Touch base – and your toes – at Yoga Day at the Park

On Sunday, Sept. 3, attendees can walk onto AT&T Park’s baseball diamond and do some yoga.
On Sunday, Sept. 3, attendees can walk onto AT&T Park’s baseball diamond and do some yoga. Rob Kunkle

After watching the San Francisco Giants play the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:05 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, attendees can walk onto AT&T Park’s diamond and stretch out their limbs just like their favorite baseball players.

Led by premier yoga instructor Janet Stone Yoga, Yoga Day in the Park will begin 30 minutes after the game ends and will be accompanied by live music. This is the sixth year the event has been hosted.

Yogis also will get free, Giants-themed yoga blocks to keep the fun going at home and off the field.

The event is free with a purchase of a ticket for the game, which ranges in cost from about $37 to $167. For more information, visit

Bigfoot Days

What: It’s been 50 years since the Patterson-Gimlin film gave the world a glimpse of a supposed female Bigfoot striding along a river. Willow Creek since has embraced the man-beast as its local icon. The Labor Day festival celebrates sasquatch with ax-throwing contests, Bigfoot calling competitions, forest expeditions and a parade.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 2

Where: 100 Kimtu Road, Willow Creek

Cost: Free


Beast Crawl Literary Festival

What: Make your way across Oakland’s eateries, bookstores and bars in a four-part literary crawl featuring more than 150 writers. Festival-goers can hop from location to location to hear poetry slams, meet up-and-coming authors and attend writing workshops.

When: 5-12 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 2

Where: Various Oakland venues

Cost: Free


Paul Bunyan Days

What: Celebrating the community’s lumber port roots, this four-day festival of “lumberjack rowdy” fun includes a log-rolling tournament, a fireman’s water fight – where uniformed firefighters compete to move barrels with water-spewing fire hoses, dousing onlookers – and a logger breakfast fit for Paul Bunyan himself.

When: All day, Friday, Sept. 1-Monday, Sept. 4

Where: Various locations in Fort Bragg

Cost: Free, excluding some events


Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks: 916-321-1418, @ayoonhendricks