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Bay to Breakers 2018 | Everything You Need to Know
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2018 Kung Fu Tai Chi Day: Free Seminars & Feature Weapon Exhibit | San Jose
Sunday, May 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose McEnery Convention Center
2018 Kung Fu Tai Chi Day: Free Seminars & Feature Weapon Exhibit | San Jose
Kung Fu Tai Chi Day is a street fair that celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Chinese martial arts in the spacious South Hall of the San Jose Emory Convention Center from 9 am to 1:30 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018. There will be a ...

2018 Himalayan Fair: Traditional Music, Dance & Raffle Prizes | Berkeley
2018 Himalayan Fair: Traditional Music, Dance & Raffle Prizes | Berkeley

The Himalayan Fair offers a rare occasion to experience a unique Himalayan festival without leaving the Bay Area during the annual two-day Himalayan Fair in Berkeley’s Live Oak Park. 2018 Himalayan Fair May 19-20, 2018 – Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm – Sunday: 10 am to ...

Marin Home & Garden Expo | North Bay
Sunday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marin County Civic Center
Marin Home & Garden Expo | North Bay

Looking for inspiration, tips, or ideas for your next DIY home project? The Marin Home & Garden Expo is ideal for people looking to remodel, build, landscape and redecorate their homes. 2018 Marin Home & Garden Expo – Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 10 am ...

Inner Richmond: Part I Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Inner Richmond: Part I Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming Victorian row houses and beautiful Craftsmans, the 1902 and 1903 Big Games, an earthquake ...
Lawrence Hall of Science: 50th Anniversary Open House | UC Berkeley
Sunday, May 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lawrence Hall of Science
Lawrence Hall of Science: 50th Anniversary Open House | UC Berkeley
The Lawrence Hall of Science is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In May 1968, they opened our doors to the public for the first time. Join them for a free day of science fun as they kick off a year of special events and programs to celebrate ...
2018 Oakland Greek Festival: Free Night | Sunday
2018 Oakland Greek Festival: Free Night | Sunday

Enjoy a mini-vacation spent in the midst of authentic Greek culture at the Oakland Greek Festival taking place at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the Oakland Hills. Find a plethora of Greek foods like Glyko pastries and warm lamb sandwiches, stroll through the marketplace (Agora), and ...

2018 Japanese Matsuri Festival | South Bay
2018 Japanese Matsuri Festival | South Bay
Enjoy the annual Matsuri Festival at Hakone Estate and Gardens featuring traditional Japanese cultural activities, and more from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018. They are proud to share Japanese culture presenting Japanese music, Martial Arts, and Japanese food. Besides the performers ...
Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Sunday | South Bay
Sunday, May 20 – 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. 2018 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

38th Annual “Celebration of Old Roses” | Albany
Sunday, May 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for purchase.
| Veterans Memorial Building-Albany
38th Annual "Celebration of Old Roses" | Albany
The 38th Annual Celebration of Old Roses features over 100 feet of beautiful roses. Purchase heirloom and hard-to-find roses from specialty nurseries. Rose experts will be available to answer questions. Vendors will be selling rare perennials, crafts, china, books, greeting cards, calendars, honey, jam, jewelry, and clothing, ...
Berkeley Bluegrass Festival: Free Workshops & Jams | Freight & Salvage
Berkeley Bluegrass Festival: Free Workshops & Jams | Freight & Salvage

The Freight & Salvage celebrates the incredible talent in your own backyard with the Berkeley Bluegrass Festival. Northern California has been a bluegrass stronghold since the 1960s and the Freight is proud to continue their support of legendary local artists and up-and-coming musicians. They’re bringing together leaders ...

Lake Merritt’s Free BBQ Day: “BBQ While Being Black” | Oakland
Sunday, May 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Bandstand
Lake Merritt's Free BBQ Day: "BBQ While Being Black" | Oakland
In reaction to an incident in April where the police were called on people BBQing, organizers have set up a “BBQWB” event -aka. ‘BBQ While Being Black” – A free event to gather at Lake Merritt’s bandstand on Sunday and celebrate community with free food being ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

every sunday San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. 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 ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, May 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Join CUESA for a seasonal produce tasting from Jack London Square Farmers Market farms. We will be offering tastes of a delicious recipe made with the abundant alliums available at the market, and we’ll share recipes with you! All culinary events take place at the CUESA ...
Radio Valencia’s Free BBQ, Concert Beer Garden & Patio Party | SF
Sunday, May 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission - Donations greatly appreciated
| Impact Hub SF
Radio Valencia's Free BBQ, Concert Beer Garden & Patio Party | SF
Come and Join Radio Valencia on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from Noon to 6pm for their 1st BBQ fundraiser at their new location in the outdoor courtyard beer garden area. It’s like having the back patio of Zeitgeist all to yourselves. The event is free, but tossing a few ...
West Side Whimsy Walk: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Sunday, May 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 141 Junipero Serra Blvd.
West Side Whimsy Walk: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Discover the unique atmosphere and whimsical architecture of the City Beautiful movement-inspired neighborhoods built west of Twin Peaks. See Art Deco landmarks, storybook cottages, and Spanish castles as we explore the Balboa Terrace, St. Francis Wood, and Lakeside neighborhoods. Meet at the staircase next to 141 ...
$5 Off: “MegaBots Live” Insane Giant Fighting Robots Destroy Stuff | Oakland
$5 Off: "MegaBots Live" Insane Giant Fighting Robots Destroy Stuff | Oakland
You’ve seen the multi-million view viral videos. Now, it’s time to see the legendary robots unleash their full-power in person. MegaBots is kicking off its summer 2018 live events series in Oakland with The Wreckoning. Get $5 Off Tickets – $35 $40 with code FUNCHEAPSF / ...
Improv/Jazz/Chamber of Music Concert: Manring Kassin Burr | Union Square Live
Sunday, May 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Improv/Jazz/Chamber of Music Concert: Manring Kassin Burr | Union Square Live
With amazing chops, quiet soul, diverse compositions, and a somewhat twisted sense of humor, this trio, hailed as “the world’s most sophisticated jam-band,” features three top virtuosos on their respective instruments. As individual players, Michael Manring, Larry Kassin, and John R. Burr have all carved out ...

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“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Every Sunday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek

Hitting the Books? Join the Study Hall Sunday at Capital One Cafe.
Show your student ID to an ambassador and receive a complimentary hand-crafted beverage every Sunday when you come to our space to study.
Limit one drink per student. Ask an Ambassador for more details.
Student Hall …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands

Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands

Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
Victorian Walking Tour
Every Sunday | 2 pm
1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA
Free, but donations are accepted.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam
Every Sunday | 4-7 pm
The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA
FREE
Jamming happens …

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford.
Juggling Club
Most Sundays | 5-8p
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
Free, …

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