#GigWeekend Events (May 19-21, 2023)
Those long hours during the week can zap our energy and there's only so much coffee that can help. Let's get our strength 💪 and smiles 😁 back this #GigWeekend at exciting events in our HomeZones!
Delight in the sunshine when Gigging over to happenings in the SF Bay Area and Seattle listed below. Share your memories by tagging us with #GigWeekend!
SF Bay Area
⚾ San Francisco Giants vs. Miami Marlins - STAR WARS Fireworks Night
Winners of three straight games, the San Francisco Giants (20-23) welcome the Miami Marlins (21-21) to Oracle Park for a third-game series starting on Friday. Catch the action on the diamond and then stay afterward for a STAR WARS fireworks display even Darth Vadar would love.
Friday, May 19, 2023 at 7:15 p.m.
Oracle Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco
🎭 Bay Area Children's Theatre - Disney's Aladdin
See the iconic animated film come to life on the stage! This musical adventure will take you on a flying carpet ride filled with magic, romance, and adventure. Watch Aladdin try to gain the attention of Princess Jasmine with the help of a genie's powers, with the hopes of marrying her.
Saturday, May 20 at 10 a.m.
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, 10550 Albion Road, San Ramon
🏃 Bay to Breakers
A San Francisco tradition since 1912, this 12K run takes runners from downtown over to the swells of Ocean Beach. A race and celebration of the city all wrapped into one, many come in their favorite costumes as they run/walk up the iconic Hayes Street Hill and through Golden Gate Park.
Sunday, May 21 at 8 a.m.
Start line is at Main Street & Howard Street, San Francisco
🎵 Matchbox Twenty
The Concord Pavilion Summer Concert Series kicks off with platinum-selling band Matchbox Twenty. The Grammy nominees are touring in support of their fifth studio album, Where the Light Goes, which will be released on May 26. But you can still plan on hearing classics like "3 AM," "Unwell," and "Push" too!
Sunday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Concord Pavilion, 2000 Kirker Pass Road, Concord
🎵 Hot Chip
Bridging the worlds of pop and dance music over the last 19 years, Hot Chip have entrenched themselves among similar impactful British bands like Pet Shop Boys and Depeche Mode. The Grammy-nominated band have continued to innovate with their 8th studio album Freakout/Release.
Friday, May 19 at 8 p.m.
The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Avenue, Seattle
🏀 Seattle Storm vs. Las Vegas Aces
A new WNBA season begins with the Seattle Storm hosting the defending champion Las Vegas Aces in a rematch of last season's semifinals. With Sue Bird retired and Breanna Stewart now with New York, the Storm will look to Jewell Loyd to carry the team (16.3 points per game last season) into the future.
Saturday, May 20 at 12 p.m.
Climate Pledge Arena, 334 1st Avenue N, Seattle
🌳 U District Street Fair
Returning for its 52nd year of fun, the U District Street Fair helps kick off Seattle's summer event season with 10 blocks of arts and crafts down University Way. There will also be live music and performances, and over 40 food trucks and booths at the two-day event.
Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
University Way between NE 41st Street and NE 50th Street, Seattle
🌎 National Geographic Live: Cosmic Adventures
Join Aerospace engineer Tracy Drain of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for cosmic stories that will shine a light on the darkness and vastness of space. She share stories from her work developing, testing, and operating complex machines that uncover some of the countless mysteries in space.
Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.
Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street, Seattle
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