courtesy photoGet your byke pride on at the 44th annual San Francisco Pride parade!

courtesy photoGet your byke pride on at the 44th annual San Francisco Pride parade!

June 27 – 29: Pride and other weekend events in SF

FRIDAY

On the town

Thoroughly modern: Friday Nights at the de Young celebrates modernism. The evening includes 1960s cocktails, 1960s music, and a screening of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s. [6 to 8:30 p.m., de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

SATURDAY

A great hike

Isle miles: Angel Island State Park is a car-free gem. Go on an easy bike and hike adventure starting from Ayala Cove, where regular ferries from San Francisco and Tiburon dock. Pedal southwest on Perimeter Road. At about 1.5 miles in, soak in a grand scene: San Francisco, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate and Bay bridges. It’s also where you'll find the unmarked spur trail to off-the-radar Perles Beach, a south-facing hidden beauty. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com to find out more about getting outdoors in Northern California]

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market top picks

Sungold cherry tomatoes

Apple cider caramels

Bing cherries

Chard

Crookneck squash

Chard

Honey Fire nectarines

Honeycomb

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Dance theater: Arianne MacBean and the Big Show Co. present a pair of dances set to jazz scores by Ivan Johnson. MacBean highlights the triumphs and failings of language in her choreography. [8 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, S.F.]

Pride festival: The two-day San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration, in the Civic Center, begins. Festivities include exhibitors, food, and performances. [Noon to 6 p.m., Polk and Grove streets and thereabouts, S.F.]

Dyke march: The San Francisco Dyke March, calling for justice for lesbians and all women, departs at 6 p.m., with a rally beginning at 4 p.m. Look for the banner. [18th and Dolores streets, S.F.; www.thedykemarch.org]

Pink Triangle: The Pink Triangle project presents its installation (7 a.m.) and ceremony (10:30 a.m.). The two-day display honors gay people who were persecuted and killed by the Nazis. [Twin Peaks, north hill, S.F.; www.thepinktriangle.com]

SUNDAY

A great bike ride

Pride ride: Get your byke pride on at the 44th annual San Francisco Pride parade! Roll on over and take advantage of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s complimentary valet bicycle parking at UC Hastings College of the Law, check out Pride’s 300 exhibitors and more than 20 stages and venues — and be confident your bike is safe and secure! [Parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Market and Beale streets, S.F.; valet at 200 McAllister St., S.F.]

Pride weekend

Pride parade: The San Francisco Pride Parade, featuring more than 200 contingents, highlights Pride Weekend. Grand marshals include Ross Matthews and Janet Mock. [10:30 a.m., Market and Beale streets, S.F.; www.sfpride.org]

Music

Stern Grove: The Stern Grove Festival welcomes soul and R&B singer-songwriter Allen Stone. Malaysian pop singer-songwriter Yuna opens the afternoon. [2 p.m., Sigmund Stern Grove, Sloat Boulevard and 19th Avenue, S.F.]

Afro-soul singer: Platinum-selling South African singer Lira, whose music blends R&B, Afro-soul, and jazz styles, performs selections from her new album, “Rise Again.” [7 p.m., Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore St., S.F.]

Dance

World dance: The Ethnic Dance Festival’s “Weekend 4” features a nine-troupe show. Styles include Mexican folkloric, Appalachian clogging, and Afro-Peruvian. [2 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]artsPride

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