The English Beat and My First Earthquake at Stern Grove: The Stern Grove Festival presents yet another stellar show on Sunday. Check out SFist's interview with the English Beat's Dave Wakeling from earlier this year.
Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: The Bay Bridged and Tiny Telephone present their first annual free, all-ages event at Potrero Del Sol Park on Saturday, featuring co-headliners Aesop Rock and Mirah, as well as Man/Miracle, Magik*Magik Orchestra, Religious Girls, and Appetite. For those who crave expensive truck food, Off the Grid will be at your service.
2011 World Football Challenge: AT&T Park plays host to a match between two top soccer teams from Europe and North America, England's Manchester City versus Mexico's Club América. Expect Muni delays, as the game is expected to draw 15,000 to 20,000 people.
Bay Area Girls Rock Camp Summer Showcase I: We heart girls who rock. This Saturday is the first show in the Bay Area Girls Rock Camp's Summer Showcase series taking place at The Oakland Metro Operahouse, featuring sixteen bands made up of 80 girls performing their original songs written in just one week of camp.
San Francisco Silent Film Festival: The 16th Annual Silent Film Festival, the largest one in the U.S., kicked off last night and runs through the weekend. Camp out at the Castro Theatre and watch these classic and obscure films as they were originally intended to be viewed, complete with live musical scores. Be sure to check out festival highlight, Marlene Dietrich's The Woman Men Yearn For, on Saturday night.
The Rentacular Spectacular: Rentalic, a handy-sounding network of communities for sharing and renting each other's belongings between friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors, is hosting a rental extravaganza, featuring local rental/sharing/eco-friendly businesses, along with a potluck picnic, games, a unisex clothing and toy swap, a fashion show, and prizes.