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Thursday, April 25

2019 Art Market San Francisco Preview: “Free Passes” | Fort Mason
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2019 Art Market San Francisco Preview: "Free Passes" | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition, featuring seventy-five modern and contemporary art galleries from around the world. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 28,000 visitors in 2018, the ...

Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Woke Wash by Matthew Ginsburg | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Woke Wash by Matthew Ginsburg | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

Friday, April 26

2019 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Friday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mint Plaza
2019 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Join Alonzo King LINES Ballet Community Programs and LINES Dance Center for a lunch time performance of work by community organizations hosted and serviced by LINES, LINES Dance Center Performance workshops (feature work by Kara Davis, James Graham, Seema Shah and Erik Wagner), and LINES ...
2019 Art Market San Francisco | Fort Mason
Friday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2019 Art Market San Francisco | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition, featuring seventy-five modern and contemporary art galleries from around the world. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 28,000 visitors in 2018, the ...

2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 – May 5
Friday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| All Over the Bay Area
2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 - May 5

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

2019 stARTup Art Fair: Opening Night Party | Hotel Del Sol
Friday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15 | Hotel Del Sol
2019 stARTup Art Fair: Opening Night Party | Hotel Del Sol

San Francisco’s stARTup Art Fair is one of the most unique art shows you’re likely to ever encounter. A converging point in a boutique hotel setting where art professionals and the art loving public gather to discover today’s most talented independent artists and engage with thought-provoking conversations, ...

Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Exit PlaneXIT PLAN by Lynn Mari | SF
Friday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Exit PlaneXIT PLAN by Lynn Mari | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

Saturday, April 27

2019 “Spey-O-Rama” Fly Casting Championship Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Meals will be available for a nominal fee.
| Angler's Lodge & Casting Pools
2019 "Spey-O-Rama" Fly Casting Championship Festival | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club will be presenting the 17th Annual Spey-O-Rama, the World Championship of Spey Casting, April 26-28, 2019, from 8 am to 5 pm at the casting ponds located in Golden Gate Park. In addition to showcasing product exhibits and casting ...

Earth Day 2019 Beach Clean-Up | Pacifica
Saturday, April 27 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Linda Mar State Beach
Earth Day 2019 Beach Clean-Up | Pacifica
Join in for the annual Earth Day of Action in Pacifica for a citywide day of action dedicated to building community, cleaning up litter and restoring the native landscape of the San Mateo County. 9 am-11:00 am cleanups, gardening & habitat restoration at Citywide Sites 11 am-2:30 pm EcoFest at Linda ...
2019 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Saturday, April 27 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over Colma
2019 Town Wide Garage Sale | Colma
Hunt down your new favorite finds at the seventh annual Colma Town Wide Garage Sale, which will be held at 9 am on Saturday, April 27, 2019 in the residential areas of Colma. Each Colma resident who signs up for the Town Wide Garage Sale will host ...
Independent Book Store Day 2019
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Independent Book Store Day 2019

Independent Bookstore Day will take place at more than 400 bookstores nationwide. For one day, and one day only, limited, unique books and art pieces will be available in more than 400 independent stores across the country. Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and ...

2019 Indie Bookstore Day: Limited Edition Books & Free Treats | East Bay
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pegasus Books (Solano)
2019 Indie Bookstore Day: Limited Edition Books & Free Treats | East Bay
Pegasus Books celebrates Indie Bookstore Day with exclusive content on sale created specifically for independent bookstores. In addition there’ll be giveaways, prizes, and fun activities. Limited edition books and art created exclusively for IBD Spin the wheel and win a prize with purchase of a book Win a ...
Bay Area Dance Week: Burlesque, Ballet & More | 2019
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week: Burlesque, Ballet & More | 2019

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

2019 Dahlia Sale | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look at all the pretty flowers. Flowers for sale beginning at $3
| Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
2019 Dahlia Sale | Golden Gate Park

The Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold the annual Dahlia & Tuber Sale at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park with plants selling $3 each for Tubers or 12 for $30, cuttings are $5 each. The Dahlia is the official flower of ...

