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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 ...

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Sunday | South Bay
Sunday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Sunday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2015 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Tuesday, May 5

Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Salsa | San Jose
Tuesday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| El Jardin Tequila Bar & Restaurant
Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Salsa | San Jose

Get in the Cinco de Mayo spirit with Jardin Tequila Bar’s celebration featuring live mariachi and salsa music, and a huge selection of tequila (for purchase) from on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Relax under a giant old oak tree while commemorating the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French ...

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2015
Tuesday, May 5 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2015
Set your alarm and get up before dawn to witness the Eta Aquarids meteor shower. The most meteors will probably rain down on the morning of May 6, in the hours before dawn, but you can watch on May 5 and 7 as well. The broad peak to this ...

Saturday, May 9

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Saturday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2015 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food
Saturday, May 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays feature live entertainment, art and artists, shopping, and food from 2-6 pm on the second Saturday of every month. Come down to East Campbell Avenue and Central for an afternoon of live music and entertainment for the whole family.

Sunday, May 10

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose
Sunday, May 10 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose Women's Club

Sunday Assembly is an international community movement featuring all the best bits of church without the religion. The radically inclusive Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV) is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life and welcomes all people, with or without faith, and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. ...

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Sunday | South Bay
Sunday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Sunday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2015 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Friday, May 15

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, May 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Saturday, May 16

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Final Saturday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2015 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Sunday, May 17

Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Sunday | South Bay
Sunday, May 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula
Silicon Valley Artists' Open Studios: Final Sunday | South Bay

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2015 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, May 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

Friday, June 5

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, June 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...

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 6

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 ...

Saturday, June 13

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food
Saturday, June 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays feature live entertainment, art and artists, shopping, and food from 2-6 pm on the second Saturday of every month. Come down to East Campbell Avenue and Central for an afternoon of live music and entertainment for the whole family.

Sunday, June 14

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose
Sunday, June 14 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose Women's Club

Sunday Assembly is an international community movement featuring all the best bits of church without the religion. The radically inclusive Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV) is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life and welcomes all people, with or without faith, and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. ...

Friday, June 19

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, June 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Sunday, June 21

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, June 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

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 4

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 ...

Saturday, July 11

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food
Saturday, July 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays feature live entertainment, art and artists, shopping, and food from 2-6 pm on the second Saturday of every month. Come down to East Campbell Avenue and Central for an afternoon of live music and entertainment for the whole family.

Sunday, July 12

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | San Jose
Sunday, July 12 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose Women's Club

Sunday Assembly is an international community movement featuring all the best bits of church without the religion. The radically inclusive Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV) is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life and welcomes all people, with or without faith, and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. ...

Monday, October 26

Pop Art Exhibit Final Day: Warhol, Lichtenstein & Oldenburg | Stanford
Monday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Pop Art Exhibit Final Day: Warhol, Lichtenstein & Oldenburg | Stanford

Come to the free Cantor Arts Center to check out renowned works of art at an exhibition of 10 spectacular Pop Art works originally part of a donation to SFMOMA. Works include: a silkscreen self-portrait by Andy Warhol a “mirror” series sculpture and two other major ...