Jan 11, 2024 - Things to Do

Honoring MLK this weekend, plus more to do in San Francisco

Illustration of a latte with "weekend" written in the foam.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

We're almost halfway through the first month of 2024 — and there's already a ton happening across the Bay.

  • The weather has been dreary lately, but don't let that stop you from exploring the many events happening this weekend. Here are a few to check out.

🌳 Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy by participating in San Francisco's weekend of service and volunteering, which runs Friday through Monday.

  • Projects include park maintenance, habitat restoration and more. Registration required.

ğŸŽ¥ Check out documentaries focused on civic engagement at the 2024 MLK Liberation Film Festival Saturday to Monday at locations all across the Bay, including Oakland's African American Museum and Library.

🥟 Join this food tour in Chinatown on Sunday at 11am and learn more about the area's rich history. Tickets are $8.

📖 Take your kids to the art installation "Entwined: Elder Mother," a 30-foot-tall metal sculpted tree that displays changing lighting patterns on its leaves, Saturday afternoon for story time with the San Francisco Public Library.

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