Saturday, August 1 How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Aug. 1-2
There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations the first weekend in August and during ...
20th Annual Aloha Festival: Saturday | San Mateo
Get a feel for the islands at the 2015 Aloha Festival with music, dance, food, and culture from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and all over the Pacific. The Pacific Islanders of the San Francisco Bay Area offer their talents in music and dance during this free ...
2015 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday
With nearly 400,000 guests, the annual Fremont Festival of the Arts is “the largest free outdoor festival west of the Mississippi,” covering more than four walking miles. The festival showcases the work of 700 artisans, 30 food booths, 8 fine wine and specialty beer booths, ...
2015 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Union City
Ready to see some stars and sample some sisig? Then come out to Union City for the Annual Adobo Festival. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2015 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, August 1-2, 2015 | 10 am to 6 pm ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...
42nd Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Saturday | Japantown
The Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service. Over 30,000 festival attendees have made their way to the ...
2015 “Art + Soul” Festival: Saturday | Oakland
Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2015 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. The 15th annual festival features a Saturday performance by aerial dance group Bandaloop, and a Blues & BBQ Blowout on Saturday and Sunday, along with ...
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual “Lammas 2015:” | Golden Gate Park
Celebrate the Pagan Lammas ritual in the Magic Meadow of Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, August 1, 2015.
This ritual includes a feast and sharing of “first harvests.” Please bring inspiring food (finger food works best) or non-alcohol drinks to share.
2015 Lammas Day
AfroSolo Arts Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
In collaboration with Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, AfroSolo Arts Festival presents its 15th annual free concert in Yerba Buena Gardens. Dedicated to nurturing, promoting, and presenting African-American and African diaspora art and culture through solo performance and the visual arts, AfroSolo showcases some of the …
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF
Circus Bella is a full-force, non-stop 60-minute kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegance demonstrations of grace and poise, and outrageous humor of slapstick antics. The circus showcases static trapeze, rope walking, a 9-person juggling act, contortion, hula hoop, original clowning and more. ...
Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation Flash Mob | SF
After weeks of classes and practice, it’s time for the Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation flash mob performed in four different locations around San Francisco by Bay Area Flash Mob.
Here is where you can catch the performances around San Francisco on Saturday, August 1, 2015
1:15 pm: Cupid’s …
“Celebrating Queer Culture en El Barrio” MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
The August 2015 MAPP is dedicated to celebrating queer culture in “El Barrio” of the Mission District.
August 2015 MAPP Program:
1. Avant Garden
2754 Harrison (Backyard)
Curators: Rayna Grace & Windsong
Featuring Queer Artists:
2:20 pm: Rayna Grace (singer/songwriter/prayers)
2:40 pm: Stephany Joy (singer/song wrangler)
3 pm: Ah-Mer-Ah-Su (Electronic Pop Princess Channeler of …
Saturdays Unplugged: Free Hot Buttered Rum String Band Show | SF JCC
Saturday, August 1
3:00 pm: Activities
DIY Summer Salads
Paper Airplane Making
East Bay Vivarium
Beer Tasting with Drake’s Brewing
Ukulele Jam with Emily Bonn
Storytime with PJ Library
Beyond Bubbe Cookie-Off with Reboot
4:30 pm: Hot Buttered Rum String Band
All Afternoon: Game Gatherings
Drop-in Mah Jongg Parlor
Board Games Garden
2015 Summer Obon & Japanese Cultural Festival | Oakland
Enjoy the festivities at the Buddhist Church of Oakland for the Oakland Obon Festival with Japanese Cultural Exhibits, Demonstrations & Food Bazaar.
Tea Ceremony 3:45-4:30
Koto Performance 5:00-5:45
Taiko Performance 5:45-6:30
Music by San Jose Chidori Band 6:30-7:15
Obon Dance 7:30-9:00
Temple Tour 4:00 pm
Ikebana Floral Exhibit all day
Food Bazaar 3:00-7:30 pm
825 Jackson …
Aesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Oakland
A merry band of actors will pull up in a FluxWagon, unfold their stage before your very eyes, and perform for you and yours their wildly delightful adaptation of Aesop’s Fables, with live original music, plenty of pratfalls, and all sorts of silliness. Free, but donations are ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Featuring the comedic stylings of:
Sacramento Fav: Jon Gomora
Sacramento Also Fav: Jaclyn Weiand
Bay Area babby Boy: Kevin Renner
And headliner: Just off the recording of his debut comedy CD, Tommy Broome
And as always, the boys of Critical Hit, Dash Kwiatkowski, Erik Krasner, and Hayden Greif-Neill
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...