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October 2019

Free
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Halloween Hoopla. Free, outdoors, for kids. Cartoon-like illustration of a giant jack-o-lantern with many small costumed people standing in the cut-out parts.

Halloween Hoopla

Sun, Oct 27, 2019, 12:00pm2:00pm
Free
photo of Carlitos Medrano

Carlitos Medrano & Sabor De Mi Cuba

Thu, Oct 17, 2019, 6:00pm7:30pm
Free
Headshot photos of Maurisa Thompson, madhvi trivedi-pathak, Missy Fuego, Lisa evans, and SNJV. Logos for Litquake and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.

Poetic Tuesday

Tue, Oct 15, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of people gathered around an outdoor table of various crafts by Indigenous Peoples. Photo by Jim Watkins Photography.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 12:00pm3:30pm
Free
Bright neon and black digital sketch of musicians and dancers on a stage, by Jeremy Sutton

Los Tangueros del Oeste

Thu, Oct 10, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
photo of CMC older adult choirs

Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs

Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm

September 2019

Free
Photo of music group La Misa Negra, by Andrew Zhou

La Misa Negra

Sat, Sep 28, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of musician Kev Choice sitting in front of an upright piano.

Kev Choice Ensemble

Thu, Sep 26, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of klezmer music group Kugelplex, with band members standing lined up holding their instruments in front of a worn industrial door

Kugelplex w/ Faisal Zedan & the Ajyal Drum Ensemble

Sat, Sep 21, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of Ricardo Lemvo

Ricardo Lemvo

Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 6:00pm7:30pm
Free
Photo of The Anita Lofton Project

The Anita Lofton Project

Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of large group of musicians on stage for Brass, Bows and Beats

Brass, Bows and Beats Hip-Hop Symphony

Sat, Sep 14, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of the music group Tumbledown House, by Kala Minko

Tumbledown House

Thu, Sep 12, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photos of Natasha Dennerstein, Tomas Moniz, Toni D. Newman, Danny Thanh Nguyen, and Freddie. Presented by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival and Litquake.

Poetic Tuesday

Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of singer Diana Gameros holding a microphone and Francisco Herrera playing the acoustic guitar while surrounded by a street crowd. Photo by Marc Hors.

Our Children Are Sacred

Sat, Sep 7, 2019, 1:00pm3:00pm
Free
Photo of AXIS Dance Company dancer DeMarco Sleeper, Lani Dickinson, Yuko Monden Juma, AJ Guevara, Janpi Star. Photo by David DeSilva.

AXIS Dance Company

Thu, Sep 5, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Close-up photo of a young woman wearing a blue kimono standing with hands in a dance pose. Photo by Mark Shigenaga.

American Bon Dancing

Sun, Sep 1, 2019, 1:00pm3:00pm

August 2019

Free
Photo of Caterpillar Puppets Photographed by John Spicer

Caterpillar Puppets (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Aug 30, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Caterpillar Puppets Photographed by John Spicer

Caterpillar Puppets (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Aug 30, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Wayne Huey of Red Pandas and a young girls spinning a ball together on their fingers, by Jim Watkins Photography

Red Panda Acrobats (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Aug 23, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Wayne Huey of Red Pandas and a young girls spinning a ball together on their fingers, by Jim Watkins Photography

Red Panda Acrobats (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Aug 23, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of musician Rob Reich playing the accordion

Rob Reich Swings Left

Thu, Aug 22, 2019, 12:00pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of Fabiana Cozza

Brazil in the Gardens featuring Fabiana Cozza

Sun, Aug 18, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of musician Samora Pinderhughes.

Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes

Sat, Aug 17, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of Non Stop Bhangra Collective

Dholrhythms Dance Company (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Aug 16, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Non Stop Bhangra Collective

Dholrhythms Dance Company (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Aug 16, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of salsa music group Cabanijazz Project by Ivan Duran

Cabanijazz Project

Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 6:00pm7:30pm
Free
Photo of Korean percussionist Kim So Ra

Kim So Ra: A Sign of Rain

Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photos of Raina J. Leon, Jade Way, Laura Wheeler, Preeti Vangani and Tanea Lunsford Lynx.

