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This Weekend: May 30 - May 31, 2015

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Saturday, May 30

Free Air Balloon & Plane Rides: Wings of History Air Museum Fest | South Bay
Saturday, May 30 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but food and sodas available at around $6.
| Wings of History
Free Air Balloon & Plane Rides: Wings of History Air Museum Fest | South Bay
Enjoy free access to the Wings of History Museum in San Martin (Santa Clara County), witness the Beech Boys aerial fly-by, check out antique automobile displays and even take a free ride on a tethered balloon (7-9 am, weather permitting, wind calm) on Saturday, May ...
2015 Etsy Summer Indie Emporium: 80 Vendors | SF
Saturday, May 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to the shopping portion of the event.
| Pier 35
2015 Etsy Summer Indie Emporium: 80 Vendors | SF

The SF Etsy team will host a maker’s market as part of the Possibl Festival, celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the World’s Fair in San Francisco, from 9 am to 5 pm on May 30-31, 2015. Shop 80 booths at the SF Etsy Indie ...

Free Pet Adoption Festival: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, May 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Animal Services
Free Pet Adoption Festival: Saturday | Oakland

The annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days will take place at Oakland Animal Services with free adoptions throughout the weekend. 2015 Free Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days – Saturday, May 30, 2015 | 10 am to 6 pm – Sunday, May 31, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm Oakland Animal Services, 1101 ...

19th Century Pistol Dueling Hands-On Class | Oakland
Saturday, May 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios
19th Century Pistol Dueling Hands-On Class | Oakland
You read that right… This lecture and hands-on class will detail how a 19th century pistol duel was arranged and executed from beginning to end, and how one could best prepare for and survive them. The class will describe the largely more important factors of stance, ...
Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday Party | May 30-31
Saturday, May 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday Party | May 30-31
Treasure Island Flea celebrates 4 years of providing an affordable platform for local artists, makers, designers, antique & vintage apparel collectors, and food entrepreneurs. Wish them a happy birthday and enjoy a day of special activities. Get a free $5 FunCheapSF voucher to spend at any of the ...
Win Tix: PossibL: Indie Health & Wellness Expo | Pier 35
Saturday, May 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Pier 35
PossibL is “The Worlds Fair of Creative ideas for a Sustainable Future” and features two days of idea-into action-seminars featuring real leadership, (not talking heads who do nothing) getting people involved with creating solutions dedicated to a brighter tomorrow in a fun and meaningful way. Possibl ...
Oaklavia “Love Our Neighborhood Day” Car-Free Block Party | East Bay
Saturday, May 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Pablo & Ashby
Oaklavia
Golden Gate/Southwest Berkeley neighborhood invites you to participate in the open streets event, Love Our Neighborhood Day from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, May 30, 2015. This block party will give people a chance to experience the neighborhood in a whole new way. San Pablo Avenue will ...
2015 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Saturday, May 30 – 12:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London St
2015 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Celebrate both the literary and the adventurous spirit of San Francisco at the 2015 Bikes to Books tour on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The 7.1-mile tour, which takes between two and three hours to complete, is admittedly not for the faint of heart nor those lacking gears — ...
Dr. Teeth’s 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem
Dr. Teeth's 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off | Mission Dist.
It’s time for the 4th Annual Chili Cook-off and Patio Party at Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem on Saturday, May 30, 2015. This will be another epic chili throwdown on Dr. Teeth’s back patio where the city’s chili provocateurs will compete to seduce your senses with an ...
SF’s Very First “Cat Cafe” Volunteer Day | KitTea
Saturday, May 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | KitTea
SF's Very First

San Francisco’s first cat cafe, KitTea, is opening soon and cat lovers are invited to come volunteer at KitTea and Give Me Shelter. They will be hosting volunteer training sessions on Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31, 2015. KitTea will be a Japanese teahouse and cat adoption lounge powered ...

