Summer Events a Go Go!

What to do, all summer long

Sports/Outdoors/Races

Through September/October: Giants Baseball Season Pacific Bell Park. For schedule information: www.giants.mlb.com. (415) 972-2000.

Through September/October: Oakland A's Baseball SeasonOakland Coliseum. For schedule information: www.athletics.mlb.com. (510) 638-4900.

Through December 31: Boyz in the Woodz Club Sunday Hike Join the SF Bay Area Gay & Bi Men"s Hiking & Social Club for brunch, a hike, fun events, or dinner. (415) 457-3993. http://members.aol.com/BITWClub.

Through December 31: Critical Mass Reclaim the streets with other cyclists the last Friday of every month for a tour of San Francisco (free). Justin Herman Plaza. www.critical-mass.org.

June 28: Double DipseaA 13.7-mile trail run from Stinson Beach to Mill Valley and back. Stinson Beach parking lot. (415) 978-0837. http://dserunners.com.

June 28: International Gay Rugby Tournament San Francisco Fog Rugby Football Club hosts The International Gay Rugby Association"s rugby tournament and festival. Polo fields, Golden Gate Park (free). 8 a.m. www.sffog.org.

June 29: Pride Run 2003 5K and 10K. Golden Gate Park. (415) 978-2429. www.sffrontrunners.com.

July 6: Alcatraz Challenge Aquathon & Swim A 1.5-mile swim and a 12-kilometer run. San Francisco. (650) 359-3773. www.oceanswims.com.

July 19: 17th Annual Healdsburg Harvest Century Bicycle Tour A 60-, 37-, or 23-mile route. (800) 648-9922. www.healdsburg.org.

July 27: Chronicle Marathon Also a 5-kilometer run. Golden Gate Bridge. (415) 284-9953. sfmarathon.net.

July 27: Tiburon TriathlonA 1/2-mile swim, 9-mile bike ride, and 2-mile run. Belvedere. www.tiburonfire.org.

August 3: 10th Annual Chronicle Tour de PeninsulaA 33-mile bike ride through the San Francisco Peninsula, with 17-mile and 21-mile shortcuts, rest stops, food and drinks, tech support, and expo. Redwood City. (415) 759-2690. www.rhodyco.com.

August 10: Festival of ChariotsWest end of Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park. (415) 649-8619.

Aug. 31: Ana Cablecar Chase & 5K AmbleThis 5.67-mile run & 5K "amble" hits its 20th anniversary. Aquatic Park. (415) 868-1829. www.envirosports.com.

Festivals/Fairs/4th of July

Through June 29: San Francisco International Gay and Lesbian Film FestivalA showcase for some of the world"s finest films from and about the GLBT community. Various locations throughout San Francisco. www.frameline.org.

Through August 17: Stern Grove Midsummer Music FestivalFree performances amid the trees by a variety of artists, including the San Francisco Symphony, Afro Celt Sound System, and WAR. Stern Grove, San Francisco. (415) 252-6252. www.sterngrove.org.

Through July 6: Alameda County FairPony rides, music, and comedy ($6-9). Pleasanton. (925) 426-7600. www.alamedacountyfair.com.

June 28-29: Russian River Blues Festival Etta James, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Mavis Staples, Lonnie Brooks, and others ($40-90). Guerneville. (510) 655-9471. www.russianriverbluesfest.com.

June 28-August 9: Stanford Jazz Workshop & Festival More than 100 jazz artists in 33 concerts and special events ($5-38). Stanford University, Palo Alto. (650) 736-0324. www.stanfordjazz.org.

July 2-6: Marin County FairCarnival rides, fireworks, art, music, and a petting zoo ($9-11). Marin County Fairgrounds, San Rafael. (415) 499-6400. www.marinfair.org.

July 3-6: High Sierra Music FestivalSteve Winwood, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Michael Franti, and more ($14-150). Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds, Quincy. (510) 420-1529. www.hsmusic.net.

July 4: San Francisco FireworksOver the Bay with great views from Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill, and the Wharf.

July 4: Oakland FireworksAll day festival of crafts and music at Jack London Square, culminating in pyrotechnics.

July 4: San Jose FireworksGod bless us all at the America Festival, San Jose's multicultural fete in downtown Discovery Meadow.

July 4: Redwood City FireworksShot above the Port of Redwood City, this year's works will be choreographed to music.

July 4: Marin FireworksSausalito's celebration will start with a parade and family fun at Dunphy Park, then move to Gabrielson Park for the show.

July 5-August 2: Robert Mondavi Summer FestivalPreservation Hall Jazz Band, Harry Belafonte, India.Arie, and other artists in five outdoor performances ($42-75). Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville. (888) 769-5299. www. robertmondavi.com.

July 5-August 9: Peaches Christ's Midnight MassThe sixth year of this playfully irreverent film series kicks off with an obligatory showing of the fabled Elizabeth Berkley (career-stalling) vehicle Showgirls. Midnight Saturdays at the Bridge Theater. 3010 Geary Blvd ($8). www.peacheschrist.com.

July 5-6: Fillmore Street Jazz Festival The largest free festival of its kind on the West Coast. San Francisco. (510) 970-3217. www.hartmanstudios.com.

July 10-12: Sonoma County Wine and Food Showcase Fireworks, dancing, San Francisco Symphony, wine tasting, tours, luncheons, and dinners ($50-225). Various Sonoma locations. (800) 939-7666. www.sonomawine.com.

July 11-20: Solano County FairHorseraces, livestock shows, a carnival, live horse racing, and James Brown ($4-8). Solano County Fairgrounds, Vallejo. (707) 551-2000. www.scfair.com.

July 11-13: Montclair Village Fine Arts FestivalThe 28th annual showcase of local artists. Oakland. (209) 296-1195.

July: 11-20: California RodeoBull riding, roping, carnival rides, the largest freestyle bullfight in the country ($1-18). Rodeo Grounds, Salinas. (800) 771-8807. www.carodeo.com.

July 12-13: Palo Alto Clay & Glass FestivalArtists' displays and craft demos from glassblowing to clay pot throwing (free). Palo Alto Art Center. (650) 329-2366.

July 12-13: Oakland Scottish Highland GamesHighland dancing, sheepdogs, caber tossing, haggis, and more ($8-$12). Dunsmuir Historic Estate. 2960 Peralta Oaks Ct. (510) 615-5555. www.dunsmuir.org.

July 12-13: Obon Buddhist Festival Featuring a bazaar, games, food, entertainment, and an obon dance (free). Japantown, San Jose. (408) 293-9292. www.sjbetsuin.com.

July 22-August 4: Sonoma County FairRodeos, horse races, Bob Eubanks, the Bacon Brothers, Chuck Mangione, and more ($5). Sonoma County Fair Grounds. (707) 545-4200. www.sonomacountyfair.com.

July 25-27: Gilroy Garlic FestivalGarlic ice cream, anyone? ($5-$10). Christmas Hill Park. (408) 842-1625. www.gilroygarlicfestival.com.

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