Festivals

Kids Bicycle Learning Event

02/01/2015-04/05/2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Presidio Main Post Lawn
San Francisco 

This event takes place on 2/1, 3/1 and 4/5 from 10am-2pm at Presidio Main Post Lawn.

For more information:  www.presidio.gov

Downtown Campbell 2nd Saturdays

02/14/2015-06/13/2015
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Campbell
Campbell 

Date and time: 2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, 6/13, every 2nd Saturday of the month, 2pm – 6pm

This family-friendly event will be taking place every 2nd Saturday of the month at Downtown Campbell.  Attendees are expected to enjoy different types of live entertainment, arts and crafts, shopping and delicious food from this community event.

For more information: www.downtowncampbell.com

Alameda Flea Market

02/28/2015-11/28/2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
College of Alameda
Alameda 

Alameda Flea Market has all kinds of goodies waiting for you to discover - Trendy items, Collectibles, Fashion, Custom Jewelry, Beauty Accessories, Home Decor, Furniture, Everything Vintage & Antique, some special unique items, Tools, Electronics, Household goods, Games, and more! For more information:  (510) 999-1431, www.alamedaoutdoormarket.com

Storytelling Workshop for Children

03/01/2015-05/31/2015
All Day
Asian Art Museum (亞洲藝術博物館) Chong-Moon Lee Center
San Francisco 

The Asian Art Museum will be hosting a storytelling workshop every first and third Sunday of each month. The event is particularly designed for children ranged from ages 3 to 6, which assists promoting visual and verbal literacy for families with children. The museum tour also uses plays and stories to access the museum collection and introduce Asian culture to early learners.

For more information, please dial (415)581-3500, or visit www.asianart.org/family .

Egg Adventure Hunt

04/04/2015
9:00 am
Twin Pine Park
Belmont 

Ages 3-10, arrive early, bring your basket and take a picture with the bunny!

Cambodian New Year

04/04/2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Oakland   CA

The festival is multicultural with Cambodian dance groups from all over Northern California performing dances from palace and court and from village in dazzlingly costumes, as well as Burmese, Thai and Nepali dancers. Restaurants including the legendary Battambang will sell delicious Cambodian food throughout the event.

The Cambodian community wants the public to appreciate their rich arts and culture, as well as to acknowledge the war and genocide that all but destroyed Cambodia in the 1970s.

We cordially invite all music and food lovers to celebrate the resilience and beauty of Cambodian arts.

For more information about this event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/938028072896458/
info@peraltahacienda.org
510-532-9142

Preschool Super Fun Sunday

04/12/2015
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco  

On second Sundays, The Museum opens early just for preschoolers and their families. The fun in April includes decorating tzedakah boxes, storytimes on the sweetness of giving, and music and dancing with Jonathan Bayer and Emily Bonn.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The 2015 Dorothy Saxe Invitational: Tzedakah Box.

FREE with regular admission as follows: Members and youth 18 and under, Free; General Admission, $12; Students with a valid ID and Seniors, $10.

For more information about this event:
http://www.thecjm.org/programs/for-families/824-preschool-super-fun-sundays
info@thecjm.org
415-655-7800

MakeArt Workshop at Museum of Craft and Design for ‘Sunday Streets’

04/12/2015
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Museum of Craft and Design
San Francisco 

Stop by the Museum of Craft and Design while enjoying Dogpatch for Sunday Streets annual event. Streets closed off to encourage biking, walking or use of public transportation. Fun for all!
Make an original artwork using ink and your thumb and finger prints as the primary design element, along with various other optional art tools and materials. This activity is appropriate for all ages.

Free with Museum Admission.

A LA CARTE & ART

05/02/2015-05/03/2015
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Castro Street
Mountain View  CA

19th Annual A La Carte & Art. It’s time to spring into festival season! The Bay Area’s popular outdoor festival season officially kicks-off in Mountain View at this vibrant celebration with two days of stellar live music on stage and street throughout downtown, a juried arts and crafts show with 200 of the west coast’s top artists showing their latest handcrafted wares, artisan specialty food purveyors, health and wellness displays, an organic and green products showcase, home and garden exhibits, festive food and drink with premium wine, microbrews, and sangria, a farmers’ market with fresh seasonal produce, a classic car show, plus captivating kids’ amusements in the Tons of Fun Zone. The music lineup features The Hitmen, The Megatones, The Element, The Jesse Charles Band, Fog City Swampers, Old School, Bob Culbertson, John Clarke, Oscar Reynolds, Ancient Winds, and Emerson & The Growiser Band. Festival admission is free. Presented by the Mountain View Central Business Association.

WEBSITE: http://www.miramarevents.com/alacarte

Voice of Roma’s 18th Annual CA Herdeljezi Balkan Romani Music Festival

05/02/2015
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Croatian American Cultural Center
San Francisco 

Voice of Roma’s Herderljezi Festival features an evening dance party (8:30 PM) with live music by the Sazet Band from NYC.

A Romani (“Gypsy”) wedding band comprised of musicians from Macedonia. Sazet is renowned for their high-octane, “New York City-style” of music which blends traditional folk and Romani music from the Balkans with influences from classical, jazz, funk, and fusion styles of Western music.

Prior to the dance party, Sazet members will offer workshops in traditional Balkan Romani singing (3 PM) and instrumental music (4:30 PM). An educational panel discussion will take place at 6:15, followed by a 7:30 PM Romani dance workshop led by Voice of Roma’s Sani Rifati.

$20 – $65.

For more information about this event:
http://www.voiceofroma.com
csilverm@uoregon.edu
541-914-9771