50+ San Francisco Weekend Events: Green Film Festival, Love Our Neighborhood Day, Parties, Beer & Wine, Concerts, & More | May 28-31, 2015

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It’s going to be a fantastic weekend in San Francisco! There are lots of fun and interesting San Francisco & Bay Area events to check out including the Green Film Festival & Silent Film Festival all weekend, Love Our Neighborhood Day, SF Botanical Garden 75th Anniversary Community Day, Treasure Island Flea on Saturday & Sunday, the SF Pride Official Kickoff Party, and much more! Below is a list of several fun events, and most of them are FREE!

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Featured: San Francisco Green Film Festival | 60+ Environmental Films & Discussions

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San Francisco / Bay Area Weekend Events: May 28-31, 2015

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All Weekend: Free San Francisco Walking Tours: Golden Gate Park, Castro, Chinatown, Excelsior, City Hall, Fisherman’s Wharf, & More
City Guides is a non-profit organization with more than 200 trained volunteers who lead FREE history and architectural walking tours in San Francisco. Walk along the streets, sidewalks, and byways of America’s most beautiful – and fascinating – city! More info.

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All Weekend: Green Film Festival | Environmental Film Screenings, Socials & Workshops, Debates
San Francisco is the heart of both independent film and the global green movement. Together they can be the catalyst for massive environmental change on a local and global scale. Be part of San Francisco’s leading festival of films and discussions about people and the planet. More info.

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All Weekend: SF Silent Film Festival @ Castro Theatre | Classic Film Screenings
Our 20th Anniversary SF Silent Film Festival is May 28-June 1 at San Francisco’s landmark movie palace, the Castro Theatre. Join for five glorious days of silent-era films with brilliant live music! More info.

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All Weekend: SF International Arts Festival @ Fort Mason Center | Music, Dance, Theatre, & Art
SFIAF celebrates the arts by bringing together a global community of artists and audiences. The organization presents innovative projects that are focused on increasing human awareness and understanding. More info.

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May 28: Spellapalooza @ Traveling Stories | Free, Spelling Bee Party, 5-8PM
Known as the ‘Official Scripps National Spelling Bee Watch Party for Adults,’ Spellapalooza invites guests to cheer on the foremost elementary and middle school spellers in the country live on ESPN. Watchers are encouraged to place predictions on which child might win and to take drinks in honor of those who fail. More info.

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May 28: Ice Fox Vodka Tasting @ BevMo! | Free, Tasting Of Award-Winning Vodka, 6-8PM
Ice Fox Vodka, is made on Treasure Island, California where each bottle is filled by hand from small batches using only prsitine water from the Sierra Nevada mountain range and premium corn from the Corn Belt. Vodka lovers can rejoice and attend this exclusive event to sample a local award winning vodka and signature drinks. More info.

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May 28: DocFest Kick-Off Preview Screening @ McCoppin Plaza | Free, Party & Outdoor Film Screening, 7PM
Please join us as we kick of the 14th SF Documentary Festival with a free outdoor screening of the SF IndieFest award winning documentary FREE, plus a surprise sneak peek of some of the great short docs playing in June’s DocFest. More info.

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May 28: Berkeley – Road Runner Sports Adventure Run | Free, Fun Run, Raffle
You’re in for one mind-blowing evening of free, prize-tastic fitness fun when you join runners like you for the nation’s biggest group fun run at your Berkeley Road Runner Sports retail store! Enjoy 60 minutes of fun as you run (or walk) at your own pace & collect free raffle tickets along the way. More info.

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May 28: Oakland – 2015 AltCar & Electric Vehicle Expo @ Frank H. Ogawa Plaza | Free, Exhibits & Showcases, All Day
The 2015 AltCar expo comes to Oakland City Hall to showcase the latest and greatest offerings from major automakers as well as other businesses large, medium and small. More info.

