Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24-26

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There’s plenty of reasons to party this weekend! First we have the 41st annual PRIDE FESTIVAL in the CIVIC center on Saturday and then there’s a FREE CONCERT in Golden Gate Park hosted by yours truly.  We’ll see you at ALICE’S SUMMERTHING this Sunday!

Read on for more info…

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Friday, June 24

Pacific Fine Arts Festival | Oakland

Friday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village

PFALogoSmall 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26The Village sidewalks come alive with fine art and crafts from this juried Festival. Stroll along Mountain Blvd., La Salle Ave. and Antioch Court to see some of the finest art for your home or for special gift.
More than 90 professional artists from across the …

Trans March 2011 | Dolores Park

Friday, June 24 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park

timthumb Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26The SF Trans March is an SF Pride event specifically made to celebrate transgender people and to speak up for their rights.
Dolores Park Rally & Trans March to UN Plaza:
There’s a rally in Dolores Park from 3:30 pm to 7 pm with speakers and then …

Speakeasy Brewery Tour & Punk Rock Pizza Party | SF

Friday, June 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Speakeasy Brewery

speakeasy e1308098871196 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Mosh and munch the evening away with the help of pizza and pints at the Speakeasy Ales & Lagers’ Punk Rock Pizza Party and Brewery Tour night.
The 21+ event starts off with a free brewery tour and happy hour at 4 p.m., where attendees will …

Off The Grid: Friday Night Food Truck Party: 1st Anniversay | Fort Mason

Friday, June 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE* | Fort Mason

otg1 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Two dozen food trucks and street food carts in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party!
The “Off the Grid” Food Truck Party returns this Friday at Fort Mason Center on June 24th with over two dozen …

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday, June 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE* | De Young Museum

bettyroi 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Authentic Parisian chanteuse Betty Roi and Her Kingtette will present a collection of popular French songs from the 1930-1960s. The music transcends boundaries of french cabaret, latin and jazz standards. Live concert is Wisley Court at 6:30pm.
Also hands on art making and free lecture in …

Paramount Movie Classics: The Music Man | Oakland

Friday, June 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre

musicman1 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Experience the great films of Hollywood’s Golden Era in one of America’s finest Art Deco movie palace.
With over 3,000 seats and a meticulously-restored interior, the Paramount offers a true “Movie Palace” experience straight out of the 1930s – with period newsreels, cartoons, previews, live music …

Win Tix: 2011 US Air Guitar Championships | June 24 & 25

Friday, June 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN* | The Independent

tumblr lmwcsyQ6hx1qdeh4v e1308719073315 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26It’s time to turn it up to ’11 for the U.S. Air Guitar Championships, a national competition taken, yes, very very seriously. The tour has been stopping at all major cities to pick those deemed best air shredders—whether or not they can actually play guitar. …

Panda Express Deal: Free Orange Chicken Night

Friday, June 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Panda Express

PandasUpLate Coupon Fri062411 600x468 450x351 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Stay up late tonight and treat yourself to an order of orange chicken for free from Panda Express after 9pm.
Just present this coupon at any Panda Express location for a free single entree serving of this signature sweet and spicy dish, and take advantage of this steal …

TV Premiere: Broke-Ass Stuart’s Travel Show | IFC

Friday, June 24 – 11:00 pm | Cost: FREE | IFC on Cable TV

noname 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26FunCheap isn’t your only ally in finding cheap, local fun. Broke-Ass Stuart has been doing it for a while too—and now they just gave him his own TV show on IFC.
Premiere of Young Broke and Beautiful: an IFC travel show that’s on the map but …

Saturday, June 25

Help Set Up Pride’s Pink Triangle | Twin Peaks

Saturday, June 25 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE* | Twin Peaks – Vista Overlook

pink triangle 1 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Besides the outdoor marches and gathering, one of Pride SF’s most public displays is the giant cloth pink triangle installed for the weekend at the top of Twin Peaks.
Come to SF’s most iconic peaks to help install the pink triangle and stay for the commemoration …

