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Friday, April 27

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Friday, April 27 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2018

Wild West Days 2018 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. 2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, 2018 – ...

2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge | Noe Valley
Friday, April 27 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge | Noe Valley
In partnership with the San Francisco Public Library and Bay Nature, come explore the Noe Valley neighborhood and look for nature great and small as part of the 2018 international City Nature Challenge. 2018 City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge Friday, April 27, 2018 | 3:30 pm to ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Every Friday night, 5–10 pm Half-price gallery admission for adults. Ages 18 and under are free! Cash bar. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks. Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA with Off the Grid food trucks, music, and more! Join OMCA every Friday ...
2018 “Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival” | First Day
2018

A Free New Orleans-inspired spring event, the 2018 Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival will bring a diverse lineup of American roots-inspired musicians, cajun cuisine and family fun to historic downtown Truckee, California on April 27 & 28, 2018. Bands include The Easy Leaves, Jazz Mafia ...

A Night of Irish Culture, Dance & Music | Albany
Friday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Children under 12 free
| Albany Community Center
A Night of Irish Culture, Dance & Music | Albany
Join them for the Center’s first Irish Night. Enjoy performances by the Albany Irish Dance group and learn a few steps yourself. Instructor, Barbara Butkus, will teach a group dance for all. No experience necessary. Just bring your willingness to have fun & learn something new. ...

Saturday, April 28

2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley
2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley

The Bay Area Book Festival is a free world-class international celebration of the past, present, and future of the book, taking place indoors and outdoors in Berkeley. 250 diverse authors from the Bay Area, California, the nation, and the world, from prize-winners to stellar emerging voices will take ...

RSVPs Open for May: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, April 28 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
RSVPs Open for May: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Challenge | The Presidio
Saturday, April 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Challenge | The Presidio
The Presidio is pleased to announce in partnering with the California Academy of Sciences to participate in the 3rd Annual City Nature Challenge, a bioblitz competition between 60 cities worldwide, measuring which cities can make the most observations, find the most species, and engage the ...
2018 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2018 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. 2018 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm  – Parade at noon Downtown Petaluma FREE The 100-unit parade features over 3,000 ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – 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 nine Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April, May and June. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and ...

Sonoma Spring Farm Tour Weekend: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies | North Bay
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am | 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

Join this Spring for a weekend along the farm trails during Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies, when Sonoma County farmers open their gates & barn doors to offer a taste of life on the farm. Meet farm animals, watch honey bees make honey, learn about ...

13th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City
Saturday, April 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
13th Annual Maritime Day | Redwood City
On Saturday, April 28, 2018 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 ...
2018 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2018 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun. 2018 Oakland Dance Festival Saturday, April 28, 2018 | Noon to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE The festival will showcase ...
2018 “Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival” | Final Day
2018

A Free New Orleans-inspired spring event, the 2018 Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival will bring a diverse lineup of American roots-inspired musicians, cajun cuisine and family fun to historic downtown Truckee, California on April 27 & 28, 2018. Bands include The Easy Leaves, Jazz Mafia ...

2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2018

Wild West Days 2018 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. 2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, 2018 – ...

Dancing in the Park 2018: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Music Concourse Garage (GG Park)
Dancing in the Park 2018: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
See some of the best dance companies and dance schools in the Bay Area perform under the sun at the tenth annual Dancing in the Park festival at Golden Gate Park’s music concourse on April 28, 2018. This annual outdoor dance event featuring dance companies from ...

Sunday, April 29

2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley
2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley

The Bay Area Book Festival is a free world-class international celebration of the past, present, and future of the book, taking place indoors and outdoors in Berkeley. 250 diverse authors from the Bay Area, California, the nation, and the world, from prize-winners to stellar emerging voices will take ...

2018 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
2018 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
One of the earliest street fairs of the season takes place in Glen Park with live music, local artists, vendors, a raffle and the usual street fare vibe right along Diamond Street between Bosworth and Chenery streets, as well as extending down Wilder Street. All proceeds ...
Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma
Sunday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
| All Over Sonoma County
Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma

Join this Spring for a weekend along the farm trails during Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies, when Sonoma County farmers open their gates & barn doors to offer a taste of life on the farm. Meet farm animals, watch honey bees make honey, learn about ...

2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Sunday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2018

Wild West Days 2018 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. 2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, 2018 – ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. 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 ...

“Spring Chicken” Vending Garden for the Blooming Season | The Chapel
Sunday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
Spring has Sprung and with that, you are cordially invited to the inaugural edition of our new event, “Spring Chicken: A Vending Garden.” “Spring Chicken” Vending Garden for the Blooming Season Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm The Chapel, 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco FREE Make a ...
2018 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parque Ninos Unidos
2018 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.
San Francisco’s Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros: A Celebration of Children & Books is rooted in a longtime Latin American tradition of celebrating children. San Francisco’s first Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros was held in 1999 with the goal of ...
28th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon
Sunday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Romberg Tiburon Center
28th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon
Discovery Day is the Romberg Tiburon Center‘s annual open house, when they invite the public to visit the marine lab on the Bay and see marine science in action and it takes place from 1-5 pm on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Free, but an RSVP is requested. What to ...
Free Vegan Cupcakes & Meet Cuddly Kittens | Berkeley
Sunday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with Facebook RSVP.
| Berkeley Animal Rights Center
Free Vegan Cupcakes & Meet Cuddly Kittens | Berkeley
Love Cupcakes? Love Kittens? Love New Friends? This event is for you, you can’t miss this. Come out for Free vegan cupcakes and to meet sweet, cuddly kittens. Free Vegan Cupcakes & Meet Cuddly Kittens Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 2 pm to 5 pm Berkeley Animal Rights Center, 2425 ...

Tuesday, May 1

May Day Maypole & Morris Dancers | Berkeley
Tuesday, May 1 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
May Day Maypole & Morris Dancers | Berkeley
As is traditional, the Berkeley Morris Dancers will begin their regular season by dancing the sun up at Inspiration Point, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley. They will gather at 5 am and begin dancing around 5:30 am at Inspiration Point. Sunrise happens at 6:13 am, and they will dance ...
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...

Wednesday, May 2

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

Read to a Dog at 81st Avenue | Oakland
Wednesday, May 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 81st Avenue Branch
Read to a Dog at 81st Avenue | Oakland

Young readers are invited and read aloud to a certified therapy dog who loves listening to stories. Reading to dogs can help increase children’s reading confidence, skill, and enjoyment. Scout the Dog is ready for a story at: Elmhurst Library: Every Saturday at 11am Natasha ...