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We are totally stoked the weekend is here as we can kick it off on Friday at Off the Grid and then celebrate with the Mission community at Sunday Streets. There are tons of things to do this weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area and we are here for it ALL!

photo: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition via flickr

San Francisco

Sunday Streets: Mission
Join the international open streets movement to reclaim open space for public use! Sunday Streets 2020 kicks off in the Mission. Sun. Event details

Off the Grid Night Food Truck Market
San Francisco’s biggest Friday night street food party is back for its 10th season, running every week from 5–10 p.m.! Discover 30+ mobile food creators, serving everything from Birria tacos and churros to fried chicken, Neapolitan pizza, and wood-fired bone marrow. Fri. Event details

East Bay

CINDERELLA – Gone to the Dogs
Don’t miss the fun as the world’s most popular fairy tale gets retooled and re-fur-bished in this all-singing, all-dancing, all-barking musical extravaganza featuring an all dog cast. Sun. Event details

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Step through the magic wardrobe into a mythical land frozen in eternal winter under a powerful witch’s spell. Epic storytelling combines with movement and puppetry as two actors and four dancers create an entire world of fantastic creatures. Sat.-Sun. Event details


CuriOdyssey’s First Friday Night
Relax with live music and a cash bar while the kids meet animals and play with science. CuriOdyssey members: bring a friend for free to this event (one free admission per membership) and if that friend joins during the evening, both member and friend receive two free guest passes. Fri. Event details

Volunteer Day at Elkus Ranch
Elkus Ranch is in need of volunteers to help with gardening and stall cleaning for friendly livestock. Other special projects vary but can include painting, construction, trail maintenance and more. A perfect opportunity for family volunteering. Sat. Event details

South Bay

Led by Jack Kelly, New York Newsboys go on strike against the unfair practices of the publishing giants.  This Tony-Award winning show features the songs “Seize the Day” and “Carrying the Banner,” and gives audiences a peek of what life was like at the turn of the 19th Century. Sat.-Sun. Event details

Salamander Saturday
Enjoy this annual celebration honoring the often overlooked, but heroically well-adapted amphibians native to the Santa Cruz Mountains and other moist habitats. Live amphibians will be on display for viewing, with all-age crafts and activities. Sat. Event details

North Bay

Family Farm Day – Ocean Exploration
Discover the wonder of the tidepools as you hike Slide Ranch’s magnificent coastal trail to the beach. Sat. Event details

Purim Palooza
Bring your friends to the Osher Marin JCC for a free family carnival. This is a joyous day and all in the community are welcome, regardless of faith. Sun. Event details

—Kate Loweth



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