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Saturday, May 20

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in San Jose (May 20-28)  $20*
*Children under 8 yrs olds is $5
Bay Area “Soul Stroll” Run/Walk, Lunch + Outdoor Health Fair (2023) The Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (BACHAC) is a grassroots community health organization focused on eliminating health disparities in underserved diverse communities across generations in San Mateo County. We are very excited about the return of Soul Stroll as an in person event and ...
Pacifica’s 16th Annual Terra Nova Car Show (2023)
Saturday, May 20 – 9:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1450 Terra Nova Blvd
Come on out and browse the classic cars, trucks and other classic vehicles. Enjoy browsing through the Swap Meet, Enter their raffle to win some cool items! In addition, the TN Car Show Committee will be cooking up some BBQ for everyone to enjoy! This popular ...

9:00 am“Call of the Wild” Weekend at Jack London Park (May 20-21)  $10*
*On Saturday there is a $10 Park entry fee. On Sunday, admission is FREE
Butterfly Summit 2023 w/ Free Exhibits + Kid’s Crafts (Richmond)
Saturday, May 20 – 9:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Annie's Annuals Retail Nursery
BUTTERFLY SUMMIT! – Hooray! Annie’s Butterfly Summit is back! Learn from some of the Bay Area’s leading experts about native butterflies and what you can do to help them. Our speakers consist of members from, Pollinator Posse, Mariposa Gardening & Design, The Xerces Society, Monarch ...
de Young Free Museum Weekend + Free Audio Tour (May 20-21)

The US Premiere of “Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence” at the de Young Museum received grant from Google.org providing eight weekends of free admission to the exhibition and support for vital public programming, including school and youth curriculum. The Fine Arts Museums of San ...

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area 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 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

2023 Berkeley Himalayan Fair at Live Oak Park (May 20-21)
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Oak Park

The Himalayan Fair Returns this Spring to celebrate 40 years! Join us this May as our beloved community festival returns to Live Oak Park in Berkeley to celebrate 40 years. A beautiful weekend full of delicious food, amazing vendors and artisans sharing unique handcrafted items, ...

10:00 amFrancisco Park Volunteer Day (SF)  FREE*
*Free & all gardening supplies will be provided
Ronald McDonald Oakland House Opening & Community Block Party(2023)
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ronald McDonald Oakland House
Ronald McDonald Oakland House Opening & Community Block Party Saturday, May 20, 2023 10am – 3pm 5217 West Street, Oakland, CA Directly across the street from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland This event is free and open to the public. Join us for a free community event as a new Ronald McDonald House opens in Oakland. The ...
10:00 amTinkerfest at Chabot Space & Science Center  $20*
*$20 Adults, $15 Kids, $10 Seniors, Members Free
East Bay Home Tours 2023 (Berkeley + Oakland)
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are free for everyone who volunteers for a 3-hour docent shift
| All Over the Bay Area
Join us for a beautiful trip through the East Bay as we tour a vast array of homes that remind us “home” has no single definition! The AIA East Bay Home Tours 2023 will showcase seven Berkeley and Oakland homes with distinctive character and flair. Visitors ...
2023 “Opening Day on the Strait” Boat Festival (Benicia)
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Benicia Yacht Club
10:00am: Vendor booths and kids’ activities open for business. The Benicia Fire Department will have equipment on display as well. 11:30am: Welcome by BYC Vice Commodore Brian West, Flag Raising Ceremony & National Anthem, Guest speaker: Interim City Manager Mario Guiliani 12:00pm: BYC restaurant open for lunch 1:30pm: Blessing ...
10:00 amWalnut Creek Volunteer Fair (2023)  FREE*
$5 Guided Tour of Oakland’s 1931 Art Deco “Paramount Theater”
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 11:30 am | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre

The Paramount Theatre is a 3,040-seat Art Deco concert hall located at 2025 Broadway in Downtown Oakland. When it was built in 1931, it was the largest multi-purpose theater on the West Coast. Oakland’s Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art ...

10:00 amFamily Story Time at Mechanics’ Institute (SF)  FREE*
*Family Story Time is free for families!
Free California State Park Festival “Growing Together Day” (Candlestick Point)
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Candlestick Point State Recreation Area
Come celebrate art, nature, and your community with California State Parks! This community festival celebrates the Bayview Neighborhood, the power of art, the importance of getting outside, and creating connections with the community around you. Featuring local artists and vendors, activities for kids and adults, guided ...
SF’s “Second Hand Saturday” 2023 w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)
Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| Sunset Community Mercantile

Come search for vintage treasures every third Saturday, April through November, 10am to 4pm, at Second Hand Saturday, an open-air vintage market located in the Outer Sunset at 37th Ave between Ortega and Pacheco. Browse over 50 vintage goods and clothing vendors, artists and makers ...Monthly

11:00 amMakers Market on First Street  FREE
2nd Annual “AAPI Heritage Festival” in SF Chinatown (2023)
Saturday, May 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Grant Avenue and Commercial Street
The Chinatown Volunteer Coalition is excited to invite you, your family and friends to our 2nd annual AAPI Heritage Festival in San Francisco’s historic Chinatown! The AAPI Heritage Festival is an event dedicated to celebrating the diversity in Asian and Pacific culture, especially during a time ...
Oakland Greek Festival 2023 (May 19 – 21)
Saturday, May 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Adults $5, Children 12 & under are free.
| Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension

Be Greek for the weekend! Enjoy 3 days of food, music, dance, art and culture. Skip the lines with advance tix purchase & discount offers. Get tickets in advance for swift entry and discounted offers. The Oakland Greek Festival has been a part of Oakland’s ...

SF’s 2nd Annual Indonesia Bazaar (2023)
Saturday, May 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 entry fee was on 2022 event, TBA for 2023
| La Cocina Marketplace
Save The Date! The 2nd Annual Indonesia Bazaar is coming back to town. Bringing together food and culture, in celebration of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Saturday May 20, 2023 Time: 11AM – 4PM La Cocina Marketplace Limited tickets will be on sale soon through Eventbrite, ...
Tattto & Body Art Expo 2023 at Cow Palace (May 19-21)
Saturday, May 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 11:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*1-day ticket: $25.00 (plus applicable fees), 3-day ticket: $55.00 (plus applicable fees)
| Cow Palace

Body Art Expo will be back at the Cow Palace May 19th-21st!! Get your tickets early!!! Don’t miss the opportunity to experience over 200+ body art and piercing vendors. The 2023 Body Art Expo, presented by MEGA productions, will take place in our South Hall ...

11:00 amPhoto Exhibition by Chinese Immigrants (Chinatown)  FREE
11:00 amMakers Market on the Row  FREE
SF’s “Chow Fun” Excelsior Asian Food Festival (Closing Event)
Saturday, May 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Food and drinks available for purchase at each venue

Shop Local, Eat Global! CHOW FUN is an Asian Dine-around to celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Small Business Week in the Excelsior neighborhood in San Francisco. The event will take place from Saturday, May 13 thru Saturday, May 2, ...

11:00 amAnimal Rights Meetup: Stories from the Community (Berkeley)  FREE
San Francisco OMI “Pet Expo” 2023
Saturday, May 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Expert Pet
2nd Annual San Francisco OMI Pet Expo Presented by Expert Pet and Ocean Incubators Come along and explore the world of pet care from top products and education and prizes! Join us at our one of a kind San Francisco event, featuring the neighborhods of Oceanview-Merced-Ingleside! This event ...
11:00 amFree Event w/ Guest Cartoonist: Judd Winick (Charles Shulz Museum)  FREE
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