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May 28: San Francisco City Star Party @ Pier 17 | Free, Amateur Astronomer Star Gazing, 8-11PM (more info)

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May 28: NightLife @ California Academy of Sciences | 6-10PM, $12, Science & Cocktails (more info)

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May 28: Stand Up Comedy @ PianoFight | ‘Oh the Humanity’ 60 Minutes, $10 (more info)

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May 28: Off the Grid: Twilight at the Presidio | April 2-October 29, Food Trucks, Live Music, Cocktails, Cabanas (more info)

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May 28: Mission Community Market @ Bartlett & 22nd | Open-air Marketplace, 4-8PM (more info)

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May 28: Trivia Night @ The New Parkway Theater | Free, 7:30PM (more info)

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May 28: Berkeley – Bear Country Funk @ The Starry Plough | Live Soul, Hip Hop, & Latin Dance Party (more info)

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May 29: San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club @ Zeitgeist | Free, 7-10PM, Last Fridays
Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7PM every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means come on down. More info.

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May 29: SF Critical Mass @ Pee Wee Herman Plaza | Bicycle Ride, 5:30PM, Free, Last Fridays
Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in cities around the world. Everyone is invited! You are encouraged to bring your ideas, energy, opinions and talents to Critical Mass. More info.

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May 29: Playboy Roller Disco & Pajama Party @ Church Of 8 Wheels Roller Disco | Costumed Roller Skating Party, $25-35, 8PM-Midnight
Come on out to the Church of 8 Wheels Roller Disco in San Francisco as we relive the event that launched roller skating into the stratosphere in the 80’s. In November, 1979 ABC broadcast the Playboy Roller Disco and Pajama Party on national TV. We are going to recreate that unique roller disco party experience as only we in San Francisco can! More info.

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May 29: Dogs On The Catwalk @ SF SPCA Adoption Center | Pup & Human Fashion Show, Free, Food, 5-10PM
7×7 and the San Francisco SPCA invites you to afashionable night of live music, cocktails, food trucks, must-see pet runway shows and free cat and dog adoptions at the next San Francisco SPCA cocktail party, Dogs on the Catwalk. More info.

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May 29: Grand Opening Reception @ Midway SF Gallery | Art, Drinks, Music, 6PM-Midnight
Come one, come all! We are pleased to announce the Grand Opening Reception of The Midway SF Gallery with: ODDITIES: A show to celebrate the Strange. More info.

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May 29: Sacred Places In San Francisco @ Cathedral Hill | Free, Guided Walking Tour, 1PM
San Francisco’s diversity is reflected in its places of worship. Visit churches, temples, a cathedral, and a synagogue. View the symbols and architecture and hear the history of the city’s religious institutions. More info.

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May 29: Comedy Roast Of A Stripper @ Pappy’s Grill & Sports Bar | 18+, 8PM
RoastSF is back with another heart stopping, fall-to-the-floor laughing, no-jokes barred comedy roast. Join us as we come together to mock each other and this months controversial guest of honor. You’ve seen the comedy roasts on TV, and online, now it’s time to see one live! Drinking encouraged, sensitivity…. is not. More info.

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May 29: Nude Night @ Counterpulse Theater | Artistic Performances, Clothing Optional Aspect
TIWIW 2015 will present an intimate, clothing-optional night of performances on Friday, May 29th. Audience members who chose to participate will be taxed per item of clothing (excluding socks and shoes) as an invitation to share in the state of vulnerability with performers, exploring a shared intimacy. Think extreme coat-check. More info.

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May 29: Paul Reiser @ Cobb’s Comedy Club | Stand-Up Comedy, 7:30PM (more info)

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May 29: Pretty Woman @ Paramount Theatre Of The Arts | 25th Anniversary Screening, 8PM (more info)

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May 29: Berkeley – Interfaith Labyrinth Walk @ Grace North Church | Free, Live Music, 6-10PM, Last Fridays
Find peace. Find calm. Find hope. — by walking the Grace North Church Labyrinth. When our lives get busy, this Interfaith labyrinth offers the perfect place and time for contemplation, meditation and prayer in community with others. More info.

