What’s Happening Around the Bay | September 2017

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend
September 2, 2017
Enjoy the best of Sonoma County’s rich wines and delectable cuisine at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend with over 200 wineries pouring thousands of wines and over 60 local chefs with curated wine pairings. Learn More

Sausalito Art Festival
September 2 – 4, 2017
Enjoy fine art, live music, gourmet food and more at the 65th Annual Sausalito Art Festival. Celebrate Labor Day weekend at America’s Premiere Waterfront Art Festival, with fun for the whole family. Learn More








Orinda Classic Car Show
September 9, 2017
Celebrate the history and excitement of classic cars at the 13th annual Orinda Classic Car Show, featuring a special collection of classic Corvettes from the 1950’s, 1960’s and beyond, all benefiting local charities. Learn More

Silicon Valley Fall Festival
September 9, 2017
Join the city of Cupertino as it hosts the 2017 Silicon Valley Fall Festival, celebrating Labor Day weekend. There something for the whole family including food, games, prizes, the kids zone and more. Learn More








Oakland Pride 2017
September 10, 2017
Oakland Pride is the East Bay’s largest LGBTQ celebration honoring the diversity of the community. Walk in the Oakland Pride Parade and enjoy a special performances by signer and songwriter Andra Day. Learn More

Santana Row Fall Fashion Show
September 16, 2017
Give back with fashion for a cause at the Santa Row Fall Fashion Show benefiting the St. Martin of Tours school. Enjoy champagne, light hors d’oeuvres and a fashion show featuring Santana Row shops. Learn More









Lafayette Art & Wine Festival
September 16 – 17, 2017
Join Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty at the East Bay’s best end of summer party, the 22nd annual award-winning Lafayette Art & Wine Festival featuring live music, gourmet wine, shopping and more. Learn More

Eat Real Festival 2017
September 22 – 24, 2017
Celebrate local cuisine in Jack London Square at the annual Eat Real Festival. Enjoy handcrafted beers and local wines featuring sustainable local ingredients along with live music, cooking demonstrations and gourmet bites. Learn More









The Color Factory
September 2017
Visit the Color Factory in San Francisco. Lose yourself in 10,000 colored ribbons, sink into a giant yellow ball pit, catch some rainbows and taste a spectrum of treats from the factories favorite stops in San Francisco. Learn more

The Mill Valley Film Festival
October 5 – 15, 2017
Join more than 200 filmmakers representing more than 50 countries at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Enjoy tributes, spotlights and galas featuring curated film discussions, gourmet food, wine and more. Learn More



What’s Happening Around the Bay Area | May 2016

What’s Happening Around the Bay Area | May 2016

Bay to Breakers May 2016Bay to Breakers May 2016 – San Francisco’s Zappos.com Bay to Breakers has run continuously for over 100 year as a staple to the City by the Bay. With a starting point near the San Francisco Bay, a few blocks from The Embarcadero, the 12K race runs west through the city and finishes at the Great Highway where breakers crash onto the Pacific Coast’s Ocean Beach. A quintessential San Francisco experience since 1912, the race is interwoven into the fabric of the city and is a true reflection and celebration of life between the breakers and the Bay…READ MORE May 2016

Designer Showcase May 2016

SF Decorator Showcase
May 2 – 30
The West Coast’s top designers are putting the finishing touches on Villa de Martini, the elegant Telegraph Hill home of the 2016 SF Decorator…Read More

Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby Party
May 7
Round up your friends and get gussied up for a fabulous afternoon of fancy hats, fabulous fascinators, stylin’ suits and colorful dresses. Delicious mint…Read More


Dance of Possibilities
May 8
Dutch artist Maria Blaisse creates works that blur distinctions between costume and sculpture, encouraging a symbiotic interplay of body…Read More

May 2016 Oscar De La Renta

The Retrospective
May 13 – 29
A world premiere retrospective of Oscar de la Renta’s work celebrates the life and career of one of fashion’s most influential designers. Featuring more than 130 pieces…Read More

ACS Symposium May 2016

Our Changing Oceans
May 14
A symposium to address how climate change impacts marine environments & ecosystems including temperature, ocean acidification, productivity…Read More

Baseball in the Movies

Baseball in the Movies
May 15 – 22 – 29
Brush off your cleats, straighten your cap and step up to the plate for a smorgasbord of movies celebrating America’s Pastime. Includes Field of Dreams, Moneyball…Read More

May 2016 Red Bull Flying Bach

Red Bull Flying Bach
May 20 – 22
A clash of cultures turns the international classical music world upside down. Creative performances visualizes and revives Johann Sebastian Bach’s…Read More

SF Beer Festival

International Beer Festival
May 21
Hundreds of craft beers, local and international breweries, delicious eats from sensational San Francisco restaurants benefits a local…Read More

