Almost officially Autumn and the weather keeps getting better. Enjoy some outside time while you clean up the coast on Coastal Cleanup Day. Then, visit the Asian Art Museum for free entry on Korean Culture Day. Live music and activities will keep you and kids busy, learning, and entertained. Between the weather and this round up of weekend events, things are feeling pretty sunny around the Bay.

San Francisco

Bowling and Ice Cream Social
Don rented shoes and support the YMCA’s Urban Services program at this awesome benefit event. Bowl your best game while hoovering through ice cream from Bi-Rite Market. This party’s a strike! Sun., 5:00 pm-8:00 pm. $35/person. All ages. Event details.

Rock Make Street Festival
Bring the kids to the Rock Make Street Festival for a day-long deluge of local and kids’ rock bands. There will also be arts and crafts, vendors, and food trucks. Rock on! Sat., 12:00 pm-7:00 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.

East Bay

Old Time Music Convention
Enjoy “old timey” music in venues all over Berkeley at the Old Time Music Convention. Attend dance workshops and learn how to square dance, “flatfoot,” and more. The word you’re looking for is “hootenanny.” Thurs.-Sun., see website. Free. All ages. Event details.

Children’s Fair
It’ll be impossible not to have a good time at the Livermore Children’s Fair. With arts and crafts, inflatables, food, a bicycle rodeo, and more. Play in the pool, fish in the tank—it’s two days of party. Sat. and Sun., 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.


Train Days
The Los Altos History Museum is breaking out its engineer’s cap and laying track for Train Days. Bring your favorite railroader for fun with steam trains, engines, and theme cars. Sat. and Sun., 10:00 am-4:00 pm. $10/family. All ages. Event details.

The Silverspot Co-op is having a party and you’re invited. Dance it up at Silverpalooza, play games, walk the cake walk, and more. Lunch and snack will be available as will disco balls. Sun., 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. $5 suggested donation. All ages. Event details.


Open Garden Day
Spend a day in the garden at San Domenico School. Open Garden Day is a day of music, arts and crafts, pony rides, face painting, petting zoo, and more. Get gardening tips, fresh grown food samples, and support the SDS garden program. Sat., 10:00 am-1:00 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.

Harvest Festival
Come to the Marin Country Mart for the Harvest Festival. Watch apples be pressed into cider, make butter, visit the petting zoo and take a pony ride, have your face painted, and enjoy live music. Sat., 9:00 am-2:00 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.