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May 29: Dolci by the Bay @Aquatic Park Center | Free Classical Chamber Music, 1PM (more info)

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May 29: “Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party @ Fort Mason | Free, 30+ Food Vendors, Cocktails, Wine & Beer, Live Music (more info)

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May 29:  Free Vegetarian Supper Club @ St John the Evangelist | 2nd & 4th Fridays, 6-9PM, 6-9PM (more info)

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May 29:  Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate @ The Ferry Building On the Embarcadero | Music, Roller Skating, Free, 9PM (more info)

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May 29:  Berkeley – Flash Back Friday Movie Night @ Hotel Durant | Unique Hotel Setting, Complimentary Soda & Popcorn, 8PM (more info)

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May 29:  Queer Fridays @ El Rio | Live Music Series, Free, 10PM (more info)

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May 29: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies @ Skylark Bar | Free Burlesque & Variety Show, Drinks, Dancing, DJs (more info)

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May 30: Oakland & Berkeley – Love Our Neighborhood Day @ San Pablo Avenue | Block Party, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Family-Friendly, 11AM-4PM
This open street event is a block party for people to experience our neighborhood in a whole new way. San Pablo Avenue will be closed to traffic and car-free from Ashby to Stanford so that people can walk, bike, skate, dance, and play in the open street, your street. You won’t want to miss this amazing day. Our route line-up brings 60 different interactive activities to participants. More info.

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May 30: SF Pride Official Kickoff Party @ Hotel Whitcomb | Live Entertainment, Drinks, Hors d’Oeuvres, Auction, Raffle, $75, 7-10PM
2015 marks the 45th Anniversary San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade. Start the festivities at our Official Kickoff Party at the historic Whitcomb Hotel. Rub elbows with 300 LGBT movers and shakers, meet the SF Pride 2015 Grand Marshals up close and personal. More info.

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May 30: GRAND Opening Kickoff @ PianoFight | With PianoFight Music Department, Free, 8PM
We’ll be partying and hanging out all evening. PFMD plays at 8:00PM followed by shows in both theaters and DJ ShortShortzz at 11:30PM. PFMD = surf soul dance party. Original and throwback, shredded gnar and sultry croon. More info.

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May 30: Our House Our Mission | Mission Neighborhood Inspired Food & Drinks, Music, Silent Auction, 7-11PM
This year’s annual gala will celebrate the rich history of the Mission District, while underscoring the Homeless Prenatal Program’s mission to break the cycle of childhood poverty. More info.

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May 30: PE 2.0 @ Amoeba SF | Live Show With Jahi, 2PM
Join Jahi, the lead MC of the next generation of Public Enemy – PE 2.0, for a live show and signing of PEople Get Ready at Amoeba SF. Since the beginning of his musical career in 1999, Cleveland-raised Oakland resident Jahi has been bringing his style of music to microphones and speakers around the world with purpose, passion, and intellect. More info.

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May 30: 19th Century Pistol Dueling Hands-On Class @ American Steel Studios | Free, Lecture & Class, 10-11:30AM
The class takes place at American Steel Studios in West Oakland, at 1960 Mandela Parkway on the corner of Mandela and 20th. American Steel Studios is the largest maker space and artist community in the country, with over 150 resident artists of sculpture, fine art, lithography, and more. More info.

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May 30: André Thierry + Chelle! & Friends @ Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens | Free, 1-3PM

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May 30: FringePop @ Pops Bar | Music Video Dance Party, DJs Blondie K & subOctave, 21+, 9PM-2AM (more info)

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May 30: Fillmore Farmers’ Market @ O’Farrell at Fillmore & Fillmore Center Plaza | Year-Round, 9AM-1PM (more info)

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May 30: Berkeley – Laugh Function @ Pappy’s Bar & Grill | Live Comedy, 8:30-10:30PM (more info)

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May 30: Yoga In The Park @ Big Rec Baseball Field In Golden Gate Park | 11AM (more info)

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May 30 & 31: Treasure Island Flea | $3, 10AM-4PM, 400+ Vendors, Food Trucks, Drinks, Live Music, Kid Zone
400+ curated vendors and makers selling original artwork, antiques, vintage apparel, re-purposed and up-cycled items, new designs and fashion, underground food, startups and much, much more! More info.

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May 30-31: PossibL | Panel Presentations, Expos, Demos & Workshops
Join us in San Francisco for “The Worlds Fair of Creative Ideas” where industry experts and leaders will come from around the world to work with attendees — together we will build the tools needed to create thriving communities. More info.

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May 30-31: Etsy Summer Indie Emporium @ Pier 35 | Free, Crafts Showcase & Sale, 11AM-5PM
The SF Etsy team will host our popular Indie Emporium as part of the PossibL Festival celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the World’s Fair in San Francisco. The Indie Emporium will be open to the public for free! More info.

