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Sunday, August 3

50¢ Dance Class Day | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Sunday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: 50¢ | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
50¢ Dance Class Day | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Schedule: 11a-12p: Fog Beast Simply An Animal 12p-1p: RAWdance Dynamic Duos 1p-2p: Christy Funsch Pop Up and Perform 2p-3p: Eddie Madril Exploring Native American Dance 3p-4p: Tania Santiago Afro-Brazilian Dance 4p-5p: Community Open Jam
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Free First Sunday Admission for main galleries: Normally $15 for general ...

Free First Sunday: Artmaking, Magic & Games | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, August 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
Free First Sunday: Artmaking, Magic & Games | Oakland Museum of California
Enjoy a free day at the Oakland Museum of California at the annual Summer Reading Celebration held in OMCA’s lush gardens featuring performances, story time, and hands-on arts and crafts from noon to 4 pm on Sunday, August 3, 2014. This year’s theme, “Paws to Read!,” includes Little Explorers ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Candlestick Park Farewell Party & Free Stadium Tours | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required
| Candlestick Park
Candlestick Park Farewell Party & Free Stadium Tours | SF
Candlestick Park won’t be demolished until 2015, but here’s your last chance to say an up close goodbye. SF Rec and Park hosts a Free Community Day at Candlestick Park, part of the “Last Summer at the ‘Stick” series of farewell events on Sunday, August 3, ...
Summer Fest: Art Making in Nature | Presidio
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Summer Fest: Art Making in Nature | Presidio
Summer is an amazing time to explore all the natural wonders the Presidio has to offer. The third Summer Fest of the season presents the perfect opportunity from 11 am to 2 pm on August 3, 2014. As part of the Create with Nature series, bring ...
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2014: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2014: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF

Want free reserved seating, reserved parking, and free beverages and snacks during a Stern Grove event this summer? All you have to do is volunteer. Volunteer positions include ushers, information booth staffers, bike valet, donation collectors, greeters, set up/take down experts and much more. >> Sign ...

Awesöme Orchestra Plays Game of Thrones | Berkeley
Sunday, August 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Awesöme Orchestra Plays Game of Thrones | Berkeley
Bring friends and come to listen to Awesöme Orchestra’s Session 23: A Song of Ice and Mahler at Berkeley’s Firehouse Art Hangar from noon to 3 pm on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Repertoire for August 3, 2014: Ramin Djawadi – A Game of Thrones (main theme) (arr. for full orchestra) Keane Southard – ...
Final Day: 2014 Laser Nationals Boat Race | SF
Sunday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Final Day: 2014 Laser Nationals Boat Race | SF

Catch some sailing action from the Marina Green or Crissy Field as the St. Francis Yacht Club hosts the US Laser Sailing Nationals in San Francisco starting at noon from July 31 – August 3, 2014. Over 130 sailors have registered for this event, so there will ...

Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Yoga
Ninja Rolling & Falling Workshop for Cyclists | Mission Dist.

Learn how to dive, survive, and return quickly to your feet (like the ninja you are) if you are ever unlucky enough to eat it while biking around town. This free two-hour workshop will teach you to do just that every first Sunday of the month at ...

“Dirt Wedding Chapel”: $5 Weddings & Free Hot Dogs | Inner Richmond
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frankenart Mart
The current theme at the mart is Dirt Wedding Chapel where you can come in and marry anyone or anything for $5 amid dirt clods and clay clumps. So for this Hot Dog Day, they’re offering not only free cat hair with your free hot dog, ...
Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Massive Messy Twister & Water Fight | Dolores Park
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $5
| Dolores Park
Massive Messy Twister & Water Fight | Dolores Park
Remember playing Twister with your friends? Being caught in strange positions. Pushing over your friends? Well, it’s time to bring it back on Sunday, August 3, 2014. A massive game of Twister will be set up in Dolores Park. It’s no ordinary game. They’ll have paint ...
Record Swap, Poster Sale & Free BBQ | Hemlock Tavern
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for drinks and shopping
| Hemlock Tavern
Record Swap, Poster Sale & Free BBQ | Hemlock Tavern
Hemlock Record is hosting a Record Swap and free BBQ from 1-7 pm on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Come one, come all for their first stab (after a couple false starts) at what they hope will be a regular deal. Because who doesn’t like buying records with ...
Win Tix: Whiskey Rebellion 2014: Spirits Tasting Event | Oakland
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*21+
| Downtown Oakland
This west coast showcase of American brown spirits features tastings from a terrific crowd of whiskey producers and suppliers representing 50+ varieties of whiskey including Amador, American Still Life, Jefferson’s, Russels Reserve, Seven Stills, Templeton, Wild Turkey and more. Funcheap winners get admission for two to the whiskey ...
Latin/Taiko Free Concert in the Park | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Latin/Taiko Free Concert in the Park | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Uncommon Time is an explosive percussion summit of three distinct musical traditions, summoning three virtuoso composers who share a passion for exploring music across genres and traditions: taiko drummer Kenny Endo, tabla master Abhijit Banerjee, and Latin percussionist John Santos.
Stern Grove Festival: Andrew Bird Free Concert | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: Andrew Bird Free Concert | SF
Acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Andrew Bird and The Hands of Glory blend an eclectic mix of early jazz, country blues, gypsy music, and pop into a distinct sound. Led by the inventive bassist/composer Todd Sickafoose, Tiny Resistors perform original progressive jazz with a dramatic flair.
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Cayuga Playground
Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | SF

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 ...

2014 Summer Pops: Cole Porter & Free Ice Cream | San Jose
Sunday, August 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose State University Campus Green
2014 Summer Pops: Cole Porter & Free Ice Cream | San Jose

Target Summer Pops is Symphony Silicon Valley‘s annual free music festival featuring a week of pop and classical music under the palm trees on the San Jose State University Green from July 26 – August 2, 2015. Did we mention free ice cream? In 2015, the organizers ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
Victorian Walking Tour
Every Sunday | 2 pm
1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA
Free, but donations are accepted.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam
Every Sunday | 4-7 pm
The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA
FREE
Jamming happens …

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford.
Juggling Club
Most Sundays | 5-8p
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
Free, …

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