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Golden Gate Park’s New “Soundwalk” GPS Musical Experience
Saturday, June 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*This is a free, self-guided experience. Smartphone app required.
| Golden Gate Park,
Discover a site-specific, GPS-enabled musical installation with new music by Kronos Quartet in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. McEvoy Foundation for the Arts joins forces with the Kronos Performing Arts Association to bring a unique self-guided, musical experience to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, launching as ...
Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

 the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Advanced tickets are required, and capacity is limited due to COVID-19 precautions. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require ...Every Saturday

“West End Mercantile” Free Sidewalk Makers Market (Alameda)
Saturday, June 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free ALL DAY
| 1435 Webster Street, Alameda

The West End Mercantile is a FREE outdoor sidewalk market with vendors lining Webster Street between Taylor & Haight. Held every Saturday from 10-6pm, our market features a weekly rotation of 20 local makers! Enjoy music from A-town Booking Agency and Events, adult beverages at ...Every Saturday

Hello Kitty Truck Returns to the Bay Area (Walnut Creek)
Saturday, June 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Broadway Plaza

The adorable roving Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be returning the Bay Area. There will have tasty treats and super cute merch. Hello Kitty Truck Bay Area Appearances: June 12: Walnut Creek, 10 am – 7 pm at Broadway Plaza in the Event Plaza near ...

Summer Solstice Family Celebration at Gamble Garden (Palo Alto)
Saturday, June 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, registration required
| Gamble Garden
All ages are welcome to spend a beautiful June morning at Gamble Garden when the garden will be approaching the longest day of the year. We are excited to announce that our historic house will be decorated and open to registered guests during Second Saturday. ...
“Bay Area Roller Dance Festival” All-Day Skate Party (Oakland)
Saturday, June 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*All events are free and open to the public except for Fairyland on June 10, 2021
| Township Commons Park

The Oakland Roller Skate Association & Mooncricket Films Sk8-Fever Presents in celebration of the re-opening of the California economy. June 8th – June 13th. All days are free except for Thursday at Fairyland. Bay Area Roller Dance Festival June 8-13, 2021 – Oakland and Alameda ...

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Saturday, June 12 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum

Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the body and mind amid the swirl of daily life. Sitting in a balanced posture ...Monthly

“Out of Site: Haight-Ashbury” Queer History Tour (June 12 – July 25)

OUT of Site, San Francisco’s performance-driven queer history tour, returns this summer with a dazzling new edition starring award-winning stage, television and film actor Tina D’Elia. Following the sold-out tours of North Beach and South of Market, this year’s edition reveals the untold queer history ...Every Sunday

Open Air Artisan Faire “Makers Market” (Santana Row)
Saturday, June 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
MAKERS MARKET – An outdoor Marketplace of 50+ of the Best Local Makers, Great Vibes HAPPY SUMMER!Come on out to beautiful, sunny Santana Row and shop small from your local community! Come out, shop from local artists, listen to great music and grab a drink or bite ...
Open Air Artisan Faire “Makers Market” (Mill Valley Lumber Yard)
Saturday, June 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mill Valley Lumber Yard
Time to soak up the sun! Come shop our outdoor Marketplace of 14 of the Best Local Makers and Live Music! Breathe in the majestic redwoods with Marin’s most stunning view of Mt. Tam in the beautiful Mill Valley Lumber Yard… all while shopping small from ...
“Ride with Pride”: Free Rainbow + Pride Bike Streamer Day (Golden Gate Park)
Saturday, June 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park, JFK + 8Th Avenue
Pride looks different again this year, but you can still ride out in style. You can still deck out your ride with some PRIDE color. Most streamers will be rainbow, but they will also have trans, bi and asexual streamers as well. Drop by between 11 am ...
“Girl Gang” Outdoor Craft Fair (Oakland)
Saturday, June 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Scottish Rite Center
We’re BACK! GGC will be hosting a craft fair on Saturday, June 12th from 11 am to 5 pm at the Oakland Scottish Parking Lot. We take our covid precautions very seriously. This will be a socially distanced event and masks are required.
San Mateo County Fair 2021 (Final Weekend – June 12-13)

By Astrid Casimire Bay City News Foundation The San Mateo County Fair kicks off on Saturday, June 5, 2021, featuring carnival rides (though a smaller amount of rides than past years), musical performances, food vendors and free entry for those who get vaccinated on site. ...

Free Outdoor Saturday Concerts in Union Square (SF)
Saturday, June 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Music Returns to Union Square Park Saturdays in June Saturdays through the month of June, music performances will grace the stage in Union Square. Grammy-winner Mike Rinta will perform Saturday, June 5 from 12 to 2 p.m. Mike Rinta, a Grammy-winning trombonist and arranger, is ...

First Annual “Tenderloin Art Festival”
Saturday, June 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Larkin street shared spaces (Tenderloin)
Join us in celebrating SF art makers in the Tenderloin’s first annual Art Festival. Food booths from your favorite Bay Area restaurants, art maker booths, a special mural unveiling and ribbon cutting, live bands, guest DJ’s and more! All to benefit organizations providing mutual aid ...
Taco / Fruitvale Walking Tour (Oakland)
Saturday, June 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $49.99*
*includes 4 tacos, 2-hr walking tour and sweet surprise after tour
| Fruitvale BART
Join our Upcoming monthly Taco/ Fruitvale Walking Tour in the heart of the lovely Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland, CA. Come on our next tour as we explore our local neighborhood in Oakland, California, which COVID-19 has kept us from for so long! While international travel ...
“Benicia Art Walk 2021” Every Second Saturday (June-Oct)
Saturday, June 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Street (Benicia)

The 10th season of Benicia Art Walk kicks off on Saturday, June 12 and continues the second Saturdays of July, September and October 1 – 5 p.m. on First Street in downtown Benicia. After an abbreviated season last year due to the pandemic, we look ...Monthly

Free Organic Sasafrass Liquor Tasting (Pacifica)
Saturday, June 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Organic Sasafrass Liquor Tasting
| Tripp Distillery
Take in the beach and try our new Sasafrass Liquor before it arrives in stores. Lots of beaches, dog trails, and fun restaurants within walking distance. Saturday 1 to 8pm and Sunday 2 to 5pm
Film Screening: Protests in the 1960s w/ Danny Lyon in Conversation
Saturday, June 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library (All Branches)
A new film by Danny Lyon, SNCC (2020), brings together hundreds of never seen black-and-white photographs made by Lyon during the years that he was employed as the staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, or SNCC. Beginning in 1962 in Cairo, Illinois when ...
Clssical Revolution Saturdays at Liberties Bar SF
Saturday, June 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-20 suggested
| 998 Guerrero Street, San Francisco

4-6pm Join us for food, drinks, and live music at Liberties Bar. Admission is free, suggested donation $5-20 Classical Revolution is a Mission District based organization focused on bringing live chamber music to fun neighborhood venues including restaurants, bars, and cafes. Founded in ...Every Saturday

SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (5p, 7p, 8:45p)

Get ready for the original “HellaSecret” comedy show. A series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Tiki Bar Outdoor Summer Comedy Shows Get $5 ...

Sea Shanties Live at Irish Sláinte Pub (Oakland)
Saturday, June 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*We do pass a hat - and then we pass out!
| Slainte Pub
2021 is the Year of the Sea Shanty, but we’ve been playing since the dawn of time (and it shows)! Come get your sea shanty on, just one block from Jack London Square, where (no doubt) many a shanghai occurred back in the day! Songs ...
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