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May 30-31: Oakland – Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days @ Oakland Animal Services | Free Animal Adoptions
Join Oakland Animal Services the weekend of May 30-31 for Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days, a nationwide adoption event to place our cats and dogs into qualified homes. The goal this year is to find great homes for all of our adoptable animals. Adoption fees are waived all weekend for cats and dogs going to qualified homes. More info.

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May 31: 75th Anniversary Community Day @ San Francisco Botanical Garden | Walking Tours, Food & Drink, Yoga, Sing-A-Long, Nature Readings, 10AM-5PM
2015 marks 75 years since San Francisco Botanical Garden opened to the public as a place of beauty, learning and inspiration. To honor this anniversary, we’ve designed a day just for you. More info.

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May 31: Armenian Independence Day – Armenian Music, Singing, Dancing @ Speckles Temple of Music, GoldenGate Park | Free, 1-2:30PM

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May 31: Tenderloin Neighborhood Part II | Free, Guided Walking Tour, 9AM
Explore the Tenderloin’s isolated rural village beginnings and its years as a quiet residential and small business neighborhood. Find out how it morphed into San Francisco’s hotel and silk stocking entertainment and vice district, how it became part of the mean streets in the last half of the 20th century, and how it is trying to reinvent itself as the entertainment and restaurant district it used to be. More info.

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May 31: Mt. Davidson Hike | Free, Guided Hiking Tour, 1PM
Explore the inspired history of San Francisco’s highest hill on this vigorous hike through a 38-acre nature preserve to the amazing view and gigantic monument at its 938 ft. high summit. Steep trails which can be windy and muddy. More info.

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May 31: Old South Park | Free, Guided Neighborhood Walking Tour, 1:30PM
A short tour of San Francisco’s first planned community — its ups and downs, fortune, romance, and the infamous ‘2nd Street Cut.’ More info.

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May 31: Farm Heroes Saga Floating Farm Party @ Pier 40 | Hands-On Game Play, Cruise, Food & Drink, Giveaways, Noon
Farm Heroes Saga fans, you are invited to join us on Sunday, May 31, as we host a Floating Farm Party in the San Francisco Bay, to celebrate our biggest ever feature extension, ‘Farm Club’! Iconic scenes and characters from the Farm Heroes Saga world will be brought to life for a truly Farmtastic floating adventure. More info.

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May 31: Oakland – Aeolian Day @ Jack London Square Ferry Meadow | Free, Innovative Sound Sculptures,  11AM-4PM
Thingamajigs is proud to present the second edition of Aeolian Day: a free community festival where artists, musicians, children and sound makers come together to celebrate the sound of the wind. More info.

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May 31: Mill Valley – Wine, Beer & Gourmet Food Tasting Festival @ Downtown Plaza | Festival, Wine & Beer Tasting, Charity Event, 1-4PM
This special North Bay event brings together all the best aspects of California living into one exciting afternoon set against the backdrop of beautiful Mill Valley. It features wine from 60 premium wineries and food from 30 food purveyors and 10 local restaurants and chefs. More info.

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May 31: Divisadero Farmers’ Market @ Grove Street | Year-Round Market, 10AM-2PM (more info)

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May 31: Glen Park Village Farmers’ Market @ Parking lot of the Glen Park BART Station | March 29-Nov 29, 10AM-2PM (more info)

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May 31: Off the Grid: Picnic at the Presidio @ Main Post Lawn | March 1-Nov 1, Great Views of the Bay, Food Carts, Drinks, Music (more info)

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May 31: Inner Sunset Farmers’ Market @ In the Parking Lot between 8th and 9th Avenue | Year-Round, 9AM-1PM (more info)

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May 31: Lindy in the Park @ Golden Gate Park | Free Swing Dance Party, Year-Round, 11AM-2PM (more info)

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May 31: Skatin’ Place @ 6th Avenue & Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park | Free, Family-Friendly Roller Skating, 12-5PM (more info)

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May 31: Free BBQ @ Benders Bar & Grill | Free Burgers, Stiff Drinks, 2-7PM (more info)

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May 31: Free BBQ @ Molotov’s | Free food, Drinks, Retro Pinball, 3PM (more info)

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May 31: Electric Squeezebox Orchestra @ Doc’s Lab | Free Big Band Concert, 6PM (more info)

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