Baseball Legend Bengie Molina Talk & Book Signing | Alameda
Saturday, May 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Books Inc. (Alameda)
Baseball Legend Bengie Molina Talk & Book Signing | Alameda
Former San Francisco Giants catcher, and the holder of two World Championship rings, and two Gold Glove Awards, Bengie Molina shares his inspiring memoir, Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty. Written with the emotional power of sports classics such as ...
Zydeco & Soul Concert: André Thierry & Chelle! and Friends | SF
Saturday, May 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Zydeco & Soul Concert: André Thierry & Chelle! and Friends | SF
If there’s one thing that unites the many styles of music that hail from New Orleans, it’s an insistence that the present moment is the best time to celebrate life’s pleasures. Case in point is this double bill, which features two Bay Area treasures with ...
Pick-Up Kickball Game in Mosswood Park | Oakland
Saturday, May 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Park
Pick-Up Kickball Game in Mosswood Park | Oakland
Time to take it back to 4th grade. They’ll bring the balls and the bases, you just bring your bad self. Spend an afternoon with East Bay kickballers kicking a big red ball, running the bases, and trying to catch those fly balls in the outfield. ...
Win Tix: 5th Annual SF Green Film Festival: Pixar’s WALL-E | Roxie Theater The SF Green Film Festival invites you for a screening of classic animation WALL-E on the big screen. After the movie, Pixar’s Ralph Eggleston will give a special presentation on creating the artwork for the film Part of the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival, May 28-June ...
Mini Hip Hop Concert: Jahi of PE 2.0 | Amoeba Music SF
Saturday, May 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Mini Hip Hop Concert: Jahi of PE 2.0 | Amoeba Music SF
Join Jahi, the lead MC of the next generation of Public Enemy – PE 2.0, for a live show and signing of People Get Ready at Amoeba SF. Since the beginning of his musical career in 1999, Cleveland-raised Oakland resident Jahi has been bringing his style ...
Win Tix: Guided Craft Chocolate Tasting | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Sixth Course
If you love chocolate and can’t wait to shake the chocolate covered hand of a men behind the bars, look no further than Meet Your Maker: Dustin Taylor of Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate at Bar Cacao (maybe the funnest word to say of all time). Enjoy ...
Humans vs. Zombies Nerf War | SF
Saturday, May 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | SFSU Fine Arts Building
Humans vs. Zombies Nerf War | SF

Do you like a game of Tag? Do you like Nerf Guns? How about horror movies? Most importantly, how long do you think you’d last during a Zombie Apocalypse? Try out your skills in a game where you’ll fight for your lives in the live-action game is essentially ...

Win Tix: Annual Gala, Art Exhibition, Neighborhood Party | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Homeless Prenatal Program
Support a good cause (the Homeless Prenatal Program which helps break the cycle of childhood poverty) while also supporting another good cause (feeding yourself delicious cupcakes, portobello tostadas, and mini skewers from Straw and drinking beer donated by Lagunitas) at the Our House, Our Mission’s Annual ...
Win Tix: Bluegrass & Folk: The Lady Crooners & MerryGold | St Cyprian’s
Saturday, May 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | St. Cyprian's Church
With three out of five members sharing blood, genetics, and parents units, The Lady Crooners are united by more than just their music. They describe their music as Americana, folk, and “almost country,” so America flags, guitars, and jean shorts, but no banjos or cowboy ...

Sunday, May 31

Rare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part II | SF City Gudes
Sunday, May 31 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| McAllister & Leavenworth
Rare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part II | SF City Gudes
Explore the Tenderloin’s isolated rural village beginnings and its years as a quiet residential and small business neighborhood. Find out how it morphed into San Francisco’s hotel and silk stocking entertainment and vice district, how it became part of the mean streets in the last half ...
2015 Etsy Summer Indie Emporium: 80 Vendors | SF
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to the shopping portion of the event.
| Pier 35
2015 Etsy Summer Indie Emporium: 80 Vendors | SF

The SF Etsy team will host a maker’s market as part of the Possibl Festival, celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the World’s Fair in San Francisco, from 9 am to 5 pm on May 30-31, 2015. Shop 80 booths at the SF Etsy Indie ...

Rare Guided HIking Tour of Mt. Davidson | SF
Sunday, May 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size. Rain cancels.
| Mount Davidson Summit Cross
Rare Guided HIking Tour of Mt. Davidson | SF
Explore the inspired history of San Francisco’s highest hill on this vigorous hike through a 38-acre nature preserve to the amazing view and gigantic monument at its 938 ft. high summit. Steep trails which can be windy and muddy. Wear a jacket and sturdy shoes. No ...
Free Pet Adoption Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Animal Services
Free Pet Adoption Festival: Sunday | Oakland

The annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days will take place at Oakland Animal Services with free adoptions throughout the weekend. 2015 Free Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days – Saturday, May 30, 2015 | 10 am to 6 pm – Sunday, May 31, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm Oakland Animal Services, 1101 ...

Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday Party | May 30-31
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday Party | May 30-31
Treasure Island Flea Celebrates 4 Years of providing an affordable platform for local artists, makers, designers, antique & vintage apparel collectors, and food entrepreneurs. Wish them a happy birthday and enjoy a day of special activities. Get a free $5 FunCheapSF voucher to spend at any of the ...
SF Botanical Garden 75th Anniversary Community Day | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, May 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden
SF Botanical Garden 75th Anniversary Community Day | Golden Gate Park
2015 marks 75 years since San Francisco Botanical Garden opened to the public as a place of beauty, learning and inspiration. To honor this anniversary, they’ve designed a day just for you. Enjoy free admission for all – normally $7 for non-SF adult residents. The celebration features family activities, ...
2015 Aeolian Day Celebration: Wind Music Installations | Oakland
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2015 Aeolian Day Celebration: Wind Music Installations | Oakland
Come and celebrate the many, magical sounds of the wind as Thingamajig presents their annual Aeolian Day, a free community festival where artists, musicians, children and sound makers come together to showcase instruments and installations powered by the wind. Artists, sound makers, engineers and designers will ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

2015 Oakland Book Festival: 7 Hours, 90 Writers & 40 Events | Oakland
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Hall
2015 Oakland Book Festival: 7 Hours, 90 Writers & 40 Events | Oakland
The inaugural Oakland Book Festival (OBF) is a one-day literary event dedicated to books, ideas, and the pleasures of literacy. The festival features novelists, poets, historians, philosophers, journalists, editors, activists and memoirists. In City Hall, 40 sessions with 90 writers will engage event goers in panels, ...
SF Int’l Arts Festival: “Ritual 8-27″ Dance Performance | Fort Mason
Sunday, May 31 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Fort Mason Center
SF Int'l Arts Festival:
Ritual 8-27: market is part of a larger project entitled 95 Rituals, a series of performances by inkBoat, directed by Shinichi Iova-Koga. Free, but tickets are required. Shinichi and inkBoat have researched the intentions and working methods of Anna Halprin to inform their process. Ritual 8-27: ...
Final Day: 2015 Humor Exhibit “Mad World” | SF Library
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Final Day: 2015 Humor Exhibit

Every year during the month of April, the San Francisco Public Library presents a Wit & Humor exhibit at the Main Branch. Naturally, the opening day is April Fool’s Day. The exhibit is on display April 1 – May 31, 2015. The 2015 exhibit features subversive humor magazines from the ...

Floating “Farm Heroes” Party: Free Cruise, Games, Food & Drinks | SF Bay
Floating
Creator of the Candy Crush franchise, King Digital Entertainment, invite you to a floating themed party in the San Francisco Bay, to celebrate the recent launch of ‘Farm Club,’ the biggest ever feature extension to the hit cross-platform game Farm Heroes Saga on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Free, ...
Free Sunday Concert: Armenian Music & Dancing | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, May 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Sunday Concert: Armenian Music & Dancing | Golden Gate Park Band
In honor of Armenian Independence Day, the Golden Gate Park band will present Armenian music, singing and dancing in the Golden Gate Bandshell.
SF’s Very First “Cat Cafe” Volunteer Day | KitTea
Sunday, May 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | KitTea
SF's Very First

San Francisco’s first cat cafe, KitTea, is opening soon and cat lovers are invited to come volunteer at KitTea and Give Me Shelter. They will be hosting volunteer training sessions on Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31, 2015. KitTea will be a Japanese teahouse and cat adoption lounge powered ...

Old South Park: Rare Neighborhood Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Sunday, May 31 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 3rd St and S. Park St.
Old South Park: Rare Neighborhood Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Join a short tour of San Francisco’s first planned community — its ups and downs, fortune, romance, and the infamous ‘2nd Street Cut.’ This tour is offered in May and October only. Location: Meet at the Shell station on 3rd St. between Bryant and Brannan Streets. Public transportation: ...
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, May 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

Free San Francisco Civic Symphony Concert | Nourse Theater
Sunday, May 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Nourse Theatre
Free San Francisco Civic Symphony Concert | Nourse Theater
The oldest community orchestra on the West Coast, the San Francisco Civic Symphony (SFCS) has been proud to offer free concerts to the community while providing a unique, welcoming environment for musicians of all skill levels to study and perform a diverse repertoire of classical ...
Win Tix: 5th Annual San Francisco Green Film Festival | Roxie Theater The SF Green Film Festival presents the San Francisco Premiere of ‘Divide in Concord‘ and discover the story of environmental hero Jean Hill who started a revolution against the sale of plastic water bottles. Part of the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival, May 28-June 3, bringing you 60 ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab. Get lubricated with $3 Blue Moons
When …

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Comedian Johan Miranda presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every Saturday night at Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley.
This free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ dance party.

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

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