Things To Do This Weekend In The Bay Area

Melissa Culross
September 26, 2019 - 4:41 pm
A man is whipped by a woman at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair September 28, 2003 in San Francisco, California.

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

It's the first weekend of autumn and there are a lot of great events to choose from around the Bay Area. The KCBS To Do List can help figure out what activities to put on your schedule. 

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Peak2Peak

Peak2Peak is an annual long walk through San Francisco.
Walk San Francisco

Saturday, September 28
8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
San Francisco

This is the ultimate walking adventure. The annual Peak2Peak event returns for a 13-mile jaunt through the city streets, beginning in Visitacion Valley and ending at an undisclosed location because the route is secret. 

 

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Kick Off Weekend

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29
Performance times vary throughout the weekend
50 Oak Street, San Francisco

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music's season Kick Off Weekend gives you the opportunity to see performances by some of the best students and guest musicians.

 

Top Girls

A performance of "Top Girls" by the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Kevin Berne

Thursday, September 19 through Sunday, October 13

Performance times vary

415 Geary Street, San Francisco

Caryl Churchill's Top Girls is running now at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

"I would call it a modern masterpiece of a play," said ACT Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon. "We go through this story about women, about individuals, about ambition."

 

San Francisco Giants Fan Appreciation Day

Sunday, September 29

12:05 p.m.

Oracle Park, San Francisco

It's Fan Appreciation Day at Oracle Park on Sunday when the Giants take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. It's also Bruce Bochy's last game as Giants manager after an impressive run with the team.

 

Petaluma Fall Antique Faire

Petaluma Antique Faire in September 2018.
Petaluma Downtown Association

Sunday, September 29

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Historic downtown Petaluma

Take in some shopping at the Petaluma Fall Antique Faire on Sunday.

"Our historic downtown district is the perfect setting for an antique fair," said Lissa Ferreirawith the Petaluma Downtown Association."We transform it into an open air marketplace.​"

 

Folsom Street Fair

A man who did not want to be identified by name pulls his slave "Ricky" at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair September 28, 2003 in San Francisco, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Sunday, September 29th

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Folsom Street from 8th to 13th Streets, SF

The Folsom Street Fair is back again. The leather and fetish fest covers 13 blocks and attracts 250,000 enthusiasts and curiosity seekers, according to organizers. 

 

Monterey Jazz Festival

Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29

Performances begin at 4:30 p.m. on Friday and at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Monterey County Fairgrounds

2004 Fairground Road, Monterey

The Monterey Jazz Festival, a celebration that started in 1958 once again offers up a lineup of musicians that reflect the wide range of jazz styles.