This Week's Hottest Events: Gillian Welch, Renegade Craft Fair, and Bay Area Now Arts Festival
Ping Pong Diplomacy
Pick up your paddle in support of 40 years of ping pong diplomacy. Watch some of the sport's original players as well as today's champions in action, and hear their thoughts on the table tennis legacy.
When: 2 p.m., Tues. 7/5
Where: SF Public Library's Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.
Anaïs Mitchell and Bhi Bhiman
Have a chill night with these two musicians, and expect everything from acoustic guitar to folk-country duets.
When: 9 p.m., Wed. 7/6
Where: Slim's, 333 11th St.
She defines the new generation of country-folk.
When: 8 p.m., Thurs. 7/7
Where: The Warfield, 982 Market St.
SF Giants Bill Graham Tribute Game
Pick up a limited-edition Bill Graham bobblehead at this Giants vs. Mets game. A portion of your ticket price will go to the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, a worthy cause considering that it brings some of the best music to SF.
When: 7:15 p.m., Fri. 7/8
Where: AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza
OMFG!, an Internet Dating Musical
Not the typical musical—this one's about two people who reinvent themselves in the world of internet dating.
When: Fri. 7/8 – Sun. 7/17
Where: ODC Theater, 3153 17th St.
B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls Championships
It's the end of the season already, and The Richmond Wrecking Belles duke it out with the Berkeley Resistance.
When: 8 p.m., Sat. 7/9
Where: Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Bay Area Now Festival
Get ready for your fill of visual art, performance, and film by a mix of new names on the verge of greatness as well as more established talent.
When: Sat. 7/9 – Sat. 10/22
Where: Various venues
Renegade Craft Fair
Get a jump start on holiday gifts at the ever-popular arts and crafts fair.
When: Sat. 7/9 – Sun. 7/10
Where: Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion, Marina Blvd. and Buchanan St.
This weekend, the Great Highway is up. Grab your bike, bring your hoodie, and plans for a stop at Outerlands or Trouble Coffee.
When: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sun. 7/10
Where: Great Highway, from Golden Gate Park to Sloat Ave.