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Watch Jaws off of McCovey Cove with free Haagan Dazs and popcorn
The Great San Francisco Hike
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The Great San Francisco Hike
It's five peaks and a pub - a gorgeous Saturday hike with beer at the end.

Saturday, August 29

2015 “Pier to Pier” History Walk & Festival | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Maritime Museum
2015

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is hosting its 2nd Annual “Pier to Pier” Walk & Festival. The aim of this event is to promote outdoor exercise for adults 50+, but everyone is welcome to this family event.
2015 “Pier to Pier” History Walk & Festival
Saturday, August …

Treasure Island Flea: “Dog Days of Summer” Festival | SF
Saturday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea:

For August, the Treasure Island Flea goes to the dogs. There’s a “yappy” hour – Margaritas with a bite. Get 2-for-1 spicy margaritas before noon. And the bar also sells the Salty Dog and Salty Puppy (a non-alcoholic version of the Salty Dog).
There’s also some …

MasterChef Season 7: Open Casting Call | SF
MasterChef Season 7: Open Casting Call | SF

MasterChef is gearing up for Season 7 and they’re coming to San Francisco from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, August 29, 2015. They are on the search for unique people with interesting jobs, hobbies and backstories who’ve never worked as a professional chef, but love …

Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square
Saturday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square

Indonesia Day is an annual event that aims to celebrate, commemorate, and introduce the diversity and heritage of the Indonesian culture through the showcase of Indonesian art, dance, music and food.
Indonesia Day 2015
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm
Union Square, SF
FREE
2015 Featured …

Ruckus n’ Resiliency Workshops & Street Fest | Oakland
Saturday, August 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Feel the Beet Farmer's Market
Ruckus n' Resiliency Workshops & Street Fest | Oakland

Come out to lively street party in partnership with Destiny Arts Center celebrating food traditions, resistance, and culture. Free, but an RSVP is requested. Every month features a workshop, DJ and/or live music, free tastings, and a potluck cook-off alongside the farmers market. 2015 Schedule May ...

“Heavy Breathing” Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Kezar Stadium
Saturday, August 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium

Heavy Breathing is a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences while jogging, swimming, restraint training, practicing yoga, and more. Feel the burn from June 18 to August 30, 2015 around the SF Bay Area. Heavy Breathing invites ...

Rock Balancing Art Gathering & Lesson | Crissy Field
Saturday, August 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVPs are appreciated to rsvpstacking@gmail.com
| Warming Hut
Rock Balancing Art Gathering & Lesson | Crissy Field

Dozens of artists worldwide are part of a global balanced rock sculpture movement, and two of them have invited you to learn the practice of creating these serene, temporary sculptures from rocks at Crissy Field. Rock Balancing Art & Lessons Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 11 ...

“Come Hell or High Water” Katrina 10th Anniversary Documentary Screening & Discussion | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| EcoCenter

EcoCenter Science Saturday hosts a screening and conversation about how this story of environmental disaster and grassroots leadership speaks to challenges faced by Bay Area communities, and hopes for the future.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
There will be a discussion with the filmmaker and young …

21st Amendment Brewery Opening & Watermelon Bowling | East Bay
Saturday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
21st Amendment Brewery Opening & Watermelon Bowling | East Bay

21st Amendment has opened a new brewery and tasting room in San Leandro and you’re invited to the Grand Opening Party featuring live music featuring WJM, D.R. & the Blazers, The Dirty and The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, food trucks, brewery tours, and watermelon bowling, all …

Saturday Flavor of the South Side Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Saturday, August 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Saturday Flavor of the South Side Concert in the Park | McLaren Park

The iconic Jerry Garcia Amphitheater at McLaren Park features a variety of local performers and varied music genres from August to October 2015. Situated on a sunny hillside meadow and surrounded by tall shade trees, the Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre creates an intimate, friendly setting, allowing ...

The Great San Francisco Hike: 5 Peaks & A Pub | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parnassus & Willard
The Great San Francisco Hike:  5 Peaks & A Pub | SF

Come celebrate the anniversary of the fantastic San Francisco group hikes led by Jill Katz with a challenging but casual 6 mile hike exploring some amazing peaks, and then celebrate with tasty beverages.
The Great San Francisco Hike
“Come Hike” 4-Year Anniversary
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 1-4 pm
Meeting …

Free Shakespeare in the Park SF Opening: Romeo & Juliet | Presidio
Saturday, August 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park SF Opening: Romeo & Juliet | Presidio

For the 33rd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present the first production of Romeo and Juliet since 1992, celebrating Shakespeare’s remarkable genre-defying play which soars to the heights of romantic comedy before plunging into heartbreak. While the doomed lovers will always be remembered for their ...

