Good clean, squeaky, fresh, wholesome fun. That’s what you’ll be having this weekend, courtesy this rundown of (all totally family-friendly) (unless your children don’t like zombies) daytime events.
Corazon Under the Dome
Head from work to the mall where, after sifting through the pink and plastic fineries at Claire’s Accesories, you can sit back, relax, and take in a show projected on the Westfield’s glorious dome. Today’s offering is an animated 3D art show, showcasing an iconic medley of photography and images of San Francisco that celebrate the city’s incomparable saga. The show is set against the backdrop of classic San Francisco songs, bound to get those TGIF toes tapping.
5pm, free. Westfield Center, 865 Market, SF. www.westfield.com/sanfrancisco/corazon
Citywide Yard Sale
Part citywide block party, part scavenger hunt, part flea market, enjoy this beautiful day of shopping for bargains and searching for treasure. This South Bay yard sale promotes buying, selling, and donating used items to keep them out of the landfill, conserving natural resources.
8am-2pm, free. University and Cowper, Palo Alto. www.paloaltoonline.com/yardsale
Humans v. Zombies Nerf War: Triage
How well would you fare during a zombie apocalypse? Plan your Muni routes accordingly – an entire city neighborhood has been taken over by zombies. The human team must complete missions and defend themselves against the team of zombies, who are trying to infect the humans before they’re rescued. This is the perfect storm for Nerf gun, multiplayer game, and horror movie lovers alike.
2-5pm, free. Columbus and Union, SF. www.humansvszombies.org
Make merry with the happiest sounding instrument ever made. Ukulele fans will gather for a concert, sing-a-long, and lessons today. You don’t have to be a ukulele player or enthusiast to come, but you may be one when you leave.
7-10pm, $5-$10. Actual Café, 6334 San Pablo, Oakl. www.actualcafe.com
Civil War Reenactment
Men with sabers alert! Civil War reenacters take over the island today. Dodge their blades until you’re hungry, then check out the bread-making, butter-churning activities. Meet camp cooks and soldiers, and get a taste of life on an old-school military camp.
11am-4pm, free. Angel Island State Park, Angel Island, SF. www.parks.ca.gov/angelisland
Haight Ashbury Street Fair
This one-day annual street fair features live music, a variety of foods, dancing, and a festive assemblage of tie-dye. From street vendors to the Children’s Alley, everyone will have something to do here.
11am-5:30pm, free. Haight between Stanyan and Masonic, SF. www.haightashburystreetfair.org
Sailboat Ride Day
Come out and enjoy free sailboat rides with the Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit volunteer-run club on the Berkeley Marina. Get an introductory sail, a fun first-hand experience on the San Francisco Bay, and discover the joy of sailing.
1pm, free. 124 University, Berkeley. www.cal-sailing.org