dog surfing championships; Strawberry Festival: NorCal Weekend

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – Patch has hosted fun, interesting and entertaining events throughout Northern California – from the beaches of Santa Cruz, through South Bay, East Bay and the Peninsula, to the highest points of North Bay and Wine Country.

Some are free. Some have fees.

Whether you opt for an activity near you, a mini day trip or a virtual event, find out what is planned this weekend from Saturday August 6th to Sunday August 7th.

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5K for a cause benefiting women’s football around the world: Ken Mercer Sports Park, Pleasanton

Bottomless Mimosa Brunch with Gony: Elevation LVK, Pleasanton

Bubbleworks Show: Fremont Hub, Fremont

Concord Jazz Festival: Jazz in the Park: Todos Santos Plaza, Concord

“Dream Hou$e”: Ashby Stage, Berkeley

“Ferment” Art Exhibition: Bankhead Theatre, Livermore

FoodieLand Night Market: Eastshore Highway, Berkeley

Fremont Arts Festival: Downtown Fremont

German Riesling Tasting: Vinous Reverie, Walnut Creek

Live music on the terrace with Edify: Rosa Fierro Cellars, Livermore

Music in the Vines with Foam Riders: McGrail Vineyards and Winery, Livermore

Sip By Sunset with Tom Duarte: Rodrigue Molyneaux Winery, Livermore

Walnut Creek Elks Lodge #1811 Classic Car Show: Elks Lodge, Walnut Creek


L’Chaim Napa Valley: Jewish Food and Wine Festival: The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), Napa

Lobster food: Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa

Local Roots Market: GRANGE 5400, Petaluma

Music in the Vineyards: Silverado Vineyards, Napa

Petaluma Music Festival: Sonoma-Marin Fair, Petaluma

Shakespeare in the Park: Marina Benicia Pavilion, Benicia

Sonoma County Fairgrounds: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa

Funday Sunday at OLE Health: OLE Health South Napa Campus, Napa


“The Secret Life of Pets” Screening: Linda Mar Shopping Center, Pacifica

Canine Surfing World Championships: Linda Mar Beach, Pacifica


Bluesadelix: The Riptide, San Francisco

Cow Hollow Cleanup: Greenwich and Lyon Streets, San Francisco

Glen Park Cleanup: Critter Fritters Pet Foods, San Francisco

Golden Gate 10K, Golden Gate 5K Run/Walk and Golden Gate Double 8K: Sports Basement Presidio, San Francisco

Jordan Park Cleanup: Breck’s, San Francisco

“Let Us Speak Frog”: McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco

MakeArt Family Day: Museum of Crafts and Design, San Francisco

Merola Opera Program Presents “Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)”: Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, San Francisco

MUNA Trash Pickup Day: The Benches Garden, San Francisco

Nob Hill Monthly Street Sweep: Le Beau Market, San Francisco

San Francisco Martini Week: Participating Bars and Restaurants, San Francisco

Science of Storytime for Kids: Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco

Stranger Things: The Experience: Skylight at the Armory, San Francisco

“Your Up Relationship”: Stage Werx Theater, San Francisco


Homeless Garden Project: Digging and Dirty Day: Homeless Garden Project Farm, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Hills Tour: Santa Cruz Hills, Scotts Valley

Scotts Valley Branch Library Grand Reopening : Scotts Valley Branch Library, Scotts Valley

Ukrainian Cultural Festival and Fundraiser: Hallcrest Vineyards, Felton

Watsonville Strawberry Festival: Main Street, Downtown Watsonville


Crunchyroll Expo: San Jose McEnery Convention Center and Online, San Jose

De Anza Flea Market: De Anza College, Cupertino

Disney’s “The Lion King”: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose

“Into the Woods”: Hammer Theater Center, San Jose

“Light Opera Around the World”: Hammer Theater Center, San Jose

“Much Ado About Nothing”: Memorial Park, Cupertino

Ohana Health Fair: Glen View Elementary School, Gilroy

Painting Workshop: New Los Gatos Museum, Los Gatos

Paws with Patriots Wine Gala: Operation Freedom Paws, San Martin

“The Pirates of Penzance”: Hammer Theater Center, San Jose

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