It’s a weekend for buying and selling, finding great deals and awesome steals! The whole bay is cleaning out the closets and gearing up for everything from the Twins by the Bay Consignment Sale to the city-wide garage sale in Palo Alto and Marin’s Largest Garage Sale for Families.

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San Francisco

Rotunda Dance Series: San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Opening Event
Get ready for whirling skirts with the Ballet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl and a little Carnaval action with Fogo Na Roupa Performing Company as the 2013 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival kicks off with a free dance performance as part of the Rotunda Dance Series. It’s a lively lunchtime event and the coolest part? It’s free! Fri., 12:00 pm. San Francisco. Free. All Ages. Event Details.

East Bay

Really Cool Kids Consignment Summer Sale
Really Cool Kids is having it’s summer sale on June 8th and 9th! It’s a fab way to buy and sell children’s clothes. Stop by and pick up some great gear for the coming hot months. When shopping at this sale, it will be the best of the best cause cool Kids only accepts items in good, working condition. Sat., 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Sun., 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Danville. Free. All Ages. Event Details.

Twins By the Bay Consignment Sale
Families will find great deals on clothing for babes and kids, cool toys and more! Proceeds will provide support and education for families with multiples. Head for Berkeley and get there early to snag the best stuff. Sun., 9:00 am – 1:30 pm. Berkeley. Free. All Ages. Event Details.


Outer Space From The Open Space
See the stars in the wide open. Join local astronomer Larry for a trip to Mount Burdell. See the constellations and hear the legends behind them. Don’t forget those warm clothes, flashlights and snacks! Fri., 8:00 pm. Novato. Free. All Ages. Event Details.

Marin’s Largest Garage Sale for Families
Come dig through Marin’s Parents of Multiples yearly extravaganza, which will be a vast selection of children’s clothing (ages 0-10), baby/toddler equipment. Mark the calendars & come check it out! Items sell at 50% – 80% below retail and go fast, so be sure to arrive early! Sat., 8:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Greenbrae. Free. All Ages. Event Details.

South Bay/Peninsula

San Mateo County Fair Free Concert
Enjoy all the fun at the fair and stay for The Whispers, a groovy R&B band. The fair boasts a stunning variety of world-class musical entertainment, live performances, fun festival food, local and traditional contests, and carnival fun for everyone. Sat., 11:00 am. San Mateo. Admission: $6-$22. All Ages. Event Details.

Palo Alto City-Wide Garage Sale
Part city wide block party, part scavenger hunt and part flea market, don’t miss out on what is sure to be a super cool day in Palo Alto. Get the family ready to dig out treasures of all kinds, when over 320 yard sales will be up and running. Sat., 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Palo Alto. Free. All Ages. Event Details.

What do you have planned for the weekend?

–Gabrielle Cullen

Image Courtesy of the San Mateo County Fair facebook page