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What's Up This Weekend 08/05/22



Friday, August 5 First Friday at CuriOdyssey – San Mateo Swing into the weekend with music, science, animals and fun! On the first Friday of every month, from 5 pm until 8 pm, where parents and kids celebrate together at CuriOdyssey. Come together as a family, visit early, and stay late!

Sonoma County Fair – Santa Rosa Red Panda Acrobats – San Francisco Movie Under the Stars: Encanto – San Pablo Model Trains at the Depot – Danville Theater in the the Parks – Mountain View, Saratoga, Los Altos Hills Santa Clara County Fair – San Jose Happily Ever Laughter Pirate Performance – San Jose

Saturday, August 6 World Dog Surfing Championships – Pacifica The World Championships for Dog Surfing take place on the Northern California coast — where the concept for the dog surfing sport originated — bringing together the best in local and international dog surfing talent. Top dog surfers as well as happy amateurs are invited to bring home the Golden Surfie Award. During the event there will be a number of activities including the surf competition, dog beach fashion contest, dog adoptions, partner tents and activities, and more.

Pixar Family Film Series – San Rafael Celebrate a summer of Pixar! Since 1995 the Pixar name has established the gold standard in family entertainment. Catch these classics again on the big screen. Saturday matinees are all $5 per ticket!

Nihonmachi Street Fair – San Francisco The Goonies with Live Orchestra – San Francisco Maritime Day Festival – Sausalito Cartoon-a-thon – Santa Rosa Fun on the Farm – San Ramon The Stinky Cheese Man – Palo Alto Silly Circus Tooth Fairy Show – San Jose

Oakland Athletics -Oakland

Sunday, August 7 Llama Llama Red Pajama Live – Orinda It’s been a big first day of school, and Llama’s happy to be home and wearing his favorite red pajamas. After his bedtime story, Mama Llama tucks him in and pops downstairs. Llama’s toys try to help him relax, but he’s too wiggly. This original, world-premiere musical will have everyone doing the Bedtime Dance!

Golden Gate Park Band Concerts – San Francisco Marin MOCA Family Art Day – Novato Summer Funday at Lawrence Hall of Science – Berkeley Beach Break at Lake Del Valle – Livermore Ride the Rails at Ardenwood – Fremont Summer on the Square – Palo Alto

Oakland Athletics -Oakland


Easter Sunday

Set around a family gathering on the high holy holiday of Easter.

Tia Carrere, Jonathan Eirich, Lou Diamond Phillips, Ken Cheng, Eva Noblezada, Jay Chandrasekhar, Rodney To, Jo Ko


Bullet Train In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug's latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe—all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives—on the world's fastest train.




Featured Events

First Friday at CuriOdyssey – San Mateo, August 5 Swing into the weekend with music, science, animals and fun! On the first Friday of every month, from 5 pm until 8 pm, where parents and kids celebrate together at CuriOdyssey. Come together as a family, visit early, and stay late!

World Dog Surfing Championships – Pacifica, August 6 The World Championships for Dog Surfing take place on the Northern California coast — where the concept for the dog surfing sport originated — bringing together the best in local and international dog surfing talent. Top dog surfers as well as happy amateurs are invited to bring home the Golden Surfie Award. During the event there will be a number of activities including the surf competition, dog beach fashion contest, dog adoptions, partner tents and activities, and more.

PAL in the Parks: The Chinyakare Ensemble – Alameda, August 20 Celebrate world cultures and diversity through the arts with PAL – Family Concerts in the Parks. Chinyakare presents an electrifying performance of traditional Zimbabwean music, song and dance that weave colorful stories and scenes from everyday life, while teaching important lessons, such as goal-setting, perseverance, and thankfulness. Free! Bring the whole family. RSVP recommended.

Llama Llama Red Pajama Live – Orinda, through August 21 It’s been a big first day of school, and Llama’s happy to be home and wearing his favorite red pajamas. After his bedtime story, Mama Llama tucks him in and pops downstairs. Llama’s toys try to help him relax, but he’s too wiggly. This original, world-premiere musical will have everyone doing the Bedtime Dance!

Pixar Family Film Series – San Rafael, July 16 – September 5 Celebrate a summer of Pixar! Since 1995 the Pixar name has established the gold standard in family entertainment. Catch these classics again on the big screen. Saturday matinees are all $5 per ticket!

