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Sunday, August 13

August Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, August 13 – 6:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
August Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

40th Annual Musical Saw Festival: “Saw-Off” Contest & Workshop | Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parking in Felton is $10
| Roaring Camp
40th Annual Musical Saw Festival:

The 40th Annual Musical Saw Festival will have continuous “cutting edge” music (ha ha), a potluck, a “Saw Off” contest, a Chorus of the Saws, and even a free workshop for those who want to learn to saw (musically, of course), in Felton, CA, located ...

2017 Dahlia Show: Sunday | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
2017 Dahlia Show: Sunday | Golden Gate Park

The Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold their annual Dahlia Show at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, August 12, 2017, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017. The ...

2017 Banana Festival: Live Entertainment & Art Activities | Sacramento
2017 Banana Festival: Live Entertainment & Art Activities | Sacramento

Sacramento Banana Festival is a two-day family-friendly celebration of the diverse cultures that use the banana as food. The Banana Festival is multicultural extravaganza, featuring delicious foods from the Caribbean, Central America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Africa and Pacific Rim cultures, as well as traditional festival ...

Drink Steam Week 2017 Kickoff | August 13-20
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| San Francisco Bay Area
Drink Steam Week 2017 Kickoff | August 13-20

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 13-20, 2017 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink ...

Pistahan 2017: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Pistahan 2017: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw over ...

How to Enjoy Outside Lands 2017 for Free | SF
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to enjoy outside the fence
| Polo Field, Golden Gate Park
How to Enjoy Outside Lands 2017 for Free | SF

If you missed out on buying tickets, or simply didn’t want to drop mega money for tickets to the 2017 Outside Lands Music Festival, you can head to the park and usually listen to the festival for free. Please note, as of 8/9/17, the 3-day passes and ...

Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair

The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a block party, a festival, and a street fair. The whole neighborhood is invited to create a public space where everyone can all enjoy their community, food, family fun and more. 2017 Inner Sunset Flea Second Sundays May to Sept ...

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

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 ...

Volunteer at Stern Grove 2017: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, August 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2017: 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 ...

Free Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate 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 ...

“Shakespeare or Space Wars” Final Outdoor Theater of 2017 | Sonoma
Sunday, August 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| San Antonio Park

Each year the Samuel Peaches Peripatetic Players travel the Bay Area with FluxWagon, their folding mobile stage. In 2017’s adventure, the Players can’t decide whether to tackle the high art tragedy of “Romeo and Juliet” or that other popular tale of star-crossed destiny, “Star Wars: ...

’60s Rock, R&B Superstars “WAR” at Stern Grove | SF
Sunday, August 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
'60s Rock, R&B Superstars
Musical melting pot “WAR” became a permanent part of America’s musical landscape as one of the first successful bands to fuse rock, jazz, Latin, and R&B, creating hits such as “Low Rider,” “Spill The Wine,” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” San Francisco natives Malo are ...
2017 Stanford Football Open Practice & Fan Fest | Palo Alto
Sunday, August 13 – 2:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Stadium
2017 Stanford Football Open Practice & Fan Fest | Palo Alto
The Cardinal invite your whole family to the annual Open House to watch an open football practice, meet the coaches and players at Stanford, plus participate in fan activities from 2:45 pm pm to 6:30 pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Activities begin with an open practice at the Elliott Practice ...
Shakespeare in the Park: “Titus Andronicus” | Oakland
Sunday, August 13 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Shakespeare in the Park:

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park (VSP) presents its annual Shakespeare festival with performances of Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare, directed by Cate Muzaffar. Each event will have picnic style seating; please bring a blanket to sit on. No chairs will be allowed, except for a ...

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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