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Saturday, August 5

2017 Street Soccer USA Cup | The Yard at Mission Rock
Saturday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Yard at Mission Rock
2017 Street Soccer USA Cup | The Yard at Mission Rock

Street Soccer USA will host the third and final leg of its 2017 Cup Series with an exciting weekend of competition in San Francisco throughout the weekend of August 5-6, 2017. The event is a free and open to the public to watch. Fans and players ...

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 Dog Surfing World Championships 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 are invited to ...

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 ...
22nd Annual Aloha Festival: Saturday | San Mateo
Saturday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free festival, but parking is $15 (cash only).
| San Mateo Event Center
22nd Annual Aloha Festival: Saturday | San Mateo

Get a feel for the islands at the 2017 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 ...

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 with 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 ...

2017 US National Windsurfing Festival: Last Day | Berkeley
Saturday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free to watch.
| Berkeley Yacht Club
2017 US National Windsurfing Festival: Last Day | Berkeley

The US National Windsurfing Festival is a once-a-year chance for pretty much all disciplines of windsurfing to be in one place together. Pros, amateurs and even beginners get to spend four full days racing for honors but also making new friends, learning from one another ...

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.
Burning Man “Beyond The Fence” Trunk Show & Live DJ | SF
Saturday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Midway
Burning Man
Prepare for the Playa  as you shop for your Burning Man costumes at the 10th Annual “Beyond the Fence” Trunk Show, which highlights over 30 local, independent designers selling duds perfect for the desert at The Midway on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from noon to 6 pm. It will ...
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 (not refunded with $100 purchase.) The Berkeley Comic Con was started by two local comic collectors who also ...

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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