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Sunday, August 27

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, August 27 | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm, year ...

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. 36th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest Sunday, September 27, 2017 | 9 am to 3:30 pm Drakes Beach FREE Registration begins ...
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
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 “Dog Days of Summer” | SF
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea
TI Flea celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ with a special doggie themed Flea. From yappy hour to a doggie wedding and more. So bring Fido and get your Flea on. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
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 ...

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. 
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, August 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

On the following Sundays, the club is offering Introductory Sails for a taste of the club’s safe boating education programs. These can be extremely wet – you may end up practicing how to self-rescue from a capsize – so bring a change of clothes, strap ...

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 ...

Stern Grove Festival 2017 Finale: Gospel & Soul Legend Mavis Staples | SF
Sunday, August 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2017 Finale: Gospel & Soul Legend Mavis Staples | SF
Head to the beautiful Stern Grove for the 2017 finale concert of the Stern Grove Festival featuring Mavis Staples. With a career spanning 60+ years, powerhouse vocalist Mavis Staples crosses easily between gospel, soul, folk, pop, R&B, blues, rock, and hip-hop. From the Delta-inflected gospel sound ...
2017 Pakistan Festival | SF
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 entrance for adults at door.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
2017 Pakistan Festival | SF
Celebrate Pakistan Independence Day with a festival featuring live music, basketball tournament, bubble-ball soccer game, facepainting, balloon twisting, poetry, speeches by local figures, best-dressed awards, and more. 2017 Pakistan Festival Sunday, August 27, 2017 | 3 pm to 10 pm SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 11th St, San Francisco $5 ...
Coin Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, August 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin Op's

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

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 …

Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Celebrating the summer season and Marin’s love for the outdoors Town Center Corte Madera will host its annual Summer Music Series each Sunday June 4th through August 27th from 2-4 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages.
The series features a …

Salsa Sundays: Free Festive Salsa Lessons & Music | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 2:20 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Salsa Sundays: Free Festive Salsa Lessons & Music | Emeryville

Bay Street is set to spice things up with the return of Salsa Sundays, a music series featuring a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday in May.
Everyone is invited to turn up the heat and enjoy free festive salsa lessons …

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…
Photo credit: Bernalwood

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 …

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