May 30 - June 1: Weekend events in SF 

click to enlarge Bikes and Urban Agriculture Tour
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  • The S.F. Bicycle Coalition and Urban Agriculture Alliance partner for the educational pedal, an exploration of hidden nooks and crannies, and a lesson on how to grow food even in the densest parts of The City.
FRIDAY

On the town

Watering hole: Rabbit Hole Theater Company presents “Savage in Limbo,” John Patrick Shanley’s tragicomic play about the dead-end lives of some former classmates who gather at a shabby bar. [8 p.m., Phoenix Theatre, 414 Mason St., S.F.]

SATURDAY

A great bike ride

Bikes and Urban Agriculture Tour: Take a ride through San Francisco gardens and city farms. The S.F. Bicycle Coalition and Urban Agriculture Alliance partner for the educational pedal, an exploration of hidden nooks and crannies, and a lesson on how to grow food even in the densest parts of The City. [Meet at 10:15 p.m., Mojo Café, 639 Divisadero St., S.F.; RSVP at sfbike.org/events]

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market top picks

Artichokes

Armenian cucumbers

Organic blueberries

Rabbit sausage

Radishes

Red burger onions

Rose Diamond nectarines

Wagon Wheel cheese

Zucchini

— www.cuesa.org

Home and garden

Sunset Celebration Weekend: The popular home and garden magazine hosts special programs, talks, demonstrations and more at its annual spring event. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 80 Willow Road, Menlo Park]

Community

Free family fun: Operation Kind Kids, aimed at teaching youngsters the importance of being kind, hosts activities especially for ages 2 to 6. [10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Exploratorium (outside), Pier 15, S.F. ]

Charity walks

Vision walk: The Foundation Fighting Blindness holds its 2014 Bay Area VisionWalk, a park route. Festivities follow. [9 a.m., Bandshell, Golden Gate Park, S.F.; www.visionwalk.org]

Mental-health walk: The National Alliance on Mental Illness holds its Bay Area NAMIWalk. The featured speaker is suicide-prevention advocate Sgt. Kevin Briggs. [8:30 a.m., Lindley Meadow, Golden Gate Park, S.F.; www.namiwalksfbay.org]

SUNDAY

A great hike

On Point: Wowing views, wildflowers, wildlife — Point Reyes National Seashore has it all. Now combine a bike ride and a hike to a banner vista of the coastline. The Bear Valley Trail allows bikers along the creekside fire road for the first three mellow miles. Lock your bike at the rack and continue on a foot trail that parallels the creek for another mile. The canopy thins and the destination pops into sight: Arch Rock (pictured) and huge views. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com to find out more about getting outdoors in Northern California]

Fundraisers

Culinary gala: Dozens of food and wine notables take part in the 2014 Star Chefs and Vintners Gala, an extravaganza featuring a three-course meal and reception. [5 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Movies

Film and music: The San Francisco Symphony presents Walt Disney’s “Fantasia” live. The program includes classical music heard in the 1940 animated film. [4 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Comedy

Stand-up show: Comedian Charlie Murphy, whose credits include “Chappelle’s Show,” “Charlie Murphy’s Crash Comedy,” and the film “CB4,” appears. [7:30 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Museums

Free day: Sunday is Target First Free day at the Asian Art Museum. General admission is free. Activities include tours and workshops. Exhibitions include “Enter the Mandala.” [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 200 Larkin St., S.F.]

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