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Saturday, May 6

The Pancakes & Booze Underground Art Show | Oakland
Saturday, May 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 pre-sale, $10 at door
| The Oakland Metro Opera House
The Pancakes & Booze Underground Art Show | Oakland
You’re invited to Oaklands’s Premier Underground Art Show featuring, 60+ Emerging Artists (paintings, mixed media, photography, sculptures drawings and graffiti), Live Body Painting, Live Music, Live Art and, of course, a Free Pancake Bar.  
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: “Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs” | North Bay
Saturday, May 6 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night:
Join them in celebrating the anniversary of the first Disney movie and the first Disney princess. Released in 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a beautiful animated telling of the fairy tale classic. Free with RSVP on Meetup.

Sunday, May 7

A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View
Sunday, May 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | 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 2017 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 21st anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. 2017 ...

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Kick-Off | SF
Sunday, May 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Kick-Off | SF

Between May and October in 2017, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents over 75 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens. Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs. 2017 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival May – October, 2017 Yerba ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

$5 First Sundays at Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays at Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Spring 2017 “Urban Air Market” Block Party: 130 Designers & Quality Products | Hayes Valley
Spring 2017
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. 2017 Urban Air Market | Spring 2017 Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm Patricia’s Green, Octavia ...
Cinco de Mayo Dance & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Capp
Cinco de Mayo Dance & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.
Baile en la Calle: The Mural Dances is a tour of the historic murals along the 24th Street corridor brought to life through performances by local choreographers and dance companies on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Mural Tours begin in the parking lot on 24th Street between Capp ...
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 ...

2017 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa
2017 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa
Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, and the 18th ongoing historic counter-cultural gathering of How Weird. Once again to celebrate peace, dance in the streets, be inspired by art, shop exotic stores, make new friends and greet old ones, generate waves of ...
Free “Fournee Bakery” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, May 7 – 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 Frank Sally of Fournee Bakery featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. Fournee Bakery is a small artisan bakery and pastry shop located in Berkeley, California owned ...
Win Tix: 18th Annual “How Weird Street Faire” VIP Experience | SoMa The 17th annual How Weird Street Faire on Sunday, May 7, 2017 is a huge Burning Man-ish 8-hour outdoor dance festival with 11 stages of DJ and live music, plus dance performances, strange art projects, parades and out-of-this-world vendors centered at Howard and 2nd Streets in SoMa. Get Magic ...
2017 Backyard Chicken Coop Bike Tour | Alameda
Sunday, May 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda Chicken Tour
2017 Backyard Chicken Coop Bike Tour | Alameda
Find out where the eggs are in Alameda on this informative annual self-guided bike tour of backyard chicken coops as you enjoy a bike ride around “The Island.” Alameda Backyard Chicken Coop Bicycling Tour Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1-4 pm (sharp) All over Alameda FREE Alameda’s urban chicken coops range from ...
2017 World Laughter Day: Free Laughter Yoga | Embarcadero
Sunday, May 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sue Bierman Park
2017 World Laughter Day: Free Laughter Yoga | Embarcadero
The first Sunday of May is World Laughter Day. Join Laughter Yoga for an easy combination of laughter, yogic breathing, and movement at a little park just north of Four Embarcadero Center on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Join thousands of laughter lovers in over 70 countries who will ...
Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Sunday, May 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Pianist Arturo O’Farrill is part of a legendary Latin jazz dynasty. His father was the pioneering Cuban composer/arranger and bandleader Chico O’Farrill and his son is the rising trumpet star Adam O’Farrill. As the driving force behind the Grammy Award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Arturo has ...
Symphony in the Park: Polish Music & Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, May 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Symphony in the Park: Polish Music & Dance Festival | Golden Gate 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 ...

Monday, May 8

SFMade Week 2017: Pop-Up Shops, Factory Tours & Workshops | Opening Day
Monday, May 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Tours are either free with RSVP or $5.
| All Over San Francisco
SFMade Week 2017: Pop-Up Shops, Factory Tours & Workshops | Opening Day

SFMade Week 2017 is the annual weeklong celebration that champions locally made products, their makers and their people. The week features various events at local factories and retailers, including factory tours, demos, shopping and a Ramp it Up! — a benefit for SFMade at Barebottle Brewing Company. 2017 ...

Tuesday, May 9

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds ...

