Apr 21, 2016

Woodrow Nash and Tony Savoie

6 pm. Angela King Gallery, 241 Royal St., 504.524.8211, angelakinggallery.com

May 04-19, 2016

Cypress String Quartet presents "Beethoven in the City"

This series of free pop-up concerts held in each of the city’s 11 districts celebrates the 20th and final season of the Cypress String Quartet. Over the past 20 years, the quartet has performed throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America; it has collaborated with artists including Michael Franti of Spearhead; and has been heard on the Netflix show “House of Cards.” 415.500.2150, cypressquartet.com

Apr 29 - May 01, 2016

Startup Fair SF

This contemporary art fair brings together over 40 solo exhibitions featuring works in a variety of mediums by underrepresented artists from around the country. Hotel Del Sol, 3100 Webster St., startupfair.com

Apr 15 - Nov 18, 2016

“In Search of Great Men: A Solo Exhibition by McNair Evans”

For over three years, photographer McNair Evans has embarked on countless Amtrak journeys, interviewing and photographing fellow passengers and the surrounding landscapes. The exhibit features original photography from the project accompanied by passenger-written journals. On view at San Francisco City Hall. sfartscommission.org

Apr 16 - Oct 02, 2016

“Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey” at di Rosa

This solo exhibition of Bay Area conceptual artist Paul Kos features sculpture, film, video, photography and works on paper. On May 21, the gallery hosts a curator’s walk through followed by a public pétanque (an outdoor game similar to bocce ball) tournament with the artist. 5200 Carneros Hwy., Napa, 707.226.5991, dirosaart.org

May 27-29, 2016

Bottlerock Napa Valley

The music, wine, food and craft brew festival returns to Napa with headliners Stevie Wonder, Florence + The Machine and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Other names include Lenny Kravitz, Grouplove and Buddy Guy. 575 3rd St., Napa, bottlerocknapavalley.com

May 07, 2016

Uncorked Wine Festival

Over 50 wineries pour at the Ghirardelli Square waterfront. Expect live music, food, cooking demos and tasting workshops. 1-5 pm, 900 North Point St., 415.775.5500, ghirardellisq.com

May 28-29, 2016


Now in its 38th year, this Brazil-inspired festival and parade brings samba, salsa, soca, cumbia and more to the streets of the Mission District. This year’s theme is “Long Live Mother Earth!” Harrison St. between 16th and 24th sts., carnavalsanfrancisco.org

May 15, 2016

Bay to Breakers

A San Francisco tradition since 1912, this is the oldest consecutively run annual footrace in the world. The whole city comes out for this event, from the serious runner to the costumed reveler. The 12k run starts at the bay, continues west through the city and fi nishes at the Great Highway where breakers crash at Ocean Beach. zapposbaytobreakers.com

Apr 30 - May 08, 2016

SF Ballet presents "Onegin"

Based on Pushkin’s classic novel, Cranko’s “Onegin” is a tale of unrequited love set in Imperial Russia. The San Francisco Ballet’s premiere of “Onegin” in 2012 received rave reviews, and this year’s anticipated production features sets and costumes by Tony Awardwinner Santo Loquasto and lighting by James F. Ingalls. War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., 415.865.2000, sfballet.org