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Saturday, August 26

All the Bay’s Protests, Marches & Creative Alternatives | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
All the Bay's Protests, Marches & Creative Alternatives | SF
The right-wing group, Patriot Prayer’ “Freedom Rally” in Crissy Field on Saturday was canceled – but has has sparked a massive response and tons of counter-protests in San Francisco including a big free concert with Michael Franti of Spearhead at Civic Center, a dog poop protest, and ...
The 420 Games: 4.20 Mile Run & Lagunitas Beer Tasting | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 26 – 9:00 am | Cost: $5*
*Use code FUNCHEAP
| Spreckels Temple of Music
The 420 Games: 4.20 Mile Run & Lagunitas Beer Tasting | Golden Gate Park
The 420 Games is a series of runs, bike rides and other fun athletic events that advocate the responsible use of marijuana. The goal is help to de-stigmatize the millions of people who use marijuana in a positive manner via athletic achievement. The “420 Games” at ...

Neighborhood Tree Planting Party & Community Potluck | Excelsior
Saturday, August 26 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Excelsior Playground
Neighborhood Tree Planting Party & Community Potluck | Excelsior
Friends of the Urban Forest is planting 160 trees in Excelsior on Saturday, August 26th. Come and join them for a day of planting trees with the community, and enjoy a community potluck lunch after. No experience is needed — they’ll supply tools and guidance. Wear ...
Run with an Olympian: HIIT & Run with TrackGirlz & Virgin Sport | Berkeley
Saturday, August 26 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Run with an Olympian: HIIT & Run with TrackGirlz & Virgin Sport | Berkeley
This is your chance to run with an Olympian. At this event, you’ll learn Track and Field inspired movements and proper running mechanics from the TrackGirlz Fitness and Nutrition expert, Jennifer Nash Forrester, Olympian and Founder, Mechelle Lewis Freeman, Olympian Deena Kastor and Olympian Alysia ...
30th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
30th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland

Come to the 30th annual Chinatown StreetFest, spanning nine to ten blocks of Chinatown, with more than 200 booths showcasing a myriad of delicious foods and unique Asian products, to experience the traditions that Oakland’s Chinatown has so diligently preserved. There will be arts & crafts, entertainment on two ...

2017 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2017 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Come visit the 28th annual King Tut Festival, where you will be instantly transported back in time to see a village of Egyptians making handmade food, playing live music, creating hand-made items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2017 King ...

Bay Area Pignic: A Picnic For You & Your Guinea Pigs | Novato
Saturday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5 | Marin Humane Society
Bay Area Pignic: A Picnic For You & Your Guinea Pigs | Novato
The Bay Area Pignic is a picnic for guinea pigs and their owners, or other guinea pig admirers and fans. They meet in the park where guinea pigs can socialize in communal cages (after passing a health check). 2017 Bay Area Pignic Saturday, August 26, 2017 | ...
Treasure Island Flea’s “Dog Days of Summer” | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea's
TI Flea celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ with a special doggie-themed Flea. From yappy hour to a doggie wedding and more, bring Fido along and get your Flea on. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday. Special August ...
Warehouse Clearance Sale: Clothing, Lingerie & Sleepwear Blowout | South SF
Saturday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Caramel Cantina Warehouse
Warehouse Clearance Sale: Clothing, Lingerie & Sleepwear Blowout | South SF
Are you ready for $1 panties, $2 bras, $2 slippers, $4 purses, $4 leggings, $4 yoga pants, $5 flat irons, $5 hoodies, $8 zip hoodies, $2 t-shirts, camis, blouses and $4 dresses? They’re clearing out the warehouse before their move – save big on brand new ...
Create a Massive “End Hate” Human Banner | Walnut Creek
Saturday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Civic Park
Create a Massive
Women’s March Contra Costa invites you to join them in peacefully standing together to create a human banner that will declare “END HATE!” Their letters will be 75 ft. tall, stretching across the ball field, filled with people united by a desire to combat divisiveness. Arrive ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Flour + Water | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, August 26 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Flour + Water | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Chef Evan Allumbaugh’s appreciation for Italian cuisine was a long time coming; he was making homemade pasta for his parents at age 11 at home in Orange ...
2017 Stockton Pride: Live Music, Dancing & Beer Garden
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Weber Point Events Center
2017 Stockton Pride: Live Music, Dancing & Beer Garden
The annual Stockton Pride Celebration brings the LGBT community a lively blend of food vendors, as well as an arts area, a variety of food, family area, beer garden, and a load of dancing. 2017 Stockton Pride Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm Weber Point Events Center ...
Dew NBA 3X Tournament | Justin Herman Plaza
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Dew NBA 3X Tournament | Justin Herman Plaza

Dew NBA 3X is an elite 3×3 basketball competition infused with unique basketball lifestyle and entertainment elements. The competition in San Francisco will be on August 26 and 27, 2017. According to Facebook there’s free food and music, too. NBA 3X, the League’s global 3-on-3 ...

50th Anniversary Goethe Institut Open House: Poetry Slams & Beer Tastings | SF
Saturday, August 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Goethe-Institut San Francisco
50th Anniversary Goethe Institut Open House: Poetry Slams & Beer Tastings | SF
For 50 years, Goethe-Institut San Francisco has been celebrating German culture and language by organizing events in and around the Bay Area. On Saturday, August 26, the organization will commemorate the 50 year anniversary of being in San Francisco. An entire day filled with music, poetry ...
“San Francisco Against Hate” March on Alamo Square | SF
Saturday, August 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alamo Square Park
The Patriot Prayer “Freedom Rally” at Crissy Field and their planned press conference at Alamo Square Park have both bene canceled. Here’s one of the larger protests that are taking place at Alamo Square which looks like it’s taking place regardless if Patriot Prayer will be there or ...
F*ckFest X: Outdoor Punk Festival by the Bay | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Indiana & Tulare
F*ckFest X: Outdoor Punk Festival by the Bay | SF

This is the 10th year of this free off-the-radar punk festival that’s been put on in San Francisco after other F*ckFests have popped up in New Jersey, Colorado, and Los Angeles. Due to the erratic (some say combustible) nature of punk bands, the lineup will ebb-and-flow ...

International “Go Topless” Day Celebration 2017
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
International

For 2017, GoTopless Day falls precisely on Women’s Equality Day, Aug 26th. It is indeed on Aug 26, 1920 that women earned their right to vote on the basis of Gender Equality. In 1971, the US Congress has made August 26 into a nationally recognized ...

3rd Annual “AugustFest” Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free but food and drinks are for purchase.
| 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
3rd Annual
With a 95,000 square foot brewery, world headquarters, and production facility (that used to be a Kelloggs Factory) in San Leandro, it was only a matter of time before 21st Amendment launched an annual beer fest worthy of Tony the Tiger and his frosted flakes. ...
Poco Dolce’s 7th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF
Saturday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Poco Dolce Chocolates
Poco Dolce's 7th Annual Chocolate Tasting Week | SF

Come join the 7th Annual Tasting Week from August 21 to 26, 2017. They are always testing out new flavors and recipes at Poco Dolce Chocolates & Confections. They are a local confections kitchen that specializing in handmade bittersweet chocolates. The 7th Annual Tasting Week ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Lukes Local | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, August 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Lukes Local | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Nick Rappoport is a Bay Area native who began his career as an apprentice under Chef Manuel Azevedo of La Salette Restaurant in Sonoma. An integral part ...

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 …

“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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