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Sunday, April 23

12th Annual Sustainable Lafayette Earth Day | East Bay
Sunday, April 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Library
12th Annual Sustainable Lafayette Earth Day | East Bay
You’re invited to explore this year’s Earth Day Festival and discover opportunities to make better, more environmentally-friendly decisions. 12th Annual Lafayette Earth Day Festival Sunday, April 23, 2017 | 11 am to 3 pm Lafayette Library, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA FREE You’ll have the chance to participate in many fun ...
Off the Grid: Presidio “National Picnic Day” & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio

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 ...

People’s Park 48th Anniversary & Live Music | Berkeley
Sunday, April 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | People's Park
People's Park 48th Anniversary & Live Music | Berkeley
People’s Park will celebrate its 48th Anniversary with music, speakers, dancing, and drumming from noon to 6 pm on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Come out and enjoy a day in the park, celebrate another trip around the Sun for the world’s most unique social experiment. People’s Park ...
Berkeley Flea Market’s Rebirth: Healthy Eating Demos & Free Food | East Bay
Sunday, April 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for stuff to buy
| Berkeley Flea Market
Berkeley Flea Market's Rebirth: Healthy Eating Demos & Free Food | East Bay
Come and experience what has made this Bay Area legacy that is The Flea Market so great for so many years, culture and community. This Grand Reopening will feature community guest speakers, live performances, spoken word artists, a farmer’s market, free food and book give-away, board games, ...
Golden Gate Park Band: 2017 Season Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park
Sunday, April 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band: 2017 Season Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

“You Got It” Jazz & Hip Hop Night | SF
Sunday, April 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bar Fluxus
“You Got It” Jazz & Hip Hop Night | SF
From the creator of Return of the Cypher – ROTC, “You Got It” is a genre bending experience that takes you on a journey from the Jazz lounge to the Hip Hop night club, through the course of a single night. Everything from Jazz standards, ...

Monday, April 24

Salsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley
Monday, April 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | La Peña Cultural Center
Salsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley

Every last Monday of the month, the Josh Jones and the La Peña Salsa Orchestra brings the raw power of salsa dura to La Peña’s stage. They will perform songs from your favorite salsa artists including Eddie Palmieri, Beny Moré, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, El ...

Tuesday, April 25

Win Tix: La La Land’s Iconic Jazz Club “Seb’s” Pop-Up | SF In celebration of the almost-Best-Picture-Award-Winning La La Land releasing on Blu-ray and DVD, on April 25th five cities will transform into the iconic jazz club featured in the film, “Seb’s.” The bars will be fully changed over to replicate the “Seb’s” experience with live jazz, themed ...
Jazz Search West 2017: Grand Finale | Oakland
Tuesday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Yoshi's Jazz Club (Oakland)
Jazz Search West 2017: Grand Finale | Oakland

Jazz Search West 2017, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2017 during which 16 ...

Wednesday, April 26

“The She’s” Free Garage-Pop Concert | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, April 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rickshaw Stop
The She’s are born and bred San Francisco gals who create garage-pop beachy tunes that make you want to fast forward to summer. The group is lead by vocalist Hannah Valente, harmonized by guitarist Eva Treadway, and perfected by drummer Sinclair Riley and bassist Sami Perez. ...
Win Tix: Italian Drift-Pop “Porcelain Raft” | Swedish American Hall
Wednesday, April 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
Mauro Remiddi – aka Porcelain Raft – Italian native who grew up in Rome and has since lived in London, New York, and now Los Angeles is a singer-songwriter whose projects are built on meticulously constructed and delicately polished dream-pop soundscapes, delivered with urgency and ...

Friday, April 28

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, April 28 – 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 ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 28 – 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, April 28 – 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 ...