Poetic Tuesday

Tue, Aug 13, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
photo of pistahan

Pistahan

Sun, Aug 11, 2019, 11:00am5:00pm
Free
photo of pistahan

Pistahan

Sat, Aug 10, 2019, 11:00am5:00pm
Free
Photo of a woman dancing, a dancer of the LINES Dance Center by Amal Bisharat Photography

LINES Dance Center

Thu, Aug 8, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photos of Tammy Hall, Leon Joyce Jr., Marcus Shelby, Destiny Muhammad, Ranzel Merritt

AfroSolo in the Gardens

Sat, Aug 3, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of the Children's Creativity Museum

Celebrate 20 Years of Creativity!

Sat, Aug 3, 2019, 11:00am2:00pm
Free
Photo of Mahealani Uchiyama Photographed by RJ Muna

Māhealani Uchiyama (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Aug 2, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Mahealani Uchiyama Photographed by RJ Muna

Māhealani Uchiyama (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Aug 2, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of music group Nomad Session

Nomad Session

Thu, Aug 1, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm

July 2019

Free
Photo of the cast of SF Mime Troupe's musical Treasure Island, by DavidAllenStudios.com

San Francisco Mime Troupe

Sun, Jul 28, 2019, 2:00pm4:00pm
Free
photo of sf uke jam by amal bisharat photography

SF Uke Jam Summer Uke-splosion!

Sat, Jul 27, 2019, 1:00pm3:00pm
Free
Photo of children's music group Alphabet Rockers by Steve Jennings

Alphabet Rockers (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of children's music group Alphabet Rockers by Steve Jennings

Alphabet Rockers (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of the Murasaki Ensemble

Murasaki Ensemble

Thu, Jul 25, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of musicians Martha Redbone and Brooklyn Raga Massive, by Sachyn Mital

Brooklyn Raga Massive featuring Martha Redbone Roots Project

Sat, Jul 20, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of Venezuelan Music Project, kids show

Venezuelan Music Project (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 19, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Venezuelan Music Project

Venezuelan Music Project (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 19, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of musician Manny Martinez, by Jim Watkins Photography.

Manny Martinez y la Rebeldia

Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 6:00pm7:30pm
Free
Photo of Bollywood blues musician Aki Kumar, by Marilyn Stringer

Aki Kumar

Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Motion photo of a woman dancing for ChoreoFest by Hillary Goidell

Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest

Sun, Jul 14, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Motion photo of a woman dancing for ChoreoFest by Hillary Goidell

Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest

Sat, Jul 13, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of Chelle! & Friends

Chelle! & Friends (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 12, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Chelle! & Friends

Chelle! & Friends (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 12, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
photo of Suenos

Sueños

Thu, Jul 11, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photos of poets Nazelah Jamison, Amanda Muñiz, Vernon Keeve III, Thea Matthews, and musician Gabi Díaz-Hernández

Poetic Tuesday

Tue, Jul 9, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
photo of aireene

Aireene Espiritu – Tribute to Sugar Pie DeSanto

Sat, Jul 6, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of Duniya Dance and Drum Company

Duniya Dance and Drum (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 5, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Duniya Dance and Drum Company

Duniya Dance and Drum (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 5, 2019, 11:00am11:30am

June 2019

Free
photo of Jeremy Dutcher by matt barnes

Jeremy Dutcher

Sat, Jun 29, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of clown Unique Derique by Eric Carmichael

Unique Derique (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jun 28, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of clown Unique Derique by Eric Carmichael

Unique Derique (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jun 28, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
photo of edgar pantoja and the afro cuban tribe

Edgar Pantoja & the Afro-Cuban Tribe

Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free

Circus Bella – Up in the Air

Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 2:15pm3:15pm
Free

Circus Bella – Up in the Air

Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free

Circus Bella – Up in the Air

Fri, Jun 21, 2019, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
photo of JesusDiaz by David Belove

Jesús Díaz y Su QBA

Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 6:00pm7:30pm
Free
Photo of musician Marcus Shelby by Scott Chernis

Marcus Shelby Quintet

Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
photo of NCAF by Jim Watkins Photography

Native Contemporary Arts Festival

Sun, Jun 16, 2019, 12:00pm3:00pm
Free
Photo of people dancing garba, by Anne Whitman

Garba in the Gardens

Sat, Jun 15, 2019, 1:00pm3:00pm
Free
Photo of Pi Clowns by John Spicer: one clown biting another's arm

Pi Clowns (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jun 14, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Pi Clowns by John Spicer: one clown biting another's arm

Pi Clowns (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jun 14, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco by Amal Bisharat Photography

Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco

Thu, Jun 13, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photos of Lourdes Figueroa, Maggie Takuda-Hall, Josiah Luis Alderete, Camilo Villa, and Sanjana Shukla.

