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Saturday, August 5

World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
Saturday, August 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Entering your dog ranges from $10 to $25
| Linda Mar State Beach
World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
The World Championships for Dog Surfing take place on the NorCal coast — where the concept for the sport originated with big thanks to the book that started it all – The Dog’s Guide to Surfing – bringing together dog surfing talent for charity. Dog surfers ...
1st Annual Bay Club Fit Crawl | SF
Saturday, August 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Bay Club Gateway
1st Annual Bay Club Fit Crawl | SF
In celebration of Bay Club’s 40th Anniversary, Bay Club will host its first annual community Fit Crawl – featuring a series of 3 back-to-back Bay Club signature workouts at 3 different locations in SF, with a guided one-mile run/walk in between each. The day will wrap ...

2017 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fremont
2017 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 features over 500 top-quality art and craft booths, a Gourmet Marketplace, live music on two stages, street ...

1906 Edwardian Picnic & Dance In The Park | Alameda
Saturday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Lincoln Park
1906 Edwardian Picnic & Dance In The Park | Alameda
Pack a picnic lunch and join us in beautiful Lincoln Park for a Free Edwardian Picnic Dance. The celebrated Bangers & Mash plays an afternoon of beautiful waltzes and other popular Edwardian dances. The leisurely picnic begins at 10 am with formal dancing from 1 ...
49ers Training Camp Open Practice 2017 & Free Food | Levi’s Stadium
49ers Training Camp Open Practice 2017 & Free Food | Levi's Stadium

The San Francisco 49ers will begin the celebration of its 71st anniversary at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Saturday, August 5, 2017, for a team practice and youth football exhibition. The event will provide The Faithful with their first opportunity to see the 2017 ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...

44th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Saturday | Japantown
Saturday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
44th 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 ...

Creative Family Fun Craft Making: Luminous Lighthouses | The Presidio
Saturday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Creative Family Fun Craft Making: Luminous Lighthouses | The Presidio
August 7 is National Lighthouse Day. Get prepared for the fun event by making your own lighthouse with them. Then take your lighthouse over to Point Bonita in the Marin Headlands and check out their lighthouse. Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
2nd Annual Berkeley Comic Con | East Bay
Saturday, August 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 admission
| North Berkeley Senior Center
2nd Annual Berkeley Comic Con | East Bay
The Berkeley Comic Con celebrates comic books old and new with an old school convention. Browse lots of great vendors selling both collector comics and cheap reading material. $5 Admission (refunded if you spend $100 with the vendors) The Berkeley Comic Con was started by two local comic ...
Afrosolo: African-American & African Diaspora Art | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afrosolo: African-American & African Diaspora Art | Yerba Buena Gardens
In collaboration with Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, AfroSolo Arts Festival presents its 17th 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 most ...
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, August 5 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...

5th Annual Mini Japanese Street Food Fest | Oakland
Saturday, August 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Umami Mart
5th Annual Mini Japanese Street Food Fest | Oakland
Every August, Umami Mart throws a birthday bash called Matsuri, which means festival in Japanese, and invites everyone who loves food, drinking, and Umami Mart to come to the party. For their fifth anniversary, they have got a stellar line-up of eats, drinks, and beats for you this ...

Every Saturday

Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Summer Morning Yoga on Santana Row | San Jose

Lululemon Athletica invites you to free Summer Yoga sessions every Saturday morning now through the end of August at Park Valencia across from Left Bank Brasserie.
Bring your mat and enjoy a free, outdoor morning workout. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and class begins at 9 am.

Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland
Every Saturday – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See Jane Run
Random Fitness Saturdays: Fun Fitness Adventures for All-ages | Oakland

Let them surprise you with some fun, always different, always entertaining fitness adventures to shake up your routine.
Come join them every Saturday morning for a random workout led by a different local trainer each week. It will be open to all genders, ages, and fitness levels …

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.

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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