What's Happening in the Bay Area April 19

April 19, 2019 — Source: Compass Blog

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SAN FRANCISCO

Simone Young Conducts Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade

Fri-Sat, Apr 19-20. 8 PM

 

Having made a name for herself in the world’s most esteemed concert halls, conductor Simone Young leads a spellbinding concert of Russian and French masters. Hear one of the most colorful and evocative scores in all classical music: Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, a wondrous symphonic portrait of the fairy tale collection Arabian Nights.
2019 Ghirardelli Square Easter Festival

Sat, Apr 20. 12PM-4PM

 

Meet the Easter Bunny, participate in an egg roll and a digital hunt. Plus join more activities for families and kids of all ages.

Undiscovered Country

Sat, Apr 19- Sun, May 19. Times Vary

 

Cowboy outlaws Jack and Horace rob stagecoaches by day and recites Shakespeare by night. Jack is obsessed with cracking Hamlet’s nutshell, and Horace will play any part to satisfy his eccentric leader.

Earth Day SF

Sat, Apr 20, 11AM-7PM

 

 

Earth Day San Francisco has live music, keynote speakers, organic food vendors, an eco-fashion show, and an eco-kids’ zone on Valencia Street (from 19th to 20th).

San Francisco International Beer Festival

Sat, Apr 20. 7PM-10PM

 

Experience SF's oldest and best beer festival with 100+ brewers, complimentary bites, live music, games, and more fun than ever before!

 

 

 

NORTH BAY

Caminos Flamencos Presents "Encrucijada"
Fri-Sat, Apr 19-20. 8:00PM

 

"San Francisco-based Caminos Flamencos, the West Coast’s leading and most innovative Flamenco troupe, has been presenting Flamenco performances since 2001. With Emmy Award-winning dancer, choreographer, and Artistic Director, Yaelisa, and Musical Director, Jason McGuire ""El Rubio,” at the helm, Caminos Flamencos’ productions have won awards for choreography, concept, and music,

constantly informed by the focus on both traditional and contemporary Flamenco dance and music. "

2019 Easter Parade, Egg Hunt & Live Music in the Park | Sausalito

Sat, Apr 20 - 9:45AM

 

Easter Egg Hunt Robin Sweeny Park. Plus live music from with Tim Cain. 

After the music, there will be an Easter Bonnet Contest judged by members of the Sausalito Woman’s Club. So put on your bright smiles and your craziest, creative and beautiful Easter bonnets, and come celebrate, rain or shine.

CREATE!

Sat, Apr 19-Sun, May 5. Times Vary.

 

Artist Members and Board Members of Gallery Route One will be presenting free creative activities to the community. You'll have an opportunity to witness an artist's creative process, or take a workshop, or get your hands on some art materials and do your own thing. 

 

Picasso & The Masters of 20th Century Printmaking

Fri, Apr 19-Sun, July 14. 5PM-7:30PM

 

This exhibition is a deep dive into the fine art of printmaking as exemplified by Pablo Picasso and the modern masters of the 20th century. The show walks the viewer through the primary printmaking techniques from lithography, mezzotint, engraving, and woodcuts to linocuts, pochoirs, and carborundum etching with interactive demonstrations. The show features 50 plus rare and iconic prints by Picasso, Chagall, Miro, Dali, Matisse, Braque, Matta, and Motherwell.

 

Laurie Shelton's "Cows"

Sat, Apr 19-Sun, July 14. Times Vary. 

 

Laurie Shelton’s “Cows” in the Spotlight Gallery. Painter Laurie Shelton is a longtime Napa Valley resident whose paintings of farm animals are highly prized from St. Helena to Palo Alto to Paris.

 

 

EAST BAY

2019 Spring Carnival
Sat, Apr 20. 10AM-1PM

 

 

Hop on over to Emeryville for the annual Spring Carnival with fun and games for children of all ages from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, April 20, 2019. There will be games, arts and crafts, an egg hunt and more – all for free!

Spring Family Fun Fest | Orinda Theatre Square
Sat, Apr 20. 1PM-4PM

 

Stop by for lunch before at one of Theatre Square’s many restaurants or stay after for an early dinner, making a full day of it. Activities such as a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, and much more will be available for kids to have fun and enjoy! 

