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Sunday, August 27

2017 Origami-Palooza Festival & Paper Airplane Challenge | Japantown
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | East Japan Center Mall
2017 Origami-Palooza Festival & Paper Airplane Challenge | Japantown
At the annual Origami-Palooza, watch origami experts fold paper into seemingly impossible shapes, and enter your creations into a contest (if you’re an experienced origami artist, of course). Anyone and everyone, from young to old, to beginner to experienced, can learn to create amazing things with paper. ...
36th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest | Point Reyes
Sunday, August 27 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Drakes Beach
36th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest | Point Reyes
Build your sandy masterpiece at the Point Reyes National Seashore’s annual Sand Sculpture Contest. The event is free for both participants and spectators and prizes will be awarded for all age categories. Please note the event is on August 27th and not September 27th as was previously ...

2017 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival | Berkeley
2017 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival | Berkeley
The sidewalks along Shattuck Ave. in the Gourmet Ghetto in North Berkeley are the target of artists young and old, professional and greenhorn during the 19th Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival on Sunday, August 27, 2017. 2017 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival Saturday, August 27, 2017 | 10 ...
2017 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free. Festival admission is $10 in advance.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2017 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
The 42nd annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of the community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2017 Silicon Valley Pride Festival Sunday, August ...
30th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
30th Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Sunday | 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 Streets for People: Car-Free Fun, Live Music & Dance | North Bay
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bolinas Road (Fairfax)
2017 Streets for People: Car-Free Fun, Live Music & Dance | North Bay
Streets for People returns to downtown Fairfax with Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) transforming into a lively car-free space. 2017 Fairfax Streets for People Sunday, August 28, 2016 | 10 am to 4 pm Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) FREE
Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017: Final Day | Cow Palace
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Winter Warehouse Sale 2017: Final Day | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, August 24-27, 2017, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale. Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories.  What Can I ...

KUSF’s Rock ‘n’ Swap Record Fair | USF
KUSF's Rock 'n' Swap Record Fair | USF

KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find rarities including a huge amount of vinyl as well as memorabilia in this 6,000+ square-foot venue. ...

Treasure Island Flea’s “Dog Days of Summer” | SF
Sunday, August 27 – 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 and get your Flea on. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday. Special August ...
Surfrider’s 33rd Birthday Clean Up at Baker Beach | SF
Sunday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Baker Beach
Surfrider's 33rd Birthday Clean Up at Baker Beach | SF
Surrider is turning 33. Come and join the celebration as they dedicate this clean up to their birthday on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Rain cancels.
Visit HBO’s Pop-up “Game of Thrones” Mini-Museum in SF | AT&T Store
Sunday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | AT&T (Union Square)
Visit HBO's Pop-up
Sit on the Iron Throne, check out actual costumes from the set of Season 7 and immerse yourself in the world of Westeros as HBO’s Game of Thrones Fan Experience takes over AT&T’s Flagship store in San Francisco, Now you can see those amazing Season 7 ...
Bay Area “Rally Against Hate” | Berkeley
Sunday, August 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Crescent Lawn (UC Berkeley)
Bay Area
In response to the planned Patriot Prayer “Freedom Rally” in Crissy Field (permit was approved, but since canceled) and the planned “No to Marxism” Rally in Berkeley (Denied a permit and canceled), organizers have put together a rally opposing these groups on the Crescent Lawn ...
2017 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, August 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2017 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Sunday | 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 ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, August 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Join us at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a market tasting featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. We will be sampling all of the season’s best stone fruit. Stop by for a taste and a free ...
Final Day: Dew NBA 3X Basketball Tournament | Justin Herman Plaza
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Final Day: Dew NBA 3X Basketball 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 ...

Free Outdoor Yoga at Ocean Beach | SF
Sunday, August 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Java Beach
Free Outdoor Yoga at Ocean Beach | SF
With the rising rent in San Francisco, it has become even more crucial that yoga be made accessible to yoga students regardless of financial status. Therefore, Yoga teacher Tony Eason invites you step out of the comfort zone of a yoga studio and join a fun free outdoor yoga class ...
Salsa Sunday Block Party, Live Music & Dancing | Berkeley
Sunday, August 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley
Salsa Sunday Block Party, Live Music & Dancing | Berkeley
Please note that for the August Salsa Sunday Block Party, the event is scheduled on August 27, 2017, the fourth Sunday of the month  and not on August 20, 2017. 
The First Annual Summer Classic Cars, Brews & Tunes | Richmond
Sunday, August 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | East Brother Beer Company
The First Annual Summer Classic Cars, Brews & Tunes | Richmond
Their taproom is having its first Summer Classic car show & festival. With free admission come on in and grab your favorite pint, listen to live music, admire the rides and vote on your favorite. They’ve rounded up a bunch of local gems for a friendly ...
Drag Queen Story Hour: Taylor Mac-inspired Band & Storytelling | SF
Sunday, August 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Drag Queen Story Hour: Taylor Mac-inspired Band & Storytelling | SF
Curran is teaming up with RADAR Productions to present a special history-themed Drag Queen Story Hour. In celebration of Taylor Mac’s a 24-Decade History Of Popular Music, join them at the SF Public Library Main Branch for an afternoon of story telling, face painting, and more. Hosted ...
Stay Inn with Casper: Book a Nap for Faux-tel Staycation | San Jose
Sunday, August 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Stay Inn with Casper: Book a Nap for Faux-tel Staycation | San Jose

Why go out when you can stay in? Casper is hitting the road and bringing a sleepy staycation to your city. Check in to their faux-tel to check out of reality — and try the mattress, pillow, and sheets firsthand. Pro-tip: Don’t dive into the ...

$21 Off: “Eat Drink SF” Sunday Grand Tasting | Fort Mason
Sunday, August 27 – 12:45 pm | Cost: $21 off*
*Use code FUNCHEAP17 - for $21 off - that's the best price out there
| Fort Mason Center
$21 Off:
Eat Drink SF’s Grand Tastings are a food lover’s paradise. They feature amazing flavors and one-of-a-kind experiences enjoyed under one roof on San Francisco Bay’s waterfront. Your ticket gets you in the door and no wallet is needed inside. Make your way through tastes from ...
Ukranian Music & Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Ukranian Music & Dance Festival | 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 ...

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.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll learn about Victorian lifestyles and San Francisco’s illustrious history. You’ll see some steep streets and …

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.
Jamming happens from 4-7 pm every Sunday at 453 Corland Avenue.
Yodelai-hee-hoooooo…

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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