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Saturday, May 28

SF City Guide Walking Tour: Excelsior Stroll
Saturday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Branch Library
This ‘urban village’ was once a Mexican land grant. Then came land speculators followed by Ligurian and Tuscan truck farmers. And next? Hear the the history and the more recent story. This free San Francisco City Guides walking tour is offered in May & October only. May ...
Guided Walking Tour of Historic West Portal | SF
Saturday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | outside West Portal Muni station
From a sleepy ranch owned by Adolph Sutro in 1880, West Portal rapidly grew into a shopping and transit hub after the Twin Peaks tunnel in 1918. See buildings designed by architects who later gained fame for the Golden Gate Bridge and Art Deco apartments ...

Cooking Demos: Absinthe & Hog Island Oyster Co. | Ferry Building
Saturday, May 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
At 11 am, Absinthe Brasserie and Bar’s Executive Pastry Chef, Bill Corbett comes to the teaching kitchen.  Chef Corbett worked in some of the most highly regarded kitchens in the country before landing at Absinthe.  Join Chef Corbett for what is sure to be a delicious ...
$15 for One Hour Massage @ “Shiatsu in the Park” | Dolores Park Join the local live music and healing community in celebrating a relaxing combination in the outdoors of San Francisco’s gorgeous Dolores Park Saturday, May 28th 12p-7p. Acoustic bluegrass and americana music will be performed outside near a designates picnic area. Musicians are from the bands of: ...
SF City Guide Walking Tour: 1906 Quake in the Presidio
Saturday, May 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers Club
Walking through the Presidio, explore the extraordinary role of the Army in this extraordinary time, and about the more than 200,000 San Franciscans left suddenly homeless, and their struggle to return to a normal life. This free San Francisco City Guides walking tour is offered regularly ...
India & Africa: A Tribute to John Coltrane | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Saturday, May 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
  With India & Africa: A Tribute to John Coltrane, the 16-member ensemble Asian American Orchestra brings a unique multicultural vision to twelve compositions written by and/or associated with John Coltrane. For the last dozen years, percussionist-composer Anthony Brown’s innovative Asian American Orchestra has reinvented classics ...
Silent Dance Party | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Saturday, May 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP required
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
On Saturday, May 28, The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presents its first Smart Night Out, which will explore the SOAR Big Idea through the concept of quiet in visual art and performance. The latest iteration of the Big Idea Nights, Smart Night Out ...
Chillin’ 13th Anniversary Party: 200 artists, 80 Designers & 6 DJs | SOMA
Saturday, May 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*21+ only. tickets at the door.
| Mezzanine
“Chillin’” is an organization which curates events in San Francisco to help promote designers, painters, photographers, filmmakers, DJs and musicians. To celebrate their 13th anniversary, Chillin’ Productions is throwing one hell of a party: More than 200 artists Over 80 fashion designers Turntablists: DJ Dirtyhertz, DJ Duserock, DJ ...

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. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 1/28/2020 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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