Presidio Sessions: Ila Cantor’s “Encanto” | The Presidio
Friday, April 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Presidio Sessions: Ila Cantor's
lla Cantor is a young, dynamic, award-winning guitarist and composer. Although grounded in jazz, her music and playing challenges the contemporary categories of music. Her Encanto project showcases the charango, a guitar-like instrument most commonly heard in South American folk music genres. Her music has ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, April 28 – 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 ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | SF
Friday, April 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Herbst Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | SF
Your favorite chamber orchestra ends the season on the lighter side, with music designed to tickle your classical funny bone. Peter Schickele and his hilarious alter ego P.D.Q. Bach will be well represented—namely by P.D.Q.’s brilliant reworking of the first movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony as ...
Win Tix: South Bay Alt-Rockers “Picture Atlantic” | Bottom Of The Hill
Friday, April 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
The ever-evolving alternative rock band from Santa Clara, CA, Picture Atlantic, recently released their third album ASSOUF. With this new music, all band members are “more musically cohesive than ever before,” now playing to each others’ strengths as much as their own. > Get Tickets – ...

Saturday, April 29

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 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 ...

“Dia De Los Ninos” Magic Show, Music & Movement Games | South SF
Saturday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Grand Avenue Library
Chiquy Boom the clown will perform a Bilingual (English and Spanish) silly magic show. She offers loads of energetic activities, which include, silly magic, music and movement games. After the show stay for a fun open craft activity.
“Summer of Love” Block Party & 60’s Cover Bands Concert | Berkeley
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Don’t miss the kickoff event for The 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love. On Saturday, April 29th, they will be closing down four blocks of Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley from Bancroft Way to Dwight Way. Come celebrate with a free concert of 60s cover bands, yummy ...
Our Story: Women’s Activism Through Art | SF
Saturday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clement Street
Our Story: Women's Activism Through Art | SF
The Richmond District Neighborhood Center are excited to present Our Story- Women’s Activism through Art. Our Story is a free, family friendly event celebrating and showcasing the art and stories of local women and girls. The street will be filled with artisans selling their goods, resources ...
2017 Southside Festival: Music & Arts | Bayview
Saturday, April 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laughing Monk Brewing
2017 Southside Festival: Music & Arts | Bayview
On Saturday, April 29th from 2:00 pm to 7:00 p.m., Imprint.City will launch the 2017 Southside Festival in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood. The Southside Festival is a day-long, free, music & arts festival, showcasing local visual artists and musicians, however unlike most festivals, Southside will enliven indoor spaces, ...
Indian Rhythm & Hand Drumming Workshop | SF
Saturday, April 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Community Music Center
Indian Rhythm & Hand Drumming Workshop | SF
CMC is happy to present a series of free, one-hour hand drumming and Indian rhythm workshops for the campus and community. Directed by international percussionist, educator, and entrepreneur, Dr. Rohan Krishnamurthy, the interactive workshops will be open to participants of all ages and backgrounds, both ...
2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Finale Concert | Oakland
Saturday, April 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Oakland Convention Center
2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Finale Concert | Oakland
“Together We Sing” is the finale concert for the first ever International Interfaith Gospel Music Conference, presented by the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir. 2017 Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir’s Finale Concert Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 7 pm to 10 pm Oakland Convention Center, 550 10th St., Oakland FREE, but an ...
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | Palo Alto
Saturday, April 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | First Palo Alto United Methodist Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | Palo Alto
Your favorite chamber orchestra ends the season on the lighter side, with music designed to tickle your classical funny bone. Peter Schickele and his hilarious alter ego P.D.Q. Bach will be well represented—namely by P.D.Q.’s brilliant reworking of the first movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony as ...
Win Tix: Miracle Legion: Alt Rock / Jangle Pop | The Chapel
Saturday, April 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
While singer-songwriter Mark Mulcahy would go on to make a name all of his own, his career actually started with Miracle Legion; one of the original ‘college rock’ bands who formed in 1983 and became something of a cult hit following acclaim from the likes ...

Sunday, April 30

2017 Glen Park Festival: Live Music, Art & Market | SF
Sunday, April 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
2017 Glen Park Festival: Live Music, Art & Market | 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 ...
La Placita Grand Opening Block Party: Live Music, Performances & Food | SF
Sunday, April 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
La Placita Grand Opening Block Party: Live Music, Performances & Food | SF
Mission Community Market is moving to a new home—the Mission’s newest and most inspiring meeting place, La Placita—and they need your help. They’re throwing an all-ages interactive block party, lined up with local superstar entertainment and a variety of creative activities to get you started. Now all they ...