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Saturday, April 21

2018 Bug Day at Randall Museum | SF
Saturday, April 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission; Low-cost Activities
| Randall Museum
2018 Bug Day at Randall Museum | SF

2018 Bug Day at the Randall Museum invites kids and adults to have fun learning about all kids of bugs from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
See live exotic insects, view insects through microscopes, learn about the language of insects, watch beekeepers at work, compete …

Dolores Park Earth Day 2018: “Love Dolores Celebration” | SF
Saturday, April 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Dolores Park Earth Day 2018:

Join in at Dolores Park for the Love Dolores Celebration on Earth Day weekend. Dolores Parks Works and The Dolores Park Ambassadors have partnered up with Rec and Park and the Love Dolores folks for three days of service in the park. Thursday, they will kickoff with the now ...

Sunday, April 22

Dolores Park Earth Day 2018: “Love Dolores Celebration” | SF
Sunday, April 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Dolores Park Earth Day 2018:

Join in at Dolores Park for the Love Dolores Celebration on Earth Day weekend. Dolores Parks Works and The Dolores Park Ambassadors have partnered up with Rec and Park and the Love Dolores folks for three days of service in the park. Thursday, they will kickoff with the now ...

Tuesday, April 24

Win Tix: YouTube Sensation “Madison Beer” | Swedish American Hall
Tuesday, April 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall

Please take note that this event is now moved to Swedish American Hall.
Over the past few years, Madison Beer has grown into herself as the world watched. For the Jericho, Long Island native, music is what propelled her into the spotlight after she started recording …

Wednesday, May 2

GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro
Wednesday, May 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | GLBT History Museum
GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $5, but on the ...

Thursday, May 3

Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays
Thursday, May 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays

Galleries and art spaces will be open late every 1st Thursday of the month from 6-9 pm. Expect to see amazing artwork from artists near and far, participate in events, workshops, and more. Castro Art Walk 1st Thursdays | 6-9 pm The Castro, San Francisco FREE

Saturday, May 5

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, May 5 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Saturday, May 26

Live in the Castro 2018 Kickoff Concert: Alpha Rhythm Kings | SF
Saturday, May 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro 2018 Kickoff Concert: Alpha Rhythm Kings | SF

Rob Dehlinger is a composer, performer, and recording artist leads this swingin’ group of top musicians with his blazing trumpet and entertaining vocal stylings. Specializing in swing, vintage lounge, boogie-woogie, and jump blues, the Alpha Rhythm Kings bring an energetic, jazzy vibe which is 100% …

Sunday, May 27

The Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, May 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live! in the Castro

The Fiddle Castros are part of a long-standing group of musicians who form ensembles for various events throughout the Bay Area. As graduates of the San Francisco Conservatory, they started out busking in the Castro and became a well-loved entity at night on the weekends. …

Saturday, June 2

Parlor Tricks: Roots Rock & Industrial Ragtime | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, June 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Parlor Tricks: Roots Rock & Industrial Ragtime | Live! in the Castro

Neighborhood favorites, Parlor Tricks play Industrial ragtime in the Plaza. What is industrial ragtime, you ask? Come and find out! It’s like nothing you’ve heard. You’ll be tapping your feet without even realizing how it happened.

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, June 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

Sunday, June 3

Ensambles Ballet Folklorico | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, June 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Ensambles Ballet Folklorico | Live! in the Castro

Join them for a colorful afternoon of local Mexican folklorico dancing in the Castro.
Ensambles has been set apart as a unique dance ensemble made up of a diverse group of talented individuals. Company members are all part-time artists that either work or attend school in …

Thursday, June 7

Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays
Thursday, June 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays

Galleries and art spaces will be open late every 1st Thursday of the month from 6-9 pm. Expect to see amazing artwork from artists near and far, participate in events, workshops, and more. Castro Art Walk 1st Thursdays | 6-9 pm The Castro, San Francisco FREE

Saturday, June 9

Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players: Vintage Jazz Dance Party | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, June 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players: Vintage Jazz Dance Party | Live! in the Castro