Line Breaks On Your Lunch Breaks & Modern Jazz Ukelele | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Tuesday, May 9 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Line Breaks On Your Lunch Breaks & Modern Jazz Ukelele | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation. Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors. Jason Bayani is the author of Amulet from Write Bloody Press. Jason performs regularly around the ...
Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF
Tuesday, May 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building
Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF

The James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, a National Historic Landmark, is located at the corner of Seventh and Mission Streets in San Francisco. The public entrance is 95 Seventh Street. Opened in 1905, this is considered one of America’s most beautiful public buildings. Today, it ...

Free Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Cone Day | 2017
Tuesday, May 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free while supplies last. Buying customers get priority in line.
| Haagen Dazs - San Francisco Centre
Free Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Cone Day | 2017
Ice cream lovers can enjoy a free kiddie size scoop of their favorite flavor in either a cup, sugar cone, or cake cone from 4-8 pm in any participating Häagen-Dazs shop across the country (including 6 in the Bay Area), as Häagen-Dazs celebrates their annual Free Cone Day. Häagen-Dazs ...
Nopalito Happy Hour: Free Margaritas & Sangrias | SF
Tuesday, May 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Nopalito Happy Hour: Free Margaritas & Sangrias | SF
In honor of the release of Nopalito: A Mexican Kitchen they’re hosting a Nopalito Happy Hour. Free Margaritas, Sangria and crunchy Garbanzo Bean Snax will be provided by Nopalito followed by a Q&A and signing by Nopalito chef, Gonzalo Guzman.
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Snatched” | Century San Francisco Centre 9
Tuesday, May 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Century San Francisco Centre 9
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Snatched,” a brand new comedy starring Amy Schumer. Free Film Screening: Snatched May 9, 2017 | 7:00 pm Century San Francisco Centre 9 (SF) RSVP code: XKUUj76967 Tickets available through https://www.gofobo.com/rsvp Tickets are free, but subject to availability. Depending on demand, passes may be ...

Wednesday, May 10

Free Mural Workshop with a Tenderloin Legend | SF
Wednesday, May 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Glide
Free Mural Workshop with a Tenderloin Legend | SF

GLIDE and Veterans Alley are joining forces to bring community expressive art to the Tenderloin. For five weeks beginning in late April, esteemed neighborhood muralist and Veterans Alley founder Amos Gregory will be hosting a weekly workshop at GLIDE to teach the art of muralism ...

Health of the Bayshore: Shaping San Francisco Lecture | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Health of the Bayshore: Shaping San Francisco Lecture | Mission Dist.
Tim Stroshane of Restore the Delta and Brenda Goeden of BCDC discuss the politics and prospects of facing our rapidly changing future around and health of the bayshore. Wetlands restoration, Sea Level Rise, Delta Tunnels, Clean Water Act, future of EPA, and more.
Full Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley
Wednesday, May 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tibetan Nyingma Institute | Berkeley
Full Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley
In many Buddhist lands, the full moon is a time to gather for prayer and meditation. The Tibetan Nyingma Institute continues this tradition at the through holding a chanting ceremony on full moon nights from 8-9:30 pm. Join Nyingma students and friends in chanting the Vajra ...

Thursday, May 11

Bike to Work Day 2017 | SF
Thursday, May 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Bike to Work Day 2017 | SF
It’s the 22nd annual Bike to Work Day so grab your bike and join tens of thousands of people pedaling to the office on Thursday, May 11, 2017. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition hosts a robust Bike to Work Day event with 25 Energizer Stations with snacks and bike ...
“Angels & Demons” Art Show Premiere | SF
Thursday, May 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Immersive Art Lab
On May 11 at 6 pm, celebrated Cuban political prisoner, El Sexto, will premiere an art show in San Francisco and begin hunger strike. Danilo “El Sexto” Maldonado Machado’s “Angels & Demons” exhibit will premiere in San Francisco’s new up-and-coming art district, Dogpatch. The series will ...
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Join NightLife for the first night in a four-part series that explores the brain and body with mind-expanding talks, cutting edge demos and yoga sessions around the museum. All Classes presented by Yoga Tree and Yoga Works. Please note some yoga classes will require passes that will ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Wild Salmon & Sewn Scenarios | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Wild Salmon & Sewn Scenarios | Pier 15
Join them at Pairings for robust presentations and refreshing conversation—this time about salmon—designed to inspire your scientific palate. And watch sewing artist Paul Nosa embroider your ideas on fabric at Sewn Scenarios. Also, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, enjoy hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, and ...