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Tuesday, May 23

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, May 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
The lineup for Cookies and Comedy 5/23: Mildew Elizabeth Mansfield Cass Seabass Kala Keller Honey DoMe Melons headliner James Gleason Hosted by Tony Sparks

Wednesday, May 24

LGBTQ Scholarship Fund Cocktail Party at Google | SoMa
Wednesday, May 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Google San Francisco
LGBTQ Scholarship Fund Cocktail Party at Google | SoMa
Point Foundation (Point) is hosting an event in San Francisco for anyone interested in how they can help support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students. Meet other professionals interested in advancing education, leadership development, and mentorship for LGBTQ students in higher education. Point is ...

Thursday, May 25

2017 Summer Carnival: Games & Funhouse Mirrors | Oakland
Thursday, May 25 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center
2017 Summer Carnival: Games & Funhouse Mirrors | Oakland
Come one, come all to the free Oakland City Center Summer Carnival from 3:30-6:30 pm on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Enjoy crafts, carnival games, popcorn, cotton candy, churros, funhouse mirrors and a balloon artist. Don’t miss this free afternoon of fun for all ages. The Carnival is one ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Presidio Twilight” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the ...

“Speak Cheesy” Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Spice up the weekday hum drum with the Alite Designs team and happy hour beers. Fill up on free grilled cheeses and then join lead Alite designer, Todd Wilkinson for a “sketchy” design workshop. He’ll take you on a quick journey of his design process before leading ...
“Talk & Taste” Korean Cuisine & Asian Table Setting Demonstration | SF
Thursday, May 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Don’t miss celebrity chef Kristen Kish for a one-of-a-kind “Talk & Taste” demonstration hosted by local, multi-talented Irvin Lin, followed by a meet and greet. Sample amazing Korean cuisine, get inspired to entertain with an Asian table setting display, and enjoy an authentic Korean Night Market ...
Music & Market Summer Concert: High Jazz Band | Concord
Thursday, May 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: High Jazz Band | Concord

The 28th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a “Cream of the Crop” schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmer’s Markets anywhere in downtown Concord from 6:30-8 pm from May through September. The Music & Market Series is ...

Friday, May 26

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, May 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, May 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, May 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Saturday, May 27

“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, ...
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 ...

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, taking ...
Win Tix: Third Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest | SF
Saturday, May 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN | Downtown Fremont
Do you have a hankering for some great food and tasty suds? Then hang up the diet for one day and swing by Third Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest. They will be featuring Bay Area brews, burgers, sliders, and gourmet snack, vendors. Plus local ...
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. Donations are appreciated. > 2017 ...
“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 27h of May, and aims to ...
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 ...
Win Tix: Hubba Hubba Revue’s “Uptown Cabaret” | The Uptown Nightclub
Saturday, May 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Uptown Nightclub
How have you lived in San Francisco and not seen Hubba Hubba Revue yet? They’re only the best burlesque and variety entertainment company on the West Coast (or East Coast, for that matter). Come on out for their night of Uptown Cabaret. It will be ...

Sunday, May 28

2017 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2017 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 28, 2017. There will be Burmese traditional dance performances, foods from various regions of Myanmar, traditional ceremony of paying ...
“Treasure Island Flea” 6th Birthday Bash
Sunday, May 28 – 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, ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
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 ...

45th Annual Muir Beach BBQ | Mt. Tam
Sunday, May 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$20 parking per vehicle
| Santos Meadow (Mt. Tam)
45th Annual Muir Beach BBQ | Mt. Tam
The 45th Annual Muir Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Barbecue is a fun event for the whole family with delicious food, activities for the kids, live music and dancing. An annual Memorial Day Weekend tradition in Marin, the event takes place on Sunday, May 28, from noon to ...
Free “Chop Bar” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, May 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free
Join them at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a cooking demo with Lev Delany of Chop Bar featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. Chop Bar is a neighborhood favorite near Oakland’s Jack London Square, serving breakfast, weekend brunch, ...

Monday, May 29

2017 Memorial Day Parade, Carnival & Music Fest | Hillsborough
Monday, May 29 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Hillsborough North School
2017 Memorial Day Parade, Carnival & Music Fest | Hillsborough
Hillsborough’s annual Memorial Day Parade, Carnival and Music Festival is back. The Parade starts at Town Hall at 10:30 am. Carnival, food trucks and music festival follow at North School. They will have the Wells Fargo Stagecoach back from 2015, and the the San Mateo Marching Band. 2017 Memorial Day ...
2017 Memorial Day Celebration, Rock ‘n Roll & Free BBQ | San Anselmo
2017 Memorial Day Celebration, Rock 'n Roll & Free BBQ | San Anselmo
Spend the day with Vets who have served our country at The American Legion Post 179 at their fun annual Memorial Day Celebration at the Log Cabin and Dugout Bar from 1-7 pm on Monday, May 29, 2017. There will be a free BBQ, live rock ‘n roll ...
22nd Annual Sh*t-Kickin’ Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio
22nd 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 22nd 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 ...

Tuesday, May 30

Renee & Irish Greg’s Pop Up: Free Entertainment & Happy Hour | SF
Renee & Irish Greg's Pop Up: Free Entertainment & Happy Hour | SF
This is a night of free entertainment offering great music and conversation. Starring Matt Jaffe & The Distractions, Matt’s musical mentor Jerry Harrison of the Talking Heads will stop by for a chat and they’ll get everything started with San Geronimo making this an all-Marin affair ...

Thursday, June 1

Pop-Up Puppy Happy Hour & Adoption Party | Oakland
Thursday, June 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crooked City Cider
Pop-Up Puppy Happy Hour & Adoption Party | Oakland
Are you that person who enters the party and immediately gravitates toward the host’s dog? Instead of making friends, you’re giving scratches behind his ears? Well you are not alone in this, so come and do it together. Bring your best friend to join the organizers for their first ...