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Sunday, May 3

A La Carte & Art Festival 2015 | Mountain View
Sunday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2015 | Mountain View

Enjoy a sun-splashed weekend strolling through artist booths, listening to live music and gawking at a classic car show at Mountain View’s 2015 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and “Official Kick-off to Festival Season in the Bay Area.” Check out over 200 artists showing their latest ...

2015 Native Plant Sale Extravaganza & Gardening Talks: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
2015 Native Plant Sale Extravaganza & Gardening Talks: Sunday | East Bay

As part of the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour, a number of native plant nurseries around the East Bay will be open for the Native Plant Sale Extravaganza. Take advantage of this opportunity to shop for unique or hard-to-find native plants that are not normally available ...

Spring 2015 “Urban Air Market” Block Party: 130 Designers & Live Music | Hayes Valley
Sunday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Patricia's Green
Spring 2015
Urban Air Market is a curated fashion festival held twice a year in Hayes Valley, typically featuring independent designers of men’s, women’s, and kid’s clothing, accessories, jewelry and home décor. 2015 Urban Air Market | Spring 2015 Sunday, May 3, 2015 | 11 am to 6 pm Patricia’s Green, Octavia and Hayes Streets, SF FREE, ...

Thursday, May 7

2015 Macy’s Flower Show: Plant Sale | Piers 30-32
Thursday, May 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 30
2015 Macy's Flower Show: Plant Sale | Piers 30-32
Select plants and flowers from Macy’s Flower Show will be available for sale following the show at Piers 30-32 (599 The Embarcadero, San Francisco). All proceeds benefit the Delancey Street Foundation. Please Note: This event takes place at Piers 30-32, and NOT at Macy’s.
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos
Thursday, May 7 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (San Carlos)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | San Carlos
Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new products from ...

Saturday, May 9

BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
Join the BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza with over 2,000 dresses, tops, bandage skirts, cashmere, or find the perfect cocktail dress with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (with an additional 10% if you pay cash). Labels include BCBG, Kain Label and Wren. BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza Saturday, May 9, 2015 | ...
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 9 – All Day | 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 ...

Thursday, May 21

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, May 21 – 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 ...

Sunday, May 31

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Friday, June 5

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, June 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, June 13

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, June 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, June 13 – All Day | 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 ...

Thursday, June 18

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, June 18 – 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 ...

Saturday, June 20

“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, June 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker Faire), they host a meetup where they encourage beginners to experts alike to ...

Friday, July 3

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, July 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, July 11

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, July 11 – All Day | 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 ...

Saturday, July 18

“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, July 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker Faire), they host a meetup where they encourage beginners to experts alike to ...

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.