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Sunday, February 1

2015 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights
Sunday, February 1 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 adults, $6 Seniors/Students, free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2015 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 27th Annual Russian Festival January 30, 31 and February 1, 2015 - Friday: 5-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 10 ...

Saturday, February 7

2015 American Indian Two-Spirit Powwow: Dance & Drum Festival | SF
Saturday, February 7 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cow Palace
2015 American Indian Two-Spirit Powwow: Dance & Drum Festival | SF

Dancers and drummers and spectators are invited to join the 4th Annual Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits Powwow.
Two-spirit people is a modern umbrella term used by some indigenous North Americans for gender variant individuals in their communities. The organizers of the powwow say they are, “the first …

Saturday, February 14

2015 Chinese New Year Flower Fair: Saturday | Chinatown
Saturday, February 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2015 Chinese New Year Flower Fair: Saturday | Chinatown

Each year, the Chinese New Year Flower Fair takes place the weekend before the Lunar New Year holiday, so that families can come to the flower fair and purchase their traditional holiday plants, flowers and fruits. 2015 Chinese New Year Flower Fair - Saturday, February ...

2015 Vietnamese Lunar New Year Tet Festival & Firecracker Show | SF
2015 Vietnamese Lunar New Year Tet Festival & Firecracker Show | SF

Tet Nguyen Dan (also known as the Vietnamese Lunar New Year) is a traditional holiday celebrated annually by the Vietnamese to mark the beginning of both spring and the new lunar year.
Expect lion dances, performances, a firecracker show, games, and booths displaying New Year flowers …

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, February 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Sunday, February 15

2015 Chinese New Year Flower Fair: Sunday | Chinatown
Sunday, February 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2015 Chinese New Year Flower Fair: Sunday | Chinatown

Each year, the Chinese New Year Flower Fair takes place the weekend before the Lunar New Year holiday, so that families can come to the flower fair and purchase their traditional holiday plants, flowers and fruits. 2015 Chinese New Year Flower Fair - Saturday, February ...

Thursday, February 19

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, February 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...

Friday, February 20

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, February 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 3rd Street (Bayview)

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...

Saturday, March 14

27th Annual Pi Day | Exploratorium Free Day
Saturday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
27th Annual Pi Day | Exploratorium Free Day

Join The Exploratorium on Friday, March 14, 2015 for the 27th annual Pi Day, an international holiday celebrating the never-ending number π (3.14159…), and the spirit of wonder and quirk that science inspires, founded in 1988 by Exploratorium physicist and “Prince of Pi” Larry Shaw.

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, March 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Friday, March 20

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, March 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Town Center

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...

Friday, April 17

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, April 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Town Center

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...

Saturday, August 1

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
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. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Sunday, August 2

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
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. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Sunday, September 20

2015 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2015

If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 35th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon.
The biggest single-day comedy event of the …