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Saturday, July 30

Treasure Island Flea | Free Admission Deal
Treasure Island Flea | Free Admission Deal
Make the trek out to this man-made island for this month’s Treasure Island Flea on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31. An urban open-air market held generally the last weekend of each month, The Treasure Island Flea offers a changing selection of eclectic merchandise from ...
New Flea & Farmers Market | North Oakland
Saturday, July 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Saturday North Oakland Farmers' Market
New Flea & Farmers Market | North Oakland
From fresh artichoke samples to antique silverware, find it all at the brand new Phat Flea’s Market starting July 30 at the North Oakland Farmers Market. Phat Beets Produce and the farmers market are teaming up to bring together food purveyors, artisans and vendors every last ...

Volunteer For Free Outside Lands Tickets | SF
Volunteer For Free Outside Lands Tickets | SF
Stoked to see the Shins, bonkers over the Black Keys or desperate to see the Decemberists? Then earn your ticket by volunteering at this year’s three-day Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival and get to see all of these acts and the rest of this ...
‘Lord Loves a Working Man’ Soul Group | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, July 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
'Lord Loves a Working Man' Soul Group | Yerba Buena Gardens
The 2011 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents over 90 free outdoor events from May to October including music, theater, circus, dance, poetry, family festivals and children’s programs with artists from the world over. Today: Lord Loves a Working Man Saturday July 30 @ 1 pm – 2:30 ...
YBCA Free Day: Art, Film and Food Trucks | SoMa
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, food & drinks are extra
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
YBCA Free Day: Art, Film and Food Trucks | SoMa
Show up to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 30 for a sizzling oasis of performances, films, music, workshops, food and drinks. This self-curated art event has a range of activities, from biopics of comic artists to waxing your unruly facial hair ...
Visitacion Valley Library Branch Opening Celebration | SF
Saturday, July 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Visitacion Valley Library
Visitacion Valley Library Branch Opening Celebration | SF
Join City Librarian Luis Herrera, Supervisor Malia Cohen and other city and state officials for the grand opening celebration of the new Visitacion Valley Branch Library in San Francisco. The 1 pm event will begin with remarks from Herrera, Cohen, State Senator Mark Leno, the Department of Public Works Director Edward D. ...
LaborFest: Mare Island Naval Shipyard Tour
Saturday, July 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Shoreline Heritage Preserve Visitors Center
LaborFest: Mare Island Naval Shipyard Tour
Join retired ILWU member Jeff Bonneville and Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve manager Myrna Hayes in a narrated walking and driving tour of historic Mare Island. Visit Mare Island Naval Ammunition Depot in Vallejo where striking African American shipyard workers were ordered to return to ...
Hipsters Vs. Hippies: Water Balloon Battle | Dolores Park
Saturday, July 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Hipsters Vs. Hippies: Water Balloon Battle | Dolores Park
Whether your prefer fashion glasses or free love, come to the final water balloon showdown between hipsters and hippies this Saturday, July 30 in Dolores Park at 2:00 p.m. Come dressed to represent your team with a squirt gun filled (preferably with water, but loading it ...
Adobe’s “Photoshop Smackdown” Competition | SF
Saturday, July 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
| Adobe Pop-Up Store
Adobe's
Cheer on teams of Photoshop users and vote for your favorite as they compete against each other at the Adobe Pop-Up store’s “Photoshop Smackdown” on Saturday, July 30 from 7 to 10 p.m. Register early and enjoy wine, light appetizers and music, all while you see ...
Free Theater “Festival in the Neighborhoods” | Snob Hill
Saturday, July 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but dontations will be requested
| Cafe Royale
Free Theater
The San Francisco Theater Festival is an annual free day of live theater with over 100 performances that takes place August 7th at Fort Mason. But in advance of this festival are six “Festival in the Neighborhoods” days – also free, but encouraging you to visit ...
Win Tix: Will Franken’s “Keep Your Dragon Low” | Union Square
Saturday, July 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Two funcheap winners win a pair of tickets. Otherwise tickets are $20
| Stagewerx Theatre
Win Tix: Will Franken's
Join comedian Will Franken for a special one-man show called “Keep Your Dragon Low,” which is all about staying happy by keeping your anger, doubt and frustration (or your “”dragon””) low.  Prepare yourself for an evening of political-incorrectness, historical satire and physical humor at this ...
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: Alien | North Bay
Saturday, July 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hamilton Field Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: Alien | North Bay
Beware of mysterious spacecraft signals and slithering stowaways at a free drive-in screening of Ridley Scott’s 70s sci-fi horror classic “Alien” on Saturday, July 30 in Novato. This film, which set off a series of equally-freaky franchises and spin-offs, follows the crew of the spaceship Nostromo ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley

Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday.
Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome.

Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks.
Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons.
Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods …

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement

The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the …

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for weekly shows happening every Saturday.
Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, this event is BYOB.
All this goodness is brought to you …

Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore
Saturday Night Jazz Show | Fillmore

Come relax in the Heritage Lounge of 1300 on Fillmore and listen a free jazz performance during Saturday Night Live Music.
The band lineup will change weekly and they do take some Saturdays off so make sure to check the schedule to see who’s performing.
There is no cover …

Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Made Up Theatre
Free Award Winning Improvised Comedy Show | Fremont

Come out for a night of big laughs as The 5 Play cast explores the fun, exciting, and silly nature of human relationships in an unforgettable show of completely improvised scenes and stories every Saturday at 10 pm.
5 Play will perform a fully improvised 45 …

The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF
Every Saturday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | PianoFight
The God Damn Jam: Watch or Take Part in Improv on Stage | SF

Sid Singh hosts the craziest show in the city where you get to see standup, improv, and then you get on stage to do improv.
If you want, you can also just sit and laugh at the other people doing improv. No one is here to make …

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