September 20, 2021

Things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area: Looking for something fun?

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — California has absolutely reopened and occasions are taking place in the San Francisco Bay Space once more. If you’d like something enjoyable to do, however do not know the place to begin, ABC7 Information reporter Jobina Fortson has an inventory of Bay Space occasions.

Weekend of July 23 – 25

You scent that? As a result of we do! The Gilroy Garlic Pageant is again this weekend and the custom could have a really totally different look. It is drive-thru fashion this yr!

“Guests will drive past Gourmet Alley with our pyro-chefs in our BBQ area and they’ll pick up their food and out they go,” says Gilroy Garlic Pageant Affiliation President Tom Cline.

The favorites will nonetheless be there, like pepper steak sandwiches and scampi, garlic bread and naturally, garlic fries.

Or how about taking a dive into the world of sharks at the California Academy of Sciences? The academy’s latest exhibit is open day by day. You’ll be able to discover historic fossils, life-size fashions of iconic species – and go away with a deeper understanding of how defending sharks protects people too.

When you’re in the temper to study much more – the San Francisco Public library re-launched in-person companies at numerous areas this week. Eureka Valley, Bayview, Western Addition, Bernal Heights, Ocean View, Noe Valley. Parkside, Presidio and Glen Park are all open and prepared to welcome you.

SF Jewish Movie Pageant
San Francisco
7/22/2021
The Jewish Movie Institute conjures up communities in San Francisco and round the world to develop their understanding of Jewish life via movie, media and dialogue.

SF’s “Southside Spirit House” Grand Reopening Celebration
San Francisco
7/22/2021
The Southside Spirit Home is celebrating their reopening with food and drinks specials after being closed for 1.5 years. DryveBox, a cellular golf simulator, will even be parked exterior so you may apply your swing! Be a part of them on Thursday, July 22, from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m.

SF Queer Movie Fest
San Francisco
7/23/2021
San Francisco Queer Movie Pageant (SFQ) is an alternate platform for out-of-the-box thinkers and content material creators. In contrast to mainstream LGBTQ+ festivals, we do not disqualify movies based mostly on premiere standing or date of completion. We choose movies on advantage and never based mostly on the names connected to the challenge. This competition is created by filmmakers to present alternatives to queer filmmakers who’re over-looked by the mainstream festivals.

Free films in Berkeley parks
Berkeley
7/23/2021
Free film 7/23: Akeelah and the Bee
Berkeley’s Friday night time out of doors film sequence kicks off July 9, with Trolls at Codornices Park. The sequence continues via September 24 with 6 evenings of beloved household movies, new and previous, in parks throughout Berkeley.

Blessed-of-PianoFight ReOpening Present
San Francisco
7/23/2021

PianoFight is internet hosting the “Blessed-Of-PianoFight” ReOpening Present each Friday and Saturday night time from July 23 to August 14. The occasion contains sketch comedy, music, drag, arise, performs, improv and different acts.

2021 Mendocino Music Pageant
Fort Bragg
7/23/2021
Friday: Pageant String Orchestra
Saturday: Perla Batalla
Sunday: Large Band Evening that includes Kim Nalley

Gilroy Garlic Pageant (Weekend 1)
Gilroy
7/23/2021
The world’s most scrumptious alleyway is now a pre-ordered drive-thru, experiencing the “Taste of the Festival”. Followers shall be ready to pre-order a few of their favorites, from juicy pepper steak sandwiches to succulent scampi, world-renowned garlic bread, and rather more. The drive-thru Gourmand Alley shall be held from 4-7 p.m. on Fridays and from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

teamLab: Continuity immersive artwork present
San Francisco
7/23/2021
Tokyo-based worldwide collective teamLab is famend for its interactive, interconnected digital artworks that dissolve boundaries between art work and viewer, inside and out of doors, and artwork and know-how. At teamLab: Continuity, you will discover your self immersed in a wondrous ecosystem of lush imagery drawn from nature and East Asian artwork that dynamically evolves round you. Luxurious photos of inky crows and fluorescent flowers, fluttering butterflies and darting fish propel you to wander, to pause, and to marvel.

Moss Road Block Celebration
San Francisco
7/24/2021
Be a part of us in celebrating our SOMA neighborhood on Moss Road! Meals, drinks, video games, music, performances and a sneak peak at community-led designs for neighborhood artwork and streetscape enhancements.

Monterey Artichoke Pageant
Monterey
7/24/2021
After greater than a yr of being compelled to shelter-in-place and stay socially distant, the Artichoke Pageant returns to the Monterey County Fairgrounds, in Monterey, California on July 24-25, 2021. We will not wait to see the glad faces of our company and volunteers, keen to rejoice this lovely area that we proudly name “the Artichoke Center of the World!” The truth is, the theme for this yr’s 61st Annual Artichoke Pageant is “Thistle be a Good Time!” Consists of traditional automobile present and chef demos.

Summer season Moon Pageant
Napa
7/24/2021

As the mid-summer full moon rises, we invite you to be part of us for our first anniversary celebration (and a nod to the 2020 grand opening that by no means was). All are welcome for a day of music, wine, meals, and good instances as we increase our glasses to you, our neighborhood, in thanks for your enduring help.

Nationwide Tequila Day at the Brixton
San Francisco
7/24/2021
The Brixton shall be internet hosting Nationwide Tequila Day with huge identify Tequila/Mezcal manufacturers and their Bay Space ambassadors. Model ambassadors will style you on all their merchandise and provide you with an schooling on the firm’s background and the way the product is produced, plus scrumptious road tacos shall be accessible!

Inventive Communal Makers Market
San Francisco
7/24/2021
Inventive Communal shall be internet hosting a makers market on Saturday, July 24, at Spark Social SF. The occasion contains over 40 native makers, stay music, meals vehicles and extra! This free day of enjoyable will happen from 12 to 5 p.m.

Apollo 11 Splashdown Anniversary 2021: USS Hornet
Alameda
7/24/2021
The USS Hornet Museum shall be celebrating the 52nd anniversary of the restoration of the Apollo 11 Astronauts. The occasion will embrace shows from NASA and different area program organizations, in addition to shows by Apollo Mission Management and Hornet Crew members. The occasion begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. with shows scheduled to start at 1 p.m.

CURIOUS PLANET – Jazz for singers, HVAW Saturday Music Sequence
San Francisco
7/24/2021
HVAW’s Saturday Music Sequence presents Curious Planet – the band that obtained the neighborhood via the pandemic! Curious Planet invitations you to come sing with us! Tell us the tune you need to sing and the key you sing it in, and we’ll present the mic and finest backup band you could possibly ask for!

Open Air Artisan Faire | Makers Market
Walnut Creek
7/24/2021
Makers Market shall be internet hosting an out of doors market with over 100 of the finest native makers in Walnut Creek attending! Come take pleasure in stay music and nice meals and drinks whereas procuring for handcrafted and eco-friendly items.

Stern Grove Pageant – X with The Avengers
San Francisco
7/25/2021
Watch stay music in shady Stern Grove! This Sunday’s performer is X, considered one of the most influential teams in the punk rock motion.