The Menagerie: Oddities & Curiosities Market | Alameda
Sat, Apr 20. 11AM-7PM

The UC Gill Tract Community Farm invites the Bay Area community to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 21 from 10 am to 5 pm.

African Drumming Ensemble

Sat, Apr 20. 8PM

 

Join the African Music Ensemble for an evening of musical and dance.

Berkeley Earth Day

Sun, Apr 21. 10AM-5PM

 

Berkeley Earth Day brings the Bay Area environmental community together to celebrate our vision for a sustainable future. Get inspired and connect with eco-minded comrades and learn how you can further reduce your impact on the planet and have fun doing it! This event features dozens of vendors sharing their eco-friendly products and epic activism. Hear educational and inspirational talks from experts, activists, enjoy delicious sustainable food, films and more!

 

 

PENINSULA

Hershey Felder: A Paris Love Story
Fri, Apr 19-Sun, May 5. Times Vary.

 

 

For decades, Felder’s “Great Composer Series” has celebrated the brilliance of Beethoven, Berlin, Tchaikovsky, and more. This April, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley invites Bay Area audiences on piano virtuoso Hershey Felder’s personal journey, while also exploring the life and music of Impressionist composer Claude Debussy.

2019 Big Bunny 5K
Sat, Apr 20. 8:30AM-10PM

 

Grab your family and friends and get energized for the Big Bunny 5K and Kids Fun Run. Everyone can participate, from competitive runners to first-time runners, walkers or hoppers.

2019 Stanford Thai Festival

Sat, Apr 20. 11:30AM-2:30PM

 

Please join us at Thai Fest 2019 for FREE authentic Thai food, cultural performances, the spicy eating contest, Thai travel and movie recommendations, and many more! This year, we are bringing you delicious Thai dishes from several restaurants around the bay and special traditional Thai music and dance performances from Wat Buddhanusorn.

 

Stanford TCS Night Market 2019

Sat, Apr 20. 5PM-7:30PM

 

Explore. Enjoy. Indulge. As the weather warms, the Taiwanese Cultural Society is excited to announce the seventeenth annual Stanford Night Market! Take a break to see performances from various student groups and savor the food from all around Asia, from milk tea to bánh mì!

 

 

Filoli Spring Tulip Tea

Sat, Apr 20. Times Vary.

 

Come and celebrate the best of Spring with a tulip-themed Tea. Enjoy delicate finger sandwiches, scones, and dainty desserts. Taste the ever-popular Filoli Rose Tea or a selection of others while you enjoy the elegance of a live harpist and great company. Following the tea, tiptoe through the tulips in the formal garden and celebrate the beauty of Spring.

 

 

TAHOE

4th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

 

Fri, Apr 19. 5PM-9PM

 

 

The Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be filled with award-winning films focused on adventure, activism, and conservation. Join us for inspiring films, tasty food, delicious libations and a raffle!

Full Moon Snowshoe Tour

Fri, Apr 19. 6:30PM-9:30PM

 

 

Join Tahoe Adventure Company for a special snowshoe trek through the brisk mountain air of Lake Tahoe's pristine forests.

Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival

 

Sat, Apr 20. 11AM-5PM

 

The Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival is a volunteer-run, non-profit event to recognize, celebrate and promote the region’s unique beauty.

Tiki Pond Skim - Sugar Bowl

Sat, Apr 20. 9AM-3PM

 

 

 

 

 

Slash & Splash into Spring with the Sugar Bowl Tiki Pond Skim. The Sugar Bowl is excited to announce the return of the ever-so-popular pond skims. They are bringing a 100 ft long pool to the base of Mt. Disney; cross over in stylish fashion!

 

Easter and the Golden Egg Hunt

Sun, Apr 21. All Day

 

 

 

 

 

The Easter Bunny will make an on-mountain appearance starting with the Golden Egg scavenger hunt. First thing in the morning the Easter Bunny will hide candy-filled eggs along Rainbow Ridge for the kids to find but the grand prize will be the Golden Egg. Whoever finds it will be rewarded with a 2019-20 Season Pass for Homewood Mountain Resort.

 

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