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Saturday, August 29

MasterChef Season 7: Open Casting Call | SF MasterChef Season 7: Open Casting Call | SF

MasterChef is gearing up for Season 7 and they’re coming to San Francisco from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, August 29, 2015. They are on the search for unique people with interesting jobs, hobbies and backstories who’ve never worked as a professional chef, but love …

Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square
Saturday, August 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Union Square
Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square

Indonesia Day is an annual event that aims to celebrate, commemorate, and introduce the diversity and heritage of the Indonesian culture through the showcase of Indonesian art, dance, music and food.
Indonesia Day 2015
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm
Union Square, SF
FREE
2015 Featured …

21st Amendment Brewery Opening & Watermelon Bowling | East Bay
Saturday, August 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
21st Amendment Brewery Opening & Watermelon Bowling | East Bay

21st Amendment has opened a new brewery and tasting room in San Leandro and you’re invited to the Grand Opening Party featuring live music featuring WJM, D.R. & the Blazers, The Dirty and The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, food trucks, brewery tours, and watermelon bowling, all …

“Farm To Fork San Francisco” Expo | SF

Farm To Fork San Francisco is gathering advocates and lovers of food in an effort to raise awareness around sustainability issues and showcase the best farms, artisan food producers, breweries, cideries, distilleries and wineries in the Bay Area.
At the free-to-attend expo, you can view demonstrations, engage …

Summer Beats Free Concert: Beach Boys Tribute | Alameda
Saturday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Summer Beats Free Concert: Beach Boys Tribute | Alameda

California Beach Boys play music from everyone’s favorite surf rock band.

Paradigm Rhymes: Visual Art Gallery & Spoken Word Poetry | SF
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Urban Center
Paradigm Rhymes: Visual Art Gallery & Spoken Word Poetry | SF

The Urban Center and Lyrical Opposition present Paradigm Rhymes, a visual art gallery and poetry event that showcases various artistic mediums. The theme of the event is based on paintings from each visual artist and matched with a spoken word poet to perform storytelling of …

Free Outdoor Movie & Popcorn Night | Hunters Point
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Outdoor Movie & Popcorn Night | Hunters Point

Bring your blankets, bring your chairs and come watch the indie hit movie Dope outdoors with NOW Hunters Point.
They’ll have free popcorn, free t-shirts, and pizza available for purchase from Fist of Flour. The doors open at 7 pm, so come and get a seat. The movie …

10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: Music & Spoken Word Showcase | Oakland
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SoleSpace
10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: Music & Spoken Word Showcase | Oakland

Movement Generation presents Make it Fresh, a summer performance showcase using music, spoken word, and culture to honor the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and to lift up the social and ecological justice issues that the storm laid bare so violently: institutional racism, displacement, climate change, migration, …

Outdoor “Jaws” Movie Night, Free Popcorn & Haagen Dazs | The Yard
Saturday, August 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Outdoor

Bring the family or a date for an outdoor movie night featuring the classic, Jaws, along with free popcorn and free Haagen Dazs ice cream samples at The Yard at Mission Rock (right across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park) from 8-10:30 pm on Saturday, August 29, …

Sunday, August 30

Treasure Island Flea: “Dog Days of Summer” Festival | SF
Sunday, August 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3
Treasure Island Flea:

For August, the Treasure Island Flea goes to the dogs. There’s a “yappy” hour – Margaritas with a bite. Get 2-for-1 spicy margaritas before noon. And the bar also sells the Salty Dog and Salty Puppy (a non-alcoholic version of the Salty Dog).
There’s also some …

2015 Streets for People: Car-Free Streets, Live Music, Free Yoga & Dance | Fairfax
Sunday, August 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fairfax, CA
2015 Streets for People: Car-Free Streets, Live Music, Free Yoga & Dance | Fairfax

Streets for People returns for its fourth year in downtown Fairfax as Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) will be transformed into a lively car-free space from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday August 30, 2015.
Make your way down the street and catch live music, enjoy …

2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay 2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay

The 40th 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 our community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well.
2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival
Sunday, August 30, …

“Heavy Breathing” Final Absurd Artist-Led Fitness Class | Oakland
Sunday, August 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
“Community” Season 6 Trivia Tournament & Prizes | Berkeley
Sunday, August 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Catch up on all thirteen episodes of Community Season 6 in the comfort of your home and study up, because come Sunday, August 30, 2015, you’ll be put to the test.
RSVP now (required) and head to the Princeton Review center in Berkeley to bubble in your scantron and …

Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley
Sunday, August 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley
The Millet Project: Gluten-Free Food & Beer Tastings & Farm Tours | SF
Sunday, August 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| UC Gill Tract Community Farm in Albany, CA
The Millet Project: Gluten-Free Food & Beer Tastings & Farm Tours | SF

Come out for an afternoon with millets, highly nutritious, drought-tolerant, and gluten-free grains at the The Millet Project Exhibit on Sunday, August 30, 2015 from noon to 5 pm at the UC Gill Tract Community Farm in Albany.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Take a stroll through the small-scale millet farm …

Win Tix: Offline & Outside: 6-Hour SF Nature Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, August 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
Offline & Outside: 6-Hour SF Nature Walking Tour | SFContest Ended

SF Native Tours is now offering the most refreshing experience the city has to offer. They have designed an adventurous hike that explores the most hidden secrets of the Northwest corner of the city. This hike is for those who want to get away from the …

2015 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2015 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band

Come out for Ukranian-American Day with the Golden Gate Park Band for Ukranian music, singing, and dancing.
The Program features leading Ukrainian performers from the Greater Bay Area and Sacramento in authentic regional costumes performing traditional Kozak folk dances (incl. the world-renowned Hopak), songs and music …

Free Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Social & Free Sunglasses Giveaway | SF Free Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Social & Free Sunglasses Giveaway | SF

San Francisco’s Zenni Optical is hosting a free ice cream social party along the SF bay with Humphry Slocombe ice cream, featuring live music and giveaways in Little Marina Green from 1-3 pm on Sunday, August 30, 2015.
The free ice cream is for everyone and your sweet tooth …

SF Olympians Festival VI: The Fundraiser Games & Picnic | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but this is a fundraiser, so donations are suggested.
| Golden Gate Park
SF Olympians Festival VI: The Fundraiser Games & Picnic | Golden Gate Park

Dress in your best chiton and peplos, put some flowers in your hair or dust off those laurels you’ve been resting on, and come compete in a variety of field games (or cheer on those who do) of the first ever San Francisco Olympians Festival …

2015 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival | Cupertino
Sunday, August 30 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Entry is free, but food tastes will be $1 per taste.
| Memorial Park
2015 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival | Cupertino

The 2015 Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival is a free multicultural festival featuring food and wine tastings, an amateur chef competition, chef demos, cultural entertainment, an art competition and exhibitions.
Entry is free, but food is $1 per taste. There will be a local business expo …