A beloved San Francisco tradition since 1938, the Stern Grove Festival presents free outdoor concerts every Sunday from June 18 through August 20, at the Sigmund Stern Grove, a beautiful meadow surrounded by towering eucalyptus and redwood trees.
For 11 years the Common Murre Restoration Project has been restoring seabird colonies on a small seastack known as Devil's Slide Rock, on the San Mateo County coast just 15 miles south of San Francisco. The Devil's Slide breeding colony held close to 3,000 Common Murres (Uria aalge) as recently as the early 1980s, but was wiped out as a result of human-caused mortality.
HI-USA Golden Gate Council is proud to sponsor Bands That Rock, a series of monthly shows at 330 Ritch in San Francisco, featuring the Bay Area's hottest emerging bands. Hostelling International members get in free!
Spring in San Francisco is more a change in attitude than solar inclinations. With the average temperature hovering around 60 degrees year-round, extremes of hot and cold are rare. As Goldilocks said to the three bears, "it's just right" hereabouts. And the sublime rise of San Francisco springtime is an ideal time to experience the city's perennial favorites in greenery scenery.