Festivals

Wearable Art & Jewelry Show

04/26/2014-04/27/2014
All Day
Palo Alto Medical Foundation – Mountain View Center
Mountain View  

April 26, 10am to 5pm and April 27, 10am to 3pm

Now in its eighth year, STYLE, the Bay Area’s most discerning wearable art show sale and benefit returns for fashion and fun, all in support of PAMF Women’s Cancer Survivorship Programs.

STYLE 2014 presents the jewelry and textile designs of 47 locally and internationally renowned artists in an exclusive two-day show. From classic textile and jewelry pieces to cutting edge and eco-conscious designs, STYLE 2014 has it all. Attendees will find gorgeous one-of-a-kind and limited edition fashion wearables, accessories and jewelry with prices ranging from modest to luxurious.
For a complete list of designers, go to www.style2014.lucentestudio.com.

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Dream Machines Show

04/27/2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Half Moon Bay Airport
Half Moon Bay  

The 24th Annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show will showcase different types of motorized mechanical marvels from throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. There will be more than 2,000 ultra cool antique, vintage, classic, custom and exotic displays for public viewing.  Automobiles ranging from hot rods, dragsters, customs, low riders, import, street machines and muscle cars to fancy touring, luxury and sports car.  Attendees can also enjoy fabulous food and drink, and live music with headliners East Bay Mudd and Claddagh.

For More Information: www.miramarevents.com or call 650-726-2328

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Yard Sale in the Park

04/27/2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Jose History Park
San Jose 

Springtime is house-cleaning time. Right? Well, with a little incentive. History San José will host a Spring Yard Sale in the Park. It has been said that one person’s junk is another one’s treasure. So start cleaning.

As always, food will be available for purchase, and O’Briens Café in the Pacific Hotel will feature San Jose own’s Treat ice cream. Live music by Fiddle Road and other food vendors will be a part of the Yard Sale event.

Registration must be received by April 1 — no fooling; booths for non-members are $20 each; booths for members and affiliates of HSJ are free. Entrants must register to sell, and provide their own equipment, tables, chairs, canopies, etc.  Register by contacting Juanita at jlara@historysanjose.org or calling 408 918-1045.

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Festival Silk Road

04/27/2014
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
San Jose 

Love music, dance and poetry? Then don’t  miss the Festival of the Silk Road this Sunday in San Jose! This event unites stellar dance and music artists to celebrate the rich cultural traditions of the Silk Road. It features daytime festivities in the gardens and two theater concerts featuring dance, music and poetry from Iran, Afghanistan, Armenia, China, India, Azerbaijan, Egypt, the Balkans, the Rome & more!

For more information:  festivalsilkroad.com

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A La Carte and Art Festival

05/03/2014-05/04/2014
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mountain View Castro Street Area
Mountain View  

The 17th Annual A La Carte and Art Festival is featuring live music, juried arts and crafts with hundreds of artists, health and wellness displays, home and garden exhibits, classic car show, kids zone, organic and green products.

For more information: (650) 964-3395,  http://www.miramarevents.com/alacarte

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Spring Festival Bazaar

05/04/2014
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Buena Vista United Methodist Church
Alameda 

It’s that time of the year again! To celebrate the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month,  Alameda Buena Vista United Methodist Church will be once again hosting the Spring Festival Bazaar on May 4th, Sunday from 12-5pm.  Activities include Live Music, Arts & Crafts Boutique, Games of Kids, Raffle and Cultural Activities for all ages.  Plus, you will also see Chicken Teriyaki Barbecue, Sushi, Manju, Kal Bi, Lumpia on the menu.

Free Parking Available at City Garage on 1416 Oak Street

For more information:  510-522-2688

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Mother’s Day Orchid Show

05/10/2014-05/11/2014
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lakeside Park Garden Center
Oakland  

 

The Orchid Society of California, the oldest orchid society west of the Mississippi, is once again, holding its annual Mother’s Day Sale!

Looking for a special masdevallia, vanda, cymbidium, miltoniopsis, pleurothallid, phalaenopis, etc? We will most likely have it or can tell you how to find it. Find 100s of unique orchids that you will not be able to find at big box stores!

New this year will be vendors selling their specialized orchids and crafts: D&D Orchids, Napa Valley Orchids, T&T Orchids, Botanico, Paula Shiu Fighting Eye Jewlery and more to be confirmed. Also, besides orchids, find just about anything else since the event is open for members to sell anything else they wish.

Also, as usual, we will have a showroom full of prize winning orchids, orchid doctors to answer any questions, and plant dividing and demonstrations.

For more information: http://bearlyvisible.net/orchidsocietyca/

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Wah Mei School Celebrates Week of the Young Child

05/11/2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wah Mei School
San Francisco  

Wah Mei School (WMS), a local San Francisco Sunset neighborhood preschool, invites the community to help celebrate Week of the Young Child. In partnership with the San Francisco Fire Department, firefighters will give a safety presentation followed by show and tell of the Engine and its equipment. This event is free and open to the public. Children of all ages are welcome, but content will be focused for children ages 3-5 years old.

For more information: http://www.wahmei.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/WMS-WOYC-April.pdf

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San Francisco Pop Up Boutique

05/15/2014-05/16/2014
All Day
W San Francisco
San Francisco 

Date and time: 5/15, 6pm-9pm;  5/16, 10am-6pm

W San Francisco, M Dot Design Studio, Costella Handbags and The ARKITEKTURA Showroom’s bring San Francisco an evening of shopping, interior design, style, and a fashion social mixer. With music by DJ Junkyard Dog, hosted by San Francisco Stylist Ana Dahlman and Los Angeles Blogger Kristi of Currently Crushing.

Infused into this chic evening will be cutting-edge interior design installments by The ARKITEKTURA SHOWROOM’s, décor by Tom Dixon, and lighting by Successful Living from Diesel with Foscarini. M Dot Design Studio will be filling the installation with limited edition apparel and jewelry to compliment the interior pop up installment.
Look out for an exclusive M Dot raffle giveaway for one night only!

All guests will be free of admission although RSVP’s will be required through http://wsfmdot515.splashthat.com

Continue with an all-day shopping-Only event Friday 5/16 10 am – 6pm

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San Francisco Housing Expo

06/14/2014
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Mary’s Cathedral and Event Center
San Francisco  

San Francisco Housing Expo provides important home ownership information to the San Francisco home owners. In this workshop, you’ll have a chance to learn:

For Future home buyers: 

  • Find out about down payment assistance programs
  • Tour available below market rate (BMR) properties
  • Learn about special products and services for Veterans, and Union members

For Current Home owners:

  • Modify your home loan
  • Meet with a certified Home Retention Counselor
  • Find out about grants and low interest loans for needed repairs
  • Connect with resources to support your financial well being

To register visit  www.homeownershipsf.com

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