What's Happening | Upcoming Bay Area Events

 

June 16 -18, 2017

 

 

Upcoming Weekend Events in Pacific Union's San Francisco, Marin County, Sonoma and Napa, the Peninsula and South Bay, and East Bay Regions

 

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO EVENTS

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco's World Refugee Day

Fri, June 16. 12PM to 3:30PM

FREE For All Ages

@ Mission and 18th Street

It's San Francisco's World Refugee Day! You are invited to an afternoon of cultural performances, international food, music, and speakers. SF is a diverse sanctuary city that has help immigrants integrate into its community.

 

San Francisco Jazz Festival

Fri-Sun, June 16-18. 

For All Ages / Times and prices vary

@ Locations vary

Check out the 35th Annual Jazz Festival this weekend. Linda May Han Oh Group, The Hot Club, Con Brio, and Jon Jangtet will be performing. 

Black History Month Film Festival

Fri-Sun, June 16-18. 
FREE For All Ages / Prices vary

@ Locations vary

Celebrate African American cinema and the African cultural diaspora through a diverse collection of films - from emerging and established filmmakers. There will be special events as well as networking.

 

63rd Annual North Beach Festival

Sat-Sun, June 17-18. 10AM to 6PM

FREE For All Ages

@ North Beach District

Come to our slice of Little Italy this weekend! With over 125 arts and crafts booths, gourmet food, two stages of live entertainment, Italian street painting, beverage gardens, kid's activities and more; there is something for everyone.

 

2017 Corgi-Con

Sat, June 17. 10AM to 2PM
FREE For All Ages

@ Ocean Beach, 21 Stairwell on Fulton

Bring your corgi to the fun and make new furry friends! There will be Corgi Con swag, a costume contest, and corgi races. Proceeds will benefit Queen's Best Stumpy Dog Rescue and CorgiAid, Inc.

7th Annual Soy & Tofu Festival

Sat, June 17. 11AM to 5PM
For All Ages / Prices vary

@ 1111 Gough Street

Do you love tofu and soy products? This is the event for you. Check out exciting culinary innovations from soy and tofu vendors. There will be an education forum on the various uses and benefits of soy and tofu. Live music, cultural entertainment, interactive games and eating contests are also slated.

 

 

MARIN, NAPA, SONOMA EVENTS

 

 

 

 

 

Country Summer 2017

Fri-Sun, June 16-18. 

For All Ages / Prices vary

@ Sonoma County Fairgrounds

Welcome to Northern California's largest country music festival. In 2016, Country Summer attracted more than 27,000 from 35 states and four different countries. Beyond the great music and Western-themed attractions, there is a awesome variety of good eats and libations.

 

Summer of Love

Reception for New Exhibitions

Sat, June 17. 4PM-7PM  

FREE For All Ages

@ Bolinas Museum

Bolinas Museum will be having a reception for the opening of the Counter-culture & Creativity program exhibition, spotlighting the 60's & 70's. There will be gallery talks with artists and curators, followed with a concert from Maria Muldaur & Her Redhot Blusiana Band.

Annual Steampunk to Speakeasy Gala

Sat, June 17. 6:30PM to 10PM

Ages 21+ / Prices vary

@ Hotel Petaluma

This is a fundraiser for the Petaluma Museum Assocation. There will be Stompy Jones Band, the Oyster Girls, canapes, fabulous hors d'oeuvres & cocktails. 

Fishing with Kids at Stafford Lake

Sun, June 18. 9AM to 11AM

FREE For All Ages 

@ Stafford Lake Park, Novato

If you don't know how to fish and have always wanted to learn, this is the event for you. Rangers will cast out with the kids at the lake to try to reel in the biggest fish. Make sure to dress in layers, wear sturdy shoes and don't forget the fishing pole. 

 

Father's Day BBQ

Sun, June 18. 11AM to 7PM

FREE For All Ages 

@ Marin Country Mart Courtyard

Wishing a great Father's day to all the fathers out there. Come celebrate this Sunday with a BBQ with open pit porchetta sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, wings, grilled Mexican corn and more! Not to mention bands like Big Brother & the Holding Co, Looking through You and The Hippy Hill Band will be playing.

 

 

PENINSULA, SOUTH BAY EVENTS

 

 

 

 

 

101 Dalmatians Show

Fri-Sun, June 16-18. 

For All Ages / Times and prices vary

@ Historic Hoover Theater, San Jose

Check out this adorable show put on by children on the classic, 101 Dalmatians. When the protagonist are faced with Cruella De Vil, they must save the puppies from her and her henchmen. 

 

Half Moon Bay Summer Antiques &

Collectibles Show and Sale

Sat-Sun, June 17-18. 10AM to 5PM 

For All Ages / $5 Admission

@ 735 Main Street, Half Moon Bay

Whether you are a treasure hunter, decorator, collector, or simply enjoy finding something special, this is for you. Stroll down the aisles of assorted items, vintage clothing, furniture, glassware, memorabilia, textiles, artwork, toys, jewelry and more. 

