SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

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SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

Oh yes, we can spend our dollars at our favorite outdoor fairs (and some new ones too!). Hooray!  Windrider film fest is back virtually with some intriguing films. Van Gogh and Yoga – it’s a win, and the sky will once more, light up with fireworks in SF! If you missed our Personal Branding event, watch the video. And join us on July 14 for a terrific book event.

June 26-27. Craneway Craft Fair

SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

Pier 70 is the place to be this weekend for the Craneway Craft Fair.   This is SF’s first huge outdoor fair of 2021. High quality, handmade goods will be offered from our fav California artists and craftspeople. Pier 70 is newly restored and worth going just to get outside and take a look around. Masks are required, and it is free to attend. You can bring your pets and wander, and put on your dancing shoes as a favorite DJ will be spinning summer tunes. Food trucks, 130 vendors, people and FUN! Cranewaycraftfair.com

June 26. A Day of Creativity

SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

The Museum of Craft and Design is making it easy for us to spread our creative wings. MCD Mobile MakeArt joins Tunnel Top Park for a day of creativity out on the blacktop! Get your hands dirty with a project that explores the seen and unseen, natural and unnatural, expected and unexpected.

Participants will walk away with a personalized, planted artwork that will allow us to observe the way in which quick-germinating seeds will form an intricate root system that changes over time. This community art project is inspired by Design by Time featured artist Diana Scherer aand allows us to bring a little piece of Tunnel Top back home! Look for the colorful Mobile MakeArt van to pick up a glass vessel (or bring your own!) and to select seeds and artificial materials. FREE event and activity. June 26th 10 – 2. Tunnel Top Park is located on the corner of 25th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. Get the details.

June 26-27. Outdoor Shopping

SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

Head West Marketplace invites you to journey to Alameda for a unique curated outdoor shopping experience. This marketplace is an outdoor retail marketplace experience that brings together the ideals of the modern maker with the spirit of the traveling vagabond. From hand-made ceramics to locally sourced vintage, there are always new categories of goods available to explore. Centered on connecting people, forging community + sustaining the local economy. This weekend, June 26 – 27th at Hangar 1 distillery. Headwestmarketplace.com

“You Are Who Google Says You Are….”

SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

Our personal branding event was really a master class presented by two leading experts: Anouk Pappers, an online personal branding expert, and Janet Wise, founder of the Branding Room. We all learned a lot! Watch the video.

Immersive Van Gogh and Yoga!

SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

If you’re looking for a little post-impressionism with your centering workout, Immersive Van Gogh has a new offering that fits that very specific bill—35-minute yoga flow classes. You can stretch it out as Imogene Heap wails mmmm, what you said, while the Dutch artist’s signature irises and sunflowers melt around you.

 Get into downward dog or cobra pose as the fields of arles morph into Van Gogh’s self-portraits and bedroom scenes. Finally, savasana as the world famous Starry Night, twinkles above you and the dulcet sounds of Debussy lull you into whole complete oneness. The classes are co-presented with Lifeway Foods – each includes a Lifeway kefir to enjoy afterward. Van Yoga to your heart’s content. Vangoghsf.com/yoga-classes

The Three Tomatoes Book Club

July 8-10.  The Windrider Virtual Film Forum

SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

The forum is still virtual this year, and with some truly thoughtful films and discussions. They are a wonderful local organization bringing films that explore challenging issues in our world followed by in-depth, moderated discussions with the filmmakers.

They will screen films on five nights in the first two weeks of July – July 8, 9, 10, 15 and 16. New this year, we will feature live Q&A segments, allowing you to submit questions and engage in compelling conversations with filmmakers after the films. Their goal is to continue bringing these films and filmmakers to an engaged audience to serve as a catalyst for compassionate understanding and challenge us to make a difference in the world and in our local communities. July 8 – 10 and 15-16. Windriderbayarea.org

Fireworks Are Back

SF Life: Outdoor Markets, Fireworks, Film Fest, Yoga

While most smaller communities have cancelled displays and parades, SF is welcoming residents and tourists to view the spectacle of the sky lighting up. All restaurants and retail outlets will be open. So grab a city bike and enjoy the beauty of fresh air. Let’s enjoy our Independence from being indoors this past year. Fishermanswharf.org

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  • Kim Selby, the SF life editor of The Three Tomatoes, is your gal for info on what’s hot and happening in the beautiful bay area. Having lived on the Left Coast for 27 years, after almost a decade in NYC, she has explored and continues to have adventures all over the San Francisco area. Passionate about fashion, formerly with GLAMOUR magazine and Fashion Director at Saks Fifth Avenue , Palo Alto, Kim produced fashion shows in the bay area for over 20 years. She now creates events to empower, delight and inspire women, aka “Tomatoes”. Learn more about Kim at www.kim-selby.com

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