Weekend Event Picks: SF Beer Week, Harlem Globetrotters, and California Restaurant Month

January 20, 2016


Whether you’re a beer aficionado, sports fan, or foodie, Capitol Corridor is your ticket to the fun this weekend!

SF Beer Week: San Francisco, East Bay, South Bay, 1/22-1/31

Starting this Friday, the Bay Area will host more than 500 beer events as part of SF Beer Week. From January 22 to 31, participants will enjoy special beer releases, tap takeovers, festivals, food pairings, beer dinners, educational sessions, and more. Even better, you can forget about designating a driver and take the Capitol Corridor for easy travel to fun Beer Week events in San Francisco, the East Bay, and the South Bay. Plus, with our Friends and Family discount, you can bring along up to five companions for 50% off with the purchase of one full-fare ticket. Visit www.sfbeerweek.org to learn more and see the full schedule of events.

Harlem Globetrotters: Oakland and San Jose, 1/22-1/24

This weekend, the Harlem Globetrotters are continuing to make stops in the Bay Area as part of their epic 90th anniversary tour, and you can take the Capitol Corridor to see all the basketball wizardry and action! The Globetrotters will play at the SAP Center in San Jose on Friday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at Noon, and at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Saturday at 2pm and 7pm. Both venues are directly accessible by train, making for easy travel to any of these shows. For details and a full list tour dates, visit the Harlem Globetrotters’ website. To get to Oracle Arena, take the train to the Oakland Coliseum station, and to get to the SAP Center, take the train to the San Jose station.

California Restaurant Month: San Francisco and Berkeley, 1/20-1/31

Foodies, make your way to San Francisco and Berkeley this weekend to experience great deals on fine dining and trendy local cuisine! As a part of California Restaurant Month, participating restaurants in both cities are offering special prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus, with a range of price points. No advance purchase is required; simply ask for the Restaurant Week menus to take advantage of the great deals available during the event. These delicious deals kick off on Wednesday in San Francisco and Thursday in Berkeley and run through Sunday, January 31. To find participating restaurants and refine your search by neighborhood, cuisine type, and more, check out the Visit Berkeley and San Francisco Restaurant Week websites. You’ll have plenty of options for nearby restaurants at either location when you take the train to the Berkeley Station or travel to San Francisco via our dedicated bus service between Emeryville and the Transbay Temporary Terminal. You can also connect with BART into San Francisco at the Richmond Station or Oakland Coliseum Station.