40th VMOA Car Show

Sat, June 17. 9AM to 3PM

FREE For All Ages

@ 1711 Winchester Blvd, Campbell

Learn all about cars at the Vintage Mustangs Owners Association Car Show. There will be classes on traditional cars as well as modified cars. Check out all the cars with live music by the band, Iconics. There will also be a BBQ lunch by the Campbell Police Dept. in support of their Police Youth Activities. 

 

International Surfing Day

Sat, June 17. 9AM to 2PM

FREE For All Ages 

@ Linda Mar State Beach, Pacifica

With great weather this weekend ahead, get out to the beach and learn how to surf, as well as volunteer to clean up the beach to protect the environment.

 

Palo Alto World Music Day

Sun, June 18. 3PM to 7:30PM

FREE For All Ages

@ University Avenue, Palo Alto

With 50 professional and amateur musical groups performing a variety of genres on street corners and plazas, this will be a fun family event to attend. There will be classical, jazz, pop, rock, Greek, Balkan, Indian, World Music and more!

 

 

EAST BAY EVENTS

 

 

 

 

11th Annual Northern California

Pirate Festival

Sat-Sun, June 17-18. 10AM to 6PM

For All Ages / Prices vary
@ 289 Mare Island Way, Novato

Don your pirate garb and get ready to board the ship, the Pirate Festival is just around the corner. Join over 500 Costumed actors, crafters and musicians at this annual fest. There will be four stages of continuous entertainment, rows of nautically inspired craft, micro-breweries, food, ship-to-shore cannon battles and more!

 

The Jam at Neptune Beach 2017

Sat-Sun, June 17-18. 10AM to 5:30PM

FREE For All Ages

@ Webster between Pacific & Central, 

Alameda

This carnival atmosphere is complete with rides, cotton candy, kid's activities, food trucks, and more for a great Father's Day weekend. It's fun for the whole family and the music will have you dancing all day.

2017 Danville Summerfest

Sat-Sun, June 17-18. 10AM to 5PM

FREE For All Ages

@ Historic Downtown Danville

This popular event is sponsored by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce and is a family & dog friendly event. There will be classic car shows, great eats, plays and community concerts, not to mention the amazing local arts from artists.

Montclair Village Beer & Wine Celebration

Sat, June 17. 12PM to 6PM
For All Ages / Prices vary

@ Montclair Village, Oakland

Check out the showcase of fine artisan wines and craft beers, this intimate tasting experience will allow attendees to get to know their beverage as well as the maker. Bring your family and friends for an exciting day of live music, dancing as well as kid's arts and crafts.

 

Annual Movie Night in the Vineyards

Sat, June 17. 7:30PM to 10:30PM

For All Ages / $10 Suggest Donation

@ Goble Vineyard Estate, Livermore

Spend a night under the stars watching The Princess Bride, a timeless classic. Proceeds will go to The Freedom Story, to prevent child exploitation programs. There will be snacks and refreshments available for purchase.

 

 

LAKE TAHOE EVENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tahoe City Solstice Festival

Fri-Sat, June 16-17. 8AM

FREE For All Ages
@ Jakes on the Lake

Celebrate the beginning of summer at our 12th Annual Tahoe City Solstice Festival. In addition to 4+ days of amazing events and activities, you'll enjoy convenient lake access, acclaimed artists, fabulous restaurants, charming shops and galleries.

 

Broken Arrow Sky Race

Fri-Sat, June 16-17. All Day

Ages 18+ / Prices vary

@ Squaw Valley

The Broken Arrow Skyrace, presented by Salomon, is California's only officially-sanctioned tour stop on the 2017 Altra US Skyrunner Series. The two-day event, held at the world-famous Squaw Valley, consists of three iconic distances, showcasing the beauty of Lake Tahoe, Jewel of the Sierra Nevada.

Bike Path Cleanup

Sat, June 17. 9:30AM to 12:30PM

FREE For All Ages

@ League to Save Lake Tahoe Office

Celebrate the end of the Tahoe Bike Challenge! Volunteers can meet at one of the three locations throughout South Tahoe to pick up litter from the areas around our bike paths. Then there will be free lunch after noon at the League to Save Lake Tahoe office. Everyone is welcomed and supplies will be provided.

29th Annual Kids Fishing Derby

Sat, June 17. 9AM to 1PM
FREE For Ages 12 and Under 

@ Rotary Club of Truckee

Oh yes the annual Kids Fishing Derby. I will be held at the Cold Stream Pond behind Donner State Memorial Park and is jointly sponsored by the Nevada County Fishing & Game, as well as the Truckee Noon Rotary Club. Food and soft drinks will be available, should you not catch a fish.

 

Burton Creek Trail Running Festival

Sun, June 18. 7:30AM

For All Ages / Prices vary

@ Highlands Community Center

Burton Creek drains the runoff from Mt. Watson into Lake Tahoe. Choose between from the 6K, 12K, or Half Marathon. The Burton Creek Half Marathon is one of the best Lake Tahoe Half Marathons. We also offer kid appropriate races for ages 4 or over.