We have a hunch you could all use a spot of fun this weekend, regardless of whether you have power or not. So here are seven ways to enjoy yourself in the Bay Area and beyond, from electricity-free fun to the world’s best book festival to Fleet Week heroics.
Note: We’re avoiding events and activities that could be affected by power outages, but that situation remains fluid, and the best advice we can give is if you are headed out somewhere, call or go online for updates before you go.
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1 SEE: Fleet Week’s spectacles
From the big ship parade to the Blue Angels’ aerial stunts, ship tours and a Fleet Week Fest, this promises to be a spectacular weekend. Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening where.
2 SEE & HEAR: The magic of Litquake
San Francisco’s rollicking festival for lit lovers turns 20 this year and it’s chock full of A-List author readings, book-signings and writing and publishing seminars, not to mention the boozy marvel that is Litcrawl. Here’s what you need to know.
3 PLAY: Unplugged fun around the Bay Area
Even if you didn’t lose power this week, during the great Outage of ’19, there are days when unplugged fun is the way to go — and we’ve got five fab suggestions, from ice cream dreams to a Warriors fun zone.
Nikki Emmans poses with a large Stephen Curry bobble head at the new Hooptopia at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) 4 WATCH: The last hurrah of a guitar god
It’s billed as the final stop on British rocker Peter Frampton’s final tour — so you do the math. In any event, he’ll be in Concord this weekend, and tops our list of Bay Area shows to see. All the shows are listed as still on despite the power outage situation, but do yourself a favor and check before you go.
5 SEE: Spend the night with Simon & Garfunkel
Well, sort of. Neither Paul Simon nor Art Garfunkel perform (at least in person) “The Simon & Garfunkel Story,” but the touring multimedia concert/theater show that explores the famed folk duo serves up all of their favorite hits, such as “Mrs. Robinson,” “Cecilia,” “Sounds of Silence” and “The Boxer.” It’s in San …
Source:: East Bay – Lifestyle