Happy Friday Everyone! You've worked hard all week, and now it's time to have fun! Getting out and enjoying the beautiful Bay Area, as well as enjoying the company of friends old and new, is great for your mental health. So check out some of our favorite events from around the Bay that you can attend this weekend!
Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.
Friday, May 27th
The Center SF, San Francisco
7 PM, Ages: All
Welcome to Decentered, a space where you can shine your light, exorcise your demons and give others a glimpse into your corner of the universe. Music, poetry, storytelling or any art forms yet to be born on our stage, all are welcome. Join us every Friday at 7pm.
Liz Cahill is a poet and producer based in San Francisco. She got her start attending Open Mic at Saturday Night Special - An East Bay Open Mic and studied poetry and hosting with the legendary Hollie Hardy. In 2018 she met Theory and they have been collaborating ever since.
Billy Song AKA Theory is a poet and writer from New York City. He has a Bachelors in Film Making and is studying Fiction at USFCA’s graduate school.
In May 2021 they co founded Decentered.
Fort Mason, San Francisco
5 PM, All Ages
Re-emerging for its 12th season, Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center is the Bay Area’s most beloved and anticipated community event, as well as the largest recurring nighttime street food festival in Northern California. After a challenging couple of years, we’re ready to reignite the San Francisco food scene with our flagship marketplace in full style. This year’s event will highlight both creators and guests through a more dynamic way to experience this one-of-a-kind destination. Together, we can throw a heartfelt celebration of resilience, community and the small businesses that make this city so vibrant.
Saturday, May 28th
Treasure Island Wines, Treasure Island
1 PM, Ages: 21+
Akaushi Wagyu Grilled Tri Tip Beef with Roasted Herb New Potatoes
Black Sea Fisherman's Stew (A street food version of Cioppino) with Sourdough Toast
Stuffed Zucchini, Eggplant Pepper Relish and a Spinach Phyllo Rosett (Vegetarian Option)
Banista -traditional pastry dish prepared by layering a mixture of whisked eggs, natural yogurt and pieces of white brined cheese between filo pastry and then baking it in an oven.
Prices are per person for food, a glass of wine and live music. Wine is available for purchase by the glass and by the bottle. You may choose from our new releases and wine selections that pair superbly with the featured dishes.
Tickets are $45 per person. Discounted Designated Driver tickets are available. Wine Club members receive 20% off the ticket price! Ask for your club discount (promo) code.
The event will be outdoors pending cooperation of the weather. Thank you! Adults Only Please.
Fourth Street, Berkeley
11 AM, Ages: All
Join the best Bay Area makers & sellers of vintage fashion, curated home, artisan-made craft, and fresh art & design as we come together this spring with local food trucks at Fourth Street in Berkeley every Saturday starting March 26th. Join us for an outdoor lunch from a variety of food truck options, discover your new favorite treasures, and meet local makers, creators, artists, and curators. To stay connected and learn about future events, please follow us on Instagram @artistsandfleas.
RSVP for $5 toward any market purchase!
Sunday, May 29th
Mission Street, San Francisco
9:30 AM, Ages: All
See the 2022 Carnaval San Francisco Grand Parade in the best seats of the event, the Grand Stand/Judging Area!
Parade starts on 24th & Bryant Street travels west on to Mission Street then on Mission Street travels north to 15th Street.
The Grand Stand seating area will be located outside, in front of the Gray Area Theatre. Tickets are for general admission--no reserve seating available.
Wheelchair accessibility available.
Photo by Robert Werner
Comparsa: La Cumbiamba Colombiana
Brooklyn Basin, Oakland
5 PM, Ages: All
Enjoy the Bay Area's best bands and musicians in this open air covered patio set on the majestic Oakland waterfront . . .
"A beautiful space for Art, Music, Culture & Connection".
SOULFUL, ECLECTIC & EXCITING !
Live Concerts from international artists in a majestic waterfront setting! 100% Covid Compliant.
Almost every Sunday of the month (Check SCHEDULE below) brings you SUNSET SUNDAYS, Oakland's dynamic new music event with diverse lineups of the brightest and most daring musicians in live music today!
SUNSET SUNDAYS artists include Grammy & Latin Grammy winners, musical pioneers and innovators from around the world; artists who have performed with James Brown, Peter Gabriel, Herbie Hancock, Carlos Santana, Bonnie Riatt, Baaba Maal, Sting & Many More.
Open air, covered venue with delicious organic food and a wonderful selection of craft beer and regional wines
We've got you covered rain or shine!