What's Happening August 17-19
SAN FRANCISCO EVENTS
Cabfest Fri-Sun, Aug 17-19. Times Vary
CABFEST is San Francisco’s premier wine festival celebrating Cabernet Sauvignon from around the world.
Polk Street Blues Festival Sat-Sun, Aug 18-19. 10AM-6PM
The blues is coming to Polk Street! Featuring two main stages, a merchant market, arts & crafts, food booths, cafe seating areas and more.
Festival of the Sea Sat, Aug 18. 10AM-4PM
Hear traditional sea music, watch demonstrations, and do kids’ crafts at Festival of the Sea at Hyde Street Pier.
Fort Point Living History Day Sat, Aug 18. 10AM-5PM
Fort Point is called to action once again! Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live re-enactors through infantry and artillery demonstrations, medicine in the 1800's, music, Victorian dance and exhibits displaying the lives of people in the past.
Aloha PolyFest Sat, Aug 18. 11AM-5PM
Celebrate Polinesian culture at the Aloha PolyFest with fun for the whole family.
San Francisco Ice Cream Festival Sun, Aug 19. 11AM-5PM
We scream you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Taste ice cream from different vendors all in one place.
Events Coming Soon: Eat Drink SF Fri-Sun, Aug 24-26. Times Vary Arianna Neikrug Fri, Aug 24. 7PM-8:30PM Ubay: SF Ube Fest Sat, Aug 25. 11AM-5PM Bridge to Bridge Sun, Aug 26. 8AM Origami-Palooza & The Great Paper Airplane Contest Sun, Aug 26. 11AM-4PM Family Winemakers San Francisco Tasting Sun, Aug 26. 12PM
NORTH BAY EVENTS
Cotati Accordian Festival Sat-Sun, Aug 18-19. 9:30AM-8PM
Enjoy the music of the squeezebox with musicians from all over.
Sonoma County VegFest Sat, Aug 18. 10AM-6PM
The Sonoma County VegFest is the North Bay’s wildly popular celebration of compassionate, healthy and environmentally responsible living.
8th Annual Mexican-American Vintner's Association Harvest Festival Sat, Aug 18. 2PM-5PM
Each year all of our Mexican-American vintners come together in Napa Valley to share some of California's best wine, enjoy great food, live music and support a worthy cause. Proceeds support health and education programs in Napa Valley.
Reds, Whites and Bluegrass Sat, Aug 18. 5PM
Lincoln Theater will present this music, wine and food festival at the CIA at Copia's outdoor amphitheater in downtown Napa. The outdoor concert will bring together three award winning Bay Area bluegrass bands to celebrate Americana roots music along with some of the Valley’s best red and white wines.
Cesar Millan Sat, Aug 18. 8PM
Cesar Millan is the star of the new 2017 television series “Cesar Millan’s Dog Nation” on Nat Geo WILD and original host of the “Dog Whisperer” series. Learn the secrets of happier, healthier relationships between humans and their canine companions in his exciting live show.
Events Coming Soon: 24th Annual Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26. 10AM-5PM 35th Bonsai Show Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26. Times Vary Santa Rosa Marathon Sat, Aug 25. Times Vary Tour De Fox Sat, Aug 25. 12PM-4:30PM Viansa Sonoma Winery & Marketplace Sun, Aug 26. 11AM-1PM
EAST BAY EVENTS
Circus Vargas Fri-Sun, Aug 17-19. 8PM
Always fun for the entire family, Circus Vargas' incredible new production highlights an amazing cast of world renowned performers! Death-defying acrobats, daredevils, flying trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, comedians, clowns, motorcycles and much more!
Festival of India Sat-Sun, Aug 18-19. 10AM-6PM
Fremont’s annual Festival of India showcases India’s rich culture and heritage with a wide variety of dance as well as food.
Hayward Zucchini Festival Sat-Sun, Aug 18-19. 10AM-8PM
Hayward Zucchini Festival offers live music, arts & crafts, a kids’ town, and zucchini foods (bread, fries, cakes, and cookies) at Southland Mall.
