Upcoming Events in May:  

Heavy Traffic in  South Beach area on Sunday due to How Weird Street Faire

 

San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Festival - May 5th

Dolores Park, 10 am

www.carnavalsf.com

 

15th Annual KFOG Kaboom - Saturday May 10th

www.redandwhite.com

 

Mother's Day - May 11th

 

4th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration - May 17

AsianWeek@AsianWeek.com

 

Uncorked! The San Francisco Wine Festival - May 17

www.SRESproductions.com

 

2008 O'Reilly's Oyster and Beer Festival, May 17-18th

www.oreillysoysterfestival.com

 

97th Annual ING Bay to Breakers 12K- May 18

www.baytobreakers.com

 

2008 Carnaval San Francisco Festival and Grand Parade - May 24th & 25th

www.carnavalsf.com

 

2008 Black and White Ball - May 31

www.sfsymphony.org

 

32nd Annual Union Street Eco-Urban Festival, May 31 - June 1

www.SRESproductions.com

 

Ongoing Events:   

2008 San Francisco Decorator Showcase - Thru May 26th

Marina/Presidio, see site for location and times

www.decoratorshowcase.org

 

11th Annual United States of Asian America Festival - May 1 - May 25th

Soma Cultural Center, see web site for events

www.apiculturalcenter.org

 

Weekend Flea Markets and Farmers Markets:

http://www.sfgate.com/listings/search.php?events

 

Friday:

Friday Night at the de Young, Jane Hammond: Paper Work with Velocity Circus

de Young Museum, 5 pm - 10 pm

www.deyoungmuseum.org

 

Bay Area National Dance Week

various events and locations, see website

http://www.bacndw.org/

 

Open Studios

Hunters Point Shipyard, see site for details

www.springopenstudio.com

 

Fine Glass and Ceramics Benefit and Sale

Ft Mason, 6:30 pm

www.sophiaproject.org

 

The New Media Tastemakers Summit

Superclub, 1am - 5:30 pm

http://www.newmediatastemakers.com/

 

Beach Blanket Babylon: Benefit for AIDS/Lifecycle

678 Green, 9:30 pm

http://www.planetmidori.com/bbb/

 

Castro Theater -  Castro Street at Market, 7 pm

http://www.castrotheatre.com/coming-soon.html

 

 San Francisco Conservatory of Music

50 Oak Street, daily concerts see web site

http://www.sfcm.edu/calendar/calendar.aspx

 

Bread and Chocolate Foodie Fest

a.Muse Art Gallery, 7:30 pm

http://www.yourmusegallery.com

 

Saturday:

Cinco de Mayo in Dolores Park

Dolores Park, 12 noon

http://www.sfcincodemayo.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2&Itemid=12

 

Bay Area National Dance Week

various events and locations, see website

http://www.bacndw.org/  

 

Neighborhood Arts Festival - 40th anniversary bash

see website for details

http://www.sfartscommission.org/CAE/NAP/

 

Open Studios

Hunters Point Shipyard, see site for details

www.springopenstudio.com

 

Cannabis Awareness Day 2008

Civic Center - 11 am - 6pm

http://www.myspace.com/sfcannabisawarenessday2008

 

S.F. Botanical Garden’s Annual Spring Plant Sale

botanical gardens, 10am - 2 pm

www.sfbotanicalgarden.org

 

Spring Sidewalk Sale - Nopa Neighborhood

Nopa, 1 pm

www.nopnawiki.org

 

Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d'Elegance and Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay - 10am - 7pm

http://www.legendofthemotorcycle.com/

 

Petco Chihuahua Races - looking for the fastest Chihuahua

Petco San Bruno, 10am

https://secure.petco.com/Content/PetcoUnleashedForm.aspx?PC=unleashedsf

 

1st Annual Comfort The Children SF Fundraiser

Moulton Studios, 6:30 - 11 pm

http://www.evite.com/pages/invite/viewInvite.jsp?event=RQOOTAKIZQBWMZEWFIWV&inviteId=RSNPZHIEBNXJZGBAKIIV&showPreview=false&x=829612827

 

Norway Day Festival

Ft Mason - 10 am - 5 pm

http://www.norwayday.org/nd/index.html

 

Run for Arctic Awareness (5k & 10k)

Ft Mason - 8 am 

http://www.norwayday.org/nd/index.html

 

Adrfit--art opening at the Space Gallery

Space gallery, 8 pm - 2 am

http://www.spacegallerysf.com/

 

gogograciegalleries presents

Luscious Garage, 6 pm

http://www.myspace.com/gogograciegalleriessf

 

San Francisco Cooks for a Cause

California Culinary Academy, 9 am

http://www.sffoodbank.org/Home/index.html

 

Birding Walk

Botanical Gardens, 10 am -12 noon

www.sfbotanicalgarden.org

 

Urban Composting

Botanical Gardens, 10 am - 12 noon

www.gardenfortheenvironment.org

 

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

50 Oak Street, daily concerts see web site

http://www.sfcm.edu/calendar/calendar.aspx

 

Sunday:

Art in the Alley

between Vesuvio Cafe and City Lights Books, off Columbus Ave., 10 am  -6 pm

www.vesuvio.com

 

Bay Area National Dance Week

various events and locations, see website

http://www.bacndw.org/

 

Open Studios

Hunters Point Shipyard, see site for details

www.springopenstudio.com

 

Second Annual San Francisco Inline Skate Full and Half Marathons

Golden gate Park, 8 am - 1:30 pm

www.sanfranciscoinlinemarathon.com

 

San Francisco Chihuahua Meetup at Stern Grove!

Pine Lake dog Park, 12 pm

http://chihuahua.meetup.com/445/

 

Free First Sundays at the Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum , 10 am - 4:30

http://www.asianart.org/TargetSundays.htm

 

Norway Day Festival

Ft Mason - 10 am - 5 pm

http://www.norwayday.org/nd/index.html

 

How Weird Street Faire! with new location! woo hoo

Howard and 2nd, 10 am 6 pm

http://www.howweird.org/index.html

 

Sunday Night Cooking Club Dinner

Sur La Table, 6 pm

http://www.partiesthatcook.com/

 

People Paddle for AIDS

South Beach Harbor, 10 am - 5 pm

http://www.peoplepaddle.com/

 

Cinco De Mayo! Mexican Folkloric Dance Workshops

Showbox Studio, 11 am

http://shoeboxstudio.eventbrite.com/

 

Sharon Art Studio 40th Anniversary Gala

Sharon Building, 2 pm - 6pm

http://www.sharonartstudio.org/

 

Dog Day on the Bay with The San Francisco SPCA and Hornblower

Horn blower, 12 noon - 2 pm

http://www.sfspca.org/home.shtml

 

Birding Walk

Botanical Gardens, 8 am -11 am

www.sfbotanicalgarden.org

 

Golden Gate Park Band Summer Sunday Concerts

Golden gate Pk, 1 pm

www.goldengateparkband.org

 

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

50 Oak Street, daily concerts see web site

http://www.sfcm.edu/calendar/calendar.aspx