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Mandatory Weekend

Scott Lucas | July 26, 2013 | Lifestyle Story City Life

Berkeley Kite Festival
What: The annual event is back this weekend, featuring team kite ballet, the world's largest octopus kite, and Japanese-style kite battles.
Where: Cesar E. Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina.
When: July 27th and 28th, 10 AM- 6 PM.
Cost: Free
Why: You mean you don't want to see the Berkeley skies filled with kites? Trust us, you do.

Jay Z and Justin Timberlake in Concert
What: Two of today's biggest music stars in concert.
Where: Candlestick Park
July 26th, 7:30 PM
Cost: We found seats on Ticketmaster for $276 each. Good luck with that.
Why: Because sexy hasn't been brought all the way back yet.

J Pop Summit Festival
What: A street fair celebrating Japanese pop culture, music, art, anime, fashion, and film.
Post, between Fillmore and Laguna
When: July 27th and 28th, 11 AM- 6 PM.
Admittance free.
Why: Because you're ready for to find the next Pokemon.

Up Your Alley Fair
What: Much like Folsom, it's a street fair celebrating public floggings, animal masks, and a history of public sex.
Where: Dore Alley
When: July 28th, 11 AM- 6 PM
Cost: By donation.
To test your own limits—and those of our new public nudity ordinance.

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