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Thursday, March 21

Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa
Thursday, March 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & New Montgomery St
Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa

Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours Every 3rd Thursday ...Monthly

Presidio Experience Tour | SF
Thursday, March 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Visitor Center (Presidio)
Presidio Experience Tour | SF
Get to know the Presidio during this two hour, in-depth experience. Start with a scenic shuttle ride around the park, filled with illuminating stories about the Presidio’s past and present. Then enjoy a guided tour of the Presidio Officers’ Club for a deeper dive into the ...

Friday, March 22

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day in The Bay | Mar. 22-April 09
Friday, March 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Dockside tours are $5 donation. Sailing tickets are $55 a head.
| Seaport Court (Redwood City)
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day in The Bay | Mar. 22-April 09

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Saturday, March 23

Check Out SF’s Brand New Rain Garden | McLaren Park
Saturday, March 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | McLaren Park Community Garden
Check Out SF's Brand New Rain Garden | McLaren Park
Join us from 10 am to noon for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, March 23 as we open the McLaren Community Garden. We will have brief remarks, family-friendly gardening activities and a Visitacion Valley Green Nodes walking tour! Funded by the 2008 and 2012 Clean ...
2019 Irish-American Crossroads Festival Docent-Led Tour | SF
Saturday, March 23 – 11:15 am | Cost: FREE | Chinese Historical Society
2019 Irish-American Crossroads Festival Docent-Led Tour | SF
Mark the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike, which completed the Transcontinental Railroad, join for a docent-led tour of the Chinese Historical Society’s Exhibition, Chinese-American: Exclusion: Inclusion.
Telegraph Hill Stairway Hike | SF
Saturday, March 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations welcome
| Telegraph Hill
Telegraph Hill Stairway Hike | SF
Enjoy views of the bay and semi-tropical gardens along the Filbert Steps while learning about Coit Tower, quarrying, castles, parrots, 19th century cottages, and modern condos. Meet at the Marconi Monument, opposite 290 Lombard, at the intersections of Lombard, Kearny and Telegraph Hill Blvd.

Sunday, March 24

March Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
March Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Bayview Hill Guided Nature Hike: Native Plants, Birds & Gorgeous Views | SF
Sunday, March 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview Hill
Bayview Hill Guided Nature Hike: Native Plants, Birds & Gorgeous Views | SF
Join in for a guided nature hike up Bayview Hill on Sunday, March 24. The walk up Key Ave. is steep, but take your time and enjoy the native plants and views. The upper area is fairly level with fascinating plants, birds and geology, and unobstructed views ...
“Hike it UP” Glen Park Peaks & Pints | SF
Sunday, March 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Glen Park BART
"Hike it UP" Glen Park Peaks & Pints | SF
Begin at Glen Park BART, then hike it UP through Glen Park Canyon (the park incorporates free-flowing Islais Creek, an extensive grassland with adjoining trees, striking rock outcrops, and arid patches covered by “coastal scrub” plant communities. Following that, cross over Portolo to explore Mount Davidson, ...

Friday, March 29

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, March 29 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...Monthly

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, March 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

Fauxtest 2019: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Friday, March 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
| Dolores Park
Fauxtest 2019: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Join San Francisco’s seventh annual Fauxtest (pronounced foe-test), a fake protest, rally and march to demonstrate for/against Dada (fake or nonsense) news. Originally conceived as a fake protest in response to complacency and arm chair activism, Fauxtest has evolved into a response to the fake ...

Sunday, March 31

2019 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
Sunday, March 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2019 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
Got the day off? Take a guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love on Cesar Chavez Day, a bank holiday in California. 2019 Cesar Chavez Day Walking Tours Saturday, March 31, 2018 All Over San Francisco FREE but donations greatly appreciated San Francisco City Guides Schedule 10:30 ...

Wednesday, April 3

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Thursday, April 4

Guided Walking Tour of the Main Post | Presidio
Thursday, April 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Guided Walking Tour of the Main Post | Presidio
Explore the Presidio’s historic Main Post on this guided two-hour walking tour. Learn about the Presidio’s layered history through stories of the people and places that have shaped it. The walk is on paved surfaces, with some moderate inclines and uneven sections.
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays
Thursday, April 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays

Galleries and art spaces will be open late every 1st Thursday of the month from 6-9 pm. Expect to see amazing artwork from artists near and far, participate in events, workshops, and more. Castro Art Walk 1st Thursdays | 6-9 pm The Castro, San Francisco FREE ...Monthly

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, April 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The SF First Thursday Art Walk makes 27+ galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...Monthly

Friday, April 5

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, April 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

Friday Preview Party: 2019 Spring Open Studios | Mission District
Friday, April 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1890 Bryant Street Studios
Friday Preview Party: 2019 Spring Open Studios | Mission District

Mission Artists is entering their second decade of connecting and showcasing artists in the Mission. Come out and look at art and celebrate. Get creative! Get inspired! Get an art collection! Join in for a fun weekend reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District ...

Saturday, April 6

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, April 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...Monthly

2019 Spring Open Studios: 100+ Artists | Mission District
Saturday, April 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2019 Spring Open Studios: 100+ Artists | Mission District

Mission Artists is entering their second decade of connecting and showcasing artists in the Mission. Come out and look at art and celebrate. Get creative! Get inspired! Get an art collection! Join in for a fun weekend reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District ...

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, April 6 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

The Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP) sprawls across more than a dozen venues as well as public spaces, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, and homes all over La Mission from around 6 pm until late. The event features taking common spaces, and for one ...

Sunday, April 7

April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

2019 Spring Open Studios: Choose Your Own Art Tour | Mission District
Sunday, April 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2019 Spring Open Studios: Choose Your Own Art Tour | Mission District

Mission Artists is entering their second decade of connecting and showcasing artists in the Mission. Come out and look at art and celebrate. Get creative! Get inspired! Get an art collection! Join in for a fun weekend reconnecting with the abundant creativity in the Mission District ...

Wednesday, April 10

Walk to Work Day 2019: Free Treats & Giveaways | SF
Wednesday, April 10 – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Everything offered is while supplies last. Must hubs are open from 7:30-10:30 am.
| All Over San Francisco
Walk to Work Day 2019: Free Treats & Giveaways | SF
Walk to Work Day is the annual celebration of the walking city – and of everyone who walks. The seventh annual Walk to Work Day. San Francisco is a walking city. Whether you live here, work here, or are visiting, it’s one of the best things ...

Thursday, April 11

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | April 11-23
Thursday, April 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Tours by $5 suggested donation. Sailing tix from $45
| Jack London Square
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | April 11-23

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Friday, April 12

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, April 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Vallejo
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays

The monthly Vallejo Art Walk showcases a variety of nationally accomplished and upcoming local creatives in the historic downtown Vallejo arts district from 5-10 pm on the second Friday of every month, on Georgia, Marin, and Virginia streets. Explore over 25 participating galleries and shops, and ...Monthly