at Niketown (7
beautiful race. A noble cause. A weekend to remember. From the
pre-race Nike Expotique, to the on-course chocolate mile and
Pedi-care station, to the elegant Finisher Necklace by Tiffany & Co.
- the Nike Women's Marathon is a special event. Every last detail
has been planned with a woman in mind.
at Bernal Heights
Neighborhood (11 am - 6 pm)
year’s Fiesta, the 19th annual, will take place on Sunday,
October 21st, on Cortland Avenue. Fiesta celebrates the diversity
that is part of the rich fabric of Bernal Heights and its surrounding
neighborhoods. Every year 15,000 people from Bernal Heights,
the Mission, the Excelsior and from all over the Bay Area come
to enjoy this family-friendly, alcohol-free festival featuring
activities for all ages including a pumpkin patch, pony rides,
petting zoo and the ever-popular dunk tank.
8 (1 pm - 5 pm)
Join artists Reuben Rude and Nome Edonna for an afternoon of
painting at fabric8. They will be creating small, affordable
pieces for the gallery. Fabric8 is also pleased to present
a new jewelry collection by artist Marco Huizar (San Francisco,
US/San Pancho, Mexico). New and recent pieces by Sirron Norris,
Ursula Young, gaNyan, GEM, Marikina, Grant Gilliland, C Lee
Sobieski, and more are available as well.
Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) (3 pm, 8 pm)
never seen Bill T. Jones quite this way before—the world-renowned
dance company will perform up close and personal in YBCA ’s
intimate Forum. In Chapel/Chapter, Jones asks, “How can
we reconcile what we see in the media with our personal experience
of the world?” Through song and joyful movement, and by
juxtaposing the official language of news articles and court
transcripts with the personal language of folksong and storytelling...
Theater (7 pm)
and Caminos Flamencos continue their wildly popular dance series
at ODC Theater, featuring new international guest artists. Come
watch "the Bay Area's most adventurous flamenco dancer" (Bay
Guardian) in an informal café atmosphere. Tapas and wine
provided by Masterpiece Catering.