2018 Martinez Vintage Market Sat, Aug 18. 9AM-5PM
You're invited to join us for the Downtown Martinez Vintage Market! The event features 100 vendors selling vintage, antiques, collectibles, arts & craft, music, kids activities and more!
Umoja African Festival Sat, Aug 18. 11AM-7PM
Check out The Umoja Festival 2018 lineup! The Umoja Festival promotes the advancement of African communities by inspiring connection, well being and economic growth.
Events Coming Soon: Goodguys 32nd West Coast Nationals Fri-Sun, Aug 24-26. Times Vary King Tut Festival Fri-Sun, Aug 24-26. Times Vary Oakland Chinatown Streetfest Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26. 10AM-5PM Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival Sat, Aug 25. 10AM-5PM Concord Taco Fest Sat, Aug 25. 11AM-8PM
Charlie Puth Fri, Aug 17. 7:30PM
Charlie Puth is hitting the road this summer on his Voicenotes Tour, promoting his hotly anticipated upcoming album of the same name.
2018 Burlingame Festival Sat, Aug 18. 10AM
The Burlingame Festival features music of popular genres from some of the best Bay Area Jazz, Rock and Blues bands.
Pub in the Park 2018 Sat, Aug 18. 11AM-4PM
Kick back this Saturday at Pub in the Park. Enjoy the sunshine along with local brews and lawn games.
Pride and Prejudice Sat, Aug 18. 8PM
In a romantic comedy for the ages told with a bold contemporary edge, a liberated Lizzie Bennet and disdainful Mr. Darcy discover the irresistible power of love.
Once Upon a Rhyme Sun, Aug 19. 7PM
With his community facing the recession, a talented dancer falls hard for the girlfriend of a "gangsta" rapper, threatening his own dreams of hip hop stardom. This tale of family, identity, and the search for truth won the “Best of Fest” Award at the New York Musical Festival.
Events Coming Soon: ToyXpo Fri-Sun, Aug 24-26. Times Vary Burlingame Movies in the Park - Despicable Me 3 Fri, Aug 24. 8PM to 10PM Palo Alto Festival of the Arts Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26. 10AM-6PM Italian Family Festa Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26. Times Vary Silicon Valley Pride Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26. Times Vary
LAKE TAHOE EVENTS
Reno Greek Festival Fri-Sun, Aug 17-19. Times Vary
Be Greek for the weekend at the annual 2018 Greek Festival. Traditional Greek dance, music, desserts, and imports create a Mediterranean atmosphere and a family friendly environment.
Sierra Nevada Alliance and Squaw Valley Institute Farm to Table Dinner Fri, Aug 17. 5PM-8:30PM
All proceeds from the event will benefit Sierra Nevada Alliance and Squaw Valley Institute. Five course Farm to Table dinner paired with complimentary wines and beer with live entertainment.
Cornhole Tournament at Tahoe Donner Fri, Aug 17. 5:30PM-7:30PM
Think you've got what it takes to be the cornhole champion of Tahoe Donner? Great family event and great way to get in front of Tahoe Donner homeowners.
Annika Sorenstam Youth Clinic & Demo Event - Tahoe City Golf Course Sat, Aug 18. 10AM-12PM
This free event is sure to bring out golfing families. Part of Tahoe City Golf Course's 100th anniversary celebration. Kids clinic followed by Q&A, photos, autographs, etc.
Free Summer Concert at Commons Beach in Tahoe City Sun, Aug 19. 4PM-7PM
Bring the whole family to see Northern California's "Poor Man's Whiskey" perform at the beautiful setting of Common's Beach in Tahoe City.
Events Coming Soon: Truckee Pro Rodeo Fri-Sun, Aug 24-26. Times Vary Music and Art Festival at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe Fri-Sun, Aug 24-26. 10AM-6PM Reno Aloha Festival Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26. 10AM-6PM Lake Tahoe Music Festival Concert - West End Beach, Donner Lake Fri, Aug 25. 5PM-7:30PM Lake Tahoe Music Festival Dinner Concert, PJ's at Grays Crossing Truckee Sun, Aug 26. 4PM-7:30PM