Poetic Tuesday

Tue, Jun 11, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
photo of Tunes of Sudan

Tunes of Sudan

Sat, Jun 8, 2019, 1:00pm3:00pm
Free
Photo of music group Ka-Hon

Ka-Hon (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jun 7, 2019, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of music group Ka-Hon

Ka-Hon (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jun 7, 2019, 11:00am11:30am
Free
photo of The Onyx

The Onyx

Thu, Jun 6, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of Betsayda Machado

Betsayda Machado

Sat, Jun 1, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm

May 2019

Free
photo of Sandy Cressmans

Sandy Cressman’s Homenagem Brasileira

Thu, May 30, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
photo of Michael Doucet and Tom Rigney

Michael Doucet & Tom Rigney with Flambeau

Sat, May 25, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
photo of SFSU afro cuban ensemble by Bryan Ramirez

Afro-Cuban Ensemble of SFSU

Thu, May 23, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
photo of Herdeljezi Festival Dzambo Agusevi

Canceled due to Rain – Roma Festival Džambo Aguševi Orchestra

Sat, May 18, 2019, 12:30pm3:30pm
Free
Photo of the Children's Creativity Museum

Outdoor Programs Canceled Due to Rain – Celebrate 20 Years of Creativity!

Sat, May 18, 2019, 11:00am2:00pm
Free
photo of Carlitos Medrano

Canceled Due to Rain – Carlitos Medrano & Sabor De Mi Cuba

Thu, May 16, 2019, 6:00pm7:30pm
Free
photo of CMC older adult choirs

Canceled Due to Rain – Community Music Center Older Adult Choirs

Thu, May 16, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photos of Katherine Agard, Luna Merbruja, Imani Sims, Natalia Vigil, and Azuah for Poetic Tuesday

Poetic Tuesday

Tue, May 14, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
photo of embodiment project by David Wilson

Embodiment Project

Sat, May 11, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
photo of Oghosthaze

oghosthaze

Thu, May 9, 2019, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of the Uprising All-Stars

Festival Season Kick-Off: Tribute to Charlie Palmieri by The Uprising All-Stars

Sat, May 4, 2019, 1:00pm2:30pm

April 2019

Free
Bay Area Dance Week dancers at San Francisco City Hall, photo by Lydia Daniller

Bay Area Dance Week: One Dance

Fri, Apr 26, 2019, 12:00pm1:00pm

October 2018

Free
Photo of Halloweenn Hoopla Photographed by David Tau

Halloween Hoopla (Family Event)

Sun, Oct 28, 2018, 12:00pm2:00pm
Free
Photos of poets Julayne Lee, Brennan DeFrisco, Tamer Sa'id Mostafa, Denise Jolly, and musical guest Chhoti Maa

Poetic Tuesdays

Tue, Oct 16, 2018, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of music group The Rice Kings

Rice Kings

Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of Native American people at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, by David Tau

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 12:00pm3:00pm
Free
Photo of Daniel Riera with flute

Daniel Riera: Future Flutist with Electric Ensemble

Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 12:30pm1:30pm

September 2018

Free
Photo of musician Manny Martinez

Manny Martinez y la Rebeldia

Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 6:00pm7:30pm
Free
Photo of families making giant bubbles outdoors.

Creativity Festival 2018

Sun, Sep 16, 2018, 10:00am4:00pm
Culture for Climate

Culture for Climate

Thu, Sep 13, 2018Fri, Sep 14, 2018
Free
Photos of Litquake poets Christine No, Lehua M. Taitano, Paul S. Flores, Kaila Love, and Nazelah Jamison.

Poetic Tuesdays

Tue, Sep 11, 2018, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of Marcus Shelby with upright bass and historical photo of Louis Armstrong's baseball team

Marcus Shelby Orchestra

Sat, Sep 8, 2018, 1:00pm2:30pm
Free
Photo of music group John Brothers Piano Company

John Brothers Piano Company

Thu, Sep 6, 2018, 12:30pm1:30pm
Free
Photo of Manila Disco Fever

Manila Disco Fever

Sat, Sep 1, 2018, 1:00pm2:30pm
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