Join in all the festivities this weekend, whether at a fair, festival or a fiesta! Enjoy traditional Norwegian eats and entertainment at the Norway Day Festival, and savor some Mexican meals and music at the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! Sing along with a young cast of characters while watching You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and bop along to dance performances at the May Fete Parade & Fair.

San Francisco

Norway Day Festival
Visit Norway without leaving the Bay Area! Enjoy live entertainment, ice skating, an exciting kids area, and traditional foods, drinks and shopping. Sat., 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Sun., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  San Francisco. $13 per adult. $3 per child. All ages. Event details.

Garden Ornaments
With inspiration from the exhibition Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought, kids will have fun crafting garden ornaments using recycled and upcycled materials. Sun., 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. San Francisco. $10-$12/Adult. 18 and under free. Ages 3-12. Event details.

East Bay

Roughing It Family Activity Day
This is a great opportunity for new families to visit the Roughing It summer camp and try out some activities. Kids can try fishing, crafts and field games. Sat., 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Lafayette. Free. All ages. Event details.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
This lovable little show full of young actors, chronicles an average day in the life of Charlie Brown. It’s really a day made up of little moments, from Valentine’s Day to baseball season, from wild optimism to utter despair. Sun., 10:00 am & 12:30 pm. Oakland. $15 per adult. $10 per child. Under 16, free. All ages.  Event details.


Family Explorers Bay Sail
Set sail for family adventure aboard the Schooner Seaward. Navigate the bay, hoist sails and learn a bit about bay ecology. Sat., 9:30 am – 12:00 pm. Sausalito. $30 per person. All ages. Event details.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
See Ballet Folklorico Mexicano perform a free outdoor dance performance, followed by wonderful mariachi music. Make a paper flower ornament too. Sat., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sausalito. $11 per person. Under 6 mos, free. All ages. Event details.


May Fete Parade & Fair
Celebrate kids and spring with a parade and fair, including children’s activities, music and dance performances and great food. Sat., 10:00 am – 2:30 pm. Palo Alto. Free. All ages. Event details.

Peninsula School Spring Fair
Play, create, explore, discover, listen to music, learn, eat, drink, visit and have a great time! Sun., 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Menlo Park. $30/Family. $10 per adult. $5 per child. Under 3, free. All ages. Event details.

— Rachel Teichman

photo courtesy of Woodminster Summer Musicals