It's the freakin weekend, baby.
What: We Players—the thespians that brought us Hamlet on Alcatraz, The Odyssey on Angel Island, and Macbeth at Fort Point—unviel their latest site-integrated production of French classic Ondine at the iconic Sutro Baths.
Why: The Pacific ocean makes its theatrical debut!
When: Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, starting May 1 to June 7.
Where: Sutro Baths, 680 Point Lobos Ave. Tickets here.
What: Dozens of classic, exotic, old school, new school and muscle cars and trucks head to the Oakland waterfront for an auto extravaganza complete with a DJ and awards.
Why: There’s something on four wheels for everyone, from car buffs to casual enthusiasts.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, May 2.
Where: Jack London Square, Broadway and Embarcadero, Oakland
What: The Thing Quarterly is popping up between this weekend’s two art fairs—stARTup and Art Market at Fort Mason—for a tailgate cum literary trunk show complete with fresh pancakes and Ritual Coffee.
Why: Did you read the part about the pancakes?
When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, May 2.
Where: Exact location to be announced at midnight on May 1.
What: Local artisans—Petel textiles, Alice Roche jewelry, and more—bring one-of-a-kind pieces to browse and buy.
Why: You’re over wearing the same statement necklace as your coworker.
When: 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Friday, May 1; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2.
Where: de Young in Golden Gate Park; 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr.