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Saturday, May 18

2019 Pokémon Regional Championships | Santa Clara
Saturday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators
| Santa Clara Convention Center
Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and video game players, supporters, and Pokémon fans from around the country are invited to the 2019 Pokémon Regional Championships. The Santa Clara Convention Center is hosting the family-friendly event where competitors will battle for the coveted title of Pokémon Regional ...
Alone: Innovative Art Kiosk Installation | Redwood City
Saturday, May 18 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
The Redwood City Improvement Association has announced the latest Art Kiosk Installation by San Mateo County native and San Jose State University senior, Frank Boban. The exhibit is titled “Alone” opening on Saturday, May 18 at 4 p.m. in one of Downtown Redwood City’s Courthouse ...

18th Annual Arroyo Charity Car Show | San Lorenzo
Saturday, May 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: $5*
*$5 spectators; $30 for car show participants
| Arroyo High School (San Lorenzo)
Come to a day of fun and enjoy hundreds of classic and custom cars, street rods, tricked out trucks, muscle cars, vintage cars, lowriders, motorcycles, bicycles, and more 18th Annual Arroyo Charity Car Show. There will be live music, vendors, food, contest, and more. New ...
Free Virtual Reality Conference for Girls: VR Chica | Seven Tepees
Saturday, May 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Admission includes lunch, all materials and free workshop for parents.
| Seven Tepees Learning Center
VR Chica Conference, in partnership with Seven Tepees Learning Center, is Latinitas’ inaugural virtual reality conference for girls (ages 9-18) where they will explore storytelling through virtual reality. WHO: All girls, ages 9 to 18. WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 2019 WHERE: Seven Tepees Learning Center 3177 17th Street ...
Macy’s Backstage Grand Opening: Free $20 Gift Card, DJ & Freebies | Union Square
Saturday, May 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Come to the Grand Opening of Macy’s Backstage at Union Square. Be one of the first 100 customers to arrive and you’ll receive a $20 rewards card. During the event, you’ll shop to the tunes of our live DJ. Plus, snap a photo at our selfie-station and ...
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

125th Annual Rose Parade & Festival: “Simple & Straight” | Santa Rosa
Saturday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Juilliard Park
The annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade & Festival is one of Sonoma County’s most time honored traditions and one of the oldest and largest events of its kind in Northern California. In past years, the event has boasted more than 3,500 parade participants and over 20,000 ...
Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Ocean & Faxon Avenues
Please note that this walk takes place on Saturday, May 18th (not May 14th as was previously written) Craftsman, English Tudor, Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival-you’ll see all these styles and more strolling through this west side neighborhood of 650 cozy bungalows built for middle class ...
2019 “American Graffiti” ’50s & ’60s Classic Car Show & Cruise | Petaluma
Saturday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
Please check the event website for any rain updates.
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Please check the event website for any rain updates. Every Saturday

SF’s Epic 15,000 Sq. Foot Movie Scenery Estate Sale | May 17-19

Everything must go (even the shelves) at this final round of SF’s epic 15,000 sq.foot movie prop estate sale with a ton of new items that were unreachable during previous weeks. What happens when two well-known San Francisco Area scenery and movie prop businesses lose ...

Cancelled: 4,000 Free Kites at “Kids ‘n’ Kites Festival” | Fremont
Saturday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Central Park
Kick off the summer season with the Kids ‘n’ Kites Festival. 4,000 free kites will be given away, so don’t miss out on this fun-filled day featuring activities, performances, booths, tasty treats, and summer program information. Thank you to our sponsors: Fremont Bank, Washington Township Medical ...
$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with one free complimentary mimosa (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a twist on your classic ...Every Saturday

Free Family Fun Day: Spring Fair & Market | Bon Air Center
Saturday, May 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bon Air Center
Bon Air blooms during its annual Spring Fair & Market, a free, family-friendly day of fun along the promenade, Saturday, May 18, 11 am to 2 pm. Enjoy locally grown and produced snacks, sips, and desserts, chef demonstrations, live music, sidewalk sales and specials, prizes, giveaways, ...
CANCELED: 19th Annual Malcolm X JazzArts Festival | Oakland
Saturday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Antonio Park
Unfortunately, this event has been canceled due to weather. The Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival is back in Oakland’s San Antonio Park to celebrate the legacy of Malcolm X, featuring local musicians, poets, artist, vendors and community. Kick it in the Graf Courts where there will be ...
21st Annual Visitacion Valley Family Day & Parade | SF
Saturday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Herz Playground
The neighbors in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley come together once again for the 21st Annual Visitacion Valley Family Day featuring a parade, and activities. Visitacion Valley Family Day Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm; parade at 11 am Herz Playground, 1700 Visitacion Ave, San Francisco FREE Please check ...
Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Final Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula

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. 2019 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

2019 Barrio Fiesta: Games & Multigenerational Performances | SoMa
Saturday, May 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Gene Friend Recreation Center
Barrio Fiesta started in the 1970s with the Robles family, bringing together the Filipino American community, local artists, and people of color in San Francisco. The tradition was revived in 2015, in the South of Market neighborhood, and this year celebrate the 5th Annual Barrio Fiesta— ...

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 3/13/19 ...
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 ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“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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