The Treasure Island Flea | Free Admission Deal

Saturday, June 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE* | Treasure Island

funcheapsfTIFLEA e1308797796136 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26The Treasure Island Flea is an outdoor market showcasing the best of the Bay’s talent. Shop from hundreds of local vendors selling everything from vintage to indie design, new merchandise and antiques along with food vendors.
This weekend, June 25-26th will be the Treasure Island Flea’s second show. There …

Community Archaeology Dig | Presidio

Saturday, June 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE* | El Polin Springs – The Presidio

image00111 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26The Presidio Archaeology Lab is seeking volunteers to help excavate the Works Progress Administration (WPA) cobblestone channel at El Polin Spring in the Tennessee Hollow Watershed. Come learn about the park’s history and the process of archaeology.
Saturday, June 18
Session 1: 10 am to 12:30 pm …

Meet Pixar’s Life-Size CARS 2 Characters | San Jose

Saturday, June 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tech Museum

cars2lifesize 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Race down to San Jose this weekend to meet the life size CARS 2 characters and take part in fun activities for free at the San Jose Tech Museum on Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 10am- 4pm.
Come see four-time Piston Cup Champion Lightning McQueen and …

Village Pub Chef Cooking Demo | Ferry Building

Saturday, June 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building

dmitry elperin pic1 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26CUESA welcomes back to the kitchen The Village Pub’s Dmitry Elperin. Join Chef Dmitry for a cooking demonstration highlighting the best produce of the season.
Complimentary recipes and samples for all attendees. Takes place in the CUESA kitchen under the North arcade in front of the …

35th Annual San Francisco Free Folk Festival | Saturday

Saturday, June 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Presidio Middle School

Matt Small 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Folks, if you have an ear, a dance step or a musician’s touch for Folk music, this two-day free 35th Annual San Francisco Folk Festival is about as good as it gets.
Sure, there will be over 60 music performances but there will be also …

San Francisco Pride Festival 2011 | Civic Center

Saturday, June 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza

timthumb Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26All weekend, Civic Center will fill up with San Francisco Pride revelers of all sexual orientations (gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgenders, queers and straights too!), coming for the many musical acts, cultural performances and speeches from the rainbow community.
The Estonian dance sensation Kerli is headlining the …

Chaz Bono Book Reading | Castro

Saturday, June 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE* | Books Inc.

Poster Chaz web1 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Chaz Bono, activist, author and Grand Marshall of the 2011 Pride Parade will be coming to Books Inc. to discuss his new book, Transitions.
Although the event is free, the Castro store often reserves space to those who purchase books at the event, so arrive early …

Meet the Iron Chef: Dominique Crenn | Macy’s SF

Saturday, June 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy’s Cellar (Union Square)

DominiqueIronChef2 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Celebrate Pride month in the Cellar Kitchen with Chef Dominique Crenn of Atelier Crenn. A recent winner of Iron Chef America and contestant on The Next Iron Chef on Food Network.
Learn the secrets of being an Iron Chef and sample the scrumptious results afterwards. …

2011 SF Dyke March: The Women’s Pride | Dolores Park

Saturday, June 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE* | Dolores Park

timthumb Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26The San Francisco Dyke March is a gathering of close to 200,000 lesbians, supportive women and (mostly) gay men intended to be a precursor to the wider LGBT Pride events but its own separate celebration.
Usually there’s DJs, live music, drag dancers, speakers and of course …

2nd Annual Michael Jackson Thriller Flash Mob | SF

Saturday, June 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Plaza

thriller video 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26On the 2nd anniversary of the passing of “The King of Pop,” the Bay Area Flash Mob will be hitting the streets of San Francisco on June 25th, 2011 with the 2nd Annual Michael Jackson Flash Mob – a huge group of dancers performing Beat …

