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Wednesday, July 23

“Wet Hot American Summer” Movie Night | The Chapel
Wednesday, July 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Head to The Chapel for a free screening of the comedy film Wet Hot American Summer.
It’s the last day of the 1981 season at Camp Firewood, and the staff and campers are having lots of wacky fun while trying to tie up some loose ends. Camp …

Thursday, July 24

Lunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Lunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto
Collectible NightLife: Artifacts, DJ Battle & Rare Gems | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
Collectible NightLife: Artifacts, DJ Battle & Rare Gems  | California Academy of Sciences

Collectible NightLife | July 24, 2014
Music by DJs Tanoa & Tom LG
Show us yours and we’ll show you ours—collections that is.
This week, NightLife salutes the time-tested art and science of collecting. From life forms discovered at the darkest depths of the ocean to space objects …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Hercules” | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Hercules” with Dwayne Johnson stars as Hercules.
Free Film Screening: Hercules
July 24, 2014 | 6 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSFJ97R
Sorry, all the passes have been claimed.

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject to …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “The Fluffy Movie” | SF
Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “The Fluffy Movie” about comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias.
Free Film Screening: The Fluffy Movie
July 24, 2014 | 7 pm
Secret Movie Theater Location in San Francisco
RSVP Code: FUNSFHJZW

Tickets available through GoFoBo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Exact screening location revealed once …

Friday, July 25

“Mex I Am” Festival: Fair Trade Bazaar, Live Music & Art Bar | Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young: “MEX I AM: live it to believe it”
July 25, 2014 | 6 – 8:30 pm
In partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco and LAM, Friday Nights at the de Young joins in launching MEX I AM: …

Movie in the Park: “Walking with Dinosaurs” | Oakland
Friday, July 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Movie in the Park:

Friday July 25 – Walking with Dinosaurs (PG 87 minutes)
See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages.
 

Saturday, July 26

“Cars & Croissants” Monthly Exotic Car Show | Santana Row
Saturday, July 26 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Pre-Compression Picnic | San Jose BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Pre-Compression Picnic | San Jose

Bring your family, your dogs, your Frisbees, and hoops/toys, plus a cooler, something to share or grill, and some charcoal and help BBQ-A-Newbie in San Jose’s Murdock Park from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Their …

Music in the Park: Funk & Soul Night | Danvile
Saturday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Music in the Park: Funk & Soul Night | Danvile
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, July 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 8:20 pm, and the gates close at 10 pm.

Sunday, July 27

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, July 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

July 27, 2014 Schedule:
Live Music:
2:30 pm: 2ND nature
3:05 pm: I.R. Fiq
3:40 pm: Blood & Dust
4:15 pm: C & the Honks
4:50 pm: VANFANTOM
5:25 pm: Kindergarten Communist
6:00 pm: Introflirt
6:35 pm: The Reprimanded
7:10 pm: Frontiers
with DJ Organic Rhythm spinning between sets
Live Art:

Romy Ilano
Sarah Morrow
Megan Lees
Ron West
Kaitlin McSweeney
Taylor G.
Mycoal …

Free San Francisco Symphony Concert | Civic Center Plaza
Sunday, July 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Free San Francisco Symphony Concert | Civic Center Plaza

Surrounded by the city’s landmarks, enjoy an inspiring afternoon of classics, culture, and fun.
On Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 2 pm, the SF Symphony performs at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza with conductor Edwin Outwater.
Free San Francisco Symphony Concert in the Park
Sunday, July 27, 2014 …

San Francisco Mixtape Society: “Animal Instinct ” | Mission Dist.
Sunday, July 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Mixtape Society:

Animal Instinct – July 27, 2014
It’s time again for another San Francisco Mixtape Society event. The theme is “Animal Instinct” and the event will take place at the Make Out Room.
Pre-submit a mixtape for the Judges Choice Award via their website.

Saucy Comedy Sundays | SF
Sunday, July 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE

Please note that this comedy show has been changed to every fourth Monday at 7:30 pm at The Showdown. There will be no show on July 27.

Monday, July 28

Monday Nonsense Comedy Night w/ Kate Willett | SF
Monday, July 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Monday Nonsense Comedy Night w/ Kate Willett | SF

July 28, 2014:

Susannah Chovnick
Jason Dove
Jules Posner
Ashton Tate
Anthony Medina
Sergio Barajas

Headlining: Kate Willett (SF Punchline)

Tuesday, July 29

Experimental Hip Hop Concert: Shabazz Palaces | Amoeba SF
Tuesday, July 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Experimental Hip Hop Concert: Shabazz Palaces | Amoeba SF

Seattle-based experimental hip-hop collective Shabazz Palaces plays live at Amoeba SF in celebration of the release of their second studio album, Lese Majesty.
Buy a copy of Lese Majesty at Amoeba on the day of the in-store  and get it signed.

Wednesday, July 30

Music in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Music in the Park | Redwood City

Thursday, July 31

Lunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Lunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto

Friday, August 1

Indie Rock Concert: Real Estate | Amoeba SF
Friday, August 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Indie Rock Concert: Real Estate | Amoeba SF

Join New Jersey indie rockers Real Estate for a live in-store performance and signing of their third album, Atlas (out now on Domino and available on LP & CD).
Atlas is a triumph of highly evocative, perceptive songwriting and graceful, precise musicianship. Atlas carefully refines, and …