Jan 25, 2024 - Things to Do

4 Bay Area events this weekend that aren't 49ers-related

Photo of a drag performer styling herself in a mirror

A drag performer prepares for a show at Oasis on Sept. 4, 2020, in San Francisco. Photo: Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

We'll cheer on the 49ers all weekend, but the weather will be calm enough for various activities.

  • If you're not a football fan, here are other options to explore.

🎹 Watch pianist Samantha Ege perform a concerto by British composer Doreen Carwithen with the Oakland Symphony. The program also includes a commissioned work by composer Texu Kim and Dvorák's New World Symphony.

  • Friday 8-10pm at Oakland's Paramount Theatre.

🙌 Honor Louis Braille's revolutionary system of reading and writing by participating in several interactive activities at San Francisco's Main Library.

  • Saturday noon to 3pm.

🎭 Check out Oasis' drag spoof of the classic 1980 film "9 to 5" before the production ends its run next week.

  • "9 to 5: Live" sets the stage in the era of the great resignation and follows three coworkers who conspire to "put a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot in his place," per event details.
  • Multiple showtimes at Oasis on 11th Street. Tickets are $30-$50.

🐉 Kick off celebrations for Lunar New Year with a visit to the public art project "Zodiac on Parade," which features the mighty Dragon this year.

  • Sunday through March 2 at multiple SF locations.
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