May 1-2: Art Market San Francisco, Decemberists and more 

click to enlarge Book tour: Join a Bike to Bookstores group ride this Saturday for California Bookstore Day. [Noon-4:30 p.m., start at Omnivore Books on Food, 3885 Cesar Chavez St., S.F.; sfbike.org/events/bookstores] - COURTESY SFBIKE.ORG
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  • Book tour: Join a Bike to Bookstores group ride this Saturday for California Bookstore Day. [Noon-4:30 p.m., start at Omnivore Books on Food, 3885 Cesar Chavez St., S.F.; sfbike.org/events/bookstores]

A great hike

Hill's angels: Admit it, you've always wanted to try a Segway. They're fun and goofy ... kinda like the Hall and Oates of outdoor recreation. Segway car-free around Angel Island State Park on a two-hour guided tour featuring incredible vistas of San Francisco, Tiburon and the Bay's bridges. See the beach where remnants of a raft from a 1962 Alcatraz prison break washed ashore, and get a knockout panorama view above Battery Ledyard. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com for details and other local adventures]

Friday

Art fair: Art Market San Francisco brings artist and exhibitors from all over the world to The City. [11 a.m.-7 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Stand-up comedy: South African comedian Trevor Noah, who has been tapped to succeed Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show," is headlining. [8 and 10:15 p.m., Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Back onstage: Indie-rock group The Decemberists took several years off before returning with their latest album, "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World." [8 p.m., Greek Theatre, 2001 Gayley Road, Berkeley]

Indonesian music: Gamelan Sekar Jaya is celebrating 35 years of traditional Indonesian music and theater with the world premiere of "Microkosma." The group is doing a free performance in the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' lobby at 7:15 p.m. [8 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Saturday

Relay challenge: The Golden Gate Relay, which bills itself as California's longest party, challenges teams of 12 to run or walk from Marin to Santa Cruz. The relay is a fundraiser for organ donation. [8 a.m., Marin French Cheese Co., 7500 Red Hill Road, Petaluma; www.therelay.com]

Talbot in The City: David Talbot, author of the best-selling "Season of The Witch," is leading a discussion about The City's politics, past and present. [4:30 p.m., Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., S.F.]

Country night: Country star Kenny Chesney, who has sold more than 30 million albums, is touring with Jason Aldean, Jake Owen and Cole Swindell. [5 p.m., Levi's Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara]

Latin music: Colombian singer Alci Acosta is bringing decades of hits spanning boleros, corridos, rancheras and more to the Bay Area. [8 p.m., Roccapulco Supper Club, 3140 Mission St., S.F.]

See the funny: Comedians crack jokes as animators scribble illustrations behind them in "Picture This: Comedy and Cartoons Collide." [8 p.m., 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

A great bike ride

Book tour: Join a Bike to Bookstores group ride this Saturday for California Bookstore Day. This tour provide treats and discounts while inviting cyclists to think about what independent bookstores mean to the community, how they survive, and the strategies they use to ensure their success. The ride is 5-10 miles, mostly flat, with five book stops along the way. along the way. [Noon-4:30 p.m., start at Omnivore Books on Food, 3885 Cesar Chavez St., S.F.; sfbike.org/events/bookstores]

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