Win Tix: “Farm To Fork San Francisco” & VIP Erykah Badu After Party | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*21+ required for after party
| The Village San Francisco

Farm To Fork’s mission is simple, and right there in the name; they want people to eat delicious, sustainable food that comes straight from the land, like our forefathers, and non-city living cousins eat. Before the advent of things like pesticides, and preservatives, and other …

“Farm To Fork San Francisco” Expo | SF

Farm To Fork San Francisco is gathering advocates and lovers of food in an effort to raise awareness around sustainability issues and showcase the best farms, artisan food producers, breweries, cideries, distilleries and wineries in the Bay Area.
At the free-to-attend expo, you can view demonstrations, engage …

Free Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF
Free Theatre:

Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore is a gripping drama about homosexual scientist Alan Turing, inventor of the computer; see it live when it comes to the stage at the Eureka Theatre. How to Get Free Tickets Funcheap readers can get unlimited free tickets to all shows from August 26-29, 2015. ...

Shakespeare’s “King Lear”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, August 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park
Shakespeare's

Actors Ensemble with Berkeley’s Inferno Theatre present William Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” Adapted and directed by Giulio Cesare Perrone, this ensemble production condenses and intensifies this seminal family tragedy with striking visuals, physicality and live music. 2015 Performance Dates All performances start at 4 pm Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd ...

Win Tix: Traditional Mexican Mask-Making Art Class | Berkeley
Saturday, August 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Ashkenaz

Diego Marcial Rios has been making authentic Mexican masks for many years. Now is your chance to meet with the master himself. You will learn about the history and culture of Mexican masks and have an opportunity to make one of your own. Get your …

10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: Music & Spoken Word Showcase | Oakland
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SoleSpace
10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: Music & Spoken Word Showcase | Oakland

Movement Generation presents Make it Fresh, a summer performance showcase using music, spoken word, and culture to honor the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and to lift up the social and ecological justice issues that the storm laid bare so violently: institutional racism, displacement, climate change, migration, …

Free Outdoor Movie & Popcorn Night | Hunters Point
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jennings & Cargo (Hunters Point)
Free Outdoor Movie & Popcorn Night | Hunters Point

Bring your blankets, bring your chairs and come watch the indie hit movie Dope outdoors with NOW Hunters Point.
They’ll have free popcorn, free t-shirts, and pizza available for purchase from Fist of Flour. The doors open at 7 pm, so come and get a seat. The movie …

Paradigm Rhymes: Visual Art Gallery & Spoken Word Poetry | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Urban Center
Paradigm Rhymes: Visual Art Gallery & Spoken Word Poetry | SF

The Urban Center and Lyrical Opposition present Paradigm Rhymes, a visual art gallery and poetry event that showcases various artistic mediums. The theme of the event is based on paintings from each visual artist and matched with a spoken word poet to perform storytelling of …

“Supermoon” Night Over San Francisco
Saturday, August 29 – 7:44 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Thanks to an optical illusion in the sky, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than normal in the San Francisco Bay Area in the night, during what astronomers call a “supermoon.” Because the sun is about 50,000 miles closer to the earth than at ...

Win Tix: Circus Vargas “ArleQuin!” | East Bay
Saturday, August 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Circus Vargas - Southland Mall

Spectacular! Spectacular! No words in the vernacular can describe this great event, but I’ll try anyway. Step right up to the magnificent, the awe inspiring, the full of friendly-and-not-evil clowns, Circus Vargas for ArleQuin, a night of big topped entertainment.
Will the trapeze artists slip out …

Outdoor “Jaws” Movie Night, Free Popcorn & Haagen Dazs | The Yard
Saturday, August 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Yard at Mission Rock
Outdoor

Bring the family or a date for an outdoor movie night featuring the classic, Jaws, along with free popcorn and free Haagen Dazs ice cream samples at The Yard at Mission Rock (right across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park) from 8-10:30 pm on Saturday, August 29, …

Free Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF
Free Theatre:

Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore is a gripping drama about homosexual scientist Alan Turing, inventor of the computer; see it live when it comes to the stage at the Eureka Theatre. How to Get Free Tickets Funcheap readers can get unlimited free tickets to all shows from August 26-29, 2015. ...

“Engineers of Illumination” After-Dark Light Art Installation | California Historical Society
Saturday, August 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | California Historical Society

Engineers of Illumination is a series of artist-based, projected-light installations honoring the stunning achievements of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE). During CHS’s exhibition City Rising: San Francisco and the 1915 World’s Fair (Feb. 22, 2015 – Jan. 3, 2016), six light-based artists from the ...