Elephant and Piggie’s We are in a Play – Berkeley, August 20 – October 23 Join Mo Willems’ two most unlikely pals as they sing and dance through the joys and trials of everlasting friendship. Performance runs 50 minutes. Recommended for all ages.

August 2022 Model Trains at the Depot – Danville, June 18-August 21 The Stinky Cheese Man – Palo Alto, July 20 – August 6 Santa Clara County Fair – San Jose, July 27 – August 7 Sonoma County Fair – Santa Rosa, August 4-14, 2022 Red Panda Acrobats – San Francisco, August 5 Theater in the the Parks – Mountain View, Saratoga, August 5 Happily Ever Laughter Pirate Performance – San Jose, August 5 Movie Under the Stars: Encanto – San Pablo, August 5 Silly Circus Tooth Fairy Show – San Jose, August 6 Cartoon-a-thon – Santa Rosa, August 6 Maritime Day Festival – Sausalito, August 6 Nihonmachi Street Fair – San Francisco, August 6, 7 The Goonies with Live Orchestra – San Francisco, August 6, 7 Art and Science at Randall Museum – San Francisco, August 6, 13, 20, 27 Fun on the Farm – San Ramon, August 6, 13, 20, 27 Marin MOCA Family Art Day – Novato, August 7 Summer on the Square – Palo Alto, August 7 Golden Gate Park Band Concerts – San Francisco, August 7, 14, 21, 28 Happy Birds at Hiller Aviation Museum – San Carlos, August 10 Family Fun Day on Fulton Street – San Francisco, August 10 Movies on the Square: The Lego Movie 2 – Redwood City, August 11 Napa County Fair – Napa, August 11-14 Flynn Creek Circus – Sebastopol, August 11-14 Caterpillar Puppets – San Francisco, August 12 Magic Science Show – San Jose, August 12 Summer Music Festival – Point Richmond, August 12 San Jose Giants Fireworks – San Jose, August 12, 13, 19 100th Anniversary of the Aircraft Carrier – Alameda, August 13 ET in Concert with the Santa Rosa Symphony – Santa Rosa, August 13 Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival – Berkeley, August 13 Second Saturday on the Farm – Watsonville, August 13 Pollinator and Friends Day – Walnut Creek, August 13 Gravenstein Apple Fair – Sebastopol, August 13, 14 Pistahan Parade and Festival – San Francisco, August 13, 14 Neon Scorpion Hikes – Clayton, August 13, 14, 27, 28 Habitot Mobile Children’s Museum – Oakland, August 14 Marine Science Sunday – Sausalito, August 14, 28 Pancake Breakfast on the SS Read Oak Victory – Point Richmond, August 15 Family Fun Fest – Mill Valley, August 15 20th Anniversary at the Schulz Museum – Santa Rosa, August 15 Strawberry Community Night – Mill Valley, August 16 Oakland A’s Fireworks – Oakland, August 19 Outdoor Movie Night: Luca – Castro Valley, August 19 Sundown Cinema: Encanto – San Francisco, August 19 Movie in the Park: Encanto – Alameda, August 19 Aerial Arts Festival – San Francisco, August 19-21 Summer Days – Foster City, August 19-21 Open Cockpit Day at Pacific Coast Aviation Museum – Santa Rosa, August 20 Train Storytime – Santa Clara, August 20 Bat Conservation – Tiburon, August 20 Starlight Cinema: Sing 2 – San Jose, August 20 Family Concert in the Park – Alameda, August 20 Sunday Streets – San Francisco, August 21 Kids Carnival at Hiller Aviation Museum – San Carlos, August 21 Brunch for the Wild Bunch at Oakland Zoo – Oakland, August 22 Movies on the Square: Luca – Redwood City, August 25 Heritage Day Festival at China Camp – Sausalito, August 27 Sand Sculpture Contest – Inverness, August 27 Aloha Poly Fest – San Francisco, August 27 Bay Area Lebanese Festival – Redwood City, August 27 Moon Festival – San Francisco, August 27, 28 Cal Sailing Open House – Berkeley, August 28 Museum Mondays for Little Ones – Santa Rosa, August 29 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – San Francisco, through January 8, 2023




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