Top 5 Weekend Events: San Francisco | 5/8-5/10

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Haight-Ashbury Street Fair

Lennon Studios | 271 Dore Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 | May 8, 9:00 p.m.

If you want to experience the culture and history of San Francisco, attending The Haight-Ashbury Street Fair will bring you back to the 70’s when this annual event first started. Experience food, music, arts and crafts, and even a childrens area for an experience the whole family will enjoy. Haight-Ashbury is one of the most famous historical districts in the city, and the HASF will give you the San Francisco experience you’ve always wanted.

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2015 Saratoga Wine Stroll Experience

Big Basin Way in Saratoga, CA | Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070 | May 9, 2:30 p.m.

Need to escape the city for a day? Take a trip to the Saratoga Wine Stroll and experience delectable wine from over 24 local wineries. Spend the day strolling the street, tasting wines, and enjoy a little shopping as you walk up and down Big Basin Way. As an added twist to a typical wine tasting, each local winery will be set up in a local business with a variety of gourmet bites for you to pair with your wine.

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The Dinner Detective

Waterfront Hotel | 10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94612 | May 9, 6:15 p.m.

Determined that you could outwit Sherlock Holmes himself? Put your skills to the test as you enjoy a delicious four-course meal while trying to piece together this hilarious and tricky murder mystery. Solve the case together with your friends and date, and you will be sure to laugh your way to the answer. But beware, the murderer is somewhere in your room, and even you may be the one accused of committing the crime!

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The Spinster Sisters | 401 S. A St., Santa Rosa, CA 95409 | May 9, All Day

Fashion is a part of every single individual’s daily life, whether or not you associated yourself with being a fashionista. Why do you wear the clothes you wear? Who picked out your wardrobe for you? Dress Code(x) takes a look at how we make our fashion decisions and the factors that play into it. Explore this exhibit and learn about your own dressing behaviors and how they have been influenced by society, producers, and circumstances.

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Sarah Bush Dance Project Presents Rocked By Women

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts | 1428 Alice St. Oakland, CA 94604 | May 10, 2:00 p.m.

Looking for a great way to celebrate womanhood this weekend with your mother? Take the opportunity to go out together and watch the inspiring dance performance put on by the Sarah Bush Dance Project: Rocked By Women. Experience the wonderful music of women musicians from the 70’s to the early 2000’s as this dance performance takes you through the story of a woman’s journey of growing up, coming out, falling in love and experiencing heartbreak.

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