Here again is a list of some of this month's fairs, festivals, and ongoing events taking place in and around San Francisco. Of course, there's no reason to limit yourself to the activities below, as there are hundreds of other options. For more information on the events and what to do in the city, swing by the front desk and we'll fill you in.
July 16th-26th: Midsummer Mozart Festival - Various Bay Area venues; (415) 392-4400, www.midsummermozart.org. $20-$60. This Mozart-only music concert series in its 35th season features talented musicians from SF and beyond.
July 18th - September 20th: San Francisco Shakespeare Festival Various Bay Area locations, SF; www.sfshakes.org. This non-profit organization presents free Shakespeare in the Park, a tour of schools, theater camp. ps, and more.
July 20th-29th: North Beach Jazz Festival - Various locations, SF; www.nbjazzfest.com. Various times and ticket prices. Sunset Productions presents the 16th
annual gathering celebrating indoor and outdoor jazz by more than 100
local and international artists. Special programs. s include free jazz
in Washington Square Park.
July 26th: Folsom Street Fair - Dore Alley between Folsom and Howard, Folsom between 9th and 10th Sts, SF; www.folsomstreetfair.com.
11a.m. -6p.m., free. Hundreds of naughty and nice leather-lovers sport
their stuff in SOMA at this precursor to the Folsom Street Fair.
August 1st-2nd: Aloha Festival San Francisco Presidio Parade Grounds, near Lincoln at Graham, SF; . www.pica-org.org/AlohaFest/index.html.
10a.m. -5p.m., free. The Pacific Islanders' Cultural Association
presents its annual Polynesian cultural festival featuring music,
dance, arts, crafts, island cuisine, exhibits, and more.
June 20th: Rock Art by the Bay Fort Mason, SF; www.trps.org.
10a.m. -5p.m., free. The Rock Poster Society hosts this event
celebrating poster art, from its origins to its most recent
June 21st-August 23rd: Stern Grove Music Festival Stern Grove, 19th Ave.and Sloat, SF; www.sterngrove.org.
Sundays 2p.m., free. This beloved San Francisco festival celebrates
community, nature, and the arts is in its with its 72nd year of