The Gay Day celebration was just one of a number of events in Berkeley to celebrate Pride Month.
The festival, inaugurated to celebrate the abolition of slavery in the United States, promises live music, dancing, food, health screenings, activities for kids and more.
Spend a very hot day outdoors at Sunday Streets, and catch some stories, songs and sports all weekend.
Saturday saw a salute to the citizen activists who founded Ohlone Park in 1969, and a celebration of the Native California Indians whose heritage dates back thousands of years in the Bay Area.
It's a weekend for celebration: Pints for Paws, Ohlone Park's 50th anniversary, Rising Stars. Plus music and basketball.
A Dylan birthday celebration, three outstanding women musicians, French choral music, sexy Russians and a weaving workshop are among the highlights for Memorial Day weekend
A bluegrass festival, a bookstore and chocolate crawl (why not?), New Orleans piano, the 70th edition of a Buddhist bazaar, plus a special screening of a documentary on resistance to Franco's dictatorship.
Cycle racing through the hills, a famous plant sale, narrative art, family fun and roses for Mother's Day, all this weekend.
For the first time in 55 years, the public will have a chance, starting Saturday, to tour the Oakland Mormon temple, which is perched atop an 18-acre complex in the Oakland hills.
We've selected some highlights from the Bay Area Book Festival, in addition to other literary, musical and artistic events for the weekend.