Brand New “Songkran” New Year Festival & Parade | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine Oakland
Brand New "Songkran" New Year Festival & Parade | Oakland
Come join the Songkran Festival – the Thai, Lao, Myanmar and Cambodian New Year to honor our parents and ancestors through a festival full of art, food, and celebration. Admission is free. They will have a main stage filled with Miss Songkran where anyone can participate, ...
2019 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2019 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
The Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival celebrates Petaluma’s rich agricultural history as one of the premier dairy regions in the country. 2019 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm  – Parade at noon Downtown Petaluma FREE View 2019 Parade ...
2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt | Danville
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated if you're bringing your doxie.
| Hap Magee Ranch Park
2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt | Danville
Come see dozens of doxies dressed up like bunnies or in their Sunday best sniffing out Easter eggs filled with treats. 2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10 am Hap Magree Ranch Park, 1029 La Gonda Way, Danville, CA FREE, but an RSVP is appreciated ...
ArtSeed’s 2019 Earth Day 10-Hour Art-A-Thon | The Presidio
ArtSeed's 2019 Earth Day 10-Hour Art-A-Thon | The Presidio
Unleash your creativity during ArtSeed’s 10-hour art-making marathon from 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019. While you benefit ArtSeed’s youngsters, enjoy nifty food and drinks, live music, raffle gifts and prizes galore, plus exhibition opportunities. Create art or music alongside students, teachers, amateurs, and ...
2019 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
| Laney College
2019 Laney College Open House | Oakland
Want to learn graphic arts, welding or machining? How about cosmetology or electronics? Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill or a new career, Laney’s Career and Technical Education Open House is a fun day where you can explore a wide range of career and technical programs. Free, an RSVP ...
2019 Bug Day at Randall Museum | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission; Low-cost Activities
| Randall Museum
2019 Bug Day at Randall Museum | SF
2019 Bug Day at the Randall Museum invites kids and adults to have fun learning about all kids of bugs from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019. See live exotic insects, view insects through microscopes, learn about the language of insects, watch beekeepers at work, compete ...
UC Botanical Garden Free Admission Day & Spring Plant Sale | Berkeley
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
UC Botanical Garden Free Admission Day & Spring Plant Sale | Berkeley
The annual UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale takes place from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The Garden offers a wide selection of drought-resistant plants from around the world, including an extensive selection of California natives. Shop for exotic, unusual, and hard ...
San Francisco Ballet “Fan Fest” & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Company Class Observation & Interactive Outdoor Booths Free.
| War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco Ballet "Fan Fest" & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Join for an up-close look at the dancers’ daily ritual, Company Class, on stage at the War Memorial Opera House. Plus, grab a bite to eat and visit the interactive booths outside the Opera House at Fan Fest to try on a tutu, learn about pointe ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over nine Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April, May and June. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and ...Every Saturday

6th Annual Independent Bookstore Day | The Booksmith
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, with RSVP greatly appreciated but not required.
| The Booksmith
6th Annual Independent Bookstore Day | The Booksmith
Booksmith & The Bindery are excited to participate in the sixth annual Independent Bookstore Day. Featuring custom swag, an IBD raffle for free books, sneak-peek advance editions, and a Booksmith tote, and sign-ups for our Book Club Rewards program for discounts on the day of and ...
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of Japanese culture, with traditional exhibitions, entertainment and food. 2019 Cherry Blossom Festival April 27-28, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm Memorial Park, 10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino FREE This fun family festival honors Cupertino’s sister city ...

2019 Spring Family Parade & Park Festival | Mountain View
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pioneer Park (Mtn View)
2019 Spring Family Parade & Park Festival | Mountain View
The 41st Annual Downtown Spring Family Parade comes to Mountain View from 10 am to 1 pm on April 27, 2019. The parade will begin at 10 am on Castro Street at Villa Street and continue all the way into Pioneer Park for post-parade activities. Post-parade activities ...
10th International Children’s Festival | San Jose
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Discovery Meadow
10th International Children's Festival | San Jose
Discover the world from San Jose. International Children’s Festival unites world cultures in the Bay Area through food, fun, and dance. Join and explore a variety of cultures from your neighborhood. Pony Rides, petting zoo, cultural dances of more than 20 different countries, ethnic foods, and ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair features one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2019 – January 5 & 6 – ...

2019 Indie Bookstore Day: Facepainting & Drag Queen Story Hour | SF
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
2019 Indie Bookstore Day: Facepainting & Drag Queen Story Hour | SF
On Saturday, celebrate Independent Bookstore Day from 10 am to 10 pm. Featuring, indie-exclusive books and merch, there will also have: 10 am-noon Facepainting from bookseller Casey 11 am Drag Queen Story Hour with Lady Valentine Noon TARTINE will be joining us for an in-store bakery pop-up! Delicious (While ...
Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
| All Over Sonoma County
Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma

Join in this spring for a weekend along the farm trails during Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies, when Sonoma County farmers open their gates and barn doors to offer a taste of life on the farm. Meet farm animals, cuddle baby animals, watch honey bees ...