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Procrastinator’s guide to the weekend (June 30-July1)

Beer and oysters. That’s a pretty good reason to head to Golden Gate Park on Saturday for San Francisco Oysterfest  (11am-6pm). It’s a little pricey at $40, but there’s a large stage set up for live music, including Minus the Bear and Young the Giant, so think of it as a music festival with beer and oysters. And bonus for the park setting. Continue reading Procrastinator’s guide to the weekend (June 30-July1)

5 Things to do this Memorial Day weekend

The Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary Festival
The Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937, and this weekend marks 75 years of service with a celebration at the entire northern end of San Francisco, from Fort Point to Fisherman’s Wharf. Saturday is the warm-up act, with art exhibitions and guided tours. Sunday the party starts at 10am and the area will be pretty much shut down; even if streets are open, expect traffic to make it a parking lot. Live music (11am-11pm) and vintage cars from 1937 at Crissy Field and Marina Green, and a vintage boat parade along St. Francis Yacht Club (11am-3pm), highlight the day’s events. A fireworks display over the bridge 9:30-9:50 caps it all off. Continue reading 5 Things to do this Memorial Day weekend