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Saturday, August 2

2014 Summer Gardening Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden
2014 Summer Gardening Fair | Golden Gate Park

Join the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society at its 17th annual Summer Gardening Fair in Golden Gate Park from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
2014 Summer Gardening Fair
Come learn more about plants and gardening by talking to representatives of local horticultural …

2014 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hastings Plaza
2014 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Space Fest 2014: Meet Astronauts & Lunar Rover | North Bay
Saturday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pacheco Plaza
Space Fest 2014: Meet Astronauts & Lunar Rover | North Bay

The Space Station Museum in Novato holds its free annual Space Fest 2014 where you’ll get to meet legendary astronauts and see a lunar module and a lunar rover from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
The event is free to the general public …

1902 Victorian Picnic in the Park, Live Music & Dancing | Alameda
Saturday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lincoln Park (near the Rose Garden)
1902 Victorian Picnic in the Park, Live Music & Dancing | Alameda

Join PEERS (Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society) for their annual free Victorian picnic dance at Lincoln Park in Alameda from 10 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
Picnicking starts at 10 am, and from 1-4:30 pm, the celebrated Bangers & Mash band …

New Baby Heron Chicks: Nest Observation Day | Stow Lake
Saturday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| 50 Stow Lake Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118
New Baby Heron Chicks: Nest Observation Day | Stow Lake

The Great Blue Herons at Stow Lake have three new baby chicks for the public to observe through spotting scopes, brought to you by San Francisco Nature Education.
Staffed by Nancy DeStefanis, Executive Director and volunteers, they will be answering questions about the late nest and the …

41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Saturday | Japantown
Saturday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
41st Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Saturday | Japantown
41st Annual Roughwater Swim | Santa Cruz Wharf
Saturday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
41st Annual Roughwater Swim | Santa Cruz Wharf

Just named by the World Open Water Swimming Association as one of America’s Top Open Water Swims, this one-mile swim around the historic Santa Cruz Wharf attracts ocean swimmers from all over Northern California and it’s happening on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
Participating or viewing the …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: JoyFoodly Cooking Demo | SF
Saturday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: JoyFoodly Cooking Demo | SF

Chef Hollie Greene is passionate about bringing the joy of good food to the family table. In 2013, she founded JoyFoodly™, a San Francisco-based company that helps families joyfully get more vegetables and fruits into their diets.

15th Annual Choo Choo & Brew: Superhero Pub Crawl | Peninsula 15th Annual Choo Choo & Brew: Superhero Pub Crawl | Peninsula

It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s the 15th Annual Choo Choo & Brew, the Peninsula’s popular pub crawl that lets you support public transportation for a day and your local bar from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
The 2014 theme is …

2014 Summer in the City: DJs & Free BBQ | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2014 Summer in the City: DJs & Free BBQ | Mission Dist.

The DJ Project will host the 7th annual Summer in the City free BBQ and DJ showcase in Precita Park in the Mission from noon to 4 pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
This is a family-friendly event with a free BBQ for everyone, live DJs, …

2014 East Palo Alto Blues Festival | Peninsula
Saturday, August 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cesar Chavez Academy
2014 East Palo Alto Blues Festival | Peninsula

The East Palo Alto Blues Festival has been entertaining the Bay Area for nearly three decades and it’s back in town with a free day of Blues music from noon to 7 pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
There will be live performances by Deva Sativa, Alvin …

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, August 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
14th Annual AfroSolo Arts Festival in the Park | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
14th Annual AfroSolo Arts Festival in the Park | Yerba Buena Gardens

In collaboration with Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, AfroSolo Arts Festival presents its fourteenth free concert in Yerba Buena Gardens. The 2014 concert features Anthony Brown in A Tribute to Paul Robeson. He will be accompanied by Dr. Carl Blake on piano. This program will also …

Baycation Day: Artmaking, Classic Cars & Beer Garden | Oakland
Saturday, August 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Bring money for food and drinks.
| Classic Cars West
Baycation Day: Artmaking, Classic Cars & Beer Garden | Oakland

Escape the fog and celebrate the first Saturday Stroll Art Walk of August as Oakland Art Murmur and Broke-Ass Stuart present Baycation Day at Classic Cars West in on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Admission is free and there will be arts and …

Shakespeare in the Park: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” | Martinez
Saturday, August 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Shakespeare in the Park:
Pongapalooza: Pong, Music & Film on the Rio | Russian River
Saturday, August 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 ticket does not include movie, food or drinks.
| Rio Theater
Pongapalooza: Pong, Music & Film on the Rio | Russian River

The small town of Monte Rio on the Russian River is hosting a very special day-long Pongapalooza party in partnership with American Tripps on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
This special afternoon event on the Rio lawn will include both regular and “Berlin-Style” ping pong tournaments, food and drink …

MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

The August 2014 MAPP is dedicated to children caught in political, social or violent conflicts at the border, Gaza, Honduras, Fukushima, Mexico, Nigeria, Venezuela, Guatemala and all over the world.
August 2014 MAPP Program
1. The Box Factory
865 Florida Street
Curators: Bernadette & Andre Champagne

8-9 pm: Doors Open/Reception
9-10 pm: “Latenite …

Win Tix: Bone Bash 2014: Boston & The Doobie Brothers | Shoreline Amphitheatre Bone Bash 2014: Boston & The Doobie Brothers | Shoreline Amphitheatre

107.7 The Bone is throwing its annual Bone Bash XV with a stellar lineup featuring Boston, The Doobie Brothers, John Kay and Steppenwolf and Don Felder.
Enter to win a pair of free tickets from FuncheapSF, or grab a pair of lawn seats for $30 flat.

Circus Sideshow Potluck: Food & Performance Art Party | SF
Saturday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Fe Crossing
Circus Sideshow Potluck: Food & Performance Art Party | SF

Appetite Obscure presents Carnival: a potluck circus sideshow vaudevillian extraordinaire.
They’ve got beer from the New Normal brewery. They’ve got music, dancers, and jugglers. They’ve got the very finest in circus dining tableware and ambience, and at the center of it all is you, alive and …

Classical Mystery Tour: Symphony Plays The Beatles | San Jose
Saturday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Classical Mystery Tour: Symphony Plays The Beatles | San Jose