The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol helps pay tribute to The Genius of Soul, Ray Charles at SFJazz Miner Auditorium on August 17, starting at 7:30pm. SFJazz Miner Auditorium is located at 201 Franklin Street (at Fell) in San Francisco. Tickets and more info at www.sfjazz.org or call 415.398.5655
The Occidental Center for the Arts presents The Hohlax (whole-axe) Trio, a group of classically trained Greek musicians. The concert takes place on Friday, August 18th, from 8pm to 10pm, at 3850 Doris Murphy Court in Occidental. For details, call 707.874.9392.
The Mosaic Project hosts singer/songwriter Brett Dennen for “No Walls Around Peace” at an intimate garden concert on Saturday, August 19th that takes place in Oakland. All proceeds benefit the Mosaic Project’s mission to teach children of all backgrounds how to create a peaceful future. Doors open at 4pm, and the concert begins at 5pm....
The Allen Temple Baptist Church holds its 2017 Disability Resources Summit on Saturday, August 19th, from 9:30am to 2pm, at the Family Life Center, 8501 International Boulevard in Oakland. For details, call 510.604.5242.
Hyde Street Pier hosts a “Festival of the Sea” event. The theme is “High Tech on the High Seas.” The event takes place on Saturday, August 19, from 9:30am to 5pm, at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, at the west end of Fisherman’s Wharf. For details, call 415.859.6797.
The San Francisco Main Library hosts a screening of “Unlocking the Cage,” a documentary about efforts to seek limited personhood rights for certain animal species. Showtime is Sunday, August 20th, from 1pm to 4pm, at the Library’s Koret Auditorium on 100 Larkin Street in San Francisco. For details, call 415.663.7835.