3rd Annual Michael Jackson Flash Mob Dance | Ferry Plaza

Saturday, June 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Plaza

billie jean jackson l1 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Come remember the pre-nose-job, pre-wacko Michael Jackson with a Jacko-inspired outdoor dance party. Flashdance is a free periodic “flash-mob” type outdoor dance party led by “Trikeasaurus,” a mobile DJ set up on the back of a bike.
The party will be in front of the Ferry …

Sunday, June 26

2011 San Francisco Pride Parade | “In Pride We Trust”

Sunday, June 26 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market Street

ba prideparade263 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Among the nation’s largest LGBT event and forty years running, the SF Pride Parade offers over 200 floats snaking down Market Street from Beale to Eighth Street; and you can bet they’ll be shock full of feather boas, skimpy underwear, leather garbs, latex toys and …

San Francisco Pride Festival 2011 | Civic Center

Sunday, June 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza

pride 2007 castro rainbow flag 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26All weekend, Civic Center will fill up with San Francisco Pride revelers of all sexual orientations (gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgenders, queers and straights too!), coming for the many musical acts, cultural performances and speeches from the rainbow community.
The Estonian dance sensation Kerli is headlining the …

Alice 97.3-s “Summerthing” Free Concert | Golden Gate Park

Sunday, June 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park – Speedway Meadow

dsc 25801 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26As if you needed a reason to head to sunny and scenic Golden Gate Park, Top 40 radio station Alice @ 97.3 offers up a free concert on June 26, 2011 featuring arena alt-rock band OneRepublic, Singer/songwriter Matt Nathanson, chanteuse Michelle Branch, pop rock band …

2011 San Francisco Free Folk Festival | Sunday

Sunday, June 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Presidio Middle School

timthumb Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Folks, if you have an ear, a dance step or a musician’s touch for Folk music, this two-day free 35th Annual San Francisco Folk Festival is about as good as it gets.
Sure, there will be over 60 music performances but there will be also …

SF City Guide Walking Tour: Victorian Pac Heights

Sunday, June 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pacific Heights

timthumb Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26See and learn about Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb. As we walk in the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll also learn about Victorian lifestyles and San Francisco’s illustrious history. Some steep streets. Many fabulous views. Tour led by Lydia Baca.
This free San …

Stern Grove Festival 2011: Jazz Mafia Symphony

Sunday, June 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove

2011 Header Chali2na June26 e1308803883434 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26The second admission-free concert of Stern Grove Festival’s 74th season serves up a blend of Jazz and Hip-Hop in the park’s splendid summer glow.
Innovative Bay Area ensemble Jazz Mafia Symphony perform their genre-defying fusion of jazz, funk, hip-hop, electronica, and symphonic music. The program includes …

Walkabout Northern California | Crissy Field

Sunday, June 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement – Crissy Fields

Walkabout NorthernCA 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Come to the Crissy Fields Sports Basement for fun people, free snacks and beverages, and great pictures with stories of inn to inn hikes in California.
Walkabout Northern California: Hiking Inn to Inn makes it easy to plan and enjoy self-guided inn-to-inn hikes from B&Bs to …

Yelp’s Sunset Showdown | East Bay

Sunday, June 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE* | The Craneway Pavilion

l 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Yelp’s hosting a waterfront summer festival to the tune of a setting sun.
Local eateries, food trucks, aerialists, tea dancers, photobooths, bands, burlesque, wineries, breweries, distilled spirits and a waterfront sunset? Yep. What’s even better, this fest is free with a $5 suggested donation to the …

Mid-Peninsula Shakespeare Festival 2011 | Sunnyvale

Sunday, June 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Full Circle Farm

petruchio shares the plan 300x183 80x80 Bay Area Weekend Events: June 24 26Indulge your very own “Midsummer Night’s Dream” with four weekends of shipwrecks and Scotsmen at the Festival Theatre Ensemble’s annual Mid-Peninsula Shakespeare Festival.
Held on Sunnyvale’s Full Circle Farm, this year’s free series includes performances of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” and “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” as well …

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