SF Weekend Guide: April 8–10

TGIF, San Francisco! Rain could fall this weekend, but if it does, not much is expected. Local meteorologists predict as little as 1/4 of an inch will fall in the City through Sunday. As usual, we’ve got the lowdown on all the biggest events here in the City.

Friday, April 8th:

San Francisco lets out a collective "Thanks, Obama." Photo: Giphy, The White House.
San Francisco lets out a collective “Thanks, Obama.” Photo: Giphy, The White House.

President Obama will be in San Francisco attending DNC fundraisers throughout the day today. Expect traffic to be a total nightmare as POTUS’s motorcade moves throughout the city. Thankfully, the President will be leaving the City around 2:00PM on Saturday. Still, join our chorus: Thanks, Obama!

The San Francisco Giants play the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:15PM, and there will be a free fireworks show in the Post-Game.

SoMa StrEat Food Park is hosting a Puppy viewing party, where there will be a free photo booth and a Giants Dog Costume Contest beginning at 5:30PM.

Off The Grid will be in Fort Mason, with nearly 30 different food vendors as well as several different bars, DJs and live music. Admission is free to California’s largest weekly street food market.

Saturday, April 9th:

The 49th Annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival returns to Japantown this weekend, with food booths, J-Pop, cultural performances, martial arts, and more! The Hello Kitty Food Truck will be present, as well as several bands and DJs. If rain doesn’t interfere, over 200,000 people may attend!

1528 Ortega Street is a classic San Francisco home.
1528 Ortega Street is a classic San Francisco home, listed for $999,000. Alan Khoo will be hosting an Open House on both Saturday and Sunday from 1:00–4:00PM. Photo: Alan Khoo, JODI Group.

Listing Agent Alan Khoo will be hosting an Open House at 1528 Ortega Street, San Francisco from 1:00–4:00PM on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Swing by this charming 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom home (listed for $999,000) to soak in gorgeous Golden Gate Bridge views.

Artists will be participating in creating rock balancing sculptures at Crissy Field, and will be on hand to teach about how to create these temporary pieces of art. They’ll be there from 11:00AM–1:00PM, near Warming Hut Cafe.

The San Francisco Giants will again play the Los Angeles Dodgers at 1:05PM.

Sunday, April 10th: 

San Francisco’s official block party returns to the Mission this Sunday from 11:00AM to 4:00PM. Sunday Streets will close Valencia St from 26th St to McCoppin Hub Plaza, and will feature many different groups that specialize in art, music, dance, fitness, health, animals and cycling. The Bay Area Bike Share will be providing free demos of their bikes, and the Golden State Warriors will be playing basketball! There will be a graffiti art festival and break dancing battles hosted by the “BBoy Connection”, as well as an open dance floor with DJs.

Off the Grid will be hosting a picnic at the Presidio from 11 AM to 4 PM, with live music, game rentals, and drink kits.

If you’re in the East Bay, come by Listing Agent Rick Lei’s Open House between 2:00 and 4:00PM on Sunday to tour 402 Crespi Place in San Lorenzo, CA. This 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom townhome is located on a family-friendly cul-de-sac just minutes away from Bayfair Shopping Center, BART, schools, shopping, parks and recreation!

Cure your Sunday Blues by grabbing some drinks with friends at our favorite beer bars and breweries in San Francisco.

Photo by Jacob Mandel, 49miles.com
Photo: Jacob Mandel, 49Miles.com

All Weekend:

West Portal’s 28th Annual Arts & Crafts Show will be taking place this weekend, from 10:00AM–5:00PM. Over 40 Artists will be showcasing their work. This event is free to the public.

Have a great weekend!

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