Silicon Valley Comic Con

Silicon Valley Comic Con

What's Happening In The Bay Area This Weekend

Melissa Culross
August 09, 2019 - 11:26 am

There's no shortage of ways to explore the Bay Area's rich arts and culture this weekend, from a major concert by a legendary rock and roll band to a festival for comic book fans and free theater in the park. 

Silicon Valley Comic Con

Silicon Valley Comic Con
Silicon Valley Comic Con

Calling all superheroes and superheroines! Silicon Valley Comic Con happens this weekend with appearances by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jason Momoa, among others.

August 16 - August 18
12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose

10,000 Maniacs

Alt rock band 10,000 Maniacs bring their lilting melodies to The Independent in San Francisco on Saturday, with opening act Before the Brave.

Saturday, August 17
Doors open 8:30 p.m., Show at 9 p.m.
The Independent
628 Divisadero, San Francisco

Yoga Day at the Oakland A’s

Yoga Day at the Oakland A's
Oakland A's

It's a home run of warrior poses and inner peace at the Oakland A's Yoga Day on Sunday before the A's face the Astros. "Come out and do a 60-minute yoga class in the outfield," said Catherine Aker with the A's. "And then you can stay and watch the game."

Entrance also includes an exclusive A’s yoga mat giveaway.

Sunday, August 18
9 a.m.
Oakland Coliseum, Oakland

Rolling Stones

Get all the satisfaction you need and then some when the Rolling Stones bring their No Filter tour to Santa Clara.

Saturday, August 18
7:30 p.m.
Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara

Shakespeare in the Park

As You Like It, Shakespeare in the Park 2019
Jay Yamada/SF Shakes

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival brings its free Shakespeare in the Park performance of “As You Like It” to Redwood City, and the production has a bit of a twist. "We are still doing Shakespeare's text," says SF Shakes Artistic Director Rebecca Ennals. "But we have also added some original songs."

August 10 - August 25
7 p.m. Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays
Sequoia High School, Redwood City

Wicked

Wicked
Broadway San Jose

The Broadway smash “Wicked” brings the untold story of an unlikely friendship in the Land of Oz to San Jose.

August 14 - September 8
San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
255 Almaden Blvd, San Jose