Oakland Book Fest

1 day, 7 hours, 145 Writers
May 22
Inside City Hall, more than 100 novelists, poets, historians, philosophers, journalists, and activists will engage event-goers in panels, interviews…Read More


BottleRock Napa Valley
May 27 – 29
BottleRock 2016 features Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, Florence + The Machine, The Lumineers, Death Cab for Cutie, Lenny Kravitz…Read More


Bay Area Kids Fest
May 28
One of the Bay Area’s longest-running family events. Our spacious outdoor venue features free non-stop entertainment on the Main Stage, the Teenage Mutant Ninja…Read More


Carnaval San Francisco
May 29
Carnaval SF cultivates and celebrates the vibrantly diverse Latin American and Caribbean roots of the Mission District and the greater San Francisco Bay Area…Read More

What’s Happening Around the Bay Area | April 2016

What’s Happening Around the Bay Area | April 2016

Cherry Blossom Fest April 2016Northern California – Cherry Blossom Festival – SF Cherry Blossom Festival returns April 9-10, 16-17 for the 49th year. One of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity…READ MORE  April 2016

Latino Art Now April 2016

Latino Art Now!
April 1
18th Annual Latino Art Now! highlighting the breadth and vibrancy of contemporary Latino art, with over 50 works of art up for grabs…Read More

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Cambodian New Year
April 2
The festival is multicultural with Cambodian dance groups from all over Northern, CA performing dances in dazzlingly costumes…Read More

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Love & Gravity
April 3
Thrillingly beautiful, Acrobatic Conundrum transports audiences to a world seemingly free of the bounds of physics, but not free of the…Read More

Robogames April 2016

Robo Games 2016
April 8
You may have seen robot combat, BattleBots on TV, cool Lego contraptions at MakerFaire, or walking, dancing, soccer playing humanoids…Read More

Battle Sails April 2016

Battle Sails
April 9
Battle Sails feature booming cannons, close-quarters maneuvers, and a taste of 18th century maritime life aboard tall ships…Read More

beekeeping April 2016

Honey Harvesting
April 10
In this hands-on class, participants will uncap frames of honeycomb and hand spin them in an extractor to expel the honey…Read More

Napa Valley History Tour April 2016

Pope Valley Day
April 14-16
Take a step back into Napa County’s early history with the 2016 Napa Valley History Tour. This 3-day event visits…Read More

Cinematic Landscapes April 2016

Cinematic Landscapes
April 16-17
A multiple prizewinner at the Cannes Film Festival, the Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan is one of the most…Read More

Wente Vineyard April 2016

Toast to Thirty Years
April 21-31
This April marks thirty years since we opened The Restaurant. To celebrate, we have put together an entire month…Read More

Paul Thiebaud Gallery April 2016

Michael Tompkins
April 22
The Paul Thiebaud Gallery presents Michael Tompkins: Recent Paintings & Landscape Drawings March…Read More

Oakland Earth Day April 2016

Oakland Earth Day
April 23
Earth Day is Oakland’s largest annual volunteer cleanup and beautification event. In 2015, 3,400 volunteers…Read More

Dream Machines April 2016

Dream Machines Show
April 24
At Half Moon Bay Airport, the world’s coolest cars, fantastic flying machines, custom motorcycles, quirky contraptions…Read More

Emily Zisman Rosenblum Cellars April 2016

Music on Last Friday
April 29
Join Rosenblum Cellars for the music of Emily Zisman, folk singer-songwriter native of the San Francisco Bay area….Read More

Paint WarsSF April 2016

Paint Wars
April 30
The world’s largest paint fight. Imagine thousands of people preparing for the most epic paint battle this earth…Read More

How Weird Festival April 2016

How Weird Street Fest
May 1
Join us as we gather to celebrate peace, dance in the streets, be inspired by art, shop exotic stores, make new…Read More

What’s Happening Around the Bay Area | February 2016

What’s Happening Around the Bay Area | February 2016

Super Bowl City Fan Energy ZoneSuper Bowl City – We’re not just hosting a Super Bowl in 2016. We’re redefining it. And we’re going to do it big. Loud, proud, inclusive and authentic, just like the Bay Area itself. Visit our Calendar section to see events happening around the region, including the Host Committee’s free public fan village Super Bowl City. This is how the Bay Area does Super Bowl. Our Super Bowl 50 Host Committee is an expert team of full-time staff and a diverse, innovative advisory board of Bay Area leaders…READ MORE

Winter Theater Festival

Winter Theatre Festival
January 29 – February 6
SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts presents Winter Theatre Festival featuring a mix of your favorite Bay Area…Read More

The Dean Collection X BACARDI Untameable House Party - Day 1

Alicia Keys at City Stage
February 6
Super Bowl Week will be capped with a special, free performance by Levi’s® brand ambassador and fifteen-time Grammy…Read More

Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 at Parkway
February 7
Experience Super Bowl 2016 at The New Parkway Theater. Come on out to enjoy Super Bowl 2016 in Oakland’s second living…Read More

A Shakespeare Valentine

A Shakespeare Valentine
February 12
A Shakespeare Valentine and The Harlem Renaissance features eight actors, four women and four men, with the words of 47 of The…Read More

Hunger Games

Hunger Games Exhibition
February 13
Exploration of art, science, and history of the world of Panem. Costumes and set recreations highlight the technological wizardry…Read More


Education in Espresso
February 14
San Francisco’s barista, welcomes you to Jane Cafe to learn the craft of making the perfect espresso. Jane, one of San Francisco’s most elegant…Read More

Sf Tribal Expo

SF Tribal & Textile Show
February 19
Celebrating 30 years. Over 80 international exhibitors offering for sale Tribal & Textile Arts, exceptional artifacts…Read More


WWII Shadow of Mt Tam
February 20
From 1942-1945 Sausalito was home to a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship. Innovations, ingenuity…Read More

City Art

City Art’s Opening
February 21
Nearly 20 artists from the Bay Area display work in a new group show for February. The artists are working in a…Read More

Russian Festival

SF Russian Festival
February 26 – 28
Enjoy all the flavor and fun of the Russian-American experience in one wild Weekend. Our three-day performance spectacular will transport…Read More


VinOlivo Weekend
February 27
This weekend long affair kicks off in style with not-to-be-missed Grand Tasting event on Friday evening. The festivities continue on…Read More


Danish String Quartet
February 28
The Danish String Quartet has become an international sensation in recent years, winning over critics and audiences alike…Read More

What’s Happening Around the Bay Area | January 2016

What’s Happening Around the Bay Area | January 2016

San Francisco Restaurant Week – SF Restaurant Week returns. SF Restaurant Week is the program formerly known as Dine About Town that was rebranded in 2015. It is presented by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association and is an opportunity for area residents and visitors to celebrate, explore, and enjoy our world-class dining city while supporting local community organizations…READ MORE


January 1-10 See Schedule
Odysseo is the largest touring production in the world and marries the equestrian arts, stage arts, and high-tech theatrical effects at…Read More

Mississippi Blues Child

The Mississippi Blues Child
January 1-3 | See Schedule
Castro Coleman, – Mr. Sipp “Mississippi Blues Child” was born August 25, 1976 to Johnell and the late Vera Coleman in the small town of…Read More

Shen Yun

Shen Yun
January 5-10 | See Schedule
What if you could travel across centuries, visit imperial palaces, and discover realms hidden to the human eye? Stand alongside…Read More

Quantum Jazz

Quantum Jazz
January 8 | 7PM
Contemporary jazz takes a spirited, eclectic leap forward with Quantum Jazz, a powerhouse four piece ensemble out of Denver…Read More


Public Solar Observing
January 9 | 7PM-Midnight
Come and view our closest star and learn about sunspots, prominences, flares and more. We observe with both visible light and radio…Read More


Bay Area Pet Expo
January 9-10 | See Schedule
Fabulous Prize Giveaways & Fun for both the Two-Legged AND Four-Legged. Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming…Read More

Sea Lion Anniversary

Sea Lion Anniversary
January 15-18 | 11AM-4PM
Join us to celebrate the 26th anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to PIER 39! The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in…Read More

Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters
January 16 | 2PM
Iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Oracle Arena with their most epic tour in history, as the world famous team celebrates its 90th…Read More


NEAT | Jewish Museum
January 17 | See Schedule
The 1960s program Experiments in Art and Technology was a turning point in art’s relationship with science as artists and scientists…Read More

Edwardian Ball

16th Annual Edwardian Ball
January 22 | 8PM
16th Annual Edwardian Ball returns to the Regency Ballroom. The inimitable, description-defying, high camp, whimsical and surrealistic…Read More

Bill Nye

SF Sketchfest
January 23 | 7PM
Science meets comedy and pop culture onstage at StarTalk Live!, the StarTalk Radio road show that’s entertaining and educating sold-out…Read More

Denis Matsuev

Denis Matsuev Piano Recital
January 24 | 7PM
You won’t want to miss the dynamic pianist return again to San Francisco for the recital, which will feature works including Tchaikovsky’s…Read More

Musical Theater

Musical Theater
January 29 | 8PM
It was the Depression era version of Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show. Moss Hart’s sketches were sharp, witty, and…Read More

Golden Gate Kennel Club

GG Kennel Club Dog Show
January 30 | See Schedule
The Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show ranks as one of the most prestigious in the nation. With a history dating back over 100 years…Read More

Cirque Ziva

Cirque Ziva
January 31 | 3PM
This amazing show by China’s Golden Dragon Acrobats, is a high-energy evening of jaw-dropping stunts and awe-inspiring artistry…Read More