend: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies | North Bay
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
| All Over Sonoma County
Sonoma Spring Farm Tour Weekend: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies | North Bay

Sonoma County farms are abundant with seedlings and barnyard babies. Pack up the family and head out to the farm to celebrate Spring and see what’s flowering. Tour your way through Sonoma County and visit your choice of nearly 50 farms. Activities include farm tours, ...

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – 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 ...

2017 Dutch King’s Day Windmill-to-Windmill Bike Ride | SF
Saturday, April 29 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Dutch Windmill
2017 Dutch King’s Day Windmill-to-Windmill Bike Ride | SF
Celebrate the great Dutch King’s Day (in honor of the King of the Netherlands) by wearing orange and joining this free group bike ride from Queen Wilhelmina Windmill (Dutch Windmill) to the Murphy Windmill in Golden Gate Park, where a big King’s Day party will be underway ...
2017 Cesar E. Chavez Street Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
2017 Cesar E. Chavez Street Festival | Mission Dist.

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This the largest event honoring the life and work of the labor and ...

Cesar Chavez Lowrider Parade | SF
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 19th & Mission St
Cesar Chavez Lowrider Parade | SF
Side by side with the Cesar Chavez Parade will be a contingent of some of SF’s most awesome lowriders rolling and marching through the Mission streets with banners and congas on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The parade starts at 11 am from 19th & Mission Street to 24th ...
2017 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2017 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant ...

12th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
12th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City
On Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11 am until 3 pm, the San Mateo County History Museum will present its 12th Annual Maritime Day. This free event highlights the “Charles Parsons’ Ships of the World” exhibit gallery that features 24 hand crafted model ships by expert model ...
Skyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | Kensington
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: $5 | Kensington Hills
Skyjam Family Fest: Dance, Live Music & Craft | Kensington
Join them on April 29, 2017 for the 7th annual annual Skyjam family festival. This year they are celebrating their cultural diversity through amazing entertainment acts , delicious food , and community. Come dance, make music, and craft at the 7th Annual SkyJam Family Festival. Enjoy ...
San Francisco Ballet: Behind-the-Scenes Free Rehearsal | Opera House
Saturday, April 29 – 11:45 am | Cost: FREE | War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco Ballet: Behind-the-Scenes Free Rehearsal | Opera House
Want to see the artists of SF Ballet up close and in action? Go behind the scenes with SF Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in America. Observe the dancers of SF Ballet in action in a Company class, led by one of the Company’s Ballet Masters, ...
Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2017 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
| Murphy Windmill
Dutch
The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2017 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park. King’s Day, the biggest national celebration in the Netherlands, is returning once again to San Francisco. Dutch King’s Day San Francisco will be ...