What's Happening This Week In The Bay Area

Melissa Culross
August 26, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Lucha Libre masked-wrestlers at the Taco Festival of Innovation

Taco Festival of Innovation

Explore art, history or science in the San Francisco Bay Area this weekend. The KCBS Radio To-Do List has plenty of suggestions for ways to expand your mind.

Taco Festival of Innovation

Tacos aren't just for Tuesday. More than twenty food trucks from across the Bay Area will serve their best delicacies at the Taco Festival of Innovation.

Garden at the Flea (Inside the San Jose Flea Market)
1590 Berryessa Road, San Jose
Saturday, August 31
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Taste of Sonoma

Taste of Sonoma features food, a wine talk series, and wines from more than 100 wineries. "Taste of Sonoma is one of Sonoma County's largest Culinary and wine events," said Michael Haney with Sonoma County Vintners. "It offers consumers an amazing place to come to one location to get that true immersion into Sonoma County."

Green Music Center at Sonoma State University 
Saturday, August 31

Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins
Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins (Photo credit: © Xinhua/Sipa USA)

Long live the 90s! The Smashing Pumpkins bring their brand of alternative rock to the Shoreline.

Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View
Saturday, August 3

San Jose Earthquakes vs the Orlando City Soccer Club 

Chris Wondolowski #8 of the San Jose Earthquakes dribbles the ball up the field while defended by Axel Tuanzebe #38 of Manchester United during the second half of their exhibition soccer game at Levi's Stadium on July 22, 2018 in Santa Clara, California.
Thearon W. Henderson / Stringer

There's no need to wait for any World Cup tournaments when the Quakes play regularly in San Jose. 

Avaya Stadium, San Jose
Saturday, August 31
7:15 p.m.

San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour

The San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour combines history and ghost stories. "I'm a skeptic who wants to believe in ghosts," said tour owner and operator Christian Cagigal. "But weird things do happen all time time on my tour."

Pacific Heights neighborhood, San Francisco
Sunday, September 1
7:30 p.m.

Scottish Highland Gathering and Games 

Don your kilt and enjoy the Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1

Sausalito Art Festival

Sausalito Art Festival

The Sausalito Art Festival features not only art but food, drink, and live music, including performances from Blues Traveler and Blood Sweat and Tears, among others.​

Marinship Park, Sausalito
Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2