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Saturday, June 8

53rd Annual Sand Castle & Sand Sculpture Contest | Alameda
Saturday, June 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free; registration to participate is from 9-11 am.
| Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
Check out all the amazing sand castles at the 53rd Annual Sand Castle & Sand Sculpture Contest on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Come with your family and friends to this free event to either participate in or just stroll down the beach and watch all the ...
$10 Off: Filipino Street Food Tasting & Fun Run 2019 | San Mateo
Saturday, June 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: $10 Off*
*Use coupon code FUN10 at checkout for $10 off tickets
| Coyote Point Recreation Area
TIKIM (a Filipino word that means “to taste”) is a one-of-a-kind 5k run or walk that celebrates culture and the value of giving back through loads of happiness and tons of food. That’s right, every kilometer of this 5K, take a quick pause to taste unique ...

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

Hello Kitty Truck: Super Cute Merch & Treats | Corte Madera
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for Hello Kitty goodies of course
| The Village at Corte Madera

The roving Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be making an appearance in Northern California. There will have tasty treats and super cute merch. Upcoming 2019 Bay Area appearances include: June 1, 2019: Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek (in the Event Plaza near Macy’s) from 10 ...

The Daly City Dunes History Walk | South SF
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hillside Elementary School
Imagine a 300-foot deep sand dune system that dates back about 125,000 years when San Bruno Mountain was almost an island, and it’s 2 miles from the ocean. Located at the mouth of lower Colma Canyon, the dunes are a remnant of the Ancient Colma Dune ...
2019 Dia de Portugal Festival | San Jose
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
The Dia de Portugal Festival takes place annually on the second Saturday in June and one of the largest events in California celebrating Portuguese culture and heritage. 2019 Dia de Portugal Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm History Park San Jose, Kelley Park, San ...
101st Annual Rodeo Parade: Stagecoach, Horses & Marching Bands | Livermore
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Livermore
Head over to downtown Livermore and see horses, stagecoaches and marching bands as part of the opening of the 101st Annual Livermore Rodeo. Join in for the fun; about 15,000 people attend the parade every year. 101st Annual Livermore Rodeo Parade Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 10 am Downtown Livermore, 2nd ...
Summer 2019 West Coast Craft Fair | June 8-9
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center

West Coast Craft is a juried exhibition of artist and designer craftsmen and women inspired by the mood and aesthetics of the West Coast lifestyle. Cool but sunny, laid back yet innovative, they represent the best of West Coast craft. 2019 West Coast Craft June ...

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Observe the Magnificent Great Blue Herons and Their Chicks at Stow Lake Nine Saturdays During the Spring Nesting Season in April, May and June. 2020 Season – 10 am to 1 pm: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6, ...Every Saturday

International Children’s Day Festival | Bayview Opera House
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Bayview Opera House
Join Wu Yee Children’s Services and Tandem, Partners in Early Learning, together with 106 KMEL and a host of community partners* at the 3rd annual International Children’s Day Family Jamboree for children and their families! International Children’s Day Festival Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 10 am to 2 pm Bayview Opera House, ...
$2 Off: The Great San Francisco Summer Crystal Fair | Fort Mason Summer is almost here and it’s about time for the Summer in San Francisco Crystal Fair. Over the weekend of June 8-9, the Fort Mason Conference Center will be filled with crystals, minerals, beads, and jewelry. > Get 10 Tickets – Mention Funcheap at the door ...
Novato’s 2019 Art, Wine & Music Festival | North Bay
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Novato

The picturesque North Bay town of Novato will play host to tens of thousands of people for two days of amazing festivities. The Novato Chamber of Commerce’s Festival of Art, Wine & Music is a free multi-generational event that incorporates all of the best parts ...

“A’s Play Ball” San Leandro Baseball Tour | East Bay
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Monroe Elementary School

The A’s PLAY BALL tour is coming to East Bay beginning June 1st. Join for family-friendly baseball activities, including pick-up style baseball games, baseball and softball skill stations, and more. Whether you’ve played baseball for years, or never picked up a bat, kids and adults ...

$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

Mission District “Paseo Artistico” Neighborhood Arts Festival | SF
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Accion Latina Presents: Paseo Artístico “Mission Pecha Kucha 2.” The celebration of visual arts in the Mission continues for the second year featuring live demonstrations of visual art. *Pecha Kucha* (Japanese: ぺちゃくちゃ) is an arts presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20-30 seconds ...
East Bay Open Studios 2019 | Opening Day
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay

Visit artists’ studios, glimpse the creative process, and purchase work directly from local artists on its new format, now over three weekends in June during East Bay Open Studios. The event is a great opportunity for artists and art collectors to connect one-on-one with one ...

World Naked Bike Ride: 16th Anniversary | SF
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Tune up those bikes and toss those riding duds in the wash; you won’t need them for the World Naked Bike Ride in San Francisco. You may think this is an “only in SF” event, but it’s actually in over 70 cities and 20 countries. Hundreds of people ...
SF’s Newest Stairway Garden Grand Opening | Bernal Heights
Saturday, June 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tompkins Stairway
Join us for the grand opening celebration of the new Tompkins Stairway Garden with special guest Supervisor Hillary Ronen. Food, music, and fun for the whole family. The neighbors have worked for the past three years with SF Parks Alliance and Public Works to create ...
13th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival | June 8-9
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

2019 Spring India Day Festival & Saree Parade | Union Square
Saturday, June 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
For the fifth year in a row, India will take over San Francisco’s beautiful Union Square on Spring India Day, Saturday, June 8, 2019. Join in for a festive free event and enjoy all the food, music, dancing and artistry that India has to offer. 2019 Spring India Day ...
2019 Escape From Alcatraz Fitness Festival | Marina Green
Saturday, June 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Marina Green

We’ll never know for sure if prisoners escaped from the Rock while it was a federal prison, but on Sunday, more than 2,000 will make their successful escape.  Features of the Race: 7:30 am – Race Start Noon – Awards Ceremony 7 am – 2:30 ...

Try a One Wheel “Pint” & Get Free Smitten Ice Cream | Hayes Valley Come try the new pint-sized stoke machine from Onewheel. This smaller, lighter, sleeker Onewheel is perfect for hitting the San Francisco streets. This is the second public demo of the pint and something you don’t want to miss. Demo the pint…and get a pint (more ...

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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