bonsai exhibition; Cherry Blossom Festival; Wine And Wags: 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 close to home or a mini day trip, find out what’s planned this weekend from Saturday April 30th to Sunday May 1st.

Find out what’s happening in San Franciscowith free real-time Patch updates.

Check with event organizers to confirm dates, times, and locations in case activities have been updated since they were posted on Patch.


Find out what’s happening in San Franciscowith free real-time Patch updates.

Bottomless Mimosa Brunch Music by Thuy Line: Elevation LVK, Livermore

Boy Scouts Golden Gate Area Council Crab Feed: Veterans Memorial Building, Hayward

Crawfish and Beer Festival: Shadow Puppet Brewing Company, Livermore

Kings of Creole Jazz: Bankhead Plaza, Livermore

“Damn Yankees”: Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton

Dublin 40th Anniversary Painting: Dublin Heritage Park and Museums, Dublin

Earth Day Festival: Golden Gate Way by Lafayette Library and Learning Center, Lafayette

Epiphany Dance Theater presents “Native Land, Native Hands”: California School for the Deaf – Bear Hunt Sculpture, Fremont

FivePlay Jazz Quintet: Livermore Jazz Society and virtual via Livermore Jazz Society, Livermore

Lesher Center presents Dance Theater of Harlem: Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek

Live music on the terrace with Elima: Elevation LVK, Livermore

Live music with The Foxcatchers: Rosa Fierro Cellars, Livermore

Mother’s Day Boutique: Hilton Concord Golden Gate Ballroom, Concord

Morrisson Theater Chorus Spring Concert: Douglas Morrisson Theatre, Hayward

Mother’s Day Market: Carnegie Building, Livermore

Music in the Vines with Nomad Hustle: McGrail Vineyards and Winery, Livermore

Niles Canyon Stroll and Roll: Niles Canyon Road, between Fremont and Sunol

San Ramon Children’s Trade Fair: Central Park, San Ramon

San Ramon Dougherty Station Farmer’s Market: Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon

Seraph Brass: Bankhead Theatre, Livermore

Spring Pottery and Art Sale: Almanac Beer Co., Alameda

Sundays @ Four: Vitamin Em: Crowden Music Center, Berkeley

The Bacchus brothers: almost famous wine, Livermore

Wine and Wags: Participating Wineries, Livermore

Wine, yoga and your pup: Big White House Winery and John Evan Cellars, Livermore


Be The One Gala: Vintners Resort, Santa Rosa

Cinco de Mayo: Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma

Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka: Vista Collina Resort, Napa

Made with Love: Outdoor Art and Health Fair: Luminary Education Center, Petaluma

Marin Open Studios: Unit in Marin Church, Novato

Petaluma Oyster Fest: Bodega Bay Oyster Company, Petaluma

Pointe Marin neighborhood garage sale: Laurelwood Drive, Novato

“Romeo and Juliet”: Performing Arts Center, Napa Valley College, Napa

Savor Sonoma Sculpture: T Barny Gallery and Sculpture Gardens, Healdsburg

Spring Quilt Show on the Strait: Benicia Clock Tower, Benicia

Lobster Food: Cosentino Winery, Napa

Wine Country Comedy: Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa


Bonsai exhibition: Filoli Estate, Woodside

“High School Musical, Jr.” : MIT Theater, Redwood City

Introduction to Journaling in the Garden: Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, Palo Alto

Mother’s Day Tea: Pacifica Coastside Museum, Pacifica

“Peter and the Starcatcher”: San Mateo Performing Arts Center, San Mateo

Rezz: Frost Amphitheater, Stanford

“What makes it great?” by Rob Kapilow: Bing Concert Hall, Stanford

RV Moms Fiesta: Trinity Church, Menlo Park


Cleaning up 24th Street: Temo’s Cafe, San Francisco

Carnival SF King and Queen Competition: The Commons, KQED Headquarters, San Francisco

Creating the Future of San Francisco Carnival: The Commons, KQED Headquarters, San Francisco

“Underground Waters” Solo exhibition by Liz Hickok: CHUNG | NAMONT, San Francisco

Hello World: McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco

Jazz Singer Kitty Margollis: Presidio Theater on the Main Post, San Francisco

Keep Ocean Beach Clean: Ocean Beach Cafe, San Francisco

Live Jazz Jam with Curious Planet and Artist Garden: HVAW Garden, San Francisco

Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup: Manny’s, San Francisco

Neon has never been so bright: Grant Avenue, San Francisco

NOPA Cleaning: The Mill, San Francisco

Pianist Sarah Cahill with Friction Quartet: Noe Valley Ministry, San Francisco

Secret Improv Society: Shelton Theatre, San Francisco

SF Performances: Alexander String Quartet and Robert Greenberg: Herbst Theatre, San Francisco

Spring Showcase 2022: Virtual via Kathy Mata Ballet, San Francisco

Science of Storytime for Kids: Pier 15, The Embarcadero, San Francisco

The Marsh Presents “Speak to Your People”: The Marsh San Francisco, San Francisco

Valence-Guerrero Cleanup: Dog-eared Books, San Francisco

Young Women’s Choral Projects “April In Paris” Spring Concert and Fundraising Dinner Gala: Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco


Guided Coastal Walk: Wilder Ranch State Park, Santa Cruz

Historic Ranch Tours: Wilder Ranch State Park, Santa Cruz

Music in the Parks II: Laurel Park, Santa Cruz

Ancient Redwoods Tours: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Santa Cruz County

Westside Market: The Wrigley, Santa Cruz


Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival: Memorial Park, Cupertino

Fairies Festival: Ballet Los Gatos, Los Gatos

Great Los Gatos Race: Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos

Midpen 50th Anniversary Bayside Family Festival: Ravenswood Open Space Preserve, East Palo Alto

San Jose Water Lantern Festival: Almaden Lake Park, San Jose

South County Health Fair: Monterey Road, Gilroy

“The Stinky Cheese Man” Presented by the Peninsula Youth Theatre: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, Mountain View

Voice Up: Audience (ROCK) Chorus: Charley’s LG, Los Gatos

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