Come dance and listen to lovely music of a by gone era! Ragtime, Swing, Blues,Vintage- Early Jazz and Novelty tunes to warm the cockles of your soul & burn the soles of your feet!
Featuring Cliff Moser on Guitar and Miss Lisa Gonick on Uke and …

Sunday, June 17

Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live! In The Castro
Sunday, June 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live! In The Castro

Join us in the Plaza for Kippy Marks, who is always a crowd pleaser. The Castro Flaggers will accompany Kippy with their awesome, colorful, joyful movements.
Improv-o-linist kippy marks
Kippy Marks has been delighting audiences with his inspirational compositions and lively performances for over 2 decades. Raised …

Saturday, June 30

The Beauty String Operators Band: Alt-Punk Bluegrass | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, June 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Beauty String Operators Band: Alt-Punk Bluegrass | Live! in the Castro

San Francisco string band playing bluegrass, alt-grass, punk-grass, cry-in-your-beer-grass & the occasional 80s cover. Laid-back & fun with a front-porch kind of sound. High-lonesome harmonies mixed with original musings about modern.
Live! in the Castro events are brought to you by the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit …

Saturday, July 7

Cabaret Pianist Suzanne Ramsey (Kitten on the Keys) | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, July 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Cabaret Pianist Suzanne Ramsey (Kitten on the Keys) | Live! in the Castro

Suzanne Ramsey aka Kitten on the Keys is a Bay Area Native who plays piano and sings. Expect a varied musical smorgasbord of aural treats.
Tickle her ivories –
www.kittymusic.com

Saturday, July 14

Crosby Morgan: Soulful Acoustic Style | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, July 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Crosby Morgan: Soulful Acoustic Style | Live! in the Castro

Crosby Morgan is an up and coming musician from Los Angeles. Her writing and lyrical style is heavily influenced by her own emotional state. Crosby’s sound has been described as ambient with distinct folk attributes. Writing and singing from the heart, she couples her acoustic …

Saturday, July 21

Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, July 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live! in the Castro

Join us in the Plaza for Kippy Marks, who is always a crowd pleaser. The Castro Flaggers will accompany Kippy with their awesome, colorful, joyful movements.
Improv-O-Linist Kippy Marks
Kippy Marks has been delighting audiences with his inspirational compositions and lively performances for over 2 decades. Raised …

Sunday, July 22

Man Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, July 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Man Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live! in the Castro

Man Dance Company is the first ballet company of its kind in America, and it prides itself on bringing audiences more than just the experience of great male dancing.
Founded in San Francisco, Artistic Director Bryon Heinrich designed MDC for dancers who can express their athleticism, …

Sunday, July 29

The Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro

Get your swing on with the Klipptones. The Klipptones are San Francisco’s hottest crossover band, playing big band standards mashed up with pop classics.
Live! in the Castro events are brought to you by the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District. For booking information contact info@castrocbd.org.

Sunday, August 5

Pianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, August 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Pianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live! in the Castro

John Steven Morgan is an American composer and pianist. He has performed at the 54th and 56th Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey First City Festival, The Wattis Room at SF Davies Symphony Hall, and toured internationally.

Saturday, August 11

Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live! In The Castro
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live! In The Castro

Join us in the Plaza for Kippy Marks, who is always a crowd pleaser. The Castro Flaggers will accompany Kippy with their awesome, colorful, joyful movements.
Improv-O-Linist Kippy Marks
Kippy Marks has been delighting audiences with his inspirational compositions and lively performances for over 2 decades. Raised …

Saturday, August 18

The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro

Sundance Saloon livens up the Castro with two-stepping and line dancing at Jane Warner Plaza
from 1 pm to 3 pm. Come and watch, or participate yourself with quick easy novice lessons at 1:30 pm, 2 pm, and 2:30 pm. Sundance Saloon is San Francisco’s world-famous …

Saturday, September 1

Mark Etheredge: Smooth Contemporary Jazz | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, September 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Mark Etheredge: Smooth Contemporary Jazz | Live! in the Castro

Etheredge studied jazz performance at De Anza College and San Jose State University. On his musical journey he absorbed a wide spectrum of genres including jazz, pop, classical, rock, gospel, blues, R&B, Afro-Cuban, and Afro-Brazilian styles.