June 26-27: Circus Bella, freestyle music and more

A great hike

King of the Castle: It’s Saturday morning and you want to go backpacking, but you’ve only got a night to spare. Visit Castle Rock State Park’s hike-in campground, where 20 first-come, first-served campsites make for a quick overnight escape. From the parking lot, follow the Saratoga Gap Trail for 2.8 miles to Castle Rock Trail Camp. The Santa Cruz Mountains surround you on all sides as the Pacific Ocean unfolds in the background. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com for details and other local adventures]


Free circus show: The one-ring Circus Bella combines juggling, contortion, clowning, acrobatics and more in a free performance for the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. The troupe is also performing at noon Saturday. [Noon, Yerba Buena Gardens, 773 Mission St., S.F.]

Freestyle jam: Flash back to the 1980s with “Super Freestyle Explosion,” featuring electronic-dance music pioneers like Taylor Dayne, Stevie B, Nu Shooz, Shannon, Exposé and more. [7:30 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

Stand-up comedy: Comedian J.B. Smoove, who had a memorable role on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” as Leon, has also appeared in movies like “Pootie Tang” and “Top Five.” [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Back onstage: Post-grunge group Oleander, which hails from Sacramento, has emerged from a decadelong hiatus with the album “Something Beautiful.” [9:30 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]


Flea fiesta: Treasure Island Flea is kicking off the summer fun with a sangria-soaked happy hour, music and family activities like a monster-size Hot Wheels track. [10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1 Avenue of the Palms, Treasure Island]

Dead ahead: Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are playing their final shows together for “Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead.” [7 p.m., Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara]

Japanese sounds: Shamisen-bass player Tatsu Aoki and saxophonist Francis Wong are playing a special show for Japan Week. [7:30 p.m., Tateuchi Auditorium, 1830 Sutter St., S.F.]

Praise dance: The Ross Dance Company is pairing jazz, modern and African dance styles with gospel music in the Bay Area Praise Dance Concert. [8 p.m., Buriel Clay Memorial Theater, 762 Fulton St., S.F.]

Funny girl: Alison Stevenson has a column on Vice called “Girl Writer” and has also appeared on Telemundo twice. Jessica Sele, Ahamed Weinberg and Jay Weingarten are also appearing. [8 p.m., Lost Weekend Video, 1034 Valencia St., S.F.]

A great bike event

Pride parking: Everyone who bikes to the Pride festivities gets free valet bicycle parking from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition will keep bikes safe all day — equality without exception, just like the theme of this year’s parade. [9 a.m.-7 p.m., Hastings Plaza at Hyde and McAllister streets, S.F.; sfbike.org/pride]

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